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Updated: Mar 29, 2015 07:13 PM
Smith and Clarke came to the party with match-winning fifties. In yet another display of world-beating tenacity, Australia rode on fifties by captain Michael Clarke — his final ODI — and Steve Smith — who continued with his relentless
Updated: Mar 29, 2015 09:21 PM
Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth rounded up a brilliant Sunday for Indian badminton winning their respective $275,000 India Open Superseries titles at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in New Delhi. Women’s singles top seed Saina Nehwal trumped former
Updated: Mar 29, 2015 09:21 PM
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday removed party’s internal Lokpal Admiral L. Ramdas and Prashant Bhushan as the chief of National Disciplinary Committee, a day after the latter and senior leader Yogendra Yadav were expelled from the National Execu
Updated: Mar 29, 2015 03:32 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described Singapore’s founder prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as “among the tallest leaders of our times”. Mr. Modi arrived in Singapore early on Sunday to join a host of world leaders for the funeral
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Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
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Australian captain Michael Clarke on Sunday dedicated his team's World Cup triumph to Philip Hughes, who tragically lost his life in a freak on-field accident, saying that the late “teammate and little brother” was considered part of the squad
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Faction feud between TNCC President E.V.K.S. Elangovan and senior leader P. Chidambaram seemed to continue unabated with the former making a veiled attack on the senior Congress leader.Addressing party workers in Chennai, Mr. Elangovan said that many of t
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Actor Varun Dhawan, who has scored a critically-acclaimed performance in Badlapur, believes that audiences these days want realistic cinema and “not a lot of fantasy” — something that Bollywood movies are known for. “Right now, I
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The left-arm paceman’s worth to Australia evident when he dismissed New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum in the first over of Sunday’s final. Months after being labelled “soft” by one of Australia’s cricket greats and being
Cricket World Cup 2015
Mar 29, 2015 05:00 PM
In a dream farewell, Michael Clarke on Sunday retired from ODIs after leading Australia to their fifth cricket World Cup title, scoring a match-winning 74 in his swansong appearance to get a standing ovation from a 93,000-strong crowd at the MCG here. A
Mar 29, 2015 04:10 PM
The 2015 World Cup was, skipper Brendon McCullum said, the ride of a lifetime for New Zealand and even if Australia brought it to a shuddering halt in Sunday's final, their brilliant campaign will not quickly fade from the memory. For six weeks, the Bla
Mar 29, 2015 04:25 PM
He doesn’t enthrall with his willow anymore but Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar got one of the loudest cheers at the presentation ceremony of the ICC World Cup final as he shared the stage with administrative bigwigs. Tendulkar was the bigges
Mar 29, 2015 06:02 PM
Pakistan cricket veterans credited Clarke and McCullum for encouraging their players to play a more enjoyable, watchable and aggressive brand of cricket. Former Pakistan Test players on Sunday appealed to the country’s cricket authorities to learn
Mar 29, 2015 04:35 PM
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc was named the player of the tournament after his team beat New Zealand by seven wickets to win the World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. The 25-year-old left-arm quick finished with 22 wickets in the t
Mar 29, 2015 12:10 PM
The Associate cricket nations might be fuming at the prospect of a 10-team World Cup in 2019, but ICC president N. Srinivasan on Sunday said they had no reason to feel left out as the format gives them a good chance at qualifying for the mega-event.The IC
Sport
Mar 29, 2015 07:46 PM
Ladybird and Gabriella showed out when the horses were exercised here on Sunday morning.Inner sand800m: Chase The Ace (V.Jodha) 51.5, 600/38.5. Moved well. Persian Prince (Zervan), Continental (Akshay) 54.5, 600/41. They were level.1,000m: She Is Special
Mar 29, 2015 07:46 PM
Shivalik Showers ridden by Sandesh won the R.W.I.T.C. Ltd Turf Championship (Gr. III), the feature event of the races held here on Sunday. The winner is owned by M/s G.Shewakramani, Vikram Singh & Anil H.Lad. C.D.Katrak trains the winner.1. KAZAKH PLA
Mar 29, 2015 05:49 PM
"The Board’s vision is to have Misbah leading the Test side with Azhar Ali as his deputy until the home series against England and India late this year in the UAE." Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been told to continue to lead the Test side til
