Sanjesh Kumar

Hockey World Cup: Crucial for India to improve PC conversion rate

Harendra insists more variations and different flickers would be tried out against Belgium On Wednesday, India earned five penalty corners and converted two, neither direct. Belgium could not convert any of its seven. On a stage like the World Cup, those numbers may well be the difference between winning and losing. India’s …

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Pastel art workshop attracts attention

Pastel art workshop attracts attention

The event was conducted under the guidance of Russian painter Maria Chumak Russia-born Maria Chumak is a woman who wears many hats — painter, fashion designer and author. Ms. Chumak was in the city recently for back-to-back still life drawing workshops using soft pastel and dry pastel on the weekend …

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L-G refusing to release funds for aided school teachers’ salaries: CM

L-G refusing to release funds for aided school teachers’ salaries: CM

Narayanasamy accuses Bedi of returning the file for grant-in-aid suggesting scrapping of the scheme Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy has charged Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi with putting the government in an “embarrassing and critical position” by declining to approve release of funds for aided schools. Mr. Narayanasamy told presspersons here on …

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Two more Twitter users complain of ₹25-lakh jackpot in KBC’s name

Two more Twitter users complain of ₹25-lakh jackpot in KBC’s name

Absence of formal complaints limits scope of probe: police Two more cases of attempted fraud in the name of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) were reported to the police on Twitter on Thursday morning. Police officials said the preference for reporting on social media and not filing a formal complaint can limit the …

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Kamala Mills: 9 civic officers found guilty after 11 months

Kamala Mills: 9 civic officers found guilty after 11 months

BMC Commissioner accepts inquiry findings, to decide on quantum of punishment The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has found nine officers guilty following a probe into the Kamala Mills fire on December 29, 2017, which killed 14 people. Commissioner Ajoy Mehta will decide on the quantum of punishment soon. A day …

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51 pilot whales die in another mass stranding in New Zealand

51 pilot whales die in another mass stranding in New Zealand

In the latest stranding, up to 90 pilot whales beached themselves late Thursday at Hanson Bay on the remote Chatham Islands, said the Department of Conservation. Fifty-one pilot whales died on Friday in another mass stranding in New Zealand, less than a week after 145 pilot whales and nine pygmy killer whales …

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UK amends new weapons bill to allow status quo on possession of kirpans

UK amends new weapons bill to allow status quo on possession of kirpans

The Offensive Weapons Bill 2018 is aimed at strengthening existing legislative measures on offensive weapons, focusing on corrosive substances, knives and certain types of firearm. The UK government has confirmed an amendment to a new weapons bill going through the Parliament to ensure that it would not impact the right …

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