AIR News

  • 22 Oct 2017

    Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar romped home to a three-shot victory at the Macao Open to bag his eighth Asian Tour title in Macau today.As a result, Bhullar etched his name on the Macao Open trophy for the second time having previously won the event in 2012.

  • 22 Oct 2017

    The Indian women’s compound team has bagged a silver medal in the World Archery Championships in Mexico City.Eyeing India’s first ever gold medal, Trisha Deb, Lily Chanu Paonam and Jyothi Surekha Vennam went down 228-234 to the fourth-seeded Colombian team in the final played yesterday.This was India’s fifth medal at the World Championships and all of them have been silver.

  • 22 Oct 2017

    India today became the Asia Cup Hockey champion after defeating Malaysia 2-1 in Dhaka. India started strongly and scored first goal through Ramandeep Singh in the first quarter and the second goal was scored by Lalit in the second quarter.

  • In Himachal Pradesh, tomorrow is the last day for nomination in the ensuing state assembly elections.So far 195 candidates have filled nominations.

  • In Telangana, the foundation stone has been laid for the state of the art Kakatiya Mega Textile Park (KMTP) at Sayampet near Geesukonda in Warangal Rural district.Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao has laid the stone this afternoon for the Mega Textile Park being set up by the State Industrial Infrastructure Corporation.

  • 22 Oct 2017

    Virat Kohli today surpassed the legendary Ricky Pointing to become the second highest century maker in ODIs en route his 31st hundred during the opening match against New Zealand in Mumbai today.Kohli, who scored 121, got to a double milestone by scoring a hundred on his 200th ODI, a feat only achieved by Ab de Villiers of South Africa.

  • In Jammu and Kashmir, Vikramaditya Singh today announced his resignation from the ruling PDP party, saying it wasn't possible for him to continue with the party which allegedly could not meet the demands and aspirations of Jammu region.Singh, the grandson of the last Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, had joined the PDP in August 2015.

  • In Jammu and Kashmir, an unidentified terrorist was killed in an anti-militancy operation at Ananwan, Langate area of Handwara in north Kashmir Kupwara district early this morning.Defence spokesman told AIR Srinagar that the encounter started 5 this morning in which one armed gunman was killed.

  • The Border Security Force, BSF organized a Half Marathon - Run for Martyrs in New Delhi this morning.It was organized to commemorate the valiant deeds and supreme sacrifices made by the BSF jawans in the service of the nation.

  • Uttar Pradesh government has announced to enhance the amount two times more given to the family and parents of a policeman on his martyrdom.Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced it in Lucknow while addressing a function yesterday on Police Commemoration Day organized to pay homage to police martyrs.

  • Ahead of the Assembly polls, Convener of the Gujarat OBC Ekta Manch Alpesh Thakor has announced to join the Congress party.Mr Thakor, accompanied by the Congress General Secretary Incharge of Gujarat Ashok Gehlot and State party chief Bharatsinh Solanki, met Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi at his residence in New Delhi last evening.

  • 22 Oct 2017

    Indian pugilists have returned with an impressive haul of eight medals, including four golds, from the third Youth International Championships Balkan Open 2017 at Sofia, Bulgaria.Besides four golds, the Indian Youth women boxers won one silver and three bronze medals while Indian women youth team was also adjudged as the best team in the championship.Nitu, Sakshi, Shashi and Neha won the golds, while silver went to Ankushita Boro.The bronze medals were won by Joy Kumari, Sapna and Anupama..

  • 22 Oct 2017

    India has set a victory target of 281 runs against New Zealand in the first One Day International now underway in Mumbai. Electing to bat, India finished their innings at 280 for 8 in 50 overs.

  • The Centre has given clearance for a greenfield airport project at Hirasar, near Rajkot in Gujarat, at a cost of over 1,400 crore rupees.The state government had proposed a new airport in Rajkot district as the existing one is small and the earlier plan to extend the current runway could not be materialised due to high land cost.

  • The agitating employees of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) called off their five-day strike late last night after a meeting of their core committee. MSRTC employees went on an indefinite strike on Tuesday demanding a salary hike in accordance with the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations.

  • 22 Oct 2017

    In the FIFA Under-17 World Cup quarterfinal, now underway at Kochi, Spain was leading One-Nil against Iran at half-time. In last quarter-final fixture in Kolkata later this evening, Germany are slated to take on Brazil at 8 p.m.

  • Tens of thousands of people across Japan are advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services disrupted on election day today as a typhoon roared towards the coast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds.Typhoon Lan, classified as an intense Category 4 storm by the Tropical Storm Risk monitoring site, was south of Japan and moving northeast at 50 kilometers per hour.

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner, Komeito, have secured enough seats to maintain what is kn...

  • In Himachal Pradesh, tomorrow is the last day for nomination in the ensuing state assembly elections.

  • India today became the Asia Cup Hockey champion after defeating Malaysia 2-1 in Dhaka.