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  • Australia's Test warmup in South Africa cancelled February 3, 2014

    Cape Town: Australia's only warmup fixture ahead of the threematch Test series against South Africa has been cancelled after torrential rain in Potchefstroom left little chance of play. The fourday match against a South African Invitational XI was due to be played between Wednesday to Saturday, but with conditions unlikely to...
  • India vs NZ XI: Rohit, Rahane score fifties as warmup game ends in a draw February 3, 2014

    Whangarei: The Indian toporder failed to convert good starts but Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane struck moraleboosting fifties ahead of the Test series as the visiting team's twoday practice match against New Zealand XI ended in a tame draw on Monday. India batted out the second day, finishing at 313 for...
  • High level search for Azam Khan's buffaloes ends, 3 officers transferred February 3, 2014

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police has finally tracked down Minister Azam Khan's stolen buffaloes. The Samajwadi Party leader's seven buffaloes had gone missing from his farmhouse in Rampur on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. It is being informed that three police officials are facing transfer due to the incident. A...
  • As it happened: India vs NZ XI, warmup match February 3, 2014

    9:38 a.m. Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane scored fifties as India after tea declared at 313 for 7. R Ashwin fell for 46 while Ambati Rayudu remained unbeaten on 49 as the match ended in a draw. 8:10 a.m. Tea break. Good workout for Rohit (59*) and Rahane (60*). Both retired...
  • UP Wizards, Punjab Warriors play out 22 draw in HIL February 2, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Jaypee Punjab Warriors finished 22 to register the first draw of the second edition of Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) at the Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Sunday. It was a freeflowing contest between two evenlymatched teams. The game was a treat for the fans...
  • As it happened: Warmup game, New Zealand XI vs India, Day 1 February 2, 2014

    11 a.m. (IST): Shikhar Dhawan (16*) and Murali Vijay (19*) have safely negotiated the 14over period before stumps in Whangarei to take India to 41 for 0 in reply to NZ XI's 262 for 9 declared. So it's been a good outing for the Indians, especially with the ball as all...
  • Kim wants daughter North on Kardashian's reality show January 31, 2014

    Los Angeles: Socialite Kim Kardashian, who came into the limelight with her reality show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians", is keen to have her daughter North West featured on the show as well. The show's executive producer, Ryan Seacrest is said to have requested Kim to allow North on the show...
  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West's wedding to be televised? January 31, 2014

    Los Angeles: Socialite Kim Kardashian's much anticipated wedding to her rapper fiance Kanye West will reportedly be televised and shown on her reality series 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'. The 33yearold socialite, who has a daughter North with West, apparently persuaded the rapper to televise their big day, reported Radar...
  • UP BJP chief pulls up party members for offering namaaz at rally January 30, 2014

    Meerut: The state BJP unit has landed itself in a soup. At a rally in Meerut on Wednesday, the party president reportedly pulled up its minority cell members for offering namaaz from the stage as the rally got delayed. The Samajwadi Party has targeted the BJP over the issue. ...
  • UP Wizards will be a tough challenge for us: Glenn Turner January 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Dabur Mumbai Magicians' forward Glenn Turner on Tuesday said a tough challenge awaits them in the next match where the face a confident Uttar Pradesh Wizards but will try their best to secure a win on home turf in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League here...
  • Parenthood has changed Kim Kardashian: Kris Jenner January 26, 2014

    London: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has changed in a really good way since becoming a parent, her mother Kris Jenner has said. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star says it's remarkable to watch Kim, 33, dote on North, her sevenmonthold daughter with fiance Kanye West, reported OK magazine. ...
  • Mumbai: Gateway of India to be illuminated every evening from today January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Starting Friday, the iconic Gateway of India will be litup every evening. It is being said that the move is to attract more visitors and tourists to the venue. Electrical and lighting equipment firm, Philips, will light up the iconic structure with the help of the Maharashtra government. The Maharashtra...
  • Sand Mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders January 22, 2014

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal of the mineral from river Yamuna. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter...
  • BJP confident of electoral tie up with DMDK January 21, 2014

    BJP on Tuesday expressed confidence of striking an electoral tieup with actorpolitician Vijayakant's DMDK, saying "certainly" there were chances that the two parties could come together. Asked if there were chances of the two parties striking an alliance, BJP's state unit president Pon Radhakrishnan said "certainly." "We have already spoken. Based...
  • UP police acts on IB warnings of terror strike, steps up vigil ahead of Republic Day January 21, 2014

