Everything you need to know about Saidapet West(mer With Sdp): news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Saidapet West(mer With Sdp): news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 5 (IANS/CMC) Out-going West Indies one-day captain Darren Sammy has pledged his ?unwavering commitment? as he hands over to successor Dwayne Bravo for next month?s Champions Trophy in England.
London, May 3 (ANI): Spice Girls musical 'Viva Forever!' will be closing in June, six months after it was first shown.
Port of Spain, April 30 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies cricketer Bryan Davis says the side's progress in Test cricket could suffer if they do not get more matches under their belt.
Islamabad, Apr. 22 (ANI): Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl), Maulana Fazlur Rehman, has said that politicians talking about a new Pakistan are in fact agents of Western countries.
Melbourne, Apr. 17 (ANI): A secret group of people called 'travel hackers' is vacationing around the world for free.
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Veteran playback singer P.B. Srinivas, known for crooning thousands of chartbusters in southern languages, died here Sunday, a family member said. He was 82.
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Residents of states with the highest rates of gun ownership and political conservatism are at greater risk of suicide, a study has said.
Almaty, April 5 (Xinhua-ANI): World powers started a fresh round of nuclear talks with Iran here on Friday.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Authorities in West Virginia have blamed carbon monoxide poisoning for the death of "Buckwild" star Shaine Gandee, along with two other men.
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) If Indian companies do not quickly move into West Africa, Western firms will control the $300-million strong market, says Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister Rui Duarte de Barros.
Washington, March 23(ANI): Ashley Greene's West Hollywood apartment - that had previously been home to celebs like Mickey Rourke and Rock Hudson - was destroyed in a fire on Friday and claimed the life of one of her dogs.
London, Mar. 19 (ANI): Boxer Nicola Adams has said that she is happiest chilling out with her pals, seeing her family and her Doberman named Dexter.
New York, Mar 7 (ANI): 3 percent of the Yale student participants at a sex workshop revealed that they had engaged in sexual activity with an animal, while others and fantasized about incest.
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Stacy Keibler, who has been dating actor George Clooney, loves his thick beard.
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): Australia's victorious women cricketers hope their latest world title win will promote more growth in the game at grassroots level, and they also believe the aim of becoming professional athletes is no longer an impractical dream.
St. George's (Grenada), Feb 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin says he has been working overtime with bat and gloves to bolster his preparations for the three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Zimbabwe which bowls off at the national stadium here Friday.
London, Feb 20 (ANI): The fashionable West End area of London has been named as the world's most expensive place to rent office space, costing more than double of New York's 5th Avenue, Paris and Sydney, according to a study.
London, Feb. 19 (ANI): Western diplomats have accused Russia of breaking a pledge to stop supplying arms to the Syrian regime.
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Lisa Sthalekar, member of the newly-crowned ICC Women's World Cup champion Australia team, has announced her retirement from international cricket.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Australia beat the West Indies by 114 runs in the final to win the 10th edition of the ICC Women's World Cup here at the Brabourne Stadium Sunday. This is Australia's sixth World Cup title.
Sydney, Feb 16 (ANI): Australian cricket legend Matthew Hayden has said that he is not surprised by the rapid rise of teenager Holly Ferling in the women's cricket World Cup.
Melbourne, Feb.11 (ANI): Australian batting's hamstring epidemic has struck again with its latest match-winner Adam Voges becoming the latest victim.
London, Feb. 10 (ANI): As Rio de Janeiro's carnival stared, its oldest street parade drew an estimated 1.5 million people.
Sydney, Feb 6(ANI): Australian batsman George Bailey is keen to follow David Warner's footsteps and use his blazing limited-overs form to force his way into the Test team with an eye on the all important Ashes series.
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) India's Mithali Raj and England's Katherine Brunt enter the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup 2013 as top-ranked batter and bowler.
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is busy preparing for the India tour and says he is working specifically on tackling spin in the sub-continental conditions.
