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December 6, 2018

Pakistan hockey players win hearts of fans

Bhubaneswar, Dec 6: The Pakistan team may not have put up an impressive show in the ongoing men's hockey World Cup so far, but the players are winning the hearts of fans on a different platform.The Pakistan team, which visited the Fan…

Former national champion swimmer dead

Kolkata, Dec 6: Seven-time national champion swimmer Arun Kumar Shaw died here on Thursday following prolonged illness, Bengal Amateur Swimming Association confirmed in a statement.Shaw, 82, is survived by his wife.Shaw, who was the…

Modi, Rahul to visit Odisha in December

Bhubaneswar, Dec 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and AICC President Rahul Gandhi are scheduled to visit Odisha this month ahead of general and Assembly elections in 2019.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Odisha in-charge Arun Singh on…

Soldier killed in Pakistani firing

Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) An Indian soldier was killed on Thursday as the Pakistan Army resorted to "unprovoked" firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh…

Kushwaha opposes BJP’s Ram temple agenda

Patna, Dec 6 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha on Thursday said that it was not the work of a political party to construct a temple or mosque.A member of the BJP-led National Democratic…

Barça advance in Copa del Rey

Barcelona, Dec 6: FC Barcelona's subs made the most of their chance during the second leg of a Copa del Rey round of 32 tie against humble Cultural Leones, powering the hosts to a 4-1 victory (5-1 on aggregate).Denis Suarez had a…

On brink of losing voice, Sidhu advised rest

Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been advised complete rest for up to five days after he injured his vocal chords during an exhaustive 17-day election campaign for Congress candidates in poll-bound…

Taj city to face water crisis for 60 days

Agra, Dec 6 (IANS) Half of Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, will either go dry or get limited water supply for the next 60 days.The Agra Water Works has announced a major cleaning programme of its water tanks and overhaul of machinery and…

Kingpin nabbed for exam paper leak

Gandhinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Yashpal Solanki, believed to be the brain behind the leakage of the Lok Rakshak Dal (LRD) recruitment exam paper, was arrested by Gujarat Police on Thursday.Solanki a.k.a Yahspal Thakore was nabbed from Virpur…