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Women’s World T20: India beat Ireland by 52 runs to seal semis berth

PROVIDENCE (Guyana): Indian spinners produced yet another controlled performance to clinch a semi-final berth with a comfortable 52-run victory against Ireland in a group league encounter of the ICC Women’s World T20 on Thursday.After managing 145 for 6 on a slow track, Indian spinners maintained tight leash on Irish women restricting them to 93 for 8 in 20 overs. Posting ... Read More »

India committed to peaceful, open & inclusive Indo Pacific region: PM Modi  

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterating India’s vision of a peaceful, open and inclusive Indo Pacific region at the 13th East Asia Summit in Singapore. Prime Minister called for strengthening of maritime cooperation and a commitment to a balanced RCEP. East Asia Summit has been formed to further the objectives of regional peace, security and prosperity. India, Russia, USA, Japan, Australia, ... Read More »

India’s envoy inaugurates India Pavilion at 16th Handicraft Trade Fair in Kathmandu

On the occasion, Indian Ambassador Puri said handicrafts binds India and Nepal and their societies together. He also said handicraft is developing in Nepal not only by keeping traditional ethos and values but also going to new areas.   The five-day fair is organised by the Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal (FHAN) and Government of Nepal.  Various handicraft products, arts ... Read More »

PM outlines India’s digital revolution in his keynote address at Singapore Fintech Festival

The first head of government to address the world’s largest FINTECH Festival, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared lessons India has learnt during the financial inclusion journey launched in 2014. Singapore and India have been partners in the boosting Fintech. In another step towards enhancing global financial inclusion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched APIX or Application Programming Interface Exchange, a global ... Read More »

Havells India to launch new range of fans in summer 2019

Havells India will launch new range of fans in the summer of 2019. The products would be offered under two categories i.e. ‘State‐of the‐Art technology range’ and ‘State‐of‐the‐Style range’. The company has showcased first ever range of ‘Intelligent’ fans with unparalleled style quotient. The company has been responsive to the needs & aspirations of the discerning customers, backed by its ... Read More »

India eye semifinals spot in Women’s World Twenty20

GUYANA: Eyeing a semi-finals berth, overwhelming favourites India will have to guard against complacency when they play Ireland in their third Group B match of the ICC Women’s World T20 on Thursday. India are on a roll having convincingly won their first two matches, including against arch-rivals Pakistan two days ago. Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur declared open the tournament with her ... Read More »

PTC India reports 27% fall in Q2 net profit

PTC India has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The company has reported 26.70% fall in its net profit at Rs 95.69 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 130.54 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. However, total income of the company increased by 27.31% at Rs 4,600.05 crore for Q2FY19 as ... Read More »

Coal India reports over 8-fold jump in Q2 consolidated net profit

Coal India has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The company has reported over 5-fold jump in its net profit of Rs 611.51 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 118.88 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the company reported around 3-fold jump of Rs 800.17 crore for ... Read More »

United Bank of India’s net loss widens to Rs 883 crore in Q2

United Bank of India has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The Bank has reported net loss of Rs 883.17 crore for the quarter under review as compared to net loss of Rs 344.83 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. However, total income of the Bank increased marginally by 0.60% at Rs 2,600.47 crore ... Read More »

Central Bank of India raises Rs 2354 crore from GoI

Central Bank of India has raised Rs 2354 crore by allotting 35,43,57,970 equity shares of the face value of Rs 10 each at the issue price of Rs 66.43 per equity share including premium of Rs 56.43 per equity share determined as per SEBI ICDR Regulations, 2009 to President of India [Government of India (GoI)]. With this allotment, shareholding of ... Read More »

Bank of India reports net loss of Rs 1,156 crore in Q2

Bank of India has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The Bank has reported net loss of Rs 1,156.25 crore for the quarter under review as against net profit of Rs 179.07 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the Bank decreased by 6.90% at Rs 10,800.24 crore for Q2FY19 as compared ... Read More »

Oil India reports 33% rise in Q2 net profit

Oil India has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The company has reported 33.44% rise in its net profit at Rs 862.01 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 645.97 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the company increased by 43.74% at Rs 4,031.41 crore for Q2FY19 as ... Read More »

E.I.D. Parry (India) reports 50% fall in Q2 consolidated net profit

E.I.D. Parry (India) has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The company has reported a fall of 86.35% in its net profit at Rs 10.91 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 79.91 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the company decreased by 40.31% at Rs 424.33 crore ... Read More »

