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April 15, 2017

Such wins give lot of confidence: Gambhir

Kolkata, April 15: Buoyed by the emphatic win against defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League clash, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Saturday said such wins always add to his side's…

IPL: Kolkata vs Hyderabad scoreboard

Kolkata, April 15: Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday:Kolkata Sunil Narine b Kumar 6 Gautam Gambhir b Rashid…

IPL: Kolkata have it easy against Hyderabad

Kolkata, April 15: Kolkata Knight Riders zoomed to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table riding on Robin Uthappa's gritty half-century and disciplined bowling performance to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs at the Eden…

Bayi brace boosts Aizawl in I-League

Fatorda (Goa) April 15: Kamo Stephane Bayi scored once in each half as Aizawl FC beat Churchill Brothers 3-1 in an I-league football match here on Saturday.Bayi scored in the seventh and 46th minutes while Robert Laldanmawia (84th minute)…

Delhi opt to bat against Punjab

New Delhi, April 15: Delhi Daredevils skipper Zaheer Khan won the toss and opted to bat against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Saturday.For Delhi, batsman Shreyas Iyer returned after…

How about DRS in IPL to avoid howlers

The quality of umpiring in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) has received opprobrium and to put it mildly, the officiating has been abysmal. Perhaps, to err is human, but after seeing the howlers of homegrown umpires, the adage will…

Telangana to hike Muslim quota to 12%

Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) The Telangana government on Saturday decided to hike the reservations for the socially and economically backward among Muslims to 12 per cent from the existing four per cent.The decision was taken by the state…

TDP MP revolts against Chandrababu Naidu

Vijayawada, April 15 (IANS) TDP MP from Chittoor, N. Shivaprasad, has raised the banner of revolt against the party leadership and said he could contest as the candidate of many other parties in the next elections.Considered close to Telugu…

Brand kate spade new york enters India

New Delhi, April 15 : Global fashion and lifestyle brand kate spade new york has forayed into the Indian market with its first two stores in the capital.The brand has opened shop in south Delhi -- with one store at the DLF Emporio in Vasant…

RCB, Pune aim to get back to winning ways

Bengaluru, April 15: The last time Virat Kohli and Steve Smith clashed with each other was the recently-concluded India-Australia Test series, and now both will be aiming to stem the rot when Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)…

Hirano ousts Chinese Zhu from Asian TT

Wuxi (China), April 15: Japanese teenager Miu Hirano continued her giant-killing spree at the Asian table tennis championships, stunning world No. 2 Zhu Yuling 3-0 to reach the women's singles final here on Friday.Hirano registered a…

Bengal celebrates Poila Baisakh

Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) West Bengal on Saturday ushered in "Poila Baisakh" or the Bengali New Year with traditional fervour.Devout Bengalis visited the Kalighat and Dakshineshwar temples and offered flowers and traditional sweets…