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New Delhi, Oct. 20 (ANI): Five-year-old Harshit Saumitra on Friday became the youngest person to reach the base camp of Mount Everest, covering the 62-kilometre-long-trek in ten days.
SA domestic club Dolphins' batting duo set new world record for highest limited overs partnership Oct 19, 11:26 am
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): South African domestic cricket club Dolphins' batting duo Morne van Wyk and Cameron Delport broke the world record for the highest limited overs partnership in a top-flight match, laying a solid foundation as their side recorded a 25-run win over the Knights in their One Day Cup game in Bloemfontein on Friday.
U.S. launches 25 new airstrikes against IS in Iraq, Syria Oct 19, 10:36 am
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): The United States has launched 25 new airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State (IS) militants on Friday and Saturday hitting IS jihadists and their oil infrastructure, says the U.S. military.
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing going on in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Friday that the double amputee athlete should either get 10 years in jail or house arrest and community service.
Russian envoy to India: There should be no double standards in dealing with Islamic State Oct 18, 11:44 am
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): Russian envoy to India Alexander Kadakin said on Friday evening that there should not be any double standards in dealing with militants of the Islamic State.
CA hands one-year contract extension to coach Lehmann Oct 18, 11:19 am
Johannesburg, Oct 18 (ANI): Australia cricket team's Ashes-winning coach Darren Lehmann was handed a one-year contract extension on Friday, with senior officials hailing his influence on the squad.
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): The two-day long fifth meeting of the energy ministers of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations concluded here on Friday with the Ministers assurance to get the framework agreement for energy cooperation approved from their respective Governments so that it could be signed during the forthcoming SAARC Summit scheduled to be held in November, 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
DA Case: Security tightened ahead of Jayalalitha's release Oct 18, 8:58 am
Bangalore, Oct.18 (ANI): AIADMK chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalaithaa will be released from the Bangalore central jail this afternoon, after the Supreme Court granted her interim bail on medical grounds on Friday.
Chennai, Oct. 17 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the Supreme Court has taken a right decision to grant interim bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa on medical grounds in the disproportionate assets case, and added that she is not going to run away.
Becoming CM of Maharashtra will be an honour, says Pankaja Munde Oct 17, 9:04 pm
Mumbai, Oct. 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pankaja Munde on Friday said that becoming the Chief Minister of Maharashtra will be an honour for her.
Rajnath asks CMs of Karnataka, Haryana to ensure safety for all Oct 17, 8:36 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked the Chief Ministers of Karnataka and Haryana to ensure the safety of all citizens, especially those hailing from the North-East. He also requested the two leaders to ensure that law and order is maintained in their states.
Black money case: Khurshid asks Govt. to either step back from treaty or apologise to nation Oct 17, 8:36 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Centre's stand on black money case, Congress leader and former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid on Friday asked the ruling government to either step back from the treaty or apologise to the nation for accusing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime.
Black money case: Names can only be made public as per due course of law, says Jaitley Oct 17, 8:26 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): With the Congress stepping up its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in the black money case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday emphasized the Centre's stand on the issue and said the names of the account holders can only be disclosed as per due course of law.
Dharamsala, Oct. 17 (ANI): Virat Kohli scored his twentieth one-day international (ODI) century and Suresh Raina scored a quickfire 71 as India posted a commanding total of 330 for the loss of six wickets against the fourth match against the West Indies on Friday.
Azam Khan rubbishes reports that bullets were found in his hand baggage at IGI Airport Oct 17, 7:27 pm
Lucknow, Oct. 17 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Friday rubbished reports of bullets found in his hand baggage by security officials at the Indira Gandhi International Airport and termed it to be a conspiracy to defame him.
Sushma Swaraj calls for investments from Indian Diaspora in UK Oct 17, 7:27 pm
London, Oct. 17 (ANI): Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Friday called on the Indian Diaspora living in the United Kingdom to invest in the projects that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has initiated in the country.
Citing internal pay dispute, West Indies pulls out of India tour Oct 17, 7:27 pm
Mumbai, Oct. 17 (ANI): The West Indies cricket team on Friday decided to pull out of its ongoing tour of India, citing a pay-related dispute between the players and the cricket board. The one-day international (ODI) in Dharamsala would be the last encounter between the two teams.
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi who on Friday addressed the Combined Commanders' Conference 2014 in New Delhi, called for increased jointness, and urged the three services of the Indian Army to work as a team all the way from lowest levels of the services to the top.
Cyclone Hudhud: Centre to give assistance to Andhra, Odisha for restoration of tourist spots Oct 17, 6:35 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): The Centre on Friday announced that it would provide special assistance to the cyclone-hit states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha for the restoration of Government tourist facilities after the two states suffered extensive damage in the storm.
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): Asian Games bronze medallist Chain Singh, who held a meeting with Minister of State of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh here on Friday, said the state of Jammu and Kashmir has failed to give him recognition for his achievements.
J-K Government approves financial package for PoK refugees Oct 17, 4:56 pm
Jammu, Oct.17 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir state government on Friday approved the financial package for Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Chamb refugees to the tune of Rs 9,096 crore, with Rs 25 lakh being distributed to each family.
Damaged infrastructure in cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam will be restored to its best: Andhra CM Naidu Oct 17, 4:36 pm
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Oct.17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said Friday that cyclone-ravaged Visakhapatnam would experience normalcy soon and added that its battered infrastructure would be restored.
CID bomb squad members defuse over 100 crude bombs in WB Oct 17, 4:36 pm
Kaliachak (West Bengal), Oct.17 (ANI): Criminal Investigation Department (CID) bomb squad members on Friday defused over 100 crude bombs that were found in Kaliachok.
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on the successful launch of the PSLV-C26, carrying IRNSS-1C.
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): Activists hailing from the Northeast protested outside the Vasant Vihar Police station on Friday over the recent attack on youths from Nagaland and Manipur.
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