INDIA

  • Cricket Australia rebuff selector Mark Waugh's 'marketing' comment 6 days ago

    Australia selector Mark Waugh refreshingly candid departure from sport media-speak when he let slip that Cricket Australia wanted their Test team selected early for "marketing reasons" has been swiftly rebuffed by the governing body on Friday. Waugh made the comment on 'Inside Cricket' a TV chat show, but the governing body...
  • I'm living my most cherished dream, says KL Rahul 6 days ago

    Elated after being selected in the Indian Test team for the tour of Australia, Karnataka's in-form opener KL Rahul said he is eager to play alongside captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli. The 22-year-old had an amazing domestic season that paved way for his entry into the national team for...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Anand Pawar, Saili Rane advance to pre-quarters in Scottish Open 1 week ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers had a good day in office with Anand Pawar and Saili Rane notching up victories in men's and women's singles respectively to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of the Scottish Open Grand Prix here on Thursday. Seeded seventh in the tournament, Pawar registered an easy 21-7 21-15 win over...
  • Amidst protest by political parties in Nepal, PM Modi's visit to Hindu goddess Sita's birthplace cancelled 1 week ago

    Kathmandu/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Janakpur, the revered Hindu religious site in Nepal, has been cancelled at the last minute due to opposition by some political parties peeved over their non-inclusion in the preparatory committee, government sources said on Thursday. Modi will be leaving on November 25 to...
  • Pakistan Maritime Security Agency apprehends 56 Indian fishermen 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has apprehended 56 Indian fishermen and seized ten of their boats near Jakhau port off the Gujarat coast, secretary of the National Fishworkers' Forum said in Ahmedabad on Thursday. "The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency had, late last night, apprehended 56 Indian fishermen along with...
  • Chinese incursions don't augur well for cordial ties: Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    Leh: India on Thursday said that repeated incursions by Chinese troops into its territory "do not augur well" for maintaining cordial bilateral ties and accused China of illegally occupying Aksai Chin. Addressing an election rally in Leh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said that several development schemes could not be implemented...
  • News 360: Supreme Court asks CBI chief Sinha to withdraw from 2G probe 1 week ago

    In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu has said that prima facie it appears that allegations levelled against Sinha were...
  • Five fishermen released by Sri Lankan government return to India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The five fishermen who were pardoned by the Sri Lankan government have returned to India on Thursday. The five Indian fishermen were serving a death sentence in drug smuggling case. They landed on Delhi airport from where they were taken to an undisclosed location. They are likely to...
  • Cricket Australia forced selectors to pick India Test squad early: Mark Waugh 1 week ago

    Sydney: Selector Mark Waugh on Thursday said Cricket Australia's (CA) "marketing purposes" hampered the Test selection process for the upcoming series against India, starting December 4. Australia will name their squad for the first Test Monday, a day before a round of Sheffield Shield matches, that would have been extremely useful...
  • Delhi-Kathmandu bus service to begin during PM Modi's Nepal visit 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is all set to launch the Delhi-Kathmandu bus service around the same time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on his two-day visit to Nepal for the SAARC summit on November 26-27. A DTC team is already in Nepal to finalise the route, halting...
  • India did not offer bulletproof car to PM Sharif: Pakistan 1 week ago

    Islamabad: India has not offered any bulletproof car to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the upcoming South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, to be held in Nepal on November 26-27, according to a Pakistani official. According to a media report November 17, a Nepalese official had said that...
  • Sarjubala, Pavitra in quarters of World Boxing Championships 1 week ago

    Jeju: Indian boxers endured a mixed day in the World Women's Boxing Championships with two of the four in action advancing to the quarter-finals after notching up contrasting wins here on Thursday. Sarjubala Shamjetsabam (48kg) and Pavitra (64kg) were the two who advanced to the next level even as Meena Maisnam...
  • Pakistan PM stirs controversy, says will talk to Kashmiri leaders before starting dialogue with India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday sparked off a controversy by saying that his government will first talk to Kashmiri separatist leaders before starting dialogue with India. Ignoring India's opposition, Sharif said, "Before the dialogue with India, I have decided to engage with Kashmiri leaders." He added, "It is...
  • HRD planning 'Think in India' drive to up innovation, says Smriti Irani 1 week ago

