PoK ceasefire violation: 'Attempt to 'sabotage' peace talks in Russia'

Security expert Qamar Agha on Sunday called the recent ceasefire violation by Pakistan an attempt to 'sabotage' the country's possible peace talks with India during the BRICS Summit in Russia.

India begins work on bridge linking Bangladeshi ports

India has started preliminary work, including making Detailed Project Report, to build a bridge over Feni river in Tripura to access Bangladeshi ports to carry goods and heavy machineries for the northeast region, an official said on Sunday.

PM Modi looks forward to strengthening India's relations with central Asian nations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will begin his visit to five central Asian nations and Russia on Monday, has said that he looks forward to strengthening India`s relations with these countries.

Pressure on Indian cricket eves against New Zealand
Pressure on Indian cricket eves against New Zealand

The visiting New Zealand women's cricket team is just one win away from clinching its first-ever One-Day International (ODI) series against India, whom them face in the fourth and penultimate game here on Monday, leading 2-1 in the five-match rubber.

Focus on bringing Indic content, SMEs online in India: Google

Engaged in various initiatives under the government's 'Digital India' campaign, global tech giant Google is focussing on key areas like bringing more Indic language content online and helping 20 million small and medium enterprises set up Internet presence by 2017.

PM hopes visit to Russia, Central Asia will help push ties

Ahead of his eight-day visit to five Central Asian countries and Russia from July 6, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed confidence that it will further enhance ties with these countries as well as other members of BRICS and SCO whose Summits he will attend.

Big fan of Al Pacino: Tiger Shroff
Big fan of Al Pacino: Tiger Shroff

Actor Tiger Shroff, who is hogging the limelight in B-town for his chiselled frame and physique, says he is a "big fan" of veteran Hollywood actor Al Pacino.

Hrithik Roshan is god of everything: Tiger Shroff
Hrithik Roshan is god of everything: Tiger Shroff

Young actor Tiger Shroff is a big fan of Hrithik Roshan and considers him as the "god of everything".

Indian cagers chalk up third win
Indian cagers chalk up third win

India and Sri Lanka stayed on course for a possible title-deciding clash by remaining unbeaten in the fourth South Asian Basketball Association's Asian Championship qualifying tournament here on Saturday.

Don't try to be an Englishman, be an Indian first: Rajnath

Pitching for a strong cyber infrastructure in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday stressed that India should work towards developing its own servers.

India face tough task against Britain in bronze play-off
India face tough task against Britain in bronze play-off

 Laid low after suffering a 0-4 thrashing at the hands of Belgium, India face a tough task in their bid to finish on the podium when they take on a tenacious Great Britain in the bronze medal match of the men's Hockey World League Semifinals here on Sunday.

Met Dawood Ibrahim in London, he wanted to return to India: Ram Jethmalani
Met Dawood Ibrahim in London, he wanted to return to India: Ram Jethmalani

Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani on Saturday claimed to have met Dawood Ibrahim in London, where the underworld don had told him that he was willing to return to India.

Conceding soft goals put us under enormous pressure: Sardar Singh
Conceding soft goals put us under enormous pressure: Sardar Singh

Captain Sardar Singh said conceding two soft goals early in the semifinal against Belgium proved disastrous for India in the Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Stadium here on Friday.

Indian govt blocked Dawood Ibrahim's bid to return: Chhota Shakeel
Indian govt blocked Dawood Ibrahim's bid to return: Chhota Shakeel

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's trusted aide Chhota Shakeel has claimed that his master wanted to return to India after the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, but the government didn't agree, a newspaper report claimed on Saturday.

In most of rural India, Rs 5000 is the highest wage, says Socio-Economic and Caste Census
In most of rural India, Rs 5000 is the highest wage, says Socio-Economic and Caste Census

The highest earning member in about three-fourths of all rural households in the country made less than Rs 5,000 per month, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 released on Friday.

India refuses to vote against Israel at UNHRC
India refuses to vote against Israel at UNHRC

Marking a significant change in stance, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel over a UN report into the alleged war crimes committed during the 2014 Gaza conflict.

India tells Chinese vessels to sail to Iran at the earliest

India advised Chinese fishing vessels, which took shelter at Diu off the Gujarat coast, to undertake their passage to Iran at the earliest, according to a statement issued by the Defence Public Relations Officer here on Friday.

No change in India's position on support to Palestinian cause: MEA

Asserting that there is no change in the country`s long-standing position on support to the Palestinian cause, the MEA on Friday said that whenever there has been a Human Rights Council resolution which referred directly to the International Criminal Court, as had happened in the cases of Syria and North Korea, India`s general approach has been to abstain.

UNHRC adopts resolution on Palestine, India abstains

India for the first time on Friday abstained from voting on a resolution on Palestine adopted at the UN rights body that calls for accountability by parties involved in last year's conflict in Gaza.