United Nations, Nov 21 (IANS) Judge Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday as the General Assembly rallied behind him in a show of strength that made Britain bow to the majority and withdraw its candidate Christopher Greenwood. "I am grateful to all
Doha, Nov 21 (IANS) Qatar has made the residency procedures easier for expatriate workers by allowing them to complete the procedures at their home countries, a media report said. A new agreement had been signed between the Qatari Interior Ministry and a Singapore-based company for completing all of
United Nations, Nov 21 (IANS) Britain withdrew on Monday the candidature of its candidate for the International Court of Justice, paving the way for the election of India's Dalveer Bhandari. In letters to the Presidents of the Security Council and the General Assembly, Britain's Permanent Representative
ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar, on Monday said that Aditya-L1, India's maiden mission to the Sun, will be launched in 2019. Talking about projects other than Chanrayan and Aditya Aditya-L1, he said they are in study phase. Kumar also added that announcements have been made for opportunity of instrument
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin on Monday morning met presidents of the Security Council, Sebastiano Cardi, and the General Assembly, Miroslav Lajcak, ahead of the deadlocked world court election scheduled for later in the day, Lajcak's Spokesperson
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and opener Shikhar Dhawan were on Monday released from Indian Test team playing Sri Lanka in three Tests. "The BCCI would like to inform that Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan have been released from India's Test team.
Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Wipro Lighting, a part of Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting Group, on Monday said it will provide smart lighting solutions to modern buildings across the country in partnership with global networking product major Cisco. "As part of Cisco digital building solutions, we will
Young and accomplished British singer-musician Ed Sheeran, who swept his fans off his feet here with his concert, feels a "welcoming" and "warm" vibe in India, where he thinks a collaboration with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be "quite cool"..
India's Test ace Cheteshwar Pujara achieved a rare feat on Monday when he came out to bat with Lokesh Rahul on the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka.
Riding skipper Virat Kohli's superlative 50th international hundred, India came tantalisingly close to a victory but lack of time forced them to finish three wickets short and share the spoils with Sri Lanka on an eventful final day of the first Test at the Eden Gardens here in Kolkata on Monday.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Indian logistics sector has been granted infrastructure status to help it access loans on easier terms as well as encourage manufacturing and job creation in the country, the government said on Monday. "'Logistics Infrastructure' is included in the Harmonized
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) India and the World Bank on Monday signed a $100-million loan and grant agreement to help the country increase its solar power generation capacity, an official statement said. The loan for "Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project" would go towards financing solar
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A month after the Gate No.2 was dedicated to former India opener Virender Sehwag, the Ferozshah Kotla Ground in the national capital will have another couple of gates named after ex-Indian women's team captain Anjum Chopra. The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) After staving off defeat by a whisker, Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal on Monday said the last 10-15 overs put his side under lot of pressure on day five of the first Test against India at the Eden Gardens here. After dominating the first four days of the game, Sri Lanka were
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) India coach Ravi Shastri on Monday said "sky is the limit" for skipper Virat Kohli after his match-winning 104 against Sri Lanka in the first Test here. The sky is the limit for him," Shastri told reporters on the sidelines of a programme in the city after India
Absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya appeared in London's Westminster Court today in extradition case. His side argued that he fears for his life in India. Prosecution is now preparing a submission by the Indian government outlining the security measures that will be in place for him. The 61-year-old
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Playing India home and away in the space of three months is going to make this new Sri Lankan side, coach Nic Pothas said on Monday. Sri Lanka gave a good account of themselves in the rain-affected five-day match losing to Virat Kohli's unbeaten 104 in the second innings and
Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) Amid the raging "Padmavati" controversy as well as the row over exclusion of two films from a section of the 48th IFFI, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, through a mixture of symbolism and subtlety, spoke of cinema as a balm of love for dissent and a catalyst for unity
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Fifty international hundreds in 10 years of top flight cricket have not in any way diminished India skipper Virat Kohlis hunger for runs, and he feels it is not a "long journey yet". The 29-year old Kohli scripted an authoritative 104 not out in the second essay to pull
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Over 5,000 delegates from around the world, including the Who's Who of the Information Technology industry, are expected to participate in the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) here next February. This is for the first time that India is hosting the prestigious
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that under any circumstances Indian Muslims will not allow ISIS to grow in India.
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday did not want to compare Virat Kohli with batting great Sachin Tendulkar, saying the current team captain will score many more hundreds like the one at Eden Gardens against Sri Lanka on Monday. Kohli was not out on 104 off 119 balls
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Upbeat after his eight wicket haul in the first Test against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here, India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Monday said his hard work on fitness is now paying off. Kumar said experience of international cricket has taught him the areas where he needed to
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) India tennis ace Leander Paes' former coach T.J. Hyman will train enthusiasts at IIT Kharagpur, a statement said on Monday. Among the other sports, a major thrust has been given on tennis with US-based alumnus and entrepreneur Vinod Gupta facilitating training program and
Guwahati, Nov 20 (IANS) India started the second day of the AIBA Women's Youth World Championships on a grand note when Shashi Chopra, who recently picked a silver at the Ahmet Cormet boxing tournament in Istanbul, came out strongly in her feather weight preliminary round at the Nabin Chandra Bardoloi