India

  • Ex-NSA chief warns of jihadi wave in India 4 hours 53 minutes ago

    London: A new version of jihad is attracting "small but steady stream" of Indians to join Islamic State movement in Syria, Former National Security Advisor (NSA) MK Narayanan warned on Tuesday. "New version jihad is proving to be highly attractive for its strength is spiritual purity. More and more youngsters find...
  • Prime Minister to share ideas through radio programme 6 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will connect with people via a radio programme that will be held on October 3 on the Vijaya Dashmi day. "Received many ideas and suggestions for my forthcoming radio programme. Have decided to hold the first programme on 3rd October at 11:00 AM," Modi said...
  • 'Modi's US visit will not be as fruitful as Xi's trip to India' 6 hours 45 minutes ago

    Beijing: Grievances might loom over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to the US and it will not be as fruitful as Chinese President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India, a state-run daily said on Tuesday. "It can be anticipated that Modi's US visit won't be as fruitful as Xi's visit...
  • Airlines raise issues affecting aviation sector 7 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Top officials of Indian airlines on Tuesday raised issues afflicting the aviation sector like high jet fuel cost and airport charges as the government said it would soon finalise a policy to enhance connectivity to regional destinations and remote areas. The issues came up for discussion at a meeting...
  • Engineering student raped by autorickshaw driver in Hyderabad 7 hours 18 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: A 19-year-old engineering student was allegedly raped by an autorickshaw driver at an isolated area on city outskirts in adjoining Ranga Reddy district on Tuesday, police said. The offence occurred between 10.30 AM and 11 AM when the girl, a first year BTech student, who is known to autorickshaw driver...
  • Enlarge access to journalists: Editors Guild to government 7 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Citing restricted access to ministers and bureaucrats, the Editors Guild of India on Tuesday asked the Modi government to "enlarge access and engage more actively" with the journalists. "By delaying the establishment of a media inter-face in the Prime Minister's Office, in restricting access...
  • 1981 Air India plane hijack: Delhi HC refuses to stay fresh trial 7 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to stay a lower court decision ordering de novo trial against two alleged Sikh militants who were deported in 2000 from Pakistan after serving life term for hijacking an Air India plane to that country in 1981. Justice...
  • Modi to hold talks with over 15 top US corporate honchos 8 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a power-packed business meeting schedule in the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks with over 15 top American corporate honchos, including top executives of Google, Boeing and General Electric, as India looks to attract more overseas investments. Modi, who will be on a five-day visit to...
  • Chinese army asks for flag meeting 8 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In the midst of a border face off, the Chinese army has asked for a flag meeting even as the Indian army has been asked to be on the alert along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) where Chinese troops have intruded for the last more than 10...
  • India indicates Modi's 'dietary preferences', US takes note 9 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Navratri' fasts to be observed during his US visit which includes a private dinner by President Barack Obama, India has indicated the "dietary preferences" to the host and the preparations are being done accordingly. "It is normal diplomatic practice that when we...
  • Asian Games: India survive Jordan scare in Ghosal's absence 10 hours 26 minutes ago

    Incheon: India, sans singles silver medallist Saurav Ghosal, scraped through Jordan 2-1 in their opening Pool B match of the Asian Games squash competition here on Tuesday. Kush Kumar and the experienced Harinder Pal Sandhu won their singles matches to take India home in the absence of Ghosal, who sat out...
  • 7-0 vs Oman but another game of wasted chances by India: Michael Nobbs 10 hours 45 minutes ago

    India had a very lacklustre game against Oman. A win was never in doubt against the 22nd ranked team in the world. But for India, it looked to be another game of wasted chances with the same mistakes and problems repeated in this game. India's much-vaunted penalty corners were on target...
  • 18th Indian jailed for rioting in Singapore's Little India 11 hours 0 minutes ago

    Singapore: A 24-year-old Indian was on Tuesday sentenced to 31 months in jail and three strokes of cane for rioting and abetting others during the Little India riots, becoming the 18th Indian to be jailed for his involvement in the country's worst street violence in 40 years. Prabakaran Chinnappa, a construction...
  • Asian Games 2014: India ready to face defending champions China in women's hockey 11 hours 7 minutes ago

    Incheon: India will have a chance to avenge there twin defeats of the earlier Asian Games when they take on defending champions China in the women's hockey competition here on Wednesday. World No.13 India, who won their opener against Thailand 3-0, will need to raise their game against fifth-ranked China by...
  • Asian Games: Sanathoi, Grewal bag a bronze each in wushu 11 hours 14 minutes ago

