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  • Indian women lose to Georgia in World Chess Championship 8 hours 17 minutes ago

    Chengdu, China: India's chances of a medal went up in smoke as the team crashed to a heavy loss against Georgia in the seventh round of the World Women's Team Chess Championship. In a shocking turn of events, three favourable positions were spoilt by the Indians on last three boards as...
  • Army, IAF activate disaster management mechanism for Nepal 20 hours 40 minutes ago

    Tezpur: Army's Gajaraj Corps and Indian Air Force (IAF), Tezpur, on Sunday activated disaster management mechanism for providing medical relief to people in earthquake-hit Nepal. According to a defence spokesman, in this joint disaster management operation, a C-17 aircraft from Palam air base captained by Wing Commander Abbi arrived at Air...
  • SSB puts 2,900 personnel on alert along Indo-Nepal border Yesterday

    New Delhi: Border force SSB has deployed a 2,900-strong contingent equipped with medical aid and food to help Indians returning from earthquake-hit Nepal and the affected locals. The force, which guards the Indo-Nepal border, has also publicised its toll-free number "1903" to get in touch with its control room and senior...
  • Nepal earthquake: China sends search and rescue teams Yesterday

    Beijing: A 62-member China International Search and Rescue Team left for Nepal at around 6 am on Sunday at Beijing time for humanitarian rescue following a 7.9-magnitude earthquake on Saturday. With six sniffer dogs and relevant rescue and medical equipment, the team is expected to arrive in Kathmandu midday on Sunday...
  • US sending disaster team, initial $1 million to Nepal: John Kerry Yesterday

    Washington: The United States will send disaster response and rescue teams to Nepal and has authorized an initial $1 million in aid after a major earthquake killed thousands in the mountainous Asian nation, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. "We are working closely with the government of Nepal...
  • Team India's coach job in focus at BCCI's Working Committee meet Yesterday

    With Indian cricket team's next international tour a few months away, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has started its hunt for the new coach, which is one of the most lucrative and demanding jobs in the cricketing circles. On Sunday [26th April], the BCCI's new regime...
  • India's U-14 girls football team stuck in Nepal due to earthquake Yesterday

    New Delhi: Eighteen members of India's Under-14 girls football team find themselves stuck in Nepal following a massive earthquake, amid anxious wait that the rescue team sent from their home country will fly them out of the devastated Himalayan nation. The scared Indian girls and two support staff have decided to...
  • Indian women hold top seed Ukraine in world team chess championship 5 days ago

    Aided by an excellent victory by Padmini Rout against former world champion Anna Ushenina, the Indian women played out a draw with top seed Ukrainian women in the third round of world women's team chess championship in China. It was the clinical approach by Padmini that stole the limelight on another...
  • SC seeks SIT's report on progress made in black money probe 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by former apex court judge Justice MB Shah, to file a fresh status report by May 12 on the progress made by it on black money probe. A bench comprising Chief Justice HL Dattu and justices Madan...
  • Promising Bengal cricketer dies after on-field injury 1 week ago

    Kolkata: In another tragic on-field incident after Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes' death last November, a promising Bengal batsman Ankit Keshri on Monday died owing to an injury sustained during a Cricket Association of Bengal's Senior one-day knock-out match on April 17. Keshri was in hospital for the past three days and...
  • ONGC calls US company to contain fire at gas well 1 week ago

    New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on Sunday said it has called the globally renowned oil and gas blow out control experts Boots&Coots from US to contain fire at a gas well near Surat in which 12 persons were injured. "Well Olpad-31 caught fire during repair maintenance job...
  • Indian men bank on P Harikrishna in World Team Chess championship April 18, 2015

    Grandmaster P Harikrishna will be the driving force as a slightly depleted Indian team will take on some of the finest teams in the World Team Chess championship. Harikrishna, the lone Indian in the top fifty of world ranking besides Viswanathan Anand, along with Krishnan Sasikiran has a task cut out. SP...
  • Indian women seek glory in World Team Chess Championship April 18, 2015

    Chengdu: Led by world number three Koneru Humpy, the Indian women's team will look for an unprecedented medal haul when it competes in the World Team Chess Championship that gets underway in Chengdu. Humpy, who was ousted in the quarter-finals of the world women championship recently, will be the mainstay while...
  • Sourav Ganguly fans' favourite to be India's new coach April 17, 2015

