Cricket

Australia's Chris Lynn's Hopes of Playing IPL 2018 Get Boost

Australia's explosive Twenty20 batsman Chris Lynn does not need shoulder surgery, reports said Friday, boosting his chance of taking up a lucrative Indian Premier League contract.

World

Trump Administration Makes H1-B Visa Approval Tough, Indian Firms to be Impacted

The H-1B programme offers temporary US visas that allow companies to hire highly skilled foreign professionals working in areas with shortages of qualified American workers.

Football

I-League: Bottom-placed Indian Arrows Take on Santosh Kashyap's Aizawl

Out of title contention, defending champions Aizawl FC will be aiming to improve upon their mid-table position when they take on bottom-placed Indian Arrows in an I-League encounter on Friday.

Football

ISL: Last Gasp Winner Keeps Mumbai City FC in the Hunt for Top Four

Captain Lucian Goian scored a last minute winner to guide Mumbai City FC to a thrilling 3-2 victory over North East United FC and keep alive their play-off hopes in the Indian Super League football tournament on Thursday.

Nation

Donald Trump Administration Makes H-1B Visa Approval Rules More Stringent; Move Likely to Hit Indian IT Companies

The H-1B programme allows highly-skilled workers to work in the United States to bridge the shortfall of native workers in some areas.

World

U.S. announces new H1-B visa approval policy, Indian firms to be hit

The new move will mean H-1B visas may be issued only for the period for which an employee has work at a third-party worksite.

Nation

Government Cancels Plan to Produce 114 Single-engine Fighters Under ‘Make in India’ Programme

Sources close to the defence ministry said that the ministry had directed Indian Air Force (IAF) to make a proposal to take both single and twin-engine fighters into account.

Energy

Indian scientists develop test bed to generate clean energy

Touted to be the first in the country, the Brayton cycle test loop facility was unveiled by Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan here.

Business

Thanks to Crony Capitalism, Indian Billionaires’ Wealth is 15% of GDP: Report

The Oxfam report noted that India ranks among the most unequal countries in the world on all parameters of income, consumption and wealth and the reason behind this is the "lopsided" policy choices made by successive governments.

Entertainment

Twitter Goes Gaga Over Avani Chaturvedi, the First-Ever Indian Woman Fighter Pilot

Avani Chaturvedi is from the first batch of three women officers who were commissioned as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force in June 2016.

Technology

4G Steered 82% of Indian Mobile Data Traffic in 2017: Report

The LTE-capable device base grew to 218 million in 2017, with 74 per cent being Voice over LTE (VoLTE) capable as well.

Cricket

Harmanpreet Kaur Set to Join Punjab Police on March 1

Indian women's Twenty20 cricket team captain Harmanpreet Kaur is set to join Punjab police as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) on March 1.

Nation

ED Seizes Nirav Modi's Rolls Royce, Porsche in Rs 11,000 Crore Fraud Probe

In what has been dubbed the biggest fraud in India's banking history, police have so far arrested a dozen people - six from the bank and six more from Modi and Choksi's companies - as they continue the probe.

Cricket

India vs South Africa, 2nd T20I in Centurion: Team India Report Card

Cricketnext takes a look at the performance of each and every Indian player who played at the SuperSport Park, on Wednesday.

Cricket

Not Easy to Score Against Skilful Indian Bowlers: Heinrich Klaasen

South Africa's newest swashbuckler Heinrich Klaasen has credited J P Duminy for "taking the fear out" of his game, saying the skipper's presence was a key factor in his match-winning knock against India in the second Twenty20 International here.

Nation

PNB Scam Accused Nirav Modi's Dual Citizenship Issue: Everything You Need to Know

According to reports, Nirav, like his brother Nishal, are long-term residents of Antwerp, Belgium. While Nishal is said to have surrendered his Indian passport after acquiring Belgian citizenship, Nirav declared himself an Indian national.

Nation

Maldives Emergency : India Appears to be Losing Ground to China in the Indian Ocean | World In Flux

Maldives has traditionally been close to India culturally and politically, with its long-term President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom​ having close ties to India in the 1980s.

