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  • India is the world's top importer of drones 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The decision by India's National Disaster Response Force to use drones to help Nepal map the scale of devastation caused by last month's earthquake indicates how India has enthusiastically taken to these pilot-less aircraft -- the so-called eyes in the sky. With 22.5 per cent the world's unmanned aerial...
  • Pan-India MNP delayed again by 2 months 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi:The Department of Telecom (DoT) has extended the deadline to fully implement the mobile number portability (MNP) across the country by another two months. The earlier deadline to roll out 'full MNP' was May 3. "The government has decided to extend the date of implementation of the full MNP in...
  • War on against Muslims through Narendra Modi's words, Charlie Hebdo's writings, claims al-Qaeda 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Terror outfit al-Qaeda's India wing has named Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a video message. Al-Qaeda's India wing chief Asim Umar mentioned said that there is a war going on against Muslims through World Bank and IMF policies, drone attacks, Charlie Hebdo's writings and Narendra Modi's utterances. Intelligence...
  • IPL 8: All-round Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Daredevils by 14 runs 11 hours 51 minutes ago

    Mumbai: When Ajinkya Rahane takes guard, he brings with him a serene beauty. Whether in the cauldron of Test cricket, the middle ground of One-Day Internationals or the hurly-burly of Twenty20, Rahane remains unruffled. Even when he's smashing his way to 91 not out off just 54 balls. Even when he's...
  • Illegal betting has taken a toll on China, India: Chris Eaton 13 hours 27 minutes ago

    Jordan: Betting fraud and match-fixing are part of the reason why China and India have achieved little in soccer despite their huge populations, anti-corruption expert Chris Eaton said on Sunday. Eaton, the executive director of the non-profit-making International Centre for Sports Security, urged governments to take more control of the problem...
  • 'Rusty' India play 1-1 draw with Japan in first hockey Test 14 hours 19 minutes ago

    Bhubaneswar: Displaying rusty defence, Indian men's hockey team played out a 1-1 draw against Japan to begin its four-match Test series on a disappointing note, on Sunday. For India drag-flicker V R Raghunath converted a penalty corner in the 44th minute to get even with their opponents after Japan drew first...
  • IPL 8: Clinical Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by 23 runs 15 hours 27 minutes ago

    Kings XI Punjab's troubles at the top of the batting order during the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 have been well documented. Their poor starts - 10 for 4, 13 for 2 and 55 for 5 in the last three matches - extended to 38 for 2 on Sunday (May...
  • Hockey: Kothajit Singh makes 100th international appearance against Japan 15 hours 30 minutes ago

    Bhubaneswar: Indian defender Kothajit Singh marked his 100th international appearance as the men's hockey team took on Japan in the four-match Test series starting on Sunday. Kothajit made his debut in the year 2012 and is regarded as a crucial player in the defence line within the team. The 22-year-old player from...
  • UP farmers donate blood for Nepal earthquake victims 15 hours 34 minutes ago

    Barabanki: Despite facing severe hardships after crop loss due to unseasonal rains, about 175 farmers in the district have donated blood for those affected in quake-hit Nepal. "During a blood donation camp at the district hospital on May 1 and 2, over 300 farmers had come to give their blood and...
  • Boxing India chief Sandeep Jajodia appeals to state associations for support 16 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Boxing India (BI) president Sandeep Jajodia on Sunday urged the boxing fraternity and state units to unanimously take a stand against the politics "which is corrupting the image of the game in the country". Jajodia in his appeal alleged that influential figures in the Indian Olympics Association (IOA) intentionally...
  • Boxing India secretary resigns ahead of SGM 20 hours 58 minutes ago

    Faced with a certain ouster, Boxing India Secretary General Jay Kowli has resigned ahead of BI's much-anticipated Special General Meeting on Sunday. Kowli was expected to be shown the door in the meeting during which a No Confidence Motion was to be presented against him and BI President Sandeep Jajodia. However, Kowli...
  • IPL 8: Ajinkya Rahane feels Rajasthan Royals will be at 'home' in Mumbai 21 hours 38 minutes ago

    Until 2013, a 'home' match for Rajasthan Royals automatically meant the side entered the field with 20% added to whatever bat and ball skills their playing XI had. At the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, the Royals made it their business to know what every tiny gust of wind would...
  • Indian IT start-ups offering free healthcare for in-laws to lure back talent lost to Silicon Valley 21 hours 45 minutes ago

    Mumbai: After losing top engineering talent for years to America's tech heartland of Silicon Valley, India is luring them back as an e-commerce boom sparks a thriving start-up culture, unprecedented pay, and perks including free healthcare for in-laws. India's IT industry has long been seen as a back-office backwater, even by...
  • IPL 8: Rain can't be an excuse for KKR's loss, says Ryan ten Doeschate 22 hours 5 minutes ago

