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December 5, 2018

KCR filled coffers of contractors: Rahul

Kodad (Telangana), Dec 5 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao filled the coffers of rich contractors by redesigning irrigation projects.Addressing the last election…

Christian Michel sent to 5 days CBI custody

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) British national Christian Michel James, the middleman wanted in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, was on Wednesday remanded to five days CBI custody by a Delhi court.Special Judge Arvind…

IFSG to support 13 promising athletes

Mumbai, Dec 5: The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) on Wednesday launched its athlete support programme 'Stars of Tomorrow' (SOT), which will help 13 promising athletes.The programme has been created to identify and…

Technical snag hits Delhi Metro

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Services on Delhi Metro's Blue line were affected on Wednesday afternoon due to signalling faults, causing inconvenience to commuters.The technical snag occurred on the section between Karol Bagh and Dwarka, which…

Leganes eliminate Rayo in Copa del Rey

Madrid, Dec 5: Leganes benefited from a bit of luck and from a fine performance by goalkeeper Andriy Lunin to beat Rayo Vallecano 1-0 and advance to the Copa del Rey knockout stage.The two capital sides started the game on Tuesday night at…

Boca Juniors leave for Madrid

Buenos Aires, Dec 5: Boca Juniors bid farewell to their fans in Buenos Aires, as the team headed to Madrid for the Copa Libertadores final against River Plate.The players and technical staff of Boca Juniors departed from the vicinity of La…

Manchester City defeat Watford 2-1

London, Dec 5: Defending champions Manchester City extended their lead atop the Premier League with a 2-1 victory over Watford, who came alive in the final minutes to make it a contest.Undefeated 15 matches into the season, City climb to 41…

Dakar Rally to break with tradition in Peru

Lima, Dec 5:More than 500 competitors from 61 countries and regions will participate in a historic edition of the Dakar Rally in Peru next month, race organisers said.The event will run from January 6 to 17 and begin and end in the capital…

Petroleum Minister invites investors to Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 5 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday requested investors to explore opportunities to enhance investments in Odisha.He urged the investors to explore opportunities for investments in Paradip and…

Gambhir retires from all forms of cricket

New Delhi, Dec 4: India discard Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The Ranji Trophy game between Delhi and Andhra starting on Thursday at the Feroz Shah Kotla here will be his last game."The…

Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC

Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) A soldier was injured on Wednesday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.Defence Ministry sources said the Pakistan Army violated the 2003 ceasefire on the LoC in…

Former Coal Secretary gets 3 years jail

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) A Delhi court on Wednesday sentenced to three years in jail former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta and two other former government officials in a coal block allocation case. CBI Special Judge Bharat Parashar also…