India

  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal-Anthony Amalraj settle for silver 6 hours 26 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis after they lost 1-3 to Singapore's Hu Li and Ning Gao in the title clash of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Friday. Sharath, three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, and Amalraj lost 111-8,...
  • CWG 2014: Four Indian boxers in final, Pinki takes bronze 6 hours 2 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Four Indian boxers -- L Sarita Devi, L Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh -- made it into their respective gold medal bouts after Pinki Jangra lost her semi-final to settle for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games here Friday. To start the proceedings, former World Champion Sarita...
  • CWG 2014: Discus thrower Seema Punia wins silver 8 hours 15 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian discus thrower Seema Punia won the silver medal with her season's best performance while her compatriot and defending champion Krishna Poonia finished a disappointing fifth at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. It was the second medal for India from track and field, a day after men's discus thrower Vikas...
  • Uddhav calls for development of art and culture 9 hours 6 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Friday stressed the need for development of art and culture to boost tourism in Mumbai and also for the benefit of the new generation. "A museum depicting the history of Marathi theatre, life and times of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is required. "Gateway of India and...
  • WTO failure: Modi says developed nations should understand challenges of developing countries 9 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of the US blaming India for the failure of WTO talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said developed countries should "understand" the challenges of poverty in developing nations and their governments' responsibilities to address them. Modi conveyed the message to US Secretary of State John...
  • CWG 2014: Sharath Kamal enters men's doubles final, singles semis 9 hours 51 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal still remains India's brightest table tennis star among all the other paddlers as he led from the front to come out on top in both singles and doubles categories at the Commowealth Games on Friday. To start with, Sharath and Anthony Amalraj earned a facile 11-7,...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 10 hours 0 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • CWG 2014: Milkha Singh delighted with Vikas Gowda's gold in athletics 10 hours 15 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Milkha Singh expressed his delight after Vikas Gowda won the gold medal in the men's discus throw at the ongoing 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Speaking from Chandigarh Milkha said, "I feel proud with Vikas's achievement and with those of our other sportsmen and women who have won medals in...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters shine yet again 10 hours 25 minutes ago

    The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • India ready to re-engage with WTO members in September 11 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With its stand on food security leading to a stalemate at the WTO talks in Geneva, India on Friday said it is committed to the global trade deal without compromising on its interest, and will re-engage with members when talks resume a month from now. "WTO will open...
  • ICC finds James Anderson, Ravindra Jadeja not guilty 11 hours 29 minutes ago

    Southampton: The International Cricket Council has found England pacer James Anderson and Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja not guilty of breaching its Code of Conduct in the disciplinary hearing on Friday. The Judicial Commissioner, probing the James Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja altercation, found both the players not guilty after a marathon six-hour hearing, clearing...
  • CWG 2014: Sharath Kamal-Anthony Amalraj reach TT men's doubles final 12 hours 53 minutes ago

    Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj reached the final of the men's doubles event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, securing a minimum silver medal on Friday. It was a facile win for the Indian pair, who beat Singapore's Zi Yang and Jian Khan 11-7, 12-10, 11-3 in a little over...
  • 58 nurses on way back, Government again asks Indians to leave Libya 12 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: 58 Indian nurses from Libya are on their way back home, the government said on Friday while making a fresh appeal to all the Indians in the strife-torn nation to leave in view of deterioration in situation with a promise to make all arrangements for evacuation. External Affairs Ministry...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team finish 5th in Glasgow 13 hours 9 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team defeated hosts Scotland 2-1 in the 5-6 position classification match to end fifth at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. While the first half was a showcase of great defensive skills along with counter-attacks by India, it was only in the second half that the forwards,...
  • Nine reasons why India's WTO veto shocked the world 14 hours 17 minutes ago

    Geneva: India's tough diplomacy blocked a landmark world trade treaty late on Thursday, despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would have been the first global trade reform since the creation of the World Trade Organization 19 years ago. Trade diplomats in Geneva have said they are "flabbergasted", "astonished" and "dismayed" and...
  • PM encourages self-certification to benefit the common man 14 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked all union ministries and state governments to make provision for self-certification. In a citizen-friendly initiative, all ministries and departments have been asked to make provision for self-certification of documents in place of affidavits. The requirement of attestation by a gazetted officer...
  • News18 India launched in the US 14 hours 35 minutes ago

