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  • Pakistan being isolated internationally because of its deeds: BJP 1 week ago

    In a snub for Pakistan by the UN after repeated ceasefire violations at the international border, its attempts to seek a UN intervention on Kashmir have failed to draw any response from the world body. The UN has said that India and Pakistan need to resolve all differences through...
  • Akshar Patel included for last two ODIs and only T20 against West Indies 1 week ago

    Left-arm spinner Akshar Patel has been included in the squad for the remaining two ODIs against the West Indies. Akshar, who plays for Kings XI Punjab in IPL, has also found a place in the one-off T20 against the West Indies along with Manish Pandey. The T20 is scheduled to...
  • Photos: Pond's shampoo, Vaseline hair tonic, drive-in banks: 60 vintage Indian advertisements you may not have seen before 1 week ago

    When televisions weren't as popular in India, the only way to advertise was through print and radio. If you were born in the era when Gold Spot and Campa Cola were the most popular soft drinks, you may have seen a few of these advertisements in newspapers. But did you...
  • India's Asian Games medallists honoured 1 week ago

    India in the recently concluded Asian Games in Incheon finished with 57 medals, which included 11 gold, 10 silver and 36 bronze. ...
  • As India, Pakistan exchanged bullets, Nobel laureates Malala, Satyarthi congratulated one another 1 week ago

    And the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize goes to Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi. The announcement on October 10, 2014 -- a date that will be etched in history -- was unexpected, what to say of ironical. As the hostile neigbours in a hot-cold-tepid-warm-icy relationship since 1947 shot across...
  • India-West Indies players to meet the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala 1 week ago

    Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama will bless the India and West Indies cricketers ahead of the fourth One-day International at the scenic HPCA stadium on October 17. Both teams now head to the picturesque town in Himachal Pradesh following the cancellation of the third ODI in Vizag owing to cyclone...
  • UN ignores Pakistan's bid to seek intervention on Kashmir 1 week ago

    United Nations: Pakistan's latest efforts seeking UN intervention on the Kashmir issue have failed to draw any new response from the world body which reiterated that India and Pakistan need to resolve all differences through dialogue to find a long-term solution to the dispute. Sartaj Aziz, adviser to Pakistan Prime...
  • Photos: Saffron flowers, Chinar leaves, and the 'garden of breezes': 17 mesmerising photos of the fall season in Kashmir 1 week ago

    Kashmir ranks among one of the most beautiful places in the world. The snow-capped mountains and calm clear waters of the Dal Lake have been drawing tourists for decades now. While the winter season is when most tourists flock to Kashmir, its autumn is just as mesmerising.The endless layer of...
  • PM Modi satisfied with India-Canada ties October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed satisfaction at the comprehensive nature of bilateral ties between India and Canada and called for engagements in areas of trade, investment, energy and healthcare. At a meeting with visiting Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird and International Trade Minister Ed Fast, Modi welcomed...
  • Pakistan briefs P-5 about security tensions on LoC, IB October 13, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday briefed the envoys of five permanent members of the UN Security Council about the tensions on the LoC and International Border with India. In a statement, Pakistan Foreign Office said Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz briefed the ambassadors...
  • India working for 1/3rd reservation for women in Parliament: Speaker Sumitra Mahajan October 13, 2014

    Geneva: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday said that India is pro-actively working for providing one-third reservation for women in Parliament and Legislative Assemblies. In her address at the 131st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva on 'Achieving Gender Equality, Ending Violence Against Women', she said India...
  • Has India improved on its disaster preparedness and management efforts? October 13, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud, which hit the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline on Sunday, has left behind a trail of massive destruction. 24 people have lost their lives and nearly four lakh people have been evacuated. ...
  • Incheon Games performance is inspiring, says Sports Minister Sarbanada Sonowal October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming the performance of Indian athletes at the Incheon Asian Games as "inspiring", the government of India on Monday felicitated the medal winners at a ceremony here and gave them cash awards. India won 57 medals, including 11 gold medals, at the 17th edition of the Games in the...
  • Is Shashi Tharoor really guilty of unnecessary adulation of PM Modi? October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. CNN-IBN takes political reactions and discuss the issue with BJP Spokesperson Shaina...
  • Shashi Tharoor punished for pro-Modi stand, removed as Congress spokesperson October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. ...
  • West Indies' batsman Lendl Simmons ruled out of India tour October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Batsman Lendl Simmons has been ruled out of the remainder of West Indies' tour of India due to a back injury. Simmons will return to Trinidad & Tobago to continue his rehabilitation, according to the West Indies Cricket Board. The batsman was not picked in the playing XI for the...
  • Cartoon of the day: Shashi Tharoor no more Congress spokesperson October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. Cartoon by Neelabh Banerjee. ...
  • India may impose safeguard tax to check Chinese imports: DIPP October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Monday said that it could consider imposing "some kind of safeguard duties' on Chinese imports to bridge the huge trade gap as it cannot be sustained in the long run. "This trade deficit (between India and China) is not sustainable in the long run and therefore...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee avoids comment on Indo-Pak relations October 13, 2014

