India

  • Indian boxing coaches barred from ringside at CWG 6 days ago

    Mumbai: In what appears to be a case of misunderstanding, India's boxing coaches at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games have been barred from occupying ringside seats during bouts due to the country's termination from the International Boxing Association (AIBA). A communication to this effect from the competition organisers was received by the...
  • ICC no good in handling on-field showdowns: Chappell 6 days ago

    Bangalore: Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels incidents like the alleged fracas between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson in the India-England Test series are increasing because the ICC has not been good enough while deciding on such issues. England pace spearhead Anderson has been charged for allegedly "abusing and pushing" Jadeja...
  • Indian athletes slam "unacceptable" living conditions at NIS 6 days ago

    New Delhi: As the Indian contingent departs in batches for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, the country's top sports institute in Patiala has drawn severe flak from athletes and coaches who have no left no stone unturned in their preparation despite having to live and train in "unacceptable conditions". Ace paddler A...
  • Team India's complaint threatens to sour relations with England 6 days ago

    As England paceman James Anderson faces the prospect of a ban following a complaint from India, relations between the sides are in danger of becoming seriously soured in the wake of the latest contentious issue involving the Asian powerhouse. The International Cricket Council (ICC) charged England's bowling spearhead under level 3...
  • Chouhan lauds BRICS bank, calls it a matter of pride for India 5 days ago

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed happiness over India getting the opportunity to become the first president of the proposed BRICS Development Bank. "A moment of pride for India on becoming the first President of The New Development Bank of BRICS," Chouhan said in a tweet. In another tweet, Chouhan...
  • England need to 'put wrongs right' in Lord's Test: Ballance 6 days ago

    London: England might have been rattled by their recent batting collapse but Gary Ballance believes his team will learn from the previous game and look to "put wrongs right" in the second Test against India, starting at Lord's on Thursday. Ballance said England must address their fragility, saying that it was...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan kills one BSF personnel, injures four 6 days ago

    Jammu: In a major ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Wednesday opened heavy fire at Indian border outposts along the International Border in Jammu district, killing one BSF personnel and leaving four injured. Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on forward Pittal border outpost along IB in Arnia forward area of...
  • Second unofficial Test between Australia A and India A ends in a draw 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Rain played spoilsport as the second and final four-day match between India A and Australia A ended in a draw on the fourth day at the Allan Border Field on Wednesday. Only 50 overs were possible on the final day before rain stopped play. An unbeaten century from Phillip Hughes...
  • Sports federations in India put an age-limit cap on office-bearers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: As many as 47 out of 54 sports federations in the country have amended their constitution setting 70 years as the age limit for all office bearers, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said during Question Hour, "Out of the 54 National Sports Federations...
  • 'Girl, are you a Godrej almirah? Coz you'll stay inside my house': 21 terrible Indian pick-up lines guaranteed to not get you a date 6 days ago

    What's your first move when it comes to impressing the girl you like? Pick up lines are largely unsuccessful in India mostly because we tend to use the cheesiest lines ever. From Yahoo! chatrooms where 'cooldude_26' asked girls 'A/S/L pls' to real life where 'do you have WhatsApp' is among...
  • Chandi will add teeth to India's attack at CWG: Terry Walsh 6 days ago

    Glasgow: India hockey coach Terry Walsh feels Gurwinder Singh Chandi's re-induction into the team after more then a year in wilderness will add quite a bit of zing to the side's attack in the upcoming Commonwealth Games. The forward line-up of the Indian team have S V Sunil (137 caps), Gurwinder...
  • ECB to lodge complaint against Jadeja, contest India's allegations 6 days ago

    On Tuesday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) charged England fast bowler James Anderson after India alleged and complained that he "abused and pushed" allrounder Ravindra Jadeja on day two of the drawn first Test in Nottingham. But the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has decided to contest the allegations. The...
  • Amazon brings #AmazonCart to India 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Amazon.in announced the launch of its #AmazonCart service in India, using which customers can add products that they discover on Twitter to their shopping carts. Customers who have connected their Amazon and Twitter accounts can add items to their carts just by tweeting the link of an Amazon.in product...
  • 'Nimbu Paani' and 'Aam Panna'; Bacardi introduces two new Breezer flavours in India 6 days ago

    Bacardi Limited, which produces, markets and distributes a variety of spirits has introduced two new flavours of Breezers in the Indian market, according to a post on its official Facebook page. Nimbu Paani and Aam Panna, two of India's most commonly found and much loved drinks, will target consumers partial...
  • Dhoni's quandary: Five bowlers or seven batsmen for Lord's 6 days ago

