Landslides in HP, U’khand as rains lash north India thumbnail

Landslides in HP, U’khand as rains lash north India

News4u-News Desk- Moderate to heavy rains lashed most parts of north India on Tuesday triggering landslides in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and causing rivers across the region to flow close to the danger mark at several places. People in Delhi were affected by extreme humidity which was recorded between 64 and 92 percent, a day [...]

Eng in control as India tottering at 313/8 after Day 3 thumbnail

Eng in control as India tottering at 313/8 after Day 3

News4u-Sports Desk- India still needed 47 runs to avoid the embarrassment of a follow-on after pathetic shot selection by some of the top-order batsmen, which allowed England to tighten their grip on the third cricket Test at Southampton on Tuesday. At stumps, India were precariously placed at 313 for eight, with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni [...]

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Kerry arrives today for talks with new Indian govt on key issues

News4u-News Desk- Seeking to seize transformative moment in ties with India, US Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive on Wednesday for talks on key issues with the new leadership in New Delhi. Kerry’s visit two months ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Washington in September end is aimed at instilling some vigor [...]

Lab-to-Land, PM’s slogan for increasing agri production thumbnail

Lab-to-Land, PM’s slogan for increasing agri production

News4u-News Desk- Pitching for greater use of research for boosting the agriculture sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave the slogan ‘Lab-to-Land’, saying that farmers should be able to enhance production to increase their income and feed the country as well as the world. He pressed for the use of scientific technologies to help [...]

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Hamid Karzai’s cousin killed by suicide bomber

News4u-News Desk- A cousin and close associate of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated on Tuesday by a suicide bomber who hid his explosives under his turban, a provincial official said. The bomber walked up to the home of Hashmat Khalil Karzai to greet him after morning prayers for the Eid al-Fitr holiday, and [...]

CWG2014: Sushil-led wrestling team dominates in India’s best show thumbnail

CWG2014: Sushil-led wrestling team dominates in India’s best show

News4u-Sports Desk- Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Gameson Tuesday. With 10 medals, including three gold, this [...]

IMF’s Lagarde says Ukraine may need more aid thumbnail

IMF’s Lagarde says Ukraine may need more aid

News4u-News Desk- The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said that Ukraine may need more international aid if its crisis with the pro-Russia separatist rebellion is prolonged. “As it stands and under current circumstances and the set of our assumptions, which includes a conflict that eventually is resolved in a not-too-distant future, no [...]

CWG Squash: Pallikal, Joshana begin with win thumbnail

CWG Squash: Pallikal, Joshana begin with win

News4u-Sports Desk- India’s top squash players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa started their campaign in women’s doubles with a comprehensive win over Sri Lanka’s Mihiliya Methsarani and Nadindhi Udangawa in Glasgow. The fifth seeded Indians won the women’s double Pool D match 2-0 (11-3 11-4). The men however faltered as the duo of Saurav Ghosal [...]

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CWG 2014: Sarita lone bright spot on gloomy day for boxers

News4u-Sports Desk- It turned out to be a bad outing for Indian pugilists and with the exception of L Sarita Devi, none of the other three boxers in fray could advance on day six of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games. Sarita knocked out Nigeria’s Kehinde Obareh 2-0 to advance to the quarterfinals in women’s [...]