    Speculations of former India captain Sourav Ganguly "taking over" the reins of the team from Duncan Fletcher saw fans erupting with joy on social media. According to a newspaper report on Thursday, a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) insider had revealed that Ganguly has put in an informal word to the...
  • Hyderabad High Court asks police to file counter affidavit in 'encounter' case April 16, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file a counter affidavit on a petition by the father of an alleged terror suspect seeking registration of a criminal case in connection with the killing of his son and four others in police custody. Viquar Ahmed, an alleged...
  • Sourav Ganguly may replace Duncan Fletcher as India coach: report April 16, 2015

    Sourav Ganguly, the man under whose captaincy Indian cricket learned how to give it back as hard as you get, could soon be once again seeing calling the shots for Team India - this time as coach. According to a report in The Indian Express, a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)...
  • Prime Minister congratulates hockey team for winning bronze April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the Indian hockey team for winning a bronze in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup at Ipoh in Malaysia. "In the midst of meetings with German CEOs, got the news about the Bronze in...
  • Japanese Ebola test gives results in 11 minutes: Researcher April 9, 2015

    Tokyo: A Japanese research team on Thursday said it had developed a field test for Ebola that gives results in just over 11 minutes -- down from the 90-minute test used now. The breakthrough by Nagasaki University's Institute of Tropical Medicine will allow medics to move much more quickly in treating...
  • Indian cricket in good hands with Dhoni, Kohli: Ravi Shastri April 5, 2015

    (This is a column written by Indian cricket team Director Ravi Shastri for PTI) Most thought India could go all the way. It was a 300-plus team with the bat. Bowlers left nothing standing on the table. Fielders looked good enough to get 10 run-outs. Let's pause. Isn't this the same team...
  • Respect Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's personal lives: Yuvraj Singh March 30, 2015

    Out-of-favour India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has appealed to the cricket fans to respect Test captain Virat Kohli and his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma's personal lives. Anushka, who was in attendance at the Sydney Cricket Ground during India's World Cup semifinal against Australia, was blamed for Kohli's failure in the match which...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha March 29, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on team India and its performance in the World Cup and Bihar mass cheating. ...
  • Media Fringe Binge @ Team India March 27, 2015

    Cricket is our obsession. The question is are we mature and obsessed or immature and obsessed. I notice that the graph of maturity, of us obsessed Indians, has taken an upward curve in the last few years. Such, I regret pointing out, is not the case with much of the Indian media. The reaction...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 26, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Germanwings co-pilot wilfully crashed jetliner, says French prosecutor March 26, 2015

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. ...
  • Uber deploys response teams to address safety concerns worldwide March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Ride-sharing company Uber said it has formed response teams to address safety issues across the world, amid increasing concerns about the security of its passengers and drivers. The company, whose mobile app lets users hail taxis, has been dogged by controversies surrounding its business practices and safety policies, as...
  • Government, telecom, defence sectors most attacked by cybercriminals March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Cybercriminals are increasingly targetting sensitive information from sectors including government, utilities and defence to access public data and other critical information, a government official on Friday said. "With increasing number of devices, the sophistication of attacks is also going up. Government is the most attacked sector, followed by telecom,...
  • Delhi Police writes to Pak High Commission seeking permission to quiz Mehr Tarar March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Seeking more details in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case, Delhi Police Special Investigation team (SIT) has written a letter to Pakistan High Commission requesting them to facilitate journalist Mehr Tarar's questioning. Sunanda had had a public spat with Tarar on Twitter accusing her of having an affair with...
  • List of winners of Indian of the Year 2014 March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is CNN-IBN's Indian of the Year 2014 and the ISRO team won the Lifetime Achievement Award. Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi won the Indian of the Year for outstanding achievement. In a star-studded ceremony on Tuesday, CNN-IBN declared the Indian of...
  • IOTY 2014: A selfie camera placed at the venue March 17, 2015

    CNN-IBN's 'Indian of the Year' recognises the Indians whose contribution to the country has strengthened the foundation of our society and has helped build Brand India in the process. This is the ninth edition of the awards which were introduced in 2006. ...
  • Ahead of World Cup quarters, Ravi Shastri says 'bring it on' March 12, 2015

    Top of their pool, unbeaten, India took a well-deserved day off in Auckland on Thursday ahead of their final match of the first round of the World Cup. Batteries, emotional and physical, were given a chance to recharge, with only Zimbabwe to come ahead of the business end of the...