Everything you need to know about Indian Press: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Indian Press: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Dresses, gowns, kaftans, pants, skirts and lingerie... for all those mothers-to-be who want to look hip and relaxed and keep their fashion quotient high, there's plenty to choose from. But comfort must be key, warn experts.
Strong policy research is the cornerstone of policy formulation and a necessary condition for sustained good governance. However, it is widely acknowledged that the quality of policy research in India has been found wanting, both within and outside the government. Indicatively, not a single Indian think tank featured in the top 50 in 2012 Global Go To Think Tanks Rankings, and only six of them made it to the top 150.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Two veteran journalists - Kuldip Nayar and N. Ram - have been selected for this year's 'RedInk Lifetime Achievement Award' instituted by the Mumbai Press Club, an official said here Monday.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) An 18-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has developed a potentially revolutionary device that can charge a mobile phone in just 20 seconds, a media report said.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Saddened by the current situation in the country, actress-businesswoman Preity Zinta is "thiking" about joining "politics" as she wants to be part of a movement to bring positive changes in India.
Cannes, May 20 (IANS) India's rising star director Anurag Kashyap has complained that filmmakers in in the country still do not enjoy the kind of freedom of space and expression that would allow them to make meaningful films.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Scarf is an accessory that never goes out of style irrespective of season. Wear this wardrobe staple in various colours and fabrics around your neck in different ways and also on other body parts.
Kabul, May 20 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Monday left on a two-day visit to India, the president's office said in a statement.
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old Indian man has been jailed by a court in Singapore for managing a prostitution ring.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India and China were "strategic partners and good friends" that could speak to each other with candour, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday while stressing on discussions on the border issue and river waters.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner was reportedly enraged by a picture linking him to spot-fixing suspect S.Sreesanth in an article by journalist Robert Craddock into corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL), which led him to insult Craddock and his co-scribe Malcolm Conn on Twitter.
London, May 20 (ANI): Eva Longoria was left exposed at Cannes' red carpet when she lifted her dress off the wet ground to reveal that she wasn't wearing any underwear.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Australian opening batsman David Warner is facing a Cricket Australia (CA) disciplinary hearing for his vitriolic social media outburst at respected News Limited sportswriters Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): An Australian sports commentator has sparked outrage on Twitter for an Indian impersonation during a news broadcast.
Whangarei (New Zealand), May 19 (IANS) Team MRF achieved a 1-2 finish here Sunday with Esapekka Lappi and Gaurav Gill finishing in that order in the International Rally of Whangarei that also doubled up as the first round of the 2013 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship.
Melbourne, May 19 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Sunday said David Warner has been reported for breaching their Code of Behaviour.
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Pune Warriors scored 172 for five against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League match here Sunday.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): In a new study, patients with treatment-resistant major depression saw dramatic improvement in their illness after treatment with ketamine, an anesthetic.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Update your wardrobe with the silhouettes inspired by floral to tribal prints as well as folklore-inspired clothing to get that soft feminine and glamorous look.
Wellington, May 19 (ANI): In another cyber-attack Twitter and Financial Times (FT) website have reportedly been hacked.
Wellington, May 19 (ANI): In another cyber-attack Twitter and Financial Times (FT) website have reportedly been hacked.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that the Australian Twenty20 tournament, the Big Bash League (BBL) needs to carefully vet their overseas contracted players in order to avoid importing corruption.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner may reportedly lose his place in the squad for the prestigious Ashes tour following his Twitter outburst.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Australian Test batsmen David Warner is likely to be charged with detrimental public comment for his Twitter outburst under Cricket Australia's (CA) code of conduct, delivering a setback to his leadership aspirations.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The recent incursion by Chinese troops cast a "pretty dark shadow" on India-China relations, but the issue was handled "maturely" by both and probably Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will "get a chance to explain why, what happened" during his talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, sources said Saturday.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actress Nimrat Kaur, who features in Ritesh Batra's "The Lunchbox", says she is not surprised to see that the film has been selected for the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is investigating a Twitter rant by cricketer David Warner, who launched a scathing attack on reputed Australian cricket writers Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) So what if you're on vacation? Pack your loungewear well to keep your fashion quotient high, say designer duo Shivan & Narresh.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta was Saturday elected to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Executive Council by a record number of votes in the quadrennial elections at Kuala Lumpur.
