INDIA

  • Terry Walsh ready to return but wants Hockey India to 'show desire' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Barely days after quitting from his position as chief coach of the national men's hockey team, Terry Walsh has expressed his willingness to return to India provided Hockey India shows some "desire" to work out a "viable solution". Walsh admitted that he has indeed written a letter to the...
  • Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif may meet at a retreat organised in Kathmandu after the SAARC summit 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at a retreat that will be organised in Kathmandu after the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit. Earlier in the day, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj spoke to Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser...
  • Tour Game: India draw with CA XI after valuable batting practice 2 days ago

    Adelaide: India made a positive start to their tour of Australia after rounding off the practice game against Cricket Australia XI with an allround performance as the two-day match ended in a draw here on Tuesday. At the Gliderol Stadium, the visitors finished at 363 for 8 declared after 91 overs...
  • Michael Clarke ruled out of first Test against India: reports 2 days ago

    Adelaide: On a collision course with Cricket Australia over his fitness, injured skipper Michael Clarke has been reportedly ruled out of the opening Test against India, following his failure to recover well to play in the two-day tour game in Adelaide starting on Friday. Cricket Australia had made it clear that...
  • US investors elevate India over other emerging markets 2 days ago

    New York: US investors, buoyed by optimism about India's economy and booming stock market, have been moving money into exchange-traded funds that focus solely on that country. US-listed India ETFs have added about $2 billion in net new assets so far this year, outshining other emerging market funds. That brings the...
  • 10 action sequences from Indian movies that have given birth to entirely new laws of Physics 2 days ago

    Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood are all pros at shooting over the top action sequences that defy all laws of Physics. Clearly, Rajinikanth is one man who can pull off just about anything on screen and we'd believe it, because there's no reason to not trust him with all the superpowers the...
  • New era in India under PM Modi, say top US diplomats 2 days ago

    Washington: Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his style of functioning and "determination" for development for all, two of the top US diplomats have said that "a new era" has emerged in India under his leadership. "It really does feel like a new era in India under Prime Minister Modi. You...
  • Michael Clarke has no plans to quit despite injuries 2 days ago

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has no intention of retiring from international cricket in the next 12 months as he continues to battle a chronic back problem that could rule him out of next week's first test against India. "No I don't (have any plans to retire in the next 12 months),"...
  • Michael Clarke in limbo as cricket board digs in heels 2 days ago

    A bizarre standoff between Michael Clarke and selectors over the Australia captain's hopes of playing the first Test against India next week remained unresolved on Tuesday after the nation's cricket board dug in its heels. Selectors named the injured skipper in a 12-man squad on Monday for the Brisbane Test with...
  • Barack Obama's visit to India indicative of strong bilateral ties: American officials 2 days ago

    Washington: The proposed visit of US President Barack Obama to India in January 2015 is indicative of the "robust nature" and "health" of the bilateral ties, senior American administration officials have said. "It is entirely indicative of the robust nature and health of the relationship, and very good personal ties and...
  • As it happened: CA XI vs Indians, Tour Game 1, Day 2 2 days ago

    (For Live updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Roundup: Not usually do you see Indians high-fiving on the opening day of a cricket tour to Australia. But the Gliderol Stadium in Adelaide saw that, as Indian bowlers left Monday morning blues in bed and turned up...
  • South Africa Women's team beat India by 2 wickets 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: A battling half-century by Chloe Tryon carried South Africa to a thrilling two-wicket win over India in the first of the three women's One-Day Internationals at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday. Taking first strike, India collapsed to 114 in 38.5 overs and South Africa recovered from 31 for 5...
  • Roelant Oltmans unfazed by dual responsibility in Champions Trophy 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Discharging duel responsibility in a crucial tournament is not a new thing for Indian hockey's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans whose primary focus now is to prepare the team as best as he can for the Champions Trophy in the absence of just-retired coach Terry Walsh. For the second...
  • Nepal ready to 'mediate' between India, Pakistan at SAARC summit 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Nepal is ready to "mediate" between India and Pakistan to break the deadlock in their ties by bringing the leaders of the two countries together during the SAARC Summit, Foreign Minister Mahendra Pandey on Monday said. "Nepal could mediate between India and Pakistan on the sidelines of the Summit,"...
  • Indians fill up knockout berths in World Snooker 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Amidst a hectic scramble for knockout berths at the IBSF World Snooker Championship, Denise Santos from the Philippines came up with a break of 91, the highest in the women's competition so far, as she beat Russia's Irina Gorbataya 3-0 on Monday. The victory helped Santos to remain in contention...
  • Eyeing U-17 WC, AIFF to hold first U-15 tourney next year 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Aiming to prepare a strong squad for the Under-17 World Cup in 2017, the All India Football Federation on Monday said that the inaugural edition of the proposed AIFF U-15 tournament for I-League clubs will be held next year. The first tournament will be a 16-team event, where besides...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: N Srinivasan refuses to comment on Supreme Court's statement 3 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: As the Supreme Court on Monday questioned whether sidelined BCCI chief N. Srinivasan was not in a position of conflict while heading the cricket body and also holding a franchise in the IPL, he made a quick visit on Monday evening to the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in the...
  • India can grow at 9 per cent, become $10 trillion economy in 20 years: Report 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India has the potential to achieve 9 per cent growth rate and become a $10 trillion economy by 2034 on the back of concerted efforts by the corporate sector and a constructive role played by the government, a PwC report said on Monday. "India is on the cusp...
  • Sarjubala and Saweety win silver medals at the Women's World Boxing Championships 3 days ago

