India

  • PM Modi welcomes agreement on government formation in Afghanistan 1 hour 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday welcomed the agreement on government formation in Afghanistan and said India will stand steadfastly with the new dispensation in that country as it continues the task of building a strong, developed and peaceful nation. "We wholeheartedly welcome the agreement between the two Afghan...
  • New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims major attack 2 hours 5 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Al Qaeda's South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at US vessels in the Arabian Sea, in the first major assault by the newly created group. The SITE monitoring service quoted its spokesman, Usama Mahmoud, as saying...
  • Narendra Modi should practice what he preaches: Singhvi 2 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India" remark has evoked reactions from political leaders across the party lines. Reacting to Modi's remark, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, "A lot of what Modi says is idealist, I wish he would say the same...
  • Kerala: Gold worth Rs 35 lakh seized from passenger 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    Kozhikode: About 1.27 kg of gold worth approximately Rs 35 lakh was seized on Sunday by Customs officials from a passenger who arrived at nearby Karipur international airport. The man had arrived here from Sharjah on an Air India Express flight. The gold was found concealed in a loudspeaker in his...
  • PM Modi to meet US-based Jewish groups in New York 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US-based Jewish groups during his visit to the US this week followed by a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Israeli counterpart. According to sources, Prime Minister will be meeting Jewish groups on September 28, the day on which he...
  • 'Xi's visit to India shows China's neighbourhood diplomacy' 3 hours 1 minutes ago

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India and three other countries highlighted China's sincerity and determination in advancing its neighbourhood diplomacy, official media said on Sunday. India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Tajikistan which Xi visited are emerging countries struggling for prosperity, a commentary by state-run Xinhua news agency said....
  • Pakistan water experts to inspect 120-MW Miyar hydropower project 3 hours 10 minutes ago

    Shimla: A three-member Pakistani delegation will inspect the 120-MW Miyar hydropower project near Udaipur town in bordering tribal district of Lahaul-Spiti on Monday. "The delegation led by Pakistan's Indus Waters Commissioner Mirza Asif Beg, reached Manali in Himachal Pradesh this afternoon and would leave for Lahaul and Spiti tomorrow," said...
  • CLT20: Philander's no-ball was the turning point, says Aiden Blizzard 2 hours 41 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Hobart Hurricanes batsman Aiden Blizzard and Cape Cobras coach Paul Adams spoke in the same vein as both admitted that the 'no-ball' bowled by Vernon Philander in the 18th over proved to be the "turning point" as Aussie outfit won the CLT20 encounter between the two teams. "I think the...
  • Chinese pitch seven tents in Chumar; stand off continues 3 hours 13 minutes ago

    Leh/New Delhi: The stand-off in Chumar area of Ladakh area took a new turn on Sunday with Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) pitching seven tents well within the Indian territory and showing no signs of withdrawing from the territory. The Chinese who had arrived in vehicles on Saturday in Chumar, 300...
  • Modi's interview to boost confidence in the country: Experts 3 hours 26 minutes ago

    Analysing the Modi's CNN world exclusive interview, experts say that the interview will boost confidence in the country....
  • Force India reclaim fifth place with double points finish 3 hours 43 minutes ago

    Singapore: Both Force India drivers successfully finished among the points as Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg ended seventh and ninth respectively at the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday. Perez, who started 15th, brought home six points while his German team-mate, who took flight from 13th position, came back with...
  • We need to be more realistic, says businessman on Modi's China remark 3 hours 52 minutes ago

    Reacting to the 'We need not to copy China, but reclaim our lost glory' remark on PM Modi in CNN world exclusive interview, businessman Mohandas Pal says China is way ahead of us and we can not ignore their model of growth. ...
  • British Raj did more harm than good in Indian subcontinent: Debate in UK Supreme Court 4 hours 38 minutes ago

    London: The British Raj did more harm than good in the Indian subcontinent, this was the conclusion of a historic debate that put the mighty empire on a mock trial at the Supreme Court here. The Indo-British Heritage Trust organised the debate as the inaugural event to mark the 400th...
  • Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India 4 hours 41 minutes ago

    Multan: Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia's most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundreds of lives. "India irrigates its deserts and dumps extra water on Pakistan without any warning," the bearded Saeed told...
  • Change India: What are the reforms for financial services sector? 5 hours 55 minutes ago

    In this episode of 'Change India', CNBC TV18's Latha Venkatesh discusses the set of reforms that are need for the financial services sector with panel of experts. ...
  • When will Indian hockey learn to be ruthless? asks Michael Nobbs 6 hours 46 minutes ago

