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July 3, 2014

Scolari formula to check Colombian striker Rodrigues

Rio de Janeiro, July 3 (IANS) Luiz Felipe Scolari is renowned for keeping faith in the tried and tested. His preferred starting eleven during the World Cup has largely mirrored that of the team that won the Confederations Cup last year.Now he is considering re-using another old formula for the Selecao's quarter-final against Colombia in Fortaleza Friday. During training at the team's Granja Comary base Wednesday, Scolari experimented with Napoli center-back Henrique alongside David Luiz and Thiago Silva in the…

New ICC arrangement good for cricket: Srinivasan

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Controversial International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman N.Srinivasan, who continues to insist that he has done nothing wrong, has said that countries like Sri Lanka and Pakistan who initially had reservations about the "new arrangement" in world cricket have now realised that it is good for them financially.Srinivasan was unanimously elected the first chairman of the ICC despite the fact that he was asked to step aside as the Indian cricket board chief by the Supreme Court pending an…

Misinformation campaign on against us: Mamata

Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) With the media continuing to highlight the nationwide outrage over Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul's rape and violence speeches, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused her detractors of carrying out a campaign of "canards and misinformation".Addressing an official programme, Banerjee said while "good work" was never publicised, small matters were getting highlighted. "Now, as you can see, if you do some good work that is never publicised. But if…

SC notice to Rajasthan on Asaram Bapu’s bail plea

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Rajasthan government on spiritual guru Asaram Bapu's plea for bail in an alleged rape case in the state's Jodhpur while asking him to approach the Gujarat High Court for bail in another alleged rape case registered against him in Surat.While asking Asaram Bapu to approach the Gujarat High Court for seeking bail, a bench of Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice C. Nagappan asked the Rajasthan government to file its response on his plea and directed the…

DU admissions: Seats filling fast, long queues continue

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) With Thursday being the last day for admissions under the first cut-off list in Delhi University, long queues continued with some colleges even admitting more students than the seat capacity.In Kirori Mal College in north campus students under general category faced problems in getting the admission forms. "My dad and I have been here since the last three days and my admission is not confirmed yet. I scored 97 percent and I was the first one to submit my form yesterday (Wednesday), but I am…
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