India News

17-04-14

NEW DELHI: N Srinivasan cannot head the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) till he comes out clean in a probe conducted against him and 12 others, including India-capped cricketers, whose names have been mentioned by Justice Mudgal Committee report in the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.

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NEW DELHI: Anand Gandhi’s powerful debut ‘Ship of Theseus’ was on Wednesday declared the best feature film at the 61st National Film Awards here while biopic ‘Bhaag Milka Bhaag’ was named the best popular film.

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NEW DELHI: Sageer Ahmad, a tailor by profession, got to know about haemophilia when his year-old son hurt himself and started bleeding profusely. But Ahmad still didn’t learn his lesson. His second son born after a gap of three years was also detected with the blood disorder.

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NEW DELHI: A 23-year-old Nigerian youth has been arrested here for allegedly smuggling heroin to the United States via air courier after concealing it in especially crafted cavities in women’s sandals.

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Sangli: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is finally able to pose a real challenge to the Congress, which has won every election in Sangli since 1952. It has exploited the constituency’s

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BARAMATI: “You think it’s easy for us to win elections just because we are from a political family? I have been travelling across my constituency for the past two months and visited most of the villages. I can’t take people for granted,” says Supriya Sule as she gets ready for another campaign meeting — her fifth since morning. 

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Mumbai: Things do not seem hunky-dory for industries minister Narayan Rane, whose son and sitting MP Nilesh Rane is fighting the elections in the Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg constituency. 

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Shirdi: In the 2-km radius around the Sri Saibaba Sansthan temple, among the most famous, every restaurant and hotel is packed with people through the day.

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JODHPUR: Union minister and sitting MP of Jodhpur Chandresh Kumari might not get active support from her brother and erstwhile ruler of Marwar Gaj Singh this time, as the royal palace has not indicated anything that lends support to her till now.

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Totopara: Elections 2014 hasn’t left the country’s most primitive tribe untouched. Barely 1,500 in numbers, the Totos, who live in a small, remote enclave in Alipurduar parliamentary