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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Crew shortage delays Air India flights by 15 hours 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A Chicago-bound Air India flight, with 270 passengers onboard, from IGI airport in New Delhi was delayed by a massive 15 hours due to the crew shortage, causing inconvenience to the fliers. This comes two days after one of its flight to Kochi was delayed by three hours after...
  • India or Bharat: Supreme Court seeks response from government 3 days ago

    New Delhi: 'India should be named Bharat', a demand on which the Supreme Court has sought comments from the Centre and the states. The apex court on Friday decided to examine questions raised on the naming of the country and sought response from the Centre on the plea demanding change in...
  • Indian hockey team starts training for Japan series 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian hockey team today began the preparation for the upcoming Test series against Japan but coach Paul van Ass has FIH Hockey World League semi-final in mind as the players fine-tuned their skills in a practice session. The India-Japan Test Series is scheduled from 03 to 09 May 2015...
  • I will come good in later stages of IPL 8: Glenn Maxwell 3 days ago

    Glenn Maxwell believes the competitive and high-intensity Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 even before the euphoria of Australia's World Cup win could die down has contributed to his lean run of form in the tournament so far. Maxwell, who was the highest run-getter for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2014, has...
  • PM Modi's China trip: Trade gap, market access on the table 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India will take up the issue of a widening trade deficit and greater market access for domestic products during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China later this month, a top commerce ministry official said. "The key items (which India will raise) are how to address the large trade...
  • Indian motor sports gets government recognition at last 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian government has finally recognised motor sports as a sport by including governing body FMSCI in the list of sports ministry-backed National Sports Federations (NSF). The development comes at a rather quiet period for Indian motorsports and at a time when efforts are being made to bring Formula...
  • India, Pakistan spar over Kashmir at Bandung 3 days ago

    New Delhi/Islamabad: India has termed as "most unfortunate" Pakistan's reference to the Kashmir issue at the Asian African summit in Jakarta, an official in New Delhi said. The Indian objection came following a reference to the festering issue by Pakistani Prime Minister's Advisor Sartaj Aziz in his address at the Asian...
  • Mithali Raj proud to receive Wisden India honour 3 days ago

    Mithali Raj, the captain of the India Women's cricket team, was honoured to be recognised as one of the six Wisden India Cricketers of the Year for 2015. An accomplished batter, Raj was in charge of the Indian team that recorded a famous four-wicket Test win over England in Wormsley in...
  • Evolution of leadership is also a challenge in democracy: Infosys China CEO 3 days ago

    Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's China visit in May, Infosys CEO of China spoke to CNN's Kristie Lu Stout about his expectations from that trip. "In terms of education, having access to different resources, and job creation, China has done well. It has progressed far better compared to India," said...
  • Hit by beef ban, Indian butchers eye Jersey cows 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Battling a beef ban that has threatened their livelihoods, Muslim traders in India are seeking permission to slaughter foreign-origin Jersey cows they think will not be as sacred to the country's majority Hindus as locally bred cattle. Several states led by the Hindu nationalist Baratiya Janata Party of Prime Minister...
  • The Xiaomi Mi 4i shows how important India is for Xiaomi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Mi 4i "is not a Chinese design that is imported to India, this is a product that is designed with this market in mind," said Hugo Barra, Xiaomi's vice president of international operations at the smartphone's launch event in New Delhi on Thursday. The Xiaomi Mi 4i unveiling...
  • Zimbabwe touring India, Pakistan trip not confirmed 4 days ago

    Harare, Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe's cricket board says it will host India in July but won't confirm if it will become the first Test nation to play in Pakistan since gunmen attacked the Sri Lankan team bus six years ago. Zimbabwe Cricket managing director Alistair Campbell said on Thursday that India and then...
  • India to host Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, seeks to regain ground lost to China, Pakistan 4 days ago

    New Delhi: When Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani makes his first official visit to India next week, it will be a chance for New Delhi to regain ground lost to regional rivals Pakistan and China and push interests including trade routes and arms sales. More than his predecessor Hamid Karzai, Ghani has...
  • Rupee hits three and half month low of 63.56 per dollar, down 24 paise against dollar 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Continuing its losing streak for the second straight session, the rupee on Friday closed at a fresh three-and-a-half month low of 63.56 against the US dollar after plunging to 63.64 in intra-day trade on sustained demand for the American currency from importers amid weaker equities. After touching an intra-day low...
  • Sachin Tendulkar: Raise a toast on the master's 42nd birthday 4 days ago