Nation

MEA ascertaining details on how Atwal got Indian visa

The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday said it has sought details from its Mission in Canada on how Jaspal Atwal, a Khalistan separatist charged with a former State Minister's murder attempt, w

World

Indian Sikh's Turban Ripped Outside UK Parliament in 'Racist' Attack

Ravneet Singh, 37, said he was waiting to enter the Portcullis House, part of the British Parliamentary Estate, to meet Sikh Labour MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi when the assault took place.

Business

Indian Bonds, Rupee Weaken as MPC Minutes Suggest Increased Inflation Concerns

India's benchmark 10-year bond yield rose as much as 11 bps in early trade to 7.82 percent. Yield was at 7.78 percent at 0353 GMT.

Sport

Kidambi Srikanth Predicts Golden Era for Indian Shuttlers

Indian badminton is entering a golden era with an army of new stars aiming for Commonwealth Games and Asian Games success this year, the country's top-ranked star Kidambi Srikanth has warned rivals.

World

Ford's Indian-American Head Leaves Company After Misconduct Allegations

Indian-American Raj Nair, executive vice president and president of Ford North America "is departing" from Ford effective immediately, the company said, noting that the decision follows a recent internal investigation into reports of inappropriate behavio

Nation

Indian Railways Announces Holi Special Trains: Check Full List

The Indian Railways has announced several special trains in Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal expecting heavy rush during Holi season.

Nation

Meet Avani Chaturvedi, First Indian Female Fighter Pilot Who Flew MiG-21 Bison Solo

With Chaturvedi's achievement, India has joined the exclusive club of countries that allow combat flying to women. The countries include Britain, the United States, Israel, and Pakistan.

Nation

Ceasefire Violation in Jammu and Kashmir: 2 Pakistani Casualties Reported as Indian Army, BSF Retaliate

Pakistan had violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rustum area of Uri sector earlier in the day.

World

Indian Sikh’s turban ripped outside UK parliament in ‘racist’ attack

Mr. Singh said he was waiting in the queue when the man, who was shouted “Muslim go back”, approached him and attempted to remove his turban, a religious headgear worn by Sikh men.

Football

ISL: Delhi Dynamos Rally to Hold FC Goa to 1-1 Draw

Delhi Dynamos rallied to hold FC Goa to a 1-1 draw to make a dent on the home side's chances of making it to the play-offs of the Indian Super League here on Wednesday

Cricket

Indian Women Retain Lead After Rain Plays Spoilsport

South Africa were rollicking along at 130/3 off 15.3 overs when rain forced the abandonment of the fourth T20I against India at Centurion

Cricket

SL T20s: Bhuvneshwar, Bumrah's Workload to be Discussed, Focus on Kohli Too

Speedsters Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah's workload is expected to be a topic of discussion when the national selection committee headed by MSK Prasad meets this weekend to decide on the Indian squad for the Tri-Nation T20 meet in Sri Lanka next mo

Nation

Avani Chaturvedi becomes first Indian woman to fly a fighter jet

Avani Chaturvedi flew a MiG-21 bison in her first training solo sortie, in Jamnagar, Gujarat.

Nation

Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi Becomes First Indian Woman to Fly a Fighter Aircraft MiG-21 Bison Solo

The first sortie of Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi lasted for about 30 minutes in a super-sonic MiG-21 Bison fighter

Cricket

Never Seen Consistency Like Virat Kohli, Says Sourav Ganguly

Indian captain Virat Kohli has been going great guns in the ongoing series against South Africa, and his performance is one of the major reasons why the Indian team won the ODI series 5-1, and are continuing to do well in the T20Is as well

Life & Style

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau Looks Elegant As She Sports One Indian Outfit After Another; See Pics

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family including his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children Ella-Grace Margaret Trudeau, Hadrien Trudeau and Xavier James Trudeau are on a week-long visit to India.

Technology

Microsoft Announces 15 Indian Languages Support For E-mail Addresses

The initiative is part of the company's ongoing efforts to support Email Address Internationalisation.

Nation

'Magician' Modi can make even democracy 'disappear': Rahul

"Scamsters like Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi and Nirav Modi magically disappeared from India and reappeared in foreign lands out of the reach of Indian law. Modiji's magic can even make democracy disappear from India very soon,'' he told an election rally at

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