India Cements reports 11% growth in cement sales

India Cements has reported 11% growth in the cement sales for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, at 30.10 lakh tons and a clinker sale of 0.67 lakh tons. The overall volume was at Rs 30.77 lakh tons. India Cements is amongst India’s leading manufacturers and supplier of cement and rated as one of the best cement companies in India. Read More »

India beat West Indies by 6 wickets in 3rd T20I

Shikhar Dhawan (92) and Rishabh Pant (58) scored superb half-centuries to guide the team home in the last ball of the thrilling match. Dhawan hit 10 fours and two sixes in his 62-ball innings and forged a scintillating 130-run partnership with Rishab Pant (58) for the third wicket to take India home in the last ball of the innings. There ... Read More »

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu represents India at centenary of WW-1 Armistice

Armistice Day marks the 100 years since the end of World War One on 11 November 1918.  Around 70 leaders including US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Germany’s Chancer angela Merkel are present to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice in the French capital. Chiefs of international bodies, including United Nations and International Monetary Fund are ... Read More »

Women’s World T-20: India Vs. Pak Today

On a high after a resounding 34-run win in their first outing against New Zealand in the ICC Women`s World T20, Indian eves would aim at continuing their domination over arch-rivals Pakistan when they face off at the Providence Stadium, Guyana in West Indies.    India and Pakistan women have played each other 10 times with India winning eight times ... Read More »

Pakistan is coming to India for Hockey World Cup: PHF Secretary

CHENNAI: A day after media reports from Pakistan raised doubts over the country’s participation in the upcoming hockey World Cup in India citing lack of funds, the game’s world body’s (FIH) president Narinder Batra and Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary, former skipper Shahbaz Ahmed, allayed fears on Friday. They told TOI that the Pakistani team will surely take part in ... Read More »

ICC Women’s World T20: India beat New Zealand by 34 runs

Earlier, Captain Harmanpreet Kaur on Friday became the first Indian woman to record a century in the shortest format, her scintillating 51-ball 103 powering the team to an imposing 194 for five against New Zealand here.The 29-year Harmanpreet reached the three-figure mark in 49 balls, punishing the Nerw Zealand bowlers with eight sixes and seven fours. The skipper led by ... Read More »

India to take on New Zealand in T20 WC opener today

The Indian team will be led by skipper Harmapnreet Singh. The 10-team tournament will be played as a standalone event for the first time between Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies.  A young Indian squad will aim to emerge from the shadows of a winless past when it launches its bid ... Read More »

India Cements reports 94% fall in Q2 net profit

India Cements has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The company has reported a fall of 93.96% in its net profit at Rs 1.43 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 23.67 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. However, total income of the company increased by 9.09% at Rs 1,390.84 crore ... Read More »

Women’s World T20: Tough Kiwi test for Harmanpreet’s India

PROVIDENCE (Guyana): A young Indian squad will aim to emerge from the shadows of a winless past when it launches its bid for a maiden title with a tough opener against New Zealand in the first standalone Women’s World T20 starting here Friday.ALSO READ: ICC Women’s World T20 2018: Complete fixtures with timings India have not been very competitive in ... Read More »

Hockey India announce World Cup squad

The team will be led by Manpreet Singh while the Vice Captain is Chinglensana Singh Kangujam. The Indian team scheduled to begin their campaign against South Africa on the opening day features PR Sreejesh and Krishan Bahadur Pathak as goalkeepers. The Men’s team for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018.  GOALKEEPERS                                                                                                                               P R SreejeshKrishan Bahadur Pathak  DEFENDERS ... Read More »

CCEA approves disinvestment of 100% Govt stake in Dredging Corporation of India

Cabinet also approved leasing out six airports, namely Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Mangaluru for operation, management, and development under Public Private Partnership. The Cabinet approved laying down procedures and mechanisms for sale of enemy shares. Sale proceeds are to be deposited as disivestment proceeds in the government account maintained by ministry of Finance. The Cabinet Committee on Economic ... Read More »

