India

  • Anand Sahay re-elected as Press Club of India President 31-03-2014 12:06 AM

    New Delhi: Anand Kishore Sahay was on Sunday re-elected president of the Press Club of India while Nadeem Ahmad Kazmi became the secretary-general. The election was held at the Press Club of India on Saturday and the votes were counted on Sunday. Dinesh Sharma has been elected as the Vice...
  • V Sanjay Kumar's 'Virgin Gingelly' is a well-crafted piece of work 30-03-2014 11:29 PM

    A lot of books categorized under the literary fiction genre are not easy reads. In my opinion, they are not meant to be easy reads. A reader has got to be patient and must try and soak in what the author is trying to say through his words. Virgin Gingelly,...
  • World T20: MS Dhoni pleased to see Yuvraj back among runs 30-03-2014 10:56 PM

    Mirpur: Yuvraj Singh's return to form was the biggest positive for the Indian team ahead of knockout stage of the World Twenty20, according to skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Yuvraj roared back to form with a 60-run knock. His strokeful 43-ball innings set up the 73-run victory over Australia as India...
  • World T20: India trounce Australia by 73 runs to enter semis unbeaten 30-03-2014 10:08 PM

    The Indian juggernaut steamrolled Australia on Sunday amid bizarre scenes as the Aussies adopted a hit-or-perish approach to their chase of India's 159 for 7, which saw them getting bowled out for just 86. The 73-run win, India's fourth in a row, meant India will enter the semi-finals unbeaten as...
  • Pullela Gopichand confident of making last-8 of Thomas and Uber Cup 30-03-2014 07:47 PM

    New Delhi: Indian men have been drawn alongside heavy-weight Malaysia and Germany, while women's pool features Thailand in the Thomas and Uber Cups to be held from May 18-25. India have a slightly tough draw in the men's section, which include Korea besides Malaysia and Germany while the women group...
  • As it happened: World T20, India vs Australia 30-03-2014 06:10 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: Australia opted to field. Yuvraj (60) and Ashwin (4/11) laid the foundation for India's comfortable win as they bundled out Australia for 86 after making 159/7. India have got off to a dream start to their World Twenty20...
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes fifth in Malaysia 30-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Sepang: Force India's Nico Hulkenberg impressed once again, securing fifth position in the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday. Teammate Sergio Perez failed to start the race due to an engine problem. Hulkenberg had finished sixth at the season opening Australian Grand Prix, earning his team...
  • SBI: Bank for the unbanked 30-03-2014 05:02 PM

    The 200-year-old State Bank of India stands tall in the Indian banking industry. As on December 2014, the bank had deposit worth Rs 13 lakh crore and advance worth Rs 11 lakh crore. ...
  • Shuttler Sourabh Varma loses in Malaysia GP Gold final 30-03-2014 03:54 PM

    Johor Bahru: Indian shuttler Sourabh Varma gave a fantastic fight but eventually went down to Indonesian 15th seed Simon Santoso in the men's singles final of the $120,000 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold here Sunday. Despite leading a large chunk of the match, the eighth seeded Indian went down 21-15, 16-21,...
  • I was confused, disturbed and in doubt: Parupalli Kashyap 30-03-2014 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: A shoulder injury relapse during last month had left Kashyap "confused and disturbed" about his future but he played with the partial dislocation to reach the semi-finals of Swiss Open. The ace Indian shuttler said the performance in Swiss Open gave a boost to his confidence ahead of...
  • Dhoni stays silent on leaving CSK captaincy 30-03-2014 10:39 AM

    Dhaka: Despite events unfolding back home in the wake of Indian Premier League (IPL) betting and match-fixing scandal, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni stayed calm on Saturday and attributed his team's success in the ongoing World Twenty20 extravaganza to a 'good dressing room atmosphere' where every individual was happy about...
  • Team India's logistics manager and India Cements employee Satheesh sent home 30-03-2014 10:26 AM

    Mirpur: Team India's logistics manager MA Satheesh has been sent back home amidst controversy about how India Cements employees are being given positions of support staffs with the national side. While Satheesh was conspicuous by his absence from the training session on Saturday, Team's media manager Dr RN Baba sent...
  • World T20: Australia next as India aim to stay unbeaten before semis 29-03-2014 10:40 PM

