INDIA

  • Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita's career: Tendulkar December 18, 2014

    Indian batting maestro Tendulkar said that the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save boxer Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay December 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 17, 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. ...
  • Will the Pakistan army and ISI now stop backing terror groups? December 17, 2014

    At least 133 students and nine staffers were killed when the attackers wearing para-military Frontier Corps uniforms stormed the Army Public School on Warsak Road and started indiscriminate firing on them on Tuesday. ...
  • India evacuating 34 nurses evacuated from Libya, 12 to reach Kochi on Thursday December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian government is evacuating 34 Indian nurses from strife-torn Libya. The first batch of 12 will arrive on Thursday in Kochi. "A group of 12 Indian nurses are on their way from Tunisia and will arrive in Kochi tomorrow. Another batch of 22 nurses are also on their...
  • Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita's career: Sachin Tendulkar December 17, 2014

    Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Wednesday that the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save boxer L Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly after the Asian Games controversy in Incheon. "Our effort was to see that Sarita Devi's career was not...
  • Government calendar themed 'Clean India, Green India' launched December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Clean India Green India' is the theme of the Indian government's calendar for 2015 that was released on Wednesday by Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley, who also launched a mobile app to download its digital version. Jaitley, who addressed the brief function at the National Media Centre, said...
  • Grateful to entire nation for their support: Sarita Devi December 17, 2014

    Sarita Devi minced no words in thanking the entire nation including Sachin Tendulkar and Boxing India for their unconditional support when she was almost certain to face a life ban from AIBA. ...
  • Hockey India announces its 'Hockey India On-line Academy Platform' December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India in its endeavour to produce and nurture young talent in hockey, on Wednesday announced the launch of its online academy platform which gives a huge boost to the coaches who are responsible towards the development of young talent from the grass-roots level. The initiative coined as Hockey...
  • Murali Vijay credits his feat against Aussies to past Indian greats December 17, 2014

    Brisbane: His four Test hundreds out of five career tons have come while playing against the Australians and Indian opener Murali Vijay on Wednesday attributed his special liking for the Aussies to the inspiration he got from the great knocks of legendary cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar. Vijay scored 144 runs on...
  • Need fit bowlers and quick wickets on day two: Darren Lehmann December 17, 2014

    Australian coach Darren Lehmann praised his team for enduring a tough opening day of the second cricket Test at the Gabba on Wendnesday but said he expects them to come up with a better showing against India on Thursday. Riding on opener Murali Vijay's hundred, India finished the first day on...
  • Ranji Trophy: Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer December 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. It was...
  • Michael Clarke takes to Twitter for injury update December 17, 2014

    Brisbane: Injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke has taken to Twitter to provide updates on his condition post-surgery and share his views on day one of the second cricket Test against India at the Gabba on Wednesday. Clarke had an operation on his injured right hamstring on Tuesday in Melbourne, after being...
  • 2nd Test: India top Day 1 in Gabba with Murali Vijay's ton December 17, 2014

    Murali Vijay made up for the disappointment of his 99 in the first Test on Australia tour with his fifth century on day one of the second as India bagged the honours on Thursday by reaching 311 for 4 at stumps. The day ended seven overs short of the stipulated 90...
  • Indian Parliament condemns 'horrendous, cowardly' terror attack on Pakistan school December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Parliament on Wednseday stood as one in condemning the killing of 141 persons, including 132 children, by terrorists in a school in Peshawar in Pakistan. Members in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha stood in silence as a mark of respect to the memory of the departed and...
  • Mitchell Marsh's injury adds to Australia's woes December 17, 2014

    Australia's injury woes deepened on Wednesday when a hamstring problem forced allrounder Mitchell Marsh from the pitch for treatment on the first day of the second Test against India in Brisbane. Australia were already without captain Michael Clarke for the rest of the series because of his endemic hamstring problems and...
  • Facebook's India user base grows to 112 million December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Growing internet penetration and a large youth population has helped world's largest social network platform Facebook expand its user base in India to 112 million - the second largest after the US. US-based Facebook, which had about 100 million users in April this year, saw its monthly active users...
  • Shane Warne says Michael Clarke's surgery a success December 17, 2014

    Michael Clarke's hamstring surgery had given "the best result" possible, former great Shane Warne said on Wednesday, raising hopes the Australian skipper will make the upcoming World Cup. Clarke badly tore his right hamstring on Saturday during the first Test against India in Adelaide, a match he went into under an...
  • Schools across India stand by Pakistan, observe two minutes of silence for Peshawar victims December 17, 2014

    Supporting Pakistan in its hour of grief, schools across India observed two minutes of silence as a mark of respect for the horrendous terror attack in Peshawar. "We are saddened by what has happened in Peshawar. Innocent students were killed," a student in Vadodara said. "We are with the families of...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 2nd Test, Day 1 December 17, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the Adelaide defeat after they lost the match in the final session on Day 5. Steven Smith will make his Test captaincy debut in place of ruled-out...
  • Coal scam: Court has every right to seek clarification, says PC Parakh December 17, 2014

    Former coal secretary PC Parakh said that the court had every right to seek clarification. "Final decision was the PM's, it was fair and correct," said PC Parakh. ...
  • Modi talks to Nawaz Sharif, offers 'deepest condolences', calls upon schools to observe 2-min silence December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night spoke with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif and offered his "deepest condolences" on the terror attack on an Army Public school in Peshawar and assured him that India stood firmly with the neighbouring country in the fight against terror. Modi has...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay December 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • India strongly condemns terror attack in Pakistan, PM Modi calls it a senseless act December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday strongly condemned the barbaric attack on a school in Peshawar in which at least 130 children were killed, saying there is never a justification for terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the terror attack and termed it a senseless act of brutality. In three separate tweets,...
  • 2nd Test: MS Dhoni returns as India plot Gabba heist December 16, 2014

    It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the painful Adelaide thoughts, but international sport is as much about getting back on your feet as it is about maintaining a stranglehold. A defeat in the final session of a Test is always painful and the...
  • Marsh brothers join list of Australia's Test siblings December 16, 2014

    Joining a select group that was last represented more than a decade ago, two brothers will play alongside each other in the same Australia Test side after Shaun and Mitchell Marsh were named to face India on Tuesday. Shaun, 31, will make his 10th Test appearance after being recalled for the...
  • We will continue to be aggressive: MS Dhoni December 16, 2014

    Brisbane: India will continue to play the aggressive brand of cricket, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni declared on Tuesday as the team aims to erase the 1-0 deficit when the second cricket Test begins on Wednesday. Led by stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli, India made a bold attempt to chase a huge 364-run target...
  • MS Dhoni has no fears for India on pacy Gabba pitch December 16, 2014

    Dhoni said on Tuesday that he is unconcerned by India's losing record at the Gabba and backed his team to do well on fast wickets in the second Test against Australia. Wicketkeeper Dhoni, who will return from injury to lead the tourists in Wednesday's Brisbane Test after recovering from a fractured...
  • Grammy Award-winning DJ David Guetta excited to perform in India December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Popular for albums like 'One Love' (2009), 'Nothing but the Beat' (2011), David Guetta has sold over six million albums and 15 million singles worldwide and quite clearly been the highest ranking DJs in the world. David, who has performed in India earlier, will be performing in Delhi/NCR...