INDIA

  • Pakistani rangers resort to overnight firing and mortar shelling, target 15 border outposts October 12, 2014

    Jammu: After two nights of peace, Pakistani troops continued to violate ceasefire by opening fire at 15 outposts along the International Border (IB) in Arina and RS Pura sectors of the Jammu district from Saturday night to Sunday morning. Indian BSF forces have retaliated to the firing. The Pakistani troops...
  • We didn't play to our potential, says MS Dhoni October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Despite staging a remarkable recovery act to level the series, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not at all satisfied with his team's effort as he feels that there are "few things missing" in their game and the boys need to "pull up their socks". "We have not played...
  • Delhi government to work with industrial bodies for 'Swachh Bharat' October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The industries department of Delhi government and DSIIDC are roping in various industrial bodies to help with the removal of debris and discarded material from industrial areas as part of an initiative under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. "We will remove debris and waste material lying in public places...
  • J&K: Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire, fires at 3 BSF posts October 11, 2014

    Poonch: After two nights of peace, Pakistani troops fired at three Border Security Force (BSF) posts on Saturday evening along the International Border (IB) in Arina sector of Jammu region said a BSF spokesman. Fresh firing was reported from Rajouri and Poonch sectors as well. Pakistan has violated to the...
  • 2nd ODI: All-round India beat West Indies by 48 runs to level series 1-1 October 11, 2014

    After an embarrassing defeat in Kochi, India were once again on the verge of losing when the bowlers came to rescue and India registered an impressive 48-run win over West Indies at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi on Saturday. West Indies were once cruising at 170/3 in 35.4 overs...
  • People with vested interests using blackmailing tactics: Lalit Modi October 11, 2014

    London: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi has described the latest developments at the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) as a "blackmailing tactic". An anti-faction in RCA led by Amin Pathan on Saturday allegedly removed former IPL commissioner Modi from president's post in a bid to end its stand-off with Board of Control...
  • India, Nepal working together to link Lumbini, Bodh Gaya October 11, 2014

    Kathmandu: India and Nepal are "seriously working together" to link Lumbini, birth place of Lord Budhha, with Bodh Gaya where he is said to have gained enlightenment, as part of promoting a combined Buddhist pilgrimage circuit. "We are seriously working towards linking the two Buddhist circuits, Nepalese and Indian Buddhist...
  • Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on IPTL October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Reacting to ATP chief Chris Kermode's "glorified exhibition" remark on the inaugural International Tennis Premier League (IPTL), league founder Mahesh Bhupathi has said that "everyone is entitled to their opinion and we are going to put on a world class show". "We are going to put on a show...
  • Force India cars qualify 12th, 13th for Russian Grand Prix October 11, 2014

    Sochi: Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez set almost identical times to qualify 12th and 13th, respectively, for the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom here Saturday. However, their starting grid positions are likely to change as Hulkenberg, McLaren's Kevin Magnussen and Marussia's Max Chilton will...
  • Lalit Modi ousted as Rajasthan Cricket Association President October 11, 2014

    Jaipur: Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was on Saturday unceremoniously ousted from the president's post of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) with a rebel group led by local BJP leader Amin Pathan taking over the reins. On a day of hectic developments, Pathan was elected as the Acting President by...
  • Politics on ceasefire issue has lowered troops morale: Rajnath Singh October 11, 2014

    Dadri/Bhiwani: Union Home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday attacked the Congress and other parties for "playing politics" on the issue of ceasefire violations, saying it has lowered the morale of the forces and asked people to shun them. Addressing poll rallies in Dadri and Bhiwani in poll-bound Haryana, Singh said...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh makes cut, Shiv Kapur missed out in Portugal October 11, 2014

