India

  • Saurav Ghosal gives India maiden silver in Asian Games squash 59 minutes ago

    Incheon: Top seed Saurav Ghosal lost to Abdullah Al Muzayen of Kuwait 2-3 in the men's singles final of the squash event and had to settle for a silver medal, India's first in the discipline at Asian Games, at the Yeorumul Squash Courts on Tuesday. The 28-year-old was the odds on...
  • Would you like to have tea in a cemetery and drinks in a space shuttle? 10 of the most unusual restaurants and bars in India 22 minutes ago

    Where would you like to sit - over the coffin or the wooden chairs? This isn't a question you would want to hear or answer when you enter a restaurant. The New Lucky Restaurant in Ahmedabad will leave you a little shaken. It allows you to enjoy a cup of...
  • Asian Games 2014 Live, Day 4: Unlucky Saurav Ghosal settles for silver 7 hours 30 minutes ago

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India won just two bronze medals on the second day, but were assured of at least a silver by squash star Saurav Ghosal and two more bronze in Wushu. On day four, shooters are expected to once again rule India's medals...
  • CIL scouting for locations for Rs 7,000 cr solar projects 15 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Stateowned Coal India (CIL) is in the process of identifying places for setting up of solar projects worth Rs 7,000 crore. "Coal India is in the process of identifying places for setting up the solar projects," a source said. "The directions for the same were given to the...
  • Asian Games 2014: Are Indian shooters fatigued? 15 hours 20 minutes ago

    India's ace shooter Ronjan Sodhi feels that the Indian contingent at the Asian Games is a bit young and inexperienced and that could be a reason behind their lack of individual medals. ...
  • Happy to replace Nadal with Federer: Mahesh Bhupathi 15 hours 28 minutes ago

    Tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi said Roger Federer's inclusion in the Indian franchise of the IPTL is a big bonanza for all the Indian fans. ...
  • Football can be big in India through ISL: Marco Materazzi 15 hours 32 minutes ago

    Chennai: Set to start his stint as managercumplayer of Chennaiyin FC, Italian World Cup winner Marco Materazzi on Monday promised to do his best to raise the profile of the game in the country through the Indian Super League which kicks off next month. Materazzi, a marquee playercummanager, said he would...
  • Somdev Devvarman to face Andy Murray in Shenzen Open 2nd round 15 hours 52 minutes ago

    Shenzen: India's singles star Somdev Devvarman set up a second round clash with twotime Grand Slam winner Andy Murray after battling past Chinese wild card Xin Gao in the ATP Shenzen Open, on Monday. The Indian, who skipped Asian Games to salvage his season, fought past the Chinese 63 46 64...
  • Pilots to be empowered to deal with tipsy air travellers 16 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Tipsy air travellers, beware! Laws are being tightened to empower crew members to restrain anyone from creating ruckus inside an aircraft or even at the airport before boarding a flight. A new rule has been drafted by aviation regulator DGCA formally empowering the pilotincommand of...
  • States asked to gear up for cleanliness campaign from September 25 17 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Centre has asked all states to gear up for an intensive national cleanliness campaign from September 25 to achieve the goal of 'Swachh Bharat' or Clean India by 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth has sent a letter to state chief...
  • Things are changing in China: Dalai Lama 17 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping's open admission of Tibet playing a key role in China's culture is reflective of the change in the country's attitude, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said here on Monday. "Recently, President Xi Jinping in Paris publicly expressed the position that Buddhists have a very...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead India A against West Indies 17 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary will lead the India A team against West Indies in the two limited overs warmup ties to be played in Mumbai ahead of the fivematch ODI series, which begins in Kochi on October 8. Tiwary had earlier led India A in the two firstclass matches against Australia...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead India A against West Indies 17 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary will lead the India A team against West Indies in the two limited overs warmup ties to be played in Mumbai ahead of the fivematch ODI series, which begins in Kochi on October 8. Tiwary had earlier led India A in the two firstclass matches against Australia...
  • Tenmember Table Tennis squad leaves for Asian Games challenge 17 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A 10member table tennis squad, spearheaded by the most experienced Sharath Kamal, left on Monday for Incheon to take part in the ongoing Asian Games. The table tennis events at the Games begin from September 27 and continue until October 4. The team members, preparing at the NIS Patiala,...
  • Asian Games: Indian women beat Thailand 30 in hockey opener 18 hours 24 minutes ago

    Incheon: India's women hockey started their Asian Games campaign with a 30 win over Thailand at Soenhak Hockey Stadium on Monday. Poonam Rani, Vandana Katariya and vicecaptain Deepika converted a penalty corner each to ensure a winning start to India's campaign. Opening the first half with great attack coming in from both...
  • Asian Games: Narender Grewal, Sanathoi Devi assure Wushu bronze medals for India 17 hours 44 minutes ago

