Monthly Archives March 2016

England’s Jason Roy

New Delhi, March 30 (News India)- England tonight stormed into the final of the ICC World Twenty20 with a comprehensive seven-wicket victory over New Zealand, riding on opener Jason Roy’s blazing 78. After restricting New Zealand to 153 for eight with an impressive death bowling effort, it was then turn of right-handed Roy to pulverise […]

Khaleda Zia

Dhaka, March 30 (News India)- Beleaguered Bangladeshi ex-prime minister and main opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Wednesday faced another setback when a court here issued an arrest warrant against her for instigating a deadly petrol bomb attack on a bus during an anti-government protest campaign last year. The Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court of Dhaka passed […]

Irom Sharmila

New Delhi, March 30 (News India)- A Delhi trial court acquitted Manipur rights activist Irom Sharmila on Wednesday of charges of trying to commit suicide when she sat on a “fast unto death” at Jantar Mantar. The court began trying the 42-year-old, who resolutely continues her hunger strike to demand that the central government repeal […]

AAP leader in chandigarh

Chandigarh, March 30 (News India)- Three smugglers have accused Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majitihia of being involved in smuggling drugs in the state in their statements made before the Enforcement Directorate, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national spokesman Ashish Khetan claimed on Wednesday. Ashish Khetan claimed in a press conference he held that Majithia’s “drug […]

Jat leaders in Jind

Chandigarh, March 30 (News India)- The reservation to Jats and five other communities in government jobs and education was challenged today in the Punjab and Haryana High court here, a day after Haryana Assembly cleared the quota Bill. Advocate Satnarayan Yadav challenged the grant of reservation on the grounds that the Supreme Court has ruled […]

Abhey Oswal

Ludhiana, March 30 (News India)- Business tycoon Abhey Oswal died of heart failure at 67 in Russia’s Moscow late on Tuesday night. Son of late Lala Vidya Sagar Oswal and brother of leading industrialists Jawahar Oswal, Jangi Lal Oswal and Neelam Oswal, Abhey Oswal had gone to a research centre in Moscow where he was […]

Kanhaiya Kumar JNU

New Delhi, March 30 (News India)- Welcoming the Centre’s decision to remove the names of 36 Sikhs from the “black list”, Manjit Singh GK, president of the DSGMC as well as SAD’s Delhi unit, today censured Kanhaiya Kumar, JNU Students’ Union chief, for his comment on the 1984 Sikh killings, calling these the result of […]