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SAARC must overcome cross-border terror; obstruction in trade, connectivity: Jaishankar

24 Sep 2020

SAARC must overcome cross-border terror; obstruction in trade, connectivity: Jaishankar

Cross-border terror, blocking connectivity, and obstructing trade are the key challenges that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) must overcome, Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar said Wednesday at an informal virtual meeting of SAARC Foreign Ministers held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Player profile: Who is RCB's new opener Devdutt Padikkal?

22 Sep 2020

Player profile: Who is RCB's new opener Devdutt Padikkal?

Royal Challengers Bangalore registered their first victory of the 2020 IPL as they beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs in their opening game.

A look at David Warner's T20I numbers since 2019

05 Sep 2020

A look at David Warner's T20I numbers since 2019

The COVID-19 break seems to have taken no toll on Australian opener David Warner.

Waqar Younis advocates one brand of ball in Test cricket

03 Sep 2020

Waqar Younis advocates one brand of ball in Test cricket

Former Pakistani pacer and the incumbent bowling coach Waqar Younis believes the International Cricket Council (ICC) should standardize the brand of ball in Test cricket.

Nokia 2.1 starts receiving Android 10 (Go edition) update

03 Sep 2020

Nokia 2.1 starts receiving Android 10 (Go edition) update

HMD Global has started rolling out the Android 10 (Go edition) update for Nokia 2.1 in India.

Mohammed Shami turns 30: A look at his major records

03 Sep 2020

Mohammed Shami turns 30: A look at his major records

Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami, on Thursday, turned 30.

International passenger flights to remain suspended till September 30

31 Aug 2020

International passenger flights to remain suspended till September 30

As many expected, India is extending the ban on international passenger flights.

Veteran filmmaker AB Raj passes away at 95

24 Aug 2020

Veteran filmmaker AB Raj passes away at 95

Veteran film director and producer AB Raj (aka Antony Basker Raj) has passed away. He was 95.

England vs Pakistan: Records broken by Crawley and Buttler

23 Aug 2020

England vs Pakistan: Records broken by Crawley and Buttler

England batsmen Zak Crawley and Jos Buttler smashed plenty of records on Day 2 of the third Test against Pakistan.

India plans bilateral 'air bubbles' with 5 neighboring countries

18 Aug 2020

India plans bilateral 'air bubbles' with 5 neighboring countries

India has proposed to establish bilateral air bubble arrangements with five of its neighbors, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday. Notably, Pakistan is not among the list of neighbors.

Suresh Raina reveals why he announced retirement along with Dhoni

17 Aug 2020

Suresh Raina reveals why he announced retirement along with Dhoni

One of India's greatest captains MS Dhoni announced retirement from international cricket on Saturday.

Interesting records held by Suresh Raina in international cricket

16 Aug 2020

Interesting records held by Suresh Raina in international cricket

Moments after former Indian captain MS Dhoni informed about his retirement, Indian batsman Suresh Raina also called time on his international career.

Rohit Sharma vs David Warner: Statistical comparison (ODIs)

14 Aug 2020

Rohit Sharma vs David Warner: Statistical comparison (ODIs)

Rohit Sharma and David Warner are counted among the most terrific openers in white-ball cricket.

Interesting facts about Pakistan's pace sensation Naseem Shah

14 Aug 2020

Interesting facts about Pakistan's pace sensation Naseem Shah

Pakistan's bowling coach Waqar Younis recently hailed pace sensation, Naseem Shah.

Sri Lanka, UAE the back-up venues for 2021 T20 WC

13 Aug 2020

Sri Lanka, UAE the back-up venues for 2021 T20 WC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has zeroed in on Sri Lanka and the UAE, in case India is unable to host the next year's T20 WC.

Bangladesh likely to tour Sri Lanka in October

12 Aug 2020

Bangladesh likely to tour Sri Lanka in October

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced that Bangladesh could tour Sri Lanka for a three-match series in October this year.

#EnglandvsPakistan: Records broken by Shan Masood on Day 2

07 Aug 2020

#EnglandvsPakistan: Records broken by Shan Masood on Day 2

Pakistan seem to have the upper hand in the ongoing first Test against England, at the moment.

England vs Pakistan, first Test: Key moments of Day 2

07 Aug 2020

England vs Pakistan, first Test: Key moments of Day 2

After resuming Day 2 on 139/2, Pakistan managed to get past the 300-run mark (326/10) after Shan Masood slammed 156.

Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony viewed widely across the world

06 Aug 2020

Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony viewed widely across the world

The live telecast of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, which took place on Wednesday, was reportedly viewed widely across the world.

#StatisticalAnalysis: Babar Azam's impact in the ICC World Test Championship

06 Aug 2020

#StatisticalAnalysis: Babar Azam's impact in the ICC World Test Championship

Pakistan were helped massively by Babar Azam on Day 1 of the first Test against England at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester.

England vs Pakistan: TV umpire to call front-foot no-balls

05 Aug 2020

England vs Pakistan: TV umpire to call front-foot no-balls

For the first time in Test cricket, the TV umpire will call the front-foot no-balls.

England vs Pakistan: Statistical preview of first Test

04 Aug 2020

England vs Pakistan: Statistical preview of first Test

England and Pakistan are all set to lock horns in the first of three-Test series from August 5 at the Old Trafford.

Proud parents! Aftab Shivdasani, wife Nin Dusanj welcome baby girl

02 Aug 2020

Proud parents! Aftab Shivdasani, wife Nin Dusanj welcome baby girl

Bollywood actor Aftab Shivdasani and his wife, Nin Dusanj, have welcomed their first child, a baby girl. The 42-year-old actor took to Instagram on Saturday night to announce the big news.

Rahul Dravid highlights impact of COVID-19 on Indian cricket

02 Aug 2020

Rahul Dravid highlights impact of COVID-19 on Indian cricket

Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid believes Indian cricket will suffer if the sport doesn't resume in the next two months.

England take third position in ICC World Test Championship rankings

29 Jul 2020

England take third position in ICC World Test Championship rankings

The England cricket team beat West Indies in the third Test match on Tuesday to win the series by a 2-1 margin.

OPPO F15 gets Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update in India

29 Jul 2020

OPPO F15 gets Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update in India

OPPO has started rolling out the latest Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update for its F15 handset in India.

Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: A look at his amazing records

10 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: A look at his amazing records

Batting maestro Sunil Gavaskar turned 71 on Friday.

Asia Cup to be held in June 2021: Details here

09 Jul 2020

Asia Cup to be held in June 2021: Details here

The 2020 edition of the Asia Cup had been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

New Zealand Women name Sophie Devine as permanent captain

09 Jul 2020

New Zealand Women name Sophie Devine as permanent captain

Sophie Devine has been appointed as the new permanent skipper of New Zealand Women.

Nokia 1 receives Android 10 (Go Edition) update in India

08 Jul 2020

Nokia 1 receives Android 10 (Go Edition) update in India

Nokia 1, the entry-level smartphone by HMD Global, has started receiving the Android 10 (Go Edition) update.

Mike Hesson opens up on New Zealand's captaincy debacle

08 Jul 2020

Mike Hesson opens up on New Zealand's captaincy debacle

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson opened up on the infamous captaincy debacle of 2012.

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Unfurling his inspiring journey

07 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Unfurling his inspiring journey

Over the years, a number of legends have represented Team India.

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

06 Jul 2020

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

New Zealand has expressed interest to host the Indian Premier League, if India is unable to conduct it, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sri Lanka Police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

03 Jul 2020

Sri Lanka Police drops 2011 World Cup final fixing probe

The Sri Lanka Police, on Friday, called off its investigation over allegations of match-fixing in the 2011 World Cup final.

Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

03 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh turned 40 on Friday.

Sri Lanka police questions Aravinda de Silva over match-fixing row

01 Jul 2020

Sri Lanka police questions Aravinda de Silva over match-fixing row

Former Sri Lankan chief cricket selector Aravinda de Silva was questioned for six hours as criminal investigation for match-fixing began on Tuesday.

South Africa announce 44-man High Performance training squad

30 Jun 2020

South Africa announce 44-man High Performance training squad

As many as 44 South African cricketers will return to training with Cricket South Africa (CSA) getting the green signal from Sports Ministry.

Sri Lanka open probe into 2011 WC final match-fixing claims

30 Jun 2020

Sri Lanka open probe into 2011 WC final match-fixing claims

Sri Lanka have ordered a criminal probe to look into the allegations that 2011 World Cup final in Mumbai was fixed.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What will happen to ICC World Test Championship?

28 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: What will happen to ICC World Test Championship?

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the international cricket calendar with several bilateral series getting postponed.

Happy Birthday Dale Steyn: A look at his splendid feats

27 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Dale Steyn: A look at his splendid feats

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn turned 37 on Saturday.