INDIA

  • World Bank pegs India's GDP growth at 7.5% in 2015-16 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The World Bank projects India's GDP to expand to 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal on account of increased economic activity and greater stability. "India's economic growth is expected to rise to 7.5 per cent in 2015-16, followed by further acceleration to 7.9 per cent in 2016-17 and...
  • Watch: 'We are there with Nepal' 55 minutes ago

    India has been constantly helping in the ongoing relief, rescue, rehabilitation and evacuation efforts in the quake-hit Nepal under 'Operation Maitri'. This is an initiative from IBNLive to urge people to come forward and donate for the PM's Relief Fund. ...
  • Breaking toons: Devastating earthquake claims over 5,000 lives, Nepal thanks India for assistance 2 hours 0 minutes ago

    After a massive earthquake hit Nepal, Ambassador-designate of Nepal Deep Kumar Upadhyay thanked India for stepping in and offering help. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is personally monitoring the situation. ...
  • Paralympic Committee of India suspended by government 5 hours 6 minutes ago

    The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has been suspended with immediate effect for an unlimited period of time following poor management in the conduct of 15th National Para Athletics Championship 2015. Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the PCI was fully responsible for the lack of facility required for differently-abled athletes such...
  • Celkon Campus A518 with 5-inch display launched in India for Rs 4,500 5 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Targeting the budget smartphone market, Celkon has rolled out its latest Campus A518 smartphone that boasts of a 5-inch display at a price of Rs 4,500. The Celkon Campus A518 dual-SIM smartphone supports 3G video calling and comes with a 1 GHz processor. It runs the earlier Android KitKat...
  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he wanted to come to India in the first month after his election 5 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In his maiden visit to India, Afghanistan's newly elected President Ashraf Ghani stressed on ways to tackle terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Ghani on Tuesday and discussed key issues including security and connectivity. After the comprehensive talks with Ghani on entire gamut of bilateral...
  • What if 'The Avengers' were from South India? 5 hours 58 minutes ago

    From the creators of the South Indian Batman, we bring to you the 'The Avengers from South India'!Due to the fact that there are no alien invasions in South India, it is up to Nick Fury to get these jobless superheroes employment. Thus gets started the S.H.I.E.L.D Initiative (Super Hero...
  • I am inspired and determined to do well: Ajinkya Rahane 6 hours 0 minutes ago

    Ajinkya Rahane was delighted at being named one of the six Wisden India Cricketers of the Year for 2015. Rahane is a part of the list that includes Mithali Raj, the India women's captain , Rishi Dhawan, Angelo Mathews, Umar Akmal and Mominul Haque. "It means a lot to me. It's...
  • Top 6: The sub-Rs 10K selfie-friendly phones with 8MP front camera 6 hours 6 minutes ago

    Who doesn't like a little self-love and a few self-captures? Selfies or the images captured of self with a smartphone is the new cool. While there are a plenty of smartphones to help you capture that pout just right in a selfie, affordability is the question here. In order to...
  • New book on Sourav Ganguly recounts his career, controversies 7 hours 1 minutes ago

    Kolkata: A book recounting former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's incident-filled cricket career has been unveiled. Penned by a digital marketing expert with an IT company, Satptarshi Sarkar - a die-hard fan of the "Prince of Kolkata" - the book "Sourav Ganguly: Cricket, Captaincy and Controversy" analyses various facets of Ganguly's life...
  • All climbers at camps high up Everest airlifted to safety 7 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: All of the climbers who had been stranded at camps high up Mount Everest by a huge earthquake and avalanches have been helicoptered to safety, mountaineers reported from base camp on Tuesday. Taking advantage of Monday's clear weather, three helicopters shuttled climbers all day from camp 1, above the...
  • Swipe KonnectME: This Rs 3,999 phone has a 4.5-inch display, 5MP camera, 1GB RAM 7 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian smartphone manufacturer, Swipe Technologies has rolled out the latest affordable handset, KonnectME, for a price of Rs 3,999. KonnectME is the 4th device in Swipe's existing lineup of Konnect smartphones. It features a 4.5-inch IPS display and at its heart is a 1.3GHz processor. The smartphone comes with dual-SIM...
  • Micromax Canvas Play Q355 with 5.5-inch display, 5MP camera launched in India for Rs 7,490 8 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched the Canvas Play (Q355) smartphone, its latest budget smartphone in the Canvas range of handsets. The affordable Android Lollipop-based smartphone boasts of a 5.5-inch FWVGA display and at its heart is the 1.3GHz quad core processor. The Micromax Canvas Play sports a 5 megapixel rear camera and...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara declared out in fumbled-catch controversy 10 hours 28 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Cheteshwar Pujara, batting on the second day of Yorkshire's County Championship Division One match against Warwickshireon on Monday, was given out under controversial circumstances after scoring 23. Pujara was adjudged caught behind after Pete McKay, the Warwickshire wicketkeeper, appeared to fluff a chance off Boyd Rankin but scooped the ball...
  • Indian women crush Poland in World Chess championship 11 hours 3 minutes ago