Mar 29, 2015 05:25 PM
How quickly people forget when it comes to the career of Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard. To vilify him after his red card against Manchester United last weekend, or worse still, call him a loser as some fans have done while referencing his costly slip
Opinion
Mar 28, 2015 02:31 AM
With his state visit to China just weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena appears to be trying to balance relations with the two countries that have the greatest influence in the island nation to
Mar 28, 2015 02:27 AM
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched Twitter Samvad, a service that allows people to receive tweets by government leaders and agencies as text messages over mobile phones, it was a striking testimony of how quickly the social media has evol
Mar 28, 2015 02:20 AM
Land-grabs for urban infrastructure and real estate are being promoted to bring investment and employment for a few, at the cost of lives and livelihoods of many Finance Minister Arun Jaitley claims that the Land Ordinance 2014 was promulgated to bring
Business
Mar 29, 2015 02:35 AM
Under the proposal, banks can lend up to 25 per cent of their core capital to a single corporate group. Concerned over the rising NPAs (non-performing assets) in the banking sector, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed to lower the ceiling on ho
Mar 29, 2015 02:24 AM
With continued improvement in economic conditions, an increase in the target range for that rate may well be warranted later this year, says Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalled that the U.S. central bank will
Mar 29, 2015 02:21 AM
The government is to receive an upfront payment of Rs.28,872 crore from the operators. While the spectrum auctions have concluded, cellphone users may need to wait at least six more months for improvement in network-related service issues such as call d
Mar 28, 2015 06:52 PM
Japanese investors remain ‘very positive’ about India, saying there is a big opportunity for placing ‘significant’ FDI if the country can sort out some of its tax issues, a top official of Japan’s financial services major Nom
Mar 28, 2015 05:15 PM
With higher interest rates in the US, the foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) are expected to be led away from the emerging markets such as India. India’s foreign exchange reserves increased by $4.26 billion to $339.99 billion for the week ended Ma
Features
Mar 29, 2015 05:49 PM
The Easter Week was observed in a different and special way in the Capital during the British rule Eastertide in Delhi was the last community celebration by the resident British before most of them went home to Old Blighty or to the hills, with Simla bei
Mar 29, 2015 07:06 PM
With road running becoming increasingly popular in Chennai and the rest of the country, individuals in all walks of life have been smitten by the desire to add the completion of at least one marathon to their bucket-list of things to achieve. But, recreat
Mar 29, 2015 07:01 PM
I kept saying ‘Covelong’ and the ‘roving’ Belgian Ambassador kept saying ‘Cabelon’. It took me a while to realise that we were talking of the same port on the Coromandel, my ‘v’ his ‘b’. Once we
Mar 29, 2015 07:13 PM
From watermelons, muskmelons and grapes, to imported fruits such as kiwi, cherries and plums, summer gets a juicy break with a large variety of fruit It is the end of March, and the temperature is soaring with the arrival of summer. But there is reason
Mar 29, 2015 07:09 PM
She crafts jewellery, he crafts bodies, and a passion for both unites them In a perfectly-draped soft silk sari, her eyes lined with kohl and glossy hair neatly pinned up, jewellery designer Ahalya is elegance personified. “I always dress like this
Slideshows
Mar 29, 2015 04:56 PM
Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swami temple at Bhadrachalam saw lakhs of visitors on the occasion of Sita Rama Kalyanam on Saturday and Maha Pattabhishekam on Sunday. While the temple was tastefully decorated with flowers and coloured lights, devotees took a holy
Mar 28, 2015 09:10 PM
A gargantuan clash of co-hosts is on the cards when New Zealand takes on Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
Mar 28, 2015 06:20 PM
Scenes from the sets of Salaiyoram with a cast of Raj, Serena, Pandiarajan and Singampuli. Genre: Romance drama Director: K.Murthy Kannan Cinematographer: Dinesh Srinivasan Producer: Smiley Productions
Mar 27, 2015 04:51 PM
A music director Raghu Malleti loves music so much that he created a new record by playing a guitar and singing while hanging upside down for 14 minutes in Vijayawada on March 25. Photos: V. Raju
Mar 27, 2015 03:24 PM
A group of visually-challenged students wrote the Secondary School Certificate examination 2015 (for Class X) at Bhashyam School in Visakhapatnam. They were guided to their exam hall and seat by teacher and students of class IX wrote on paper for them sit
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