    The fall of the Berlin Wall was about a week old when Sachin Tendulkar made his debut for India, at a time when India's most prized possession was the Taj Mahal and there was still peace in Pakistan and Afghanistan. While the country had produced some really great cricketers with Sunil...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Red-hot Bangladesh have edge over Pakistan in one-off T20 4 days ago

    It is not often that Bangladesh enter a match or a series as the favourites against a side from the subcontinent. The tag, however, suits them well for the one-off Twenty20 International against Pakistan on Friday (April 24) after their 3-0 rout of the visitors in the preceding One-Day International...
  • Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang to host PM Modi with high-profile events on China visit 4 days ago

    Beijing: Pillars of India's soft power such as Buddhism and Yoga will take centre stage during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China next month as President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang will join him at some high-profile events tracing the roots of cultural links between the two countries. While...
  • Love for IPL goes beyond geographical, regional boundaries 4 days ago

    Royal Challengers Bangalore had to wait for their second game of the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 to have their first game at home, and it was a team victorious in Kolkata who returned to the M Chinnaswamy Stadium to take on Sunrisers Hyderabad. What greeted the home team were a...
  • Coach Nicolai Adam plans 4 exposure trips before 2017 U-17 football WC 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Newly appointed German coach Nicolai Adam said on Thursday that he plans at least four foreign exposure trips for the football team as part of preparations for the 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup, to he hosted by the country. Addressing his first press conference after taking charge as head...
  • Pilot holds up Air India flight for three hours for 'dirty' oxygen mask in cockpit 4 days ago

    New Delhi: An Air India flight was delayed by three hours after its pilot refused to accept a "dirty" emergency oxygen mask and insisted for a "fresh" one before flying the plane. Air India has initiated a probe into the incident, which took place on Wednesday when its Kochi-bound flight from...
  • Promo: Killing fields of North India 4 days ago

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The situation is no different in Harnaul, Matura, where farmers suffered huge losses due to unseasonal rains. One of the major problems is that the farmer who does not own land will not get compensation as...
  • PCI wants Tomar out of it, requests government to lift suspension 4 days ago

    Just after the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) was suspended by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for an indefinite period over infighting within the body, the executive members of the committee have raised various questions targeted at PCI's suspended president Rajesh Tomar rather than thinking about the athletes and Paralympic...
  • Chris Gayle's absence against CSK surprised many 4 days ago

    "I was surprised when Chris (Gayle) was not playing, but Virat (Kohli) is a guy who always thinks positively for the team. The other guy, (Rilee) Rossouw, has played many good knocks for South Africa. But still I would say they didn't start well in the first six overs. The...
  • Corey Anderson, Mohammed Shami out of IPL with injuries 4 days ago

    Corey Anderson was ruled out of the Indian Premier League 2015 on Thursday because of fractured finger on his left hand. He is expected to recover before New Zealand's tour of England in May. Mohammed Shami's IPL stint too officially ended on Wednesday, with a knee injury having kept him out...
  • Farmer suicide's due to crop failure on the rise 4 days ago

    Unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms have destroyed millions of acres of farmland, causing heartache for debt-ridden farmers, and leading dozens to kill themselves. In Madhya Pradesh alone fifteen farmers have committed suicide in the last one month. ...
  • Blame game continues in PCI as athletes left in lurch 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Paralympic Committee of India's newly-appointed interim President Nale Nandkishor said the de-recognition by the Sports Ministry was expected after its international body IPC banned them for mismanagement. The ministry followed the IPC in suspending PCI Wednesday in the wake of "poor" management of the National Para Athletics Championships in...
  • Injured Bengal cricketer Rahul Ghosh gradually improving, says doctor 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Rahul Ghosh, the 20-year-old cricketer who was hospitalised on Tuesday after being hit on the head while fielding in a local league match is "gradually improving", his attending doctor said on Thursday. "His condition is much stable now, he is gradually improving. The blood clot too has reduced," doctor Buddhadev...