India

  • This time Indian hockey ready for Asian Games glory: Michael Nobbs 4 days ago

    The Incheon Asian Games signifies a very important step in Indian hockey's revival, especially since it offers a chance for direct qualification to the next Olympic Games in Rio. To qualify seems a simple process: just win the Asian Games gold. And though India's track record here is rather poor,...
  • Nirmala Sitharaman's baggage lost on Air India flight on way to Australia 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has become the latest victim of misplaced baggage on an Air India flight as her checked in luggage went missing on her way to Australia. "Landed in Sydney to take a connecting flight to Cairns. My checked in luggage not...
  • Asian Games Opening Ceremony: a showcase to Korea's past and future 4 days ago

    Incheon: The opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games here on Friday is expected to be a grand affair showcasing Korea's past and future by using digital technology. "We will display Korea's past and future by combining the characters and identities of Korea with its digital technology," said South Korean film...
  • 'Khoobsurat' tweet review: The film is a typical Disney fare; light and watchable 4 days ago

    New Delhi: What happens when a boisterous young physiotherapist goes to live among the royalty of Rajasthan? This premise forms the key theme of Shashanka Ghosh's latest film 'Khoobsurat'. Produced by Disney, the Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khanstarrer is a modern remake of Hrishikesh Mukerjee's film which starred Rekha, Rakesh Roshan,...
  • Modi World Exclusive: Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India, says PM 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The patriotism of Indian Muslims cannot be questioned, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever international interview since assuming office. "Indian Muslims will live for India and die for India. Al Qaeda delusional to think Indian Muslims will dance to its tunes," Modi told CNN. Modi, whose historic...
  • Sachin Tendulkar helping Virat Kohli come out of bad form 4 days ago

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. Virat Kohli is in the middle of a woeful batting form, and his desperation to come out of it has sent an SOS to Sachin Tendulkar: 'Help me overcome this'. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, Kohli is currently in Mumbai batting in...
  • Asian Games 2014: India hope to better Guangzhou record at Incheon 4 days ago

    With just a day to go before the start of the 2014 Asian Games in the South Korean city of Incheon, India seek a record medal haul despite a chaotic buildup, including the slashing of their contingent and lastminute pull out of top athletes. In a costsaving measure, the Indian government...
  • Live: PM Modi's first international interview after assuming office 4 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his first international interview since he assumed office in May to CNN's Fareed Zakaria. ...
  • China not warlike, says Xi, as border standoff dominates India trip 4 days ago

    New Delhi: China is not a warlike nation, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, during a rare trip to neighbour India that was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the world's two most populous nations. Robust comments from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute...
  • Obama nominates Richard Verma as new US envoy to India 4 days ago

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Friday nominated IndianAmerican, Richard Rahul Verma, as the next US Ambassador to India, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington later in September. If confirmed by the US Senate, Verma, who earlier served as the Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs and is...
  • India, China sign 16 pacts worth $20 bn in two days 4 days ago

    Chinese president Xi Jinping announced investments worth 20 billion dollars over the next five years. Sixteen agreements were signed, which included two industrial parks in India and investments in the Railways. Jinping also invited PM Narendra Modi to visit China next year. ...
  • CLT20: Perera, Maxwell star as Kings XI Punjab win battle of debutants 4 days ago

    Mohali: A cracking knock from Glenn Maxwell helped Kings XI Punjab overcome a poor start to their chase and win the battle of firsttimers against Hobart Hurricanes by five wickets in the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kings were reduced to 51 for four in the chase of 145 before Maxwell...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 4 days ago

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Chinese troops begin withdrawing from Indian territory 4 days ago

    Leh/New Delhi: After heightened tension in Chumar area in Northeast Ladakh for four days, Chinese troops on Thursday began withdrawing from the Indian territory, official sources said. Chinese troops started retreating into their territory from 9:45 PM, the sources said, adding that Indian army which was present also in large number...
  • India will play their next Davis Cup tie in July 2015 4 days ago

