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  • Several firsts on 66th Republic Day 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The 66th Republic Day celebrations on Monday were marked by many firsts. 1) It witnessed the first ever march by an all-women contingent drawn from the army, navy and air force. 2) A US President was the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade for the first time. 3) The recently...
  • President confers gallantry awards on 83 IAF Air Warriors for showing exemplary courage 4 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Eighty three Indian Air Force Air Warriors have been awarded Presidential Awards on the eve of Republic Day. This includes Param Vishist Seva Medal (PVSM) for six Air Marshals, Ati Vishist Seva Medal (AVSM) for two Air Marshals, four Air Vice Marshals and nine Air Commodores. Vayu Sena Medal...
  • Watch: The Republic of India, then and now 6 hours 56 minutes ago

    What does the Republic Day mean to us today? A National holiday. A dry day. A day to laze around. Maybe a day to buy a few flags and put it all round your house or on the dashboard of your car. This may not be true for all of...
  • I love mentoring Indian players during IPL: Mike Hussey 23 hours 5 minutes ago

    He is one among the few top overseas players to have regularly featured in the cash-rich Indian Premier League and Michael Hussey believes that his bond with it has got stronger over the years having played the role of a "mentor" to young Indian players. Hussey, who has played six seasons...
  • American media largely ignores Obama's India visit, some give cursory coverage Yesterday

    Washington: Indian media has been covering the US President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to India non-stop. Indeed, it is one of the biggest media events of the New Year. But, the American media has largely ignored Obama's visit to India to be the chief guest...
  • Watch: Are a thousand bucks enough to make someone tear the national flag? Yesterday

    Teenagers, couples, school students; Everyone, young or old, was offered one thousand rupees. In return, all they had to do was tear an Indian Flag given to them. The way they all reacted, will make everyone of us proud of our nation. We all love our country and we all...
  • IRCTC starts e-catering service on 76 trains Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has started e-catering services for 76 trains across the country, in its bid to provide quality food to passengers. Passengers can order food at www.ecatering.irctc.co.in or call the toll-free number 1800-1034-139 or 0120-4383892-99 to avail the facility, a senior IRCTC official said. Apart from...
  • Pune FC beat Bengaluru FC 3-1 in I-League Yesterday

    Pune FC beat defending champions Bengaluru FC 3-1 in a second round encounter of the Hero I-League Football Tournament at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Saturday. For Pune FC, Darko Nikac (9th min), Luciano Sabrosa (25th min) and Raju Yumnam (82nd min) were the scorers. For the home team, Eugeneson Lyngdoh (90th...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya wants Arun Jaitley's nod, Shivlal Yadav in spotlight 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI top brass is waiting for the return of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, a former Board Vice President, to decide on the future course of action in the wake of the Supreme Court order barring sidelined President N Srinivasan from contesting elections. A day after the Supreme...
  • Watch: Whose trailing in the race for this year's CNN-IBN Indian of the year 3 days ago

    These are the top 5 leaders at the moment from our selection of 35 nominees in 6 categories for this year's CNN-IBN Indian of the year. ...
  • Mumbai to host 'The Future of Fashion Forum' for fashion aspirants 3 days ago

    Mumbai: 'The Future of Fashion Forum', a platform here, will give an overview of the industry to aspiring creative minds. Organised by Whistling Woods - Neeta Lulla School of Fashion (WWNL), the event will be held in Goregaon here on Saturday. National Award winning designer Neeta Lulla and filmmaker Subhash Ghai...
  • Rupee gains 35 paise against dollar in early trade 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 35 paise to 61.35 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on strong selling of the US currency by exporters amid sustained capital inflows. Forex dealers said besides selling of the American currency by exporters, continued overseas capital inflows and soaring domestic...
  • N Srinivasan has to choose between CSK and BCCI, says Supreme Court 4 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Thursday disallowed Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) chief-in-exile N Srinivasan from contesting elections to the cricket board. In a 130-page verdict on Thursday, the apex court said that Srinivasan as the BCCI chief and owner of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise had created...
  • HC refuses urgent hearing of PIL on Sunanda death case probe 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to give an urgent hearing to a plea seeking its intervention in the ongoing probe into the mysterious death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. A bench of Justices BD Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva declined the request of NGO Anti-Corruption...
  • Pakistan captures 38 Indian fishermen near international maritime line 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has apprehended as many as 38 Indian fishermen and seized seven of their boats near international boundary off Jakhau coast in Kutch, an office-bearer of National Fish Workers' Forum said on Wednesday. "Pakistani agency has apprehended 38 fishermen and seized seven of their...
  • Chinese daily scoff at reports of India's GDP overtaking China 4 days ago

