TRUST

  • James Hahn wins playoff at Riviera for first title February 23, 2015

    James Hahn clinched his maiden PGA Tour title with a gripping playoff victory over fellow American Dustin Johnson and England's Paul Casey at the Northern Trust Open on Sunday. Hahn struck his tee shot at the third extra hole, the par-three 14th, to 24 feet and coolly sank the birdie putt...
  • Retief Goosen keeps the lead at Riviera February 22, 2015

    Los Angeles: Retief Goosen had gone so long without being in contention on the weekend that he wondered how his nerves would hold up. He was tested on Saturday at Riviera and the two-time U.S. Open champion earned a passing grade. Even though he made only two pars on the back...
  • Retief Goosen hangs on to take 1-shot lead at Riviera February 21, 2015

    Los Angeles: Retief Goosen handled the tough conditions at Riviera so well on Friday that it brought back some fond memories. Sure, he's a two-time US Open champion, and the Northern Trust Open drew some comparisons to golf's toughest test with its firm, fast conditions. For now, Goosen was just thrilled...
  • Ryan Moore takes early control at challenging Riviera February 21, 2015

    Pacific Palisades, California: Already a winner on the 2014-15 PGA Tour, Ryan Moore put himself in good position to claim another title by seizing an early one-shot lead in the Northern Trust Open second round on Friday. Three strokes off the pace overnight, the 32-year-old American fired a three-under-par 68 on...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi quits as Bihar CM, state Assembly adjourned sine die February 20, 2015

    Patna: After blowing hot and cold for several days and challenging his mentor-turned-rival Nitish Kumar for a show of strength, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi resigned without seeking a vote on confidence motion on Friday morning. Taking everyone by surprise Manjhi went to Raj Bhawan around 10 AM to submit...
  • Veterans Vijay Singh, Retief Goosen fly high at Riviera February 20, 2015

    Pacific Palisades, California: Former major winners Vijay Singh and Retief Goosen struck a blow for the old guard on the PGA Tour as the two veterans surged into a tie for the early lead at the Northern Trust Open on Thursday. Playing together in the opening round at a sun-splashed Riviera...
  • Day 2: Bhavnagar-based diamond trader bids Rs 1.40 crore for PM Modi's suit February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit began in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. The highest closing offer on the second day came from a diamond trader and ship-breaking tycoon from Bhavnagar, K.K. Sharma, who is also the chairman...
  • On eve of trust vote, JD(U) slams BJP, blames it for crisis February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of Friday's crucial trust vote in Bihar assembly, JD(U) on Thursday launched a scathing attack on BJP, holding it responsible for the current political turmoil and accusing it of trying to impose President's Rule in the state. Slamming BJP after its MLAs had on Wednesday favoured supporting...
  • Day 1: NRI Viral Choski bids Rs 1.1 crore for PM Modi's suit February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit began in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. At the end of Day 1 of the auction, NRI Viral Choski bid's at Rs 1.1 crore for the Modi suit was the highest. Surat...
  • NRI Viral Choski bids Rs 1.1 crore for PM Modi's suit February 18, 2015

    The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit has begun in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. The proceeds will go to the Namami Gange trust also known as the Clean Ganga Fund. The entire suit and pant had Narendra Damodardas Modi repeatedly...
  • Book stalls to be set up at railway stations, airports February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: To encourage people to read books, HRD Ministry would approach the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to set up book stalls of National Book Trust (NBT) on platforms and in airports. "We will get in touch with the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to enable NBT...
  • India world's second most trusting nation, says survey January 20, 2015

    Davos: Moving up the ranks, India has emerged as the second most trusting country in the world in terms of faith reposed on its institutions even as globally trust levels have fallen, says a survey. As the world's rich and powerful gather in the Swiss resort of Davos, a study...
  • Mumbai: Truckers clash with police outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Truck drivers outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Uran in neighbouring Raigad district on Sunday were lathicharged by police following a clash. The incident occurred when police tried to break their demonstrations against holding up of their vehicles. The truck drivers were stranded as their vehicles were stuck up...
  • EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to break up Google November 28, 2014

    Strasbourg: The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google Thursday in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the four-year standoff between Brussels and the US Internet giant. In a direct challenge to Google, MEPs assembled in Strasbourg approved a resolution calling on the EU to...
  • Behind EU's call for break-up of Google stand not only Europeans but also US competitors November 27, 2014

    Brussels: When EU politicians call for the break-up of Google, it can sound like sour grapes, the anti-American backlash of an aging Europe envious, and fearful, of the wealth and growing power of young US tech giants. But should any American take time on Thanksgiving to scoff at Thursday's non-binding vote...
  • If the youth come together, we can end child slavery, says Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi November 19, 2014

