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ISL 2019: NorthEast United qualify after Jamshedpur FC draw Chennai

Soccer | Feb 23, 2019, 11:34 PM IST

The result sees NorthEast United FC clinch a spot in the top four for the first time in ISL history while Jamshedpur remain fifth and four points behind them.

2nd T20I: Zazai, Rashid star as Afghanistan maul Ireland by 84 runs, clinch series

Cricket | Feb 23, 2019, 11:20 PM IST

Afghanistan had won the first T20 by five wickets to go 1-0 up in the three-match series and with Zazai smashing an unbeaten 162, Afghanistan demolished Ireland to clinch the series. 

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Tension grips Kashmir as government launches crackdown on separatists, arrests 150 people

India | Feb 23, 2019, 11:32 PM IST

Though police termed the action as routine saying that leaders and potential stone pelters have been picked up in the past, officials privy to the development said this was the first major crackdown on the Jamaat-e-Islami.

Vijay Shankar on prime focus at India nets ahead of Australia T20I series

Cricket | Feb 23, 2019, 08:38 PM IST

Shankar has showed that he is a capable batsman, having scored 45 off 64 deliveries in a match-winning 98-run stand with Ambati Rayudu after the top-order collapse in the final ODI in New Zealand. 

Fresh landslide disrupts traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway, clearance operation underway

India | Feb 23, 2019, 08:19 PM IST

The officials said the agency concerned pressed its men and machines, and after nearly six-hour long operation cleared the road for light motor vehicles.  

Number of vehicles on Delhi roads over 1 crore, with more than 70 lakh two wheelers: Economic survey

India | Feb 23, 2019, 08:13 PM IST

The total number of motor vehicles in the national capital territory of Delhi roads was 109.86 lakh on March 31, 2018, showing growth per cent of 5.81 to the previous year.  

Centre in poll mode, should instead focus on probing Pulwama attack: Akhilesh Yadav

India | Feb 23, 2019, 08:06 PM IST

He said the government should probe how ammunition reached the suicide bomber, how he managed to dodge the security cordon and rammed his vehicle into the bus carrying CRPF personnel.  

Manpreet Singh named 2018 Player of the Year by Asian hockey body

Other Sports | Feb 23, 2019, 07:48 PM IST

Manpreet led the Indian team to an unbeaten streak at the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat where the team was declared joint winners with Pakistan.

Matthew Hayden drops in at Australia nets, visitors rope in domestic wrist spinners in set-up

Cricket | Feb 23, 2019, 07:47 PM IST

While Kuldeep has been rested for the two-match T20 series but Australia will be facing Chahal and left-arm spinner Krunal Pandya.

Competition in air rifle team good for me; It keeps me motivated, says gold medalist Apurvi Chandela

Other Sports | Feb 23, 2019, 06:53 PM IST

Chandela shattered the world record on her way to the women's 10m air rifle gold with an incredible sequence of scores in the ISSF World Cup.

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Nodal police officers appointed in all states, UTs for Kashmiris facing problems

India | Feb 23, 2019, 06:48 PM IST

All states and Union Territories have appointed nodal police officers to resolve problems of Kashmiris who are being targeted in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, officials said on Saturday.

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram

BJP needs no advice as it has PM Modi: P Chidambaram

India | Feb 23, 2019, 06:43 PM IST

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday hit back at Union minister Arun Jaitley for taking a swipe at the opposition party over its move to rope in surgical strike architect D S Hooda to head a national security task force.  

India vs Australia: Perfect opportunity for youngsters to seal World Cup spots, says Finch

Cricket | Feb 23, 2019, 06:37 PM IST

The Aussies are fresh from playing in the Big Bash League where top-order batsman D'Arcy Short bagged the player of the tournament award and became the first player to score 600-plus runs.

AIADMK MP S Rajendran

Tamil Nadu: AIADMK MP S Rajendran dies in road accident

India | Feb 23, 2019, 06:32 PM IST

AIADMK Lok Sabha MP S Rajendran died on Saturday after a car in which he was travelling rammed into a road median at Tindivanam near here, police said.

Final Audition before World Cup: India ready to mix and match against Australia in first T20I

Cricket | Feb 23, 2019, 09:10 PM IST

Skipper Kohli is back after a well-deserved three-week break and will be keeping a keen eye on the likes of Rishabh Pant and Vijay Shankar, two players who are strongly tipped to make the elite list.

BJP National President Amit Shah addresses the 'Sahkarita

Modi government strengthened cooperatives movement, extended three times more help to farmers: Amit Shah

India | Feb 23, 2019, 06:17 PM IST

Claiming that his party has strengthened the cooperatives movement in the country, BJP president Amit Shah said on Saturday the Modi government has extended three times more help to farmers when compared to the previous UPA government.

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UK drops corruption probe against Rolls-Royce in India, other countries

India | Feb 23, 2019, 06:05 PM IST

The UK has announced the closure of its probe into corruption charges against senior executives of British aerospace and defence major Rolls-Royce in India and six other countries.