    Beijing: Peeved over IMF's forecast that India's growth rate would surpass that of China by 2016, a state-run daily on Wednesday said that having overshadowed by the Communist giant for long, India is seeking evidence to show that "it is not inferior to China". "It's different in India. Long overshadowed...
  • 'I Am Offended' trailer: India's first documentary on stand-up comedy and the culture of offense 5 days ago

    'Being Indian | Originals' presents 'I AM OFFENDED'; India's first documentary on comedy which will be premiered digitally on YouTube on the 5th of February. The 102-minute documentary presents Indian stand-up comedy in the overall context of humour and the culture of offense. It talks about the way the...
  • France's Euro 2000 hero David Trezeguet retires: report 5 days ago

    Buenos Aires: France's 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000 winning striker David Trezeguet, who enjoyed a decade leading the Juventus attack, has retired, Argentine daily Clarin reported. The 37-year-old's agent had confirmed the news of his retirement on Tuesday according to Clarin and he was now set to rejoin Italian champions...
  • Union Cabinet will consider sale of stake in Indian Oil, say sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs will discuss on Wednesday the possible sale of a 10 percent stake in Indian Oil Corporation, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, as the government finds ways to meet its fiscal deficit target. The sale of a stake in India's largest...
  • Sean Abbott will be in IPL auction this year: reports 5 days ago

    New South Wales fast bowler Sean Abbott has registered for the next Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. Abbott has been in solid form with the ball for Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League, picking up six wickets at an average of 33.17 this season, and has another chance to...
  • 20 books that you should totally judge by their cover 5 days ago

    India is a country with an immense amount of talent. We have excelled in every field and set new standards for the world. Literature is one particular field where have left no stone unturned. From Nobel Laureates to Booker Prize winners, we have them all and the world looks up...
  • Sensex, Nifty at historic high levels; HUL steals the show 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Rising for the fifth day in a row, benchmark BSE Sensex on Wednesday set a life-time high of 28,958 points and NSE Nifty recorded a historic 8,741 points as overall macro outlook and optimism over forthcoming budget continue to buoy investor sentiment. After resuming the day higher...
  • Aussie Glenn Turner backs Dabang Mumbai to reach HIL semis 5 days ago

    Mumbai: After being part of the squad that disappointed in the first two years of Hockey India League (HIL), star Australian forward Glenn Turner exuded confidence on Tuesday that new city franchise Dabang Mumbai would at least make it to the semi-finals this year. "Our main goal is to get into...
  • IPL-styled cue sports league announced 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Cue sports in India are set to follow in the footsteps of franchise-based tournaments, like the Indian Premier League and Indian Super League, after the Cue Masters League (CML) was announced here on Tuesday. Newly-elected International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) president P.V.K. Mohan said that CML would be a...
  • Government bans mobile handsets with fake, duplicate identity numbers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Government has prohibited imports of all kind of mobile handsets with fake or duplicate unique identity numbers, a move that will help security agencies in tracking callers using different SIM cards. "GSM mobile handsets with duplicate IMEI or fake IMEI & 'CDMA mobile handsets' with duplicate ESN (Electronic Serial...
  • India has 2,226 tigers now, population grows by 30% in past three years 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Tiger population in the country is estimated to be around 2,226, a rise of over 30 per cent since the last count in 2010, according to the latest census report released on Tuesday. The total number of tigers were estimated to be around 1,706 in 2010. Tiger population had...
  • Michelle Obama invites Indian doctor for State of the Union Address 6 days ago

    Washington: US First Lady Michelle Obama has invited a prominent Indian-American doctor, who is playing a key role in fighting the dreaded Ebola disease in West Africa, for Wednesday's State of the Union Address. Dr Pranav Shetty from the International Medical Corps is the only Indian-American to be invited by the...
  • No link between terrorist infiltration bid and Barack Obama's visit, says Manohar Parrikar 6 days ago

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday dismissed reports linking any possible infiltration bid by terrorists from across the border with the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama. "The reports of terrorists trying to infiltrate from across the border are unnecessarily linked with Obama's visit. From the information given...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: No match-fixing evidence against BCCI officials, says police 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police told a court in Mumbai on Monday that they had not found any evidence of match-fixing against top BCCI officials with regard to IPL in 2013. "We have found no evidence of match-fixing against the respondents as alleged by the petitioner," said the report submitted by Mumbai...