India

  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 8 hours 22 minutes ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 7 hours 57 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News360: Tension escalates in Pak as fresh clashes erupt between protestors and police 8 hours 37 minutes ago

    In a dramatic escalation of the political crisis that has put Pakistan on edge, hundreds of protesters on Monday stormed the Secretariat and the state-run PTV, even as the powerful Army Chief met Premier Nawaz Sharif, triggering rumours that he was advised to step down. ...
  • I have tried to sort out my action for better results: Ashwin 8 hours 50 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Ravichandran Ashwin's performance in the shorter versions has been comparatively better than Test cricket which the Tamil Nadu spinner attributes to the time spent at the nets with his personal coach sorting out his bowling action. "I have put considerable amount of work into it, a good 55-60 days of...
  • England face uphill struggle to win World Cup, says coach Peter Moores 9 hours 53 minutes ago

    England coach Peter Moores admitted Monday his side faced a race against time if they were to be serious contenders to win next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. No England side have ever lifted the World Cup, with the last of their three losing appearances in the final...
  • PM Narendra Modi's plan to turn Varanasi into a 'smart city': Will the Kyoto model work? 7 hours 12 minutes ago

    Varanasi: During his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to convert Varanasi into a 'smart heritage city' on the Kyoto model, in line with his vision of building 100 smart cities in India. Interestingly, there are a few similarities between...
  • Expect Force India to be competitive, says Nico Hulkenberg 11 hours 5 minutes ago

    Monza: Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg expects his Force India to be competitive at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza here for this weekend's Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix. "I expect us to be quite competitive. It should be better for us than Spa. It's all about power and top speed and we...
  • Force India's Sergio Perez hopes for a podium at Italian Grand Prix 11 hours 17 minutes ago

    Monza: Force India driver Sergio Perez is hoping to emulate the performance he delivered at the 2012 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix when he achieved a podium at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The Mexican driver finished second two years ago and said he will try to do the same at this...
  • India grants one-year visa to Taslima Nasreen 11 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Controversial writer Taslima Nasreen, living in exile since 1994, has been given one-year visa by the Centre and allowed to stay in India till August 2015. The 51-year-old writer was last month given two months temporary visa after the Home Ministry decided to initiate a verification process of her...
  • Shiv Kapur finishes 14th in Italian Open 11 hours 41 minutes ago

    Torino: Shiv Kapur produced a nice midway burst with three birdies in a span of four holes and then added another one to finish with a closing card of four-under, which gave him a share of the 14th place at the 71st Italian Open. He finished with a total of 10-under...
  • CAD narrows sharply to 1.7 pc in April-June quarter 12 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's Current Account Deficit narrowed sharply to 1.7 per cent of GDP in the April-June quarter of this fiscal mainly on account of reduction in trade deficit, and a steep decline in gold imports. "The lower CAD was primarily on account of a contraction in the trade deficit contributed...
  • Indo-Japan ties scale new heights as Modi, Abe sign key agreements on bullet trains, Varanasi revamp 13 hours 15 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Japan and India, Asia's second and third largest economies signed five major agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the east Asian nation. A deal on bringing Japan's high speed bullet trains to India signed between the 'two most important democracies of the world' remained one of the...
  • England batting like 'chumps' against India, says Geoffrey Boycott 13 hours 28 minutes ago

    London: Slamming the English cricket team for batting like "chumps" against world champions India, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said skipper Alastair Cook, Ian Bell and Joe Root should not be a part of the one-day side. "England have gone into this series with three orthodox batsmen in our top...
  • AIFF discriminating against I-League, say Mohun Bagan 13 hours 50 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Accusing the All India Football Federation (AIFF) of adopting a "discriminatory attitude" towards I-League, Mohun Bagan on Monday said they would demand an increase in the number of foreigners to be at par with the Indian Super League (ISL). According to I-League rules, the clubs are allowed to register four...
  • England's approach to spin bowling flawed: Sourav Ganguly 13 hours 52 minutes ago

    London: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said flawed approach to spin bowling and failure to score runs freely are the main factors that are troubling England in the ODIs. As India close in on a series-win in the ODIs, Ganguly feels that the "problems of Alastair Cook and Co. are...
  • Robin Uthappa eyes India's opening slot with good show in new season 13 hours 50 minutes ago

