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  • Jaishankar rewarded for Obama's visit to India on Republic Day, say sources 3 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian Ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar, has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary. He replaces Sujatha Singh who has resigned with immediate effect. Sources said Jaishankar has been rewarded for US President Barack Obama's visit to India. "He convinced the White House for Obama's visit to India...
  • Obama brings to an end India's non-aligned policy: US Media 4 hours 56 minutes ago

    Washington: The mainstream US media has described the India visit of US President Barack Obama as a successful foreign policy initiative, with a leading daily saying his "personal chemistry" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi is helping steer Indo-US relations. As Obama wrapped up his three-day trip to India, the media said...
  • Feared not getting international ton at Eden, says Sourav Ganguly 5 hours 23 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday revealed that his biggest fear in his cricketing career was to have not scored an international hundred at his home ground, the historic Eden Gardens. "My biggest fear was that I thought I would never get a hundred at the Eden. But then...
  • Gritty Ranchi Rays hold Dabang Mumbai 2-2 in HIL 5 hours 29 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Continuing their gritty performances, Ranchi Rays came from two goals down to hold Dabang Mumbai 2-2 in a Hero Hockey India League encounter at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium here Wednesday. Daniel Beale (16th) and skipper Ashley Jackson scored for the hosts, before Glenn Turner (12th) and Santa Singh (15th) put...
  • Nominate a candidate who will hold up majesty, says Aditya Verma 5 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The face of anti N Srinivasan faction Aditya Verma has made an "appeal" to the BCCI members to select an honest candidate for the post of the president in the upcoming polls of the parent body within six weeks. "I hereby appeal to the BCCI members not to be...
  • Force India to miss Jerez Formual One test 6 hours 47 minutes ago

    Force India will not take part in Formula One's opening pre-season test in Jerez starting this weekend, the team said on Wednesday. A spokesman dismissed speculation that the Silverstone-based team, run and co-owned by Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, had made the decision for financial reasons and said they would be present...
  • Dabang Mumbai defender Matthew Swann ruled out of HIL 7 hours 15 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Dabang Mumbai defender Matthew Swann was ruled out of the ongoing Hero Hockey India League (HIL) due to a calf injury on Wednesday. Australian Swann has returned home for the treatment of his injured calf, which has been bothering him for the last five months. The 25-year-old, who was picked...
  • Advantage India if wickets are slow and low in World Cup: Dravid 7 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Thursday said that the upcoming World Cup is going to be a challenge for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team, which should hope for the Australian and New Zealand wickets to remain slow and supportive of spin. "It's going to be a challenge, it is...
  • Star-studded UP Wizards to face Kalinga Lancers 7 hours 21 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Star-studded Uttar Pradesh Wizards will look to break the winless streak and register their first victory when they take on Kalinga Lancers in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) on Thursday. Post their draw against Delhi Waveriders and a defeat to Jaypee Punjab Warriors, the V R Raghunath-led UP Wizards...
  • Need to ramp up power generation from green sources: Suresh Prabhu 8 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said that there is a need for increasing power generation from green sources and the government aims to have 1 lakh MW renewable power capacity in the next few years. "We really need to introduce a huge element of renewable energy and...
  • India wants border issue resolution with China with 'honesty' 8 hours 56 minutes ago

    Kanpur: Asserting that it has no territorial ambitions, India on Wednesday said it wants to resolve all issues with China with "honesty" and asked it to come forward to end the "perceptional differences" over the border. Home Minister Rajnath Singh also sounded unperturbed by the increasing cooperation and friendship between China...
  • BCCI needs to be accountable as per SC observation: Sarbananda Sonowal 10 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Expressing the government's desire to bring BCCI under the ambit of the RTI Act, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday reiterated the centre's stance following the Supreme Court ruling that the private cricketing body performs a public function and is amenable to judicial law and review. "This is a...
  • Hockey: Lot of progress still to be made, says Jaypee Punjab coach Dancer 10 hours 16 minutes ago

