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New Delhi: Making it clear that the government did not believe in retrospective taxation, and had also taken action in the matter, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said past cases will be decided by the judicial process, even as it will await suggestions from an expert panel. "I have already said old cases need to be resolved. The revenue department didn't do anything," the finance minister ...
Chennai: AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa will be sworn-in as chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time on Saturday, within less than a fortnight of the Karnataka High Court upholding her appeal and acquitting her in a disproportionate assets case. Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah's office, in a statement, said the governor has approved the recommendation made by chief minister-designate Jayalalithaa ...
Ranchi, May 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) reached the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the sixth time as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by three wickets in the qualifier 2 of the Twenty20 tournament at the JSCA International Cricket Stadium here on Friday. Put in to bat, two-time runners-up RCB could only manage a modest total of 139/8 with left-handed opener Chris ...

IPL: CSK restrict RCB to 139/8

2015-05-22 22:00:00

Ranchi, May 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) restricted Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to 139/8 in 20 overs in Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) being played at the JSCA International Cricket Stadium here on Friday. Put in to bat, RCB could only manage the modest total with left-handed opener Chris Gayle top-scoring with 41. Sarfaraz Khan also played a handy innings of 31. Left-arm ...
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday said that Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) deal with Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) was based on wrong assumptions. "What Pakistan wanted was to take assurance and pressurize Afghanistan that they will not allow their territory to be used for any security related work by India. That is the crux of it. This ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed his delight over the impressive result of the students in the 10th and 12th board examinations in his adopted village Jayapur in Uttar Pradesh and congratulated the kids. "This news from Jayapur in my Parliamentary Constituency is very heartening. Congrats to these youngsters," the Prime Minister tweeted. Several students from Jayapur scored above ...
By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan, May 22 (Reuters) - Pakistan hosted its first top-flight international cricket match in six years on Friday, and sought to allay security fears by sending thousands of police to patrol a packed Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore for a three-hour game against Zimbabwe. The last time a test-playing nation toured cricket-loving Pakistan was in 2009, when militants attacked ...
(Recasts after Rakhine State head denial) By Antoni Slodkowski and Tim McLaughlin SITTWE, Myanmar/YANGON, May 22 (Reuters) - The head of the Myanmar state from which thousands of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing denied that persecution had prompted the exodus after the United States called on the country to deal with its root causes. Many Rohingya have become prey to human traffickers on the journey ...
The queer world is again agog over something it should be ashamed of and, once again, shows its deeply conservative, upper caste, upper class colours. A gay cyberactivist puts up a matrimonial ad and sends it to all the newspapers. Most of the mainstream ones turn it down; a tabloid (once radical, long fallen on mediocre times) agrees to publish it and we have achieved the revolution apparently. The ...
Earlier when you thought of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee exchanging something, you could only think about barbs. Bonhomie was the last thing that came to your mind.On May 9, the venom-spitting leaders of BJP and TMC shared dais plastering a friendly smile on their faces all the while. They talked about centre-state cooperation or forming of "Team of India" ...
By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets dipped but remained near record highs on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she expected interest rates to rise this year, a view that lifted bond yields and was bolstered by rising core consumer prices. In a speech to a business group in Providence, Rhode Island, Yellen said she expected economic data to strengthen and ...
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising shelter and medical care costs boosted underlying U.S. inflation pressures in April, a welcome sign for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates raising interest rates this year. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index, excluding food and energy, increased 0.3 percent last month. It was the largest rise in the so-called core CPI ...
The team of doctors and medical care professionals from Fortis Healthcare Limited (Fortis) has treated and vaccinated more than 5000 victims affected by the horrific serial earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this month. The team was among the first to reach the interiors of Nepal, crisscrossing difficult terrain and putting their personal lives at risk. They carried with them over 3.5 tonnes of ...
(Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency confirmed on Friday its recommendation to suspend a number of medicines that were granted EU approval based on clinical studies conducted at Indian firm GVK Biosciences' facility in Hyderabad, India. The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) said a re-examination of the medicines, prompted by a request from marketing authorisation holders ...
Washington: American doctors were shocked to find that an Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad who underwent brain surgery had an embryonic "evil twin" instead of a tumour in her head. The 26-year-old Yamini Karanam had jokingly called her "evil twin sister who's been torturing me for 26 years". According to NBC, Karanam, who was studying at Indiana University, was unaware of what ...
Washington: Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science. The article described the work of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from NASA, the University of Arizona and the Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets, or INET. Scientists ...
By Emma Batha CASABLANCA, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the age of 14 Usha Choudary was betrothed to a man she had never met. She refused to go through with the marriage. When her parents insisted, she threatened to kill herself. Choudary wanted to stay at school and break the cycle of child marriage and domestic abuse that blights millions of women's lives in India, and which nearly ...
By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI, May 13 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to exclude some family jobs from a revamped child labour law in a move with an unmistakable echo of his own childhood, when he helped his father sell tea from kettles at a railway station. The federal cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to a 1986 child labour law, aimed at imposing a broader ...
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