Everything you need to know about West Champaran: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about West Champaran: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle scrapped his deal with Somerset county and made himself available for the national team and virtually ending his year-long stand-off with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
London, May 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team touched down here Wednesday for their three-Test tour against the world's No.1 side, with English newspapers already launching their usual assault on the tourists.
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says he is staying out of the Chris Gayle dispute and will wait for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to sort out the player's availability for the limited overs part of the England tour.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have signed West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith as a replacement for Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): Twenty-one year old Pakistan all rounder Hammad Azam, whose international career has been a stop and start affair so far, is keen to repay the faith shown in him by his captain and coach.
Wellington, May 2 (ANI): New Zealand cricket coach John Wright has cited philosophical differences with Australian John Buchanan as a factor in his decision to step down from his job when his contract expires.
Kingston (Jamaica), May 2 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh believes the West Indies can be successful in England if they are consistent and quickly adapt to the local conditions.
London, May 2 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is reportedly looking for a house in South West London, not too far from the home of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
London, May 2 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is the new England manager, the Football Association (FA) announced Tuesday.
Damascus, May 1 (ANI): Syria has accused United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon of being 'biased' and urged him to issue statements to the world on the basis of comments made by UN monitors only.
Melbourne, May 1(ANI): Australian coach Mickey Arthur has endorsed former skipper Ricky Ponting's bid to play in the 2013 Ashes series in England.
Wellington, May 1(ANI): New Zealand coach John Wright will step down from his post following the upcoming tour of the West Indies.
London, May 1 (IANS) Popstar Justin Bieber is collaborating with rapper Kanye West on his new album, reveals the teen singer's bodyguard.
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England.
London, April 30 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is set to be named the head coach of England after it was revealed the West Brom manager is in talks with the Football Association (FA).
New York, April 30(ANI): Kanye West has apparently succeeded in making a good impression on the Kardashians.
London, April 30(ANI): Lamar Odom ventured out to a local shop in New York to get a gold 'grill' to cover his teeth during a scene shot on Friday for the upcoming season of 'Keep Up with the Kardashians.'
Dubai, Apr 30(ANI): Australia has pushed India to fourth place in the ICC Test championship table after winning the three-match series against the West Indies 2-0.
London, Apr 30 (ANI): West Bromwich Albion head coach Roy Hodgson is set to be named as England's new manager after the Football Association (FA) was granted permission to negotiate with him.
Patna, April 29 (IANS) Hundreds of Communist Party of India- Marxist-Leninst (CPI-ML) cadres protested against the visit of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to Kaimur district Sunday and rejected his "claims" of development and establishment of law and order in Bihar, officials said.
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) Australia's 2-0 Test series win in the West Indies put them ahead of India in third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship rankings released Sunday.
Dominica, Apr 29(ANI): Australia has performed with enough distinction to force Argus' panelists to withdraw several comments from their last review, if they were to conduct another assessment this year.
Los Angeles, Apr 29 (ANI): Kanye West seemed to be having quite a wardrobe malfunction, when he was spotted out and about in the Big Apple with Kim Kardashian.
London, Apr 29(ANI): England one- day cricket captain Alastair Cook has called on the game's administrators to ensure that Test cricket remains the pinnacle of the sport.ook admitted the world needs to act now to ensure Twenty20 cricket does not prevent international cricket being the best versus the best.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha, who recently relinquished his opening spot to Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene, Saturday said he had no problems batting in any position in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian military Saturday fought back an infiltration attempt by an armed group north of the port of Lattakia, the SANA news agency reported.
Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian is reportedly engaged to rapper Kanye West.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 28(ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke has said Mathew Wade possesses the potential to play as a specialist batsman along with veteran Brad Haddin as the wicketkeeper in the Test team.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 28(ANI): Australia has beaten the West Indies in the final Test match in Dominica by 75 runs to claim the Frank Worrell Trophy 2-0.
New Delhi, Apr 27(ANI): The All-India Senior Selection Committee met at the Cricket Centre on Friday to decide the India 'A' team for their tour to the West Indies, starting on May 30.
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Kim Kardashian's mum Kris Jenner wants to convince Kanye West to get Beyonce Knowles to appear on an episode of their reality 'Keeping up With the Kardashians'.
Roseau (Dominica), April 27 (IANS/CMC) Left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who became only the 10th player in history to surpass 10,000 Test runs, has pledged to continue helping the next generation of West Indies batsmen.
Dominica, Apr 27(ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke claimed the key wicket of West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul leg before wicket for 69 and extinguished any hope of the Windies pulling off a stunning victory on the fourth day of the Dominica Test.
Strasbourg, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Thursday called on the UN Security Council to impose an arms embargo on Syria.
New York, April 26 (ANI): Kris Humphries is demanding to know if his estranged wife Kim Kardashian's latest romance with Kanye West is a publicity stunt, to possibly help his divorce case against the reality star.
London, April 26 (ANI): Warm ocean currents attacking the underside of ice shelves are the dominant cause of recent ice loss from Antarctica, researchers have claimed.
