India

  • Photos: PM Narendra Modi turns music teacher with an impromptu class at Tokyo's 136-year-old Taimei School 13 hours 56 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit has turned him into a school teacher. He took on the new role as he visited some of the oldest schools in Japan and started taking impromptu classes. School children greeted their guest enthusiastically, waving Indian and Japanese flags at his arrivals.A few students...
  • India are giving England ODI cricket lessons: Alec Stewart 12 hours 17 minutes ago

    London: Exasperated at England's consecutive defeats, former captain Alec Stewart said the hosts must learn from India how to play One-day cricket. India have taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match series with convincing victories at Cardiff and Nottingham. "India look a completely different team to the rabble that threw in...
  • India, Japan to hold crucial summit talks, key agreements to be signed 16 hours 48 minutes ago

    Tokyo: On the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit, crucial agreements between the two nations are likely to be signed on Monday afternoon. India and Japan are likely to agree to launch a "two-plus-two" security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers during crucial summit talks...
  • India-Japan summit on Monday, security consultative framework on agenda Yesterday

    Tokyo: India and Japan are likely to agree to launch a "two-plus-two" security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers during crucial summit talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Monday. Modi flew to Tokyo on Sunday evening after an overnight stay in the...
  • Not interested in playing county cricket, says Ishant Sharma Yesterday

    New Delhi: Cheteshwar Pujara will be playing for Derbyshire this season while Varun Aaron is also keen on plying his trade in the county circuit but Ishant Sharma, the senior-most bowler of the Indian Test team, is not at all keen on playing in England. Would you be interested in playing...
  • No white flag if Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire: Rajnath Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Asserting that India wants peaceful relations with all countries but it should not be treated as its weakness, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said security forces have been directed to give a "befitting" reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Referring to recent incidents of firing from across the Line...
  • New boys have brought in fresh energy in ODIs, says Ajinkya Rahane Yesterday

    Nottingham: Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday said the new players who have joined the ODI squad, have brought in fresh energy and helped in turning around India's fortunes in the ongoing one-day series against England. After their shambolic show in the five-Test series which they lost 1-3, India are leading the five-match...
  • South Asian countries join together to combat wildlife crime Yesterday

    Kathmandu: South Asian countries, including India, have endorsed a statute to develop an action plan for the next six years for working collaboratively to fight wildlife crimes. The Second Annual Meeting of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) concluded in Kathmandu on Friday finalising and endorsing the SAWEN Statute and...
  • Change India: Ideas to influence manufacturing sector of the country Yesterday

    In a special series Change India, CNBC TV18 discusses why Narendra Modi's vision, related to manufacturing sector, needs to be followed up with a suitable policy. ...
  • IOA ad-hoc committee calls meeting, Boxing India fumes Yesterday

    New Delhi: The administrative mess in Indian boxing is showing no signs of ending as of now but the Indian Olympic Association's ad-hoc committee, in-charge of the sport right now, has called a meeting of the state associations to finalise the dates of the National Championship. But the meeting, set for...
  • 'PM linking foreign trips to his domestic agenda' Yesterday

    Resident Editor of The Hindu Amit Baruah said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is linking his foreign travels to his domestic priority. "India-Japan trade can be made more improved," he said. ...
  • PM Modi arrives in Tokyo to hold summit talks with Shinzo Abe Yesterday

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived here for summit talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe after completing the first leg his visit to the former imperial capital city of Kyoto. During his three-day stay here, Modi will hold talks with Abe tomorrow to bolster bilateral security and...
  • Bresnan makes comeback, uncapped Roy in England T20 squad against India Yesterday

    London: The England selectors on Sunday decided to bring back experienced pacer Tim Bresnan in the national squad for the one-off T20 international against India at the Edgbaston on September 7. The 14-member squad also features uncapped Surrey opener Jason Roy, who has been rewarded for his good show in the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on punctuality of politicians Yesterday

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new wave of change. Punctuality and dedication are two words that no minister believes in. ...
  • After Digital India & Jan Dhan, govt to focus on rural infrastructure Yesterday

    New Delhi: After launching schemes to boost financial inclusion and reduce digital divide, the government is all set to begin work on developing rural infrastructure in the country in a bid to spur growth and perk up investments. The government is making a "realistic assessment" of how many rural infrastructure projects...
  • Book paints the stories of Indian fighter pilots from 1971 war Yesterday

