WORLD

  • Alastair Cook should be replaced as captain: Nasser Hussain 10 hours 22 minutes ago

    London: Alastair Cook should be immediately taken out from captaincy ahead of the World Cup before time runs out, former England skipper Nasser Hussain had said. England's one-day series defeat in Sri Lanka was their fourth in a row under Cook, who scored 119 runs in six games. England went down...
  • Consecutive wins for Saina, Srikanth in World Super Series Finals 12 hours 16 minutes ago

    India's top badminton players Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth took a big step on way to reaching the semifinals at the World Super Series Finals by securing second consecutive wins in their respective group on Friday. Srikanth, who reached a career-high world number six in the rankings today, celebrated his rise...
  • Dipika Pallikal, Joshana Chinappa bow out of World Squash Championship 13 hours 35 minutes ago

    India's top squash players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa fought hard against higher-ranked opponents before losing their respective pre-quarterfinal in the World Championship. World number 16 Pallikal showed promise against third-ranked Raneem El Welily of Egypt before going down 11-7, 5-11, 3-11, 6-11 in 50 minutes in a match played on...
  • Lord's to host ICC World Cup 2019 final Yesterday

    London: Lord's has been chosen to host the 2019 World Cup final and the 2017 Women's World Cup final, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The ECB also revealed the 2019 semi-finals will be held at Old Trafford in Manchester and Edgbaston in Birmingham. The Oval, Taunton, Chester-le-Street, Headingley,...
  • Saina, Srikanth register wins in World Super Series final Yesterday

    On a superb day for Indian shuttlers, Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and World No.8 Kidambi Srikanth won their respective singles matches to open the World Super Series badminton final campaign on a positive note, in Dubai on Wednesday. Fifth-seeded Saina stunned reigning Asian Games champion Shixian Wang of China 21-17,...
  • Real Madrid coast into Club World Cup final 2 days ago

    Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale scored to help Real Madrid coast past Mexico's Cruz Azul 4-0 on Tuesday for a place in this weekend's Club World Cup final against Argentina's San Lorenzo or New Zealand's Auckland City. Sergio Ramos scored in the 15th minute and Benzema in the 36th. Bale added...
  • ED probing beneficiary of Rs 425 cr IPL facilitation fee 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is investigating the "actual beneficiary" of the Rs 425 crore facilitation fee paid for award of 10-year media rights for the IPL cricket matches to World Sports Group in 2009. The government, in an Action Taken report to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, said the...
  • Abhishek Bachchan feels honoured with honour for wife Aishwarya Rai but says he 'got the better deal' 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan says he felt honoured when his wife Aishwarya Rai was felicitated by the Miss World Organisation at the 64th edition of the international beauty pageant for her commitment to "beauty with a purpose". The latest Miss World contest took place in London Sunday and Aishwarya took to...
  • Squash: Joshana Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal reach World Championship pre-quarters 3 days ago

    Cairo: India's Joshana Chinappa dispatched 12th seed Madeline Perry of Ireland while 14th seed Dipika Pallikal survived a Mexican scare to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the Women's World Squash Championship on Monday. World No. 22 Chinappa took 50 minutes to chalk out a 14-12, 11-7, 4-11, 11-7 win over 14th-ranked Perry...
  • Vivo X5 Max: The world's slimmest phone comes to India at Rs 32,980 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker has launched what is touted to be the world's slimmest phone in India. Named Vivo X5 Max, the phone carries a price tag of Rs 32,980. At 4.75mm, the Vivo X5 Max dethrones the recently launched Oppo R5 as the world's slimmest phone that measures...
  • Vivo X5 Max: The world's slimmest phone coming to India today; could be priced around Rs 30,000 3 days ago

    Update: Vivo X5 Max: The world's slimmest phone comes to India at Rs 32,980 New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Vivo is all set to launch what is touted to be the world's slimmest phone in India on December 15, Monday. At 4.75mm, the Vivo X5 Max dethrones the recently launched Oppo...
  • Rolene Strauss from South Africa crowned Miss World 2014 4 days ago

    London: South Africa's Rolene Strauss bagged the Miss World 2014 title here on Sunday. The 22-year-old was crowned by Miss World 2013 Megan Young, who also co-hosted the pageant with Tim Vincent. Rolene, a medical student, said that her family made her who she is today. She praised her father's influence and...
  • Miss World 2014: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan felicitated for being the most successful Miss World so far 4 days ago

    London: Aishwarya Rai was on Sunday felicitated by the Miss World Organisation at the 64th edition of the international beauty pageant for her commitment to 'beauty with a purpose' since winning the crown two decades ago. Described as embodiment of beauty with purpose, Aishwarya is also seen as the most successful...
  • India thrash USA 52-29 in Kabaddi World Cup 5 days ago