    Incheon: Wushu player Thoudam Sanathoi Devi on Monday assured herself of at least a bronze in women's Sanda 52kg category after storming into the semifinals on the third day of competitions at the Asian Games. Sanathoi beat Amgalanjargal Sangidorj of Mongolia in a 20 'Win By Round' (WBR) verdict in a...
  • PM Narendra Modi at New York's Madison Square 19 hours 38 minutes ago

    New York: House full, that's what you will find out, if you were to make an attempt to book yourself an audience with PM Narendra Modi in New York. The venue, Madison Square Park, which has hosted some of the biggest global names, politicians, thinkers and musicians will be hosting...
  • Indian men bow out of Asian Games football 20 hours 10 minutes ago

    Incheon: India U23 men's campaign in Asian Games football ended on Monday as they went down 02 to a superior Jordan side in the final Group G encounter at the Munhak Stadium. India earlier lost their opening encounter to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 05. Jordan, who fielded their U21 side...
  • Asian Games Hockey: Oman India's last chance to improve goaldifference 20 hours 33 minutes ago

    India have had a good record previously against Oman and I think they will do so again in their second consecutive meeting against the world hockey minnows after a notsoimpressive win against Sri Lanka in the campaign opener. After Sunday's game against Sri Lanka, India need to do some hard thinking...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men's basketball team outplay Kazakhstan in final qualifier 20 hours 54 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men's basketball team picked up the pieces quickly after their loss in the second qualifier to outplay Kazakhstan 8061 to top Group B at the Asian Games basketball competition on Monday. The Indians, who lost a hard fought match against Saudi Aradia 6773 on Sunday, won their second of...
  • Kiren Rijiju refuses to comment on Chinese incursion 21 hours 24 minutes ago

    China's People's Liberation Army added seven new tents within the Indian territory. Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said, "It's a difficult terrain. What happens in what sector is difficult to ascertain. We will have to see the report first, it would not be correct to comment before...
  • Indian judokas sign off emptyhanded in Asian Games 21 hours 44 minutes ago

    Incheon: India ended their dismal campaign in judo after country's last competitor Rajwinder Kaur lost her final repechage round bout against Kyrgyzstan's Nagira Sarbashova at the 17th Asian Games here on Monday. All four Indian judokas three female and one male will return emptyhanded, a significant departure from six...
  • Asian Games 2014: India out of medal contention in tennis team events 22 hours 46 minutes ago

    Incheon: India were on Monday knocked out of medal contention in both the men's and women's tennis team events after losing their respective quarterfinal clashes to Kazakhstan in the 17th Asian Games here. Both the teams lost by a similar 12 margin to the Kazakhs, seeded top in men's and second...
  • Indian Americans gear up to welcome PM Modi 23 hours 51 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a huge gathering of IndianAmericans at the Madison Square Gardens in New York during his US visit. Preparations are on to welcome PM on his maiden US visit after assuming office. ...
  • Modi to visit Gandhi statue, Lincoln and Martin Luther King memorials during US visit Yesterday

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay floral tributes to the Gandhi Statue and visit the historic Lincoln Memorial and the recently established memorial for Martin Luther King Jr in the American capital. On his maiden visit to the US as the Prime Minister, Modi will also visit the 9/11 memorial...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women spikers lose 03 to Japan Yesterday

    Incheon: The disastrous run of Indian women spikers continued on Monday as they were blanked 03 by Japan in their second Group A preliminary Round match at the Ansan Sangroksu Gymnasium here. The Indian eves, who were thrashed by hosts South Korea in the opening game, were yet again no match...
  • Indian women rowers eliminated from 17th Asian Games Yesterday

    Incheon: The Indian women's rowing team was eliminated from the lightweight quadruple sculls event after finishing last in their repechage round at the 17th Asian Games on Monday. The quartet of Varghese Dittymol, Monalisha Chanu, Cahoba devi and Manjula Xess was eliminated after ending up on the bottom of the fivestrong...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women win bronze in 25m Pistol Team event Yesterday

    Incheon: The shooting range once again provided an early medal for the Indian contingent as the women's pistol trio of Rahi Sarnobat, Anisa Sayyed and Heena Sidhu shot down a bronze in the 25m range on day three of the competitions on Monday. The Indian trio tallied 1729 points, a whopping...
  • Asian Games 2014: Ghosal in squash final; two bronze medals for India on Day 3 7 hours 41 minutes ago

    Shooters once again got India going on day three at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, when the trio of Rahi Sarnobat, Anisa Sayyed and Heena Sidhu clinched bronze medal in the Women's 25m Pistol Team event to start day three. And later in the day squash star Dipika Pallikal...
  • 'Dear Deepika, our point of view': Times of India responds to cleavage row, asks her, 'Why the hypocrisy?' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Actress Deepika Padukone, who had earlier lashed out at a prominent Indian publication for using a titillating headline to describe an almost yearold footage of hers in a plunging neckline, had posted a stronglyworded statement on her official Facebook page defending her decision to call out blatantly sexist...