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  • Auto industry gives thumbs-up to deregulation of diesel prices 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Auto industry on Sunday welcomed the government's move to deregulate diesel prices, saying the clarity on fuel prices would help the manufacturers plan for future products and investments in a better way. "It is great that the government has been able to deregulate the diesel prices. Now the...
  • PM Modi likely to attend technology fair in Germany in April 2015 September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the worldrenowned engineering and technology fair at Hannover in Germany in April next year, an official statement on Wednesday said. India has conveyed its consent to be the 'Partner Country' at the fiveday engineering fair in Germany to be held from...
  • Baby registered in Brazil with two mothers and a father September 14, 2014

    Brasilia: A judge in Brazil has ordered a baby be registered as born with two mothers and a father, a first in the South American country. The novel step had been requested both by the baby's biological father and mother, and the biological mother's female partner. Judge Rafael Pagnon Cunha...
  • South Asian countries join together to combat wildlife crime August 31, 2014

    Kathmandu: South Asian countries, including India, have endorsed a statute to develop an action plan for the next six years for working collaboratively to fight wildlife crimes. The Second Annual Meeting of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) concluded in Kathmandu on Friday finalising and endorsing the SAWEN Statute and...
  • McIlroy gives himself a shot with some Barclays practice August 23, 2014

    Rory McIlroy blamed a firstround 74 on a lack of preparation, but after putting in extra time on the range, the Northern Irishman came out firing on Friday and put himself into contention at The Barclays. The world number one fired a sixunderpar 65 in the second round at Ridgewood Country...
  • Two Maoist guerrillas arrested in Latehar August 20, 2014

    Two Maoists, including a 'zonal commander' of the proscribed outfit, were on Tuesday arrested in Latehar district, the police said. The police raided a house around and nabbed zonal commander Ravindra Yadav and his associate Lavtesh Ganju from Kuriamakhurd village under Balumath police station after being tipped off, the police said...
  • Tricky 18th hole helps Camilo Villegas win Wyndham Championship August 19, 2014

    Greensboro: Camilo Villegas got some help from an unlikely source on his way to his first victory in a while. The tricky 18th hole at Sedgefield Country Club tripped up his top two challengers. Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke on Sunday for his first on the PGA Tour...
  • Arms smuggler arrested in Noida August 2, 2014

    Police on Saturday arrested an arms smuggler and seized illegal weapons from him. Police nabbed Nasir Khan last night from near senior Mall in Noida. During interrogation, Khan confessed that he was an arms smuggler. Five firearms including one rifle, gun and three country made pistols were recovered from him. Police said that...
  • Toby Keith, Taylor Swift named highestpaid country singers July 30, 2014

    New York: Toby Keith and Taylor Swift have been named as the highestpaid counry musicians in a magazine poll. The 'Who's That Man' singer finds himself on the top of the list after he raked in an estimated USD 65 million, while the second place is occupied by Taylor Swift who...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 13, 2014

    This week, CJ puts its focus on the issues concerning the children. Be it the condition of government run schools, child labour or sexual harassment faced by young women, it's all here on the show. ...
  • Justin Rose triumphs in playoff to win his sixth PGA Tour title June 30, 2014

    Justin Rose emerged last man standing to win the $6.5 million Quicken Loans National at the first extra hole in a playoff at Congressional Country Club in Maryland on Sunday. Britain's Rose sank a 15foot bogey putt at the final regulation hole before parring it a few minutes later to edge...
  • World Cup 2014: African hopes slowly growing in the tournament June 24, 2014

    It looked like the same sad old story at the World Cup for Africa, the continent which still hasn't quite done it on the big stage. Africa has never had a semifinalist never mind a real contender for the title and initially appeared out of its depth again at...
  • 200 pilgrims, businessmen from Uttar Pradesh trapped in violencehit Iraq June 19, 2014

    More than 200 people from various parts of Uttar Pradesh are stuck in violencehit Iraq, officials said on Thursday. Of these, 150 are pilgrims who are in Karbala for 'ziyarat' during the holy Muslim month of Shabaan, while three dozen people from Lucknow are caught up in Tikrit, Karbala, Najaf and...
  • West Singhbhum: Two Maoists arrested during police raids June 5, 2014

    Two Maoists, including a selfstyled area commander wanted for the killing of policemen were arrested in a raid on a village in Jharkhand's Naxalhit West Singhbhum district. The area commander, Sibo Chaki, was arrested on Thursday on information provided by a Maoist nabbed from Railway Colony at Chakradharpur on Wednesday night,...
  • RSS not an economic fundamentalist, says Ram Madhav May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The RSS is "not an economic fundamentalist", senior sangh leader Ram Madhav said on Thursday making it clear that the Narendra Modi government is free to take decisions for the good of the country including on FDI. The organisation said that its "broad line" is to protect the...
  • India's rising middle class competing with America, says Barack Obama May 29, 2014

    As a rising middle class from Brazil to India competes with Americans, and as new nations embrace democracy and market economies, the US has to be ready to respond to this new world order, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said. "The world is changing with accelerating speed. This presents opportunity,...
  • Inter state carjacker gang busted, four arrested April 10, 2014

    With the arrest of four persons in Kota, an inter-state gang of carjackers has been busted, police said on Thursday. "Four 4-wheeler vehicles and a country-made pistol has been recovered from them on Wednesday", ASP Rajan Dushyant said, adding that the gang has been involved in over 20 such cases in Rajasthan,...
  • Country Music Awards: George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban lead the winners April 7, 2014

    Las Vegas: Country music veteran George Strait and singer Miranda Lambert led the winners at the 49th Academy of Country Music awards, while the genre's biggest names, including Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum, Eric Church and Keith Urban, sang their hits. Strait, 61, won the night's top prize of Entertainer of the...
  • G-7 countries ready to aid Ukraine March 3, 2014

    Washington: Amidst raging tension, the group of seven rich economies (G-7) has committed itself to Ukraine's economic assistance and revival as long as Kiev agreed to pursue economic reforms sought by the IMF. In a statement, G-7 countries welcomed the decision of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to send a team...
  • Subrata Roy cannot leave country: Supreme Court January 28, 2014

    Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy will not be allowed to leave the country with the Supreme Court on Tuesday refusing to relax its order restraining him from going abroad till his company furnishes details of refunding Rs 20,000 crore of investors money. A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and J...
  • Vedic Pandits go 'missing' in US January 26, 2014

    In a shocking revelation, as many as 163 Indians, most of them brought to the US as teenagers from villages in northern India to be trained into Vedic Pandits by two institutions set up by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi of transcendental meditation fame, appear to have gone missing over the last...
  • Kerala becomes first Indian state to win top UN Award in Tourism January 24, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Tourism has been conferred the top United Nations Award for its global leadership in creating innovative initiatives for sustainable tourism, the first time India has ever won the recognition. Kerala Tourism walked away with the top honours at the annual United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Awards for...
  • Leadership matters a great deal, India needs a strong leader: Modi January 15, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi targeted Congressled UPA government in his speech at a FICCI event on Wednesday saying that the nation wanted a strong leadership that could take bold decisions. The nation lacked trust in the leadership and that there was a need to bridge this trust deficit...
  • Nuclear deal offers extraordinary opportunities for Iran: Barack Obama January 14, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has said that the landmark nuclear deal reached between the P5+1 countries and Iran offers "extraordinary opportunities" for the Islamic republic and its people. "If Iran is willing to walk through the door of opportunity that's presented to them, then I have no doubt that it...
  • Late surge leads Jimmy Walker to victory at Sony Open January 13, 2014

    Honolulu: Jimmy Walker, an astronomy fanatic and now a twotime winner on the PGA Tour, gazed through a glass window across the room to a television that showed his most recent photo of Orion's Sword. Walker toiled on the PGA Tour for seven years and 187 tournaments without winning. Now it...
  • After facing criticism, govt says it will reconsider decision on IMFL sale in shops January 8, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister ShivrajSingh Chouhan on Wednesday said his government will reconsider thedecision to allow sale of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) atthe shops selling countrymade liquor. The state Cabinet in its recent meeting decided to allowsale of IMFL from the existing country liquor shops which wascriticised by the members...
  • Shivraj Cabinet to allow sale of Indian made foreign liquor January 7, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet hasdecided to allow shops selling country liquor in big villagesof the state to also sell Indian Made Foreign Liquor.A decision to this effect was taken by the state Cabinetat a meeting in Bhopal on Monday under the chairmanship of ChiefMinister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, official sources said. The...
  • Police arrest two dacoits January 4, 2014

    Two bandits, wanted in many cases in the region, were arrested near Toll Plaza falling under Farah police station in Mathura on Saturday. Nazim alias Kallu, a declared bandit carrying a reward of Rs 5,000 on his head, and Akil, wanted in several heinous crimes in Aligarh, were arrested and Rs...
  • CJ teaser The best of CJ in 2013 January 4, 2014

    We rewind the year gone by and play the best CJ reports which shook those in power and forced them to act. Catch the Part II of our year end show at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Four alleged robbers arrested January 3, 2014

    Four alleged robbers were arrested while they were planning to execute a heist in the Modi Nagar area here, police said on Friday. Two countrymade pistols, two knives and a tempo were seized from their possession after the arrest on Thursday night, they said, adding that the accused used to rob...