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  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Germany in the second leg of his three-nation tour 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Germany after wrapping up his four-day trip to France on Sunday. Business and technology will be the focus of his engagements aimed at attracting participation in the 'Make in India' campaign. Modi will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and inaugurate the Hannover Fair,...
  • Timeline: The net neutrality debate in India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The idea of net neutrality or free and equal Internet to all has garnered wide attention from across the globe. While countries like the US, Chile, Netherlands and Brazil have already adopted Net Neutrality that doesn't allow discrimination of Internet content or charge users differently based on the...
  • Indian women lose 2-4 to US in Hawke's Bay Cup hockey 1 week ago

    Hastings: The Indian women's hockey team suffered its second consecutive loss, going down 2-4 against the US in the eight-nation Hawke's Bay Cup at the Hastings Sports Park here on Sunday. Anuradha Thokchom's brace (sixth, 44th minutes) failed to lift the Indian team as the US responded with goals from Jill...
  • PM Modi gifts 'Tree of Life' painting to French President Francois Hollande 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted French President Francois Hollande a painting titled 'Tree of Life', reflecting traditional societal respect for nature in India, a statement said. The tree, as a divine gift central to human life, is a recurring element in Indian artistic practice, it said. "The Tree of Life,...
  • Now, Indians can extend stay in France after completing studies 1 week ago

    Paris: Indian students in France can now extend their stay in the country beyond completion of their studies as can French students in India. This is possible under an agreement signed between the two sides during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi which concluded on Sunday. The two sides agreed...
  • Key civil and nuclear deal signed between India and France 1 week ago

    Modi found star status among Indians in the course of his visit to France. He can be a captivating orator when he speaks in Hindi as he did on this ocassion. He underlined sentiments with facts such as his take on the Make in India campaign. He now heads to...
  • IPL 8: Chris Gayle breaks all impact parameters 1 week ago

    Chris Gayle was the highest impact batsman and player of the match for his 56-ball 96, which was also the highest score in the match and helped Royal Challengers Bangalore chase down Kolkata Knight Riders' 177 for 6 for a three-wicket win. Gayle also displayed the best ability to forge partnerships...
  • Greenpeace trying to hurt Indian tea industry: Ministry of Home Affairs 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has alleged that Greenpeace is trying to hurt the Indian tea industry, which employs 35 lakh workers and earned USD 644 million from exports last year, by projecting abroad that homegrown leaves of the beverage have hazardous pesticides. According to a report prepared by the Home...
  • Special beams fastrack Badarpur-Faridabad metro line 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Badarpur-Faridabad corridor of the Delhi Metro, set to be made operational by June, has come up at a record pace as specially designed beams were used in building the viaducts of the fully elevated line. Officials in-charge of the project explained that the use of 'u-shaped' support...
  • Modi heads to Germany today; focus on business, technology to promote his 'Make in India' campaign 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After wrapping up his four-day trip to France, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is heading to Germany on Sunday, where business and technology will be the focus of his engagements aimed at attracting participation in the 'Make in India' campaign. Modi will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and inaugurate the...
  • Uttar Pradesh's role in Make in India most important: CM Akhilesh Yadav April 12, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday underlined the importance of his state in ensuring the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' scheme, saying UP has all the necessary resources for it. "Uttar Pradesh will have the most important role in 'Make in India' campaign," Akhilesh...
  • Over 1,700 Indian Sikhs arrive in Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi April 12, 2015

    Lahore: Over 1,700 Sikhs from India arrived in Pakistan on Saturday to celebrate Baisakhi festival at the historic Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Punjab province's Hasan Abdal town. Officials of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) and the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee greeted the pilgrims when they arrived by two special...
  • Border rail network deal to be signed in two weeks: Manohar Parrikar April 11, 2015

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the Defence and Railway ministries will sign an MoU in the next two weeks for expansion of rail network in border areas. "(Railway Minister) Suresh Prabhu and I have already discussed the issue. I have received a call from Prabhu's office that the...
  • US, France, Israel express grave concern over Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi release April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: The US, France and Israel have expressed "grave concern" over the release of UN-designated terrorist and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi. While the US said it was "gravely concern" about the release and it has communicated the concerns in this regard to Pakistan, French President Francois Hollande expressed...
  • News 360: Naxals strike again, 7 policemen killed, 12 others injured in Chhattisgarh April 11, 2015

    Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. ...
  • PM Modi pays homage at war memorial for Indians in France April 11, 2015

    Paris: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid homage at the Indian Memorial at the Neuve Chapelle in France that commemorates Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives in World War I. The memorial on the outskirts of Neuve Chapelle in the department of Pas de Calais in northern France commemorates over...
  • India slip to 7th in Test rankings, no player in top 10 April 11, 2015

    Dubai: Indian cricket team may have had decent run in the World Cup reaching semi-final but there is no such good news as far as the longer version is concerned where Virat Kohli's men are currently languishing at 7th place in the 10-team table. As per the latest Test ranking charts...
  • Will challenge Home Ministry order in court: Greenpeace India April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Greenpeace India on Saturday issued a point by point rebuttal of charges made against it by the government and said it would not only challenge the order in courts but also continue to campaign fearlessly. The government on Thursday announced it has "temporarily" suspended the registration of Greenpeace India...
  • IPL 8: Sean Abbott is a complete cricketer, says RCB skipper Virat Kohli April 11, 2015

    Kolhi feels he, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers will play more freely this season. ...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara vows to take on added responsibility for Yorkshire April 11, 2015

    London: India's Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has said he is willing to shoulder the responsibility of being his county team Yorkshire's premier batsman as he does when he plays for his country. The India Test No.3 batsman, roped in until the end of May as a late replacement for veteran Pakistan...
  • RBI warns public against fraudulent 'all bank balance enquiry app' April 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Cautioning public against a fraudulent bank account mobile app in its name, the Reserve Bank on Saturday said that it has not developed any such application. In a statement, the Reserve Bank said that it has come to its notice that an app (application) "is doing rounds on WhatsApp...
  • The win showed we can play hockey, says Indian coach Paul van Ass April 11, 2015

    Ipoh: The 4-2 win over world champions Australia in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was India's new chief coach Paul van Ass' first big win since taking over the charge a month back and he said today's result showed the world that the Sardar Singh-led side "can play hockey". Van Ass...
  • Glad that my name is removed from frisking exemption list, says Robert Vadra April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: "I am glad that this formality is going to be removed," said Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Saturday reacting to a report that he could be dropped from the list of people exempted from frisking and security checks at airports if Government approves an aviation...
  • Azlan Shah Cup: India qualify to play bronze medal match after winning 4-2 against Australia April 11, 2015

    Ipoh: Young striker Nikkin Thimmaiah scored a hat-trick as India produced their best performance of the tournament to stun world champions and title holders Australia 4-2 on Saturday and secure a place in the third and fourth place play-off at the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament. Already out of title race,...
  • Airbus supports Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative, ready to produce planes in India April 11, 2015

    Toulouse: On the second day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's four-day France visit, aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Saturday expressed its support to the 'Make in India' initiative. Modi took the tour of the Airbus facility in Toulouse where planes are manufactured. He was given a briefing by officials on the functioning. Airbus...
  • Force India off Q3 mark for third time in a row April 11, 2015

    Shanghai: Force India's troubles continued at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix where Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg could only set the 15th and 16th fastest time in qualifying on Saturday. It was the third time in as many races either Force India failed to make Q3. It was also the first...
  • India lose 1-2 to China in Hawke's Bay Cup April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: India went down fighting in their opening match, losing 1-2 to China in the Hawke's Bay Cup tournament in Hastings, New Zealand on Saturday. Anuradha Thokochom (31st minute) scored the first goal of the match to give India the lead, but China soon struck back with Mengyu Wang (34th)...
  • France to work with India on semi-high speed rail April 11, 2015

    Paris: France will partner India in a study for upgrading the speed on Delhi-Chandigarh rail line to 200 km per hour and help in re-development of Ambala and Ludhiana railway stations. France will also help in development of Smart Cities in India to be identified by the host government. These were...
  • Jaitapur nuclear project: India needs this kind of energy and security, says Devendra Fadnavis April 11, 2015

    Taking Indo-French strategic relationship to a new level Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande decided to move ahead with the stalled Jaitapur nuclear project in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, "The Prime Minister has taken the decision In national interest. There is no need for...