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  • Manmohan came back from US with the nuclear deal, Modi yet to show results: Tharoor January 16, 1410

    New Delhi: Analysing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit with a critical eye, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that it is too early to term the visit as a success. He also said that while former PM Manmohan Singh's visit bagged the Indo-US nuclear deal in his trip, Modi is...
  • Bihar Minister runs for his life as mob attacks him January 12, 1410

    Sasaram (Bihar): In a shocking incident from Bihar, a state minister had to run for his life from an angry mob. The incident occurred at the Tara Chandi temple in Rohtas district of Sasaram, where state Culture Minister Vinay Bihari was chief guest at a programme. The poor sound quality...
  • Haryana polls: Dalits live in fear in Mirchpur, have no hopes from any party January 11, 1410

    Mirchpur: As Haryana is going to polls on October 15, caste factor continue to play a crucial role in the state politics. Dalits make up 20 per cent of Haryana's population, above the national average of 16 per cent, but social and political clout still remains with the Jats. In 2010,...
  • Government ready to help women continue research post marriage: Jitendra Singh 20 hours 16 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: The central government, under its 'mid-career scheme', is prepared to help all those young women who want to continue their research work after marriage, Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday. "Women whose research work gets discontinued after marriage and...
  • Asian Games 2014: India to meet Pakistan in men's hockey final 20 hours 59 minutes ago

    A brilliant field goal by Akashdeep Singh gave India a 1-0 victory over South Korea and a place in the men's hockey final at the Asian Games, in Incheon, on Tuesday. ...
  • Asian Games Hockey: History beckons India, but the job's not done yet Yesterday

    India certainly came out to play, finally. Sardar Singh looked like this was the game to return to play hockey for India, and he did. India are in the final of Asian Games 2014. It was a very hard-fought semifinal against hosts South Korea, with both sides realising that winning was...
  • Asian Games Hockey: India men edge South Korea in semis, face Pakistan in the final Yesterday

    Incheon: Akashdeep Singh scored a brilliant field goal to help a spirited India beat hosts South Korea 1-0 on Tuesday and enter the final of the men's hockey competition of the 17th Asian Games for the first time in 12 years. After a barren opening half, it took a gem of...
  • Government asks realty firm to focus on building homes for LIG/EWS Yesterday

    New Delhi: Real estate developers should focus on addressing the housing demand of lower income group and economically weaker section, a senior government official said on Monday. Addressing a real estate conference, Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Joint Secretary Karan Bir Singh Sidhu said that there is shortage...
  • J&K: NC seeks 'massive' funding for reconstruction work Yesterday

    Jammu: Expressing concern over loss of life and property due to floods and landslides in the state, the National Conference on Monday sought a massive central assistance for rehabilitation of flood victims and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure. "We seek a massive central assistance for rehabilitation of flood sufferers and reconstruction...
  • Asian Games: India win silver in men's doubles tennis 2 days ago

    Incheon: Sanam Singh could not add a second consecutive Asian Games gold medal to his kitty as he and Saketh Myneni settled for a silver after losing the hard-fought final in straight sets to Korea's Yongkyu Lim and Hyeon Chung on Monday. The fifth seeded Indians lost the summit clash 5-7,...
  • Centre offers help to Tamil Nadu following tension in state 2 days ago

    Speaking on the law and order situation in Tamil Nadu following the arrest of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "Home secretary has spoken to chief secretary and DGP of Tamil Nadu. Center has offered all help." ...
  • Kerala: Murder accused RSS activist presents turban to Rajnath Singh, sparks row 2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: A controversy has erupted over an RSS activist and accused in a murder case placing a turban on the head of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit here last week. The incident, which has also raised security issues, happened when Singh visited the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple on Saturday...
  • CLT20: Punjab did well on a tired wicket, says Bailey 2 days ago

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey had every reason to have a broad smile on his face as his side put up a "clinical" show, recording their fourth win in a row here on Sunday. Punjab beat Cape Cobras by seven wickets to finish on top of Group B. "It was...
  • Unimpressive show by Indian golfers at Asiad 3 days ago

    Incheon: Indian golfers fared badly in the 17th Asian Games as both the men's and the women's teams finished sixth and tied eighth respectively at the Dream Park Country Club on Sunday. In the individual event, Udayan Mane was the top ranked Indian, finishing tied seventh. The men's team of Manu...
  • 'Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya' Review: Endless cliches, gross-out humour, weak plot; don't waste your time 3 days ago

    Cast: Mika Singh, Shaan, Anupam Kher, Rajpal Yadav, Vindu Dara Singh Director: Sunil Agnihotri Running time: 2 hours 17 minutes Rating: 1/5 It takes tremendous patience and special admiration for singers Mika Singh and Shaan to watch their Bollywood debut 'Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya'. This alleged comedy features Mika and Shaan as lead...
  • Haryana elections: Assets of heavyweight politicians zoom in 5 years 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: As they try their luck at the hustings, fortune has surely favoured some of the prominent leaders in Haryana, including Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and HJC's Kuldeep Bishnoi, since the 2009 polls with a manifold increase in their assets. Bishnoi, the Haryana Janhit Congress president and son of former...
  • Asian Games: Sanam Singh-Saketh Myneni in men's doubles tennis final 3 days ago

