India

  • Allocate domestic natural gas to make fertiliser: FAI 58 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Fertilisers Association of India (FAI) on Tuesday demanded allocation of domestic natural gas to make fertilisers without any distinction of products. "There is a need for allocation of domestic gas for production of fertilisers without any distinction of products, because there is no distinction between urea and complex fertilisers...
  • Badminton coach Gopichand mum over split with Saina Nehwal 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Tuesday remained tightlipped about his split with Saina Nehwal, saying he doesn't want to talk about the issue as the Asian Games is just round the corner. Struggling with her form, India's top shuttler Saina has sought the help of former chief coach Vimal...
  • BCCI non-committal on AGM postponement 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Chennai: Maintaining a non-committal stand on the postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM), BCCI Interim President Shivlal Yadav on Tuesday avoided a question on the subject during the signing of an MoU between the board and the MRF Pace Foundation. "This is not the appropriate forum to discuss BCCI matters," said...
  • Japan visit a huge success, PM Modi tells Tokyo Indians, urges them to fulfil 'Clean India' mission 3 hours 30 minutes ago

    Tokyo: India is no more a land of snake-charmers, in fact it has revolutionised the world of computer technology, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he addressed the Indian community in Tokyo, a day ahead of wrapping up his five-day Japan visit. "My computer engineer friend had superstitious image about India....
  • BCCI signs five-year deal with MRF Pace Foundation 3 hours 40 minutes ago

    Chennai: The MRF Pace Foundation ON Tuesday inked an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which will send pace bowlers with potential to the academy for training under former Australian great Glenn McGrath. The broad lines of the MOU includes a tie-up between the pace foundation...
  • Indian pacers to train under Glenn McGrath 5 hours 16 minutes ago

    Indian pacer Varun Aaron has started his 10-day training programme under Aussie legend McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tie-up between the BCCI and company. ...
  • Pullela Gopichand is still my coach, says Saina Nehwal 5 hours 25 minutes ago

    After discussing with my coach Gopichand, I have taken the decision to go for a change, says Saina. ...
  • Restructured Duleep Trophy can help India in Test turnaround 5 hours 31 minutes ago

    Of all the formats, most teams would like to be at number one in Tests. No doubt there is pride and prestige attached to it. It is with such high ambition, Steve Waugh brought his all- conquering side to India calling the tour the ultimate frontier, looking for a series win...
  • My records not meant to be broken, says Usain Bolt 6 hours 5 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Laughing off questions on potential challengers, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt turned on the charm offensive on his maiden trip to India, throwing humility out of the window to declare that his records are pretty much out of reach. Bolt will play a seven-a-side exhibition match against a team which...
  • Feni from Goa, Tongba from Sikkim, and Yu from Manipur: 9 traditional liquors brewed locally in India 5 hours 29 minutes ago

    The language, cuisine, and traditions in India change every few kilometres as you start travelling from one state to another. There's a wide variety of food and beverages that are exclusive to a particular state. What we cook and how we cook it changes considerably if you compare the cuisines...
  • Live Score: India move in for the kill at Birmingham 6 hours 35 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Match Preview: Two back-to-back wins has brought the cheer back in the Indian camp, and if the visitors manage to clinch the ODI series against England at Birmingham, their World Cup preparations will be on track and the hosts' in...
  • No relief for Kingfisher Airlines, SC doesn't restrain Union Bank from declaring it a wilful defaulter 5 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a setback for the Kingfisher Airlines, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to restrain the Union Bank of India from declaring it a wilful defaulter. "Now that you have been declared a defaulter, you can challenge it in any court," the SC said. The KFA had approached the...
  • Mahatma Gandhi, Chinese Kali, and a Sachin Tendulkar temple: 10 unusual temples in India for the unconventional Indian gods 8 hours 29 minutes ago

    The spiritual land of India has a temple for every God we worship. The list of Gods is endless and so is the count of temples in India. Have you heard of the strange and mysterious temples in India like the one dedicated to a motorcycle? Did you also know...
  • Saina Nehwal splits with Pullela Gopichand? 10 hours 54 minutes ago

    Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal is reportedly splitting with her coach Pullela Gopichand to train under Vimal Kumar for Asian Games. ...
  • Rescued elephant Phoolkali turns painter with a gallery show: Her artwork is selling like hotcakes! 11 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Phoolkali, a rescued elephant, is unaware that she is securing her future as the artworks created by her are selling well. About 50 artworks are displayed here in an exhibition titled "Ganpati to Gajah". The paintings made by a Singapore-based artist and some elephants have been showcased in the...
  • 4th ODI: India move in for the kill at Birmingham 12 hours 43 minutes ago

    Two back-to-back wins has brought the cheer back in the Indian camp, and if the visitors manage to clinch the ODI series against England at Birmingham, their World Cup preparations will be on track and the hosts' in disarray. What England must be most hurt about is the lopsided nature of...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 22 hours 23 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 21 hours 58 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News360: Tension escalates in Pak as fresh clashes erupt between protestors and police 22 hours 39 minutes ago

    In a dramatic escalation of the political crisis that has put Pakistan on edge, hundreds of protesters on Monday stormed the Secretariat and the state-run PTV, even as the powerful Army Chief met Premier Nawaz Sharif, triggering rumours that he was advised to step down. ...
  • I have tried to sort out my action for better results: Ashwin 22 hours 52 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Ravichandran Ashwin's performance in the shorter versions has been comparatively better than Test cricket which the Tamil Nadu spinner attributes to the time spent at the nets with his personal coach sorting out his bowling action. "I have put considerable amount of work into it, a good 55-60 days of...
  • England face uphill struggle to win World Cup, says coach Peter Moores 23 hours 54 minutes ago

    England coach Peter Moores admitted Monday his side faced a race against time if they were to be serious contenders to win next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. No England side have ever lifted the World Cup, with the last of their three losing appearances in the final...
  • PM Narendra Modi's plan to turn Varanasi into a 'smart city': Will the Kyoto model work? 21 hours 14 minutes ago

    Varanasi: During his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to convert Varanasi into a 'smart heritage city' on the Kyoto model, in line with his vision of building 100 smart cities in India. Interestingly, there are a few similarities between...
  • Expect Force India to be competitive, says Nico Hulkenberg Yesterday

    Monza: Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg expects his Force India to be competitive at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza here for this weekend's Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix. "I expect us to be quite competitive. It should be better for us than Spa. It's all about power and top speed and we...
  • Force India's Sergio Perez hopes for a podium at Italian Grand Prix Yesterday

    Monza: Force India driver Sergio Perez is hoping to emulate the performance he delivered at the 2012 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix when he achieved a podium at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The Mexican driver finished second two years ago and said he will try to do the same at this...
  • India grants one-year visa to Taslima Nasreen Yesterday

    New Delhi: Controversial writer Taslima Nasreen, living in exile since 1994, has been given one-year visa by the Centre and allowed to stay in India till August 2015. The 51-year-old writer was last month given two months temporary visa after the Home Ministry decided to initiate a verification process of her...
  • Shiv Kapur finishes 14th in Italian Open Yesterday

    Torino: Shiv Kapur produced a nice midway burst with three birdies in a span of four holes and then added another one to finish with a closing card of four-under, which gave him a share of the 14th place at the 71st Italian Open. He finished with a total of 10-under...
  • CAD narrows sharply to 1.7 pc in April-June quarter Yesterday

    New Delhi: India's Current Account Deficit narrowed sharply to 1.7 per cent of GDP in the April-June quarter of this fiscal mainly on account of reduction in trade deficit, and a steep decline in gold imports. "The lower CAD was primarily on account of a contraction in the trade deficit contributed...
  • Indo-Japan ties scale new heights as Modi, Abe sign key agreements on bullet trains, Varanasi revamp Yesterday

    Tokyo: Japan and India, Asia's second and third largest economies signed five major agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the east Asian nation. A deal on bringing Japan's high speed bullet trains to India signed between the 'two most important democracies of the world' remained one of the...
  • England batting like 'chumps' against India, says Geoffrey Boycott Yesterday

    London: Slamming the English cricket team for batting like "chumps" against world champions India, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said skipper Alastair Cook, Ian Bell and Joe Root should not be a part of the one-day side. "England have gone into this series with three orthodox batsmen in our top...
  • AIFF discriminating against I-League, say Mohun Bagan Yesterday

    Kolkata: Accusing the All India Football Federation (AIFF) of adopting a "discriminatory attitude" towards I-League, Mohun Bagan on Monday said they would demand an increase in the number of foreigners to be at par with the Indian Super League (ISL). According to I-League rules, the clubs are allowed to register four...