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Updated: Mar 29, 2015 01:58 PM
Faulkner ripped through the lower order of New Zealand by taking three wickets in quick succession Electing to bat first, New Zealand were dismissed for 183 in 45 overs against Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup finals at MCG on Sunday. The semifi
Mar 29, 2015 02:25 PM
A day after removing leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the National Committee, the Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday removed Prashant Bhushan from the National Disciplinary Committee. The AAP also formed a three-member panel as internal Lokpal an
Updated: Mar 29, 2015 01:48 PM
Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with an elaborate procession Sunday and a three-hour state funeral where his son, the current prime minister, eulogized the statesman and declared that the wealthy Southeast Asian city state he hel
Updated: Mar 29, 2015 02:27 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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Amidst efforts by the NDA government to reach out to regional parties for securing their support for the controversial land Bill, JD(U) on Sunday said that no member of the Janata Parivar would support the proposed law in its present form. The party also
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared. "This deal, as it appears to be emerging, bears out al
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Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi has fired his powerful predecessor's son as ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, a Yemeni official told Reuters, escalating a power struggle in the war-torn country.Ahmed Ali Saleh and his father, former President
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to end Mercedes’ long Formula One winning streak and make the 2015 season look like a genuine contest between the two teams. Vettel elected not to pit during an earlier safety-ca
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An undersea earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude struck in Moluccas, Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The quake, only 10 kms (six miles) deep, was 128 kms (80 miles) northwest of Ternate in the Moluccas.There were no immediate reports of
Cricket World Cup 2015
Mar 29, 2015 08:44 AM
A mid-innings collapse, which saw New Zealand lose their last seven wickets for only 33 runs in 10 overs A collective display of disciplined bowling from the Australians helped them restrict a nervous New Zealand to a paltry 183 in the final of the ICC
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
Mar 29, 2015 03:47 AM
Australia starts the firm favourites but New Zealand's evolution ensures it is no pushover Who could’ve conjured up a more engrossing conclusion to a trans-Tasman World Cup? Sunday’s final is a battle of contrasts: a side used to success and
Mar 29, 2015 12:11 AM
Historically, Australia has had some wonderful talent and a system which breeds champions. The World Cup has entered the decisive stage and the showpiece part of the tournament is at our doorstep. Australia and New Zealand are the finalists not because
Mar 29, 2015 03:46 AM
A look at the theme of the previous 10 finals. A World Cup final can never be dismissed as just another game. It is the ultimate test of a player’s — and a team’s — character. Though the Cup is just a step away
Mar 29, 2015 03:19 AM
Prior to the beginning of the World Cup on February 14, I was asked to write an open letter to the New Zealand cricket team in one of New Zealand’s leading newspapers offering them support and encouragement. As we enter the final of the tourname
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 07:36 PM
Between the two clashing 33-year-old captains, one is on the verge of retirement, the other possibly on the brink of history. The Cricket World Cup final on Sunday will feature the tournament co-hosts and traditional sports rivals Australia and New Zeal
Mar 28, 2015 07:09 PM
Ailing from lymphoma, New Zealand legend and former skipper Martin Crowe on Saturday said the cricket World Cup final on Sunday could be the last cricket match he watches. The 52-year-old, who will be at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for the New Ze
Sport
Mar 29, 2015 03:00 PM
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to end Mercedes’ long Formula One winning streak and make the 2015 season look like a genuine contest between the two teams. Vettel elected not to pit during an earlier safety-ca
Mar 29, 2015 07:26 AM
Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador 2-0 in a friendly match on Saturday.Argentina played a lacklustre game without its star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with a right foot bru
Mar 29, 2015 07:08 AM
Serena Williams punctuated points on Saturday with theatrics worthy of a Grand Slam final. There were squeals, knee kicks, pirouettes and fist pumps, sometimes all at once.In other words, Williams appeared to be 100 per cent.Showing no lingering effects f
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 28, 2015 04:49 PM
Reflections on Shashi Kapoor, recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2014. I’m not getting into the whole “does he deserve it?” debate, but the news about the Phalke filled me with a vague kind of happiness. There’s always be
Mar 28, 2015 08:36 PM
The one-way arrangement initiated at Mada Streets was not successful. It however succeeded in bringing the residents together Problems pertaining to a neighbourhood can bring its residents together.The one-way arrangement introduced on the Mada Stre
Mar 28, 2015 04:30 PM
…for reminding us of a forgotten bill and a cosmetic that we ought to forget. Many women in India are really mad and irritated with Sharad Yadav. The Rajya Sabha MP, who belongs to the Janata Dal (United), thinks nothing of drawing comparisons betw
Mar 28, 2015 08:38 PM
This library at Park Road has created an unusual lodging place for most of its 28,138 books There are good things to say about the government branch library at Park Road in Anna Nagar West Extension. And then, there are bad things. Good things, first. Th
Mar 28, 2015 08:33 PM
Every day we come across incidents where a woman is physically or sexually assaulted. Violence against women exists in every society and research supports the view that it begins at home. The assaulter shows his traits at an early age. According to Sensei
Slideshows
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
Mar 26, 2015 05:57 PM
Four-time champions Australia rode on Steve Smith’s classy 105 to post an imposing 328/7 before bundling out India for 233 in 46.5 overs to set up a summit clash with co-hosts New Zealand.
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