    Despite being on top of the points table in the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL), Jaypee Punjab Warriors coaches Barry Dancer and Jagbir Singh feel that a lot of progress is still to be made if the team has to win this year's trophy. Former Australian player-turned-coach Dancer said though it...
  • Congress to take on Centre in Parliament on Nuclear deal with USA 10 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress will take on the government in Parliament on the Indo-US nuclear deal during the Budget session and will demand details of the assurances given by it for resolving the seven-year-old logjam. The party noted that the government has kept all the details of assurances given to the US...
  • WICB eager to hold discussions with BCCI 11 hours 42 minutes ago

    Jamaica: The president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Dave Cameron has urged the BCCI to sort the issue of West Indies' pullout from the India tour midway into the series last year, through a bilateral discussion or a third-party mediation over the next two months. The WICB has also...
  • Overlooked but not overworked, Pankaj Singh still a romantic figure 13 hours 43 minutes ago

    When Pankaj Singh stood at the top of his run up at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Test debut against England in July last year, he not only had the experience of having taken 300 first-class wickets from ten hard-toiling seasons to dig into, but also carried the wishes...
  • England ready for virtual semi-final against India: Paul Farbrace 15 hours 44 minutes ago

    England's quicker bowlers, with Steven Finn in the forefront, used the bounce at the Gabba to undermine India's batting line-up in the first tri-series clash between the teams on January 20. Paul Farbrace, the England assistant coach, is confident that same commodity will continue to be England's ally when the...
  • Pakistan opposes US support for India's bid to UN Security Council 17 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day after US President Barack Obama assured that they will push for India's permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council, Pakistan has opposed the bid. Pakistan's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said US support for India's permanent seat in the UNSC...
  • India vs Pakistan minus Sachin Tendulkar - a first in World Cup history 19 hours 17 minutes ago

    If it took you time to digest not seeing that diminutive figure crouching and looking up at the sun or into the flood lights on his way to the middle - then February 15 will be even tougher. For the first time in ICC World Cup history, Sachin Tendulkar will...
  • Cartoon of the day: 'Mann Ki Baat' with Modi, Obama Yesterday

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong personal commitment to improve ties between the two countries and said if the US and India join together around shared values then world will be more prosperous, peaceful and secure. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Barack Obama's 3-day visit to India Yesterday

    Cartoonist Neelabh takes on the US President Barack Obama's 3-day visit to India. ...
  • Happy that Barack Obama took my name, says Milkha Singh Yesterday

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, legendary sprinter Milkha Singh said, "I'm happy that Barack Obama took my name along with Mary Kom and Shah Rukh Khan. My story is similar to Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi." Addressing a Town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium on the third...
  • Watch: Mary Kom thanks Barack Obama for acknowledging her Yesterday

    Pleasantly surprised after Barack Obama took her name while talking about Indian achievers, celebrated Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom said on Tuesday that it felt proud to be acknowledged by the US President. "It's a proud moment for me, I thank him for acknowledging me," she said. ...
  • Will 'Make In India' initiative boost the manufacturing sector? Yesterday

    Exhorting Indian Inc to join his 'Make in India' mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only launched the ambitious campaign but also urged industrialists to set up establishments in their homeland instead of eyeing foreign lands and 'First Develop India' (FDI). But the big question is whether the 'Make In...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • We must end violence against children: Satyarthi to Obama Yesterday

    Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Sathyarthi who met US President Barack Obama at the Town Hall on Monday said, "I told Obama that we must work together to ensure there is no violence against children so that they can enjoy their childhood." ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Watch: 'Namaste' to 'Senorita... Bade Bade Deshon Mein...', Barack Obama uses Hindi to woo Indians Yesterday

    US President Barack Obama, who addressed a town hall-style meeting in Delhi on the last day of his tour to India, went the Bollywood way to connect with the university students and activists. In the first two minutes of his speech, Obama quoted popular dialogue from 'DDLJ'. "Senorita... bade bade...
  • News 360: Guard against religious strife, says Barack Obama Yesterday

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday wound up his three-day trip with a strong pitch for religious tolerance, cautioning that India will succeed so long as it was not "splintered along the lines of religious faith". ...
  • 'Mann Ki Baat': Full text of PM Modi and US President Barack Obama's address Yesterday

    English Rendering of Transcript of the special episode of 'Mann Ki Baat': PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama share their thoughts on Radio (PM Narendra Modi): Today, Barack Obama, President of the United States, joins us in a special programme of Mann Ki Baat. For the last few months,...