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  • Asian Games 2014: Jitu Rai shoots India's first gold, bronze for Shweta 5 hours 34 minutes ago

    Shooters led India's medal hunt on the opening day of 2014 Asian Games at Incheon, where pistol-shooter Jitu Rai won India's first gold in the 50m event, shortly after Shweta Chaudhry opened India's account with a bronze in the 10m Women's Pistol event. Jitu held his nerves to clinch the...
  • Asian Games 2014: Shweta Chaudhry wins bronze in women's 10m air pistol 18 hours 34 minutes ago

    Incheon: Shooter Shweta Chaudhry gave India their first medal on the opening day action of the 17th Asian Games after the Faridabad girl clinched bronze in the Women 10m Air Pistol Finals, here on Saturday. Shweta looked focused from the start as she sailed through even after her much fancied teammates...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian golfers have strong medal chances, says coach 20 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's chief golf coach Jasjit Singh feels that the men and women's teams have strong chances of finishing on the podium at the 17th Asian Games which started in the South Korean city of Incheon Friday. "Though we have a very young team for the Asiad, we have a...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 1 in Incheon 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates from Incheon) India seek a record medal haul despite a chaotic build-up, including the slashing of their contingent and last-minute pull out of top athletes. Few of the country's biggest medal hopes won't be in action at Incheon. Star boxer Vijender Singh is out with an injury,...
  • Go for Glory: Shooters expected to lead medal haul in Incheon Yesterday

    They were mostly off the mark in the recent World Championships but Indian shooters will nonetheless be expected to deliver a bagful of medals when the event kickstarts in the Asian Games. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

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  • India @ 9 with Ananya Dasgupta Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • PCB chief looks to foster closer ties with India Yesterday

    Karachi: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan will undertake a tour of Asian cricket playing nations early next month in a bid to foster closer ties with BCCI and mend fences with Bangladesh. "My prime objective is to foster closer relations with all these countries because I believe that if the Asian bloc...
  • Aditya Verma trying to convince Sharad Pawar for BCCI elections Yesterday

    Mumbai: The petitioner in the IPL-6 spot-fixing case, Aditya Verma, on Friday said he is trying to convince Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Sharad Pawar to contest for the Cricket Board's presidential elections. "I feel this is the right time for Mr. Pawar to take us out of this mess and...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion Yesterday

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • Injury rules JP Duminy out of CLT20 Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Cape Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after all-rounder JP Duminy has been ruled out of Oppo Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury and has been replaced by Sybrand Engelbrecht. "The CLT20 has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the Oppo CLT20 has approved Sybrand Engelbrecht...
  • Anirban Lahiri stays ahead in Malaysia Yesterday

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri continued his flying form by firing a four-under-par 68 to maintain a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Asian Tour's Selangor Masters on Friday. The 27-year-old, who fired 10 birdies in his impressive opening round, dropped just one shot for a 10-under 132...
  • All India Radio launches free news SMS alerts in five languages Yesterday

    New Delhi: After the launch of its English language free news SMS alerts, All India Radio (AIR) on Friday launched a similar service in five Indian languages - Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Dogri and Nepali. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday launched the free news SMS service of AIR News...
  • Asian Games Curtain Raiser: Time to serve the nation Yesterday

    Asian Games 2014 at Incheon, South Korea, is all set to showcase the best of talent from the athletes in Asia. The 17th Asiad is ready for the Opening Ceremony with hockey star Sardar Singh to carry the country's flag. However, a couple of issues still show India is still not...
  • India caps prices of 36 more drugs: government source Yesterday

    Mumbai: India has capped the prices of 36 drugs, including those used to treat infections and diabetes, in its latest move to make essential medicines more affordable, a senior official of the country's drug pricing authority said on Friday. The medicines join the 348 drugs deemed essential and that are therefore...
  • Asian Games 2014: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lead Indian challenge in badminton Yesterday

    Incheon: Spearheaded by star shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap, India will aim to end a 28-year-old medal drought when they begin their campaign in the 17th Asian Games badminton with the team competitions here on Saturday. India's last medal of any hue in badminton had come in...
  • Asian Games 2014: Abhinav Bindra, Jitu Rai head India's challenge in shooting Yesterday

