Nadal, Fedex enter quarters

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | AP | MONACO

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal had little trouble reaching the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters, beating Italian Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-3 on Thursday.Fourth-seeded Roger Federer also got through, shaking off a slow start before dispatching Czech player Lukas Rosol 6-4, 6-1 in a little under one hour. Having looked a little...

Hamilton's tactical team switch proving correct

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | IANS | New Delhi

Lewis Hamilton shocked the Formula 1 caravan in September 2012 by announcing he would be leaving McLaren, the team he grew up with, to join Mercedes in 2013 as the retiring Michael Schumacher's replacement. Leaving a team like McLaren, the second oldest active outfit in the sport after Ferrari and one...


Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | Pioneer

all-win day for India New Delhi: Asian silver-medallist Gaurav Solanki (52kg) turned it around remarkably to beat Belarus' Dzmitry Asanau and cap off an all-win day for India at the World Youth Boxing Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday. Out-witted in the first three minutes by Asanau, Solanki roared back in...

Yuvraj stars in RCB’s win

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | PTI | Sharjah

Hits unbeaten 29-ball 52 to help Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by eight wickets Yuvraj Singh struck form with a brilliant unbeaten half century as Royal Challengers Bangalore crushed Delhi Daredevils by eight wickets in their IPL campaign opener here on Thursday. Yuvraj (52 not out) shared 84 runs from just 7.9 overs...

Cricket Briefly

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | Pioneer

BCCI calls EWC meeting on 20th Mumbai: Heeding to the demands of some affiliated state units, the BCCI has decided to convene an Emergent Working Committee meeting here on April 20 to take stock of the developments relating to the case before the Supreme Court regarding IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal....

RR seek balm for fixing pain, play SH in opener

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | PTI | Abu Dhabi

One of the worst hit teams in last year’s spot-fixing scandal, Rajasthan Royals will be keen to clear their off-field image with good on-field performances when they begin their IPL campaign by taking on a formidable Sunrisers Hyderabad here on Friday. The Royals were left feeling betrayed when errant Indian pacer...

Distracted CSK face revamped KXIP

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | PTI | Abu Dhabi

Distracted to an extent by off-field furors surrounding them, two-time former champions Chennai Super Kings would look to bring the focus back on their cricketing prowess when they take on a revamped Kings XI Punjab in their IPL opener here on Friday. The Chennai outfit, the most dominant team in the...

‘KXIP poised for maiden IPL title’

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

Devastating South Africa batsman David Miller (in pic) believes Kings XI Punjab have built a strong squad capable of winning its maiden Indian Premier League title this year. The Punjab outfit, who have only once qualified for the knockout stage in the six editions of the event, made smart buys in...


Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | Pioneer

100 It will be a century of IPL matches for both Chennai Super Kings and Suresh Raina when CSK take on Kings XI Punjab on Friday. CSK will become the first team ever to appear in 100 matches in the IPL and Raina, who hasn’t missed a single match for...

What they said

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | Pioneer

When I went out there to bat, I remembered the old times when I batted with him and I realised nothing had changed. It was exactly the same batting with Jacques again and I could feel that same comfort level. We had a lot of partnerships together with RCB and...


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‘Assault’ on police driver: Action against Kerala ADGP

17 Jun 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a swift move intended at stemming the protests brewing in the State police force against certain top officials’ ‘feudalistic’ practice of persecuting policemen and camp followers by using them as house servants, the Kerala Government on Saturday removed ADGP Sudesh Kumar, whose daughter was the other day booked for assaulting and verbally abusing his official police driver, from the position of head of the Armed Police Battalion. The action against...

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Police arrest three cyber criminals


A team of Ganday police of Giridih district have arrested three cyber criminals and found 6 mobiles, 3 ATM cards, one cheque book of Bank of India ,and 8 Sim card and other gadgets from them near Raskutta, Jhilwa, Madhupur and Chapri village of Madhupur under Ganday police station on Sunday. The criminals were identified as Naresh Mandal, Nandkishor Mandal and Mahesh Hembram...

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