Vishal Sharma who is India’s representative in Paris. Photo: Instagram NEW DELHI - Pakistan, on November 24, beat India for the position of vice chair in an election at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). While 38 members of the 58-member

UNITED NATIONS, (IANS) - India has backed a UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution demanding that Israel withdraw from the occupied Golan Heights, a territory the Jewish nation captured from Syria in the Six-Day War of 1967r. India was among the 91

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that it had extended the contracts of head coach Rahul Dravid and the support staff of the senior India men’s team. In its statement, the BCCI said

By Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi Today marks 365 days since India assumed the G20 Presidency. It is a moment to reflect, recommit, and rejuvenate the spirit of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future.’ As we undertook this responsibility

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has weighed in on remarks made by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Infosys founder Narayana Murthy on work weeks, saying if both work out a compromise, "We will end up with a

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India appears to have emerged as a minority of one in the BRICS group's stand on the Israel-Hamas war with South Africa as the chair taking the lead in mounting a vociferous attack on Israel. South Africa

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday questioned those families who organize weddings in foreign countries and urged people to hold such functions within India. In the 107th episode of his monthly broadcast program of 'Mann Ki Baat',

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - IPL 2022 winners Gujarat Titans have named Shubman Gill as captain of the team ahead of IPL 2024 season. Gill, the right-handed opener, takes over from Hardik Pandya, who was traded to Mumbai Indians. Captaining Gujarat

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The team India campaign ended with a loss in the final of the ICC Men's ODI World Cup 2023 against Australia after a successful 10 wins in a row. With the concerns going around the age and

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, (IANS) - India’s first woman judge of the Supreme Court Fathima Beevi breathed her last at a private hospital at Kollam on November 23. She was 96 years old and was ailing for a while. Beevi, who lived at her

BHUBANESWAR, (IANS) - President Droupadi Murmu on November 20 said that the use of the Santali language in government and non-government sectors has increased after it was added to the Constitution as an official language in 2003. She also remembered former

By Yashwant Raj WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - India joined a select group of countries in June that is building a supply chain for critical minerals that, among other things, are key to transitioning to clean energy with some prodding from the

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 has made history by being the most attended ICC event ever, after 1,205,307 fans passed through the turnstiles to witness the biggest Cricket World Cup, culminating in Australia winning a

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - Australia on November 19 lifted their sixth men's ODI World Cup title after defeating the hosts India in the finals of the showpiece event following a scintillating display of batting by Travis Head (137) here at Narendra

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India skipper Rohit Sharma, talismanic batter Virat Kohli, wicketkeeper-batter KL Rahul, spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, fast-bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami have been included in the 2023 Men's ODI World Cup team of the tournament. Though India

By Chetan Sharma AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - India missed out on a golden opportunity to become the only country to win two men's ODI World Cup titles at home on November 19 here at Narendra Modi Stadium. Australia lifted their sixth men's ODI

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - Australia's players on November 19 described it as "unbelievable" and an "amazing feeling" while pacer Josh Hazlewood called it an achievement bigger than their triumph in 2015 after they defeated India in the final to win the

KOLKATA, (IANS) – India’s Education Ministry has asked the authorities of Visva Bharati University, founded by Rabindranath Tagore at Santiniketan, to remove the 'controversial' plaques commemorating UNESCO awarding World Heritage Site status to Santiniketan from the university campus, since the

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Mohammed Shami on November 15 became the fastest bowler to take 50 wickets playing against New Zealand in the first semifinal of the ICC ODI World Cup at the Wankhede Stadium. Shami now has a total of 50

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Designer and actor Masaba Gupta has called out former Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ramiz Raja for laughing at a racist joke on her father, former West Indies cricketer Sir Vivian Alexander Richards and mother Neena Gupta. Masaba

By Ashish Ray MUMBAI (IANS) - The magic of Mohammed Shami, his unerring seam bowling, extricated India from a tricky situation on a batsman’s paradise of a pitch at the Wankhede Stadium here on November 15. The speedster captured 7/57 to significantly

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Rattan Keswani still remembers this embarrassing episode from his long association with the doyen of Indian hospitality, Prithvi Raj Singh 'Biki' Oberoi. It is worth recounting, for it tells a lot about the man who defined

By Jasim Mohammad MUMBAI (IANS) - The founder of Sahara India, Subrata Roy, fondly known as "Saharasri", breathed his last on November 14 at around 10.30 p.m. at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute. The Sahara India Pariwar,

MUMBAI (IANS) - Diligently executing the role given to him and playing to the situation was the key to his consistent display in the ongoing ICC Men's ODI World Cup 2023, said former India captain Virat Kohli soon after scoring

MUMBAI (IANS) - India captain Rohit Sharma on November 15 became the batter to hit the most number of sixes in World Cups, blasting his 50th maximum in the semifinal match against New Zealand in the ICC Men's Cricket World

