Mar 21, 2013 02:37 EDT
A top Indian opposition politician accused the government of launching a "vendetta" after police raided his home on Thursday, just a day after his party pulled out of the ruling coalition.
Mar 19, 2013 09:58 EDT
The second-biggest party in India's ruling coalition announced Tuesday it was withdrawing from the government, heightening the risk of early elections before their scheduled date next year.
Mar 19, 2013 03:24 EDT
A regional party from southern India announced Tuesday that it was withdrawing from the national ruling coalition, weakening the government which was already a minority in parliament.
Mar 11, 2013 04:01 EDT
As Australian cricket struggles to recapture former glories, the sport's chiefs are painfully aware of the need to widen the net to reflect the country's burgeoning cultural diversity.
Mar 06, 2013 03:48 EST
Asia's largest low-cost carrier AirAsia won approval from India's foreign investment panel to set up an airline in a joint venture with the giant Tata group, a government official said.
Feb 24, 2013 15:43 EST
World number four David Ferrer of Spain defended his crown Sunday at the $490,000 ATP claycourt tournament in Buenos Aires with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 win over Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka.
Feb 22, 2013 07:56 EST
India's government was accused Friday of major intelligence failures after twin bicycle bombings killed 16 people, as it emerged police were warned months ago of a possible attack at the site.
Feb 22, 2013 05:14 EST
Hyderabad will host the second Test match between India and Australia as scheduled next week despite twin bombings in the city that killed 14 and wounded dozens, officials said on Friday.
Feb 22, 2013 03:26 EST
Indian police revealed Friday they had been warned of a possible attack by Islamist militants in a bustling shopping area of Hyderabad where twin bombings killed at least 14 people and wounded scores.
Feb 22, 2013 02:14 EST
Cricket Australia on Friday said it planned to play the second Test against India in Hyderabad as scheduled next week despite deadly bomb attacks in the city on the eve of the series opener.
Feb 21, 2013 23:19 EST
India hunted on Friday for perpetrators of twin bomb attacks that killed 14 people and wounded dozens more near a cinema and a bus stand in a busy neighbourhood in the city of Hyderabad.
Feb 21, 2013 13:37 EST
Australia's touring cricket team said Thursday that it had held talks with the Indian board after the deadly bomb attacks in Hyderabad and that the safety of its players was "paramount".
Feb 21, 2013 12:33 EST
Asia's biggest low-cost carrier AirAsia said Thursday its new airline joint venture with India's giant tea-to-steel Tata conglomerate may start operations by year-end.
Feb 21, 2013 07:05 EST
India's southern Tamil Nadu state refused on Thursday to host the Asian Athletics Championships because of the participation of Sri Lanka which it accuses of war crimes.
Feb 20, 2013 08:21 EST
Asia's largest low-cost carrier AirAsia on Wednesday announced plans to invest in an airline joint venture with India's giant Tata conglomerate and another party.
Feb 20, 2013 05:54 EST
Asia's largest low-cost carrier AirAsia on Wednesday announced plans to invest in an airline joint venture with India's giant Tata conglomerate and another investor.
Feb 17, 2013 20:01 EST
Big-serving Canadian top seed Milos Raonic captured his record-tying third consecutive ATP Tour SAP Open title on Sunday, defeating German fourth seed Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-3 in the final.
Feb 12, 2013 10:02 EST
Finnish phone giant Nokia said Tuesday it had protested to the Indian government over a tax raid at one of its factories in South India, slamming the action as "excessive and unacceptable".
Feb 12, 2013 00:35 EST
Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke declared himself fighting fit as he left for India, saying the line-up for the first Test since the retirement of Michael Hussey was "very open".
Feb 06, 2013 23:08 EST
Rejuvenated batsman Phillip Hughes can be a key player for Australia in their four-Test series in India starting later this month, team-mate Peter Siddle said.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|District(s)|| • Chennai|
|Corporation Commissioner||Rajesh Lakhoni|
|4.59 million (5th) (2009[update])|
• 14,350 /km2 (37,166 /sq mi)
• 7.30 million (4th) (2009[update])
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|181.06 km2 (70 sq mi)|
• 1,180 km2 (456 sq mi)
• 6 m (20 ft)