Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth Combine Forces, Lead Cheer for Chennaiyin F.C.

Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth Combine Forces, Lead Cheer for Chennaiyin F.C.

Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth Combine Forces, Lead Cheer for Chennaiyin F.C.

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 01:03 PM PDT

Between the two, Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth command a billion fans. On the football field though, the mega stars were content being ordinary - and often noisy - supporters themselves.

Srinagar Waits For PM Modi - And the Help He Might Bring

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 11:44 AM PDT

Flood-hit Srinagar is happy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen to spend the Diwali with them. And his visit, they hope, will help divert some much-needed Central help towards them.

ISL: Mendy Magic Wins it for Chennaiyin FC Against Kerala Blasters

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 11:31 AM PDT

Chennaiyin FC now have two wins from as many matches while Kerala Blasters are at the bottom of the table having lost both their games in the inaugural Indian Super League.

Negotiations to Begin. Shiv Sena Leaders Fly to Delhi to Meet BJP

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 11:08 AM PDT

After days of saying "let's talk" but steering largely clear of each other, the BJP and the Shiv Sena are officially opening negotiations for a reconciliation that could allow them to form the next go...

This Man Allegedly Set Woman on Fire in Kerala Train, She has Died

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 11:08 AM PDT

A woman traveling on a train in Kerala's Kannur district was set on fire in an empty compartment on Monday.

For Maharashtra Chief Minister, Camp Gadkari Wants In.

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 11:07 AM PDT

Hours after a group of BJP law-makers met Nitin Gadkari today, urging him to return from Delhi to lead his home state, the Union minister remained non-committal.

Want Good Relations With China, But Not at the Cost of Territorial Integrity, says AK Doval

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 10:40 AM PDT

India considers China an important neighbour and wants good relations but not at the cost of her "territorial integrity," National Security Advisor AK Doval said today.

Harbhajan Singh to Miss Duleep Semi-Final, Gautam Gambhir to Captain North

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 10:29 AM PDT

Harbhajan will miss North Zone's match against Central Zone due to health issues. Eying a comeback to the national side, Gautam Gambhir will lead the team in the absence of the veteran spinner.

Massive Fire in Faridabad Cracker Market, Over 200 Shops Destroyed

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 10:25 AM PDT

A massive fire today broke out at a Diwali cracker market in Dusherra Ground in Faridabad, leaving over 200 shops destroyed and five persons injured.

Pakistan Behind May Attack on Indian Consulate in Herat, says Afghan Minister

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 10:10 AM PDT

The terrorists behind the attack on Indian Consulate in Herat this May had links with Pakistan, Afghanistan has said.

In Major Reallocation of Duties, Amit Shah Gives Charge of UP to Trusted Modi Aide

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 08:39 AM PDT

BJP chief Amit Shah has re-allocated the responsibility of some major states to senior party functionaries, handing the charge of crucial state Uttar Pradesh to Om Mathur, a trusted aide of Prime Mini...

How PM Modi's Digital India Will Empower the Postman

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 07:35 AM PDT

In the age of e-mails, the postman could be relevant again. As part of its Digital India programme, the Narendra Modi government plans to tie up with major e-retailers like Flipkart, Snapdeal and Mynt...

For Maharashtra Chief Minister, Camp Gadkari Wants In.

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 07:21 AM PDT

A group of some 40 BJP legislators today met union minister Nitin Gadkari at Nagpur and said he should become Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

Black Money Names Will Embarrass Congress: Finance Minister to NDTV

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 06:20 AM PDT

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government has never suggested that it is reluctant to reveal the names of Indians who allegedly have undeclared income parked in foreign bank accounts. "The Con...

Sword, Not Just Shield, in India's Hand, Defence Minister Warns Pakistan

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 06:18 AM PDT

India warned Pakistan on Tuesday of "pain" if it continues to violate the ceasefire along the Kashmir border. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told NDTV it's up to Islamabad to create the conditions for...

PM Narendra Modi to Spend Diwali in Flood-Hit Srinagar

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 06:14 AM PDT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted today that he would spend Diwali, on Thursday, in flood-hit Srinagar.

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison in Killing of Girlfriend

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 06:12 AM PDT

With a judge seeking to strike a balance between mercy and retribution, Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star, was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva S...

British Couple Found Dead in Agra Hotel

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 06:04 AM PDT

Bodies of a British couple were found in a hotel room early on Tuesday, police said adding that preliminary inquiries suggest "a case of overdose of drugs".

Islamic State Releases Video Showing Members Stoning Woman to Death

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 05:00 AM PDT

Militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group released a video on Tuesday showing its members stoning a woman to death whom they accused of committing adultery.

Commercial Mining of Coal to be Allowed After Auction: Arun Jaitley to NDTV

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 04:33 AM PDT

An ordinance or executive order that allows commercial mining for domestic companies will lead to investments and surplus in the coal sector and state governments can start using the enabling provisio...

World Bank President on Reducing Inequality

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 04:30 AM PDT

World's richest 85 people have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion.

Terry Walsh Resigns as India's Chief Hockey Coach

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 03:34 AM PDT

Terry Walsh, a former Australian legend, took over from Michael Nobbs as India's chief hockey coach. He led India to the Asian Games gold in Incheon recently.

Manohar Lal Khattar: The Narendra Modi Connection

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 03:18 AM PDT

In 1996, when Narendra Modi was the BJP leader in charge of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar worked closely with him.

After Big Reforms Push Arun Jaitley Speaks to NDTV: Highlights

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 02:58 AM PDT

In an exclusive interview to NDTV, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says he does not think privatisation is needed in Coal India, but there is space for competition.

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Killing Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 02:35 AM PDT

South African Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for the killing of his girlfriend last year, as his sensational trial reached a climax.