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Umpires have final say on bad light: Ronchi

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   7:14 pm
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) New Zealand middle-order batsman Luke Ronchi said on Saturday that stand-in captain Ross Taylors several claims of bad light during an overcast and rain-shortened day two of the second Test against India went in vain as the umpires take the final call. View More..

India vs New Zealand second day scoreboard

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   7:02 pm
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at stumps on day two of the second Test between India and New Zealand at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

Bhuvneshwar swings India into the driver's seat (Roundup)

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   6:42 pm
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar took five wickets to put New Zealand in the woods as India took giant strides towards an unassailable 2-0 series lead on a rain-truncated Day Two of the second cricket Test here on Saturday. View More..

Manipuri movie on a film fest spree

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   6:16 pm
Imphal, Oct 1 (IANS) Haobam Paban Kumar, one of the leading documentary filmmakers in the country, has created a new chapter in the history of Manipuri cinema by making his first feature film have a world premiere in a major international film festival held in South Korea and later an India premiere in Mumbai. View More..

Plan was to play aggressively and in short partnerships: Saha

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   6:10 pm
Kolkata Oct 1 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha, who spiced up Indias lower-order batting on Saturday with a dogged unbeaten 54 which helped the side go past the 300-run mark in the first innings, said the plan was to play aggressively from the start of the day. View More..

Bhuvneshwar rates Taylor's scalp as the best among five

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   5:44 pm
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar said Ross Taylors wicket was the one he cherished the most among the five he took on Saturday. View More..

Bhuvneshwar fifer reduces NZ to 128/7 in Kolkata Test

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   5:10 pm
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar's fifer helped India reduce New Zealand to 128/7 on the second day of the penultimate Test match at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. The visitors now trail by 188 runs. View More..

New-look ATK eye revenge against defending champions Chennaiyin (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   3:40 pm
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) City-based side Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) will look to exact revenge against holders Chennaiyin FC when the two heavyweights clash in an Indian Super League (ISL) football match at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

New Zealand in a spot of bother against India (Tea report)

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   3:40 pm
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) India picked up two crucial wickets to keep New Zealand under pressure on a rain-truncated post lunch session on day two of the second cricket Test at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

Nobel Memorial Wall inaugurated at Rajiv Chowk Metro station

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   3:14 pm
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In consonance with the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week that has got underway, a Nobel Memorial Wall was inaugurated at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station here on Saturday. View More..

Pujara indisposed, keep off the field on day 2 of second Test

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   2:06 pm
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) India top order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara could not take the field due to indisposition on day two of the second Test against New Zealand at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

Saha helps India post 316 in 1st innings (Lunch report)

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   2:00 pm
Kolkata Oct 1 (IANS) Wriddhiman Saha added gloss to his growing reputation of scoring vital runs in the lower-order as India rode his brilliant half-century to post 316 in the first innings of the second Test against New Zealand at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

Rain interrupts post lunch session of second Ind-NZ Test

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   1:52 pm
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) New Zealand's reply to India's 316 in the first innings was halted by rain in the post lunch session on the second day at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

Saha helps India post 316 in 1st innings (Lunch report)

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   1:10 pm
Kolkata Oct 1 (IANS) Wriddhiman Saha added gloss to his growing reputation of scoring vital runs in the lower-order as India rode his brilliant half-century to post 316 in the first innings of the second Test against New Zealand at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

NZ 21/2 at lunch on Day 2 of 2nd Test, India post 316

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   11:58 am
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) New Zealand were 21/2 in 5 overs at lunch in the second day of the second cricket Testg against India at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

India all out for 316

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   11:24 am
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) India were all out for 316 in their first innings on day two of the second cricket Test against New Zealand at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

Indian scientists inch closer to treating deadly fatty liver disease

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   11:12 am
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Advancing the hunt for elusive therapeutics against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the most common liver affliction across the globe, the Indian researchers have discovered a new mechanism through which the liver hoards up extra fat from sources other than alcohol. View More..

Petrol price up by 28 paise/litre, diesel down by 6 paise

    Updated On : Sep 30,2016   11:40 pm
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Amid the recent fluctuation in global oil prices, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) moved in different ways on transport fuels, increasing the price of petrol by 28 paise a litre and decreasing diesel by 6 paise effective Saturday -- both at Delhi, with corresponding changes in other states. View More..

Pujara, Rahane shine but Kiwis have upper hand on Day One (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Sep 30,2016   8:50 pm
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) Late wickets gave New Zealand the upper hand after Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane rescued India from the initial jitters on a dramatic opening day of the second cricket Test match here on Friday. View More..

Vistara launches daily flight to Port Blair

    Updated On : Sep 30,2016   8:18 pm
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Full service passenger carrier Vistara airline on Friday launched operations between New Delhi and Port Blair. View More..



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