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  • Innovation top concern of India's food processing: CII 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Product development and innovation are the top concerns for the Indian food processing sector, the Confederation of Indian Industry said in a report on Sunday. "While India has favourable supply side dynamics, thanks to its strong agriculture base, product development and innovation in the sector has taken a back...
  • Force India bag five points from Spa after Kevin Magnussen penalty 4 days ago

    Spa: Force India gained from Kevin Magnussen's post-race 20 seconds penalty with their drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg promoted a place to be classified as eighth and 10th respectively at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. Though the penalty for the McLaren driver was not enough for Force India to...
  • J&K: Pak forces diverting attention of its people from internal turmoil, says BSF 4 days ago

    Jammu: Indian troops have given a befitting reply to the ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces, BSF said on Sunday while strongly criticising it for repeatedly disturbing peace along the border. IG, BSF, Jammu Frontier, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, talking to reporters, also said that Pakistan wanted to divert the attention of...
  • Alex Hales to open batting against India 4 days ago

    England captain Alastair Cook has confirmed Alex Hales will make his one-day debut and open the batting for England in the upcoming five-match series against India. Hales, 25, is a regular in the England Twenty20 side but now has the chance to stake his claim for a place in England's squad...
  • 'Boss' Duncan Fletcher will lead India into World Cup, says MS Dhoni 4 days ago

    Bristol: Ending speculation about coach Duncan Fletcher's role in the five one-dayers against England, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday said that the Zimbabwean will stay as "boss" of the team until the 2015 World Cup. After the 1-3 Test debacle, Team India witnessed a major reshuffle on the coaching...
  • India needs high quality governance, says Arun Jaitley 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Observing that India needs to learn from international best practices in governance, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday called the corporate sector to utilise opportunities that beckon India's economy. Addressing a function here where he presented the 13th ICSI National Awards for Excellence in Corporate Governance to Companies and Company...
  • Hope Centre will reconsider decision to cancel talks with Pak: Omar Abdullah 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Terming frequent violations of the ceasefire as a "matter of serious concern", Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday expressed hope that the Centre would reconsider its decision of cancelling talks with Pakistan in order to end the border hostilities. "I hope that there is some rethink...
  • Youth Olympics: Boxer Solanki loses in semis, to play for bronze 4 days ago

    Nanjing: Boxer Gaurav Solanki will fight out for a bronze medal in men's flyweight (52kg) after he lost his semi-final bout against Ping Lyu of China in the second Youth Olympics on Sunday. Solanki lost 0-3 on points to his Chinese opponent and he will take on Muhammad Ali of Great...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on India Pakistan relations 4 days ago

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on India Pakistan relations. With India demanding unequivocal apology from Pakistan, the news channels seem to be most affected by the tiff. ...
  • Dhoni a serial offender in India's debacles abroad: Chappell 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Slamming Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a "serial offender" in India's Test debacles abroad, former Australia captain Ian Chappell said if the team fails to compete at full throttle, then another capitulation is certain against a highly competitive Australian outfit. "There's no disgrace in losing; it's part of cricketing life. However,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar gave me tips for ODIs in England: Raina 4 days ago

    London: Claiming to have done his bit to infuse some positivity into the beleaguered Indian cricket team, ODI specialist Suresh Raina says the side will have to show character to get over the Test debacle and clinch the limited overs series starting here on Monday. "The team is going through a...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on 'Clean Up India' 4 days ago

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the ongoing campaign 'Clean Up India.' He states that the status of toilets could equate to that of a club in the future. ...
  • Armed militants spotted very close to IB on 3 occasions: BSF 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In the wake of escalation in ceasefire violations along the Indo-Pak frontier in Jammu and Kashmir, BSF on Sunday said it has spotted armed terrorists "very close" to the IB on at least "three occasions" in the last few days and suspect the firings are an attempt to...
  • India responding adequately to Pak ceasefire violations: Jaitley 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Amid repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said there has been a series of "provocations" by Pakistani Army and the country's armed forces are "responding adequately". "I have said yesterday and repeating it today that there has been a series of provocations from the...
  • India seek fresh start with fresh faces in ODIs 3 days ago

