INDIA

  • India Runway Week to begin from April 10 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) will celebrate fresh fashion with the India Runway Week here from April 10 to 12. The fashion event will see exhibitions and shows featuring young Indian designers. India Runway Week fashion director Kiran Kheva said in a statement that this year's dates...
  • PDP-BJP government in J&K will run on Common Minimum Programme, not comments: PM Modi 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the People's Democratic Party (PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir will run on Common Minimum Programme (CMP) and not on comments. The PM's remark was on the controversy generated by J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's comment...
  • PCB chief to meet Jagmohan Dalmiya, seeks stamp on bilateral series 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: PCB chairman Shahryar Khan has welcomed the return of 'old friend' Jagmohan Dalmiya to the BCCI helm and said that he will be visiting India later in the week to seek confirmation from his counterpart on the planned series between the two countries from 2015 to 2023. Both Dalmiya...
  • IPL promoters face 'closer scrutiny' of transactions 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    Kochi: The newly-elected BCCI vice president on tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair. A day after he was elected as BCCI vice president, IPL governing council member T C Mathew said all...
  • World Cup 2015: Virat Kohli abuses journalist over an article about Anushka 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Perth: India's premier batsman and team's vice-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday suddenly lost his cool after the training session as he hurled abuses at a journalist before the side's group league game against West Indies at the WACA on Friday. It didn't occur to anybody that something of this sort will...
  • ICC World Cup: Nabi hopes Afghanistan will push Australia 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    Perth: Mohammad Nabi took over as captain of Afghanistan's one-day international team just under two years back, and has led the team in 25 of their 48 ODIs to date. He has overseen their qualification to the World T20 in Bangladesh last year, and to the World Cup this year...
  • World Cup 2015: Amla, Du Plessis star as South Africa thump Ireland 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    Ireland came into the match at the Manuka Oval high on confidence after victories in their first two games. South Africa, one of the pre-tournament favourites, presented a far sterner test than West Indies and United Arab Emirates, however, and ruthless batting from Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis...
  • World Cup: India can celebrate Holi, we will celebrate win, says Sammy 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    Perth: Darren Sammy loves a laugh. He plays his cricket with a smile, and he seems never to take life seriously, except when his team is losing a game of cricket. At the Murdoch University ground on Tuesday (March 3), as his beloved West Indian side continued its preparations for Friday's...
  • India's online cab service Ola buys rival TaxiForSure for $200 million 3 hours 15 minutes ago

    Mumbai: App-based cab service Ola has bought rival TaxiForSure for $200 million as it eyes a bigger share in India's fast-growing online taxi services industry, where it competes with local players as well as Uber, the U.S. based online taxi-hailing company. The deal by Ola, backed by Japan's SoftBank Corp, is...
  • World Cup: Should India rest key players? Pick your India XI vs West Indies 3 hours 40 minutes ago

    With three wins in the bag and a place in the quarter-finals assured, should India captain MS Dhoni test the bench strength to keep every member of the squad ready for tougher battles ahead? Pick your XI for the match against West Indies on Friday. But remember, you can submit...
  • Had permission from MHA, Tihar Jail authorities to interview Delhi gangrape convict: British filmmaker 4 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BAFTA award winning Director and Producer Leslee Udwin on Tuesday claimed that she had followed all instructions and had permission from Ministry of Home Affairs and Tihar Jail authorities to interview 2012 Delhi gangrape convict. As part of her documentary 'India's Daughter', Leslee had interview Mukesh Kumar, who...
  • Cricket World Cup: I am not at all surprised with India's turnaround, says Ravi Shastri 5 hours 31 minutes ago

    Perth: India's stunning turnaround of fortunes in the World Cup may have surprised many but not team director Ravi Shastri, who says the "script went on expected lines" as he had full faith in the players' abilities. India entered the quadrennial extravaganza following a winless tour Down Under and the defending...
  • ICC World Cup: Will Dhoni throw the Ashwin challenge at Gayle? 5 hours 32 minutes ago

    The media may be peeved at MS Dhoni the late-comer, but he's making all the right moves on the turf that matters. Three wins in three matches, and India's World Cup defence well on its way. India stayed in Perth after having UAE for an evening snack, awaiting West Indies, who...
  • Mr J goes to Islamabad 6 hours 24 minutes ago

    'The road to hell is paved with good intentions.' When Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, India's new foreign secretary sits down to formally begin negotiations with Pakistan after a break of over six months, he will do well to remember this old proverb. The Pakistanis will be the most generous hosts he has encountered,...
  • Biometric testing requisite for British tourists wanting to travel to India 6 hours 50 minutes ago

