Pakistan

  • PSPB paddlers win double crown in senior nationals
    5:29 PM

    Pudhucherry, Jan 14 (IANS) It was double delight for the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) as they retained both the men’s and women’s singles titles at the 76th senior national table tennis championships here Wednesday. While PSPB men blanked West Bengal 3-0 to lift the Barna Ballack Cup, their women

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  • Ajay Maken to contest Delhi polls
    5:21 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Congress leader and former union minister Ajay Maken’s name figured in the party’s second list of 25 candidates for the Delhi assembly polls that was released here Wednesday. Maken, who has been fielded from the Sadar Bazar assembly constituency, is also the Congress campaign committee

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  • Surveillance officers to check swine flu treatment in Delhi
    5:17 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) In a bid to tackle the increasing number of swine flu cases in Delhi, the health department has appointed surveillance officers to check the treatment of swine flu at the designated hospitals here. A total of 17 government hospitals, five private hospitals and 8 laboratories

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  • Three candidates file nominations for Delhi polls
    4:13 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Three candidates Wednesday submitted their nomination papers for the Delhi assembly polls on the first day of filing of nominations, officials said. “Nafe Singh, an independent candidate, filed his nomination papers from Burari assembly constituency while D.K. Chopra, also an independent candidate, filed his nomination

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  • Advani top seed in national billiards knockout
    3:46 PM

    Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, Ashok Shandilya, Rupesh Shah and Sourav Kothari are the top four seeds respectively after re-seeding was done Wednesday at the end of league matches of the National Billiards Championship here. The top 16 will now battle it out for the title on a knockout

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  • Delhi HC notice to Novartis on Cipla plea
    3:34 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Delhi High court Wednesday issued notice to Switzerland-based Novartis AG on a plea by pharmaceutical firm Cipla, challenging a single judge bench’s order that temporarily restrained it from manufacturing or selling any drug containing chemical Indacaterol, used for treating chronic respiratory disease. A bench

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  • Delhi HC to hear plea on AAP foreign funding after polls
    3:16 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Saying there was “no urgency”, the Delhi High Court Wednesday posted for Feb 18 a plea seeking registration of a criminal case against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and others for allegedly receiving foreign funds in violation of law. A division bench of Chief Justice G.

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  • Ajay Maken to contest Delhi polls
    3:14 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Congress leader and former union minister Ajay Maken will contest the Delhi assembly polls. His name figured in the second list of 25 candidates released by the party Wednesday. Maken has been fielded from the Sadar Bazar assembly constituency. The two-time parliamentarian from New Delhi

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  • Delhi HC issues notice on ACs in two district courts
    3:07 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to two district court judges over a plea seeking directions for installing air conditioners in the two court complexes. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw sought a response from the district

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  • Umar Akmal confident of Pakistan’s World Cup win over India
    2:11 PM

    Karachi, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal Wednesday said all the players have high hopes about the performance in their World Cup opener against India Feb 15 in Adelaide. “We will try to perform our best against India. If we continue with the same form we are sure to

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  • Another Delhi church vandalized
    1:08 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A church here was vandalized before dawn Wednesday, the fourth such incident in the capital in seven weeks, police said. The incident, which took place around 4.20 a.m., was captured by a CCTV camera installed inside the premises of Our Lady Of Graces Church at

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  • Delhi’s date with crime fiction
    11:45 AM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) From violence against women in crime novels to decoding the world of prolific Pakistani crime writer Ibn-e-Safi, the inaugural edition of Crime Writers Festival here will touch upon an array of issues shaping contemporary crime writing in India. Promoted by Siyahi, a literature promotion group,

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