    Chengdu, China: With medal out of contention, the Indian women's team came up with a superlative performance to win 3.5-0.5 against a strong Polish team in the 8th and penultimate round of World Women Team Chess Championship on Tuesday. D Harika drew on the second board while Koneru Humpy scored a...
  • No contact with home, Nepalese consulate staff a worried lot 11 hours 15 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Officials of the Nepalese Consulate are spending sleepless nights as they have not been able to get in touch with their families back home since Saturday, when the massive earthquake jolted the Himalayan country and killed over 4000 people. "I have not been able to contact my family since Saturday....
  • Will host Modi if I return to power, says David Cameron as UK readies for polls 12 hours 23 minutes ago

    As UK readies for polls, incumbent Prime Minister David Cameron said that he will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he returns to power. "I hope after the election, if I safely return, it would be great to receive Prime Minister Modi. I have made many visits to India, the...
  • Watch: Aerial footage of Kathmandu shows historic landmarks as piles of rubble 12 hours 41 minutes ago

    Aerial footage shot by a drone over Kathmandu shows historic landmarks flattened and piles of rubble all across the capital. Over 4300 people have lost their lives and over 6000 people have been injured in the massive earthquake that struck on Saturday. ...
  • Shock turns into anger in quake-hit Nepal as people wait for assistance; foreign aid pours in 14 hours 7 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Shock turned to anger in Nepal on Tuesday, as some of the tens of thousands of people stricken by the weekend's devastating earthquake expressed frustration at what they said was their government's slow response to the crisis. International aid has finally begun to arrive in the Himalayan nation of 28...
  • Ramdev adopts 500 children orphaned in Nepal earthquake 21 hours 34 minutes ago

    Haridwar: Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday adopted 500 children orphaned in the earthquake-hit Nepal and said he will render all possible help to them up to fifth standard. "Yoga guru Ramdev adopted 500 orphan children in Nepal. Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust will provide immediate accommodation to them along with education, housing, food...
  • Nepal rejects Taiwan rescue team offer: Taiwan's foreign minister 21 hours 39 minutes ago

    Taipei: Taiwan's foreign minister said on Monday the government of earthquake-devastated Nepal had rejected its offer of a 20-man rescue team, but denied diplomatic pressures were behind the decision. The Taipei-based crew was put on standby Sunday with much of the Nepalese capital in ruins and more than 3,500 confirmed dead,...
  • Nepal earthquake: Operations taking time and difficult than Kashmir 21 hours 44 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: The NDRF on Monday said conducting salvage operations in the earthquake-hit Himalayan country is becoming a "time consuming" affair as the collapse pattern of the buildings in Kathmandu is much different and unique from what the force has experienced earlier. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General OP Singh, camping...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 22 hours 17 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • 'She was my everything': Tragic end to Nepal earthquake rescue 22 hours 46 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: As he watched Nepalese police rescuers finally pull the lifeless body of his 14-year-old daughter from the rubble of their home, Dayaram Mohat collapsed on the floor in grief. "She was my everything, she didn't do anything wrong," sobbed Mohat after witnessing the end of an agonising rescue bid involving...
  • Essel Group denies to set up parallel cricket boards Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Essel Group today rebutted news reports that it was setting up parallel cricket boards across different countries in collaboration with Ten Sports Network but said it was now geared up to enter the sports business at a global level, focusing on cricket. "Our research reflects that there is an...
  • Fresh tremor jolts West Bengal, death toll in India rises to 72 Yesterday

    New Delhi: A fresh tremor of magnitude 5.1 jolted parts of West Bengal on Monday evening triggering panic even as the death toll in India from Saturday's powerful earthquake in Nepal rose to 72. As India intensified relief and rescue operations in quake-hit Nepal and launched...
  • India to do everything possible to help Nepal: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: India will do everything possible to help Nepal, which was ravaged by a major earthquake on Saturday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday. "Nepal is our neighbour and we also have cultural relations with it. We have been making all possible efforts from our side. "We had held a...
  • Nepal scrambles to organise earthquake relief, death toll rises to 4000 Yesterday

    Kathmandu: Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days earlier, while thousands tired of waiting fled the capital Kathmandu for the surrounding plains. The death toll from Saturday's 7.9 magnitude earthquake climbed to 4000, and...
  • Spain seeks India's help in getting its nationals out of Nepal Yesterday

    New Delhi: Spain on Monday sought India's help in evacuating its nationals from earthquake-hit Nepal when Spanish Foreign Minister called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which the visiting minister also offered his country's expertise in building highways and smart cities. Garcia-Margallo made the request for assistance to Modi who noted...
  • If required, I will write personally to Anurag Thakur: N Srinivasan Yesterday

    New Delhi: ICC chairman N Srinivasan on Monday made it clear that he does not want to engage in a war of words with BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, who has shot off a strongly-worded letter to him in response to the global body's claims about being seen with a suspected...