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Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic to face a challenging first round, preview, TV and Live Streaming info

The 129th edition of Wimbledon has returned for 2015 and the action gets underway from today. The first day of the fortnight long tournament will feature defending champion Novak Djokovic and French Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka. The two faced each other in the Rolland Garros final only a couple of weeks before where Djokovic suffered a shocking defeat in the ...

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Greenpeace upbeat as HC directs Govt. to unblock Rs.1.87 Crore frozen funds

Greenpeace India has described the Delhi High Court order to the central government to unblock its Rs.1.87 crore as a “victory of democracy” and “free speech”. “This (the court ruling) is a vindication of our work and the role that credible NGOs play in support of India’s development,” Greenpeace India executive director Samit Aich said. “The court has deemed the ...

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Uber cab driver’s rape charge trial to begin from Jan 15

A Delhi court on Tuesday framed rape and other charges against a Uber cab driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman executive in New Delhi on Dec 5 amid high drama as he refused to sign the order. Later, the accused pleaded not guilty and sought trial in the case. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja framed charges under sections 376(2)(m) (while ...

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Jackie Chan’s son gets six months’ jail for drug crime

Chinese movie star Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan was sentenced to six months in jail Friday for a drug-related crime here. Beijing’s Dongcheng District People’s Court also fined Jaycee 2,000 yuan ($326) after convicting him of providing a venue for drug users, Xinhua reported. His trial started earlier in the day. On Aug 14, 2014, Beijing police detained various people, including ...

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Delhi Cab Rape Case: Safety of Women Still a Mirage in Country

The private cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, who allegedly raped a 27-year-old executive on Friday night, has been arrested in Mathura on Sunday. As this comes as the second shocking incident after Delhi gang rape of 2012, the safety of women in the city should be questioned. The incident throws light on how safe women in the country are. It ...

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BCCI to move court against West Indies, suspends bilateral tours

The Indian cricket board on Tuesday decided to initiate legal action against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and cancel all bilateral series against the Caribbean side whose players withdrew mid-way from an ongoing India tour last week. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took the decision at its working committee meet here. “The BCCI will initiate ...

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