India

  • CWG 2014: Easy win for boxer Jangra, Parveen bows out in 1st round 6 hours 53 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Talented pugilist Mandeep Jangra started his Commonwealth Games campaign in style defeating Mozambique's Augusto Mathule in the 69 kg welterweight division bout on Saturday. However Parveen Kumar of India lost to Corey Henderson of Scotland in the Superheavyweight (+91 kg) category to bow out. It was Jangra, who dominated the proceedings...
  • India got above average rain in last seven days: IMD 9 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even as it grapples with fears of a deficit monsoon in 2014, there was welcome news for the country on the rain front as it received above normal rainfall in the past week. "The weekly rainfall for the country as a whole was above normal by 24 per cent,...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 9 hours 40 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra clinches gold in 10m air rifle 9 hours 43 minutes ago

    India's shooting ace Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal on the second day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. ...
  • CWG 2014: India shuttlers thrash Kenya 5-0, top group 10 hours 28 minutes ago

    Glasgow: After thrashing Ghana and Uganda with the exact scoreline of 5-0 Thursday, Indian shuttlers whitewashed Kenya in their final Pool B match of the Mixed Team event to top the group at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. First up, scratch pair of Jwala Gutta and Kidambi Srikanth needed only 18...
  • Post-election activity in India to pick up gradually, says IMF 11 hours 2 minutes ago

    Washington: Stating that growth appears to have bottomed out in India, International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday said activity is projected to pick up gradually after the post-election recovery in business sentiment, neutralising the effect of weak monsoon on agriculture. "In India, growth appears to have bottomed out, and activity is...
  • No trade facilitation pact without resolving food security issue: India to WTO 11 hours 10 minutes ago

    Geneva: In a strong message to the WTO, India on Friday said it will not ratify the trade facilitation pact until a permanent solution is found on food security and other issues of poor nations impacting livelihood of millions. "To jeopardise the food security of millions at the altar of...
  • Jos Buttler promises to be aggressive in debut Test against India 11 hours 36 minutes ago

    Southampton: Set to make his Test debut against India in the third match of the series, England wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler says it would be a big Test for him but he is determined to play aggressive cricket. The 23-year-old Buttler was brought in the team as a replacement for Matt...
  • CWG 2014: India's squash star Joshna Chinappa loses in Glasgow 12 hours 33 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian squash star Joshna Chinappa suffered a 1-3 defeat against World No. 4 Joelle King of New Zealand in the round of 16 to crash out of the women's singles competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The 27-year-old from Chennai, who won the Winnipeg Winter Open trophy --...
  • CWG 2014: Indian cyclists continue to disappoint in Glasgow 12 hours 39 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian cyclists' dismal show continued at the Commonwealth Games as they failed to qualify for the finals of both Men's 4000m Individual pursuit and Women's 3000m Individual pursuit events on second day of the track cycling competition on Friday. In the men's 4000m individual pursuit, three Indians -- Manjeet Singh,...
  • CWG 2014: Bindra bids adieu with gold, Malaika gets silver on Day 2 6 hours 38 minutes ago

    Glasgow: It was a memorable swansong at the Commonwealth Games for Abhinav Bindra as the ace marksman bagged the 10m Air Rifle gold medal in a gripping finale with young schoolgirl Malaika Goel turning out to be surprise package winning silver in the 10m air pistol event. After a cracking opening...
  • CWG 2014: Indian men, women TT teams win at Glasgow 14 hours 32 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian men and women table tennis teams notched up wins in their respective pool matches of the 20th Commonwealth Games being held at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here on Friday. While the men defeated Guyana 3-0 in Pool C, the women thrashed Kenya with the same scoreline in Pool D. In...
  • CWG 2014: Paralympic Committee of India contemplates life ban on Choudhary 14 hours 35 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Even as confusion prevailed over how para-athlete Sachin Choudhary came as a part of the Indian Commonwealth Games contingent without dope clearance, the Paralympic Committee of India was contemplating a life ban on the powerlifter. Choudhary checked in at the Athletes Village as part of the Indian contingent but made...
  • CWG 2014: Sandeep Sejwal qualifies for men's 100m breaststroke 15 hours 18 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sandeep Sejwal became the first Indian swimmer in the ongoing Commonwealth Games to clear the qualification round and make it to the semi-finals of the men's 100m breaststroke event on day two of the competition, on Friday. Sejwal finished 12th overall after clocking 1:02.97 seconds in the heat to advance...
  • BCCI unhappy with ICC's decision to fine Jadeja, reserves the right to appeal 15 hours 59 minutes ago