    Shamjetsabam Sarjubala and Saweety won silver medals at the Women's World Boxing Championships Jeju 2014 in the Women's Light Fly (45-48 kg) weight category and Women's Light Heavy (81 kg) weight category respectively. Sarjubala, a 2011 world youth champion, had defeated Thailand's Chuthamat Raksat 38-38, 40-36, 39-37, while Saweety got the...
  • Suspense over Modi-Sharif meet at SAARC, Sushma says, 'wait till Tuesday' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Speculations about a possible meet between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at the upcoming SAARC summit are likely to be put to rest on Tuesday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who has already reached Nepal - venue for SAARC Summit - said "wait...
  • Government asks France to 'open shops' in India for railway projects 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Government on Monday invited France to "open shops" in the country to execute Railway projects and sought co-operation in areas of safety, customer service and high-speed train service. "There are multiple areas in rail sector where we can work together and in those areas we can hope for...
  • SAI defends Boxing India's move to showcause Sarita Devi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Jiji Thomson on Monday defended Boxing India's (BI) decision to shoot off a showcause notice to suspended female pugilist L. Sarita Devi, her husband and personal coach for their unauthorised presence near the boxing ring during the Incheon Asian Games. "There must...
  • After Big B, Salman and Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra takes to streets for 'Clean India Campaign' 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra cleaned an area in the city with the help of some social workers as a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. PM Narendra Modi had earlier nominated the 'Mary Kom' actress to contribute towards the 'Clean India Campaign', he launched on the birth...
  • TRAI reiterates its proposals on spectrum auction 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI on Monday said it stands by its proposals, including spectrum reserve price, taking back airwaves from BSNL, swapping 2100 MHz with defence forces and increasing supply of radiowaves. The Department of Telecom (DoT) had sought clarifications from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on its...
  • Ready to re-appoint Terry Walsh as coach if Hockey India agrees: SAI 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Jiji Thomson on Monday said that the authority is ready to re-appoint chief coach Terry Walsh but only after receiving the consent of approval from Hockey India (HI). "We had discussed several issues with Terry Walsh and all the stakeholders regarding his...
  • National Security Adviser Ajit Doval named special representative for border talks with China 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Six months after coming to power, the NDA government on Monday named National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval as its Special Representative on boundary talks with China, paving the way for the dialogue to resume at this level. Doval "has been appointed as the Special Representative of India to...
  • Harbhajan Singh did a great job in legalising his action: ICC CEO 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Asserting that the timing of the crackdown on illegal actions is not a conspiracy, International Cricket Council CEO David Richardson lauded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for correcting his bowling action after being called twice in his career and making it absolutely legal. "At one stage his (Harbhajan Singh) action...
  • Tour Game: India allay bowling worries by knocking over CA XI 3 days ago

    Not usually do you see Indians high-fiving on the opening day of a cricket tour to Australia. But the Gliderol Stadium in Adelaide saw that, as Indian bowlers left Monday morning blues in bed and turned up for work in style. In an ideal scenario, India would have wanted their batsmen...
  • PMO sources: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is the new Chief Negotiator on China 3 days ago

    PMO sources tell CNN-IBN that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is the new Chief Negotiator on China. This comes just days after Prime Minister Modi met Chinese Premiere Li Keqiang on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Myanmar. ...
  • Kohli remains No. 2 ODI batsman, Bhuvneshwar moves up to seventh 3 days ago

    Dubai: Top India batsman Virat Kohli has maintained his second position in the latest ICC batsmen rankings while medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has moved up a place to be seventh in the bowlers' standings. AB de Villiers has strengthened his grip on the number-one batting ranking by extending his advantage of...