INDIA

  • Sachin Tendulkar stars as chaotic National Games kick off 2 hours 18 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sachin Tendulkar was there to bring a capacity crowd on its feet and the cultural splendour was there for all to see as the 35th National Games were declared open here on Saturday with a colourful opening ceremony even as organisational chaos continued to take sheen off the event. The...
  • Nine people deported to India from Turkey after suspected ISIS links 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: The Turkish authorities on Friday deported nine people including five children to India from Turkey. The deported people are sent back to India on the suspicion that they were trying to cross over Syria from the Turkish border. The group had gone to Istanbul on tourist visas and landed in...
  • Punjab Warriors take on Kalinga Lancers in HIL 4 hours 46 minutes ago

    After a thumping 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Delhi Waveriders, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would look to carry on their winning momentum when they take on Kalinga Lancers in their Hockey India League match on Sunday. Having won against Kalinga Lancers, Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Delhi Waveriders, the Mohali side are in their...
  • Not enough time or matches for Pakistan to prepare for WC: Wasim Akram 5 hours 14 minutes ago

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has expressed concerns over the national cricket team not getting enough matches and time to get acclimatised to the conditions in New Zealand and Australia ahead of the World Cup, starting from February 14. "When you look at India and how they are still struggling...
  • HIL: Sardar Singh suspended for 'inappropriate physical' contact 6 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Waveriders captain Sardar Singh was Saturday handed a one-match suspension for "inappropriate physical contact with the opponent player" during a Hockey India League (HIL) match. HIL's disciplinary committee met Saturay morning to discuss Sardar's conduct in Friday's match against Jaypee Punjab Warriors at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium...
  • 'Socialist', 'Secular' should not be removed from Constitution: CPI 6 hours 15 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Noting that secularism reflected the "character" of India, Communist Party of India national general secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy on Saturday decried what he termed were attempts to drop the word "secular" from the Preamble of the Constitution and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi come clear on the issue....
  • Delhi Waveriders host Dabang Mumbai in HIL 7 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Hosts Delhi Waveriders will be at odds with Dabang Mumbai when they take on each other in the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Sunday. Both the teams have not registered a win yet and lie at the bottom of the...
  • Carl Jarvis creates awareness about rote learning mentality in school system 9 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Carl Jarvis, an educator from London, is helping 'abillionideas' in creating awareness about the rote learning mentality gripping our school system in India. It is ironic, that we still follow what the colonial system Britishers left for us whereas Carl (another Britisher) is now propagating how harmful that...
  • Mercedes-AMG GT to be launched in India in March 2015 10 hours 25 minutes ago

    The Mercedes-AMG GT is set to be launched in India by March 2015, confirm our sources close to the brand. The AMG GT will replace the SLS AMG as the new flagship sportscar for the brand and will be priced between Rs 2 crore and 2.25 crore for the base...
  • PM Modi lauds scientists for successful test-firing of Agni-V 12 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed scientists for the successful test-firing of 'Agni V' and said the missile is a prized asset for the country's forces. "Successful test-firing of Agni V from a canister makes the missile a prized asset for our forces. I...
  • MS Dhoni insists underperforming India primed for World Cup 16 hours 2 minutes ago

    Perth: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni insisted on Friday his team will be primed for their upcoming World Cup title defence, despite ending a miserable tour of Australia without a win. India bowed out of the one-day international tri-series with another poor batting effort, which condemned them to defeat in...
  • Economic growth revised up by almost 50 per cent 16 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's economy grew almost 50 per cent faster in 2013/14 than earlier thought, the government said on Friday after changing a formula, a reminder of the challenges that unreliable statistics present to Indian policymakers. In the year leading up to the elections that brought Prime Minister Narendra Modi to...
  • Obama was in very good mood after his India visit: Fareed Zakaria Yesterday

    CNN's Fareed Zakaria was the only journalist to talk with US President Barack Obama during his three-day visit to India. ...
  • MS Dhoni did look short of ideas at Perth, feels Sunil Gavaskar Yesterday

    Perth: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels that India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ran "short of ideas" in Friday's loss against England at Perth. Asked why India's most successful bowler Stuart Binny (3/33 in 8 overs) wasn't given an opportunity to complete his full quota of 10 overs, Gavaskar said:"You have...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriros beat Delhi Waveriders 3-1 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Three goals in final quarter helped Punjab Warriors defeat Delhi Waveriders 3-1 and maintain their position at the top of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) standings at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday. Warriors conceded an early goal from Akashdep Singh (third minute) but staged...
  • James Taylor delighted to score in a pressure situation Yesterday

