INDIA

  • BCCI to write to ICC about West Indies Cricket Board's conduct 18 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will write to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to apprise the world body about the conduct of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), whose team cancelled the tour of India mid-way last week. "We will write to the ICC informing them...
  • India hockey coach Terry Walsh resigns blaming 'sporting bureaucracy' 42 minutes ago

    Just when it looked Indian hockey was getting back up on its legs, another setback hit the game's establishment in the country with head coach of the men's team resigning citing 'sporting bureaucracy' as the reason for calling it quits. Walsh's decision came at a time when he had coached the...
  • Dhoni rested; Ashwin, Aaron return for Sri Lanka ODIs 2 hours 29 minutes ago

    After coming down hard on the West Indies with a decision to sue the WICB over withdrawing midway through its tour of India, the BCCI announced the 14-man squad for the first three ODIs of the five-match home series with Sri Lanka, resting regular skipper MS Dhoni and giving the...
  • BCCI suspends bilateral ties with West Indies, to initiate legal action 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday came down hard on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), suspending all bilateral ties and deciding to initiate legal proceedings against WICB for pulling out mid way through the tour of India. The West Indies team decided to fly back...
  • A gold Tata Nano, a shirt made of solid gold and gold slippers: 10 strange things made of gold that show how much Indians love Dhanteras and the yellow metal 3 hours 48 minutes ago

    Dhanteras kicks off the Diwali festive season in India. This is one day when every Indian spends exorbitantly buying gold and other expensive metals as they bring prosperity and good luck on this auspicious day.Indians and their love for gold is well established. All our jewelleries for as long as...
  • Photos: Cars and houses as Diwali bonus, 3D firecrackers and 108-feet tall lanterns: 12 people who clearly love Diwali a little too much 4 hours 24 minutes ago

    The festival of Diwali brightens you up like no other. Every Indian house is lit up, there are countless boxes of sweets on your table and houses are spic and span on this auspicious day that marks the onset of the winter season in India. While diyas and decorations adorn every...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 17 hours 27 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Sri Lanka Cricket defends decision to tour India 19 hours 3 minutes ago

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday defended its decision to send the national team for a tour of India next month amid criticism coming from certain quarters, saying that it was taken at the best interest of the game. SLC said it was a collective decision of its executive committee to...
  • India win two gold medals in Para Asian Games 19 hours 13 minutes ago

    Incheon: India opened their gold medal account with two track and field athletes bagging the yellow metal in a haul of six medals on the second day of competitions at the Para Asian Games on Tuesday. The Indians grabbed one silver and three medals also besides the two gold on Tuesday...
  • Hockey Champions Trophy online ticket sales begins 20 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Monday announced the commencement of online ticket sales for the much-awaited Hero Hockey Champions Trophy to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from December 6-14. Speaking about the development, HI president Narinder Batra said: "Within a year this is the third international...
  • Passengers stranded at Saudi airport as Air India flight gets delayed by over 40 hours 23 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Over 200 passengers were left stranded at the Dammam airport in Saudi Arabia after an Air India flight was delayed by over 40 hours. The Air India flight slated to take off on October 18 was grounded due to technical snag. A part had to be sent from...
  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss West Indies pullout today 23 hours 31 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder of India tour because of the pay...
  • Nico Hulkenberg to continue with Force India in 2015 season Yesterday

    New Delhi: Nico Hulkeberg will continue to race for Sahara Force India in the 2015 Formula One season, the team confirmed on Monday. The 27-year-old German had returned to Force India at the start of 2014 after spending a year with Sauber and has enjoyed a reasonably good season, finishing among...
  • 'Wait, Abhishek Bachchan has fans?' 10 snarky comments every loyal Abhishek Bachchan fangirl has heard at least once in her life Yesterday

    Abhishek Bachchan made quite a slow start in Bollywood with his debut movie 'Refugee'. There were immediate comparisons with Hrithik Roshan's 'Kaho Naa Pyar Hai' and his movies bombing one after the other at the box office did little to help his career take off. Loyal Abhishek Bachchan fans however,...
  • In case you missed, Virat Kohli has broken Sachin Tendulkar's record Yesterday

    Every Indian fan was waiting for Virat Kohli to return to the kind of form that has earned him the tag of 'run machine', and after showing signs of it with a half-century against West Indies, India's most promising match-winner confirmed regaining his prolific touch with a century - the...
  • Virat Kohli climbs to 2nd, Bhuvneshwar in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings Yesterday

    Dubai: Benefitting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into top-10 for the first time in his career. Kohli scored 191 runs, including 127 in the final match, in...
  • Mumbai Film Festival Diary 2014: On day 5, comedians talk about social media's cool new generation of stars in Alia and Parineeti Yesterday

