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Unless Australia’s outstanding good fortune in the first Test holds, no matter what the nature of the wicket, this is going to be a closely contested series.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 26 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday garnered full support from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Janata Dal (United) and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) after he questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's self-proclaimed 'mother-son' relationship with the River Ganga. The RJD dubbed Prime Minister Modi with U.S. President Donald Trump, dubbing him as the 'killer of truth' and added the people have lost their faith in him.
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New Delhi [India] Feb. 26 (ANI): A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested and sedated by two senior girl students, at her school in Delhi's Moti Nagar, police said on Sunday. The victim and accused are students of Sarvodya Kanya Vidyalaya. One of the accused has been arrested following a case was registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), a senior police officer said.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): Coming down heavily on the Congress for accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA of suppressing the right to dissent in the nation in regard to the recent violent clashes in Ramjas College, the Centre today asserted that the very party which had imposed Emergency in the nation once, was giving sermons on freedom of expression. Addressing the media here, Union Information and broadcasting minister M Venkaiah Naidu asserted that there can be no bigger example of freedom in the country than calling your own Prime Minister a 'donkey'.
Chandigarh [India], Feb.25 (ANI): Table toppers Dabang Mumbai made it to their first ever final in the history of the Hockey India League (HIL) with a comfortable 2-0 win against the Delhi Waveriders in the second semi-final clash here last evening. Dabang Mumbai were on top of their game from the very beginning with better ball possession and circle entries. A perfect set piece saw Robbert Kemperman put the ball past Vincent Vanasch in the 26th minute that set the tone of the match for Dabang Mumbai's win.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): The Madras High Court will on Monday resume its hearing in regard to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham's (DMK) petition challenging Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palanisami's floor test. The Madras High Court earlier on February 22 sought credible evidence to prove that the AIADMK MLAs were held captive in a resort in Kuvathoor and also the video evidence of the proceedings in the Tamil Nadu Assembly during the Chief Minister's trust vote.
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Members of the Democratic National Committee elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new chairman, media reports said. Perez, known as a civil rights advocate, won 235 of the 445 votes cast by the Democratic delegates meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, since Thursday to elect the new chairman of the DNC, Xinhua news agency reported. After shaking hands with his rival for the position Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison, Perez proposed a motion to name his "good friend" Ellison as Deputy Chairman of the DNC, and received unanimous consent.
Kasaragod [India], Feb. 26 (ANI): A youth from Kerala, believed to have joined the ISIS has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan. The message was received by a distant relative of Hafesudheen Theke Koleth in Kasaragod, Kerala, who was from the missing 21-member group who have left the nation. The message went on to say that the killed youth had been buried in Afghanistan.
Mumbai [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): Known for his elegance and graceful personality, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan walked the ramp for fashion designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. It is a very sad site to see young children suffering from cancer and your contributions can give opportunity to these children to live a full and healthy life," Bachchan said. Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhat also walked the ramp, while dancing to the tunes of their newly released song 'Tamma Tamma'.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 29th edition of Mann Ki Baat, touched on a range of issues from India's historic launch of a record 104 satellites on a single rocket to the Indian team's incredible victory in the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup.
Jalandhar (Punjab) [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Lady Sri Ram Ram College student Gurmehar Kaur, whose social media campaign against the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) student organisation ABVP went viral recently, has said that she would also not hesitate in taking a bullet for the country like her father Kargil martyr Captain Mandeep Singh. Gurmehar asserted that her campaign is aimed at raising voice against organisations, which challenge the law of the land and try to curb the fundamental right of 'freedom of speech'.
New Delhi, [India] Feb. 26 (ANI): With day three of competition, China maintained its domination at all the rifle and pistol events held so far at the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup (rifle/pistol/shotgun) here. Having won their fourth and fifth Gold medals of the tournament, China is now leading the medal tally comfortably with four Silvers added to their five Gold medals, while Italy with one Gold and two Silvers lie a distant second.
