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  • Bihar: Bhagalpur riots' probe panel submits report to CM Nitish Kumar 2 hours 24 minutes ago

    Patna: The Bhagalpur Riots Probe Commission on Saturday submitted its report to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The Chairman of the panel Justice (Retired) NN Singh met the CM and handed over the report to him, Principal Secretary, Home, Amir Subhani said in a statement. Subhani, who was present during report...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi forms 'HAM', alleges Nitish got Bihar Nivas washed with Ganga water 6 hours 20 minutes ago

    Patna: After stepping down as the Bihar chief minister, Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday formed a political front called 'Hindustan Awaam Morcha', acronymed 'HAM'. On the occasion, he also leveled serious allegations against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Making the sensational allegation, Manjhi said Kumar got the Bihar Nivas building in New...
  • Karnataka beat Mumbai to enter Ranji Trophy final 11 hours 39 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Defending champions Karnataka completed the formalities to register a 112-run win over Mumbai and enter the final of the Ranji Trophy tournament for the 14th time on Saturday. Mumbai, chasing a victory target of 445, were all out for 332 about an hour into the fourth and penultimate day of...
  • Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeks NABARD's help in its irrigation projects Yesterday

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government has urged the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to assist major irrigation projects and extend technical and financial assistance for computerisation of cooperative banks in the state. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a meeting with NABARD chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala said the development...
  • PM Modi meets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at wedding of Lalu's daughter and Mulayam's grand nephew Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a rare glimpse of bonhomie and after a long time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday were seen sharing pleasantries with each other. The occasion was the wedding ceremony of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's daughter and Samajwadi Party supremo...
  • Sri Lanka unhappy with 'tiring' World Cup travel Yesterday

    Melbourne: Sri Lanka flew back to New Zealand on Friday grumbling about their World Cup travel following a hectic dash across the Tasman sea for just one game even as some other teams enjoyed a relaxed schedule. Angelo Mathews' men played their first two matches in New Zealand and then flew...
  • ICC World Cup: Injured Mohammed Shami out of UAE game Yesterday

    Star of India's back-to-back wins against Pakistan and South Africa, Mohammed Shami has been ruled of India's third match of the ICC World Cup 2015 due to a knee injury. "Mohammed Shami has got mild left knee problem and had ultrasound guided-injection yesterday [Thursday] for his long-term management perspective. He won't...
  • Watch: Afghanistan Day at World Cup, Sri Lanka trounce Bangladesh, Day 13 highlights Yesterday

    Afghanistan held their nerves to beat Scotland by a wicket for their first every win at ICC World Cup while the Sri Lankans jumped to No. 2 in Pool A by hammering Bangladesh. Watch all the highlights from Day 13. ...
  • ICC World Cup: 'Proud' Kumar Sangakkara marks 400th ODI with ton 2 days ago

    Melbourne: Kumar Sangakkara said he was proud to have "kept pace with the game" as he marked his 400th one-day international with a century against Bangladesh in their World Cup clash at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. The 37-year-old left-hander, who plans to retire from the white-ball game after...
  • World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka skipper hails 'brilliant' Dilshan, Sangakkara 2 days ago

    Melbourne: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews hailed century makers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara as "brilliant" after they lifted the 1996 champions to a 92-run win over Bangladesh on Thursday. Dilshan smashed an unbeaten 161 off 146 balls - the ninth highest score in World Cup history -- while Sangakkara marked...
  • World Cup: Dilshan, Sangakkara guide Sri Lanka to huge win over Bangladesh 2 days ago

    Something about Bangladesh triggers Sri Lanka into action. So far in the 2015 World Cup, Sri Lanka have failed to completely dominate an innings. At the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday (February 26), they dominated a whole match. Perhaps that wasn't surprising, given their 32-4 record against Bangladesh heading into this...
  • World Cup: Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics 2 days ago

    Dunedin: Afghanistan's latest cricket sensation Hamid Hassan found his way into the pages of the popular US daily the 'Wall Street Journal' after his somersaulting antics post Kumar Sangakkara's wicket in their match against Sri Lanka caught the attention of one and all. With a bandana and a war paint on...
  • Darshan Kumar: I was nominated at all the awards, but most of them went to Tiger Shroff 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Darshan Kumar, who was incredibly convincing as Priyanka Chopra's too-good-to-be-true husband in 'Mary Kom', is now going for the kill. In his second film 'NH10', he is cast in a completely antithetical role of a despicable criminal who torments and brutalises the heroine Anushka Sharma. "No two roles can...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, semi-finals, Day 2 2 days ago

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: After being dismissed for a paltry 202 in their first innings, Karnataka hit back strongly with skipper and seamer Vinay Kumar taking six wickets to bundle out Mumbai for 44 in just 15.3 overs on the first...
  • Ranji Trophy: Aditya Tare disappointed with Mumbai performance 2 days ago

