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    Lord's Test - India in sight of first overseas Test win in 3 years

    India 295 & 342 England 319 & 105/4 (46.0 ov) England require another 214 runs with 6 wickets remaining England stumble in chase of 319 http://www.espncricinfo.com/england-v-india-2014/content/story/762383.html Full scorecard...
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    Brazil celebrates rival Argentina's World Cup defeat

    after the semifinal, some relief for Brazil........:lol: RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilians bitter about their team's disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina's defeat to Germany in the final Sunday by dancing and launching fireworks, relieved that their arch-rivals failed to triumph on their...
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    Brazilian Players & fans crying after defeat from Germany

    4116342 The first goal came like a bolt from the blue. But they kept singing in support of their team. The second goal cut down the volume of singing. By the time the ball was sent into the netting behind Julio Cesar for the fifth time, almost all Brazilian eyes in the stadium were wet...
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    Will it be Indian summer in England this time? - Testing times begin for Dhonis men

    A tour that is a pointer to the road ahead Think tank: MS Dhoni and Duncan Fletcher come up with their plans India’s tryst with cricket overseas gets another critical instalment in a year that has more challenges lined up: a tour to Australia followed by the 2015 World Cup at the same...
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    13-year-old Andhra teen becomes youngest woman to scale Everest

    HYDERABAD: In a historic feat for Indian mountaineering, 13-year-old Malavath Purna on Saturday became the youngest female climber to scale the Mount Everest. Purna was accompanied by Sadhanapalli Anand Kumar (16), a Class IX student from the Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh, and...
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    Swearing in ceremony - What card will Sharif play?

    Every SAARC nation RSVP's for Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, but Pakistan. On The Buck Stops Here, Barkha Dutt debates: with Nawaz Sharif in two minds, what card will he play in response to Mr Modi's ace?
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    Obama calls Modi as White House welcomes him to visit US

    The United States swiftly courted India's future Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, saying the victorious leader would be welcome to visit despite a previous visa ban. US President Barack Obama called and congratulated Modi for his emphatic electoral victory. US Secretary of State John...
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    Narendra Modi Wins Landslide Victory In Indian Election

    Update: Results + Leads BJP+ : Leads 250 Change +131 Congress+ : Leads 66 Change -137 Others : Leads 132 Change...
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    Why is the election commission effective in India?

    http://www.dawn.com/news/1106141/why-is-the-election-commission-effective-in-india Why is the election commission effective in India? Election Commission of India allowed the government to go ahead with the appointment of the country’s new army chief hours after the polling ended in the last...
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    Lok Sabha 2014: Exit polls point to Modi entry in New Delhi

    Ab ki baar Modi sarkar — that's the unanimous verdict of several exit polls as far as the big picture is concerned, with all of them predicting either that the NDA would get a majority or would get very close to it. The polls also agreed that the BJP would get its highest tally ever — the...
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    Australia pray against dead rubber

    India Australia match most likely a dead rubber Historically, few teams have been more ruthless in their demolition of the underdogs but, on Sunday, Australia will be rooting for the underdogs. For if Bangladesh don't beat Pakistan in the afternoon, Australia, who have lost two close...
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    Is Captain Cool's mask peeling off?

    DHAKA: If you want to know what stress does to human beings, the ideal exercise would be to compare pictures of MS Dhoni from Sept 2007 and now. Back then, he was a fresh-faced, long-haired, big-hitting, bike-loving youngster who embraced attention. Now, he sports generous tufts of grey in...
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    Indo-Pak relations: Saazish and saalan

    Nadeem F. Paracha India and Pakistan have a complicated history. Well, at least that’s what their individual relationship statuses say on Facebook: ‘It’s complicated’. These two countries simultaneously became independent from Britain after insisting that there was...
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    India votes Lok Sabha 2014 - World's largest elections in 9 phases spread over five weeks

    New Delhi: India's national elections will begin April 7 and continue on nine separate dates until May 12 with results expected to be announced May 16, according to the Election Commission of India. The vote is the world's largest, with 814 million eligible voters slated to choose 543...
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    Afghan President Hamid Karzai's baby girl born in Gurgaon hospital

    First glimpse of Baby Karzai. Afghan President Hamid Karzai's baby girl was born in a Gurgaon hospital. GURGAON: Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai made a brief visit to Gurgaon on Wednesday to meet his wife and newborn daughter at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute. The child was...
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    Indian hunts for Facebook lover in Pak, vanishes in Taliban land

    Indian hunts for Facebook lover in Pak, vanishes in Taliban land Fifteen months ago Hamid Nehal Ansari, a graduate from Mumbai, took a flight to Kabul and sneaked into Pakistan to meet a girl he had met on the internet and fallen in love with. NEW DELHI: Fifteen months ago, a...
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    Remebering Mumtaz Jahan Begum

    Madhubala - The Indian Venus Madhubala - The Indian Venus When the night shines radiant under the moonlight and the breeze blows ever so gently, there spreads a strange intoxication in the air. It is on nights like these that I can almost feel the longing with which the legendry but almost...
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    Telangana: Decks cleared for India's 29th state

    29th STATE JUST A SIGNATURE AWAY Rajya Sabha approves Telangana bill amid din and chaos With the Rajya Sabha putting its seal of approval on the Bill for creating Telangana amid bedlam, the birth of the 29th State of the Union is just a presidential signature away. The historic...
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    India extends visa-on-arrival facility to 180 countries

    Visa on arrival facility to be extended to travellers to India from 180 countries It will soon be an easy and open season for international tourists headed for India. Tourists intending to travel to India from up to 180 countries will not be required to personally visit their local...
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    Sania Mirza chases her third Grand Slam title

    Australian Open mixed doubles final live: Sania Mirza chases her third Grand Slam title Sania Mirza will be chasing her third Grand Slam title when along with her partner Horia Tecau, she faces France's Kristina Mladenovic and Canada's Daniel Nestor in the Australian Open mixed doubles...