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  • Indian Navy organises coastal security awareness campaign in Kerala 11 minutes ago

    Kochi: The Navy on Sunday organised a two-day coastal security awareness campaign (CSACs) along the coastal villages of Alappuzha district to spread awareness among the populace about threats from the sea and their role in thwarting it. The campaign will also include officers from Southern Naval Command giving awareness tips...
  • German firm to offer Type 214 vessel for submarines project 2 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Eyeing the Rs 50,000 crore project of Indian Navy for six submarines, German defence major TKMS will offer India its HDW Class 214 vessel and is in talks with leading shipyards in the country for a tie-up. The Germans are also promising a no-hold barred transfer of technology...
  • Deepak Parekh pitches for greater government, corporate investment in education 2 hours 50 minutes ago

    Gurgaon: Terming spending on education as abysmally low at 3 per cent of GDP, eminent industry leader Deepak Parekh on Sunday called for "aggressive" investments by the government as well as corporates in the sector, saying it is the key to unlock India's demographic dividend. "For a country like India, spending...
  • DU sets up weather station on Delhi School of Economics' terrace 5 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Finding the data provided by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) inadequate for studying the national capital's "micro-climate", Delhi University has set up its own weather station for more accurate and detailed weather updates. The varsity has also claimed that the weather station, which will record temperature, humidity, wind speed, rainfall...
  • Balbir Singh Sr. conferred Lifetime Achievement Award Yesterday

    New Delhi: The legendary Balbir Singh Senior, member of three Olympic gold medal winning teams, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Hockey India Awards here on Saturday. The action-packed ceremony culminated with the 90-year-old receiving the trophy for Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award along with a...
  • Government considering airlifting of Indians stranded in Yemen Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: The central government was considering the possibility of airlifting stranded Indians including Keralites from strife-torn Yemen, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has informed Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. Swaraj has informed the state that two ships have been sent to Yemen to rescue the Indians, including Malayalees, who have been stranded...
  • US: Alabama police officer charged under civil rights violation after assaulting Indian Yesterday

    Washington: An Alabama police officer who assaulted an unarmed elderly Indian man while he was taking a morning walk in front of his son's house in a Madison suburb has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Eric Parker, the Madison police officer who slammed Sureshbhai Patel, 57, to the ground...
  • Need to work more on patience level of players, says Paul Van Ass 2 days 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...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Nigerian man arrested in Jaipur for having 'fake' Indian visa 2 days ago

    Jaipur: A Nigerian man who came to study nursing at a dental college here was arrested on the charge of having a "fake Indian visa", police said. Sameul Olaolu Onaolapo, 35, who had applied for renewal of Indian visa through the state CID-Crime Branch was arrested, they said. A case...
  • News 360: Germanwings co-pilot wilfully crashed jetliner, says French prosecutor 2 days ago

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. ...
  • Debris of crashed naval aircraft located, 2 officers still missing 3 days ago

    Panaji: The debris of a Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which crashed on Tuesday, was found but the two naval officers are still missing. INS Makar, a naval hydrographic vessel, has detected a large metallic object likely to be the fuselage of the ill fated Navy Dornier. The aircraft which was on a...
  • 11 Indian-Americans in Forbes's list of best venture capitalists 3 days ago

    New York: Eleven influential Indian-American investors feature in Forbes magazine's annual list of the 100 best venture capitalists with the "Midas" touch who are making big and early bets on the leading technology companies of on Friday and earning outsized returns for their investors. The Forbes 2015 Midas List represents...
  • Mandeep Singh recalled, Gurjinder Singh dropped from Indian hockey team 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Newly-appointed chief coach Paul van Ass on Wednesday recalled young strikers Mandeep Singh and Satbir singh in the 18-member Indian men's hockey team for the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5-12. Among the surprising omissions, defender-penalty corner specialist Gurjinder Singh and...
  • Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar to visit Nepal in April 4 days ago

    Kathmandu: Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar is scheduled to arrive in Nepal on April 2 on a three-day visit as part of his SAARC yatra. Nepal's foreign affairs ministry and a spokesperson at the Indian embassy in Kathmandu told IANS that Jaishankar is slated to meet top political leaders, including President...
  • Stardom won't change me, says 'Raw Star' winner Rituraj Mohanty 4 days ago

    His soulful voice and an unfailing performance in popular reality show 'Raw Star' helped Odisha's Rituraj Mohanty emerge winner last year. The singer, who enthralled the guests with his heartwarming performance at CNNIBN's 'Indian Of The Year', speaks to us about his struggles, aspirations and a lot more. On his...
  • Navy's Dornier surveillance aircraft crashes in Goa; two missing 4 days ago

