INDIA

  • India's FDI increased by 26 per cent in 2014: UN 5 hours 10 minutes ago

    Geneva: Notwithstanding the decline in global foreign direct investment inflows, India's FDI increased by 26 per cent in 2014 to an estimated $35 billion with maximum growth in the services sector, a UN report said on Thursday. China toppled the US in 2014 as the world's largest recipient of FDI...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 6 hours 1 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Boxing India decides to boycott National Games 6 hours 12 minutes ago

    The boxing competition at the National Games starting on Saturday was thrown into jeopardy today after Boxing India (BI) directed all state units to boycott the event owing to the IOA's refusal to grant recognition to BI, prompting top names such as former Asian and Commonwealth medallist Manoj Kumar to...
  • Sri Lanka appoint Rumesh Ratnayake as consultant coach 6 hours 30 minutes ago

    Rumesh Ratnayake, the former Sri Lankan fast bowler, has been appointed the national side's consultant coach ahead of the ICC World Cup 2015, a Sri Lanka Cricket release said. "SLC has made the inclusion taking into consideration the views of the chairman of selectors and the national team management. All other...
  • I just need to concentrate on my job: Josh Hazlewood 6 hours 31 minutes ago

    Perth: Josh Hazlewood is just seven One-Day Internationals young, and in a quality Australian line-up, isn't guaranteed a spot in the final playing XI come the World Cup. The fact that he is a right-arm quick in a squad that contains three left-arm quicks - Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc and...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 hours 55 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. ...
  • News 360: BJP's five posers to Kejriwal; AAP says why queries, join debate 7 hours 16 minutes ago

    The BJP on Thursday asked five questions from Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal in the run up to the Delhi Assembly elections. ...
  • Coal India divestment on Friday; Government eyes Rs 22,600 crore 8 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi/Kolkata: In the biggest ever share sale, government will offer Coal India shares at a floor price of Rs 358 apiece on Friday for divestment of up to 10 per cent stake in the state-run behemoth for an estimated Rs 22,600 crore, even as trade unions warned of strike...
  • Indians largest foreign voter group in UK 8 hours 31 minutes ago

    London: Over six lakh India-born migrants form the UK's largest foreign-born voter population and they could play a decisive role in certain constituencies in the general election in May. According to a new study titled 'Migrant Voters in the 2015 Election' released on Thursday, 6,15,000 Indian-origin voters are expected to...
  • Pakistan: Over 400 Hindu families are seeking Indian citizenship 8 hours 33 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: More than 400 Hindu families from Pakistan who are living in Gujarat on Thursday attended a camp held by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the district collector's office. The two-day camp has been organised on demand from those seeking the citizenship. "Around 400 to 450 families participated. The...
  • UP Wizards trounce Kalinga Lancers 5-1 in HIL 9 hours 14 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Wizards trounced Kalinga Lancers 5-1 to register their first win in the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) here on Thursday. VR Raghunath (5th minute) opened the scoring for UP Wizards from a penalty corner, while the other four goals came through field efforts in...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group B wrap: Satish ton takes Vidarbha to 274/6 9 hours 45 minutes ago

    Nagpur: Ganesh Satish scored his second century of the Ranji Trophy season to guide Vidarbha to 274 for six against Delhi on day one of the Group B match on Thursday. The hosts were struggling at 47 for three before Satish shepherded them to recovery with an unbeaten 119 off 252...
  • Mark Knowles gets one match suspension, to miss Friday's HIL game 10 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Jaypee Punjab Warriors will be without the services of their experienced midfielder Mark Knowles against Delhi Waveriders on Friday after the Australian was handed a one-match suspension for breaching the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) Code of Conduct. The Disciplinary Committee of HIL last night met to discuss the...
  • Tri-series: India seek first win in a no-brainer at Perth 11 hours 59 minutes ago

    Australia, bad form, injuries, experiments, England, bad weather. India have fought all sort of enemies for over the last two months Down Under. But what their battles are yet to yield is a win. And if that objective is achieved against England at the WACA on Friday, along will come...
  • Delhi Waveriders take on Jaypee Punjab Warriors in HIL 12 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Playing the first match on their home turf, defending champions Delhi Waveriders are all geared to take on Jaypee Punjab Warriors at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Friday. It is a repeat of last year's final of the Hockey India League (HIL) where the Waveriders defeated the...
  • Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap rises to World No.12 13 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Boosted by the title win at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships on Sunday, Parupalli Kashyap rose three places to be ranked No.12 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. Two other Indians are in the top-25 of men's singles with Kidambi Srikanth at No.5...
  • Motorola sells 3 million devices in India; aims to set up service centres, service vans 13 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the response to its smartphones and the company's growth last year, Motorola India has more aggressive plans for the Indian market this year. Motorola, which has only been concentrating on devices since it re-entered the Indian market, is now aiming to focus on service needs of consumers,...
  • Arun Jaitley urged not to back Srinivasan in BCCI 13 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday requested former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president and union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to support sidelined president N Srinivasan. Srinivasan was barred by the Supreme Court on January 22 from contesting the BCCI elections...
  • India need to identify frontline pace attack, says Javagal Srinath 13 hours 21 minutes ago

