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Rajat Sharma's resignation stayed by DDCA Ombudsman
  • Rajat Sharma's resignation stayed by DDCA Ombudsman(23:50)
    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Ombudsman of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), Justice (retd) Badar Durrez Ahmed, on Sunday refused to accept Rajat Sharma's resignation from the position of DDCA President and also refused to let suspended Secretary Vinod Tihara to be reinstated.
Narmada Bachao Andolan back on indefinite protest
  • Narmada Bachao Andolan back on indefinite protest(23:44)
    Bhopal, Nov 17 (IANS) For a second time in just over two months, Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar and many persons affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam have launched an indefinite protest demanding relief. The protest that began on Saturday has continued after the state government failed to put on record any assurances to help the oustees by bringing pressure on the Gujarat government.
Punjab CM orders time-bound probe into death of Dalit man
  • Punjab CM orders time-bound probe into death of Dalit man(23:16)
    Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday directed the state's top officials to ensure speedy, time-bound investigations and trial against the men responsible for allegedly abducting and beating a Sangrur-based Dalit man to death in Patiala district.
North Korean nuclear test moved mountain: ISRO team
  • North Korean nuclear test moved mountain: ISRO team(23:14)
    Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) A North Korean nuclear test in 2017 was so powerful that it moved the surface of Mount Mantap, the test location, as the explosion was 17 times more powerful than the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima, a team of researchers from the Indian space agency said.
Soldier killed in suspected IED blast in J&K
  • Soldier killed in suspected IED blast in J&K(23:10)
    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A soldier was killed on Sunday in a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said here on Sunday.
Congress names three more candidates for Jharkhand polls
Bill Gates to attend Agriculture Statistics meet in Delhi (Lead)
Will win Jharkhand due to BJP's 'non-performance': Congress
  • Will win Jharkhand due to BJP's 'non-performance': Congress(22:50)
    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress' Jharkhand Working President Sanjay Paswan claimed on Sunday that the Congress-JMM-RJD 'Mahagathbandhan' will come to power in the mineral-rich state as the people have now seen the BJP government failing to deliver on any front in the last five years.
Dhoni's reminder led to dismissal in 2011 WC final: Gambhir
Can't have cricket greats play in front of empty stands: Ganguly
BJP targets Kejriwal over Delhi's supply water
  • BJP targets Kejriwal over Delhi's supply water(22:04)
    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday targetted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over a study holding that supplied water is not good for drinking as it failed to meet the quality parameters.
Most parties accepted the Ayodhya verdict: VHP
Hindu, Muslim litigants against AIMPLB's Ayodhya review plea
Bill Gates to attend Agriculture Statistics Summit in Delhi
Anand an inspiration, consistency defies logic: Wesley So
  • Anand an inspiration, consistency defies logic: Wesley So(21:40)
    Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Filipino-American Grandmaster Wesley So on Sunday hailed Viswanathan Anand as his inspiration, saying that he had no clue how the Indian chess legend was still going strong and was among the best in the world.
Jaypee Infra resolution: NBCC offers 1,426 acres to banks
  • Jaypee Infra resolution: NBCC offers 1,426 acres to banks(21:38)
    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Softening its resolution plan for Jaypee Infratech (JIL), state-run construction major NBCC has offered 1,426 acres land, worth Rs 5,001 crore, of the bankrupt company to its financial creditors, sources said.
Equestrian Premier League: Limaye wins in open category
  • Equestrian Premier League: Limaye wins in open category(21:08)
    Bengaluru, Nov 17 (IANS) Ashish Limaye on Sunday clinched the title in the open category of the 10th Equestrian Premier League (EPL). Limaye, who is from Embassy International Riding School (EIRS), beat fellow EIRS rider Basavaraju S to finish at the top.
Harmeet beats Amalraj to win Indonesia Open TT
  • Harmeet beats Amalraj to win Indonesia Open TT(21:04)
    Batam (Indonesia), Nov 17 (IANS) Seasoned Indian paddler Harmeet Desai continued his good run in the international circuit as he staved off a strong challenge from compatriot Amalraj Anthony to win the ITTF Challenge Indonesia Open here on Sunday.
Rajnath holds bilateral meets on ADMM-Plus summit sidelines
  • Rajnath holds bilateral meets on ADMM-Plus summit sidelines(21:02)
    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand in Bangkok where they have come to attend the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), an official statement said here.