    Perth: Ecstatic to have scored in a pressure situation, England batsman James Taylor on Friday said he derived a lot of satisfaction after his side pulled off a win against India from a tricky position to secure a place in the ODI tri-series final against Australia. Chasing a modest target of...
  • Coal India Limited mega share sale sails through; government to get Rs 22600 crore Yesterday

    New Delhi: In the biggest ever disinvestment exercise, the government's 10 per cent stake sale in Coal India on Friday got over subscribed by 1.05 times and fetched about Rs 22,600 crore although retail investors did not bid so aggressively. This is also the biggest ever share sale by any private...
  • Tri-Series: MS Dhoni blames batsmen for loss to England Yesterday

    Perth: Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni blamed the batsmen for Friday's loss against England in the virtual semi-final of the tri-series here. England booked a berth in the final of the One-Day International (ODI) series against Australia, courtesy a three-wicket win over India at the WACA. "When we started batting, I...
  • Paul van Ass named Indian men's hockey coach Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former Dutch national coach Paul van Ass was on Friday named the new coach of the Indian men's hockey team while New Zealand's Anthony Thornton was made the coach of the women's hockey team. The names were finalised at a special selection committee meeting headed by secretary sports Ajit...
  • England keep India winless to enter tri-series final Yesterday

    Talking of momentum, India will have none such thing going into their World Cup title defence as they remain winless after more than two months on tour in Australia. England inflicted the latest wound on the world champions, throwing them out of the Carlton Mid ODI tri-series with a three-wicket win...
  • Hosts Kalinga Lancers will eye revenge against UP Wizards Yesterday

    Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers will have revenge on their minds as they lock horns with Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a league match of the Hockey India League (HIL) on Saturday. The Lancers suffered a disheartening 1-5 defeat against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their previous encounter at Lucknow and the hosts are practicing...
  • Narendra Modi asks IT experts to innovate for Mobile-Governance Yesterday

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the country's IT experts to explore ways to provide as many services as possible through mobile phones to boost M-Governance (Mobile-Governance). The Prime Minister noted that e-Governance was an essential part of his ambitious 'Digital India' project and underlined that the scale and speed...
  • Q&A: Xiaomi India head Manu Jain on the company's future plans for India Yesterday

    New Delhi: Xiaomi, which has till now launched smartphones (along with a couple of accessories) in India, is now planning to diversifying its product portfolio in the country. On the sidelines of the Mi 4 India launch event in New Delhi, Xiaomi India head Manu Jain spoke to IBNLive regarding...
  • US medical trade body hails Barack Obama's India visit Yesterday

    Washington: A top American medical trade association hailed President Barack Obama's just concluded India visit for pledging to strengthen economic cooperation, including increased bilateral trade and collaboration in the healthcare sector. "This week, President Barack Obama and India Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to strengthen collaboration, dialogue and cooperation between...
  • Artworks on Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy at India ArtFair Yesterday

    New Delhi: Art installations inspired by the philosophies of Mahatma Gandhi besides paintings on Prime Minister Narendra Modi are being showcased at the 7th edition of India Art Fair here besides a diverse range of modern and contemporary art. Artist Viveek Sharma has depicted a painting "Sons of the Soil" displaying...
  • White House highlights Obama trip with fun video starring Kal Penn Yesterday

    Washington: A video that has popular Indian- American actor Kal Penn riding an auto rickshaw incognito on Delhi streets while sharing his impressions of President Barack Obama's India visit has been posted on the White House website. Kalpen Suresh Modi or Kal Penn as he is popularly known as, was part...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along Arnia, RS Pura sectors in Jammu, 3 civilians injured Yesterday

    Jammu: In another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday night resorted to small arms and firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border of R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45 pm, injuring three civilians. Border Security Force (BSF) troops along the Line of Control (LOC)...
  • As it happened: India vs England, Tri-series, Match 6 Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Pre-match: Australia, bad form, injuries, experiments, England, bad weather. India have fought all sort of enemies for over the last two months Down Under. But what their battles are yet to yield is a win. And if that objective is...
  • India's FDI increased by 26 per cent in 2014: UN 2 days ago

    Geneva: Notwithstanding the decline in global foreign direct investment inflows, India's FDI increased by 26 per cent in 2014 to an estimated $35 billion with maximum growth in the services sector, a UN report said on Thursday. China toppled the US in 2014 as the world's largest recipient of FDI...