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Two top women ministers, two striking photos

Two of the country's Union Cabinet ministers recently featured in two striking photographs.They are striking, because the ministers were the only women amid a sea of men, who were their counterparts from a host of countries. The ministers in question, Sushma Swaraj, external affairs minister and Nirmala Sitharaman, defence minister.

25 Apr 2018 11:15 am
Haryana CWG medallists to boycott state event

Top Haryana athletes like Neeraj Chopra, Manoj Kumar, Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia have decided to boycott a ceremony organised by the Haryana government in Panchkula on April 26 to honour Gold Coast Commonwealth Games medallists.

25 Apr 2018 6:35 am
IAF flies 11,000 sorties in mega GaganShakti drill

The IAF flew as many as 11,000 sorties during the just-concluded massive GaganShakti exercise, which saw the force testing its war-fighting drills on both the western front with Pakistan and northern one with China, with even CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) attack scenarios coming into play.

25 Apr 2018 4:11 am
Remittances to India up 10% in 2017

Remittances to India from abroad rose in 2017 after declining for two consecutive years and touched $69 billion, still a little short of the $70.4 billion reached in 2014. Outflows of remittances from India too continued to rise reaching $5.7 billion, according to a World Bank report.

25 Apr 2018 3:16 am
ED moves to seize Mallya, Nirav assets

Armed with powers provided in the justpromulgated Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, the Enforcement Directorate has swiftly moved to confiscate properties of businessmen Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.

25 Apr 2018 1:27 am
Trust deficit led to Doklam: China minister

The Doklam stand-off happened due to lack of mutual trust between India and China and PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping will try to bridge the deficit through “heart-to-heart” discussions in Wuhan later this week, Chinese vice foreign minister Kong Xuanyou said. The stand-off “reflected the somewhat lack of mutual trust between the two countries”, Kong said.

25 Apr 2018 1:06 am
Asaram convicted in rape case: How Jodhpur cops nailed him in 11 days

It was on August 21, 2013 that a minor girl and her father met IPS officer Ajay Pal Lamba, who was then the deputy commissioner of police Jodhpur West, to lodge a complaint against Asaram. Lamba later got nearly 1600 letters in which anonymous people gave him life threats.

25 Apr 2018 12:40 am
Asaram rape case verdict today, 4 states on alert

A trial court in Jodhpur will pronounce its verdict in the rape case involving Asaram on Wednesday. ​Asaram has been accused of sexually exploiting a 16-yerold girl from UP’s Shahjahanpur in his Manai ashram near Jodhpur in 2013.

25 Apr 2018 12:35 am
Cong has blood of Muslims on its hands: Khurshid

Senior Congress functionary Salman Khurshid has stirred a controversy by saying that his party’s hands are stained “with the blood of Muslims”. ​The former Union minister made the remark during an interaction with students at Aligarh Muslim University.

25 Apr 2018 12:23 am
India won’t soften on terror during Modi-Xi talks

The meeting between PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping may not see them getting into specifics of prickly issues but this does not mean India will soften its position on Pakistan and cross-border terrorism.

25 Apr 2018 12:19 am
IPL: Sunrisers beat MI by 31 runs, move to third

Siddarth Kaul and Rashid Khan helped Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by 31 runs in a low-scoring thriller at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday.

25 Apr 2018 12:01 am
IPL Live: SRH lose wickets at regular intervals

Follow all the live IPL Score updates from the 23rd Match of IPL 2018 between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Times of India

24 Apr 2018 9:40 pm
2019 WC: India to open campaign vs SA on June 5

The Indian cricket team will play its first match of the 2019 ICC World Cup against South Africa on June 5 instead of June 2 as the BCCI will have to maintain a mandatory 15-day gap between IPL final and international assignment as per Lodha recommendation.

24 Apr 2018 4:46 pm
China fails to get Indian support for OBOR

India has not signed up to the initiative as parts of one key project, the $57 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, run through Pakistan-administered Kashmir that India considers its own territory.

24 Apr 2018 2:39 pm
Asaram found guilty of raping teenager in 2013

Self-styled godman Asaram was today found guilty of the rape of a teenager in 2013, ruled a special trial court today in its verdict. Of the total five accused, three - including Asaram - were convicted, and two were acquitted.

24 Apr 2018 1:21 pm
Parched Pak port aims to become a new Dubai

The aim is for Gwadar - located on the Arabian Sea near Iran and the mouth of the Persian Gulf - to become a regional commercial, industrial and shipping hub, as part of the ambitious China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

24 Apr 2018 12:01 pm
US sanctions on Russian arms put brakes on $6 billion deal with India

US sanctions on Russian military exports have put the brakes on a $6 billion deal with India and may derail the arms purchases of other US allies around Asia, experts say.

24 Apr 2018 11:59 am
Sushma Swaraj slams Pak at SCO meet in China

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, during her address at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers meeting also attended by Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, raised the issue of global terrorism and protectionism.

24 Apr 2018 11:04 am
Sachin fans fume at CA's cheeky birthday tweet

April 24 is a hallowed date in Indian cricket history, for it is the one and only Sachin Tendulkar’s birthday. A day which the Indian cricket legend’s fans the world over mark with reverence and die-hard love in the form of countless wishes flooding social media.

24 Apr 2018 9:51 am
Pakistan hockey legend seeks a heart in India

Today, ravaged by a heart disease, Mansoor Ahmed is a shell of his former imperious self, in immediate need of a transplant after complications related to pacemaker and stent implants arose.

24 Apr 2018 8:51 am
Rivals neck and neck in Karnataka poll: Survey

Karnataka is headed for a cliffhanger in the assembly elections with a clear majority elusive for both Congress and BJP, according to a Times Now and VMR opinion poll. Deve Gowda’s JD(S) is likely to emerge as the kingmaker.

24 Apr 2018 6:05 am
Forget 1962, India now better poised to deter the Dragon

“India does not want war. But if the push comes to shove, we are prepared. China has been forced to grudgingly accept that India is no pushover after repeatedly testing our resolve over the last few years, especially during the Doklam troop face-off,” a senior official said.

24 Apr 2018 2:11 am