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  • Father Alexis Prem Kumar thanks PM Modi for securing release, says happy to be back in India February 24, 2015

    It was a huge relief for the family of Indian aid worker Father Alexis Prem Kumar and a big win for the Modi government as the priest who was abducted by the Taliban in Herat in June, 2014 arrived in New Delhi on Sunday. In an interview to CNN-IBN's Jagriti...
  • 5 arrested in Petroleum Ministry documents leak case sent to 3 days of police custody February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Five corporate employees accused of procuring Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas documents fraudulently have been sent to three days of police custody. The police informed the court that the documents pertain to national security and may slap the 'Official Secrets Act' on the accused. Intelligence agencies have been...
  • 5 arrested in Petroleum Ministry documents leak case to be presented in court February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Five corporate employees accused of procuring Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas documents fraudulently will be presented in court on Saturday. Sources said that all 12 suspects arrested by Delhi Police, which busted the corporate espionage ring, have claimed that they passed the documents accessed to their seniors. A...
  • Cricket World Cup: Tougher test awaits India against South Africa, says Ajit Agarkar February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: India may have been impressive in their World Cup opener against Pakistan, but former pacer Ajit Agarkar feels a sterner test awaits Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side when they take on a much stronger South Africa in their second pool match on Sunday. "You will always get a tougher test...
  • Has India taken the swine flu outbreak too lightly? February 19, 2015

    Swine flu scare became worse on Thursday with over 700 people having died and 11,071 cases getting reported so far in the country in 2015. ...
  • Ajit Kumar appointed as India's Ambassador and permanent representative to the UN February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Ajit Kumar has been appointed as Ambassador and permanent representative of India to the United Nations in Geneva, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday. "Ajit Kumar presently Consul General, Consulate General of India, Atlanta, has been appointed to the post. He is expected to take up...
  • As swine flu toll rises, states told to operate 24X7 helplines February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth on Thursday urged state governments to ensure round-the-clock functioning of outbreak monitoring cells and necessary helplines as the number of people affected by swine flu in the country crossed the 10,000 mark. Seth, while chairing a meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee to...
  • Swine flu scare: Over 700 people dead, 11,071 cases reported; don't panic, says government February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu scare became worse on Thursday with over 700 people having died and 11,071 cases getting reported so far in the country in 2015. Speaking on the spread of swine flu, Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth said the government is providing all help to all the states. "We are...
  • World must 'seize opportunity' of sealing nuclear deal: Iran February 10, 2015

    Tehran: Iran has taken "necessary steps" and now it is the turn of the World powers to "seize the opportunity" of sealing a landmark nuclear deal, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday. "Right now good progress has been made although we are some distance away from the final agreement," Rouhani...
  • China asks India to sign a new Code of Conduct on Border management February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of the 18th round of Special Representative Boundary talks between India and China, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi in Munich on the sidelines of a international security conference and discussed steps to deepen the bilateral cooperation. China asked India to sign...
  • Ajit Wadekar backs MS Dhoni ahead of World Cup February 7, 2015

    Bareilly: Former India cricket captain Ajit Wadekar on Saturday praised Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his immense patience to steer the team out of difficult situations. "He is a good captain....He has patience to bring the team out of difficult situations besides he has good coordination with the team mates," said, Wadekar...
  • Sushma Swaraj was not in favour of sacking Sujatha Singh, say sources January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was not in favour of "curtailing" Sujatha Singh's tenure as the Foreign Secretary of India, say sources. The sacking of Sujatha Singh, who was to retire in July, is one of the reasons of tussle between her and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Sources...
  • Pakistani players should play in HIL: Sardar Singh, Ajit Pal January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Current Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh and former skipper Ajit Pal Singh on Monday said that Pakistani players should be allowed to play in Hockey India League (HIL). The duo, however, added that the decision to allow the Pakistan players is an administrative issue and HIL officials should follow...
  • Dropping Cheteshwar Pujara a bit strange: Ajit Agarkar January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar said on Tuesday that dropping middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara for the fourth and final Test against Australia was a "bit strange" and felt that he should have been given a longer run. India, on Tuesday, dropped Pujara from the playing XI and brought in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 5, 2015

