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  • Pak cricketers likely to get pay hikes in new central contract 29-03-2014 10:01 AM

    Karachi: Pakistani cricketers are expected to get handsome pay hikes in their new central contracts, a Pakistan Cricket Board official said. The official, who declined to be named, told PTI that under the new payment formula, prepared by the financial experts of the board, the players who get category A...
  • BJP demands court-monitored probe into Rolls Royce contract 03-03-2014 06:44 PM

    BJP on Monday demanded a court- monitored probe into alleged bribery in the purchase of Rolls -Royce aircraft engine and targeted the government once again on the issue of corruption in this context. The party was not satisfied with the CBI probe ordered by the Defence Minister alleging the government...
  • Sons hire contract killer for murdering 70-year-old father 03-03-2014 06:04 PM

    A 70-year-old man was murdered by contract killers allegedly hired for Rs nine lakh by his two sons who suspected him of having an extra-marital affair. The victim, Om Prakash, was beaten to death on February 18. His sons Rajesh and Neeraj were arrested last night in Indirapuram area in...
  • Tata Steel bags 2-year French rail contract 08-01-2014 06:25 PM

    Indian giant Tata Steel won a two-year contract to supply over 2,00,000 tonnes of highly wear-resistant rail tracks to a French rail operator. Tata Steel's Europe unit will supply the majority of SNCF's rail requirements from its plant at Hayange in northern France. "We made a significant investment in Hayange...
  • Luis Suarez signs new long-term contract with Liverpool 20-12-2013 09:45 PM

    London: Striker Luis Suarez has ensured there will be no January repeat of the transfer wrangling that dogged him in the close season by signing a new long-term contract with Liverpool, the Premier League club said on Friday. Suarez, who has scored 17 goals in a blistering start to the...
  • Zaheer, Sehwag, Harbahajan lose BCCI contract; Tendulkar still there 14-11-2013 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Thursday removed veterans Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh from its list of contracted players, while Sachin Tendulkar, who will retire after his ongoing 200th Test, continued to be part of Grade A. Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, skipper MS Dhoni and his Chennai Super Kings'...
  • Four contract employees climb mobile tower, demand permanent job 04-11-2013 08:42 AM

    Four contractual employees of the Uttarakhand electricity department, who have climbed a mobile tower and have been threatening to jump off if their demand for regularisation of their service was not met, on Sunday refused to come down despite efforts by authorities. Kanchan Joshi, Randhir Pundeer, Darshan Bhandari and Kosturba...
  • Delhi's most wanted criminal Neetu Dobadia killed in police shootout 25-10-2013 12:10 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi's most wanted criminal Neetu Dobadia was killed in a police shootout near Hyatt Hotel late on Thursday. Delhi Police said that Dobadia's henchman Alok and another member of the gang have also been killed in the encounter. No one from the police have been injured in the...
  • Joe Root awarded England central contract for 2013-14 22-10-2013 08:26 PM

    London: Joe Root has earned his first central contract from England as a reward for his impressive maiden season of international cricket. The 22-year-old Root, who plays for his country in all formats, replaced Eoin Morgan in the list of 11 players handed 12-month contracts through to September 30. National...
  • Andres Iniesta to sign new five-year contract with Barcelona 22-10-2013 05:54 PM

    Spain: Barcelona say midfielder Andres Iniesta will sign a new five-year contract. Barcelona club vice president Josep Bartomeu tells BTV television "the negotiations are underway and both sides want to sign. Iniesta's new contract will be the maximum allowed of five years." This is the 29-year-old Iniesta's 12th season since...
  • Januzaj signs new five-year deal with Manchester United 19-10-2013 03:26 PM

    Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj has signed a new five-year contract at Old Trafford, the club announced on Saturday. The 18-year-old Januzaj was due to be out of contract next summer, but following his match-winning double against Sunderland, the EPL champions have moved swiftly to secure his long-term future with...
  • Odisha: Man hacked to death by 4 contract killers he had hired to kill his sister 23-09-2013 01:33 PM

    A man was allegedly killed in a Odisha town by four hitmen he had hired to kill his sister, police said on Monday. The crime took place at Angul, 160 km from the state capital Bhubaneswar, on Sep 7 but came to light after police arrested three accused on Sunday....
  • Contract teachers block national highway, demands regularisation of jobs 15-09-2013 02:53 PM

    Over 1,000 contractual teachers have blocked the national highway in Kharar in Chandigarh for nearly a day demanding regularisation of their jobs, giving commuters in the region a harrowing time. The teachers have blocked the NH 21 highway since 2:30 PM on Saturday, causing massive traffic snarls at Chandigarh-Kharar Highway,...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo extends Real Madrid contract 15-09-2013 02:07 PM

    Madrid: Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed a contract extension with Real Madrid, the La Liga club said on Sunday. Real did not provide details but said the 2008 World Player of the Year and club president Florentino Perez would appear at a ceremony at the Bernabeu stadium later on...
  • Players warned about football clubs in Cyprus, Greece and Turkey 21-08-2013 09:03 PM

    Hoofddorp, Netherlands: Professional footballers have been warned by the world players' union FIFPro to think twice before signing to play for clubs in Cyprus, Greece or Turkey. Players were advised to be especially wary of clubs who were not playing in European competition, with FIFPro saying many of those teams...
  • Pablo Zabaleta to stay at Manchester City until 2017 19-08-2013 11:59 PM

