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Falcons must defeat Kenya to avoid Cameroon

Falcons must defeat Kenya to avoid Cameroon

Nigeria women's team celebrate beating Cameroon. "We are not anxious about meeting either Cameroon or South Africa ". "We have a worthy opponent, the defending champions who have a better history than us in the tournament and in our meetings - we have to respect that, no two ways about it".



Bird flu impacting farmers around Europe and Asia

In Aomori , around 18,000 ducks have been culled at a farm where ducks tested positive for the H5 bird flu strain and prefectural officials and construction company workers are burying them. In 2015 , the USA experienced its own infestation of the avian flu, affecting more than 50 million birds. In Holland alone, almost 190,000 ducks were destroyed at six farms, Reuters reports .


Stone eagles last to lead Schwartzel by 1 at Alfred Dunhill

Stone eagles last to lead Schwartzel by 1 at Alfred Dunhill

The 23-year-old is one stroke clear of Schwartzel - a four-time victor of this event - and Englishman Chris Hanson, with home favourites George Coetzee and Keith Horne another shot back on nine under. There are only three players who have done so previously - Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson and Tiger Woods - so Schwartzel is already in elite company.



BJP wins local bodies polls in Gujarat

Gondal taluka had become a prestige battle for the BJP and Congress as, within a year of the election last November, mid-term polls had to be held. While it's ally Shiv Sena has been able to win 24 councils, far ahead than the Congress and NCP, according to reports.


PM Asks BJP MLAs, MPs To Disclose Bank Transactions

PM Asks BJP MLAs, MPs To Disclose Bank Transactions

Congress leader Tom Vadakkan wondered why the information was being submitted to BJP President Shah. 8 and that to Amit Shah and not to the Income Tax authorities. Manik Sarkar on Tuesday refused to be part of the Prime Minister's proposed panel of chief ministers, headed by Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandra Babu Naidu, who will be entrusted with the task of recommending ways and means of ushering a "cashless" or "less-cash" economy.


Demonetisation a 'monumental management failure', an 'organised loot': Manmohan Singh

Demonetisation a 'monumental management failure', an 'organised loot': Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister Modi urged the nation to share the first-hand views on the demonetisation move by taking part in the survey on the "NM" Application. "It is not my intention to pick holes what this side or other side does". Singh, an eminent economist, criticised the government for issuing fresh instructions and modifying the rules every day on the conditions under which people can withdraw their money.