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  • Air India pilots voice concern over Airbus A320s after recent Germanwings plane crash 1 hour 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Voicing its concern over the 26-year-old fleet of Airbus A320s in the national carrier Air India, one of its pilots' union has sought grounding of these planes from aviation regulator DGCA. The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), which represents erstwhile Indian Airlines pilots in the now combined entity...
  • India sends plane to airlift citizens from Yemen 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife-torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country. 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft took off from Delhi at 7:45 AM for Yemen's capital...
  • Yemen crisis: Families of Indian nurses in distress, appeal for safe return 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Yemen has recently become victim to a conflict between the Sunni-Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia which is battling to avoid the rise of a pro-Iran regime in the country. After Iraq, nurses are now stuck in war-torn Yemen. Two ships have already been sent and the government will also...
  • Salman Khurshid talks about his new book 'At Home in India - The Muslim Saga' 10 hours 57 minutes ago

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's foreign affairs editor Anchal Vohra, former foreign minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid shares the story behind his new book 'At Home in India - The Muslim Saga'. ...
  • TWTW: Indian fans disappointed over team's semi-final loss 11 hours 30 minutes ago

    Indian fans disappointed after Australia beat defending champions India by 95 runs in the World Cup Semi Final on Thursday. ...
  • Pullela Gopichand praises Saina, Srikanth for their India Open titles 11 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Praising Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal for their success at the India Open Super Series, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand on Sunday said it was a 'dream come true' before stressing that consistency will be the key for Indian players to bring more laurels in future. Saina and Srikanth...
  • Double surprise for me, says Saina Nehwal 11 hours 59 minutes ago

    Saina Nehwal, who won her first India Open title and also attained the World No. 1 ranking, said it's a very proud moment for her. ...
  • I don't feel fear of losing, says Kidambi Srikanth 12 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India Open Super Series champion Kidambi Srikanth on Sunday said he doesn't feel the fear of losing and that mindset has helped him in his blossoming career. After winning the Swiss Grand Prix Gold earlier this month, Srikanth on Sunday clinched his maiden India Open title, edging out world...
  • A big burden off my head, says Saina Nehwal after winning India Open 12 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Relieved to clinch her maiden India Open Super Series title, badminton star Saina Nehwal on Sunday said it is a huge burden off her head as she has always struggled to win this tournament and vowed to bring more laurels for the country in future. "I think a big...
  • TWTW: India, Bangladesh fans spar over 'biased' umpiring 12 hours 30 minutes ago

    Hundreds of Bangladesh cricket supporters burnt an effigy of Pakistani cricket umpire Aleem Dar and marched in the capital Dhaka after the country was knocked out of the World Cup. They shouted slogans against the umpires and the International Cricket Council after Bangladesh's best ever World Cup came to an...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha 13 hours 21 minutes ago

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on team India and its performance in the World Cup and Bihar mass cheating. ...
  • Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth win India Open titles 13 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth rounded up a brilliant on Sunday for Indian badminton winning their respective $275,000 India Open Super series titles at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. Women's singles top seed Saina Nehwal trumped former World Champion Ratchanok Intanon in the final to win 21-16, 21-14 in...
  • India to airlift its nationals from Yemen 14 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India will be airlifting its nationals from strife-torn Yemen after getting permission from authorities to fly from Sanna for three hours a day. "Today we got permission to fly from Sanaa for three hours a day. We will use the slot for evacuating our citizens everyday," External Affairs...
  • Germany gets to know about 'Make in India', ahead of PM Modi's visit 14 hours 12 minutes ago

    Frankfurt: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Germany next month, a 'Make in India' fortnight was held near Frankfurt which included a series of events highlighting initiatives to make India a preferred investment destination. The Indian Consulate in Frankfurt, in close cooperation with the city authorities of Cologne, about...
  • Swine flu claims 12 more lives, death toll rises to 2,035 14 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed the lives of 12 more persons taking the toll across the country to 2,035 while the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus inched towards the 34,000-mark. Union Health Ministry data said that till Saturday, as many as 2,035 persons had perished in various...
  • World No.1 Saina Nehwal wins her maiden India Open title 15 hours 45 minutes ago

    Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal won her maiden $275,000 India Open Superseries crown here on Sunday defeating former World Champion Ratchanok Intanon in straight games in the women's singles final. Playing at the Siri Fort Sports Complex, the No.1 seed came out on top to win 21-16, 21-14 in 49 minutes to...
  • US on pathway to become India's best partner: Envoy 17 hours 22 minutes ago

    Washington: With two back-to-back historic visits by the Indian and American leadership in less than six months, the US is on "pathway" to become India's "best partner" as the two countries have agreed on a robust agenda to strengthen their strategic ties. It is rare to have the top leadership...
  • Force India fail to win points at Malaysia GP 17 hours 22 minutes ago

    Sepang: Force India battled hard at the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix but failed to earn even a single point as its drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg finished 13th and 14th, respectively, and outside the points here on Sunday. The race was won by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel from the Mercedes'...
  • AIFW 2015: Designers bring on the wild, military inspired fashion 19 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The fourth day of the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week here saw a glimpse of two different worlds through the collection of designer Pia Pauro and a range by designer trio Viral, Ashish and Vikrant. While the first one bowed to the free spirit and wilderness of Savannah,...
  • Pakistan, Bangladesh fans dial BCCI, sing 'mauka mauka' to mock India's World Cup exit 20 hours 39 minutes ago

    Following India's semi-final exit from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, fans from Pakistan and Bangladesh reportedly called the Borad of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters in Mumbai to make fun of the team's loss by singing lines of a popular TV commercial. According to a report in The...
  • Amid intense government pressure, Swiss banks seek fresh undertakings from Indians 21 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Seeking to come clean on illicit funds amid intense government pressure, Swiss banks have asked their Indian clients to provide fresh undertakings to ensure that untaxed money is not stashed in their accounts. Swiss banks, long perceived to be safe havens for parking unaccounted funds, have also started asking...
  • India deeply valued Lee's friendship and his support: PM Modi 22 hours 42 minutes ago

    Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded Singapore's founder and first premier Lee Kuan Yew as a "global thinker" and said India deeply valued his friendship and his support for its economic progress. Modi, who arrived on Saturday morning to attend the State Funeral Services of Lee, said the former...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali: Punjab, Himachal qualify for Super League 23 hours 28 minutes ago

    Karnataka's poor run in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 2014-15 continued as they suffered yet another loss, this time at the hands of Hyderabad, on Saturday (March 28). Karnataka, who resuscitated their campaign with wins against Goa and Tamil Nadu, are now fifth on the South Zone table with two...
  • Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral 23 hours 38 minutes ago

    Singapore: Tens of thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession on Sunday for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew. Lee's coffin, protected from the downpour by a glass casing, lay atop a ceremonial gun...
  • Delhi girl Aditi Arya wins Miss India 2015 crown Yesterday

    Delhi girl Aditi Arya was crowned as the new Miss India in a star studded event in Mumbai on Saturday night. Aafreen Rachel Vaz and Vartika Singh came second and third respectively in the beauty pageant. The event, which took place in Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai saw celebrities like John...
  • Saina Nehwal was in tears after losing close matches, says Vimal Kumar Yesterday

    New Delhi: A series of losses against top shuttlers had left Saina Nehwal in tears but the Indian ace showed tremendous drive and hunger to achieve the World No.1 status, former national coach Vimal Kumar said on Saturday. The two-time former national champion, who has been training Saina ever since her...
  • Thought of quitting badminton after last year's World Championships: Saina Nehwal Yesterday

    Saina Nehwal, who created history by reaching the pinnacle of world badminton ranking, on Saturday said she had contemplated "quitting badminton" after last year's World Championships. Saina reaffirmed her status as the country's most consistent performer in the international circuit by becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the number...
  • Happy to be World No. 1, says Saina Nehwal Yesterday

    "Its really special that I managed to become World No 1 in India. Its also a great achievement," says elated Saina. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar congratulates Saina Nehwal Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday congratulated India's top women's shuttler Saina Nehwal after the 25-year-old was assured of becoming the World No.1. Saina on Saturday reached her maiden women's singles final of the $275,000 India Open Superseries by defeating unseeded Japanese Yui Hashimoto 21-15, 21-11 in only...