Port of Spain |Monday, 2017 10:15:23 AM ISTIndia produced a strong all-round performance to thrash West Indies by 105 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Queen's Park Oval Stadium here on Sunday.... read..
Washington |Monday, 2017 10:15:23 AM ISTAddressing the Indian diaspora here as the "members of family", Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised of a developed India in their lifetime.... read..
Mumbai |Monday, 2017 10:15:23 AM ISTThe 54th Femina Miss India World 2017 winner is Manushi Chhillar from Haryana, while the first runner-up is Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir and the second runner-up is Priyanka Kumari from Bihar.... read..
Washington |Monday, 2017 10:15:14 AM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi said no country has questioned India's surgical strike against terrorist launchpads in Pakistan and "India has succeeded in telling the world about the need to uproot the menace of terrorism".... read..
Washington |Monday, 2017 10:15:09 AM ISTAddressing the Indian diaspora here as the "members of family", Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised of a developed India in their lifetime.... read..
Lisbon | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTGiving a new dimension to the bilateral ties between India and Portugal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa today launched the India-Portugal International Startup Hub, a platform developed to strengthen and boost th... read..
New Delhi | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 ISTApplauding the space scientists of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the 'Mangalayan maneouvre' in space even after 1000 days of its launch "is the most ambitious mission of ISRO and stands testimony of the stupendous feat achieved by t... read..
By Biswamoy Mukherjee Kolkata | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 ISTThe long parallel bars and colourful seats with the 'tung tang' rhythm of the bells make hand-pulld rickshaw an emblem of Kolkata tradition. Hand-pulled rickshaw is one of the oldest vehicles of Kolkata. It may be a matter of surprise that the ... read..
Jammu |Sunday, 2017 2:15:18 PM ISTIndian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence official said.... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 1:15:09 PM ISTInternational influences mixed with Indian flavours is something that is becoming big in India, say experts.... read..
New Delhi | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 ISTConsidering the present scenario of waste management in India, where most of the waste is dumped without treatment, it would require an estimated 88 square kilometer (sq km) of precious land to be brought under waste disposal through landfilling by 2050, ... read..
Hyderabad | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 ISTTelangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Capt N Uttam Kumar Reddy, Uttar Pradesh Congress President Raj Babbar and other senior leaders participated in the 'Run for India' organised by Telangana Youth Congress at Necklace Raoad here to... read..
Kolkata | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 ISTIndia today added a Bronze to hold on to second place in the medal tally, with the help of a gallant fourth place finish by Saurabh Chaudhary in the Men's 10m Air Pistol individual event on competition day two of the International Shooting Sport Federat... read..
Lucknow | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 ISTRailway sports Promotion Board (RSPB) today won the Hockey India Senior Men Championship 2017 (A Division) third time in a row by beating strong contenders Punjab and Sindh Bank in a shoot-out here today. In the final, played at Mohammad Shahid Astr... read..
Jammu | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 ISTIn yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Army today violated the ceasefire agreement by firing unprovoked on forward posts in Nowshera sector on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. "At around 0630 hours, Pakis... read..
Pudukottai | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTThe Sri Lankan Navy reportedly detained 17 Indian fishermen and confiscated their three mechanized fishing trawlers in two separate incidents for cross border fishing, today. Unconfirmed reports reaching here said of the 17 incarcerated fishermen, te... read..
Lisbon | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here today on a short working visit while on way to the US, had wide ranging discussions with his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa during which the two leaders agreed to deepen their cooperation against terror... read..
New Delhi | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTIn an effort to disseminate the wide-ranging data on regional economy, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today released the second edition of its statistical publication titled "Handbook of Statistics on Indian States 2016-17". This publication follows ... read..
New Delhi | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTThe three-day second edition of the "Ganga-Danube: Cultural Festival of India" and Third International Day of Yoga is going on in 15 cities of Hungary. Organised by Indian Embassy, the festival, which began on June 23, will conclude on June 25. The citi... read..
New Delhi | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTIndia has been honoured by the United Nations with 2017 Public Service Awards, for its innovation and excellence in implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 2017 Public Service Awards winners were announced during the UN Public Service Foru... read..
Bengaluru | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTInfosys Ltd, the second largest homegrown IT services company in India, today said it would distribute its wealth accordingly among its investors both in India and abroad. Disclosing this at the 36th AGM, Chairman of the Board Mr R Sesashayee sai... read..
London | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTThe Indian men's hockey team outclassed Pakistan after a clinical performance in the classification match of the Hero Hockey World League Semi Final here today. With the help of Ramandeep Singh and Mandeep Singh's splendid two-ball goals, India trounce... read..
Chandigarh | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTHaryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal today described the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) system as a good initiative for reform of the Indian economy, which would lead to shrinking of red-tapism, and facilitate consumers and traders by reducing... read..
Derby | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTRiding on a brilliant 144-run partnership between openers Smriti Mandhana and Punam Raut followed by half-century from Mithali Raj, India posted a strong 281/3 against England in the opening match of the ICC Women's cricket World Cup here today. Whi... read..
Nagapattinam | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTContinuing its aggressive stance, the Sri Lankan Maritime forces arrested eight more Indian fishermen and confiscated a steel hull bottom trawler on the alleged charges of violating the Maritime boundary of the Island nation and indulged in illegal fishin... read..
New Delhi | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 ISTMinister for Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathy Raju today said that his Ministry has not taken any decision related to the privatisation of Air India. Talking to reporters here today, Mr Raju said that Government was receiving suggestions from various qua... read..
New Delhi [India] | June 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTIBM has announced a study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) in cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit, to evaluate India's growing skills challenge and proposed recommendations to bridge the gap.... read..
Mumbai |Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM ISTActing on reports that some authorised entities were not accepting Qatari riyals, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday clarified that it has not restricted the exchange of the currency.... read..
New Delhi | Friday, Jun 23 2017 ISTOver 35 Hockey India's member units marked the International Olympic Day today with the celebrations involving young and old, men and women, from different regions and from different backgrounds who came together and rejoiced the momentous occasion celebr... read..
New Delhi | Friday, Jun 23 2017 ISTIndia is in discussion with Chinese side on some difficulties being faced by Kailash Mansarovar yatris who have proceeded for the pilgrimage via Nathua La pass. ``Yes, there are some difficulties being experienced in movement of Kailash Mansarovar yatris... read..
Port of Spain |Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM ISTThe West Indies won the toss and elected to field against India in their first One-Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Queen's Park Oval here on Friday.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM ISTAutomobile manufacturer Ford India on Friday said it has decided to recall 39,315 units of Ford Fiesta Classic and previous-generation Ford Figo vehicles because of a potential technical concern.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM ISTAll Indian passports will henceforth be in both English and Hindi and 10 per cent discount will be offered in passport fees to applicants below the age of eight and above 60, the government announced on Friday.... read..
Hyderabad | Friday, Jun 23 2017 ISTT-Hub, India's fastest growing startup engine is playing a prominent role in enabling India and International startups to network with potential investors, clients and like-minded enterprises on a global platform through three acclaimed international conf... read..
Derby (UK) |Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM ISTIndia are expected to face a tough task when they take on hosts England on the opening day of the ICC Women's World Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 4:15:05 PM ISTYoung Indians are keen on unconventional and new career choices, online learning and engagement at work, a study said on Friday.... read..
Trinidad | Friday, Jun 23 2017 ISTWinning the toss here at the Queen's Park Oval, West Indies captain Jason Holder opted to field first against India in the first One Day International (ODI) of the five match series. The hosts will be playing with a not so experienced side, while... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 10:45:06 PM ISTThe Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday extended the time limit for submission of applications for the position of head coach of the Indian team.... read..
Pune | Friday, Jun 23 2017 ISTBYN Mellon India, an investment company based in city, today claimed that it had improved the lives of nearly 3 lakh people through an array of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes. Talking to reporters here on the sidelines of the 'L... read..
New Delhi | Friday, Jun 23 2017 ISTIndia and Russia today agreed to a roadmap for the development of bilateral defence cooperation for which a Protocol has been signed. The roadmap includes specific activities to be concluded by both sides, and aims to enhance cooperation in the fie... read..
Washington [U.S.] | June 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTDays before Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Donald Trump for the first time in Washington, the State Department has said that United States is looking forward to strengthen its ties with India... read..
Mumbai |Friday, 2017 10:15:04 AM ISTKey Indian equity market indices opened flat on Friday following global cues.... read..
United Nations |Friday, 2017 10:15:04 AM ISTDefying London and Washington, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) has voted to refer to the world court the dispute between Britain and Mauritius over the Chagos Archipelago where the strategic US Indian Ocean military base is located on the Diego Garcia isla... read..
New Delhi [India] | June 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTHours after Pakistan's Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) released a statement in which it said that a mercy petition has been filed by alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa against his death sentence, ... read..
Chennai |Friday, 2017 8:45:06 PM ISTIndia's insurance sector regulator, IRDAI on Friday barred private insurer Sahara India Life Insurance Company Ltd from accepting new life insurance policies.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 11:15:04 PM ISTIndia on Friday said that there were "some difficulties" in the movement of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims via Nathu La in Sikkim but discussions were on with China.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 8:45:06 PM ISTIndian passports will henceforth be in both English and Hindi and 10 per cent discount will be given in passport fees to applicants below the age of eight and above 60, the government announced on Friday.... read..
Kolkata | Friday, Jun 23 2017 ISTIndia's first under-water tunnel- linking Howrah and Kolkata - under the Hooghly river ( Ganga), for East-West Metro connectivity completed well ahead of scheduled time, announced Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation (KMRC) here today. The tunnel is vita... read..
BERLIN | Friday, Jun 23 2017 ISTBerlin is lobbying for German firms to win business revamping India's creaking railway network, one of several countries attracted by the scale of India's transport needs and which are campaigning to export their technology. The economy ministry said ... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 9:45:06 PM ISTThe central government on Friday launched the "City Liveability Index" - a first of its kind initiative introduced by the Urban Development Ministry - to measure the quality of life in 116 major cities including capital cities and those with population ov... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 7:15:06 PM ISTGlobal consumer electronics major Secure Connection on Friday announced the expansion of its "Platinum Series" product range of Honeywell Electronic Essentials in India.... read..