India

  • The Modi-Obama joint editorial and bilateral meet: What they mean for India -535 minutes ago

    The much-anticipated joint editorial by US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was published in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discussed the key points of the editorial with former Diplomats G Parthasarthy and...
  • Medal to mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's journey from Africa to India 11 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Commemorating the completion of 100 years of Gandhi's historic journey from South Africa to India to take part in India's freedom struggle, a numismatic dealer here has come up with a limited edition medal on him. To be made available from tomorrow on the occasion of Gandhi's birthday, the "Route...
  • Asian Games: Cheated Sarita refuses to wear bronze, Mary Kom wins gold 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    In scenes of contrasting emotions from two Indian boxers on Wednesday, an overjoyed MC Mary Kom celebrated winning a gold medal for India while an inconsolable Sarita Devi refused to wear her bronze medal in protest of her controversial defeat in the semi-final a day earlier. Mary Kom became the first...
  • Asian Games: India crash out in quarters of men's volleyball 3 hours 14 minutes ago

    Incheon: India fought hard before bowing out in the quarterfinals of the men's volley competition after losing 2-3 against fancied Japan at the 17th Asian Games, here on Wednesday. The Indians started brilliantly and pocketed the first set 25-20 in 24 minutes. But Japan got their acts together soon to drew parity...
  • Come soon before it's too late, PM Narendra Modi tells US businesses 3 hours 42 minutes ago

    Washington: Asserting that India is on the move to becoming a country with a business-friendly environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exhorted top US corporates to establish and expand their base in India before it is too late. "Take the benefit of the fast paced development and changes in the...
  • Asian Games Hockey: India face Pakistan in final after 32 years 3 hours 53 minutes ago

    Incheon: Intricacies of South Asian style of hockey will be on full view on Thursday when a resurgent India take on bitter foes Pakistan in the high-octane men's Asian Games gold medal match, with a direct entry into the 2016 Rio Olympics up for grabs for the winners. The match, similar...
  • Separate toilet for girls, demand students of Madhya Pradesh government higher secondary school 4 hours 47 minutes ago

    In Intkhedi, just 20 kilometres from Bhopal, the girls in a government higher secondary school are grappling with a common problem of no separate toilets for them. They are expecting that the government's Clean India campaign will provide a separate toilet for them. ...
  • Tamil Nadu was rocked by a spate of suicides after Jayalalithaa was jailed: 7 times strange shows of political sycophancy surprised everyone -496639287 minutes ago

    Indian politicians may face serious corruption charges, but their fan following remains unaffected - the recent example being ex Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa. More than a dozen people have died after committing suicide or of cardiac arrests allegedly upset over Jayalalithaa's conviction in an illegal assets case as protests...
  • After Teachers' Day, PM Modi set to reinvent Gandhi Jayanti celebrations with Clean India drive January 9, 1410

    New Delhi: After lending his personal touch to September 5 Teachers' Day celebrations and making a grand pitch for 'Make in India', Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to reinvent celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday. Modi had given a call for 'Swach Bharat Abhiyaan' from the ramparts of the Red...
  • PM Modi's 'Swach Bharat' campaign to begin on October 2 6 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swach Bharat Abhiyaan' or 'Clean India' campaign kickstarts on Gandhi Jayanti on October 2. The campaign, which is aimed at cleaning up India and improving sanitation facilities, finds resemblance with CNN-IBN's own Clean India campaign. CNN-IBN had launched this campaign before August 15 and...
  • Asian Games Day 12 Live: Mary Kom wins gold, Sarita Devi refuses to wear bronze -1840968567 minutes ago

    (For Live Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India pins its 'gold medal' hopes on the 12th day of competition with the celebrated Indian women boxer MC Mary Kom will be in action in the Fly (51 kg) final at 11:30 am IST today. Also in action will...
  • India's food security concern at WTO needs solution: Modi 14 hours 44 minutes ago

    New York: Emphasising that India supports trade facilitation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told US President Barack Obama that a solution must be found on its concerns over food security at the WTO. Modi had an "open discussion" on WTO (World Trade Organisation) issue with Obama during their summit talks...
  • India, China end border standoff in eastern Ladakh 16 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India and China have "successfully terminated" the over three-week long standoff of its troops in Chumar and Demchok areas in eastern Ladakh and will hold a meeting on border affairs next month, the government said on Tuesday. As per understanding reached between India and China, the two sides...
  • Asian Games 2014: India to meet Pakistan in men's hockey final 16 hours 56 minutes ago

    A brilliant field goal by Akashdeep Singh gave India a 1-0 victory over South Korea and a place in the men's hockey final at the Asian Games, in Incheon, on Tuesday. ...
  • Asian Games: Sarita Devi loses controversial bout, settles for bronze 17 hours 16 minutes ago

