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Ghoda and ghas: Why Akhilesh-Mayawati may not be able to save the SP-BSP alliance

The old logic of caste equations may not hold, and Mayawati may be trying to test that theory.

Madhavan Narayanan | Jun 04, 2019, 19:10 PM IST

The mystery of Mallika Sherawat at Cannes, and is it a 'gown festival'?

No Indian films at Cannes this year, but our stars were there for sure.

Subhash K Jha | May 31, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

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Virat Kohli vs Sachin Tendulkar: A statistical comparison through contrasting eras

The Delhi-based cricketer tumbled down a plethora of records with his blistering 116-ball 100 at Premadasa, but what left the analysts and few legends of game rather astonished is that at such an early part of his career and at such a young age, Kohli seems to be slowly and silently inching towards the cricketing records set by Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
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US Open 2017: Five talking points as pulsating action begins at Flushing Meadows

Just a day more to go. August 28 would mark the kickoff, of the 137th edition of the US Open tennis championships at the Flushing Meadows, New York. And there are already a host of possibilities hovering over the final grand slam of the year.

Aug 29, 2017, 00:34 AM IST
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Hockey India's David John Reassures Worried Fans In a Turbulent 2017

In an upfront chat with Zee Media's Jaspreet Sahni, Hockey India's High Performance Director, David John, explained all the ups and down over the last eight months - both on and off the field.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
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With start of ODI series against Sri Lanka, Team India take a step towards their World Cup 2019 plan

After a record-scripting 3-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka in the Test series, Virat Kohli-led Team India are all geared up to extend their domination over the hosts in the shorter format of the game when they lock horns for the first ODI match, at Dambulla, today. But for Team India the series comes about way different than that of their opponents. The series is more of a kick-start to their plan for World Cup 2019.

Aug 20, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
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Bolt from the blue – The journey from Jamaica to his Olympic three-peat

Not only did he become the first athlete to win three consecutive 100m and 200m gold at Olympics, but became the first ever to complete in what was termed as an 'Olympic treble treble'. Age plays no boundaries when it comes to strong determination and hardwork – and Bolt is an epitome of it.

Aug 05, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
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With Neymar's £198m move 13th occasion when transfer records were broken – Here's list of others

Weeks of speculation surrounding Neymar's transfer from Barcelona to PSG came to an end as the Brazilian finally sealed a record-breaking move to the French capital. His fee marked an approx 110 per cent rise from Paul Pogba's landmark £93.25m move from Juventus to Manchester United last summer.

Aug 04, 2017, 08:07 AM IST
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Formula One 2017 mid-season round-up: From Vettel’s ‘dangerous’ driving to Hamilton keeping his promise

Now, the teams have to close their factories down for two weeks and are not allowed to do any work on their cars, or even use work email.

Aug 02, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
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Pro Kabaddi League 2017: The tournament this year will be bigger and better than ever before!

We think that it is extremely liberating for the Pro Kabaddi League to add a whole season in one year and back it up with four new teams in the next season itself.

Jul 27, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
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Nitish back in NDA, Lalu-Congress left in lurch – what it means

Nitish Kumar dumping Lalu has dealt a body blow to the 'Grand Alliance' in Bihar.

Jul 31, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
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Sri Lanka vs India: From Galle humiliation to Ashwin's Test landmark in Galle

India are all geared up, with an aim to upturn Galle humiliation they faced two years back and thereby extend their domination over Sri Lanka in the Test format, to face the Islanders at the same venue, tomorrow.

Jul 25, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
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Ram Nath Kovind: BJP’s masterstroke or social justice for Dalits?

BJP's decision to pick Ram Nath Kovind for president's post is part of its Dalit outreach programme.

Jul 25, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Mithali Raj and Co. are champions in their own way, despite not lifting the trophy

So close, so near, it felt as if they would make it, but failed by few inches. But is that it for the Indian eves? Just a couple of congratulatory tweets from fellow countrymen? Aren't they champions in their own way?

Jul 24, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
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India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017: A look at Men in Blue's past five visits to the island country

Team India start off their campaign with the first Test starting at July 26.

Jul 24, 2017, 21:30 PM IST
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Rahul Gandhi - Lost Already

Even before his political career could take off, it seems Rahul Gandhi – the heir to the throne of the Nehru-Gandhi family – has lost the battle.

Jul 21, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
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The popular American ''Western'' genre: How American and how true?

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Jul 17, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
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Trump-Putin tango: Spy, star and the spook buster

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Jul 17, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
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India's cold-chain sector: A thriving area for investment

World Food India 2017, the flagship summit being hosted by Government of India, will showcase the might, the potential and the opportunities in the sector.

Jul 17, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
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Rise of Left: Corbyn, Sanders become most popular politicians

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Jul 10, 2017, 13:23 PM IST
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