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  • Rupee opens lower at 61.93 per dollar 40 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Indian rupee has opened lower by 6 paise at 61.93 a dollar on Friday, compared to previous day's closing value of 61.87 per dollar. Pramit Brahmbhatt, Veracity says investors are likely to trade cautiously today as markets are already trading near all-time high levels & investors are short of...
  • Mumbai has emerged as the favourite Indian city: Survey 9 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Mumbai has emerged as the favourite Indian city, while the national capital secured the second position, according to a survey conducted by a travel magazine. Conde Nast Traveller India conferred the 'Favourite Indian City' title to Mumbai after a year long survey among its readers and awarded the...
  • ISL: NorthEast United FC thump league leaders Chennaiyin FC 12 hours 59 minutes ago

    Hosts NorthEast United FC crushed Indian Super League (ISL) leaders Chennaiyin FC 3-0 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here Thursday to elevate themselves to fifth position in the standings. Durga Boro opened the account for the hosts and Senegalese defender Massamba L' Sambou helped himself to a brace, all inside the...
  • J&K: 4 terrorists, 3 jawans, 3 civilians killed even as encounter continues in Arnia 15 hours 16 minutes ago

    Srinagar:: Army has called in tanks to flush out any remaining terrorist who might still be hiding in a bunker as the encounter in Kathar village of Arnia sector in Jammu & Kashmir continues. Three civilians and three army jawans along with four terrorists have been killed in the encounter so...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC, Match 42 16 hours 12 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) NorthEast United FC host league toppers Chennaiyin FC at Guwahati tonight in a match that promises to be a mouth-watering clash. Both teams will be desperate to win the tie to strengthen their positions to ensure a semi-final berth. Chennaiyin...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata include Bangladeshi midfielder in revenge match against FC Pune 16 hours 22 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata have included diminutive Bangladeshi midfielder Mohamed Mamunul Islam who is likely to replace suspended Ofentse Nato for their crucial away ISL fixture in Pune on November 29. The 25-year-old Bangladeshi captain and popular name back home is yet to play a match this season as ATK, who...
  • GDP growth set to weaken, business wants reforms more than rate cut 18 hours 49 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Anticipating data out on Friday will show weakening economic growth, the finance ministry will argue for an interest rate cut, but bankers and company executives say the key to recovery lies in how fast Prime Minister Narendra Modi acts on reforms. "Interest rates are also important, but more important is...
  • After Terry Walsh, women's hockey coach Neil Hawgood also exits 18 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After Hockey India (HI) decided not to continue Terry Walsh as the chief coach of the men's national team, the women's team's chief tactician, Neil Hawgood, Thursday announced that he, too, will not extend his contract. An HI statement Thursday thanked Hawgood for his services without stating the reasons...
  • Indian-origin IS member poses with AK-47, newborn on Twitter 22 hours 13 minutes ago

    London: A 31-year-old Indian-origin Islamic State suspect, who is fighting in Syria, has posted a picture of him on Twitter posing with an AK-47 rifle and his new born baby. Abu Rumaysah who was born as Siddhartha Dhar, posted the photo on Twitter, proudly showcasing his pleasure that his son will...
  • Indian-origin ISIS member poses with AK-47 and his newborn, posts a picture on Twitter 23 hours 51 minutes ago

    London: A 31-year-old Indian-origin Islamic State suspect, who is fighting in Syria, has posted a picture of him on Twitter posing with an AK-47 rifle and his new born baby. Abu Rumaysah who was born as Siddhartha Dhar, posted the photo on Twitter this morning, proudly showcasing his pleasure that his...
  • ISL and I-League will merge in 5 to 6 years, hints AIFF official Yesterday

    Dubai: India's two rival soccer leagues will merge within five years and will be profitable not long after, a senior official at the country's football association said on Wednesday. The India Super League (ISL), which launched in October under a deluge of publicity, was conceived in an effort to convince India's...
  • Army foils infiltration bids on LoC in Jammu Yesterday

    Jammu: Army has foiled two infiltration bids on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir during the last 48 hours. A senior army officer told IANS in winter capital Jammu on Thursday,"A group of heavily armed terrorists tried to infiltrate at Panjni Nallah in Balakote sector...
  • New system to check suspicious passengers at airport from Thursday Yesterday

    New Delhi: An electronic system for alerting authorities about suspicious travellers will be launched on Thursday at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The new electronic Indian Customs Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS) has been developed by the National Informatics Centre with the help of the Directorate General of Systems under...
  • ISL: Slepicka brace helps FC Goa crush Kerala Blasters FC 3-0 Yesterday

    Substitute Miroslav Slepicka scored a brace as FC Goa thrashed Kerala Blasters 3-0 to move to the third spot in the Indian Super League on Wednesday. After a barren first half, FC Goa scored through Slepicka (63th, 79th) and man of the match Andre Santos (69th). Goa could have won by a...
  • We want the entire country to be behind Sarita Devi: Sachin Tendulkar Yesterday