Singapore, May 18 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian politician of the Democratic Action party (DAP) has asked the party's Chinese-origin secretary-general to apologise to the Indian members of the party.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): The New York Times has revealed that its website was hacked earlier this week, preventing access to a small number of users.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): A team of students from India became the winner of the 60,000-dollar-grand-prize at the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC 2013) for its project Solar Conduction Dryer.
London, May 18 (IANS) A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old accomplice who tried to rob a shop owned by an Indian-origin man in Britain last year have been sentenced by a court in Britain.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The recent data theft by hackers from two Indian companies processing prepaid cards for several overseas banks, which led to a global fraud of 45 million dollars, has made India's 100 billion dollar IT industry a primary target of spam, phishing and viruses. The security breach has reopened the debate on IT security norms followed by Indian firms and the role played by 'ethical' hackers.
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Australian legend Adam Gilchrist has expressed his disappointment at the spot-fixing scandal of the Indian Premier League and has demanded life bans for the cricketers involved in the crime if they are found guilty.
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Australian Test batsmen David Warner has come under investigation after he posted expletive-laden tirade on the social media against the journalists of a reputed Australian media company.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Friday said he felt bad for Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid who had to "contend with people like Greg Chappell and S. Sreesanth" during his captaincy stints for the country and the IPL franchisee respectively.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) An ever-increasing number of Indians want to indulge in adventure tourism but are deterred by high costs and lack of trust in operators managing such activities in the country, a survey revealed Friday.
Port of Spain, May 17 (IANS) Police in Guyana have detained three people in connection with the double-murder of an Indian-origin businessman and his wife in the South American nation.
New York, May 17 (IANS) A day after NBA owners rejected Sacramento Kings' move to Seattle, the Maloof brothers, owners of the franchise, have agreed to sell the basketball side to a Sacramento-based group headed by Indian Vivek Ranadive.
Rome, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No. 2 Maria Sharapova admitted Friday that the upcoming French Open played a part in her decision to pull out of the Rome Masters.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India has told Sri Lanka not to dilute the autonomous powers granted to its Tamil-majority northern province ahead of provincial elections, official sources said Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be conferred with the French honour Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters for his efforts in the promotion of Indian cinema across the globe.
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) Goa has the highest rate of diabetes in the country among people over 40 years of age, a doctor said Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has welcomed the decision taken by the Government to allow incorporation of 'call' and 'put' options in shareholders' agreement.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian fashion designer Sanchita Ajjampur believes she took a "risk" with an "unconventional" ensemble - a "gild web gown" for actress Freida Pinto at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. The hard work, she says, paid off.
Dubai, May 17 (IANS) The Indian consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has appealed to members of the Indian community to volunteer for its campaign to help those Indian expatriate workers who have been affected by the new labour policy in that country.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): An Australian man has been sentenced to 45 years of imprisonment on grounds of raping and murdering Indian student Tosha Thakkar whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase.
Doha, May 17 (IANS) Indian women beat Mongolia 21-14 to win the gold medal at the inaugural FIBA Asia 3x3 basketball event here.
Paris, May 17 (IANS) Sharath Kamal took a game off World No.5 Timo Boll before going down 1-4 in the men's singles second round at the World Table Tennis Championships here, ending the Indian challenge in the mega event.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): For people whose math abilities are not so good, a mild form of brain stimulation may help improve their proficiency.
Islamabad, May 17 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan interim Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has decided to release 51 Indian fishermen on humanitarian grounds in a goodwill gesture, the prime minister's office said Friday.
