Everything you need to know about West Chirimiri: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about West Chirimiri: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Sydney, May 21 (ANI): New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori is set to return to action in the second Test against England this week after Bruce Martin was ruled out of the rest of the tour with a calf injury.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) British pop star Cheryl Cole has urged socialite Kim Kardashian to stay strong in times when she is facing the wrath for wearing high-fashion maternity wear.
London, May 17 (ANI): Cheryl Cole has offered some encouraging words to Kim Kardashian, ahead of the birth of her first baby with boyfriend Kanye West.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday celebrated two years of her Trinamool Congress being voted to power with a Facebook message saluting the people who had ousted the Left Front government.
London, May 11 (ANI): Cheering fans at a school football final game were reportedly ordered to quieten down as their noise was disturbing a group of corporates having lunch.
Washington, April 18 (IANS) A massive blast at a fertiliser plant in central Texas Wednesday night killed 15 people, wounded more than 160, and damaged 50 to 60 homes, officials said Thursday.
Washington, April 18 (IANS) A massive explosion at a fertiliser plant in the small Texas town of West has left at least two people dead, levelled several homes and prompted a widescale evacuation in the community of 2,600 people.
Washington, April 12(ANI): Rising temperature induces key changes in the dengue virus when it enters its human host, researchers have discovered.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who was heckled by SFI activists, was Tuesday evening hospitalised after he complained of chest pain, a doctor at AIIMS said.
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Making a political point in West Bengal, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday blasted the Left and accused the UPA of discriminating against non-Congress ruled states.
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the Pakistani militant group that has waged a campaign of asymmetric warfare against Indian security forces in Kashmir for two decades, is now becoming global in its interests and priorities, a new US study warns.
Barrackpore (West Bengal), April 7 (IANS) Conceding that the current pension benefits for the country's ex-servicemen are not sufficient, army chief General Bikram Singh Sunday said he would try to ensure their aspirations and requirements are fulfilled when the Seventh Pay Commission comes up.
In a bid to accept the unprecedented courage, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called Pakistani education activist Malala Yousufzai a daughter of the United Nations. He has called her when he spoke to her to mark the 1,000
Dubai, March 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford's success in the recent two-Test series against Zimbabwe has catapulted him up the International Cricket Council Test bowlers' rankings.
Washington, Mar. 18 (ANI): Kim Kardashian said that pregnancy has been much tougher than she had anticipated it to be, at the Atlanta premiere of Tyler Perry's 'Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor' on Saturday.
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Mar.15 (ANI): Security forces have recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition belonging to Maoists from West Bengal's Lalgarh District.
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson Sunday said mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine had not been discarded but given time off from what had been a gruelling schedule.
London, Mar 5 (ANI): England pace man Steven Finn thinks he can bowl faster, bouncier and straighter off his new, shortened run-up when he resumes Test duty against New Zealand in Dunedin on Wednesday.
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Hawaii has topped well-being list for the fourth consecutive year, according to a new poll.
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Notorious terrorist organization, Al-Qaeda this week released the tenth issue of it's propaganda magazine, Inspire, and in one of its articles, it teaches wannabe jihadis how to blow up parking lots.
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Jihadists groups in the UK, which were trained by Al-Qaeda in Pakistan, have been ordered to spread their knowledge throughout Europe so fanatics can "whack" innocent people here, it has emerged.
St George's (Grenada), Feb 22 (IANS/CMC) Captain Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies will be seeking to rebound from a white wash in Australia when their new series against Zimbabwe bowls off in St. George's Friday.
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Rob Kardashian taunted his sister Kim over her sex tape, as she tried to help him deal with his split from singer Rita Ora.
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.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India is not competing with anyone, "including Pakistan", and would not act as an "external geopolitical balancer", National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): In the backdrop of tumultuous changes sweeping the Middle East, Defence Minister A K Antony on Wednesday expressed concern about the safety and security of Indians working in the region.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Essex is said to have an IQ higher than that of Albert Einstein.
Sydney, Feb 12 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke is confident that he would be fit for the first Test tagainst India to be played in Chennai, although he is doubtful about playing Australia's final lead-up match in India because of a recurring injury.
Washington, February 6(ANI): Scientists have made a major step forward in understanding the structure and behavior of some of the most elusive atomic nuclei in existence, some of which occur only briefly on the surface of exploding stars, thanks to the first set of experiments from the new Advanced Gamma Tracking Array (AGATA).
Sydney, Feb 5(ANI): Michael Clarke was awarded the 2013 Allan Border Medal for having the most prolific batting year in Australian Test history, equalling legendary Ricky Ponting's feat of four medals.
Sydney, Jan 31(ANI): Wicket keeper Mathew Wade has claimed Australia would be hoping to keep explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle in check during their upcoming one-day series, starting on Friday at the WACA.
Sydney, Jan 31(ANI): Australia pace man Mitchell Johnson has played down talks about his status as an emerging all rounder in the Test team, saying he is more focused on his bowling.
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.
Sydney, Jan. 29 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said her partner Tim Mathieson is a passionate advocate for men's health, but he picked a tasteless way of conveying his message.
