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20 September, 2017 5:23 PM Guntur to host national-level badminton tourney

Top shuttlers will be seen in action at the Senior All India national ranking Badminton tourney to be held at the Guntur Club from October 1 to October 6. The tourney is organised by Guntur District Badminton Association (GDBA) and Badminton Association of India (BAI). Club secretary Ramesh Chukkapalli said here on Wednesday that four new synthetic courts 14

20 September, 2017 4:55 PM BCCI secretary seeks audit in president’s Delhi office

It appears that not all in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) are convinced about the acting-president C.K. Khanna establisning an office in New Delhi. On Monday, the BCCI CFO’s office, based at the Cricket Centre here, sent a mail to acting-secretary Amitabh Choudhary seeking his approval for Khanna’s office expenses for the June, July and August 10

20 September, 2017 1:19 PM Bhagalpur canal breach: Bihar government orders probe

PATNA/BHAGALPUR: The Bihar government has ordered a probe into the breach of a canal in Bhagalpur, which led to the cancellation of its inauguration on Wednesday by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, and a barrage of criticism from opposition RJD and JD(U) rebel Sharad Yadav. Nitish Kumar was scheduled to inaugurate the Rs 389.31-crore Bateshwarsthan Ganga 32

20 September, 2017 1:12 PM Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as earthquake kills 217

MEXICO CITY: Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 217. Adding poignancy and a touch of the surreal, Tuesday's magnitude-7.1 quake 17

20 September, 2017 1:08 PM Planned Tough Rescue If Plan Went Awry: Ex-Commander On Surgical Strike

New Delhi: When Lieutenant General DS Hooda, then Northern Army Commander, saw the live video feed of India's surgical strike across the Line of Control, he knew he wasn't necessarily getting the full picture. "I won't say what footage it was but we were watching the operation," said the Lt General who approved the plans for Special Forces to retaliate 18

20 September, 2017 1:03 AM Reliance Jio gets Trai boost: Rs 4000-crore loss to Vodafone, Idea, Airtel; Ambani’s firm to save Rs 5000 cr

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on Tuesday cut the mobile termination rate by a massive 57% to 6 paise per minute from the current 14 paise per minute, a move that would render a loss of over Rs 4,000 crore annually to the three big incumbents — Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular — while leading to an annual saving of around Rs 5,000 crore 50

19 September, 2017 7:31 PM DMK Slams Tamil Nadu Governor; Demands Resignation Of Chief Minister, Speaker

Chennai: The DMK on Tuesday criticised Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao for not ordering a floor test for the Palaniswami government and instead allowing it to continue for nearly a month after it "lost majority" and said this led to a "black episode" in the state's politics. A meeting of the party MLAs, convened to take stock of the political situation

19 September, 2017 7:16 PM CID files case against Kancha Ilaiah

The CID on Tuesday registered a case against Kancha Ilaiah, who wrote a book against a community, under Section 153A IPC (Promoting enmity between different groups based on religion, place and through other means). The book, ‘Komatollu Samajika Smagglarlu’, became controversial and people from the Vysya community and other sections objected to the content

19 September, 2017 5:36 PM Liquor shops near schools to be closed: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the liquor shops located near schools would be closed and action taken against officers who issued the licences to them. "All such liquor stores near schools shall be closed and action taken against any officers, who allotted them against law, near a school (sic)," he wrote on Twitter 22

19 September, 2017 3:27 PM Vacating shops for FIFA U-17: HC says govt decision arbitrary

In the interim order, the court said it is not striking down the directive to close down the shops even though it is arbitrary only for the reason that an international event is proposed to be held. "The action of the respondents (government authorities) having been held to be arbitrary, the logical measure is to strike down the action. But this Court 19