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  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion 30 minutes ago

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • Injury rules JP Duminy out of CLT20 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Cape Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after all-rounder JP Duminy has been ruled out of Oppo Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury and has been replaced by Sybrand Engelbrecht. "The CLT20 has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the Oppo CLT20 has approved Sybrand Engelbrecht...
  • Anirban Lahiri stays ahead in Malaysia 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri continued his flying form by firing a four-under-par 68 to maintain a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Asian Tour's Selangor Masters on Friday. The 27-year-old, who fired 10 birdies in his impressive opening round, dropped just one shot for a 10-under 132...
  • All India Radio launches free news SMS alerts in five languages 4 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After the launch of its English language free news SMS alerts, All India Radio (AIR) on Friday launched a similar service in five Indian languages - Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Dogri and Nepali. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday launched the free news SMS service of AIR News...
  • Asian Games Curtain Raiser: Time to serve the nation 4 hours 5 minutes ago

    Asian Games 2014 at Incheon, South Korea, is all set to showcase the best of talent from the athletes in Asia. The 17th Asiad is ready for the Opening Ceremony with hockey star Sardar Singh to carry the country's flag. However, a couple of issues still show India is still not...
  • India caps prices of 36 more drugs: government source 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    Mumbai: India has capped the prices of 36 drugs, including those used to treat infections and diabetes, in its latest move to make essential medicines more affordable, a senior official of the country's drug pricing authority said on Friday. The medicines join the 348 drugs deemed essential and that are therefore...
  • Asian Games 2014: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lead Indian challenge in badminton 7 hours 58 minutes ago

    Incheon: Spearheaded by star shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap, India will aim to end a 28-year-old medal drought when they begin their campaign in the 17th Asian Games badminton with the team competitions here on Saturday. India's last medal of any hue in badminton had come in...
  • Asian Games 2014: Abhinav Bindra, Jitu Rai head India's challenge in shooting 8 hours 58 minutes ago

    Incheon: They were mostly off the mark in the recent World Championships but Indian shooters will nonetheless be expected to deliver a bagful of medals when the event kickstarts at the Asian Games on Saturday. Shooters from 34 countries are in fray at the Ongnyeon International Range till September 30, competing...
  • US Senate designates September 30 as 'US-India Partnership Day' 9 hours 13 minutes ago

    Washington: The US Senate has unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution designating September 30 as 'US-India Partnership Day' recognising the contribution of the two countries to one another and the relationship that will continue to help define the 21st century. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be at the White House on September...
  • 'Are we not human?': Deepika Padukone posts a strong statement on Facebook on controversy over titillating headline 8 hours 41 minutes ago

    Actress Deepika Padukone, who recently lashed out at a prominent Indian publication for using a titillating headline to describe an almost year-old footage of hers in a plunging neckline, has posted a strongly-worded statement on her official Facebook page defending her decision to call out blatantly sexist coverage of women...
  • Xi Jinping invites PM Modi to visit his hometown Xian in China 9 hours 26 minutes ago

    Beijing: Buoyed by his visit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat, Chinese President Xi Jinping in a reciprocal gesture invited him to his hometown Xian, where the famous Buddhist monk Hiuen Tsang spent his last years after his return from India some 2,000 years ago. Xi invited Modi on...
  • Chinese President Jinping meets Manmohan Singh, Sonia on 3rd day of his India tour 10 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: On the third and final day of Chinese's President Xi Jinping's India visit, he met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the national capital on Friday. Jinping also met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders. He met Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan too. "The meeting took place at...
  • This time Indian hockey ready for Asian Games glory: Michael Nobbs 10 hours 32 minutes ago

    The Incheon Asian Games signifies a very important step in Indian hockey's revival, especially since it offers a chance for direct qualification to the next Olympic Games in Rio. To qualify seems a simple process: just win the Asian Games gold. And though India's track record here is rather poor,...
  • Nirmala Sitharaman's baggage lost on Air India flight on way to Australia 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has become the latest victim of misplaced baggage on an Air India flight as her checked in luggage went missing on her way to Australia. "Landed in Sydney to take a connecting flight to Cairns. My checked in luggage not...
  • Asian Games Opening Ceremony: a showcase to Korea's past and future 12 hours 9 minutes ago

