Press-Release

  • Sachin Tendulkar announced as ICC World Cup 2015 ambassador 22-12-2014 12:06 PM

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced Sachin Tendulkar as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ambassador. It will be the second successive time that the Indian maestro will be the ambassador of the ICC's pinnacle tournament, after he fulfilled the role in the previous event, which was co-hosted...
  • Hockey India announces its 'Hockey India On-line Academy Platform' 17-12-2014 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: Hockey India in its endeavour to produce and nurture young talent in hockey, on Wednesday announced the launch of its online academy platform which gives a huge boost to the coaches who are responsible towards the development of young talent from the grass-roots level. The initiative coined as...
  • NComputing adjudged the 'Greenest' Technology at the Express IT 2014 Awards 17-12-2014 01:42 PM

    NComputing, the leader in client virtualisation solutions, was adjudged the 'greenest' technology at the Express IT Awards 2014. With over 300 companies contesting this year, NComputing won the Gold in the 'Green Technology Awards' category for its commitment to environment sustainability through technological innovation. Zoho Corporation and Tata Consultancy Services...
  • 123 players retained, 5 traded across teams for IPL 8 16-12-2014 07:39 PM

    A total of 123 cricketers, including 79 Indians and 44 overseas, were retained by the franchises for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League. Five Indian cricketers have been traded during the trading window this year. The window for the franchises to extend the player contracts on existing terms...
  • List of agreements signed between Russia and India 11-12-2014 04:37 PM

    New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Delhi for the annual summit talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that is aimed at building on the already close strategic ties, particularly in the fields of nuclear energy, hydrocarbons and defence. Here is the list of agreements signed during...
  • Nita Ambani launches ISL grassroots football programme 07-12-2014 02:28 PM

    Mumbai: Mrs. Nita Ambani, founder and chairperson of Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), today launched the ISL grassroots football movement at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai. The programme will create a platform for the development of grassroots football activity and talent-scouting across the country. The ISL grassroots programme aims...
  • Union Minister Mahesh Sharma joins Ponty Chadha Foundation's 'Swachh Noida' campaign 05-12-2014 05:11 PM

    Noida: On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, children with 'special needs' from the Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan (MBCN) initiated a 'Swachh Noida' Campaign, organised by The Ponty Chadha Foundation. Union Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma cheered the students and started the cleanliness drive as the chief guest...
  • L'Oreal unveils 'Basic science for modern cosmetic dermatology' 03-12-2014 04:00 PM

    In the august company of the Ambassador of France, leading lights of Indian Dermatologists and L'Oreal's top research and innovation experts, L'Oreal launched "Basic Science for Modern Cosmetic Dermatology", a unique collaborative book co-authored by 24 Indian dermatologists and 24 L'Oreal R&I experts. Edited by Professor Srinivas and Dr Verschoore;...
  • Pluss Polymers wins CII Industrial Innovation Award 2014 for MiraCradle Neonate Cooler 03-12-2014 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: Pluss polymers, a materials research and manufacturing company involved in the field of specialty polymeric additives and phase change materials for thermal energy storage, has won the CII Industrial Innovation Award 2014 in the Manufacturing sector -Micro and Small Enterprise Category. The award was given for the company's...
  • ISL fourth best league in world by average attendance, hits 1 million in-stadia fans 28-11-2014 05:39 PM

    A staggering 1 million fans have so far thronged stadia across the country to watch the ongoing Indian Super League, as India's most-watched football league sets yet another benchmark in its inaugural season. This landmark achievement continues to signal the countrywide excitement for the League, and is a further proof...
  • Hockey India League to kick off in Bhubaneswar on Jan 22: full schedule 25-11-2014 05:02 PM

    Post the Hockey India League (HIL) Players Closed Bid 2014, where the selection of the players for the six different franchise was set in stone, Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday announced the match schedule for the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League. The league is a month-long thrilling...
  • Sarjubala and Saweety win silver medals at the Women's World Boxing Championships 24-11-2014 07:32 PM

    Shamjetsabam Sarjubala and Saweety won silver medals at the Women's World Boxing Championships Jeju 2014 in the Women's Light Fly (45-48 kg) weight category and Women's Light Heavy (81 kg) weight category respectively. Sarjubala, a 2011 world youth champion, had defeated Thailand's Chuthamat Raksat 38-38, 40-36, 39-37, while Saweety got...
  • Sports Minister agrees to Terry Walsh's 'proposals' in principle: SAI 18-11-2014 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India, who constituted a six member committee to study the proposals of Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh after his resignation, met the Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday. The committee comprising of former Indian hockey players Ajit Pal Singh, Ashok Kumar, Zafar Iqbal, High...
  • Leander Paes replaces David Ferrer in Champions Tennis League's Punjab Marshalls 11-11-2014 06:12 PM

