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23 September, 2017 6:59 AM Mary Kom to be AIBA representative at IOC athletes’ forum

Mary Kom was conferred the AIBA Legends award at annual gala of the world body last year. Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes’ Forum scheduled in November. The 33-year-old, who is also an active 17

23 September, 2017 3:59 AM Question mark over Saarc summit again

NEW DELHI: For the second year in a row, there may be no Saarc summit. India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan had pulled out of the 2016 Saarc summit citing Pakistan's open support to terror that impacted all three countries. Islamabad was supposed to host the 2016 summit, which had to be cancelled. This year too, there appears to be no move to hold the summit 21

23 September, 2017 3:25 AM India v/s Australia: With Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal, the Men In Blue are wrist assured

It may be early days in their careers, but the wrist spin combination of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav is here to stay. At least in the limited-overs set up under Virat Kohli. The manner in which Chahal and Yadav have been skittling out the opposition and bowling India to victories match after match, the absence of senior spinners whom they replaced 22

23 September, 2017 3:15 AM We want your help, Rahul tells Indian-Americans

Congress began as an NRI movement, says party VP The Congress has a tradition of welcoming members of the Indian diaspora to work for the country, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi told a community gathering on Wednesday, urging them to contribute to resolving the economic and social challenges before India. The Congress leader said the “original Congress 24

22 September, 2017 6:46 PM Short films gaining ground in mobile-driven world: Mandali

Five-day Telugu short film festival organised by Joshua Cultural Academy takes off In the advent of modern technology, the relevance of short-film making is gaining ground among amateurs and professionals, who are using mobile application such as WhatsApp and other social media forums like YouTube and Facebook liberally to showcase their creativity 21

22 September, 2017 1:48 PM More than North Korea vs the USA, it is increasingly becoming Kim Jong-un vs Donald Trump

SEOUL: So much for keeping the U.S.-North Korea crisis a country-to-country war of words. North Korea's dictator, taking his cue from America's president, has made it a decidedly personal matter. Put aside for a moment the name-calling _ "Rocket Man" from Donald Trump earlier this week, "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" from Kim Jong Un in comments released 24

22 September, 2017 11:47 AM Rahul Gandhi describes Mahatma Gandhi as an NRI, says Congress movement was an NRI movement

New York: Rahul Gandhi has asserted that original Congress movement was an NRI (non-resident Indian) movement and described prominent freedom fighters, including Mahatma Gandhi as an NRI. While urging the diaspora in the United States to come forward with their ideas for another movement of transforming India, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said, "Mahatma 20

22 September, 2017 11:43 AM Amid New Sanctions, Trump Calls North Korea's Leader 'Madman' Whose Regime Will Face New Tests

President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea's leader, calling Kim Jong Un a "madman" whose regime will be "tested like never before" amid new U. S-imposed financial sanctions. The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as the Trump administration seeks to build international support for more aggressively confronting the rogue nation 153

22 September, 2017 10:58 AM Gandhi, Nehru were NRIs, Congress was an NRI movement: Rahul Gandhi

"Mahatma Gandhi was an NRI, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru came back from England, Dr Ambedkar, Maulana Azad, Sardar Patel- these were all NRIs. Every single one of them went to the outside world, saw the outside world, returned to India and used some of the ideas they got and transformed India," he said. Speaking at an event here on Wednesday organised by the Indian 22

22 September, 2017 10:07 AM Closing Bell: Sensex ends nearly 450 pts lower, Nifty breaches 10,000; midcaps tank

3:30 pm Market at Close: Equity benchmark indices witnessed a carnage on Friday, with the Sensex ending nearly 450 points lower, while the Nifty breached 10,000-mark, falling over 150 points. The Sensex closed down 447.60 points at 31922.44, while the Nifty ended lower by 157.50 points at 9964.40. The market breadth was negative as 524 shares advanced 25