Doordarshan News

India eye Asia Cup title win for direct qualification

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 02:00
Their World Cup berth all but secured, a confident India would look to book a direct ticket to next year's mega-event by winning the ongoing ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament when they clash with defending champions South Korea, on Sunday.

Suicide attack kills 8 in northern Afghanistan

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 02:00
A suicide bomber attacked people leaving a memorial service at a mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing a district chief, his apparent target, and seven others.

US seeks coalition on Syria despite UK vote against action

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 02:00
The US on Friday said it is seeking an "international coalition" for military strikes on Syria over alleged chemical attacks, even as it faced the prospect of unilateral action after the UK rejected involvement in a shock Parliament vote.

Hafeez, Junaid wrap up big win for Pakistan

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 02:00
A commanding century by Mohammad Hafeez and a four-wicket haul from left-arm seamer Junaid Khan led Pakistan to a series-levelling victory over Zimbabwe in the second one-day international on Thursday.

Ban urges Security Council to unite for peace in Syria

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 02:00
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday called on a divided UN Security Council to unite and bring peace to Syria, as the West prepared for possible military strikes against Damascus.

Lok Sabha session extended to 6th Sep

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 02:00
Lok Sabha would hold its sittings till 6th September during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament to make up for time lost due to disruptions.

Jodhpur police reach Indore ashram to question Asaram

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 00:00
Hot on the trail of Asaram Bapu, a Jodhpur Police team reached his Indore ashram on Saturday night to question the self-styled godman in the sexual assault case amid growing suspense whether or not he will be arrested.

Saina dismantles Sindhu in much anticipated IBL contest

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 00:00
Olympic Bronze medalist Saina Nehwal brought Hyderabad Hotshots on level terms by trouncing her young challenger P V Sindhu in the much-anticipated contest after K Srikanth gave Awadh Warriors an unexpected 1-0 lead in the Indian Badminton League which was held in Mumbai on Saturday.

Asaram fit to be interrogated: Police

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 18:00
Hot on the trail of Asaram Bapu, Jodhpur Police said the self-styled godman, who is currently at Indore ashram, is medically fit for interrogation, contrary to what his son said about his health, and is set to question him soon in connection with the sexual assault case of a minor girl.

Police say Asaram fit; lawyers allege frame up

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 18:00
Hot on the trail of Asaram Bapu, Jodhpur Police said the self-styled godman, who is currently at Indore ashram, is medically fit for interrogation, contrary to what his son said about his health, and is set to question him soon in connection with the sexual assault case of a minor girl.

Saina-led Hotshots take on Sindhu's Warriors in final match

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 16:00
Spearheaded by women's world no. 4 Saina Nehwal, Hyderabad Hotshots would be determined to stamp their authority once again on the world no. 10 P V Sindhu-led Awadhe Warriors in what promises to be a rip-roaring Indian Badminton League (IBL) finals on Saturday.

Bhutan PM arrives in India

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 16:00
In his first official visit after becoming the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay, arrived India on Friday and met the top Indian leadership during which key bilateral issues like financial assistance for the Himalayan nation will be discussed.

Asaram set to be arrested

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 16:00
Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu may face arrest after he failed to present himself before Jodhpur police for questioning in a sex assault case with his son claiming that he was suddenly taken ill.

"Enough evidence" against Asaram but godman still at large

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 14:00
Police are clueless about the whereabouts of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is believed to have fled his Bhopal ashram, as Jodhpur police was on his trail for arresting him in connection with the charge of sexual assault of a minor girl, while his son again claimed on Saturday, that he has taken ill.

Saina-led Hotshots take on Sindhu's Warriors in final match today

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 14:00
Spearheaded by women's world no. 4 Saina Nehwal, Hyderabad Hotshots would be determined to stamp their authority once again on the world no. 10 P V Sindhu-led Awadhe Warriors in what promises to be a rip-roaring Indian Badminton League (IBL) finals on Saturday.

Obama: No final decision on Syria but "no boots on ground"

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 14:00
The United States is looking for a "limited narrow act" of military intervention in Syria that does not involve a "boots-on-the-ground approach", but has not made a final decision yet, President Barack Obama said on Saturday.

Land Acquisition Bill passed in Lok Sabha

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 14:00
The path-breaking Land Acquisition Bill, which seeks to provide just and fair compensation to farmers while ensuring that no land can be aquired forcibly, was passed by the Lok Sabha with an overwhelming majority on Thursday.

No final decision on Syria but "no boots on ground": Obama

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 14:00
The United States is looking for a "limited narrow act" of military intervention in Syria that does not involve a "boots-on-the-ground approach", but has not made a final decision yet, President Barack Obama said on Saturday.

PM assures the fundamentals of economy are strong

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 12:00
Making a statement on the state of the economy in Parliament amid concerns over rapid depreciation of rupee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the country has to be ready for short-term shocks but the govt will ensure that the fundamentals of economy remain strong.

Egypt's Islamist opposition calls for mass demonstrations

Sat, 08/31/2013 - 12:00
Egypt's Islamist opposition has called for mass demonstrations on Friday against the military-backed regime, saying its peaceful campaign will continue until its demand to reinstate deposed President Mohammed Morsi is met.