    Bangalore: With Rohit Sharma nursing a finger injury and Shikhar Dhawan struggling with his form, India discard Robin Uthappa is eager to earn the opening slot in the national team with some good performances in the upcoming season, which ends with 2015 World Cup. "I think we can do with another...
  • Modi willing to put in facilitation processes: Baba Kalyani 14 hours 43 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to Bharat Forge Chairman Baba Kalyani. Kalyani said, "Modi spoke about his policy for development. He said he is willing to put in facilitation processes. Now, we've to look at how we can implement...
  • Businessmen to evaluate Modi's call for Indo-Japan ventures 14 hours 26 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to business leaders Chanda Kochhar and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. Narendra Modi in his speech on Monday addressed Japanese business leaders. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw said, "I think it was a hard hitting, inspirational speech. He...
  • Manpreet Singh adjudged Asian Hockey Federation Junior Men's Player of the Year 15 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian midfielder Manpreet Singh was named the Junior Men's Player of the Year by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) at its Congress held in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. The 22-year-old has played 103 international matches and captained India in the 2013 Junior World Cup. He also led his side...
  • India reclaim number one position in ICC ODI rankings 15 hours 54 minutes ago

    Dubai: India's dominating performance against England coupled with Australia's shock loss to Zimbabwe made India the sole number one team in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued on Monday. "World champion India have been confirmed as the number-one ranked side in the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings following Zimbabwe's three wickets...
  • India look to school England again in 4th ODI 16 hours 41 minutes ago

    Birmingham: An unassailable lead in their pocket, India would look to clinch the one-day series against England by putting up another dominating display when the two sides square off in the fourth cricket one-dayer here on Tuesday. The visitors have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series after 133-run (D/L)...
  • United Bank of India declares Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulter 17 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: State-run United Bank of India on Monday became the first lender to declare debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines and its promoter Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulters. "We have declared Vijay Mallya and three other directors of Kingfisher Airlines as wilful defaulters," United Bank of India Executive Director Deepak Narang told PTI. The...
  • The smart Black Cat commandos and the safari suits of SPG commandos: 7 Indian armed forces uniform codes that you need to know 16 hours 10 minutes ago

    The Indian armed forces is a combination of the all the military forces including the Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast Guard. With a strength of over 1.3 million personnel, the Indian armed forces is the world's third largest military force and the largest standing volunteer...
  • PM Modi deplores 'expansionist' tendency of some countries 17 hours 25 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday deplored the "expansionist" tendency among some countries which "encroach" upon seas of others, in oblique comments against China which is having a maritime dispute with Japan. "The whole world accepts that the 21st century will belong to Asia. But I have a question. How...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in 5 years: report 18 hours 4 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its direct investment in India in five years from some $2 billion last year, the Nikkei business daily reported. Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a...
  • From RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan to Goa CM Manohar Parrikar: 10 famous IITians who didn't end up as engineers in India 18 hours 48 minutes ago

    It is a dream for every Indian school child studying science in India to get into the prestigious IITs. The Indian Institute of Technology is a name that tops the list when you ask an engineering enthusiast about their future plans. The coveted engineering institute has produced some of the...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in five year 18 hours 58 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its direct investment in India in five years from some $2 billion last year, the Nikkei business daily reported. Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a...
  • Markets such as India to push smartphone sales up 23.8 per cent to 1.25 billion units 20 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Emerging countries in regions like India and China will help smartphone sales jump close to 24 per cent this year to 1.25 billion, even as the growth pace slows down in mature markets, research firm IDC said. According to IDC, more than 1.25 billion smartphones are expected to...
  • England rookie Jason Roy plays down injury scare 19 hours 40 minutes ago

    London: Uncapped South Africa-born batsman Jason Roy insisted he would be fit after suffering an injury scare on Sunday, hours after being included in England's 14-man squad for next weekend's Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston. The 24-year-old rising star was hit on the hand while batting for Surrey against New...
  • The ancient Nalanda University will reopen after centuries today, classes to begin with a low-key launch 21 hours 37 minutes ago

    Patna, Bihar: The ancient Nalanda University (NU), which attracted students from the world over, will rise again today, as classes will begin at its newly established campus at Rajgir. The event will also mark the fruition of the idea proposed by former President APJ Abdul Kalam while addressing a joint session...