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  • It's little tough to end corruption in cricket: Jagmohan Dalmiya April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Jagmohan Dalmiya's re-election as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India on March 2 was an event in itself. Here was a man who, after being at the helm of Indian as well world cricket and setting in motion the processes that led to the BCCI becoming...
  • Defence forces evacuate 5-day-old baby from war-torn Yemen April 10, 2015

    Kochi: In an another act of heroism by the defence forces during the Yemen evacuation operations, a five day old baby was air lifted on Thursday. The baby was among the last batch of people to be evacuated from the war-torn Yemen. The baby girl was brought back to Kochi...
  • Nurses return from war-torn Yemen but future remains uncertain due to financial problems April 10, 2015

    Kottayam: Even though nurses have returned from war torn Yemen, their future remains uncertain as many of them had went to Yemen to solve their financial problems but it has only added to their woes. Indu Mol who had Rs 3 lakh education loan went to Yemen for work over a...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 9, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the government's action against Greenpeace India unjust? April 9, 2015

    In a tough action, the Centre on Thursday barred Greenpeace India from receiving foreign funds by suspending its licence for six months and froze its seven bank accounts with immediate effect, alleging it has "prejudicially" affected India's public and economic interests. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Greenpeace India Executive...
  • PM Modi asks affluent Indians to give up LPG subsidy: Will you give up LPG subsidy for India? April 9, 2015

    While addressing the Urja Sangam on April 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged government officers and well-to-do professionals of the country to give up their LPG subsidies. "It will help many mothers and households of our country," he said. ...
  • India concludes air evacuation operations from Yemen, another 630 citizens rescued April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Thursday wrapped up its air evacuation operations from Yemen rescuing another 630 of its citizens from Sanaa, taking the total number of Indians brought home from the war-ravaged country to over 4,640 besides around 960 nationals from 41 countries. Minister of State for External Affairs VK...
  • Investment is trust in future, don't underestimate mood in Germany, says Michael Steiner April 9, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Foreign Affairs Editor Anchal Vohra, German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner said, "Don't underestimate the mood also because investment is trust in the future. So the psychological situation is also important. It also needs to change in practise all over the country. And my...
  • News 360: Centre freezes Greenpeace India's all 7 bank accounts April 9, 2015

    The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday froze all 7 bank accounts of Greenpeace India with immediate effect. Greenpeace India's accounts were frozen after serious allegations of its involvement in encouraging "anti-development" campaigns across the country. ...
  • Centre acts tough against Greenpeace India, freezes its 7 bank accounts, bars foreign funding April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: In a tough action, the Centre on Thursday barred Greenpeace India from receiving foreign funds by suspending its licence for six months and froze its seven bank accounts with immediate effect, alleging it has "prejudicially" affected India's public and economic interests. The environmental activist group was also served...
  • India-France Dialogue: Experts discuss key issues April 9, 2015

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left for his 3-nation visit of France, Canada, and Germany, CNN-IBN's Executive Editor Zakka Jacob discuses the key issues between India and France with panel of experts. ...
  • Harbhajan Singh opens academy in Kolkata April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Alarmed by the drug menace among youngsters in the country, out-of-favour India offspinner Harbhajan Singh, who had initially started an academy in Punjab with an aim to rehabilitate victims of substance abuse through cricket, on Thursday opened a new centre in Kolkata. This is Harbhajan's fifth academy in the country. "One...
  • India's weak defence a worry for Indian hockey coach April 9, 2015

    Ipoh: The fragile backline has been Indian men's hockey team's perennial problem and new chief coach Paul van Ass today admitted that the defence continues to be his major concern. Out of title reckoning, India had to toil hard on Thursday to register a 5-3 win against a lowly Canada, their...
  • China says there's a 'huge dispute' with India over Arunachal Pradesh and it's an 'undeniable fact' April 9, 2015

    Beijing: China on Thursday said its "huge dispute" with India over Arunachal Pradesh is an "undeniable fact" even as it echoed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's views that the two countries should create favourable conditions for a mutually-acceptable settlement of the vexed boundary issue. "There is a huge dispute in the eastern...
  • Azlan Shah hockey: India beat Canada 5-3 to register their first win April 9, 2015

