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  • News 360: Supreme Court asks CBI chief Sinha to withdraw from 2G probe November 20, 2014

    In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu has said that prima facie it appears that allegations levelled against Sinha were...
  • PM Modi arrives in Delhi after his 10-day three nation tour November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Delhi on Thursday after his 10-day three nation tour during which he attended the East Asia and ASEAN-India Summits in Myanmar, the G-20 Summit in Australia and held bilaterals with his Australian and Fijian counterparts. Modi, the first Indian premier to visit...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Night operation starts at Rampal's ashram in Hisar, death toll stands at 6 November 19, 2014

    Violence escalated in Hisar on Wednesday when several cars were set on fire near the self-styled godman Rampal's ashram. The local police is yet to identify the accused persons. Six people have lost their lives so far in clashes between the supporters of self-styled godman Rampal and the Haryana Police...
  • PM Narendra Modi meets school children in Fiji November 19, 2014

    Suva: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Fiji on a one-day visit on Wednesday, met school children after a traditional welcome ceremony at Albert Park. The event was designed to greet Modi in the proud iTaukei tradition, and also in a way befitting a leader who rose from humble...
  • India, Fiji sign 3 agreements, PM Modi announces visa on arrival facility November 19, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the small island-nation of Fiji in the final leg of his 10 day foreign tour. PM Narendra Modi arrived in Fiji on Wednesday morning. In his joint statement with his Fijian counterpart, he announced measures like doubling the number of scholarship for Fiji students...
  • Modi proposes 'Digital India project', focus on the need to be tech-savvy November 19, 2014

    Samabula (Fiji): Not just education, but today's youth need to be tech-savvy to take on the world, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a gathering at the Fiji National University. The PM promised among other things, double scholarship to Fijian students studying in India. Insisting on the need to...
  • Live: Not just educated, you need to be tech-savvy now, says PM Modi in Fiji November 19, 2014

    Earlier in the day, India on Wednesday announced a 75 million USD line of credit for Fiji for a co-generation power plant and upgrading the sugar industry and also a five million USD fund to develop its villages even as the two countries agreed to expand their Defence and Security...
  • PM Modi announces 75 million dollar credit line, visa on arrival to Fiji November 19, 2014

    Suva: Seeking stronger engagement with the Pacific Islands, India on Wednesday announced a 75 million USD line of credit for Fiji for a co-generation power plant and upgrading the sugar industry and also a five million USD fund to develop its villages even as the two countries agreed to expand...
  • PM Narendra Modi arrives in Fiji, to hold bilateral talks November 19, 2014

    Suva: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Fiji on Wednesday night for a day-long visit, the first by an Indian premier to the country in 33 years, during which he will hold bilateral talks with his counterpart Frank Bainimarama. Modi arrived here from Melbourne on board on a special Indian Air...
  • Fiji opposition to boycott Modi's speech due to internal politics November 18, 2014

    Suva: Fiji's opposition party has decided to boycott the special parliament meeting planned for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday after the government withdrew it's decision to allow it to move the vote of thanks. Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the pacific nation in 33 years, is due...
  • Modi arrives in Melbourne on the final leg of Australia tour November 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Melbourne on Tuesday on the fourth and final leg of his four-city tour of Australia. He arrived in Melbourne after a hectic morning in Canberra, where he held bilateral talks with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott and then addressed the Australian Parliament, the first...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Myanmar for first leg of his 10-day trip November 11, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Modi has landed in Myanmar's capital for the first stop of his 10 day, 3 nation tour. He will also be going to Australia and Fiji. Modi will be participating in the ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Nay Pyi Taw. Modi will meet Burmese...
  • PM Narendra Modi invites views for his Australia visit November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: As he embarked on a three-nation tour that will also take him to Australia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited ideas and thoughts for his visit to that country. "Do keep sharing thoughts & ideas for the visit. Here is a great place to keep updated on the...
  • Modi embarks on trip to Myanmar, Australia, Fiji; black money high on agenda November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: It's a hectic month for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he begins his three country tour on Tuesday. His first stop is Myanmar, where he will be participating in the ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Nay Pyi Taw. Modi will meet Burmese President Thane Sane as well...
  • PM Narendra Modi leaves on 3-nation tour on Tuesday for key global summits November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to inject momentum in the country's 'Act East' policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on a three-nation tour of Myanmar, Australia and Fiji on Tuesday to attend key multilateral summits during which India is expected to push for steps to create more jobs and improve world economy. During...
  • PM Narendra Modi likely to visit Fiji on November 19 October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Fiji on November 19, a day after a bilateral meeting with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbot in Canberra. The Prime Minister is likely to travel from Australia, where he will be attending G-20 meeting, to Fiji on a day-long visit on...
  • Fijians go to polls after 8 years of military rule September 16, 2014

