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Updated: Mar 30, 2015 12:38 AM
Mitchell Starc named Player of the Tournament Australia crushed New Zealand by seven wickets in an underwhelming final to win its fifth World Cup title here on Sunday. Captain Michael Clarke, in his last ODI appearance, made 74 as his team chased down a
Updated: Mar 30, 2015 01:37 AM
The focus now is on getting key Bills passed in Rajya Sabha The compulsions of running a government at the Centre and getting key legislation through have forced the Bharatiya Janata Party to tone down its aggressive plans in the States. Sources in th
Updated: Mar 30, 2015 01:43 AM
Internal Lokpal Admiral (retd.) Ramdas sacked A day after removing founder members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from its national executive, the Aam Aadmi Party made further changes on Sunday, strengthening the grip of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind
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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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
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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
Cricket World Cup 2015
Mar 30, 2015 12:34 AM
New Zealand was blown away by a clinical Australia. The most spirited side in the competition was deflated within the first few minutes of the contest. There is Australia and then the rest. For a final it was disappointing, hardly the spectacle one looke
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 06:21 PM
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
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 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 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
Sport
Mar 30, 2015 01:37 AM
After sinking to the bottom of the zone last year, Andhra hit a new high in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy South Zone T20 cricket championship here on Sunday.Andhra suffered a batting collapse in the league decider but still found the ammunition to jolt Tamil
Mar 29, 2015 11:50 PM
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to appoint batsman Azhar Ali as the new captain of the one-day team and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed as his deputy. Pakistan scheduled to tour Bangladesh for a Test and one-day series from mid-AprilIronically Azhar
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
Opinion
Mar 30, 2015 01:29 AM
Rawalpindi-Peking axis Although India’s defence preparations were mainly in relation to the threat from China and had nothing to do with Pakistan, with whom India would like to avoid any tension, India could not ignore the growing association betw
Mar 30, 2015 01:15 AM
The decision to introduce the Bhagavad Gita in the Haryana school curriculum goes against India’s secular character and its present policy of education It was reported in February that the Haryana government’s Educational Consultative Commit
Mar 30, 2015 01:05 AM
The present day prosperity, freedom and efficiency in the modern city state find their roots in Lee Kuan Yew’s vision and legacy Lee Kuan Yew is no more. But the city state will be there to tell the story of his work — the transformation of
Business
Mar 29, 2015 11:36 PM
If India starts installing renewable energy in large numbers, we will see more companies entering the public markets Coming as it did after the lukewarm response to the issues of Adlabs Entertainment Ltd. and Ortel Communications, the initial public off
Mar 29, 2015 11:16 PM
The Hindu catches up with L&T's Group Executive Chairman as he prepares to hang up his boots in the next two years. The Rs.one-lakh crore conglomerate Larsen & Toubro, spread across 72 businesses, has successfully averted takeover threats in the
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
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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