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  • Odd man out

    A new beginning

    Hi. I am in a relationship since 1 year. And things are getting more serious. I am the one who wants things to move forward and marry him but I don’t know whether his family will accept me. They are different and more conservative than I am. I mean I have a tattoo and little funky hairstyle. I am an easy person and very modest by heart but

  • India can field two teams, says Borde

    Indian cricket has a very bright  future. Nowadays with support staff training players specifically in fielding, our players are living up to their standards Chandu Borde Former India captain

  • Dominant India look to wrap up Zim series

    Harare: A dominant India will look to plug their bowling loopholes as they go into the third One Dayer against minnows Zimbabwe, today, with the aim of sealing the five-match series with another emphatic triumph. India have taken a 2-0 lead on the back of an impressive show by their young batsmen and now need just one more win to take an unassailable 3-0 lead.

  • ‘Dhoni’s photo on magazine cover ‘work of art’

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Saturday told a court in Delhi that the photo of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a magazine posing as Lord Vishnu and holding a shoe in his hand “is a work of art” and the player had “no intention” to insult the Hindu religion.

  • Warner involved in verbal duel

    Pretoria: Controversial Australian batsman David Warner, who was axed fro the Australian squad had to be separated from South Africa A wicket-keeper Thami Tsolekile during his 33-run second innings on Saturday.

  • BCCI to discuss Modi, SA tour itinerary in WC meet

    Kolkata: The itinerary for the upcoming tour of South Africa and a disciplinary panel report on sacked IPL chief Lalit Modi are among the issues that would dominate discussions when the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) working committee meets today.

  • Bolt fears slow start could damage his bid for world domination

    London: Usain Bolt admitted he will have little chance of winning another world championship title unless he sorts out his lethargic start after storming to victory at the London Diamond League on Friday. The Jamaican star also insisted “there was still room for improvement” despite returning to somewhere near his explosive best when winning the 100m at the Olympic Stadium.

  • Pietersen hopeful for third Ashes test

    London: England batsman Kevin Pietersen is hopeful to play the third Ashes Test against Australia starting August 1 at Old Trafford. Pietersen sustained a calf injury in the second Test and missed the second innings for the hosts.
    England took a 2-0 lead by winning the second Test by 347 runs.

  • Hamilton pips Vettel for pole

    Budapest: Lewis Hamilton scorched to a surprise pole for the Hungarian Grand Prix in searing heat on Saturday, the Mercedes driver edging out defending champion and season leader Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton bagged his third consecutive pole and fourth of the season with a best lap of 1min 19.388sec with Red Bull’s Vettel timing 1.19.426 for a margin of 0.038sec.

  • Bad day for Force India

    Sutil clocked 1:20.569s in Q2 but it was not enough to book his place in the Q3.
    Di Resta bid goodbye to qualifying race after setting a poor timing of 1:22.043s.

  • Man United draw with Cerezo Osaka

    Tokyo: Manchester United equalised with the last kick of the game to draw 2-2 with Cerezo Osaka as their pre-season Asia tour nears completion. Wilfried Zaha’s last-minute equaliser Friday saved new boss David Moyes the blushes and ensured that the Premier League champions didn’t fall to their third defeat in four games on their Asia Tour, reports Xinhua.
    Cerezo Osaka got on the score-sheet first in muggy conditions better suited to the local

  • Rupesh, Sanave will play in IBL

    New Delhi: Two days after hinting at a pullout after their base price was slashed at the Indian Badminton League (IBL) auctions, men’s doubles specialists Rupesh Kumar and Sanave Thomas decided to compete in the franchise-based tournament.

  • Boxers FC punch floors Mazagaon

    Mumbai: Boxers FC produced a strong second half performance to outplay Mazagaon FC 5-1 in a Third Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2013-14, at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Saturday afternoon. After the teams were locked 1-1 at the end of the first session, Boxers returned back in the second with renewed vigour and quickly took the fight to their rivals.

  • Kalina League from August 9

    Mumbai : The annual Kalina Football League, organised by the Our Lady of Egypt Chruch Sports Committee, is set to kick off with the qualifying rounds at the St. Mary’s High School ground, from Friday, August 9, 2013. This is the 14th edition of the KFL and simultaneously they will conduct tournaments in three other categories — boys under-16, ladies and a veterans event.

  • Massacre in Egypt!

    Cairo : At least 120 were killed and some 4,500 injured when Egyptian troops opened fire on deposed President Mohammed Morsi’s supporters demanding his reinstatement, the Muslim Brotherhood said on Saturday.

  • Reality check for Plan panel

    New Delhi : Amid mounting criticism of poverty reduction estimates by the Planning Commission, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Saturday joined Union Minister Kapil Sibal in questioning the criteria for fixing the poverty line.

  • LK out of sulk mode, predicts record win

    New Delhi : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch Lal Krishna Advani, who has been sulking since the anointment of Narendra Modi to lead the party’s campaign in the Lok Sabha elections, for the first time on Saturday claimed his party will get “record-breaking results” because of a favourable condition created by the Congress-led UPA government’’s failure to tackle corruption and price rise.

  • Now, AP ministers oppose Telangana

    New Delhi : Underscoring the political complexities in splitting the state of Andhra Pradesh, a set of Union ministers and Members of Parliament had a meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. They opposed the proposal to split into two questioning the rationale behind the decision.

  • I won’t be party to a split: Kiran Reddy

    Hyderabad : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has told the Congress leadership that  he would not be a party to a division of the state. “I will not be a party to any destructive decision”, Kiran reportedly told AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh, hours before the latter attended the Congress Core Group meeting at the Prime Minister’s residence last evening, sources close to him said.

  • J-K Grand Mufti caught on video enjoying music!

    Srinagar : A video showing Grand Mufti of Jammu and Kashmir Bashiruddin Ahmad enjoying music, an act he termed as forbidden in Islam, went viral on Saturday, drawing sharp reactions online.