Camps

  • Barcelona facing first trophyless season in six years 17-04-2014 08:36 AM

    Barcelona: Barcelona's painful reverse to arch rivals Real Madrid in Wednesday's King's Cup final brings to an end a hellish week and leaves them facing their first season without major silverware in six years. Coach Gerardo Martino, in his first term in charge at the Nou Camp, was defiant after...
  • Atletico eye Champions League semi-finals at Barca expense 09-04-2014 10:18 AM

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid is on the cusp of reaching the semi-finals of Europe's top-tier competition for the first time in 40 years as they welcome Barcelona to Vicente Calderon Stadium on Wednesday for the return leg of their Champions League quarterfinal. Atletico hold a narrow advantage after scoring an away...
  • Barcelona members back Nou Camp stadium remodelling plans 06-04-2014 09:46 AM

    Barcelona: Barcelona's members have backed plans to remodel the club's iconic Nou Camp stadium to increase the capacity of Europe's biggest soccer venue from 98,000 to 105,000 and help boost sponsorship and matchday revenue. Just over 72 percent of Barca's members who took part in a referendum on Saturday voted...
  • CRPF jawan shoots himself dead due to personal problems in Bada Asthi camp 30-03-2014 12:15 PM

    A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Bada Asthi camp in Jharkhand, a senior official said. Pawan Kumar, a resident of Nagaland, shot himself dead due to personal problems on Saturday night, CRPF Commandant Dharmendra Singh Bisen said. He said Kumar was not on duty when the...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down all three terrorists who attacked Khatua 28-03-2014 07:02 PM

    Srinagar: Three terrorists were gunned down in a fierce gun battle with the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua on Friday. The terrorists had executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Early in the morning, the...
  • Over 33,000 Muzaffarnagar riot refugees apply to register in voters list 11-03-2014 03:56 PM

    Over 33 thousand displaced riots victims of the Muzaffarnagar communal violence have applied to enroll in electoral list from new places in Muzaffarnagar district, a senior official said on Tuesday. "At least 33,022 people displaced due to riots have applied for the enrollment in voter list and it is being...
  • AMU student gets USD 1.2 lakh Presidential scholarship 08-03-2014 05:37 PM

    A research scholar of Aligarh Muslim University, a former resident of a riot relief camp in Gujarat, has been granted the prestigious Presidential scholarship by Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Sheth Zulfikar Yousuf, who hails from a modest background in Himmatnagar of Gujarat and got the USD 1.2 lakh scholarship...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 3-year-old baby dies in relief camp 05-03-2014 01:17 PM

    A three-day old baby girl died due to illness at a relief camp for riot victims at Malakpur village in Shamli district. The baby was born with complications and died on Tuesday, according to camp organiser Maulana Aslem. The parents of the baby were displaced from Phugana during the riots...
  • J&K: Indian soldier shoots 5 colleagues dead at an Army camp, kills self 27-02-2014 08:11 AM

    Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier shot five colleagues to death in an Army camp in Manasbal camp in North Kashmir on Wednesday. After shooting his fellow soldiers, he shot himself too. All the soldiers belonged to 13 Rashtriya Rifles. Top officials are present at the spot. A court of inquiry...
  • LS polls: Complaint redressal camps to address errors in electoral rolls 24-02-2014 03:56 PM

    Error-free electoral rolls will be prepared this time in Madhya Pradesh via complaint redressal camps for voters, ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, as per directives of the Election Commission of India. According to an official release in Bhopal on Monday, these camps will be held across the state...
  • Alice Herz-Sommer, oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies at 110 24-02-2014 09:36 AM

    London:c, believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor, died at age 110 on Sunday, a family member said. The accomplished pianist's death came just a week before her extraordinary story of surviving two years in a Nazi prison camp through devotion to music and her son is up for an...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Rs 2 lakh relief for kin of 12 deceased children at relief camps 22-02-2014 05:22 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government has decided to provide relief of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of 12 children who died in the bitter cold this winter at riot camps in Muzaffarnagar. "Upon a direction from the state government, the families of the 12 children, who died in the cold...
  • Poll camps to set up after announcement of LS elections 16-02-2014 09:28 AM

    Chandigarh: The Election Commission of India (ECI) would set a date after the announcement of Lok Sabha elections for camps at all polling stations across the country where eligible persons could get enrolled as voters. Besides, those enrolled could get any error in the voters' list rectified in these camps,...
  • Hungarian Jews threaten boycott of official Holocaust events 10-02-2014 10:55 AM

    Hungary's main Jewish group voted on Sunday to boycott official Holocaust commemorations this year unless they more clearly show the role of local citizens in the Nazi deportation and killing of Hungarian Jews. The Hungarian Jewish Congregations' Association (Mazsihisz) decided to stay away from events marking the 70th anniversary of...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 7-year-old girl dies of pneumonia at Shamli relief camp 08-02-2014 02:34 PM

    A seven-year-old girl has died due to pneumonia at a relief camp at Malakpur village in neighbouring Shamli district, officials said on Saturday. The victim, Samrin Zahid, contracted Pneumonia due to cold conditions and was being treated at a primary health care facility. She died on Friday, Sub Divisional Magistrate...
  • Barcelona unveil USD 565 million Camp Nou remodel plan 03-02-2014 09:52 PM

