India

  • England women humble India women by 42 runs in 1st ODI 2 hours 25 minutes ago

    Scarborough: Fine fifties from skipper Charlotte Edwards and Heather Knight helped England women outplay their Indian counterparts by 42 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in the first rain-hit one-dayer here on Thursday. Chasing a revised target of 184 in 42 overs, England were 153 for three in 30.1 overs when rain intervened...
  • Dhoni, Kohli skip practice before Middlesex game 3 hours 40 minutes ago

    London: Holding their last practice session before being forced to go on a break by the BCCI, India's bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding consultant Trevor Penney made the players 'sweat' before the one-off practice game ahead of the five-match ODI series starting August 25. Looking to pick up the pieces...
  • Not India, Pakistan but people of Kashmir are real stakeholders of land: Mirwaiz 13 hours 16 minutes ago

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN the Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq explained his meeting with Pakistan High Commission on Monday. In response to the only two stakeholders of Kashmir statement of MEA, the separatist leaser said neither India nor Pakistan but people of Kashmir are real stakeholders of land....
  • Indian hockey team keen to end 16-year wait for Asian Games gold 13 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India hockey captain Sardar Singh and chief coach Terry Walsh Thursday expressed the hope that the team would end its 16-year-long wait for the Asian Games gold at the South Korean city of Incheon next month. The India team has been clubbed in Pool B with Pakistan, Sri Lanka,...
  • AI Dreamliner turns back after windshield crack 13 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It is raining trouble for Air India's Dreamliner fleet as one of the aircraft was forced to return on Thursday after developing a windshield crack mid-air on its way to Kolkata. The incident comes a day after a Boeing 787 was grounded in Seoul as a "precautionary" measure for...
  • Duncan Fletcher won't be sidelined, says Ravi Shastri 14 hours 7 minutes ago

    Shastri, who has been appointed the team director for the ODI series against England, said his role would be to oversee the team but added that coach Fletcher has not been sidelined. ...
  • CNN-IBN's Digvijay Singh Deo takes the ice bucket challenge 16 hours 34 minutes ago

    The CNN-IBN's sports editor went on to nominate ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, boxer Mary Kom and the India men's hockey team to take the ALS challenge. ...
  • Sergio Perez expects to stay at Force India 17 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mexican Sergio Perez says he expects to stay at the Force India Formula One team next season with an extension likely to be agreed in a matter of weeks. "Nothing is confirmed yet but we should be, in the next couple of weeks, sorted for next year," the former Sauber and...
  • Terry Walsh confident about breaking Asian Games gold jinx 17 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It's been 16 long years that Indian men's hockey team won a gold medal at the Asian Games, but their chief coach Terry Walsh said that the Sardar Singh-led side have a realistic chance of breaking the jinx in the upcoming continental event to be held in Incheon,...
  • Good Asiad and early quota will boost confidence: Manavjit Singh Sandhu 18 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ace trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu is eyeing an Olympic quota place in the upcoming World Championships and is also confident of winning a medal at the Inchon Asian Games. The World Cup gold winner says an early quota place and a good outing at Asiad will "boost his...
  • Armed with CWG gold, shuttler Kashyap ready for bigger things 20 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games gold medal is a big motivating factor for top Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap to prepare for the tougher World Championships and the Asian Games. The 27-year-old Hyderabadi says not much has changed after he emulated legends Prakash Pradukone (1978) and Syed Modi (1982) by winning the...
  • Tough draw for Indian football teams in Asian Games 20 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Indian men's U-23 national team will be playing Jordan and UAE in Group G while the women's senior national team have been placed in Group A with hosts South Korea, Thailand and Maldives in the upcoming Incheon Asian Games. The draw that was released on Thursday has 29...
  • Photos: Have you seen what the India-Pakistan border looks like from space? 19 amazing photos of India as seen from space 20 hours 57 minutes ago

    Have you seen images of the India-Pakistan border from space? The picture clearly shows a border that is lit u by floodlights. The floodlights dot the border in Gujarat to prevent smuggling and arms trafficking. NASA has also captured some amazing photos of the Sundarbans area and the Ganges valley...
  • Watch: The Indian Ice Bucket Challenge: 9 celebrities including Sania Mirza, Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan soak themselves in ice cold water 23 hours 55 minutes ago

    After a series of Hollywood stars and famous celebrities taking the Ice Bucket Challenge in the west, it is India's turn now. Bollywood seems pretty excited about getting drenched in ice cold water and a number of popular actors stepped forward to join the cause. Spreading awareness about the ALS...
  • No ban on WAGs while Team India on tour: BCCI sources 17 hours 0 minutes ago

