India

  • India's first 'Coral Garden' to be set up in Gujarat 15 minutes ago

    Gandhinagar: In an attempt to conserve several coral species at one place and to boost tourism in the state, the country's first 'Coral garden' will be set up at Mithapur coastal region of Devbhoomi-Dwarka district in Gujarat. "We will set up country's first coral garden at Mithapur coast which will conserve...
  • India slips to 71st rank in global competitiveness list 32 minutes ago

    Geneva/New Delhi: Weighed down by challenging economic conditions for most part of the past year, India has slipped to the 71st position -- the lowest among BRICS countries -- in an annual global competitiveness list, where Switzerland remains on top. The annual list, released on Wednesday by Geneva-based World Economic...
  • I won't quit as England's ODI captain, says Alastair Cook 46 minutes ago

    Birmingham: He might be under tremendous pressure after three consecutive losses, but England skipper Alastair Cook has made it clear that he will not step down as ODI captain in the wake of his side's series defeat against India. England are trailing the five-match series 0-3 after losing the fourth ODI...
  • Chinese firms to team-up with Indian firms for rail projects 1 hour 11 minutes ago

    Beijing: Chinese firms are teaming with Indian companies to jointly bid for five high-speed railway projects in India in an apparent attempt to compete with Japan's plans to build bullet trains. The Indian government will soon open the projects for public bidding and Tata Projects, one of the fastest growing infrastructure...
  • 'Jugalbandi' on the drums, selfies, and a music teacher: 10 interesting things PM Narendra Modi did on his Japan visit 11 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed his Japan visit as a 'very successful' one. Winding up his official programme on the penultimate day of his five-day visit, Modi expressed gratitude to Japan for reposing 'trust' in India and demonstrating its friendship with a quip 'yeh fevicol se be zyada mazboot jod...
  • No end to trouble for Vijay Mallya, United Bank to declare him and Kingfisher Airlines as wilful defaulters 39 minutes ago

    Mumbai: In more trouble for Kingfisher Chairman Vijay Mallya, the Supreme Court has refused to entertain his plea against being declared a 'wilful defaulter' by the United Bank of India. Kolkata-based United Bank has set in motion the process that will declare Mallya and his Kingfisher Airlines as wilful defaulters...
  • Justice HL Dattu to be next Chief Justice of India: sources 2 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu is likely to be the next Chief Justice of India, government sources said on Wednesday. Sources confirmed that the file has been sent to Rashtrapati Bhawan for President Pranab Mukherjee's approval. Dattu is presently a judge in the Supreme Court. He will replace CJI RM Lodha...
  • Dhoni lauds all after becoming India's most successful ODI skipper 3 hours 0 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Mahendra Singh Dhoni hailed his former and present team for helping him become the most successful Indian ODI captain after the visitors thrashed England by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series. "When I started leading the team, I got a...
  • Rahane, Dhawan made England look like minnows 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    If the bowlers were clinical with their performance, openers Ajinkya Rahane and Shikhar Dhawan were equally calculative in planning India's run-chase of 207 runs. Coming out of a shoddy Test series, India are a different team in coloured clothing and the results are there for everyone to see. Birmingham pitch...
  • Novak Djokovic to play against India in Davis Cup tie 11 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Against all expectations, Serbia on Tuesday named world number one Novak Djokovic in their Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against India. World number two side in the world, Serbia named a four member squad, which also has multiple Grand Slam winner Nenad Zimonjic. Ranked 61 in the world, Dusan...
  • Pakistani Hindus organise rally demanding Indian citizenship 12 hours 23 minutes ago

    Rajkot: Around 200 families of Pakistani Hindus, who have migrated here, today staged a demonstration and demanded Indian citizenship saying they do not wish to return to their country. "Nearly one thousand Hindus comprising 200 families have migrated from Pakistan since 2005 and are willing to settle down in India....
  • It was good to see Shikhar Dhawan back in form, says MS Dhoni 12 hours 57 minutes ago

    Birmingham: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels his side played a "perfect game" on Tuesday as the visitors thrashed England by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Opting to bowl, India first restricted England to a modest 206 and then overwhelmed...
  • MS Dhoni surpasses Mohammad Azharuddin in ODI wins as captain 13 hours 13 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday became the most successful Indian captain ever in the one-dayers after India's nine-wicket thrashing of England in the fourth ODI. Tuesday's win at the Edgbaston was Dhoni's 91st ODI victory as skipper. He surpassed Mohammad Azharuddin's tally of 90 ODI victories as captain. Azharuddin took nine...
  • 4th ODI: Rahane, Dhawan power India to series win against England 12 hours 23 minutes ago

    Ajinkya Rahane's maiden ODI ton and Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 97 helped India beat England by nine wickets in the fourth game at Edgbaston in Birmingham. England were restricted to 206 and India have chased it down in 30.3 overs. Dhawan finished the game with a handsome six as India now...
  • Dubai: Indian woman charged for having illegitimate child 13 hours 43 minutes ago

