Himachal Pradesh reels under severe cold

Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold on Friday with the minimum temperature remaining below freezing point in many areas, weather officials said.

Central university will have one campus: Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday alleged that the opposition BJP is playing politics over setting up the Central University in district Kangra and said that he won't allow two campuses of the varsity.

Dalai Lama to inaugurate Himalayan festival in Dharamsala
Dalai Lama to inaugurate Himalayan festival in Dharamsala

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will jointly inaugurate the two-day International Himalyan Festival at Mcleodganj here on December 10.

Cold wave intensifies in mid, higher hills of Himachal Pradesh

Cold wave sweeping the mid and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh intensified on Friday as minimum temperatures dropped further by three to five degrees.

Himachal to host 15 Ranji matches
Himachal to host 15 Ranji matches

After hosting the India vs West Indies One-Day International (ODI) earlier this month, the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) is gearing up to hold 15 Ranji Trophy matches at three venues.

Ex-HP CM Dhumal, son Anurag among 11 granted bail in HPCA scam

A court here on Monday granted bail to former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, his MP son Anurag Thakur and nine others in a case of alleged cheating, conspiracy and encroachment on government land by Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA).

Dwayne Bravo hits back, says Marlon Samuels an "interested party"
Dwayne Bravo hits back, says Marlon Samuels an "interested party"

West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo has hit back at Marlon Samuels for claiming that he was not part of the ODI team's plan to abandon the troubled tour of India, saying that his team-mate was an "interested party" and spoke "vigorously" during the meetings he attended.

Marlon Samuels wanted to continue tour of India: Reports
Marlon Samuels wanted to continue tour of India: Reports

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels was not part of the ODI team's plan to abandon the tour of India and he stayed away from most of the players' meetings on the troubled tour, according to media reports here.

Uncertainty written large on crisis-ridden West Indies cricket
Uncertainty written large on crisis-ridden West Indies cricket

The fate of West Indies cricket is clearly in jeopardy after the abrupt termination of their India tour. If the crisis is not resolved soon, even their participation in the upcoming World Cup will be in doubt.

BCCI may consider freezing bilateral ties with West Indies
BCCI may consider freezing bilateral ties with West Indies

A livid BCCI may contemplate a freeze on bilateral series with the West Indies for five years and claim hefty damages for the Caribbean team's unprecedented move to pull out of the remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious unresolved pay dispute with its Board.

Michael Holding says WICB solely responsible for current crisis
Michael Holding says WICB solely responsible for current crisis

Legendary fast bowler Michael Holding has chosen to empathise with the West Indies players for deciding to return home abruptly over a pay dispute while slamming the Caribbean cricket board for the sport's constant downfall in the region.

BCCI has suffered huge losses: Sanjay Patel
BCCI has suffered huge losses: Sanjay Patel

A livid BCCI has said it has suffered huge losses and that it will claim all the damages following the West Indies cricket team's unprecedented move to pull out of the remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious unresolved pay dispute with its Board back home.

West Indies Cricket Board slam Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off
West Indies Cricket Board slam Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off

The West Indies Cricket Board attacked one-day captain Dwayne Bravo after confirming Friday that the team`s tour of India had been abandoned following a strike by their own players in a pay dispute.

West Indies board apologises after India tour abandoned
West Indies board apologises after India tour abandoned

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said it had been left with no choice but to abandon its tour of India after its players "withdrew their services" amid an internal dispute.

BCCI ends confusion over India-WI tour, says it has ended
BCCI ends confusion over India-WI tour, says it has ended

The BCCI tonight ended the confusion over the status of West Indies' tour of India by categorically stating that the series has been called off, despite the WICB claiming that it has not yet done so.

Indian cricket should cut all ties with West Indies: Anurag Thakur
Indian cricket should cut all ties with West Indies: Anurag Thakur

Reacting angrily to the West Indies' pull out, BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur today severely criticized WICB's decision to call its players back midway from the tour and said that the Indian board should cut all ties with the Caribbean team.

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India vs West Indies: Visitors refused to play 4th ODI before turning up
India vs West Indies: Visitors refused to play 4th ODI before turning up

The financial dispute between the West Indies players and its association (WIPA) had almost led to cancellation of Friday's fourth ODI against India before last-minute intervention from BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur brought the team to the ground.

State Govt must take the game to the next level: Anurag Thakur
State Govt must take the game to the next level: Anurag Thakur

The town hosting the fourth ODI between India and the West Indies was in doubt till as recently as last week due to logistical issues, prompting the HPCA president Anurag Thakur to say that the state government must do more to promote the game in the hill station.

State Govt must take the game to the next level: Anurag Thakur
State Govt must take the game to the next level: Anurag Thakur

The town hosting the fourth ODI between India and the West Indies was in doubt till as recently as last week due to logistical issues, prompting the HPCA president Anurag Thakur to say that the state government must do more to promote the game in the hill station.