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  • newPortrait of Life
    We are so engrossed in our day-to-day professional work and personal routine that we fail to watch some people and their lives. Despite several difficulties, right from personal deformities to financial crunch, people live on with a hope to improve their condition in the days to come. The Hindu photographer Satyanarayana Gola captures the lifestyle of some people in and around Hyderabad to paint a real picture of life.
    - 21 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:53pm -
  • newA tree that can shelter 1,000 people
    One of the popular tourist destinations in Mahbubnagar is a single tree. Yes, the huge, 700-year-old Banyan Tree, at Pillalamarri in the district continues to be a major tourist attraction because of its history as it is spread over three acres and can easily give shelter to about 1,000 people at a time. It shelters the tomb of a Muslim saint and the added attraction is an aquarium, a mini zoo and an archaeological museum in the vicinity. The Hindu photographer Nagara Gopal captures some section…
    - 22 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:52pm -
  • newThe forgotten legacy of Makthi Thangal
    Syed Sanaullah Makthi Thangal, one of the earliest progressive Islamic scholars of Kerala, lies buried in the ancient Juma Masjid at Calvathy
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:09pm -
  • newFury: Nature of the beast
    Genre: WarDirector: David AyerCast: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Jon Bernthal, Michael Peña, Jason Isaacs, Scott EastwoodPlot: I...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:05pm -
  • newAn open secret
    The Prime Minister has declared war on defecation in the open. Chennai has a long history of battling against what is euphemistically termed “public nuisance”, with the city and its Corporation inv...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:04pm -
  • newDelhi looks for first away win against Goa
    Having remained unbeaten so far, Delhi Dynamos will be looking to post their first away victory when they lock horns with winless FC Goa in the Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium,...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:57pm -
  • newPetrol price cut by Rs. 2.41 per litre, diesel cheaper by Rs. 2.25
    The price revision will be effective Friday midnight.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:55pm -
  • newChennai looks to the skies
    Five years after the CMDA allowed buildings to go above 60 metres, Chennai’s skyline finally begins to look up, finds Vishal Menon
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:52pm -
  • newSAARC countries chart common education agenda
    Education Ministers of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation issued a joint statement in New Delhi titled 'The New Delhi Declaration on Education.'
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:51pm -
  • newFour major coal unions call strike on Nov. 24
    Four central trade unions operating in the coal sector have called a strike on November 24 to protest against The Coal Mines (Special) Ordinance, 2014 saying that this empowers the government...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:45pm -
  • newWhere are the lost greens?
    Spread across 7,139 hectares of area, Kambalakonda Eco Tourism Park gives a picture of nature’s devastating effect
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:42pm -
  • newFound in translation
    Translations are opening a new chapter for Malayalam literature and readers of Malayalam. On Kerala Day on Saturday, city-based translators talk about the trend
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:40pm -
  • newLooking at transport options for a city
    Session on MRTS stresses need to plan transport infrastructure not only for the present needs but also for the future
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • newMaharashtra tomato farmers in despair as prices crash
    A bumper tomato crop has led to a free fall in prices of the ‘red fruit’ across Nashik and Pune districts in Maharashtra, causing panic and despair among farmers. According to marke...
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:29pm -
  • newBring home the facts
    IIM-B plans to expand the Housing Sentiment Index to cover more cities in the country early next year, writes K.A. Martin
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:25pm -
  • newBhopal gas tragedy victims vent anger at Anderson’s death
    Activists and victims hoped that the Centre would, at least now, take steps to bring the guilty company to book
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:23pm -
  • newLooks, Likes and the life cycle
    We appreciate alternative construction ideas but never implement them in our constructions.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:20pm -
  • newAssiduous, Mannat shine
    Assiduous, Mannat, Star Of Destiny, Diamond Quest and Aralyn shone when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning (October 31).Inner sand:600m: Air Dancer (B. Pa...
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:06pm -
  • newTrack work noted at Pune
    Track work noted at Pune on Friday (October 31) morning.Sand track:800m: Victoria Falls (Hamir), Sombrero (T.Mahesh) 53, 600/39. Former superior. Strategic Move (Neeraj), Top Command...
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:05pm -
  • newGaruda’s qualities
    Garuda carried Lord Mahavishnu at a terrific speed when the Lord wanted to hurry to save the elephant Gajendra, caught in the jaws of a crocodile. Vedanta Desika paints a pen picture of the scene,...
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:02pm -
  • newCatchment management is a challenge
    Sewage entry through storm-water drain inlet and large-scale presence of solid and liquid waste have to be tackled.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:00pm -
  • newPolice complaint filed against makers of 'Haider' in Panaji
    A complaint was filed on Friday in the city police station against the makers of the film ‘Haider’ and members of the Central Board of Film Certification by retired Captain Dattaram Sawant and oth...
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:58pm -
  • newBamboo for art
    Bamboo is not merely a green building material, but is also flexible enough to be moulded into objects of art.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:57pm -
  • newMentor with a legacy
    * Vidyashankar Hoskere, former secretary general of ACCE(I), says, “On the unfortunate day, Dr. CSV woke up as usual, did his puja, had his breakfast and candidly noticed his own heartbeat turning...
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:55pm -
  • new‘Nerungi Vaa Muthamidaathe’ review: Why small is beautiful
    What would Nerungi Vaa Muthamidaathe look like had it been a star vehicle, with a bigger budget? For one, the protagonist Chandru (Shabeer) would have been bumped up to hero – his journey f...
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:55pm -
  • newReal estate and Interest rate
    Overall growth in the sector will depend on passing the rate reduction to the ultimate buyer.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:53pm -
  • newA beacon to the construction industry
    One should be a student for ever, said C.S. Viswanatha, the doyen of civil engineering.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:53pm -
  • newIn the garden shop
    Get creative accessories from the Garden Store
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:46pm -
  • newA lifeline to real estate
    By relaxing FDI norms for realty such as lock-in period and minimum built-up area, the government gives the industry breathing space
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:44pm -
  • newFood for thought
    At marriages, all seems to be fair in the love for food and the war to reach it
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:40pm -
  • newOf travelling, friends, over-thinking, writing...
    ANN V. RUTHDoctor, 28What is your most prized possession?The place I call home.If you were granted a wish, what would it be?That all that...
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:35pm -
  • newBurkina Faso President steps down, vote in 90 days
    Burkina Faso’s leader of 27 years says he has stepped down following a wave of violent protests to his bid to seek a fifth term in power. In a statement read out on national television F...
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:34pm -
  • newCharges framed against Congress MLA, 36 others
    The hearing in the case has been fixed for November 19.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:33pm -
  • newDhoni an amazing captain, strong leader: Gilchrist
    Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist on Friday said he did not agree with his countryman Ian Chappell’s demand for Mahendra Singh Dhoni relinquishing Test captaincy and hand over the reins...
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:32pm -
  • newOwner’s associations
    Your property-related legal queries answered by S.C. RAGHURAM, Partner, RANK Associates, a Chennai-based law firm
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • newFriendship band
    Tune into Mateo, a five-member German pop band, which sings of life, love, and nature. They perform at Senate Hall on November 1
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:28pm -
  • newRupee snaps 4-day fall, ends at 61.36
    Robust capital inflows and good show by local equities helped the Indian rupee on Friday snap a four-day losing trend and end nine paise higher at 61.36 against the Greenback. Fresh dollar selling...
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:18pm -
  • newThe Politics in Realty
    Read how electoral battles affect realty development
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:14pm -
  • newUS growth, Japan stimulus lift Sensex, Nifty to new peaks
    Indian markets on Friday ended the week with a bang with Sensex zooming 519.50 points and Nifty soaring 153 points to new highs for the second straight day in line with a strong global rally after...
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:13pm -
  • newCut the cost of construction
    Buildings made of reinforced gypsum panels can be four times cheaper than those made with conventional material, say IIT engineers
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:12pm -
  • newBirds of a feather
    Stories of two young men, Shameer and Nikhil Anthony, who have found their calling in farming
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:12pm -
  • newWhere does the buck stop?
    The CMDA wants architects to sign the structural safety form but some architects have filed a writ petition against this, saying they can't sign it if they don't control the engineering aspect.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:10pm -
  • newOmar opts out of Ganderbal, to contest from Sonawar, Beerwah
    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah decided on Friday to contest Assembly elections from Sonawar and Beerwah constituencies, instead of seeking re-election from his family’s traditional...
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:06pm -
  • newNew twist to pasta
    Pasta is a favourite with foodies. Here are a couple of recipes
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:03pm -
  • newCountdown begins for Nokia
    Union holds meeting with management; fate of employees will be known today
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:03pm -
  • newDancing on the sea
    Welcome aboard the world of Chennai’s leisure yachts
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:03pm -
  • newSix-storey building collapses in Pune; one killed
    Eight families living in the newly-constructed building rushed out to safety before the structure toppled over on Friday morning at Narhe-Ambegaon.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • newThe Ebook story
    The smartphone surge with the easy access of reading apps on them and dedicated ebook readers like Amazon’s Kindle are redrawing the book market
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:58pm -
  • newFadnavis takes over as first BJP Chief Minister of Maharashtra
    Pankaja Munde among seven Cabinet Ministers sworn in with Mr. Fadnavis
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:55pm -
  • newWatch police recruitment on the web, smartphone in Mangalore
    Mangalore is one of the 16 centres in the state where the process of recruiting 233 Police Sub Inspectors and 52 Reserve Sub Inspectors is being done.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:54pm -
  • newFive charts that explain India’s incarceration rate
    New prison statistics for 2013 released earlier this week show that
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:51pm -
  • newThe plague chronicles
    In 1903, the dreaded plague visited Coimbatore, and then it came again, and again
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:50pm -
  • newBangalore Today: Saturday
    ReligionBhagavad Gita Chapter 12: Discourse by Swami Adityananda, Pattabhirama Temple, 35th Cross, Jayanagar 4th T Block, 6.30 p.m.Manosaollasa: Dis...
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:49pm -
  • newSaha almost certain for first ODI against Sri Lanka
    Uncertainty over the availability of Wriddhiman Saha, who had a split webbing in his right hand, for the first ODI of the five-match series against Sri Lanka seems to be over as the wicket-keeper...
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:48pm -
  • newMany-layered Muliebrity
    Muliebrity by Sujata Bhatt. This term, from Latin, means womanhood. A feminine version of virility, if you may. Bhatt uses this unusual expression in the description of a woman involved in...
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:46pm -
  • newIn the long line to God
    The author accompanies her grandmother to a temple and experiences an emotional upheaval
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:42pm -
  • newThe eyes have it
    I was born cross-eyed and have a squeaky voice. In those days, forty years back, my eye condition could not be corrected. I am used to being called ‘Look London See Paris’. A big thing that went in...
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:36pm -
  • newPakistan won’t dare to disturb peace anytime soon: Rajnath
    Asserting that Pakistan has been given a “befitting” reply for violating ceasefire, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said Islamabad would not dare to disturb peace at the border anytime...
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:35pm -
  • newPasta, polenta and a slice of Mexico
    The Pavilion at the Residency kicks off a food fest that combines both Italian and Mexican cuisine
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:34pm -
  • new‘Parliament chalo’ by Anganwadi workers
    Protesting against the Union Government proposal to privatise Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) under which, Anganwadi workers serve, the Karnataka State Anganwadi Workers’ Association...
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:31pm -