Dominica, Apr 26(ANI): Australia remained in full control of the game with both Ed Cowan and Ricky Ponting smashing much-needed half-centuries, but the West Indies still have a slim chance of squaring the series after dismissing Ponting, Michael Clarke and Matthew Wade on the third day of the final Test against the West Indies.
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): The E! Entertainment network revealed on Tuesday that it has reached a deal with its most bankable franchise - the Kardashians, to make three more seasons of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'.
Roseau (Dominica, West Indies), April 25 (ANI): Former Twenty20 specialist and batting tyro David Warner is patiently evolving his game away from the glare of Australia.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Kim Kardashian and Kanye West stepped out wearing a kind of coordinated couple's outfit as they headed to dinner in Manhattan together.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Khloe Kardashian insists that Kim's relationship with Kanye West is just getting off the ground.
New York, Apr 24 (ANI): Kim Kardashian was seen flaunting gold-and-diamond-studded earrings that spelled out rumored beau Kanye West's initials in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 24(ANI): Australian opener David Warner has said he was frustrated with the pitch conditions in Dominica after West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford ripped through the top order to finish day one of the third Test with four wickets.
New York, April 24 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian, who is rumoured to be in a relationship with rapper-turned-fashion designer Kanye West, reportedly spent a night at the his apartment here.
Tehran, Apr 24 (Xinhua-ANI): Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman
Dominica, Apr 24(ANI): Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting overtook India's Rahul Dravid to become the second highest Test run scorer during the opening day of the third Test against the West Indies.
Patna, April 24 (IANS) Big brother should have been watching out for it. But legendary British author George Orwell's birthplace in Bihar's Motihari town has been lying neglected for decades with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar the latest to pledge that it would be preserved for posterity.
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Protesting against non-payment of their salaries for nearly 11 months, hundreds of parateachers showed black flags to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday and shouted slogans against his government during his Sewa Yatra in East Champaran district, officials said.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Kanye West met Kim Kardashian's family on Saturday in New York and it turned out to be his lucky day as the reality TV star's family absolutely loved him, according to reports.
Dominica, Apr 23 (ANI): With the third and final Test match set to take place at the Windsor Park in Dominica later this week, the West Indies are targeting top Australian run-scorer, Michael Hussey.
Dominica, Apr 23 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has said that he has no intention of ending his Test career and is rather looking forward to taking on South Africa later this year.
London, April 22 (ANI): Minka Kelly has proved why she was once voted the Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire Magazine when she was spotted out shopping in West Hollywood, California wearing a low cut black top.
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Kim Kardashian and her new flame Kanye West made their second appearance as a couple during another shopping trip in New York City on Saturday.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 22(ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke believes his decision to declare behind the West Indies total in the Barbados Test, and then setting them a target of 215 from 61 overs in Trinidad on the last day shows the positive mindset of his team.
Nairobi, April 22 (IANS) Wildlife rangers have shot dead five suspected ivory poachers in a gun battle in Kenya, BBC reported.
Jakarta, April 21 (IANS) A 6.8-magnitude undersea quake Saturday jolted Indonesia's West Papua province, but there was no danger of a tsunami, the meteorology agency said.
Dubai, April 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach jumped to a career-best 18th spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings, following his 10-wicket match haul in the just concluded second Test against Australia in Trinidad.
Jakarta, April 21 (Xinhua-ANI)): An earthquake measuring 6.8 Richter scale jolted West Papua in eastern parts of Indonesia earlier Saturday, but there was no potential of tsunami, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here.
Sydney, Apr 21 (ANI): Criticising Australia's Test openers' batting ability, former West Indies great Michael Holding believes that Australia cannot win the Ashes in England next year with David Warner and Ed Cowan at the top of the order.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Simon Cowell plans to sack Sharon Osbourne from 'America's Got Talent' as he feels betrayed after she launched a blazing attack on him, his womanising and his jibes at fellow TV show judges.
London, April 20 (ANI): A British man convicted for the aborted shoe-bombing operation has admitted in a videotape statement that he met Osama Bin Laden after deciding to fight jihad against the West.
Melbourne, Apr 20(ANI): Australia's fast bowling stocks have been stripped to bare essentials with the exit of Peter Siddle and James Pattinson, who have been home with back injuries.
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) As rumours around their relationship continue to do the rounds, sources close to singer-turned-fashion designer Kanye West have revealed he is head over heels in love with socialite Kim Kardashian.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) An outstanding spell from speedster Kemar Roach was the brightest spot on the rain-wrecked fourth day of the second Test between West Indies and Australia at Queen's Park Oval here.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach, a member of the emerging generation of West Indies pacers, hailed Malcolm Marshall as one of the finest exponents of the art, after producing an outstanding spell on the fourth day of the second Test here.
Port of Spain (West Indies), Apr 18(ANI): Australia off spinner Nathan Lyon, who claimed the second five-wicket haul of his international cricket career against West Indies in the second Test, said he is not interested in former fast bowler man Geoff Lawson's opinion about him.
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): Kanye West is reportedly 'obsessed' with Kim Kardashian, and she has "never felt as loved" as the rapper makes her feel.
