03 Sep 2016
London: Fashion designer Victoria Beckham has revealed she was drunk the first time she met her husband David Beckham, but says it was still "love at first sight".
02 Oct 2013
India will overtake China as the world's most populous country by 2050, according to a new French study which predicts the global population to surge to 9.7 billion people by the middle of the century.
04 Jul 2016
Valencia: India played out a 1-1 draw in their final match of the 6 Nations invitational hockey tournament here yesterday.
14 May 2015
New Delhi: Indian economy is likely to clock 8.1 percent growth in the current financial year, spurred by strong consumer spending amid low inflation, infrastructure projects and government's reform measures, says a UN report. Investment is also expected to rebound, although unevenly, given the still low capacity-utilisation rate at about 70 percent, it said.
10 Mar 2016
Geneva: The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, confirmed yesterday that substantive talks will start on March 14 with the delegations from the Syrian government and opposition.
13 Jun 2016
Beijing: Notwithstanding a US push for India's NSG membership, China today said members of the elite club "remain divided" on the issue of non-NPT countries joining it and insisted that there "was no deliberation" on the bid by India and other nations at the Vienna meeting.
01 Jul 2016
Valencia: Indian men's hockey team lost 0-1 to New Zealand to slump to its its second defeat in the six-nation invitational tournament and will now face the formidable Argentina in its penultimate round-robin match, here tomorrow.
07 Sep 2016
Washington: The US has reiterated that it wants accountability from Pakistan on the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that left 166 people dead, but ruled out sanctions on the South Asian country for failing to weed out terrorists.
12 Jun 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today embarked on a six-day visit to three African nations -- Ghana, Ivory Coast and Namibia -- to boost trade ties with these countries known for having "solid political system, where democracy has taken roots".
01 Jul 2016
New Delhi: A marathon session of over a dozen hearings on implementation of Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations on structural reforms in BCCI came to an end yesterday in the Supreme Court, which took the cricket board to task over issues like fund utilisation and avoiding of performance audits.