    Vilamoura: Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh came back strongly in the last four holes to make the cut in the weather-hit Portugal Masters. Jeev, who shot one-over 72, carded four-under 67 to get to three-under 139 and make the weekend rounds. His round included an eagle and a birdie in the...
  • West Indies players want WIPA disbanded October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Disgruntled with its Players Association due to an ongoing pay dispute, the West Indian team have sought the Cricket Board's "urgent intervention" to dissolve the body as it no longer had the "authority to speak" on the side's behalf. The Caribbean side, which is currently playing an ODI series...
  • Female foeticide a matter of shame: PM Narendra Modi October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described female foeticide as a "matter of deep shame" and asked the people to pledge to end gender-based discrimination and create an atmosphere of equality for girls. He invited people to share on 'MyGov'...
  • West Indies cricketers continue to protest with black armband October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The West Indies team might have put off its 'strike' plan as of now, but the players continued to protest against the payment dispute with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) by wearing black armbands in the second One-day International against India on Saturday. The Dwayne Bravo-led side had...
  • Hockey: Defending champions India face New Zealand test in Johor Cup October 11, 2014

    Johor Bahru: Defending champions India face New Zealand in their Sultan of Johor Cup opener to be played at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Sunday. The team comprising a bunch of fresh faces go into the U-21 tournament as a confident lot. With players like captain Harjeet Singh, his deputy...
  • No possibility of shifting Vizag ODI due to cyclone 'Hudhud': BCCI October 11, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: There is little possibility of shifting the venue of the India-West Indies third ODI from Vizag despite the cyclone 'Hudhud' threat and the hosts Andhra Cricket Association hoped the match would be conducted smoothly on October 14, the BCCI said on Saturday. "It's difficult to shift the venue at such...
  • I am proud of the West Indies team: Viv Richards October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Relieved that the West Indies tour of India remains on track despite the players threatening to go on strike over a pay dispute, former captain Viv Richards said the visiting team made him proud by going about its job in the "best way possible" despite the distraction back...
  • Nobel Prize winner Satyarthi's movement against child abuse, trafficking October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Kailash Satyarthi on Friday won the Nobel Peace Prize for his crusade against child labour in India. CNN-IBN joined Satyarthi's cause and the investigation revealed how thousands of minor girls are trafficked to big cities and sold as bonded labour by illegal placement agencies. "I will not go back...
  • J&K: Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Poonch, target 4 Indian posts October 11, 2014

    Poonch: After two nights of peace, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control on Saturday in Shahpur sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir and targeted four Indian posts. Indian soldiers fired in retaliation to the unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops. Pakistan has violated to the ceasefire several times...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, 2nd ODI October 11, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After an embarrassing defeat in the first ODI at Kochi, India will look to hit the West Indies back hard at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla ground on Saturday to draw level in the five-match series. India looked complacent and surprised at...
  • 2nd ODI: Hurt India look to hit West Indies back at Kotla October 11, 2014

    After an embarrassing defeat in the first ODI at Kochi, India will look to hit the West Indies back hard at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla ground on Saturday to draw level in the five-match series. India looked complacent and surprised at Kochi, where the visitors put up a spirited all-round display...
  • Peace at Indo-Pak border after 10 days of heavy firing October 11, 2014

    It has been two nights of peace on the border after 10 days of heavy firing and shelling. A parliamentary standing committee on Friday discussed the matter and lauded the BSF for retaliating. According to the sources, the Home Ministry has said that any decision to resume talks will only...
  • Gujarat: Congress workers arrested for burning Pakistan flag October 10, 2014

    Vadodara: At least five Congress workers were arrested on Friday for burning a Pakistan flag during a protest against the ceasefire violations by the troops of the neighbouring country from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. At the protest near the the Abhilasha crossroads, Congress workers raised slogans...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 10, 2014

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Think how social media can stop terror: Modi tells Zuckerberg October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday discussed the use of social media in checking terror activities and a host of other issues with social networking giant Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The issues discussed included 'Swachh Bharat' Mission with the Facebook co-founder. Zuckerberg, who called on the Prime Minister, expressed his...
  • Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai share Nobel Peace Prize 2014 October 10, 2014

    Child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai shared the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." ...
  • Odisha Cricket Association to issue wristband to keep gatecrashers at bay October 10, 2014

    Cuttack: Odisha Cricket Association will issue a wrist band for VIP enclosure ticket buyers during the Twenty20 International match between India and West Indies on October 22 to stop gatecrashers from grabbing the complimentary dinner. "We are introducing this for the first time as it was necessitated to separate the chafe...