    Incheon: The opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games here on Friday is expected to be a grand affair showcasing Korea's past and future by using digital technology. "We will display Korea's past and future by combining the characters and identities of Korea with its digital technology," said South Korean film...
  • 'Khoobsurat' tweet review: The film is a typical Disney fare; light and watchable 9 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: What happens when a boisterous young physiotherapist goes to live among the royalty of Rajasthan? This premise forms the key theme of Shashanka Ghosh's latest film 'Khoobsurat'. Produced by Disney, the Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan-starrer is a modern remake of Hrishikesh Mukerjee's film which starred Rekha, Rakesh Roshan,...
  • Modi World Exclusive: Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India, says PM 8 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The patriotism of Indian Muslims cannot be questioned, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever international interview since assuming office. "Indian Muslims will live for India and die for India. Al Qaeda delusional to think Indian Muslims will dance to its tunes," Modi told CNN. Modi, whose historic...
  • Sachin Tendulkar helping Virat Kohli come out of bad form 13 hours 48 minutes ago

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. Virat Kohli is in the middle of a woeful batting form, and his desperation to come out of it has sent an SOS to Sachin Tendulkar: 'Help me overcome this'. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, Kohli is currently in Mumbai batting in...
  • Asian Games 2014: India hope to better Guangzhou record at Incheon 13 hours 54 minutes ago

    With just a day to go before the start of the 2014 Asian Games in the South Korean city of Incheon, India seek a record medal haul despite a chaotic build-up, including the slashing of their contingent and last-minute pull out of top athletes. In a cost-saving measure, the Indian government...
  • Live: PM Modi's first international interview after assuming office 13 hours 55 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his first international interview since he assumed office in May to CNN's Fareed Zakaria. ...
  • China not warlike, says Xi, as border standoff dominates India trip 14 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: China is not a warlike nation, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, during a rare trip to neighbour India that was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the world's two most populous nations. Robust comments from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute...
  • Obama nominates Richard Verma as new US envoy to India 14 hours 44 minutes ago

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Indian-American, Richard Rahul Verma, as the next US Ambassador to India, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington later in September. If confirmed by the US Senate, Verma, who earlier served as the Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs and is...
  • India, China sign 16 pacts worth $20 bn in two days 22 hours 19 minutes ago

    Chinese president Xi Jinping announced investments worth 20 billion dollars over the next five years. Sixteen agreements were signed, which included two industrial parks in India and investments in the Railways. Jinping also invited PM Narendra Modi to visit China next year. ...
  • CLT20: Perera, Maxwell star as Kings XI Punjab win battle of debutants 22 hours 21 minutes ago

    Mohali: A cracking knock from Glenn Maxwell helped Kings XI Punjab overcome a poor start to their chase and win the battle of first-timers against Hobart Hurricanes by five wickets in the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kings were reduced to 51 for four in the chase of 145 before Maxwell...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 22 hours 36 minutes ago

    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. ...
  • Chinese troops begin withdrawing from Indian territory 22 hours 56 minutes ago

    Leh/New Delhi: After heightened tension in Chumar area in Northeast Ladakh for four days, Chinese troops on Thursday began withdrawing from the Indian territory, official sources said. Chinese troops started retreating into their territory from 9:45 PM, the sources said, adding that Indian army which was present also in large number...
  • India will play their next Davis Cup tie in July 2015 23 hours 2 minutes ago

    Dubai: India, being a seeded team, were given a bye in the first round of the 2015 Davis Cup season as the draw for the Asia/Oceania Group I was announced on Thursday. The bye means that India will play their next Davis Cup tie in July from 17-19. China will clash with...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 23 hours 7 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Xi's India visit: Will it reduce trust deficit between India and China? 23 hours 16 minutes ago

    Amidst repeated incursions by the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over the issue in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Modi told Xi that it was important to address the border issue soon and the Chinese...