Washington, May 22 (ANI): A self-proclaimed Saudi cleric said that if women turn on air-conditioners at home in their husband's absence could lead to moral depravities. More »Saudi cleric says using air-conditioners by women 'immoral'
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Ajit Chandila of Rajasthan Royals was about to spot-fix in another Indian Premiere League (IPL) match too for which he had taken Rs.15 lakh from a Punjab-based bookie, police claimed here Wednesday. More »'Chandila was to do spot fixing in another IPL match'
The court earlier had suo motu taken cognisance of the matter and sought to prosecute the 19 witnesses for perjury who turned hostile. More »Jessica Lal case: Shayan Munshi, Prem Manocha to face perjury trial
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA), , completed the fourth year of its second term in power on Wednesday and the government said that it had ushered in several important decisions, while the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rubbished the former's performance. More »Cong-led UPA happy at completion of four years; BJP bashes its performance
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday blamed Sahara Adventure Sports Limited for the failure of the arbitration and said the body "cannot be held responsible" for the breakdown of the process. More »BCCI blames Sahara for arbitration failure
Samsung Galaxy S3 owners will be able to enjoy a few of the software features in the Galaxy S4 through an upcoming Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update. More »Galaxy S3 to get S4's features via Android 4.2.2 update
Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday urged Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to sack six allegedly tainted state ministers. More »BJP urges Andhra governor to sack tainted ministers
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Marking nine years of the UPA government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday promised to build "an economically resurgent and socially just India" and unveil a transparent regime to do away with corruption. More »With Sonia backing, PM vows to build better India
India, May 23 -- Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said the call on the party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 polls will be taken by its parliamentary board at an 'appropriate' time after consultations with NDA partners.She made the declaration at a joint news conference with Arun Jaitley on Wednesday."Whether we will have a face (PM candidate) or not and if we decide to have a face, who it will be, these issues will be decided by the BJP parliamentary board at an appropriate time. ... More »BJP split over PM candidate, Sushma seeks talks with allies
The BJP said that Sharma should not be made the CAG because it amounted to a conflict of interest. More »Former defence secretary appointed new CAG, BJP cries foul
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oklahoma country singer Blake Shelton is planning a televised benefit to raise money for victims of the massive tornado that swept through Moore, Oklahoma, this week, music magazine Billboard reported Wednesday. "The Voice" judge Shelton, a native of Ada, Oklahoma, which is 75 miles (120 km) northwest of Moore, said he would have more information on the NBC concert in the next 24 hours. "I'm hoping it will raise a lot of money. Obviously it will be televised and will happen really quickly," Shelton told Billboard after the conclusion of Tuesday's "The Voice. ... More »Oklahoma country singer plans benefit for tornado victims
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Delhi Lokayukta Manmohan Sarin Wednesday came down heavily on Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for misusing public money to "gain favour" for her and her political party ahead of the assembly polls in 2008. More »Dikshit misused public money: Lokayukta
Mumbai, May 23 -- When the first ICC Champions Trophy was played 13 seasons ago, the Men in Blue were grappling with the fixing menace. On the eve of the last edition, set to begin within a week in England, Indian cricket is again mired in the same controversy. It was in 2000 that the infamous match-fixing scandal broke out, which led to the end of the careers of some prominent names, including Mohammad Azharuddin. Since last week, the sport is in the news for the spot-fixing scandal linked to the Indian Twenty20 League. Ironically, the Delhi Police unearthed the scandal on both occasions. ... More »Will 'Champions' win back the fans?
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Coach Stephen Fleming credited his Chennai Super Kings' success to correct team selection and the loyalty the franchise has shown to the players. More »Team selection key to CSK's success: Fleming
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Justin Bieber has warned guests who attend his houseparties, to not talk about his bash or he will sue them for five million dollars. More »Justin Bieber threatens to sue partygoers if they snitch
By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Cricketer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth has insisted he is innocent of any wrongdoing in the ongoing spot-fixing scandal and is confident of emerging from the "tough period" with his dignity intact. The 30-year-old bowler was one of three players, along with 11 bookmakers, arrested last week on suspicion of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 competition, the allegations also earning him an immediate suspension from the cricket board. "I am innocent and have done no wrong. ... More »Sreesanth says did not indulge in spot-fixing
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has rejected media reports which said that he has retired from international cricket. More »Pak batsman Mohd Yousuf rubbishes media reports of retirement from int'l cricket
London, May 22 (ANI): Facebook is facing criticism regarding its content policy after videos showing people being beheaded were reported. More »Facebook to revise violent content 'at all levels'