29 Aug 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today greeted people on the eve of Raksha Bandhan, saying the festival underlines the need for enhancing efforts for the welfare of women and a duty for men to ensure their safety and security in society.
28 Aug 2015
Colombo: Rain played spoilsport on the opening day, washing out more than two sessions, after India were reduced to a precarious 50 for two in their first innings, on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka.
27 Aug 2015
Colombo: India will seek to clinch their first series win on Sri Lankan soil in 22 years as they go into the third and final Test against the hosts here tomorrow in what promises to be a thrilling duel between the two young teams.
27 Aug 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews accepted that it will take time for someone to get into the boots of retiring legend Kumar Sangakkara but left-hander Upul Tharanga is someone they would be banking on to do the job as they take on India in the third Test starting tomorrow.
24 Aug 2015
Colombo: Ravichandran Ashwin today produced another magical spell to scalp five wickets as India notched up a series-levelling 278-run victory in the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka, denying the legendary Kumar Sangakkara a fairytale farewell from the game.
23 Aug 2015
Colombo: India were eyeing a series-levelling victory in the second cricket Test by reducing Sri Lanka to 72 for two after setting the hosts a daunting victory target of 413, riding on Ajinkya Rahane's sparkling century.
22 Aug 2015
Colombo: India gained an upper hand in the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka by taking a handy 87-run first innings lead despite a fighting century by rival skipper Angelo Mathews, here today.
21 Aug 2015
Colombo: Retiring legend Kumar Sangakkara failed to get a big knock in his swansong Test appearance but Sri Lanka overcame an early jolt to reach 140/3 after dismissing India for 393 in the first innings of the second cricket Test here today.
20 Aug 2015
Colombo: Opener Lokesh Rahul struck a fluent century as India recovered from early jitters to reach 319 for six in their first innings to leave the second Test against Sri Lanka evenly poised here today.
27 Aug 2015
Wellington: Australia will play two Tests and three one-day internationals on its tour to New Zealand in February, sacrificing an additional Test to revive the one-day international series for the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.