Rohit’s blazing ton leads India to easy win over Windies

LUCKNOW: Hit-man Rohit Sharma lit up the Ekana Stadium on Diwali eve with a cracking unbeaten 111 (61 balls, 8×4, 7×6) as India registered a whopping 71–run win to clinch the T20 series against West Indies on Tuesday. The victory meant the home side went 2-0 up in the three-match series, having pocketed the opener in Kolkata on Sunday. The ... Read More »

India beat West Indies by 71 runs in 2nd T20

Earlier, riding on skipper Rohit Sharma’s 111 not out off 61 balls, the hosts scored 195 for 2 in stipulated twenty overs. Shikhar Dhawan scored 43 while KL Rahul contributed 26. India brought back Bhuvneshwar Kumar in place of Umesh Yadav while the West Indies replaced Rovman Powell with Nicolas Pooran.India defeated the West Indies by five wickets in the ... Read More »

2nd T20I: Rohit Sharma’s record ton leads India to series-clinching win

LUCKNOW: Skipper Rohit Sharma‘s record-breaking fourth T20 International hundred powered India to a comprehensive 71-run win over West Indies in what turned out to be another one-sided series victory for the hosts. Scorecard | Blog India, thus, took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match T20I series. The last match will be played in Chennai on November 11. The legend ... Read More »

International Film Festival of India to commence in Goa from 20th-28th Nov

49th edition of the festival will showcase 212 films from over 68 countries which reflects diversity of taste. International Competition section has 15 films out of which 3 are Indian. Competition section itself represents films produced and co-produced by 22 countries. Festival Kaleidoscope section carries 20 critically acclaimed international films that have been to major film festivals and majority of ... Read More »

Coal India relaxes norms for ‘mine-specific coal supply’ policy

Coal India has relaxed the norms for ‘mine-specific coal supply’ policy. This move would ease availability of the dry fuel to consumers having less than one million tonne of requirement per annum. In the policy, the minimum per annum requirement of the consumer has been downsized to a quarter from 1 million tonne of coal to 0.25 million tonne. Coal ... Read More »

Power Grid Corporation of India reports 8% rise in Q2 net profit

Power Grid Corporation of India has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The company has reported 7.87% rise in its net profit at Rs 2,309.49 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 2,141.04 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the company increased by 15.98% at Rs 8,689.95 crore ... Read More »

Tata Steel aims 30 million tonne capacity by 2025 in India

Tata Steel is aiming an installed capacity of around 30 million tonne per annum by 2025 in India from the existing 18.5 million tonne. The company has recently acquired Bhushan Steel and Usha Martin plants, which has a combined rated capacity of 7 million tonne per annum. The planned 30 million tonne capacity was based on the projected capacity of ... Read More »

PM Modi : INS Arihant enhances India’s security needs

The crew of the Strategic Strike Nuclear Submarine were felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who lauded the accomplishment calling it “historic” and gives a fitting response to those who indulge in nuclear blackmail. Prime Minister expressed the hope that just as light dispels darkness and all fear, INS Arihant will be harbinger of fearlessness for the country. PM stressed ... Read More »

India beat West Indies by 5 wickets in first T20 Intl.

Sent into bat, West Indies were restricted to 109 for eight and India chased down the target of 110 in 17.5 overs at the Eden Gardens. India lead the three-match series 1-0. Brief scores:  West Indies: 109/8 in 20 overs (Fabian Allen 27; Kuldeep Yadav 3/13) India: 110/5 in 17.5 overs (Dinesh Karthik not out 31, Krunal Pandya not out ... Read More »

Live 1st T20I: India lose openers in chase of 110

LIVE BLOG |LIVE SCORECARD End of Powerplay India 35/3 in chase of 110 OVER 5.4: OUT! Brathwaite strikes to send Pant back for 1. Bravo holds a fine sky-high catch. India 35/3 in chase of 110 OVER 5: Rahul hits two fine back-to-back boundaries off Thomas. 10 runs from it. India 32/2 in chase of 110 OVER 4: Rahul hits ... Read More »

T20: India win toss and choose to bowl first

All-rounder Krunal Pandya and left-arm seamer Khaleel Ahmed are making their senior India debut in the first of the three-match series, at the Eden Gardens. Yuzvendra Chahal missed out from the 12 named on match eve.  Umesh Yadav has come in for the injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar. West Indies have three debutants in Oshane Thomas, Fabian Allen and Khari Pierre. Teams: ... Read More »

