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Monthly News October 2014

Violence marks Afghan president’s ...

Violence marks Afghan president’s first month

KABUL — Suicide bombers, roadside bombs and rocket attacks on the Afghan capital have intensified in the one month since President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took office as the Taliban are sending a message that they disapprove of his tough stance on ending the insurgency and close security ties with... read more »

Suspended boxer Sarita Devi now says sor...

Suspended boxer Sarita Devi now says sorry

NEW DELHI: Seeking to make herself eligible for participation in next month’s World Championships in Korea, Sarita Devi on Monday apologized to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for her conduct during the Asian Games medal ceremony in Incheon last month. The governing body for... read more »

Maharashtra: BJP MLAs meet today, Fadnav...

Maharashtra: BJP MLAs meet today, Fadnavis likely to be named CM pick

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to name its pick for the Maharashtra chief minister’s post on Tuesday, even as there is still no clarity over whether it will join hands with the Shiv Sena to form the government in the politically crucial state. Media spotlight is on the meeting... read more »

Apple Pay already No. 1, boasts CEO Tim ...

Apple Pay already No. 1, boasts CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple’s new mobile payment system Apple Pay had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system. “We’re already No. 1. We’re more than the total of the other guys,” Mr.... read more »

Japan likely to fund 20-km Shiradi Ghat upgrade

BANGALORE: Japan is most likely to fund a 20-km critical road project between Hassan and Dakshina Kannada districts — commonly called Shiradi Ghat stretch -to facilitate smooth movement... read more »

Serena Williams wins WTA Finals

SINGAPORE: Serena Williams beat Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 Sunday to win her third-successive title at the WTA Finals – and her fifth overall. Halep easily beat Williams just four days... read more »

PM Modi congratulates Sania for WTA Finals triumph

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated tennis ace Sania Mirza for winning the season-ending WTA Finals women’s doubles title, calling it a “proud... read more »

ISL: Trezeguet fires as FC Pune beat FC Goa 2-0 to record maiden win

PUNE: A striker always remains a striker is what David Trezeguet showed when he rolled back all those years with an opportunistic strike to help FC Pune City register their maiden win... read more »

Federer edges del Potro at ATP World Tour Finals

Federer targets number one spot as race for London heats up

PARIS: Roger Federer is taking his battle with Novak Djokovic for the world number one spot down to the wire as he arrives at the Paris Masters, which begins on Monday as the hottest player on... read more »