    Incheon: A brilliant performance by Indian pair Sanam Singh and Saketh Myneni helped them overcome top seeded Thai team of Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana to reach the men's doubles final of the 17th Asian Games at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts on Sunday. The fifth seeded team beat their Thai opponents 4-6,...
  • Haryana elections: Hooda vs Hooda at Garhi Sampla-Kiloi seat 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who is eyeing third term, will face his namesake-- a salesman-- among other contestants from the Garhi Sampla Kiloi Assembly constituency. Contesting as an Independent candidate, 41-year-old Bhupender Singh Hooda has filed his nomination papers from Garhi Sampla Kiloi Assembly constituency, the seat which...
  • No decision yet on Anant Geete's continuation in Cabinet: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: No decision has been taken on whether or not Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete will continue in the Union Cabinet after his party Shiv Sena snapped ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party, Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "The party has to take a...
  • Will go by laid-down rules on Lokpal appointment: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The government will go by the laid-down rules in deciding on appointments to the posts of Lokpal, CVC and other statutory authorities with the Leader of Opposition, who is a member of the selection panel for choosing them, not having been designated for the Lower House. "We will work...
  • Haryana polls: People will have to go to jail to meet CM if INLD wins, says Hooda 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: On the heels of INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala's rally, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday took dig at him saying if he becomes chief minister, then people of the state will have to go to Tihar prison to meet him. "Whether the Haryana Cabinet will be formed...
  • Nithari killings: Co-accused Moninder Singh Pandher released from jail 3 days ago

    Ghaziabad: After spending almost eight years behind the bars, the co-accused in infamous Nithari serial killings, Moninder Singh Pandher, on Saturday was released from Dasna prison. He was grated bail on September 24 by the Allahabad High Court. Jail Superintendent SP Yadav said,"Pandher got the bail on September 24 and on Saturday...
  • Union Cabinet recommends President's Rule in Maharashtra after CM Chavan quits 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A special meeting of the Union Cabinet to discuss the political situation of Maharashtra on Saturday recommended President Rule for Maharashtra. The Union Cabinet met under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, just a day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned from his post following...
  • Asian Games Hockey: Semis booked, India need to step up their game 3 days ago

    India only had to draw to advance to the semifinals but they had a comfortable 2-0 win against China to set up a semi-final against hosts South Korea. However, the Indians will have to tick a lot of boxes before they dream of Asian Games gold and an easy passage...
  • Asian Games 2014: Lalita wins silver, Sudha bronze in steeplechase 3 days ago

    Incheon: Lalita Babar and Sudha Singh clinched a silver and a bronze under dramatic circumstances in women's 3000m steeplechase after a Bahraini runner was disqualified as India opened their medal account on the opening day of athletics competition at the Asian Games on Saturday. Babar and defending champion Sudha were upgraded...
  • Maharashtra Governor recommends President's rule in state, Cabinet likely to give consent 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned from his post, a special meeting of the Union Cabinet has been convened on Saturday evening to discuss the political situation in Maharashtra. According to sources, Maharashtra Governor CV Rao has recommended President's rule in the state. "The Union Cabinet...
  • NDRF says 85 people killed by floods in Assam and Meghalaya 4 days ago

    Guwahati: A total of 85 people have been killed due to heavy floods and inundation in Assam and Meghalaya, the NDRF on Saturday said. After combating the floods and water logging tragedy for over a week in the two states, the lead mitigation force has now shifted its operations from...
  • Asiad Squash: Men's team gets historic gold, women grab silver 4 days ago

    Incheon: The Indian squash players wrapped up a historic performance in the Asian Games, clinching an unprecedented men's team gold after the women's side settled for their first ever silver on Saturday. With a silver and a bronze, Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal respectively in the individual events, the squash players...
  • Asian Games Hockey: India beat China 2-0, to face Korea in semi-final 4 days ago

    Incheon: A scrappy India eked out a hard-fought 2-0 win over lower-ranked China to progress to the semi-finals of the men's hockey competition at the 17th Asian Games, on Saturday. After a goalless opening 30 minutes, drag-flick exponent V R Raghunath (40th minute) and Birendra Lakra (45th) scored two goals in...
  • India will effectively tackle terrorism: Rajnath Singh 4 days ago

    Kollam: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday expressed confidence about effectively tackling problems of terrorism and insurgency faced by the country. "The country is facing problems of terrorism, insurgency and separatism but I am fully confident that we will be able to resolve these problems and save the nation," he...