Daily Archives: April 9, 2017

President urges people to help make India cashless society

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday urged the people to support the government's mission to make India a cashless society."I...

BJP seeks judicial probe into AAP’s ‘lunch splurge’

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Upping the ante against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the BJP on Sunday demanded a judicial probe into the...

Probe begins into communal violence in Odisha town, curfew reimposed

Bhubaneswar, April 9 (IANS) The Crime Branch of the Odisha Police has begun an investigation into an incidence of communal violence last week in...

Bangladesh PM offers prayers at Ajmer dargah

Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday offered prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Mouinuddin Chisti in Ajmer."She along with...

Barcelona’s Neymar may miss Clasico for likely suspension

Barcelona, April 9: Brazilian FC Barcelona forward Neymar might miss the El Clasico against Real Madrid as he mocked the fourth official following his...

Davis Cup: Ramanathan hands India 4-0 lead

Bengaluru, April 9: Ramkumar Ramanathan beat Sanjar Fayziev in straight sets to hand India a 4-0 lead in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I...

Cologne goalie Horn extends contract

Berlin, April 9: German football club Cologne and goalkeeper Timo Horn have agreed to a contract extension until June 2022."Timo Horn is an excellent...

21 die, 59 injured in Egypt church blast

Cairo, April 9 (IANS) At least 21 persons were killed and 59 injured in an explosion at a Coptic Christian church in the Egyptian...

IPL: Unchanged SRH opt to field vs Gujarat Lions

Hyderabad, April 9: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) won the toss and elected to field against Gujarat Lions (GL) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match...

Kerala professor, wife, daughter dead, son absconding

Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) A retired college professor, his wife, daughter and a relative were found dead at their home here in Kerala, police...

Falcao repays in Monaco’s Ligue 1 title race, Lyon stunned by Lorient

Paris, April 9: Radamel Falcao's return to the starting line-up paid off in Monaco's 1-0 away victory over in-form Angers, moving them four points...

Golfers Garcia, Rose tied at top spot in The Masters

Augusta (Georgia), April 9: English golfer Justin Rose (five-under 67) and Spaniard Sergio Garcia (70) shared the top spot at the 81st edition of...

Over 52% voting in West Bengal Assembly by-poll

Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Around 52 per cent votes were cast in six hours in the Kanthi Dakshin assembly by-poll in West Bengal on...

Bayern crush Dortmund, Hamburg stun Hoffenheim in Bundesliga

Munich, April 9: Bayern Munich cruised past Borussia Dortmund 4-1 thanks to a brace from Robert Lewandowski, while Hamburg shocked Hoffenheim 2-1 riding on...

13 die in Egypt Coptic church blast

Cairo, April 9 (IANS) At least 13 persons were killed in an explosion at a Coptic Church in Tanta city of northern Egypt on...

RSS chief calls for nationwide ban on cow slaughter

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday called for a nationwide ban on slaughter of cows."We have...

No political solution in Syria with Assad in power: Haley

Washington, April 9 (IANS) US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday said there is no political solution to the conflict in...

Over 43% votes cast in Assam’s Dhemaji bypoll by 1 p.m.

Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) Voting was underway at a brisk pace on Sunday in the by-election to the Assam assembly from the Dhemaji constituency,...

Farooq Abdullah and Omar cast votes for Srinagar seat

Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Opposition National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah and his son, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, cast their votes for the...

Voting underway in Jharkhand by-poll

Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) Voting was underway in Jharkhand's Littipara assembly by-poll with about 38 per cent turnout witnessed till 11 a.m. on Sunday,...

By-poll underway in two MP assembly seats

Bhopal, April 9 (IANS) Amid reports of minor violence, balloting in bypolls for two Madhya Pradesh assembly seats -- Ater in Bhind district and...

Brazil earn Davis Cup world group playoff spot

Ambato (Ecuador), April 9: Brazil have earned a place in the Davis Cup World Group play-offs after by taking an unassailable 3-0 lead over...

