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Meghalaya mine collapse: Operation continues to rescue miners

India | Jan 08, 2019, 02:05 PM IST

Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, who was overseeing the entire operation, was also not alerted about the matter as it was "too sensitive", according to the official sources.


SC refuses urgent hearing to a mentioning seeking to link Aadhaar with Voter ID cards

India | Jan 07, 2019, 11:03 AM IST

The minister for Law, Electronics and Information Technology said, "We are soon going to bring a law which will make it mandatory to link Aadhaar with driving licence."

Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'; fog delays 13 trains

Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'; fog delays 13 trains

India | Jan 05, 2019, 12:29 PM IST

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city reached 417, which is in the 'severe' category.

Ramakant Achrekar with Sachin Tendulkar

Ramakant Achrekar's death big loss to sporting world: PM Modi

India | Jan 03, 2019, 01:11 PM IST

His body was kept at Shivaji Park, where he coached aspiring cricketers, and then taken to a nearby crematorium.  

Serena Williams new year daughter

Serena Williams pens down inspirational New Year message for working moms and dads

Tennis | Jan 02, 2019, 01:00 PM IST

Taking to her Twitter handle, Williams posted her picture along with daughter Olympia and said that as working parents "anything is possible".

India vs Australia Test Series

India vs Australia: Here is the reason why Tim Paine and Co. are not announcing their playing eleven for Sydney

Cricket | Jan 02, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

Tim Paine said that they just want to have a balanced team which could win the final Test.


ISIS module case: NIA conducts follow-up searches at 5 locations in Amroha

India | Jan 01, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

The NIA had on December 26 carried out searches at over 17 places in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Amroha, Lucknow, Meerut and Hapur.

Rashid Khan BBL

Rashid Khan to pay tribute to his late father by deciding to play in Big Bash League on New Year's Eve

Cricket | Dec 31, 2018, 03:07 PM IST

Khan had announced the news of his father's demise on Twitter.

Mashrafe Mortaza elections

Mashrafe Mortaza creates history by registering landslide victory in Bangladesh elections

Cricket | Dec 31, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

Mortaza is the first active cricketer to get the position.


Rescuers from pvt firm reach Meghalaya mine site; IAF, Coal India teams to reach today

India | Dec 28, 2018, 06:47 AM IST

Superintendent of Police Sylvester Mongtynger said two teams from Kirloskar Brothers Ltd arrived on Thursday to help in rescuing the miners trapped in the 370-foot-deep illegal mine.

NIA conducts raid at 17 locations

17 locations raided, 10 arrested, ISIS-linked group was planning serial blasts in Delhi, north India: NIA

India | Dec 26, 2018, 05:06 PM IST

"Searches have been conducted in Delhi’s Seelampur and UP’s Amroha, Hapur, Meerut and Lucknow. Large quantities of explosive material, weapons and ammunition including a country made rocket launcher have been recovered so far," the NIA IG added.

South Africa vs Pakistan Test series

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Abbas ruled out of first Test against South Africa

Cricket | Dec 25, 2018, 08:22 PM IST

Other specialist seamers in the squad include Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, and Shaheen Afridi.

ÌCC Test Rankings

Test series win in Australia can consolidate India's top position in ICC rankings

Cricket | Dec 24, 2018, 11:57 PM IST

The ICC Test ranking scenario is interestingly poised with India currently playing in Australia, New Zealand engaged in a series against Sri Lanka and South Africa host Pakistan.

Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute: Supreme Court hearing on Jan

Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute: Supreme Court hearing on Jan 4; BJP seeks daily proceedings

India | Dec 24, 2018, 08:51 PM IST

The BJP is of the view that the Supreme Court should hear the Ram temple land dispute case on a daily basis to deliver an early judgement, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

Women's Big Bash League

Women's BBL: Claire Polosak, Eloise Sheridan make umpiring history in Australia

Cricket | Dec 23, 2018, 05:37 PM IST

This is not the first time Polosak is part of a historic milestone as she also was the first on-field female umpire to officiate a men's domestic game in Australia last year.

Rahul Gandhi

‘No one killed Sohrabuddin, Justice Loya; they just died’: Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Modi government

India | Dec 22, 2018, 11:05 PM IST

All 22 accused in the alleged fake encounter killings of gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his aide Tulsi Prajapati were acquitted Friday by a special CBI court because of insufficient evidence, even as it expressed sorrow over the loss of "three lives."

Hope to stay fit and give my best in 2019: PV Sindhu

Hope to stay fit and give my best in 2019: PV Sindhu

Other Sports | Dec 21, 2018, 10:24 PM IST

Sindhu was in a solid form in 2018 but somehow the top podium finish remained elusive as she settled for a silver medal in most of the tournaments.


Sensex falls nearly 700 points amid weakening global markets

Business | Dec 21, 2018, 07:48 PM IST

All the 19 sectors on BSE ended in red led by heavy selling in finance and banking stocks.