London, April 16 (IANS) Flights in and out of London's second largest airport Gatwick were suspended Monday after a US-bound Airbus A330-300 plane was forced to make an emergency landing following detection of smoke in the cabin.
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Merely a week after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West took their romance public, the comics at 'Saturday Night Live' questioned its validity in one of their sketches.
Bridgetown, April 14 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy is convinced the West Indies will learn from Wednesday's three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test and bounce back strongly in Trinidad.
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian says she doesn't know anything about her sister Kim's relationship with rapper Kanye West.
Melbourne, Apr 14 (ANI): Australian allrounder Shane Watson has vowed to change his appalling record of run-outs at Test level.
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his No.1 batting status in Tests despite his team's first Test win over the West Indies this week.
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Kanye West has splashed 30,000 pounds on a luxury holiday with Kim Kardashian, as he plans to whisk the reality star off to the Caribbean Islands.
Barbados, Apr 13(ANI): Australian paceman Ryan Harris has said he is keen to be a part of the squad for as long as he can.
Sydney, Apr 13(ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke's immense confidence in his young players, compounded with a winning mentality is breeding success, and it was clearly evident in their grinding Test win against the West Indies at Barbados.
Melbourne, Apr 13 (ANI): US President, Barack Obama has revealed that he prefers rapper Jay-Z to Kanye West, insisting that though West is "very talented," he still thinks the entertainer is a jackass.
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said the three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test here will not damage his side's growing self confidence and has urged his troops not to despair despite the hugely disappointing result.
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 12 (IANS/CMC) A gritty West Indies again fought back valiantly but paid the price for one wretched session in the entire opening Test and plunged to a three-wicket defeat to Australia late on the fifth and final day at Kensington Oval.
Jakarta, April 12 (IANS) Five people were killed and four injured in Aceh province Wednesday after two massive quakes struck off Indonesia, officials said Thursday.
Bridgetown (Barbados), Apr 11 (ANI): Australia's senior batsmen Michael Clarke, Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey are the country's most bankable run scorers in the Test arena.
Bridgetown (Barbados), Apr 11 (ANI): Pacer Ryan Harris led Australia's fight back that allowed skipper Michael Clarke to make a declaration, a decision that was justified when Ben Hilfenhaus sent the top three West Indies batsmen back to pavilion in the first five overs of their second innings.
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Kris Humphries has offered some words of advice to Kanye West, who is dating his soon-to-be-ex-wife Kim Kardashian.
Bridgetown, Apr 10(ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke has defended all-rounder Shane Watson after he featured in one of the third day's defining plays, which saw Ricky Ponting run out for four, as Australia is trailing the West Indies by 201 runs at the close of the third day's play in the first Test.
London, April 10 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron will make a landmark trip this week to Myanmar where he is expected to meet Nobel laureate and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a media report said.
Patna, April 10 (IANS) Bihar has decided to involve village youths to help fight kala azar, a disease transmitted by the sand fly that killed over 70 people last year.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) India is an example of countries which take an aggressive line vis-a-vis China thanks to encouragement from the West, a Chinese commentary said Tuesday.
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said he is in no doubt about the critical role he plays in the West Indies side as the third seamer, after his outstanding morning spell pegged back Australia on the third day of the opening Test.
Melbourne, Apr 9 (ANI): To become a full fledged Test leg-spinner, Australia opening batsman David Warner intends to take help from his long-time idol Shane Warne.
Barbados (West Indies), Apr 9(ANI): Australia vice-captain Shane Watson believes off spinner Nathan Lyon is facing the toughest test of his short international cricket career in the Caribbean.
Barbados (West Indies), Apr 9(ANI): The West Indies would be looking to make use of Australia's inexperience in Caribbean conditions, by using leg spinner Devendra Bishoo as their trump card against them on a pitch sporting numerous foot marks in Bridgetown.
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 9 (IANS/CMC) Experienced West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has praised the maturity of the side's younger players and said their performance against Australia in the first Test here was testimony of their improvement.
Kozhikode (Kerala), Apr 9 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has ruled out any plans of the formation of a Third Front in the country.
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Kris Humphries is believed to be completely unfazed by news of his estranged wife Kim Kardashian dating Kanye West.
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 8 (IANS/CMC) Vice captain Kirk Edwards and teenaged opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked contrasting half-centuries to give the West Indies a strong start but rain forced an anti-climatic end to the opening day of the first Test against Australia here Saturday.
Barbados, (West Indies), Apr 8(ANI): Australia's stylish opening batsman David Warner has revealed that he is working hard on his leg-spin bowling.
Bridgetown, Apr 8(ANI): West Indies batsmen Kraigg Brathwaite and Kirk Edwards hit half-centuries to help their side put up a score of 179-3 at stumps against Australia on a rain-shortened opening day of the first cricket Test at Kensington Oval.
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Kim Kardashian dodged questions about her relationship with Kanye West when she was asked about it on a live US TV interview on Friday.
Barbados, (West Indies), Apr 7(ANI): Former West Indies batsman Richie Richardson has said he was never comfortable batting with a helmet, and he modified his maroon hat to make it more easier to wear.