    Incheon: They were mostly off the mark in the recent World Championships but Indian shooters will nonetheless be expected to deliver a bagful of medals when the event kickstarts at the Asian Games on Saturday. Shooters from 34 countries are in fray at the Ongnyeon International Range till September 30, competing...
  • US Senate designates September 30 as 'US-India Partnership Day' Yesterday

    Washington: The US Senate has unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution designating September 30 as 'US-India Partnership Day' recognising the contribution of the two countries to one another and the relationship that will continue to help define the 21st century. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be at the White House on September...
  • 'Are we not human?': Deepika Padukone posts a strong statement on Facebook on controversy over titillating headline Yesterday

    Actress Deepika Padukone, who recently lashed out at a prominent Indian publication for using a titillating headline to describe an almost year-old footage of hers in a plunging neckline, has posted a strongly-worded statement on her official Facebook page defending her decision to call out blatantly sexist coverage of women...
  • Xi Jinping invites PM Modi to visit his hometown Xian in China Yesterday

    Beijing: Buoyed by his visit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat, Chinese President Xi Jinping in a reciprocal gesture invited him to his hometown Xian, where the famous Buddhist monk Hiuen Tsang spent his last years after his return from India some 2,000 years ago. Xi invited Modi on...
  • Chinese President Jinping meets Manmohan Singh, Sonia on 3rd day of his India tour Yesterday

    New Delhi: On the third and final day of Chinese's President Xi Jinping's India visit, he met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the national capital on Friday. Jinping also met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders. He met Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan too. "The meeting took place at...
  • This time Indian hockey ready for Asian Games glory: Michael Nobbs Yesterday

    The Incheon Asian Games signifies a very important step in Indian hockey's revival, especially since it offers a chance for direct qualification to the next Olympic Games in Rio. To qualify seems a simple process: just win the Asian Games gold. And though India's track record here is rather poor,...
  • Nirmala Sitharaman's baggage lost on Air India flight on way to Australia Yesterday

    Melbourne: Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has become the latest victim of misplaced baggage on an Air India flight as her checked in luggage went missing on her way to Australia. "Landed in Sydney to take a connecting flight to Cairns. My checked in luggage not...
  • Asian Games Opening Ceremony: a showcase to Korea's past and future Yesterday

    Incheon: The opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games here on Friday is expected to be a grand affair showcasing Korea's past and future by using digital technology. "We will display Korea's past and future by combining the characters and identities of Korea with its digital technology," said South Korean film...
  • 'Khoobsurat' tweet review: The film is a typical Disney fare; light and watchable Yesterday

    New Delhi: What happens when a boisterous young physiotherapist goes to live among the royalty of Rajasthan? This premise forms the key theme of Shashanka Ghosh's latest film 'Khoobsurat'. Produced by Disney, the Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan-starrer is a modern remake of Hrishikesh Mukerjee's film which starred Rekha, Rakesh Roshan,...
  • Modi World Exclusive: Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India, says PM Yesterday

    New Delhi: The patriotism of Indian Muslims cannot be questioned, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever international interview since assuming office. "Indian Muslims will live for India and die for India. Al Qaeda delusional to think Indian Muslims will dance to its tunes," Modi told CNN. Modi, whose historic...
  • Sachin Tendulkar helping Virat Kohli come out of bad form Yesterday

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. Virat Kohli is in the middle of a woeful batting form, and his desperation to come out of it has sent an SOS to Sachin Tendulkar: 'Help me overcome this'. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, Kohli is currently in Mumbai batting in...
  • Asian Games 2014: India hope to better Guangzhou record at Incheon Yesterday

    With just a day to go before the start of the 2014 Asian Games in the South Korean city of Incheon, India seek a record medal haul despite a chaotic build-up, including the slashing of their contingent and last-minute pull out of top athletes. In a cost-saving measure, the Indian government...
  • Live: PM Modi's first international interview after assuming office Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his first international interview since he assumed office in May to CNN's Fareed Zakaria. ...