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) From a saucy six-year-old pageant queen Honey Boo Boo to the hard-drinking, hyper-sexual Italian-Americans on shows like "Jersey Shore", the brazen, politically incorrect themes on reality television in the US are hard to escape.
Gris Islet (St Lucia), Jan 18 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle, one of the most destructive batsmen in world cricket, is arriving here to bolster Jamaica's chances of capturing the only regional title that has eluded them.
London, Jan 16 (IANS) A popular children's doll, imported from China and sold in Britain, has been found to contain a lethal chemical that can cause cancer, deformities in babies and infertility in men, a media report said Wednesday.
New York, Jan 11 (ANI): Kanye West's popularity might be at risk, now that girlfriend Kim Kardashian is pregnant with their baby.
New York, Jan 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is disappointed with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's new peace initiative that was rejected by the opposition and the West, his spokesman said.
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Babies carried upright by their parents grow into more self-assured and poised kids compared to those who are just made to sit in prams, says a Pulitzer Prize-winning scientist.
London, January 4 (ANI): The western part of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previously thought, a study has found.
Sydney, Dec 25(ANI): West Indies all rounder Marlon Samuels can continue bowling his fast-paced off spinners during the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) since Cricket Australia's (CA) testing process is not fast enough to ban him from bowling even if his action is found illegal.
Washington, December 24 (ANI): The western part of the Antarctica ice sheet is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previously thought, a new study found.
Tehran, Dec 24 (ANI): Iranian authorities have claimed that the country has successfully circumvented sanctions on the sale of its oil.
Sydney, Dec. 23 (ANI): West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach has said it was his bomb that 'sparked' Ricky Ponting's long spiral towards retirement.
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The West's policy of dividing Syrian terrorists into "the bad" and "the not so bad" is dangerous, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Castries (St. Lucia), Dec 20 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has embraced the multi-million dollar Caribbean T20 Premier League (CPL), terming its emergence as a "special time," in the regional game.
Sydney, Dec 13(ANI): Explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has claimed he is the best batsman in the Twenty20 format of the game despite dropping to number two in the world ranking T20 rankings behind Brendon McCullum.
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Greeting card giant Hallmark has been heavily criticised for sexualising young girls on a 13th birthday card.
London, Dec. 2 (ANI): A British couple living in Spain have developed a vegetable juice based diet, which they claim can reverse the symptoms of type 2 diabetes within a few days.
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Senate voted Friday to impose broader sanctions on Iran targeting the country's domestic industries.
London, Nov. 21 (ANI): English football club West Ham United believe by signing David Beckham at Upton Park would help them win their Olympic stadium bid.
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Islamist rebel groups in the Syrian city of Aleppo have rejected the new Western-backed opposition coalition that seeks to oust the country's President Bashar al Assad.
Beijing, Nov. 12 (ANI): One prominent figure missing from the 18th Communist Party congress is China's First Lady-in-waiting, Peng Liyuan, who has a higher profile than previous presidential spouses.
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle has given a strong endorsement of Darren Sammy's captaincy, and says he expects him to continue to improve in the leadership role.
Karachi, Nov 8 (ANI): Former Pakistani off spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, who revolutionised the art of off spin and made the doosra a household term, feels that Sunil Narine has been very impressive in the shorter formats and has a bright future ahead of him.
Dhaka, Nov 6 (IANS/CMC) Manager of the West Indies cricket team Richie Richardson says the regional side wants to continue building on recent improvements during their tour of Bangladesh over the next few weeks.
Washington, Nov. 6 (ANI): American rock band No Doubt were forced to delete a music video for their new song, 'Looking Hot,' after viewers complained that the clip was offensive to Native Americans.
Khartoum, Nov 5 (IANS) A deadly yellow fever outbreak in Sudan has claimed 18 more lives, taking the toll from the vector-borne disease to 50.
