INDIA

  • Ten-day break worked wonders for India's World Cup defence: Ravi Shastri 2 days ago

    It didn't take Ravi Shastri long to stamp his character on this young Indian team. From the time he took over as team director ahead of the One-Day International series in England last August, the former India captain has stressed on positivity, aggression and a sense of team. Without stepping...
  • ICC World Cup: Six interests in India vs UAE mismatch 3 days ago

    India's first encounter with minnows this World Cup will come at the back of two huge kills made by MS Dhoni's team. First they ensured Pakistan's jinx remained intact and then ended their own against South Africa. Next, it's the UAE. While India may yawn, swap TV channels and not...
  • Ranji Trophy: Aditya Tare disappointed with Mumbai performance 3 days ago

    After Karnataka were bowled out for 202 in their first innings of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal match against Mumbai at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), a few doubts about the defending champions' supremacy must have cropped up. But their bowlers, led by R Vinay...
  • Arvind Bhat, Jwala-Ashwini in German Open pre-quarters 3 days ago

    Mulheim an der Ruhr: Indian shuttler Arvind Bhat entered the pre-quarterfinals, as did the women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnapppa and Jwala Gutta in the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold at the RWE-Sporthalle here Wednesday. Defending champion Bhat defeated local qualifier Patrick Kaemnitz 21-10, 24-22 in 36 minutes. In the...
  • Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge 3 days ago

    One of the few persons to have witnessed Kapil Dev's historic 175* against Zimbabwe was the celebrated journalist Ashis Ray. He was in India and CNN-IBN's Cricket Editor, Sanjeeb Mukherjea caught up with him to talk about his book "Cricket World Cup - The Indian Challenge" and his documentary on...
  • The Modi Budget: What are the 10 things that Finance Minister must do? 3 days ago

    As the BJP-led ruling coalition at the Centre gets ready to present its first full-fledged Budget, CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor discusses 10 important things that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley must in its first full-fledged Budget with panel of experts. ...
  • Force India hope to debut new F1 car on Friday 3 days ago

    London: Force India will have a maximum of three days testing with their new Formula One car before the start of the season after the team said it would not debut in Spain until Friday. "The VJM08 will arrive in Barcelona on Friday morning and the final set up will take...
  • World Cup 2015: Can India take on Chris Gayle? 3 days ago

    Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe in a Pool B clash on Tuesday....
  • India Rafale fighter jet sale talks advance: France 3 days ago

    Paris: Talks on the sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India are advancing, a French defence ministry spokesman said during a visit to India by Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to salvage a deal stalled on the issue of local assembly of the aircraft. Talks about the contract, worth a...
  • Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu in control against Maharashtra in semis 3 days ago

    Maharashtra, an unheralded outfit seeking a repeat of last year, against Tamil Nadu, a side packed with players of varying international experience, promised an intriguing contest on a lively Eden Gardens deck. Before play started, it seemed like Tamil Nadu had it in them to negate Maharashtra's bowling threat - the...
  • World Cup: At MCG, India showed they can blow away any side, says Morkel 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Out of favour South African all-rounder Albie Morkel says India's hammering of the Proteas at the MCG demonstrated that the defending champions are capable of blowing any team away in the World Cup and big-ticket ICC events bring out the best in them. Morkel, holidaying after getting done with...
  • Ranji Trophy: Vinay Kumar puts Karnataka on top against Mumbai in semis 3 days ago

    A green pitch plants doubts in the minds of batsmen and makes bowlers strive for just that bit more. But, if bowlers ally discipline with verve, they are rewarded and R Vinay Kumar, the Karnataka captain, can vouch for that. At the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), Vinay...
  • Indian Railways to get more money in Suresh Prabhu's Budget thanks to falling fuel costs 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India's decrepit state-run train services stand to receive at least a 25 per cent boost in investment to over $9 billion, funded solely by falling fuel costs, according to officials familiar with a railway budget set to be unveiled on Thursday. The world's fourth largest rail network could get...
  • World Cup: 'Dummy catch' to 'Fielding match', Team India does it all 3 days ago

    Perth: Innovation is the name of the game if one wants to beat drudgery of mundane training sessions as Team India showed on Wednesday during their 75-minute fielding session with drills that had the cricketers interested and enjoyed every bit of it. There weren't any ground breaking new methods deployed at...
  • Union Budget 2015: ASSOCHAM demands inclusive economic growth and comprehensive jobs creation 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The MSME sector employs nearly 10 crore people and accounts for over 95 per cent of the total number of industrial enterprises. It contributes about 45 per cent of the manufacturing output and 37.5 per cent of the GDP while accounting for 40 per cent of the total...
  • Stephen Constantine announces 32-member probables for World Cup qualifier 3 days ago

