India

  • In race for bigger margins, drug makers willing to lose the India 'advantage' 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Indian drug makers are fleeing a regulatory morass at home and moving some research and development to Europe and the United States as they try to boost margins by producing high-value drugs. India's $15 billion a year pharma industry, the world's largest source of cheap generics, is already reeling from...
  • Saina Nehwal ousted by Olympic champion Li Xuerui in World Badminton quarters 4 days ago

    Copenhagen: India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the World Badminton Championships after suffering a straight game defeat at the hands of top seed Li Xuerui of China, on Friday. The seventh-seeded Saina was no match for World No.1 Xuerui, who took just 45 minutes to sent packing the Indian...
  • Nation celebrates hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand's 109th birthday 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Paying tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary, which is being celebrated as the National Sports Day, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said the best way to honour the hockey wizard's memory is to inculcate the qualities he displayed on the field. "August 29 marks...
  • World Badminton Championships, QFs: as it happened 4 days ago

    (For Live match updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) PV Sindhu fought hard to beat world No. 2 Wang 19-21, 21-19, 21-15 in the quarter-finals while Saina Nehwal went down to World No. 1 Xuerui 15-21, 15,21 on Friday....
  • Brazilian star Ronaldinho in talks with ISL's Chennai Titans: report 4 days ago

    The Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennai Titans are in talks to bring on board the star Brazilian striker and former FIFA World Player of the Year, Ronaldinho. According to a report in The Hindu, the Brazilian superstar has been approached by the Chennai team. The player's brother, Roberto de Assis,...
  • India's first dowry-free zone, 'havans' for cricketers, toffees as legitimate currency: 19 wonderful things that will make sense only to Indians 4 days ago

    Indians use toffees as currency and do not take the plastic covers off new car seats until they start looking old and haggard as the plastic wears out. And once that happens they put huge towels on the seats to keep it from getting dirty.There are things that makes sense...
  • Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to visit India, Malaysia 4 days ago

    Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Friday that he will travel to India and Malaysia next week. On Abbott's first visit to India as Prime Minister, he said he will visit New Delhi and Mumbai to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries, reported Xinhua. India is Australia's fifth...
  • Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Rana Mujahid is "frustrated" that the national sport is struggling to lure sponsors due to lack of international success in recent years and felt the scene was much better in India. "We feel frustrated ourselves as sponsors are reluctant to invest in a sport which has...
  • Chhattisgarh: Woman divorces husband after he fails to build a toilet at home 4 days ago

    Bhopal: A 23-year-old woman divorced her husband and walked out of her in-laws' home after they failed to build a toilet in their house in Chhattisgarh. The incident took place in the Raigarh district. The woman had set a condition before marriage that a toilet should be constructed at home....
  • Ceasefire violations: A virtual nightmare for people near the Indo-Pak border 4 days ago

    RS Pura International Border: As Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire along the border, the men, women and children living in the villages near the border are living a virtual nightmare every day. These are people caught in the crossfire of the Indo-Pak politics for decades. One sees tearful women and...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 5 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Competition at Asian Games tough, says archer Deepika Kumari 5 days ago

    Top Indian archer Deepika Kumari said the competition won't be easy at the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea, from Sep 19 to Oct 4. "We are well prepared. We are leaving for South Korea today so that we get acclimatised to the weather conditions there. None...
  • We can win 4-5 medals at Asian Games, says wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt 5 days ago

    Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt said on Thursday that Indian wrestlers have it in them to win four-to-five medals, including gold, at the upcoming Asian Games. "We did well at the Commonwealth Games. We are working hard and hopefully will do better in the Asian Games. We can win four-to-five medals...
  • I will be soon playing for Team India, says Irfan Pathan 4 days ago

    Out-of-favour Indian pacer Irfan Pathan is confident of making a "comeback" to the national fold and said that he would focus on the Ranji Trophy matches to make his presence felt. "I will return very soon. For that my focus is on the forthcoming Ranji matches. I will play all the...
  • Madras HC wants pre-marital tests: Is it invasion of privacy? 5 days ago

    In a landmark ruling, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday suggested that prospective couples should get pre-marital clinical examinations to avoid impotency and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) spoiling matrimonial lives. ...
  • Suresh Raina will bat at number five, confirms MS Dhoni 5 days ago

    Cardiff: The move to send Suresh Raina to bat at number five paid rich dividends as his match-winning century helped India post a 133-run win over England, and it seems the Indian team management is in no mood to tamper with the middle order batsman's position in the batting line-up. "Yes,...
  • I rate Raina's knock as one of the best overseas: Sunil Gavaskar 5 days ago

