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Month: August 2013

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  • War clouds begin to descend over Syria

    War clouds begin to descend over Syria

    Obama says will strike syria, subject to Congress approval~ lalit k jha/pti WASHINGTON, 31 AUG: US President Barack Obama today announced his decision to take military action against the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons. Though he announced his decision to bypass the UN Security Council, which he alleged …

    August 31, 2013
  • War clouds begin to descend over Syria

    War clouds begin to descend over Syria

    Obama says will strike syria, subject to Congress approval lalit k jha/pti WASHINGTON, 31 AUG: US President Barack Obama today announced his decision to take military action against the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons. Though he announced his decision to bypass the UN Security Council, which he alleged …

    August 31, 2013
  • Delhi gangrape teenager convicted

    Delhi gangrape teenager convicted

    udayan kishor NEW DELHI, 31 AUGUST: Almost eight months after the 16 December gangrape, which shook the nation, the Juvenile Justice Board today found the youngest among the six accused guilty and awarded him three years’ stay in a probation home. The family members of the 23-year old victim, however, expressed deep disappointment over the verdict. …

    August 31, 2013
  • TMC helping hand for Left

    TMC helping hand for Left

    Behrampore, 31 Aug: The Trinamul Congress today helped the Left Front in the formation of the panchayat samiti board at Hariharpara in Murshidabad district, in an unusual move in this politically polarised state. The Congress and LF had won 13 seats each while the TMC won four out of a total of 30 seats in …

    August 31, 2013
  • Petrol, diesel dearer;  bigger hike likely

    Petrol, diesel dearer; bigger hike likely

    statesman news service New Delhi, 31 Aug: Petrol price was today hiked by a steep Rs 2.35 per litre, and diesel by 50 paise ahead of a bigger increase in rates that may also include subsidised LPG planned for next month as the falling rupee made imports costlier. The increase in petrol and diesel prices …

    August 31, 2013
  • Asaram arrested from Jodhpur ashram

    Asaram arrested from Jodhpur ashram

    press trust of india INDORE, 31 AUG: Controversial godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a minor, was arrested by Jodhpur police from his ashram here late tonight. Armed with a medical report that the godman was fit to be interrogated, a team of Jodhpur police arrested 72-year-old Asaram and whisked him in a white …

    August 31, 2013
  • Thumbnails

    Thumbnails

    Controversy at awards ceremony NEW DELHI, 31 AUG: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh ordered an inquiry into triple jumper Renjith Mahes-wary’s doping controversy, which resulted in his Arjuna award being put on hold. pti     India eye Asia Cup title, WC spot IPOH, 31 AUG: A confident India look to book a direct ticket to next …

    August 31, 2013
  • Easy win for England

    Easy win for England

    agencies Chester-le-Street,31 Aug: Alex Hales’s 94 provided the platform for England’s 27-run win against Australia in the second Twenty20 international on Saturday as the two-match series ended all square at 1-1. Australia, set 196 for victory, finished on 168 for nine at Chester-le-Street with opener Aaron Finch — who made a T20 international record 156 …

    August 31, 2013
  • Misbah leads Pakistan to series victory

    Misbah leads Pakistan to series victory

    agence france-presse Harare, 31 Aug:Captain Misbah-ul-Haq scored a steady half-century and effected two crucial run-outs as Pakistan clinched the one-day series against Zimbabwe with a sizeable win in Saturday’s third and final match. Misbah’s 67 proved to be the top score in the game as Pakistan posted a total of 260 for six, before bowling …

    August 31, 2013
  • Will he, won’t he? Spotlight on Srinivasan

    Will he, won’t he? Spotlight on Srinivasan

    sns & agencies Kolkata, 31 Aug: He might have received another setback from the Supreme Court, but a recalcitrant N Srinivasan will, in all probability, attempt to stage a comeback as the Board of Control for Cricket in India chief , when the Board officials gather for the final Working Committee meeting before next month’s …

    August 31, 2013
  • Hyderabad clinch inaugural IBL crown

    Hyderabad clinch inaugural IBL crown

    press trust of india Mumbai, 31 Aug: Saina Nehwal-led Hyderabad Hotshots crowned themselves as the champions of the inaugural Indian Badminton League when they downed Awadhe Warriors 3-1 in the finals at the NSCI Stadium here today. Indian shuttle queen Saina brought the Hotshots on level terms by trouncing her young challenger P V Sindhu …

    August 31, 2013
  • Tendulkar resumes training

    Tendulkar resumes training

    press trust of india MUMBAI, 31 Aug: Senior Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has started batting in the nets and is looking forward to the Champions League Twenty20 after recuperating from a surgery for a hand injury sustained during the Indian Premier League this year. “Yes. I had surgery on my hand for the injury I …

    August 31, 2013
  • Cricket in an age of irreverence

    Cricket in an age of irreverence

    Maybe they’ll some day do it at Lord’s too – and a cynically calibrated, molehill-of-a-mountain apology will come nearly 72 hours later. The International Cricket Council will merely look on. Today&’s survivors, even winners, were left dehumanised a long while before yesterday, after all. You can also take it for granted that if and when …

    August 31, 2013
  • ‘Zaheer should be picked’

    ‘Zaheer should be picked’

    press trust of india MUMBAI, 31 AUG: Former India seamer and Mumbai coach Balwinder Singh Sandhu feels that veteran pacer Zaheer Khan should be picked for India’s tour of South Africa later this year as his years of experience at the international level would come in handy. “Given a choice between an in-form youngster and …

    August 31, 2013
  • Veteran Hewitt stuns Del Potro

    Veteran Hewitt stuns Del Potro

    agence france-presse NEW YORK, 31 AUG: Australian warhorse Lleyton Hewitt battled to a stunning five-set US Open win over Argentine sixth seed Juan Martin Del Potro on Friday, relegating Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic to supporting roles. The 2001 champion defeated the 2009 winner, 6-4, 5-7, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-1 in the tournament’s biggest shock …

    August 31, 2013
  • ‘It’s not  curtains for Indian GP’

    ‘It’s not curtains for Indian GP’

    sns & agencies NEW DELHI, 31 AUG: The cancellation of the 2014 edition of the Indian Grand Prix does not mean that the future of the Formula One race in the country is uncertain, Sahara Force India Team Principal Vijay Mallya has asserted. “I am proud of the race, but I don’t believe it is …

    August 31, 2013
  • India eye title for direct qualification

    India eye title for direct qualification

    press trust of india IPOH, 31 AUG: Their World Cup berth all but secured, a confident India would look to book a direct ticket to next year’s mega-event by winning the ongoing ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament when they clash with defending champions South Korea, here tomorrow. Both India and Malaysia have virtually qualified for …

    August 31, 2013