Mumbai/New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to ban remaining IPL matches while Bollywood actor Vindu Dara Singh Randhawa, a bookie and a hawala operator were arrested by Mumbai police in the spot fixing scam and investigators in Delhi got five more days to question cricketer S. Sreesanth. Apart from arresting the actor and bookie Prem Taneja, Mumbai police Crime Branch also seized Rs.12.80 million in cash from the residence of the arrested hawala operator Alpesh Patel
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Maharashtra is willing to set up a special investment zone for Chinese companies in the state, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan told the visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang here Tuesday. During the meeting, Chavan briefed Li about the immense investment opportunities across various sectors, including automobiles and textiles
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India will stand by the government and people of Afghanistan in the critical period of transition, development and nation-building, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Blistering unbeaten knocks by Mike Hussey and Suresh Raina took Chennai Super Kings to a mammoth 192/1 in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Some of the star Indian footballers, including former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia, are likely to feature in All India Football Federation's (AIFF) franchise-based tournament planned by its marketing partner IMG-Reliance in the 2013-14 season. IMG-Reliance have already approached nine players, including Bhutia, and they have shown their interest in playing in the eight-team tournament which will be held from January 14-March 13 next year. "IMG-Reliance have approached nine star players and they have agreed to play in the tournament
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Increasing numbers of African students are keen to study in Indian universities, with a steep rise in African researchers seeking science and technology fellowships in this country, officials said Tuesday. Speaking at the launch of the C.V. Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers 2013, Arabinda Mitra, Head-International Cooperation (Bilateral), Department of Science & Technology, said since its beginning in 2010, the programme has benefitted more than 300 African scientists and researchers
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Tainted cricketer S. Sreesanth went on a shopping spree with the money he earned from spot-fixing, buying apparel worth Rs.1.95 lakh for himself and a mobile phone costing over Rs.40,000 for his girlfriend, Delhi Police said Tuesday. He wanted to quickly dispose of the cash which he got after fixing and apart from apparel and gifts spent it in parties, a police official told
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former Ranji player Baburao Yadav, arrested in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scandal, was in constant touch with a bookie for two years and had introduced one of the accused Rajasthan Royals players to him, said police here Tuesday. Yadav, who was arrested Monday, came in contact with bookie Sunil Bhatia in 2007 and was in touch with him till 2008. Picked up from Delhi, Yadav was questioned for his links with arrested Rajasthan Royals cricketer Ajit Chandila in the case.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Chennai won the toss and opted to bat against Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1 of the Indian Premier League at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Tuesday. The squads: Chennai Super Kings: Michael Hussey, Murali Vijay, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Ravindra Jadeja,
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors India, owned by Sahara India Pariwar, pulled out of the already scandal-hit Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday and announced that they will not renew their sponsorship of the Indian cricket team after the present contract expires in December 2013. The decision comes after the Lucknow-based firm's demand to bring down the franchise fee was not agreed upon by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).