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27 April, 2018 12:39 PM FIFA bans Brazilian federation chief over corruption

FIFA said in a statement that the probe revealed that Del Nero had violated multiple articles of the body's ethics code. Football's world governing body FIFA said on Friday it had banned the head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for life following a graft probe. FIFA said in a statement that the probe revealed that Del Nero had violated 33

27 April, 2018 2:23 AM It’s bumpy ride still for Shetaxi service

Nearly five years after it was launched, the service continues to be dogged by troubles. Nearly five years after it was launched, the Shetaxi service continues to be dogged by troubles. On Thursday, a group of Shetaxi drivers alleged at a press conference here that a year after the Kerala State Women’s Development Corporation (KSWDC) took over operations 23

3 April, 2018 8:32 PM Yogi government readies bill to check arbitrary fee hikes in schools including in private and minority institutions

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday discussed a draft of the proposed Uttar Pradesh self-financed independent schools (Regulation of Fees) Bill, 2018. Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday discussed a draft bill that aims to check arbitrary fee hikes imposed by private schools and provide relief to students. The state Cabinet discussed a draft 54

24 March, 2018 5:05 PM RTI activist welcomes Madhwaraj’s defamation suit threat

Abraham T.J., president of the Karnataka Anti-Graft and Environmental Forum, said on Saturday that he welcomed the decision of Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports Pramod Madhwaraj to file a ₹10 crore defamation suit against him. Mr. Abraham recently alleged that Mr. Madhwaraj had mortgaged three acres and eight cents of land in Uppoor 41

23 March, 2018 7:17 PM T.N. Accountant General held on graft charge

3 others also arrested for accepting bribe The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested Arun Goyal, Accountant General, Tamil Nadu, and S.M.R. Gajendran, Senior Accounts Officer in the office of the Accountant General, Chennai, for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of ₹5.5 lakh. Two others were also arrested in the case. CBI teams conducted 75

18 March, 2018 10:22 AM Sasikala’s husband hospitalised for chest infection; condition ‘critical’

Jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala’s husband M. Natarajan has been admitted to a hospital here with “severe” chest infection and his condition is said to be “critical”, an official said. The 74-year-old was admitted to Gleneagles Global hospital in the city. “Natarajan Maruthappa was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), Gleneagles Global (Hospital) 34

17 March, 2018 4:13 PM Loyalist, "Firefighter": Meet The Man Who Will Be Xi Jinping's No 2

China's parliament elected Wang Qishan, a key ally of President Xi Jinping, into the role of vice president on Saturday, a move that breaks with tradition but will bolster the president's authority. At the same time, Xi was unanimously endorsed to serve a second five-year term as president, by 2,970 votes to zero. Last Sunday, the National People's Congress 52

11 March, 2018 10:41 AM Don’t let pillow talk lead you to corruption: Xi warns

“Don’t let pillow talk lead you down to corruption. Don’t let your children engage in self-dealing using your name. Don’t be dragged into the ‘muddy water’ by people around you,” Xi was quoted as saying. President Xi Jinping has warned Chinese officials to shed “pillow talk” and ensure that they and their families refrain from indulging in corruption 69

17 February, 2018 12:21 PM Had no desire to become CM, join hands with Palaniswami on PM Narendra Modi's advice: O Panneerselvam

Tami Nadu Dy CM O Panneerselvam has revealed that he decided to join hands with Palaniswami on PM Narendra Modi's advice. CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who was once engaged in a bitter struggle for power with his rivals within his party AIADMK, has revealed that he had decided to merge his faction with that of Chief Minister 43

14 February, 2018 2:00 PM Jacob Zuma terms efforts to oust him ‘very unfair’

“Nobody has ever provided the reasons,” says the South African President, who in a TV address refused to quit. South African President Jacob Zuma has said ongoing efforts to unseat him by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party were unfair, and that he had been given no reason by the party why he should resign. “It was very unfair to me that this issue 66