    Dubai: An Indian man filed a case in a court in the UAE against his wife, who gave birth to a child in 2010 despite their not having sex for eight years, a media report said on Tuesday. The man, who is identified only as RJ, 48, said that he moved...
  • England's Ian Bell suffers broken toe during 4th ODI at Edgbaston 13 hours 47 minutes ago

    England batsman Ian Bell sustained a "small fracture" in his big left toe on Tuesday, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced. Bell was hit on his toe batting against throw-downs before the fourth one-day international against India at his Edgbaston home ground on Tuesday. The Warwickshire shot-maker was replaced at No...
  • Allocate domestic natural gas to make fertiliser: FAI 15 hours 4 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Fertilisers Association of India (FAI) on Tuesday demanded allocation of domestic natural gas to make fertilisers without any distinction of products. "There is a need for allocation of domestic gas for production of fertilisers without any distinction of products, because there is no distinction between urea and complex fertilisers...
  • Badminton coach Gopichand mum over split with Saina Nehwal 16 hours 13 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Tuesday remained tightlipped about his split with Saina Nehwal, saying he doesn't want to talk about the issue as the Asian Games is just round the corner. Struggling with her form, India's top shuttler Saina has sought the help of former chief coach Vimal...
  • BCCI non-committal on AGM postponement 16 hours 13 minutes ago

    Chennai: Maintaining a non-committal stand on the postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM), BCCI Interim President Shivlal Yadav on Tuesday avoided a question on the subject during the signing of an MoU between the board and the MRF Pace Foundation. "This is not the appropriate forum to discuss BCCI matters," said...
  • Japan visit a huge success, PM Modi tells Tokyo Indians, urges them to fulfil 'Clean India' mission 13 hours 7 minutes ago

    Tokyo: India is no more a land of snake-charmers, in fact it has revolutionised the world of computer technology, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he addressed the Indian community in Tokyo, a day ahead of wrapping up his five-day Japan visit. "My computer engineer friend had superstitious image about India....
  • BCCI signs five-year deal with MRF Pace Foundation 17 hours 47 minutes ago

    Chennai: The MRF Pace Foundation ON Tuesday inked an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which will send pace bowlers with potential to the academy for training under former Australian great Glenn McGrath. The broad lines of the MOU includes a tie-up between the pace foundation...
  • Indian pacers to train under Glenn McGrath 19 hours 22 minutes ago

    Indian pacer Varun Aaron has started his 10-day training programme under Aussie legend McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tie-up between the BCCI and company. ...
  • Pullela Gopichand is still my coach, says Saina Nehwal 19 hours 31 minutes ago

    After discussing with my coach Gopichand, I have taken the decision to go for a change, says Saina. ...
  • Restructured Duleep Trophy can help India in Test turnaround 19 hours 37 minutes ago

    Of all the formats, most teams would like to be at number one in Tests. No doubt there is pride and prestige attached to it. It is with such high ambition, Steve Waugh brought his all- conquering side to India calling the tour the ultimate frontier, looking for a series win...
  • My records not meant to be broken, says Usain Bolt 20 hours 11 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Laughing off questions on potential challengers, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt turned on the charm offensive on his maiden trip to India, throwing humility out of the window to declare that his records are pretty much out of reach. Bolt will play a seven-a-side exhibition match against a team which...
  • Feni from Goa, Tongba from Sikkim, and Yu from Manipur: 9 traditional liquors brewed locally in India 19 hours 35 minutes ago

    The language, cuisine, and traditions in India change every few kilometres as you start travelling from one state to another. There's a wide variety of food and beverages that are exclusive to a particular state. What we cook and how we cook it changes considerably if you compare the cuisines...
  • Live Score: India move in for the kill at Birmingham 20 hours 41 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Match Preview: Two back-to-back wins has brought the cheer back in the Indian camp, and if the visitors manage to clinch the ODI series against England at Birmingham, their World Cup preparations will be on track and the hosts' in...
  • No relief for Kingfisher Airlines, SC doesn't restrain Union Bank from declaring it a wilful defaulter 19 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a setback for the Kingfisher Airlines, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to restrain the Union Bank of India from declaring it a wilful defaulter. "Now that you have been declared a defaulter, you can challenge it in any court," the SC said. The KFA had approached the...
  • Mahatma Gandhi, Chinese Kali, and a Sachin Tendulkar temple: 10 unusual temples in India for the unconventional Indian gods 22 hours 35 minutes ago

    The spiritual land of India has a temple for every God we worship. The list of Gods is endless and so is the count of temples in India. Have you heard of the strange and mysterious temples in India like the one dedicated to a motorcycle? Did you also know...
  • Saina Nehwal splits with Pullela Gopichand? Yesterday

    Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal is reportedly splitting with her coach Pullela Gopichand to train under Vimal Kumar for Asian Games. ...