The Telegraph
Monday , July 14 , 2014

Why football mirrors Modi’s style

Mention Brazil these days and all one thinks of are goals. As the excitement reached a crescendo for the final, the Brazilians strove to come out of their despair after the crushing loss to Germany, and the goals scored or missed got debated by football lovers all over the world, Prime Minister Nare...   | Read..

Dhoti not cricket, club tells judge

On the cricket pitch, the white flannels have yielded room to coloured pyjamas. But in starchier off-field circles, pyjamas and dhotis are still a no-no, as a high court ...   | Read..

Poll ‘fudge’ sword hangs on Chavan

The Election Commission has found former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan guilty of fudging poll expenses during the 2009 Assembly elections and asked him to expla...   | Read..

VHP leader

Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Giriraj Kishore died today following prolonged illness. He was 96. Giriraj had joined the RSS at an early age and was one of its seniormos...   | Read..

Space for seven fresh faces in disaster cell

The government has accepted the resignations of six members of the National Disaster Management Authority, clearing the way for seven fresh appointments to the body chair...   | Read..
Actor Dilip Kumarís ancestral home in Peshawar has been declared a national heritage, a decision Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hopes will bring Pakistan ...  | Read
Nation Briefs
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Turk plane gets IAF scrambling

The Indian Air Force today scrambled fighter jets after two commercial flights, entering throug...   | Read..

Modi shuffles babus

Rakesh Garg has been appointed telecommunications secretary and Jugal Kishore Mohapatra fertilisers...   | Read..

Coming up: tallest bridge on Chenab

The completion of the rail link to the Vaishno Devi shrine base camp in Katra has shifted focus to a mighty rail bridge ...   | Read..

Cigarette duty-free allowance halved

Smokers returning to the country from a trip abroad will be able to bring back 100 cigarette sticks or 25 cigars duty-free, ...   | Read..