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  • Sri Lanka appoint Rumesh Ratnayake as consultant coach 14 hours 6 minutes ago

    Rumesh Ratnayake, the former Sri Lankan fast bowler, has been appointed the national side's consultant coach ahead of the ICC World Cup 2015, a Sri Lanka Cricket release said. "SLC has made the inclusion taking into consideration the views of the chairman of selectors and the national team management. All other...
  • Irfan Pathan: a veteran India never had 2 days ago

    Mysore: It's no secret that India lacks genuine medium-pace bowling allrounders. "That's one area that makes me a bit nervous," said Duncan Fletcher, the India coach, recently. India have tried Stuart Binny in recent times, but there are few names that crop up when one draws up a list of...
  • South Africa rest AB de Villiers for final West Indies ODI 2 days ago

    Hashim Amla returns to captain the Castle Lager Proteas for the fifth Momentum One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday. AB de Villiers has been rested for the match, while Quinton de Kock makes a return to the line-up after a speedy recovery...
  • Mumbai cricket waiting for fresh harvest 2 days ago

    Last week, Tamil Nadu beat Mumbai by an innings and 44 runs in Chennai in a Ranji Trophy match. A watershed moment. True, Tamil Nadu aren't stragglers (though they haven't been top rung in recent times either), but Mumbai - no, they don't lose so big, not by an innings, not...
  • Snapshot: Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha interacts with National Bravery Award winners January 19, 2015

    Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Monday interacted with the National Bravery Award winners at Air House in New Delhi. A total of 24 awardees have been nominated including four posthumous. ...
  • Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar hands over first overhauled Su-30 MKI to Air Chief January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar handed over the first overhauled Su-30 MKI to Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Nasik on Friday. According to a government release, the handing over of the world's first overhauled Su-30 MKI coincides with 50 years of...
  • Is having no male staff the only way to stop child abuse in schools? October 27, 2014

    An office assistant, who was arrested for the sexual assault of a three-and-a-half-year-old girl at a city school, was remanded in six days police custody by a magisterial court on Sunday. ...
  • Southern Naval Command gets new Chief of Staff October 26, 2014

    Kochi: Rear Admiral Atul Kumar Jain assumed office as Chief of Staff of Southern Naval Command. He has taken over the charge from Rear Admiral M S Pawar, who is appointed as the Flag Officer, Maharashtra and Gujarat area (FOMAG), a Naval press release said. Commissioned in July 1982, and an alumnus...
  • Bangalore minor rape: Police arrest school staff member October 24, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police on Friday arrested one person in connection with the alleged rape of a three-year-old inside the premises of her school. The person arrested, KK Reddy, is a member of the school management. The arrest came after a criminal case was lodged against him. Three others have...
  • Delhi: Under-secretary of Staff Selection Commission arrested for rape October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A 29-year-old married woman has accused an Under Secretary of the Staff Selection Commission of raping her following which the official was arrested by the police. According to police, the accused, identified as 55-year-old Neshram was arrested by the staff of Vasant Kunj (South) Police Station on Monday...
  • DDA doesn't rule out 'ghost' employees as 1600 still 'missing' September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: With over 1,600 employees still "unaccounted for", mystery seems to have deepened regarding the apparent inconsistencies found in the DDA's muster roll. Last month, the housing authority had reported that over 2,200 employees "did not" turn up for submitting their fingerprints even after an official order but the...
  • Fliers face trouble as AISATS staff strike over salary hike September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A section of ground handling staff of AISATS has gone on a strike demanding salary hike and reinstatement of one of their colleagues,causing inconvenience to fliers as delivery of baggage to them was delayed. The strike started due to which airlines who have taken services of AISATS were...
  • Boeing delivers fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India September 11, 2014

    Washington: Boeing has delivered the fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India, on schedule as part of a contract for eight aircraft to support the Indian Navy's maritime patrol requirements. The aircraft arrived at Naval Air Station Rajali, after a flight from Seattle's Boeing Field, and joined the four previously delivered P8Is,...
  • BJP councillors told not to appoint relatives as personal staff August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Following the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP's Delhi unit on Saturday directed its councillors to not appoint their relatives as personal staff, a statement said. Party president Satish Upadhyay, in a letter written to all councillors, said: "It has been observed that the relatives of public...
  • Modi's parting gift: Rs 21 lakh for educating Gujarat staff's daughters May 24, 2014

