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Team India in high spirits

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | PTI | Mirpur

Back-to-back victories in the ongoing World Twenty20 have certainly brought about a distinct change in the body language of Indian cricketers as the whole bunch looked in good mood during their afternoon training session here on Wednesday. The team management gave a couple of days rest to the players as they...

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Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | PNS/Agencies

Parnell to attend court hearing Chittagong: Wayne Parnell will not be available for selection in South Africa’s next ICC World Twenty20 match against Netherlands on Thursday as he has been released from the squad to attend a mandatory court hearing in Mumbai over a drug-related charge during the 2012 IPL. Even...

Some players are insecure: Rahim

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | PTI | Mirpur

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has openly admitted that some players in the current team are “insecured about their places” and that’s the reason they are not able to give their best on the field. Playing their first match in Group 2, Bangladesh surrendered to the West Indies in a crushing 73-run...

‘Motherhood is what I aim to achieve as a woman’

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | PTI | Kuala Lumpur

A full-time psychology student staying in a dormitory and doing her own laundry isn’t the way a multiple Olympic and world champion athlete is normally introduced, but then American swimming sensation Missy Franklin is one of a kind. The kind who says that one of her biggest goals in life...

Sporting world sees glimpse of Tendulkar in Laureus Awards

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | PTI | Kuala Lumpur

Apart from Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar was the only thing Indian in the Laureus World Sports Awards here on Wednesday as the iconic retired cricketer made a blink-and-you-miss appearance in a video compiled by event organisers to pay tribute to sporting legends from across the world. A clipping of Tendulkar’s unforgettable...

‘Suspend IPL, probe all matches’

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

Former board president Manohar calls for CBI investigation, says UAE as host would further tarnish League’s image Stating that the “revelation” in the recent IPL fixing scandal could only be the tip of the iceberg, former BCCI President Shashank Manohar on Wednesday called for the suspension of the IPL till a...

Srinivasan awaits court hearing for next move

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | PTI | Chennai

Under-fire BCCI President N Srinivasan is exploring various legal options though he continued to remain mum on the Supreme Court observation that he should step down from his post for a fair probe into the IPL fixing scandal. The beleaguered Srinivasan, who underwent a cataract surgery on Wednesday, had a series...

Singles

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | Pioneer

Jude Felix is new coach: HI New Delhi: Former India captain Jude Felix has been appointed as coach of the senior men’s national hockey team and the Olympian will work under Chief Coach Terry Walsh, Hockey India (HI) said on Wednesday. He is appointed on a probationary period of three months...

Anand has title within sight

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | PTI | Khanty Mansiysk

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand inched closer to clinching the Candidates Chess tournament title after settling for an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the 11th round here. With just three rounds to go, Anand maintained his full point lead over nearest rival Levon Aronian of Armenia...

Murray, Djokovic to meet again

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | AP | KEY BISCAYNE

Duo face-off in quarters, Nadal, Federer also win easy at Miami Even with his surgically repaired back still nowhere near perfect, defending champion Andy Murray needed only 73 minutes to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-1 at the Sony Open on Tuesday and set up a quarterfinal with Novak Djokovic. “My game is...

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Court proceedings end in a lighter vein

20 May 2018 | PNS

New Delhi: “Now, let us enjoy our holidays,” this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row on Saturday. The courtroom burst into a bout of laughter as Justice AK Sikri, who headed the three-judge Bench, made the jovial remark ...

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Street vendors reluctant to committee polls

21 May 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

With State’s biggest Urban Local Body (ULB) gearing up to conduct vendors’ committee election in June second week for formation of first Town Vending Committee, the members of Ranchi Footpath Hawkers Association covering quite a number of street vendors appear reluctant to take part in the upcoming election. Notably, as per the rule, allocation of shops to street vendors at the vendors market is done on the recommendation of the...

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