Indians

  • Pak ceasefire violations no cause for worry, we are prepared: IAF chief 1 hour 18 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Friday said there was no tension as such in the wake of repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan but "we are all prepared". "We all are prepared, there are no tensions as such if you ask me...this is nothing exception, this has been happening, and...
  • Pune Indian Super League franchise unveils team jersey 5 hours 20 minutes ago

    Pune: Rajesh Wadhawan Group-owned Pune franchise of Indian Super League, FC Pune City on Friday unveiled their full players' list along with the official team jersey for the inaugural edition of the IPL-style tournament set to commence on October 12. Following the selection of five international players in the draft on...
  • Kolkata all set for the Indian Super League kick off 5 hours 45 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The much-awaited Indian Super League is all set to kickstart at the Yuva Bharati Krirangan, on October 12 with the home team taking on Mumbai in the inaugural match. "We are all ready for the start to this great tournament and are very excited about the first match against Mumbai,"...
  • Germany's Manuel Friedrich to power Mumbai Franchise in ISL 7 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Striving to build a formidable outfit with world-class football players on board, the Mumbai Franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) announced on Friday the signing of Germany's Manuel Friedrich for the inaugural season of the upcoming league. Friedrich comes to the Mumbai Franchise with over 15 years of professional...
  • As it happened: Indians vs Middlesex, Tour match at Lord's 37 minutes ago

    Middlesex innings: Karn Sharma took three wickets to end the Middlesex chase, handing the Indians a 95-run victory. End of 36 overs: Middlesex lost two quick wickets inside the gap of 2 overs to struggle at 119 for 8. End of 28 overs: Offspinner R Ashwin struck to sent Simpson back for 19....
  • CLT20 2014: Complete squads of all the teams 7 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: All the players named by more than two teams for the Champions League Twenty20, including South African legend Jacques Kallis and West Indian dasher Kieron Pollard, have opted for their IPL franchises instead of their domestic teams. "Eight players scheduled to take part in the competition were in high...
  • Recovering Zaheer Khan may not feature in CLT20 9 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Veteran seamer Zaheer Khan feels India would struggle to make an impact overseas unless the batsmen raised their game and notch up big scores consistently. India's woeful run of form away from home continued as they were blanked 3-1 by England in the recently-concluded Tests series, with two matches...
  • Watch: The fastest Indians in the world pack fast food, roll 'naan' dough and make roti - all under one minute 11 hours 3 minutes ago

    Watch these Indians work so fast that their hands are almost a blur. Well, not really, but what these men are doing IS pretty amazing. Employees at fast food joints and restaurants are packing food and making rotis during rush hour all in a matter of seconds. ...
  • Rupee rebounds 20 paise to end over 3-week high Vs US dollar at 60.47 3 hours 13 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Friday rebounded 20 paise to end at over three-week high of 60.47 against the Greenback following strong local equities and capital inflows. After falling six paise on Thursday, the sentiment was in favour of the rupee today and helped it shrug off a better dollar in...
  • Indian Super League: Complete list of first international players' draft 12 hours 57 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former Newcastle United striker Michael Chopra was picked by the Kerala Blasters, co-owned by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar, in an international draft for the upcoming Indian Super League on Thursday. A total of 49 foreign players were drafted during the session for the eight-franchise league, which is slated to...
  • Former England goalkeeper David James excited about playing in ISL Yesterday

    The former England goalkeeper has been picked as marquee-player-cum-manager for Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League (ISL). ...
  • ISL: Sachin Tendulkar's Kerala Blasters sign Michael Chopra Yesterday

    Former Newcastle United striker Michael Chopra was picked by the Kerala Blasters, co-owned by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • Terry Walsh confident about breaking Asian Games gold jinx Yesterday

    New Delhi: It's been 16 long years that Indian men's hockey team won a gold medal at the Asian Games, but their chief coach Terry Walsh said that the Sardar Singh-led side have a realistic chance of breaking the jinx in the upcoming continental event to be held in Incheon,...
  • F1 boss Ecclestone dashes hopes of Indian Grand Prix's return in 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday asserted that the troubled Indian Grand Prix has run out of time for a 2015 return and its organisers must settle the contractual obligations for a possible comeback in 2016. Ecclestone was hoping the race organisers, Jaypee Group, will sort out the...
  • Atletico de Kolkata confident players would adjust to synthetic turf Yesterday

    Mumbai: Atletico de Kolkata officials are confident that the players they have drafted into their franchise for season 1 of the Indian Super League, including the foreign recruits, would be able to adjust to the synthetic turf at their home venue. "Ours is the only ground which has artificial turf, so...
  • Tendulkar-owned Indian Super League team picks striker Michael Chopra Yesterday

