INDIA

  • India cannot carry out surgical strikes inside Pakistan: Sartaj Aziz 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said that India cannot afford to carry out "surgical strikes" inside the country as it is aware of Pakistan's response to any such action. National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz claimed that the current border tension was part of a bigger conspiracy by Indian government to blame...
  • Nita Ambani, Abhishek Bachchan, Sunidhi Chauhan named 'Clean Maharashtra' goodwill ambassadors 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Nita Ambani, wife of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan and Marathi film star Makrand Anaspure are among the nine eminent personalities from Maharashtra who will be the "goodwill ambassadors" of the 'Swachhata Abhiyan' in the state. The announcement was made by Governor CH Vidyasagar...
  • China FDI goes up to $87.36 billion this year: Government 3 days ago

    Beijing: China received $87.36 billion in FDI this year, down 1.4 per cent compared to last year, but on course to achieve the official target of $120 billion and help the government's "Made in China" drive. China's outbound direct investment (ODI) by non-financial firms rose to $74.96 billion up 21.6...
  • P V Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth progress to Denmark Open quarters 3 days ago

    Denmark: Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the quarter-finals of their categories at the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier on Thursday. Two-time World Championship bronze medallist Sindhu needed only 31 minutes to move past Russia's Ksenia Polikarpova 21-17, 21-19 in their first ever women's singles match. Later,...
  • Will seek legal action if Hair makes another comment, says Harbhajan Singh 3 days ago

    Harbhajan Singh has threatened to take legal action against controversial umpire Darrell Hair if the Australian continues to damage his reputation by making provocative comments against him. "I have no time for Darrell Hair's nonsense. Who the hell is he? Is he bigger than the ICC? But if he tries to...
  • Asiad gold result of plan, strategy and hard work: Sardar Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Terming the Asian Games gold as the best moment of his playing career, the Indian men's hockey team skipper Sardar Singh said that the yellow metal at Incheon was a culmination of two years of hard work, plan and strategy. "After we finished last in the 2012 Olympics, we...
  • Sachin Tendulkar meets PM Modi, discusses 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and discussed the 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign. The 41-year-old iconic cricketer was one of the nine people chosen by the Prime Minister for his initiative, which he had launched on Mahatma...
  • No one can warn India: Rajnath Singh to China 3 days ago

    Manesar (Haryana): With China reacting sharply to government's plans to construct a border road in Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today sent a strong message, asserting that no one can warn India. "Today, no one can give warning to India. We are a very powerful country," he told reporters on...
  • Al-Qaeda may be allying with IM, LeT to carry out multi-city attacks in India, says NSG 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The National Security Guard has said that it is ready to respond if the ISIS or al-Qaeda carry out terror attacks in India. Director General of the NSG Jayant Chowdhary on Thursday said that terror groups such as al-Qaeda or ISIS might carry out multi-city attacks in India....
  • Cyclone Hudhud hit Vizag airport to resume operations from Friday 3 days ago

    Vizag: Vizag airport will resume operations from Friday, after sustaining extensive damages in the wake of cyclone Hudhud. The decision to resume operation was taken by the Director General of Civil Aviation, the Bureau Civil Aviation Security in consultation with various airlines. Air India will restart its operations on Friday, with...
  • 4th ODI: Well-rested India, WI resume series after washout 3 days ago

    Dharamshala: Bolstered by their dramatic come-from-behind win in the last game, India will look to keep the winning momentum going when they meet West Indies in the fourth cricket one-dayer here on Friday on what is expected to be a pacy track. The series is locked at 1-1 and the picturesque...
  • Photos: 20 times the hilarious 'Dadi' got too close for comfort with her 'shagun ki pappis' on the TV show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' 3 days ago

    If there's one show that has brought all of Bollywood to television, it is Comedy Nights with Kapil. The highly popular comedy show is not just popular because of its entertaining host Kapil Sharma, but also because of his telly family.The adorable Palak, poker-faced Gutthi, annoyed wife Manju, eligible bachelorette...
  • 'But...but I'm only 29': 10 immediate thoughts that haunt every Indian woman when she's called 'aunty' for the first time 3 days ago

    The word 'aunty' hits every Indian woman the hardest. While the Indian woman struggles to keep a balance between work and household chores, being called aunty by a 10-year-old comes as a major blow, especially when you're only in your late twenties.Whether you're attending a wedding or shopping at the...
  • Keen about the 'Make in India' policy, says Finland President 4 days ago

    President Pranab Mukherjee who is in Finland carried the government's message of 'Make In India' during his three day visit to the country. "Top priority is clean energy and clean technology. We are keen about the 'Make in India' policy," said Finland President Sauli Ninist. ...
  • Swiss will examine India's request for banking information on priority basis 4 days ago

