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  • India hit new low in Test cricket after 3-1 drubbing 3 days ago

    London: When Gary Ballance converted a quarter of a chance into a magnificent catch at slip to dismiss Ajinkya Rahane on the third afternoon of the fifth and final Test, that pretty much summed up a series in which England inflicted a third consecutive defeat on India, after trailing 0-1. While...
  • Watch: India day parade in New York 3 days ago

    The 34th India day parade was on Sunday held in New York city marking India's 68th Independence day. The parade organised by the Federation of Indian Associations features close to 40 floats, 20 marching groups and 6 professional bands. ...
  • It was an amazing performance: Alastair Cook 3 days ago

    London: England skipper Alastair Cook, who led his side to make a remarkable turnaround to win the five-match Test series against India 3-1 despite being 0-1 down in the beginning, called it "an amazing performance". After drawing the first Test, England lost the second at Lord's and questions were raised at...
  • Top-order failed to absorb pressure, says MS Dhoni 3 days ago

    London: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says continuous failure affected the confidence of their top-order as they could not absorb the pressure but at the same time he blamed lack of experience for India's meek 1-3 surrender in the series, which concluded here on Sunday. "The top-order felt the pressure of not...
  • India is a Hindu nation, says RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Stoking yet another controversy, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity. "Hindustan is a Hindu nation. Hindutva is the identity of our nation and it (Hinduism) can incorporate others (religions) in itself," he said. ...
  • India's shocking batting stats in last four innings: 63/6, 66/6, 44/6, 62/6 3 days ago

    Another batting disaster by the Indian batsmen once again illustrated the fact that the top order haven't learnt anything from their previous outings on the ongoing tour. The visitors have not crossed the 200-run mark in the previous four innings and surely have made a habit of losing five to...
  • India humiliated yet again as England decimate Dhoni & Co. to win Test series 3-1 3 days ago

    England wrapped up the five-match Test series 3-1 with a huge innings and 244-run victory on day three at The Oval on Sunday. Team India's win at Lord's seemed a distant memory as they were humiliated once again and had no answer to England's pace attack. India, faced with a...
  • India-Pak relations: Challenges for Modi 3 days ago

    As India and Pakistan celebrate 67 years of Independence, CNN-IBN discusses with Indo-Pak experts the challenges and expectations that lay ahead for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Nawaz Sharif. ...
  • Change India: How can 100 new cities change India? 3 days ago

    In a special series Change India, CNBC TV18 discusses how India can make its cities and towns - those that exist, those that are planned - liveable. ...
  • India pip Pakistan 1-0 in football friendly 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Asian Games-bound Indian football team, reduced to 10 men for the last 20 minutes, snatched a 1-0 win against visiting Pakistan in the first of the two friendlies on Sunday. A 46th-minute Robin Singh strike was the only differentiating factor between the two well-matched sides in a pacy and spicy...
  • Political parties condemn Pak envoy's move to invite J&K separatist leaders for talks 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the secretary level talks between India and Pakistan scheduled for August, Pakistan envoy to India, Abdul Basit, has invited separatist leaders from Jammu and Kashmir for talks to New Delhi on August 18-19. Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said Pakistan wants feedback from the separatists...
  • No Indian fisherman in Lankan jails now 3 days ago

    New Delhi: For the first time this year no Indian fisherman is in Sri Lankan jail, following the release of 94 fishermen on Saturday by the island nation. Officials said hundreds of Indian fishermen had been apprehended by Lanka Navy while fishing in their waters and with the release of...
  • Indian slip fielders standing too close to each other, says Laxman 4 days ago

    London: With India's 'butter fingered' slip-cordon struggling to hold on to catches, former slips specialist VVS Laxman feels the fielders are standing too close to each other, which is causing confusion between them. "Definitely, they are very close. I was the one who used to take the gap between the first...
  • Watch: A group of youngsters in Hyderabad is transforming lives in a beautiful way. This video will leave you with a smile on your face 4 days ago

    Leo Tolstoy once said, 'The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.' A group of youngsters from Hyderabad decided to act upon his words and set out to change lives in a beautiful way. 'Transformers', as the group calls itself, goes out every Sunday and helps people on the...
  • Root-Buttler put us in strong position: Gary Ballance 4 days ago