Sydney, Jan. 28 (ANI): Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is expected be pulled out of the final three matches of the one-day series against the West Indies, so that he can rest before the upcoming Test series against India.
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Hollywood actress Minnie Driver has revealed that she finds that romance is no laughing matter and she still fails to understand relationships.
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) The CPI-M Thursday accused the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal of not taking necessary actions at the "ground level" against chit funds for duping depositors.
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A British team of archaeologists on a trip to Myanmar to dig out Spitfire planes reportedly buried during World War II have hit a blank after digging for almost two weeks.
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.
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Award-winning British-born journalist Yvonne Ridley has called upon Muslims to join together and publish the truth to counter Islamophobia.
London, Jan 8 (IANS) English league leaders Manchester United are considering a bid for Chelsea's prolific midfielder Frank Lampard following the London club's decision to not renew the English international's contract.
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Russian billionaire and Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich has purchased one of the UK's top show jumping ponies for one of his daughters.
Sydney, Jan 7(ANI): Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said he was not thinking about cricket during his time out of the team last year as his daughter fought a battle with cancer.
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, Jan 7 (IANS) In a carelessness which could cost the British authorities dearly, a set of keys for 33 high-security court cells has gone missing.
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has slammed the country's rebel organistaion calling them 'armed, murderous criminals', and jihadist terrorists groups that are funded from abroad.
Havana, Jan 3 (IANS) Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel plans to swim across the shark-infested waters of the Florida Straits without the protection of a cage, Cuban media announced.
Sydney, Jan 1 (ANI): West Indies all rounder Marlon Samuels has been unfazed by questions over the legitimacy of his bowling action, Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot has said.
Port-of-Spain (Trinidad), Jan 1 (IANS/CMC) Discarded West Indies cricketer Jason Mohammed says he has been working overtime in an effort to repeat the performance that earned him Man of the Series in the 2011 Regional Super50 tournament.
Sydney, Dec 31(ANI): West Indies batsman Chris Gayle believes his Sydney Thunder teammate Usman Khawaja can re-establish himself in the Australian Test team just like Michael Clarke, who was dropped in 2005 only to return later and become world's best batsman.
Sydney, Dec 31(ANI): West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has blasted Brad Haddin on Twitter, saying he could bat better than the Australian wicketkeeper even with his non-preferred right hand.
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has reportedly banned a critic from his page on the website for raising his friendship with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and support of work funded by the authoritarian Kazakh regime.
Sydney, Dec 21(ANI): Former Australia wicket keeper Adam Gilchrist has come out in support of Mathew Wade, who is facing calls to be axed from the Test side for his predecessor Brad Haddin following his second stumping gaffe in three Tests
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) Observing that setting up big industrial units in West Bengal was a "big challenge", industry chamber Assocham Tuesday said the way ahead for the state was to set up industrial estates and parks to help SMEs grow.
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A senior Chinese official is facing trial for corruption after being accused of illegally amassing an international property empire and smoking opium to keep up with late-night barbecue parties.
London, Dec. 11 (ANI): Soccer ace Lionel Messi has been hailed as 'gigantic' and 'incredible' by football legend Gerd Muller after the Barcelona star broke his record for the most goals in a calendar year.
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Greeting card giant Hallmark has been heavily criticised for sexualising young girls on a 13th birthday card.
St. John's (Antigua), Dec 7 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has praised veteran middle order batsman Shrivnarine Chanderpaul for regaining his ICC ranking as the top Test batsman in the world.
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday said it has already warned all the state governments about the mushrooming of chit funds and also written to them to take appropriate actions against them for duping depositors.
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Cricketing great Ricky Ponting, who retired from all forms of the game after playing his last Test match at Perth against South Africa, Monday said India's Sachin Tendulkar is the best player he has played against.
Sydney, Dec 3(ANI): South Africa cemented their world number one status in emphatic manner after they trounced Australia by 309 runs in the final Test match at Perth, winning the series 1-0.
London, Dec. 3 (ANI): British intelligence agency MI6 told an agent not to kill a senior al-Qaeda leader because lawyers advised them they would be breaking the law.
Melbourne, Nov. 28 (ANI): London Olympics and Kim Kardashian were the most searched topics in Australia in 2012, a report has revealed.
Khulna (Bangladesh), Nov 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies allrounder Andre Russell says he expects his side to continue its winning ways against Bangladesh in the five One?day cricket Internationals and the Twenty20 International.
Los Angeles, Nov 27 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West recently visited his mother's grave in Oklahoma with girlfriend Kim Kardashian.
Dubai/Adelaide, Nov.26 (ANI): Australian cricketer and captain Michael Clarke has regained the number-one ranking in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen after producing a spectacular performance in the second cricket Test between Australia and South Africa which ended in a thrilling draw in Adelaide on Monday.
London, Nov 26(ANI): The London Olympic opening ceremony has been honoured with the Beyond Theatre award at this year's London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
Washington, Nov. 20 (ANI): The FBI kept close tabs on Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's only daughter after her high profile defection to the United States in 1967, newly declassified documents have revealed, gathering details from informants about how her arrival had affected international relations.
