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  • manjhi defends himself on controversy over age assets

    Manjhi defends himself on controversy over age, assets

    Politics | February 01, 2015 17:32 IST

    Patna: A day after coming under scanner for alleged divergent figures about his age and assets in affidavits submitted on different occasions, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today stood by details submitted during last

  • salman rushdie threatened over book defends free speech

    Salman Rushdie, threatened over book, defends free speech

    World | January 15, 2015 7:20 IST

    Vermont: Author Salman Rushdie, who lived for years under a death threat after his 1988 book “The Satanic Verses” drew the wrath of Iranian religious leaders, said Wednesday the right to free speech is absolute

  • haiti pm defends tenure after forced resignation

    Haiti PM defends tenure after forced resignation

    World | December 16, 2014 7:39 IST

    Haiti: The Haitian prime minister who resigned under pressure over the weekend said on Monday that the country has made significant progress during his tenure even as the political standoff that led to his ouster

  • china defends damming brahmaputra river in tibet

    China defends damming Brahmaputra river in Tibet

    World | November 24, 2014 18:00 IST

    Beijing:  Defending its plans to build a series of hydropower projects over Brahmaputra river in Tibet, China today said it has taken “full account” of concerns of downstream countries as well as the “bigger picture”

  • barack obama defends his immigration reform plan

    Barack Obama defends his immigration reform plan

    World | November 22, 2014 8:13 IST

    Las Vegas: US President Barack Obama has defended his immigration reform plans, which could protect five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.Obama was welcomed in Las Vegas on Friday with cries of "Si se puede" (Yes

  • arun jaitley defends cabinet expansion slams congress claims

    Arun Jaitley defends Cabinet expansion, slams Congress claims

    Politics | November 10, 2014 23:56 IST

    New Delhi: The BJP government on Monday strongly defended the Cabinet expansion undertaken on Sunday in the wake of "taint" charges raised against some of the inductees by Congress, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • uma bharti defends expenditure on ganga meet

    Uma Bharti defends expenditure on Ganga meet

    Politics | November 07, 2014 16:52 IST

    New Delhi:  Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti today defended the expenditure of nearly Rs 44 lakh on a Clean Ganga meeting here, saying the money went to a government agency for organising the event and

  • ambika soni defends robert vadra

    Ambika Soni defends Robert Vadra

    Politics | November 03, 2014 16:53 IST

    Dehradun:  Defending Robert Vadra over his public spat with a journalist, senior Congress leader Ambika Soni today said he should be left alone.  “The law is equal for everyone... I don't think it is fair

  • dallas hospital defends ebola treatment procedures

    Dallas hospital defends Ebola treatment procedures

    World | October 17, 2014 6:32 IST

    Washington: A Dallas hospital, which came under fire after two nurses working there were infected with Ebola, defended its treatment procedures on Thursday, saying it followed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.Texas

  • modi defends caste interpretation of priyanka s jibe at him

    Modi defends caste interpretation of Priyanka's jibe at him

    Politics | May 08, 2014 23:47 IST

    New Delhi: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday defended his caste interpretation of Priyanka Gandhi's "low-level politics" comment, saying that he was most familiar with Gujarati language and in it, "the meaning approximates to

  • barcelona defends lionel messi offers him a better contract

    Barcelona defends Lionel Messi, offers him a better contract

    Soccer | April 20, 2014 7:43 IST

    BARCELONA, Spain: Barcelona's president and manager defended Lionel Messi on Saturday from criticism for his erratic play during the team's recent collapse, and made sure to stamp out any talk of the club's all-time leading

  • azam khan defends himself after ec ban

    Azam Khan defends himself after EC ban

    India | April 12, 2014 6:51 IST

    Lucknow: SP leader Azam Khan, who was banned by the Election Commission from addressing public meetings over his controversial remarks on Kargil war, yesterday defended himself saying he had not said anything other than facts.'Expressing

  • barca president to fight transfer ban defends youth system

    Barca president to fight transfer ban, defends youth system

    Soccer | April 04, 2014 14:56 IST

    Madrid:  FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu strongly defended his club's youth system and hinted that outside forces were behind the decision published by FIFA to prohibit the club from signing any new players until

  • sergey kovalev successfully defends title

    Sergey Kovalev successfully defends title

    Other Sports | March 30, 2014 14:50 IST

    Atlantic City, New Jersey: Sergey Kovalev successfully defended his WBO light-heavyweight title Saturday night, stopping Cedric Agnew in the seventh round at Boardwalk Hall's Adrian Phillips Ballroom.   Kovalev improved to 24-0-1 with his 24th knockout,

  • virbhadra singh defends shareholdings of relatives in

    Virbhadra Singh defends shareholdings of relatives in private firm

    India | December 22, 2013 13:09 IST

    Dharamsala (HP): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday broke his silence on BJP's allegations on share holdings of his family members in a private firm, and said it "is an attempt to damage

  • tamil nadu police defends detention of us ship crew

    Tamil Nadu police defends detention of US ship, crew

    India | October 17, 2013 19:57 IST

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Police today defended its action of detaining the US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio asserting there is prima facie case against them for illegally straying into Indian territorial waters.The law of the

  • aiadmk defends giving freebies

    AIADMK defends giving freebies

    India | August 13, 2013 6:54 IST

    Chennai: AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa yesterday defended the practise of giving freebies to voters and said the observation of Supreme Court that distribution of freebies of any kind influenced people was “not appropriate”.In a letter

  • sheila dikshit defends parking rate hike

    Sheila Dikshit defends parking rate hike

    India | April 12, 2013 15:16 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 12: Defending the decision to hike parking rates in the capital, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today said people buying high-end cars can afford to pay more money for parking their vehicles. 

  • coach mickey arthur defends australia s selection policy

    Coach Mickey Arthur defends Australia's selection policy

    Cricket | January 14, 2013 14:40 IST

    Adelaide, Jan 14: Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur has hit back at critics of his rotational selection policy for fast bowlers, saying those who question the system are either "naive" or "stubborn." Arthur was particularly

  • violence erupt across egypt as president morsi defends new

    Violence erupt across Egypt as President Morsi defends new powers

    World | November 23, 2012 23:43 IST

    Cairo, Nov 23: Thousands of opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi clashed with his supporters in cities across the country on Friday, burning several offices of the Muslim Brotherhood.These are the most violent and

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