Deepak Chahar: From being spurned by Greg Chappell to fashioning a series win for India | Cricket News

JAIPUR: Twenty balls, seven runs, six wickets. A day after Deepak Chahar‘s incredible feat of registering the best-ever bowling figures in T20 Internationals, the cricketing world woke up to the immense potential of the 27-year-old ‘Powerplay’ bowler, who on Sunday redefined his utility by spearheading an inexperienced India attack to a series win. Chahar’s exploits…

Parliament Panel Urges Govt to Make Cancer Treatment Affordable, Upgrade Infrastructure

New Delhi: A parliamentary panel has urged the government to upgrade the infrastructure for cancer treatment and make it affordable by enlarging the network of a leading healthcare institute, as it expressed concern over nearly two-thirds of the patients dying in the country. The parliamentary standing committee on science and technology, environment, forest and climate…

Tibet Creation Fable

The Tibetan other folks got here into being in the course of the union of a monkey (a manifestation of the Bodhisattva of Compassion – Avalokiteshvara) and an ogress. This union, consistent with the parable, happened on Gangpo Ri mountain at Tsetang. The pair produced six offspring who’re noticed because the ancestors of the six…

RTI Act: Supreme Court to pronounce judgment on inclusion of CJI’s office under RTI Act on Wednesday | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on petitions challenging the Delhi high court decision bringing the office of the chief justice of India (CJI) under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will pronounce the judgement at 2…

Two UP Cops Commit Suicide in Separate Incidents Taking Toll to 19 This Year

Lucknow: Two Uttar Pradesh police personnel have committed suicide in separate incidents in the past 24 hours. A 40-year-old Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) sub-inspector, Ramesh Chaudhary, posted at the Indo-Nepal border outpost in Bahraich district allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle on Monday. Chaudhary had been posted at the Katarniya Ghat…

Would prevent ‘Operation lotus’, says Prithviraj Chavan

Maharashtra government formation LIVE updates: Senior Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday said that his party was on alert to prevent to avert a possible “Operation Lotus” in Maharashtra by defecting MLAs from other parties, PTI reported. He was referring to BJP leader Narayan Rane’s statement on Tuesday that former chief minister…

Who is Peter Varghese

Peter Varghese sounds just like another mallu name doesn't it, but it's not. The Peter Noozhumuri Varghese I'm referring to is a key person; both for India and Australia. A few facts about Peter: He was born in Africa (Kenya) in 1956 BA (Hons) from Queensland University Joined service in Department.of Foreign Affairs in 1979…

Shashi Tharoor: Delhi court issues bailable warrant against Shashi Tharoor for ‘scorpion on Shivling’ remark | India News

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court has issued a bailable warrant against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for not appearing in a criminal defamation complaint against him over his alleged ‘scorpion on Shivling’ remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Naveen Kumar Kashyap on Monday issued the warrant against the Congress leader for November…

Maharashtra governor made ‘mockery’ of Constitutional process: Congress on President rule recommendation | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress hit out at Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday for recommending President’s rule in the state, alleging that he has committed a “grave travesty” and made a “mockery” of the Constitutional process. Congress’ chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also questioned the Maharashtra governor for the “arbitrary” allotment of time to the…

Gurpurab celebrated with religious fervour, lakhs offer prayers at gurdwaras across country | India News

NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: Lakhs of devotees thronged brightly-lit gurdwaras across the country on Tuesday to pay obeisance to GuruNanak Dev on his 550th birth anniversary, with the epicentre of celebrations being at the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi. Braving morning chill, people offered prayers at various shrines and took part in ‘langars’, ‘shabad kirtans’ and also…

Traffic Resumes on Jammu-Srinagar Highway, Mughal Road Remains Closed for Seventh Day

Banihal/Jammu: Traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for nearly two days following a massive landslide at Ramban district, officials said. However, despite undertaking a major operation to clear the snow, the traffic on the Mughal Road, which connects the border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu…

Ghatkopar jewellery store owners arrested

Mumbai: The owners of a jewellery store in Ghatkopar have been arrested by the Mumbai Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) for allegedly cheating customers of Rs 300 crore, an official said on Tuesday. The accused, Jayesh Rasiklal Shah (55) and Nilesh Rasiklal Shah (53)-both brothers, ran the ‘Rasiklal Sankalchand’ jewellery showroom here and allegedly promised…