INDIA

  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: School kids turn mystery solvers; author Ketaki Karnik poses questions 1 week ago

    Jaipur: Picture this: a regular family gathering at a relative's farmhouse. But things take a turn for the worse, when a precious objects get stolen. It is now on the teenage detectives to solve the mystery, and find the culprit.Author Ketaki Karnik, who was addressing a young audience on the...
  • Inside look: Barack Obama's official aircraft Air Force One 1 week ago

    US President Barack Obama will travel to India in his official aircraft Air Force One which is a Boeing 747-200B that has been modified to meet presidential requirements. Capable of refueling midair, Air Force One has unlimited range and can carry the President wherever he needs to travel. The onboard...
  • Barack Obama cuts short his three-day India trip, cancels visit to Taj Mahal on January 27 1 week ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama will cut short his three-day India trip as he has cancelled his visit to Taj Mahal in Agra on January 27. As per the initial plan Obama was to visit Taj Mahal along with the US first lady Michelle Obama on January 27. Obama will...
  • BCCI issues fresh ultimatum for damages to West Indies Board 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In no mood to be lenient on the West Indies Cricket Board, the BCCI has issued an ultimatum to WICB, demanding that it furnish the USD 41.97 million damages caused by the Caribbean team's infamous mid-tour pullout last year. In a fresh letter to WICB President Dave Cameron and...
  • Virat Kohli should bat at four if team wants, says Viv Richards 1 week ago

    Sydney: Virat Kohli's form may have taken a hit since dropping to number four in the batting order, but West Indian legend Sir Viv Richards feels the marauding cricketer should continue in the position if that is what the Indian team requires. The Men in Blue are currently involved in a...
  • Arrested Indian accused of passing secrets to Pakistan's ISI 1 week ago

    Bhubaneshwar: The police arrested a 35-year-old man on Friday in Odisha, accusing him of passing military secrets to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency. Police said Ishwar Chandra Behera was passing on information about missile activities conducted at a unit of India's Defence Research & Development Organisation, where he worked as a...
  • Barack Obama will embark on a three-day India trip in the evening: White House 1 week ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will leave Andrews Air Force Base on Saturday evening for his highly anticipated three-day landmark trip to India on an invitation by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Obama will be accompanied by a sizable delegation that will include several top officials, as well as First...
  • India and Pakistan must change their mindset: Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri 1 week ago

    CNN-IBN spoke to Pakistan's former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri at the Jaipur Lit Fest. "India and Pakistan must change their mindset," said Kasuri. ...
  • Obama to be seated at specially designed bullet proof enclosure for Republic Day parade 1 week ago

    Unprecedented security arrangements are in place for US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle's three days visit to India. As the chief guest of India's 66th Republic Day, Obama will be seated at a specially designed bullet proof enclosure as he witnesses the longest Republic Day parade in eight...
  • Genuine honour for Obama to be chief guest at Republic Day: White House 1 week ago

    Washington: It is a "genuine honour" for US President Barack Obama to be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade and witness India's national day celebrations firsthand, the White House has said. "The President is very much looking forward to this visit. It is a genuine honour to be invited as...
  • Indo-US nuclear deal unlikely to be cleared during Obama's visit: sources 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India, the nuclear deal between the two countries is unlikely to be cleared, said government sources. The US has demanded that it be allowed to track nuclear material supplied to India. In an attempt to remove the hurdles in the nuclear...
  • Barack Obama's three days visit: Bolstering India-US defence ties 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Strengthening defence ties between India and the US will be an important point of discussion during President Barack Obama's visit to India from January 25-27. Defence ties between India and the US are the most stable dimension of the bilateral. Defence trade between the two countries stands...
  • Republic day parade rehearsal held in Delhi January 24, 2015

    Republic day parade rehearsal was held in the capital on Friday. Many routes in central Delhi were closed for it. ...
  • Mission Delhi: Election campaign to slow down due to Obama Visit January 24, 2015

