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  • India's longest bridge opens

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opens the country’s longest bridge in Assam at the first of many events to celebrate the third anniversary of his government, reports NDTV.

  • BCCI raises concerns after Manchester attack

    The Indian cricket board has sent a security officer to England amid concerns over team safety in the Champions Trophy following the Manchester bomb attack.

  • India says no Commonwealth shambles at U17 football WC

    India promise that this year's U17 football World Cup will avoid the errors of New Delhi's 2010 Commonwealth Games, which were notorious for shoddy facilities and corruption.

  • Karthik recalled for CT

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has earned a recall to India's one-day international squad for the upcoming Champions Trophy, replacing injured Manish Pandey, the country's cricket board said.

  • India women Sharma, Raut set record 320-run stand

    India's Deepti Sharma and Punam Raut smashed centuries against Ireland and combined in a stand of 320 runs to record the highest partnership in a women's one-day international on Monday.

  • Wall collapse kills 22 at India wedding

    A building wall collapses onto guests at a wedding in western India, killing at least 22 people, police say.

  • Yuvraj eyes good show

    Veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh is hopeful that he can make a "meaningful contribution" in India's Champions Trophy title defence during the June 1-18 marquee event in England.

  • India to participate in Champions Trophy - BCCI

    India will participate in next month's Champions Trophy in England and Wales, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said after a special general meeting on Sunday.

  • Wrestlers denied Indian training

    A host of Bangladeshi wrestlers' hopes of participating in a year-long training camp in India was thrown into doubt after the wrestlers were not granted Indian visas, said officials of the Bangladesh Wrestling Federation (BWF) yesterday.

  • South Asia Satellite launched into orbit

    India successfully launches the South Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota of Andhra Pradesh.

  • South Asian Satellite to be launched May 5: Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces that the South Asian Satellite will be launched on May 5 to help address the region’s economic and developmental priorities.

  • Gambhir sponsoring education of children of 25 CRPF personnel

    Former Indian cricket team captain Gautam Gambhir on Friday announced that his organisation will sponsor the education of the children of the 25 Central Reserve Police Force personnel killed in the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma on Monday.

  • India bans social media in Kashmir for a month

    Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir announce a month-long ban on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and YouTube.

  • Paul faces 4-year drugs ban

    Indian goalkeeping great Subrata Paul said he was "speechless" on Wednesday after he failed a drugs test and was warned he could face a four-year ban.

  • Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor: India SC

    India Supreme Court says it cannot pass an order for reclaiming the Kohinoor from the United Kingdom or to stop it from being auctioned.

  • Srini barred from going to ICC meet

    Former BCCI president N Srinivasan cannot represent the Board at the ICC meeting next week as he has been held guilty of conflict of interest, the Supreme Court said on Monday.

  • ‘India govt positive on Teesta water sharing’

    Indian government has a positive stance on Teesta river water sharing with Bangladesh and it will take the right decision on it considering all aspects, says Water Resources and River Development Minister of the country Uma Bharti.

  • South Asian Satellite to be launched May 5

    Indian Space Research Organisation plans to launch on May 5 the 'South Asia Satellite' that will benefit all the countries in South Asian region, except Pakistan which is not a part of the project.

  • The Dalai Lama factor in Sino-Indian relations

    Relations between India and China haven't been particularly warm in recent months.

  • BCCI to meet Hassan today

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI's) court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) will meet Bangladesh Cricket

  • PM offers prayers at Ajmer shrine

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in India on a four-day official visit, offers prayers at the dargah (shrine) of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti (RA) in Ajmer Sharif in Rajasthan.

  • New Delhi's Park Street named after Bangabandhu

    A prominent street in the heart of the Indian capital is named after Bangladesh's founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Here's what's on the table for India and Bangladesh

    With Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visiting India from April 7, 17 agreements and bilateral MoUs have been finalised.

  • Wheat

    Bangladeshi scientists offer to help India combat wheat blast

    Bangladesh scientists offer help to India for tackling the deadly wheat blast outbreak.

  • Rahul, Rahane guide India to 2-1 series win

    Lokesh Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane steered India to an eight-wicket win in the fourth and final Test against Australia as the hosts secured a 2-1 series victory at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium on Tuesday.

  • 'Toughest session of my career'

    As an opener India's Lokesh Rahul is used to facing hostile spells from new-ball bowlers. But the Australian attack Sunday, he admitted, was the toughest of his career so far.

  • 1 killed in Gujarat Hindu-Muslim strife

    One person is killed and about 14 injured when violence erupts following a scuffle between Muslim and Hindu school students in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat.

  • Manohar agrees to stay on as ICC chief to help transition

    Shashank Manohar has deferred his resignation as chairman of the International Cricket Council and will continue in the post until administrative reforms of the governing body is complete, the ICC said on Friday.

  • Kohli doubtful for deciding Test

    Skipper Virat Kohli's participation in the fourth and deciding Test against Australia here hangs in balance even as young Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer has been called as cover.

  • S Asian satellite to be in orbit soon: Indian envoy

    The South Asian Satellite will be launched into the orbit soon, says Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Dhaka.