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  • No trade facilitation pact without resolving food security issue: India to WTO 17 minutes ago

    Geneva: In a strong message to the WTO, India on Friday said it will not ratify the trade facilitation pact until a permanent solution is found on food security and other issues of poor nations impacting livelihood of millions. "To jeopardise the food security of millions at the altar of...
  • Jos Buttler promises to be aggressive in debut Test against India 42 minutes ago

    Southampton: Set to make his Test debut against India in the third match of the series, England wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler says it would be a big Test for him but he is determined to play aggressive cricket. The 23-year-old Buttler was brought in the team as a replacement for Matt...
  • CWG 2014: India's squash star Joshna Chinappa loses in Glasgow 1 hour 40 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian squash star Joshna Chinappa suffered a 1-3 defeat against World No. 4 Joelle King of New Zealand in the round of 16 to crash out of the women's singles competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The 27-year-old from Chennai, who won the Winnipeg Winter Open trophy --...
  • CWG 2014: Indian cyclists continue to disappoint in Glasgow 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian cyclists' dismal show continued at the Commonwealth Games as they failed to qualify for the finals of both Men's 4000m Individual pursuit and Women's 3000m Individual pursuit events on second day of the track cycling competition on Friday. In the men's 4000m individual pursuit, three Indians -- Manjeet Singh,...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra shoots gold at his farewell Games 1 hour 18 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's shooting ace Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal while unheralded teenager Malaika Goel bagged a silver as shooters added two more medals to India's kitty on the second day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The 31-year-old Bindra kept his nerve to...
  • CWG 2014: Indian men, women TT teams win at Glasgow 3 hours 38 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian men and women table tennis teams notched up wins in their respective pool matches of the 20th Commonwealth Games being held at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here on Friday. While the men defeated Guyana 3-0 in Pool C, the women thrashed Kenya with the same scoreline in Pool D. In...
  • CWG 2014: Paralympic Committee of India contemplates life ban on Choudhary 3 hours 41 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Even as confusion prevailed over how para-athlete Sachin Choudhary came as a part of the Indian Commonwealth Games contingent without dope clearance, the Paralympic Committee of India was contemplating a life ban on the powerlifter. Choudhary checked in at the Athletes Village as part of the Indian contingent but made...
  • CWG 2014: Sandeep Sejwal qualifies for men's 100m breaststroke 4 hours 24 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sandeep Sejwal became the first Indian swimmer in the ongoing Commonwealth Games to clear the qualification round and make it to the semi-finals of the men's 100m breaststroke event on day two of the competition, on Friday. Sejwal finished 12th overall after clocking 1:02.97 seconds in the heat to advance...
  • BCCI unhappy with ICC's decision to fine Jadeja, reserves the right to appeal 5 hours 5 minutes ago

    The BCCI has taken note of the ICC Match Referee's decision to find Ravindra Jadeja guilty of a Level 1 'Breach of Conduct' for his involvement in an incident on the second day of the Nottingham Test of the ongoing series between India and England. The BCCI issued a press release...
  • Indian kabaddi captain sure of Asian Games gold 5 hours 20 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Skipper Rakesh Kumar is confident that India would clinch the gold medal in men's kabaddi at the forthcoming Incheon Asian Games for the seventh time on the trot and feels the Pro Kabaddi League starting on Saturday will help the players ahead of the mega event. "I am pretty confident...
  • President Mukherjee completes two years in office, inaugurates museum 5 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's own version of Madame Tussauds museum was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday with fibre-glass statues of former Presidents and eye-catching gifts received by them from abroad on display. The opening of the museum, attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was part of a series of programmes...
  • CWG 2014: India men's hockey team starts with a win over Wales 5 hours 46 minutes ago

    Glasgow: A far from impressive India had to toil hard to register a 3-1 win over a lowly Wales in their opening Pool A match in the men's hockey competition of the 20th Commonwealth Games at the National Hockey Centre, on Friday. Ranked ninth in the world, India had to dig...
  • Tonight at India @ 9: Punjab-Haryana fight over SGPC 6 hours 26 minutes ago

    Battle lines have been drawn between the Congress government in Haryana and the Shiromani Akali Dal government in Punjab after the Hooda government in Haryana passed a legislation formatting a separate Gurudwara management committee for Haryana. ...
  • Flynas to operate Jeddah-Hyderabad flights from August 6 hours 31 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Flynas, a low-cost airline from Saudi Arabia, has announced it will operate its first services to India beginning next month with two weekly flights each from Jeddah to Hyderabad and Jeddah to Kozhikode. The flights to Hyderabad will be operated Saturdays and Wednesdays starting Aug 16 and to Kozhikode (Calicut)...
  • Jadeja found guilty in row with Anderson, fined by ICC 5 hours 25 minutes ago

