| 2013 | January | 27

  • Suicide bomber kills 10 cops in Afghanistan

    Kabul, Jan 27 (): At least ten policemen were killed and 18 others were wounded in a bombing in a crowded area of the northeast Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle blew himself, officials said. Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, provincial police chief spokesman said just a few minutes after…

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  • Police fire teargas shells, baton charge pro-Telangana protesters

    Hyderabad, Jan. 27 (ANI): Police personnel fired teargas shells and baton charged protesting pro-Telangana students outside the Osmania University campus here on Sunday. Hundreds of student had gathered outside the university campus gate and wanted to take out a protest rally to Raj Bhavan (the Governor’s House), but police and paramilitary forces swung into action…

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  • Pakistan Super League MD says Indian players showing no interest

    Islamabad, Jan 27(ANI): Pakistan Super League (PSL) managing director Salman Sarwar Butt has said no Indian player has shown interest in participating in country’s inaugral Twenty20 competition so far. Butt said the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) doesn’t allow players contracted to them to play in overseas leagues, but added that if any…

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  • Telangana issue: TRS leader KT Rama Rao arrested in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad, Jan 27 (ANI): Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator K.T. Rama Rao and his supporters were arrested here on Sunday for defying a police ban to stage a protest over a demand for a separate state of Telangana. According to television channel reports, TRS leaders were arrested near the office of the Telangana Joint Action…

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  • Stress reduces effectiveness of prostate cancer therapies

    Washington, January 27 (ANI): Findings from a new study have suggested that beta-blockers, which are used for the treatment of high blood pressure and block the effects of stress hormone adrenaline, could increase the efficacy of anti-cancer therapies. Prostate cancer patients have increased levels of stress and anxiety; however, several recent studies have found that…

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  • Rural Development Minister Ramesh approves bridges in Maoist-hit Jharkhand

    Ranchi (Jharkhand), Jan.27 (ANI): After being affected by decades of Maoist violence, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has approved the construction of bridges by the Railway Ministry’s construction wing, IRCON in Jharkhand. He stated this in Ranchi over the weekend. Ramesh said that the state government had approached the ministry several times with this appeal…

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  • Polling for DSGMC begins amidst tight security

    New Delhi, Jan. 27 (ANI): Polling for the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections began amidst tight security in New Delhi on Sunday, as tension prevailed among the Sikh community anticipating violence during the poll. Armed police personnel were seen outside various polling booths as voters slowly but steadily trickled to caste their ballots….

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