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  • Indian Railways join hands with China to increase train speed 7 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a significant development, Indian Railways on Thursday joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernise stations and enhance mutual cooperation in the sector in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed total 12 memorandums of understanding (MoU), including...
  • Ladakh stand-off continues: Chinese helicopters drop food for its army 9 hours 22 minutes ago

    Leh/New Delhi: Tension persisted in Chumar area in Northeast Ladakh where Chinese troops were reported to have stepped up their presence in the wee hours of Thursday, camping at three places in the Indian territory and refusing to vacate. Official sources said helicopters regularly air dropped food packets for the Chinese...
  • J&K floods: Indian carriers airlifted over 35,000 people 9 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian carriers, including Air India, have so far airlifted over 35,000 stranded passengers and flown 114 tonnes of relief materials to the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. While Air India permanently stationed two aircraft to fly out stranded people and patients free of cost from Srinagar and Leh, private airlines...
  • India's GDP to rebound to over 7 pc in 2-3 years: Arvind Mayaram 10 hours 6 minutes ago

    Cairns: India is following economic growth inducing policies and is confident that the GDP will rebound to over 7 per cent in 2-3 years, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said on Thursday while emphasising that business confidence is back. Making an intervention during the G20 Deputies Meeting, Mayaram said that the Indian...
  • Telangana: INS expresses objection to CM's media remark 12 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In the wake of reported comments made by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao with regard to the media, the Indian Newspaper Society on Thursday said that it would resist any efforts made to intimidate or harass its member publications. "Any persons with grievance against a publication has legal...
  • Mumbai City FC announce Freddie Ljungberg signing 15 hours 25 minutes ago

    Mumbai City FC on Thursday announced the signing of former Sweden and Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg as their marquee player for the inaugural season of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL). Ljungberg, a former Swedish captain and a midfielder, has been a critical part of football clubs such as Arsenal, West...
  • Filmmakers contribute to the 16th Mumbai Film Festival 21 hours 5 minutes ago

    Filmmakers contribute to the 16th Mumbai Film Festival to be held from October 14 to October 21. The festival this time is running short of 2.25 crore. "Sustaining this festival is important. It has a very interesting line up with Helen being awarded for her contribution to Indian cinema," said...
  • Modi-Xi meet: Can strategic divergence meet economic convergence? Yesterday

    A combination the "world's factory" and the "world's back office" will drive global economic growth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said ahead of a rare visit to India on Wednesday, playing down mistrust that has kept the Asian giants apart. India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is determined to build closer...
  • India, China hold second flag meet on troops' face-off in Ladakh's Chumar sector Yesterday

    New Delhi: India and China on Wednesday held a flag meeting to discuss the situation in Chumar sector of Ladakh where troops of both the sides are engaged in a face-off situation. The Brigadier-level flag meeting was held at a border personnel meeting point in Chushul, where the issue of intrusion...
  • Hockey India not to send official as IOA delegate to Asian Games Yesterday

    New Delhi: Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra on Wednesday said that Hockey India will not send any of their officials as a delegate at the expense of Indian Olympic Association at the Asian Games even while he slammed the sports ministry for "interference" on the issue. "We have been asked...
  • Chennai ISL franchisee to be named 'Chennians FC' Yesterday

    Kolkata: The Chennai ISL franchisee would be soon be officially unveiled as 'Chennians FC', according to a team insider. "The owners want to give a name which would have a feel of the city. The team is awaiting the arrival of its marquee manager-cum-player Marco Materazzi. Maybe after he joins the...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Does CM Hooda want Congress or a 'khichdi' government? Yesterday

    New Delhi: A political analyst who is familiar with the Haryana politics recently said - it is more the merrier for Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. If there are more political parties in the fray, it will finally help the Congress by dividing the opposition votes. The same seems to...
  • CLT20: Southee, Boult set the match for Northern Knights, says Michael Hussey Yesterday

    Raipur: Knocked out of the Champions League T20 after losing to Northern Knights in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians' ace batsman Michael Hussey said some tight bowling by pacers Trent Boult and Tim Southee had led to his team's downfall. "The Northern Knights pace attack operated very well. Southee and Boult bowled...
  • Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city on Wednesday Yesterday

    New Delhi: The moment the Capital's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Wednesday with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League. The ISL will be held in...
  • Big stars lining up for PM Narendra Modi reception in New York Yesterday