Focus on fitness, ball-handling speed at women's hockey national camp

Other Sports | Feb 23, 2019, 06:00 PM IST

The camp will be held under the watchful eyes of chief coach Marijne and will see the players focus on fitness, ball-handling speed, strength apart from emphasis on staying consistent in their performance.

Painful and surprising to see Jitu Rai not shooting great: Coach Pavel Smirnov

Other Sports | Feb 23, 2019, 04:52 PM IST

Quickly putting the disappointment behind, Rai found his bearing again and became the first Indian to win two medals in an ISSF World Cup the following year.

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Airports across India on high alert following bomb threat

India | Feb 23, 2019, 11:23 PM IST

Air India's Mumbai control centre on Saturday received a phone call threatening to hijack its plane, following which Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) ordered all airlines and CISF to follow specific enhanced measures to ensure security, according to an official note.

Virat Kohli feels this RCB player will be a threat for India in the T20I series

Cricket | Feb 23, 2019, 04:30 PM IST

Kohli feels that it would have been "more logical" if his team could have played a couple of more ODIs instead of the two T20 Internationals as a part of their World Cup preparations.

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah thanks PM Modi for speaking against attacks on Kashmiris in aftermath of Pulwama attack

India | Feb 23, 2019, 03:58 PM IST

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for breaking his silence on attacks against Kashmiris in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack and expressed hope that such incidents would not recur.

Shooting World Cup: Apurvi Chandela wins maiden gold for India by smashing world record in 10m air rifle event

Other Sports | Feb 23, 2019, 04:57 PM IST

The Indian shot an astonishing 252.9 to win the top prize on day one of the competitions.

'Don't pick up bad habits in the IPL': Virat Kohli's advice to India teammates ahead of World Cup 2019

Cricket | Feb 23, 2019, 03:14 PM IST

Kohli doesn't want the India stars to drift too much from their ODI game plan during the seven-week league.

Being judged is part of celebrity life: Diana Penty

Celebrities | Feb 23, 2019, 02:35 PM IST

Diana Penty worries about tripping and falling on the ramp.

One-way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway after three days

India | Feb 23, 2019, 02:08 PM IST

The traffic is plying smoothly and hundreds of vehicles, including trucks carrying essential commodities, have crossed the Jawahar Tunnel till this afternoon.

State must pay for large part of education of students: Rahul Gandhi interacts with students in Delhi

India | Feb 23, 2019, 01:40 PM IST

Delhi Congress chief and former chief minister Sheila Dikshit was also present on the occasion.

We stand by what the nation and the BCCI want to do, says Virat Kohli on boycotting Pakistan in the World Cup 2019

Cricket | Feb 23, 2019, 01:05 PM IST

Kohli extended his condolences to the families of CRPF soldiers who lost their lives in Pulwama Attack.

Maharashtra: Three-year-old mauled to death by stray dogs in Ahmednagar

India | Feb 23, 2019, 11:27 AM IST

The AMC has announced an ex-gratia of Rs one lakh to the family of the deceased boy. 

'It's stupid': India's foreign pistol coach vents his ire after quota revocation

Other Sports | Feb 23, 2019, 09:10 AM IST

Smirnov, who coached the likes of Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar and Jitu Rai, is disappointed with the outcome.

Pulwama terror attack: Pakistan writes to UNSC, accuses India of threatening regional security

World | Feb 23, 2019, 07:43 AM IST

India is blaming Pakistan for the Pulwama attack "to cover up its own operational and policy failures," said Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

Trump describes situation between India, Pakistan as 'very, very bad'

World | Feb 23, 2019, 06:36 AM IST

The US president was responding to questions on last week's terrorist attack in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir in which 40 Indian security personnel were killed. 

Just happened to be good at the sport which I hated: Andre Agassi

Tennis | Feb 22, 2019, 11:10 PM IST

Agassi said he was forced to play tennis. "It was not a choice. My father saw this as a fastest road to live the American dream...," he said.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

India to exercise all options to win decisive battle against Pakistan: FM Arun Jaitley

India | Feb 22, 2019, 11:06 PM IST

India will exercise all options, diplomatic or otherwise, to win a decisive battle against Pakistan which is responsible for Pulwama terror attack, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

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Supreme Court to hear on February 26 pleas seeking review of Rafale verdict

India | Feb 22, 2019, 10:52 PM IST

The Supreme Court will hear on February 26 the two petitions seeking review of its December 14 verdict that had dismissed pleas challenging the deal between India and France for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Suresh Raina fires UP to six-wicket win, Cheteshwar Pujara shines again for Saurashtra

Cricket | Feb 22, 2019, 10:10 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh captain Raina guided his team to victory in 18.3 overs after openers Upendra Yadav 25 and Samarth Singh 36 provided a steady start.

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