Wednesday, June 28, 2017

India no more insulated from cyber attacks: Assocham

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
Halting of the container movement at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Mumbai, following global cyber attack, is a big warning as to how India is no more insulated from such deadly computer viruses which are unleashed to hit the lifeline of the eco... read..

Gorkhaland agitation internal matter, but India should resolve issue: Nepal's PM

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the Gorkhaland agitation in Darjeeling hills is India's internal matter, and the country can and should resolve it. Mr Deuba's comments come in the wake of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gu... read..

Delighted to host Impact Wrestling in India: Siddharth

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 3:45:06 PM IST
Radio host Siddharth Kannan is delighted to host Impact Wrestling in India, a platform for professional wrestling promotion.... read..

Modi invites Dutch investors to India

The Hague |Wednesday, 2017 1:15:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited Dutch businesses, particularly its pension funds, to invest in India "where doing business is being rapidly eased" through a series of economic reforms.... read..

US, India going to be substantially closer: American official

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
The meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a clear message around the world that ties bewteen the two countries are going to be "substantially closer", Energy Secretary Rick Perry has said.... read..

US speaking India's language: Pakistani minister

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has accused the US of speaking India's language after Washington and New Delhi urged Islamabad not to let its territory be used for cross-border terror attacks.... read..

Cong questions PM's silence over US describing J&K as "Indian administered" territory

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
The Congress today demanded an answer from Prime Minister Narendra Modi as to why did he not protest against the US order describing Kashmir as "Indian administered J&K" given while designating Syed Salahuddin as international terrorist. Addressing mediap... read..

President of India to visit West Bengal

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal from June 29 to 30. The President will attend the 125th Birth Anniversary of Prof P C Mahalanobis. On the same day, he will also attend the inaugural session of Global Summit on "Academics & Ec... read..

Indiabulls Real Estate acquires entire minority stake in IIL

Mumbai | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
Indiabulls Real Estate has acquired the entire minority stake of 10.08 percent in Indiabulls Infraestate (IIL), a majority owned material subsidiary of the company, from ILFS Fund entities namely IIRF India Realty XXI, Little Fairy and Vistra ITCL (India)... read..

Countdown to World Cup under-17 in India begins -100 days to go

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
The countdown to biggest ever football event - World Cup under 17 - to be hosted by India began today with exactly 100 days to go for the extra-ordinary championship scheduled to begin on October 6, 2017. Tournament Director for the Local Organising C... read..

GSAT-17 launch to augment India's communication satellites fleet

Chennai |Wednesday, 2017 3:15:06 PM IST
India on Thursday will augment its fleet of communication satellites with the launch of GSAT-17 through Ariane 5 rocket, said the European Space Agency Arianespace.... read..

Smartphone traffic growing fastest in India

Bengaluru | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
Volume in smartphone traffic is growing in India across all industry sectors, but the growth was fastest in Retail with 45.3 per cent average year on year growth, according to a Digital insight report released by Adobe. Growth in Media and Entertain... read..

Eighth India Med Expo to begin from Jul 1

Bengaluru | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
Latest offerings in Medical Equipments and Surgical products would be in display at the eighth edition of India Med Expo, India's premier trade fair for hospitals and clinics, to begin here from July 1. Over 300 exhibitors are participating in it w... read..

India's domestic travel market to reach $48 bn by 2020: Report

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
India's domestic travel market is expected to grow at 11-11.5 per cent to reach $48 billion by 2020, says a report.... read..

PM to visit Israel from July 4-6, first by an Indian PM

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
In a break from the past, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Israel from July 4-6 -- the first ever visit of an Indian Prime Minister to the West Asian country. During his three-day visit, Mr Modi will have detailed discussions with his Israe... read..

India not much affected by global ransomware attack yet: Prasad (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
India has largely remained insulated so far from the massive ransomware attack that started in Ukraine and Russia on Tuesday and was spreading to other parts of world, including Asia, on Wednesday, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.... read..

SAIC to launch MG brand, setup car manufacturing plant in India

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
China based automobile giant SAIC Motor Corp. on Wednesday said that it plans to launch the MG (Morris Garages) brand in India and setup a fully-owned car manufacturing facility in the country.... read..

