Cricket World Cup 2015


Insight: In India's citizenship test, a spelling error can ruin a family


DHUBRI, India Riyazul Islam says he had to produce family documents going back to 1951 to prove he was an Indian and not an illegal Bangladeshi immigrant. But a draft list of citizens released in July excluded him and his mother, among a total of about 4 million people left off. | Video

Nifty at record close; financials, consumer staples bolster

India's NSE index marked its highest ever close on Friday, helped mainly by financial and consumer staple stocks and as Asian peers recovered on hopes of Sino-U.S. trade talks next week.

4:00pm IST

The Rohingya lists: refugees compile their own record of those killed in Myanmar

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh Mohib Bullah is not your typical human rights investigator. He chews betel and he lives in a rickety hut made of plastic and bamboo. Sometimes, he can be found standing in a line for rations at the Rohingya refugee camp where he lives in Bangladesh. | Video

World, South Asia, Top News 4:09pm IST

Asian Games: India's Greco-Romans wrestlers eager to step out of freestyle shadow

JAKARTA Greco-Roman wrestler Harpreet Singh was clearly bored as he sat on his own in the banquet hall of a plush Delhi hotel last weekend as India's media got a chance to talk to their Asian Games-bound grapplers last weekend.

Money Home, Money, Top News 2:12pm IST

India allows conditional import of petcoke; cement shares rise

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU India on Friday allowed import of petcoke for use as feedstock in some industries, sending shares of cement manufacturers higher.

4:17pm IST

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the gentler face of Hindu nationalism, dies

NEW DELHI Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who ordered nuclear tests to make India a nuclear weapons power and travelled by bus to Pakistan in a grand diplomatic gesture, died on Thursday, the hospital where he was being treated said in a statement.

Top News, World 11:25am IST

Greece set to exit bailout, still faces daunting challenges

ATHENS Greece exits the last of its three bailouts on Aug. 20 and hopes to be able to borrow again in international markets after a nearly nine-year debt crisis that shrank the economy by a quarter and forced it to implement painful austerity measures.

Sudan wants ONGC Videsh to withdraw arbitration over oil payment dues

NEW DELHI Sudan wants India's ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) to withdraw arbitration proceedings against the African nation as it is making efforts to mitigate default on payment of dues, OVL said in a statement on Friday.

10:38am IST

Jet Airways says board to meet later this month for quarterly results

Jet Airways (India) Ltd's board will meet on Aug. 27 to approve financial results for the quarter ended June 30, the beleaguered carrier said on Friday, after it delayed its quarterly results earlier this month.

10:09am IST

Streaming firm Hotstar sees blended revenues as winning strategy

MUMBAI Indian video streaming service Hotstar sees its blended revenue model that relies on both subscription fees and ad sales as a winning formula in India's fast-growing market, home to tens of millions of price-sensitive new internet users.

Top News, Business, Tech 10:14am IST