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BPL Steve Smith

Steven Smith's BPL participation in doubt

Cricket | Dec 11, 2018, 09:21 PM IST

Smith was signed by Comilla Victorians as a replacement for Sri Lanka's Asela Gunaratne but according to the BPL rules, replacement players are supposed to be chosen from among the players who were in the draft.

Pakistan cricket team

Waiting for my last chance to play for Pakistan, says veteran pacer Umar Gul

Cricket | Dec 11, 2018, 07:24 PM IST

The pacer also hailed the Pakistan Super League (PSL), saying that it is a good platform for the emerging and young players of the country.

India vs Australia 2018

Dropped from the Australian team, for Mitchell Marsh the message is clear - 'score more runs'

Cricket | Dec 11, 2018, 06:05 PM IST

In spite of scoring 151 for Western Australia, Marsh was left out of the playing XI for the Adelaide Test.

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI governor, RBI governor Urjit Patel has cited personal reasons for the res

Urjit Patel quits as RBI Governor; PM Modi calls him 'a thorough professional with impeccable integrity'

India | Dec 10, 2018, 11:55 PM IST

RBI Governor Urjit Patel steps down, cites 'personal reasons' for his resignation

India vs Australia Test Series

Umpires being blind to no-ball deliveries is not right for the game of cricket, warns Ricky Ponting

Cricket | Dec 09, 2018, 05:57 PM IST

Ponting said that Sharma was about six-inches over the crease and the mistake was so obvious to be noticed by the on-field umpire but the same did not happen.

Hockey World Cup 2018

Hockey World Cup 2018: Manpreet Singh shifts focus on knockout matches after reaching quarters

Hockey | Dec 09, 2018, 02:29 PM IST

The skipper asserted that with league matches coming to an end, knockout matches are more important and they need to work really hard.

Serena Williams US Open

Serena Williams should have taken my name to boost her gender disparity case: John McEnroe

Tennis | Dec 08, 2018, 03:56 PM IST

While responding to Williams' meltdown, McEnroe said: "If thief is the worst word she used, I have got some bad news for you."

WTA Simona Halep

World No. 1 Simona Halep bags WTA Fan Favourite award for a second straight season

Tennis | Dec 08, 2018, 03:06 PM IST

Apart from Halep, only four women have been named Fan Favourite in the ten-year history of the award.

ICC Test rankings

ICC Test Rankings: New Zealand consolidate, Pakistan slip to seventh

Cricket | Dec 08, 2018, 02:04 PM IST

Men in Green, who had entered with 95 points at the sixth place, have now dropped to the seventh position with 92 points.

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Campaigning ends in Rajasthan, Telangana; Polling to be held on December 7

Elections | Dec 05, 2018, 11:55 PM IST

In Rajasthan, as many as 2,274 candidates including 189 women are in the fray for 199 out of the 200 assembly constituencies.

Bangladesh vs West Indies

Fighting elections in his country, Mashrafe Mortaza promises he won't be distracted during Windies ODIs

Cricket | Dec 05, 2018, 10:42 PM IST

When asked about his retirement plans, Mortaza revealed that his personal goal is to play the 2019 World Cup.

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Ariana Grande urges fans to be gentle with Pete Davidson on social media

Hollywood | Dec 05, 2018, 06:18 AM IST

Ariana Grande wrote an elaborate post on social media asking her fans to stop bullying former fiance Pete Davidson. 

Mithali Raj birthday

Happy Birthday Mithali Raj: Wishes pour in for the legend as she turns 36

Cricket | Dec 03, 2018, 05:12 PM IST

Raj, who is the first Indian woman to score a double ton in a Test, has led 'Women in Blue' to two World Cup finals.

VHP Dharam Sabha

Dharam Sabha in Ayodhya to Grand Rally in Delhi: VHP's big push for Ram Temple construction

India | Nov 23, 2018, 02:53 PM IST

The VHP has said the scheduled 'Dharam Sabha' in Ayodhya on Sunday as its 'last effort' to clear the hurdles for the construction of a Ram temple in the temple town.

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Sabarimala protests part of BJP-RSS game plan: CPI-M

Nov 22, 2018, 07:20 PM IST

"Central amongst them is the Ram temple at Ayodhya," the Communist Party of India-Marxist said.  

Om Prakash Chautala

Family feud escalates, O P Chautala expels son Ajay from INLD

Politics | Nov 14, 2018, 07:21 PM IST

The INLD state unit president claimed that the meeting called by Ajay Singh in Jind “is in violation of the party constitution because such a meeting cannot be convened without approval of the party president."

AB de Villiers 2018 Mzansi Super League Tshwane Spartans

2018 Mzansi Super League: AB de Villiers appointed captain of Tshwane Spartans

Cricket | Nov 14, 2018, 03:56 PM IST

AB de Villiers had retired from international cricket in May earlier this year but has continued to play T20 competitions around the globe

Democrat Jennifer Wexton makes her way through supporters after she beat incumbent Barbara Comstock

US Midterm Elections 2018: Democrats seize control of House of Representatives, Trump's Republicans retain Senate

World | Nov 07, 2018, 11:50 AM IST

Trump, who will complete his second year in the White House in January 2019, campaigned non-stop in the midterm elections, focusing on states where his Republican Party has a chance to pick up seats, especially in the US Senate.

