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Ian Gould recalls the fierce 'Sachin vs Steyn' battle

31 May 2020

Ian Gould recalls the fierce 'Sachin vs Steyn' battle

Former ICC umpire Ian Gould recalled some of the intense player battles he witnessed on the cricket field.

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

11 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

India on Sunday recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections. The nation's tally crossed 67,000 with roughly 4,300 new cases. The nationwide death toll also crossed 2,200 on Sunday.

Coronavirus: Death toll reaches 41; Telangana confirms 6 fatalities

31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll reaches 41; Telangana confirms 6 fatalities

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that 227 new coronavirus cases were reported in the past 24 hours, taking India's tally to 1,251.

After 26/11, government rejected IAF's proposal to strike Pakistan: Dhanoa

28 Dec 2019

After 26/11, government rejected IAF's proposal to strike Pakistan: Dhanoa

The Indian Air Force's proposal to strike Pakistan had been rejected by the previous governments twice before, revealed former IAF chief Birender Singh Dhanoa on Friday.

India Rich List: Mukesh Ambani retains top-spot for 12th year

11 Oct 2019

India Rich List: Mukesh Ambani retains top-spot for 12th year

Forbes India has released its list of richest Indians and for the twelfth year in a row Reliance Industries' Chairman Mukesh Ambani remains India's wealthiest.

Delhi: Sunny Deol's roadshow turns filmy, courtesy hand pump

10 May 2019

Delhi: Sunny Deol's roadshow turns filmy, courtesy hand pump

In the blockbuster movie Gadar, all Sunny Deol's character Tara Singh needed was a hand pump to fight hundreds of Pakistani goons.

Sunny Deol's decision to join BJP floods Twitter with memes

24 Apr 2019

Sunny Deol's decision to join BJP floods Twitter with memes

On Tuesday afternoon, Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal.

In press-conference, dramatic Akhilesh Yadav says Mayawati's insults are his

12 Jan 2019

In press-conference, dramatic Akhilesh Yadav says Mayawati's insults are his

In yet another proof that relationships change in Indian politics at the drop of a hat, Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati held a joint press conference on Saturday looking ready for the battle that is 2019 general elections.

#Breaking: London court orders Vijay Mallya's extradition to India

10 Dec 2018

#Breaking: London court orders Vijay Mallya's extradition to India

In a big blow to beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya, the London Westminster Magistrates' Court ordered his extradition to India.

UK-court's verdict on Mallya's extradition today: All you should know

10 Dec 2018

UK-court's verdict on Mallya's extradition today: All you should know

Westminster Magistrates' Court in London will deliver its judgment on extradition of embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Monday and a CBI team has left from India for the same.

Vijay Mallya's extradition case edges towards ruling. Details here

09 Dec 2018

Vijay Mallya's extradition case edges towards ruling. Details here

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya is scheduled to return to Westminster Magistrates' Court in London tomorrow when his extradition trial is listed for a judgment hand-down.

Sunny Deol never read film scripts in his acting career

23 Nov 2018

Sunny Deol never read film scripts in his acting career

Sunny Deol is a veteran Bollywood actor with a career spanning over 35 years.

#WomenInSabarimala: Temple's doors close but November poses the real challenge

23 Oct 2018

#WomenInSabarimala: Temple's doors close but November poses the real challenge

Despite the Supreme Court's order last month, women of menstrual age weren't allowed to enter the holy shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala, and now the Sabarimala Temple has closed its doors.

Vijay Mallya to appear before UK court for extradition hearing

12 Sep 2018

Vijay Mallya to appear before UK court for extradition hearing

Vijay Mallya will appear before a London court today for a hearing in his extradition case, during which the judge is expected to review a video of the Mumbai jail cell prepared by the Indian authorities for the embattled liquor tycoon.

Actor-politician NTR's son Nandamuri Harikrishna dies in road accident

29 Aug 2018

Actor-politician NTR's son Nandamuri Harikrishna dies in road accident

Former Rajya Sabha MP Nandamuri Harikrishna, the son of NT Rama Rao and brother-in-law of Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu, died in a road accident in Telangana's Nalgonda district today.

Trump quashes security clearance of former CIA chief John Brennan

16 Aug 2018

Trump quashes security clearance of former CIA chief John Brennan

US President Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, accusing him of "lying" and blaming his "erratic conduct and behavior".

Delhi: 62-year-old fake cop, accomplice booked for extortion

11 Jul 2018

Delhi: 62-year-old fake cop, accomplice booked for extortion

A 62-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly extorting money from people by posing as a police officer along with his accomplice in south-east Delhi.

Vijay Mallya ordered to pay £200,000 to Indian banks

16 Jun 2018

Vijay Mallya ordered to pay £200,000 to Indian banks

Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya was asked to pay £200,000 (Rs. 1.81 crore) to Indian banks by a United Kingdom court.

Vijay Mallya is no longer a director of Force India

01 Jun 2018

Vijay Mallya is no longer a director of Force India

Vijay Mallya has stepped down as the director of Formula One Championship team Force India.

India's Aadhaar doesn't pose any privacy issue: Bill Gates

03 May 2018

India's Aadhaar doesn't pose any privacy issue: Bill Gates

India's Aadhaar technology doesn't pose any privacy issue as it's just a bio-ID verification scheme, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said.

Democratic right-to-vote in Karnataka-polls, but can't travel to India: Mallya

27 Apr 2018

Democratic right-to-vote in Karnataka-polls, but can't travel to India: Mallya

Liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya, who had represented Karnataka twice in Rajya Sabha, today said it was his democratic right to vote in state assembly polls, but lamented that he cannot travel to India.

US health secretary Tom Price quits over private plane scandal

30 Sep 2017

US health secretary Tom Price quits over private plane scandal

Tom Price, Donald Trump's Health and Human Services Secretary, resigned on Friday amid growing uproar over his use of expensive private planes for official purposes.

Rajiv Mehrishi succeeds Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG

25 Sep 2017

Rajiv Mehrishi succeeds Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG

Following the completion of his term as Union Home Secretary on 30 August, Rajiv Mehrishi has taken over as India's Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma who demitted office on 22 September.