Sepp Blatter to meet Palestine football chief over bid to bar Israel
Sepp Blatter to meet Palestine football chief over bid to bar Israel

The FIFA president is to meet the Palestinian football chief to discuss the latter`s request that Israel be barred from international competition, the Palestinian Football Association (

Sanjay Dutt back in jail after furlough extension request rejected
Sanjay Dutt back in jail after furlough extension request rejected

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt will now have to pack his bags and get back to Pune's Yerwada Jail once again. Fresh reports suggest that the actor's application seeking an extension in his 14-day long furlough has apparently been rejected.

No request for megacity project info: Karnataka CM

Karnataka CM DV Sadananda Gowda said he had not received request from anyone for
information on the irregularities in Mega City housing project.

Uma Bharti rejects Centre`s request to break fast

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief
Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday rejected the Centre`s appeal of
breaking her fast, over the issues related to protection of
the Ganga river and conservation of Himalayas.

AIADMK requests EC to probe into EVM tampering reports

AIADMK on Friday requested the
Election Commission to probe into reports of tampering of EVMs
in Tamil Nadu, where elections to the assembly were held on
April 13.

Pass orders in Hindi, not in English: Advocate requests court

A local advocate has filed an
application before the special CBI court judge A K Singh,
requesting him to pass orders in the Rs 6.58 crore Provident
Fund scam in Hindi and not in English.

Nithari killings: Koli requests for new lawyer

Surender Koli, one of the main accused in the sensational Nithari killings case, told a court here that he wanted to replace the lawyer defending him
saying he got the death in one case because of the advocate`s
"incompetency".

Will consider Raja`s request on 2G debate when it comes: Meira

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar
on Tuesday said she will consider any request from arrested former
telecom minister A Raja to participate in the debate on 2G
spectrum allocation scam once it comes on her table.

`WB has withdrawn request for army deployment in Darjeeling`

Defence Minister A K Antony on Wednesday
said the West Bengal government has withdrawn its request for
deploying army troops to control riots in Darjeeling.

Urgent request for Michael Jackson tests

Defence lawyers are seeking urgent tests of two syringes and an IV bag found in Michael Jackson`s mansion, arguing that the evidence in the manslaughter case against the singer`s doctor is drying up and deteriorating.

JDS requests Governor to postpone to trust vote by a week

Janata Dal (S) Wednesday requested Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj to postpone tomorrow`s floor test to be taken by the BJP government by a week as the high court decision on disqualification of 16 MLAs is expected only on Monday.

PDP requests PM to intervene to defuse situation in Kashmir

Accusing the Centre and state
government of failing to respond with compassion to the
situation in Kashmir, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party
(PDP) on Saturday urged the Prime Minister to intervene.

Romania requests flood aid as death toll hits 20

Authorities say the death toll
from a week of severe flooding in Romania has risen to 20, and
they are asking for aid from the European Union`s Solidarity
Fund to help repair damaged roads, crops and houses.

Britain `would consider` Kyrgyz request for Bakiyev`s son

Britain would consider a request
to extradite the son of Kyrgyzstan`s ousted president, accused
of instigating deadly riots, even if there is no such treaty
between the countries, officials said on Thursday.

Rio requests Chidambaram to ensure Muivah`s safe visit

Home Minister P Chidambaram is understood to have asked Manipur CM Ibobi Singh to ensure a safe visit of NSCN-IM leader T Muivah to his birthplace in the state following a request by Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.

Japan rejects UN request to provide aid to N-Korea

Japan has rejected UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon`s request that Tokyo provide humanitarian assistance to North Korea, on the ground that there is no guarantee the aid would reach the people in need of it.