05 Apr 2015
New Delhi: India may not have had an umpire in the ICC elite panel for more than a decade but celebrated Australian Simon Taufel feels officials from the country are close to making the exclusive group again thanks to the Cricket Board's efforts.
01 May 2015
New Delhi: A parliamentary panel has expressed dismay over delay by rural development ministry in implementing recommendations of a task force to address problems of the old, differently-abled and widows and accused it of "lack of initiative" and a "casual" approach.
25 Apr 2015
Mirpur: Pakistan T20 skipper Shahid Afridi has criticised umpiring decisions following their seven-wicket loss to Bangladesh in the one-off Twenty20 International here.Bangladesh registered their maiden win over Pakistan in T20Is at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Friday.
30 Apr 2015
New Delhi: A Chief Ministers' panel working on different aspects of Swachh Bharat Mission including suggesting ways to rope in private players and setting up an institutional mechanism, will finalise its report by June-end.
23 Apr 2015
LONDON: Fierce rivalries, rather than tumbling times, are key to maintaining the appeal of elite marathons, defending London champion Wilson Kipsang said of his showdown with world recordholder Dennis Kimetto on Sunday.
28 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Maharashtra government has decided to set up a panel to ensure that the Centre's schemes for education are implemented at district level and to keep a track of children's enrollment and monitor their performance.
28 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Raising "deep" concerns over functioning of NHAI, a Parliamentary panel on Tuesday said the highways regulator spent just 26 percent of the allocated fund at a time when private players were withdrawing from road projects on equity crunch.
27 Apr 2015
New Delhi: In a new twist, Chief Justice of India (CJI) H L Dattu has refused to participate in a three-member panel for selecting two eminent persons in the six-member National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) on whose validity a constitution bench began hearings on Monday.
16 Apr 2015
Shamkir (Azerbaijan): Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will have his hands full when he competes in a very strong field in the Shamkir Chess 2015, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov.
27 Apr 2015
London: Seeking to contain the adverse fall out of MAT levy on foreign investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the Indian government will set up a high-level committee to sort out the taxations issues of the past and make the system predictable.