Mamata Banerjee

Calcutta HC gives conditional nod to BJP's rath yatra, Bengal govt may move division bench

India | Dec 20, 2018, 11:48 PM IST

According to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources, party national president Amit Shah will flag off the three yatras.

BPL Steven Smith

Bangladesh Cricket Board bars Steven Smith from playing in the BPL

Cricket | Dec 20, 2018, 03:22 PM IST

The right-hand batsman was also barred from appearing in the Indian Premier League.

Harsh Vardhan Shringla new Indian Ambassador to US

Harsh Vardhan Shringla to be new Indian Ambassador to US

India | Dec 20, 2018, 02:18 PM IST

Shringla, a 1984-batch Indian Foreign Service diplomat will succeed Navtej Sarna.

Jose Mourinho Manchester United

I have a future without Manchester United, insists Jose Mourinho

Football | Dec 20, 2018, 01:15 PM IST

Mourinho said that he is not someone who goes on to reveal the details about what actually happened.

UAE cricket Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2018

Emirates Cricket Board suspends three UAE players for criticising Karachi ground facilities on Twitter

Cricket | Dec 20, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

The tweets, however, were later deleted, ESPNcricinfo reported.

India vs Australia Test Series

Ricky Ponting feels umpires didn't need to get involved in Virat Kohli - Tim Paine verbal spat

Cricket | Dec 18, 2018, 12:59 PM IST

Ponting stated that whatever happened on the field was "lighthearted" and "quite funny at times."

Sajjan Kumar

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life term, says will move SC; victims pledge fight will go on

India | Dec 17, 2018, 11:34 PM IST

The high court said though it was "undeniable" that it took over three decades to punish the accused in the case, it was important to assure the victims that despite the challenges faced by the court, "truth will prevail and justice will be done".

Bangladesh vs West Indies T20 series

Explosive opener Evin Lewis back in West Indies T20 squad for Bangladesh series

Cricket | Dec 15, 2018, 06:22 PM IST

While Carlos Brathwaite will continue to lead the side, stand-in ODI captain Rovman Powell will serve as his deputy in the series.

ICC World Cup 2019

Sourav Ganguly confident of India winning the 2019 World Cup

Cricket | Dec 15, 2018, 12:01 PM IST

The ICC Men's Cricket World Cup is slated to be held from May 30 to July 14 in England, next year.

Laver Cup 2018

Arch-rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to reunite at Laver Cup

Tennis | Dec 15, 2018, 11:24 AM IST

In the opening edition of the tournament in 2017, they played as doubles partners for the very first time.

WTA rankings

In a major shift in women's tennis, players to retain WTA ranking after giving birth

Tennis | Dec 15, 2018, 11:08 AM IST

WTA has also decided to guarantee players that they will not have to face a seeded player in a tournament's opening round.

Congress leader Kamal Nath

MP poll results 2018: Congress stakes claim to form government, inching towards simple majority

Dec 12, 2018, 12:14 AM IST

Suffering his worst defeat since coming to power in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted late in the night that he accepted the verdict with humility and would work with greater vigour for the people.


Rajasthan Results: Congress set to wrest power, legislature party meets today to pick CM

Dec 12, 2018, 02:15 AM IST

As many as 13 of 19 ministers in the outgoing Vasundhara Raje government have lost the Assembly elections in Rajasthan as results and trends brought electoral reverses for the ruling BJP.

BPL Steve Smith

Steven Smith's BPL participation in doubt

Cricket | Dec 11, 2018, 09:21 PM IST

Smith was signed by Comilla Victorians as a replacement for Sri Lanka's Asela Gunaratne but according to the BPL rules, replacement players are supposed to be chosen from among the players who were in the draft.

Pakistan cricket team

Waiting for my last chance to play for Pakistan, says veteran pacer Umar Gul

Cricket | Dec 11, 2018, 07:24 PM IST

The pacer also hailed the Pakistan Super League (PSL), saying that it is a good platform for the emerging and young players of the country.

India vs Australia 2018

Dropped from the Australian team, for Mitchell Marsh the message is clear - 'score more runs'

Cricket | Dec 11, 2018, 06:05 PM IST

In spite of scoring 151 for Western Australia, Marsh was left out of the playing XI for the Adelaide Test.

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI governor, RBI governor Urjit Patel has cited personal reasons for the res

Urjit Patel quits as RBI Governor; PM Modi calls him 'a thorough professional with impeccable integrity'

India | Dec 10, 2018, 11:55 PM IST

RBI Governor Urjit Patel steps down, cites 'personal reasons' for his resignation

India vs Australia Test Series

Umpires being blind to no-ball deliveries is not right for the game of cricket, warns Ricky Ponting

Cricket | Dec 09, 2018, 05:57 PM IST

Ponting said that Sharma was about six-inches over the crease and the mistake was so obvious to be noticed by the on-field umpire but the same did not happen.