    Playing Stuart Binny almost backfired at Trent Bridge. Until the fifth day of the Test, India seemed to be playing with 10 men, with Binny hardly in the picture. Then came the debutant's 'Special Appearance', and the credits rolled smoothly for MS Dhoni's script. When Dhoni handed Binny his Test cap...
  • India likely to get first presidency of BRICS Development Bank 1 week ago

    New Delhi: India is likely to get first presidency of BRICS Development Bank. The BRICS summit commenced in Brazil on Tuesday amid an understanding that the five member nations will have equal shareholding in the proposed $50 billion BRICS Development Bank. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin tweeted, "BRICS...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • BCCI is not sitting on pots of money, says N Srinivasan 6 days ago

    Chennai: The BCCI is not sitting on "pots of money" as is being made out and it shared revenues with players and state associations for promoting the sport, new ICC Chairman N Srinivasan said on Tuesday. "BCCI is often much misunderstood. You really do not hear what BCCI has done. It...
  • Negotiations to launch new BRICS bank at impasse - sources 6 days ago

    Fortaleza/ Brazil: Hours before launching a joint development bank to challenge Western dominance over global finances, the BRICS emerging market nations on Tuesday had still not agreed on where the new lender will be headquartered, senior officials involved in the talks told Reuters. Leaders of the five BRICS countries were expected...
  • James Anderson charged for abusing, pushing Jadeja at Trent Bridge 6 days ago

    London: England fast bowler James Anderson was on Tuesday charged for allegedly abusing and pushing Ravindra Jadeja immediately after they left the field for lunch on the second day of the first cricket Test against India last week. Anderson has been charged under Level 3 of the ICC Code of Conduct...
  • Sam Robson backs out-of-form Cook ahead of second Test 6 days ago

    London: Australia-born England opener Sam Robson has backed his his out-of-form captain Alastair Cook to come good soon, saying it is only a matter of time before the under-fire left-handed batsman strikes form. It has been 25 innings since Cook scored a century and his captaincy has also come under scanner...
  • 11-member Indian boxing team for Glasgow 6 days ago

    Shiva Thapa is always a medal favourite for India but a first round exit in London is what has kept him motivated to aim for gold. ...
  • India unlikely to tinker with five-pronged attack at Lords 6 days ago

    London: Shrugging off selection headache, India took to the practice nets at Lord's on Tuesday and if indications are anything to go by, India are likely to continue with the five-pronged attack in the second Test against England starting Thursday. With five back-to-back Tests to be played in this series spanning...
  • Divergent views in BRICS, a motivating factor: Xi 6 days ago

    Fortaleza (Brazil): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said the diversity of the five BRICS countries with their divergent views should be a motivating factor instead of impeding its growth, as he called for new dynamism and cooperation in the grouping. BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) members should...
  • Indian basketball team goes down fighting to Asian champions Iran 6 days ago

    Mumbai: India went down fighting after taking a surprise first-half lead over reigning continental and defending champions Iran in a Group A game of the 5th FIBA Asia Cup Basketball Championship in Wuhan, China on Tuesday. After being ahead in the opening half by a dozen points at one stage, India...
  • China invites Modi for APEC summit but rivalry simmers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping invited India on Tuesday to attend a summit of the APEC trade group in November, sending a message of cooperation during the first meeting between the new leaders of the world's most populous countries. But behind the smiles at Xi's 80-minute meeting with Prime Minister...
  • If curators produce poor pitches, then sack them: Ian Chappell 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell is absolutely livid about the 22-yard strip at Trent Bridge which was on offer and has urged the authorities to "sack curators" who produce poor quality pitches. "That (Trent Bridge) wasn't a good surface for players to showcase their talent. I hope we are not...
  • Athletics team of India for Glasgow CWG pruned down to 33 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has decided to prune down the number of track and field participants in the upcoming Glasgow Commonwealth Games from the original 41 to 33, leaving out controversial triple jumper Renjith Maheswary and the six-member men's 4x100m relay team. Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had already...
  • I fear for Simon Kerrigan, says Michael Vaughan 1 week ago

    London: Former England captain Michael Vaughan has said Simon Kerrigan is not ready to win his second cap and play in the Test against India at Lord's, a year after suffering a nightmare debut in Ashes. "I fear for Simon Kerrigan. England have thrown him back into international cricket far too...
  • India in talks with a number of countries for new tax treaties 1 week ago

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday said negotiations are going on for signing new Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAAs) with Hong Kong, Iran, Nigeria and three other nations. The three other countries are Azerbaijan, Chile and Venezuela, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed Rajya Sabha in in a written reply. Besides, negotiations are also...