Dinesh Kumar: Arjuna Awardee, Asian Games medallist boxer forced to sell kulfi to make ends meet

Arjuna awardee, Asian Games medallist boxer forced to sell kulfi to make ends meet

Other Sports | Oct 29, 2018, 03:18 PM IST

Dinesh Kumar is an Arjuna awardee and a silver medallist boxer at the 2010 Asian Games.

Trump calls Khashoggi murder 'worst cover-up in history';

Trump calls Khashoggi murder 'worst cover-up in history'; says it severely dented Saudi crown price's image

World | Oct 25, 2018, 12:02 AM IST

The statement by the US President came as the US announced its first punitive action in the case by revoking the visas of some of the senior Saudi officials involved.

Petrol pump strike in Delhi

Petrol Pump strike for VAT cut in Delhi creates chaos, drivers caught unaware

Oct 22, 2018, 11:42 PM IST

Long queues were witnessed at COCO outlets that were the only lifeline for motorists in the national capital.

The Finance Ministry has also levied 10 per cent custom

Govt hikes import duty; smart watches, select communication items to cost more

Business | Oct 12, 2018, 04:12 PM IST

This is the second round of import duty hike after the government on September 26 increased import duty on 19 items.

ICC World T20 Qualifiers

ICC World T20 Qualifiers: Shocking! Nepal bowl out China for 26, win in just eleven balls

Cricket | Oct 11, 2018, 05:56 PM IST

China's scoreboard resembled more a phone number than a cricket sheet, as seven of their batsmen were dismissed for ducks.

New Zealand Cricket

New Zealand cricket association adds sexual consent guidelines in players' handbook

Cricket | Oct 10, 2018, 11:11 PM IST

The step also holds significance in the backdrop of campaigns like #Metoo which gave women a platform to speak up about the sexual abuse inflicted upon them.

Pro Kabaddi League

Pro Kabaddi League: Gujarat hold Delhi in thrilling tie; Tamil Thalaivas suffer second straight defeat

Other Sports | Oct 09, 2018, 11:35 PM IST

Gujarat Fortunegiants and Dabang Delhi KC played out an exciting 32-32 tie in a zone A match of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 6.

The Indian rupee closed at 74.07 (74.0650) per US dollar

Rupee closes at fresh low of 74.07 to USD

Business | Oct 08, 2018, 10:47 PM IST

  The Indian rupee closed at 74.07 (74.0650) per US dollar, 30 paise weaker than its previous close of 73.77. 

J&K Polls, ULB Polls, Election news,

J&K local body elections: Valley gives cold shoulder to civic polls; Jammu witnesses brisk voting

Elections | Oct 08, 2018, 11:43 PM IST

There was poor turnout in the Kashmir Valley in the first phase of the civic polls that took place amid boycott calls by the two key parties in the state -- the National Conference and the People's Democratic Party.

Richie Benaud

Richie Benaud in elite company of Don Bradman, to be honoured as 'Legend' of Australian Sport

Cricket | Oct 06, 2018, 11:24 PM IST

Don Bradman (1993) and Keith Miller (2004) are the other cricketers who had been inducted as 'Legends'.

Asia Cup 2018

Pakistan got their team combination horribly wrong at Asia Cup, thinks Aamer Sohail

Cricket | Oct 04, 2018, 10:01 PM IST

The team had slumped to a thumping 37-run debacle at the hands of Bangladesh in their Super Four clash to bow out of the prestigious tournament.

Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Congress delegation to meet Comptroller and Auditor General tomorrow at 12 pm

Politics | Oct 03, 2018, 11:34 PM IST

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said the Rafale issue is 20 times bigger than the Bofors issue but the media is "not giving any importance like before".

Farmers' protest turns violent

Kisan Kranti Yatra: Farmers' protest turns violent; police use water cannons, tear gas

India | Oct 02, 2018, 01:55 PM IST

Police had to use water cannons to disperse the protestors, who also indulged in sloganeering. Tear gas was also used to disperse the crowd.

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Executive Vivek Tiwari cremated in Lucknow; BJP no protector of Hindus, says Arvind Kejriwal

Politics | Sep 30, 2018, 05:45 PM IST

"Vivek Tiwari was a Hindu. Then, why they killed him? The BJP is not a well-wisher of Hindus. They (BJP) will not even think for two minutes if they will have to kill all Hindus to grab power," said Kejriwal, who also spoke to Tiwari's wife on telephone.

Facebook

Facebook hacked: 50 Million users account affected; passwords of 90 Mn account users reset, company share down 3%

Internet | Sep 28, 2018, 11:39 PM IST

The company says hackers exploited the "View As" feature on the service. Facebook says it has taken steps to fix the security problem and alerted law enforcement.

Asia Cup 2018

Asia Cup 2018: Mushfiqur Rahim credits young Mithun for playing positively under pressure

Cricket | Sep 27, 2018, 05:12 PM IST

After losing the early wickets in the match, Rahim and Mithun had contributed respective totals of 99 and 60 runs to stabilize the crumbling batting order of the team.

Korean Open 2018

Saina Nehwal sails into quarter-final of Korean Open

Other Sports | Sep 27, 2018, 08:14 PM IST

The 28-year-old thrashed her South Korean opponent 21-18, 21-18 in a clash that lasted 36 minutes.

Asia Cup 2018

Shahid Afridi expresses disappointment over Pakistan's performance in Asia Cup 2018

Cricket | Sep 27, 2018, 02:36 PM IST

Bangladesh had thrashed the Pakistani side by 37 runs in the match to set up a final clash against India for the trophy.

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