    The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) on Thursday rubbished reports suggesting girlfriends and wives of players will no longer be allowed on tour and there will also be restrictions on the duration of the wives' stay, according to the CNN IBN sources. Earlier, there were reports that the board...
  • Duncan Fletcher has not been sidelined: Ravi Shastri 21 hours 54 minutes ago

    London: Former India captain Ravi Shastri, who has been appointed the team director for the ODI series against England, said his role would be to oversee the team but added that chief coach Duncan Fletcher has not been sidelined. "My role is to oversee everything. All of them report to me,"...
  • 'When Salman Khan takes the Ice Bucket Challenge, it becomes the Bhai's bucket challenge': 13 terrible 'Bhai' puns you don't need a brain to understand Yesterday

    'Salman Bhai rocks!' The iconic Salman Khan has millions of fans across the world who would pay an arm and a leg to watch the first day first show of his movies. If you did not know how #BhaiRoxx on social media you must log in to Twitter. Social media...
  • US gurdwaras to launch campaign to improve Sikhs image Yesterday

    Washington: Amidst increasing incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs, Gurdwaras in the US have decided to launch an intensive national campaign running into $5 million to improve the image of the community in America. Representatives from over 100 Gurdwaras in the US held a meeting here over the weekend to discuss...
  • Indian coaches have burnt their bridges Yesterday

    What exactly is the role of Ravi Shastri, the new director of cricket operations of the Indian team now in England to complete a tortuous tour playing five one-dayers and a Twenty20 game after losing the five-Test series 1-3? It is not the role of the former India allrounder but the...
  • He wears a black hat and uses 'dikra' excessively: The 8 ingredients to make a perfect Bollywood Parsi are accurately described in this video Yesterday

    If you've watched enough Bollywood movies, you would have a fair amount of idea of what a Parsi family looks like. The man usually weighs 80 kg, and will normally be dresses in a white kurta with a mandatory black hat to complete the look. He will use 'dikra' excessively...
  • Firms tool up for defence orders on Narendra Modi's 'make in India' pledge Yesterday

    New Delhi: Some of India's biggest companies are pouring billions of dollars into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks for the country's military, buoyed by the new government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces using domestic factories. India, the world's largest arms importer, will spend $250 billion in the next decade on...
  • Lack of options leave Team India struggling with MS Dhoni dilemma Yesterday

    Beleaguered India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni appears set to retain his Test captaincy role - if he has the desire to continue - due to a sheer lack of alternative options to take on the job after yet another calamitous overseas tour. India's propensity for foreign failures was exposed in 2011...
  • Stuart Broad sets September 4 date for knee surgery Yesterday

    London: England pace bowler Stuart Broad will have surgery on his right knee on Sept. 4, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The 28-year-old will miss the five one-day internationals against India starting on Monday, but is expected to be fit in time for the World Cup, which...
  • Modi Cabinet approves Rs 1 lakh crore Digital India project Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has approved the Digital India project, which is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious e-governance initiative. The project, which has a total overlay of Rs 1 lakh crore, aims to ensure that government services are available to citizens electronically and help people gain benefits from the...
  • RSS's Hindutva claim a challenge to secular India: CPM Yesterday

    Chennai: The claim of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva its identity is a "challenge" to the concept of secular India, CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat said on Wednesday. "RSS head Mohan Bhagwat has repeated his claim time and again. It is a basic...
  • BJP veteran hails Centre's decision to call off talks with Pak Yesterday

    BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi hailed the government's decision to call off Foreign Secretary level talks with Pakistan after the latter's envoy held meetings with Kashmiri separatists. ...
  • 5 arrivals in India found to have contact history with Ebola cases Yesterday

    New Delhi: Five persons out of a total of 145 passengers who arrived at various airports in India from Ebola virus-affected countries in the last 24 hours were found to have contact history with positive cases of the disease, the health ministry said. The details of the said five passengers have...
  • Fletcher, Dawes oversee India's net session before ODI series Yesterday

    London: Two days ahead of their practice game versus Middlesex at the Lord's, Team India regrouped with a net-session with under-fire coach Duncan Fletcher and bowling coach Joe Dawes overseeing proceedings ahead of the five-match ODI series starting August 25. Interestingly, Dawes has been rested for the ODIs after India's 3-1...
  • News 360: Irom Sharmila freed, says her fast against AFSPA will continue Yesterday

    Irom Sharmila has been released from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science of Imphal on Wednesday evening. A Manipur Court on Tuesday had ordered Sharmila's release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court had said that she should be released immediately. ...
  • Vikas Gowda, Tintu Luka in India's athletics team for Asian Games Yesterday

    New Delhi: Strong medal prospects Arpinder Singh, Vikas Gowda and Tintu Luka were on Wednesday named in the 56-member Indian athletics team, which included 30 women, for next month's Asian Games in South Korea. 110m hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya, who won gold in the just-concluded Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships with...