Nashik, May 19 (IANS) People here trooped out Sunday on the streets to welcome and offer chilled soft drinks to over 1,000 Muslims who embarked on a 300-km Gandhian march to Mumbai demanding reservations in job, an official said.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actress Pooja Gupta, who is gearing up for her next film "Shortcut Romeo", says as an actress she doesn't have any limitations. Pooja Gupta told IANS: "I don't have any limitations as an actor
London, May 19 (IANS/CMC) Bermudian striker Nahki Wells says he is delighted with his role in helping Bradford City win promotion to League One after his football club swept aside Northampton Town 3-0 in the League Two play-off final at Wembley Stadium. Wells, 22, made history by becoming the first Bermudian to score Saturday at Wembley, home of English football, reports CMC. Wells netted his team's third goal in front of a crowd of 47,127 fans.
Rome, May 19 (IANS) Sampdoria beat Juventus 3-2 at home in the final round of the season to complete a double over the Italian Serie A champions. Sampdoria striker Fabio Quagliarella put Juventus ahead, but Eder, Lorenzo De Silvestri and Mauro Icardi scored in a row to put the hosts 3-1 in front
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The government is earmarking 15 percent of the total outlay of all projects in any district for proper sanitation and clean drinking water, officials said Saturday.
Shillong, May 18 (IANS) Wansuk Myrthong Saturday became the first woman from Meghalaya to conquer the 8,848 ft Mount Everest. This is the second time that a Meghalayan scaled the highest peak of the world after Gary Jarman Lamare, a photographer with Discovery Channel, became the first from Meghalaya to summit it last year. The 30-year-old Wansuk, a woman armed police constable in the 1st Meghalaya Police battalion, is one among the 16 climbers of the first Northeast India Top of the World Mount Everest Expedition, 2013 which was flagged off by President Pranab Mukherjee from Rastrapati Bhavan on March 20.
Panaji, May 18 (IANS) Animal conservationists have hailed the central government's decision to ban dolphineriums in India, even as several states had been gearing up for parks and zoos with captive dolphins as the star attraction. In a statement issued here Saturday, the Federation for Indian Animals Protection Organisations (FIAPO), an NGO which has been campaigning against captivity of dolphins, said that the circular issued by Central Zoo Authority of India (CZAI), was a victory for the endangered marine mammals. "It is a huge victory for the dolphins.
Panaji, May 18 (IANS) A trial court in Goa Saturday sent a 39-year-old truck driver to nine days of police remand for molesting a five-year-old girl. The incident took place Friday when a naval officer had engaged the accused, Sudesh Parab, to transport his luggage out of his house at the Naval Officers' Residential Area (NOFRA) in Dabolim, 30 km from here.
Madrid, May 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid ended a 14-year wait by defeating neighbours Real Madrid in the final of the Spanish Copa del Rey football knockout competition. Atletico had not beaten their cross city rivals in 14 years and 26 attempts but despite falling a goal behind to a Cristiano Ronaldo, who was later be sent off, header, goals from Diego Costa and Joao Miranda gave Atletico a 2-1 win late Friday night, Xinhua reported. Atletico Madrid coach Diego Pablo Simeone was emotional after leading his side to the club's 10th Spanish Cup football title in their history
Panaji, May 18 (IANS) Prison authorities Saturday ordered a probe into a clash between inmates that left three under-trials injured in a Goa jail late Friday. A spokesperson for the Aguada Central Jail, about 20 km from here, said that Syron Rodrigues, Amog Naik and Amay Shirodkar, who are undergoing trial in separate murder cases, were taken to a primary health centre for treatment and then taken back to the jail