    Bangalore: Champions Tennis League on Tuesday announced that Indian tennis professional, World No. 29 (Doubles) Leander Paes would now be completing team Punjab Marshalls in CTL 2014. Among the most successful professional Indian tennis players and former captain of the Indian Davis Cup team, Leander is the recipient of India's...
  • Sony World Photography Awards launch hunt to uncover India's best photographer 10-11-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world's most prestigious photography competitions, together with Sony Asia Pacific, launches a competition to discover India's best photographer. India National Award is open to photographers of all abilities from India. Entries are free via worldphoto website and photographers can enter...
  • Hockey: India stun world champions Australia to win series 3-1 09-11-2014 06:59 PM

    New Delhi: In their fourth and last match of the series with Australia being played at the Perth Hockey Stadium, India took the hosts by surprise and finished with a 3-1 win over the world champions, thus bagging the series 3-1. Upbeat on the last two triumphs against Australia, India...
  • Imran Khan lauds Modi for anti-black money initiatives 07-11-2014 01:03 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan is all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his efforts to bring back black money stashed in foreign banks. "Whatever you say about him, he is a faithful man," said the cricketer-turned politician, who has been demanding for similar initiatives in Pakistan. He...
  • Sachin Tendulkar Interview: the master opens up on past, present and future 05-11-2014 08:56 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar's tell-all autobiography 'Playing It My Way' was officially released on Tuesday - ending the wait of cricket fraternity and fans around the globe. Here's what he had to say post the launch: Between tennis and cricket Definitely a cricketer! Tennis was good fun. I enjoyed playing tennis, I...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar wins ICC People's Choice Award 05-11-2014 01:22 PM

    India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has won this year's People's Choice Award. He now becomes only the fourth cricketer to win this coveted prize after Sachin Tendulkar, who was the first-ever recipient in 2010, Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara, who won it in 2011 and 2012, and India captain Mahendra Singh...
  • Australia thrash India 4-0 in the first hockey Test 04-11-2014 07:32 PM

    Perth: India went down to Australia 0-4 in the first match of the four-match Test series in Perth on Tuesday. Both the teams started with aggressive attacks since the first minute and challenged each other's defence line. However, it was Australia who earned a penalty corner in the 15th minute...
  • Xperia Z3 Compact: Sony's new smartphone outflanks the iPhone 6 (Sponsored) 03-11-2014 04:33 PM

    The recent release of the iPhone 6 in India may have pulled in a bunch of customers, but at the same time, its high pricing has left a large number of prospective buyers disgruntled - with many not willing to shell out half-a-lakh on it, while others seem to be...
  • Pakistan jump to third position in Test rankings 03-11-2014 03:50 PM

    Pakistan have vaulted into third position in the ICC Test Team Rankings, their best Test ranking in seven years, following the conclusion of their series against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Pakistan, who defeated Australia for their first series win in 20 years, have leapfrogged England, Sri Lanka and...
  • SP continues attack on Modi, says PM not concerned about poor 09-10-2014 02:22 PM

    Lucknow: Persisting with its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Samajwadi Party alleged that he was not concerned about the poor and only focused on the capitalists. "The prime minister's work is to serve the people of the country but the present prime minister when touring US or Japan, talks...
  • Adult obesity in US unacceptably high, says report 04-09-2014 11:37 PM

    Washington: Poor eating and exercise habits have kept obesity rates high in the United States, said a report today that found increases in six states and no decreases across the nation. The problem is particularly acute among the poor and in the African-American community, said the State of Obesity report...
  • theluxecafe.com, Indias B2C eplatform dedicated to global luxury market launched 01-09-2014 06:18 PM

    India's very own B2C e-platform with curated content, dedicated to global luxury and fine living, was launched recently and can be accessed now at www.theluxecafe.com. TheLuxeCafe.com is fashioned as a virtual salon for the serious purveyors of luxurious living and has a distinct approach sharing first-hand information and a 360...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 TVC hits 1 million views on YouTube 20-08-2014 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country's largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, achieved a new milestone with the launch of the all-new Elite i20. The latest television commercial for Elite i20 is slick, fast-paced and has already crossed Half a Million views on YouTube in a...
  • Social media in India Healthcare Decoded 12-08-2014 03:25 PM

    It is well known that maintaining a healthy rapport with the social media group helps in enhancing your brand, increasing visibility and generating leads. With social media becoming an integral part of our lives today, every prominent healthcare brand in India are becoming very active on social media. To bring...
  • GTPL picks STMicroelectronics chipsets to broaden market access 30-07-2014 02:09 PM

    STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a top supplier of System-on-Chip (SoC) ICs for set-top boxes and home gateways, today announced that its STi5197 SD and STiH273 HD cable chipsets have been picked by GTPL, a leading Indian Cable MSO (multi-system operator)...
  • STMicroelectronics to boost technology innovation in rural India 22-07-2014 12:27 PM

    STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, on Monday announced a strategic cooperation with India's National Innovation Foundation (NIF) under the aegis of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to support technological innovation in remote areas of India and create a...
  • Michelin India offers 4 Indians opportunity to drive race cars 17-07-2014 05:21 PM

    As part of Michelin's 125 years celebrations, the Company opens the "Drivers Wanted 2014" contest in India where four lucky winners will get an all-expense paid tour to Malaysia's legendary Sepang International F1 Circuit in August 2014. The circuit will come alive with the roar and excitement with more than...