    London: British tourists wanting to travel to India will now have to turn up at an application centre and be fingerprinted in order to get a visa. The process will start from mid-March and is causing significant concern to travel agencies who offer holidays to India. Diana Syrett's agency "Kerala...
  • World Cup: What's the fuss about Dhoni turning up late 8 hours 41 minutes ago

    There have been some write-ups on how India's captain is insensitive towards international media, and Indian media in particular, by coming late for a press briefing and how he made them wait for hours. Media is rather touchy and seems to be taking out on the captain. If indeed there are...
  • Shah Rukh Khan pays tribute to showmnan Raj Kapoor on his TV show 8 hours 46 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan paid tribute to late actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor, popularly known as the 'Showman', on his reality TV show 'India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun?' Years back, Raj Kapoor narrated the life of a joker in a circus through his popular movie 'Mera Naam Joker', hinging on "The show...
  • Those who expelled me are now cheering for me, says Jagmohan Dalmiya 9 hours 18 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Having got the backing of both the N.Srinivasan and Sharad Pawar factions of the BCCI, the newly-elected cricket board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya said on Monday night that those who had once expelled him were now cheering for him. "Those who had once expelled me (from the cricket board) are now...
  • World Cup 2015: Pakistan look to continue winning momentum against UAE 9 hours 32 minutes ago

    Napier: When the going is good, there are few jobs in cricket that guarantee adulation as readily as that of captain of a team such as India or Pakistan. Such is the fervour among cricket fans in the two countries that share a border, that it is often said that...
  • Ceasefire violations, SAARC connectivity to top foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan today 11 hours 11 minutes ago

    Islamabad: It is a crucial day in the SAARC yatra as India's Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar is visiting Pakistan on Tuesday. The issue of repeated ceasefire violations is likely to top the agenda when he meets his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary. He is also likely to push for better connectivity...
  • Bernie Ecclestone offers cash advance for smaller teams 19 hours 1 minutes ago

    London: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has offered advance revenue payments to Sauber, Force India and Lotus to help with cash-flow problems ahead of the new season starting in Australia next week. "Bernie understands we've had these challenges over the winter because the (team) suppliers got so badly hurt by the...
  • Heavy rains across north India cause damage to crops in several states 19 hours 19 minutes ago

    Just ahead of the summer, the rain has brought the mercury level down in the national capital and heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir and showers in many parts of North India has brought temperature down by 5-10 degrees. The Met Department has predicted more rains in the next 24-48...
  • Murali Vijay attributes his success to Virat Kohli 19 hours 58 minutes ago

    When M Vijay plays in the V, he just caresses the ball. When he brings out the wristy flicks from outside off stump, similar to the ones VVS Laxman used to play in his prime, he shows signs of being near his dominating best. Yet, the aspects that have helped...
  • World Cup: Kris Srikkanth feels India should go with the best team against West Indies 22 hours 36 minutes ago

    With three more games to go, India should not experiment too much with their team, specially against Zimbabwe, feels former India captain Kris Srikkanth. ...
  • BCCI's priority is to restore confidence of people: Anurag Thakur 23 hours 9 minutes ago

    Chennai: Newly-elected BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said the Cricket Board's priority is to restore people's faith and improve the game's image in the country. Veteran administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya was on Tuesday unanimously elected President of the BCCI but the N Srinivasan camp suffered a setback when Thakur, considered close...
  • Mary Kom decides to quit boxing after Rio Olympics 23 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Olympic medallist pugilist MC Mary Kom on Monday said she has decided to quit boxing after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as her body would not be able to cope with the rigours of the sport any further. The 32-year-old has been giving hints for some time that she...
  • From Peshawar to Afghanistan, Shapoor Zadran's road to fame Yesterday

    Shapoor Zadran cuts an impressive figure. Tall - not frightfully so like Mohammad Irfan or Curtly Ambrose or Joel Garner - but taller enough than your average Joe to stand out. Dreamy. Angry. Flowing hair. Piercing eyes. Majestic on the cricket field. A new-age action hero, the modern-day answer to...
  • Chris Gayle, Andre Russell and the Calypso music in Australia Yesterday

    Chris Gayle and Andre Russell put on their dancing shoes as they perform for their fans in Perth in front of a fairly large gathering. ...
  • Air India receives 19th Dreamliner Yesterday

    New Delhi: State-run carrier Air India on Monday said that it has taken the delivery of its 19th Dreamliner aircraft and plans to induct one more this month. The aircraft, which was delivered to the carrier last week, would cater to the Delhi-Cochin-Dubai route of Air India, a release said. As...
  • No eye contact biggest mistake during job interview: Survey Yesterday

    New Delhi: Most of the employers within five minutes of an interview can figure out if a candidate is fit for the job and majority of them consider failing to make eye contact as the biggest body language mistake made by the applicant, says a survey. According to the survey...