ARCO, ICC cement manufacturer penalized for underweight cement bags

ARCO, ICC cement manufacturer penalized for underweight cement bags

  Pulwama, Apr 19: Legal Meteorological Department, Pulwama on Thursday penalized two cement Manufacturers after their cement bags were found underweight during a surprise raid in the southern district. “During a surprise inspection, two Lorries carrying cement supplies to other districts were intercepted. The weight of the bags was conducted on spot for net contents […]

48 MPs, MLAs have declared cases of crime against women: ADR

New Delhi, Apr 19: At least 48 MPs and MLAs have declared cases related to crime against women, with BJP having the highest number of such politicans at 12, a report said on Thursday amid a nation-wide outrage over rape incidents, including in UP’s Unnao where a ruling party lawmaker is an accused. “Out of […]

SC asks states to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta

  New Delhi, Apr 19: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked 11 states and a union territory to expedite the process of appointing Lokayukta or Uplokayukta. A bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice R. Banumathi said that appointment “need not wait and the process (must) be expedited”. Earlier, the court asked the Chief Secretaries […]

Virat Kohli Had All The Makings Of A Great Player, Says Gary Kirsten

  India captain Virat Kohli has earned plaudits across quarters for his prolific batting and captaincy skills. After making his debut in 2008, Kohli has improved tremendously, smashing all possible records. Former India coach Gary Kirsten, who is currently the batting coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), on Thursday praised […]

Afridi named in World XI for West Indies charity match

  Shahid Afridi will return to the scene of his 2009 World T20 starring role in a brief comeback to international cricket after being confirmed among the first group of players in the World XI to face West Indies at Lord’s next month. The match on May 31 has been arranged to raise money for […]

County cricket would improve my game – Kohli

  Virat Kohli remains eager for a spell in county cricket ahead of India’s tour of England later this year after it was confirmed last month that the BCCI had granted permission for him to seek a deal. Test success in England remains the one major missing piece to Kohli’s stellar career after he endured […]

Lalit Modi Forecasts IPL Players Will Earn ‘$1m A Game’

  Indian Premier League founder Lalit Modi believes there will come a time when players will earn $1 million dollars per game while warning that the traditional programme of matches between countries “will disappear”. A Twenty20 domestic franchise competition launched a decade ago, which has spawned a host of imitators worldwide, the IPL is now […]

CSK arranges chartered train for diehard fans

  Chennai Super Kings’ home matches in IPL 2018 have been moved out of Chennai, but they won’t be lacking in support in Pune, as the team management has arranged a chartered train called ‘Whistle Podu Express’ from Chennai to Pune for about 1000 fans. All the expenses of the fans, including food, accommodation, local […]

Rape as a political tool in India

Talmiz Ahmad The gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Kathua district of Indian-administered Kashmir is a chilling reminder of how sexual assault is used as a tool to instil fear among those belonging to the minority communities in India. There have been many Indians, especially on social media platforms, who have […]

Undo the wrong

  Faizan Mustafa The controversial judgment on the SC/ST Atrocities Act has yet again brought to the foreground the faultlines of our democracy. A cornered government, anticipating political repercussions, has moved the apex court for a review of the judgment. In its written submissions, it has stated that the judgment has created disharmony in society […]