    New Delhi: The heroism, gallantry, flying skills and unmovable determination displayed by Indian fighter pilots during the 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh is the subject of a new book. Recounted in third person by Dhirendra S Jafa, Wing Commander (Retd.) Indian Air Force, Death Wasn't Painful, brought by Sage books, salutes...
  • Watch: Cyrus's spoof on RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yesterday

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on the possibility of forming an anti-BJP "secular" front as former Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and RJD Chief Lalu Prasad meet. ...
  • Corporates find marked difference in government functioning in 100 days: Assocham Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a thumbs up for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government ahead of completion of 100 days in office, most corporate leaders are finding a marked difference in style of functioning of the government with a strong focus on accountability and execution with ear-to-ground approach. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has...
  • TWTW: Who is the only boss of Indian Cricket team? Yesterday

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on the Indian cricket team. While BCCI appointed former captain Ravi Shastri as Director of Cricket for the ODI series, skipper MS Dhoni came out openly in support of coach Duncan Fletcher. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Modi's 'Clean India' initiative Yesterday

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' initiative. The initiative has been taken seriously by everyone excluding the government. ...
  • Watch: The 'Week that Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha Yesterday

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments from the ice bucket challenge taken very seriously by Indians to Prime Minister Narendra Modi completing 100 days. ...
  • Photos: These 30 Hollywood movie posters brilliantly re-designed in Bollywood's '80s style are the best you'll ever see! Yesterday

    Remember those huge posters of Bollywood movies you saw as a child outside movie theatres? The painted faces on the posters were such that it was tough to figure if it was Anil Kapoor or Sunny Deol! It was even tougher to figure what the movies were, especially when the...
  • Dhoni equals Azharuddin's record of most ODI wins as captain Yesterday

    Records and MS Dhoni go together as the Indian captain in between a poor England tour has achieved yet another feat. Dhoni has equaled Mohammad Azharuddin's record of 90 ODI wins, the most by an Indian captain after India won at Trent Bridge by six wickets to lead the five-match...
  • 'Come with cry, go with laugh!': 23 wacky Indian signboards that will surely crack you up Yesterday

    If you've grown up in India you've surely giggled every time you spotted a typo on a signboard. There are a few errors that can be ignored. And then there are the ones that change the meaning so significantly that these boards become outrageously funny. From 'Terrible Tailors' to 'multi-causing'...
  • Alastair Cook wants more from batsmen after latest India loss Yesterday

    Nottingham: England captain Alastair Cook called on his batsmen to raise their game after a heavy defeat by India left them looking at another one-day series loss ahead of next year's World Cup. India beat England by six wickets at Trent Bridge on Saturday to go 2-0 up in a...
  • MS Dhoni praises spinners and Rayudu for Trent Bridge win Yesterday

    Nottingham: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday lauded his spinners and batsman Ambati Rayudu for his side's six-wicket thrashing of England in the third cricket one-dayer to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series here. The Indian spinners, led by Ravichandran Ashwin (3/39), shot England out for...
  • India nears $2.5 billion deal for Boeing military helicopters Yesterday

    New Delhi: India has decided to acquire Boeing's Chinook and Apache helicopters, a defence ministry official said on Saturday, in a deal valued at $2.5 billion that could ease strained ties between New Delhi and Washington. The new nationalist-led government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has grand plans to vastly strengthen...
  • PV Sindhu loses in the semis of World Badminton Championships to settle for bronze 2 days ago

    Copenhagen: PV Sindhu suffered a heartbreak at the World Badminton Championship as the Indian shuttler had to settle for a second consecutive bronze medal after succumbing to Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games at the semifinals on Saturday. Sindhu, seeded 11th, failed in her bid to become the first Indian...
  • Virat Kohli, Ben Stokes involved in a verbal spat in 3rd ODI 2 days ago

    Nottingham: A brief verbal spat broke out between Indian batsman Virat Kohli and England pacer Ben Stokes during the third one-dayer, leading to the umpires calling the home side captain and the bowler before the match continued. Kohli was dismissed on 40 in the 26th over off the bowling of Stokes...
  • Pakistan blames India for ceasefire violations 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Expressing its disappointment on Indian government's attempt to shift the onus of cancelling Foreign Secretary level talks, Pakistan on Saturday blamed India for the ceasefire violations along the international border in Jammu & Kashmir. "We maintain that Jammu and Kashmir is a disputed territory as acknowledged through various UN...