India

  • AIFF discriminating against I-League, say Mohun Bagan 22 minutes ago

    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...
  • England's approach to spin bowling flawed: Sourav Ganguly 24 minutes ago

    London: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said flawed approach to spin bowling and failure to score runs freely are the main factors that are troubling England in the ODIs. As India close in on a series-win in the ODIs, Ganguly feels that the "problems of Alastair Cook and Co. are...
  • Robin Uthappa eyes India's opening slot with good show in new season 22 minutes ago

    Bangalore: With Rohit Sharma nursing a finger injury and Shikhar Dhawan struggling with his form, India discard Robin Uthappa is eager to earn the opening slot in the national team with some good performances in the upcoming season, which ends with 2015 World Cup. "I think we can do with another...
  • Modi willing to put in facilitation processes: Baba Kalyani 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to Bharat Forge Chairman Baba Kalyani. Kalyani said, "Modi spoke about his policy for development. He said he is willing to put in facilitation processes. Now, we've to look at how we can implement...
  • Businessmen to evaluate Modi's call for Indo-Japan ventures 58 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to business leaders Chanda Kochhar and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. Narendra Modi in his speech on Monday addressed Japanese business leaders. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw said, "I think it was a hard hitting, inspirational speech. He...
  • Manpreet Singh adjudged Asian Hockey Federation Junior Men's Player of the Year 2 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian midfielder Manpreet Singh was named the Junior Men's Player of the Year by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) at its Congress held in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. The 22-year-old has played 103 international matches and captained India in the 2013 Junior World Cup. He also led his side...
  • India reclaim number one position in ICC ODI rankings 2 hours 26 minutes ago

    Dubai: India's dominating performance against England coupled with Australia's shock loss to Zimbabwe made India the sole number one team in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued on Monday. "World champion India have been confirmed as the number-one ranked side in the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings following Zimbabwe's three wickets...
  • India look to school England again in 4th ODI 3 hours 12 minutes ago

    Birmingham: An unassailable lead in their pocket, India would look to clinch the one-day series against England by putting up another dominating display when the two sides square off in the fourth cricket one-dayer here on Tuesday. The visitors have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series after 133-run (D/L)...
  • United Bank of India declares Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulter 3 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: State-run United Bank of India on Monday became the first lender to declare debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines and its promoter Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulters. "We have declared Vijay Mallya and three other directors of Kingfisher Airlines as wilful defaulters," United Bank of India Executive Director Deepak Narang told PTI. The...
  • The smart Black Cat commandos and the safari suits of SPG commandos: 7 Indian armed forces uniform codes that you need to know 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    The Indian armed forces is a combination of the all the military forces including the Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast Guard. With a strength of over 1.3 million personnel, the Indian armed forces is the world's third largest military force and the largest standing volunteer...
  • PM Modi deplores 'expansionist' tendency of some countries 3 hours 57 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday deplored the "expansionist" tendency among some countries which "encroach" upon seas of others, in oblique comments against China which is having a maritime dispute with Japan. "The whole world accepts that the 21st century will belong to Asia. But I have a question. How...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in 5 years: report 4 hours 35 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its direct investment in India in five years from some $2 billion last year, the Nikkei business daily reported. Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a...
  • From RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan to Goa CM Manohar Parrikar: 10 famous IITians who didn't end up as engineers in India 5 hours 19 minutes ago

    It is a dream for every Indian school child studying science in India to get into the prestigious IITs. The Indian Institute of Technology is a name that tops the list when you ask an engineering enthusiast about their future plans. The coveted engineering institute has produced some of the...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in five year 5 hours 30 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its direct investment in India in five years from some $2 billion last year, the Nikkei business daily reported. Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a...
  • Markets such as India to push smartphone sales up 23.8 per cent to 1.25 billion units 6 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Emerging countries in regions like India and China will help smartphone sales jump close to 24 per cent this year to 1.25 billion, even as the growth pace slows down in mature markets, research firm IDC said. According to IDC, more than 1.25 billion smartphones are expected to...
  • England rookie Jason Roy plays down injury scare 6 hours 12 minutes ago

    London: Uncapped South Africa-born batsman Jason Roy insisted he would be fit after suffering an injury scare on Sunday, hours after being included in England's 14-man squad for next weekend's Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston. The 24-year-old rising star was hit on the hand while batting for Surrey against New...
  • The ancient Nalanda University will reopen after centuries today, classes to begin with a low-key launch 8 hours 9 minutes ago

