India

  • India's Mars orbiter to reach red planet in 33 days: ISRO 2 hours 36 minutes ago

    Chennai: India's ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission is just nine million kilometres away from the red planet, Indian Space Research Organisation said on Saturday. "Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is just nine million km away from Mars and 189 million kilometres away from the Earth. 33 more days to...
  • Eight-member think tank to replace Planning Commission: sources 2 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to scrap the Planning Commission, sources in the central government tell CNN-IBN that the panel will be replaced by an eight-member think tank. This eight-member body will comprise of top economists, social activist and scientist. Out of the eight members, four will...
  • Will reinforcements help India challenge England better in ODIs? 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    After yet another spineless display overseas, the Indian team is under immense scrutiny, and rightly so. MS Dhoni & Co's recent humiliation in losing the five-match Test series to England has brought back the haunting memories of the 2011 whitewash. Although this time there were many new faces, with majority...
  • Unfair to compare MS Dhoni and Misbah, says Shoaib Malik 4 hours 36 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain Shoaib Malik has said that it was absolutely unfair to make any comparisons between the captaincy of Misbah-ul-Haq and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The seasoned batsman was asked what he thought about the pressure being exerted by critics and some former players to replace Misbah in Pakistan and...
  • 'In rest of India you drive on the left side of the road. In Bangalore you drive on what is left of the road': 43 jokes all Bangalore residents will understand 4 hours 49 minutes ago

    If you have ever lived in Bangalore, you would have at least one Facebook post complaining about the traffic - and sometimes even more than one - more than an average daily passenger in Mumbai. The roads are a mess and cost of living is high. But the redeeming factor...
  • Ceasefire violation: Heavy firing by Pakistan troops kills 2 civilians; jawan, 3 others injured 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Pakistan Army violated ceasefire yet again on Saturday morning as it fired on the Border Security Force posts near the international border in R.S. Pura sector and Arania sub sector. Two civilians were killed and three others suffered injuries in the firing. One jawan too has been hurt in...
  • Stephen Fleming bats for under-fire MS Dhoni 13 hours 52 minutes ago

    Ex-New Zealand skipper Fleming backed under-fire MS Dhoni as still the best option to lead India in Tests notwithstanding the squad's 1-3 defeat to England. ...
  • Saina Nehwal hoping for a good run at the World Championships 14 hours 1 minutes ago

    Returning from the injury, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, aiming for a medal in the World Championships beginning in Copenhagen on August 25. ...
  • Indian hockey team keen to end 16-year wait for Asian Games gold 14 hours 7 minutes ago

    India hockey chief coach Terry Walsh expressed the hope that the team would end its 16-year-long wait for the Asian Games gold in Incheon. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 14 hours 15 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Sardar Singh leads Indian hockey team's ice bucket challenge 14 hours 2 minutes ago

    Indian captain Sardar Singh takes the Ice bucket challenge and is followed by his team members. ...
  • Indian shooters aim for Olympic quota 14 hours 38 minutes ago

    Olympic quota is my main aim at the World Championships and if I finish top 6 then I can bag a spot, says Indian shooter Jitu Rai. ...
  • Tour match: Clinical Indians beat Middlesex by 95 runs 13 hours 25 minutes ago

    London: Under-fire batsman Virat Kohli finally came good and the bowlers delivered to help India beat Middlesex by 95 runs in the the 50-over practice game at Lord's on Friday. Chasing a target of 231 runs, the hosts were bowled out for 135 runs (39.5 overs) with youngster Karn Sharma picking...
  • Fleming bats for Dhoni, calls him best option as Test skipper 16 hours 6 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Ex-New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming on Friday backed under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni as still the best option to lead India in Tests notwithstanding the squad's 1-3 defeat to England, saying it was pointless to make a change without addressing problems plaguing the team. Fleming, who also coaches the Dhoni-led IPL...
  • Girlfriends are a big no-no for Team India manager 16 hours 18 minutes ago

