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INDIA NEWS

India switches to world's cleanest petrol, diesel with no increase in prices

April 01, 2020 5:22 pm

India will join the select league of nations using petrol and diesel containing just 10 parts per million of sulphur as it looks to cut vehicular emissions that are said to be one of the reasons for the choking pollution in major cities.

India bans entry of passengers from Afghanistan, Malaysia, Philippines over coronavirus fears

March 17, 2020 4:14 pm

According to the latest travel advisory, no flight shall take off from these countries to India after 3 pm IST. "This instruction is a temporary measure and shall be force till Mar 31, 2020 and will be reviewed subsequently," the advisory read.

Explained: Reading the criticism from Iran

March 09, 2020 1:37 pm

Iran has criticised India on the Delhi riots. It had also reacted to the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition and the 2002 riots, but its strong words now have caught notice. A look at the bilateral history and global context

India has multiple histories that are a fundamental part of its diversity

March 08, 2020 12:31 pm

There are attempts to impose a single monistic structure on it but we can see the limitations of doing so. India is many, not one.

Coronavirus India updates March 7: 3 more test positive, bringing total cases to 34

March 07, 2020 10:28 pm

COVID-19 has infected at least one lakh people in over 90 countries across the world and claimed the lives of over 3,400 so far.

Coronavirus: India says Beijing is ‘deliberately delaying’ nod for IAF flight, China denies

February 23, 2020 7:55 am

Sources on Saturday said that China is “deliberately delaying” permission for an Indian Air Force plane to coronavirus-hit Wuhan.

Chance of a deal with Taliban, says Trump

February 19, 2020 10:47 am

The US has been negotiating with the Taliban and Trump earlier, too, suggested there had been progress between the two sides to reduce violence in the war-torn country and end America's longest war, for 19 years.

Important for India and Pak to 'de-escalate, both militarily and verbally': UN chief Guterres

February 16, 2020 9:58 pm

Addressing a press conference after his meeting with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the UN Secretary-General said he was "deeply concerned" over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and tensions along the Line of Control.

Forty Years Ago, February 14, 1980: India, USSR Disagree

February 13, 2020 11:30 pm

India wants the Soviet Union to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan so that the tension in India’s neighbourhood is defused.

Wasim Jaffer's connection with Bangladesh's maiden U19 World Cup-winning squad

February 11, 2020 4:03 pm

Many in the tournament-winning squad, including 18-year-old skipper Akbar Ali, trained under Wasim Jaffer during a stint in Bangladesh.

INDIA PHOTOS

See Pics: Prince Charles on a two-day visit to India

November 09, 2017 3:56 pm

Prince Charles arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday as part of his 10-day tour of four nations, including Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and India. This is his ninth visit to India.

PM Modi gets Mexico's support for NSG membership bid; ends his five-nation tour

June 09, 2016 7:55 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Mexico on a one-day-visit, where he garnered support for India's bid to NSG from Mexico.

Narendra Modi meets Barack Obama: Taking bilateral ties to new heights

June 08, 2016 8:02 am

Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the Tomb of Unknown Soldiers and paid homage to Indian-American astronaut late Kalpana Chawla at Arlington National Cemetery.

Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni visit West Indies dressing room after the semi-final loss; click pictures

April 02, 2016 6:17 pm

Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh visited West Indies dressing room. Congratulated the winners, and clicked selfies.

India vs West Indies: Indian cricket team's World Cup dream ends at the Wankhede

April 01, 2016 2:06 pm

India vs West Indies: West Indies stun India by seven wickets to book a spot in the ICC World T20 final.

India vs WI: WI gun down 193-run target set by Ind, enter World Twenty20 final

April 01, 2016 9:34 am

India vs West Indies: India are taking on the West Indies in the second semi-final of the World T20 in Mumbai.

India vs West Indies: MS Dhoni-led unit gear up for semi-final against West Indies

March 31, 2016 5:25 pm

India take on West Indies in Mumbai on Thursday as the two teams will clash for a spot in the final.

India vs West Indies: India's roller-coaster ride to the ICC World T20 semi-final

March 31, 2016 2:22 pm

India made it to semi-final stage after they defeated Australia in a do or die game at Mohali riding on Virat Kohli's half century.

India’s five unsung heroes at ICC World Twenty20

March 31, 2016 12:46 pm

The lions share of the appreciation in the Indian camp has been bestowed upon Virat Kohli but there are more that deserve praise.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli takes India into T20 World Cup semi-finals

March 28, 2016 5:52 pm

Virat Kohli masterclass ends Australia's WT20 run after virtual quarter-final in Mohali.

INDIA VIDEOS

CBI registers FIR in ICICI Bank-Videocon loan case

January 24, 2019 6:10 pm

Months after the preliminary inquiry to probe the alleged irregularities in the Rs 3,250 crore ICICI Bank-Videocon loan case, CBI has filed an FIR in the matter against the Kochhars and Videocon group's Venugopal Dhoot.

India VS Australia: Team India practices at Adelaide

January 14, 2019 2:25 pm

Indian cricket team arrived at Adelaide ahead of the second ODI match. They were seen practicing ahead of the second ODI. The second match is scheduled to be played on January 15.

India vs Australia: India scripts historic series win in Australia

March 25, 2020 3:09 pm

Seventy-one years after they first toured Australia, India finally has a series win in Australia to its name. Lets see why this victory is so historical for India.

Tata Tiago top trim launched | Nissan Kicks bookings | Harley & BMW Motorrad discounts

December 14, 2018 7:06 pm

Tata Motors launches the top variant of the Tiago, Nissan Kicks SUV India launch is closing in. Harley-Davidson Street series and BMW Motorrad G310 twins have incredible year-end discounts. All this and more in this week's Auto Wrap.

Congress picks Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot is deputy CM

December 14, 2018 6:51 pm

After deliberations, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has picked Ashok Gehlot for the post of Rajasthan Chief Minister. Sachin Pilot, who fought for the position, will be made deputy Chief Minister of the state.

How Congress sealed the deal in Rajasthan and MP | DECISION 2018

December 13, 2018 4:06 pm

It was a close contest in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh between the Congress and BJP. But the grand old party did get a few things right which helped it get ahead of the bump in both the states. Manoj CG breaks it down.

Implant files: How medical devices that are recalled in the US are still in use in India

November 29, 2018 12:22 pm

The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.

Why a leader is aligning with someone is more important that who aligns with who; Mamata Banerjee has a major role: Amit Mitra, Bengal Finance Minister

November 26, 2018 6:37 pm

Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".

J&K political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation

March 25, 2020 3:24 pm

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation.