Jat people http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/37765/all en Cricket-Former NZ opener How hits double-ton in one-day match http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/cricket-former-nz-opener-how-hits-double-ton-one-day-match <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DUNEDIN, New Zealand, March 6 (Reuters) - Former New Zealand opening batsman Jamie How scored the first double century in domestic one-day cricket on Wednesday, smashing 222 as Central Districts posted an imposing 417 for six in their clash against Northern Districts in Hamilton.</p> <p>How's 138-ball innings included 27 boundaries and eight sixes on the small Seddon Park ground and surpassed the 170 that New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum scored for Otago against Auckland in March, 2008.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/cricket-former-nz-opener-how-hits-double-ton-one-day-match" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Jat people Virender Sehwag Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Mar 2013 03:30:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5774601 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Indian police to summon boxer over drugs haul http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/boxing-indian-police-summon-boxer-over-drugs-haul <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian police said Sunday it will question the 2008 Olympic bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh over alleged links to a man who was arrested after heroin worth $24 million was seized from his house.</p> <p>Police said the arrested man had named Vijender Singh and fellow boxer Ram Singh, both unrelated, as his "clients".</p> <p>"It is crucial for us to question Vijender Singh because the peddlar has named the boxer as his client. Even Vijender's friend, Ram Singh has told us that they were both using heroin," senior officer H.S. Mann told AFP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/boxing-indian-police-summon-boxer-over-drugs-haul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Jat people Sports Vijender Singh AFP Sun, 10 Mar 2013 09:00:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5778668 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Indian police to summon boxer over drugs haul http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/boxing-indian-police-summon-boxer-over-drugs-haul-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian police said Sunday it will question Olympic bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh over alleged links to a man who was arrested after heroin worth $24 million was seized from his house.</p> <p>Police said the arrested man had named Vijender and fellow boxer Ram Singh, both unrelated, as his "clients".</p> <p>"It is crucial for us to question Vijender Singh because the peddler has named the boxer as his client. Even Vijender's friend, Ram Singh has told us that they were both using heroin," senior officer H.S. Mann told AFP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/boxing-indian-police-summon-boxer-over-drugs-haul-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Jat people Sports Vijender Singh AFP Sun, 10 Mar 2013 12:46:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5778754 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Indian Olympic medallist quizzed over drug haul http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/boxing-indian-olympic-medallist-quizzed-over-drug-haul <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian Olympic bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh has been questioned over his alleged links to a $24-million heroin haul and has refused to give blood or hair samples, police said Tuesday.</p> <p> Singh, who won a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, was interviewed near Chandigarh in northwest India on Monday evening after an alleged drug dealer arrested with the heroin named him and fellow boxer Ram Singh as "clients."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/boxing-indian-olympic-medallist-quizzed-over-drug-haul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Jat people Sport in India Sports AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 09:45:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5780474 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Indian star took heroin 12 times - police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/boxing-indian-star-took-heroin-12-times-police <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian Olympic bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh took heroin 12 times, according to police who are investigating his links to an alleged dealer and a $24-million drug haul last month.</p> <p>Police in northwestern Punjab said investigations showed both Vijender, who won a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and fellow boxer Ram Singh procured the drug from the alleged dealer between December and February.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/boxing-indian-star-took-heroin-12-times-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Jat people Sports Vijender Singh AFP Mon, 01 Apr 2013 07:00:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798430 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Indian star took heroin 12 times - police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/boxing-indian-star-took-heroin-12-times-police-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian Olympic bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh took heroin 12 times, according to police who are investigating his links to an alleged dealer in a $24 million drug haul last month.</p> <p>Police in the northwestern state of Punjab said investigations showed that Vijender, who won a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and fellow boxer Ram Singh procured the drug from the alleged dealer between December and February.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/boxing-indian-star-took-heroin-12-times-police-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Jat people Sports Vijender Singh Vijender Singh AFP Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:31:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798581 at http://www.globalpost.com India's Singh ordered to take drugs test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130401/indias-singh-ordered-take-drugs-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's boxing pin-up boy Vijender Singh was ordered by the Indian sports ministry on Monday to take an immediate out-of-competition test after police said he had used heroin on several occasions.</p> <p>Singh, whose middleweight bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics helped raise boxing's profile in India, landed in trouble after last month's $24 million drug haul in the northern state Punjab when a fellow boxer told the investigators he and Singh consumed heroin supplied by the drug dealer.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130401/indias-singh-ordered-take-drugs-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Jat people Sports Vijender Singh Vijender Singh Thomson Reuters Mon, 01 Apr 2013 14:15:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5798594 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Indian star takes dope test after heroin charge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/boxing-indian-star-takes-dope-test-after-heroin-charge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian Olympic bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh has undergone dope tests as ordered by the government after police accused him of consuming heroin, officials said.</p> <p>Vijender, who won a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, gave his blood and urine samples to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on Wednesday, sports minister Jitender Singh said.</p> <p>The boxer had earlier refused to be tested by Punjab Police, who while investigating his links to an alleged dealer in a $24 million drug haul last month said Vijender had taken heroin 12 times.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/boxing-indian-star-takes-dope-test-after-heroin-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Jat people Sports Vijender Singh AFP Thu, 04 Apr 2013 07:45:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5801372 at http://www.globalpost.com Aitzaz Ahsan admits he is submissive husband http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/aitzaz-ahsan-admits-he-submissive-husband <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Veteran jurist and Pakistan People’s Party leader Senator Aitzaz Ahsan admitted to being a Joru Ka Gulam (submissive husband).</p><P>Aitzaz Ahsan confided to media on Saturday while submitting nomination papers for his spouse for the reserved seats for women, that he had come to submit the nomination papers of his wife as he was a Joru Ka Ghulam.</p><P>Ahsan, who seemed to be in good mood, corroborated his argument before smiling reporters that Imran Khan, Maulana Fazlur Rehman and even Shakespeare were also subservient to their wives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/aitzaz-ahsan-admits-he-submissive-husband" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aitzaz Ahsan Aitzaz Ahsan Jat people Pakistani politicians Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:01:57 +0000 Asianet 5808309 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Indian star tests negative after heroin charge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/boxing-indian-star-tests-negative-after-heroin-charge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Olympic bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh was on Tuesday cleared by the Indian sports ministry of using banned substances following a police charge that he consumed heroin.</p> <p>But Vijender, who won a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, remains out of the Indian squad for upcoming tournaments in Cyprus and Cuba pending the completion of police investigations against him.</p> <p>The 27-year-old gave blood and urine samples to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) earlier this month, with the test results on him and four other boxers returning negative.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/boxing-indian-star-tests-negative-after-heroin-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Jat people Sports AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:47:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5817276 at http://www.globalpost.com Alberta's ethics boss says it's OK for MLAs to lobby for personal interests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131018/albertas-ethics-boss-says-its-ok-mlas-lobby-personal-interes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>EDMONTON - An Alberta government backbencher who lobbied bureaucrats and fellow politicians to make legislative changes to benefit his company did nothing wrong, the province's ethics commissioner ruled Thursday.</p> <p>Ethics commissioner Neil Wilkinson, in a written judgment, said that while Peter Sandhu wanted changes to lien rules to benefit his home-building company, it was not a conflict of interest because other home-building companies would have benefited as well.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131018/albertas-ethics-boss-says-its-ok-mlas-lobby-personal-interes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jat people Peter Sandhu Peter Sandhu Property law The Canadian Press Fri, 18 Oct 2013 06:21:15 +0000 The Canadian Press 5964249 at http://www.globalpost.com Where's Peter Sandhu? Alberta MLA at centre of ethics probe a no-show in house http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131029/wheres-peter-sandhu-alberta-mla-at-centre-ethics-probe-no-sh <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>EDMONTON - A member of the Alberta legislature who was cleared of conflict of interest after he tried to get rule changes to help his home-building company hasn't pursued any further lobbying efforts in the matter, cabinet minister Manmeet Bhullar said Tuesday.</p> <p>Bhullar confirmed that Peter Sandhu has not asked him or his officials to make legislative changes to prevent "vexatious" liens since a ruling earlier this month by ethics commissioner Neil Wilkinson.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131029/wheres-peter-sandhu-alberta-mla-at-centre-ethics-probe-no-sh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jat people Manmeet Bhullar Peter Sandhu Social Issues The Canadian Press Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:02:53 +0000 The Canadian Press 5974525 at http://www.globalpost.com Cleared in conflict investigation, Peter Sandhu back in Alberta government fold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131210/cleared-conflict-investigation-peter-sandhu-back-alberta-gov <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>EDMONTON - A member of the Alberta legislature who was cleared of conflict of interest after he tried to get rule changes to help his home-building company is back in the government caucus.</p> <p>Backbencher Peter Sandhu tweeted that he is honoured to be back with the Progressive Conservatives.</p> <p>The government confirmed that Sandhu, who represents Edmonton-Manning, is indeed back in the fold.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131210/cleared-conflict-investigation-peter-sandhu-back-alberta-gov" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Edmonton-Manning Jat people Peter Sandhu Peter Sandhu The Canadian Press Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:47:24 +0000 The Canadian Press 6016365 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Ton-up Sehwag downs Durham http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140326/cricket-ton-sehwag-downs-durham <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Virender Sehwag's typically rapid century ensured county champions Durham suffered a six-wicket defeat in their English season curtain-raiser against MCC in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.</p> <p>The former India opener made 109 off 97 balls, including a six and 18 fours, as MCC chased down a victory target of 224 in 51 overs.</p> <p>England exile Samit Patel contributed a handy 48 as MCC eased to victory.</p> <p>MCC resumed on Wednesday's fourth and final day on 48 for two, with Sehwag nine not out.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140326/cricket-ton-sehwag-downs-durham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Jat people Virender Sehwag AFP Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:06:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6105590 at http://www.globalpost.com