INDIA

  • AIFW: Four things that made Anupamaa Dayal's collection stand out 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Anupamaa Dayal called her collection an ode to the city she lives in, Delhi. She drew inspiration from a Mughal monument called JamaliKamali, named after a Sufi saint and his disciple. Anupamaa's show at the ongoing AIFW was divided into two parts - the first being Jamali (It...
  • Team India members arrive home after World Cup campaign 45 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Indian World Cup team members, including skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and star batsman Virat Kohli, arrived home from Australia in batches and left for their respective destinations, Cricket Board sources said. While Dhoni landed in Delhi, Kohli, along with his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma, and five players besides Team...
  • I will be No.1 if fate allows, says Saina Nehwal 1 hour 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has said she will be ranked World No.1 if this is in her destiny. The Hyderabadi is ranked No.2 in the world and has a very good chance to overtake China's Li Xuerui and become the highest ranked player in the world. "I want to...
  • Disappointed with India for voting against gay rights: US 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    Washington: The US has voiced its disappointment with India for voting against the benefits of same-sex partners at the UN. Addressing the gathering at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, US Ambassador to India Richard Verma talked about Strategic Plus Partnership between India and the US but maintained that it was...
  • Australia favourite against New Zealand in World Cup final 1 hour 37 minutes ago

    Halfway through the league phase, Australia were in an unfamiliar position. In the bottom half of Group A - played three, won one, lost one, one no-result. There was never any danger of the multiple-time world champions not making it through to the knockout stage. They had matches against Afghanistan and...
  • Visit to France, Germany, Canada aimed at boosting economy: PM Modi 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his upcoming visit to France, Germany and Canada was aimed at boosting India's economy and creating jobs. "My France, Germany & Canada visit is centred around supporting India's economic agenda & creating jobs for our youth," he tweeted ahead of his three-nation...
  • AIFW 2015: Jackets, embroidery and digital prints ruled the ramp on day 3 2 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The day 3 of the Amazon India fashion week was a celebration of Indian colours and some great western winter wear concocted out of a mix of Indian and international fabrics and colors. Paromita Banerjee, in the first show of the day, used natural dyes and colors like...
  • McCullum's letter to Indian fans: Come and support us in World Cup final 2 hours 50 minutes ago

    Earlier this week, New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum had written a letter to bosses across New Zealand, asking them to let employees have an off day so that they could support the Black Caps during their World Cup semifinal against South Africa at Eden Park, Auckland. New Zealand eventually won...
  • No truth in reports claiming hijack scare on Air India flight: Government 3 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Air India and aviation authorities on termed as false claims of a security scare onboard a recent Delhi-bound Air India flight from London. Nothing unusual was reported on the flight AI-112, which had departed from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) on March 17 for Indira Gandhi International airport, officials said,...
  • World Cup 2015: Brendon McCullum all set for Australian challenge 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    Melbourne: In 2009, when he was appointed the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 2 in South Africa, Brendon McCullum wore a smile at every interaction with the media - at the post-match presentation, and at the pre and post-match press conferences. It wasn't an easy time for McCullum....
  • World Cup: Bangladeshi fans continue their protest over Rohit Sharma no-ball 5 hours 3 minutes ago

    A day ahead of the big final between Australia and New Zealand, the Bangladeshi fans are still furious after a controversial decision by umpire Aleem Dar ruled Rohit Sharma not out in the quarter-final clash between India and Bangladesh. The Bangladeshi fans refuse to accept the defeat and have taken extraordinary...
  • World Cup: After controversy, ICC removes the Rohit Sharma no-ball from its website 6 hours 2 minutes ago

    In an extraordinary twist to Rohit Sharma's no ball controversy, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has removed the record of no-ball from its hawk eye and ball by ball trajectory from their official website. ICC website has a ball by ball trajectory view for every World Cup match. On the website...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya lauds India's 'outstanding' WC performance 18 hours 19 minutes ago

    The disappointment of a semi-final exit notwithstanding, BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya on Friday congratulated the Indian cricket team for its "stupendous" World Cup performance, saying that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men put up an outstanding show. India, the defending champions, were knocked out of the World Cup following a 95-run semifinal loss...
  • World Cup: Australia deserved to win against India in semis 19 hours 55 minutes ago