    I must admit I had such high hopes for a really good start to the tournament and a good solid win for India against Sri Lanka. That was not to be. Sri Lanka have just played their second match in two days and had been thoroughly beaten by Pakistan 14-0....
  • Democracy is our great legacy, it's in our DNA, says PM Narendra Modi in CNN World Exclusive 4 hours 22 minutes ago

    Terming democracy as a great legacy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his world exclusive interview to CNN said that it is only due to India's inherent strength that a person like him born in a poor family has been able to become the PM of the country. Speaking on the need...
  • Asian Games equestrian: Shruti, Nadia qualify for final round 6 hours 57 minutes ago

    Incheon: Two Indian women qualify for the final round of the equestrian dressage individual event after a creditable show in the first round at the Asian Games on Sunday. Shruti Vora and Nadia Haridass made the cut for the final round as one of the 15 best performers in the Intermediate...
  • Everyone needs to sit and resolve the issue: PM Modi on Russia-Ukraine crisis 6 hours 33 minutes ago

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about the India's views on the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia. "Everyone needs to sit and resolve the issue," he said. ...
  • G20 commits to automatic exchange of tax information by 2017 7 hours 19 minutes ago

    Cairns: Committing to a global response to deal with cross border tax avoidance and evasion, the G20 on Sunday decided to put in place a mechanism for automatic exchange of tax information by 2017. "We endorse the finalised global Common Reporting Standard for automatic exchange of tax information on a reciprocal...
  • India, US have historic bond, it's not just Delhi-Washington ties, says PM Modi 7 hours 19 minutes ago

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Relation between India and America should not be seen within the limits of just Delhi and Washington. It is a much larger sphere. The good thing is the mood of both Delhi and Washington is in harmony with this understanding,...
  • Anirban Lahiri finishes third in Selangor Masters 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    Selangor: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri had to settle for third place, two behind the play-off duo - Chapchai Nirat and Antonio Lascuna - following a final round 68 at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters on Sunday. Lahiri battled hard but failed to find the extra birdie towards the end to join...
  • Indian women lose 0-10 to Thailand in Asiad football 7 hours 42 minutes ago

    Incheon: The Indian women's football team suffered a 0-10 loss at the Asian Games as they went down to Thailand in their third Group A match at the Namdong Asiad Rugby Field here on Sunday. Nisa Romyen and skipper Kanjana Sung Ngoen fired in four goals each past Indian goalkeeper Aditi...
  • India believes in the strength of democracy, says PM Modi 7 hours 23 minutes ago

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "I have seen the strength of democracy. If there was no democracy, a person like me who was born in a poor family could not have become the prime minister." ...
  • Asian Games 2014: India's trap shooting trio disappoints 8 hours 26 minutes ago

    Incheon: India's trap shooting exponents Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Mansher Singh and Kynan Chenai put on a disappointing show in the 17th Asian Games as none of them could qualify for the final round with the team finishing sixth at the Gyeonggido Shooting Range on Sunday. Veteran shooter Mansher, the oldest member...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men lose to Saudi Arabia in second qualifier of basketball 7 hours 37 minutes ago

    Incheon: After an impressive start in their opening game, the Indian men cagers failed to maintain the momentum as they went down fighting 67-73 to Saudi Arabia in their second Group B qualifying round match in the basketball competition of the Asian Games on Sunday. India scripted a fightback in the...
  • Indian handball team loses to South Korea in Asiad 9 hours 12 minutes ago

    Incheon: The Indian handball team's dismal show continued as they lost 19-39 to South Korea in their second group D match at the 17th Asian Games on Sunday. The Indians trailed the host team 6-21 in the first half before losing the second half 13-18. The Koreans were incisive in their striking...
  • India fined for last-minute pullouts at Asiad 9 hours 20 minutes ago

    Incheon: The Indian Olympic Association has been fined USD 10,000 for withdrawing teams from the Asian Games at a late stage, but All India Tennis Association chief Anil Khanna is hopeful that the penalty would be withdrawn. Interestingly, the Indian contingent's chef de mission and Athletics Federation of India President Adille...
  • Diplomacy is not a take-away joint, Congress tells Modi 9 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Criticising the Narendra Modi government's policy towards Pakistan and China, Congress on Sunday said diplomacy is not a "take away joint" and asked the Prime Minister to take the country into confidence before working on any "strategic alliance" with the US. Talking about Modi's foreign policy, Congress spokesperson and...
  • Bilawal one of the 'daydreamers' in Pakistan: Muslim League 9 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian Union Muslim League on Sunday dubbed Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as one of the "daydreamers" in Pakistan for his Kashmir remarks and said that every inch of Indian territory will be protected to the last minute. "The utterances of Pakistan's Opposition leader Bilawal Bhutto is nothing but to show...