Confidence of people in sports is shattered due to such controversies, says Kapil Sibal after speaking to Sports Minister Jitendra Singh In the wake of controversy over spot-fixing in IPL matches, the Sports Ministry has started holding consultations wi
Nearly 27 years after he made his last trip to India, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on his first overseas official visit and will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on all contentious issues, including the bo
Says all equipment installed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project has undergone multi-stage quality checks NPCIL has sought to reassure a group of scientists who had raised concerns over the safety of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), saying a
On April 10, 55 year old Tukaram Dharane was walking back to his village Adegaon in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra after dropping some of his relatives at the bus stop which is two km away from his village. On the way back, he found some Mahua trees
Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N has attained a majority in Pakistan’s National Assembly after 18 independent candidates joined the party, placing it in a position to form government at the centre without striking an alliance with any other party. Several independe
Delhi Daredevils’ woeful season ended with yet another disappointing loss, this time by 38 runs to Pune Warriors, as they finished at the bottom of the table in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. The penultimate league match of the competition had only
England has beaten New Zealand by 170 runs with more than a day to spare in the first Test at Lord’s. The hosts were ordered by chief selector Geoff Miller to atone for the drawn series in New Zealand in March, and answered emphatically on a manic fourth
It’s the big India night tonight and Cannes is celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema with the screening of Bombay Talkies and a gala dinner to follow. The sun peeped out this morning but there’s a brisk wind and the meteorologists are threatening rain th
Serena Williams won a second title at the Rome Masters 11 years after her first with a 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Victoria Azarenka on Sunday. Williams produced another powerful display on the clay when it counted on a sunny afternoon at the Foro Italico. The 31-
Delhi Daredevils finished at the bottom of the table in the Indian Premier League after losing to Pune Warriors by 38 runs.
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A former Ranji player and two others, who were held in Aurangabad, are "fixers" who used to mediate between bookies and players Three more people have been arrested in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, Delhi Police said on Sunday, taking the n
India on Sunday suffered a 0-5 thrashing at the hands of China in their opening group match of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship in Kuala Lumpur. Only P.V. Sindhu could offer a semblance of a fight in her 21-19, 16-21, 14-21 women’s single
Promising Deepika Kumari was done in by some sheer class of more experienced opponents as she settled for two silver medals, including one with Jayanta Talukdar, to help India finish fourth in the Archery World Cup Stage 1 that concluded in Shanghai on Su
Syed Masoom Ali stood in a clearing on the outskirts of Bamako, the capital of Mali, gestured towards the low-slung hills around him, and thought of home.“It is a good deposit, the ore is close to the surface,” he said, but of course, it was not like home
Suspicions and apprehensions cannot be the basis on which a government can take decisions or make appointments. But with the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, and the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, submi
The world’s longest-running ethnic conflict took a new turn on May 8, when about 2,000 guerrillas belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) started to cross the south-eastern Turkish border into Qandil in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region. The move
The estimated Rs. 950 crore IPO of local search engine Just Dial will begin from Monday and is one of the largest initial public offers by an Indian Internet company.The IPO, which does not have issue of fresh shares, would see promoters offloading 17.49
Aimed at widening revenue from indirect tax, the Finance Ministry has implemented one-time amnesty scheme for service tax defaulters to pay their due without any penalty or late payment charges. The ‘Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme’, which cam
Amid allegations of co-operative banks being used as conduits for money laundering, NABARD, which jointly regulates such lenders, has said that it has found no shortcoming pointing towards any such activity. “Every year we do an inspection and we have n
The CRPF, which recently took over the duties of guarding RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, has raised concerns in ensuring a ‘fool proof’ Z category security to the business tycoon in the absence of local logistical support to its squad. The para-military fo
Hopeful of reaching an agreement soon on the long-pending revision of tax treaty with India, Mauritius says it has gone ‘extra mile’ to ensure that the pact does not get misused for illicit activities like money laundering and round-tripping of funds. M
Social Work I will complete +2 in 2014 in the Arts stream. I want details of institutes that offer BSW/MSW programmes. I am keen to join NGO activities. However, on completion of the course, I would like to work for a corporate for some time. I will be
Admissions open The University of Sheffield (U.K.) is inviting applications for the M.Sc Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management course. Students with a minimum of 60 per cent or first class from a reputable university will be considered. Stude
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RCB stay in hunt beating CSK by 24 runs in final league game at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore.
Kings XI Punjab ended their IPL campaign on a winning note with a 50-run thrashing of Mumbai Indians.
Tribal dances, martial arts and the Madras Regiment band added colour to the inaugaration of the Ooty flower show. Photos: M. Sathyamoorthy
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