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  • Indian female millennials most confident about career: Report Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indian female millennials are most confident of their career progression as a majority of them believe that they will be able to reach top positions in their respective organisations, says a PwC report. Millennial is a term used to refer those who are born between 1980s and 2000s. According...
  • Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina given wild card at Indian Wells Yesterday

    Former US Open winner Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, along with 10 Americans, has been given wild cards into the main draw of the BNP Paribas Open next week. Del Potro reached the quarterfinals at Sydney this year and is coming back from left wrist surgery in January. His best...
  • Barack Obama re-nominates Indian-American to key administration post Yesterday

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has re-nominated Sunil Sabharwal, an independent Indian-American investor, to a key administration post as Alternate Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund. First nominated in April 2014 to the position of Alternate Executive Director of the IMF, Sabharwal has been an independent investor in the payments...
  • Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests Yesterday

    New Delhi: Cleaning up the battered image of the BCCI, taking international cricket to new venues around the country and ensuring that India play more Tests top the priority list of newly-elected Board Secretary Anurag Thakur. Thakur, who has been a cricket administrator for 15 years besides being a BJP MP,...
  • Restoring BCCI's image my first priority, says Jagmohan Dalmiya Yesterday

    Kolkata: Asserting that restoring the BCCI's image was his first priority, newly elected Indian cricket board president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday called for properly conducting the Indian Premier League (IPL). "My first priority is to ensure that the image of the BCCI is restored. Also, we would have to make certain...
  • 39% girls agree women have no choice but to accept some violence: Survey 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: A Bangalore based research organisation Children's Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA) has done a survey on the attitudes of the youth in the country. The survey was done in association with Indian Market Research Bureau. A total of 11,299 students from 330 high schools, 220 colleges in 11 state...
  • Mumbai FC rally to hold Bengaluru FC to 1-1 draw 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai FC fought tooth and nail to rally from a goal down and hold defending champions Bengaluru FC to a 1-1 draw in an entertaining I-League football match at the Cooperage ground on Tuesday. The home side were down by a first half goal scored by the visiting team's impressive...
  • Court allows suspended Sneh Bansal to continue as DDCA president 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In an interim relief to Sneh Bansal who was suspended from the post of DDCA president by his rivals, a Delhi court has ordered that he will again function as the President of the cricket body till its further orders. Additional District Judge Manish Yaduvanshi said "status quo" should...
  • Ranjib Biswal to remain Indian Premier League chairman 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Odisha Cricket Association president Ranjib Biswal will retain his position as the chairman of the cash-rich Indian Premier League in the new regime under Jagmohan Dalmiya. Although none of the sub-committees has been announced, it has been reliably learnt that there won't be any change in the IPL hierarchy...
  • Players are now used to IPL schedule: Virender Sehwag 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Out-of-favour India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the start of the cash-rich Indian Premier League less than 10 days after the conclusion of the ongoing cricket World Cup was not a problem as the players were used to such kind of tight schedule. Asked if the players would...
  • IPL promoters face 'closer scrutiny' of transactions 3 days ago

    Kochi: The newly-elected BCCI vice president on tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair. A day after he was elected as BCCI vice president, IPL governing council member T C Mathew said all...
  • Indian Railways launches the country's first customer complaint mobile app 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Railways on Monday became the first company in the country to provide customer complaint services on a mobile app besides providing the facility online by launching a complaint management system (Coms). The Coms comprises the mobile app, an online portal backed by a centralised grievance redressal monitoring system...
  • Largest Indian flag weighing 48 kgs to be hoisted in Faridabad 3 days ago

    The largest Indian flag weighing 48 kgs will be hoisted at a height of 250 feet in Faridabad. ...
  • Kerala Blasters' Trevor Morgan to be Dempo SC head coach 3 days ago

    Margao: Kerala Blasters assistant coach Trevor Morgan will take charge of Dempo SC as head coach Arthur Papas has resigned, citing personal reasons. According to sources in the club, Dempo SC have already chosen Papas' successor. They are expected to announce Morgan's name officially as the new head coach for the remainder...
  • One Indian fisherman injured in attack by Sri Lankan Navy near Katchatheevu island 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday attacked Indian fishermen near Katchatheevu, injuring one fisherman and damaging a boat. In November 2014, the Sri Lankan Navy had arrested 14 Indian fishermen for allegedly trespassing into Lankan waters. Ten fishermen were arrested from Pudukkottai and four from Rameswaram. That came just a few...
  • Mukesh Ambani richest Indian for 8th year; Bill Gates on top globally 4 days ago

