Pull Out

  • Afghanistan: Five killed in roadside bomb blast June 28, 2013

    Kabul: Five people were killed as a roadside bomb struck a car in Afghanistan's Laghman province Thursday, an official said. A mine planted by militants struck a car in Omarzai area on the outskirts of provincial capital Mehterlam at around 3:00 PM Thursday, leaving five civilians dead and injured another, said...
  • Difficult to continue as NDA ally without LK Advani: JD(U) June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Virtually threatening a pull out, NDA ally JD(U) on Tuesday said it would be difficult for it to continue in the alliance in the absence of LK Advani, who resigned from key posts in his party a day after Narendra Modi was anointed as BJP's campaign committee chief. "If...
  • Karunanidhi scared of Jayalalithaa: Subramanian Swamy March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy said on Tuesday that the DMK supremo M Karunanidhi is "scared" of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and he does not "want to be left behind", which is why he pulled out of the United Progressive Alliance government. The DMK pulled out...
  • Jayalalithaa describes DMK's pull out as 'drama' March 19, 2013

    Chennai: Slamming DMK President M Karunanidhi for announcing his party's withdrawal from the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa described it as a "drama" and indicated it was an action which came too late in the day. His announcement...
  • Difficult to end terror camps in Pak, militancy may rise: Musharraf March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf while speaking on the increase in militancy in Kashmir linked it to the pull-out of coalition forces from Afghanistan. In an interview to CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar, Musharraf said the pull-out's consequences are going to spill over into Pakistan and India. Below is an excerpt...
  • Injured Nadal pulls out of London Olympics July 19, 2012

    Madrid: Defending Olympic tennis champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the London Games on Thursday with an undisclosed injury. "I am not in condition to compete in the London Olympics and therefore will not travel as planned with the Spanish delegation to take part in the games," the thirdranked Spaniard said...
  • DMK quits UPA: what next in TN and at the Centre? March 5, 2011

    DMK walked out of the UPA Government after the Congress demanded 63 seats in the TN assembly polls. ...
  • Reactions over the DMKCong split March 5, 2011

    Analyst Cho Ramaswamy and DMK leader TR Baalu talks on the issue of DMKCongress split. ...
  • Maoists kill school teacher in West Bengal December 20, 2010

    Jhargram,West Bengal: Suspected Maoists have killed a primary school teacher who was also a CPI(M) leader at Chhotakhakri village in West Midnapore district, police said on Monday. Kalicharan Mahato (40), teacher of Kadamdiha primary school, was pulled out of his residence in the village and shot dead by about ten armed...
  • CWG: Will the athletes finally arrive? September 23, 2010

    New Delhi: With the Games preparations in shameful conditions, and world champions pulling out of the Commonwealth Games citing security reasons, will enough athletes turn up for the various sporting events in October? The latest to join the pull out list are two Canadian archers Dietmar Trillus and Kevin Tataryn....
  • Aussies pull out of Commonwealth boxing contest January 8, 2010

    New Delhi: Australia's pullout has taken some sheen off the sixth Commonwealth Boxing Championship in New Delhi but the March 1018 event would still present a massive challenge for Indian pugilists as they brace up to square off against glovesmen from 13 nations. Close to 120 boxers are expected to participate...
  • Honda CEO says sorry to Button for pulling out of F1 December 5, 2008

    Tokyo: Honda's chief executive apologised to British driver Jenson Button after Japan's number two carmaker pulled the plug on its Formula One team on Friday. Honda withdrew from Formula One with immediate effect on Friday, no longer willing to foot the estimated annual bill of $500 million amid the...
  • Russia threatens to walk out of Gorshkov deal February 21, 2008

