Monthly Archives: January 2017

This will be Dabang Mumbai's best season: Affan Yousuf

NEW DELHI: It has been quite the ride for young Affan Yousuf in the fifth edition of the Hockey India League. After just four games, Affan is already the highest scorer in the tournament with seven goals. And because of his telling effect, Dabang Mumbai have remained unbeaten in four straight games with one draw …

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Manor Formula One team ceases trading

LONDON: The Manor Formula One team has ceased trading and a formal redundancy process for all 212 staff will start next week, administrators FRP Advisory said on Friday. The British-based team, last in the 2016 championship, was placed in administration earlier in January. “It is deeply regrettable that the team has had to cease …

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Kyrgios hopes team spirit can help overcome Seppi loss

MELBOURNE: Nick Kyrgiosstruggled to deal with the furore over his shock second round meltdown at the Australian Open but said the return to a team environment with Davis Cup had helped him through it. The local hope was jeered off the court by sections of the crowd after squandering a two-set lead and throwing a …

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi has no car, Neeraj Bora has 4; Aparna Yadav can't vote for self

LUCKNOW: Two prominent candidates contesting from Lucknow (Cantonment) presented a contrasting picture before the electorate. While Mulayam Singh Yadav’s chhoti bahu Aparna Yadav flaunts a blue Lamborghini worth Rs 5 crore, her opponent and BJPcandidate Rita Bahuguna Joshidoesn’t own any vehicle, show affidavits filed by them on Monday. Aparna, however, owes Rs 1 lakh to her …

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When dengue hit our area, no leader came to visit us

LUCKNOW: Unanimous distrust of government run hospitals, unaffordable private care and mismanagement of major disease outbreaks like dengue and chikungunya are just a few health-related concerns that have irked residents of Lucknow east constituency. They haven’t seen or known their MLA Gopalji Tandon (BJP) after elections. Residents say it was only Swaroop …

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'United' BJP candidates march together in a 'rath'

LUCKNOW: Putting up a united face amidst ongoing protests against tickets to “outsiders”, BJP ensured all its five candidates for city seats-including three new members who were earlier in Congressand BSP, Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Neeraj Bora and Brajesh Pathak-reached together on the same ‘rath’ to file nominaton papers on Monday. Supporters converged at the BJP’s …

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Ravidas Mehrotra confident of Samajawadi Party's comeback

LUCKNOW: Coming out of the Collectorate after filing nomination papers for the Lucknow Cantonmentassembly seat on Monday, Mulayam Singh Yadav’s younger daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav said, “Netaji (Mulaym)’s blessings are with me and Samajawadi Party will form government again in Uttar Pradesh.” While Aparna is making her electoral debut, sitting SP MLAs Gomti Yadav and Ravidas …

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FIR in Gonda against poll campaign on social media

LUCKNOW: Pushing aggressively a neta’s agenda on WhatsApp groups was not such a good idea. Gonda district administration lodged FIR against 15 assembly election candidates and seven others who were group admins and sharing messages to support the constestants at Kotwali police station on Sunday. Superintendent of Gonda police Sudhir Kumar Singh said the social media groups were …

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BJP promises free education up to Class XII in its election manifesto

LUCKNOW: BJP in its recently released manifesto has students and their cheer.The saffron party has promised to make education free up to Class XII and also waived fees up to graduation level for meritorious students. The poll manifesto was released on January 27 by BJP President Amit Shah.The manifesto, called ‘Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra‘ …

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Budget to be inclusive, progressive: Chief minister Vasundhara Raje

JAIPUR: Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday received inputs from diverse sections of the society on budget. During her meeting, Raje reiterated her government’s commitment on bringing budget that is inclusive and progressive. Raje was holding a pre-budget meeting with NGOs, civil society, consumer forums, youths and women. During her interaction, CM pointed that state has …

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