    New Delhi: National football coach Stephen Constantine today announced the list of 32 probables for India's forthcoming home and away matches for the preliminary joint qualification round 1 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Nepal. The matches would be played on a home and away format and India first host...
  • World Cup: Ireland edge UAE by 2 wickets in electric finish 3 days ago

    Brisbane: A team that comfortably beats West Indies chasing in excess of 300 should not lose to the United Arab Emirates in search of 279. But Ireland discovered that cricket does not follow form sheets, that the game does not bend to any one team's will, and that every single...
  • BSF 'mahila' troops sets off for unique camel safari along India-Pakistan border 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A contingent of over two dozen women, including border guarding 'mahila' troops of Border Security Force, have embarked on a maiden 2,300-km camel safari along India's international border with Pakistan. The all-women team will traverse different terrains in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab on camel backs and the journey is...
  • World Cup: Well begun, Team India youngsters need to keep going 3 days ago

    Opinions flew thick and fast when India's chances at the 2015 World Cup were discussed before the tournament kicked off, with a large percentage suggesting that their traditional frailties in conditions in Australia and New Zealand would hamper their progress. To make matters a little more complicated, India don't have enough...
  • Starting May 3, you will be able to change your mobile service provider across India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Mobile subscribers from May 3 will be able to port their numbers anywhere in the country while changing service providers, as telecom regulator Trai has amended the regulation on it. Mobile Number Portability (MNP) currently allows consumers to change their service provider while retaining the same number only within...
  • Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra coach David Andrews following John Wright's footsteps 3 days ago

    At the start of the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy season, when he was offered the job as head coach of the Maharashtra team, David Andrews remembered John Wright's advice. Today, even as the team is a step away from securing a berth in the final for a second time running, Andrews...
  • Rail budget 2015: Fare hike unlikely, stress on Make in India, cleanliness and safety & security 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Just a day before the Narendra Modi government is set to unveil the Rail Budget, sources say that its focus will be on attracting investment, modernisation of trains through Wifi and transparency in railway systems. Sources say that a lot of suggestions from the Prime Minister's office have been...
  • World Cup: Moin's return, Younis' retirement gaffe add to Pakistan turmoil 3 days ago

    Pakistan's World Cup campaign hit another jarring note on Tuesday as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) asked Moin Khan, the chief selector, who was touring with the team, to return home to give an account of himself, following an alleged visit to a casino in Christchurch two days prior to...
  • Land Acquisition Bill: The main points of debate and controversy 3 days ago

    New Delhi: It has been a stormy start to Parliament Budget session as the united opposition has vociferously taken on the Narendra Modi government on Land Acquisition Bill. The opposition parties are against the Bill accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government of bulldozing its way through in...
  • Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna tries learning Malayalam; finds it difficult to master 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, who was in Kerala for a shoot of ongoing cookery show "MasterChef India", tried learning Malayalam. But he found it to be a tough nut to crack. While on shoot in Kerala, Khanna was seen chatting with a local crew member in between shots and learning...
  • Fly Qik+, Qik, Snap: Fly Mobiles launches 3 Android smartphones at Rs 2,999 onwards in India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: UK-based mobile manufacturer, Fly Mobiles, has launched three smartphones in India- the Qik, Qik+, and the Snap. These smartphones will be sold exclusively on Snapdeal. The Fly Qik+ is priced at Rs 6,999, the Qik at Rs 5,999, and the Fly Snap at Rs 2,999. Phones under the Qik...
  • Extradited gangster Abu Salem sentenced to life by special TADA court in 1995 builder murder case 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Extradited gangster Abu Salem was on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a special TADA court for murder of Mumbai-based builder Pradeep Jain in 1995. The special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam had initially demanded for a death penalty, which he later converted to a life sentence. The court also handed...
  • Interview: Karnataka captain Vinay Kumar on the team's dream run 3 days ago

    To say that Karnataka are having a dream period in domestic cricket would be an understatement. After winning three major domestic tournaments - the Ranji Trophy, Irani Trophy and the Vijay Hazare Trophy - in the 2013-14 season, Karnataka started this year by defending the one-day championship, and are now...
  • Soon, Siri will understand Indian English 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Indians will no longer have to try too hard to make Apple's virtual assistant, Siri, understand their voice commands as the upcoming iOS update will support English for India. Apple recently rolled out its beta 2 version of iOS8.3 that includes racially diverse emojis, Wireless CarPlay, improved Google log...
  • Kitchen doubles up as toilet at New Delhi Railway station 3 days ago

    A day before the Railway Budget is presented by the government, a shocking expose shows the appalling conditions under which the food that is served at the New Delhi railway station is prepared. At Platform no. 1 of the New Delhi Railway station, the head cook is seen standing right...