Here are all the details of T10 Cricket League, which is all set to kick off in Sharjah, today.
Cyberabad (Telangana) [India], Dec 13 (ANI): The Cyberabad Police on Tuesday arrested an online matrimony fraudster from here. The accused named Srinivas Kiran Babu Poonati, who hailed from Hyderabad's Prakasham district, used to cheat women making false promises of marriage thorough matrimonial sites. The incident came to light when a victim from Miyapur registered a complain to the police on August 29, stating that she met Srinivas though a Telugu matrimony site.
New York, Dec 13 (IANS) In a historic first, a distinguished Sikh public prosecutor "who has experienced hate and intolerance first-hand" has been nominated to be the next attorney general of the US state of New Jersey. If Gurbir S. Grewal's nomination by Democrat Governor-elect Phil Murphy is approved by the State Senate early next year, he will be the first Sikh to assume the top state law enforcement position in the United States and the second Indian-American, after Kamala Harris, who held the position in California before her election to the US Senate.
ISI is trying to restore their equation as its terror activities will get hurt. The agency was successful in carrying out serial blasts with help of the D-company. The main reason for worry for the operatives of the gang now is, who will they take direct orders from?
Athens, Dec 13 (IANS) The annual lighting of the Athens' Christmas tree on Syntagma square in front of the Greek parliament has been held, officially kicking off the holiday season celebrations in the Greek capital. Greeks will celebrate for the seventh consecutive year on an austerity budget compared to the pre-crisis levels, but plenty of optimism and hope for the future, Mayor of Athens Yiorgos Kaminis said on Tuesday before switching on the Christmas tree lights.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec 13 (ANI): Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Chairman and Managing Director T Suvarna Raju on Wednesday said the company was making effort to achieve a basic certification of Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) by the mid of 2018. Raju, while addressing a gathering at HAL's 5th Global Vendors' Meet here, said it was looking to produce 100 basic trainer aircraft HTT-40 soon. "Given our large number of platforms with the Indian Defence Forces, we remain committed to increase the scope of work to our vendors to ensure success of our programmes.
New Delhi [India], Dec 13 (ANI): Macao traditionally celebrates the end of the year with barrel-loads of fun and exciting events! Several Christmas carols on Silent Night 2017 and Christmas Markets pump up the atmosphere prior to welcoming in the New Year in squares, hotels and establishments all over town. Taipa Village Cultural Association exclusively presents emerging Portuguese illustrator Ana Aragao's first solo exhibition in Macao as its closing event for its 2017 artistic programme. Hosted by Taipa Village Art Space, the exhibition entitled "Imaginary Beings" will showcase a unique collection of abstract illustrations of building features which are drawn spontaneously in a multitude of different forms and shapes.
Tokyo, Dec 13 (IANS) A crack and oil leak was found underneath a running shinkansen bullet train in the first "serious incident" affecting the Japanese high-speed train system since 2001, media reported on Wednesday. The trouble could have led to a high-speed derailment, Kyodo news agency quoted sources in the Japan Transport Safety Board. The board was conducting hearing with officials of the West Japan Railway Co., operator of the train.
The Court held that provisions of Legal Metrology Act will not apply to hotels and restaurants and they cannot be no prosecuted for selling products above MRP.
India, which is being represented by Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu at the conference, has been demanding a permanent solution to food security issue as it is crucial for livelihood of 800 million people across the globe.
In the first round of bidding for 'Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik' scheme (UDAN) in March this year, five carriers including Air Deccan had won the rights to operate UDAN flights.
Hitting back to the trolls, Amruta Fadnavis, in her response, said, "Love, sharing, and empathy have no religion - let’s accept all positivity around us and stay away from negative thoughts & demotivating energies!"
New Delhi [India] Dec 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court's five-judge Constitution bench will hear a case in connection with mandatory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts and mobile phone numbers tomorrow. Lawyer Shyam Divan, appearing for the petitioner, sought the apex court's intervention for an urgent hearing seeking interim relief in the Aadhaar case. On Wednesday, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice Dipak Misra, after hearing the mentioning in the Aadhaar case, said, the apex court's five-judge Constitution bench would hear the matter tomorrow at 2 pm. Earlier on October 30, the apex court referred all the Aadhaar related cases to a five-judge Constitution bench to be formed by the end of November.
Manila, Dec 13 (IANS) The economies of developing countries of Asia are expected to record a six per cent growth in 2017, a decimal higher than the September-forecast, the Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday. The bank, headquartered here in the Philippines, kept the 2018 GDP growth forecast at 5.8 per cent and attributed the elevated forecast for 2017 to stronger exports and domestic consumption, Efe news reported. "Developing Asia's growth momentum, supported by recovering exports, demonstrates that openness to trade remains an essential component of inclusive economic development," ADB's Chief Economist, Yasuyuki Sawada, said in a statement.
The traditional cuisine in Lucknow is more refined than in Lahore, more aromatic, more aesthetically creative and served with greater elegance.
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) A Pakistani court on Wednesday barred televangelist and TV host Amir Liaquat Hussain from making any television appearances till further notice. Islamabad High Court judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui approved the interim measure while he hears arguments to permanently bar Liaquat from using television, social media and print media for allegedly abusing his influence to spread discord and hatred, the Dawn reported. Petitioner Muhammad Abbas's lawyer Shoaib Razaq told the court that Liaquat didn't have any Islamic degree or certification and yet called himself an 'aalim' (religious scholar).
New Delhi [India] Dec. 13 (ANI): Indian Railways has decided to settle bills of contractors and vendors within 30 days of its receipt. To make it possible, the Indian Railways has introduced a bill tracking system for contractors/vendors of to track status of their bills. This is in line with the emphasis given by Minister of Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal on increased use of information technology to go digital and online with a view to promote transparency and efficiency in the system.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec 14 (ANI): Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar ordered the Bestway Cement Factory on Wednesday to refill the Katas Raj pond within one week, during the hearing of the suo motu case on the depletion of the pond located at the site of Hindus in Chakwal. The historic pond is said to have deplet ed due to the presence of nearby cement factories which have sucked out the underground water. Katas Raj is the second-most sacred Hindu site and dates back to 600 AD.
Monaca (Pennsylvania) [USA], Dec 14 (ANI): At least two people were killed after a man opened fire on the Pennsylvania State University Beaver campus in Centre Township on Wednesday afternoon.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec 14 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao announced a salary hike for the home guards from Rs 12,000 to Rs 20,000 per month.
It's not everyday that you get to complain to the top executive in the aviation sector when your flight is delayed. But when he's your co-passenger, you can. Read on to find out how this happened on a Delhi-Vijayawada flight yesterday.
The results of the by-election in ward number 21 in Mumbai's Kandivali area and ward number 62 in Andheri area will be declared today.