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  • Will seek legal action if Hair makes another comment, says Harbhajan Singh October 16, 2014

    Harbhajan Singh has threatened to take legal action against controversial umpire Darrell Hair if the Australian continues to damage his reputation by making provocative comments against him. "I have no time for Darrell Hair's nonsense. Who the hell is he? Is he bigger than the ICC? But if he tries to...
  • Asiad gold result of plan, strategy and hard work: Sardar Singh October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming the Asian Games gold as the best moment of his playing career, the Indian men's hockey team skipper Sardar Singh said that the yellow metal at Incheon was a culmination of two years of hard work, plan and strategy. "After we finished last in the 2012 Olympics, we...
  • Sachin Tendulkar meets PM Modi, discusses 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and discussed the 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign. The 41-year-old iconic cricketer was one of the nine people chosen by the Prime Minister for his initiative, which he had launched on Mahatma...
  • No one can warn India: Rajnath Singh to China October 16, 2014

    Manesar (Haryana): With China reacting sharply to government's plans to construct a border road in Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today sent a strong message, asserting that no one can warn India. "Today, no one can give warning to India. We are a very powerful country," he told reporters on...
  • Al-Qaeda may be allying with IM, LeT to carry out multi-city attacks in India, says NSG October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Security Guard has said that it is ready to respond if the ISIS or al-Qaeda carry out terror attacks in India. Director General of the NSG Jayant Chowdhary on Thursday said that terror groups such as al-Qaeda or ISIS might carry out multi-city attacks in India....
  • Cyclone Hudhud hit Vizag airport to resume operations from Friday October 16, 2014

    Vizag: Vizag airport will resume operations from Friday, after sustaining extensive damages in the wake of cyclone Hudhud. The decision to resume operation was taken by the Director General of Civil Aviation, the Bureau Civil Aviation Security in consultation with various airlines. Air India will restart its operations on Friday, with...
  • 4th ODI: Well-rested India, WI resume series after washout October 16, 2014

    Dharamshala: Bolstered by their dramatic come-from-behind win in the last game, India will look to keep the winning momentum going when they meet West Indies in the fourth cricket one-dayer here on Friday on what is expected to be a pacy track. The series is locked at 1-1 and the picturesque...
  • Photos: 20 times the hilarious 'Dadi' got too close for comfort with her 'shagun ki pappis' on the TV show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' October 16, 2014

    If there's one show that has brought all of Bollywood to television, it is Comedy Nights with Kapil. The highly popular comedy show is not just popular because of its entertaining host Kapil Sharma, but also because of his telly family.The adorable Palak, poker-faced Gutthi, annoyed wife Manju, eligible bachelorette...
  • 'But...but I'm only 29': 10 immediate thoughts that haunt every Indian woman when she's called 'aunty' for the first time October 16, 2014

    The word 'aunty' hits every Indian woman the hardest. While the Indian woman struggles to keep a balance between work and household chores, being called aunty by a 10-year-old comes as a major blow, especially when you're only in your late twenties.Whether you're attending a wedding or shopping at the...
  • Keen about the 'Make in India' policy, says Finland President October 16, 2014

    President Pranab Mukherjee who is in Finland carried the government's message of 'Make In India' during his three day visit to the country. "Top priority is clean energy and clean technology. We are keen about the 'Make in India' policy," said Finland President Sauli Ninist. ...
  • Swiss will examine India's request for banking information on priority basis October 16, 2014

    In a major breakthrough in India's fight to bring back black money stashed abroad, Switzerland said it will examine India's requests for banking information on a priority basis. ...
  • India has until October 21 to back global customs deal: EU minister October 16, 2014

    Rome: India has until next Tuesday to support a global trade deal struck last year or risk being left out of the agreement to ease worldwide customs rules, the chairman of EU trade ministers said on Wednesday. India in July blocked what would have been the first global trade reform in...
  • ISRO launches IRNSS 1C satellite, India closer to its own navigation system October 16, 2014

    Sriharikota: India successfully launched IRNSS 1C on board ISRO's PSLV C26 rocket from the spaceport here at 1.32 am on Thursday, moving a step closer to setting up the country's own navigation system on par with Global Positioning System (GPS) of the US. IRNSS 1C is the third of the...
  • ISL: Big names will grow Indian football, says FIFA secretary general October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: As far as football authorities are concerned, it's the names in the games that will drive the growth of the sport in India. FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says marquee players like Luis Garcia, Alessandro Del Piero and Robert Pires in the Indian Super League will help unlock the...
  • Black money case: Switzerland says will examine Indian requests for information on 'priority basis' October 15, 2014

