Home / 2015 / April / 17

Daily Archives: April 17, 2015

Mumbai Indians 183/7 against Chennai Super Kings

” Opting to bat first, the Mumbai Indians rode on a 64 (30b, 4×4 and 5×6) from Kieron Pollard and 50 not out (31b, 5×4, 1×6) from skipper Rohit Sharma to reach the impressive total.” Mumbai, April 17 (IANS):  Mumbai Indians scored 183/7 in their Indian Premier League game against …

Read More »

UGC issues guidelines on students’ safety at higher institutes

” Biometric way of marking student attendance, both in HEI as well as hostels, can be an effective way to overcome proxy, they added. ” New Delhi, April 17 (IANS): The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines for ensuring the safety of the students of Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) …

Read More »

India beat Turkmenistan in Fed Cup, vie for Group I

” With the two singles matches in the kitty, there was no need for the third and final match, the doubles encounter where India’s Natasha Palha and Ankita were to take on Jahana and Guljan Muhammetkuliyeva.” Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS):  Following their Pool C victories against Pakistan and Malaysia, the …

Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg, Airtel bat for net neutrality

” Our revenues are not dependent on which sites they visit because we charge on the basis of consumption of mega bytes not which site they visited, Vittal added. ” New Delhi, April 17 (IANS):  Defending its position on net neutrality, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said its Internet.org …

Read More »

Father, uncle held for raping minor in Gurgaon

” The accused were on Friday produced before a district court here and placed in judicial custody.” Gurgaon, April 17 (IANS):  A minor girl was raped by her father and uncle here, police said on Friday. The culprits were arrested. Sandeep Kumar (44), the victim’s father is a teacher at …

Read More »

Newly married woman found hanging in Ghaziabad

” Her mother-in-law and sister-in-law had been instrumental in instigating her to take such extreme step, she added. ” Ghaziabad, April 17 (IANS):  A 28-year-old woman, who was married just three months ago, was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her bedroom here on Friday. Police said it received …

Read More »

Zulu king seeks to stop xenophobic violence in South Africa

” President Zuma last week condemned the violent attacks on foreigners, saying they contributed to the country’s development. But he also warned action against illegal immigrants.” Cape Town, April 17 (IANS):  Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has sought to clarify his comments against foreigners which have been blamed for the recent …

Read More »

US assassinated first Pakistani prime minister: State Department documents

NYC(Presstv): The United States assassinated Pakistan’s first prime minister, Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan, more than sixty years ago, according to US State Department documents. Quoting the declassified State Department documents, Pakistan Today reported on Friday that Khan was murdered because of his refusal to use his office for securing oil …

Read More »

PM shouldn’t behave as RSS pracharak on foreign tours: Congress

New Delhi(PTI): In a tit for tat action, Congress on Friday threatened to campaign against Prime Minister Narendra Modi abroad whenever he attacks previous governments of the country on foreign soil and said he should behave like a PM and not an RSS ‘pracharak’. Demanding an apology from the Prime …

Read More »