    Oslo: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday refrained from making any comment on the Indo-Pakistan relations and said the President of India does not make any observations on any "political or controversial issues". Asked by reporters whether giving Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India...
  • Hayden was adept on bouncy pitches as well as turners, says Dravid October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid paid glowing tributes to his one time contemporary and powerful Australian opener Matthew Hayden terming him as one player, who was equally adept on bouncy pitches of Australia as well as the turners in the sub-continent. "A phenomenal player. A dominating batsmen for Australia...
  • Hockey: India lose to Britain 0-2 at Sultan of Johor Cup October 13, 2014

    Johor Bahru: Indian U-21 hockey team lost 0-2 to Britain in its second match of the Sultan of Johor Cup at the Johor Bahru Stadium here on Monday. Having blanked Pakistan 5-0 in the first match on Sunday, Britain played a good tactical game to take all three points and are...
  • Narinder Batra unopposed elected Hockey India president October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Narinder Batra was on Monday unopposed elected the president of Hockey India while Mushtaque Ahmad was elected secretary general as the national hockey federation elected its new office-bearers for a four-year term on Monday. Rajinder Singh from Hockey Jammu and Kashmir was unanimously elected treasurer and outgoing president Mariamma...
  • It will be shameful of me if I ask for promotion, says Jitu Rai October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai, who is employed with the Indian army, says he feels "shameful" about asking for promotion in his rank after winning gold in Commonwealth and Asian Games. Jitu has been in the form of his life, bagging two gold in three months in two multi-sporting events,...
  • Hudhud havoc: India miss out on top ODI spot October 13, 2014

    Dubai: Due to the cancellation of Tuesday's third ODI between India and the West Indies in Visakhapatnam, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side will not be able to leapfrog Australia - who top the Reliance ICC Team rankings following their 3-0 series victory over Pakistan - even if they win the next...
  • Xiaomi hires former Google executive Jai Mani as India lead products manager October 13, 2014

    Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has named a new lead products manager for its India unit as the company ramps up its team in the world's third biggest smartphone market. Xiaomi has recruited former Google executive Jai Mani to be in charge of products, Hugo Barra, Xiaomi's vice president of international operations,...
  • 'Pakistan wants peace with India' October 13, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan wants peaceful ties with India but would fittingly respond if it tries to impose war, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said. Dar made these comments while speaking to media in Washington on Sunday where he was present to discuss a range of strategic and economic issues with US...
  • Government will appropriately respond to ceasefire violations: PMO October 13, 2014

    Jammu: The government will "appropriately respond" to ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops as and when the situation demands, Union Minister of State for PMO, Jitendra Singh on Monday said. "Being strategic matter, I would not want to get into this discussion. But I can rest assure you, the government will...
  • Samsung India names Mary Kom the Most Valuable Player of India's Asiad campaign October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist M C Mary Kom was on Monday chosen as the Most Valuable Player of India's Incheon Asian Games campaign at a felicitation of the medal winners by contingent sponsors Samsung India here. Mary Kom, who became the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal...
  • Full text: Shashi Tharoor's statement after Congress sacks him as party spokesperson October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. The full text of Shashi Tharoor press release: I have...
  • SBI growing with India-Singapore trade partnership, says chief executive Anil Kishora October 13, 2014

    Singapore: State Bank of India (SBI) said it is playing an important role in the celebrations to mark the 50th year of India-Singapore diplomatic relations. "We are an integral part of the Singapore ecosystem and will continue to be involved in the run-up to the celebrations in 2015," SBI country...