    New York: Mukesh Ambani has retained his position as the richest Indian for the eighth year in a row with a networth of US dollar 21 billion, while moving up one place on the global rich list that has been topped once again by software czar Bill Gates. ...
  • Sponsored: Here's how Suresh Prabhu can #ScoreWithData for Indian Railways 4 days ago

    Suresh Prabhu, India's Union Minister for Railways has just presented his maiden Railway Budget and rather than focus on new trains and largesse to a certain favoured area that Indian railway ministers traditionally do, he has decided to focus on efficiency and transforming the Indian railways, the world's largest railway....
  • Former IAF fighter pilot becomes new Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee chief 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: An NDA graduate, newly-appointed Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president N Uttam Kumar Reddy served as a fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force before plunging into politics two decades ago. He had flown MIG-21 and MIG-23 aircraft in frontline fighter squadrons, and was decorated for gallantry in Siachen and other...
  • Abdi claims Srinivasan faces contempt of court 4 days ago

    Chennai: Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) deputy president Mehmood Abdi has alleged that N Srinivasan committed contempt of court by participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI at a city hotel here on Monday. Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, claimed that despite being asked to...
  • Pakistani singer Adnan Sami applies for Indian citizenship for the second time 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has applied for Indian citizenship for a second time. An earlier plea by the singer had been rejected by the Centre. The 43-year-old singer had last applied for an Indian citizenship 2 years ago. Last month, Home Ministry had asked Law Ministry whether Sami could...
  • Pakistani singer Adnan Sami applies for Indian citizenship 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has applied for Indian citizenship for a second time despite an earlier plea of his having been rejected by the Centre. The 43-year-old singer -- whose earlier request was rejected some two years back -- has made his application to the Foreigners' Division of...
  • Former hockey champion now a street vendor 5 days ago

    A special report on how DV Shakunthala, the winner of junior hockey women's title is now struggling to make a living. ...
  • No plane, many discoveries in yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 5 days ago

    Wellington: The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn't mean it's been unproductive. It has yielded lessons and discoveries that could benefit millions, including coastal Australians, air and sea travelers and scientists trying to understand ancient changes to the...
  • BCCI elections: Srinivasan stumps Pawar with Dalmiya 5 days ago

    It's turning out to be a battle royale between BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan and Indian cricket's strongman Sharad Pawar, who desperately wants to regain control of the country's cricket board. The stage is set for a Srinivasan vs Pawar battle at the BCCI's Annual General Meeting despite both men not in...
  • 'He is from a rich family, so he will keep you happy' and 20 other stupid notions Indians still have about marriages 5 days ago

    For a developing nation, we still have a lot of stupid notions about when, how and why people should get married. Marriage should be something that two people get into when they feel they are ready; not because their parents, grandparents or the society wants them to. The 'Ideal Indian'...
  • Arun Jaitley's Budget aims growth first, gives big bang reforms a miss, fiscal deficit cut to wait 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a budget that put boosting growth before painful reforms, slowing the pace of fiscal deficit cuts and seeking to put domestic and foreign capital to work. In his first full-year budget since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide election victory in May 2014,...
  • Union Budget 2015: Finance Minister did a great job of reviewing economy, says Suresh Prabhu 6 days ago

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2015 in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth. Reacting on the budget, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has done a amazing job of reviewing the economic growth. ...
  • Efforts on to connect more Arunachal Pradesh towns by rail route 6 days ago

    Itanagar: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off two trains brining Arunachal Pradesh in railway map of the country last week, efforts are on to connect all major towns of the state by rail link. Balipara-Bhalukpong railway track is completed and awaiting trial run in April, Railways General Manager RK Singh...
  • Indian Navy concludes TROPEX Excercise, tests deployment of two Carrier Task Forces 6 days ago

    Indian Navy concluded the month-long Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX) Exercise which was spread over Arabian Sea and the Northern Indian Ocean on February 27. It was the largest ever and most sophisticated TROPEX exercise. For the first time TROPEX Exercise involved two aircraft carriers along with India's maiden...
  • Budget 2015: Tariff on imported commercial vehicles raised to 20 per cent 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In order to push local manufacturing, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley increased effective tariff on imported commercial vehicles from 10 per cent to 20 per cent, making the import of completely built units expensive. "Tariff rate on commercial vehicles is increased from 10 per cent to 40 per cent and...