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  • Asian Games: India survive Jordan scare in Ghosal's absence 17 minutes ago

    Incheon: India, sans singles silver medallist Saurav Ghosal, scraped through Jordan 2-1 in their opening Pool B match of the Asian Games squash competition here on Tuesday. Kush Kumar and the experienced Harinder Pal Sandhu won their singles matches to take India home in the absence of Ghosal, who sat out...
  • 7-0 vs Oman but another game of wasted chances by India: Michael Nobbs 30 minutes ago

    India had a very lacklustre game against Oman. A win was never in doubt against the 22nd ranked team in the world. But for India, it looked to be another game of wasted chances with the same mistakes and problems repeated in this game. India's much-vaunted penalty corners were on target...
  • 18th Indian jailed for rioting in Singapore's Little India 57 minutes ago

    Singapore: A 24-year-old Indian was on Tuesday sentenced to 31 months in jail and three strokes of cane for rioting and abetting others during the Little India riots, becoming the 18th Indian to be jailed for his involvement in the country's worst street violence in 40 years. Prabakaran Chinnappa, a construction...
  • Asian Games 2014: India ready to face defending champions China in women's hockey 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    Incheon: India will have a chance to avenge there twin defeats of the earlier Asian Games when they take on defending champions China in the women's hockey competition here on Wednesday. World No.13 India, who won their opener against Thailand 3-0, will need to raise their game against fifth-ranked China by...
  • Asian Games: Sanathoi, Grewal bag a bronze each in wushu 1 hour 11 minutes ago

    Incheon: Wushu players delivered two bronze through Yumnam Sanathoi Devi and Narender Grewal after they lost their respective semifinal contests to cap off India's campaign on an impressive note on the fourth day of the competitions at the Asian Games here on Tuesday. Sanathoi lost to Zhang Luan of China in...
  • Read: MEA lists Modi's itinerary during US visit 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to woo US on a five-day visit. Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said that Modi's US visit is signal of India's abiding commitment to multi-lateralism and desire to build on growing convergence in Indo-US ties. Modi is scheduled to start his trip...
  • Google India launches new campaign to help women get online 1 hour 16 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Search giant Google on Tuesday launched a new social campaign in association with Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar's initiative MARD, to increase internet literacy among women in the country. Google India had first time launched a 'digital literacy' initiative campaign called 'Helping Women Get Online' (HWGO) in collaboration with Intel, HUL...
  • German electronic firms interested in India, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 1 hour 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to launch 'Make in India' programme to boost local manufacturing, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that German electronic firms have shown interest in India. "I had gone for a week to see electronic manufacturing...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to be inducted as Bradman Honourees 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    Sachin Tendulkar's tryst with Australia and 'The Don' continues as the legendary batsman will be inducted as a Bradman Honouree along with former Test captain Steve Waugh at a gala dinner in Sydney on October 29. Tendulkar, who had the honour of meeting Bradman on his 90th birthday at his Adelaide...
  • Asian Games Hockey: India thrash Oman 7-0 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    Incheon: Despite drag-flick specialist VR Raghunath missing as many as eight penalty corners and Rupinderpal Singh sustaining a serious thigh injury, India managed a 7-0 victory over minnows Oman in the men's hockey event at the Asian Games, here on Tuesday. For India, Rupinderpal (18th, 19th min) successfully converted two penalty...
  • Asian Games 2014: India suffer defeat in men's and women's Sepaktakraw 4 hours 7 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men's team went down fighting 1-2 to Japan, while their women counterparts were blanked 0-3 by Myanmar in the preliminary round of the Sepaktakraw event of the 17th Asian Games on Tuesday. The Indian men had grabbed an impressive lead after the first regu but they found the going...
  • In pics: Asian Games 2014, Day 4 4 hours 10 minutes ago

    Abhinav Bindra won his first Asian Games individual medal, a bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. The 2008 Olympic champion Bindra recorded a final score of 187.1 to take the third position.Abhinav Bindra with other shooters during the 10m air rifle man's qualification event at the Ongnyeon International shooting range.Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra fired India to the men's team bronze in the 10m air rifle event. The Indian team was comprised of Bindra, Ravi Kumar and Sanjeev Rajput which tallied 1863 to finish third behind gold medal winners China 1886.4 and South Korea (silver) at 1867.6.
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men fail to qualify for swimming finals 4 hours 12 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men failed to qualify for the finals of two Asian Games swimming events they participated in at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center here on Tuesday. Sajan Prakash and Saurabh Sangvekar finished fourth and seventh respectively in their men's 400 metre freestyle heats while Anshul Kothari was sixth in...
  • I will re-assess my level before taking a call on World Cup participation: Abhinav Bindra 4 hours 45 minutes ago

    Incheon: After capping off his remarkable career as a full-time marksman by winning two bronze at the Asian Games here on Tuesday, India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra said he will only be a "hobby shooter" from now on. Having broken the Asiad jinx with a bronze in the...
  • 'Have to finish cooking before 9 pm, can't miss today's fight!' 12 things every Bigg Boss fan will say over the next three months 5 hours 7 minutes ago

