Press Trust Of India

  • Kings XI Punjab beat us fair and square, says MS Dhoni 5 minutes ago

    Abu Dhabi: Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded that his side were beaten "fair and square" by a better opponent in their six-wicket loss against Kings XI Punjab in an IPL thriller. CSK posted a huge 205 for four after electing to bat thanks to half centuries from...
  • BJP asks EC to stop Sonia Gandhi from airing message on DD, AIR 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday petitioned the Election Commission to stop Congress President Sonia Gandhi from airing her message on Doordarshan and AIR and said it is violative of the Model Code as it polarises the election scene among religious communities. In a letter to Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath,...
  • 12 killed in worst-ever Everest accident 36 minutes ago

    A massive avalanche on Friday struck Mount Everest killing at least 12 Nepalese Sherpa guides and injuring 10 others in the deadliest mountaineering accident on the world's highest peak. The avalanche occurred at around 6:45 am at an altitude of about 5,800 metres in an area known as the "popcorn...
  • Anna Hazare to launch 'Asli Azadi Abhiyan' on August 9 54 minutes ago

    Accusing both ruling and opposition parties of collecting unaccounted donations during elections, Anna Hazare on Fridayannounced that he would launch "Asli Azadi Abhiyan (Real Freedom Movement)" from Mumbai on August 9, on the anniversary of the Quit India Movement. The social activist said consultation programmes will be held in nine...
  • Chennai Super Kings' Dwayne Bravo suffers shoulder injury 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    Abu Dhabi: Chennai Super Kings allrounder Dwayne Bravo suffered a shoulder injury while fielding during Kings XI Punjab's innings in their IPL match on Friday. Bravo took a tumble while fielding at point region in the 11th over to get himself injured. He unsuccessfully tried to stop a switch hit...
  • BJP's Smriti Irani offers Gujarat model in Congress's bastion Amethi 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    Amethi will see development on the lines of the Gujarat model if the BJP comes to power at the Centre, actor-turned-party candidate Smriti Irani said on Friday. Addressing an election rally in Raniganj, Irani said, "Jab Amethi me kamal (lotus - the symbol of BJP) khilega toh yahan ki sari...
  • IT firm manager sexually assaults female employee, arrested 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    The manager of an IT company here was on Friday arrested for allegedly molesting a female employee, police said on Friday. M Jha was arrested after the victim lodged a complaint, police said. Jha's company is located in Sector 127. Police said Jha was being interrogated and other employees of...
  • Congress MLA from Delhi Hasan Ahmad allegedly attacked during press conference 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    Congress MLA from Delhi Hasan Ahmad was on Friday allegedly attacked by a group of youths here during a press conference. About 15-20 youths entered the hotel premises, where Hasan, who has been appointed observer by Congress for Uttar Pradesh, was addressing a press conference and manhandled him. "They (attackers)...
  • Three JNU students killed in motorcycle accident 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Three students of Jawaharlal Nehru University were killed when their motorcycle hit a divider and then rammed in a tree on the campus, police said on Friday. The deceased, all in their mid-twenties, have been identified as Ravi Singh Chaudhary and Ravi Shankar Gupta, both residents of Gaya, Bihar while...
  • Transgender Sonam in poll fray against Rahul, Irani 1 hour 57 minutes ago

    Amethi: Asserting that "hijras" can do a better job than others in Parliament, transgender Sonam Kinnar has entered the poll fray against sitting MP and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in what the spirited debutant terms the emergence of the 'third front' in Indian politics. Sonam filed nomination...
  • Sri Lanka selectors ask players to clear availability for England 2 hours 2 minutes ago

    Colombo: With the contract dispute between Sri Lanka Cricket and the players yet to resolved, the selectors have asked players to come clear on their availability for the forthcoming tour of Ireland and England. Chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said the players had been asked to inform about their availability for...
  • SC ruling on telcos audit may apply to other areas: FICCI 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Stating that the Supreme Court's ruling to allow CAG to audit accounts of telecom firms may have 'much wider ramifications' and could be applied to other areas subsequently, FICCI on Friday said the episode raises serious questions on the sanctity of Indian contracts. The Supreme Court on Thursday...
  • Row over EVMs sighted near residence of officer in Kendrapada 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    Kendrapara: A mob on Friday manhandled senior government officials in Odisha's Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency where elections were held yesterday, alleging attempts to tamper votes as an EVM-loaded vehicle was spotted in front of an officer's residence. Tension mounted when an EVM-loaded vehicle was spotted parked in front of the...
  • Centre deliberately suppressing Census figures, says Harsh Vardhan 2 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday accused the Congress-led UPA Government of deliberately not releasing Census figures as it was afraid that poor economic condition of the Muslim community under its rule would be exposed. Delhi BJP president Harsh Vardhan said that the Census process was completed in 2011 and it...
  • EC's notice to Mulayam for allegedly threatening teachers to vote for SP 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    The Election Commission on Friday issued a show cause notice to ruling Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening school teachers appointed on contract by Uttar Pradesh government to either vote for his party in Lok Sabha polls or risk losing permanentstatus. Holding that Yadav has prima facie...