Hindustan Times

  • newGDP growth to be in 5559 range Jaitley

    GDP growth to be in 5559 range Jaitley

    Declining prices of crude oil and food will help lower inflation finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday and expressed confidence that economic growth in the current fiscal will be in the 5559 range
    - 58 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:16pm -
  • newChit fund scam BJD MLA arrested by CBI

    Chit fund scam BJD MLA arrested by CBI

    In a major development the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested ruling Biju Janata Dal legislator and former Odisha chief whip Prabhat Tripathy for his alleged involvement in the multicrore chit fund scam by state based Artha Tatwa AT group
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:46pm -
  • newChennai Milk costlier by Rs 10 a litre from tomorrow

    Chennai Milk costlier by Rs 10 a litre from tomorrow

    Amid protests by opposition partiesthe Rs 10 per litre hike in the milk price effected by Tamil Nadu Government comes into force from Saturday
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:46pm -
  • newStarting tomorrow ATM use over 5 times per month will attract fee

    Starting tomorrow ATM use over 5 times per month will attract fee

    Using ATMs to withdraw money or for other purposes like balance enquiry beyond five times in a month will attract a levy of Rs 20 per transaction from Saturday
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:27pm -
  • newCyclone Nilofar fizzles out even heavy rain ruled out

    Cyclone Nilofar fizzles out even heavy rain ruled out

    Much hyped cyclonic storm Nilofar which was supposed to slam coastal areas in Gujarat on Saturday has completely fizzled out as the Met department has now withdrawn its warning to the state
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:11pm -
  • newExplain 1984 riot victim compensation EC to govt

    Explain 1984 riot victim compensation EC to govt

    The Election Commission has sought explanation from the home ministry for deciding on a fresh compensation for 1984 antiSikh riots during the model code of conduct because of bypolls in the three assembly segments in the Capital
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:55pm -
  • newKiss of love in Kochi HC refuses to intervene

    Kiss of love in Kochi HC refuses to intervene

    The Kerala High Court on Friday refused to interfere with the proposed Kiss of Love drive in Kochi on Nov 2 being organized by a group of youngsters to protest against moral policing after the state government ensured that it would take adequate measures to maintain law and order
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:53pm -
  • newBurkina President steps down calls for elections

    Burkina President steps down calls for elections

    Burkina Fasos embattled President Blaise Compaore announced on Friday that he was stepping down following violent protests demanding an end to his 27year rule
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:33pm -
  • newIndia China have same concern on terror VK Singh

    India China have same concern on terror VK Singh

    India and China share the same broad concerns on international terrorism minister VK Singh said here on Friday
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:26pm -
  • newSaved by a phone call the mystery of Andersons escape

    Saved by a phone call the mystery of Andersons escape

    Former Union Carbide Corporation chairman Warren Anderson could well have spent his last days in an Indian prison were it not for a phone call by the then Madhya Pradesh chief minister Arjun Singh The call secured Andersons safe passage to the US Anderson died unpunished Survivors
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:47pm -
  • newSomali pirates free Indian sailors after four years

    Somali pirates free Indian sailors after four years

    Somali pirates freed seven Indian sailors in exchange for an undisclosed ransom Somali officials and a maritime monitoring group said on Friday These sailors had been detained for close to four years
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:01pm -
  • newCongress says Modi disrespected Indira Gandhis sacrifice

