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  • IPL-8 auction on February 16 in Bengaluru 4 hours 41 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The players' auction for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in Bengaluru Feb 16. Several leading cricketers from across the world will be up for grabs. The auction will begin at 9.30 a.m. and will be conducted by professional English auctioneer Richard Madley, who...
  • Joe Burns not keen on playing Indian Premier League 7 hours 27 minutes ago

    Brisbane: Australia batsman Joe Burns said on Friday that he is not keen on playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) and instead wants to focus on the longer format of the game. "Test cricket is my priority and I am not too keen to go to the IPL," Burns...
  • INS Sindhuratna tragedy: Commanding Officer found guilty, court martialled 7 hours 33 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Seven Navy officers including the Commanding Officer were found guilty in INS Sindhuratna fire case that left two officers dead in February 2014. The Chief of Naval Staff on Friday issued letters of severe displeasure to six officers for acts of omission and commission while the commanding officer was...
  • Paul van Ass named Indian men's hockey coach 8 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Dutch national coach Paul van Ass was on Friday named the new coach of the Indian men's hockey team while New Zealand's Anthony Thornton was made the coach of the women's hockey team. The names were finalised at a special selection committee meeting headed by secretary sports Ajit...
  • ISL not enough to reignite Indian football, says Mark Seagraves 14 hours 47 minutes ago

    Mark Seagraves, a former Liverpool and Manchester City player, says the Indian Super League will not skyrocket the country's football dreams as India still lacks a proper coaching infrastructure to develop football at grassroots level. On a cold and windy evening in Delhi, Mark settled around the dining table at his...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along Arnia, RS Pura sectors in Jammu, 3 civilians injured 16 hours 39 minutes ago

    Jammu: In another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday night resorted to small arms and firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border of R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45 pm, injuring three civilians. Border Security Force (BSF) troops along the Line of Control (LOC)...
  • China and USA postings instrumental in Jaishankar's rise Yesterday

    S Jaishankar, who on Wednesday was appointed as the new Foreign Secretary, replaces Sujatha Singh on the post. He was the Ambassador to the US, having been appointed in December, 2013. Jaishankar's performance as the Indian Ambassador to the US has catapulted him to the post of the coveted post...
  • Watch: Beating The Retreat ceremony Yesterday

    The Army, Navy and Air Force bands performed at the Beating The Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations. President Pranab Mukherjee revived a presidential tradition by riding a 6-horse buggy. ...
  • GDP base year revision may help government contain fiscal deficit Yesterday

    New Delhi: A new series of national accounts with 2011-12 as base year for computing economic growth rate will be released on Friday, which may provide some cushion to government struggling to meet fiscal deficit target. With the revision of base year, the size of economy is expected to bigger...
  • Modi government missing as India paid homage to braveheart Col MN Rai Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even as India on Thursday paid its last respects to late Colonel Munindra Nath Rai martyred in anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir, the Central government which claims to have adopted a strong stand on security related issues was conspicuously missing from the scene. Several senior Army officers including...
  • Brad Hogg set to sign new KKR contract Yesterday

    Chinaman bowler Brad Hogg, who will turn 44 next week, is set to sign a contract with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for the next Indian Premier League (IPL) season. The Australian on Thursday said he has had a word with KKR head coach Trevor Bayliss who told him that the team...
  • IPL is the best thing for me: Eoin Morgan Yesterday

    Perth: Putting his Test ambitions on hold, England ODI skipper Eoin Morgan has decided to make himself available for selection in the 2015 Indian Premier League Player Auction likely to be held in Bangalore on February 16. Morgan, who missed the last IPL in the hope of earning a Test berth,...
  • Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal headline field for Indian Wells Yesterday

    Indian Wells: Defending champion Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal headline the field for the BNP Paribas Open in March, giving the tournament the top three men's players in the world during its 40th anniversary in the Southern California desert. Among the other men's entries are the rest of the...
  • Col MN Rai's body brought to New Delhi, to be cremated with military honours Yesterday