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 4 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has cautioned against complacency as the West Indies prepare to face Bangladesh in a Test and one-day series they are expected to win easily.
Wellington, Oct 27(ANI): Sri Lanka Twenty20 captain Angelo Mathews has said he is not concerned with the criticism of his batting by chief selector Ashantha de Mel, and added it won't affect him as he prepares to lead the side against New Zealand in a one-off Twenty20 next Tuesday.
Sydney, Oct 22(ANI): Young Australia all rounder Glenn Maxwell is confident that taking a few risks while batting in limited overs cricket would help him in his international caree, after getting criticised for his below par showing at the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.
Tehran, Oct. 16 (Xinhua-ANI): Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Tuesday that Western sanctions against Iran are "illegal."
Islamabad, Oct. 12 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team's head coach Dav Whatmore's wife has termed media reports of him suffering from ill health "absolutely baseless", adding that her husband was very much "alive and kicking".
Sydney, Oct 11 (ANI): Australian vice captain Watson is not comfortable with the suggestion that he is the world's No.1 Twenty20 player, and still rates West Indian Chris Gayle as the best T20 cricketer.
It took 33 long years, a Chris Gayle and combined effort of whole team to bring back the cup they won the very first time. West Indies has won T20 World Cup 2012 by defeating Sri Lanka at their home.
Colombo, Oct 8 (IANS) West Indies skipper Darren Sammy said the World Twenty20 victory over Sri Lanka here Sunday was very special and will be the beginning of things to come.
Colombo, Oct 7 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the World Twenty20 final between West Indies and Sri Lanka at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Sunday:
London, Oct 7 (ANI): There may be an inherited element to writing good fiction, a new research has revealed.
Sydney, Oct. 7 (ANI): Even as Australia's title bid in the World Twenty20 campaign ended after being beaten by the West Indies side, vanquished captain George Bailey insisted that the team's semi-final finish was just the start of his career as a 'national leader'.
Johannesburg, Oct. 7 (ANI): Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has insisted that the World Twenty20 final against the West Indies will not hinge only on Chris Gayle's flamboyant batting.
Colombo, Oct 5 (IANS) Australia were blown away by a Chris Gayle storm as the West Indies made their maiden World Twenty20 final with a 74-run win in the semi-final at the R. Premedasa Stadium here Friday.
Colombo, Oct 5 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the second World Twenty20 semi-final between West Indies and Australia at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Friday.
Colombo, Oct 5 (IANS) Chris Gayle smashed 75 off 41 balls as the West Indies scored 205 for four against Australia in the second semi-final of the World Twenty20 Championship at the R Premadasa stadium here Friday.
Colombo, Oct 5(ANI): Australia captain George Bailey believes dismissing explosive opening batsman Chris Gayle early during their Twenty20 World Cup semifinal clash on Friday would be like winning half the battle.
Pallekele, Oct 1 (IANS) The West Indies were restricted to 139 all out by New Zealand in a Group 1 encounter of the World Twenty20 Championship here Monday.
Kandy, Sep 29 (ANI): West Indies had a brilliant allround display against England when "everyone contributed", and will look for more of the same when they face Sri Lanka in their second ICC World T20 Super Eights match at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
Kandy, Sep 28 (ANI): West Indies opener Johnson Charles has said he was pleased with his 84-run effort in a Twenty20 World Cup Super Eight clash against England, which netted him the Man-of-the-Match award on Thursday night.
Pallekele, Sep 27 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Super Eights match between the West Indies and England in the World Twenty20 at the Pallekele International Stadium here Thursday.
London, Sep 27(ANI): Australia Twenty20 captain George Bailey has said all rounder Shane Watson is currently among the most feared players in World Twenty20 competitions.
Kandy, Sep 27 (ANI): Skipper Darren Sammy has promised that the West Indies will be "up for it" when they face England in a crucial Super Eights match of the ICC World T20 tournament on Thursday night at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here.