    Washington: Young Indian-American pop star sensation Anjali Ranadive, popular playback singer Kavita Subramaniam along with renowned violinist L Subramaniam would perform at a public reception being hosted by Indian-American community for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York. Ranadive, the daughter of the Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, would sing the...
  • ISL will help pump up interest in I-League: Dempo Yesterday

    Panaji: The Indian Super League (ISL) should help pump up interest in the I-League and both tourneys in tandem could raise football quality in India, promoter of Dempo Sports Club and a director of ISL team FC Goa Shrinivas Dempo claims. Dempo was speaking during an interaction with the media Tuesday,...
  • Modi appoints former McKinsey India chief Adil Zainulbhai as Quality Council of India head Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed former McKinsey India Chairman Adil Zainulbhai as the Chairman of Quality Council of India (QCI). An autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, QCI is a joint creation by Indian industry to operate the National Accreditation Structure for conformity...
  • CLT20: Team's batting let us down, says Kieron Pollard Yesterday

    Raipur: Mumbai Indians skipper Kieron Pollard rued the fact that team's batting let them down as the defending champions crashed out of the qualifying round of the Champions League T20, on Tuesday. "They (Northern Knights) fielded well as we could have scored atleast 150-160. What happens in Champions League T20 is...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians knocked out; Northern Knights, Lahore Lions reach main round 2 days ago

    Raipur: Defending champions Mumbai Indians paid the price for their indifferent show, crashing out of the Champions League T20 as a committed Northern Knights from New Zealand overpowered them with a one-sided six-wicket victory in the final qualifying round match, on Tuesday. Apart from Northern, the other team that qualified for...
  • Websites' grievance officer's name, contact displayed: Delhi HC to Centre 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has advised all social networking sites including Google and Facebook to display on their websites the name and contact details of the grievance officer to deal with complaints from any user or victim. "I say that in compliance...
  • J&K floods: IAF chopper proves saviour for 5-year-old girl 2 days ago

    Jammu: For five-year-old Saira Bilal who sustained critical head injury when her family was shifting from their flooded house to safety in Anantnag town of South Kashmir last week, an Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper came as a "true saviour". "It was a helicopter (of IAF) that became a true saviour...
  • Dubai: Elderly fisherman jailed for molesting minor Indian boy 2 days ago

    Dubai: A 62-year-old fisherman from Oman has been sentenced to 27 months in prison here for molesting a minor Indian boy in an inebriated state. The nine-year-old schoolboy, who was out for playing with his friends, was lured by the elderly man, identified as MA with cold drink and two...
  • Modi government created favourable atmosphere for India, says President 2 days ago

    Ho Chi Minh City: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday had some words of praise for the new Indian government as he credited it for not only initiating steps to bring the economy on a better path but also for creating a "favourable" atmosphere for India across the globe. The President, who...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Northern Knights opt to bowl against Mumbai Indians 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) By virtue of their two back-to-back victories against Express and Lions, the Knights already have a foot inside the main round, largely due to their healthy net run rate (NRR) of +2.684. Mumbai have two advantages going into the crunch...
  • J&K floods: What do victims need? 2 days ago

    Over two lakh people have been rescued in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir but the big challenge ahead was to supply food and relief to the people. The locals continue to battle with uncertainity without the basics and have accused the government of ignoring their plight. ...
  • Meghalaya seeks guidance from Indian Institute of Packaging 2 days ago

    Shillong: Meghalaya government on Tuesday sought guidance from the Kolkata-based Indian Institute of Packaging to improve packaging of locally available agri-horticultural produce which are on high demand in the market. "We need your guidance in packaging technology," state's Planning Principal Secretary RM Mishra said while addressing a one day national workshop...
  • Srinagar resident's premonition about floods came true hours later 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Tawheed Bazaz, 35, a resident of Srinagar, had a premonition that the flood waters which had inundated the city centre, Lal Chowk, early last Sunday, would also reach their Mandir Bagh locality. "It came true just hours later as the muddy flood waters made their first appearance in our...
  • Nicolas Anelka looking forward to a 'thrilling' ISL with Mumbai City FC Yesterday

    Mumbai: Former France and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka, who will be turning out for Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League, on Monday said the mix of international stars and Indian talent will make for "thrilling matches" in the football tournament starting from October 12. "I'm pleased to join Mumbai...
  • Boxing India gets AIBA backing, asked to join IOA 2 days ago

    After granting provisional recognition to Boxing India, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has now asked the newly-elected body to apply for IOA membership while making it clear that it would no longer deal with the ad-hoc committee which had been appointed for the sport. "As of today, the Ad Hoc Committee...