Mumbai, May 23 -- The news around spot-fixing allegations in the sixth season of the T20 League has left a wave of cold breath on the stocks of India Cements.Analysts say the company is caught in the midst of a double jeopardy of poor show of its March-quarter results announced on Monday and the possible links to the match fixing in the T20.Since Monday, after the news on match fixing surfaced and the company announced its quarter results, the Indian Cements stocks have tanked 17% at the Bombay
A Day Out in Munnar
Munnar, which means confluence of three rivers, was the summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. In the late 19th century, A.H. Sharp planted the first tea bush and since then tea has been the main agricultural crop in the region. Today, the hills around Munnar are blanketed with best-in-class green tea bushes. With its sprawling tea plantations, pristine valleys and mountains and cool air, it’s no surprise that Munnar was rated the second-best Asian travel destination, only second to Tokyo.Our editor CLINT THOMAS had a day out in Munnar and captured its poetic beauty. Enjoy this virtual tour.
- Yahoo! India News Photo by Clint Thomas Mon 28 May, 2012
- A T20 match both teams fiercely fought to lose
New Delhi, May 23 -- Fixing is so rife in the domestic T20 league that players on opposing sides in one match were on different bookies' payrolls, a high-level police source said on Wednesday. This led to a situation that would have been funny if it hadn't been so scandalous: batsmen on each side had cut deals with bookies to lose the game. The side batting first notched up a meagre total that it fully expected would ensure defeat. But the team batting second outdid their rivals by makingeven
- Dravid hints at retirement from domestic T20
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid hinted at retiring from the Indian Premier League (IPL) after this season.
- I won't be soft like my mother, says Rahul
India, May 24 -- Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi sent out an unusually blunt message to his party colleagues on Thursday, promising to be tougher than his mother in dealing with factionalism and indiscipline."I will not be soft like my mother. I will stringently deal with factionalism," Gandhi told the state Congress leaders, party sources told HT.Meeting Congress MPs, MLAs, councillors and party functionaries from Delhi at the state Congress office, Gandhi said he would tackle
- Noose tightens around Gurunath, umpire Rauf removed
Mumbai/Chennai/New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The mess in the Indian Premier League (IPL) just got bigger as Mumbai police Thursday ordered Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of Indian cricket board chief N. Srinivasan, to get in touch with them by Friday evening, while top Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf, who has been officiating in IPL matches, was removed from next month's ICC Champions Trophy.
- Meiyappan not head of Chennai Super Kings: India Cements
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Cement major India Cements Ltd. Friday said that Gurunath Meiyappan, who has been summoned by Mumbai police for his alleged role in the spot fixing scam, is not the owner/CEO/team principal of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings.
- HC blames rising prices for divorces
The rising cost of living has begun to cause marital disharmony in the Capital, the Delhi High Court observed on Thursday while hearing a case of matrimonial dispute.