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Mayawati: Protests if reservation reviewed - dc.asianage.com
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati, on Friday, threatened to launch a nationwide agitation if the Modi government, acting on the advice of the RSS chief, decided to review the reservation policy. Ms Mayawati, addressing party workers on the occasion of ...
Niti Aayog seeks probe into spurt in price of onion - dc.asianage.com
Concerned over spiralling onion prices, government think-tank Niti Aayog has asked the agriculture ministry to find out the reasons behind the spurt in the essential commodity’s price, while asking it to prevent its local concentration and hoarding.
Couple held for murder of family of 4 in Orissa - dc.asianage.com
The crime branch wing of the Orissa police probing the sensational quadruple murder in Astaranga has arrested two accused, a couple, from Ailakhandi in Assam. The accused were identified as Himadri Das, alias Rahim Khan, and his wife Ayesha Begum, from ...
For Brazil football fans, life no beach - dc.asianage.com
‘A lot fewer people dream of becoming footballers now,’ said a once-aspiring player. ‘That’s connected to everything that’s happening.’ The Brazilians’ dribbling is mesmerising, the passing laser-like, and the final shot on goal ruthless.
Bryan Habana says Springboks are on the rise - dc.asianage.com
South Africa’s hat-trick try hero Bryan Habana warned the Springboks are getting stronger with every game as he celebrated a 64-0 World Cup thrashing of the United States on Wednesday. Habana’s second-half treble saw him equal Jonah Lomu’s record of ...
Fate of CSK, Rajasthan Royals to be sealed on October 18? - dc.asianage.com
The previously adjourned meeting of the BCCI’s all-powerful working committee has been reconvened on October 18 here and is set to be a crucial one with many issues confronting the Board. The major topic of discussion would be the roadmap for the conduct ...
Tunisian mediators win Peace Nobel - archivev.asianage.com
Tunisian civil society groups won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping to create the only democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring, at a time when the country is under threat from jihadist violence. The Nobel panel said the award to the National ...
South American giants stumble in their 2018 World Cup qualifiers - archivev.asianage.com
Argentina slumped to a shock home defeat against Ecuador while Brazil were beaten 2-0 by Chile as upsets dominated the opening round of South America’s qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup. A star-studded Argentina side badly missing the ...
Ravi Shastri backs team to fire in One-day series - Asian Age
Disappointed but not demoralised by the thrashing India got in the T20 series against South Africa, team director Ravi Shastri promised a strong comeback in the ODI series and said the experience from recent losses would be handy during next year’s ICC ...
Fantasy sports companies’ ambitions under scanner - Asian Age
The world of fantasy sports is having to grow up fast. Everything seemed to be going great for rapidly growing companies whose customers, after paying an entry fee, draft fantasy player lineups from a range of sports for periods as short as a day in the ...
Chain snatching gang from UP nabbed - Asian Age
After getting a tip-off from a source, the Thane police has nabbed a gang of three from Uttar Pradesh who were involved in almost 20 incidents of chain snatching in Thane. According to an official from Kalva police station, a goldsmith has also been ...
Mumbai University postpones exams due to incomplete semester - Asian Age
The University of Mumbai has announced the postponement of some of the exams that were to be held in October by two weeks to a month in light of the term not being completed due to late admissions. The university made the announcement after its examination ...
BJP corporator ‘abuses’ doctor, staff go on strike - Asian Age
Doctor allegedly refused to admit a 15-year-old boy from a poor family After a serving BJP corporator from Khar abused and threatened an on-duty doctor from V.N. Desai Hospital in Santacruz (east) for allegedly refusing to admit a 15-year-old boy from a ...
Indrani Mukerjea case: Probe on for mystery person - archivev.asianage.com
Through CCTV footage, cops noticed someone lurking in front of Indrani’s barrack source from Byculla women’s prison informed this newspaper that just a day before Indrani Mukerjea fell unconscious, a person was found to be loitering in the corridor in ...
Missy Franklin returns to her roots to prepare for Rio Olympics - archivev.asianage.com
Like any University student taking a year off from study, Missy Franklin wanted to see the world, broadening her horizons in new and exotic locations. She’s managed to do that, but not quite the same way as most other students on sabbatical. There’s no ...