    Their morale battered by the Test series debacle, India would look to make a fresh beginning and salvage lost pride when they take on England in a five-match ODI cricket series starting here on Monday. On one hand, the Indians will be distracted by the 1-3 series loss in the Test...
  • IM men used social networking sites for communication: Police 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives extensively used social networking sites like Facebook and other e-mail chats to communicate with each other, including with its co-founder Riyaz Bhatkal, to execute their terror plans, Delhi Police has told a court. "The accused persons disclosed a number of Nimbuzz IDs, Yahoo IDs, Paltalk...
  • 'Getting into a Virar or Kalyan fast train is tougher than getting into IITs or IIMs': 20 jokes you'll only understand if you stay in Mumbai 4 days ago

    Have you been living in Mumbai for a long time now? You've obviously complained about traffic, monsoons and local trains apart from many other regular problems. The property rates and rent ensure you live hand to mouth every month and you've almost spent your entire life battling to keep your...
  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj heads to Vietnam today 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Eyeing a more robust relationship with strategically-important Vietnam, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit that country on Sunday during which cooperation in textile, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and defence would be in focus. The two-day visit, comes just days after Vietnam renewed India's lease of two oil blocks in South...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara set to join Derbyshire 4 days ago

    London: India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is set to join Derbyshire for the final three County Championship fixtures of the season, it was announced on Saturday. The 26-year-old made 81 against the Midlands county in a tour match but struggled in the ensuing 3-1 defeat by England in a five-Test series, where...
  • Pakistan once again violates ceasefire, shells 20 BSF posts along LoC 4 days ago

    Jammu: Pakistan Army violated ceasefire once again as it fired indiscriminately on 20 Border Security Force posts in RS Pura sector and Arania sub sector of Jammu in the wee hours of Sunday. Six houses have been damaged in the firing. Violation of ceasefire was also reported in Poonch and Mendhar...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks BSF to effectively counter Pakistani firing 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday took stock of the situation along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir and asked BSF to effectively retaliate to firing from Pakistan. Singh reviewed the situation along the IB with Director General of BSF DK Pathak and directed him to take...
  • The Citizen Journalist show 3 days ago

    This week, the Citizen Journalist show highlights short films which give big message like 'Save Water' and 'Clean Up India' and your pictures and videos. ...
  • Indian women lose 2nd ODI by 13 runs, England clinch series 5 days ago

    Scarborough: Indian women paid the price for losing their cool during the death overs as they lost second successive ODI against England by 13 runs to concede the three-match series here on Saturday. England scored a moderate 214 for nine riding on skipper Charlotte Edwards' patient century. In reply, India were...
  • Forgettable qualifying for Force India at Spa 5 days ago

    Spa: Force India experienced a forgettable qualifying at the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, where their drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg could only post 13th and 18th fastest times in a wet session on Saturday. The biggest casualty of Q3 was Nico Hulkenberg, who was eliminated in the first part...
  • Oltmans writes to SAI on 'dangerous' condition of turfs at NIS 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Barely a month left for the Asian Games, Hockey India High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans has written to the Sports Authority of India about the artificial turfs at NIS Patiala being in a "dangerous" condition and will effect the preparation of the women's team for the mega event...
  • Border area villagers fear ceasefire violations will end truce agreement 5 days ago

    Jammu: Villagers in the border areas of Jammu and Kashmir live under constant fear that frequent ceasefire violations would terminate the decade old truce agreement, putting their lives in peril. "We live under constant fear of death. We don't know when a mortar bomb shell fired by Pakistani forces could hit...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires on 3 Indian Army posts 5 days ago

    Jammu: Pakistan Army violated ceasefire again on Saturday evening as it fired on the three Indian Army posts in Shahpur area in Poonch district. Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire as many as 16 times in the last 16 days. The heavy firing on Saturday morning killed two civilians in the...
  • Pakistan asks for DGMO meet with India to address border firing 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday said that the Directors General of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan should meet to address the ongoing border tension and firing incidents, local media reported. Pakistan's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz expressed concerns over what he called "unprovoked" firing by Border...
  • Modi taking a hard line, don't blame separatists: Yasin Malik 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "hardline" approach on Kashmir and rejected the contention that the separatists are to blame for the stalling of Indo-Pak foreign secretary-level talks. "Kashmiri (separatist) leaders meeting Pakistani officials has a...
  • Tough to balance between ODI series and World Cup, says Angus Fraser 5 days ago

    London: England national selector Angus Fraser feels the upcoming five-match ODI series against India will be a tough one as the two teams will not just look to compete but also build up to the 2015 World Cup. The first ODI will be played in Bristol on Monday. "England lost to Sri...