DANISH

  • Afghanistan prepare for 'dream' World Cup debut Yesterday

    Kabul: At an indoor academy in Kabul, Afghanistan's cricketers are training hard for their debut in the upcoming World Cup tournament in Australia and New Zealand next month. Shuttle runs and lifting weights help keep out the bitter chill of the Afghan winter as the players tune up for the tournament...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Eyewitness identifies accused in court January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: An eyewitness on Monday identified in a Delhi court the six accused who had allegedly gangraped a 51-year-old Danish tourist at knife point in January 2014. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Shivji Singh, who was working as a gardener with Indian Railways, told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • More than 700,000 rally in France after Islamist attacks January 11, 2015

    Paris: More than 700,000 people on Saturday took to streets across France in tribute to the 17 people killed in three days of violence by Islamist extremists, the interior minister said. From Nice and Marseilles in the south to Besancon in the east and Lille in the north, people poured onto...
  • Paris: New audio clip emerges of terrorist Amedy Coulibaly defending his act January 11, 2015

    A new recording of terrorist Amedy Coulibaly who was killed in this weeks siege has now emerged where he tried to justify himself to his hostages he held captive at a grocery store in Paris. Coulibaly can be heard saying his attack was revenge for the French military attacking Muslims...
  • Sleeper cell awakes France's worst fears in 3 days of terror January 11, 2015

    Paris: Blood-curdling, al-Qaida-inspired murder that tore at the heart of the nation which raised him wasn't ghoulish enough for Cherif Kouachi. His body, felled by elite soldiers' bullets and stun grenades, wasn't yet cold when he also came back from the dead. Kouachi had picked up the phone when a reporter...
  • Danish newspaper says won't print Prophet cartoons January 10, 2015

    Copenhagen: Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, which angered Muslims by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad 10 years ago, will not republish Charlie Hebdo's cartoons due to security concerns, the only major Danish newspaper not to do so. "It shows that violence works," the newspaper stated in its editorial on Friday. Denmark's other major...
  • Paris makes Charlie Hebdo "honorary citizen", support pours in Paris January 10, 2015

    Paris: Paris made the Charlie Hebdo journal an honorary citizen and the creator of Asterix offered to draw for it on Friday as support poured in for the satirical weekly decimated by Islamist gunmen for mocking Prophet Mohammad. French Culture Minister Fleur Pellerin said the government was ready to grant the...
  • Danish newspaper says won't print Prophet cartoons January 9, 2015

    Copenhagen: Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, which angered Muslims by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad 10 years ago, will not republish Charlie Hebdo's cartoons due to security concerns, the only major Danish newspaper not to do so. "It shows that violence works," the newspaper stated in its editorial on Friday. Denmark's other major...
  • World defends freedom of expression, rallies held with people holding pens in hand January 8, 2015

    From Berlin to Bangkok, tens of thousands took a stand against living in fear, as rallies defended the freedom of expression and honored the victims of a Paris newspaper attack. Viewing the Paris killings as a cold-blooded assault on democracy, people from all walks of life - journalists and police officers,...
  • Attacked French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo often lambasted religion, especially Islam January 7, 2015

    Paris: Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical newspaper that was victim of a bloody attack on Wednesday claiming at least 12 lives, has never pulled its punches when it came to lambasting religion, especially radical Islam. From publishing the Danish cartoons of Mohammad that sparked Middle East riots in 2005 to renaming...
  • Danish newspaper boosts security after Paris attack January 7, 2015

    Copenhagen: Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, which angered Muslims by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad 10 years ago, has stepped up security after Wednesday's attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Jyllands-Posten published 12 cartoons by various artists in September 2005, most of which depict the Prophet Mohammad. It sparked...
  • ICC refuses to review Danish Kaneria's life ban November 25, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan leg spinner, Danish Kaneria has lost another bid to get his life ban reviewed with the International Cricket Council (ICC) refusing to take up his case. Kaneria told PTI that he had sent a letter to the ICC with his case documents requesting them to review the life ban...
  • Helicopter crashes in Denmark, killing at least 3 September 6, 2014

    Copenhagen: Danish police say that at least three people were killed and fourth person is missing after a small private helicopter crashed into the sea in central Denmark. In a statement on Saturday, police said that four people were inside the USbuilt Robinson 44 helicopter when it crashed off the...
  • Danish Kaneria says he will continue to fight against life ban August 13, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned legspinner, Danish Kaneria will not give up his fight to get his name cleared and seek damages from the England and Wales cricket board which imposed the punishment on him for spotfixing. A court of appeal in the United Kingdom on Tuesday turned down an appeal by Kaneria...
  • Danish Kaneria loses final legal challenge against life ban August 12, 2014