Ahmedabad [India], Feb. 26 (ANI): The Gujarat Anti Terror Squad (ATS) has arrested two brothers from the state for their involvement in activities related to the terror group ISIS. Wasim and Nathin were arrested from Rajkot and Bhavnagar respectively, in an operation launched by the ATS. Last year, the ATS of Rajasthan had arrested an alleged Islamic State operative in Sikar district who was involved in collecting and transferring funds for the terror organisation from Dubai.
Mau (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Feb. 26 (ANI): The security arrangement at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at Mau has been beefed up after a senior police officials on Sunday claimed that there is a threat to the former's life during his visit to Uttar Pradesh's Mau district for addressing a rally ahead of the sixth phase of assembly elections. "Rasool Pati and associates are planning to attack the Prime Minister's cavalcade with rocket launcher and explosives," said Mau Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), RK Singh.
New Delhi [India], Feb.26 (ANI): After India slumped to a humiliating 333-run defeat at the hands of Australia in the opening Test in Pune, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has shown faith on Virat Kohli and the team, saying that the series is still wide open and that the home side will surely bounce back in the next match to be held in Bengaluru from March 4. Chasing a mammoth target of 441 runs to win, India suffered a second batting collapse in two days and were bowled out for 107 runs in the second innings just on Day Three of the first Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium. Speaking on the sidelines of IDBI Federal New Delhi Marathon at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the master blaster said that losing is a part and parcel of the game before adding that he is sure his national side would come up with a much better performance in the upcoming matches.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore against Parasvnath developers in connection with the builders apathetic attitude for not providing the basic amenities while providing him the flat. The apex court, earlier on December 15 had asked Rathore and Parsvnath developers to sit together and amicably settle the dispute. The developer had promised to hand over the flat by October 2009, which he failed to, after which Rathore was forced to take a legal action.
Coimbatore [India], Feb. 26 (ANI): The two main accused- Sunil Kumar and Vigeesh- in the abduction and assault of a Malayalam actress were brought to Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu early in the morning for evidence collection. This comes after a court of Aluva in Ernakulam district yesterday granted nine days police custody of the two accused.
By Sudipto Ganguly PUNE, India (Reuters) - Australia's utter dominance in Pune provided clear evidence that the touring side arrived in India armed with the tactics and personnel to beat the hosts at their own game in what promises to be a compelling four-test series. Few would have predicted the events that unfolded in the opener, however, with top-ranked India riding a 19-test unbeaten run against a rebuilding Australian side regarded as massive underdogs by captain Steve Smith. The odds were heavily stacked against a side that had lost their previous nine tests in Asia and suffered a 4-0 whitewash when they last toured India in 2013, but Smith and his men were in the mood to cause an upset.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): Branding Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju as a "goofy minister" for dubbing the recent clashes between the All India Students' Association (AISA) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) at Ramjas College as an act of anti-nationalism, the Congress on Monday said that the former should refrain from making statements on issues which he cannot understand. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that Rijiju is frivolously branding students as anti-nationals, whereas the reality is that the MoS has no knowledge about the veracity of the situation.
Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb. 26 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said the former is not capable of understanding the radio address.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to fill up two vacant posts in the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) by April 30. An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar along with Justice D. Y. Chandrachud and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul passed this order after hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Supreme Court lawyer and social activist Radhakanta Tripathy.
New Delhi, [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday expressed his complete support towards Lady Shri Ram College student Gurmehar Kaur, who has allegedly received rape threats over her social media campaign in support of students of the Delhi University following unrest in Ramjas College. For every voice raised in anger, intolerance and ignorance there will be a Gurmehar Kaur," tweeted Gandhi.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Feb. 26 (ANI): A fire broke out in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram city in the early hours of Sunday, after a pile of garbage was set on fire by locals, thus revealing the apathy of the local administrative bodies. A post office building and its godown were gutted after a fire broke out near Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Dewaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran has appealed to the public, stating that the matter is being considered for immediate discussions.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 26 (ANI): Coming out defiantly against the Karnataka bribegate diary case, the Congress on Sunday questioned its veracity, saying that the entire thing has been planted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "This is a tale which has been cooked up in the context of the elections that will come up in Karnataka.