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Ronaldo bluntly denies accusations of rape

Rome, Oct 3 (IANS) Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday strongly denied the accusations of a woman, who claims that the Portugal forward raped her in 2009. The denial of Ronaldo, who joined Juvetus in the past summer transfer window for 112 million euros ($129 million) after spending nine years[Read More…]

Way to abstraction in sulpture is long one: Sculptor Gyan Singh

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The way to abstraction in sculpting is a long journey, and requires a sculptor’s practice of art to pass through multiple stages, Udaipur-based senior sculptor Gyan Singh said on Wednesday. Speaking on the sidelines of his exhibition “Sculpture Court” at the Triveni Kala Sangam here,[Read More…]

Arkady Dvorkovich elected as FIDE President

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Oct 3 (IANS) Arkady Dvorkovich, former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, was on Wednesday crowned as the new King of FIDE, the world body governing chess. At the 89th FIDE Congress held at Batumi in Georgia, 46-year-old Dvorkovich was elected as the new President with clear majority[Read More…]

Delhi HC transfers case against Daati Maharaj to CBI

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday transferred the sexual assault case against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj to the Central Bureau of Investigation. The case was being probed by Delhi Police. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V. Kameswar Rao transferred the case[Read More…]

Maharashtra challenges Delhi HC order for Navlakha’s release

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi High Court order for the release of human rights activist Gautam Navlakha from house arrest. The Maharashtra government contended that the High Court’s release order on Monday will preclude investigators from proceeding further[Read More…]

IAF chief hopes S-400 deal will sail through

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) With the punitive US law CAATSA looming large over the Indo-Russian S-400 missile deal, Air Force chief B.S. Dhanoa on Wednesday said that he expected the deal to sail through “as and when the government clears it”. “The negotiations are over and it is with[Read More…]

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