MUMBAI - The International Cricket Committee on November 11 announced the schedule for the World Cup 2023 semi-finals; India will face New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on November 15 (Wednesday) in a rematch of the 2019 World

BENGALURU, (IANS) - KL Rahul on November 12 became the fastest Indian batter to score Hundred in the ODI World Cup history at the ICC ODI World Cup match against Netherlands at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Rahul achieved the feat in just

BENGALURU, (IANS) - Virat Kohli on November 12 became the highest run getter in the ICC ODI World Cup match against Netherlands at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Despite 4 runs short of reaching the 600-run milestone, Kohli reached the landmark during his

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Under police custody, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, met his ailing wife a day before Diwali at his previous official residence. The Delhi Police Third Battalion took Sisodia from

DUBAI, (IANS) - India star opener Virender Sehwag has been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame for a stellar cricket career that spanned for more than a decade as the International Cricket Council announced 2023 inductees on November 13. Joining

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Gautam Singhania, Chairman and Managing Director of Raymond on November 13 issued a statement to announce separation from his wife, Nawaz Modi Singhania. He posted, "This Diwali is not going to be the same as many in

AYODHYA, (ANI) – The city of Ayodhya which had set a record last year by lighting up 1,576,000 diyas, upped the ante and this year on Diwali, had 2,223,000 of the earthen lamps lit up at one site at same

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Shifting lifestyles, with almost zero exercise and increased consumption of junk foods, are the major reasons behind the significant surge in Type 2 diabetes cases among younger populations, both globally and particularly in India, in the

AYODHYA (IANS) - With the ‘Deepotsav’ in Ayodhya people can be a part of it by paying with a sum as low as Rs 51 for a diya to Rs 1,100 for 51 diyas. The only difference here will be that

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India opener Shubman Gill has replaced Pakistan captain Babar Azam as the new top-ranked men’s ODI batter in the latest ICC men's batting rankings released on November 8. He has now become just the fourth player from

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Virat Kohli, who scored his 49th century on his 35th birthday to equal Sachin Tendulkar's record for most centuries in ODI history, says that fans have played a key role in his return to form during the

ZANZIBAR - Zanzibar President and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Hussein Ali Mwinyi inaugurated The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Zanzibar on November 6 at the Zanzibar campus in the presence of Tanzanian officials, Indian dignitaries, faculty, and students. The

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on November 6 announced its intention to seek legal ways to run the government from behind bars, in case their leader and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is arrested by the Enforcement

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - In a tragic turn of events, 49-year-old businessman Parag Desai, son of the owner of the Wagh Bakri Tea Group, died of a brain hemorrhage that was caused by a severe head injury that he sustained after

NEW DELHI (IANS) - A 14-year-old Delhi girl has set a new powerlifting world record in the recently held WPC World Championships at Manchester in the UK. Ishti Kaur, a Class 10 student of GD Goenka School in Delhi, has registered

KOLKATA, (IANS) - India batter Virat Kohli said that he will never be as good as Sachin Tendulkar after equaling his idol's record for most centuries in ODIs by scoring his 49the hundred in the match against South Africa in

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A large chunk of the global Indian diaspora has rallied strongly behind Israel after the country witnessed its largest cross-border attack in October this year, carried out by the Hamas terror group, ever since its creation

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India ranks 64th among the 108 countries for remote work -- 15 places lower compared to last year -- primarily because of its poor digital and physical infrastructure and social safety, a report showed on October

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Saudi Arabia has expressed interest in buying a multibillion-dollar stake in the Indian Premier League (IPL), international cricket’s most lucrative event, following a string of investments that have upended professional sports, including football and golf, a

MUMBAI (IANS) - Atul V. Bedekar, the spice and pickles king, and Director of the V. P. Bedekar & Sons group, passed away following a prolonged illness early on November 3, family sources said here. He was 56 and breathed his

MUMBAI, (IANS) - A five-wicket haul by pacer Mohammed Shami after superb half-centuries by Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, and Shreyas Iyer helped India thrash Sri Lanka by 302 runs for their seventh win in seven matches, sealing a place in

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India’s crude oil imports from Russia fell by more than 4 percent in October, according to figures compiled by energy cargo tracker Vortexa. India imported 1.55 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil from Russia in

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on November 1 unveiled a gleaming bronze statue of Sachin Tendulkar at the Wankhede Stadium here. Commissioned by MCA, the statue depicting the cricket icon in his trademark ‘lofted drive’ pose is the

India-West News Desk NEW DELHI - Apple has told several Indian lawmakers from the opposition, that their iPhones are targets of state-sponsored attacks, several media outlets have reported. Apple has also not commented further after the alert was sent to the politicians

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Indian batter Virat Kohli, who is on the verge of equaling Sachin Tendulkar’s ODI record of 49 hundreds the most by any batter, has stated that he never thought of scoring so many hundreds in these