    Greater Noida: In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign, the HRD Ministry is planning to come up with a 'Think in India' drive to encourage students and researchers to come up with innovations and new ideas and to keep the talent back home from leaving abroad....
  • Bigg Boss 8: Kim Kardashian's trip to India called off 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The India trip of American reality TV star Kim Kardashian has reportedly been cancelled over visa issues. "Unfortunately, Kim will not be able to enter the country due to some visa issue", said a source. However, the exact reason behind cancellation has not been disclosed. "The reason is not clear but all...
  • Saina, Srikanth advance; Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open 1 week ago

    Hong Kong: Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth posted contrasting victories to enter the quarter-finals of the women's and men's singles competition respectively in the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon on Thursday. However, it was curtains for teen sensation P V Sindhu, who suffered a three-game...
  • Experts blame dearth of adequate towers for connectivity problem in mobile phones 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Over the last few months there has been a sudden spurt in call drops, calls getting interrupted and other such connectivity problems. Experts say the dearth of adequate towers to handle growing cell phone usage is to be blamed. The urge to stay connected is unrelenting. One's voice...
  • Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth look set for World Super Series Finals 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth look set to qualify for the prestigious year-ending World Super Series Finals to be held in Dubai December 17-21. The $1-million tournament sees the top-8 players in each of the sport's five categories compete for the titles. Points are calculated throughout the...
  • Thrilled to visit the Golden Temple: South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley 1 week ago

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaks about coming to India and what it meant to visit the Golden Temple. "I was thrilled to visit the Golden Temple," said Nikki Haley. ...
  • Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth rise in rankings 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Riding on their recent China Open title victories in Fuzhou, India's Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth rose up the ladder in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. While Olympic bronze medallist Saina jumped a place to No.4 in women's singles, Srikanth, who defeated two-time Olympic...
  • Glenn McGrath predicts another India whitewash in Australia 1 week ago

    Glenn McGrath has no hesitation in declaring that India's tour of Australia is going to end in another "rabble" , saying that the tourists' hopes will meet the same fate as the last tour - a 4-0 Test series whitewash. "I have no issues with saying, I think it'll be 4-0,"...
  • Difficult to surpass Rohit Sharma's 264, says Brian Lara 1 week ago

    Melbourne: West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara on Wednesday said that Indian batsman Rohit Sharma's record one-day international (ODI) knock of 264 will be difficult to surpass. Rohit stunned the cricketing world with his monster score against Sri Lanka last week, smashing the previous record of 219 held by fellow Indian...
  • India continue to top ODI team table, Virat Kohli at number 2 1 week ago

    Dubai: India retained the numero uno spot in the latest Reliance ODI team rankings while Virat Kohli maintained the number two position with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni static at the seventh place in the batting chart released. Meanwhile, following Wednesday's third ODI in Canberra in which Australia defeated South Africa by...
  • Hockey India announces panel of foreign umpires for Hockey India League 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Hero Hockey India League (HIL) on Thursday announced the panel of foreign umpires for the 2015 edition of the tournament scheduled from 22 January to February 22. The esteemed panel consists of experienced umpires from across the world, who have conducted many matches in reputed tournaments. David Tomlinson of New...
  • UN must demonstrate zero tolerance for terrorism: India 1 week ago

    United Nations: India has said the fight against terrorism has to be "unrelenting" and the world community cannot afford selective approaches in dealing with terror groups and in dismantling their infrastructure, as it demanded that the UN must show zero tolerance for the menace. India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador...
  • Teenager with 232 teeth, and a child with 10 toes on each foot: 7 unusual medical conditions that have been seen in India 1 week ago

    The complex ways of the human body have given rise to unusual medical anomalies. Centuries ago, people suffering from unknown medical conditions were called freaks of nature and often abandoned.India has seen its own share of odd diseases. Recently a girl underwent a surgery in AIIMS to have 202 teeth...
  • I make sure my ruthless nature rubs onto the team: Virat Kohli 1 week ago

    India's ace batsman Virat Kohli feels that his endeavour always is to lead a young Indian side by example and wants the team to make winning a habit and not give an inch to the opposition. Kohli, who was the stand-in skipper in the recently concluded home series against Sri Lanka,...
  • Michael Clarke 'hopeful' for first India Test: physio 1 week ago

    Sydney: Australia are hopeful that captain Michael Clarke will be available for next month's first Test against India despite a recurrence of his hamstring injury, physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said on Thursday. Clarke has missed just one of Australia's 39 Tests since he assumed the captaincy in 2011 despite a degenerative long-term...