'Beleaguered' Misbah turns down calls to quit ODI|
3/29/2013 1:00:00 PM IST
Islamabad, Mar 29 (ANI): Under pressure Pakistani captain Misbahul Haq has turned down calls to quit one-day cricket, insisting from now on he would be batting with a much more positive intent in the fifty-over format after getting the stick for batting slowly in limited over cricket.
'Out of favour' Oz batsman Khawaja likely to get Ashes recall|
3/27/2013 12:46:00 AM IST
Sydney, Mar 27 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors, John Inverarity has hinted that out of favour Test batsman Usman Khawaja might earn a recall in the team during the all important Ashes series this year.
Psychological acupuncture helps reduce food cravings, lose weight|
3/24/2013 11:34:00 AM IST
Melbourne, March 24 (ANI): A bit of psychological acupuncture might help you to reduce your food cravings and lose weight, according to a Gold Coast-based Bond University researcher.
HRW hopes India will seek amendments to UN resolution on Lankan Tamil issue|
3/20/2013 12:30:00 AM IST
New York, Mar.20 (ANI): New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has in a statement urged the Indian Government to seek and move amendments to the UN Human Rights Council Resolution on the Sri Lankan Tamil rights issue at the earliest.
More than half of US residents believe Iraq war a mistake, poll says|
3/19/2013 1:24:00 PM IST
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Around 53 percent of Americans believe that the invasion of Iraq was a mistake, according to a recent poll.
Karzai seeks Pakistan's cooperation in war on terror|
3/4/2013 8:54:00 PM IST
Kabul, March 4 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Monday termed terrorism as the common enemy of Afghanistan and Pakistan and sought firm anti-terror support from Islamabad.
We could have scored ten goals: Koevermans|
3/4/2013 7:48:00 PM IST
Yangon, March 4 (IANS) India football coach Wim Koevermans has praised his team for a brilliant performance and pointed out that they could have scored more goals after beating Guam 4-0 at the Yangon Training Centre in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers here Monday.
Mukesh Ambani again tops India's 55 billionaires|
3/4/2013 7:32:00 PM IST
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Fifty-five Indians, led by Reliance India chairman Mukesh Ambani, figure in the Forbes annual list of a record 1,426 billionaires, topped by Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim Helu for the fourth year in a row.
Proud of contribution of Indian diaspora: Pranab|
3/4/2013 7:10:00 PM IST
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) Interacting with members of the Indian diaspora in Bangladesh, visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) were the most welcomed guests all over the world.
Man attempts self-immolation in anti-Sri Lanka protests|
3/4/2013 6:52:00 PM IST
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Forty-one-year-old Mani of Cuddalore district Monday suffered serious burn injuries after he attempted self-immolation, demanding action against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for war crimes, police said.
Miami Heat extend winning streak to 14 games|
3/4/2013 6:46:00 PM IST
New York, March 4 (IANS) LeBron James snatched 29 points, including a game-sealing dunk to extend the surging Miami Heat to their NBA franchise record-tying 14 streak victory by beating eastern conference rivals New York Knicks 99-93.
Worker killed at St. Petersburg football stadium site|
3/4/2013 6:20:00 PM IST
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A builder died after a piece of metal fell on him at Zenit St. Petersburg's new football stadium, investigators said Monday.
Modi disinvite casts shadow on Wharton India forum|
3/4/2013 6:04:00 PM IST
Washington, March 4 (IANS) The bizarre cancellation of an invitation to speak to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has cast a long shadow over the prestigious Wharton India Economic Forum's March 23 conclave.
Saina to lead Indian challenge at All England (Preview)|
3/4/2013 5:04:00 PM IST
Birmingham, March 4 (IANS) World No.2 Saina Nehwal will lead the Indian challenge at the All England Open Badminton Championships starting Wednesday at the National Indoor Arena here.
Maldives parliament convenes|
3/4/2013 4:44:00 PM IST
Male, March 4 (IANS) The Maldives parliament convened Monday for the first time this year amidst uproar by members of the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP).
Hari Roberts appointed aerodynamics chief at Caterham|
3/4/2013 4:04:00 PM IST
Leafield (England), March 4 (IANS) Caterham has announced that Hari Roberts has joined the Formula 1 team as head of aerodynamics.
San Lorenzo defeat River Plate 2-0 in Argentinean league|
3/4/2013 3:46:00 PM IST
Buenos Aires, March 4 (IANS) San Lorenzo de Almagro snapped River Plate's three game winning streak with a 2-0 victory in the Argentina soccer league.
Cocktail bomb explodes outside Mukherjee's Dhaka hotel|
3/4/2013 3:42:00 PM IST
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) A crude cocktail bomb was hurled Monday by two motorcycle borne youths at the hotel where Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is staying. No one was injured in the minor explosion.
Forlan double sends Internacional into final|
3/4/2013 3:32:00 PM IST
Porto Alegre, March 4 (IANS) Uruguay striker Diego Forlan struck twice as Internacional progressed to the final of Brazil's Piratina Cup with a 2-0 victory over Esportivo.
'Minor explosion' outside Pranab's Dhaka hotel|
3/4/2013 3:04:00 PM IST
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) A crude cocktail bomb Monday exploded near the hotel where Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is staying. No one was injured.