    London: Former Pakistan international Danish Kaneria has lost his final legal challenge in an English court against a life ban imposed by the England and Wales Cricket Board for spotfixing while playing for county side Essex, it was announced on Tuesday. Judge Stanley Burton, sitting in England's Court of Appeal, said...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos rope in Danish strikers August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos on Tuesday signed up Danish international strikers Mads Junker and Morten Skoubo for the forthcoming season starting October. Junker, 33, and the 34yearold Skoubo have played under Dynamos' Belgian coach Harm Van Veldhoven in Dutch Eredivisie league with Roda JC. Junker has scored...
  • CWG 2014: Mujtaba looking to support Sardar in midfield July 19, 2014

    Glasgow: Making his comeback to the Indian hockey team, Danish Mujtaba wants to support captain and playmaker Sardar Singh in the midfield to better the team's chances at the Commonwealth Games. "With my comeback to the team, my focus will be to support Sardar in midfield and in the process, give...
  • Danish Kaneria vows to fight on despite setback May 7, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned legspinner Danish Kaneria has refused to give up on his efforts to get the life ban imposed on him by the England Cricket Board removed even after a commercial High Court in London dismissed his appeal. Instead Kaneria challenged the ECB to go public with the evidence against...
  • Danish Kaneria's appeal against life ban fails May 6, 2014

    London: Former Essex and Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria has failed in his bid to overturn a life ban from cricket for breaking anticorruption rules. Kaneria was banned for life in 2012 by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on charges of inducing his Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield to bowl deliberately...
  • Pakistan probes stars for playing with Danish Kaneria April 18, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistani cricket authorities have launched an investigation after a number of current international stars played in exhibition matches in the United States with banned spinner Danish Kaneria. Kaneria was given a lifetime ban for spot-fixing in an English county game, which under International Cricket Council (ICC) rules effectively bars him...
  • PCB official seen with Kaneria, raises eyebrows April 15, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is likely to face some questions from the ICC after one of its senior officials was spotted at a private match in Houston, USA where banned Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria also played. A friendship series of T20 matches in Houston was held from April 11 to...
  • Banned Danish Kaneria to know his fate next week April 11, 2014

    Karachi: Banned Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria will have to wait for a week to know whether he can revive his cricketing career again or will have to serve out the life ban imposed on him for his involvement in spot-fixing. Kaneria's appeal against the life ban imposed on him by the...
  • Hockey: Gurbaj, Mujtaba return; Sandeep ignored for European tour April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Experienced Gurbaj Singh and Danish Mujtaba on Friday made a comeback to India's 21-member men's hockey team for this month's preparatory tour to Europe ahead of the FIH World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. Gurbaj, one of three senior players...
  • Kaneria submits 28,000 pounds to get appeal hearing on ban March 11, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned Test leg-spinner, Danish Kaneria has submitted a sum of 28,000 pounds with a commercial high court in London in order to get his appeal against the life ban heard on April 11th. A source close to Kaneria told PTI that he had with the help of relatives, friends...
  • Danish Kaneria told to deposit hefty security for appeal hearing February 24, 2014

    Lahore: The woes of Pakistan's banned Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria continued with a commercial high court in London asking him to deposit a hefty security amount if he wants his appeal against the life ban to be heard. The commercial court bench headed by Justice Andrew Smith held a behind the...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Delhi Police arrests third accused January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested the third accused in the Danish woman gangrape case. Sources say that the accused is a 23yearold vagabond living in the Paharganj area in central Delhi where the incident took place. The Danish woman has left the country after filing a police complaint. Meanwhile, two...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Two accused sent to 3day police custody January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today remanded two men arrested in connection with the Danish woman gangrape case to threeday police custody. The two men were arrested on Wednesday evening, a day after the incident happened in the Paharganj area in the heart of Delhi. The police had earlier said that they...
  • Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti names rape survivor in press release January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Somnath Bharti, Delhi's Law Minister, continues to court controversy. A day after he was caught on camera shouting at Delhi Police personnel, he committed a faux pas by naming a rape survivor in an official press release. The woman in question is a Danish tourist who was gangraped near the...
  • Danish woman gangrape: 2 accused arrested, says Delhi Police January 16, 2014

    The Delhi Police on Thursday said it has arrested two of the 8 accused in Danish woman gangrape case. The other six have been identified but are still to be arrested. One of the accused Ganja has two murder cases against him. The woman recognised him from a photograph shown to...
  • Two including a UP resident arrested in Danish tourist gangrape case January 16, 2014

    Two persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with alleged gangrape of a 51yearold Danish tourist at knifepoint near New Delhi railway station in the heart of the national capital. "The two arrested persons have been identified as Mahender alias Ganja (25), a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district and Raja,"...