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July 7, 2014

RSS leader Ram Madhav may join BJP

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav is likely to join the BJP soon, party sources said Monday.Shiv Prakash, another Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader, may also join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), party insiders said. The developments come following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah's name doing the rounds as the next BJP president.

France’s Silvestre picks Germany to win World Cup

Gurgaon, July 7 (IANS) Former France and ex-Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre feels Germany have all that it needs to lift the 2014 FIFA World Cup.Silvestre told IANS that 'Mannschaft', as the German team is known, are the most reliable and the balanced team in the World Cup. "I think Germany may win the World Cup. They are the most reliable and balanced team in the World Cup. They have some good players on the bench who can make the difference. I am not sure about Brazil (Germany's…

Lucky to have great seniors around me: Dhoni

Nottingham, July 7 (IANS) As Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates his 33rd birthday and seventh year of Indian captaincy, the Ranchi boy feels that he was extremely lucky to have some great senior players around him during his early days."Once you’re made the captain you don’t know how long you’re going to remain there and it’s been seven long years for me. From being fortunate to get a very good side as a young captain to now leading this exciting team in transitional phase - it has been a fantastic…

Luis Garcia marquee player of Atletico de Kolkata

Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Former Spain international Luis Garcia will be the marquee player of Atletico de Kolkata in the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL), the franchise announced Monday.Garcia will team up with compatriot and ex-Getafe midfielder Borja Fernandez, who will be the second foreigner in the ranks of the club which is partly owned by La Liga champions Atletico Madrid. The 36-year-old attacking midfielder, who had two stints with Atletico Madrid besides plying his trade for another Spanish giant Bercelona and…

Assam CM calls on Modi

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and discussed issues concerning the state, including militancy and illegal immigration.During the meeting at Modi's office in parliament, Gogoi urged the prime minister to set up a counter-insurgency coordination mechanism involving police forces of all northeastern states to tackle problems of militancy in the state. Spread of left wing extremism, floods and erosion problems were among other issues discussed at the…
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