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FIFA: Fifa Decision On World Cup Corruption Claims

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 18, 2010

Richard Williams, Sky News Online

Fifa has cleared an executive member accused of asking for money in exchange for World Cup votes – but suspended

The claims follow a Sunday Times investigation

him for a year.

Tahiti’s Reynald Temarii’s lawyer revealed the news.

He and Nigeria’s Amos Adamu had already been suspended after an undercover Sunday Times investigation.

It follows a three-day hearing of the world football governing body‘s ethics committee.

The committee will also confirm the outcome of its investigation into claims 2018 World Cup joint-bidders Spain/Portugal and 2022 bidders Qatar colluded to trade votes.

In terms of the corruption probe, Mr Adamu’s position appears to be in greater danger because it is claimed he asked for money for projects to be paid via a family company. Read the rest of this entry »

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NEW ZEALAND: Brave soldier loses his final battle

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on October 29, 2010

NZHERALD.CO.NZ

One of New Zealand’s most respected and admired soldiers lost his final battle yesterday.

John Masters (right) meets Hariprasad Gurung, whose life he saved on the battlefields of Borneo in 1965, during a reunion at Christchurch's Papanui RSA earlier this year. Photo / Simon Baker

New Zealand’s inaugural Anzac of the Year, Lieutenant Colonel John Masters, ONZM, MC, JP, died of cancer at his Christchurch home yesterday morning. He was 75.

Defence Force chief Lieutenant General Jerry Mateparae said Lt Col Masters was “an excellent example of a soldier and an officer”.

“I would like to here express the condolences of the Defence Force to that superb leader,” he told reporters at the Defence Force headquarters in Wellington today.

In honour of Lt Col Masters, the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) has told all its branches to fly their house flags at half mast until his funeral at St Barnabas in Christchurch on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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30,000 refugees leave for US

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on September 2, 2010

GULF TIMES, DOHA, QATAR

The number of Bhutanese refugees who have departed Nepal for the United States is to reach 30,000 this week, the US embassy in Nepal said yesterday.

The United States along with the United Nations, International Organisation for Migration and a group of Western countries began resettling Bhutanese refugees in early 2008. Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, New Zealand and Britain are other countries receiving the refugees under the programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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The World’s Most Spectacular Castles (PHOTOS)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 11, 2010


Really fantastic!
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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The World’s Most Spectacular Castles (PHOTOS)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 1, 2010


Lots of amber places missing.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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