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  • Sikar woman quits Dubai job to contest panchayat polls

    Sikar woman quits Dubai job to contest panchayat polls

    Elections | January 20, 2020 21:19 IST

    For Sunita, it could be termed as call of the rural India, which motivated her to quit her plush job with a shipping company in Dubai, the UAE, and return to Rajasthan, her home state, and contest the panchayat elections. 

  • Indian soldier quits service to pursue higher education

    Indian soldier quits service to pursue higher education

    India | October 01, 2019 20:32 IST

    The 23-year-old son of a mechanic applied for premature retirement and the Army was quite generous in expediting his request so that he can join the course in January next year.

  • jiji thomson quits as sai dg slams government for injustice

    Jiji Thomson quits as SAI DG, slams government for injustice

    Other Sports | January 02, 2015 19:32 IST

    New Delhi: Sports Authority of India boss Jiji Thomson has quit with immediate effect citing injustice by the Government over his promotion and the IAS officer says his departure comes at an inopportune time with

  • suresh prabhu quits sena joins bjp

    Suresh Prabhu quits Sena, joins BJP

    Politics | November 09, 2014 20:46 IST

    New Delhi:  Former Shiv Sena leader Suresh Prabhu today formally joined the BJP before being sworn in as Cabinet Minister in the first expansion of the Narendra Modi government.Prabhu, who was Power Minister in the

  • fifa world cup uruguay coach quits fifa position over

    FIFA World Cup: Uruguay coach quits FIFA position over Suarez ban

    Football | June 28, 2014 11:03 IST

    Rio De Janeiro: Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez quit FIFA's strategic committee on Friday in protest at the ban football's governing body imposed on his team's star striker Luis Suarez for biting an Italian player.   Tabarez

  • maharashtra water resources minister sunil tatkare quits

    Maharashtra water resources minister Sunil Tatkare quits

    India | June 25, 2014 23:17 IST

    Mumbai: Sunil Tatkare who was appointed president of Nationalist Congress Party's Maharashtra unit today quit from the post of state water resources minister.Sources close to Tatkare said that he had sent his resignation to Maharashtra

  • high drama over vc resignation most colleges agree to ugc

    High drama over VC resignation; most colleges agree to UGC directive

    India | June 25, 2014 0:03 IST

    New Delhi: Delhi University Tuesday witnessed high drama over the reported resignation by its vice chancellor Dinesh Singh even as the UGC said that of the 64 colleges, 57 have agreed to "comply" with its

  • luke pomersbach quits cricket to fight depression

    Luke Pomersbach quits cricket to fight depression

    Cricket | June 05, 2014 12:24 IST

    Sydney:  Luke Pomersbach has decided to end his cricket career to battle depression. He has informed Queensland Cricket that he will not be available this season.The left-handed batsman who played one T20 International at the

  • graham gooch quits as england batting coach

    Graham Gooch quits as England batting coach

    Cricket | May 01, 2014 14:30 IST

    LONDON: Graham Gooch has quit as batting coach of the England cricket team, ending his almost five-year tenure and following the departure of head coach Andy Flower in the wake of the Ashes series defeat

  • sri lanka s coach farbrace quits for england post

    Sri Lanka's coach Farbrace quits for England post

    Cricket | April 22, 2014 16:53 IST

    Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka coach Paul Farbrace has resigned just months into his two-year contract to take up a position with England.   Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Tuesday that Farbrace's resignation

  • hoeness accepts conviction quits as bayern boss

    Hoeness accepts conviction, quits as Bayern boss

    Football | March 14, 2014 18:05 IST

    MUNICH: Uli Hoeness won't appeal against his prison sentence for tax evasion, and said Friday he's quitting as president of Bayern Munich to prevent damage to the European champions.   Hoeness, one of the most prominent

  • telangana fallout ap cong minister quits over bifurcation

    Telangana fallout: AP Cong minister quits over bifurcation issue

    India | February 18, 2014 17:03 IST

    Hyderabad: In a setback to the ruling Congress in Coastal Andhra, state Infrastructure and Investment Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao today quit his post and the party in protest against the Centre going ahead with state's

  • aap member quits party over sting operation controversy

    AAP member quits party over sting operation controversy

    Politics | November 24, 2013 20:41 IST

    New Delhi: Nutan Thakur, an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member from Lucknow, today resigned from the party expressing unhappiness over the alleged involvement of party members in a sting operation.“I have resigned from the party

  • aiims bhopal director dr sandeep kumar quits

    AIIMS Bhopal director Dr Sandeep Kumar quits

    India | June 29, 2013 14:22 IST

    Bhopal, Jun 29 : All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal, Director, Dr Sandeep Kumar has resigned from his post citing ill-health among other reasons.Dr Kumar took this decision after returning from a meeting

  • shane watson quits australia s vice captaincy

    Shane Watson quits Australia's vice-captaincy

    Cricket | April 20, 2013 14:11 IST

    Melbourne, Apr 20: A month after he was disciplined during the disastrous tour of India, Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has stepped down as the team's vice-captain to focus his "attention on scoring runs and taking

  • mexican social network manager quits

    Mexican social network manager quits

    World | April 09, 2013 12:42 IST

    Mexico City, April 9: The manager of the Facebook and Twitter accounts for Valor por Tamaulipas, or VxT, an outlet that reports on drug-related violence in the northeastern Mexican state, said he was shutting down

  • gaga quits weed for next album

    Gaga quits weed for next album

    Hollywood | January 02, 2013 19:21 IST

    Los Angeles, Jan 2: Singer Lady Gaga won't be smoking weed as she works on her next album "Artpop".The 26-year-old singer announced the news via a chat with fans, and said she is trying very

  • sarwan quits west indies players association board

    Sarwan quits West Indies Players' Association board

    Cricket | October 30, 2012 22:32 IST

    Kingston (Jamaica), Oct 30: Out of favour West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan and attorney Dave Kissoon have resigned from the board of the West Indies Players' Association (WIPA).Sarwan's decision to quit the WIPA board appears

  • fearing row pawar quits as telecom egom head

    Fearing row, Pawar quits as telecom EGoM head

    July 02, 2012 22:37 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 2: Fearing attempts to drag him into controversies, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today recused himself from heading the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom, three days after he replaced Pranab Mukherjee

  • mcdermott quits as australia bowling coach

    McDermott quits as Australia bowling coach

    Cricket | May 11, 2012 17:00 IST

    Melbourne, May 11: Former test fast bowler Craig McDermott has quit as Cricket Australia's bowling coach after just one year because of the national team's heavy touring schedule.McDermott had been praised for his work with