    Dubai: India, being a seeded team, were given a bye in the first round of the 2015 Davis Cup season as the draw for the Asia/Oceania Group I was announced on Thursday. The bye means that India will play their next Davis Cup tie in July from 1719. China will clash with...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Xi's India visit: Will it reduce trust deficit between India and China? 4 days ago

    Amidst repeated incursions by the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over the issue in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Modi told Xi that it was important to address the border issue soon and the Chinese...
  • Indian Railways join hands with China to increase train speed 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a significant development, Indian Railways on Thursday joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernise stations and enhance mutual cooperation in the sector in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed total 12 memorandums of understanding (MoU), including...
  • Asian Games 2014: India wrestlers go for glory in Incheon 3 days ago

    Sushil Kumar may be missing but led by the other Olympic medalist Yogeshwar Dutt the team hopes to rewrite history. ...
  • News 360: PM Modi raises border issue with Chinese President Xi 4 days ago

    Amidst repeated incursions by the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over the issue in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Modi told Xi that it was important to address the border issue soon and the Chinese...
  • Asian Games 2014: Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt eyes Incheon gold 3 days ago

    Olympic medalist Yogeshwar Dutt leads the team into battle in the absence of double Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar. ...
  • Nothing surprises me anymore, says disappointed Abhinav Bindra 4 days ago

    Incheon: India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra has expressed anguish and disappointment over the seeming apathy of the country's sports administrators, saying he has "got used" to such things. He wanted to check into the Asiad Games Village early but could not make it till Wednesday evening, two days...
  • J&K floods: Indian carriers airlifted over 35,000 people 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian carriers, including Air India, have so far airlifted over 35,000 stranded passengers and flown 114 tonnes of relief materials to the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. While Air India permanently stationed two aircraft to fly out stranded people and patients free of cost from Srinagar and Leh, private airlines...
  • Triple jumpers Maheshwary, Mayookha cleared for Asiad 4 days ago

    Patiala: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Thursday said triple jumpers Mayookha Johny (women's) and Renjith Maheshwary (men's) have been cleared for the Incheon Asian Games, starting on Friday. However, the men's 4x400 metres relay team were dropped due to poor form during the trials held at the National Institute...
  • India's GDP to rebound to over 7 pc in 23 years: Arvind Mayaram 4 days ago

    Cairns: India is following economic growth inducing policies and is confident that the GDP will rebound to over 7 per cent in 23 years, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said on Thursday while emphasising that business confidence is back. Making an intervention during the G20 Deputies Meeting, Mayaram said that the Indian...
  • Big honour to lead India in Asiad opening ceremony: Sardar Singh 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The honour to carry India's flag in the opening ceremony of 17th Asian Games couldn't have come at a better time for hockey team skipper Sardar Singh, who feels it will not only spur him but the entire squad to break their 16year gold jinx in the continental...
  • Indian launches plan to drastically reduce newborn death 4 days ago

    New Delhi: India aims to drastically reduce its newborn deathsfrom present 29 per thousand live births to below 10 by 2030with a new plan unveiled by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday that spells out six strategies covering preconception to care beyond newborn's survival. India Newborn Action Plan, Vardhan said, will...
  • Birdie binge sends Anirban Lahiri top of the leaderboard in Malaysia 4 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri fired 10 birdies to race to the top of the leaderboard after the first round of the Asian Tour's Selangor Masters in the Malaysian capital on Thursday. The 27yearold signed off on a sevenunderpar 64 to sit two shots clear of compatriot S.S.P. Chowrasia and...
  • India to support Israeli firms to set up dairy firms on PPP 4 days ago

    New Delhi: India on Thursday said that it will extend all cooperation to Israeli companies keen to work in the dairy sector here under the publicprivatepartnership mode. This issue was discussed at a meeting between the Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Israeli ambassador HE Daniel Carmon, an official statement...
  • China backs India's bid for full membership of SCO 4 days ago

    Beijing: China on Thursday backed India's bid for full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a Beijingdominated security grouping. "China backs India and Pakistan becoming members of the SCO as the group has agreed to expand its membership," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in a statement. "Beijing believes...