    Cardiff: Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar lavished parises on Suresh Raina's match-winning knock in the second ODI against England and rated the left-hander's hundred as one of the best ODI innings overseas. "You have got to rate it as one of the best innings. You can't call it the top innings...
  • Saina, Sindhu reach quarters of World Badminton Championships 5 days ago

    Copenhagen: India's top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu both survived scares but eventually made their way into the women's singles quarter-finals of the World Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena here Thursday. However, it was the end of the road for Kidambi Srikanth in men's singles and Manu Attri and...
  • BCCI awards Micromax 2014-15 title sponsorship for Rs 18 crore 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Marketing Committee of the BCCI on Thursday awarded the Title Sponsorship for the International Series and Domestic Tournaments to be played in India during the 2014-15 season to Micromax Informatics Limited for an approximate fee of Rs 18 crore. According to a BCCI release, "The winning bid for...
  • Ravi Shastri instilled confidence in the team, says Suresh Raina 5 days ago

    Cardiff: Having scored a match-winning 75-ball-100 against England in the second ODI, Suresh Raina attributed his success to Team Director Ravi Shastri's pre-match pep talk, which urged him to go out and express himself. "Ravi Shastri gave us a lot of confidence. He came in the team meeting and said a...
  • 16-year-old shooting sensation Malaika Goel going for Asiad gold 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Sixteen-year-old shooting sensation Malaika Goel says the unexpected silver at the Commonwealth Games last month has given her the much-needed confidence to aim for a gold at the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. Malaika made the shooting world took notice of her in Glasgow where she beat experienced...
  • An ODI win can't quieten the shouts for Fletcher's removal 4 days ago

    Even as the future of coach Duncan Fletcher hangs in the balance and uncertainty looms large over the Zimbabwean's job with BCCI, former India players, including master batsman Gundappa Vishwanath are batting for an Indian to take over the national team's coaching reins. "We have so many greats to guide the...
  • Different format, different Team India 5 days ago

    It wasn't surprising to see a drastically different India in the second ODI against England at Cardiff on Wednesday. A team coming from consecutive Test defeats - both inside three days - took to ODIs like fish to water. And before we forget, it's the ODI champions after all that...
  • A snow-covered NIT and an IIT that boasts of blackbucks: 35 stunning photos of the most beautiful college campuses in India 5 days ago

    Who needs a vacation when you have a college that looks like a dream! The best colleges in India usually attract students because of the high academic standards. These university campuses boast of exotic scenic beauty that could calm the most troubled minds a night before the exam. If you've...
  • England fined for maintaining slow over-rate in Cardiff 5 days ago

    Cardiff: As if the loss was not enough, England's cricketers were fined 10 per cent of their match fees while their skipper Alastair Cook was docked 20 per cent of his earnings for maintaining a slow over-rate in the second one-dayer against India. "Ranjan Madugalle of the Emirates Elite Panel of...
  • Suresh Raina provides India the perfect 'ton'ic 5 days ago

    Bereft of an inspiring performance since Ishant Sharma's seven-wicket burst at Lord's, Team India received the perfect tonic on Wednesday - provided by its limited-overs specialist Suresh Raina. Off-field disagreements had taken precedence and Raina's century in a winning cause in the Cardiff ODI played the right notes to lift...
  • Hockey India Secretary General hits back at SAI Director General 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra hit back at Sports Authority of India's Director General Jiji Thomson, accusing the top SAI official of "telling lies" and misguiding the media as far as conducting camps were concerned. HI High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans had recently written a letter to Sports...
  • Cook disappointed with 'friend' Swann's World Cup comment 5 days ago

    Cardiff: With friends like Graeme Swann, England captain Alastair Cook may feel he has no need of any enemies. England suffered a massive 133-run defeat by world champions India in the second one-day international in Cardiff on Wednesday, effectively the first of what is now a four-match series following Monday's total...
  • Karate team's participation rejected by OCA despite IOA effort 5 days ago

    Olympic Council of Asia has rejected participation of Indian karate team in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea even after a request by the IOA, which infact had selected the players due to infighting between two factions of the national federation. IOA had constituted a three-member committee to...
  • Gravity-defying rocks and a 'Bullet Baba' temple: 15 peculiar and mysterious places in India every adventurous traveller should visit 5 days ago

    If you're bored of vacationing at the same old conventional tourist spots in India, this is for you. Are you an adventurous traveller planning to travel along the length and breadth of the country? Take a break and set off on an exciting journey to explore the land of peculiar...