INDIA

  • Saina, Jwala-Ashwini through, Srikanth, Kashyap lose in All England Championships 21 hours 58 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Saina Nehwal and women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa entered the second round, while male shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap lost in the opening round of the All England Open Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena on Wednesday. World No.3 Saina registered a comfortable 21-8, 21-12...
  • Our daughter is dead, the documentary doesn't matter to us, we only want justice: Nirbhaya's parents 22 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even though the government took steps to stop the broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary, parents of the 2012 Delhi gangrape victim said they have no objection with its broadcast. The documentary 'India's Daughter' features the interview of Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts of the Delhi gangrape and murder....
  • Smartphone shopping in India grows by 100% over last two years: Survey 22 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Online purchases made through mobile phones in India have grown by more than 100 percent over the past two years, indicating a steep upward trend in e-commerce propelled by expediency, reveals the MasterCard Online Shopping Survey 2014 released here on Wednesday. The survey covers 14 countries across Asia Pacific. China...
  • It's 4-3 to India against West Indies in World Cups 23 hours 6 minutes ago

    On Friday at Perth, India will step onto the WACA ground with credentials they never had while facing the West Indies in an ODI. The Windies, since 1983, have played India as two-time winners of the World Cup. On Friday, scales will be in the balance on the Cup battlefield....
  • Indians praising Pakistan should be hit with shoes and sent there: VHP leader Yesterday

    Mangaluru: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Balika Saraswati has stoked a controversy saying that people who live in India and praise Pakistan should be "hit with shoes" and sent to that country, following which police are mulling action against her. In her speech at the "Hindu Samajotsava" here on March 1,...
  • India should boost exports to China: Government Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indian businessmen and industrialists should identify opportunities to increase their share in the world market, especially China where the economy was doing well, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Sitharaman told lawmakers that as China's economy was not...
  • Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests Yesterday

    New Delhi: Cleaning up the battered image of the BCCI, taking international cricket to new venues around the country and ensuring that India play more Tests top the priority list of newly-elected Board Secretary Anurag Thakur. Thakur, who has been a cricket administrator for 15 years besides being a BJP MP,...
  • World Cup: Journalist files official complaint against Virat Kohli Yesterday

    The controversy surrounding Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist refused to subside on Wednesday despite the team management's efforts to play it down with complaints being made to the ICC and BCCI about the episode. ...
  • Restoring BCCI's image my first priority, says Jagmohan Dalmiya Yesterday

    Kolkata: Asserting that restoring the BCCI's image was his first priority, newly elected Indian cricket board president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday called for properly conducting the Indian Premier League (IPL). "My first priority is to ensure that the image of the BCCI is restored. Also, we would have to make certain...
  • ICC World Cup: Afghanistan coach rues bowling display against Australia Yesterday

    "We ran into a freight train today. We were out-skilled, out-bullied, if you want to put it that way," said Andy Moles, the Afghanistan coach, on Wednesday (March 4) night, shortly after Australia had crushed his team by 275 runs at the WACA ground. "They were exceptional, and we came...
  • AIB cancels tour, promises to be back soon Yesterday

    Mumbai: After all the uproar over their video of 'AIB Knockout', standup comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB) cancelled their upcoming live show in Pune, saying they need time to get their act together. The group took to social-networking site Facebook to announce cancellation of the show, to be held on...
  • World Cup 2015: Australia register a massive 275-run win against Afghanistan Yesterday

    Perth: As exhilarating as fairy-tale finishes are, they are an exception. Grim reality checks, with attendant heartache, are the norm in international sport. Afghanistan were at the receiving end of that harsh lesson at the WACA ground on Wednesday (March 4), mauled by an Australian side looking for someone to...
  • RBI Governor Rajan expects banks cutting rate from April Yesterday

    Mumbai: After cutting the repo rate by 25 bps in a surprise inter-meeting monetary policy on Wednesday, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today said he sees banks passing on the benefit of lower rates regime to customers shortly. In yet another surprise move, the RBI on Wednesday reduced the repo rate...
  • Hurriyat welcomes India-Pakistan secretaries meeting Yesterday

    Srinagar: Moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference on Wednesday termed the meeting of Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan as a "positive development", but called upon Prime Ministers of both the countries to take up Kashmir issue in a more serious way and as a matter of priority. "We welcome the...
  • World Cup: Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour reported to ICC and BCCI Yesterday

