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  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine to undergo test in Chennai again 20 hours 29 minutes ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders have decided to send Sunil Narine for another test of his bowling action after match officials expressed 'concerns' over deliveries the offspinner bowled in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday (April 22) in Visakhapatnam. If Narine is called a second time, he will be out of...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1 4 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page TOSS: England opted to field against West Indies in Grenada. Playing XIs: West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine Blackwood, Denesh Ramdin (wk/capt), Kemar Roach, Jason Holder, Shannon Gabriel, Devendra Bishoo England: Alastair Cook (capt), Jonathan Trott, Gary...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 1st Test, Day 5 April 17, 2015

    For LIVE commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page England worked themselves into a winning position despite strong West Indies resistance in their second innings on the fourth day. Set an improbable 438 for victory after the tourists declared their second innings at 333 for seven in the afternoon session, the...
  • After conquering Tests, Murali Vijay working towards one-day return April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Murali Vijay was widely praised for his batting exploits in the Test series Down Under but the stylish Indian opener says he equally enjoys playing in the shorter formats despite the transition from five-day cricket to T20 being 'tough'. The 31-year-old also feels that a regular spot in the...
  • Mumbai FC footballer banned for failing dope test April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Right footed Mumbai FC midfielder, Dane Lloyd Pereira, has been banned from playing professional football until further notice as he failed the dope test during the course of the 2014-15 I-League. "Pereira has tested positive in a dope test conducted by NADA i.e. National Anti Doping Agency," said an official...
  • 1st Test: England take control after Jermaine Blackwood century April 16, 2015

    England recovered from another top-order batting collapse to lead West Indies by 220 runs on day three of the opening Test in Antigua after Jermaine Blackwood had scored his first Test century on Wednesday. Replying to England's 399, Blackwood was the mainstay of the West Indies innings, finishing unbeaten on 112...
  • We are in a good position: Chris Jordan April 15, 2015

    England came back well and have things under control in the Test match against West Indies, feels Chris Jordan....
  • 1st Test: West Indies end Day 2 at 155/4, trail England by 244 runs April 15, 2015

    England overcame a late order collapse before lunch to regain the initiative in the final two sessions of the second day of the first Test against the West Indies on Tuesday. Strongly placed at 341 for five after the first day, England were all out for 399 just before lunch, losing...
  • Haryana Minister does a 'Sholay's Gabbar' to warn about sex determination test April 14, 2015

    Chandigarh: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday donned the hat of Sholay's iconic character Gabbar Singh to drive home his point on illegal sex determination, saying he wanted to create a situation where doctors would chase away those who approach them for such purposes. "Mein aise halaat paida karna chahata...
  • What happens when Apple Watch's screen is attacked with a hammer and a power drill April 10, 2015

    Apple's long-awaited Watch goes on sale from April 24. Apple's Watch uses a sapphire screen for two of the three versions. iPhonefixed subjects the Apple Watch's display to some serious punishment. In the video posted on their website, the Apple watch is seen being hit with a hammer and a...
  • Japanese Ebola test gives results in 11 minutes: Researcher April 9, 2015

    Tokyo: A Japanese research team on Thursday said it had developed a field test for Ebola that gives results in just over 11 minutes -- down from the 90-minute test used now. The breakthrough by Nagasaki University's Institute of Tropical Medicine will allow medics to move much more quickly in treating...
  • North Korea declares no-sail zone, missile launch seen as possible: Reports April 6, 2015

    Seoul: North Korea has declared a no-sail zone for its ships off its east coast, South Korean media reported on Monday, suggesting more missile launches are possible before the U.S. defence chief visits Seoul this week. Pyongyang fired four short-range missiles off its west coast on Friday in what South Korea...
  • Bendgate 2? Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge as bendable as Apple iPhone 6 Plus, also more likely to crack April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: According to a new SquareTrade video, the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is as likely to bend under pressure as the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Soon after the launch of the iPhone 6 Plus last year, some buyers discovered their phones can bend when placed in back pockets....
  • North Korea fires four short-range missiles into sea April 3, 2015

    Seoul: North Korea test-fired four short-range missiles into the sea off its west coast on Friday in an operation apparently supervised by leader Kim Jong-Un amid heightened military tensions, a South Korean military spokesman said. The missiles were launched from a base on the west coast and flew more than 100...
  • New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests April 1, 2015

    London: Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves confirmed on Tuesday that he is considering tabling proposals to shorten Test matches from five days to four. "Personally, I think we should look at four-day Test cricket and play 105 overs a day starting at 10.30am in the morning,...
  • After World Cup triumph, Michael Clarke wants Australia to top Test rankings March 31, 2015

