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PCB nod for one-day match in Ahmedabad
ISLAMABAD, FEB.18. The suspense over Pakistan's cricket tour to India ended today with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) consenting to the proposals made by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to shift the Test venue from Ahmedabad to ...
Modi hails decision
GANDHINAGAR, FEB.18. The Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, has welcomed the Pakistan Cricket Board's acceptance of India's proposal to play a one-day match in Ahmedabad, instead of a Test match. Approached by mediapersons on the Assembly ...
Of crowds, cheers and campaign trails
NEW DELHI, FEB. 18.No matter that elections happen every so often, there is always that heady feel to them. Democracy live is a throbbing, pulsating affair, and nowhere more so than in poor, backward and much-ridiculed Bihar. There is nothing ...
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed
JAMMU, FEB. 18. The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway 1A today experienced fresh snowfall and rain leading to blocks at various points. The road was closed for vehicular traffic, following forecast of more snowfall. Talking to The Hindu ...
Petition seeking removal of Lalu, 3 Ministers rejected
NEW DELHI, FEB.18. The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition seeking removal of four charge-sheeted Ministers from the Union Cabinet after it was informed that Parliament would discuss the issue of inclusion of charge-sheeted persons and the ...
Election Commission's directive to Haryana CEO
NEW DELHI, FEB. 18.The Election Commission today directed the Chief Electoral Officer of Haryana to ask all Returning Officers not to declare the results without its permission in those constituencies where the margin of votes between the winning ...
29 killed in Baghdad
BAGHDAD, FEB. 18. At least 29 people were killed and dozens injured in four bomb attacks against Shias in Baghdad on Friday, ahead of Ashura, holiest day in the Shia calendar, which falls tomorrow. ...
Hurriyat leader in police net
NEW DELHI, FEB. 18. The Hurriyat leader, Sheikh Abdul Aziz, was today sent to four-day police custody. He was arrested here last evening with fake Indian currency outside the Pakistan High Commission. UNI ...
Shahbuddin gets bail
PATNA, FEB. 18. Even as the Patna High Court today granted bail to the Rashtriya Janata Dal MP, Md. Shahbuddin, the Siwan District Magistrate, C.K. Anil, ordered his externment from the district for one year. The bench of Justice Rajendra ...
Inflation rate falls
NEW DELHI, FEB. 18. Inflation fell for the 10th consecutive week to 5.01 per cent in the week ended February 5. This is the lowest since the United Progressive Alliance came to power. PTI ...
Jet Air IPO oversubscribed
MUMBAI, FEB. 18. The initial public offering of Jet Airways today received bids for 3.11 crore shares against the issue size of 1.72 crore shares within a few minutes of opening of bidding. The offer would close on February 24. UNI ...
Ravi Shankar nominated for Nobel
WASHINGTON, FEB. 18. Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar is among scores of people nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize this year, according to news circulated on the Internet. The former U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, Pope John Paul, and rock star ...
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