    A Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed on Tuesday at around 11 pm on Tuesday and two officers on board have gone missing. ...
  • Delhi's iconic Taj Mansingh to go under hammer today 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel in the heart of the national capital will go under the hammer on Wednesday with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) initiating proceedings after getting a go-ahead from the Union Home Ministry for its auctioning. The property, owned by the NDMC, was given to Tata-backed...
  • Twitter-Indian government launch Twitter Samvad to send political updates, emergency notifications to citizens via SMSes 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Social media platform Twitter on Tuesday launched Twitter Samvad in collaboration with the Indian government so as to allow people to receive tweets as SMSes from government offices, including the Prime Minister's Office. The service was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his meeting here with Twitter chief...
  • Navy surveillance aircraft crashes in Goa; two officers missing 4 days ago

    Panaji: An Indian Navy surveillance aircraft crashed about 25 nautical miles south-west off Goa with two officers on-board missing. A Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed on Tuesday at around 11 pm and two officers on board have gone missing, navy sources said. A...
  • Summoning in Herald case illegal: Sonia Gandhi to Delhi HC 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said in Delhi High Court that the summons issued against her, Rahul Gandhi and five others in the National Herald case were "illegal", claiming no one was cheated in the acquisition process. A bench of Justice Sunil Gaur was told by senior advocate...
  • Pietersen to miss the first phase of the IPL 8 to reignite England career 5 days ago

    London: Kevin Pietersen has been released from part of his contract with Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad, enabling the batsman to play for an English county to improve his chances of an England recall. In a statement released on his official website, Pietersen says "I'm going to do everything in...
  • Railways launch RuPay pre-paid debit card 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Railway passengers can now book their tickets, do shopping and pay service bills using RuPay pre-paid cards, as the IRCTC launched the debit card service on Tuesday. The service was launched by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) in collaboration with the Union Bank of India...
  • All Punjabis are fun, whether they 'bhangra' or not; what kind of Punjabi are you? 5 days ago

    Punjabis are always fun to hang out with. They are fun, they are loud, and they are charming in their own way. Whether it is the unique accent or the love for 'bhangra', they are an amazing bunch of people. But there are so many kinds of Punjabis. The 'Pind...
  • Sonal Mansingh: Hope the Parliamentarians take a cue from PM Modi's respect for art forms and artists 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The 'XII Jivan Pani Memorial Festival, 2015: Abhilasha' was themed along the lines of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan launched by PM Modi. We talked to its founding president Padma Vibhushan Awardee Dr. Sonal Mansingh about the condition of classical art forms in India and their future seeing the...
  • Indian-origin author brutally assaulted in South Africa for praising Salman Rushdie 5 days ago

    Johannesburg: An Indian-origin author in South Africa was brutally assaulted and verbally abused after she praised controversial writer Salman Rushdie whose work has angered Muslims around the world. Zainub Priya Dala was hit in the face with a brick last week after she praised Rushdie's writing at a school in Durban,...
  • J&K: Security agencies sound alert about possible infiltration along borders 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Security agencies have sounded an alert about possible infiltration bid by terrorists from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir with the active support of ISI and Pakistan Army. The alert was issued after two successive terrorist strikes in Jammu region on Friday and Saturday last when the attackers...
  • 57 Indian fishing boats released by Pakistan reach Porbandar 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Fifty-seven Indian fishing boats, released by Pakistan on Sunday, arrived at Porbandar on Monday night. Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship Vijit and Rajratan entered the Porbandar harbour escorting 57 Indian Fishing Boats (IFBs) that were returned by Pakistan authorities on Sunday as a good-will gesture near Indo-Pak International Maritime...
  • Railway platform ticket to cost Rs 10 from April 1 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Railways have doubled the cost of platform tickets to Rs 10 with effect from April 1. The rate of platform ticket will be increased from Rs 5 to Rs 10 per ticket, and all concerned have been given instruction regarding this, according to a Railway Ministry release on Monday. Railways...
  • Chandigarh Municipal Corporation removes Martyrs Day hoardings having photos of US Army men, not Indian soldiers 6 days ago

    Amritsar: After coming under fire from various quarters, Chandigarh Municipal Corporation on Monday removed hoardings having pictures of US Army men instead of Indian Army soldiers. The Municipal Corporation committed a major faux pas as it has put up photographs of the US Army personnel instead of Indian Army soldiers in...