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Sarita Devi suspension: Indian boxing authorities to write to AIBA - wwv.asianage.com
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up L Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer. Following ...
Rajapaska disturbed by terrorist attack in Canada - wwv.asianage.com
Countries across the globe should unite as equal partners to fight the menace of terrorism, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said on Thursday noting that even countries like Canada are not spared. Rajapaksa said he was disturbed by the increasing ...
Michael Schumacher will need years to recover, says doctor - dc.asianage.com
A French doctor treating stricken former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher said Thursday that the German ace was making progress, but will need years to recover. Jean-Francois Payen also praised Schumacher's wife Corinna for the devotion she has ...
Woman acquitted of ‘pimping’ charge - wwv.asianage.com
A sessions court has acquitted a female pimp from the charges of Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (Mcoca) saying the police had no evidence against her. Additional sessions judge Gulshan Kumar freed accused Sonu Punjaban (name changed) from the ...
Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandal - archivev.asianage.com
London: The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its projected profits. Richard Broadbent said he will step down ...
Rupee bets near 5-mth high: Reuters Poll - archivev.asianage.com
Sentiment towards emerging Asian currencies improved in the past two weeks with long positions in the Indian rupee near a five-month high, a Reuters poll showed, amid views that the U.S. Federal Reserve will hold off on interest rate hikes for a longer time.
Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess - wwv.asianage.com
India could allow commercial coal mining by foreign companies if they set up units in the country, opening the door for global giants like Rio Tinto to access the world's fifth-largest coal reserves, a source familiar with the matter said. Prime Minister ...
Dollar firms in Asia after US inflation rise - wwv.asianage.com
Tokyo: The dollar firmed in Asia on Thursday after an unexpected rise in US inflation, while the euro struggled to recover as speculation swirls about further European Central Bank easing measures. In Tokyo morning trade, the dollar strengthened to 107.31 ...
Fears for tough penalties grow as India cleans up business - archivev.asianage.com
An unprecedented ban on India's largest property developer from tapping capital markets has fuelled expectations of tougher penalties ahead, as the country's regulators feel emboldened to take on even companies long sheltered by political connections.
Four Blackwater guards guilty of 2007 Iraq killings - wwv.asianage.com
Four former employees of the Blackwater security firm were found guilty Wednesday in connection with the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad that left 17 dead. A jury in a federal court in Washington found Nicholas Slatten guilty of first ...
Politically-linked firms face action - dc.asianage.com
An unprecedented ban on India’s largest property developer from tapping capital markets has fuelled expectations of tougher penalties ahead, as the country’s regulators feel emboldened to take on even companies long sheltered by political connections.
‘Government hardly took steps to help flood-hit victims’ - dc.asianage.com
Kashmir’s chief Muslim cleric and chairman of his faction of separatist Hurriyat Conference alliance, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has accused the state and central governments of being callous and adopting delaying tactics in addressing the “enormous problems ...
Metro trains will ply till 10 pm on Diwali night - archivev.asianage.com
Anticipating high footfall of commuters on Diwali, the Delhi Metro has decided to revise the timing of the last train service on Thursday to 10 pm from the earlier time of 8 pm. Metro train services will run as usual for rest of the day on Diwali from 6 am ...
BJP hints it won’t take NCP support - archivev.asianage.com
Ruling out any official truck with the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party, the BJP in Mahrashtra will be staking claim on its own if its negotiations with the Shiv Sena fail. The top brass of the BJP and RSS has virtually ruled out any official ...
Firing at IB a day after Arun Jaitley warns Pakistan - dc.asianage.com
A day after defence minister Arun Jaitley warned Pakistan over its “adventurism”, the two countries’ border guards again exchanged small arms fire along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir. No casualties were, however, reported in the ...