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  • Pakistan and Jamaat-ud-Dawa help Kashmiris and we call it jihad, says 26/11 planner Hafiz Saeed 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed strongly came out in support of Kashmiri separatists and admitted that his organisation is backing the Pakistan Army wage jihad in the valley. During a TV interview, Hafiz said, "If India is not ready to give their rights and if...
  • Supporting a smaller sport is always good: Gautam Gambhir 3 days ago

    Not able to represent the country due to lack of funds is one of the worst things that can happen to any sportsmen, says Gambhir after donating funds to Indian ice hockey team. ...
  • Indian women seek glory in World Team Chess Championship 3 days ago

    Chengdu: Led by world number three Koneru Humpy, the Indian women's team will look for an unprecedented medal haul when it competes in the World Team Chess Championship that gets underway in Chengdu. Humpy, who was ousted in the quarter-finals of the world women championship recently, will be the mainstay while...
  • IPL 8: Shakib's absence is a big blow to KKR, says Gambhir 3 days ago

    All the talk ahead of the Indian Premier League 2015 match between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Saturday centred on two individuals - Glenn Maxwell and Sunil Narine. Both played starring roles for their teams last season - Narine's Kolkata...
  • IPL 8: Kirsten has been great for Delhi Daredevils, says Yuvraj Singh 3 days ago

    Delhi Daredevils bought Yuvraj Singh for a record Rs 16 crore at this year's Indian Premier League auction with the hope that he would help them reverse their fortunes. The start wasn't too hot - an ungainly 9 against Chennai Super Kings and then a scratchy 27 against Rajasthan Royals. Before...
  • PM Modi returns home after three-nation tour 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the Capital early on Saturday morning after a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of key agreements were signed, including the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada. Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay...
  • I have become a better player since playing the IPL: Shakib Al Hasan 3 days ago

    Bangladesh had a more than satisfactory 2015 World Cup, knocking England out to make the quarterfinals, where they fought for a while before falling away in the face of the collective muscle of the Indians. Shakib Al Hasan, the biggest star Bangladesh cricket has ever had, had a decent World Cup...
  • IPL 8: Mitchel Starc fit to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Mitchell Starc, out of action since the end of the 2015 World Cup because of a knee injury, is scheduled to leave Australia to join his Royal Challengers Bangalore team-mates in the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 on Sunday (April 19). Starc would then be available to take part in...
  • Viswanathan Anand lets Carlsen off the hook, settles for draw 3 days ago

    Shamkir: Viswanthan Anand let a golden opportunity slip as he let reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen off the hook and settled for a draw with the Norwegian in the first round of 2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial chess tournament on Friday. Capitalising on an unforced error by Carlsen, five-time World Champion Anand...
  • India will be the global workforce hub in a few years: PM Modi 3 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the Canadian leadership and locals for the rousing reception he recieved in Canada. "Whatever resources India needs can be found in Canada. Canada joined in the celebrations when BJP came to power. Youth of India is it's biggest strength," said PM Modi in his speech. ...
  • India, Canada to work together to eliminate Kala Azar in Bihar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India and Canada will partner in health innovations in India focusing on maternal, newborn and child health and Visceral Leishmaniasis elimination and will make an invest of US dollar 2.5 million. The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), funded by the Government...
  • World Bank chief praises PM Modi's Jan Dhan Yojna 3 days ago

    Washington: The World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim on Friday said that the "strong visionary leadership" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has resulted in "extraordinary effort" by India on financial inclusion of its people. The World Bank in a report released this week said by January 2015, 125 million bank accounts...
  • International Paralympic committee derecognises Indian body due to infighting 3 days ago

    Paralympic Committee of India was derecognised by the International Paralympic committee on Friday due to infighting in the organistation, CNN-IBN has learnt. The decision was taken after gross negligence and mismanagement by the PCI in organising the national championship in Ghaziabad. ...
  • Nobody will be allowed to break India's unity: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    Kanpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India's unity and integrity were "inviolable" and nobody will be allowed to break them. "I would like to assure the countrymen that no one will be allowed to break the unity and integrity of the country be it Masarat Alam or anybody...
  • Sourav Ganguly in the right place at the right time 3 days ago

