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Delhi CM Kejriwal has not done anything since coming to power: Congress

The Congress party on Friday criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not doing anything since coming to power and always passing the buck of blame and responsibility to the Centre. “The AAP government in Delhi does not do anything as Mr. Kejriwal just passes the buck to the Centre,” Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza told ANI. Earlier, the AAP government Read More

Incessant rains worsen Assam flood situation; nearly 1.12 lakh affected in 7 districts

Incessant rain in Arunachal Pradesh and other adjoining states have worsened the flood situation in Assam, with official sources putting the total number of affected people at 1.12 lakh in seven districts on Friday. The Brahmaputra and several of its tributaries were flowing above the danger mark in several districts. The authorities have called out the Army to help carry Read More

UK lifts ban on women in military combat roles

A ban on women serving in close combat roles in the British military was lifted today, with Prime Minister David Cameron calling it a major step that would ensure the armed forces can make the most of all their talent. Cameron confirmed the move at a NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland. Under current rules, women were able to serve on the frontline, but not where the Read More

I think Jose Mourinho said it pretty well, it is not about him or me: Pep Guardiola

New Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has come to England to prove himself and wants to produce the “beautiful football” for which his teams are famed, he told reporters on Friday. Speaking at his first news conference since joining the club, the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach said his personal learning curve would be steep as he came to Read More

Army orders inquiry after posters appear accusing CO of embezzlement

The Army has ordered a Court of Inquiry after posters accusing a local unit’s Commanding Officer of embezzlement sprung up overnight at Bikaner military station in Rajasthan. The posters accusing the officer, of the rank of Colonel, were found pasted on sign boards in the military station. It appeared that the posters had been put up late at night as Read More

Hardik Patel’s bail: Boon or bane for BJP?

Written by Leena Misra | Updated: July 8, 2016 9:43 pm Surat: Police produce PAAS convener Hardik Patel at a court in Surat on Saturday. (Source: PTI Photo) Hardik Patel may walk out of jail days before he turns 23, on July 20. On Friday, the Gujarat High Court granted him bail in the two sedition cases booked against him Read More

How to ‘uncensor’ your Facebook News Feed

Following allegations that Facebook “censors” viewpoints its employees don’t like, Finland-based cyber security company F-Secure has suggested certain steps that people can take to “uncensor” the Facebook News Feed to give users some control over what they like to see. According to the cyber security expert, Facebook users would never be able to control the ‘Trending’ section of the site, Read More

Wimbledon: Milos Raonic upsets Roger Federer in five sets to reach first Grand Slam final

Canadian Milos Raonic recovered to upset seven-times champion Roger Federer 6-3 6-7(3) 4-6 7-5 6-3 at Wimbledon to reach his first grand slam final on Friday. The sixth seed will meet the winner of the second semi-final between Britain’s 2013 champion Andy Murray and Czech 10th seed Tomas Berdych, runner-up in 2010, in Sunday’s showpiece match. Roger Federer slips after Read More

Pro Kabaddi League: U Mumba back from behind to beat Bengaluru Bulls 24-23

U Mumba erased an eight-point deficit as they staged a brilliant comeback to edge out Bengaluru Bulls 24-23 in the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi. Anup Kumar had a terrific game for U Mumba as he ended up with 11 points and led his team from the front in the second half. Bengaluru Bulls drew first blood both in attack and defence as Pawan Kadian scored Read More

India seeks deeper partnership with South Africa in defence sector

Showcasing India as an attractive destination for defence production, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought deeper collaboration in the sector with South Africa, a major arms exporter, even as he thanked it for supporting India’s bid for membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group. On the second leg of a four-nation African tour, Modi held wide-ranging talks with South African President Jacob Zuma during which both sides decided Read More