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has decided to release 51 Indian fishermen on humanitarian grounds as a goodwill gesture, the prime minister's office said Friday.
Karachi, May 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Amir Sohail has called the ICC a 'total failure', saying that it has proved its incompetence again in tackling the corruption in the game.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): Australian cricketer Shaun Tait is reportedly considering legal action after wrongfully being dragged in to the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scandal.
Dubai, May 17 (IANS/WAM) The 12th edition of the Arab Journalism Award (AJA) was held on the closing day of the two-day Arab Media Forum here.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Demands for gold in India surged 27 percent to 256.5 tonnes in January-March 2013 even though the global demands dropped by 13 percent, the World Gold Council said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) EPIC, a new genre-specific channel, will offer content related to Indian history, folklore and mythology only. It will have a contemporary format.
Dubai, May 16 (IANS) Passport authorities in Saudi Arabia will start stamping the exit papers of stranded expatriate workers from May 18 to help them leave that country.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi Thursday hoped that Indian cricket board will do all that is required to root out corruption in the game and not sweep things under the carpet.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung has been nominated to the expert committee that will prepare a report on backwardness in Indian states, officials said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A creative digital agency based in the national capital has become the first from India to be conferred with a Merit at the prestigious One Show Interactive Awards-2013 in New York.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Former International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar on Thursday said that if fast bowler S.Sreesanth and two other cricketers playing for the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are found guilty he should be banned for life from the game.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) It was a "historic moment" for Amitabh Bachchan to be invited to open the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival with his "The Great Gatsby" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. Big B made the experience more special by addressing the audience in his mother tongue Hindi.
Trivandram, May 16 (ANI): Terming the news of Sreesanth caught by Delhi police for spot fixing as extremely unhappy, Minister of State for Human Resource and Development (HRD) and Kerala MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said Indian pacer is innocent until proven guilty.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Sending shock waves all over the Indian cricketing fraternity, Indian pacer S.Sreesanth has been arrested over charges of spot-fixing in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, along with two other players of the Rajasthan Royals franchise, of which he is also a part.
Sydney, May 16 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke is confident that any attempt by England to prepare spinning wickets and doctor pitches during the Ashes will be blown away by his imposing pace battery despite his team's troubled Indian tour.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 14 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here Wednesday.
Paris, May 15 (IANS) On a difficult day for India at the World Table Tennis Championships, Sharath Kamal proved to be the lone flag-bearer of the country when he defeated Spaniard Carlos Machado in men's singles first round here Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Looking gorgeous in a maroon-black combination lehenga-choli and dupatta, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan wowed with her desi look at a cocktail at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival that kickstarted Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Germany-based Atlas Elektronix, a leader in naval electronics, has set up a subsidiary here to intensify its partnership with India's government-run institutions and also initiate and expand existing ventures with domestic firms.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Top Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, part of the sports ministry delegation to Lausanne, Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was worried about the governance of Indian sports.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K.Antony today said that matters of defence were no longer top secret and added that every defence deal is conducted in a transparent manner.
Dubai, May 15 (IANS) The India government has exempted Indian workers in Saudi Arabia, seeking to leave that country, from paying fees for issue of emergency certificates (ECs) for one-time travel to India, according to the Indian embassy in Riyadh.
Lumani (Nagaland), May 15 (IANS) India lacks quality academic institutions and there is a need to revive higher educational institutions, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Wednesday.
Dubai, May 15 (IANS) A court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has upheld a jail term awarded to a 37-year-old Indian man for molesting a Sri Lankan domestic maid earlier this year.
Karachi, May 15 (ANI): Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that he is confident his side can defeat India in the ICC Champions Trophy that gets underway in England next month.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Attorney General Eric Holder called the leaks through the story of Associated Press in last year about CIA foiling Al-Qaeda plan of blowing up US bound plane, as very serious in nature and put the life of American people at a major risk.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Praising Angelina Jolie's decision to go for double mastectomy to reduce her risk of getting breast cancer and having the courage to share it with the world, Indian filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar says the Hollywood actress has become an inspiration for women the world over.