    Barcelona: Barcelona have unveiled plans for their 420-million-euro ($565 million) Camp Nou redesign, which will increase the stadium's capacity to 105,053 and transform the infrastructure around it. The Spanish champion's games will be unaffected when work begins in 2017, lasting until 2021. The stadium's exterior will be completely transformed with...
  • No end to relief camp deaths, another child dies of pneumonia 29-01-2014 02:35 PM

    A four-year-old girl has succumbed to pneumonia at a private relief camp in neighbouring Shamli district, officials said on Wednesday. The victim, Suhana, living in Malakpur village camp, contracted pneumonia due to prevailing cold conditions sweeping the region and died on Tuesday, Superintendent of Government Health Centre Charan Singh said....
  • 5-month-old baby girl dies in Muzaffarnagar relief camp 24-01-2014 03:29 PM

    A five-month-old baby girl has succumbed to pneumonia in a relief camp at Malakpur village in Shamli district. Superintendent of Government Health Centre of Kairana, Charan Singh said a team has been sent for inquiry into the death of the child. According to camp organiser Maulana Aslem, Shabnam contracted pneumonia...
  • Barcelona opt for rebuilt Nou Camp, not new stadium 21-01-2014 08:31 AM

    Barcelona: Barcelona's board of directors have rejected the option of building a new stadium and will push ahead with a remodelling of the Nou Camp. Barca members, who collectively own the club, will be given a chance at the beginning of April to vote on the proposal that would increase...
  • Nashik: Explosives found in Devlali Camp 18-01-2014 11:45 PM

    Nashik: A cache of explosives, including two live hand-grenades, 28 cartridges, and five empty cases of firearms was found dumped in a garbage-carrying vehicle in the vicinity of Army Centre in Devlali Camp area near Nashik on Saturday, police said. The explosives were packed in a polythene bag which was...
  • One more Muzaffarnagar riot victim dies due to cold, over 200 seek shelter 17-01-2014 07:36 AM

    At least 219 displaced families of worst riot-hit areas of Muzaffarnagar, which were "forced" to vacate relief camps, on Wednesday appealed the government to provide a temporary shelter to them to escape cold, while one more affected person died due to the harsh weather in Shamli. Sub Divisional Magistrate Shalender...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 60-year-old victim who moved out of relief camp succumbs to cold wave 16-01-2014 08:36 AM

    A 60-year-old woman, who had fled her village after riots last year and later moved out of relief camp in Shahpur due to alleged government pressure, on Wednesday died due to cold near the camp. Mehmooden, a widow, was living with her four sons at a temporary shelter near the...
  • UP government launches medical drive for Muzaffarnagar riot victims 15-01-2014 03:00 PM

    "The Uttar Pradesh government has launched a medical drive for Muzaffarnagar riot victims, with checkups of pregnant women and children given priority. Medical examination of around 168 pregnant women and 4,000 children has been carried out till now," District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said. "A team of doctors under the...
  • Under fire Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh Yadav meet Muzaffarnagar riot victims 15-01-2014 08:04 AM

    Facing heat for allegedly ignoring the plight of riot affected people in Muzaffarnagar, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday met a delegation led by a prominent Muslim cleric from the district that accused officials of apathy. Maulana Arshad Madni said they apprised the...
  • DM sends report on Muzaffarnagar relief camps to UP government 13-01-2014 02:57 PM

    The district authorities have sent a report to the state government about the rehabilitation measures undertaken for Muzaffarnagar riots victims living in relief camps after Supreme Court sought a reply in this regard. District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said a report has been sent to the Uttar Pradesh government about...
  • Cold waves kill 2 in Muzaffarnagar, 6 children at night shelter camps fall ill 13-01-2014 02:12 PM

    Two persons, including a woman, died due to cold even as six children living in night shelter camps fell ill in Shamli district, officials sources said. Irshad (55) died on Sunday after he fell ill due to cold at Gangeru village. Icy winds have been sweeping the region for some...
  • BJP, Cong take on Narad Rai for 'insensitive' comments over deaths at Muzaffarnagar relief camps 13-01-2014 09:04 AM

    Opposition parties on Sunday launched a scathing attack on UP minister Narad Rai over his remarks on deaths in Muzaffarnagar relief camps, saying the SP government was insensitive to the plight of the people and demanded an action against him. Under fire, the minister, however, said deaths cannot be averted...
  • Star-struck UP government gives Madhuri Dixit's film a huge tax break 09-01-2014 10:11 PM

    Lucknow: After announcing a tax break of Rs 1 crore for Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit's upcoming movie 'Dedh Ishqiya', the Uttar Pradesh government is now considering to wave off 25 pert cent entertainment tax for the film in the state. Unfazed by the slew of controversies surrounding the state government,...
  • Barca's Neymar out of Getafe Cup clash due to illness 08-01-2014 06:38 PM

    Madrid: Brazil forward Neymar has been withdrawn from Barcelona's squad for their King's Cup last 16, first leg at home to Getafe later on Wednesday after coming down with gastroenteritis. Neymar was examined by club medical staff and told he needed time to recover and was replaced in the squad...
  • UP: SP MLAs party, go on 'study tour'; riot victims suffer, face FIRs 08-01-2014 11:24 AM

    Shamli: The Uttar Pradesh government has filed cases against eight Muzaffarnagar riot victims in Shamli for not vacating relief camps. The FIR has been filed after the victims reportedly built a make-shift relief camp and refused to go back to their respective villages. The camp in question was set up...