    The debate of Wives and Girlfriends (WAGs) accompanying cricketers on foreign tours has taken a different twist after India's team manager Sunil Dev questioned actress Anushka Sharma's stay with boyfriend Virat Kohli during the Test series in England. Once termed as the most eligible bachelor of Team India, under-performing Kohli has...
  • Support staff changes could have been made after ODI series, says Dravid 16 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian batting legend Rahul Dravid has said that he would have preferred to wait till the end of India's England tour to make changes to the support staff as such decisions could be "tough on everyone concerned". Talking about the appointment of former India captain Ravi Shastri as Team...
  • Former BCCI president IS Bindra to withdraw from cricket affairs 18 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Inderjit Singh Bindra, who played a pivotal role in India hosting three World Cups, has decided to withdraw from cricket affairs and as a first step he is likely to hand over the reins of the Punjab Cricket Association to fellow-Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer D.P. Reddy. Bindra, a...
  • Australia will not tone down aggression against India: Ryan Harris 19 hours 45 minutes ago

    Melbourne: India's tour of Australia might be over three months away but mind games have already started with pacer Ryan Harris saying they will not tone down their aggression and the Indians may face a brutal summer from fellow fast bowler Mitchell Johnson. Harris has declared that the Australians would seek...
  • Kolkata all set for the Indian Super League kick off 20 hours 17 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The much-awaited Indian Super League is all set to kickstart at the Yuva Bharati Krirangan, on October 12 with the home team taking on Mumbai in the inaugural match. "We are all ready for the start to this great tournament and are very excited about the first match against Mumbai,"...
  • Ebola scare: Health Ministry conducts screening at all airports in India 23 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), as many as 531 passengers are being tracked at airports across India for Ebola. But no positive cases have been detected so far. The Health Ministry is conducting screenings at all airports. Till August 21, there had been 1350 deaths and 2473...
  • England women humble India women by 42 runs in 1st ODI Yesterday

    Scarborough: Fine fifties from skipper Charlotte Edwards and Heather Knight helped England women outplay their Indian counterparts by 42 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in the first rain-hit one-dayer here on Thursday. Chasing a revised target of 184 in 42 overs, England were 153 for three in 30.1 overs when rain intervened...
  • Dhoni, Kohli skip practice before Middlesex game Yesterday

    London: Holding their last practice session before being forced to go on a break by the BCCI, India's bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding consultant Trevor Penney made the players 'sweat' before the one-off practice game ahead of the five-match ODI series starting August 25. Looking to pick up the pieces...
  • Not India, Pakistan but people of Kashmir are real stakeholders of land: Mirwaiz Yesterday

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN the Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq explained his meeting with Pakistan High Commission on Monday. In response to the only two stakeholders of Kashmir statement of MEA, the separatist leaser said neither India nor Pakistan but people of Kashmir are real stakeholders of land....
  • Indian hockey team keen to end 16-year wait for Asian Games gold Yesterday

    New Delhi: India hockey captain Sardar Singh and chief coach Terry Walsh Thursday expressed the hope that the team would end its 16-year-long wait for the Asian Games gold at the South Korean city of Incheon next month. The India team has been clubbed in Pool B with Pakistan, Sri Lanka,...
  • AI Dreamliner turns back after windshield crack Yesterday

    New Delhi: It is raining trouble for Air India's Dreamliner fleet as one of the aircraft was forced to return on Thursday after developing a windshield crack mid-air on its way to Kolkata. The incident comes a day after a Boeing 787 was grounded in Seoul as a "precautionary" measure for...
  • Duncan Fletcher won't be sidelined, says Ravi Shastri Yesterday

    Shastri, who has been appointed the team director for the ODI series against England, said his role would be to oversee the team but added that coach Fletcher has not been sidelined. ...
  • CNN-IBN's Digvijay Singh Deo takes the ice bucket challenge Yesterday

    The CNN-IBN's sports editor went on to nominate ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, boxer Mary Kom and the India men's hockey team to take the ALS challenge. ...
  • Sergio Perez expects to stay at Force India Yesterday

    Mexican Sergio Perez says he expects to stay at the Force India Formula One team next season with an extension likely to be agreed in a matter of weeks. "Nothing is confirmed yet but we should be, in the next couple of weeks, sorted for next year," the former Sauber and...
  • Terry Walsh confident about breaking Asian Games gold jinx Yesterday

    New Delhi: It's been 16 long years that Indian men's hockey team won a gold medal at the Asian Games, but their chief coach Terry Walsh said that the Sardar Singh-led side have a realistic chance of breaking the jinx in the upcoming continental event to be held in Incheon,...
  • Good Asiad and early quota will boost confidence: Manavjit Singh Sandhu Yesterday

    New Delhi: Ace trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu is eyeing an Olympic quota place in the upcoming World Championships and is also confident of winning a medal at the Inchon Asian Games. The World Cup gold winner says an early quota place and a good outing at Asiad will "boost his...