Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) "I have no intention to resign," Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N. Srinivasan said here Saturday after his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scandal.
Life with the Yawalapiti Tribe in Brazil
Deep in the Brazilian heartland, where the upper reaches of the Amazon Basin dissolve into the central plateau, photographer Ueslei Marcelino had the opportunity to spend several days in the home of the Yawalapiti tribe. The Yawalapiti, one of the 14 tribes living inside the Xingu National Park, were preparing a Quarup, a ritual held over several days to honor in death a person of great importance to them. In its original form, the Quarup was a funeral ritual intended to bring the dead back to life. tenzin yangdon: Today, it is a celebration of life, death and rebirth. From the very oldest to the very youngest, all the members of the Yawalapiti tribe participate in the preparations. This year the Quarup will pay tribute to two people - a Yawalapiti Indian who they consider a great leader, and Darcy Ribeiro, a well-known author, anthropologist and politician known for focusing on the relationship between native peoples and education in Brazil.
- Bollywood goes overboard with Cannes fashion?
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Just when will Bollywood ever get it right? As the world celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, Indian stars, it seems, went a little overboard in projecting the ethnic, oriental look at the Cannes red carpet that saw Sonam Kapoor, Vidya Balan and Sherlyn Chopra either going big on bling or heavy on jewellery and embroidery.
- Congress defeat, not prime-ministership, is Modi's aim: Rajnath
India, May 25 -- A new axis between Narendra Modi and BJP president Rajnath Singh - since Gujarat CM's elevation to the party's parliamentary board - has more to do with battle plans for the Lok Sabha polls than with jostling for the choice of prime minister's candidate.That's the view of Singh after his interactions with Modi since January. "No matter what others think, I can tell you that, not once, has Modi said anything about the PM's race or he wants to be the candidate. Like others, Modi
- India is 'regressive, depressing', says Mallika Sherawat
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India is "regressive for women" and a "depressing" place to be, says Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat, explaining why she divides her time between India and the US.
- HC blames rising prices for divorces
The rising cost of living has begun to cause marital disharmony in the Capital, the Delhi High Court observed on Thursday while hearing a case of matrimonial dispute.
- Kapil Sibal highlights need for anti-fixing law
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday highlighted the need for a stringent anti-fixing law to tackle dishonest practices in sports.
- Formidable Chennai stand in Mumbai's way of maiden IPL crown
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Amid the intriguing but dark saga of the unfolding spot fixing and betting scam, two-time champions Chennai Super Kings take on traditional underachievers Mumbai Indians in the final of the controversy-ridden sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the iconic Eden Gardens here Sunday.