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  • Indian-origin South Carolina Governor all praise for Modi's 'pro-business' attitude 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Indian-origin US Republican leader Nikki Haley is all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his approach to the country's economy. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, the South Carolina Governor said that she had adopted a similar project like PM's 'Make in India' campaign in her state. "I...
  • Ebola patient in India: Are we Ebola-ready? November 19, 2014

    As an Indian national returning from Liberia has been quarantined at a special facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. CNN-IBN asks whether we are Ebola-ready and discusses it with Senior Consultant Dr. MS Jha at Primus Hospital. ...
  • Injured Michael Clarke may recover in time for India Tests November 19, 2014

    Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who is struggling with his hamstring injury, could be fit in time for the upcoming four-Test series against India starting December 4, with reports surfacing that the batsman may not require surgery. Clarke, who had to sit out of the ongoing ODI series against South Africa, has...
  • PM Modi crosses 25 million followers on Facebook, becomes second most followed after Obama November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has crossed 25 million (2.5 crores) followers on Facebook, making him the second most followed politician in the world after the United States of America President Barack Obama. In a statement, the Facebook has confirmed it. PM Modi also have over eight million followers on...
  • India to surpass USA in internet usage by December; to be second in world after China November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The number of internet users in India would reach 302 million by December 2014, registering a year-on-year growth of 32 per cent over last year, a study said on Wednesday. The report, 'Internet in India 2014', is jointly published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and...
  • Australian captain Michael Clarke might be fit for India series November 19, 2014

    Canberra: Just days after his Test future was thrown into doubt due to persistent injuries, Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke is set for a swift return to action. Clarke withdrew from Australia's ongoing five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against South Africa after reinjuring his troublesome hamstring in Perth last week, reports...
  • HIL appoints Henrik Ehlers as Umpires Manager for 2015 season November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Denmark's Henrik Ehlers was on Wednesday appointed as the Umpires Manager for the next edition of the Hockey India League (HIL), starting January 22 next year. Ehlers is currently serving as the member of the EHF Appointments Committee at the European Hockey Federation and an FIH International Umpires Manager...
  • Force India to trial new race display system November 19, 2014

    Formula One is set to test a new on-car display system championed by Lewis Hamilton's father Anthony aimed at helping fans to follow a race without having to take their eyes off the action. Hamilton said the 'Info Wing', a carbon fibre camera mount with an integrated LED display system, would...
  • Formula One: Force India name test drivers November 19, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Force India confirmed on Wednesday that Jolyon Palmer and Richard 'Spike' Goddard will test for the team in Abu Dhabi next week. It will be the GP2 champion Palmer's first drive in an F1 car while Goddard received the opportunity after driving in F3 for two years. Briton Palmer won...
  • Pinki, Monica lose in World Women's Boxing Championships November 19, 2014

    Jeju: On a thoroughly disappointing day for Indian boxers at the World Women's Championships, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Pinki Rani (51kg) and Monica Saun (75kg) crashed out after losing their respective bouts here on Wednesday. Pinki Rani, who came in for injured five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom,...
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni goes hunting for bats ahead of Australia tour November 19, 2014

    Meerut: Recuperating from his thumb injury, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is making himself battle-ready for the upcoming tour of Australia and the Indian skipper was seen spending long hours selecting bats. Dhoni, who missed the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka has also been ruled out of the first Test in Brisbane...
  • Photos: From celebrating Teej to meeting Margaret Thatcher: 20 rare and vintage pictures of former Indian PM Indira Gandhi November 19, 2014

    The only child of Jawaharlal Nehru and Kamla Nehru, Indira Gandhi became the third Prime Minister of India and one of the most popular ones till date. She served as the Prime Minister of India from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 to 1984, when she was assassinated.As...
  • When Rahul Dravid's two-minute pep talk changed KL Rahul's life November 19, 2014

    It was an Under-13 tournament when a skinny Lokesh Rahul came across his childhood hero Rahul Dravid whose tips changed the Karnataka batsman's life, recollects the youngster's coach Samuel Jayaraj. Karnataka State Cricket Association coach Jayaraj saw an 11-year-old Rahul bat for the first time at the cricket academy in Mangalore....
  • After Vodafone, IT department loses Rs 18,000 crore transfer pricing case against Shell November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: On the heels of it losing a similar case against telecom major Vodafone, the IT department lost its Rs 18,000-crore transfer pricing cases against oil major Shell India at the Bombay High Court, which quashed the department's tax order. The tax sleuth had added Rs 15,000 crore and Rs...
  • 4,50,000 illegal immigrants in US are from India: Report November 19, 2014