    2014 Nobel Laureate and child's rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi while delivering the keynote address at the annual trust women conference in London said that with the help of the youth and prompt community interference, child trafficking can be controlled. ...
  • BJP cheated the people of Maharashtra, says Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote November 12, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote said that the BJP government had cheated the people of Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will decide future course of action. This is a minority government, we will take up the matter," said Raote. ...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Number of 'Yes' voters was more than the 'No', says Shaina NC November 12, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, BJP Spokesperson Shaina NC said that the number of 'Yes' voters were far more than the 'No' during the Maharashtra trust vote. "The BJP was confident that there would be lots of MLAs across the board that would want a good governance model and vote...
  • Is the BJP paying mere lip service to its allies? November 12, 2014

    Even as the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra won the confidence motion in the state Assembly on Wednesday, the Congress and Shiv Sena demanded a fresh trust vote on technical ground. While the government won the trust vote through a voice vote, the two opposition parties questioned the outcome saying...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Five Congress MLAs suspended for 2 years for heckling Governor November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Five Congress MLAs in Maharashtra were suspended on Wednesday for heckling Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and stopping his car. While the MLAs have been suspended for two years, a committee has been set up to report on the incident in the next Assembly session. The Congress and Shiv Sena were...
  • Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde to be Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde was elected to the post of Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday. The Sena stuck to its stand of not supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the trust vote till the power-sharing was resolved. Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has told his MLAs...
  • Maharashtra: Unfair on part of Sena to vote against BJP, says Vinod Tawde November 12, 2014

    As the Shiv Sena has decided to vote against the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the trust vote, BJP leader Vinod Tawde said the former's decision was unfair. Tawde said, "We hope Shiv Sena will reconsider its decision. It's not fair for Shiv Sena to vote against us. People of...
  • Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to seek trust vote today, NCP, Sena yet to take the final call November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: On the third day of the special Maharashtra Assembly session, the Devendra Fadnavis government will have to prove its majority on the floor of the House on Wednesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party bagged 122 seats and its ally Rashtriya Samaj Paksha has got one seat in the Maharashtra Assembly. The...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to seek trust vote on Wednesday, Sena asks its MLA to be present November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The 13-day-old BJP government in Maharashtra headed by Devendra Fadnavis will seek a vote of confidence on Wednesday which it is expected to win with the help of NCP despite its continuing stand-off with Shiv Sena. The former allies look set to cross swords even before the crucial trust...
  • Grand entry for Shiv Sena MLAs in Maharashtra Assembly with drums, orange turbans November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: As the three-day special session of Maharashtra Assembly begins on Monday, all 63 Shiv Sena MLAs made a dramatic entrance into the Assembly. Sena MLAs entered into the Assembly accompanied by beating drums and wearing orange turbans. Shiv Sena is still undecided on post-poll alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party....
  • Maharashtra: Fadnavis to seek trust vote after Speaker's election on November 12 November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: With the three-day special session of Maharashtra Assembly beginning on Monday, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will seek a trust vote after election of Speaker on November 12. State Governor C Vidyasagar Rao will administer oath to Jeeva Pandu Gavit as pro-tem Speaker of the Assembly in Raj Bhavan at 10...
  • Maharashtra Assembly session to begin today, Shiv Sena yet to decide on sitting in opposition November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The special three-day session of Maharashtra Assembly will begin on Monday even as former ally Shiv Sena still remains undecided on whether it will support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government in the state or sit in the opposition. A final decision is likely only after Chief Minister...
  • No Sena minister will be inducted in Maharashtra Cabinet before trust vote: Fadnavis November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena representatives will not be inducted into Maharashtra's BJP-led government before it wins the trust vote, Chief Minister Devedndra Fadnavis said on Wednesday, in comments that have not gone down well with Sena and highlighted continued differences between the two parties over power-sharing. "Pehle vishwas phir vistar (first the...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to face crucial trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly on November 12 November 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A special three-day session of the Mahararashtra Assembly will begin on November 10 in which the first BJP government will face a crucial trust vote on November 12, a minister said on Saturday. All the 287 newly-elected legislators would be sworn-in and the minority government headed by Chief Minister Devendra...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to face crucial trust vote on November 12 November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A special three-day session of the Mahararashtra assembly will begin on November 10 in which the first BJP government will face a crucial trust vote on November 12, a minister said on Saturday. All the 287 newly-elected legislators would be sworn-in and the minority government headed by Chief Minister Devendra...