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Month: November 2013

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  • A job well done

    A job well done

    Governor Mr M K Narayanan with Mary Prema Pierick during the closing ceremony of the Ruby Jubilee Celebrations at the St Xavier’s College auditorium in Kolkata on Saturday. biswajit ghosal

    November 30, 2013
  • Tejpal arrested after court rejects bail plea

    Tejpal arrested after court rejects bail plea

    ‘prima facie involved in acts that constitute custodial rape’ press trust of india PANAJI, 30 NOV: Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal was tonight arrested by Goa police after a court here rejected his anticipatory bail plea holding that prima facie he was involved in acts which constitute custodial rape and outraging of the modesty of his …

    November 30, 2013
  • Siliguri CP shunted over Malda DM’s arrest over scam

    Siliguri CP shunted over Malda DM’s arrest over scam

    statesman news service      KOLKATA/SILIGURI, 30 NOV: The state government today removed the Siliguri Commissioner of Police, Mr Kaliappan Jayaraman, for “exceeding his brief” by arresting “without the state government’s knowledge” the Malda district magistrate, Godala Kiran Kumar, in connection with an alleged multi-crore scam in 2012-13 when the latter was CEO of the Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA). The DM was summoned to Siliguri yesterday …

    November 30, 2013
  • Maoists kill 3 cops in train attack

    Maoists kill 3 cops in train attack

    statesman news service PATNA, 30 NOV: Heavily-armed Maoists attacked a passenger train in Bihar this evening, killing at least three GRP jawans, and wounding a few others. The Maoists looted the arms of the slain jawans before making good their escape. Police sources said the Maoists attacked the Sahebganj-Danapur intercity passenger train just when it …

    November 30, 2013
  • One arrested for attempt to set Writers’ on fire

    One arrested for attempt to set Writers’ on fire

    statesman news service KOLKATA, 30 NOV: One person was arrested and four others were detained today in connection with Friday’s alleged attempt to set ablaze Writers’ Buildings. Police sources said tonight that a man, identified only as Mr Nandi, said to be a Group D employee at Writers’, has been held from Serampore. They did …

    November 30, 2013
  • Short Takes

    Short Takes

    Diesel dearer by 50 paise a litre NEW DELHI, 30 NOV: Diesel prices were today hiked by 50 paise per litre but there will be no revision in rates of petrol this fortnight. The hike excludes sales tax or VAT and will be effective from midnight tonight. pti Orbiter injected into trans-Mars orbit BANGALORE, 30 …

    November 30, 2013
  • Early departure for Test specialists

    Early departure for Test specialists

    agencies Mumbai, 30 NOV: The Board of Control for Cricket in India is keen on sending its Test specialists, including new-ball bowler Zaheer Khan, to South Africa earlier than the rest for acclimatisation, if possible. "We are trying to send not only Zaheer but all others in the Test squad early to South Africa. It …

    November 30, 2013
  • Warner remorseful over Trott comments

    Warner remorseful over Trott comments

    agencies ADELAIDE, 30 NOV: Australian opener David Warner has broken his silence on the departure of Jonathan Trott from the Ashes cricket series, saying he had no idea the England batsman was struggling with an illness. Warner has been harshly criticized since the first test at Brisbane for comments made to Australian reporters in which …

    November 30, 2013
  • Bowlers put Bengal in control

    Bowlers put Bengal in control

    press trust of india NEW DELHI, 30 NOV: Bengal bowlers toiled hard to restrict Services to 261 for six, giving themselves a good chance to grab first innings lead on the third day of the Ranji Trophy group B encounter on Saturday. With Services needing another 171 runs to get first innings lead, Bengal have …

    November 30, 2013
  • Thakur picks up 10 wickets for Railways

    Thakur picks up 10 wickets for Railways

    press trust of india NEW DELHI, 30 NOV:Young and unheralded Railways pacer Karan Thakur today made history by becoming the first bowler in CK Nayudu Trophy (BCCI U-25 Meet) to take all 10 wickets in an innings against Baroda at the Reliance Stadium in Vadodara. The 23-year-old Delhi lad, who plays for the Railways U-25 …

    November 30, 2013
  • Of demons getting away with it

    Of demons getting away with it

    pulakesh mukhopadhyay After Brisbane, it can be said without any doubt whatsoever: the Hollywood big man whose sales strategy was predicated on a start with a spectacular earthquake , followed by similar, subsequent episodes building up to a mind-numbing climax knew what he had been talking about. And who says they don’t make ’em like …

    November 30, 2013
  • MSC held by Dempo

    MSC held by Dempo

    statesman news service KOLKATA, 30 NOV: Mohammedan Sporting were held to a goalless draw by Dempo in the round 12 encounter of the Airtel I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium on Saturday evening. Both teams had great chances to score with MSC&’s Tolgay Ozbey and Alwyn George of Dempo wasting two golden opportunities each. It …

    November 30, 2013
  • Match-fixing can never disappear: Wenger

    Match-fixing can never disappear: Wenger

    indo-asian news service London, 30 Nov:  Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that match-fixing can never be eradicated completely. Wenger’s comments came Friday, a day after two men suspected of involvement in fixing English lower league matches were charged and appeared at Cannock Magistrates Court this morning, according to National Crime Agency (NCA), reports Xinhua. The …

    November 30, 2013
  • Ramsey stars in Arsenal victory

    Ramsey stars in Arsenal victory

    agence france-presse LONDON, 30 NOV: Aaron Ramsey’s brace inspired Arsenal to a 3-0 win at Cardiff City on Saturday that sent Arsene Wenger’s side seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.The former Cardiff academy starlet, who joined the Gunners as a 17-year-old, bagged a brilliant first-half header and added a second in …

    November 30, 2013
  • Bhullar impresses in Jakarta

    Bhullar impresses in Jakarta

    press trust of india Jakarta, 30 Nov: Despite a nightmarish start in the third round, Gaganjeet Bhullar kept himself in the fray by finishing with a share of the lead with Thailand’s Jazz Janewattananond at the Indonesia Open here today. Bhullar (69) shares the lead after 54 holes with Jazz. Bhullar, ranked sixth on the …

    November 30, 2013
  • Sindhu in Macau Open final

    Sindhu in Macau Open final

    press trust of india Macau, 30 Nov: India’s top seed shuttler P V Sindhu cruised into the women’s singles final of the USD 120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold at the Macau Forum here today. The world No.11 overcame a much lower ranked Qin Jinjing of China 21-13 18-21, 21-19 in their first-ever encounter. Sindhu …

    November 30, 2013
  • Mariners face bottom club

    Mariners face bottom club

    statesman news service KOLKATA, 30 NOV: McDowell Mohun Bagan take on Rangdajied United in the round 12 clash of the Airtel I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Newly-promoted Rangdajied United are yet to win this season as they have only managed five draws and five defeats from their first ten games. But …

    November 30, 2013