    Congress says Modi disrespected Indira Gandhis sacrifice

    Congress on Friday termed as disgusting and pettyminded the way the Narendra Modi Government marked the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi while the ruling BJP wondered if that party prefers to see history through the perspective of NehruGandhi family Modi mentions Indira says 1984 riots divided India
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:07pm -
  • newFadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra CM Modi Uddhav attend ceremony

    Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra CM Modi Uddhav attend ceremony

    With Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former ally Uddhav Thackeray on the dais Devendra Fadnavis 44 on Friday took over as the BJPs first chief minister of Maharashtra at a glitterng function at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:06pm -
  • newModi has made people confident about India Shah

    Modi has made people confident about India Shah

    BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modis leadership has reinstilled confidence in the people of this country and across the globe about Indias abilities
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:56pm -
  • newCongress ends alliance with JMM in Jharkhand

    Congress ends alliance with JMM in Jharkhand

    Congress on Friday called off its alliance with ruling JMM in pollbound Jharkhand after sharing power for some 16 months in the tribaldominated state
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:24pm -
  • newBangalore teacher held for allegedly raping 6yrold

    Bangalore teacher held for allegedly raping 6yrold

    Hundreds of parents and activists staged a demonstration on Friday outside a private school in the city where a teacher allegedly raped a sixyearold girl twice this week the second such incident in Bengaluru in less than 10 days
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 1:04pm -
  • newWarren Anderson of Bhopal tragedy infamy dies

    Warren Anderson of Bhopal tragedy infamy dies

    Warren M Anderson who was the chairman of the USbased Union Carbide Corporation when a poisonous gas leak at the companys plant in Bhopal killed thousands is dead
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:22pm -
  • newShiv Sena to skip swearingin but backs BJP on lavish ceremony

    Shiv Sena to skip swearingin but backs BJP on lavish ceremony

    Shiv Sena may be boycotting the swearingin ceremony of Devendra Fadnavis but the party Friday defended the BJP over the lavish ceremony sayingnbspthis will wash off sins of the previous government Fadnavis takes CM oath today Sena to stay away
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 11:57am -
  • newPM Modi runs the talk on unity gets people moving

    PM Modi runs the talk on unity gets people moving

    For the first few minutes nobody started running on the foggy Rajpath even after PM Modi flagged off the Run for Unity PM Modi mentions Indira Gandhi praises Sardar Patel
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 11:29am -
  • new2G scam Charges against A Raja Kanimozhi

    2G scam Charges against A Raja Kanimozhi

    A special courtnbsp has charged former Telecom Minister A Raja MP Kanimozhi DMK supremo M Karunanidhis wife Dayalu Ammal and 16 others with money laundering in a 2G scamrelated case
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 11:09am -
  • newSensex up 519 pts to new closing peak of 27865

    Sensex up 519 pts to new closing peak of 27865

    The BSE Sensex and Nifty surged to record highs for a second consecutive session on Friday after Bank of Japans surprise expansion of its massive stimulus programme raised hopes for additional foreign inflows boosting bluechips such as Larsen amp Toubro
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 10:13am -
  • newDevendra Fadnavis takes CM oath today sulking Sena to stay away

    Devendra Fadnavis takes CM oath today sulking Sena to stay away

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the swearingin of Devendra Fadnavis Friday as the 27th chief minister of Maharashtra in a function which could be boycotted by former ally Shiv Sena
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 10:11am -
  • newMaharashtra Fadnavis and team all set for swearingin

    Maharashtra Fadnavis and team all set for swearingin

    Despite opposition from within the party PM Modi and BJP president Amit Shah picked Devendra Fadnavis for the top job because of his clean image and extraordinary performance as a legislator in the past 15 years
    - 14 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:16am -
  • newIndia joins global pact to stop tax evasion

    India joins global pact to stop tax evasion

    Amidst moves to uncover black money India on Thursday joined over 50 countries and jurisdictions in the next step to stamp out tax evasion by signing a new agreement at the Global Forum in Berlin to automatically exchange information
    - 14 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:53am -
  • newModi mentions Indira Gandhi says 1984 riots divided India

    Modi mentions Indira Gandhi says 1984 riots divided India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Fiday invoked PM Indira Gandhi on her martyrdom day but also raked up the 1984 antiSikh riots after her death PM Modi runs the talk on unity gets people moving
    - 15 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:34am -

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  • newSmriti Irani meets RSS leaders on changes in textbooks

    Smriti Irani meets RSS leaders on changes in textbooks

    Smriti Irani meets RSS leaders on changes in textbooksSenior functionaries of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh met Union human resources development minister Smriti Irani on Thursday to lay stress on an “Indianised education system” and discuss widespread education reforms. The RSS raised concerns that senior historical figures from the organisation were completely ignored in the school and college curricula and that history books were distorted to present only one perspective and ignore ot…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • new'We cannot divide history and legacy according to our ideologies,' says PM Modi
    'Even Gandhi seemed incomplete without Sardar Patel,’ said the PMNew Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday dedicated birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as National Unity Day, saying a nation that disregards its history cannot create one and made a veiled reference to anti-Sikh riots that followed then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination this day 30 years ago.Got up as an event to accord Sardar Patel, the 'Iron Man of India', his place in history, the Government m…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • new2G case: Special court frames charges against ex-telecom minister A. Raja, Kanimozhi among others

    2G case: Special court frames charges against ex-telecom minister A. Raja, Kanimozhi among others

    The ED in its chargesheet alleged that the accused were involved in Rs. 200-crore scamNew Delhi: A special 2G court on Friday framed charges against former telecom minister A Raja and Kanimozhi among others in the scam related to money laundering.The court also framed charges against Dayalu Ammal, wife of DMK chief M Karunanidhi, Swan telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka in the case.Raja, Kanimozhi, Dayalu Ammal and Shahid Balwa are some of the individuals that had been cha…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newPeople’s Democratic Party wants youth to join party
    Ahead of the state Assembly elections, Jammu and Kashmir’s main Opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), which enjoys more political sway in the Kashmir Valley is trying hard to reach out the youth willing to join the mainstream politics, particularly those who could lend their hand to it in forming a new government in the state. Former chief minister and PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed has, meanwhile, again urged the youth of the state to become partners in its “enterprise of hope to…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newGovernment bans first class travel for bureaucrats
    10% non-Plan spending cut, no 5-star hotel meetings or purchase of new carsWith its focus on keeping the fiscal deficit under a tight leash, the government on Thursday announced a slew of austerity measures, which include banning first class air travel for bureaucrats, all meetings in five-star hotels and the purchase of cars. It also freezes new appointments in the Central government.It is learnt the austerity measures are aimed at trimming non-Plan expenditure by 10 per cent, which will le…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newArvind Mayaram shifted again in two weeks

    Arvind Mayaram shifted again in two weeks

    Arvind Mayaram shifted again in two weeksFormer finance secretary Arvind Mayaram, who was shunted to the tourism ministry a fortnight ago for allegedly being close to leaders of the previous UPA government, has again been transferred, this time as secretary in the minority affairs ministry. The latest transfer comes even before he could take charge in the tourism ministry. Many believed Mr Mayaram was hand-picked by former finance minister P. Chidambaram, who made him finance secretary. A trus…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newSpecial Investigation Team chief vows not to let ‘big fish’ get away
    Toughening its stand, the special investigation team (SIT) constituted by the Supreme Court to investigate black money said on Thursday it will go after all offenders, whether “big or small”. The SIT is gathering more names other than the over 600 account holders in HSBC Bank, Geneva, given by the government to the Supreme Court for investigation. The SIT will submit its report to the Supreme Court by the first week of December. Its first report was submitted in August this year.However, i…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newTop separatists arrested before polls

