Saturday, September 22, 2018

Two youths killed in violent clashes at Islampur, BJP called 12-hour shut N Dinajpur, SFI to observe protest day

Islampur/Siliguri | Friday, Sep 21 2018 IST
The toll in Thursday's bloody violent clashes between students and policemen over the appointment of three teachers at Darivit High School, Islampur, rose to two with the death of Tapas Barman at a government hospital near Siliguri early on Friday even as... read..

EC reschedules bypoll dates for Karnataka, Maharashtra legislative councils

New Delhi | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
The Election Commission on Thursday announced new schedule for the polls in three bye elections to Karnataka Legislative Council and one bye election to Maharashtra Legislative Council, which will be held on October 4, 2018. Earlier, the Commission had a... read..

Manuel Lanzarote to captain ATK in coming ISL season

Kolkata |Thursday, 2018 11:45:05 PM IST
Attacking Spanish midfielder Manuel Lanzarote Bruno will captain ATK in the upcoming season five of the ISL, the two-time champions club announced here on Thursday.... read..

New ATK head coach wants trophy for ISL league winners

Kolkata |Thursday, 2018 11:45:05 PM IST
New ATK head coach Steve Coppell on Thursday suggested that the ISL be expanded with the participation of 18-20 teams and a trophy given to the side finishing atop the table after the league stage.... read..

South India's might remains unmatched in ISL

Bengaluru | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
When the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) kicked off in 2014, not only did it change the Indian domestic football scene but also revitalised the sport in South India. For long, South India had produced many star footballers who went on to claim nation... read..

International breaks for ISL find favour with BFC stars

Bengaluru | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
The ensuing edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) will be unlike any of the four editions that have been played in the past. If the first three editions were short and played at break-neck speed, the fourth edition was longer than usual. ... read..

Australian regulator cracks down on misleading digital coin offerings

SYDNEY | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
Australia's corporate watchdog said on Thursday it was stepping up scrutiny on "misleading" initial coin offerings (ICOs)targeted at retail investors while adding it has already acted against several such proposals. The Australian Securities & Investment... read..

ATK named Manuel Lanzarote as captain for entire ISL season 5

Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK on Thursday named Spanish footballer Manuel Lanzarote Bruno as captain for season 5 during unveiling of their new look official team jersey for the upcoming season. The new shirt - white and red strip... read..

Defence Minister must go for "misleading" on Rafale: Congress (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Thursday demanded Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's resignation accusing her of "misleading" the country after former HAL chief T.S. Raju refuted her claim that the defence undertaking did not have the capability to build Rafale fighte... read..

Cong says Sitharaman misleading nation on HAL capabilities, demands her resignation

New Delhi | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 IST
Accusing Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of misleading the nation by saying that the state owned Hindustan Aeronautics limited did not have the capability to manufacture Rafale, the Congress on Thursday demanded her immediate resignation. It also rei... read..

Islamist militants adapted after losses - U.S. State Dept.

By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
The State Department warned on Wednesday that Islamic State, al Qaeda and its affiliates have adapted by dispersing and becoming less vulnerable to military action after the United States and its partners made "major strides" against the armed Islamist gr... read..

Nigerian military struggles against Islamic State in West Africa - sources

By Paul Carsten ABUJA | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Islamist militants have killed hundreds of soldiers in attacks in northeastern Nigeria in recent weeks, security and military sources say, forcing a turnaround in the course of an insurgency which the government has frequently claimed to have vanquished. ... read..

Gujarat Legislators get 65 pc hike in wages, Bill passed with consensus

Gandhinagar | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 IST
Gujarat Assembly, which was witnessing noisy scenes for the last few days over rising petrol and diesel prices, apart from farmers' loan waiver, on Wednesday passed a Bill with consensus, hiking the Legislators' wages by a whopping 65 per cent. All 18... read..

ISL: Ganguly backs ATK to bounce back this season

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Atl├ętico de Kolkata (ATK) co-owner and former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly believes the two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions can bounce back after a dismal last season and put up a better show this time.... read..

BFC announces 25-member squad for ISL

Bengaluru | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
Bengaluru Football Club (BFC) have named their 25-man squad for Indian Super League which kicks off later this month, the club announced on Tuesday. Having selected a new-look squad from the player-draft after making the move to the ISL last year, the Bl... read..

Sourav believes ATK will win the Hero ISL Season 5 title

Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
Season 5 of the Hero Indian Super League (HISL) - India's premier football league, kicks off on September 29, with Kolkata hosting the first game between Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) and Kerala Blasters. Looking forward to another successful season of ... read..

All Naga legislators unite to pursue peace process and drive it to 'logical conclusion'

New Delhi/Kohima | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 IST
In a major push to the Naga peace talks and to drive the parleys to its 'logical conclusion', all the 60 Members of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly on Tuesday unanimously reconstituted the Joint Legislators' Forum. The forum headed by Assembly Spe... read..

Charges of duplication of votes misleading, EC tells SC

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
The Election Commission on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that allegations about the presence of large-scale duplicate votes in electoral rolls in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are "misleading and misconceived".... read..

Greece must urgently move vulnerable migrants from island camp - MSF aid agency

ATHENS | Monday, Sep 17 2018 IST
Greece should urgently move children and other vulnerable migrants and refugees from its most overcrowded island camp to the mainland or to other EU countries for the sake of their mental and physical health, the MSF aid agency said on Monday. The appeal ... read..

6.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Fiji Islands

New Delhi [India] | September 17, 2018 6:11:32 AM IST
A high-intensity earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Fiji Islands region.... read..

Cong challenges KTR to asks OU students why KCR should be dislodged

Hyderabad | Saturday, Sep 15 2018 IST
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Chief Spokesperson Dr Sravan Dasoju on Saturday challenged Minister K Tarakarama Rao to ask for reasons from Osmania University students, on why the KCR Government deserves to be voted out in the next elections.... read..
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