Amreli

  • Mumbai Cricket Association interviews 28 candidates for coaching posts 14-04-2014 08:25 PM

    Mumbai: Twenty-eight aspirants, some of them former Test players, were interviewed on Monday for the job of coaches in different age groups representing Mumbai including the senior team by the local cricket association. The names of selected candidates for a total of six coaching posts, including two for the women's...
  • Coal blocks scam: CBI chargesheet against Congress MP Vijay Darda 27-03-2014 03:59 PM

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Congress, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a chargesheet against party's Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda in the coal block allocation case. Darda along with the others has been named for criminal conspiracy and cheating in the chargesheet. CBI has said that...
  • AAP declares three more candidates for Lok Sabha in Gujarat 21-03-2014 11:44 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party in Ahmedabad on Friday declared candidates from Patan, Surendranagar and Amreli Lok Sabha constituencies of Gujarat. The party has made Atul Patel (Patan), Jetha Patel (Surendranagar) and Nathalal Sukhadia (Amreli) its candidates for the ensuing general elections. Earlier, AAP had declared candidates from Banaskantha, Sabarkantha and Junagadh....
  • Rahane employing baseball hitting technique for T20s, says Amre 13-03-2014 08:21 PM

    Mumbai: Former India batsman Praveen Amre is helping talented Ajinkya Rahane master the art of "employing baseball technique while batting" so that the Mumbai youngster can generate more power in his strokes in the shortest format. Rahane has had a successful stint with Rajasthan Royals so far, playing with a...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file first chargesheet in Supreme Court on Monday 09-03-2014 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be filing its first chargesheet in the coal scam in the Supreme Court on Monday. It will also submitting a status report informing the Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe. The Supreme Court had asked the CBI,...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow 09-03-2014 06:24 PM

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely...
  • Rahane's debut ton extremely important for his career: Amre 16-02-2014 07:45 PM

    Mumbai: Ajinkya Rahane's maiden Test century in the ongoing second Test against New Zealand is a crucial milestone in his fledgling Test career, feels his former coach Pravin Amre. Amre is of the view that this maiden Test ton would act as the stepping stone and cement the youngster's Test...
  • Gujarat: Two lionesses mowed down by goods train near Gir forest 22-01-2014 04:21 PM

    Two lionesses on Tuesday were mowed down by a speeding goods train near the Gir forest on Surendranagar Pipavav port rail line in Amreli. "Two lionesses were mowed down by a high speed goods train early this morning near Berai village of Rajula taluka," deputy forest officer J K Makwana...
  • Egypt to hold referendum on new draft constitution in January 15-12-2013 07:25 AM

    Cairo: Egypt on Saturday announced a referendum on a new draft constitution will be held in January, the first step towards reinstalling democratic rule in the country polarised since the removal of President Mohamed Morsi. "I call upon you to vote in a referendum on the draft revised constitution on...
  • Ghana through to World Cup, Egypt misses out 20-11-2013 12:12 AM

    Cairo: Ghana have qualified for the World Cup with a 7-3 aggregate win over Egypt in the playoffs to seize the fourth of five African places available at the finals. Egypt won Tuesday's second leg 2-1 in the first international in Cairo in two years, but Ghana progressed because of...
  • Amre compares Rohit Sharma with Virender Sehwag 07-11-2013 08:48 PM

    Mumbai: Ex-India batsman and former Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach Pravin Amre sees shades of swashbuckling cricketer Virender Sehwag in Rohit Sharma, who on Thursday slammed a maiden unbeaten Test ton on debut against the West Indies in the opening match of the two-game series in Kolkata. "Personally I believe he...
  • We will miss Tendulkar at No 4: Pravin Amre 07-11-2013 08:42 PM

    Mumbai: With Sachin Tendulkar set to play his farewell Test in Mumbai next week against the West Indies, two of his former team-mates on Thursday heaped praise on him. "It is a mixed moment personally for me. We are used to seeing that after wicket number 2, the person who...
  • Gujarat: Danger of flood looms after heavy rains 18-06-2013 12:41 PM

    Ahmedabad: Just a few weeks ago several districts of Gujarat were reeling under the affect of drought and facing severe water crisis. But with heavy monsoon rains they are now facing the threat of floods. Nine people have died due to cloud burst in Saurashtra and many villages have been...
  • Surat: Ten bus passengers dead in collision with container 14-04-2013 08:35 AM

    Surat: Ten passengers of a luxury bus returning from Mumbai to Amreli in Saurashtra were killed when the bus dashed into a container on Saturday night on National Highway 8. Eyewitnesses said that there were 45 people onboard the bus when the incident happened. While ten people died immediately on...
  • Gujarat: Woman alleges rape by MLA, 17 others 09-12-2011 06:59 PM

    Amreli (Gujarat): A woman member of a village panchayat in Amreli district has alleged that she was gangraped by a BJP MLA and 17 others six months ago, police said on Friday. The allegation has been made by husband of the woman, a member of Dhari village panchayat, in two...
  • American Airlines files for bankruptcy 30-11-2011 08:37 AM

    Washington: American Airlines filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday to cut labor costs in the face of high fuel prices and dampened travel demand, capping a prolonged descent for what was once the largest US carrier. AMR Corp, the parent of American Airlines, also filed for bankruptcy and replaced its...
  • Egypt foreign minister next Arab League Chief 16-05-2011 02:45 PM

    Tehran: Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Al-Arabi was elected as Arab League Chief after last minute diplomacy left him as the only candidate in the race. Amr Moussa, a former Egyptian foreign minister, was head of the Arab League for 10 years. Egypt changed its candidate for head of the 22-member...