    A massive controversy has erupted in the Women's 60kg after India's Sarita Devi was denied a clear cut victory in her semifinal bout. ...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 11: Silver for Gowda, men's hockey team through to final 18 hours 32 minutes ago

    Discus thrower Vikas Gowda was the country's top performer with a silver as India added four medals to maintain their 10th position in the overall standings at the Asian Games on Tuesday. After two productive days, it was a relatively quieter for the Indian contingent with Gowda providing the silver lining...
  • US nod to build LNG plant that will ship fuel to India 18 hours 42 minutes ago

    Washington: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Barack Obama, the US has approved construction of a liquefied natural gas project that will ship the fuel to India. US regulators gave the final approval yesterday for Dominion Resources to build the east coast's...
  • Puma to provide Indian Super League with match balls 18 hours 50 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Sports goods manufacturer Puma will supply the Indian Super League (ISL) with match balls for the October 12-December 20 football extravaganza. The ball, named Puma evoPower 1 Statement Football, uses dual outer materials. The first one provides grip for more swerve in dead ball situations while the other reintroduces dimple...
  • UNICEF to collate data on violence against children in India 19 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The UNICEF in collaboration with the the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry may soon undertake a survey to collate data on violence against children in India. "We are keen to carry out a survey and collate data on violence against children in India and have taken it...
  • Modi pays floral tribute at Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Washington 19 hours 37 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Modi offered floral tribute at the statue of the Father of the Nation in the US capital. A large number of Indian-Americans were present to welcome the Prime Minister who was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. ...
  • Tsunami hit Indian coast 1,000 years back: Study 19 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Looking for data on past tsunamis for a better understanding of the natural phenomenon, a team of researchers has come upon evidence which suggests that the Indian coast was hit by a sea surge some 1,000 years back, before the tsunami of 2004 which caused massive destruction in...
  • Delhi Metro to launch 'Clean & Green Delhi' drive on October 2 20 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will plant saplings and focus on cleanliness at its stations and surrounding areas as part of 'Clean and Green Delhi' drive in line with the nation-wide 'Swachh Bharat' campaign. "As part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', DMRC will be undertaking a special 'Clean & Green Delhi' drive...
  • Asian Games Hockey: History beckons India, but the job's not done yet 20 hours 12 minutes ago

    India certainly came out to play, finally. Sardar Singh looked like this was the game to return to play hockey for India, and he did. India are in the final of Asian Games 2014. It was a very hard-fought semifinal against hosts South Korea, with both sides realising that winning was...
  • Austria sees scope for increasing trade with India 20 hours 19 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Austria, the world's seventh largest exporter, is keen on expanding economic ties with India. "The trade between India and Austria is at 1.5 billion euros and we see increasing trade between the two countries. The trade relations started recovering after 2013 and have been steadily growing," Austrian Ambassador to...
  • XI Jinping's visit will lead to deeper Sino-India engagement: Pranab Mukherjee 21 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed the hope that the just-concluded visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India will lead to a "deeper" bilateral engagement as this was in the interest of Asia and the international community. In a message to Xi on the eve of the...
  • India's 1st renewable energy investors meet to be held in February 2015 21 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With an aim to attract large - scale investment in the country's renewable sector, India will host its first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet and Expo - 'RE-INVEST' - from February 15 to 17 next year. To be organised by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in...
  • Asian Games: Vikas Gowda claims discus throw silver 21 hours 40 minutes ago

    Incheon: Vikas Gowda won India's ninth medal from athletics at the 17th Asian Games claiming the silver in men's discus throw final at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Tuesday. Gowda, who won the Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold, achieved a best throw of 62.58 metres in his second attempt, out...
  • Modi, Sharif likely to meet at SAARC summit in November: Government sources 21 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at SAARC summit in November, sources said on Tuesday. This comes after Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Sunday admitted that the meeting between Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit and...
  • Asian Games Hockey: Indian eves eye revenge against Japan in bronze medal play-off 22 hours 9 minutes ago

    Incheon: The gold medal already out of their grasp, Indian women's hockey team will be eyeing to return at least with a bronze from the 17th Asian Games when they take on Japan, in what can be regarded as a revenge encounter, in the third-fourth place play-off on Wednesday. The Indian...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian girls win bronze in sailing 23 hours 26 minutes ago

    Incheon: Varsha Gautham and Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan endured disqualification in one of the 12 races before claiming a bronze medal in the women's 29er two person dinghy sailing event of the Asian Games, here on Tuesday. Varsha as skipper and Aishwarya as crew finished with net 25 points. Nethra Kumanan ended...