    London: Allrounder Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee by the ICC for his involvement in an incident with England paceman James Anderson during the first Test in Nottingham. "India's Ravindra Jadeja has been found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of...
  • India was toughest period of my captaincy: Michael Clarke 8 hours 39 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australian skipper Michael Clarke does not regret the infamous 'Homework-gate' scandal in India last year but does admit that the tour was the toughest period of his captaincy. The Aussies not only lost the Test series 0-4 against Mahendra Singh Dhoni's India but were also hit hard after four players...
  • When Indians refuse sex to their spouse, this is what their sexual rejection spreadsheet looks like 7 hours 31 minutes ago

    A woman has created viral history by posting a sexual rejection spreadsheet created by her bitter and frustrated husband online. The man painstakingly posted in three columns the days he proposed sex to his wife, got turned down and her excuses for saying no to sex. Column A had the date,...
  • Salman Khan finds his lady love, calls her 'JFK' 9 hours 19 minutes ago

    Mumbai: One of Bollywood's most eligible bachelors, Salman Khan has admitted having a lady love in his life - his "Kick" co-star Jacqueline Fernandez. Recently, the superstar jokingly gave her his surname Khan, and made her blush when he revealed his admiration for her. While this is the first movie that...
  • CWG 2014 Live Blog: Abhinav Bindra wins gold, Malaika Goel bags silver in shooting 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates Glasgow: India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra finished off his Commonwealth Games journey with his maiden singles gold medal while his compatriot Ravi Kumar unfortunately missed out on a bronze medal in a shoot-off in the final of the men's 10m...
  • Gambhir, Dhawan in 'opening' battle for Southampton Test 9 hours 48 minutes ago

    With opener Shikhar Dhawan's struggle against pace, bounce and swing extending to two Tests in England, the battle to partner Murali Vijay at the top is hotting up between two Delhi men Dhawan and Gautam Gambhir. Incidentally, Gambhir is one of only four players who were part of India's disastrous...
  • Indian judokas create history by winning three medals 11 hours 39 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian judokas produced the country's best-ever performance by bagging three medals on the opening day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. Shushila Likmabam (women's 48kg) and Navjot Chana (men's 60kg) clinched a silver each while Kalpana Thoudam (women's 52kg) bagged a bronze to begin India's campaign on...
  • India blow away Ghana, Uganda in mixed team badminton 11 hours 30 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers launched their Commonwealth Games campaign on a resounding note as they blanked minnows Ghana and Uganda 5-0 in Group B matches of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multi-sport event. Having thrashed Ghana in their opener, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa crushed M Nankabirwa...
  • Sushma to visit Nepal to revive Joint Commission after 23 years 11 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will head to Nepal on Friday to strengthen the bilateral ties between the two neighbours and to prepare the ground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country. Swaraj will reach Nepal on Friday evening for a three-day official visit at...
  • CWG 2014: Indian hockey resumes revival battle in Glasgow 13 hours 6 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Hoping to salvage some pride after a disappointing World Cup outing and also end its title drought in the process, a talented but unpredictable Indian men's hockey team will open its Commonwealth Games campaign against a lowly Wales here on Friday. Clubbed in Pool A along side Wales, Scotland, South...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian boxers begin medal hunt today 13 hours 13 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Left isolated internationally due to the administrative mess at home, Indian boxers' proven track record of excelling in extreme adversity will be put to a severe test when they start their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday. With seven medals, three of them gold and four bronze,...
  • CWG 2014: Dey gets India's second Gold in weightlifting, bronze for Mali 19 hours 11 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's Sukhen Dey has won the gold medal with a splendid lift in the clean and jerk. His compatriot Ganesh Mali took the bronze. Dey comfortably lifted 139 kg in his second attempt even as the other weightlifters made heavy weather of it. Dey, who won a silver behind Hamizan Aminul...
  • PM Narendra Modi to visit Nepal on August 3-4 22 hours 34 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Nepal on August 3 on a two-day official trip, the first Indian premier to tour the country after a gap of nearly 18 years. "Indian Prime Minister will visit Nepal from August 3 to 4 at the invitation of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team beat Canada 4-2 23 hours 22 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team got off to a rollicking start as it comfortably beat Canada 4-2 in its opening group A match at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Seasoned Rani Rampaul opened the scoring in the 22nd minute followed by Poonam Rani in the 29th minute while...
  • AirAsia to launch flights to Jaipur, Chandigarh from September Yesterday

    New Delhi: New no-frill carrier AirAsia India on Thursday said that it would launch new flights connecting Jaipur and Chandigarh to Bengaluru from September, marking its entry into North India barely a month after launching operations. It also announced doubling of its Bengaluru-Goa flights from one to two from September...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra, Heena Sidhu look to start with a bang in shooting 12 hours 47 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and world number one in women's 10-metre air pistol, Heena Sidhu, are expected to set the tone for the strong Indian shooting team, which begins its campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The other Indian shooters in action on the second day of...