Pallekele, Sep 27 (IANS/CMC) Opening batsman Chris Gayle says he remains confident the West Indies can advance to the finals of the ICC world Twenty20 tournament currently underway in Sri Lanka.
Colombo, Sep 24 (IANS) Ireland made 129/6 against West Indies in a Group B tie of the World Twenty20 at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Monday.
Colombo, Sep 24 (IANS) West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and elected to bowl against Ireland in their last group match of the World Twenty20 tournament at the Premedasa Stadium here Monday.
Colombo, Sep 22 (IANS) Australia defeated the West Indies by 17 runs in a rain-curtailed Group B match of the World Twenty20 tournament here Saturday.
Colombo, Sep 22 (IANS) The West Indies smashed 191 for eight against Australia in a Group B match of the World Twenty20 tournament here Wednesday.
Colombo, Sep 22 (ANI): West Indies captain Darren Sammy has exuded confidence ahead of their opening match in the ICC World T20 tournament against Australia on Saturday evening.
Sydney, Sep 22(ANI): Australia Twenty20 captain George Bailey has said his team's quick bowlers would try to take West Indies' big hitters like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith and Keiron Pollard in an uncomfortable zone by bowling plenty of bouncers to them during their T20 World Cup clash on Saturday.
Johannesburg, Sep 22(ANI): Explosive West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle marked his 33rd birthday by revealing the secret behind hitting colossal sixes to batsmen during the ongoing Twenty20 World Cup.
London, Sep 21(ANI): England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad is confident of getting a strong start to their World Cup title defence after their brilliant pre-tournament preparation.
Colombo, Sept 20 (ANI): Explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle on Thursday sounded confident ahead of game against Australia to be played on Saturday.
Colombo, Sept 20 (ANI): Up-and-coming West Indies bowler Sunil Narine has been named as the Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2012 at the LG ICC Awards in Colombo.
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has backed the West Indies to reach the final of the World Twenty20 Championship beginning Sep 18.
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.
Karachi, Sept. 10 (ANI): The Pakistan women's team will seek to hold sessions with former greats as part of preparations for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 scheduled to start later this month in Sri Lanka.
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team flew out of the region, high in confidence, enroute to Sri Lanka for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 6 (IANS/CMC) Kieron Pollard has shrugged off the favourites tag being heaped on the West Indies side preparing for the ICC Twenty 20 World Cup in Sir Lanka later this month.
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 2 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy believes his star-studded West Indies have an excellent chance of winning the Twenty20 World Cup starting this month but says the label of favourites means nothing unless they can back it up with strong performances.
Tehran, Aug 30 (ANI): Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called the use of nuclear weapons 'a big and unforgivable sin'.
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Washington, Aug 24(ANI): The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has disciplined 17 cops for posting racist comments on the social networking site Facebook regarding the West Indian Day Parade.
London, Aug 23 (ANI): Author Nina Bawden, who wrote the novel 'Carrie's War' as well as more than 40 other books for children and adults, died at her north London home on Wednesday. She was 87.
Moscow, Aug. 23 (ANI): Russia has said that Western powers are 'openly instigating' Syrian opposition groups to take up arms in their fight to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Arnold Schwarzenegger, known for his action hero image, has joked that he has "killed" more people in movies than his fellow actor Sylvester Stallone.
According to a report issued by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), West Bengal is the top state among all that registered the maximum number of crimes against women last year, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 6 (ANI): Kemar Roach demonstrated the new level of confidence in the West Indies team as he played a fantastic innings to lead the team to victory in the second Test match.
London, July 29 (ANI): The ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup received a big thumbs-up from England's One-Day International captain Alastair Cook who said the event was undoubtedly a launching pad for future stars.
Antigua (West Indies), July 27 (ANI): West Indian openers Chris Gayle Kieran Powell powered West Indies to 145 for no loss in reply to New Zealand's 351 all out at stumps on day two of the first Test in Antigua.