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  • Black money Bill to be taken up in Parliament next week: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Committing to effectively deal with the black money menace, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government has initiated prosecution against 121 offender and proposes to push for new law in the Lok Sabha next week to unearth funds stashed abroad. In a stern warning to offenders, Jaitley...
  • Woman pulled out from wreckage 128 hours after Nepal earthquake 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: A 24-year-old woman has been pulled out alive from the wreckage of a building in Nepal on Friday, 128 hours after a deadly 7.9-magnitude tremblor devastated the Himalayan nation. Krishna Devi Khadka was rescued by a joint team of Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Israeli rescue team from Janasewa Guest...
  • Telugu actress uses Facebook to identify men who harassed her 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Two local businessmen were arrested for allegedly eve-teasing a female Telugu television artiste and following her car, a police official said. Imran Bin Mohammed and Syed Norulla Hussaini allegedly followed her on a bike, obstructed her way as well as kept peeping into her car while making gestures at...
  • Rescuers in Nepal find total destruction in remote villages 3 days ago

    Rescue workers from all parts of the world have come to Nepal to help the devastated country. Most of the rescue work is being wrapped up and international rescue teams are meeting people at the relief camps and giving them medical aid. This is the second phase of the operations...
  • Harika wins silver, bronze for Koneru Humpy at the World Chess Championship 4 days ago

    Chengdu, China: D Harika and Koneru Humpy came up with fine individual performances to win a silver and a bronze, respectively, even as the Indian eves finished fourth in the women's World Team Chess Championship. Harika's silver and Humpy's bronze though were a big consolation for the team, overall it was...
  • Rescued under-14 girls football team captain thanks god, IAF 5 days ago

    Patna: Blessings of the almighty and prompt action by IAF had helped the Indian under-14 girls football team escape the devastating earthquake in Nepal, its captain Soni Kumari said on Tuesday. Soni, who hails from East Champaran district of Bihar and team member Nisha Kumari of Siwan returned on Monday night...
  • Indian women crush Poland in World Chess championship 5 days 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...
  • Nepal earthquake: Operations taking time and difficult than Kashmir 5 days 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...
  • Indian women lose to Georgia in World Chess Championship 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 April 21, 2015

    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 April 21, 2015

    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 April 20, 2015

    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 April 19, 2015

    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...