India

  • Rising India is ameliorating influence on China: US 4 days ago

    Washington: The US has said a rising India is going to be an ameliorating influence on China as there will be areas of both collaboration and competition between the two Asian giants to work on. "A rising India is in some ways going to be an ameliorating influence on China and...
  • Devyani Khobragade incident has developed closer ties with India: US 4 days ago

    Washington: The US has said the aftermath of last year's Khobragade incident has led to the development of closer ties and closer communication with India. "I think that despite the fact that we had this very uncomfortable and unfortunate situation that we had to work through, at the end of the...
  • Air India, Jet Airways to avoid airspace over war-torn eastern Ukraine 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian carriers, Air India and Jet Airways, will avoid the airspace of war-torn eastern Ukraine following a directive issued to them by the DGCA in the wake of reported shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in which all 295 people on board were killed on Thursday. The aviation regulator,...
  • 2nd Test: Rahane's ton rescues India to 290/9 on Day 1 at Lord's 4 days ago

    Ajinkya's Rahane's stellar hundred saved India the blushes on the opening day of the second Test against England, taking them to a respectable 290 for 9 after James Anderson gave England control on a green-top Lord's track. Rahane, batting at No. 4, scored 103 and shared a crucial 90-run partnership for...
  • Disciplinary hearing in Ravindra Jadeja-James Anderson row on July 22 5 days ago

    The ICC on Thursday appointed Gordon Lewis AM as the Judicial Commissioner to hear the misconduct case against England paceman James Anderson and the preliminary hearing will be conducted on July 22, a day after the Lord's Test concludes. Anderson is facing a charge under Level 3 of the ICC Code...
  • India's infant mortality rate dips 5 days ago

    New Delhi: India has seen a dip in its infant mortality and fertility rates, official figures released on Thursday showed. The infant mortality rate in India has declined from 47 per 100,000 live births in 2010 to 42 in 2012, according to the National Health Profile, 2013. The National Health Profile,...
  • James Anderson becomes highest wicket-taker in England 5 days ago

    London: At the centre of controversy surrounding his alleged altercation with Ravindra Jadeja in Trent Bridge, fast bowler James Anderson on Thursday replaced Fred Trueman as England's highest wicket-taker in the Old Blighty, where he has accounted for 230 scalps. Another Englishman, Trueman, had taken 229 wickets in this country, while...
  • Indian women to play Test cricket after 8 long years 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian women cricket team will be playing a four-day 'Test' match after a gap of eight long years as they gear up for a short two and half week tour of England starting August 7. India will be playing a 'Test' and three ODIs during the 19 day...
  • Indian women's hockey team ready to deliver at CWG: Coach Neil Hawgood 5 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian women hockey team's chief coach Neil Hawgood has said that his squad are ready to deliver big results at the Commonwealth Games to be held from July 24 to Aug 2. "While the team is young, but the kind of play that they showed on the recent Malaysian tour...
  • Live Score: England opt to bowl against India, teams unchanged 5 days ago

    Toss: England opt to bowl against India. Both teams are unchanged from the first Test. Teams: India (Playing XI): Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni(w/c), Stuart Binny, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma England (Playing XI): Alastair Cook(c), Sam Robson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Joe...
  • India blowing things out of proportion: Michael Vaughan 5 days ago

    London: Insisting that the much talked-about altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson was nothing more than a "minor bust-up, former England captain Michael Vaughan said the visiting Indians were blowing things out of proportion in an attempt to unsettle the home team. "It is all a bit pathetic and sad...
  • Chose Kangana Ranaut as she's the best person to convey cultural ethos through our creations: Anju Modi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Kangana Ranaut sauntered down the ramp for designer Anju Modi at the ongoing India Couture Week in New Delhi. Talking on why she chose Kangana as her showstopper, the couturier said, "I thought Kangana is the best person to convey that feel and thought that I...
  • High performance programme of Hockey India set to start next month 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The ambitious High Performance Programme of Hockey India (HI) is all set to go live from next month with the launch of its website, a one of a kind interactive platform for coaches and players of the country. The website will be launched in three-phased manner with the basic...
  • IMF congratulates BRICS for new fund, offers help 5 days ago

    Brasilia: The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday congratulated the five BRICS countries for creating a new reserves fund that intends to challenge Western dominance in the global lender. The IMF's managing director, Christine Lagarde, said the lender would like to work with the BRICS in the new fund, which pools together...
  • US officials hail Modi's steps to firm up ties with neighbours 5 days ago