    Perth/New Delhi: The controversy surrounding Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist refused to subside on Wednesday despite the team management's efforts to play it down with complaints being made to the ICC and BCCI about the episode. The BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said that it was a case of...
  • World Cup: Pakistan move into top four after UAE's 129-run rout Yesterday

    Napier: Pakistan topped 300 for the first time in the tournament, with some help from the United Arab Emirates, whose catching let them down, and not only secured two more points but also bolstered their net run-rate, going from -0.1373 to -0.385. Save for Nasir Jamshed, every batsman made runs, pushing...
  • World Cup: Virat Kohli faces media backlash following reporter spat Yesterday

    Virat Kohli has delighted Indian fans with his exploits in the middle but reports of an ugly spat with a journalist at the World Cup will only enhance his reputation within the press corps of being volatile and tetchy. As the team's media manager moved quickly to limit the damage of...
  • ICC World Cup: Indian team management denies Virat Kohli abused journalist Yesterday

    New Delhi: India's team management has denied reports that Virat Kohli used offensive language at a journalist during a World Cup practice session in Perth, Australia. The Indian media reported widely on Wednesday that Kohli apparently mistook the journalist for somebody who had published a negative story about the batsman's girlfriend. Kohli,...
  • ICC World Cup: India get down to training before West Indies game Yesterday

    Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli were seen sharpening their bowling skills during the training session. ...
  • World Cup: Can't do much when Gayle or De Villiers are in form: Dhoni Yesterday

    Perth: There is not much the bowlers or a captain can do when batsmen of the calibre of AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle are on song, says India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the defending champions prepare to clash with the West Indies on Friday. South African captain De...
  • Here's why smartphone makers are shifting their focus to developing countries like India, China Yesterday

    Barcelona: Phone and Internet firms are rolling out cheaper handsets and may turn to hot-air balloons to boost network coverage in developing countries, where sales of smartphones are booming. Even though mobile network coverage is generally weaker in the developing world, firms are mining a gold rush of new clients in...
  • 'MasterChef India 4' jets off to Dubai Yesterday

    New Delhi: Cooking-based reality TV show 'MasterChef India 4' is heading to Dubai with the contestants in search of Middle Eastern flavours. Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, a judge on the show, says they will explore the rich cuisine with a focus on local delicacies and its original flavour. "We plan to...
  • Delhi court orders ban on broadcasting documentary on Delhi gangrape Yesterday

    After a huge row over the interview of the 16 December gangrape convict Mukesh Singh in the documentary 'India's Daughter', a Delhi court has ordered ban on its broadcast. The Delhi Police has registered an FIR and moved the court to stop the broadcast. ...
  • Sensex falls 644 from top after hitting 30,000 on RBI rate cut Yesterday

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices nosedived in the last hour of trade on Wednesday after touching record highs earlier in the day spurred by the 25 basis point repo rate cut. The 30-share BSE Sensex shed 213 points to close at 29380.73, after hitting a new high of 30024.74 intraday. The 50-share...
  • RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.5%, home loans may be cheaper Yesterday

    Mumbai: In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday cut repo rate by 25 basis points from 7.75 per cent to 7.5 per cent with immediate effect. This is the second rate cut in the past two months. The cut in repo rate is likely to make home...
  • No 'suitable' candidate to head Air India from August: Government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Government on Tuesday failed to find a "suitable" candidate to head the loss-making national carrier Air India, whose chairman and managing director Rohit Nandan is on a 10-months extension, which expires in August this year. Public Enterprises Selection Board, which conducted interviews for selecting a new CMD for the...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Stay positive, be aggressive, play your game 2 days ago

    (Former India wicketkeeper and selector Kiran More, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) The start to our World Cup defence has been just brilliant. We are not...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' 2 days ago

    Film Critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' directed by Rajeev Ravi. 'Njan Steve Lopez' explores the morally ambiguous relationship between the police and criminal gangs in keeping the peace, and is a coming of age story as well. It stars Farhaan Faasil, younger brother of star Fahadh...
  • Nirbhaya case documentary: It angered me that rape convict felt no guilt, says Sania Mirza 2 days ago

    Tennis ace and UN Goodwill Ambassador to end violence against women Sania Mirza said that she was angry that the rape convict Mukesh Singh was able to give an interview where he did not show any remorse. During a special show on Women's Day 'She Rocks', Mirza said, "When I...
  • BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure to get interview of rapist Mukesh Singh inside Tihar Jail 2 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure that she followed to get the interview of 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh inside the Tihar Jail. "The DG of Tihar Jail was thrilled and understood objectivity of documentary. Everyone has to understand what goes in...