INDIA

  • Greg Chappell backs David Warner to be next Australian captain 1 week ago

    Adelaide: Former Australian skipper Greg Chappell has backed explosive opener David Warner to be the next captain of the national cricket team. Chronic back and hamstring injuries have raised concerns over current captain Clarke's short and long-term future. Warner, however, would be a bold selection as he hasn't always been a choir...
  • Live: India, Russia sign bilateral agreements on oil, defence force training, atomic energy 1 week ago

    Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Delhi for the annual summit talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that is aimed at building on the already close strategic ties, particularly in the fields of nuclear energy, hydrocarbons and defence. After the talks at Hyderabad House, the two sides are...
  • Kohli bouncer to help players past Hughes shock: Nathan Lyon 1 week ago

    A Mitchell Johnson bouncer that struck India captain Virat Kohli on the helmet during the first Test on Thursday might actually help players get past the shock of Phillip Hughes' death, according to Australia spinner Nathan Lyon. After taking the wicket of opener Murali Vijay before lunch on day three at...
  • We proved ourselves, says Cheteshwar Pujara 1 week ago

    Adelaide: Having done his bit with the willow, Cheteshwar Pujara said India's strong reply meant the visitors' young batsmen have proven themselves on the third day of the first cricket Test versus Australia on Thursday. After Australia declared their first innings at the overnight score of 517 for 7, India finished...
  • Congratulate Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi 1 week ago

    It was a proud moment for India as eminent child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize at grand ceremony in Norway's capital Oslo on Wednesday. Along with Satyarthi, Pakistan's Malala Yousufzai also became the youngest ever Nobel laureate and received the award for her work on promoting...
  • Debate on Decision Review System rages on 1 week ago

    Adelaide: The use of Decision Review System (DRS) has been a hot topic of discussion since Indian team's refusal to use it. It once again came in to the limelight on the third day of the first Commonwealth Bank Test between India and Australia on Thursday. According to Cricket Australia (CA)...
  • 1st Test: Virat Kohli leads India's response on Day 3 against Australia 1 week ago

    Virat Kohli became only the third Indian to score a hundred on his Test captaincy debut as the visitors responded brilliantly to Australia's mammoth first innings total of 517 for 7 by reaching 369 for 5 at stumps on day three of the first Test in Adelaide on Wednesday. Kohli, standing...
  • Oslo: Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi supporters celebrate his win December 11, 2014

    Indian supporters of Nobel Peace Prize 2014 winner Kailash Satyarthi took to the streets of Oslo to celebrate his win. The supporters brought the street outside the Norwegian Parliament to a colourful stand-still. A large gathering of Norwegians held a a candlelight vigil paying respects to children who need to...
  • Cartoon of the day: Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace prize December 11, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • Kohli hit by a Johnson bouncer, Australians enquire his well being December 11, 2014

    The emotional toll that Phillip Hughes' death has taken on the Australian cricketers was all too evident on Thursday when the home side's nervous players rushed to check on Indian skipper Virat Kohli after he was hit by a Mitchell Johnson bouncer here. The opening Test, which has seen an outpouring...
  • Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace prize amidst huge applause December 11, 2014

    Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace prize amidst huge applause. Huge crowd had gathered below the hotel they were staying in to applaud the winners. With this the grand and warm celebrations have come to an end. ...
  • In modernising India, suicide is on the rise among young December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Pinki Chauhan, a straight-A physics and maths student, arrived at her university campus in India shortly after breakfast, poured petrol over her wispy frame and lit a match. The 19-year-old ran screaming across the college grounds in Gurgaon, near the capital New Delhi, before falling to her knees in...
  • India very important player in climate talks: US December 11, 2014

    Lima: Terming India as a "very important player" in the climate change negotiations, the US has said it is not involved in any agreement on climate with India ahead of President Obama's Republic Day visit to New Delhi. "India's obviously a very important player. We don't have anything in the works...
  • India agrees to cut stakes in state banks; could raise $1.6 trillion December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet approved plans to raise about Rs 1.6 trillion ($25.76 billion) by selling some of its stakes in state-run banks by 2019, a government statement said on Wednesday. The government holds stakes ranging from 56 per cent to 84 per cent in 27 state-run banks. They account for...
  • Champions Trophy Hockey: India hope to savour Belgian cuisine in the quarters December 11, 2014