    It is always best to be practical and honest. And so it must be mentioned straightaway that while the Indians did wonderfully well in the World Cup, the simple truth is that they didn't win a single match against the Australians on the entire tour, not in the Test series,...
  • Aim to finish among top-5 before I retire: Saurav Ghosal 21 hours 7 minutes ago

    Kolkata: World No.21 and India's numero uno squash player Saurav Ghosal on Friday said he was focused on breaking into the top 20 in the rankings and would be happy to finish among the top five when he retired. "My current aim is to get back to top 20. But finishing...
  • World Cup: India put fielding on a pedestal, lionised bowling in their title defence 21 hours 47 minutes ago

    Four and a half months Down Under, and although India did not have the best of starts, they finished the tour by making a statement. Leading up to the World Cup, hardly anybody gave India a chance to win the trophy but that is the beauty of this game where...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: India gave it back 22 hours 24 minutes ago

    'India crash out of world cup', 'We gave it back', 'Dream shattered, World Cup fever ends'. These were some of the headlines that flashed as soon as India lost the semi-final match against Australia by 95 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground. After a record 11-match winning streak in World Cups...
  • Need to work more on patience level of players, says Paul Van Ass 22 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Insisting that "patience" is key to a side's success at international level, Indian men's hockey team's new chief coach Paul Van Ass today said he needs to work on this area to help increase the tolerance level of Sardar Singh and his men. Van Ass said although the patience...
  • Lin Dan stunned; Saina, Srikanth enter India Open semis 22 hours 32 minutes ago

    Five-time World champion Lin Dan suffered a shocking loss against eighth seed Tommy Sugiarto, while leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Sriaknth entered the semi-finals of the $275,000 Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries on Friday. Two-time Olympics champion Dan of China was stunned 17-21, 21-15, 17-21 in the quarter-finals by...
  • Michael Clarke probably best captain at World Cup, says Darren Gough 22 hours 49 minutes ago

    "India have very good batsmen, but they couldn't take the agme away from Australia," says Gough. ...
  • Media Fringe Binge @ Team India Yesterday

    Cricket is our obsession. The question is are we mature and obsessed or immature and obsessed. I notice that the graph of maturity, of us obsessed Indians, has taken an upward curve in the last few years. Such, I regret pointing out, is not the case with much of the Indian media. The reaction...
  • Stop blaming Anushka Sharma: Bollywood on India's World Cup loss Yesterday

    Mumbai: Members of the film fraternity have condemned social media trolls against Anushka Sharma. While Priyanka Chopra says it's "horrible to see a supportive girlfriend being lynched for a game she just watched", Dia Mirza has called it "disgusting". Anushka has been been trolled unabashedly on social media for her presence...
  • The 'God' knew it, Sachin Tendulkar's World Cup prediction on semis spot on Yesterday

    Sydney: He isn't called the 'God of cricket' for nothing and Sachin Tendulkar lived up to the title by accurately predicting the cricket World Cup semi-finalists. Much before the tournament began, Tendulkar picked India, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa as the last four for the showpiece and the line-up turned...
  • World Cup: Pace trio should play less domestic games, says Dhoni Yesterday

    Melbourne: The biggest positive for the Indian cricket team in this World Cup has been the performance of their pacers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the trio of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma should not be forced to play domestic events to ensure that they don't...
  • Head held high, India's ouster from World Cup just a bad day Yesterday

    This was always on the cards as not every day you will get things going your way. There comes a time when you need somebody to stick his neck out and fight it through but sports can be cruel in that regard as no matter how hard you try to...
  • Gen VK Singh attended Pakistan's National Day based on reciprocal politics Yesterday

    Days after the row over Minister of State MoS External Affairs General VK Singh visiting the Pakistan High Commission on their National Day celebrations, reports suggest that the move to send Singh for the event was based on reciprocal politics. Earlier, Lt Gen (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Federal Minister for...
  • Analytics helps make better performing teams: Stephen Benjamin, Cadence Yesterday

    With ICC World Cup 2015 at its exciting stage, the heartbeat of entire nation is one today and that is India's win against Australia. The excitement and fun just doubles up when the giant wagon wheel shows "six" when India is batting. Moreover, the analysis and data visualisation adds up...
  • Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final Yesterday

    Melbourne: Australia's trip to a seventh World Cup final on Sunday may seem standard fare for a nation that has already won cricket's ultimate prize four times, but the achievement marks a stunning turnaround from the depths of two years ago. Battling mediocrity in all formats, Michael Clarke's side lurched from...