    Washington: Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's steps to improve ties with SAARC countries, top US officials, eminent South Asia experts and lawmakers have said he has shown firm commitment towards strengthening India's relations with its neighbours, including Pakistan. "When Prime Minister Modi invited the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif,...
  • Gary Ballance goes on drinking binge, warned by coach Moores 5 days ago

    London: England's top-order batsman Gary Ballance has been handed a stern warning by team's coach Peter Moores over the left-hander's conduct in a drunken state at a Nottingham pub after the end of the first Test match. Pictures of Ballance in a topless state with a beer can in hand was...
  • An auto driver who provides free WiFi. A doctor who charges Rs 2 for consultations: 15 Indians who have done terrific things you probably haven't heard of 5 days ago

    Who are some of the most famous Indian you know of? You will recall cricketers, film stars, freedom fighters, politicians, and billionaires easily, but have you heard of a certain Annadurai who rides an auto that has a mobile charger, books, free Wi-Fi, magazines and newspapers for passengers? There is...
  • NTPC SOS to government: Only 4 days' coal stock left in 27 plants 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The national Thermal Power Corporation has sent out an SOS to the government informing them that they have coal stock left only for four days. According to sources, six plants of NTPC with capacity of 17,000 MW are running on low stock and out of 100 thermal plants, 27...
  • Police, ultras exchange fire in Khunti 6 days ago

    Police and the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) ultras on Wednesday exchanged fire in the jungles of Khunti district even as the police claimed a couple of extremists may have been wounded in the encounter. "The encounter began at 5 pm and lasted for about an hour, during which the...
  • England hit back by charging Jadeja with a Level 2 offence 6 days ago

    The ICC on Wednesday confirmed that England team manager Phil Neale has charged India's Ravindra Jadeja under Level 2 of the ICC Code of Conduct for his alleged incident involving England pacer James Anderson on the second day of the first Test at Trent Bridge. The alleged offence has been reported...
  • Cricket should be the focus for both teams: Kris Srikkanth 6 days ago

    Ahead of the second Test at Lord's, India have lodged a complaint against James Anderson for 'abusing and pushing' Ravindra Jadeja in the first Test. ...
  • Picking five bowlers is a positive move, says Dravid 6 days ago

    London: Former India captain Rahul Dravid termed Indian team management's decision to include five specialist bowlers as a positive move. "It is a very courageous move, a very positive move in my opinion," Dravid told reporters at the Laureus Academy function here on Thursday. "In the past, India have been a bit...
  • Jadeja did nothing wrong, Anderson was at fault: Dhoni 6 days ago

    London: The raging controversy over James Anderson's alleged altercation with Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday gained momentum with India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hitting out at the English fast bowler, stating that he was the one who crossed the line during the first Test. Anderson is said to have abused and pushed...
  • Anderson-Jadeja incident not good for the game: Gavaskar 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaksar feels some "action is due" in the controversy regarding James Anderson allegedly pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge, terming the incident as "not good for the game". "I feel some action is due as prevention is better than cure. I think that the...
  • Complaint against Anderson is a tactic by India: Cook 6 days ago

    India's accusation that paceman Jimmy Anderson "abused and pushed" spinner Ravindra Jadeja during the first drawn Test at Trent Bridge may be a tactical move by the tourists, England skipper Alastair Cook said on Wednesday. England are contesting the misconduct charges brought against Anderson by the International Cricket Council (ICC) -...
  • Stern punishment if Anderson is guilty: Boycott 6 days ago

    London: Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has recommended "stern punishment" for James Anderson if the England pacer is found guilty of abusing and pushing Ravindra Jadeja on the second day of the first Test at Trent Bridge. "If anybody's found guilty, and if I had a say in it, I believe...
  • India Inc hails BRICS pact to set up New Development Bank 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Terming as "historic" the pact on establishment of a New Development Bank at the BRICS Summit, India Inc on Wednesday said that the move was likely to strengthen economic cooperation between the five-nation grouping, help stave off future economic crises and boost infra development. "Agreements on setting up of...
  • Dhoni right man to lead India, Virat's time will come: Dravid 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid said that there is no need to replace Mahendra Singh Dhoni as suggested by former Australian skipper Ian Chappell because the team has "progressed" well under the able leadership of the Jharkhand wicketkeeper-batsman. "Dhoni is the right man to take India forward as we...
  • Five things to know about England-India second Test at Lord's 6 days ago

    London: A lifeless pitch at Trent Bridge ensured the first Test between England and India was drawn, despite some remarkable individual performances. To end their first streak in 21 years of nine straight Tests without a win, England have recalled left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan, less than a year after a...