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Mercedes to allow Hamilton and Rosberg to race freely for rest of F1 season

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 11:34

Mercedes will reportedly allow their drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to race freely for the rest of the Formula One season following a thrilling battle at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Paddy Powers-created `banned` Pistorius ad branded as `most offensive UK ad ever`

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:48

A banned advertisement, created by Irish bookmakers Paddy Powers and featuring Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, has reportedly been officially branded as the most offensive UK ad ever.

Odisha govt announces special assistance of Rs 100 for paddy

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 20:23

The Odisha government on Friday announced a special assistance of Rs 100 per quintal of paddy for the farmers hit by cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods.

Dennis Rodman back to N.Korea despite political tension

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 09:54

Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman will return to North Korea for a third time on Thursday, despite political tension surrounding the execution of leader Kim Jong Un`s uncle, trip organizers said.

Shane Watson in line to succeed Rahul Dravid as Royals` captain: Paddy Upton

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 13:39

Rajasthan Royals` chief coach Paddy Upton has backed Australian all-rounder Shane Watson to succeed the just-retired Rahul Dravid as captain.

TN farmers to get Rs 50-70 more per quintal for paddy

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 16:08

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Thursday said farmers in the state would get an additional Rs 50 and Rs 70 per quintal over the minimum support price of Rs 1,310 (ordinary) and Rs 1,345 (high quality) respectively.

Rahul Dravid and Paddy Upton’s tips have helped me develop confidence: Sachin Baby

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 15:57

Cricketcountry’s Nishad Pai Vaidya caught up with Kerala cricket’s rising star Sachin Baby.

`Drought situation more serious in Bihar`

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 09:06

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Sunday said the drought situation was more serious than the flood threat in the state and announced all help from his government to farmers to go ahead with the paddy cultivation.

HC dismisses plea for vigilance probe against Kerala Minister

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 21:09

Kerala High Court dismissed petition seeking vigilance inquiry against Civil Supplies and Food Minister Anoop Jacob and 8 others in corruption in paddy procurement by civil supplies corporation.

Support price of paddy hiked by Rs 60 to Rs 1,310 per quintal

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 23:30

Amid expectations of normal rain, the government approved a hike of Rs 60 in paddy support price (MSP) to Rs 1,310 per quintal in order to encourage farmers to grow more in ongoing kharif season.

Support price of paddy hiked by Rs 60 to Rs 1,310 per quintal

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 19:22

The government also increased the minimum support price (MSP) of pulses and oilseeds by up to Rs 450 and Rs 320 per quintal, to boost ouput and reduce import dependence.

Early rains to boost kharif crops planting: Government

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 18:32

Early onset of monsoon will boost kharif crops like paddy and oilseeds and help increase agriculture productivity at a time when economy is facing downturn, the government said on Monday.