    Melbourne: Australia captain Michael Clarke said his next target after winning the World Cup in his last one-day international was to take his team back to the top of the Test rankings. Clarke hit 74 as Australia defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in a one-sided final in front of a...
  • Windies announce squad for training camp ahead of England Test series March 25, 2015

    St. John's(Antigua): Four uncapped players have been included in a 20- man West Indies squad for a training camp in Antigua ahead of the home Test series against England starting next month. The uncapped quartet is Carlos Brathwaite, fellow fast bowler Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich and fellow wicketkeeper/batsman Shai Hope, reports...
  • World TB Day: Government yet to make plans to ensure availability of new drug March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Three years ago, 12 cases of the lethal, almost impossible-to-treat strain of extremely drug resistant Tuberculosis were identified in Mumbai in which six patients died within months of the diagnosis. Tuberculosis which was a disease curable in the 90's, has mutated into this lethal strain in a span...
  • Chris Gayle ruled out of England Test series due to back problem March 22, 2015

    West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle has ruled himself out of the home Test series against England next month in order to allow a back injury to settle down but he has ruled out retiring from internationals. The 35-year-old top-scored for his side with 61 in their World Cup quarter-final defeat...
  • Researchers develop 'visual' Turing test March 15, 2015

    Washington: Researchers have developed a 'visual Turing test' that measures a computer's ability to understand movements, relationships and implied intent from images. Researchers from Brown and Johns Hopkins universities developed the method to evaluate how well computers can decipher information from images. The team described its new system as a 'visual...
  • One Direction band members may undergo drug test March 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singers Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik of the "One Direction" band may be forced to undergo a drug test before their performance in the Philippines. The group are due to play for two days at the Asia Concert Grounds starting on March 21 as part of their "On...
  • Facebook develops a simple test that can help determine the intelligence level of an artificial intelligence software March 4, 2015

    New York: Facebook has developed a simple test that can help determine the intelligence level of an artificial intelligence software. The test, developed by researchers at Facebook's Artificial Intelligence lab, involves 20 tasks, which get progressively harder. Any potential artificial intelligence (AI) must pass all of them if it is ever to...
  • Biometric testing requisite for British tourists wanting to travel to India March 3, 2015

    London: British tourists wanting to travel to India will now have to turn up at an application centre and be fingerprinted in order to get a visa. The process will start from mid-March and is causing significant concern to travel agencies who offer holidays to India. Diana Syrett's agency "Kerala...
  • Apple to launch first-ever public beta test for iOS 8.3 in mid-March February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking lessons from its glitchy iOS 8 rollout last year, Apple is planning to launch its first-ever public beta program for its updated iOS 8.3. The tech giant intends to release the iOS 8.3, codenamed Stowe, as a public beta via Apple's existing AppleSeed program in mid-March, similar...
  • Bihar political crisis: BJP to support Manjhi during floor test, Congress to oppose February 19, 2015

    Patna: Ending suspense on its stand, BJP on Thursday announced it will back Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and vote in his favour if the trust vote is taken up in the Assembly on Friday. BJP has issued whip to its MLAs to vote for Manjhi during the trial of...
  • Bihar political crisis: Speaker replaces BJP's Leader of Opposition with JDU (Nitish camp) leader February 19, 2015

    Patna: The political crisis in Bihar is reaching its crescendo as a day before the crucial floor test, state Assembly Speaker Udai Narain Choudhary notified Vijay Chaudhary of Janata Dal (United) (Nitish camp) as Leader of Opposition replacing Nand Kishore Yadav of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The BJP MLAs protested...
  • Bihar: Manjhi, Nitish in talks with MLAs ahead of floor test on Friday February 19, 2015

    Patna: A day before the trust vote in Bihar Assembly on Friday, both Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar are in talks with locals MLAs to secure their support. While Bharatiya Janata Party has hinted at backing Manjhi, Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal have...
  • Bihar: BJP legislators may support Manjhi government in floor test, final decision to be taken on Thursday February 18, 2015

    Patna: The Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators may support Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi in the February 20 floor test. A meeting will be held on Thursday to take a final decision. The legislative party meet was held at BJP legislative party leader Sushil Kumar Modi's residence. The Patna High Court...
  • Have you done away with 2-finger test: CIC asks Delhi government February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has asked Delhi government to suo moto make public whether the controversial two-finger test to determine rape has been banned in the national capital after the health department failed to spell out a clear policy on it. The matter reached Central Information Commission after an...
  • India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni 5 missile canister version January 31, 2015

    Balasore: India on Saturday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile 'Agni-5', which has a strike range of over 5000 kms and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne, from Wheeler's Island off Odisha coast. The three stage, solid propellant "missile was test-fired from a...