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  • Is it time for India & China to move beyond border issues? 5 days ago

    As India and China try to forge a stronger tie during the three-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India, is it time for India & China to move beyond border issues? ...
  • Green Park to host only Test matches: Rajeev Shukla 5 days ago

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday said that new stadium will be built in the state to host IPL and limited-over matches while Green Park will be used solely as a Test venue. "To host big tournaments like the IPL, a city should have at least...
  • Harrowing time for Air India passengers as flight gets delayed for 90 minutes 5 days ago

    New Delhi: It was a harrowing time for the passengers of a Air India flight on Wednesday as it remained stranded at the Delhi airport for 90 minutes. The passengers of the Delhi-Mumbai flight complained that the air conditioner aboard the plane was not working. Air India, however, denied the claims....
  • Asian Games football: Indian Women go down to Korea Republic 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian women went down 0-10 to a superior Korea Republic in their second Group A match of the Women's Football Competition in the Incheon Asian Games. Korea Republic led five-nil at the interval. Four goals from Yoo Younga, hattrick from Jeon Gaeul, a brace from Jung Seoblin and one...
  • Highlights of Sino-India trade and commerce 5 days ago

    New Delhi: As India and China try to forge a stronger tie during the three-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India, following are few highlights of Sino-India trade and commerce. The Chinese share in India's import is 11.3 per cent of total trade while that of India in...
  • CLT20: KXIP announce Nafex.com and Shrey as their sponsors for this season 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday announced their association with Nafex.com as the leading arm sponsor and Shrey as back of the helmet sponsor for the ongoing Champions League Twenty20. While NAFEX.com is known to offer best rates for foreign exchange and make transactions not only easy but also reliable,...
  • Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city on Wednesday 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The moment the Capital's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Wednesday with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League. The ISL will be held in...
  • Pradeep wins bronze in shooting world championship 5 days ago

    Granada: The Indian contingent finally had something to cheer about as young shooter Pradeep bagged a bronze medal after the seniors' none-too-impressive showing in the 51st Shooting World Championships. Pradeep won the honour in 25-metre standard pistol event for junior men on Tuesday. Pradeep, who also helped the three-men Indian team to...
  • India home to 100 billionaires; 6th largest population globally 5 days ago

    Singapore/New Delhi: India has retained its sixth position in terms of number of billionaires with 100 such people collectively having USD 175 billion in networth, while globally the number of uber-rich has reached a record high of 2,325 persons. According to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, released on Wednesday,...
  • Asian Games torch arrives in Incheon, countdown almost over 5 days ago

    Incheon: The Asian Games torch arrived in host city Incheon on Wednesday, two days before the opening ceremony that will formally inaugurate the two-week competition featuring almost 10,000 athletes. The torch will be stored overnight in the port city west of South Korea's capital Seoul before being carried on the final...
  • Modi appoints former McKinsey India chief Adil Zainulbhai as Quality Council of India head 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed former McKinsey India Chairman Adil Zainulbhai as the Chairman of Quality Council of India (QCI). An autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, QCI is a joint creation by Indian industry to operate the National Accreditation Structure for conformity...
  • Xi Jinping sees 'factory' China and 'back office' India as global engine 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: A combination the "world's factory" and the "world's back office" will drive global economic growth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said ahead of a rare visit to India on Wednesday, playing down mistrust that has kept the Asian giants apart. India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is determined to build...
  • What the 'peaceful rise of China' means for India part 3: Indian and Chinese economies compared 5 days ago

    The spectacular rise of China in the last few decades is first and foremost the story of its unparalleled economic growth and development. It is the economic might of China that underpins its national strength. It is thus crucial to have a dispassionate look at China's rise as an economic...
  • 'Fawad Khan is so hot my PC crashed while downloading his photos!': 12 crazy reactions of every Fawad Khan fan girl in India when she hears his name 5 days ago

    Did your mother just tell you she has a crush on Fawad Khan? Your female colleagues are probably head-over-heels in love with him too. You have to be living under a rock if you haven't heard of Fawad Khan yet. In case you haven't, don't even try asking your female...
  • Basketball players can wear religious head coverings: FIBA 5 days ago