    New Delhi: Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, the commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, will be cremated in New Delhi on Thursday after he was martyred along with one policeman in an encounter with Hijbul Mujahideen terrorists in Tral area of Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening. The brave soldier...
  • Colonel Munindra Nath Rai's friend and batchmate calls him a brave and daring soldier 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Colonel Munindra Nath Rai's batchmate and close friend Colonel Amit Aul remembers him as a brave and daring soldier. "He was a great colleague, we underwent training together and he volunteered to join the Gorkha Regiment. Then we both were given the command of two battalions of Rashtriya Rifles....
  • Hockey Olympian Jaswant Singh Rajput passes away 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Two-time gold medal winning hockey Olympian Jaswant Singh Rajput,88, passed away on Wednesday morning following a prolonged illness, according to the Bengal Hockey Association. "He was suffering from age related illness for more than a month and was looked after by his niece at his Bradford Lane residence near Park...
  • Col MN Rai given military honour, UP government announces Rs 30 lakh for family 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, the commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, was given military honour on Wednesday after he was martyred along one policeman in an encounter with Hijbul Mujahideen terrorists in Tral area of Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening. "MN Rai's quick thinking, retaliation led...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days 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. ...
  • Watch: 'Namaste' to 'Senorita... Bade Bade Deshon Mein...', Barack Obama uses Hindi to woo Indians 3 days ago

    US President Barack Obama, who addressed a town hall-style meeting in Delhi on the last day of his tour to India, went the Bollywood way to connect with the university students and activists. In the first two minutes of his speech, Obama quoted popular dialogue from 'DDLJ'. "Senorita... bade bade...
  • News 360: Guard against religious strife, says Barack Obama 3 days ago

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday wound up his three-day trip with a strong pitch for religious tolerance, cautioning that India will succeed so long as it was not "splintered along the lines of religious faith". ...
  • Russia may create joint orbital station with India, China 3 days ago

    Moscow: Russia is exploring the possibility of a joint manned orbital station with India and China as part of a common strategy to create technological alliances and may take up the matter with the two Asian space giants in July. "Moscow could propose to China and India to create a joint...
  • Army Colonel, one police constable killed in encounter with terrorists in Tral area of J&K's Pulwama district 3 days ago

    Pulwama: An Indian Army Colonel was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Tral Area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, the Commanding Officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, was injured and shifted to the 92 Base Camp hospital at the Badami...
  • Thankful to Barack Obama for acknowledging me: Mary Kom 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Pleasantly surprised after Barack Obama took her name while talking about Indian achievers, celebrated Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom said on Tuesday that it felt proud to be acknowledged by the US President. Addressing a Town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium on the third and final...
  • Jaya Bachchan: Adapting movies from literature is a wonderful trend 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan said it's a "wonderful" trend in Indian cinema that filmmakers are going for subjects based on published literature and said this augurs well for women in cinema. "I think a new trend that has started is that people have started taking subjects from published literature in...
  • Empowered women on showcasing India's military might 4 days ago

    The 66th Republic Day saw all women contingent from Indian Armed Forces and Border Security Force showcasing India's military might on the Rajpath. ...
  • #MeraTiranga: The Tricolour re-created from your photos 4 days ago

    This flag of India is a collage of all the images that you sent us this Republic Day through WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook and IBNLive.com. This interactive collage lets you scroll and zoom. Explore to see if you can locate your image. ...
  • Several firsts on 66th Republic Day 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The 66th Republic Day celebrations on Monday were marked by many firsts. 1) It witnessed the first ever march by an all-women contingent drawn from the army, navy and air force. 2) A US President was the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade for the first time. 3) The recently...
  • President confers gallantry awards on 83 IAF Air Warriors for showing exemplary courage 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Eighty three Indian Air Force Air Warriors have been awarded Presidential Awards on the eve of Republic Day. This includes Param Vishist Seva Medal (PVSM) for six Air Marshals, Ati Vishist Seva Medal (AVSM) for two Air Marshals, four Air Vice Marshals and nine Air Commodores. Vayu Sena Medal...
  • Watch: The Republic of India, then and now 4 days ago

    What does the Republic Day mean to us today? A National holiday. A dry day. A day to laze around. Maybe a day to buy a few flags and put it all round your house or on the dashboard of your car. This may not be true for all of...