    It is that time of the year again when everyone in the house will be fighting for the TV remote at 9 p.m. In the ugly fight that ensues, a Bigg Boss will usually emerge victorious and get to keep the remote for the next couple of hours, ad breaks...
  • Geethu Mohandas' 'Liar's Dice' is India's official entry to the Oscars 5 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: National Award winning Hindi film "Liar's Dice", starring acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been zeroed in on as India's entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards. The film has been chosen by a 12-member jury appointed by the Film Federation of...
  • Asian Games Cycling: Deborah, Vargheese finish ninth and tenth in women's sprint 5 hours 11 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian cyclists continued to struggle in the Asian Games as Deborah and K Vargheese finished 9th & 10th respectively in women's sprint qualifying at the Incheon International Velodrome on Tuesday. Deborah and Vargheese clocked 12.118 and 12.897 with an average speed of 59.415 and 55.826 respectively to occupy the last...
  • Asian Games 2014: India lose to Philippines in basketball pre-round 5 hours 15 minutes ago

    Incheon: After topping their group in the qualifiers, India had a disappointing outing in the opening game of the preliminary round as they went down against Philippines 76-85 in the ongoing Asian Games basketball competition here on Tuesday. The Amritpal Singh-led side struggled from the start against a clinical Philippines, trailing...
  • Asian Games: Saurav Ghosal gives India first ever silver in squash 5 hours 36 minutes ago

    India's Saurav Ghosal threw away a two games lead and a match point as well to settle for a silver medal in the Men's Singles Squash competition. ...
  • Asian Games: Abhinav Bindra ends on a high with a bronze 5 hours 56 minutes ago

    Bindra claimed his first Asian Games individual medal by winning the bronze in the men's 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. ...
  • India International Bullion Summit to be held in Mumbai 6 hours 3 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The second edition of India International Bullion Summit (IIBS) will be organised by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association on October 4-5. To commemorate its 66th foundation day, India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd (IBJA), the apex body of bullion and jewellery associations in the country, will host the...
  • Saurav Ghosal gives India maiden silver in Asian Games squash 6 hours 56 minutes ago

    Incheon: It was a case of so near yet so far for Saurav Ghosal as the top seed had to be content with silver medal in squash - India's maiden in the discipline - at the Asian Games on Tuesday. He was shocked by world No.16 Abdullah Al Muzayen of Kuwait...
  • Would you like to have tea in a cemetery and drinks in a space shuttle? 10 of the most unusual restaurants and bars in India 7 hours 7 minutes ago

    Where would you like to sit - over the coffin or the wooden chairs? This isn't a question you would want to hear or answer when you enter a restaurant. The New Lucky Restaurant in Ahmedabad will leave you a little shaken. It allows you to enjoy a cup of...
  • Asian Games 2014 Live, Day 4: Unlucky Saurav Ghosal settles for silver 13 hours 26 minutes ago

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India won just two bronze medals on the second day, but were assured of at least a silver by squash star Saurav Ghosal and two more bronze in Wushu. On day four, shooters are expected to once again rule India's medals...
  • CIL scouting for locations for Rs 7,000 cr solar projects 21 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Stateowned Coal India (CIL) is in the process of identifying places for setting up of solar projects worth Rs 7,000 crore. "Coal India is in the process of identifying places for setting up the solar projects," a source said. "The directions for the same were given to the...
  • Asian Games 2014: Are Indian shooters fatigued? 21 hours 17 minutes ago

    India's ace shooter Ronjan Sodhi feels that the Indian contingent at the Asian Games is a bit young and inexperienced and that could be a reason behind their lack of individual medals. ...
  • Happy to replace Nadal with Federer: Mahesh Bhupathi 21 hours 24 minutes ago

    Tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi said Roger Federer's inclusion in the Indian franchise of the IPTL is a big bonanza for all the Indian fans. ...
  • Football can be big in India through ISL: Marco Materazzi 21 hours 28 minutes ago

    Chennai: Set to start his stint as managercumplayer of Chennaiyin FC, Italian World Cup winner Marco Materazzi on Monday promised to do his best to raise the profile of the game in the country through the Indian Super League which kicks off next month. Materazzi, a marquee playercummanager, said he would...
  • Somdev Devvarman to face Andy Murray in Shenzen Open 2nd round 21 hours 48 minutes ago

    Shenzen: India's singles star Somdev Devvarman set up a second round clash with twotime Grand Slam winner Andy Murray after battling past Chinese wild card Xin Gao in the ATP Shenzen Open, on Monday. The Indian, who skipped Asian Games to salvage his season, fought past the Chinese 63 46 64...
  • Pilots to be empowered to deal with tipsy air travellers 22 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Tipsy air travellers, beware! Laws are being tightened to empower crew members to restrain anyone from creating ruckus inside an aircraft or even at the airport before boarding a flight. A new rule has been drafted by aviation regulator DGCA formally empowering the pilotincommand of...