Sydney, Nov 16(ANI): Legendary West Indian batsman Viv Richards will act as mentor for the Melbourne Stars during the Big Bash League that begins on December 7.
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.
Beijing, Nov. 8 (ANI): A retired Communist Party chief involved in a number of scandals and corruption charges during his tenure in the party has thrust himself back to China's most important political decisions and emerged as a dominant figure shaping the future leadership.
Dhaka, Nov 7 (IANS/CMC) Vice Captain Denesh Ramdin says the West Indies would not be taking Bangladesh for granted during their tour which begins here Nov 13.
London, Nov 7 (ANI): A former British police official has claimed that shamed TV presenter Jimmy Savile was a suspect in the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders case over 30 years ago.
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.
Sydney, Nov. 2 (ANI): In a revelation that likens Mitchell Starc to George Clooney's frequent-flyer-earning character in the Hollywood blockbuster film 'Up in the Air', the Australian pacer is set to play for the first Test at the Gabba next week after having astonishingly spent only seven nights at home in the past eight months.
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 1 (IANS/CMC) Injury has forced fast bowler Kemar Roach to miss the Test series of the West Indies tour of Bangladesh, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced.
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West loves spending time with girlfriend Kim Kardashian's relatives.
Damascus, Oct. 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Syria's state-TV on Sunday denied as "totally untrue" reports by the Saudi-funded al-Arabyia TV that the armed rebels in the northern province of Aleppo have taken control over a headquarters of Syrian air force intelligence.
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): More men than women are gorging up on the alcohol-laced cupcakes as a new Queensland party fad, it has been revealed.
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Kim Kardashian, who is yet to be divorced from Kris Humphries, could be getting engaged for the third time, according to her reality show producer Ryan Seacrest.
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS/WAM) UAE company Dana Gas has discovery a gas field in Egypt's Nile Delta region.
Islamabad, Oct. 17 (ANI): The Pakistani Taliban has said that 14-year-old education activist Malala Yousufzai who was shot by the outfit deserved to die because she had spoken out against the group and had praised U.S. President Barack Obama.
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".
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Oct.12 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the police have seized a huge cache of arms from Maoist hideouts during a search operation in West Bengal's West Midnapore District.
Colombo, Oct 8 (IANS) India's Virat Kohli was named in the ICC World Twenty20 team of the tournament eleven, announced here Monday.
Colombo, Oct. 8 (ANI): Flamboyant Indian batsman Virat Kohli is the lone Indian to be named in the ICC World Twenty20 Team of the year, that includes Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal filling in the slow bowler slot, and outgoing Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene taking over the captain's mantle.
Colombo, Oct 7 (IANS) A spirited West Indies lifted their maiden World Twenty20 trophy with a brilliant 36-run win over hosts Sri Lanka in the final at the Premedasa Stadium here Sunday.
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:
Colombo, Oct 7 (IANS) The West Indies made 137 for six in 20 overs against Sri Lanka in the final of the World Twenty20 at the Premedasa Stadium here Sunday.
Johannesburg, Oct. 7 (ANI): West Indies captain Darren Sammy has promised a 'well-contested' World Twenty20 final against hosts Sri Lanka, saying his team had peaked at the right time.
Colombo, Oct 6 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle, whose powerful batting laid the foundation for a West Indies semi-final win against Australia Friday, is predicting his side will emerge victorious when they meet Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 final Sunday.
Colombo, Oct 6(ANI): Australian captain George Bailey has admitted they were left helpless once explosive West Indies opener Chris Gayle got into his groove, smashing towering sixes with utmost ease in the second semifinal of the Twenty20 World Cup on Friday, and added that host nation Sri Lanka would need to get him out early in the final if they are to stand any chance of winning it.
Colombo, Oct. 3(ANI): Australian captain George Bailey has conceded his players are still struggling against quality spin bowling attack following their embarrassing defeat to Pakistan in the last match of the Super Eight stage of the Twenty20 World Cup on Monday in Colombo.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress rally here Monday was not just a dharna but a "protest" and aimed at giving voice to the 'aam aadmi', the party said.
Pallekele, Sep 29 (IANS) The scoreboard of the match between the West Indies and Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 here Saturday.
Pallekele, Sep 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka got closer to a semifinal spot in the World Twenty20 tournament with a resounding nine wicket win over the West Indies here Saturday.
Galle (Sri Lanka), Sep 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies women lost the momentum in a dramatic penultimate over as Sri Lanka scraped through to a narrow five run win by the Duckworth Lewis method in the rain-affected Group B match of the World Twenty20 Championship.
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here Monday.
London, September 23 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren, who has announced she will return to play the Queen in a new West End play, feels that the monarch has developed an 'estuary' twang to her accent over the years.
Sydney, Sep 22(ANI): Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper has claimed explosive opening batsman Chris Gayle along with all rounder Dwayne Smith and Sunil Narine's mystery spin bowling can help them topple Australia in their Twenty20 World Cup match on Saturday in Sri Lanka.