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  • Terry Walsh matter will be resolved, we want him to continue: SAI Yesterday

    New Delhi: Under pressure from all quarters after Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh's sudden resignation because of a "pay dispute", the Sports Authority of India on Tuesday sprang into action with its DG Jiji Thomson assuring that the matter will "resolved" between the aggrieved parties. SAI DG said...
  • 'It's easy to quit smoking. I've quit thrice already': 12 real struggle every hard smoker who's just quit will understand August 13, 2014

    If you've just quit smoking after years of inner struggle to kick a habit you picked up 20 years ago, congratulations. You are the boss. But every smoker knows, the first five days are excruciatingly hard to get by. The next 10 days are slightly better, but that is also...
  • Narayan Rane to quit Chavan Cabinet on Monday July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: In what could prove to be a major setback to the CongressNCP alliance in Maharashtra, Industries Minister Narayan Rane will quit Prithviraj Chavan Cabinet on Monday. "I shall resign as cabinet minister on Monday. However, I shall continue to remain in the Congress as an ordinary worker," Rane told media...
  • After Governors, NDMA members, PM asks NCW, SC/ST panel heads to quit June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government, which aims at wiping out all political appointees from the UPA government, has now asked the heads of National Commission for Women and SC/ST Commission to step down from their respective posts, say sources. This comes after the PMO asked all seven members of...
  • Actress Khushboo quits DMK June 16, 2014

    Chennai: Actorturnedpolitician Khushboo Sundar quit the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Monday. The actress who has had a career in Tamil and Hindi cinema said her decision to quit Karunanidhi's party was following the dissatisfaction amongst her colleagues regarding her work. Khushboo had joined the party back in April 2010. She had...
  • Shazia Ilmi's reasons for quitting AAP May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi quit the party on Saturday and blamed it on lack of democracy within the party. "There is no internal democracy in the party. AAP did not follow swaraj in the party itself. There is no collective decision making in the party," she...
  • Bihar: Setback for Lalu as three RJD MLAs resign from party May 18, 2014

    Patna: In a setback to former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad, three RJD MLAs of Lalu Prasad's RJD has resigned from the party on Sunday afternoon. MLAs who have put in their papers are Ram Lakhan Ram, Samrat Chaudhary and Jawed Ansari. These legislators had rebelled against RJD leadership in February and...
  • Union Minister from Andhra KS Rao quits UPA April 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: In yet another blow to the Congress in Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao quit the Central government on Thursday and is likely to join the BJP. The leader met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and put in his resignation papers. Addressing press after stepping down from government,...
  • TV news anchor quits live on air over her channel's stand on Russia's invasion of Crimea March 6, 2014

    A TV news anchor quit live on air over her channel's stand on Russia's invasion of Crimea. Liz Wahl, a Russia Today (RT) anchor, accused the channel of misrepresenting the crisis. She was also critical of Russian president Vladimir Putin. "Personally I cannot be part of a network funded by the...
  • Admiral DK Joshi on resignation as Indian Navy Chief February 26, 2014

    Admiral DK Joshi, the 21st Indian Navy Chief, said on his resignation, "I have nothing to say - the Defence Ministry press release says it all. I accept all moral responsibility for all incidents and accidents that hv happened in the last few months." ...
  • DK Joshi's resignation admirable: Retd Brigadier V Mahalingam February 26, 2014

    Retired Brigadier V Mahalingam said, "My hats off to admiral Joshi because he has set a bench mark in as far as accountability is concerned in the true traditions of the Indian defence forces." ...
  • Indian Navy's 21st Chief resigns after a seven-month tenure February 26, 2014

    Indian Navy Chief DK Joshi resigned on Wednesday after a seven-month tenure marred by as many as 10 mishaps. ...
  • Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi quits after a spate of accidents involving warships February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking responsibility for accidents involving warships during his term, Indian Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned on Wednesday. The government has accepted Admiral DK Joshi's resignation with immediate effect. Vice Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral RK Dhowan will be discharging the duties of officiating Chief of Naval Staff. Admiral Joshi...
  • Lone LJP MLA in Bihar Assembly Zakir Hussain Khan quits party February 26, 2014

    Patna: In a major political development, Lok Janshakti Party MLA, Zakir Hussain Khan has resigned from the party. Khan who is the Vice President of Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP is also the only legislator from the party in Bihar Assembly. Khan's resignation comes at a time when his party chief Ram Vilas...
  • Lalu suffers huge blow as eight RJD MLAs resign February 24, 2014