    Due to US President Barack Obama three-day visit to India, the election campaign in Delhi is expected to slow down due to security reasons. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 23, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Obama's India visit turns Delhi into a fortress January 23, 2015

    Sticking to the past practice, no plane will land or take off at the Indira Gandhi International Airport during the time when Republic Day will be on at Rajpath. American officials may also part of all radar stations and control rooms that have been set up for the visit of...
  • Subhash Chandra Bose's 118th birth anniversary also celebrated as Desh Prem Divas January 23, 2015

    Even as the mystery continues over Subhash Chandra Bose's death, we remember the martyr on his 118th birth anniversary also celebrated as Desh Prem Divas. ...
  • HIL 2015: Mumbai, Punjab play out exciting draw January 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Hosts Dabang Mumbai and last year's runners-up Punjab Warriors played out an exciting 3-3 draw in their opening game of the Hockey India League at the Mahindra Stadium on Friday. Mumbai went ahead twice only for Punjab to pull it back on both occasions and then the visitors took the...
  • HIL: UP Wizards hold defending champions Delhi Waveriders to a draw January 23, 2015

    Lucknow: Defending champions Delhi Waveriders were held to a 2-2 draw by Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a high-voltage Hero Hockey India League match at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Friday. After a barren first quarter, the opening goal of the match was scored in the second quarter when Uttar Pradesh...
  • India to push private sector tie-ups, tech support for renewable energy drive during Barack Obama visit January 23, 2015

    Washington/ New Delhi: India will look to the United States for more private sector partnerships and technology to support a drive to expand its use of clean energy, as Washington looks to secure political support for a global climate change deal in 2015. Efforts to combat climate change will also figure...
  • Inclusion of Michael Clarke in Australia WC squad 'un-Australian': Dravid January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid has expressed surprise at the inclusion of Michael Clarke in the Australian squad for the upcoming World Cup despite injury concerns, terming the decision of the selectors as "un-Australian". Clarke has not played since picking up a hamstring injury in the first Test against...
  • DGCA suspends 12 Air India cabin crew members for not undergoing breath analyser test January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday suspended 12 Air India cabin crew members for not undergoing breath analyser test. According to the rules, the breath analyser test is mandatory after operating a flight. The Air India in-flight doctor was not available which is why the test...
  • Indian agencies write to Twitter; want Islamic State tweet location January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian agencies have written to Twitter seeking the location from where threatening tweets were issued by alleged Islamic State (IS) terrorists, calling for a car bomb attack on US President Barack Obama during his India visit. The security agencies looking into the attacks have...
  • Rohit-Dhawan need to do a Sachin-Ganguly at World Cup January 23, 2015

    Presently, two of the thinking tanks would no doubt be planning, discussing, re-planning strategies to ensure India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni lifts the World Cup again making it the third time in 32 years. They have been given a team to execute the job with no ifs and buts. They cannot...
  • Congress delegation headed by Sonia to call on Barack Obama January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Sonia and Rahul Gandhi will be part of a Congress delegation which will call on US President Barack Obama on January 26. Briefing reporters, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, however, did not give the names of rest of the members of the delegation, to be headed by Sonia Gandhi. The...
  • Terrorists may avoid Delhi, target some other place, fear agencies January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Security agencies apprehend that terrorists may target some part of the country during the visit of US President Barack Obama, avoiding Delhi, and have alerted state governments, particularly Jammu and Kashmir, about the "serious threat". The agencies apprehend that the terrorists may carry out strikes like the Chittisinghpura massacre...
  • Unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists: Barack Obama January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama has said it is unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists. Obama told the India Today magazine that those behind the 26/11 attacks must face justice. He also said India must be included as a permanent member in the UN Security Council. The US...
  • J&K: High alert issued in Kathua and Jammu region ahead of Obama's visit January 23, 2015

    Jammu: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, Intelligence Bureau has issued high alert in Kathua and Jammu region. According to the sources, the IB has intercepted conversations between terror outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba and Hizbul Mujahideen warning possible strikes. According to IB, ISI official Colonel Mansoor Khan is helping the infiltrators in...