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ICC’s judgement on PCB’s compensation claim against BCCI is absurd: Najam Sethi

Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has termed the ICC’s decision to dismiss the country’s compensation claim against the BCCI for not honoring a bilateral MoU as “vague and absurd”. Terming the decision a “politically motivated” one, Sethi, who convinced the PCB to file the compensation case against the BCCI, said Pakistan was forced to lose a...

At least 17 dead, 16 injured in two separate accidents in Uttarakhand

14 dead as bus falls into gorge, three killed in a car mishap At least 17 persons died and 16 persons were injured in two separate road accidents in the state on Sunday. While 14 persons died and 14 were injured in a bus mishap in Uttarkashi district, three persons died and two were injured in a car mishap...

Grenade attack in Amritsar, three killed

Amritsar Blast: At least three people were killed and many were injured in a bomb blast at Rajasansi village near Amritsar on this Sunday afternoon. Three persons were killed and several others injured in a grenade attack on a religious ceremony at Rajasansi village on this Sunday afternoon, police said. The incident took palace when around 200 people were...

Ad guru Alyque Padamsee dies at 90

Veteran ad maker and theatre personality Alyque Padamsee died Saturday at the age of 90. Padamsee was the former Chief Executive of advertising firm Lintas in India and helped it to become one of the top creative agencies in the country. He later became the regional coordinator for Lintas in South Asia. He will be best remembered for iconic...

All-party meet fails to break Sabarimala impasse; duty-bound to implement SC order, says Kerala govt

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram– An all-party meeting on the Sabarimala issue here Thursday saw the Kerala government sticking to its stand of being “duty-bound” to implement the Supreme Court order allowing the entry of women of all ages into the Lord Ayyappa temple, leading to a walkout by opposition parties. The opposition parties made a demand for putting...

PM Modi unveils ‘Statue of Unity’

The 182-meter high ‘Statue of Unity’ in honor of country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel dedicated to the nation Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the 182-meter high ‘Statue of Unity’ in honor of country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and dedicated it to the nation. Built on Sadhu Bet Island on Narmada river, the imposing...

Supreme Court asks Centre to submit details of pricing of 36 Rafale fighter

The Centre must bring details of the decision-making process of the deal into the public domain, except those that are confidential and have strategic importance: SC The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre for pricing details of the 36 Rafale fighter jets India is buying from France in a sealed cover within 10 days but agreed that “strategic...

Sardar Patel: New India’s crisis man

The real tribute to Sardar Patel would be to resolve to contribute in the making of a New India inspired by the spirit of unification made possible by Sardar Patel History has often proved that every crisis would find its own man. India had its crisis man in Sardar Patel in the aftermath of our country’s Independence, when a great crisis...

Sania, Shoaib blessed with baby boy

Tennis star Sania Mirza and her Pakistani cricketer husband Shoaib Malik were blessed with a baby boy on Tuesday. Sania delivered the child early Tuesday morning, here and both mother and child were well. Shoaib tweeted: “Excited to announce: Its a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual #Alhumdulilah. Thank you for the wishes...

Verma was collecting documents relating to Rafale ‘scam’, forcibly sent on leave: Rahul

CBI Chief Alok Verma was collecting documents relating to the Rafale scam. He was forcibly sent on leave: Rahul Gandhi Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Wednesday alleged that CBI Director Alok Verma was forcibly sent on leave as he was collecting documents relating to the Rafale ‘scam’. CBI Director Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana have been “divested of all powers” amid...