    Wellington: Thousands of Fijians are awaiting their first chance to vote in eight years on Wednesday in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000. Yet plenty of questions remain about how far military ruler Voreqe Bainimarama has tilted the outcome in his...
  • Anirban Lahiri lies 20th after third round in Fiji August 16, 2014

    Fiji: Anirban Lahiri bore the brunt of windy and brutal conditions in the third round of the USD 1 million Fiji International as he returned a card of 75 to drop to tied 20th with one more round to go. Lahiri is twoover 218 after 54 holes. On Friday evening, Lahiri made...
  • Golf: Anirban Lahiri opens with 74 in Fiji International August 14, 2014

    Flying from one end of the world to the other and trying to get used to a 19hour time difference, Anirban Lahiri shot an opening round of twoover 74 on the first day of the inaugural Fiji International. Lahiri is tied for 68th and will need a good second round to...
  • Warning: Safety during the shooting was our priority, says Anubhav Sinha September 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Warning 3D' producer Anubhav Sinha made sure proper precautions were taken during the shoot of the film, which is being touted as an edge-of-the-seat survival film that was shot underwater. The film is shot in Fiji waters, said to have around 35 different species of sharks amid dangerous currents....
  • Indian origin man in Fiji gets life imprisonment for doublemurder August 10, 2013

    A court in Fiji on Friday sentenced an Indian origin man to life imprisonment for a doublemurder committed early in July 2013. The high court of Labasa in the Macuata province in Fijian island of Vanua Levu sentenced 31yearold Nilesh Chand to life in jail for the murders of two...
  • Vijay Singh withdraws from Wells Fargo, day after exonerated May 2, 2013

    Charlotte: Vijay Singh withdrew from the Wells Fargo Championship because of a sore back Wednesday, one day after the PGA Tour said it would not punish the Fijian for his admission that he used deer antler spray. The tour said on Tuesday the World AntiDoping Agency informed it that the...
  • Fiji: Indianorigin man gets life term for slaughtering his family April 30, 2013

    Melbourne: An Indianorigin man, convicted of murdering his wife and two minor daughters, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by an court in Fiji. 33yearold Bimlesh Dayal was sentenced by the high court in Suva, the capital of the island nation of Fiji, for murdering his wife Ranjini Rekha Singh...
  • Rahman Chayan's four goals helps Bangladesh thrash Fiji 8-4 February 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Mamunur Rahman Chayan's four goal corner burst for Bangladesh helped defeat Fiji 8-4 in the men's Hockey World League Round 2 match here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. The goals helped Bangladesh record their third win from four games and, with a game against India...
  • War dance before a game of hockey? It's true February 21, 2013

    "It's spelled see eye bee eye (Cibi), but pronounced thimbi." I erred, "Cibi?" and was quickly corrected. "No, no! Thimbi," he stressed and then schooled me again until my phonetics satisfied him. Hector Smith, the captain of the Fiji hockey team, merrily told me about the war dance his...
  • Russian women blank Fiji 90 in the World League February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Russian women's team beat Fiji 90 on the second day of the Hockey World League Round 2 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Tuesday. Russia scored through Alina Krasnoperova (ninth minute, 39th, 47th); Yana Doronina (20th,57th minute); Ekaterina Shaburova (26th, 28th); Ksenia Svezhentseva (65th) and Margarita Drepenkina...
  • Indian men hammer Fiji in a 160 goalfest February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in the capital witnessed a goalfest on Monday in India's opening match of the FIH Hockey World League as the hosts pounded 16 goals against a hapless, 70thranked Fiji team. Penalty corner specialist and vice captain VR Raghunath scored a hattick along with...
  • World Hockey League, India vs Fiji: as it happened February 18, 2013

    Danish Mujtaba and VR Raghunath scored a hattrick while Rupinderpal Singh and Malak Singh got a brace each in the 160 hammering....
  • What is Hockey World League and where India stand February 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Cashing in on the success of inaugural Hockey India League (HIL), the International Hockey Federation (FIH) is ready to foster the Hockey World League in India when Round 2 of the competition kicks off here from February 18. The league is divided into two phases. The first...