India will face Malaysia in the final of the Asia Cup hockey championship after a thumping 4-0 win over arch-foes Pakistan in their final second-round clash in Dhaka on Saturday.After the teams were deadlocked goalless at the half-time, India ran rampage with goals from Satbir Singh (39th minute), Harmanpreet Singh (51st) Lalit Upadhyay (52nd) and Gurjant Singh (57th).India now have seven points from three games, while Pakistan are eliminated as they have one point, having suffered two defeats and...
Weeks after an 11-year-old girl died allegedly due to starvation in Jharkhand's Simdega district because her family was refused rations as they did not have Aadhaar card, the state PDS minister has passed an order against the compulsory linking of Aadhaar cards and ration cards.
State PDS Minister Saryu Roy passed an order citing a central government order of February 8 according to which beneficiaries for PDS can submit any approved identity document to avail their entitled rations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will once again be returning to his home state, the poll-bound Gujarat on Sunday, where he is scheduled to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for several projects in the Bhavnagar and Vadodara districts.
During PM Modi's trip, he would be inaugurating the first phase of the Rs. 615 crore roll-on roll-off ferry service that would run between Bhavnagar district's Ghogha and Dahej in Bharuch over the Gulf of Cambay.
The ferry service, which PM Modi has touted as his...
India imported a record 4.83 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in September as several refiners resumed operations after extensive maintenance to meet rising local fuel demand. India stands as the third largest importer of oil in the world. 4.2 percent more oil was shipped last month than in 2016 and about 19 percent more than August according to an analysis of Thomson Reuters.
Several refineries witnessed heavy maintenance in July-August. After coming online these refineries had to boost purchases...
Controversial pacer S. Sreesanth has hinted that he may opt to play for another country if the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) does not remove the lifetime ban imposed on him over allegations of spot fixing."BCCI has imposed the ban, not ICC. If not India, I can play for any other country, because am 34 now and I can only play for maximum six more years. As a person who loves cricket, I want to play cricket. And not only that, BCCI is a private firm; it is only us who say that this is...
Amidst all the rumours of linking Aadhar to Bank accounts being an added requirement, the Reserve Bank of India has clarified that Aadhar card linkage to each applicator's respective bank account is mandatory.
While replying to an application filed through Right to Information (RTI) which suggested that no notice signifying the linkage of the 12 digit unique-identity number has been issued by RBI, the apex bank clarified that linking Aadhar to bank accounts is indeed compulsory.
The central bank...
Air India flight makes emergency landing After Smoke Detected From Undercarriage; Passengers Safe
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March 28 , 2016 , 13:12 IST
An Air India flight from Hyderabad made an emergency landing after smoke was detected emanating from its undercarriage here on Monday morning, official sources said.
[caption id="attachment_177607" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The prompt measures by the concerned authorities prevented a potential disaster and the plane was towed away for repairs. (Image: Air India)[/caption]
The flight AI-620 had 120 passengers on board who were immediately evacuated by deploying chutes from the aircraft.
The prompt measures by the concerned authorities prevented a potential disaster and the plane was towed away for repairs.
Airport officials said around 7.30 a.m. when the flight was preparing to land, smoke was detected and it made an emergency landing as a precautionary step.
The cause of the smoke could not be immediately known, though officials denied there was a tyre burst.