India

  • CWG 2014: India hockey captain Sardar Singh reprimanded for conduct 57 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian men's hockey captain Sardar Singh was officially reprimanded for inappropriate physical conduct against an opposition player during his side's group match against Australia here. The incident happened on Tuesday when Eddie Ockenden was hit on the face. India lost the match 2-4. After video evidence was played, the appeal jury...
  • Heavy rainfall expected in Pune in the next 48 hours 58 minutes ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, The India Meteorological Department Director AK Bansal said that heavy rainfall is expected in Pune for the next 48 hours. Only after this time span, will the intensity of rainfall go down. ...
  • John Kerry meets Defence Minister Arun Jaitley 3 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry who is in Delhi on a three-day visit met Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday morning. Prior to his meeting with Jaitley, Kerry called on National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. He is scheduled to co-chair the Indo-US Strategic Dialogue...
  • 'Cousins: not just relatives, but people your parents can compare you with': 14 English words that have a completely different meaning in India 3 hours 9 minutes ago

    India is the second largest English speaking country in the world. From BPOs to bestselling authors, Indians have found their way everywhere because of the English language. Though we've developed a new fusion language called 'Hinglish', which we speak most commonly, there are a few words and phrases in English...
  • CWG 2014 Live: Medal hopes from athletics and wrestling on Day 8 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 7 Round-up: Virtually taking over where their compatriot shooters signed off at the range, Indian wrestlers rained medals picking up four silvers and a bronze, but the gold eluded the nation on day seven of competition. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's way....
  • Indo-US strategic dialogue to take place today 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry who arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday will begin his official visit by meeting the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Thursday morning. Kerry will also be meeting Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley before co-chairing the Indo-US strategic dialogue with External...
  • We are desperate to win this Test: Joe Root 6 hours 42 minutes ago

    Southampton: England batsman Joe Root on Wednesday expressed joy at the "good day" his side experienced and was also confident that they can take the six remaining Indian wickets on day five of the third Test. Chasing 445 runs, the visitors were placed in a precarious position of 112 for 4...
  • It will be tough for us on day five, says Dhawan 6 hours 10 minutes ago

    Southampton: Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has admitted that his team is in a tough position in the third Test against England and will find it difficult to save the match on the final day on Thursday. India were placed at 112 for 4 in their fourth-innings' in pursuit of 445 runs. "It...
  • 3rd Test: Pressure on India in battle of survival 6 hours 32 minutes ago

    After a historic win at the Lord's, India would not have thought of being in such a precarious situation on the fifth and final day of the third Test in Southampton. Surprisingly, on a greenish Lord's pitch Indian batsmen showed great application but at Ageas Bowl track best-suited for batting...
  • Kerry asks India to drop opposition to WTO deal 8 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in India on Wednesday for an official visit, has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, saying it was a test of the country's commitment to advance economic liberalisation. Kerry made the call in a newspaper article,...
  • CWG 2014: Boxer Vijender Singh enters semi-finals 13 hours 38 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Star boxer Vijender Singh punched his way into the semifinals assuring himself of a medal after four other Indian pugilists assured themselves of at least a bronze each in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Vijender outclassed Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Prince in men's 75kg category. The 2008 Olympic bronze medallist...
  • In pics: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 7 14 hours 56 minutes ago

    India's Navjot Kaur with her bronze medal after the women's Freestyle Wrestling 69kg.India's Sakshi Malik with her silver medal after the women's Freestyle Wrestling 56kg final match at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre.India's Sakshi Malik wrestles with Nagerian's Aminat Adeniyi during the women's Freestyle Wrestling 56kg final match.
  • 3rd Test: Chasing 445, India 112/4 on Day 4 as England eye big win 16 hours 40 minutes ago