Verma lone Indian survivor in Chinese Taipei Open

Taipei |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Shuttler Siril Verma remained the lone survivor for India in the Chinese Taipei Open after defeating Chiao Hao Lee of Taiwan in the second round of the men's singles competition here on Wednesday.... read..

ASUS announces ROG Masters 2017 India, APAC Qualifiers

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that the ROG Masters 2017 – India & South Asia qualifiers and the finals will be hosted at Bengaluru on August 19. Announcing the event, Mr Peter Chang, Regional Head - South Asia & Country Manager - ASUS I... read..

India not much affected by global malware attack yet: Prasad

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
The government on Wednesday said it has started proactive measures to keep the country insulated from the latest round of ransomware attack, which has hit Europe, adding that so far there was no large-scale impact on India.... read..

Indian students win global aerospace competition

Dehradun |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
Students from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) here have left behind 39 teams from across the world by winning the first position at the global aerospace competition CanSat held in Texas, US, this year.... read..

Border standoff: China suspects India's 'hidden agenda' for Bhutan

Beijing |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
China on Wednesday said the stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops on the border smacked of New Delhi's "hidden agenda" of meddling in Bhutan's internal affairs.... read..

India, Thailand to conduct joint military exercise in Himachal from July 3

Dharamshala | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
Indian and Thailand armies will conduct yearly joint training exercise named 'Ex Maitree 2017' at Bakloh in Himachal from July 3 to 17 this year. Defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Mehta today told UNI that Indo-Thailand relations were multiface... read..

SAIC Motor to set up its first car manufacturing facility in India

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 IST
Saic Motor Corporation Limited, one of the biggest corporations in the world and the largest automobile giant in China, today announced its plan to enter the Indian automobile market through a fully-owned car manufacturing facility in the country. In a s... read..

US Vice President Pence to visit India

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
US Vice President Mike Pence has said he is planning to visit India.... read..

India needs to be 'taught rules': Chinese daily

Beijing |Wednesday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
India needs to be taught the "rules" of handling the boundary dispute, a prominent state-run Chinese daily said on Wednesday adding that New Delhi was mistaken if it thinks it can afford a "showdown" with Beijing on the border.... read..

India, Netherlands on same page on global issues: Modi

The Hague |Tuesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
India and the Netherlands are on the same page on several global issues, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Tuesday.... read..

India, Netherlands on same page in global issues: Modi (Lead)

The Hague |Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
India and the Netherlands are on the same page on several global issues, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Tuesday as Dutch Premier Mark Rutte hailed India's emergence both from the political and economic point of view as a welcome developm... read..

China lodges protest with India, demands troops withdrawal

Beijing |Tuesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
China on Tuesday said it had complained to India about Indian troops trespassing the Chinese boundary and asked it to withdraw them immediately.... read..

US, India ask Pakistan not to let terrorists use its territory

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
The US and India have urged Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries.... read..

'Make in India' possible only with more MSME units: Kalraj Mishra

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 27 2017 IST
Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Kalraj Mishra today said that the'Make in India' objective could come to fruitition only when there was a hub of small manufacturing units all over the nation giving employment to lakhs of jobless. United... read..

US, India tell Pakistan: Don't let terrorists use your territory (Lead)

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
In a strong message to Islamabad, the US and India have told Pakistan to ensure its territory is not used for terror attacks on other countries and asked it to bring to justice terrorists blamed for attacks in Mumbai and other places in India.... read..

Sarthak, Praveena crowned Bollywood Mr & Miss India 2017

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 27 2017 IST
Sarthak Verma from Delhi and Praveena Bhalla from Chandigarh were crowned Bollywood Mr India and Miss India 2017 respectively at a first of its kind Bollywood pageant, held in the capital. Organised by the Studio 19 Films this weekend, the "Bollywood M... read..

China lodges protest, asks India to withdraw troops (Lead)

Beijing |Tuesday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
China on Tuesday said it has complained to India about Indian troops "trespassing" the Chinese boundary, hinting that pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar won't resume until the soldiers were withdrawn.... read..

Don't fall into US trap and suffer, Chinese writer tells India

Beijing |Tuesday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
India will suffer "catastrophic results" if it become a pawn in US attempts to counter China, a Chinese commentator has said.... read..