    In a major breakthrough in India's fight to bring back black money stashed abroad, Switzerland said it will examine India's requests for banking information on a priority basis. ...
  • India has until October 21 to back global customs deal: EU minister 4 days ago

    Rome: India has until next Tuesday to support a global trade deal struck last year or risk being left out of the agreement to ease worldwide customs rules, the chairman of EU trade ministers said on Wednesday. India in July blocked what would have been the first global trade reform in...
  • ISRO launches IRNSS 1C satellite, India closer to its own navigation system 4 days ago

    Sriharikota: India successfully launched IRNSS 1C on board ISRO's PSLV C26 rocket from the spaceport here at 1.32 am on Thursday, moving a step closer to setting up the country's own navigation system on par with Global Positioning System (GPS) of the US. IRNSS 1C is the third of the...
  • ISL: Big names will grow Indian football, says FIFA secretary general 4 days ago

    New Delhi: As far as football authorities are concerned, it's the names in the games that will drive the growth of the sport in India. FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says marquee players like Luis Garcia, Alessandro Del Piero and Robert Pires in the Indian Super League will help unlock the...
  • Black money case: Switzerland says will examine Indian requests for information on 'priority basis' 4 days ago

    Berne/New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in India's fight against black money allegedly stashed abroad, Switzerland on Wednesday said it will examine Indian requests for banking information on a priority basis and provide requested details in a time-bound manner. The Swiss authorities would also "assist in obtaining confirmation on genuineness of...
  • India may get to host FIFA Club World Cup 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst the ISL fever prevalent among the country's football fans, an ambitious India are also eyeing to host the glamorous FIFA Club World Cup. "We will decide in the FIFA Executive Committee meeting in December in Morocco for 2015-16, 2017-18 Club World Cup," said FIFA Secretary-General Jerome Valcke at...
  • India, China sign deal on clean water technologies 4 days ago

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday signed a deal with Canada on clean water technologies, with a focus on Prime Minister's Clean Rivers Mission. An MoU was signed in this regard between the two countries in the presence of Union Minister of State of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh, Canadian Minister...
  • Canada backs India's stand on Kashmir, stresses on dialogue with Pak 4 days ago

    India and Canada have taken their nuclear cooperation to the next level. On Tuesday the Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj met her Canadian counterpart John Baird in the capital. Canada's CAMECO and Department of Atomic Energy are now in the process of working out commercial contracts for purchase of uranium....
  • Delhi: Shazia Ilmi joins BJP's cleanliness drive 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi on Wednesday took part in a BJP cleanliness drive as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Organised by the party's Delhi unit in Central Park in Connaught Place, the central Delhi commercial hub, Ilmi along with BJP president Satish...
  • India prepares to pay $400 million under interim deal to Iran: Sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Iran has sought payment of $400 million from India under an interim deal with six world powers that allows the OPEC nation to recover part of its overseas frozen oil revenues, industry sources said in Wednesday. Iran and the United States, China, France, Germany, Britain and Russia agreed in...
  • Wrestler Sushil Kumar, six others to train in US 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Ace Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar and six other national athletes will be heading for the US in the first week of November to train in the Ohio-based SPIRE Institute, an official Olympic Training Center, through a Sheru Classic initiative. Double Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil, who skipped the Asian Games...
  • India thrash Pakistan 6-0 in Sultan of Johor Cup 4 days ago

    Defending champions India bounced back in style from their loss to Great Britain with a 6-0 thrashing of arch-rivals Pakistan in their third match of the Under-21 Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Stadium in Malaysia on Wednesday. The two teams played traditional hockey in the first 15 minutes...
  • India will stick to its position on food issue at WTO: Nirmala Sitharaman 4 days ago

    New Delhi: India will stick to its position on the food security issue at the WTO trade negotiations as it is the sovereign duty of the government to protect the interest of its poor, Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday. "Our position remains intact, that we will underline...
  • VVIP chopper deal: Italian court verdict has no bearing in India, says ED 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The recent judgment passed by an Italian court in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal case acquitting two foreigners of graft charges does not have any bearing here in the probe into a money-laundering matter, the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday told a Delhi court. The probe agency's submission...
  • Watch: India Inc on who they voted for and why 4 days ago

    Listen in to corporate reactions on the ongoing elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. ...
  • Dhoni must stay captain till 2015 World Cup, says Ganguly 4 days ago

    Former captain Sourav Ganguly believes that the Indian cricket team has a good chance of defending the World Cup title under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership. While India's overseas record under Dhoni isn't anything to boast about, Ganguly feels the time is not right to think about a possible successor. "Not till...