    Incheon: Wushu players delivered two bronze through Yumnam Sanathoi Devi and Narender Grewal after they lost their respective semifinal contests to cap off India's campaign on an impressive note on the fourth day of the competitions at the Asian Games here on Tuesday. Sanathoi lost to Zhang Luan of China in...
  • Read: MEA lists Modi's itinerary during US visit 11 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to woo US on a five-day visit. Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said that Modi's US visit is signal of India's abiding commitment to multi-lateralism and desire to build on growing convergence in Indo-US ties. Modi is scheduled to start his trip...
  • Google India launches new campaign to help women get online 11 hours 20 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Search giant Google on Tuesday launched a new social campaign in association with Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar's initiative MARD, to increase internet literacy among women in the country. Google India had first time launched a 'digital literacy' initiative campaign called 'Helping Women Get Online' (HWGO) in collaboration with Intel, HUL...
  • German electronic firms interested in India, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 11 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to launch 'Make in India' programme to boost local manufacturing, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that German electronic firms have shown interest in India. "I had gone for a week to see electronic manufacturing...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to be inducted as Bradman Honourees 11 hours 58 minutes ago

    Sachin Tendulkar's tryst with Australia and 'The Don' continues as the legendary batsman will be inducted as a Bradman Honouree along with former Test captain Steve Waugh at a gala dinner in Sydney on October 29. Tendulkar, who had the honour of meeting Bradman on his 90th birthday at his Adelaide...
  • Asian Games Hockey: India thrash Oman 7-0 12 hours 18 minutes ago

    Incheon: Despite drag-flick specialist VR Raghunath missing as many as eight penalty corners and Rupinderpal Singh sustaining a serious thigh injury, India managed a 7-0 victory over minnows Oman in the men's hockey event at the Asian Games, here on Tuesday. For India, Rupinderpal (18th, 19th min) successfully converted two penalty...
  • Asian Games 2014: India suffer defeat in men's and women's Sepaktakraw 14 hours 10 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men's team went down fighting 1-2 to Japan, while their women counterparts were blanked 0-3 by Myanmar in the preliminary round of the Sepaktakraw event of the 17th Asian Games on Tuesday. The Indian men had grabbed an impressive lead after the first regu but they found the going...
  • In pics: Asian Games 2014, Day 4 14 hours 13 minutes ago

    Abhinav Bindra won his first Asian Games individual medal, a bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. The 2008 Olympic champion Bindra recorded a final score of 187.1 to take the third position.Abhinav Bindra with other shooters during the 10m air rifle man's qualification event at the Ongnyeon International shooting range.Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra fired India to the men's team bronze in the 10m air rifle event. The Indian team was comprised of Bindra, Ravi Kumar and Sanjeev Rajput which tallied 1863 to finish third behind gold medal winners China 1886.4 and South Korea (silver) at 1867.6.
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men fail to qualify for swimming finals 14 hours 15 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men failed to qualify for the finals of two Asian Games swimming events they participated in at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center here on Tuesday. Sajan Prakash and Saurabh Sangvekar finished fourth and seventh respectively in their men's 400 metre freestyle heats while Anshul Kothari was sixth in...
  • I will re-assess my level before taking a call on World Cup participation: Abhinav Bindra 14 hours 48 minutes ago

    Incheon: After capping off his remarkable career as a full-time marksman by winning two bronze at the Asian Games here on Tuesday, India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra said he will only be a "hobby shooter" from now on. Having broken the Asiad jinx with a bronze in the...
  • 'Have to finish cooking before 9 pm, can't miss today's fight!' 12 things every Bigg Boss fan will say over the next three months 15 hours 10 minutes ago

    It is that time of the year again when everyone in the house will be fighting for the TV remote at 9 p.m. In the ugly fight that ensues, a Bigg Boss will usually emerge victorious and get to keep the remote for the next couple of hours, ad breaks...
  • Geethu Mohandas' 'Liar's Dice' is India's official entry to the Oscars 15 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: National Award winning Hindi film "Liar's Dice", starring acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been zeroed in on as India's entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards. The film has been chosen by a 12-member jury appointed by the Film Federation of...
  • Asian Games Cycling: Deborah, Vargheese finish ninth and tenth in women's sprint 15 hours 14 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian cyclists continued to struggle in the Asian Games as Deborah and K Vargheese finished 9th & 10th respectively in women's sprint qualifying at the Incheon International Velodrome on Tuesday. Deborah and Vargheese clocked 12.118 and 12.897 with an average speed of 59.415 and 55.826 respectively to occupy the last...
  • Asian Games 2014: India lose to Philippines in basketball pre-round 15 hours 18 minutes ago

    Incheon: After topping their group in the qualifiers, India had a disappointing outing in the opening game of the preliminary round as they went down against Philippines 76-85 in the ongoing Asian Games basketball competition here on Tuesday. The Amritpal Singh-led side struggled from the start against a clinical Philippines, trailing...
  • Asian Games: Saurav Ghosal gives India first ever silver in squash 15 hours 39 minutes ago

    India's Saurav Ghosal threw away a two games lead and a match point as well to settle for a silver medal in the Men's Singles Squash competition. ...
  • Asian Games: Abhinav Bindra ends on a high with a bronze 15 hours 59 minutes ago

    Bindra claimed his first Asian Games individual medal by winning the bronze in the men's 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. ...