    Bhubaneswar A victory over the Netherlands after 28 years in the champions Trophy is extra special. And though a quarter-final win over Belgium should not count as unexpected, it will be an achievement for India on current form. The absence of Terry Walsh showing in the two defeats against Germany and...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 1st Test, Day 3 December 11, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: On a rain-curtailed day, Michael Clarke scored a fine 128 while Steven Smith finished with an unbeaten 162 to put Australia in command. The hosts ended Day 2 of the first Test at 517/7. Indian bowlers were out...
  • Nobel to Satyarthi will bring attention to child slavery: Shanta Sinha December 11, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo December 11, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • Modi tweets in Russian to welcome Russian President Putin to India on Thursday December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared tweets in Russian to welcome President Vladimir Putin to India on Thursday and said he was delighted to welcome Putin to the country and was looking forward to a productive visit "that will take India-Russia ties to newer heights". "Times have changed, our friendship...
  • Champions Trophy Diary, Day 2: Malgudi Days and the Jagannath Temple December 10, 2014

    (The author is travelling Bhubaneswar to cover the FIH Men's Champions Trophy Hockey Tournament) Though in the eastern part of India, never before today had I been reminded of Malgudi Days - the TV serial based on RK Narayan's short stories. And a visit to Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri rounded...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Champions Trophy hockey: Slippery Bhubaneswar turf a concern ahead of quarters December 10, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Quality of hockey apart, the turf here at the Kalinga Stadium has been bit of a worry for teams ahead of the knockout stage that begins with the quarter-finals on Thursday. Players slipping, especially while attempting a slap push or a pass on the run, has been a common sight...
  • Sarita Devi finally gets her Asian Games bronze medal December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Boxer Sarita Devi on Wednesday finally received her Asian Games bronze medal which she had refused at the victory ceremony in Incheon under controversial circumstances with the Indian Olympic Association Secretary General Rajeev Mehta presenting it to her here. Mehta presented the medal to the Manipuri boxer at the...
  • Coaches unhappy with eight-team format in Champions Trophy December 10, 2014

    The new format of the men's Champions Trophy hockey competed by eight countries on Wednesday came in for criticism from the coaches of the participating teams who all feel that the current system was "unfair" and want to return to the old six-team format. Till 2010, six best teams of the...
  • PCB prepares to send Ajmal, Hafeez to India for biomechanic tests December 10, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's suspended off-spinners, Saeed Ajmal and Mohammed Hafeez will be sent to Chennai in India to undergo informal biomechanic tests as part of PCB's desperate attempts to get them cleared for next year's World Cup. PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan told the media on Wednesday in Lahore that they had applied...
  • Lata Mangeshkar proud of collaborating with sister Asha Bhosle after 30 years December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar is looking forward to the audiences' reaction to her new album 'Mein Hawaa', in which she has collaborated with her sister Asha Bhosle after three decades. Lata is producing 'Mein Hawaa' under her label LM Music. Asha and Shaan have sung for the album, which marks...
  • Persistent rain, brawny Clarke and elegant Smith were the talking points of Day 2 December 10, 2014

    A day which had the potential to be an intriguing contest between bat and ball turned out to be a day dominated by rain, poor bowling and brilliant batsmanship as the Indians chased leather for most part of the day. Play resumed ten minutes late due to overnight rain and all...
  • Michael Clarke has shown unbelievable courage: Steve Smith December 10, 2014

    Adelaide: Australian batsman Steve Smith feels skipper Michael Clarke has shown "unbelievable" courage in the wake of the tragic death of Phillip Hughes and played "beautifully" on Wednesday battling severe back pain to score a century on day 2 of the first cricket Test against India. After retiring at the score...
  • Live: When my voice changed, my priorities were changed, says Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala December 10, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai received the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Wednesday evening. The Nobel Prize is presented every year on December 10, the death anniversary of its founder Alfred Nobel. Ahead of the presentation the two Nobel laureates on Tuesday had said trust and...