    A bright and sunny M Chinnaswamy stadium seemed to welcome Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday (May 2). But 15 minutes before the toss, heavy cloud cover drifted in. The rain pelted the field almost immediately after Virat Kohli put Kolkata in and delayed the start of...
  • Pakistan lodges protest with India over civilian's death Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday lodged a protest with India over the alleged killing of an unarmed civilian who according to Pakistani officials had inadvertently crossed the border to the Indian side. Amanat Ali was cutting wheat in his field in Shakargarh at the Working Boundary when he stepped across the border...
  • US urges India to enact a law against camrips Yesterday

    New Delhi: India is facing flak for having lenient laws towards intellectual property. The country, along with neighbouring China, is being criticized by the US government for being amongst the worst nations at snuffing out counterfeit goods. The office of US Trade Representive Ambassador Michael Froman brought this in notice...
  • Pakistan refuses to open India-Afghanistan road link, says conduct trade via Karachi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Pakistan has refused to sign the motor vehicle agreement and to open up the road link for India and Afghanistan. Instead it has asked India to conduct trade via the Karachi port, sources said. Sources within the Indian establishment said Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has told Pakistani leadership...
  • Nepal earthquake could have been much worse: Here's why Yesterday

    Kathmandu: The structural engineer strides through Kathmandu's old city, past buildings reduced to rubble, buildings whose facades are cracked in dozens of places, like the fractured shell of a hardboiled egg. But it's the many buildings that made it unscathed through the earthquake that amaze Kit Miyamoto. "It could have been...
  • India seeks UN intervention on 26/11 terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi's release Yesterday

    United Nations: India has sought UN's intervention in the release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, saying it was in violation of the norms of the global body and it should raise the matter with Pakistan. In a letter to the current Chair of the...
  • IPL 8: Ajinkya Rahane credits mental aspect for success Yesterday

    Mumbai: Ajinkya Rahane on Saturday credited his mental preparation as the key to his success in Tests, ODIs and the ongoing Indian Premier League, in which he is the leading run-getter till date. "It's about mental adjustment as the technique remains the same. I focus on my mental aspect. It's important...
  • 38 Indians among 50 foreigners killed in Nepal earthquake Yesterday

    Kathmandu: At least 38 Indians were killed and 10 injured in the devastating earthquake that jolted Nepal last week, leaving over 6,600 people dead and more than 16,500 injured till Saturday, the government said. In a statement issued on Saturday, Nepal's home ministry said: A total of 96 foreigners affected by...
  • India start Hockey World League preparation with Japan series Yesterday

    Bhubaneswar: With the FIH Hockey World League semi-final (Men) 2015 around the corner, India's preparation for the tournament will start with the first Test of the four-match series against Japan at the Kalinga Stadium on Sunday. India would be looking to keep up their momentum after having finished third at the...
  • J&K government will take action against waving of Pakistani flags: Jitendra Singh Yesterday

    Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday condemned the waving of Pakistani flags at Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's rally and said he was confident that the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government would rise to the occasion and take steps to ensure such incidents do not recur. "We (BJP and...
  • Will not allow separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits: NC Yesterday

    Srinagar: Opposition National Conference on Saturday said they will not let Jammu and Kashmir government to set up separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits but would strive for return of the minority community to their native places in the Valley. "We are against separate clusters for Kashmiri Pandits. We welcome them (to...
  • Goa: Pollution Control Board asked to take off blaring multi-sound horns from vehicles Yesterday

    Panaji: The Environment Ministry has asked Goa State Pollution Control Board to ensure removal of all multi-toned horns from vehicles in the state within 30 days. The instructions were given through a circular which has quoted that Central Motor Vehicle Act and Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 does not permit installing of...
  • If I perform and do well, I get my results: Sanju Samson Yesterday

    Bangalore: After a fair bit of waiting at the lobby of the ITC Gardenia hotel in Bangalore, a Malayali family was greeted by Sanju Samson. The wicketkeeper-batsman handed over a t-shirt to the young boy of the group, autographed a bat for him, posed for photographs and spent quality time...
  • Arun Jaitley warns India Inc against profiting from liberal tax regime 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Warning corporates not to take unfair advantage of the liberalised tax environment, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the world is moving towards a more transparent regime that would remove the veil of secrecy from unlawful transactions. "I think, for every assessee, every person in the commercial...
  • Indian Air Force evacuates 3,358 from Nepal, relief operation 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The number of people evacuated from Nepal by the Indian Air Force (IAF) reached 3,358 as another flight carrying the evacuees landed in India on Friday, the defence ministry said. "One of the last sorties of C-17 from KTM (Kathmandu) to Palam. Total pax brought back by IAF fixed...
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