Hamilton wins fifth Chinese GP of F1 career

Shanghai, April 9: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton delivered a commanding performance to win the Formula One World Championship's Chinese Grand Prix, after starting from...

Indian hockey eves hammer Belarus to enter final of HWL Round 2

West Vancouver, April 9: Rani Rampal and Gurjit Kaur fired a brace each as India thumped Belarus 4-0 to set up a final against...

Tendulkar gives on-road helmet lessons tn Hyderabadis

Hyderabad, April 9: Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lent his support to the road safety campaign, although impromptuly, by advising two-wheeler riders to wear helmet.Two...

Serbia beat Spain in Davis Cup quarters

Belgrade, April 9: Serbia have earned an unassailable 3-0 lead over Spain in the Davis Cup quarter-finals at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall here.On the second...

Real, Atletico draw in Madrid derby

Madrid, April 9: Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of the Spanish football league standings despite being held to a 1-1 draw...

BCCI SGM adjourned till Wednesday

New Delhi, April 9: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday adjourned its Special General Meeting (SGM) after the Committee...

50% polling in Rajasthan’s Dholpur by-polls

Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) Around 50 per cent polling was registered till afternoon across 231 polling stations for the Dholpur Assembly by-polls in Rajasthan...

By-polling underway in Karnataka’s two Assembly seats

Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) Polling was underway in the Nanjungud (Reserved) and Gundlupet Assembly segments in southern Karnataka on Sunday for the by-elections being...

CBI files case against Chandigarh-based company

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The CBI on Sunday registered a case against a Chandigarh-based company and three of its directors for allegedly cheating...

826 housing projects running behind schedule: Assocham

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) As many as 826 housing projects are running behind schedule by an average of 39 months, with Punjab having...

Community based approach needed to deal with heart failures: AIIMS

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) With India having 5.4 million heart failure patients, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Sunday said...

Looking for football, 3 boys in Tripura fall in well, die

Agartala, April 9 (IANS) Three boys, aged between 10 and 17 years, died when they fell into a deserted well in a remote village...

Your kid’s hands maybe full of harmful nicotine

New York, April 9 (IANS) If you are a smoker, chances are that your children may be exposed to significant levels of nicotine on...

US-led airstrikes kill 15 Syrians in Raqqa province

Damascus, April 9 (IANS) At least 15 civilians were killed on Saturday by US-led airstrikes that targeted areas in the northern province of Raqqa,...

Maoists kill two policemen in Jharkhand

Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) Two policemen were killed in a gunfight with Maoists in Jharkhand's Simdega district on Sunday morning, the state police said.According...

Norwegian police neutralise ‘bomb-like object’

Oslo, April 9 (IANS) Norwegian police has said they carried out a controlled explosion of a "bomb-like object" found on Saturday night in central...

Patna Rajdhani Express passengers looted in Bihar

Patna, April 9 (IANS) In a daring heist, a gang on Sunday morning at a gunpoint looted passengers of cash and valuables and assaulted...

Nine policemen killed in Afghanistan bombing

Kabul, April 9 (IANS) Nine policemen were killed and five injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was struck by an improvised explosive...

50 injured in Moscow train accident

Moscow, April 9 (IANS) At least 50 persons were injured when a commuter train and the Moscow-Brest long-distance train collided here, Russian Railways said...

Contingency plans if Kochi can’t host U-17 World Cup

Kolkata/Kochi, April 9: Soccer's global apex body FIFA says it has "two different contingency plans" in mind in case Kochi fails to meet the...

Protesters injured in Srinagar bypoll violence

Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Some protesters were injured when security forces on Sunday fired at demonstrating mobs at three places in central Budgam district...

China’s GDP to grow 6.8% in Q1: Goldman Sachs

Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China's economy will remain solid in the first quarter of 2017, growing 6.8 per cent from a year earlier, Goldman...

President, PM greet nation on Mahavir Jayanti

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti."Greetings...