    Top separatists arrested before polls

    The police arrests JKLF chief Yasin Malik in Srinagar on Thursday. — PTIThe police in nocturnal raids arrested several top separatist leaders in an apparent crackdown aimed at preventing them from campaigning against the holding of elections to the J&K Assembly. The action sparked off clashes between groups of youth and the police in Srinagar, during which the latter fired teargas canisters in an attempt to bring the situation under control. The first of the five-phased elections to 87-m…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newGovernment officials’ spouses, kids need not declare assets
    The Modi government appears to have decided to give a major political concession to the largest Opposition party in the Lok Sabha. It is learnt that apart from providing some relaxation to government servants in declaring their assets and posting them on official websites, the government now intends to take a U-turn by including an Opposition member on the panel that will select the Lokpal through proposed amendments to the act that provides for a Central ombudsman.Sources in government said th…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newCongress slams Arun Jaitley over remarks on CAG report
    The Congress party on Thursday slammed finance minister Arun Jaitley for his remarks that the CAG should not sensationalise its report, saying it amounts to threatening the government auditor and wondered if the ruling dispensation feels it could be targeted on its reports like the UPA was.AICC general secretary and in-charge of communication department Ajay Maken questioned why Mr Jaitley did not say the same when his party, BJP, stalled Parliament over reports on 2G spectrum and coal block al…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -

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  • newMaharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis promises transparent government - Indian Express

    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis promises transparent government - Indian Express

    Indian ExpressMaharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis promises transparent governmentIndian Express44-year-old Fadnavis, who was sworn in as Chief Minister of the first BJP government in the state, got down to work immediately and has instructed Chief Secretary Swadheen Kshatriya to have a draft of the Right to Service Bill ready within a month.Devendra Fadnavis takes over as first BJP CM of MaharashtraDaily News & AnalysisFadnavis promises transparent governmentHindustan TimesDevendra Fadnavis sworn i…
    - 19 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:55pm -
  • newYSRCP to observe November 1 as Andhra Pradesh formation day - Daily News & Analysis
    YSRCP to observe November 1 as Andhra Pradesh formation dayDaily News & AnalysisProtesting against the ruling Telugu Desam Party's decision to change the date of Andhra Pradesh State Formation Day to June 2, YSR Congress Party today said the party would observe November 1 as formation day to "honour sentiments of the Telugu ...Andhra Pradesh doesn't need to change formation day, says YSR Congress PartyEconomic Timesall 3 news articles »
    - 27 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:47pm -
  • newCBI arrests Odisha MLA in chit fund scam - IBNLive

    CBI arrests Odisha MLA in chit fund scam - IBNLive

    IBNLiveCBI arrests Odisha MLA in chit fund scamIBNLiveBhubaneswar: The CBI on Friday arrested a ruling BJD MLA in Odisha for his alleged complicity with Artha Tatwa Group chief Pradip Sethy, who has duped thousands through a chit fund scam in the state. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the ...Congress, BJP welcome Pravat Tripathy's arrest as BJD drops himEconomic TimesChit fund scam: BJD MLA arrested by CBIHindustan TimesCBI arrests BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy in chit fund scam ca…
    - 39 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:35pm -
  • newWarren Anderson dead: Bhopal activists rue that he did not face a trial - Firstpost

    Warren Anderson dead: Bhopal activists rue that he did not face a trial - Firstpost

    FirstpostWarren Anderson dead: Bhopal activists rue that he did not face a trialFirstpostNew Delhi: Rights activists on Friday said it was a pity that then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson died without facing trial for the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster that killed thousands. Activists who spoke to IANS on telephone from Bhopal also denounced the ...Anderson died unpunished: Bhopal gas tragedy survivorsEconomic TimesBhopal gas tragedy victims vent anger at Anderson's deathThe HinduBhopal fugitive…
    - 48 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:26pm -
  • newShahi Imam's invite to Sharif does not merit response: Government - Business Standard

    Shahi Imam's invite to Sharif does not merit response: Government - Business Standard

    Times of IndiaShahi Imam's invite to Sharif does not merit response: GovernmentBusiness StandardAs the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid drew flak from Muslims for inviting the Pakistan prime minister to his son's anointment as his successor but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government Friday refused to get drawn into the controversy, terming his ...RJD slams Shahi Imam's snub to PM Narendra ModiZee NewsBukhari Does Not Represent Common Muslims: LJPOutlookSonia not to attend Bukhari son's anoin…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:13pm -
  • new'Mrs G in trousers': Here's why Modi is averse to Indira Gandhi - Firstpost

    'Mrs G in trousers': Here's why Modi is averse to Indira Gandhi - Firstpost

    Firstpost'Mrs G in trousers': Here's why Modi is averse to Indira GandhiFirstpostThere appears to be something almost Freudian about Narendra Modi's great public show of antipathy towards Indira Gandhi as reflected, for example, in his attempt to ignore so determinedly her 30th death anniversary and instead play up Sardar Patel's ...Congress pays tribute to Indira Gandhi in Jammu on 30th death anniversaryDaily News & AnalysisModi should have gone to pay tribute to Indira Gandhi: TiwariPress Tru…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:04pm -
  • newSexual assault on minors: Why Bangalore schools need to be made accountable - Firstpost

    Sexual assault on minors: Why Bangalore schools need to be made accountable - Firstpost

    FirstpostSexual assault on minors: Why Bangalore schools need to be made accountableFirstpostBangalore: Within 10 days since of a minor girl being raped allegedly by a non-teaching staff of a reputed international school in Bangalore, the IT capital was rocked by yet another shocking incident. A six-year-old girl was twice raped by a Hindi teacher ...Bangalore school teacher arrested for allegedly raping 6-year-oldHindustan TimesTeacher Arrested for Allegedly Raping Six-Year-Old in Bangalore Sc…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:02pm -
  • newSAARC countries chart common education agenda - The Hindu

    SAARC countries chart common education agenda - The Hindu

    The HinduSAARC countries chart common education agendaThe HinduEducation Ministers and officials of eight South Asian countries have resolved to collaborate on increased use of information. technology and improving the quality of education. The second meeting of Education Ministers of the South Asian Association for ...News in Pictures: What happened across India on October 31OneindiaEducation Minister Met in Delhi for 2nd SAARC MeetJagran Joshall 4 news articles »
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:23pm -
  • newParliamentary panel on railways seek views on Railways Bill - IBNLive

    Parliamentary panel on railways seek views on Railways Bill - IBNLive

    IBNLiveParliamentary panel on railways seek views on Railways BillIBNLiveNew Delhi: Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways has invited suggestions and views from the public, NGOs, experts and stakeholders on The Railways (Amendment) Bill, 2014. The Bill to amend the Railways Act, 1989 seeks to prevent the filing of ...and more »
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:20pm -
  • newBe futuristic, make police stations temples of justice: Rajnath to IPS probationers - Firstpost

    Be futuristic, make police stations temples of justice: Rajnath to IPS probationers - Firstpost

    FirstpostBe futuristic, make police stations temples of justice: Rajnath to IPS probationersFirstpostHyderabad: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday stressed the need for making police stations as "temples of justice" as he advised police personnel to develop a sense of social responsibility to serve the public. "I hold the police station to be a ...Rajnath Singh stresses over strengthening cyber crime prevention strategyParda PhashCybercrime Prevention Strategy on Anvil, Says Rajnath Si…
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:29pm -