India vs West Indies: 1st T-20I at Eden Gardens

After registering comprehensive victories against the West Indies in the Test and the One-day International series, an upbeat India will look to continue with the winning momentum in the shortest format also. he Indian team will be led by Rohit Sharma while  Carlos Brathwaite will lead the West Indies. Rishabh Pant has been given an opportunity in place of M ... Read More »

Vice President participates in India-Zimbabwe Business Forum in Harare

Addressing the India-Zimbabwe Business Forum meeting on Saturday, the Vice President said India and Zimbabwe have shared very cordial and warm relationship that dates back to the 17th century. He also emphasised the need to tap natural synergies between the 2 economies and highlighted scope for engagement in healthcare, agriculture,hospitality, infrastructure and SME sectors. He said, India has no history ... Read More »

Vice President attends India-Botswana CEO roundtable

He noted there can’t be a better time than now to invest in India. Naidu said that Africa gives a huge opportunity to Indian companies. Coplimenting the Indian community for their contribution in Botswana, he said that Indians are a living bridge connecting our two countries. He urged the Indian commuity to look at the transformation that India is undergoing. ... Read More »

Goodyear India to shut down plant situated in NCR

Goodyear India is going to shut down its plant situated in NCR i.e. Ballabgarh, Haryana State and the boiler operations of the plant use coal and biomass fuel to manufacture the products, from November 4, 2018 till November 10, 2018 (both days inclusive), in compliance with the directions issued by Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority (EPCA). The said directions ... Read More »

Coal India reports 49.77 MT of coal production in October

Coal India has reported provisional coal production of 49.77 million tonnes (MT) in October 2018, as against 46.15 MT reported during corresponding month of previous year. The company’s total off-take for the month of October stood at 50.00 MT, as against 48.28 MT in October 2017. Coal India is the world’s largest coal mining company. It also produces non-coking coal ... Read More »

Berger Paints India reports 5% rise in Q2 consolidated net profit

Berger Paints India has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The company has reported a fall of 3.33% in its net profit at Rs 102.18 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 105.70 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. However, total income of the company increased by 14.85% at Rs 1,340.50 ... Read More »

India beat West Indies by 9 wkts, win series 3-1

Batting first after winning the toss, West Indies were 104 all out in 31.5 overs. Chasing a paltry target of 105, India completed the task in 14.5 overs at the Greenfield Stadium. Brief scores: West Indies: 103 all out in 31.5 overs (Holder 25; Ahmed 2/29, Jadeja 4/33, Bumrah 2/11). India: 105/1 in 14.5 overs (Rohit Sharma not out 63, ... Read More »

India thrash West Indies by 9 wickets, clinch series 3-1

NEW DELHI: A ruthless India completed a nine-wicket demolition of the West Indies in the fifth and final ODI on Thursday for their sixth successive series win at home. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets to help India bundle out the West Indies for 104 in just 31.5 overs. Pacers Khaleel Ahmed and Jasprit Bumrah chipped in with two ... Read More »

United Bank of India gets nod to raise funds up to Rs 3000 crore

United Bank of India’s board has approved raising of equity capital, in one or more tranches, for an amount not exceeding Rs 3000 crore by way of preferential allotment of equity shares. United Bank of India is one of the 14 major banks, which were nationalized on July 19, 1969. After nationalization, the Bank expanded its branch network in a ... Read More »

Castrol India reports 8% fall in Q3 net profit

Castrol India has reported results for third quarter ended September 30, 2018. The company has reported 8.40% fall in its net profit at Rs 150.40 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 164.20 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the company decreased by 8.60% at Rs 945.50 crore for September quarter ... Read More »

India vs West Indies: Hosts eye final flourish to clinch ODI series

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The legend goes that one of the sixes hit by Phil Simmons sailed over the University Stadium and landed inside the Mascot Hotel, a reflection of the dominance West Indies had over India as they completed a 6-1 drubbing. This was 1988, the last time Thiruvananthapuram hosted an ODI. Incidentally, another West Indies team has come to end the ... Read More »

Coal India maintains production target at 652 million tonne for FY19

Coal India has maintained its production target at 652 million tonne for fiscal 2018-19, even as the government embarks on an offer for sale (OFS) programme to sell 3% stake in the mining behemoth. In the last fiscal, the company produced 567 million tonne of coal and dispatched 580 million tonne. Coal India is the world’s largest coal mining company. ... Read More »