    Washington: Indians constitute four per cent of the total illegal immigrants living in the US, a country where the overall unauthorised immigrant population has remained unchanged since 2009, a latest report has said. According to a report by Pew Research, more than 450,000 unauthorised Indian immigrants live in the US, constituting...
  • PM Modi announces 75 million dollar credit line, visa on arrival to Fiji November 19, 2014

    Suva: Seeking stronger engagement with the Pacific Islands, India on Wednesday announced a 75 million USD line of credit for Fiji for a co-generation power plant and upgrading the sugar industry and also a five million USD fund to develop its villages even as the two countries agreed to expand...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 18, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre lowers upper age limit for attempting the civil services exam November 18, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday lowered the upper age limit for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants. According to a government notification, the upper age limit for general category will be 26, down from 30, for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) 28 from 33 and for Scheduled Caste (SC) and...
  • 6th India Innovation Initiative showcases non-conventional inventions to help mankind November 18, 2014

    Greater Noida: The sixth edition of India Innovation Initiative, a three-day flagship programme of Government of India, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and All India Committee for Technical Education (AICTE), has begun at Expo Mart in Greater Noida. The event is showcasing about 100 innovators and their innovations. Its aim...
  • Watch: Innovators talk about 'India Innovation Initiative 2014' November 18, 2014

    Referred to as India's future, many young innovators and entrepreneurs gathered under one roof in Greater Noida. Innovations from different categories were showcased in the 6th edition of India Innovation Initiative. Speaking to CNN-IBN, 'Talk' innovator Arsh Shah Dilbagi and 'Smart Wheelchair' innovator, Ankit Thacker talk about their devices. ...
  • Sports Minister agrees to Terry Walsh's 'proposals' in principle: SAI November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India, who constituted a six member committee to study the proposals of Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh after his resignation, met the Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday. The committee comprising of former Indian hockey players Ajit Pal Singh, Ashok Kumar, Zafar Iqbal, High Performance...
  • Emulate hockey performance in Australia: Kumble to cricket team November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former cricket captain Anil Kumble on Tuesday said the Indian cricketers should take inspiration from their hockey counterparts and seek to emulate their achievement in Australia. The men's national hockey team recently defeated Australia 3-1 in a Test series Down Under. The cricket team will play a four-match Test series...
  • Hockey India, SAI fail to retain hockey coach Terry Walsh November 18, 2014

    Indian hockey's problems took a turn for the worse on Tuesday as Hockey India (HI) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) failed to convince chief coach Terry Walsh to take his resignation back - with the Australian deciding to fly back home a day before his contract ends. A...
  • PM Modi highlights how India-Australia relations can expand: Steve Waugh November 18, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil spoke to the former Australian captain Steve Waugh about the growing relations between India and Australia. Waugh said, "I've been very positive about the Australia-India story for a long time. Modi's visit here has opened the eyes of many Australians of the possibilities, the opportunities and to...
  • Modi raises a toast to Australia, to head to Fiji next November 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised a toast to Australia at the legendary Melbourne Cricket Ground as he rounded up his four-city tour in the island nation- one which resulted in a "new relationship" between the two countries. At the official dinner hosted by his Australian counterpart Tony Abott at...
  • PM Modi takes playful dig at Tony Abbott during Australian Parliament speech November 18, 2014

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a playful dig at his Australian counterpart, telling lawmakers that it could be Tony Abbott's way of getting at them by making them listen to three world leaders within a week. "I'm the third head of the government you are listening to this...
  • Vengsarkar gets lifetime achievement award, Bhuvneshwar wins Polly Umrigar Award November 18, 2014

    Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar was on Tuesday declared the winner of the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement trophy while Bhuvneshwar Kumar was adjudged the best international cricketer for the eight annual BCCI Awards, which will be given away on November 21 here. One of India's best batsmen ever, Vengsarkar, who...
  • Modi has 'runs on the board' to meet people's wish: Australian PM November 18, 2014

    Canberra: When the top political leaders of India and Australia meet, can cricket be far behind? With Prime Minister Narendra Modi by his side, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott set the ball rolling and fired the first shot, saying people in his country come to associate India with cricket. Abbott made...
  • MCI summons over 300 doctors for allegedly receiving bribes from a pharma firm November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has summoned over 300 doctors to question them on an anonymous complaint that they had been bribed by a pharmaceutical firm. Reacting to the complaint, the MCI has said that it has already questioned 166 doctors. The probe is at an initial stage...