    Manchester: Argentina right-back Pablo Zabaleta has signed a new four-year contract that will keep him at English Premier League club Manchester City until 2017. "I have been here for five years and it feels like home. Signing a contract extension with the club makes me feel very happy," said the...
  • Woman along with 3 contract killers arrested for brother's murder 18-08-2013 03:54 AM

    A woman, along with three persons, was arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing her younger brother in Muradnagar area of Ghaziabad district. 45-year-old Manoj Choudhary, a property dealer, was shot dead by three persons in Jalalabad area of the district on August 11. According to police, Choudhary's elder sister Shakuntla...
  • Luis Suarez reportedly set to stay at Liverpool 14-08-2013 04:33 PM

    Liverpool: Luis Suarez has been quoted by Uruguayan newspaper El Observador as saying he will stay at Liverpool, following a report that he may even sign a contract extension at Anfield. According to espnfc.com, quotes attributed to Suarez have emerged in El Observador, with the forward reported to have said...
  • Napoli's Marek Hamsik extends contract until 2018 10-08-2013 09:11 AM

    Naples, Italy: Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis says midfielder Marek Hamsik has extended his contract with the Serie A club until 2018. Aurelio De Laurentiis announced the agreement on Twitter, shortly after Napoli's 2-1 victory over Benfica in a friendly, and says "it is a perfect marriage". The Napoli chief...
  • Mumbai: Hearing in Pawanraje Nimbalkar murder case on Monday 29-07-2013 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday will hear the CBI's petition seeking the cancellation of bail granted to NCP leader Padamsinh Patil in the 2006 Pawanraje Nimbalkar murder case. Padamsinh had allegedly hired killers to kill his political rival Nimbalkar. Nimbalkar along with his driver, was shot dead on...
  • Honeymoon murder case: Accused Dewani assured of fair trial in South Africa 26-07-2013 06:25 AM

    Johannesburg: South Africa has assured UK-based Indian-origin businessman Shrien Dewani of a fair trial if he returns to the country to face the law for allegedly masterminding the brutal murder of his wife while on honeymoon in Cape Town in 2010. "We welcome the judgement as it evidently reaffirms our...
  • Tamil Nadu: Employees of IOB arrested for stealing money 03-07-2013 03:02 AM

    Tiruchirappalli: Two contract employees of the Indian Overseas bank were on Tuesday arrested for allegedly stealing Rs nine lakh, meant to be used for loading in the ATM machine, police said on Tuesday. The two employees, Arif Mohammed Abdullah and Karuppiah, were engaged to repair the machines through an agency...
  • It's perfect time to extend Vettel's contract: Red Bull 15-06-2013 11:07 AM

    Red Bull team principal Christian Horner on Saturday claimed that the deal to extend the contract of their No 1 driver Sebastian Vettel was "perfect timing". Red Bull on Tuesday confirmed the three-time World Champion Vettel had agreed to a one-year extension, end of 2015. Vettel, who is with Red...
  • CWG scam: CBI questions Kalmadi over Rs 71 crore contract 06-06-2013 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday questioned former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi in connection with an alleged illegal contract worth Rs 71 crore. The contract under scrutiny was awarded to a firm called Event Knowledge Service. Sources say the Mauritius based company was given...
  • PCB mistakenly sends 2012 central contracts to Pakistan team 04-06-2013 03:37 PM

    Karachi: In a major blunder, the PCB has ended up sending copies of the 2012 central contracts to the members of Pakistan team in England instead of dispatching the new contracts for 2013. According to a report in the "Jang" newspaper, the board officials realized their mistake after the old...
  • Kirsten decides not to continue with South Africa 10-05-2013 04:01 PM

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa says national coach Gary Kirsten has decided not to renew his contract and will leave his role this year. CSA made the announcement on Friday. The former batsman led South Africa to the top of the Test rankings after his appointment on a two-year contract in...
  • Fragrance company files a lawsuit against Selena Gomez 27-04-2013 02:42 PM

    Los Angeles: Fragrance company Adrenalina Inc. has filed a lawsuit against singer Selena Gomez for not binding to her contract. Adrenalina Inc. claims Gomez had signed a deal with the company in 2011. The deal gave them allowance to develop fragrance products using her name. However, Gomez and her agent...
  • Report reveals India's rising sex tourism involving 'one month wives' 23-04-2013 03:01 PM

    New Delhi: Contract marriages are on the rise in Hyderabad, claimed women's rights groups as a teenager blew the lid off India's underground culture of Islamic sex tourism involving men who paid for 'wives' for four weeks, according to a report in the daily 'Telegraph'. The paper claimed that minor...
  • Roma captain Francesco Totti wants new contract 29-03-2013 03:19 PM

    Rome: Roma captain Francesco Totti is hoping to renew his contract with the club as soon as possible and has not ruled out making an Italy comeback for next year's World Cup. Totti has spent his entire career at Roma, and there was a party atmosphere at the club's training...
  • Punjab Assembly passes 16 Bills in absence of Congress MLAs 26-03-2013 04:16 AM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Assembly on Monday passed 16 bills, including Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation (Amendment) Bill 2013 and Punjab Contract Farming Bill 2013 before the House was adjourned sine die. Meanwhile, the opposition party Congress on Monday continued to boycott the assembly proceedings of the Budget session in protest against the...