    Dubai: Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath believes India need to identify their frontline pace attack who can take wickets upfront during their title defence at the ICC Cricket World Cup starting next month. "It is extremely important for India to identify its frontline pace attack. At this time, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is...
  • Biggest disappointment was losing 1983 World Cup, says Joel Garner 13 hours 41 minutes ago

    Bridgetown: Former West Indies fast bowler Joel Garner said that the biggest disappointment of his cricketing career was to lose the 1983 World Cup final against India at Lord's. Garner said the effect was such that he had stopped talking to his team-mates following the loss. "For a long time, two or...
  • Win over India will build World Cup momentum for us, says Eoin Morgan 14 hours 16 minutes ago

    Perth: England captain Eoin Morgan upped the ante ahead of his side's tri-series clash with India, saying a win in Friday's virtual semi-final will build up momentum ahead of the World Cup. The two sides meet in a must-win game after India's match against Australia was washed out in Sydney on...
  • Virat Kohli may have to 'sacrifice' No. 3 position, hints MS Dhoni 14 hours 26 minutes ago

    Ahead of India's crunch Carlton Mid tri-series ODI against England on Friday, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said that batsmen will have to sacrifice their batting position if that suits the team in its World Cup defence. The Indian team management's decision to ask Virat Kohli to bat a rung down...
  • AIB Knockout: When Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor managed to sound funnier than the top stand-up comics in our country 14 hours 51 minutes ago

    The first time I saw the trailer of the AIB Knockout, it got me excited. And not just I, everyone who saw it got their brains inflamed over it. I mean whoa! For the first time we would get to see an unapologetic, unabashed, unstopped stream of pure unadulterated insults...
  • 2016 World Twenty20 in India from March 11 to April 3 15 hours 4 minutes ago

    Dubai: The 2016 World Twenty20 will be played in India from March 11 to April 3. The International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the dates for its main events through to 2019, following its Board meeting on Thursday. Though the tournaments were awarded to countries in 2013, the dates were approved on...
  • Why Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is the best man for the job 15 hours 50 minutes ago

    A lot of hue and cry is being made about the rather abrupt manner in which the previous Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh was curtailed of her services and her junior and Ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar was appointed in her place. And that too, just a couple of days...
  • Important for India to identify frontline pace attack 15 hours 54 minutes ago

    The time for trying things out is almost over. With the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 a little over two weeks away now, fine-tuning is the need of the hour and towards this end, the warm-up games immediately before the tournament proper need to be taken very seriously. When it...
  • Perth Scorchers beat Sydney Sixers to win thrilling Big Bash final 16 hours 33 minutes ago

    Brett Lee's famous gig and the fist pumps, as well as the yorkers, the rip-roaring bouncers and slower deliveries were all on display in the final of the Big Bash League on Wednesday. Yet, his efforts couldn't help Sydney Sixers get their hands on the trophy as Perth Scorchers won...
  • Ravi Shastri's WACA diaries can inspire Indian spinners 16 hours 48 minutes ago

    Perth: It isn't without reason that the WACA ground in Perth is called a fast bowler's paradise. With its pace and bounce, it has invariably assisted the quicker bowlers, who have maintained control, but those same attributes that have made it a paceman's ally have also helped batsmen score big...
  • Watch: This AIB 'roast' of actors Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh must be viewed with headphones ON. Seriously 17 hours 54 minutes ago

    In the beginning, the comedy collective All India Backchod endevour to define the idea of celebrity roasting. But despite all formal definitions, the best that works is given by 'roast master', filmmaker Karan Johar. He says, "Let the filth begin".From unabashedly inappropriate jokes, to toilet humour and digs on each...
  • Stuart Broad unhappy with his bowling form 18 hours 18 minutes ago

    The last time Stuart Broad looked a threat with the ball in hand was way back in August 2014 when James Anderson and he ran riot against the hapless Indians in the Test series in England. He has been out of action more recently, as he had to undergo surgery...