INDIA

  • Boxing India chief Sandeep Jajodia appeals to state associations for support 19 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 4 hours 45 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 5 hours 24 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 5 hours 31 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 5 hours 51 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 9 hours 14 minutes ago

    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 10 hours 18 minutes ago

    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 10 hours 30 minutes ago

    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 21 hours 23 minutes ago

    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 22 hours 17 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • The Unsung Heroes: Why is the heroism of armed forces ignored? Yesterday

    They are trained to fight and defend our motherland against external threats. But over the years the three arms of our armed forces - Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force - have come to the rescue of not only the citizens of the country but also foreign nationals...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Kashmiri Pandits hit out at Pakistan and separatists Yesterday

    Jammu: Kashmiri Pandits (KP) on Friday hit out at Pakistan over its objection to settlement of the community in Kashmir, saying it has no locus-standi to dictate terms to India. The KPs also said that if separatists and mainstream political leaders of Kashmir decide when and how KPs settle, the Pandit...
  • Yuki Bhambri upsets Go Soeda to move to semi-finals of Taipei Challenger 2 days ago

    Bangkok: Yuki Bhambri shocked third seed Japanese Go Soeda in a tight three-set contest to storm into the semifinals of the USD 75000 ATP Challenger tennis tournament on Friday. Unseeded Indian Davis Cupper Yuki battled past world number 87 Soeda 6-4 3-6 6-3 in the quarter-final, which lasted one hour and...
  • Indian Army mistakenly flies into Nepal's sensitive China border 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Nepal's Army chief said on Friday that the Indian Army made one flight into Nepal's northern region bordering China due to a misunderstanding of Nepal's geography. Addressing his first press conference after the devastating earthquake at Nepal Army headquarters, Gen. Gaurav Sumsher Rana said, "Yes, I admit that one Indian...
  • IPL 8: Every IPL game is like my first, says Pravin Tambe 2 days ago

    Indian Premier League is one such platform where if you perform, you get noticed, says Rajasthan Royals spinner Pravin Tambe. ...
  • No bins at Delhi Metro station due to terror threat, High Court not convinced 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Friday told DMRC that not having dustbins on metro platforms due to fear of bomb blasts was a "very myopic view of security", as airports and even railway stations have garbage bins. The court, which directed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to "examine viability of...
  • Rahul Gandhi lauds workers on May Day 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who has been raising farmers' issues voiceferously, in Friday paid tribute to the working class on May Day, saying their hard work and sweat have contributed to building of the nation. "Today we pay tribute to the millions of workers whose hard work, sweat...
  • Government initiatives to take India's growth to 9-10 per cent: Arun Jaitley 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Initiatives being taken by the government to boost investments and introduce tax reforms will lead to 9-10 % economic growth in the coming years, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. "The cumulative impact of these (initiatives), I believe, will increase our capacity...
  • Turn your IPL success into longevity: Dravid to youngsters 2 days ago

    Imagine a situation where 50,000 people - all dressed in opposition colours - create a wall of noise as you try and do your job. An environment where examination is minute, in full glare of public view, and a 'perform or perish' code. Now imagine doing it as a teenager,...