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Somali parliament under attack by Shebab rebels

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | AFP | Mogadishu | in Sunday Pioneer

Somalia’s Shebab rebels launched a major attack on the national parliament on Saturday, setting off a car bomb and penetrating the building with suicide commandos, police and witnesses said. A huge car bomb went off outside the gates of the parliament in central Mogadishu shortly before midday, and a string of...

Gunman among 7 dead in California shootings

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | PNS | Washington | in Sunday Pioneer

A gunman in a speeding car went on the rampage in Santa Barbara in Southern California on Friday night, spraying bullets at nine different locations that left at least seven people dead and seven others injured. The gunman, said to be a “severely mentally disturbed” individual, was among the dead. It...

Globe Trotting

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | Pioneer | in Sunday Pioneer

Zuma sworn-in as South African president again Pretoria: Jacob Zuma was sworn-in as South Africa’s President for a second consecutive term and vowed to spearhead a “radical social economic transformation” to eradicate corruption that has plagued Africa’s second largest economy. 15 militants, 10 soldiers killed in Yemen attack Sanaa: Yemeni soldiers killed 15...

‘Bronze medal has brought a lot of respect’

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | Abhishek Purohit | in Sunday Pioneer

‘Gopi sir' as he is fondly referred to by his wards, is the master strategist who utilised his limited resources to the fullest and made sure that hosts India won a medal at the ongoing Thomas and Uber Cup — a bronze medal by the women's team — which was...

China win Uber Cup

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | Abhishek Purohit | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

China women's team lived up to its reputation as they beat Japan in the Uber Cup final at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Saturday. The 3-1 win over Japan helped badminton powerhouse China to their record 13th title. Olympics champion Li Xuerui set the ball rolling for China with...

Naveen inches closer to Modi Govt

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Sunday Pioneer

Want to know why the BJD’s position with regard to the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government at the Centre is changing, As anticipated, BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik did not say a word on this important political question while briefing the media after the conclusion of the BJD Parliamentary...

3 Crime Branch officers transferred for shielding robbery mastermind

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | SR | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Three officers from the Northern Range of Crime Branch, a Constable, Head Constable and a Sub-Inspector, have been sent to district lines for shielding the mastermind behind the robbery case in which a Mumbai-based diamond merchant was robbed of jewellery worth Rs 1.5 crore in Central Delhi’s DBG road area...

Law panel seeks advice on opinion polls, paid news

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Amid an ongoing debate on freedom of media, the Law Commission has floated a consultation paper to help it recommend an approach to be adopted in tackling issues like opinion polls, paid news, media regulation and use of social media. The law panel said though the country has every...

Student molested in North Campus

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A Delhi University student was allegedly molested by a man inside the Faculty of Arts College at North Campus on Friday morning. The accused was later arrested by the police. The accused, Jagdish, had walked up to the English department in the Faculty of Arts building of DU on Friday morning....

Italian court allows India to partially encash Agusta bank guarantees

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Lifting a freeze partially, an Italian court has allowed India to encash bank guarantees worth about `1,818 crore deposited by AgustaWestland in a bank there in the VVIP chopper deal which has been scrapped because of bribery allegations. “The Milan court partially upheld the complaint lodged by the Indian Defence...


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Two-month-old dies in 108-Amublance

18 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A two-month-old infant died due to suffocation after the door of the ‘108 Ambulance Service’ that was carrying him to a hospital malfunctioned and failed to open on time at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital here on Tuesday. The Ambulance operators tried to open the door for a couple of hours but failed to open it on time...

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