Former India captain Ajit Wadekar, who breathed his last at the Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday, will be remembered as a leader who led India to their maiden overseas Test series wins in West Indies and England.
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is critical and on full life support. His condition has sharply deteriorated in the last 24 hours, AiIMS said this in a statement issued late in the night on Wednesday, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the ailing BJP stalwart.
A 12th century bronze Buddha statue stolen from a museum at Nalanda in Bihar nearly 60 years ago was returned to India on Wednesday by the London's Metropolitan Police as part of a ceremony here to mark India's Independence Day.
As part of its effort to contain rising non-performing assets (NPAs), the RBI has started scrutiny of 200 large accounts to assess level of stress and provisioning done against them by respective banks.
Payment experts say the fraud involved breaching the firewall in servers that authorize ATM transactions. After this, a proxy server was created and transactions authorized by the fake or proxy server.
Cochin International Airport will fall off the aviation map for nearly four days with Cial officials informing that airport will stop all operations till Saturday due the incessant rains and excess of water flowing from the Idukki dam in past couple of days.
India will undertake a manned space mission on board 'Gaganyaan' by 2022 or earlier, PM Modi said during his speech from Red Fort. Chandrayaan-1 was India's first lunar probe. It was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation in October 2008 and operated until August 2009.
The CRPF and J&K police have together bagged the lion’s share of police medals for gallantry announced this Independence-Day eve for anti-terrorist operations in J&K. The joint operations by CRPF, J&K police and the Army saw a record 213 terrorists being eliminated last year.
Spelling trouble for industrialists whose personal guarantees helped corporate entities owned by them get huge loans only to later default, the Supreme Court has ruled that banks can act against guarantors even as proceedings under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code are on.
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the NDA government had initiated steps to reform the Army in a planned manner, while also taking a slew of measures to improve the working conditions, salaries and pensions of all armed forces personnel.
Claims and objections from the public on inclusion and exclusion of names in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam will start on August 30 and continue till October 28, according to the standard operating procedure (SOP) filed by the Centre before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
In a call for restraint in the backdrop of concerns over mob violence, President Ram Nath Kovind has said that violence has no place in society and it is necessary to recall the value of Mahatma Gandhi’s mantra of “ahimsa”.
In a candid interview with TimesofIndia.com Gautam Gambhir analyses India's two losses vs England that has left Team India trailing 0-2. The former India captain also speaks about the major problem areas for the Indian team. Gambhir also lashed out at the ICC Test ranking system, saying top teams should be those who manage to win consistently overseas.
At least 30 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains on Tuesday morning over buildings in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, and the deputy transport minister said the death toll would rise.
Many districts in Kerala are grappling with severe flood situation. Torrential rains, overflowing rivers and a series of landslides have resulted in 38 deaths so far while four peole are missing. Stay with us for live updates.
Skipper Virat Kohli is in a race against time to get completely fit for the third Test. He had confirmed his availability albeit with the rider that he might not be able to field or run between the wickets up to a 100 percent of his ability.
The national flag of India symbolises pride for every Indian. The current flag has evolved over time, reflecting the struggle for independence from the days of British rule. Here’s a look at the incredible journey of our tricolour flag.
China is home to an estimated 23 million Muslims, belonging to various ethnic groups such as Hui, Uighur, Kazakh, Dongxiang, Kyrgyz and Uzbeks. The mainland majority is Han Chinese, the dominant group. Huis account for the majority of Muslims and are mostly settled in Ningxia, a region close to Inner Mongolia; and are better tolerated by China.
Speaking at an executive committee meeting of the party which was held here to condole the death of Karunanidhi, Stalin narrated his meeting with Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at the latter’s residence on August 7, a few hours before his father died.
Two Pakistani troopers were killed by the Indian Army in response to ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said. Indian troops carried out operations last night after the unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan.
On Monday, the currency had hit recorded its biggest intra-day fall in five years, hitting the all-time low of 69.93, followed by a global currency crisis after the Turkish lira witnessed a rout.The rupee ended the day as the worst performer in Asia.
As the dollar becomes stronger, the rupee turns weaker. Rupee 's weakness is also driven by the fact that India is a net importer, and thus needs more dollars every year to import. Foreign investments have also slowed down translating in fewer dollars coming in.
A humiliation at Lord's in two and a half days hurts. Adding injury to the insult were the back spasms that Virat Kohli suffered during the Test, and the Indian camp will be extremely worried about the skipper ahead of the third in Nottingham in five days' time.
H D Kumaraswamy has set a record visiting around 40 temples in his first 82 days as chief minister — a temple every alternate day. Sources in the chief minister’s office (CMO) said Kumaraswamy had visited 34 temples as of Sunday since assuming office on May 23.