    London: England batsman Gary Ballance rued at not completing another hundred against India in the fifth and final cricket Test here while praising team-mate Joe Root for countering the visitors' efforts on day two. The hosts finished 237 runs ahead at stumps, replying to India's 148 runs with 385/7. "I felt good...
  • Celebrating 'azadi' with 'rahgiri' in Old Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: On this Independence Day evening, the historic Chandni Chowk street in Delhi's Walled City, otherwise chock-a-block with chaotic traffic and a teeming mass of people, was wide open for a stroll. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) for the first time ever organised 'rahgiri' in the city in collaboration...
  • Open-defecation: Centre for linking water, sanitation departments 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Centre has made a suggestion to the states to merge their Water and Sanitation departments with an aim to give a push to the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, which seeks to make the country free of open defecation by 2019. The advice from the Centre to the states comes...
  • Tasty and crispy CID snacks, Apple sarees and Vodafone lighters: 10 brands that have no idea they've launched these ingenious products in India! 4 days ago

    Apple fans, this is another product you need to get your hands on as soon as possible. The Apple saree is here! We didn't know our country was so obsessed with branded clothes until we came across Levi's lungis in south India. If that wasn't all, your kitchen could now...
  • Don't rule out Indian batsmen, says Ashwin 4 days ago

    London: Offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Saturday conceded that India had a bad day in the office but expressed confidence that his team's batsmen would do a better job in the second innings of the fifth and final Test against England here. On day two, the hosts finished at 385 for 7...
  • Chennai to celebrate Madras Week on its 375th birthday, starting today 2 days ago

    Chennai: The first city of modern India, Chennai, will celebrate its 375th birthday this week beginning from Sunday. The southern city will celebrate Madras Week by dedicating seven days to the history, culture and traditions of the city. Chennai, then Madras was founded on August 22, 1639 when a strip of...
  • We are trying to enter the Limca Book of Records by planting 180,000 saplings: BSF 3 days ago

    Agartala: The paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) aims to enter the "Limca Book of Records" by planting 180,000 trees along India's frontiers Tuesday, an official said. "Over 10,500 BSF troopers would plant 180,000 trees in 30 minutes (10 am to 10:30 am) on August 19 all along India's borders with Pakistan...
  • Is a five-Test series beyond today's Indian cricketers? 4 days ago

    India's campaign in the current series can, without fear of contradiction, be summarised as the tourists losing their way after the second Test, especially after the third. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) needs to seriously ponder: why? Was a five-Test series beyond the mental and physical faculties...
  • Nepal: Floods, landslides kill 240 people, India announces relief fund of NRs 48 million 4 days ago

    Kathmandu: India announced a relief assistance of Nepali Rs 48 million for the victims of the recent floods and landslides that have hit different parts of Nepal, claiming over 240 lives in two weeks. "The government of India will provide Rs 30 million (NRs 48 million) assistance to the victims of...
  • 5th Test: England push India into a corner with 237-run lead 4 days ago

    England's lead swelled to 237 on the second day of the fifth Test against India at The Oval, thanks largely to Joe Root's 92* that further exposed India's lackluster bowling on a track where England bowlers dismissed the visitors for 148. The hosts reached 385 for 7 at stumps with notable...
  • India announces 30 mn package for Nepal flood-landslide victims 4 days ago

    Kathmandu: India on Saturday announced a relief assistance of NRs 48 million for the victims of recent floods and landslide in different parts of Nepal, which has claimed nearly 220 lives in two weeks. "The government of India will provide Rs 30 million (NRs 48 million) assistance to the victims of...
  • Happy to play another Test before hanging my boots: Mithali Raj 4 days ago

    At 31 years and 256 days, Mithali Raj does not know how many more years of international cricket is left in her but Indian women's cricket team captain is "happy" to have played at least one more Test before she called time on her illustrious career. "When we won the last...
  • India's performance in England is shameful: Kirti Azad 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Former cricketer Kirti Azad on Saturday said he was ashamed of the Indian cricket team's disastrous performance in the current Test series against England. "I have earned a lot of accolades playing for the country. But now the way this Indian cricket team is playing I feel ashamed," said Azad...
  • India men struggle but women beat England by 6 wickets in one-off Test 4 days ago

    Wormsley: The Indian men's cricket team has disappointed with their spineless performance in the last three weeks but the women counterparts showed steely temperament as they made a remarkable comeback into Test fold, beating England women by six wickets on Saturday. Skipper Mithali Raj led from the front with a gutsy...