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Monthly News September 2014

Special session, voting must for Telangana Bill: YSR Congress
President congratulates Asian Games meda...

President congratulates Asian Games medal winners

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday congratulated medal winners in Asian Games 2014. In individual messages that have been sent to the winners, the President said: “The nation is proud of you and your accomplishment, which has brought joy and pride to all Indians. I wish you the very best in... read more »

Asiad boxing: Vikas keeps medal hopes al...

Asiad boxing: Vikas keeps medal hopes alive

Three male boxers – Kuldeep Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Gaurav Bidhuri – bowed out of the Asian Games in the quarter-finals while Vikas Krishan kept alive his medal hopes here Monday. Bidhuri began the losing trend of the day, going down 0-3 (27-30, 26-30, 27-30) to Uzbekistan’s... read more »

Sunil Narine reported for suspect action

Sunil Narine reported for suspect action

West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine has been reported for suspect bowling action during a Champions League Twenty20 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Dolphins. In what seems to be a crackdown on chuckers, the CLT20 organising committee confirmed the development that on-field umpires... read more »

KKR warm up for CLT20 semis with impress...

KKR warm up for CLT20 semis with impressive win over Dolphins

Kolkata Knight Riders warmed up for their semi-finals in style with a convincing 36 run win over Dolphins in their last group match in Champions League T20 cricket tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Monday. A strong batting performance from opening batsman Robin Uthappa (85... read more »

Over 1.36 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Haj

Jeddah: All the 1,36,020 Indian pilgrims, who will perform Haj this year, have reached Saudi Arabia, officials said on Tuesday. “All the 1,36,020 Indian Haj pilgrims have reached... read more »

Over 200 held for Vadodara riots, Situation Remains Tense

Over 200 people have been arrested in Vadodara town in Gujarat after days of communal clashes on Tuesday. Though there has been no fresh incident reported, the situation in the city... read more »

Kerala all set to become plastic-free

An ambitious programme to make Kerala free from plastic waste will be launched by the government through an anti-plastic drive on October 2, Gandhi Jayanti day. As part of the campaign,... read more »

Maharashtra polls: Congress fields 27 women candidates; BJP 21

Mumbai: Ex-Chief Minister Ashok Chavan’s wife Ameeta, who is making her electoral debut in Maharashtra Assembly polls, and late BJP leader Gopinath Munde’s daughter Pankaja... read more »

Afghans prepare to sign deal with U.S. allowing troops to stay

Afghanistan’s new government led by President Ashraf Ghani was on Tuesday due to sign a long-delayed bilateral security agreement with the United States that will allow U.S. troops to stay... read more »