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  • Hockey: Defenders allowed metal grills after Phillip Hughes tragedy December 5, 2014

    Lausanne: In the wake of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes' death during a match, hockey's world governing body (FIH) Friday allowed metal grill mask to protect onrushing defenders during penalty corner executions. The FIH said the issue had come for discussion at the Executive Board meeting at the Congress Oct 30. "A wider...
  • US Presidential poll: Michelle, Ann woo voters with cookies November 3, 2012

    The final days of the US election campaigns can get a little salty. However, at restaurants in the nation's capital, election season has been pretty sweet. Chefs have been cooking up candidateinspired dishes, and putting them headtohead. At Occidental Grill, diners receive one of Ann Romney's M&M cookies, one of Michelle Obama's...
  • Sex, cash, secrets: MHA corporate mole arrested November 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Ravi Inder Singh, the top bureaucrat in Home Ministry involved in a sensational corporate spying case, was arrested on Tuesday night for criminal conspiracy and Prevention of Corruption Act. Earlier on Tuesday, a businessman named Vineet, alleged middleman who cut deals for Singh, was also arrested. The IAS officer handled...
  • Question time for King Gyanendra August 29, 2006

    Kathmandu: An inquiry panel will question Nepal's king about his role in the killing of prodemocracy activists in April, an official said on Tuesday, an unprecedented move in a nation which once revered its monarch. The panel has already grilled dozens of officials, including ministers in the royalist Cabinet headed by...