IISc makes Indian debut in top 100 world univ ranking

London:┬áThe Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore broke India’s poor ranking spell by making a debut in the world’s top 100 universities for engineering and technology. IISc made its entry at 99th spot in a list that remains dominated by US institutions with Stanford, CalTech and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the top three […]

BCCI chief to replace Srini as ICC chairman

Mumbai:┬áThe Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday appointed its president Shashank Manohar as the new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) removing incumbent N. Srinivasan for the rest of the term. Srinivasan, who was elected for a two-year term, was scheduled to head the ICC till June 2016. The decision […]

Spinners script emphatic 108-run win for India

Mohali:┬áRavindra Jadeja made a memorablecomeback to Test cricket with a five-wicket haul as India relied on the spinners to fashion a resounding 108-run victory against South Africa in the low-scoring first match to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series, here today. Chasing a difficult 218-run target on a turning track, the Proteas got […]

Tendulkar clubbed with Lara; Warne draws Akram

New York: They are considered among the two greatest batsmen of all time and will now get a chance to bat together as captain Sachin Tendulkar drew Brian Lara’s name along with 13 other players as part of the Sachin’s Blasters squad against Shane Warne’s Warne Warriors for the Cricket All-Stars Twenty20 series starting at […]

Imperious Djokovic rolls into quarters

Paris: World No.1 Novak Djokovic kept alive his chances of clinching a third straight Paris Masters tennis title knocking out No. 14 seed Gilles Simon 6-3, 7-5. Top seed Djokovic extended his winning streak to 19 matches on Friday to book a place in the quarter-finals. He will next face Tomas Berdych who reached the […]

Confident of winning medal at Rio: Jwala Gutta

Mumbai:┬áTop Indian shuttler Jwala Gutta on Wednesday expressed confidence that she and her women’s doubles partner Ashwini Ponnappa will deliver their best to clinch a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Jwala and Ashwini have won numerous laurels such as the gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the historic silver at the 2011 World Championships […]