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  • Australian batsman Joe Burns signs deal with Middlesex 4 days ago

    London: Australian middle-order batsman Joe Burns has signed a deal with English county club Middlesex. The Queenslander is set to join the London-based club in early May and replace compatriot Adam Voges, who ironically was picked ahead of Burns for Australia's Test series against West Indies and England, cricket.com.au reported on...
  • Arsenal beat Burnley to close gap on league leaders Chelsea 6 days ago

    Burnley: Aaron Ramey maintained Arsenal's late-season charge by clinching a 1-0 win at relegation-threatened Burnley on Saturday, an eighth successive victory that keeps the team's faint title hopes alive. No other team has enjoyed such a winning run in the league this season, but earlier inconsistency has proved costly for Arsene...
  • Former drummer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Robert Burns Jr dies in car crash in Georgia April 5, 2015

    Georgia: Robert Burns Jr., a founding member and former drummer of the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died in a car crash in Georgia, state officials said on Saturday. He was 64 years old. Burns was not wearing his seatbelt when his car went off a road late Friday, striking a...
  • Joe Burns to plot Australia comeback in India April 1, 2015

    Melbourne: Queensland batsman Joe Burns is determined to avoid membership of the burgeoning club of Australian batsmen who have made brief cameos in the Test team before permanently falling into obscurity. The 25-year-old was the only member of the team that defeated India 2-0 in the 2014-15 series not to be...
  • Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee denies that officers of Burn Standard were assaulted February 19, 2015

    Kolkata: The assault on two senior officials of Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Burn Standard Ltd in Kolkata has got politicised with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rubbishing the charge of manhandling while the BJP alleged that the law and order has worsened in the state. Banerjee said, "Livelihood of the...
  • Kolkata: 2 suspended after assault of 2 senior officers of PSU Burn Standard by TMC leaders February 19, 2015

    Kolkata: Two persons have been suspended for alleged involvement of manhandling of two senior officials of Rail engine company Burn Standard Ltd in Kolkata by Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders on Wednesday. The two senior officials -- senior general manager and deputy general manager -- of the Central Public Sector Unit...
  • Joe Burns not keen on playing Indian Premier League January 30, 2015

    Brisbane: Australia batsman Joe Burns said on Friday that he is not keen on playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) and instead wants to focus on the longer format of the game. "Test cricket is my priority and I am not too keen to go to the IPL," Burns...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 4th Test, Day 5 at the SCG January 10, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Round-up: Shoulders dropped and bowlers ran out of answers as India, following an Australian onslaught, braced up for another battle of survival on the final day of the Test series after the hosts went 348 runs in front...
  • Australia's close-in fielding worries Tom Moody January 9, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australian allrounder Tom Moody has emphasised the need for Australia to deploy a specialist fielder at the short-leg fielding position where several catches have been dropped by the home team in the ongoing Test series against India. Joe Burns, one of the newest members in the Australian squad, dropped...
  • Spinners will play major role on Day 5 at SCG: Joe Burns January 9, 2015

    Sydney: His swashbuckling 66 helped Australia amass a massive 348-run lead on the fourth day of the final Test and young batsman Joe Burns feels the spinners will play a major role on a fifth day pitch as the hosts go for an outright win against India on Saturday. Burns hit...
  • Focus is on India Test rather than future: Joe Burns January 4, 2015

    Sydney: Rookie batsman Joe Burns feels that it's important to focus on the present rather than think about future as he readies himself for the fourth and final cricket Test against India, starting Tuesday rather than thinking about Australia's future international tours including Ashes. "It's very exciting, the tours that are...
  • Hazlewood asks Burns to keep things simple at MCG December 25, 2014

    Melbourne: Fresh from his impressive debut at the Gabba in the second cricket match against India, Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has advised young Joe Burns, who is set to play his first Test at the MCG on Boxing Day, to keep things simple. The 25-year-old Queensland batsman has come into the...
  • Debutant Joe Burns to bat at six, Ryan Harris to play for Australia December 25, 2014

    Melbourne: Debutant Joe Burns will bat at number six and paceman Ryan Harris returns for Australia in the third Boxing Day Test against India, skipper Steve Smith said on Thursday. Smith, who won his first Test as captain as a replacement for the injured Michael Clarke at the Gabba last weekend,...
  • My dad didn't believe I was selected: Joe Burns December 22, 2014

    Melbourne: Young batsman Joe Burns' selection in the Australian team for the third Test against India was so unexpected that his own father had refused to believe the news. The 25-year-old, who was named as a replacement for injured all-rounder Mitchell Marsh on Sunday, spoke of his father's surprise and his...
  • Mitchell Marsh out as Australia selectors pick Joe Burns for Boxing Day Test against India December 21, 2014