    India's first cricket captain to win back-to-back series in the West Indies and England, Ajit Wadekar was called lucky. Sourav Ganguly, the other captain who gave the team confidence of winning overseas, is also lucky in a different way. Just as the knowledgeable think that Wadekar was lucky to inherit a...
  • After conquering Tests, Murali Vijay working towards one-day return 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Murali Vijay was widely praised for his batting exploits in the Test series Down Under but the stylish Indian opener says he equally enjoys playing in the shorter formats despite the transition from five-day cricket to T20 being 'tough'. The 31-year-old also feels that a regular spot in the...
  • IPL 8: VVS Laxman hails Pravin Tambe 4 days ago

    The curator at the ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam was certain that the pitch was going to be 'a belter of a batting pitch with some assistance to seamers early on due to previous night's rain'. The assessment of Steven Smith, the Rajasthan Royals skipper, was much the same. He chose to...
  • India, France will find a balance, says Jean-Joseph Boillot 4 days ago

    Jean-Joseph Boillot, an advisor to the CEPII Business Club, said that India and France will find a balance. The remarks came in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to France during his three-nation tour. ...
  • Congress hits out at Modi for attacking opposition abroad, says PM demeaned India 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for attacking the opposition during his address to Indian diaspora at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said the Prime Minister demeaned India. Sharma has taken exception to Modi for criticising the previous UPA government...
  • Despite a few similarities, 'Mr India' trumps 'Mr X' 4 days ago

    Vikram Bhatt's new science fiction thriller 'Mr X', featuring Emraan Hashmi as the protagonist, is a movie about invisibility. And the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of invisibility in Bollywood is 'Mr India'. The 1987 cult movie 'Mr India' has set a standard for science fiction...
  • International Paralympic committee derecognises Indian body due to infighting 4 days ago

    Paralympic Committee of India was derecognised by the International Paralympic committee on Friday due to infighting in the organistation, CNN-IBN has learnt. The decision was taken after gross negligence and mismanagement by the PCI in organising the national championship in Ghaziabad. Following the ban, the Paralympic Committee of India has been...
  • PM Narendra Modi heads home after three-nation tour 4 days ago

    Vancouver: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wrapped up his three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of important agreements were signed, including for the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada. "I leave Canada with immense satisfaction. This visit will further...
  • Modi's three-nation tour: Projecting a self-confident India 4 days ago

    New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-nation tour was marked by several high points - the surprise announcement on purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets in France, clinching a five-year uranium supply deal with Canada, pushing the Make in India initiative in Germany, assuring all of the ease of doing business...
  • Sourav Ganguly fans' favourite to be India's new coach 4 days ago

    Speculations of former India captain Sourav Ganguly "taking over" the reins of the team from Duncan Fletcher saw fans erupting with joy on social media. According to a newspaper report on Thursday, a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) insider had revealed that Ganguly has put in an informal word to the...
  • Unlike India, radio continues to be immensely popular in US, Canada 4 days ago

    Even though radio is considered a dying medium in India, it continues to be immensely popular in US and Canada. There are over 15 Indian radio stations in Vancouver alone. ...
  • IPL 8: Yuzvendra Chahal relishing his spell under captain Virat Kohli 4 days ago

    Royal Challengers Bangalore have had a mixed start to their IPL 2015 campaign, bearding Kolkata Knight Riders in their own den before being spanked by Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, their Bangalore bastion. In the absence of Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, both recovering from injuries, Bangalore's bowling has...
  • Pakistan spinner Raza Hasan faces two-year ban over cocaine use 4 days ago

    Raza Hasan, the Pakistan left-arm spinner, is likely to face a suspension for two years from all forms of cricket after testing positive for cocaine, according to reports in sections of the media. Hasan, 22, was tested by the Pakistan Cricket Board during the Pentangular Cup in Karachi and his samples...
  • Ajay Shirke in no mood to return to BCCI 4 days ago

    Ajay Shirke, the Maharashtra Cricket Association president, is known to keep away from the limelight and take bold decisions. So it wasn't surprising that the then treasurer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India tendered his resignation in the wake of the infamous IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Pakistan says people waving its flag in Srinagar shows love between Kashmir and Pakistan 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said people waving its national flag on the streets of Srinagar is the "manifestation of deep and lasting emotional bonds" between the Kashmiris and the Pakistanis. Reacting to pro-Pakistan slogans and flags being waved at a rally addressed by hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani against whom an...