Sri Lanka crushed in 3 days


Melbourne, Dec 28: Australia humiliated Sri Lanka by an innings and 201 runs to win the Boxing Day Test before tea on Day 3 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday, and seal their three-match series 2-0. Needing 305 runs to make Australia bat again, Sri Lanka surrendered after adding only More

'Destroyer Johnson has heart of gold'


Sri Lanka’s bruised batsmen might care to disagree, but Mitchell Johnson cares about the well-being of his victims off the pitch, according to Australia captain Michael Clarke. The mercurial pacer was justly named man-of-the-match on Friday for his wrecking ball performance in Australia’s innings More

'Don’t want Sachin to embarrass himself'


New Delhi, Dec 28: Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott feels a poor series against Australia could force Sachin Tendulkar to retire from all forms of cricket as the world doesn’t want to see the Indian “embarrass” himself with repeated failures. “He desperately needs some runs against Australia More

India aim for No 1 spot in ODI rankings


Dubai, Dec 28: India will aim to achieve the number one position in the ICC ODI championship table for the first time ever when they square off against Pakistan in a three-match series, commencing in Chennai on December 30. ICC World Cup 2011 champions, India are ranked third on the table with 120 More

Manchester, Dec 28: Alex Ferguson has criticised Newcastle manager Alan Pardew for his claims that the Manchester United manager should have been sent off after a verbal exchange with referee Mike Dean during their clash on Wednesday. The United manager called Dean over just before the beginning More

India beat Pakistan



Ahmedabad, Dec 28: Yuvraj Singh's career-best T20 knock and Ashok Dinda late fightback helped India clinch a thrilling 11-run victory to level the two-match Twenty20 series. India got a huge breakthrough when pacer Ashok Dinda dismissed Umar Akmal to break 62-run third wicket stand.  Skipper More

Serena Williams looks to continue dominance
Brisbane, Dec 28: American superstar Serena Williams has played down concerns about recent foot surgery as she looks to continue her dominance of the women’s game at next week’s Brisbane International.  The opening tournament of the Australian summer features eight of the world’s top 10 women More

Rohan Bopanna keen to represent India again


New Delhi, Dec 28: London Olympics selection controversy is a thing of past at least for Rohan Bopanna as the doubles ace is keen to wear the India cap again and represent the nation in the Davis Cup.Bopanna and his then partner Mahesh Bhupathi were banned by All India Tennis Association (AITA) for More

Pak beat India in a 5-4 cliffhanger to win Asian CT


Doha, Dec 28: Defending champions India fought valiantly but lost a nine-goal cliffhanger to Pakistan in the final of the Asian Champions Trophy on Thursday, with Muhammad Imran’s 64th minute strike winning it for Pakistan 5-4. The match was not short of drama with the Indian team at one stage More

Beckham in no rush to join new club
London,Dec 28: Nearly a month after leaving the Los Angeles Galaxy, David Beckham is in no rush to find a new team as the former England captain mulls over “a number of serious proposals” from clubs across the world. The 37-year-old midfielder is seeking a final challenge in his illustrious More

Footballer Rahim Nabi eyes Arjuna Award
New Delhi, Dec 28: All India Football Federation (AIFF) player of the year Syed Rahim Nabi said that his name should be considered for the Arjuna Award. A versatile player, the 27-year-old has been in sparkling form both for his club, Mohun Bagan, and the national side. “Let me be honest More

  • Kashmir

Fresh snowfall in upper reaches, rains lash plains

Snow Adds Color To New Year Festivities At Gulmarg


Srinagar, Dec 28: While the plains in Kashmir received light rainfall, heavy snowfall was Friday recorded in the upper reaches including the world-famous tourist resort of Gulmarg.  Kargil, Drass More

  • Srinagar City

LD hospital sans round-the-clock heating arrangements

Patients shiver in freezing cold



Srinagar, Dec 28: In a surprising move which is taking a heavy toll on patients including newborns in freezing cold, authorities at the Kashmir’s lone maternity hospital Lal Ded here operate the heating More

  • Jammu

Highway closed on Friday evening


Ramban, Dec 28: Fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions led to the closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway on Friday evening. However, officials said the situation will be reviewed Saturday morning keeping More

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