INDIA

  • 30 Minutes: Life and times of Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee 3 hours 51 minutes ago

    The life and times of Bharat Ratna and India's former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. ...
  • Watch: The food show 3 hours 59 minutes ago

    In this segment take a look at the fun recipes to cook. ...
  • Ceo of Life: In conversation with Siddharth Roy Kapur 5 hours 4 minutes ago

    How to be successful in business? How 'age' is just a number in terms of success? How can one inspire and set examples for others to emulate? Expect to find the answers on CEO if on CNN-IBN's upcoming series 'CEO of Life'. CNN-IBN's Business Editor Karma Paljor speaks to Walt...
  • Cypriot Stephen Constantine to take charge as India football team's coach 5 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cypriot Stephen Constantine will return as Indian football team's chief coach for the second time as his name has been cleared by the All India Football Federation's Technical Committee. Constantine's appointment is expected to be officially announced next week by the AIFF and the English-Cypriot will begin his new...
  • Sunil Chhetri named 2014 AIFF Player of the Year 5 hours 13 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Indian national team captain Sunil Chhetri was Saturday declared 'AIFF Player of the Year' for the third time in four years while Bala Devi has been declared the 'Woman Player of the Year'. Sandesh Jhingan, who played for Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League (ISL), was declared the...
  • India asks Pakistan to hand over Dawood Ibrahim 5 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India on Saturday asked Pakistan to hand over underworld don Dawood Ibrahim saying enough evidence have been given to it on the prime accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said India's stand has been very clear for a long time that...
  • Pragyan Ojha banned due to suspect action, heads to Chennai 5 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI has finally banned discarded India left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha from bowling in competitive matches due to suspect action and he will be heading to Chennai for taking corrective measures. The BCCI has officially informed Ojha's home state association Hyderabad about his action needs remedial measures and accordingly...
  • Dhoni has struggled as Test captain for a while: Ganguly 5 hours 31 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has not been able to get the best out of the team at the Test level for quite some time despite being the leader for close to 60 matches. Ganguly, who has been an expert commentator in the...
  • Indian bowling attack is hopeless: Sunil Gavaskar 7 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar was scathing in his criticism after Ishant Sharma and company conceded 500 runs for the third time in the ongoing Test series against Australia, saying that he has "no expectations" from the Indian bowling attack and termed it "hopeless". Asked if the performance of Indian...
  • Indian football team drops to worst-ever FIFA ranking of 171 7 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a year when the cash-rich ISL created waves and brought Indian football to the notice of the world, its national team slumped to its worst-ever FIFA rankings dropping to 171st in the 209-nation chart. The world's second most populous country now lies below little-known nations Montserrat in the...
  • No violation of safety norm or unfair seat allotment: Air India 9 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Air India on Saturday said its fight safety wing is looking into the issue of a daughter of a senior pilot resting in a bunk, meant only for use of flight crew members, during one of its flights to Newark from Mumbai recently. However, it asserted that the incident...
  • Boxer Sarita Devi determined to win an Olympic medal 9 hours 10 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Overwhelmed by the support she received from Boxing India and her fellow countrymen including cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar while facing the prospect of a life ban, boxer L Sarita Devi hopes to make it count by winning a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. "I really thank Sachin Tendulkar, Boxing...
  • MS Dhoni sets record for most stumpings in international cricket 9 hours 57 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Indian skipper and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday set a record for the most number of stumpings in international cricket on day two of the third Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cericket Ground (MCG). He overtook Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara when he stumped Mitchell Johnson off the bowling...
  • Murali Vijay's 55 only face saver for Team India on Day 2 10 hours 43 minutes ago

    When Australia finished 259 for five at stumps on day one at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, it felt that the Indian team might have learned their lessons from the first two defeats. Both teams were looking even as the Indian bowlers made the hosts fight for every run on the...
  • Let's be patient, says Rajnath Singh on Dawood Ibrahim's arrest 11 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India has adopted a wait and watch policy on the arrest of India's most wanted terrorist and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. Singh's comments came after western intelligence agency caught Ibrahim on tape while he was speaking to associates in Dubai regarding...
  • India didn't have an answer for us: Steven Smith 12 hours 31 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Skipper Steven Smith said on Saturday that India were clueless against Australia's lower-order batsmen who helped the hosts post 530 runs in their first innings on the second day of the third Test. "It felt pretty good at the crease and things are working well for me. It is nice...
  • Batsmen will score big on Day 3, says Ravichandran Ashwin 13 hours 0 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Disappointed they might be after conceding "too many runs" to the Australians, but Indian off-spinner R Ashwin said on Saturday that the tourists will pile up their own share on Sunday in the ongoing third cricket Test as the wicket has become flat now. India had pushed Australia on the...
  • Abhijeet Gupta best Indian in Al Ain Classic 13 hours 59 minutes ago