    India so far have got off to a dream start to their World Twenty20 campaign, winning three matches on the bounce and booking a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. On Sunday, MS Dhoni & Co run into Australia, who are desperate for a win in order to keep...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's milk industry 29-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the milk industry. ...
  • Change India: How can we tackle India's infrastructure deficit? 29-03-2014 10:27 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. On the 13th show of the series, panel of experts discuss 10 policy initiatives that will enable the next PM to eliminate India's seemingly perennial infrastructure deficit....
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes 7th in qualifying, Perez 14th in Sepang 29-03-2014 08:09 PM

    Sepang: Sahara Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg qualified at seventh place while his team-mate Sergio Perez finished 14th in the qualifying session of the Malaysia Grand Prix of the Formula One Championship on Saturday. On a wet afternoon at the Sepang International Circuit, Hulkenberg's VJM07-04 clocked 2:01.712 in Q3 while...
  • India's first all-women bank sets up its first branch in Patna 29-03-2014 07:43 PM

    The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB), India's first all-women bank, on Saturday set up its first branch in Patna. The bank would cater to financial inclusion of women of all segments from Self-Help Groups to lower middle class women to High Networth Individuals with a basket of products to ensure inclusive...
  • New FIH rules to be introduced in India from June 1 29-03-2014 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: The new hockey rules announced by the international sport governing body, FIH, will be introduced in India for its domestic competition from June 1 this year, Hockey India (HI) said on Saturday. HI implemented the new FIH tournament rules featuring four quarters of 15 minutes, in all domestic...
  • Virender Sehwag eyes India comeback with good show in IPL 2014 29-03-2014 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: Senior batsman Virender Sehwag on Saturday conceded that he had not scored enough runs in the last season to be in the India team but said he would hope to be back in the reckoning with a good performance in the IPL beginning next month. Sehwag, who was...
  • India, US discuss security, nuclear proliferation, trade 29-03-2014 12:31 PM

    Seeking to bring ebbing bilateral ties back on track, India and the US on Saturday discussed maritime security and expanding regional trade in the Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor and beyond, administration officials said. During the sixth session of the US-India East Asia Consultations, top US officials "conveyed their condolences" to the...
  • Soha Ali Khan felicitates debutant fashion designer at WIFW 29-03-2014 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Soha Ali Khan felicitated India's aspiring fashion designer at an awards ceremony held at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week autumn-winter 2014 (WIFW) here Friday. Wills Lifestyle presented the grand finale of the 8th edition of The Debut, which recognises the country's talented young designers in...
  • I want another shot at Indian batsmen in WT20: Ajmal 29-03-2014 11:29 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan offspinner, Saeed Ajmal wants another shot at the Indian batsmen in the ongoing World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. "We have two more group matches to play in this tournament and they are must win matches for us if we want to qualify for the semi-finals," Ajmal said from Dhaka....
  • CJ fights against insensitivity towards differently-abled by airlines 29-03-2014 11:22 AM

    Suffering from Limb Girdle Dystrophy, Anjali Aggarwal turned Citizen Journalist to highlight the insensitive behaviour displayed by airline companies towards the differently-abled. ...
  • Spinners, batting continue to shine for India at WT20 28-03-2014 11:58 PM

    India are through to the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 riding on a magnificent eight wicket victory over the hosts Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday, courtesy yet another dominating performance by their spinners, led by Amit Mishra. And once again Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli led the batting department with...
  • Has the law failed to check hate speech? 28-03-2014 11:51 PM

    Congress's Saharanpur Congress candidate Imran Masood, who was seen threatening to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi remains defiant even as a case has been registered against him. ...
  • Sunny in, Srini out of BCCI 28-03-2014 11:37 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday appointed Sunil Gavaskar as the board's interim head in place of N Srinivasan to oversee the IPL. ...
  • Sunil Gavaskar takes fresh guard as BCCI president 28-03-2014 11:33 PM

    The Supreme Court has appointed Sunil Gavaskar as the interim BCCI president to oversee the Indian Premier League. ...
  • Good dressing room atmosphere is key to India's success: MS Dhoni 28-03-2014 11:30 PM

    Mirpur: Despite stormy events back home, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni stayed calm and attributed his team's success to a 'good dressing room atmosphere' where every individual was happy about each other's success. While the skipper made it clear that he won't take any questions unrelated to the World T20...