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July 3, 2015

Fred on target as Fluminense beat Santos in Brazil league a

Rio de Janeiro, July 3: Former Brazil striker Fred was on target as Fluminense defeated Santos 2-1 in Brazil's Serie A championship at the Maracana stadium here.Fred broke the deadlock just before half-time on Thursday by meeting Gerson's cross with a powerful header into the top corner, reports Xinhua. Ricardo Oliveira equalised for the visitors by tapping in from close range before Lucas Gomes struck the winner, nodding in 10 minutes from time. The result lifts Fluminense to third in the standings with…

President appeals to Telugu states to live in peace, harmony

Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday appealed to both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana live in peace and harmony for the betterment of their people.His appeal came against the backdrop of tension between the two Telugu states on various issues. "We can choose our friends but can't choose our neighbours. Our neighbours are going to stay where they are. We may like it or may not like it but it is for us to decide whether to live with our neighbours in peace and harmony or in perpetual tension,"…

SC moved against mandatory Aadhaar card for digital locker

Gurgaon, July 3 (IANS) A Gurgaon based Right to Information activist on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the government's directive making Aadhaar card mandatory for creating digital locker.The central government on July 1 announced the service of digital locker for the safekeeping of valuable documents while launching Digital India Week. Petitioner Sudhir Yadav in his petition has alleged that despite the clear order of the Supreme Court, the Narendra's Modi government has announced a new service…

Six convicted of rioting in Delhi in 2003

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A Delhi court has convicted six people of rioting, causing injuries to various public persons and police officials, and damaging public property in 2003.Additional sessions judge Manoj Jain convicted Madan Lal Suryavanshi, Radhey Shyam, Ashok Kumar Dudhiya, Nand Kishore, Suresh Kumar alias Pappu and Prem Chand for rioting in west Delhi in the verdict delivered on July 1. A case was registered against 18 people in west Delhi's Punjabi Bagh for damaging public property while staging a protest on…

‘Nach Baliye’ couple denies cheating in lie-test

New Delhi, July 3: Actors Karishma Tanna and Upen Patel, who are lovingly called the “reality couple” of dance-based TV show “Nach Baliye 7”, have denied allegations that they cheated in a polygraph test, an activity which was part of the show.'Sach Baliye love challenge', a task on Star Plus's "Nach Baliye 7" required one partner among the participating duo to undergo a lie detector test. But Karishma and Upen have been accused of cheating in the test. The couple is among the 'jodis' to…
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