    Ipoh: The Indian hockey team finally earned their first win of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup defeating Canada 5-3 at the Azlan Shah Stadium on Thursday. Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh opened the scoring for India in the 13th minute followed by VR Raghunath (32nd minute). Then Forward Ramandeep Singh scored a...
  • Sports Minister asks SAI, Boxing India to help Haryana boxer Rishu Mittal April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Moved by the plight of a state level gold-medallist boxer who is working as a domestic help, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked the Sports Authority of India and Boxing India to look into the matter and provide all help to her. "I have asked SAI and Boxing India...
  • Railway plans to develop satellite terminals to decongest stations April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian Railways is planning to build satellite terminals near some of the busiest junctions, aiming at reducing pressure on such stations and the city traffic around it. "We are planning to develop some satellite terminals. Most of the urban areas are saturated now. It is impossible to reach to...
  • PM Modi leaves for France, Canada, and Germany April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left for his 3-nation visit of France, Canada, and Germany. Ahead of his tour, Modi said that he tries to pack more destinations per trip to make the most out of his tours. In an interview to the Hindustan Times, the Prime Minister...
  • Home Ministry freezes all 7 bank accounts of Greenpeace India April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday froze all 7 bank accounts of Greenpeace India with immediate effect. Greenpeace India's accounts were frozen after serious allegations of its involvement in encouraging "anti-development" campaigns across the country. According to Home Ministry, Greenpeace claims the misrepresentation is a typographical error. The NGO...
  • Lahore High Court orders Pakistan government to release 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi April 9, 2015

    Lahore: The Lahore High court has ordered government of Pakistan to immediately release 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi from detention. Justice Muhammad Anwarul Haq of Lahore High Court suspended the detention of 55-year-old Lakhvi under Maintenance of Public Order after the government failed to present sensitive records against him in the...
  • Josh Hazlewood pulls out of IPL 2015 April 9, 2015

    Bangalore: Josh Hazlewood, the Australia pacer, will not play in the Indian Premier League 2015, keeping in mind his country's busy season ahead, Cricket Australia announced on Thursday. Hazlewood, who was retained by Mumbai Indians this IPL season, had a fairly successful run with the ball in the 2015 World Cup,...
  • Australia's Test series in West Indies rescheduled, to begin June 3 now April 9, 2015

    Bangalore: The Frank Worrell Trophy, the two-Test series between West Indies and Australia, which was supposed to start on June 5, has been brought forward by two days, the West Indies Cricket Board announced on Thursday. The first Test will be played from June 3 in Dominica, while the second Test...
  • Bhutan leap 46 places in FIFA rankings, India 147th April 9, 2015

    Bhutan jumped 46 places from the foot of the FIFA rankings to 163rd on Thursday after recording their first ever World Cup qualifying victories. The Himalayan nation beat Sri Lanka 1-0 in Colombo and 2-1 in Thimphu last month to advance to the second round of Asian qualifying and, after reaching...
  • Being in Sana'a helped me understand ground problems, VK Singh on Yemen evacuation April 9, 2015

    MoS External Affairs General VK Singh who has been overseeing the evacuation operations said, "I travelled to Sana'a thrice to oversee the evacuation operations. Once I was in Sana'a, I could understand the problems on ground. It was necessary to be there to understand problems during evacuation." ...
  • As it happened: India vs Canada, Azlan Shah hockey April 9, 2015

    For updates, scroll down to bottom of the page Still winless after three outings, a demoralised India would be desperate to get their Azlan Shah Cup hockey campaign back on track with a positive result against a spirited Canadian outfit. India have drawn their first match against Korea while losing the next...
  • Michael Vaughan open to ECB management role April 9, 2015

    Bangalore: Michael Vaughan, the former England captain, has said he is open to talking to the England and Wales Cricket Board about a management role with the team following Paul Downton's resignation as managing director on Wednesday. Vaughan is understood to have had a breakfast meeting with Tom Harrison, the ECB...
  • 'MasterChef India 4' finale: Judges Sanjeev Kapoor, Vikas Khanna and Ranveer Brar to turn singers April 9, 2015

    The judges-cum-hosts of cooking-based reality TV show 'MasterChef India 4' Sanjeev Kapoor, Vikas Khanna and Ranveer Brar will turn into singers for the grand finale of the show. They will be seen crooning an anthem specially composed for the final episode of the season. "Kapoor, who has an informal band by...
  • Spice Stellar 549 with 5.5-inch display, 8MP camera launched in India for Rs 6,699 April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Spice Mobiles has rolled out its latest Spice Stellar 549, a 5.5-inch smartphone for a price of Rs 6,699. The dual-SIM phablet device runs the Android 4.4 KitKat OS, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad core processor, has 1GB RAM, and 8GB internal storage which is expandable up to...
  • Meet Rohit Dahiya - a T20 star who didn't make it to IPL April 9, 2015

    Context can accentuate the value of a performance. Rohit Dahiya would have understood this over the last few days. Even as the country's cricketing fraternity was gearing up for the start of the 2015 Indian Premier League in Kolkata on Wednesday (April 8), Dahiya, far away from any kind of...
  • IPL 8: JP Duminy expects big things from Yuvraj Singh this year April 9, 2015

    Terming Yuvraj Singh as a match-winner, JP Duminy has made his expectations clear from the elegant left-hander as Delhi Daredevils look to change their fortunes in the Indian Premier League with a new captain. ...