    International basketball's governing body said that players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a trial basis in some competitions. FIBA's central board met over the weekend at the men's world cup and voted to allow a two-year testing phase that would let players...
  • India will have 500 million Internet users by 2017, says Google top official 5 days ago

    Google India chief Rajan Anandan is confident that India will have 500 million Internet users by 2017. Speaking at CNBC-TV 18's Young Turks Conclave, he said that the Internet market in India is waiting to explode. He is also betting big on the e-commerce story. ...
  • Men's helpline gets 25,000 calls over four months 5 days ago

    Kolkata: SIF, the mobile app launched five months ago for the protection of men's rights, has received a mega response in the last four months. The app, launched by Save India Family Foundation NGO, has received 25,000 calls in the last four-five months. It was launched to help men at...
  • Asian Games hockey: Nothing less than gold should be acceptable to India 5 days ago

    An Asian Games gold in hockey is worth its weight because with it comes an automatic qualification for the Olympics, and that's a burden India will want off its shoulder at Incheon before shifting focus to Rio 2016. The days of India's dominance in world hockey have long been over, and...
  • Gujarat to roll out red carpet for China President, economic co-operation high on agenda 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The stage is all set for one of the biggest diplomatic events of the year as Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India on Wednesday for a 3-day visit. Breaking the protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would personally receive Jinping in Ahmedabad as a special gesture. While...
  • India and China look to put knotty relations on new footing 6 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The electricity board in this Indian city has been instructed to avoid any power cuts and officials have been told to have their shoes polished and their shirts tucked in, nothing has been left to chance for this week's visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. India's new Prime Minister, Narendra...
  • With Modi as PM, India's credibility crisis has ended: Amit Shah 6 days ago

    Ahmedabad: BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesdasysaid that India's "credibility crisis" has ended under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the country has started earning respect in the world. Speaking at the felicitation function of the Prime Minister at Adalaj here, Shah also expressed hope that India would emerge...
  • CLT20: Glad to play a match-winning knock, says Hafeez 6 days ago

    Raipur: Lahore Lions skipper Mahammad Hafeez is glad that he could play a match-winning knock in a crucial game against Southern Express as the victory kept his them in hunt for a place in the main draw of the Champions League T20 tournament, on Tuesday. "I think the victory was much...
  • J&K floods: Air India sends 21 lifeboats from New York to Srinagar free of cost 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Air India has transported 21 lifeboats from New York to Srinagar free of cost to aid the ongoing rescue and relief operations in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. The 21 inflatable boats in a 100 kg consignment were given by "a good samaritan" and flown in the direct New York-Delhi...
  • CLT20: We were competitive despite defeats, says Jehan Mubarak 6 days ago

    Raipur: After being outplayed in three consecutive matches, Southern Express skipper Jehan Mubarak put up a brave front stating that his side put up a fight despite hat-trick of defeats in the Champions League T20 on Tuesday. "In the tournament, we were competitive. We have shown that we could compete against...
  • Asian Games 2014: Boxer Mary Kom back to reclaim crown 6 days ago

    Down but never out - after missing out on the Commonwealth Games - Mary Kom fights her way back into the Indian team for the Asian Games, with a point to prove. ...
  • Shooter Jitu Rai upbeat to win a medal at Asian Games 2014 6 days ago

    Rai won the silver medal in the men's 50m pistol at the Shooting World Championship in Spain last week and became the first Indian to win a qualifying spot for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. ...
  • AFI clears women's relay teams for Asiad 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Tuesday announced that the women's relay teams in both 4x100m and 4x400m were cleared for the Asian Games starting on Friday but there would be re-trials for triple jumpers Mayookha Johnny, Renjith Maheshwary and men's 4x400 relay team. However, it looks tough...
  • Border disputes never affected relations between New Delhi, Beijing: China 6 days ago

    Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India on Wednesday, China tried to play down the border dispute with the Chinese Foreign Secretary saying that border issues have never affected the development of India-China relations. ...
  • CLT20: IPL teams bank on home advantage 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, with their rich experience of playing in high-pressure matches, will begin the competition as pre-tournament favourites as the tournament proper of Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) gets underway in Hyderabad with a Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match on Wednesday. Kolkata Knight Riders...