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  • blake upsets defending champion nalbandian in dc

    Blake Upsets Defending Champion Nalbandian In DC

    Tennis | Aug 03, 2011, 11:32 AM IST

    Washington, Aug 3 : James Blake's reward for upsetting defending champion David Nalbandian 6-2, 6-4 on Tuesday at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic will be a third-round matchup against his big-serving doubles partner John Isner.Isner

  • gujarat congress demands appointment of lokayukta

    Gujarat Congress Demands Appointment Of Lokayukta

    India | Aug 03, 2011, 08:53 AM IST

    Rajkot, Aug 3 : Gujarat Congress today accused the state government of indulging in large scale corruption and alleged that Chief Minister Narendra Modi had not appointed a Lokayukta to prevent the truth from coming

  • troubles continue for ex cji

    Troubles Continue For Ex-CJI

    India | Aug 03, 2011, 08:44 AM IST

    Thrissur, Aug 3 : Troubles continued for former CJI K G Balakrishnan, who is now NHRC Chairman, with the survey department concluding that his son-in-law and advocate P V Sreenijan had allegedly encroached government land.Following

  • yeddy now says will return as cm in six months

    Yeddy Now Says Will Return As CM In Six Months

    India | Aug 02, 2011, 10:59 PM IST

    Bangalore, August 2:  Outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who lost his job in the wake of his indictment by Lokayukta in the illegal mining scam, today publicly said he would return to this

  • lok sabha debate over pricerise on wednesday

    Lok Sabha Debate Over Pricerise On Wednesday

    India | Aug 03, 2011, 09:14 AM IST

    New Delhi, Aug 2 : The Lok Sabha on Wednesday will hold a debate on the pricerise situation under a rule which entails voting on the resolution.Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj

  • intikhab alam dropped for zimbabwe series

    Intikhab Alam Dropped For Zimbabwe Series

    Cricket | Aug 02, 2011, 10:32 PM IST

    Lahore, Aug 2 : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will appoint a new manager for the national cricket team and Intikhab Alam has been dropped as the manager for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, Geo

  • srk to perform in dubai during eid

    SRK To Perform In Dubai During Eid

    Bollywood | Aug 02, 2011, 10:25 PM IST

    Dubai, Aug 2 :  Bollywood superstar  Shahrukh Khan will perform in Dubai during the five day Eid event. The event will feature performers from all over the world. Along with SRK, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor

  • jha clears air on aarakshan says its not anti quota

    Jha Clears Air On 'Aarakshan', Says Its Not Anti-Quota

    Bollywood | Aug 02, 2011, 10:09 PM IST

    Mumbai/New Delhi, Aug 2:  With his forthcoming film ‘Aarakshan' kicking up a controversy, Director Prakash Jha today told the Bombay High Court its theme was neither pro nor anti-reservation and that it deals with commercialisation

  • russian cabinet approves easy visa deal with india

    Russian Cabinet Approves Easy Visa Deal With India

    World | Aug 02, 2011, 10:01 PM IST

    Moscow, Aug 2:  Prime Minister Vladimir Putin today approved an Indo-Russian deal easing issuance of business and tourist visas to their nationals.The Russian Cabinet, chaired by Putin, at a meeting gave its nod to the

  • cbi to question ramdev aide balkrishna on wednesday

    CBI To Question Ramdev Aide Balkrishna On Wednesday

    India | Aug 03, 2011, 09:47 AM IST

    Dehra Dun, Aug 2:  Yoga Guru Ramdev's confidant Balkrishna will appear before CBI officials here tomorrow to be interrogated for allegedly procuring fake educational certificates and getting a passport on their basis.Balkrishna is facing charges

  • india played like bangladesh says boycott

    India Played Like Bangladesh, Says Boycott

    Cricket | Aug 02, 2011, 09:04 PM IST

    Nottingham, Aug 2: Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott says India played like Bangladesh in parts of the second Test at Trent Bridge and has predicted another England victory in the next match at Edgbaston beginning

  • warne criticises dhoni says youngsters lack fighting spirit

    Warne Criticises Dhoni, Says Youngsters Lack Fighting Spirit

    Cricket | Aug 02, 2011, 08:59 PM IST

    London, Aug 2: Australian spin legend Shane Warne has launched a severe attack on India's young batsmen and felt Mahendra Singh Dhoni's captaincy was being affected by his below par wicket-keeping as the visitors slumped

  • i t dept allowed bcci to enrich its coffers says

    I-T Dept Allowed BCCI to Enrich Its Coffers, Says Parliamentary Panel

    Cricket | Aug 02, 2011, 08:57 PM IST

    New Delhi, August 2: Accusing the Income Tax Department of being “very lenient” to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), a Parliamentary panel on Tuesday said it allowed the cricketing body to

  • best england side i have seen says nasser hussain

    Best England Side I Have Seen, Says Nasser Hussain

    Cricket | Aug 02, 2011, 08:54 PM IST

    Nottingham, Aug 2: Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain feels the Andrew Strauss-led side is the best he has ever seen.  Hussain praised the England team after its emphatic 319-run victory over India Monday in

  • india s financial growth will drown in corruption hegde

    India's Financial Growth Will Drown In Corruption: Hegde

    India | Aug 02, 2011, 09:48 PM IST

    Bangalore, Aug 2:  Karnataka Lokayukta N Santosh Hegde today slammed the Lokpal Bill adopted by the Union Cabinet, saying India's financial growth would “drown” in corruption if it remains unchecked.Speaking to PTI, the former Supreme

  • sensing scam aiyar wanted sports ministry out of cwg oc

    Sensing Scam, Aiyar Wanted Sports Ministry Out Of CWG OC Funding

    India | Aug 03, 2011, 08:54 AM IST

    New Delhi, Aug 2: Not happy with the attitude of sacked Commonwealth Games OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi, the then sports minister Mani Shankar Aiyar had sought to relieve his ministry from channelling funds for the

  • mig 21 crashes in rajasthan s bikaner district pilot dies

    MiG-21 Crashes In Rajasthan's Bikaner District, Pilot Dies

    India | Aug 02, 2011, 08:47 PM IST

    Bikaner, August 2:  A MiG-21 fighter aircraft on Tuesday crashed soon after taking off from Naal airfield in Rajasthan's Bikaner district killing the pilot.”The pilot ejected but died due to injuries sustained by him,” defence

  • kelly brook beats jennifer lopez pippa to best bikini body

    Kelly Brook Beats Jennifer Lopez, Pippa To Best Bikini Body

    Hollywood | Aug 02, 2011, 08:45 PM IST

    London, Aug 2: Curvy Kelly Brook has outshone Jennifer Lopez and Pippa Middleton to win a poll for the best bikini body. In the survey of 2,000 people by Gillette Venus, both men and women voted

  • minority commission to file case against swamy for

    Minority Commission To File Case Against Swamy For Spreading 'Enmity'

    India | Aug 02, 2011, 08:41 PM IST

    New Delhi, August 2: National Commission for Minorities (NCM) on Tuesday decided to file a case for “spreading enmity between communities” against Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy for his article suggesting revoking voting rights of

  • dicaprio is hollywood s highest paid actor

    Dicaprio Is Hollywood's Highest Paid Actor

    Hollywood | Aug 02, 2011, 08:33 PM IST

    New Delhi, Aug 2: Leonardo DiCaprio's turn as a dream invasion specialist in 'Inception' has made him Hollywood's highest paid actor of the year, dethroning 'Alice In Wonderland' star Johnny Depp from the top spot.