    Security has been beefed up across Uttar Pradesh after Intelligence Bureau (IB) inputs warned that terrorists might slip in from the porous IndoNepal border and try to create trouble on the Republic Day. Additional Director General (Law and Order) Mukul Goel has written to all district police chiefs asking them to...
  • As UP's crime graph soars, even high and mighty are unsafe January 18, 2014

    Even as the Akhilesh Yadav government makes tall claims of Uttar Pradesh being a state where law and order is intact and criminals are inside jails, the statistics rather cut a sorry picture for the Samajwadi Party (SP). While the records released by the home department as a yearender show that...
  • No talks on alliance with DMDK for LS polls held: Karunanidhi January 16, 2014

    DMK chief M Karunanidhi, who had welcomed a prospective alliance with DMDK for the Lok Sabha polls, on Thursday said no talks was held in this regard. "No talks had been held; so there is no question of any improvement," he told reporters here when asked if there were any improvement...
  • Now, free Xray facility available at UP government hospitals January 16, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Thursday approved a series of welfare and development measures, including free Xray facilities at all government hospitals in the state, and an international airport at Kushinagar, a prominent Buddhist centre. Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the state government of the...
  • Huma is being targeted: Anurag Kashyap on link up rumours January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is upset with stories about his link up with actress Huma Qureshi, who debuted with his film 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. Kashyap, who has separated from his wife Kalki Koechlin whom he had launched in his film 'Dev D', recently attended a screening with Huma. "People run only one...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Four months on, no rape accused arrested January 15, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNNIBN team traveled to Phugana...
  • UP Police lathicharge women protesters in Firozabad January 14, 2014

    Firozabad: There has been another instance of police brutality in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh. Police officers beat up women protesters on Monday. The women were reportedly holding a protest on the highway after their family members were killed in an accident. The police and protesters clashed, following which the police lathicharged the...
  • DM sends report on Muzaffarnagar relief camps to UP government January 13, 2014

    The district authorities have sent a report to the state government about the rehabilitation measures undertaken for Muzaffarnagar riots victims living in relief camps after Supreme Court sought a reply in this regard. District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said a report has been sent to the Uttar Pradesh government about relief...
  • 20 Indian standup comedians to watch out for in 2014 January 14, 2014

    Charlie Chaplin once said that life is a tragedy when seen in closeup, but a comedy in longshot: this quote pretty much sums up what standup comedians do to tickle your senses they take a serious subject, something you can relate to, and show you how funny life actually...
  • UP government to give aid to kins of Uttarakhand flood victims soon January 13, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government would soon disburse financial assistance to families of residents of the state who died in last year's flash floods in Uttarakhand, officials said on Monday. An official told IANS that 1,150 people from Uttar Pradesh who went on 'Char Dham Yatra' either died or were missing in...
  • Objection overruled: Ghaziabad Police to give 'Z' security to Kejriwal January 12, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Notwithstanding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's stand against taking any security cover, Ghaziabad Police has decided to provide 'Z' category protection to him from Monday. As per the security plan outlined by the district police, 30 personnel would be deployed roundtheclock to provide security to Kejriwal. Kejriwal...
  • Video Volunteers report exposes non payment of old age pension in UP January 12, 2014

    This video sent to us by our partners video volunteers exposes how many elderly are being deprived of the benefits of the old age pension scheme started by the government in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • BJP MLA's nephew beaten up by cops January 12, 2014

    A BJP MLA's nephew was on Saturday allegedly assaulted by four policemen when he protested against them for refusing to pay for some products they bought from his dairy here. Soon after, BJP workers gheraoed the local police station, and demanded strict action against the accused policemen. BJP MLA Jagan Prasad Garg...
  • Kim Kardashian hits out at critics, denies using photoshopped image January 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has slammed rumours that she had Photoshopped her pictures before posting them on Instagram after she gave birth to her baby. She insists she has worked hard for her postpregnancy figure. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star has blasted rumours she digitally altered a...
  • News 360: US jury indicts, Devyani returns to India January 10, 2014

    In just over an hour from now, Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade will return to India after being charged for visa fraud and making false statements. But the diplomatic tussle is far from over with Delhi asking Washington to withdraw one of its diplomats in what is being seen as a...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: UP need 278 runs to win against Karnataka January 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Uttar Pradesh came back strongly to keep their hopes alive for an interesting finish as they needed another 278 runs with nine wickets in hand to register an outright victory over Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal at Chinnaswamy stadium on Friday. Batting first, Karnataka had scored 349 all out...