    Brisbane: Batsman Joe Burns, on Sunday, was handed an unexpected Test debut as he replaced all-rounder Mitchell Marsh in a 13-member Australian cricket squad for the third Test against India starting December 26. "Australia's National Selection Panel have opted for the shock selection of Queenslander Joe Burns to join the 13-man...
  • MP: Tantrik presses hot iron sickle to 6-month-old baby to cure her of pneumonia December 6, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident in Madhya Pradesh, a six-month-old girl was severely burned by a tantrik, apparently to cure her of pneumonia. The incident took place in Shivpuri district. The child was admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries to her stomach. Her condition is still critical. Her family...
  • Class 8 student who set himself on fire battles for life in Faridabad November 27, 2014

    A class 8 student is battling for his life after he set himself on fire inside the school premises in Faridabad. The child was allegedly harassed by school authorities for poor performance. His relatives claim that his grades had been slipping and teachers were taunting him. He was also upset...
  • Tihar jailer, son arrested for allegedly burning daughterinlaw September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Tihar jailer Gyan Singh and his son Nitin have been arrested by the Delhi police for trying to kill a woman by burning her. The woman is the accused man Nitin's wife. They have been charged under sections 498, 307 (attempt to murder) and 34 (common intention). The...
  • No further discussion planned with Iran on Iraq: US June 18, 2014

    Washington: The US has said no further discussion with Iran has been planned in Vienna on Iraq, where Islamist militants have gained control of key cities. On the margins of the P5+1 meeting in Vienna with Iran on its nuclear weapons programme, Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns, met briefly...
  • Tata Steel donates Rs 10 lakh to Subarnarekha Burning Ghat May 22, 2014

    Tata Steel on Thursday donated a sum of Rs 10 lakh to Subarnarekha Burning Ghat, a nonprofit organization providing funeral facility for the residents of the steel city. Aimed at upgradation of the existing antipollution units, the private steel major already donated Rs 49 lakh towards installation of third Electric Furnace...
  • Six, including four children, receive serious burn injuries after coming in contact with live wire May 9, 2014

    At least six persons, including four children, received serious burn injuries from a live electric wire after it accidentally snapped and fell on shops and houses in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Friday, police said. The incident took place in Akchari village under Rasulpur police station area, they said. Properties worth about...
  • Two kids charred to death in Daho April 19, 2014

    Two children were charred to death in Daho village of Garhwa district, the police said on Saturday. Bhulan Bhuyan (9 years) and Rama Bhuyan (6), brothers, died when their hutment caught fire yesterday, the police said. Their mother Imli Devi suffered minor burns as she tried desperately to save the children, who...
  • CJ Kuldeep fights for justice after in-laws set his sister on fire for dowry March 24, 2014

    CJ Kuldeep Yadav is appealing for strict punishment for the perpetrators of the ghastly crime carried on her sister who was set ablaze by her in-laws after she failed to fulfill their repeated demands for dowry. ...
  • Singapore: 2nd Indian charged for burning property in Little India riots March 6, 2014

    A second Indian has been charged for burning property during Singapore's worst riot in 40 years in December last year. Sarangan Kumaran, who was among the 25 accused of rioting, was read the extra charge of "mischief by fire with intent to cause damage" in a pre-trial conference on Wednesday. The...
  • Woman dies in Assam, is mistaken for woman who kissed Rahul at meet March 1, 2014

    Guwahati: Shortly after reports of the death of a woman who kissed Rahul Gandhi at a public meet in Assam, the state police issued denials saying that victim was another woman who was not even present during the meet. "She is not the person who kissed. These are two separate incidents....
  • Woman who died in Assam was not present during Rahul meet: Police March 1, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam Police has clarified that the woman who died in Assam of burn injuries is not the one who kissed Rahul Gandhi at an event on February 26. It was earlier reported that the woman who kissed the Congress Vice President had died of severe burn injuries after reportedly...
  • CJ Yasmeen wants specialty hospitals for burn victims February 23, 2014

    CJ Yasmeen Mansoori is an acid attack survivor. She has gone through several surgeries to reconstruct her face, but many times as a burns patient, she felt the need of special medical attention. In this report, Yasmeen is requesting the government to build specialty hospitals for patients like her. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Health Special Show February 23, 2014

    This week, as elections near, CJ tackles one of the most urgent issues that should be on any aspiring politician's agenda: healthcare. ...
  • Mumbai: AAP LS candidate Mayank Gandhi detained February 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Just hours after Nationalist Congress Party workers ransacked Aam Aadmi Party office in Mumbai, local police detained AAP leader Mayank Gandhi on Saturday evening. Gandhi who is also AAP's Lok Sabha candidate was detained by Mumbai Police when he was on his way to the NCP office. The youth...
  • Three children charred to death, five sustain burn injuries February 22, 2014

    Three children were burnt to death and five sustained burn injuries when their thatched house in a Bihar village caught fire, police said on Saturday. The incident took place late on Friday at Kusi village in Muzaffarpur district, about 70 km from here. "All the victims were of the same family," a...