    TV18 Broadcast Limited, India's leading news and entertainment network, has now entered the US market with the launch of News18 India, a 24 hour television news channel designed to give global audiences a window into India. The channel went live on July 30 on Dishworld and Dish Network Channel 711....
  • Using Ravindra Jadeja as a strike bowler is disastrous: Erapalli Prasanna 14 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Legendary off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna questioned India's logic behind ignoring Ravichandran Ashwin and termed team management's move to play Ravindra Jadeja as a strike bowler a "disastrous" one. "Ravindra Jadeja should play in all Tests but only as a stock bowler. He is not a wicket-taker. Jadeja's capability as a...
  • Indo-Russia pact planned for new BrahMos missile version 15 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Supersonic cruise missile manufacturer BrahMos Aerospace on Friday said it is hopeful that a pact to develop a sleeker and faster 'mini' version of the missile will be signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India in December this year. "We are hoping to sign a tripartite agreement...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team sign off fifth at Glasgow Games 15 hours 40 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team secured a 2-1 win over hosts Scotland to finish a disappointing fifth in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday. Anupa Barla and Poonam Rani scored two quick field goals in the second half to help their team earn a consolation win. Nikki Kid converted a...
  • Chinese troops violated border pact in June: Jaitley 16 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Chinese troops violated a border pact signed between the two countries in October last year by tailing Indian troops in Eastern Ladakh in June, prompting India to lodge a protest on the issue, the government told Lok Sabha on Friday. "Since signing of the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement (BDCA), Chinese...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar's swollen ankle cause of concern for India 15 hours 53 minutes ago

    Southampton: Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar's swollen ankle will certainly keep the Indian team management worried ahead of the fourth Test against England at the Old Trafford starting August 7. With Ishant Sharma already out of the fourth Test with ankle injury, India's most consistent bowler in the series, Bhuvneshwar's injury will certainly...
  • 'You don't need to carry your own toilet paper to Delhi. Poverty selfie isn't cool at all': 10 valuable pieces of advice no one gives to foreign tourists travelling to India but should 16 hours 37 minutes ago

    A Reddit thread by foreigners asking for advice before they travelled to India threw up some pretty interesting things.There is no point in outraging over and dramaticizing the ignorance foreigners often show about Indian customs. Many of their concerns are real. If you travelled to Africa, you would be apprehensive...
  • CWG 2014: Shamini-Madhurika win in table tennis women's doubles 16 hours 35 minutes ago

    Glasgow: In a mixed start to the day for Indian paddlers, Shamini Kumaresan and Madhurika Patkar won their third round women's doubles match but there was some disappointment as the pair of Ankita Das and Poulomi Ghatak lost to their Malaysian opponents at the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Friday. It was...
  • Pressure mounts on Ravindra Jadeja following week to forget 16 hours 6 minutes ago

    As India licked their wounds following the humiliating defeat to England at Southampton on Thursday, Ravindra Jadeja was probably hurting more than most after enduring a miserable week both on and off the field. The 25-year-old, considered an all-rounder with his modest left-arm orthodox action and ability to wield the bat...
  • CWG 2014: Sardar Singh suspended for semifinal against New Zealand 18 hours 49 minutes ago

    Glasgow: In a huge jolt to Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh has been suspended for the semifinal match against New Zealand on Saturday following his yellow card for a dangerous slide tackle in pool A match against South Africa at the Commonwealth Games here. The appeal jury held a...
  • Indian team for England ODIs to be picked on Aug 7 19 hours 25 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the five-match ODI series against England, scheduled after the conclusion of the ongoing five-Test series, would be picked here on August 7 by the national selection panel headed by Sandeep Patil. "The selection committee meeting (to pick team for ODIs as well as the lone T20...
  • Sunil Gavaskar slams 'complacent' India for Southampton loss 19 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Severely critical of the Indian cricket team's poor show against England in the third Test, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said the old habit of getting complacent after a big win seems to have affected the side during the lost match. India went down by 266 runs in the Southampton...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 9 6 hours 15 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 8 Round-up: Discus thrower Vikas Gowda broke a 56-year jinx, to toast with gold alongside wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari as India snaked up to the fifth spot in the medal race at the Commonwealth Games. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's...
  • Pankaj Singh - a Test debut that turned hurtful by the day 20 hours 41 minutes ago

    Southampton: India seamer Pankaj Singh took possession on Wednesday of a record he would rather not have broken when he recorded the most expensive match figures by a Test debutant without a wicket. The 29-year-old 6ft 6in paceman finished with a match haul of none for 179 after England declared...