VARANASI/NEW DELHI: The Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram Wednesday said a specific advisory was given in February identifying Dashashwamedh Ghat here as a possible terror target and that there could have been some laxity on the part of the police that led to the blast Tuesday evening.Read More »
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VARANASI/MUMBAI: According to a media report, the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) on Wednesday detained two people in connection with the blast. The ATS has identified Shahnawaz and Assadullah as key suspects behind the blast. Both are allegedly linked to the 2008 Delhi blasts and the Batla House encounter in Delhi.Read More »
NEW DELHI: India has decided to attend the ceremony where the Nobel Peace Prize will be presented to Chinese dissident Mr Liu Xiaobo in Oslo on Friday, notwithstanding China’s call for a boycott of the function.Read More »
BHUBANESWAR: A ballet portraying the love and care for a sick and dying man by Mother Teresa as homage on her birth centenary has been choreographed by Italian Odissi danseuse Ileana Citaristi.Read More »
BY PRAFUL BIDWAI
BY winning 206 of the 243 seats in the Bihar Assembly, Mr Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United)-Bharatiya Janata Party coalition has made history. The landslide has reduced the flamboyant Laloo Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal to 22 seats and the Congress to a pathetic four seats, its lowest-ever Bihar score.
Reports of a drop in the number of females to males in the state come as a shock. That a forward looking state, with a high level of literacy, a formidable development index and the highest per capita income in the country can fall victim to sex discrimination is a humbling fact.Read More »
The arrest of WikiLeaks chief, Mr Julian Assange in London on Wednesday is nothing but an attempt to blunt the impact of the release of thousands of sensitive documents which exposed the manner in which the world’s only super power conducts its foreign policy.Read More »
EACH evening I have to walk via Santarshet, Aldona to return home. Sadly, I am forced to walk in darkness as the street lights are never functional and the overgrown vegetation on either side of the road forces the pedestrian to walk right in the middle on the road.
PANAJI: A misunderstanding while on the field was the last thing Dempo coach Armando Colaco would have expected from his players, as a slip-up from defender Domnic Noronha and keeper Laxmikant Kattimani resulted in holders Dempo conceding a solitary goal defeat to East Bengal in their second round match of the I-League played at Nehru stadium, Fatorda on Wednesday.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation is all set to sign a Rs 700 crore 15-year deal with IMG-Reliance on Thursday for the sponsorship and marketing rights of Indian football activities, including the I-League.Read More »