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay January 5, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BSF jawan killed as Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire January 5, 2015

    In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. ...
  • Bihar: 4 JDU MLAs disqualified for anti-party activities December 27, 2014

    Patna: Four Janata Dal United MLAs were disqualified on Saturday from the Bihar Legislative Assembly for anti-party activities, the Assembly secretary in-charge Hareram Mukhiya said. Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary passed the verdict in his court in the presence of four JDU MLAs against whom the ruling party had initiated proceedings for...
  • Ishant Sharma needs to step up and take more wickets: Ajit Agarkar December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar feels that Ishant Sharma should step up in a leadership role as the bowling unit has the skill set and ability to take 20 Australian wickets in the third cricket Test starting on Friday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. "Ishant needs to do a...
  • Probe in irrigation scam ordered, law will take it's own course: Maharashtra CM December 12, 2014

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has given the green signal to the state's anti corruption bureau to conduct an open inquiry against Ajit Pawar and state NCP President Sunil Tatkare. ...
  • Maharashtra CM orders probe against Ajit Pawar, Sunil Tatkare in irrigation scam December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday gave a green signal to the states anti-corruption bureau to conduct an open enquiry against former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and state Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sunil Tatkare in the irrigation scam. The Maharashtra Irrigation scam was a government scam which...
  • Varun Aaron, Mohammad Shami could have done better with new ball: Ajit Agarkar December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding a difficult day in office for India's fast bowlers against Australia, former paceman Ajit Agarkar feels the new-ball attack of Varun Aaron and Mohammad Shami looked good even though they let it slip against David Warner in "tough conditions". "To start off with Aaron and Shami are good....
  • National Security Adviser Ajit Doval named special representative for border talks with China November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Six months after coming to power, the NDA government on Monday named National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval as its Special Representative on boundary talks with China, paving the way for the dialogue to resume at this level. Doval "has been appointed as the Special Representative of India to...
  • PMO sources: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is the new Chief Negotiator on China November 24, 2014

    PMO sources tell CNN-IBN that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is the new Chief Negotiator on China. This comes just days after Prime Minister Modi met Chinese Premiere Li Keqiang on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Myanmar. ...
  • Centre downplays reports of China training Pakistan Army troops November 15, 2014

    Brisbane: The Narendra Modi government on Saturday downplayed reports that Chinese troops were training Pakistan Army personnel right across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin when asked to comment on reports in this regard, said the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is here as...
  • IPL spot fixing: Court sets December 8 to commence argument on charge November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Friday fixed December 8 for commencing arguments on the issue of framing charges against the accused in the IPL spot-fixing case. Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna set December 8 for hearing arguments on charge in the case against cricketers S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan...
  • Ministry appoints Ajit Pal, Iqbal to look into Terry Walsh's demands November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Thursday appointed a three-member panel comprising former India hockey captains Ajit Pal Singh, Ashok Kumar and Zafar Iqbal to assess the demands made by Terry Walsh to stay on as the chief coach of the national team. The panel has little time to decide on...
  • Congress leader Ajit Jogi alleges BJP for Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy November 12, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Congress leader Ajit Jogi on Wednesday said, "It's a very shocking and saddening incident that has happened in Bilaspur. I would say that this is the ultimate in irresponsibility and this has happened only cause the government. is relaxed and, govt is irresponsible and govt. has npt taken action...
  • Ajit Pawar, Narayan Rane among 22 ex-ministers yet to vacate bungalows November 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Only 19 out of 41 ministers in the erstwhile Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra have vacated their official bungalows so far, whereas names of NCP stalwart Ajit Pawar and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane figure in the list of squatters, an RTI query has revealed. As per the information received by...
  • Burdwan blast: Mamata meets NSA, assures assistance in fight against terrorism October 27, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday assured all help to the Centre in fight against terrorism. The assurance from the West Bengal CM came after her meeting with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Talking to CNN-IBN, Special secretary Of General Security Prakash Mishra said,...