Saturday, November 01, 2008

Challenges In The News 11/01/08

Embarrassed by the lifting of ban on SIMI by a special tribunal for lack of evidence, the Union Home Ministry on Wednesday said it would challenge the order in the Supreme Court if necessary.

LONDON (Reuters) - Kevin Pietersen embraces the toughest challenge of a career already packed with incident and controversy when he leads England against his native South Africa in the fourth test at the Oval on Thursday.

Democrat Joseph Larkin has won his party's nomination to challenge Republican Congressman Thaddeus McCotter in a congressional district that includes parts of Wayne and Oakland counties.

A hearing on a challenge to Planned Parenthood's new facility in Aurora has been put off until September.

Taranaki is almost certain to be at full strength for Sunday's Ranfurly Shield challenge against Auckland in Auckland.

5 August 2008 - Three months after Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar, delivery of sufficient relief and early recovery assistance remains a challenge, particularly in hard-to-reach areas of the affected Ayeyarwady Delta, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

AN ATTEMPT to challenge a funding provision in the dying days of the Howard government of $22 million for World Youth Day has been seriously set back by a High Court ruling that the application was poorly worded and vexatious.

KUALA LUMPUR : It will be a futile effort and waste of judicial time to challenge a magistrate's restriction order on five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders and their supporters against its Nov 25 rally, the High Court heard.

Palm Beach County land owners will be able to challenge their property tax assessments over the Internet if they don't like what they see when they get their bills this year.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- There are so many free and cheap things to do in Washington that the biggest challenge is carving out enough time to take advantage of them.

The challenge of playing disc golf is similar to that of the traditional club-and-ball version of the sport.


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