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U-19 WC 2018, Live: India opt to field against PNG

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:07
Check live cricket score updates, ball by ball commentary, scorecard of ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup match between India and Papua New Guinea on Times of India

Med college scam: 'Prasad', temples, judge's words & 500% guarantee

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:31
'Prasad', 'luggage', 'stuff', 'bahis', 'gamlas': these mundane expressions, allegedly code for bribes, stand out in the conversations recorded by the CBI as part of its probe into the Lucknow medical college scam which is considered among the triggers of the troubles presently roiling the SC.

Oil flares; govt asks cos to keep price hikes 'low'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:54
Fuel pricing reforms appear to be sputtering as state-run fuel retailers are moderating their daily upward revision in pump prices on verbal nudge from the oil ministry as global crude markets remain on fire.

Army kills four Pak soldiers, five JeM terrorists

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:07
The Army killed at least four Pakistani soldiers on Monday, including a major, as well as five Jaish-e-Muhammed terrorists in separate incidents as part of its strategy to "pro-actively dominate" the Line of Control.

Israel PM Netanyahu hails Narendra Modi as a 'revolutionary leader'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:39
The strong bonding between PM Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu was in full display on Monday as the Israeli premier called Modi a "revolutionary leader" who had transformed India-Israel ties and the Indian PM reciprocated, promising big steps in cooperation in agriculture, science, and defence.

SC judges back to work post stormy morning meet

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:09
After Friday's tumultuous press conference by the four most senior judges of the Supreme Court where they alleged that sensitive cases were being assigned to 'select benches', all the judges gathered for the first time on Monday morning for the customary tea before the day's work.

IITian gives up cushy job, family for 'diksha'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:30
For 29-year-old Sanket Parekh, a chemical engineer from IIT-Bombay, life was all about targets and achievements.He had a well-paying job and was planning a post-graduation course in the US.

Four senior-most SC judges not in CJI-led bench to hear key cases

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:42
Amid a virtual rift between the Chief Justice Dipak Misra and four senior-most judges over the assignment of important cases, the Supreme Court on Monday announced the composition of a 5-judge constitution bench headed by the CJI, which does not include them.

PM Modi promises more reforms, invites investment from Israeli cos

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:10
Promising more reforms to further improve the ease of doing business, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited investments from Israeli companies saying the country has a huge development agenda and offers vast opportunities.

2nd Test, Day 3: SA take 118-run lead over India

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:04
South Africa’s crisis man, AB de Villiers, was at again. In company of a feisty Dean Elgar, de Villiers steadied the ship for his team as SA finished the day at 90 for two.

UK scrambles fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers 

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:39
Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed that the Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) aircraft took off from Royal Air Force (RAF) base Lossiemouth in north east Scotland, without confirming the exact number of Typhoons involved.

'Kamala Mills tragedy has shaken our conscience'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:48
The HC made the observations while hearing a PIL filed by former Mumbai police commissioner Julio Ribeiro, seeking a judicial inquiry into the incident and also a direction to the government and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to carry out fire safety audit of all eateries and restaurants.

Jallikattu: Spectator gored to death by bull in TN

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:29
A spectator aged 19 years was gored to death by a bull during a Jallikattu event at Palamedu in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu on Monday. Over 25 people were injured in the bull-taming event.

2nd Test: Virat Kohli's valiant 153 takes India to 307 against SA

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:20
A valiant 153 from Virat Kohli and a crucial 38 from Ravichandran Ashwin formed the crux of India's batting on Day 3 as the visitors nudged their first innings total to 307, trailing South Africa by only 28 runs in the second Test at Supersports Park, Centurion on Monday.

Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat's comments 'unconstructive': China

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:53
The Chinese reaction came following comments by Gen Rawat two days ago that India needs to shift focus from its border with Pakistan to that of China and spoke of pressure being exerted by Beijing along the Line of Actual Control.

You are a revolutionary leader: Netanyahu to PM

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:05
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today lauded his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi as "a revolutionary leader in the best sense of the word" and let him know that he's available for a yoga class with him any time. Netanyahu, also joked that he and his wife were excited to visit Bollywood.

India v SA: Virat Kohli hits 21st century

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:03
Kohli was unbeaten on 85 when he resumed proceedings on Day 3 and took just 16 balls to get there, taking India past the 200-run margin.