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Ranji Roundup: Herwadkar, Iyer steer Mumbai to 6-wkt win over Railways

Ranji Roundup: Herwadkar, Iyer steer Mumbai to 6-wkt win over ...

Set a stiff task of scoring 295 in a minimum 70 overs, the 40-time champions beat Services with six overs to spare. IMAGE: Mumbai’s Akhil Herwadkar, centre, is presented the man of the match trophy for his all-round showing in the Ranji Trophy tie against Services at the Wankhede stadium on Wednesday. Photographs: PTI Hosts Mumbai took up the challenge set by Railways to score at above four runs an over and notched a comprehensive six-wicket victory in the four-day Group B Ranji Trophy ..., 1 week ago

Bangladesh SC upholds opposition leaders' death sentences

The Bangladesh supreme court on Wednesday upheld the death sentences handed down to two top opposition leaders convicted for war crimes committed during 1971  independence war against Pakistan, rejecting their final review petitions. The four-member bench led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha rejected the review petitions of Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury. The Appellate Division bench ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

France to give Euro 2 billion for smart cities

Tech companies from the US, Germany, Japan are already working on smart city initiativesFrance has become the first country to make a financial commitment towards the National Democratic Alliance government’s ambitious ‘smart city’ project. About Euro 2 billion will be provided to convert Chandigarh, Nagpur and Puducherry into smart cities, ambassador of France in India Francois Richier announced on Wednesday. While other countries, including the US, Japan, Spain, Germany, ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Former Cong MP, family taken into custody after daughter-in-law's death

Former Congress MP Sircilla Rajaiah’s daughter-in-law and three grandsons were found charred to death at his residence under mysterious circumstances early Wednesday and hours later the leader, his wife and son were taken into police custody for questioning. People gather outside the home of former Congress MP Sircilla Rajaiah after a fire burnt his daughter-in-law and three grandchildren to death. Photograph: PTI The police have registered a case of abetment to suicide against ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

No poll ads in Bihar newspapers without our OK, says EC

Apparently taking exception to another "offending" advertisement by the Bharatiya Janata Party despite its advisory, the Election Commission on Wednesday ordered a ban on publishing ads by any party or candidate on Thursday, when Bihar goes to poll in the final phase, without being "pre-certified" by an empowered media panel. Noting that it had directed newspapers not to publish any advertisements which have the potential of promoting ill-will, hatred or disharmony, EC in its fresh advisory ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Bihar polls: 53% turnout recorded as phase 3 comes to an end

According to figures, Wednesday’s polling percentage was nearly three per cent more than the total voting percentage in the 2010 state assembly poll. Women flash their inked finger after voting in the third phase of the Bihar elections. Photograph: PTI Women outnumbered men as an estimated 53.32 per cent voter turnout was recorded in 50 assembly constituencies spread across six districts of Bihar which went to the polls in the third phase on Wednesday. Chief Electoral Officer Ajay V ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

India manager Phadke fined for comments against umpire

IMAGE: India's players celebrate the dismissal of South Africa batsman Hashim Amla in the second ODI in Indore. Photograph: BCCI India’s team manager, Vinod Phadke, has been fined 40 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of making inappropriate comments about umpire Vineet Kulkarni ahead of Wednesday’s second One-Day International against South Africa, in Indore. - Scorecard Phadke was found to have breached Article 2.1.3 of the ICC Code of Conduct for ...
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Developer suicide puts spotlight on Mumbai-Thane realty mess

While Mumbai is home to India’s costliest real estate, Thane is the fastest growing housing market in the country “Policy paralysis” and political interference are rampant in this metropolitan region for property developers, says the trade in the aftermath of Wednesday’s suicide by the president of the Thane unit of the Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry. Suraj Parmar, who killed himself on Wednesday, was promoter of Cosmos, a Thane-based realty group. In a 15-page ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

J&K MLA, who hosted beef party, assaulted inside assembly by BJP legislator

Independent MLA Engineer Rashid, who a hosted beef party at MLA hostel on Wednesday, was beaten up by BJP MLA Ravinder Raina in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Thursday. Rashid was rescued by the members of opposition National Conference and Congress. Former J&K Chief minister Omar Abdullah termed the assault as “Dadri Style”. When the house convened on Thursday morning, a group of BJP legislators led by Ravinder Raina pounced on Rashid inside the house. The opposition ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

From 1500 km away, Russia bombards Islamic State in Syria

Russia on Wednesday carried out intense rocket strikes targeting the Islamic State in Syria from warships in the Caspian Sea, 1500 km away. Demonstrators protest Russian intervention in Syria outside a Russian consular office in Santa Monica, California. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Four Russian ships fired 26 missiles into Syria, hitting 11 targets, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin during a televised meeting. The strikes were launched using precise ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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