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Kohli second Indian to reach 900 ranking points

9 hours 36 min ago
Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, which were released on Thursday morning following the conclusion of the Centurion Test.

Kamal: South must unite under Dravidian identity

13 hours 2 min ago
Actor Kamal Haasan believes that the collective voice of a south India united under Dravidian identity would be strong enough to dictate terms to the central government

Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:52
Virat Kohli is the leading run-getter in ODIs with 1460 in 26 innings at an average of 76.84 and strike-rate of 99.11, with six centuries - the most for any team. Kohli led India to the final of the Champions Trophy, ODI series wins over England, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand and Test series wins over Bangladesh, Australia and Sri Lanka (twice).

Four Nations Hockey: India lose 0-2 to Belgium

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:30
Get live score updates of Hockey Four Nations Tournament 2018 match between India and Belgium on Times of India

Lucknow: Girl stabs Class I boy in school toilet

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:08
In a chilling reminder of the murder of a class II student in a Gurgaon school last year, a class I student was stabbed in his school toilet in Lucknow on Tuesday. The seven-year-old, who was allegedly attacked by a senior girl student, is battling for life at the trauma centre of King George’s Medical University (KGMU) here. In his statement to the police late on Wednesday evening, the boy said the girl, while beating him, said she was doing so to get the school to close early.

Shift to Pak, ISI man urges terror suspect

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:15
A conversation between a Nepal based suspected terrorist and an ISI operative living in Karachi reveals how plotters of terror attacks in India are lured into shifting their base to Pakistan.

Doklam: Army eye on Chinese troops, infra build-up

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:10
India is keeping a hawk eye on the continuing presence of Chinese troops and their construction activities in north Doklam near Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet trijunction, even as Army chief General Bipin Rawat said bilateral bonhomie had returned to the same level that existed before the 73-day troop faceoff.

On Feb 10, Modi will be 1st Indian PM in Palestine

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:14
Modi’s visit to Israel last year was also the first by an Indian PM and the one to Palestine follows the government’s decision to “de-hypenate” relations with the two entities as a departure from past practice of seeing visits to the region as balancing acts.

GPS, panic buttons must on public transport vehicles by Apr 1

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:35
All taxis, buses and public transport vehicles, barring three-wheelers and e-rickshaws, will have to install location tracking device or GPS and an alert button from April 1. Three-wheelers have been kept out of these mandatory installation since they are open.

CPM, Owaisi slam govt for end to Haj subsidy

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:13
Opposition parties attacked the Modi government on Wednesday for its decision to end Haj subsidy and to divert the funds to other welfare schemes for minorities.

Padmaavat makers move SC against ban by states

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:44
The petitioners said once the film was cleared by the CBFC, the statutory body under Cinematograph Act, 1952, state governments were prohibited from taking any unilateral action to ban exhibition of the film which formed part of the filmmaker’s freedom of speech and expression guaranteed under Article 19 of the Constitution.

Obsessed UK Pak man ‘kidnapped, raped and murdered’ Indian niece

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:10
A “sexually obsessed” British Pakistani builder kidnapped his 20-year-old British Indian niece and a 21-year-old female, raped both of them and then murdered the 20-year-old, leaving her body stuffed in the deep freeze before attempting to murder the 21-year-old who survived the ordeal, the Old Bailey here heard on Thursday.

States' ban on 'Padmaavat' challenged in SC 

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:34
Controversial film 'Padmaavat's' producer today moved the Supreme Court (SC) challenging the ban on its screening by the three states. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra agreed to hear the petition tomorrow. The film is scheduled for release on January 25.

'Indian Army needs to tone down harsh words'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:07
The Indian Army "needs to tone down (its) hawkish rhetoric" and India "is diplomatically immature" said a Chinese state media editorial today referring to General Bipin Rawat's recent comments that appeared to challenge China and Pakistan.

Rajinikanth's entry into politics may catapult Stalin to CM job: Poll

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:13
The advantage is for DMK.The Dravidian major, which has been carrying the opposition cross in the state since May 2011, will bag 130 seats along with its allies, said the survey.