    India's batting capitulation continued in the Southampton Test as chasing a stiff 445 to win, the visitors were reeling at 112/4 at stumps on Day 4 - leaving England withing striking distance of a series-levelling victory on the final day. Riding on James Anderson's 5 for 53, England didn't take time...
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Lalita settles for silver 17 hours 37 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Lalita settled for the silver medal after she lost her women's freestyle 53 kg final to Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Wednesday. Odunayo completely dominated Lalita and took just 31 seconds to seal the gold medal. The Nigerian managed to...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers advance to last 16 19 hours 26 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers made merry at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday as all of them won their respective matches in straight games to enter the last 16 at the Emirates Arena. P.V. Sindhu and P.C. Thulasi in women's singles and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt, Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap in men's singles notched...
  • CWG 2014: Discus-thrower Vikas Gowda, high-jumper Sahana into the finals 19 hours 56 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Two Indians, including medal prospect Vikas Gowda, made it to the final rounds while Tintu Luka qualified for the semifinals of the athletics competitions at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Discus thrower Gowda just made a single attempt, clearing the distance of 64.32m to top the qualification round at the...
  • CWG 2014: India eyeing win against South Africa for hockey semi-final spot 19 hours 59 minutes ago

    Glasgow: High on confidence after the spirited showing against Australia, the Indian men's hockey team would look to win outright against South Africa in their final group match on Thursday, even though a draw is enough to seal their semifinal spot in the 20th Commonwealth Games. Going into Thursday's crucial match,...
  • Boeing asks Air India not to fly Dreamliners near thunderstorms 20 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has asked Air India to avoid flying its Dreamliner planes near thunderstorms as it enhanced the risk of icing on engines and the airline has changed its operating procedures accordingly. "Boeing has issued an advisory to Air India to avoid flying the B-787 (Dreamliner) aircraft...
  • 29 cases of security breach at major airports since 2011: Centre 20 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: There have been 29 cases of security breach at major airports from 2011 till last month, though the number has been on the decline, Lok Sabha was informed on Wedneday. This year till June, two cases of security lapses have been reported from the Delhi airport, Minister of State...
  • John Kerry arrives in India for strategic dialogue 20 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived on Wednesday to hold the 5th Indo-US Strategic Dialogue on Thursday during which India will be raising the issues of snooping by the US' NSA and terrorism even as the two sides will explore "transformative initiatives" in key areas such as...
  • Air India staff found smuggling gold 21 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Authorities have found 13 cases of gold smuggling by employees of the national carrier, Air India, over the past three years and the current year, the junior civil aviation minister said on Wednesday. India, the biggest buyer of gold after China, last year imposed a record 10 percent import...
  • BCCI set to appeal against the ICC sanction on Jadeja 21 hours 35 minutes ago

    Southampton: The BCCI is all set to appeal against the Level 1 charge brought against Ravindra Jadeja for his alleged altercation with England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson during the first Test at Trent Bridge played between July 9-13. There was an alleged altercation at the lunch break on one the second...
  • Employment rises by 34 per cent to 12.7 crore in 8 years till 2013 22 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The number of employed persons in the country grew by 34.35 per cent to 12.77 crore in eight years till 2013, according to the Sixth Economic Census. Employment in urban parts increased by 37.46 per cent to 6.14 crore in 2013, whereas in rural...
  • CWG 2014: India win one more medal after Nigerian lifter fails dope test Yesterday

    Glasgow: India got one more medal in women's 53kg weightlifting after Swati Singh was handed the bronze while Matsha Santoshi was upgraded to silver after 16-year-old Nigerian gold winner Chika Amalaha tested positive for a banned substance in the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. Santoshi had finished third and Swati fourth...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 7 13 hours 41 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 6 Round-up: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competition. Indian shooters continued...
  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar delighted after winning wrestling gold Yesterday

    Sushil Kumar on Tuesday won the gold medal after defeating Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a freestyle 74kg gold medal wrestling match at the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • It's frustrating to miss England series: Zaheer Yesterday

    Mumbai: Veteran pacer Zaheer Khan on Tuesday said it was disappointing to miss the England series due to the injury as he had undergone rigorous training sessions to be part of the squad. "I am missing playing cricket. I was preparing for English tour for a long time and that was...
  • US's John Kerry leaves for India for a 3-day visit Yesterday

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation, on Wednesday left for India to co-chair the fifth annual India-US Strategic Dialogue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi during his three-day official visit. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, who is accompanying Kerry on his trip, said...