    Berne/New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in India's fight against black money allegedly stashed abroad, Switzerland on Wednesday said it will examine Indian requests for banking information on a priority basis and provide requested details in a time-bound manner. The Swiss authorities would also "assist in obtaining confirmation on genuineness of...
  • India may get to host FIFA Club World Cup October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the ISL fever prevalent among the country's football fans, an ambitious India are also eyeing to host the glamorous FIFA Club World Cup. "We will decide in the FIFA Executive Committee meeting in December in Morocco for 2015-16, 2017-18 Club World Cup," said FIFA Secretary-General Jerome Valcke at...
  • India, China sign deal on clean water technologies October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday signed a deal with Canada on clean water technologies, with a focus on Prime Minister's Clean Rivers Mission. An MoU was signed in this regard between the two countries in the presence of Union Minister of State of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh, Canadian Minister...
  • Canada backs India's stand on Kashmir, stresses on dialogue with Pak October 15, 2014

    India and Canada have taken their nuclear cooperation to the next level. On Tuesday the Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj met her Canadian counterpart John Baird in the capital. Canada's CAMECO and Department of Atomic Energy are now in the process of working out commercial contracts for purchase of uranium....
  • Delhi: Shazia Ilmi joins BJP's cleanliness drive October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi on Wednesday took part in a BJP cleanliness drive as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Organised by the party's Delhi unit in Central Park in Connaught Place, the central Delhi commercial hub, Ilmi along with BJP president Satish...
  • India prepares to pay $400 million under interim deal to Iran: Sources October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Iran has sought payment of $400 million from India under an interim deal with six world powers that allows the OPEC nation to recover part of its overseas frozen oil revenues, industry sources said in Wednesday. Iran and the United States, China, France, Germany, Britain and Russia agreed in...
  • Wrestler Sushil Kumar, six others to train in US October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar and six other national athletes will be heading for the US in the first week of November to train in the Ohio-based SPIRE Institute, an official Olympic Training Center, through a Sheru Classic initiative. Double Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil, who skipped the Asian Games...
  • India thrash Pakistan 6-0 in Sultan of Johor Cup October 15, 2014

    Defending champions India bounced back in style from their loss to Great Britain with a 6-0 thrashing of arch-rivals Pakistan in their third match of the Under-21 Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Stadium in Malaysia on Wednesday. The two teams played traditional hockey in the first 15 minutes...
  • India will stick to its position on food issue at WTO: Nirmala Sitharaman October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: India will stick to its position on the food security issue at the WTO trade negotiations as it is the sovereign duty of the government to protect the interest of its poor, Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday. "Our position remains intact, that we will underline...
  • VVIP chopper deal: Italian court verdict has no bearing in India, says ED October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The recent judgment passed by an Italian court in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal case acquitting two foreigners of graft charges does not have any bearing here in the probe into a money-laundering matter, the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday told a Delhi court. The probe agency's submission...
  • Watch: India Inc on who they voted for and why October 15, 2014

    Listen in to corporate reactions on the ongoing elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. ...
  • Dhoni must stay captain till 2015 World Cup, says Ganguly October 15, 2014

    Former captain Sourav Ganguly believes that the Indian cricket team has a good chance of defending the World Cup title under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership. While India's overseas record under Dhoni isn't anything to boast about, Ganguly feels the time is not right to think about a possible successor. "Not till...
  • Dharamsala stadium: Cricket tourists' vantage point October 15, 2014

    Dharamsala: The quaint town of Dharamsala was best known for being the home of Dalai Lama until top-flight cricket arrived here with the construction of a world class stadium. Now four years after hosting its maiden IPL game, the scenic HPCA Stadium has safely put hill station on the global map...
  • U-17 Football World Cup: FIFA, government assure help to AIFF October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation was on Wednesday assured of all help by the government as well as FIFA as far as hosting and successful conduct of the Under-17 Football World Cup in 2017 was concerned. The world sport was the talk of the town as all the stakeholders...
  • Shekhar Kapur and I had a lot of arguments, but it was worth it. It is a timeless film: Anil Kapoor on screening 'Mr India' at Indiana University October 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anil Kapoor describes the experience of screening his 1987 film "Mr. India" for students and staff members of Indiana University in the US as "amazing". He flew all the way to Indiana Oct 7 for the special screening of the iconic movie in which he played a man...
  • India losing it's grip over cricket market? October 15, 2014

    India has long dominated the international cricket market with the BCCI controlling majority of the International Cricket Council's revenues. But it might not be the case anymore. According to a media report, ICC's media rights deal shows that India's contribution to world cricket has fallen considerably. "After Star won the ICC...