    Tendulkar on Wednesday discussed the way forward with Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and urged the entire country to support boxer Sarita Devi. ...
  • IPL COO Sundar Raman calls for security rethink on cricket pitch Yesterday

    Indian Premier League (IPL) chief operating officer Sundar Raman has called for a rethink on security on the cricket pitch following the critical head injury to Australian opener Phil Hughes. "I think there's lots of rethinking that needs to happen about bouncers, about protection, about general safety in cricket," said Raman...
  • Book Review: Author Arun Chaudhuri captures the world of advertising with his new book 'Indian Advertising Laughter And Tears' Yesterday

    As an Advertising Professional whose seen action in the trenches across close to four decades - frequently in hard close-up - I can assure you that India's Persuasion Industry has been very poorly documented, chronicled or archived. Part of our DNA, I guess, when you look towards a similar lapse...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL Match 41 Yesterday

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having jumped to fourth spot after beating FC Pune City, FC Goa are now eyeing a victory against Kerala Blasters FC. Kerala Blasters were lucky to collect full points in their last match against Atletico de Kolkata. FC Goa coach Zico's...
  • ISL: New Brazilian support staff joins Zico at FC Goa Yesterday

    After the resignation of Aussie assistant coach Arthur Papas on health grounds, the FC Goa support staff has been beefed up with the addition of three Brazilians on request of team manager Zico. Willian Gonsalves is the new physical trainer while Fernando Vannucci​ is the assistant coach and Miguel Habib is...
  • ISL: NorthEast United must finish in top four, says midfielder Do Dong-hyun Yesterday

    NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) midfielder, Do Dong-hyun feels that top four finish is a must for the team to feel good about its debut in the Indian Super League. NEUFC will take on table-toppers Chennaiyin FC on Wednesday and Do thinks that it's a very important tie and they need...
  • Armed forces conduct coastal exercise on the sixth anniversary of 26/11 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Over 30 ships, submarines and aircraft of the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Coast Guard and state agencies have been deployed for an exercise off the western coast, ahead of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack. "In order to be better prepared to prevent a 26/11 incident...
  • ISL: FC Goa face Kerala Blasters FC with an eye on third spot 2 days ago

    Margao: Having jumped to fourth spot after beating FC Pune City, FC Goa are now eyeing a victory against Kerala Blasters FC on Wednesday in the Hero Indian Super League at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda. Kerala Blasters were lucky to collect full points in their last match against Atletico de Kolkata...
  • Fights and controversies are part of every sport: Sourav Ganguly 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Urging his team to put the tumultuous last few weeks behind, Atletico de Kolkata co-owner Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said that fights and controversies are part of every sport, adding that it's important to finish on a high. If poor refereeing decisions were not enough, reports of a rift between...
  • Diego Simeone likely to attend ISL semis: Utsav Parekh 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Atletico De Kolkata co-owner Utsav Parekh said on Tuesday that Atletico Madrid's manager Diego Simeone is likely to attend the ISL semi-final if the city franchise makes the cut for the last four. "Diego Simeone is likely to attend the semifinals," he told media persons after the team's optional practice...
  • Sourav Ganguly to be with ISL franchise, will miss first 2 Tests 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Struggling in the business end of the tournament, Atletico de Kolkata will be boosted by the presence of their team co-owner Sourav Ganguly as they make a bid to make the semifinals of the ongoing Indian Super League. The cricketer-turned-commentator Ganguly on Tuesday said he would give the first and...
  • 'It is difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: She might be one of the most sought-after sportspersons in India but tennis ace Sania Mirza says "it's difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country" due to the prevailing "gender inequality" and called for an urgent need to bring about a cultural change. "Yes, it is difficult...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata turn to Sourav Ganguly for motivation 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Embattled Atletico de Kolkata have now turned to their inspirational co-owner Sourav Ganguly for motivation as the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise approach the business end of the tournament. Known for his inspirational talks during his Team India stint, Ganguly will meet the ATK players at the team hotel on...
  • Sindhuratna mishap probe: Seven Naval officers found guilty, board of inquiry demands explanation 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Seven Naval officers on Tuesday was found guilty by the board of inquiry in the INS Sindhuratna mishap case. The board has demanded explanation from the convited officers and issued a show-cause notice to them. The seven officers are culpabale of various acts of omission and comission and a...
  • Terry Walsh ready to return but wants Hockey India to 'show desire' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Barely days after quitting from his position as chief coach of the national men's hockey team, Terry Walsh has expressed his willingness to return to India provided Hockey India shows some "desire" to work out a "viable solution". Walsh admitted that he has indeed written a letter to the...