    Al Ain, UAE: Riding on three back-to-back victories, Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta emerged as the best performing Indian as he finished seventh in the Al Ain Classic International chess tournament that concluded here. Gupta, who started the tournament as the defending champion, lost his fifth and sixth round games but scored victories...
  • Steven Smith ton helps Australia take grip of 3rd Test 15 hours 14 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Steven Smith hit a superb 192 to power Australia to 530 on day two of the third Test on Saturday. In reply, India were 108 for 1 at stumps with Murali Vijay (55*) and Cheteshwar Pujara (25*) in the middle. India still trail Australia by 422 runs. Vijay's fifty...
  • David Warner fails to take field after hand injury 16 hours 5 minutes ago

    Melbourne: David Warner on Saturday failed to take field against India in the ongoing Boxing Day cricket Test after the Australian opener suffered a nasty blow on his right forearm at the MCG nets. Warner, who injured his left thumb at the Gabba last week, was hit by a Peter Siddle...
  • I regret my act of dissent in 1981: Sunil Gavaskar 16 hours 42 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Almost three decades after the infamous walkout incident in the Melbourne cricket Test which generated huge controversy, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, on Saturday, regretted his act of dissent and said that it was a big mistake on his part. In the 1981 series that had been dogged by some...
  • Foggy Saturday morning in Delhi, 37 trains delayed 17 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhiites woke up to a chilly Saturday with the accompanying dense fog leading to the delay of over 37 trains. The minimum temperature was recorded at 4.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average. The met department, however, forecast a clear day ahead. Visibility at 8.30 am was 700 metres. An...
  • Mitchell Marsh ruled out of Sydney Test 17 hours 28 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australian allrounder Mitchell Marsh, on Saturday, was ruled out of the fourth cricket Test against India in Sydney after fresh scans revealed that his injured hamstring has deteriorated. Australia's physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said Marsh's injured hamstring would keep him out of the Sydney Test from January 6 and the focus...
  • Michael Clarke unlikely to make start of World Cup 18 hours 28 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australia captain Michael Clarke doubts he will be fit for the start of the World Cup in February but hopes to be back at some stage during the tournament. Clarke had surgery on his injured hamstring after straining it for a fourth time in as many months during the first...
  • Air India cabin crew complains against pilot for upgrading his son to first class on flight 18 hours 45 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Air India cabin crew association has sent another complaint to the Aviation Ministry against a flight captain who allegedly upgraded his son to first class on a flight. A previous complaint was filed against the official after his daughter took a crew bunk meant for the first officer during...
  • India-US ties to strengthen under Modi government: Envoy 20 hours 42 minutes ago

    Varanasi: Acting US Ambassador Kathleen Stephens expressed hope that relationship between America and India will further strengthen under the present Narendra Modi dispensation and open new avenues to achieve peace and harmony. Stephens arrived on her three day visit to temple city Varanasi. On the first day of her visit,...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, 3rd Test, Day 2 23 hours 7 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Report: Team India picked up wickets at regular intervals while another captain's knock by Steven Smith helped Australia end the day one of the third Test at 259 for 5 on Friday. Smith scored his fourth 50-plus score in...
  • Michael Clarke impressive in commentary 'debut' at MCG Yesterday

    Melbourne: His cricketing future may be under cloud of doubt after his latest hamstring injury but a dapper Michael Clarke was impressive in his 'debut' as a media pundit for the 'Channel 9' network during the third cricket Test that got underway. According to Sydney Morning Herald,"Based on his Boxing Day...
  • Time is running out for Shane Watson: Allan Border Yesterday

    Melbourne: World Cup winning former Australian captain Allan Border is extermely critical of senior cricketer Shane Watson's inconsistent performance and fears that time might just be running out for the 33-year-old all-rounder, rated as one of the best players of his time. "I'm a Shane Watson fan but I've become an...