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Cabinet okays India-Russia anti-terror agreement

Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for signing an agreement with Russia on combating all forms of terrorism and organised crime.

Nov 22, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Badminton: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy advance at Hong Kong Open

Badminton: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy advance at Hong Kong Open

Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy advanced to the second round while Parupalli Kashyap and the women`s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy fell in the opening round of the Hong Kong Open Superseries on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: No. 6 is a flexible batting position, says Wriddhiman Saha

India vs Sri Lanka: No. 6 is a flexible batting position, says Wriddhiman Saha

At ease with the constant changes made to his batting position, Indian wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha on Wednesday said the number six slot in the Indian batting line-up is a flexible one depending on the conditions.

Nov 22, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Sanjay Manjrekar goes after MS Dhoni's head, says not the game-changer he was

Sanjay Manjrekar goes after MS Dhoni's head, says not the game-changer he was

"If there is someone outside the team showing potential to contribute more than Dhoni does in his current form, it's a matter to be discussed and debated, and without inviting angry and irrational responses," says Manjrekar.

Nov 22, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
Saina Nehwal enters Round 2 in Hong Kong; Parupalli Kashyap, Sourabh Verma bow out

Saina Nehwal enters Round 2 in Hong Kong; Parupalli Kashyap, Sourabh Verma bow out

Saina Nehwal entered the second round but Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma failed to cross the opening hurdle at the USD 400,000 Hong Kong Super Series, here on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Vijender Singh to take on Rocky Fielding next year for super middleweight title

Vijender Singh to take on Rocky Fielding next year for super middleweight title

Indian pro boxing ace Vijender Singh will take on British and Commonwealth Super Middleweight champion Rocky Fielding, who will defend his newly acquired title on March 30, 2018, it was announced on Tuesday.

Nov 21, 2017, 15:21 PM IST
Cricketers can take a break if they don't want to play, says Kapil Dev

Cricketers can take a break if they don't want to play, says Kapil Dev

Former India captain Kapil Dev has said professional cricketers of the current generation need to cope up with the tight schedules of international cricket and they can take a break if they don't want to play.

Nov 21, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
Virat Kohli moves up to No. 5 in ICC Test rankings, Ravindra Jadeja slips

Virat Kohli moves up to No. 5 in ICC Test rankings, Ravindra Jadeja slips

 India captain Virat Kohli has moved up a spot to be fifth in the latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen while teammate Ravindra Jadeja has slipped a place to be third in the bowlers’ standings.

Nov 21, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
Watch: MS Dhoni wishes Happy Birthday to wife Sakshi

Watch: MS Dhoni wishes Happy Birthday to wife Sakshi

In a video posted on Twitter by Dhoni's friend and hairstylist Sapna Bhavnani, Mr. and Mrs. Dhoni could be seen cutting the birthday cake on November 19.

Nov 21, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Meet Vijay Shankar, the latest entry to India's Test squad

India vs Sri Lanka: Meet Vijay Shankar, the latest entry to India's Test squad

Vijay Shankar had been hoping for a national call-up for a while but his elevation in the India Test team came as a surprise to the Tamil Nadu allrounder.

Nov 21, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

Delhi HC refuses to pass order against Farooq Abdullah over PoK remarks

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to pass any order on a PIL seeking action against National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah over his alleged remarks on Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

Nov 21, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
I'm a political victim, but never misused my position: Vadra on Mallya

I'm a political victim, but never misused my position: Vadra on Mallya

Robert Vadra has been under the scanner for dubious land deals made in Haryana when the Congress was in power for 10 years.

Nov 21, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
If a Pakistan cricketer performs against India, his star value goes up: Mohammad Amir

If a Pakistan cricketer performs against India, his star value goes up: Mohammad Amir

"As a Pakistani, you know everyone is thinking that if you can perform against India, your star value, your cricketing value, image and reputation goes up big time, from nowhere to very high," the Pakistan fast bowler said. 

Nov 21, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
After honouring Virender Sehwag, DDCA rolls out red carpet for Delhi legends

After honouring Virender Sehwag, DDCA rolls out red carpet for Delhi legends

Having started the tradition of honouring stalwarts with the 'Virender Sehwag Gate', the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) now will name stands at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium after legends Bishan Singh Bedi and Mohinder Amarnath.

Nov 21, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
'Special Terrorist Zones' in Pakistan for LeT, JeM must end, says India at UN

'Special Terrorist Zones' in Pakistan for LeT, JeM must end, says India at UN

India criticised the UN for failing to act adequately to fight terrorism in the region.

Nov 21, 2017, 09:34 AM IST
Mohammad Amir reveals his 'Plan Virat Kohli' in Pakistan's Champions Trophy final victory

Mohammad Amir reveals his 'Plan Virat Kohli' in Pakistan's Champions Trophy final victory

The off-field camaraderie between India captain and the Pakistan fast bowler is an open secret, highlighted the most when Kohli presented Amir with a bat during the ICC World Twenty20 last year. But on the field, they remain archrivals.

Nov 21, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
China, Pakistan, India won't use arsenals to bring on Second Nuclear Age in Asia

China, Pakistan, India won't use arsenals to bring on Second Nuclear Age in Asia

Workshops conducted in the capitals of China, Pakistan and India recently, have come to the optimistic conclusion that all three countries see themselves as stakeholders in the existing international order, and are committed to an open economic order and multilateral institutionalism.

Nov 21, 2017, 07:46 AM IST
India's hunger problem worse than North Korea, Myanmar: Report

India's hunger problem worse than North Korea, Myanmar: Report

As per the report, the rankings were based on four indicators: undernourishment, child mortality, child wasting, and child stunting.

Nov 21, 2017, 07:26 AM IST
Rohingya Muslims: Supreme Court to resume hearing on deporting 'illegal' refugees today

Rohingya Muslims: Supreme Court to resume hearing on deporting 'illegal' refugees today

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will resume its hearing on the contentious issue of government's decision to deport Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar.

Nov 21, 2017, 06:37 AM IST
Construction begins on 150-km Tanakpur-Pithoragarh stretch, will make it easier for armed forces to reach Indo-China border

Construction begins on 150-km Tanakpur-Pithoragarh stretch, will make it easier for armed forces to reach Indo-China border

The work on the all-weather road in Uttarakhand has begun with the construction of the 150-km Tanakpur-Pithoragarh stretch.

Nov 20, 2017, 23:56 PM IST