    In a major political development in Bihar, eight Rashtriya Janata Dal MLAs quit party on Monday to join arch rival Janata Dal (United). Earlier, reports surfaced that 13 MLAs have put in their papers but five of them later alleged that their signatures were forged. ...
  • Telangana fallout: Kiran Reddy to resign as Andhra Pradesh CM tomorrow morning February 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Ending speculations of whether the Congress will expel Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister or if he would himself step down, reports suggest that Kiran Kumar Reddy will tender resignation as the CM on Wednesday morning. Reddy had openly rebelled against his party, Congress over division of Andhra Pradesh. He had...
  • Threatening to quit to stay in power won't work for Kejriwal in the long run February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is a very unusual politician. Unlike his counterparts in other states, who want to survive at any cost, he threatens to quit almost every day. Sometimes he threatens to quit thrice a day. To any question, his standard answer is, "I am not...
  • Like other humans I have also committed mistakes: Veena Mallik quits showbiz January 27, 2014

    Lahore/Karachi: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has announced she is quitting commercial films and will only take part in projects with religious and social messages as an Islamic cleric has changed her life completely. "I have quit the showbiz industry. From now onwards, I will not perform in Pakistani and Indian...
  • The Last Word: Are Justice Ganguly's claims justified or unwarranted? January 9, 2014

    Maintaining his defiant stand on the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a law intern, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Wednesday hit out at the West Bengal government of hatching a conspiracy against him and blamed the Supreme Court for going out of its jurisdiction in...
  • Resigned to save my dignity, says Ganguly in resignation letter January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Human Rights Commission chief Justice Ganguly, who is under fire for an alleged sexual harassment of a law intern, says he is stepping down from the post to save his dignity. Ganguly, a former Supreme Court judge. had on Monday tendered his resignation to Governor ending days of...
  • Dav Whatmore to quit as Pakistan cricket coach November 12, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore will leave his job at the end of February, the country's cricket board said Tuesday, saying a mutual agreement had been reached not to extend his contract. The 59yearold former Australian batsman, who took over in March 2012, has faced mounting criticism over Pakistan's dismal run...
  • Watch: I quit smoking because I'm scared of my wife, says Barack Obama September 24, 2013

    US President Barack Obama confessed that he quit smoking as he is scared of his wife Michelle Obama. The entire conversation was caught on an open mic. ...
  • News 360: DG Vanzara quits, blames Modi for letting officers down September 3, 2013

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after blaming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not helping him and other officer facing the heat in the cases. ...
  • Vanzara quits: Cong hits out at Modi, Gujarat government defends him September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said Vanzara's resignation letter showed that the Gujarat government has ill-treated its officers. "The way the Gujarat government has ill-treated their officers is now evident from Vanzara's resignation. The CBI is already investigating the matter, so the truth should come out soon," he...
  • NSEL board Chairman Shankarlal Guru quits August 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Shankarlal Guru, the non- executive Chairman the National Spot Exchange (NSEL), has resigned saying some "bad people" have entered the crisis-ridden exchange and were responsible for its woes. Guru's resignation comes on the heels of at least two directors on the five-member board of NSEL quitting as the...
  • Maharashtra BJP yet to find candidate for Council poll August 17, 2013

    Maharashtra BJP is yet to find a suitable candidate for the election to the Legislative Council seat, which fell vacant after senior party leader Gopinath Munde's estranged nephew resigned and joined NCP. Dhananjay Munde quit BJP and also resigned his Upper House seat and joined the Sharad Pawarled party last month....
  • No more of Cristina Yang on 'Grey's Anatomy'? August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: She has been Meredith Grey's 'person' for the longest time. One of the most loved characters on television, Dr Cristina Yang aka actress Sandra Oh has decided to bow out of the popular medical drama 'Grey's Anatomy'. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Oh will be leaving the show at...
  • I'm leaving 'Balika Vadhu': Pratyusha Banerjee February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Pratyusha Banerjee, who plays Anandi in popular TV serial 'Balika Vadhu', which is currently heading for a highpoint, is leaving the show. She says there is no reason behind it, but the channel claims it is due to "hectic shooting schedules". "I have left the show. There...
  • People who quit smoking at 40 reverse the damage, live longer: study January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: There is some good news and bad news for smokers. A new study published in the New England Medical Journal has found that if you smoke, you are likely to lose 10 years of life. But if you quit smoking at 40, you are likely to gain those...
  • Sachin Tendulkar thanks his fans on Twitter December 25, 2012

    Sachin Tendulkar, in an emotional message on Tuesday, has thanked his fans for being supportive during his 23year ODI career. The 39yearold, who announced his retirement from ODIs on Sunday, tweeted: Words are not enough to express my thanks to each of you for all the love & support I...