    Patna, Bihar: The ancient Nalanda University (NU), which attracted students from the world over, will rise again today, as classes will begin at its newly established campus at Rajgir. The event will also mark the fruition of the idea proposed by former President APJ Abdul Kalam while addressing a joint session...
  • Photos: PM Narendra Modi turns music teacher with an impromptu class at Tokyo's 136-year-old Taimei School 6 hours 7 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit has turned him into a school teacher. He took on the new role as he visited some of the oldest schools in Japan and started taking impromptu classes. School children greeted their guest enthusiastically, waving Indian and Japanese flags at his arrivals.A few students...
  • India are giving England ODI cricket lessons: Alec Stewart 4 hours 28 minutes ago

    London: Exasperated at England's consecutive defeats, former captain Alec Stewart said the hosts must learn from India how to play One-day cricket. India have taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match series with convincing victories at Cardiff and Nottingham. "India look a completely different team to the rabble that threw in...
  • India, Japan to hold crucial summit talks, key agreements to be signed 8 hours 59 minutes ago

    Tokyo: On the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit, crucial agreements between the two nations are likely to be signed on Monday afternoon. India and Japan are likely to agree to launch a "two-plus-two" security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers during crucial summit talks...
  • India-Japan summit on Monday, security consultative framework on agenda 20 hours 8 minutes ago

    Tokyo: India and Japan are likely to agree to launch a "two-plus-two" security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers during crucial summit talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Monday. Modi flew to Tokyo on Sunday evening after an overnight stay in the...
  • Not interested in playing county cricket, says Ishant Sharma 20 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cheteshwar Pujara will be playing for Derbyshire this season while Varun Aaron is also keen on plying his trade in the county circuit but Ishant Sharma, the senior-most bowler of the Indian Test team, is not at all keen on playing in England. Would you be interested in playing...
  • No white flag if Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire: Rajnath 21 hours 55 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Asserting that India wants peaceful relations with all countries but it should not be treated as its weakness, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said security forces have been directed to give a "befitting" reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Referring to recent incidents of firing from across the Line...
  • New boys have brought in fresh energy in ODIs, says Ajinkya Rahane 22 hours 5 minutes ago

    Nottingham: Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday said the new players who have joined the ODI squad, have brought in fresh energy and helped in turning around India's fortunes in the ongoing one-day series against England. After their shambolic show in the five-Test series which they lost 1-3, India are leading the five-match...
  • South Asian countries join together to combat wildlife crime 22 hours 42 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: South Asian countries, including India, have endorsed a statute to develop an action plan for the next six years for working collaboratively to fight wildlife crimes. The Second Annual Meeting of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) concluded in Kathmandu on Friday finalising and endorsing the SAWEN Statute and...
  • Change India: Ideas to influence manufacturing sector of the country 22 hours 8 minutes ago

    In a special series Change India, CNBC TV18 discusses why Narendra Modi's vision, related to manufacturing sector, needs to be followed up with a suitable policy. ...
  • IOA ad-hoc committee calls meeting, Boxing India fumes Yesterday

    New Delhi: The administrative mess in Indian boxing is showing no signs of ending as of now but the Indian Olympic Association's ad-hoc committee, in-charge of the sport right now, has called a meeting of the state associations to finalise the dates of the National Championship. But the meeting, set for...
  • 'PM linking foreign trips to his domestic agenda' Yesterday

    Resident Editor of The Hindu Amit Baruah said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is linking his foreign travels to his domestic priority. "India-Japan trade can be made more improved," he said. ...
  • PM Modi arrives in Tokyo to hold summit talks with Shinzo Abe Yesterday

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived here for summit talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe after completing the first leg his visit to the former imperial capital city of Kyoto. During his three-day stay here, Modi will hold talks with Abe tomorrow to bolster bilateral security and...
  • Bresnan makes comeback, uncapped Roy in England T20 squad against India Yesterday

    London: The England selectors on Sunday decided to bring back experienced pacer Tim Bresnan in the national squad for the one-off T20 international against India at the Edgbaston on September 7. The 14-member squad also features uncapped Surrey opener Jason Roy, who has been rewarded for his good show in the...