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  • newSri Lanka cricket team arrives for ODI series
    Bhubaneswar, Oct.31 (ANI): The Sri Lankan cricket team on Friday arrived in India to play a five-match One Day International (ODI) series against the hosts.
    - 29 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:45pm -
  • newNorthEast United FC, Haier join hands
    New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI-Businesswire India): Indian Super League (ISL) team NorthEast United Football Club on Friday announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Chinese multinational corporation Haier for the 2014 edition of the league.
    - 35 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:39pm -
  • newSEBI piles pressure on Sahara to sell overseas hotels

    SEBI piles pressure on Sahara to sell overseas hotels

    By Suchitra Mohanty and Himank Sharma MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has accused Sahara of deliberately failing to sell its marquee overseas hotels in New York and London, seen as crucial to it complying with an order to repay investors and secure the release of jailed head Subrata Roy. The Supreme Court has asked Sahara to pay 100 billion rupees ($1.6 billion) initially to secure bail for Roy, a flamboyant businessman who has often been photographed with se…
    - 52 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:22pm -
  • newSushma Swaraj to visit Mauritius on November 1-3
    New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs announced on Friday that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Mauritius from November 1-3.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:08pm -
  • newIndia to take legal route to contest death sentence of fishermen by Sri Lanka court
    New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): India has decided to legally challenge the death sentence passed on five fishermen from Tamil Nadu by a court in Sri Lanka.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:08pm -
  • newSomali pirates free Indian sailors after four years in captivity
    Somali pirates have freed seven Indian sailors detained for close to four years in exchange for an undisclosed ransom, Somali officials and a maritime monitoring group said on Friday. At one time the pirates made millions of dollars in ransoms from seizing ships sailing the Horn of Africa nation's waters, but increased patrols by international navies on the Indian Ocean have reduced incidences of piracy. Their captors said at the time that they would only release the seven sailors when their fel…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:01pm -
  • newCricket: Prolific Younis wants to be remembered as "team man"
    ABU DHABI, Oct 31, 2014 (AFP) - Team-man not greatness is what Younis Khan wants to be remembered for in Pakistan's cricket history after his epic double hundred in the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:50pm -
  • newNokia shuts India handset plant near Chennai
    Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) Its curtains down for once iconic Nokia mobile handset maker, as its India plant shuts down operations Saturday at Sriperumbudur, a company spokesman said Friday.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:34pm -
  • newNearly 2000 athletes to attend forest sports meet in Goa
    Panaji, Oct 31 (IANS) Nearly 2,000 athletes drawn from forest departments across the country will participate in the 21st All India Forest Sports meet which gets underway in Goa from Nov 5.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:22pm -
  • newAsian and Commonwealth Games squash medallists feted
    Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) Gold medallists at the Asian and Commonwealth Games and other medallists as also the fresh Arjuna Award winner Anaka Alankamony were felicitated here Friday by the Squash Rackets Federation of India.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:20pm -
  • newUnited SC beat Air India 2-1 in Durand Cup
    Raia (Goa), Oct 31 (IANS) United SC defeated Air India 2-1 in a crucial second round Pool B match to keep their semi-final hopes alive in the 127th Durand Cup football tournament at the Raia Sports Complex here Friday.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:16pm -
  • newBhopal fugitive Warren Anderson is dead
    Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Warren Anderson, the former CEO of Union Carbide Corp, has died at 92 after living for 30 years under the shadow of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy that killed thousands.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:16pm -
  • newIndian Navy ships reach Mauritius
    Port Louis (Mauritius), Oct 31 (IANS) On a two-month-long overseas deployment, Indian naval ships Mumbai, Talwar and Deepak arrived in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, Friday, a statement said.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:14pm -
  • newCOAI wants regulator to review telecom M&A guidelines
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) has requested the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to take a comprehensive review of the merger and acquisition (M&A) guidelines.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:00pm -
  • newGold price dips Rs.600 per 10 gram
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Jewellery buyers have a reason to buy more gold even after the festive season has just gone as the yellow metal prices dropped by Rs.600 per 10 grams here Friday to Rs.26,500.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:34pm -
  • newAIFF relaxes Habas' ban
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Friday reduced Atletico de Kolkata head coach Antonio Lopez Habas' four-match ban to two and put him on a two-month probation from Oct 23. If Habas commits another infringement he would have to serve out his two-match ban again.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:34pm -
  • newAIFF reduces Habas's ban, puts him on probation
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Friday reduced Atletico de Kolkata head coach Antonio Lopez Habas's four-match ban to two and put him on two-month probation from Oct 23. If Habas commits another infringement he would have to serve out his two-match ban again.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:10pm -
  • newFacebook sets up India Client Council
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Social networking site Facebook has set up the India Client Council to better serve its partners and offer a forum to brands to share future ideas of marketing.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:08pm -
  • newMS Dhoni told me there is nothing called ‘lucky’ or ‘unlucky’ after my Test debut: Pankaj Singh

    MS Dhoni told me there is nothing called ‘lucky’ or ‘unlucky’ after my Test debut: Pankaj Singh

    Pankaj Singh looks back at his Test debut
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:04pm -
  • newJha extends lead to six shots
    Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) Local challenger Abhishek Jha blasted a seven-under-65 to zoom into a healthy six-shot lead in round three of the Asian Development Tour's TAKE Solutions India Masters golf tournament, at the Eagleton Resort, here Friday.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:52pm -
  • newWomen prefer vacations without their kids: Survey
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) A vacation must mean a vacation in its truest sense. A majority of Indian women have admitted in a new survey that they prefer to go on a holiday without their children, primarily due to a lack of personal time with their spouse.
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:34pm -
  • newRJD slams Shahi Imam's snub to PM Modi
    New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Friday slammed the Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the latter must be given the respect that his office commands.
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:14pm -
  • newReports: Arsenal legend Thierry Henry to line up alongside Robert Pires at FC Goa next season?

    Reports: Arsenal legend Thierry Henry to line up alongside Robert Pires at FC Goa next season?

    Thierry Henry might move to FC Goa in the ISL next year.
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:46pm -
  • newPune FC down Churchill 3-0 in Durand Cup
    Raia (Goa), Oct 31 (IANS) I-league side Pune FC began their Durand Cup campaign in style with a comfortable 3-0 win over Churchill Brothers SC in a Group IV quarter-final stage match of the 127th Durand Cup here Friday.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:40pm -
  • newRupee closes higher on foreign inflows, bucks weak Asia peers

    Rupee closes higher on foreign inflows, bucks weak Asia peers

    By Neha Dasgupta MUMBAI (Reuters) - The rupee shrugged off weakness in major Asian currencies to post a modest gain Friday on strong foreign inflows, reversing the depreciating trend of the last three days. The Bank of Japan's surpise monetary stimulus strengthened the dollar, causing a slide in the Yen as well as other major Asian currencies and nibbling away at the rupee's gains on the day. For the month, most Asian currencies reported losses barring the Indonesian rupiah and the Indian rupee.…
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:35pm -
  • newBonds post sharpest monthly gain in 1-1/2 years on rate cut hopes