    Mumbai: The past few years, whenever I've attended the Mumbai Film Festival, I've watched most of my films on the weekends. Sundays, in particular, are extremely crowded, because there are many who buy a pass specifically for that day. This was evident to me at 1 am on Saturday when I...
  • Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto raises Kashmir issue again, says will take it back from India Yesterday

    Karachi: In a fresh rant against India, Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto vowed to wrest Kashmir from India. "When I raise Kashmir, the entire Hindustan screams. They know when a Bhutto speaks, they (Indians) have no answer," the 26-year-old Bhutto scion said during his first public rally on Sunday. "We will...
  • Hockey: India beat Great Britain 2-1 to retain the Sultan of Johor Cup title Yesterday

    Harmanpreet Singh converted two penalty corners to help India sucessfully defend their Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) Under-21 hockey title, beating Great Britain 2-1 in a keenly-contested final on Sunday. Harmanpreet (45th and 90 minutes) slammed home two set pieces at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium to take his goals tally...
  • India tour ideal opportunity for fringe players, says Sanath Jayasuriya Yesterday

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's chairman of selectors Sanath Jayasuriya has said that the hastily-arranged five-match ODI series in India, to be held in early next month, will help the fringe players prove their worth before next year's World Cup. After the West Indian players abruptly pulled out of their tour of India...
  • Ajinkya Rahane seeks consistency to secure India spot Yesterday

    Dharamsala: Cricketer Ajinkya Rahane has said he is working towards attaining greater consistency and is looking to convert starts into big scores to secure his place in the Indian squad. Opener Rahane scored a stroke-filled half century and was looking good for a hundred until his dismissal for 68 in the...
  • Actor Amitabh Bachchan invited to inaugurate IFFI 2014 Yesterday

    Panaji: The Directorate of Film Festival here has invited megastar Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate the upcoming edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa from next month. "Formal invitation at highest level has gone to Amitabh Bachchan requesting him to inaugurate the event," director of film...
  • India promises to look into UK-Gujarat direct flights Yesterday

    London: India has assured the diaspora that it will push for direct flights between the UK and Gujarat. "We had prepared a strong proposal for Air India to start direct flights between London and Ahmedabad but due to financial and logistics reasons it couldn't go forward," TK Manoj Kumar, Ministry...
  • Fifth-place finish for SSP Chowrasia in Hong Kong Yesterday

    Hong Kong: SSP Chowrasia's superb comeback continued with yet another fine finish as he ended a creditable tied fifth at the Hong Kong Open golf here on Sunday. The 36-year-old two-time winner of joint-sanctioned events carded a final round of three-under 67, despite a closing bogey that ultimately proved costly. It was...
  • Auto industry gives thumbs-up to deregulation of diesel prices Yesterday

    New Delhi: Auto industry on Sunday welcomed the government's move to deregulate diesel prices, saying the clarity on fuel prices would help the manufacturers plan for future products and investments in a better way. "It is great that the government has been able to deregulate the diesel prices. Now the...
  • India one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets in Asia-Pacific 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The India eCommerce market will reach $6 billion in 2015, a 70 per cent increase over 2014 revenue of $3.5 billion, Gartner Inc. said. "Digital commerce is at a nascent stage in India. However, India is one of the fastest-growing e-commerce markets in Asia/Pacific," Praveen Sengar, research director at...
  • Reinvented Nokia committed to growth in India; ramps up its operations 2 days ago

    Espoo: Bullish on India, Nokia is ramping up its operations in the country, focusing on its three businesses of network infrastructure, location intelligence and advanced technologies, top executives of the Finnish telecom and IT conglomerate said. "For us, India is one of Nokia's top 10 high-growth regions. The manufacturing operations, global...
  • Sri Lanka keen to host India for Tests next year 2 days ago

    Colombo: After having agreed to play a five-match ODI series in India on a short notice post the West Indies pull-out, the Sri Lankan board is looking for a return in favour from the BCCI in August next year by playing three Test matches in the island nation. "We have already...
  • BCCI may claim damages close to Rs. 400 cr from West Indies 2 days ago

    West Indies' pullout from their tour of India may cost the country's board heavily with BCCI mulling to claim damages to the tune of approximately Rs. 400 crore from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). The BCCI is due to have a working committee meeting on October 21 to discuss the...
  • India's World Cup win in 1983 inspired me, says Ranatunga 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga said that India's 1983 Prudential Cup triumph inspired him to take his country to the peak of 50-over cricket. "When I saw Kapil Dev holding the Cup in 1983, I was inspired. I thought, if a team like India, which was...