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Force India miss out on points in US

Austin, Nov 18 (IANS) Force India missed out on points at the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix held at the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) as both their drivers finished outside the points in the penultimate race of the year. The race was won by four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel in his Red Bull ahead of Lotus' Romain Grosjean. Vettel's teammate Mark Webber of Australia came in third Sunday. Scottish driver Paul Di Resta finished 16th following a two-stop strategy while German teammate Adrian Sutil…

Goa MP calls for errant foreigners deportation

Panaji Nov 18:The state and central government together should work out a mechanism to deport errant foreign nationals living in Goa, Congress MP Francisco Sardinha said on Monday."Whoever commits crime or is illegally staying without documents the state and central government should jointly take cognizance. The deportation should be quick," Sardinha told reporters at the state Congress headquarters. The opposition here has demanded a judicial probe into the role of foreigners involved in drug trade. The state…

Central ministers from Telangana meet GoM

New Delhi/Hyderabad, Nov 18: Central ministers from Telangana on Monday urged a Group of Ministers (GoM) to ensure formation of a separate Telangana state which includes both Hyderabad and Bhadrachalam.Three central ministers from the region called on the GoM, which is looking into various issues related to bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and formation of Telangana state. The ministers submitted a 12-page report to the GoM headed by Union Home Minister Sushikumar Shinde. Union Science and Technology Minister S. Jaipal Reddy,…

JD-U leader questions Bharat Ratna to Tendulkar

Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) A Janata Dal-United MP Monday questioned awarding India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar instead of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand. "I fail to understand why Dhyan Chand was ignored and Sachin Tendulkar was given Bharat Ratna," JD-U's member of parliament Shivanand Tiwari told media persons here. Tiwari said the ministry concerned had shortlisted the name of Dhyan Chand for giving the Bharat Ratna. "Dhyan Chand was…

India’s Rajendran wins World bodybuilding title

Budaors (Hungary), Nov 18 (IANS) India's Rajendran Mani won the men's 90 kg event at the fifth World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships here. Iran's Reza Nouri Ara won the Mr. Universe title Sunday while Iran won the overall men's title and Hungary took first place among the women. Reza also claimed the men's 100 kg event while compatriot Alireza Asadollahi clinched the men's over-100 kg event, reports Xinhua. Champions of all the nine men's categories competed for the Mr.…
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