The May 14-17 visit "signifies the strong diplomatic, cultural and military ties between Sri Lanka and Pakistan", reported Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The government Tuesday constituted a group of ministers (GoM) to consider autonomy of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the wake of Supreme Court's scathing observations concerning the probe agency.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) The current size of the Indian food industry stands at Rs.247,680 crore per annum and is expected to grow at 11 percent to touch a staggering Rs.408,040 crore by 2018, an official said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Indian boxers are set to begin their 2013 season with a couple of international exposure tours leading up to the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in June, where the participation of the Indian team has been sanctioned by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
Dubai, May 14 (IANS) Responding to an appeal by Indian Ambassador Hamid Ali Rao, 400 expatriate Indians have registered as volunteers to help Indian workers in that country affected by a new labour policy.
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) On the day Fiji observed the 134th anniversary of the arrival of Indian indentured labourers Tuesday, an Indian-origin woman in that south Pacific island turned 101.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Big-budget Indian movies are setting trends in high-end fashion and costume designing, say Falguni and Shane Peacock, who have designed for the likes of Britney Spears, Katy Perry and Jennifer Lopez as well as Priyanka Chopra and Bipasha Basu back home.
Boston, May 14 (IANS) Noted Indian American surgeon Mukesh Hariawala will discuss the business implications of President Barack Obama's second term on the Indian healthcare system at a leadership conclave in Mumbai in June.
Dubai, May 14 (IANS/WAM) Over 3,500 media representatives, analysts, writers and journalists are expected to attend the 12th edition of the Arab Media Forum that will begin here Tuesday.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) "The Bachelorette India - Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika", an upcoming reality series, is in search of a new host and the production house is reportedly approaching actor Ayushmann Khurrana for it.
Dubai, May 13 (IANS) An expatriate Indian man and his three-year-old daughter in Bahrain have been forced to rough it out in the open for the last six months after a business deal went sour.
Dubai, May 13 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Riyadh has received around 15,000 passports of Indian workers in Saudi Arabia, facing cases of running away from their local sponsors and other violations, from that country's foreign ministry.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday thanked Saudi Arabia for considering the Indian government's requests on implementation of new labour laws there, but expressed concern about the low percentage of Keralites among the 65,000 Indians now registered with the Indian mission.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Director Dibakar Banerjee has rubbished rumours about making a sequel to his last year's release "Shanghai".
Dijon-Prenois (France), May 13 (IANS) Indian racing driver Sailesh Bolisetti's second weekend of his 2013 Euro Race Car campaign ended on a disappointing note as he finished 18th and 17th in the two races here.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) When hundreds of cafes are striving to draw custom with their own specialties, it would be a blessing to find one stop place for any occasion - family dinner, get-together of friends, or as a hangout for couples or youth. This is where Uber Lounge scores.
Washington, May 12 (IANS) From corporate America to Indian techies to Indian-Americans with family ties to their native land - all are lobbying hard to influence changes in the proposed immigration law that has started moving through the US legislative labyrinthine.
Moscow, May 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A permanent Russian task force in the Mediterranean will comprise 5-6 warships and may be enlarged to include nuclear submarines, a military official said Sunday.
Sydney, May 12 (ANI): The Australian media echoed former International Cricket Council's (ICC) CEO Haroon Lorgat's words that instead of fearing the might of India, the ICC and its other members should focus on their own weaknesses, adding that good governance is about everybody being able to stand on their own feet.
Addis Ababa, May 12 (IANS) More than 50 Indian companies are expected to participate in the 18th Addis Ababa International Trade Fair here August 24-September 10. Forty-four companies had participated in the last edition of the fair and India now wants an entire hall to itself for the event.
Jammu, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Army is training youth from a remote mountainous area of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district for a mega recruitment rally beginning May 30, an official said Saturday.