    Former Newcastle United striker Michael Chopra was picked by the Kerala Blasters, co-owned by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar, in an international draft for the upcoming Indian Super League on Thursday. A total of 49 foreign players will be drafted during the session for the eight-franchise league, which is slated to run...
  • Team Chennai replaces Sun Group in ISL Yesterday

    Mumbai: Team Chennai has replaced the Sun Group promoted Bangalore franchise in the Indian Super League football tournament set to be held tentatively between October 12 and December 20, the organisers announced here on Thursday ahead of the International Player Draft featuring 49 players. "The eighth team in the ISL would...
  • Rupee snaps three-day rise, ends 6 paise down Vs US dollar at 60.67 Yesterday

    Mumbai: Breaking its three-session string of gains, the Indian rupee today retreated from three-week highs and ended six paise down at 60.67 against the greenback on importer demand for US currency, amid a firm dollar overseas. However, a marginal recovery in local equities and continued capital inflows restricted the rupee fall....
  • Firms tool up for defence orders on Narendra Modi's 'make in India' pledge Yesterday

    New Delhi: Some of India's biggest companies are pouring billions of dollars into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks for the country's military, buoyed by the new government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces using domestic factories. India, the world's largest arms importer, will spend $250 billion in the next decade on...
  • Indian Super League to be revealed next month at Manchester convention Yesterday

    Plans for the eagerly anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) and the 2017 U17 FIFA World Cup will be officially presented to the global football industry at the Soccerex Global Convention, to be held in Manchester between September 6-10. The move comes after the confirmation of the attendance of a senior Indian...
  • Vikas Gowda, Tintu Luka in India's athletics team for Asian Games 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Strong medal prospects Arpinder Singh, Vikas Gowda and Tintu Luka were on Wednesday named in the 56-member Indian athletics team, which included 30 women, for next month's Asian Games in South Korea. 110m hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya, who won gold in the just-concluded Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships with...
  • Indian boxing's fall from grace 2 days ago

    Indian boxers returned without any gold medal from CWG 2014 and the coach says he has his fingers crossed for the Asian Games. ...
  • Forces have not allowed China to encroach our land: Arun Jaitley 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of incursions by Chinese troops, India on Wednesday said that its armed forces were taking "more than adequate" action on such incidents and have not allowed China to encroach any part of its territory. "There have been cases where their patrols have been getting into...
  • MH370 passengers may have died of oxygen starvation: Report 2 days ago

    London: All 239 passengers aboard missing Malaysian flight MH370 may have died of oxygen starvation as the pilot deliberately turned off the supply before crashing into the Indian Ocean, a new report claimed on Wednesday. Passengers lost consciousness up to four hours before the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 - dubbed the...
  • Missing soldier's body found after 18 years in Siachen Glacier 2 days ago

    Srinagar: The body of an Indian Army soldier has been recovered from Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, 18 years after he was reported missing from the world's highest battlefield. Havaldar Gaya Prasad, a native of Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh, had gone missing while on duty on Siachen Glacier in 1996,...
  • Twenty20 is just a platform, Test cricket is the ultimate dream: Unmukt 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With the Indian Premier League (IPL) being blamed for India's humiliating Tests series loss in England, Unmukt Chand, skipper of the 2012 U-19 World Cup winning team, feels that Twenty20 just remains a platform but playing Tests still remains the dream of every young cricketer. The 21-year-old Delhi cricketer,...
  • IM planned to send poisoned letters to kill targets: Delhi Police 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen was planning to send letters "soaked with poison" to their targets to kill them, the Delhi Police has told a court in its chargesheet filed against six suspected men of the terror outfit in a case of allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory here. In its...
  • IPL probe panel will not meet Indian players in England 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The retired Justice Mukul Mudgal-led IPL probe committee on Wednesday made it clear that they will not be travelling to England to interact with members of the Indian cricket team. "The Committee or any of its members also have no intention of travelling outside the country for any interaction...
  • Rupee washes out early losses, ends up 6 paise vs US dollar at 60.61 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Recouping early losses, the Indian rupee on Wednesday closed six paise higher at almost a three-week high of 60.61 against the American unit on constant dollar selling by exporters and some banks, amid increased inflows. However, weakness in local stocks and strong dollar overseas confined the rupee rise, a forex...
  • 'Sachin Tendulkar's interest in football is praiseworthy' 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Former India international footballer IM Vijayan is flattered by cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's knowledge of soccer and the little master's keenness to learn the finer points of the game. Vijayan on Tuesday said he had talks with Tendulkar after the Mumbaikar became the co-owner of the Kochi-based Indian Super League...