    As a parting gift to the cause of girl education in his home state, Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi has donated Rs 21 lakh from his personal savings to create a corpus fund for educating daughters of drivers and peons working with the Gujarat government. A foundation would be set up for...
  • PM Manmohan Singh bids goodbye to personal staff in South Block May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday personally bid goodbye to his personal staff in his South Block office while thanking them for their assistance. He met 110 personal staff members and expressed his gratitude towards them, sources said. Singh, who became the Prime Minister in 2004, met them in...
  • Rs 20 lakh compensation announced for families of landmine blast victims April 26, 2014

    The families of eight people, who were killed in a landmine blast in Jharkhand's Dumka district on Thursday on their way back from a polling booth, would get Rs 20 lakh each as compensation, an official statement said. "The kin of five security personnel and three polling staff killed during election...
  • RAW staff member commits suicide after killing his wife, children March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A Research and Analysis Wing staff member allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and two children in Delhi on Saturday. The 52-year-old staff member, attached to technical wing, was found hanging from the fan in his house. The wife (43), son (17) and daughter (12) were probably hammered...
  • SSC to hold exam again after reports of unfair means January 29, 2014

    Staff Selection Commission is set to conduct Combined Graduate Level Examination2013 at some test centres again, following reports of use of unfair means at those exam venues. SSC had conducted CGLE2013 in two phases Tier I on April 21 and May 19, last year and Tier II on September 29,...
  • Hooda confidant Nand Lal Poonia resigns after court rap January 2, 2014

    Haryana School Teachers Selection Board (HSTSB) chairman Nand Lal Poonia, a confidant of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, resigned from his post on Thursday after a recent rap from the state high court. Poonia, a retired brigadier, was appointed chairman of Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) by Hooda in 2005 and...
  • Devyani case: Salaries for embassy workers based on local wage rates, says US January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The US has said that the salary of its embassy staff is based as per the local wage rates of the particular country. "Generally, compensation plans for locally employed staff at US Missions abroad are based upon prevailing wage rates and compensation practices for corresponding types of positions...
  • General Bikram Singh takes over as new CoSC December 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday took over as the new Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) to succeed Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, who is superannuating on December 31, 2013. The baton of the CoSC was handed over to General Singh by the...
  • PSU banks' staff go on strike, operations hit December 18, 2013

    Normal banking operations like cheque clearances, withdrawing and depositing of money at branches were hit across the country as employees of public sector banks went on a oneday strike on Wednesday to press for wage revision and other demands. All the members affiliated to nine bank employees and officers unions have...
  • 22 more encephalitis deaths in Gorakhpur; leave of all doctors, paramedical staff cancelled November 6, 2013

    With another 22 deaths due to encephalitis in the past five days in Gorakhpur, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday cancelled the leave of all doctors and paramedical staff, an official said. This has been done to ensure that the health department is present in full strength to attend to the...
  • Cuttack: 2 students rusticated for planting fire cracker in VC's chamber November 5, 2013

    Two students of Ravenshaw University were rusticated for two years and were barred from appearing four consecutive semester examinations for allegedly bombing the official chamber of the ViceChancellor inside the campus. While no one was injured in the incident late on Sunday night, the chamber of the VC has received extensive...
  • 75 pc less staff; clean loos, simple menu at White House October 9, 2013

    Washington: Now in its second week, the partial government shutdown has taken its toll on the White House, where about 3 of 4 staffers have been furloughed, barred even from checking the BlackBerrys they usually clutch like worry beads. Of the 1,701 advisers, assistants, numbercrunchers, butlers, chefs and landscapers who work...
  • BlackBerry lays off dozens of US sales staff: Report September 11, 2013

    Bangalore: Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd cut several dozen jobs from its US sales team on Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The layoffs are part of rolling job cuts that have been ongoing for several weeks, the people told the paper. "I can confirm a...
  • 3 jail inmates use a rope to escape, prison staff suspended August 22, 2013

    Three inmates escaped from Etawah district jail after which the entire prison staff on duty at the time of the incident has been suspended with immediate effect, official sources said in Etawah on Thursday. Three inmates, including one who was serving life sentence, escaped from the prison by scaling walls...
  • Speaker SS Bhokta to look into allegations against Assembly staff July 26, 2013

    Jharkhand Speaker S S Bhokta on Friday assured the state Assembly that he would look into the allegations made against House reporters that they had failed to mention the name of Chief Minister Hemant Soren during his speech during the trust vote on July 18. Bhokta said strict action would be...
  • US bugged EU offices, gained access to computer networks: German magazine June 30, 2013

    Berlin: The United States bugged European Union offices and gained access to EU internal computer networks, according to secret documents cited in a German magazine on Saturday, the latest in a series of exposures of alleged US spy programmes. Der Spiegel cited from a September 2010 "top secret" document of...