    Bonds post sharpest monthly gain in 1-1/2 years on rate cut hopes

    By Gaurav Pai MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian government bonds posted their best monthly gain in 18 months on hopes easing inflation would allow the country's central bank to start trimming key policy rates earlier than expected. The gains came on a day when the Bank of Japan surprised financial markets by significantly expanding its massive stimulus programme, reigniting hopes the global liquidity situation would continue to remain easy. "We believe inflation will soften in December, although a spike…
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • newSept infrastructure output growth slows to 1.9 pct y/y

    Sept infrastructure output growth slows to 1.9 pct y/y

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's annual infrastructure output growth slowed to 1.9 percent in September, government data showed on Friday, hit by a fall in crude oil and gas production. Output expanded 5.8 percent year-on-year in August. The sector, which comprises coal, crude oil, oil refining, natural gas, steel, cement, electricity and fertilisers, accounts for 37.9 percent of India's industrial output. (Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Douglas Busvine)
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:26pm -
  • newGAIL- The Fastest Indian results from Goa

    GAIL- The Fastest Indian results from Goa

    GAIL- The Fastest Indian results from Goa
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:16pm -
  • newRyder picked for New Zealand A tour
    Wellington, Oct 31 (IANS) New Zealand selectors Friday threw a lifeline to talented batsman Jesse Ryder by including him in the 13-member A squad for four one-dayers in Dubai next month.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:12pm -
  • newSensex surges 500 points on BOJ easing, L&T gains

    Sensex surges 500 points on BOJ easing, L&T gains

    By Abhishek Vishnoi MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty surged nearly 2 percent on Friday to record highs for the second consecutive day after Bank of Japan's surprise expansion of its massive stimulus programme raised hopes for additional foreign inflows, boosting blue-chips. In a rare split decision, the BoJ's board voted 5-4 to accelerate purchases of Japanese government bonds so that its holdings increase at an annual pace of 80 trillion yen ($725 billion), up by 30 trillion yen. BoJ…
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:10pm -
  • newIndia's fiscal deficit in H1 almost 83 pct of full-year target

    India's fiscal deficit in H1 almost 83 pct of full-year target

    By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's fiscal deficit reached nearly 83 percent of its full-year target in the first half of the year, giving the government a tough job meeting its budget target even with help from a fall in global crude prices that will reduce the oil subsidy bill. A 25 percent fall in oil prices since June has helped Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government contain oil and fertiliser subsidies, but revenue growth has been slow. In his maiden budget, Finance Minister Aru…
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:02pm -
  • newIndia to launch electronic toll collection at 350 highway plazas: Minister
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Launching an electronic toll collection (ETC) system for the Delhi-Mumbai highway, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari Friday said such a facility will be extended to as many as 350 plazas by the end of next year.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:50pm -
  • newIndia-centric CTL won't clash with IPTL: Vijay Amritraj
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) from Nov 17-26 to be played across six cities in India won't have any clash of interests with the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), though, both will have franchises based out of New Delhi, former Indian tennis star and CTL promoter Vijay Amritraj said Friday.
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:22pm -
  • newCCFI alleges official data forgery on organic farming
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Crop Care Federation of India (CCFI), the apex body of the agrochemicals industry, has in a letter to the prime minister alleged data forgery by the commerce and agriculture ministries on organic farming in the country.
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:12pm -
  • newWhen Sadhil took tips from Manish Paul
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Child star Sadhil Kapoor will play host to TV star Manish Paul on the "Captain Tiao" show. He also learned some hosting tricks from his celebrity guest.
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:10pm -
  • newIndia announce squad for AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualifiers
    New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Head coach Priya P.V. has named a 23-member India squad for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Women's Championship China 2015 qualifiers starting Wednesday in Amman, Jordan.
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:02pm -
  • newXiaomi becomes third largest smartphone maker in just three years
    Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Xiaomi Corp has made it to the top-three smartphone making companies in just three years of launch, outselling rivals with low-budget smartphones packed with high-end features.
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:49pm -
  • newSmartphones still only account for 70 percent of total mobile shipments
    Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Smartphone share of the overall mobile phone shipments remains flat at 70 percent from past two quarters, though it has increased year over year.
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:49pm -
  • newAfghan president invites Taliban to join peace process
    Beijing/Kabul, Oct 31 (IANS) Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Friday called upon the Taliban group to join the peace process in the country as the group has stepped up its insurgency activities across the country.
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:38pm -
  • newPresident Mukherjee pays floral tributes to Sardar Patel
    New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Friday on the occasion of his birth anniversary.
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:34pm -

