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June 22, 2014

England are frustrated, says keeper Joe Hart

Sao Paulo, June 22 (IANS/EFE) England’s goalkeeper Joe Hart said that his team is “frustrated” after being eliminated off the 2014 FIFA World Cup’s group stage.The goalkeeper, 27, expressed his regret, especially for all the people who had come to Brazil to support the team coached by Roy Hodgson, reports EFE. “There is silence in the locker room, as you can imagine, a lot of frustration. We’ve played two very good technically, but technical do not matter much if you do not win.”…

Enroll in three-year undergraduate courses in DU: UGC

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) has urged students taking admission in Delhi University to enroll under the three-year undergraduate programme which was prevalent prior to the introduction of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP).The UGC also urged students to pay the fees according to the three-year programme. In a statement, the UGC said the four-year undergraduate programme introduced by the University of Delhi is not in consonance with the National Education Policy (1986) and…

Portugal are more dangerous now: Klinsmann

Sao Paulo, June 22 (IANS/EFE) United States' German head coach Jurgen Klinsmann believes that Portugal are now more dangerous after their 0-4 loss to Germany in the opening game of Group G of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.The US are set to face Portugal in the third round of the group stage later Sunday. Portugal are one of the strongest European teams, Klinsmann added, noting that the first loss will empower them, reports Xinhua. The 49-year-old coach noted that his team has to exert more effort to win the match. Germany…

Bengal bus operators defer strike

Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Bus operators in West Bengal on Sunday deferred for a month the three-day strike they had called beginning on June 25 to press for an increase in fares.The six private bus and minibus operators of the state, who had earlier this week announced the strike, decided to postpone the agitation till July 23 following a meeting with Transport Minister Madan Mitra during the day. "This morning, the transport minister asked the six operators to sit with him. We had a three-hour-long discussion. He…

Two sent to jail for gang-raping minor

Gurgaon, June 22 (IANS) Two men were on Sunday sent to judicial custody for gang-raping a 14-year-old girl here, police said.Vicky and Sanjay, both around 20 years of age, were arrested on Saturday for abducting the minor girl from Heli Mandi, 28 km from Gurgaon, and gang-raping her. The girl was abducted on Friday night from a wedding ceremony in Heli Mandi and was raped in a cabin near the railway station, police officer Harmesh told IANS. They were on Sunday presented before duty magistrate Sandeep Yadav, who sent them…
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