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  • India responding adequately to Pak ceasefire violations: Jaitley August 24, 2014

    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 1 week 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 August 24, 2014

    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 August 24, 2014

    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 August 24, 2014

    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 August 24, 2014

    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 August 24, 2014

    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 August 24, 2014

    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 1 week 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 August 23, 2014

    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 August 23, 2014

    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 August 23, 2014

    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 August 23, 2014

    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 August 23, 2014

    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 August 23, 2014

    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 August 23, 2014

    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 August 23, 2014

    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...
  • Army, BSF responding effectively to ceasefire violations by Pakistan: Defence Minister August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Army and Border Security Force are responding effectively to the repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan, said Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday. 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...
  • 'Meethe mein kya hai?' Adhirasam, Malpoa, Ghewar, Obbattu: 32 delicious desserts from all over India you need to taste at least once in your lifetime August 23, 2014

    What is the one thing that connects cuisines from all over India? The delectable desserts that range from the luscious jalebis of the north to the succulent malpoas and pithas of the east. Indians take their sweets very seriously and have perfected the science that goes into deep fried, rolled...
  • India's Mars orbiter to reach red planet in 33 days: ISRO August 23, 2014

    Chennai: India's ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission is just nine million kilometres away from the red planet, Indian Space Research Organisation said on Saturday. "Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is just nine million km away from Mars and 189 million kilometres away from the Earth. 33 more days to...
  • Eight-member think tank to replace Planning Commission: sources August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to scrap the Planning Commission, sources in the central government tell CNN-IBN that the panel will be replaced by an eight-member think tank. This eight-member body will comprise of top economists, social activist and scientist. Out of the eight members, four will...
  • Will reinforcements help India challenge England better in ODIs? August 23, 2014

    After yet another spineless display overseas, the Indian team is under immense scrutiny, and rightly so. MS Dhoni & Co's recent humiliation in losing the five-match Test series to England has brought back the haunting memories of the 2011 whitewash. Although this time there were many new faces, with majority...
  • Unfair to compare MS Dhoni and Misbah, says Shoaib Malik August 23, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain Shoaib Malik has said that it was absolutely unfair to make any comparisons between the captaincy of Misbah-ul-Haq and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The seasoned batsman was asked what he thought about the pressure being exerted by critics and some former players to replace Misbah in Pakistan and...
  • 'In rest of India you drive on the left side of the road. In Bangalore you drive on what is left of the road': 43 jokes all Bangalore residents will understand August 23, 2014

    If you have ever lived in Bangalore, you would have at least one Facebook post complaining about the traffic - and sometimes even more than one - more than an average daily passenger in Mumbai. The roads are a mess and cost of living is high. But the redeeming factor...
  • Ceasefire violation: Heavy firing by Pakistan troops kills 2 civilians; jawan, 3 others injured August 23, 2014

    Srinagar: Pakistan Army violated ceasefire yet again on Saturday morning as it fired on the Border Security Force posts near the international border in R.S. Pura sector and Arania sub sector. Two civilians were killed and three others suffered injuries in the firing. One jawan too has been hurt in...
  • Stephen Fleming bats for under-fire MS Dhoni August 22, 2014

    Ex-New Zealand skipper Fleming backed under-fire MS Dhoni as still the best option to lead India in Tests notwithstanding the squad's 1-3 defeat to England. ...
  • Saina Nehwal hoping for a good run at the World Championships August 22, 2014

    Returning from the injury, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, aiming for a medal in the World Championships beginning in Copenhagen on August 25. ...
  • Indian hockey team keen to end 16-year wait for Asian Games gold August 22, 2014

    India hockey chief coach Terry Walsh expressed the hope that the team would end its 16-year-long wait for the Asian Games gold in Incheon. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 22, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Sardar Singh leads Indian hockey team's ice bucket challenge August 22, 2014

    Indian captain Sardar Singh takes the Ice bucket challenge and is followed by his team members. ...