Organising committee says he was not kicked out Organisers of Wednesday’s Beijing World Challenge have denied that they kicked out Justin Gatlin from their meeting and said they were “perplexed” by the controversial sprinter’s claim. The meeting went ahead without its star attraction Gatlin, who had stormed out of Beijing on Tuesday, claiming that he was ready to run the 100 metres but had been told by organisers he was not wanted. Yet in ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
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'Harbhajan was selected considering the number of left-handers in the Bangladesh team' 'The selection committee represents each and every cricketer of India and we don’t have emotional attachments' Chairman of selectors Sandeep Patil's explanation for Harbhajan Singh's inclusion in the squad for the one-off Test in Bangladesh next month. Harish Kotian reports. Harbhajan Singh. Photograph: Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images/Getty Images He last played international cricket nearly two years ago, ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was, on Wednesday, fined 10 per cent of his match fee for "inappropriate public comments" about an umpire's decision. Following Chennai’s 25-run defeat to Mumbai Indians in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday, Dhoni questioned the umpire’s decision over the dismissal of opener Dwayne Smith. "We lost momentum in the middle, and not to forget Smith got a horrible decision," Dhoni ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore are locked 7-7 on the head-to-head count, but Wednesday's IPL Eliminator in Pune battle carries the weight of a title dream for both sides Rajasthan Royals players celebrate a dismissal during IPL 8. Photograph: BCCI Having sneaked into the play-offs after winning their last league game, an unpredictable Rajasthan Royals will look to upstage batting-heavy Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL Eliminator in Pune on Wednesday. The Steve Smith-led ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago Rajasthan Royals seek revenge in Bengaluru Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
MANILA: The death toll has risen to 72 in a fire that gutted a rubber slipper factory in the Philippine capital of Manila, a firefighter said today, as police vowed swift action against those responsible for the mishap. Wednesday’s fire reflects poor ...Himalayan times, 1 week ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday discussed ways to strengthen trust and maintain peace on border between India and China, whose ties are often soured by the decades-old boundary dispute. PM Narendra Modi greets Xi Jinping at the Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an. Photograph: MEAIndia/Flickr Modi and Xi held substantive talks in Xi’an, the first time a Chinese president has done so outside Beijing, covering various issues ranging ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago Nothing is more important than a farmer's life, says Modi in Parl Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The government has cleared the lone bid of Airbus-TATA consortium for replacing Indian Air Force's fleet of ageing Avro transport aircraft for Rs 11,930 crore besides approving Russia's offer to build Kamov Ka-226T helicopters under 'Make in India' initiative. The Defence Acquisition Council, which met in New Delhi on Wednesday night, also cleared the proposal to convert two Boeing 777-300 ER for VVIP travel, defence sources said. Other major proposals cleared in the meeting, chaired by ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
This weakness is likely to continue in the near-term Markets slipped over 2 per cent in intra-day deals with the S&P BSE Sensex slipping nearly 700 points and the CNX Nifty shedding over 200 points to 26,739 levels and 8,100 levels, respectively. However, selling gained momentum in late noon deals. While the 30-share S&P BSE Sensex ended the day 723 points, or 2.6 per cent, lower at 26,717 levels, the 50-share CNX Nifty closed 228 points, or 2.7 per cent, lower at 8,097 levels. "In our ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The mediation between the warring co-managing partners of India’s largest law firm Amarchand Mangaldas, brothers Cyril and Shardul Shroff, was accepted by the Bombay high court on Wednesday. According to the terms of the arbitral award, the brothers have agreed to ‘split and bifurcate into separate entities independently carrying on the profession of law’. A detailed family settlement has been arrived at for division of family properties, professional practice and ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Wednesday declared his innocence before a Jodhpur sessions court in connection with a case related to the violation of the Arms Act. The actor was left baffled when the court asked him about his caste. After some thought, he answered: "Hindu and Muslim". While his counsel and bodyguard, and someone from the crowd suggested he say ‘Muslim’, he told the court: “Hindu and Muslim.” Salman explained that his father, Salim Khan, is a Muslim and ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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