Colombo, March 17 (IANS) On the eve of the Nidahas Trophy T20 tri-series final against Bangladesh here, veteran India wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik on Saturday refused to take the opponents lightly despite the men-in-blue starting as clear favourites. "As a team they (Bangladesh) are known
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman on Saturday said India has made rapid progress on the economic front but economic inequality in the country remains an issue. India has become a much "better place to do business" than it was earlier, though the bureaucratic obstacles
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi on Saturday reflected upon the controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", and said nobody's voice should be referred to as a "fringe voice". "No one's voice
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh says he shares a relationship of mutual admiration with Deepika Padukone, who he says he is "blessed" to have in his life. Ranveer was at the News18 Rising India Summit when he was asked about his relationship status with Deepika and
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A number of ministers and prominent MPs will hit the streets of the national capital on Sunday in their cars to promote road safety and responsible driving as part of the popular JK Tyre-Constitution Club of India Rally 2018. CCI secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy announced this
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh on Saturday said organising a send-off event for the 12-member strong Indian boxing team participating in the Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast, starting April 4, was to show the pugilists that they carry the expectations
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Germany-based clothing brand Tom Tailor, that showcased a versatile collection at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Autumn/ Winter 2018 edition, has big expansion plans in India. The brand is promoted in India by Inceptra Lifestyle and talking about the expansion plans,
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Huawei's sub-brand Honor has rolled out the "Ride Mode" feature via HOTA update (Huawei Over The Air) exclusively for its Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India. "The 'Ride Mode' feature will be useful for millions of Indian bike riders and encourage safe
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Despite healthy macro-economic indicators, the Indian equity markets turned volatile and gave up gains during the week over prospects of political instability, along with the ongoing turmoil in the banking sector and weak global cues.
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Healthcare major Novartis India on Saturday said that its Vice Chairman and Managing Director Jawed Zia has resigned. According to a BSE filing: "... Jawed Zia, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Novartis India Limited has informed the Board of Directors of his decision
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Did Ranveer Singh feel let down by the way the government handled the row over his historical drama "Padmaavat"? Ranveer maintained: "I don't want to rake up what has already transpired." "Honestly... I have moved on to another film.
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) The one-off Twenty 20 International during the West Indies' tour of India will be held on November 4 at the Eden Gardens, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly said on Saturday. There will be a full West Indies tour between
United Nations, March 17 (IANS) India is the world's biggest importer of weapons, accounting for 12 percent of global purchases during the past five years because it is not able to produce enough arms to meet its requirements, according to the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research
Imani Ghana -- has described the deportation of the Indian businessman, Ashok Sivaram Kumar as "harsh" adding that the process had not been properly handled. The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) on March 11 repatriated Kumar. The businessman was sent back to India on the grounds that his his
Dubai, March 17 (IANS) In the aftermath of Friday's ugly final over drama between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the Nidahas Trophy T20 tri-series in Colombo, Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan and reserve Nurul Hasan have both been fined 25 percent of their match fees and also received one demerit
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) Bringing together sports personalities of India, who have either written books or have been the subject of one or more books, Play Write 2018, a first-of-its-kind sports literature festival of India, got off to a colourful start here on Saturday. Being organised under the
Birmingham, March 17 (IANS) Indian men's singles shuttler H.S. Prannoy lost in the quarter-finals to Chinese Huang Yuxiang, who is on a giant-killing spree in the All England Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 here.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Dj Neil Armstrong says that hip hop as a genre is going to become a mainstay in the Indian music spectrum. "Speaking from the hip hop angle, India seems poised for hip hop to become a mainstay in their music spectrum.
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) Fresh from a thrilling win in their last league game against hosts Sri Lanka, Bangladesh will have their tails up as they prepare to take on a confident India in the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20 tri-series at the R. Premadasa Stadium here on Sunday. In what was a virtual
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla says her upcoming film "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga" has an amazing script. Juhi attended the 'Women Of India Festival 2018', organised by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, along with Madhoo Shah, Pankaja Munde, Tanuja, Tanisha
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Ranveer Singh is overwhelmed that with "Padmaavat", he has entered the club of actors whose movies have minted over Rs 300 crore at the box office. The actor essayed Alauddin Khilji in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial, which also stars Deepika Padukone and Shahid
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a gathering at 'Krishi Unnati Mela' at Indian Agricultural Research Institute in the national capital today. While speaking at the event PM Modi said, "Through the medium of this event I have got the opportunity to simultaneously interact with the two
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) China's largely ceremonial Parliament on Saturday re-elected Xi Jinping as the country's President and appointed his aide and once feared anti-graft body's chief Wang Qishan as Vice President. The 64-year-old Xi's re-election was a mere formality as the National
Amid the multiple scams unearthed recently in the banking sector, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework to maintain the sound financial health of banks. The framework facilitates banks in breach of risk thresholds for identified areas of monitoring, such
Shillong, March 17 (IANS) When she left Delhi to pursue a career in the city of dreams, Mumbai -- Bombay back then -- some 17 years ago, Neha Dhupia's father thought she would be back in no time. However, she feels grateful about having a long career, but she wants to do more.