    New Delhi: An ongoing price dispute between New Delhi and Moscow is threatening to cost India the muchhyped Gorshkov deal. Reports quoting unnamed Russian defence sources say Moscow wants to cancel its disputed contract with India for refurbishing the Gorshkov aircraft carrier. The report says Russian Navy now wants the...
  • Sania off Indian courts | Forum: Have your say | In Pics February 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The soon to be held WTA tennis tournament in Bangalore has lost its star attraction. Asia's top ranked player Sania Mirza says she will give the event a miss because of the controversies that dogged her whenever she was playing in India. And she had the backing of...
  • Sania ends season early to prepare for next year October 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Sania Mirza has opted to end her season early to recover from injury and prepare for next year. "It's been a long and hard year for me where I had to make comebacks from two serious injuries and surgery," Mirza told a newspaper on Saturday. "I am mentally tired...
  • Hingis pulls out of French Open June 7, 2007

    Paris: Former world number one Martina Hingis has pulled out of the French Open with a hip injury, organisers said on Wednesday. The Swiss, who has yet to win the claycourt Grand Slam event, was joined on the withdrawal list by Russian Evgenia Linetskaya, who pulled out of the tournament...
  • Paes to give Chennai Open a miss December 24, 2006

    New Delhi: It seems that Leander Paes has taken a fancy for the city where he just won the Asian Games gold in doubles and mixed doubles. Paes on Sunday confirmed that he will skip the Chennai Open, and participate in the Doha Open along with partner Martin Damm of Czech...
  • Nadal joins Paris Masters casualty list October 30, 2006

    Paris: World number two Rafael Nadal became the latest of a series of highprofile players to pull out of the Paris Masters Series tournament starting on Monday. The Spaniard told organisers on Sunday he had a rib injury. He joins world number four Ivan Ljubicic, US Open runnerup Andy Roddick...
  • PCG pulls out of peace process September 27, 2006

    Guwahati: The Peoples Consultative Group (PCG) on Wednesday pulled out of the peace process, blaming the Centre for derailing the entire exercise to bring ULFA to the negotiating table. The ULFAnominated PCG members collectively came forward, saying though PCG would keep contact with the common people ''it would no longer be...
  • ECB ready if Pakistan team pulls out August 25, 2006

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday said it was putting an International XI on standby to play a Twenty20 match on Monday and hoping to rope in another Test playing nation to play the following fivematch ODI series which it was scheduled against Pakistan. The ECB said...
  • Proteas right in going back: Srikkanth August 18, 2006

    Jaipur: Former Indian captain K Srikkanth on Friday said the South Africans were justified in pulling out of the cricket triseries following a bomb blast in Colombo, saying they were not used to terror situations. "One can't blame South Africans for shying away from the triseries because their players are not...
  • Proteas deny team split over return August 17, 2006

    Colombo: South Africa's cricketers have struck back at suggestions made in Sri Lanka that senior players bullied lowerprofile colleagues into agreeing to abandon the tour on security grounds. Local newspapers lambasted the tourists on Thursday in a series of articles which called captain Mark Boucher and his team "chickens". They...
  • Pull out by Proteas a cowardly act August 17, 2006

    Johannesburg: South Africa's decision to pull out of the triseries in Sri Lanka has not found favour with most of the countrymen describing the players as fearful "sissies". Many people called up radio stations around the country to complain that the players were under no threat and should have stayed back...
  • Pull out leaves sports world divided August 17, 2006

    New Delhi: A bomb blast in Colombo that left seven dead and 17 injured left a cricket series in jeopardy. The triangular tournament to be played in Sri Lanka has run into trouble as the South African team has pulled out of their Lanka tour, citing security reasons. This is not...
  • Pull out raises questions in plenty August 17, 2006

    Colombo: The impact of the blast in Colombo was felt thousands of miles away in Johannesburg. The South African cricket team, rattled by the second blast in close vicinity in less than a month felt they were in no position to carry on playing. An independent enquiry also concluded that...
  • South Africa pull out of triseries August 16, 2006

    New Delhi: South Africa have pulled out of the Unitech Cup triseries in Colombo on Wednesday, citing security reasons. Cricket South Africa had to wait for the official approval of the International Cricket Council, before they could decide on catching a flight home. With South Africa backing off from the series...