'Stopped Mansarovar pilgrims as Indian troops crossed border'

Beijing |Tuesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
China on Tuesday said it stopped Indian pilgrims from travelling to the Kailash Mansarovar due to the ongoing face-off between the troops of the two nations triggered by Indian soldiers who crossed the Chinese border.... read..

US endorses India on Pak's proxy war, Trump insists on 'rapid' actions on Korea

Washington | Tuesday, Jun 27 2017 IST
In a major diplomatic development, the United States today in a clear manner vindicated India's well known stand vis-a-vis proxy war by Pakistan and in a strong message urged Islamabad to "expeditiously" bring to justice the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumb... read..

Prez Trump "gladly accepts" Modi's invite for India visit

Washington | Tuesday, Jun 27 2017 IST
The US President Donald Trump would be visiting India soon as Mr Trump today gladly accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India. "President Trump gladly accepted Prime Minister Modi's invitation to visit India. They look forward to w... read..

India, US in joint statement ask Pakistan to act against terror perpetrators

Washington | Tuesday, Jun 27 2017 IST
In a clear message and in quite a diplomatic setback to Islamabad, India and the United States today vowed to strike at the Islamic terrorism and the "safe heavens" and also urged Pakistan to expeditiously bring to justice perpetrators of terror attacks l... read..

India, US pledge to fight Islamic terror: Me & Modi are leaders in social media, says Trump

Washington | Tuesday, Jun 27 2017 IST
Waxing eloquent President Donald Trump asserted that he will work proactively with India to fight Islamic terrorism - a pledge responded with equal enthusiasm by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,who said the fight also should be directed against "safe heaven... read..

US commitment on improving IT market access big positive for India: India Inc

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 27 2017 IST
India Inc today welcomed the India-US joint statement following the meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Donald Trump, stating the mutual commitment to increasing market access in Information Technology and other sectors is a big positiv... read..

China accuses Indian border guards of crossing into its territory

BEIJING | Tuesday, Jun 27 2017 IST
China has accused Indian border guards of crossing into its territory from the state of Sikkim on India's northeastern border with Tibet, the Chinese foreign and defence ministries have said, complicating an already difficult relationship. Geng Shuang, a ... read..

Arth crosses boundaries, first Indian movie to have Pak remake

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 27 2017 IST
Setting an example that art and films recognise no borders, Mahesh Bhatt's 80s cult movie 'Arth' is being remade in Pakistan, trade sources said. Titled 'Arth', the film, a contemporary take on Mahesh Bhatt's 1982 classic, will feature Shaan, Humaima Mall... read..

Bhavesh Patel elected All India Chess Federation Joint Secretary

Chennai |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Gujarat State Chess Association Secretary Bhavesh Patel was unanimously selected Joint Secretary of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) during its Central council meeting here.... read..

'India rejigging bilateral science schemes to fit in with national plans'

Lindau (Germany) |Tuesday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
India is reorienting some of its bilateral science and technology schemes with partnering nations to fit in with its national priorities such as Make in India and Smart City project, according to a top Indian official.... read..

SAP India, MSME Ministry join hands to launch Bharat ERP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Software major SAP India on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to jointly launch Bharat ERP -- a programme to empower small businesses digitally.... read..

I've great respect for Indian cinema, actors: 'Blacklist' star (With Image)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Diego Klattenhoff says he has great respect for Indian cinema, and how it touches life of people around the world. The Canadian actor says he would love to cross over to the Indian industry through a film.... read..

'Atomic Blonde' to release in India on August 11

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
Actress Charlize Theron starrer "Atomic Blonde" will release in India on August 11.... read..

Mumbai to host India's biggest apparel trade expo in July

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
With the participation of around 1,000 brands, Mumbai is set to host the largest apparel trade show in India, the 65th National Garment Fair, from July 10 to 12, an official said here on Tuesday.... read..

Shastri to apply for India coach: Reports

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Former India skipper Ravi Shastri has reportedly decided to throw his hat into the ring as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) hunts for the next India head coach following the controversial exit of leg-spin legend Anil Kumble.... read..

Congress slams Modi government over US terming J&K 'Indian-administered'

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The Congress party on Tuesday criticised the Centre for not objecting to the phrase "Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir" used by the US government in its order designating Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist, and accused the Mod... read..
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