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  • Rupee tumbles by 90 paise vs dollar in late morning trade
    The Indian rupee dropped sharply by 90 paise to 66.90 against the American currency in the late morning trade on Tuesday on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers on the back of firm dollar in overseas amidst sudden fall in equity market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:15pm -
  • Rupee tumbles by 90 paise vs dollar in late morning trade
    The Indian rupee dropped sharply by 90 paise to 66.90 against the American currency in the late morning trade on Tuesday on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers on the back of firm dollar in overseas amidst sudden fall in equity market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:14pm -
  • SC admits judgement on CIC mistake of law, recalls verdict
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday recalled an order and admitted that it committed a "mistake of law" by directing that only sitting or retired high court chief justices or an apex court judge could head the central and state information commissions.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:11pm -
  • Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea on Tuesday
    Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, was behind bars after he was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:07pm -
  • 2G: SC rejects pleas for recalling its orders
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas of the accused in the 2G spectrum case seeking recall of its two orders barring the high court from hearing the matters arising out of the scam.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:06pm -
  • 2G: SC rejects pleas for recalling its orders
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas of the accused in the 2G spectrum case seeking recall of its two orders barring the high court from hearing the matters arising out of the scam.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:06pm -
  • Microsoft to acquire Nokia's handset biz for USD 7.17 bn
    Software giant Microsoft said it will acquire Finnish handset maker Nokia's handset business for 5.44 billion euros (USD 7.17 billion) in cash, in an effort to strengthen its position in the smartphone market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:01pm -
  • Microsoft to acquire Nokia's handset biz for USD 7.17 bn
    Software giant Microsoft said it will acquire Finnish handset maker Nokia's handset business for 5.44 billion euros (USD 7.17 billion) in cash, in an effort to strengthen its position in the smartphone market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:01pm -
  • Federer stunned while Nadal rolls on at US Open
    Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open in the fourth round while Rafael Nadal captured his 19th hardcourt win in a row to reach the quarter-finals without having allowed a service break.
    - 3 Sep 13, 11:25am -
  • Divij Sharan bows out of US Open
    Divij Sharan's US Open came to an end after the Indian and his Chinese Taipei partner Yen-Hsun Lu went down fighting to Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer in the men's doubles third round in New York.
    - 3 Sep 13, 11:11am -
  • Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea on Tuesday
    Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, was behind bars after he was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court.
    - 3 Sep 13, 10:50am -
  • Landmark Food Security Bill gets Parliament nod
    Ushering in the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger, Parliament on Monday gave its nod to the landmark Food Security Bill which seeks to provide highly subsidised foodgrains to the country's two-third population as a right.
    - 3 Sep 13, 10:49am -
  • Runners-up finish for India in Asia Cup
    India made a spirited fightback in the second half but failed to earn a direct berth in next year's hockey World Cup as they lost the high-scoring summit clash 3-4 to defending champions South Korea, in Ipoh on Monday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 9:00pm -
  • Nat Sports Awards presented; Sodhi conferred Khel Ratna
    The National Sports Awards were presented on Saturday to the country's top athletes and coaches with shooter Ronjan Sodhi getting the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - India's highest sporting honour, while cricketer Virat Kohli was among the Arjuna awardees.
    - 2 Sep 13, 9:00pm -
  • First time in 50 years: Eng to host India for 5 Tests
    England has agreed to host India for five Test matches, for the first time in 50 years, when the team lands in London for a long series which will also include five ODIs and a Twenty20 International next year.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:50pm -
  • Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram attacks kill 38
    At least 38 people have been killed in weekend attacks in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, and another 34 are missing, local officials said on Sunday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:40pm -
  • Obama backs strike on Syria but wants Congress approval
    In a surprise move, US President Barack Obama has sought congressional approval for limited military intervention in Syria to win more support for his plan to punish the Bashar al-Assad regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:40pm -
  • Hasina hints at polls in Bangladesh before January 24
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday hinted that Bangladesh's next general election could be held at any time in the three-month period before the term of parliament ends on January 24.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:35pm -
  • Daunting task ahead of Rajan as new RBI governor
    Declining value of Rupee, widening Current Account Deficit (CAD) and the impact of likely tapering of US bond purchases are some of the key issues which will keep Raghuram Rajan busy after he takes charge as RBI Governor on Wednesday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:29pm -
  • Daunting task ahead of Rajan as new RBI governor
    Declining value of Rupee, widening Current Account Deficit (CAD) and the impact of likely tapering of US bond purchases are some of the key issues which will keep Raghuram Rajan busy after he takes charge as RBI Governor on Wednesday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:29pm -
  • Brotherhood demands fact-finding panel for detainees
    Amid a security crackdown on its members, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has demanded the formation of an independent fact-finding committee to carry out surprise inspections of detention centres and investigate all violations committed against prisoners.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:26pm -
  • C-17 heavy-lift transport plane inducted into IAF
    Giving a major thrust to IAF's capability to swiftly move troops and tanks to battle fronts, Def Min A K Antony formally inducted its biggest 70-tonne C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft into service at the Hindon Air Base on Monday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:26pm -
  • Moily: No proposal for night curfew at petrol pumps
    Slammed over a proposal to shut petrol pumps at night to taper fuel demand, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday beat a hasty retreat, saying there is no move to limit petrol and diesel sales at retail outlets.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:25pm -
  • Moily: No proposal for night curfew at petrol pumps
    Slammed over a proposal to shut petrol pumps at night to taper fuel demand, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday beat a hasty retreat, saying there is no move to limit petrol and diesel sales at retail outlets.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:24pm -
  • Citizens' right to privacy should be protected: President
    Lauding the role of Right to Information Act in promoting transparency, President Pranab Mukherjee has stressed on adequate safeguards to protect the "inviolable rights to privacy" of a citizen.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:24pm -
  • Telangana issue rocks Parl, 9 MPs suspended
    Parliament was rocked by Telangana issue again on Monday, prompting Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to take the unprecedented step of suspending nine members from Andhra Pradesh for five days, the second time in the same session.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:24pm -
  • Telangana issue rocks Parl, 9 MPs suspended
    Parliament was rocked by Telangana issue again on Monday, prompting Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to take the unprecedented step of suspending nine members from Andhra Pradesh for five days, the second time in the same session.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:23pm -
  • Sahara blames SEBI in SC for imbroglio in paying investors
    The Sahara group today blamed SEBI for acting in haste against it on the issue of refunding Rs 24,000 crore to investors and asked the Supreme Court to pass an order to help it get out of the imbroglio.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:53pm -
  • 2G case: Court dismisses joint trial pleas
    A Delhi court on Monday dismissed separate pleas of Essar Teleholdings Ltd (ETHL) and another accused in 2G spectrum scam case seeking a joint trial in the case.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:52pm -
  • Subbarao to bid adieu after 5 stormy years
    Career bureaucrat-turned-banker D Subbarao demits office on Wednesday after a 5-year stint as RBI Governor during a tumultuous period of global financial stress that has left rupee plumbing new depths, falling economic growth and high inflation.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:40pm -
  • RBI zeroes in on 5 for panel to screen applications of new banks
    The Reserve Bank is understood to have zeroed in on five names for setting up a high-level panel of experts from the banking and financial sector to screen applications of the 26 aspirants for new banking licences.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:32pm -
  • SC seeks Centre's reply on plea to ban pentavalent vaccine
    The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre on a PIL seeking its direction to ban use of pentavalent vaccine, which prevents diseases like Hepatitis-B and diphtheria in children.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:26pm -
  • Merkel hits out at Russia and China over Syria stand
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel hit out at Russia and China over their stance in the Syrian crisis, saying in an interview published on Saturday that their action weakened the United Nations.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:17pm -
  • Sri Lanka turning authoritarian: UN human rights chief
    UN human rights Chief Navi Pillay on Saturday criticised the Sri Lankan government, saying the country is becoming "increasingly authoritarian" despite the end of a civil war four years ago.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:17pm -
  • Syria asks UN to prevent aggression against it
    Syria has appealed to the United Nations to try to "prevent any aggression" against it, even as US President Barack Obama on Monday lobbied with war-weary lawmakers to convince them for a limited military strike.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:15pm -
  • Tornado rips through eastern Japan, injures dozens
    A tornado ripped through parts of eastern Japan on Monday, injuring several dozen people, tearing off roofs and uprooting buildings.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:15pm -
  • Tornado rips through eastern Japan, injures dozens
    A tornado ripped through parts of eastern Japan on Monday, injuring several dozen people, tearing off roofs and uprooting buildings.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:14pm -
  • Lal Masjid operation: Case filed against Musharraf
    In fresh trouble for Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a case was on Monday filed against him for the murder of cleric Abdul Rasheed and his mother during the infamous Lal Masjid operation.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:14pm -
  • Syria asks UN to prevent aggression against it
    Syria has appealed to the United Nations to try to "prevent any aggression" against it, even as US President Barack Obama on Monday lobbied with war-weary lawmakers to convince them for a limited military strike.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:14pm -
  • Citizens' right to privacy should be protected: President
    Lauding the role of Right to Information Act in promoting transparency, President Pranab Mukherjee has stressed on adequate safeguards to protect the "inviolable rights to privacy" of a citizen.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:13pm -
  • Bhatkal took advantage of free passage at Indo-Nepal border
    Arrested Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal and his associate used to take advantage of the unhindered passage on the Indo-Nepal border, 110 km of which lay in Bihar.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:06pm -
  • Lal Masjid operation: Case filed against Musharraf
    In fresh trouble for Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a case was on Monday filed against him for the murder of cleric Abdul Rasheed and his mother during the infamous Lal Masjid operation.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:05pm -
  • Economic deceleration on expected lines: Planning Commission
    The Planning Commission on Friday said the deceleration in economic growth in the first quarter was on expected lines and it may improve in the second half of the fiscal.
    - 2 Sep 13, 5:41pm -
  • Mumbai gangrape: Cops want accused to undergo TIP soon
    Mumbai police plans to conduct test identification parade of the five accused in the photojournalist gangrape case as soon as they are remanded in judicial custody.
    - 2 Sep 13, 1:53pm -
  • Obama backs strike on Syria but wants Congress approval
    In a surprise move, US President Barack Obama has sought congressional approval for limited military intervention in Syria to win more support for his plan to punish the Bashar al-Assad regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons.
    - 2 Sep 13, 1:43pm -
  • Hyderabad Hotshots clinch inaugural IBL title
    Olympic medalist Saina Nehwal-led Hyderabad Hotshots emerged as the champion of the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) when they downed Awadhe Warriors 3-1 in the final matches which was held at the NSCI Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday.
    - 1 Sep 13, 8:13am -
  • US for "narrow" strike against Syria; Russia dismisses chemical weapons use
    The US moved closer to military intervention in Syria with President Barack Obama saying he was considering a "limited, narrow" strike without involving ground forces even as Russia dismissed claims about the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime as "utter nonsense."
    - 31 Aug 13, 9:35pm -
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  • newAir strikes hit Kobani as Kurdish peshmerga prepare to enter

