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Zimbabwe sets Pakistan target of 269  May 29, 10:50 pm
London, May 29 (ANI): Sikandar Raza scored an unbeaten century as Zimbabwe set Pakistan a target of 269 in the second one-day international of their ongoing bilateral series in Lahore.
James Anderson reaches 400 wickets, New Zealand claw back into second test  May 29, 10:39 pm
London, May 29 (ANI): James Anderson became the first English bowler to take 400 wickets in tests as his first spell against New Zealand at Headingley produced two scalps to put the visitors under pressure.
Sharapova defeats Stosur to enter Round 4 of French Open  May 29, 10:28 pm
London, May 29 (ANI): Defending French Open champion Maria Sharapova defeated Australia’s Samantha Stosur 6-3, 6-4 in women’s singles clash of the French Open at Court Philippe Chatrier in Paris.
Tripura CM praises Bangladesh for its role against militants  May 29, 10:28 pm
Agartala, May 29 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Friday praised Bangladesh for its active role against militants in the state using its territory, saying that India’s neighbour has played a vital role in returning peace.
BMW joins hands with fashion designers to boost sales  May 29, 9:54 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): German automobile manufacturing company BMW on Friday launched the updated ‘6 Series Gran Coupe’ in India, as well as launching the BMW India Bridal Fashion week.
OIC comments on Kashmir with ‘completely unacceptable’: MEA   May 29, 9:47 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): India has dismissed the comments on Jammu and Kashmir by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), terming them ‘completely unacceptable’, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) confirmed on Friday.
Mirza-Hingis enter Round 3 of French Open  May 29, 9:32 pm
Paris, May 29 (ANI): India’s Sania Mirza and Switzerland's Martina Hingis on Friday defeated France’s Stepahnie Foretz and Amandine Hesse 6-3 6-4 in their women’s doubles clash of the French Open at Court Philippe Chatrier in Paris
Federer advances to fourth round of French Open  May 29, 9:05 pm
London, May 29 (ANI): Switzerland's Roger Federer on Friday defeated
GDP figures indicate substantial improvement in economy: Arvind Subramanian  May 29, 8:32 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Chief Economic Advisor Dr Arvind Subramanian on Friday said that the GDP figures indicate that there has been a substantial improvement in the Indian economy, adding that the a poor monsoon, which adversely affected the agriculture sector, pegged back an even higher growth rate.
‘Credible’ CBI commands people’s respect, says NHRC  May 29, 8:32 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday said that it has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the Chittoor encounter because the investigation agency commands the respect of the people and is credible.
Provisional results of fourth quarter show that economy is in ‘recovery mode’: Jaitley  May 29, 8:32 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the provisional results of the fourth quarter have indicated that the Indian economy is in ‘recovery mode’, adding that the figures show good promise for the ‘Make in India’ initiative.
Radioactive leak at IGI airport seems to be bad packaging, says nuclear scientist   May 29, 7:44 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses nuclear scientist Rajiv Nayan on Friday opined that the radioactive leak that was detected at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in the national capital might be a case of bad packaging, while praising the disaster agencies for their containing the situation professionally.
USIBC, FICCI host first Smart Cities Conclave for Ajmer  May 29, 7:43 pm
Ajmer (Rajasthan), May 29 (ANI): The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) and FICCI on Friday held a Smart Cities Conclave for Ajmer with senior representatives from the Rajasthan and the U.S. Government present during the conference.
Congress claims Smriti Irani’s sacking imminent   May 29, 7:25 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): The Congress Party on Friday claimed that there are whispers about HRD Minister Smriti Irani being sacked from the Union Council of Ministers for her ‘incompetence’.
Migrant crisis: Myanmar refuses to be singled out for blame  May 29, 7:25 pm
Dhaka, May 29 (ANI): Refusing to take the blame for South Asia’s migrant crisis, Myanmar warned the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) against pointing fingers, saying it will take them nowhere.
Leverage India’s demography, demand and democracy: Prez to businessmen  May 29, 7:05 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee, addressing the business delegation accompanying him to Sweden and Belarus, called on them to leverage India’s demography, demand and democracy.
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre over AAP’s plea on MHA notification  May 29, 6:53 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on the Aam Aadmi Party Government’s plea that challenges the home ministry notification over Lt. Gov. Najeeb Jung’s power to place bureaucrats in the city.
Inhabitants evacuated as volcano erupts on Japanese island  May 29, 6:53 pm
London, May 29 (ANI): Inhabitants on a Japanese island were evacuated as a volcano erupted, throwing clouds of ash up to nine kilometres in the sky.
Four killed in Saudi mosque suicide attack  May 29, 6:53 pm
Karachi, May 29 (ANI): At least four people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia's Dammam city during Friday prayers.
Student group ‘temporarily derecognised’ for violating guidelines: IIT-Madras  May 29, 6:35 pm
Chennai, May 29 (ANI): The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) on Friday justified its decision to ban a student group, clarifying that the body was merely ‘temporarily derecognised’ for violating guidelines of the institute.
Will fight any attempt to crush debate: Rahul Gandhi  May 29, 6:29 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday criticised the move to ban a student group in IIT-Madras for allegedly questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies, adding that his party will fight any attempt to crush debate in the country.
Now, Gmail has `whopping` 900 mln active users  May 29, 6:10 pm
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Google has reportedly announced that its email service has a total of 900 million active users, up from 425 million in 2012, at the company’s annual I/O developers’ conference.
Delhi Govt to amend Food Safety Act  May 29, 6:10 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): The Delhi Government has decided to amend the Food Safety Act (2005) and further introduce life imprisonment as a punishment in extreme cases of adulteration.
Extreme heat wave in India could be a reason for climate change  May 29, 6:10 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): A new research has revealed that increasing heat wave in India could be another manifestation of drastic climate change.
Ministers to interact directly with netizens through Twitter under I-B Ministry's 'Talkathon' programme  May 29, 6:10 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is organising a ‘Talkathon’ as part of its initiative to highlight the achievements of the NDA Government at the Centre in the last one year.