    Kapurthala: Iran men's team and Indian women's team secured semifinal berths after defeating Spain and Denmark respectively in the fifth Kabaddi World Cup here on Saturday. The Indian men's team also defeated USA 52-29. In first match of the men's section, Iran defeated Spain 54-27. The Iranian team dominated the match from...
  • Jayawardene, Afridi to be most experienced players at 2015 World Cup 6 days ago

    Dubai: Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene and Pakistan's seasoned allrounder Shahid Afridi will be the two most experienced cricket players going into the 2015 World Cup, with their fifth appearance in the mega event, an International Cricket Council (ICC) release said on Friday. Both Jayawardene and Afridi, first played in...
  • Parvez Rasool should be in World Cup squad: Bishan Singh Bedi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Proud of seeing Jammu and Kashimir cricket getting noticed after its historic win the Ranji Trophy opener against Mumbai, former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi said that the side boasts of many talented players and singled out Pervez Rasool for a World Cup berth. "Pervez Rasool, what a player!...
  • Have asked legislators to repay dues incurred on Brazil junket: Goa CM 6 days ago

    Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that he had told the legislators to pay the dues. "Not aware about 3 reminders, joined government last month," said Parsekar. ...
  • Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee says Internet should be 'human right' 6 days ago

    London: The computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says affordable access to the Internet should be recognised as a human right, as a report showed that billions of people still cannot go online and government surveillance and censorship are increasing. Tim Berners-Lee said Thursday the Internet can help...
  • Pakistan think-tank has 2015 World Cup in mind 6 days ago

    Karachi: Keeping in mind the 2015 World Cup, Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan and head coach Waqar Younis are contemplating using a different bowling combination for the last three one-day internationals against New Zealand in the UAE. A reliable source close to the national team management told PTI that new bowlers,...
  • Goa Minister, 3 MLAs yet to repay Rs 12 lakh each for Brazil junket during 2014 football World Cup 1 week ago

    Panaji: Six months after three Goa MLAs and one minister had gone on a junket to Brazil for the football World Cup, they are yet to repay their dues to the Sports Authority of Goa. Sports Authority of Goa has claimed that they have sent three reminders till now to...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • United Nations adopts June 21 as World Yoga Day 1 week ago

    In a proud moment for India, the United Nations has adopted June 21 as World Yoga Day on Thursday night after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the world community to celebrate Indian yoga at the international level in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in September. The decision...
  • Watch: Training expert Vesna Jacob teaches yoga moves 1 week ago

    The UN is to declare June 21 as World Yoga Day after Narendra Modi urged the world community to celebrate Indian yoga at the international level. "We are so excited that yoga will get international recognition," said a yoga instructor. ...
  • Being sexy? It is less to do with the physical, more to do with the mental perspective on life: Hrithik Roshan on being voted sexiest Asian in UK December 11, 2014

    London: Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan has been voted the world's sexiest Asian man for the third time in four years. The 40-year-old actor reclaimed the crown, which he lost last year, in the 11th edition of the '50 Sexiest Asian Men In The World' list produced annually by Britain's weekly newspaper...
  • Sikh members quit Canada's Liberal Party, allege hijack by the World Sikh Organisation December 11, 2014

    Vancouver: A large group of Sikh members in the Canadian province of British Columbia is quitting the Liberal Party of Canada, alleging the party has been "hijacked" by the World Sikh Organisation. The Sikh members are protesting the nomination of a party candidate backed by the WSO. "We think this...
  • After Modi's appeal, United Nations to declare June 21 as World Yoga Day today December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In a proud moment for India, the United Nations will declare June 21 as World Yoga Day on Thursday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the world community to celebrate Indian yoga at the international level in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in September....
  • England's Craig Kieswetter set to miss Cricket World Cup 2015 December 11, 2014

    Taunton: England wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter is unlikely to play at the 2015 Cricket World Cup because of a serious eye injury. Somerset, Kieswetter's English county side, says in a statement that the 27-year-old player "has struggled to regain perfect vision" after suffering a "terrible" eye injury in a domestic game in...
  • Vivo X5 Max, the world's slimmest phone, launched; coming to India on December 15 December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: We have now the new world's slimmest phone. Chinese maker Vivo has announced the launch of what is now the thinnest phone in the world. At 4.75mm, the Vivo X5 Max dethrones the recently launched Oppo R5 as the world's slimmest phone that measures 4.85mm thick. The phone that...
  • World Cup is the ultimate goal, says Misbah-ul-Haq December 10, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said he is willing to conduct experiments with the squad with the aim of making a strong showing at the upcoming 2015 World Cup. Pakistan are currently leading against New Zealand 1-0 in a five-match One-Day International (ODI) series. They are scheduled to play the second...