    Air strikes hit Kobani as Kurdish peshmerga prepare to enter

    SURUC Turkey/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Friday in an apparent bid to pave the way for heavily-armed Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces to enter from neighbouring Turkey.
    - 22 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:52pm -
  • newSEBI piles pressure on Sahara to sell overseas hotels

    SEBI piles pressure on Sahara to sell overseas hotels

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has accused Sahara of deliberately failing to sell its marquee overseas hotels in New York and London, seen as crucial to it complying with an order to repay investors and secure the release of jailed head Subrata Roy.
    - 52 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:22pm -
  • newSomali pirates free Indian sailors after four years in captivity

    Somali pirates free Indian sailors after four years in captivity

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali pirates have freed seven Indian sailors detained for close to four years in exchange for an undisclosed ransom, Somali officials and a maritime monitoring group said on Friday.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:01pm -
  • newYounus, Misbah punish sorry Australia

    Younus, Misbah punish sorry Australia

    (Reuters) - Younus Khan hit a stellar double hundred while skipper Misbah-ul-Haq also joined the run-feast with his sixth test century as Pakistan tightened their grip on the second and final test against Australia on Friday.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:47pm -
  • newChina to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia

    China to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will dispatch an elite unit of the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to U.N. calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:18pm -
  • newMyanmar's leaders seek to revive peace talks, maintain reforms

    Myanmar's leaders seek to revive peace talks, maintain reforms

    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's political and ethnic leaders agreed on Friday to work together on reforms and peace talks ahead of a 2015 election after U.S. President Barack Obama urged the government to make every effort to end ethnic conflict.
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:25pm -
  • newMotorbike stuntman who taunted police on viral video arrested

    Motorbike stuntman who taunted police on viral video arrested

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A motorcycle stuntman who filmed himself taunting a police officer while other bikers performed tricks on a freeway in California has been arrested, police said on Thursday.
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:21pm -
  • newChina says nets 180 graft suspects in overseas manhunt

    China says nets 180 graft suspects in overseas manhunt

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China says it has captured 180 people suspected of committing economic crimes as part of an aggressive anti-corruption campaign targeting suspects who have fled abroad, state news agency Xinhua reported.
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:58pm -
  • newGovt considers ban on e-cigarettes, sale of single smokes

    Govt considers ban on e-cigarettes, sale of single smokes

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The government is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters.
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 1:24pm -
  • newA Minute With: Bollywood's Kalki Koechlin on playing disabled teen

    A Minute With: Bollywood's Kalki Koechlin on playing disabled teen

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Kalki Koechlin is one of the few Bollywood actresses in recent years to build her star power while proving her talent in indie and mainstream Indian cinema.
    - 13 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:20am -
  • newFour dead, five injured after plane crashes at Kansas airport

    Four dead, five injured after plane crashes at Kansas airport

    WICHITA Kan. (Reuters) - Four people were killed, including the pilot, and five injured when a small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita on Thursday, setting off an explosion and huge fireball, officials said.
    - 14 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:42am -
  • newApple's Cook: "I'm proud to be gay"

    Apple's Cook: "I'm proud to be gay"

    REUTERS - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward.
    - 14 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:53am -
  • newFour dead, five injured after plane crashes at Kansas airport

    Four dead, five injured after plane crashes at Kansas airport

    WICHITA Kan. (Reuters) - Four people were killed, including the pilot, and five injured when a small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on Thursday, setting off an explosion and huge ball of fire, officials said.
    - 17 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:58am -
  • newApple's Cook: "I'm proud to be gay"

    Apple's Cook: "I'm proud to be gay"

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward.
    - 18 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:56am -
  • newPolish prosecutors question Polanski over U.S. sex crime warrant

    Polish prosecutors question Polanski over U.S. sex crime warrant

    KRAKOW (Reuters) - Polish prosecutors interviewed filmmaker Roman Polanski on Thursday in connection with a U.S. arrest warrant over a 1977 sex crime conviction, then let him go free saying there were no grounds to hold him.
    - 23 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 11:34pm -
  • newNo hope for survivors in Sri Lanka landslide, over 100 dead

    No hope for survivors in Sri Lanka landslide, over 100 dead

    HALDUMMULLA Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Hopes of finding survivors under the mud and rubble of a landslide in Sri Lanka ran out on Thursday, though a government minister cut the estimated death toll to over 100 from 300 the previous night.
    - 23 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 11:19pm -
  • newSweden recognises Palestinian state, hopes will revive peace process

    Sweden recognises Palestinian state, hopes will revive peace process

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish government officially recognised the state of Palestine on Thursday and said there were signs other European Union states would follow its lead.
    - 23 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 11:16pm -
  • newIraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria to fight Islamic State

    Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria to fight Islamic State

    SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants who have defied U.S. air strikes and threatened to massacre its Kurdish defenders.
    - 23 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 10:56pm -
  • newHarley-Davidson woos affluent young Indians with bike culture

    Harley-Davidson woos affluent young Indians with bike culture

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc, battling upstart competitors in its traditional markets, says it is betting on India's young and affluent urbanites to help establish a "leisure riding" culture there and boost sales of its first new bike in over a decade.
    - 24 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 10:20pm -
  • India's universal healthcare rollout to cost $26 billion

    India's universal healthcare rollout to cost $26 billion

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's universal health plan that aims to offer guaranteed benefits to a sixth of the world's population will cost an estimated 1.6 trillion rupees ($26 billion) over the next four years, a senior health ministry official said.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 7:04pm -
  • First Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria's Kobani - monitoring group

    First Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria's Kobani - monitoring group

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The first Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani through the border crossing with Turkey on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:45pm -
  • China expresses concern about Indian plan to build border posts

    China expresses concern about Indian plan to build border posts

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's defence ministry on Thursday expressed concern over reports that India plans to build 54 new border posts along their disputed border, long a source of tension between the two giant neighbours.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:38pm -
  • Myanmar calls meeting of political, military heavyweights

    Myanmar calls meeting of political, military heavyweights

    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's president and powerful military chief will hold an unprecedented high-level meeting on Friday with major political parties and ethnic minority groups as cracks widen in the fledgling democracy ahead of an election next year.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 3:33pm -
  • Pakistan civilians flee as military steps up Khyber offensive on Taliban

    Pakistan civilians flee as military steps up Khyber offensive on Taliban

    PESHAWAR Pakistan (Reuters) - Twenty-nine people were killed and thousands of civilians forced to flee Pakistan's northwestern region of Khyber, the military said on Thursday, as it stepped up a two-week-old offensive against Taliban militants in the area.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 1:58pm -
  • Cricket - Pakistan at 82 for 1 vs Australia at lunch

    Cricket - Pakistan at 82 for 1 vs Australia at lunch

    REUTERS - Pakistan were 82 for one wicket at lunch on the first day of the second and final test against Australia at Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Thursday.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 1:46pm -