    The BCCI has taken note of the ICC Match Referee's decision to find Ravindra Jadeja guilty of a Level 1 'Breach of Conduct' for his involvement in an incident on the second day of the Nottingham Test of the ongoing series between India and England. The BCCI issued a press release...
  • Indian kabaddi captain sure of Asian Games gold 16 hours 13 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Skipper Rakesh Kumar is confident that India would clinch the gold medal in men's kabaddi at the forthcoming Incheon Asian Games for the seventh time on the trot and feels the Pro Kabaddi League starting on Saturday will help the players ahead of the mega event. "I am pretty confident...
  • President Mukherjee completes two years in office, inaugurates museum 16 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's own version of Madame Tussauds museum was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday with fibre-glass statues of former Presidents and eye-catching gifts received by them from abroad on display. The opening of the museum, attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was part of a series of programmes...
  • CWG 2014: India men's hockey team starts with a win over Wales 16 hours 40 minutes ago

    Glasgow: A far from impressive India had to toil hard to register a 3-1 win over a lowly Wales in their opening Pool A match in the men's hockey competition of the 20th Commonwealth Games at the National Hockey Centre, on Friday. Ranked ninth in the world, India had to dig...
  • Tonight at India @ 9: Punjab-Haryana fight over SGPC 17 hours 20 minutes ago

    Battle lines have been drawn between the Congress government in Haryana and the Shiromani Akali Dal government in Punjab after the Hooda government in Haryana passed a legislation formatting a separate Gurudwara management committee for Haryana. ...
  • Flynas to operate Jeddah-Hyderabad flights from August 17 hours 25 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Flynas, a low-cost airline from Saudi Arabia, has announced it will operate its first services to India beginning next month with two weekly flights each from Jeddah to Hyderabad and Jeddah to Kozhikode. The flights to Hyderabad will be operated Saturdays and Wednesdays starting Aug 16 and to Kozhikode (Calicut)...
  • Jadeja found guilty in row with Anderson, fined by ICC 16 hours 19 minutes ago

    London: Allrounder Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee by the ICC for his involvement in an incident with England paceman James Anderson during the first Test in Nottingham. "India's Ravindra Jadeja has been found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of...
  • India was toughest period of my captaincy: Michael Clarke 19 hours 33 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australian skipper Michael Clarke does not regret the infamous 'Homework-gate' scandal in India last year but does admit that the tour was the toughest period of his captaincy. The Aussies not only lost the Test series 0-4 against Mahendra Singh Dhoni's India but were also hit hard after four players...
  • When Indians refuse sex to their spouse, this is what their sexual rejection spreadsheet looks like 18 hours 25 minutes ago

    A woman has created viral history by posting a sexual rejection spreadsheet created by her bitter and frustrated husband online. The man painstakingly posted in three columns the days he proposed sex to his wife, got turned down and her excuses for saying no to sex. Column A had the date,...
  • Salman Khan finds his lady love, calls her 'JFK' 20 hours 12 minutes ago

    Mumbai: One of Bollywood's most eligible bachelors, Salman Khan has admitted having a lady love in his life - his "Kick" co-star Jacqueline Fernandez. Recently, the superstar jokingly gave her his surname Khan, and made her blush when he revealed his admiration for her. While this is the first movie that...
  • As it happened: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 2 6 hours 15 minutes ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates Glasgow: India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra finished off his Commonwealth Games journey with his maiden singles gold medal while his compatriot Ravi Kumar unfortunately missed out on a bronze medal in a shoot-off in the final of the men's 10m...
  • Gambhir, Dhawan in 'opening' battle for Southampton Test 9 hours 55 minutes ago

    With opener Shikhar Dhawan's struggle against pace, bounce and swing extending to two Tests in England, the battle to partner Murali Vijay at the top is hotting up between two Delhi men Dhawan and Gautam Gambhir. Incidentally, Gambhir is one of the only four players who were part of India's...
  • Indian judokas create history by winning three medals 22 hours 32 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian judokas produced the country's best-ever performance by bagging three medals on the opening day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. Shushila Likmabam (women's 48kg) and Navjot Chana (men's 60kg) clinched a silver each while Kalpana Thoudam (women's 52kg) bagged a bronze to begin India's campaign on...
  • India blow away Ghana, Uganda in mixed team badminton 22 hours 24 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers launched their Commonwealth Games campaign on a resounding note as they blanked minnows Ghana and Uganda 5-0 in Group B matches of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multi-sport event. Having thrashed Ghana in their opener, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa crushed M Nankabirwa...
  • Sushma to visit Nepal to revive Joint Commission after 23 years 22 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will head to Nepal on Friday to strengthen the bilateral ties between the two neighbours and to prepare the ground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country. Swaraj will reach Nepal on Friday evening for a three-day official visit at...
  • CWG 2014: Indian hockey resumes revival battle in Glasgow Yesterday

    Glasgow: Hoping to salvage some pride after a disappointing World Cup outing and also end its title drought in the process, a talented but unpredictable Indian men's hockey team will open its Commonwealth Games campaign against a lowly Wales here on Friday. Clubbed in Pool A along side Wales, Scotland, South...