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No urgency to intervene in Sunanda death probe: HC

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused urgent hearing of a plea seeking its intervention in the ongoing investigation of the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva said let the matter come before the Chief Justice next Wednesday. The bench comprising Delhi Hi...

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Key ministerial candidates endorsed by Afghan lawmakers

Kabul, Jan 28 (IANS) Several key ministerial candidates nominated by Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani were endorsed by lawmakers at the ongoing national legislative session here Wednesday afternoon. The Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of parliament, gave its vote of confidence to Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi to lead the ministry of interior affairs, Eklil Hakimi as minister of finance while Sal...

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Can't compensate for zoo mishap: Delhi government to HC

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi government's forest department Wednesday expressed its inability before the Delhi High Court to pay compensation for a mishap in the National Zoological Park. The court was informed that the National Zoological Park in the city is under the control of the central government and the Delhi government has no jurisdiction over the working of the zoo. So, it...

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Minor girl raped, school instructor held

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The physical education instructor of a private school has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl here in the capital, police said Wednesday. The incident came to light Wednesday after a case under Protection Of Children From Sexual Offences (POCSO) act was registered against the accused at Nizamuddin police station in south Delhi earlier this week...

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Ronaldo suspended for two matches

Madrid, Jan 28 (IANS) Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was handed a two-game suspension Wednesday following his red card in the 2-1 win over Cordoba CF at the La Liga weekend. The prolific striker lost his temper in the closing stages of the game after failing to make an impact, kicking out and raising a hand to strike Cordoba defender Edimar in the face, leaving referee Alejandro Hern...

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Nepal's main opposition to boycott parliamentary meetings

Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) Amid deepening political crisis, Nepal's main opposition United Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Wednesday announced it would boycott meetings of parliamentary committees to press the ruling parties into agreeing to a compromise in the constitution-drafting process. Earlier, the party had decided not to attend the meetings of the constitution-drafting process.

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Sunanda Pushkar murder: Amar Singh questioned

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday questioned former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh as part of its probe into the murder of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. Amar Singh was questioned at south Delhi's Vasant Vihar police station for about two hours. Amar Singh told media that he was questioned by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) of Delhi Pol...

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Uber rape case: Forensic expert confirms DNA profiles

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A forensic expert Wednesday told a court here that DNA profiles generated from various materials recovered from a taxi have matched with those of the woman who was raped allegedly by the driver of a Uber cab. Testifying as a prosecution witness in the case, senior scientific officer in the Central Forensic Science Laboratory B.K. Mahapatra told Additional Session...

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Uttarakhand rides on motorsports to attract tourists

Dehradun, Jan 28 (IANS) For the second consecutive year, the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board is co-organising the Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally Feb 1-4. With the rally, the mountain state has brought motorsport back on its tourism calendar. Uttarakhand relies on tourism as its economic mainstay, and the focus of the rally is on getting tourists back to its green vales after the d...

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Six killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) At least six people were killed and four others injured Wednesday evening when a US drone launched a strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan, media reported. The US pilotless plane fired two missiles at a house in the Shawal area of the restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan, Xinhua news agency reported. The strike destroy...

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Odisha police get ISI agent's seven-day remand

Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) An Odisha court Wednesday allowed the state police to take Ishwar Chandra Behera on seven-day remand to inquire into his alleged role in passing vital information of the Chandipur ITR to Pakistan intelligence agency ISI. A number of missiles have been launched from the Chandipur's Integrated Test Range (ITR), including the nuclear-capable Akash. The sub...

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Bahrain postpones trial of opposition leader

Manama, Jan 28 (IANS) Bahrain's upper criminal court decided Wednesday to postpone the trial of Ali Salman, opposition leader and general secretary of Al Wefaq Society, until Feb 25, said the public prosecution. The public prosecution confirmed that the trial would be held in public and media representatives would be allowed to attend the hearing, Xinhua news agency reported. Ali Salman ...

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Sri Lankan government reinstates controversially impeached chief justice

Colombo, Jan 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka's controversially impeached chief justice was reinstated Wednesday as the country's new government attempts to deliver on election promises assuring independence of the judiciary, an official said here. Sri Lanka's 43rd Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayaka was controversially impeached by the government of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa in late 2012 an...

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Ghosh files bail application in spectrum allocation case

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Former telecom secretary Shyamal Ghosh, accused in a case related to grant of additional spectrum to private operators, filed his bail application in a special court here Wednesday, which fixed Feb 3 for further hearing. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini posted the matter for hearing bail application of Ghosh for Feb 3. The CB...

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India will have 4 lakh super rich this year

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The number of India's rich and super-rich individuals is about to double this year, to over four lakh with a collective wealth of $2,645 billion. And the number of super-rich households, with a minimum net worth of Rs.25 crore each, would more than triple to five lakh in the next five years with a five-fold increase in their net worth to Rs.260 trillion. ...

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UN soldier killed in Israel's retaliatory attack

Jerusalem/Beirut, Jan 28 (IANS) Israeli forces attacked southern Lebanon from the sky and ground Wednesday killing a Spanish UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) soldier after a missile fired from Lebanon hit an Israeli army convoy. The Lebanese Shia organization Hezbollah assumed responsibility for the earlier missile attack Wednesday, which targeted an Israeli military convoy near Moun...

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Ghana president praises football team for South Africa win

Accra, Jan 28 (IANS) Ghana President John Dramani Mahama Wednesday praised his country's football team for beating South Africa in an epic encounter in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Equatorial Guinea. The Black Stars qualified for the quarter-finals of the competition after beating Bafana Bafana of South Africa 2-1 in the last group match Tuesday, reports Xinhua. S...

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Pune FC takes on Shillong Lajong in I-League

Pune, Jan 28 (IANS) Pune FC will be motivated to build on recent dominant form when they face Shillong Lajong FC in their first home game of the new I-League season at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex here Thursday. Going into Round 3, Pune FC will be confident after a dominant 3-1 win over defending champions Bengaluru FC in their own backyard in the previous round. Having playe...

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India to hard sell Tejas, Dhruv at air show

Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) India will showcase and try to hard sell its indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv at the air show here in February to prospective buyers from abroad, an official said Wednesday. Tejas will be on flying and static display at the Aero India Show here Feb 18-22 to solicit foreign buyers, as we have started producing ...

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Sania, Paes in Australian Open semis

Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Sania Mirza reached the mixed doubles semi-finals after they won their respective matches at the Australian Open here Wednesday. Top seeded duo Sania and Bruno Soares marched into the semis after beating unseeded local pair Casey Dellacqua and John Peers 6-2, 6-2 in a last-eight match which lasted 53 minutes on Court No.2 of M...

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