    After Karnataka were bowled out for 202 in their first innings of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal match against Mumbai at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), a few doubts about the defending champions' supremacy must have cropped up. But their bowlers, led by R Vinay...
  • Ranji Trophy: Vinay Kumar puts Karnataka on top against Mumbai in semis 3 days ago

    A green pitch plants doubts in the minds of batsmen and makes bowlers strive for just that bit more. But, if bowlers ally discipline with verve, they are rewarded and R Vinay Kumar, the Karnataka captain, can vouch for that. At the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), Vinay...
  • Sugar, kerosene, tea leaves for poor in ration shops in Bihar 3 days ago

    Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday announced bonanza for the poor by including sugar, tea leaves and kerosene in the list of items to be provided through ration shops. The decision was taken at a review meeting of food and civil supplies department by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Cooperative Minister...
  • No ransom was paid for my release from the Taliban: Father Alexis Prem Kumar 3 days ago

    Father Alexis Prem Kumar who recently rescued from the Taliban in Afghanistan says no ransom was paid to secure his release. He also spoke to CNN-IBN about his days in captivity. "People told me Taliban was looking to kidnap a foreigner," he said. ...
  • My absence from Bollywood is not deliberate or intentional; I'm choosy about my music: Roop Kumar Rathod 3 days ago

    New Delhi: At a time, when playback singers compete to get maximum Bollywood numbers under their belt, Roop Kumar Rathod likes to maintain a low profile as he feels over exposure bores the listeners. Rathod's last Bollywood number was the hit 'O Saiyyan' from 'Agneepath' in 2012 followed by 'Kahe Sataye'...
  • Interview: Karnataka captain Vinay Kumar on the team's dream run 3 days ago

    To say that Karnataka are having a dream period in domestic cricket would be an understatement. After winning three major domestic tournaments - the Ranji Trophy, Irani Trophy and the Vijay Hazare Trophy - in the 2013-14 season, Karnataka started this year by defending the one-day championship, and are now...
  • Nitish Kumar terms Land bill as black law; seeks recall 4 days ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday described the controversial Land Acquisition bill introduced in Lok Sabha as a "black law" and demanded its immediate recall. "The Land Acquisition Bill is anti-farmer and pro-rich. it's a black law," Kumar said. "The Bill seems to have taken the heart out of...
  • Father Alexis Prem Kumar thanks PM Modi for securing release, says happy to be back in India 4 days ago

    It was a huge relief for the family of Indian aid worker Father Alexis Prem Kumar and a big win for the Modi government as the priest who was abducted by the Taliban in Herat in June, 2014 arrived in New Delhi on Sunday. In an interview to CNN-IBN's Jagriti...
  • Nitish Kumar reshuffles administrative setup in Bihar 4 days ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday reshuffled the administrative setup bringing his trusted officials back to key posts who were shunted by Jitan Ram Manjhi. According to a notification issued by the General Administration department, 27 IAS officers have been transferred. Amir Subhani, 1987 batch IAS, was back as...
  • LPG from water, oil and sunlight? A Bengaluru scientist claims breakthrough 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: In what is possibly a major breakthrough, a scientist in Bengaluru claims to have invented a device that could make LPG using just water, vegetable oil and sunlight. Bengaluru's Scalene Energy Research Institute Chairman Dr Rajah Vijay Kumar says the device, known as Hydrodetector, is a specially designed reactor...
  • Photo of the day: Have you seen the throwback photo Akshay Kumar shared on Twitter? 4 days ago

    We could understand the excitement of actor Akshay Kumar when he received "a surprise today from a school friend". To the uninitiated, the actor was sent a photo from his school days by one of close pals. To ensure his fans and colleagues from the film fraternity had fun, he...
  • Comment on Mother Teresa shows prejudiced mindset of RSS: Nitish Kumar 4 days ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comment on Mother Teresa reflects the perverted mind of someone having "prejudiced mindset" and sought action on people making such assertions. "This reflects perverted mind of people making such statements," Kumar told reporters criticising the RSS chief over...
  • People questioned me over my decision to hand over charge to Manjhi: Bihar CM Nitish 5 days ago

    After a bitter political battle with former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, Nitish Kumar took oath as Bihar's Chief Minster for the fourth time on Sunday. He said that people questioned him for his decision to hand over charge to Manjhi and accepted that appointing him as Chief Minister was...
  • Father Alexis Prem Kumar arrives in Delhi after 8 months, thanks PM Modi for being a saviour 6 days ago

    New Delhi: It was a huge relief for the family of Indian aid worker Father Alexis Prem Kumar and a big win for the Modi government as the priest who was abducted by the Taliban in Herat in June, 2014 arrived in New Delhi on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke...