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  • India need not become China, it has to regain its lost glory: PM in CNN world exclusive interview 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Asserting that the current era belonged to Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a world exclusive interview to CNN said that India was at par with China, adding that the two nations were growing at a similar pace. Reminiscing the days when India was called the 'Golden Bird', Modi...
  • Asian Games 2014: India begin Day 2 with shooting bronze 31 minutes ago

    India's shooting contingent continued to spearhead India's medal hunt on day two of the Incheon Asian Games, with the team of Jitu Rai, Samresh Jung and Prakash Nanjappa combining to win a bronze medal in Men's 10m Air Pistol Team event. India finished behind hosts South Korea and China to claim...
  • Asian Games Live, Day 2: Jitu Rai finishes 5th in 10m Pistol final 33 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) First-day gold medallist Jitu Rai will be in action again in his favourite 10m Air Pistol event, with medals also expected in badminton and squash. While the women's badminton team made it to the semifinals yesterday, squash starts Dipika Pallikal and...
  • Go for Glory: Amazing run for Jitu Rai in one year, says Ronjan Sodhi 9 hours 31 minutes ago

    On day one at the Asiad, India started on a positive note as shooters Jitu Rai and Shweta Chaudhry bagged gold and bronze medals respectively. ...
  • Vadodara: BJP MLA seeks vacant houses for J&K flood-hit victims 10 hours 1 minutes ago

    Vadodara: A BJP MLA from Vadodara in Gujarat has written to Chief Minister Anandi Patel requesting her to provide tenements, constructed under various Central schemes but are currently lying vacant, to those people whose houses have suffered extensive damage in heavy rains recently. "Heavy rain and floods had wreaked a havoc...
  • Did not wish Modi on Birthday due to Xi's Gujarat visit: Sri Lankan President 10 hours 44 minutes ago

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday told two visiting BJP leaders that he deliberately refrained from wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday because he did not want to disturb the Premier with Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Gujarat. BJP national secretary P Muralidhar Rao and the party's...
  • India @ 9 with Shreya Dhoundial 11 hours 7 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Shreya Dhoundial. ...
  • Health minister expresses grief over high suicide levels 12 hours 6 minutes ago

    Thrissur: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday expressed grief over the national loss of human resources by the rising tendency of young people to commit suicide and said the government will come up with a strategy soon. He was inaugurating a mass contact programme here to conscientise the general public about...
  • Force India struggle in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying 12 hours 20 minutes ago

    Singapore: Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez experienced a tough qualifying in the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix, setting 13th and 15th fastest times at the Marina Bay Street Circuit on Saturday. Both Hulkenberg and Perez failed to make Q3 with times of 1:47.308 and 1:47.575 respectively. The Silverstone squad...
  • Asian Games Day 1 Analysis: Gold on first day lifts Indian spirits 12 hours 49 minutes ago

    After a smart march-past the previous day, India opened country's quest for medals thorough Shweta Chaudhry in the 10m Air Pistol event. But the day belonged to Jitu Rai, the first to win India a gold medal at Incheon. Jitu, who is the world number one in 10m Air Pistol...
  • Nepal seeks technical cooperation from India for extending Provident Fund 12 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Nepal on Saturday sought technical cooperation from India for extending Provident Fund in organised and unorganised sectors in that country. A delegation led by Secretary of Nepal Prime Minister and Employees Provident Fund (EPF), Nepal chief Durga Nidhi Sharma met Union Labour Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and held deliberations...
  • India, Bangladesh Foreign Ministers meet, no major headway on emotive issue 13 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India on Saturday offered Bangladesh expertise in civil nuclear sector and outer space during a meeting between their Foreign Ministers but the meet could not make any major headway on emotive issues of Land Boundary Agreement, Teesta water sharing and extradition of ULFA leader Anup Chetia. During the third...
  • India-Africa December summit cancelled due to Ebola 14 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The India-Africa Summit, which was scheduled to be attended by 53 countries in December, has been cancelled this year due to Ebola outbreak in that continent. With the government expecting nearly 1000 delegates including ministers, government officials, business leaders and others, for the Summit, it was logistically difficult given...
  • Jinping realistic, more principled than his predecessors: Dalai Lama 14 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Saturday hailed Chinese President Xi Jinping as "more realistic" and said he seems to have "more principles" than his predecessors. He said there is no need of any conflict between India and China and "the only way is (to) remain peaceful on the...
  • Xi's India visit put ties into historic phase: Chinese FM 14 hours 24 minutes ago

    Beijing: China has said President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India has propelled bilateral ties into a historic phase and opened a new chapter in its neighbourhood diplomacy. "President Xi's visit has propelled the development of China-India ties into a new historic phase," Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during a...
  • Bilawal's comment on Kashmir 'far from reality', says Syed Akbaruddin 15 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India on Saturday termed as "far from reality" comment of PPP leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari that his party will get back entire Kashmir from it and asserted the integrity and unity of the country was "non negotiable". "We are in the process of looking forward and looking forward does...
  • Give North East share of China's investment to India: Tarun Gogoi 15 hours 20 minutes ago

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday sought a share of China's US dollar 20 billion investment committed by its President Xi Jinping for the north eastern region. "North East (NE) is a part of India. Give importance to NE and Assam. We are neighbours of China. In fact, we...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men's basketball team off to winning a start 16 hours 44 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men's basketball team started its Asian Games campaign on a resounding note, thrashing a lowly Palestine 89-49 in the opening Group B encounter at the Hwaseong Sports Complex Gymnasium on Saturday. India dominated Palestine in all the four quarters with Amjyot Singh turning out to be the highest scorer...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men struggle past Hong Kong in Volleyball 16 hours 58 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian spikers were given a tough time by an unfancied Hong Kong before they prevailed 3-1 in the opening group league game of the men's volleyball event at the 17th Asian Games on Saturday. India won by 23-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-21 against a spirited Hong Kong side which is atleast...
  • Bilawal Bhutto's comments on Kashmir 'irresponsible': BJP 17 hours 31 minutes ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party reacted strongly to Pakistani leader Bilawal Bhutto's comments on Kashmir calling them irresponsible. The PPP leader had earlier in the day said that he would take back Kashmir from India. ...
  • India assured of maiden women's singles medal in Asiad squash 17 hours 40 minutes ago

    Incheon: India is assured of its first ever women's singles medal in the Asian Games after top players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa won their respective openers on Saturday and set up an exciting contest in the quarter-finals. World No.21 Chinappa blanked 183rd ranked South Korea Song Sunmi 11-9, 11-7, 11-7...
  • India has great potential under Modi's leadership: Dalai Lama 17 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama is hopeful that the new Chinese leadership will work towards better Indo-China relations. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, The Dalai Lama said, "China's leadership style has changed. The new leadership is talking about harmony. President Xi Jingping should promote harmony in neighboring...
  • Asian Games football: Indian women face Thailand in crunch tie 18 hours 35 minutes ago

    Incheon: Smarting from their humiliating 0-10 loss to hosts South Korea, India women's football team head coach Tarun Roy admitted they need to regroup quickly before their crucial last Group A match against Thailand in the 17th Asian Games here Sunday. India have three points after two matches and will have...
  • I will take back Kashmir from India, it belongs to Pakistan, says Benazir Bhutto's son 14 hours 56 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the 'Gen-Next' politician of Pakistan, has said that his Pakistan People's Party (PPP) would get back entire Kashmir from India. Bilawal, in his 20s, was addressing the party workers in Multan region in Punjab on Friday. "I will take back Kashmir, all of it, and I will not...
  • Asian Games hockey: India in for some shooting practice against Sri Lanka 19 hours 2 minutes ago

    The 2014 Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad, will host India's first game in the men's hockey competition on Sunday, and against minnows Sri Lanka, India should be in for some shooting practice 1:30 pm IST onwards. Sri Lanka, ranked 40th in the World against India's 9th, will...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men's badminton team knocked out 20 hours 15 minutes ago

    Incheon: The Indian men's badminton team lost to South Korea 0-3 in the pre-quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here on Saturday. Doubles pair of B. Sumeeth Reddy-Manu Attri, Kidambi Srikanth and recently-crowned Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap, all lost their matches against the host nation. Srikanth, up...
  • In pics: Asian Games 2014, Day 1 20 hours 20 minutes ago

    Shooter Shweta Chaudhry gave India their first medal on the opening day action of the 17th Asian Games after the Faridabad girl clinched bronze in the Women 10m Air Pistol Final. (Getty Images)Jitu is also the first Indian shooter to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics after bagging a quota place with a silver medal-finish at the Shooting World Championships. (Getty Images)Mengyuan Zhang of China celebrates winning the gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol Women's event at Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. (Getty Images)
  • Asian Games hockey: Sardar and Co eye big win over Sri Lanka in opener 20 hours 26 minutes ago

    Incheon: Eyes firmly set on the gold medal, which has eluded them for the past 16 years, the Indian men's hockey team would look to open its Asian Games campaign with a big win against minnows Sri Lanka in a Pool B match at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium on Sunday. After...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women's tennis team beats Oman in opener 20 hours 32 minutes ago

    Incheon: The Indian women's tennis team was off to a winning start in the 17th Asian Games as it blanked Oman 3-0 in the first round here on Saturday. Prarthana Gulabrao Thombare and Ankita Raina notched up contrasting singles victories before the pairing of Natasha Marie Anne Palha and Rishika Sunkara...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian handball team loses opening match to Chinese Taipei 21 hours 36 minutes ago

    Incheon: The Indian handball team started its Asian Games campaign on a disappointing note, going down 20-39 to Chinese Taipei in their opening Group D match here on Saturday. In a rather lopsided contest, the Indian were trailing 11-24 at the end of the first 30-minute period before losing the the...