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Public inquiry in UK into ex-KGB agent’s poisoning

Alexander Litvinenko

The British government on Tuesday announced a public inquiry to investigate who was behind the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian spy poisoned with radioactive tea in London in 2006.

Kevin Pietersen ready for England comeback

Kevin Pietersen

The bitter circumstances in which his England career was cut short notwithstanding, Kevin Pietersen has still not given up hopes of playing for the national team insisting that he can revive the belea

Alastair Cook stays captain for third Test, Jos Buttler in for wounded Matt Prior

Matt Prior

Alastair Cook retained the England captaincy while the selectors brought in uncapped Lancashire wicketkeeper Jos Buttler to a 13-man squad announced on Tuesday for the third Test against India at Sout

No one appreciates my efforts, Says Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma

Cynosure of all eyes after his fiery spell earned India their first Test victory at the iconic Lord’s in 28 years, fast bowler Ishant Sharma feels his efforts are never appreciated by people other tha

Hearing on James Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja spat fixed for August 1

England cricketer James Anderson and India's Ravindra Jadeja. Photo: AP

The ICC-appointed Judicial Commissioner to investigate the altercation between James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja on Tuesday fixed August 1 as the date for conducting a detailed hearing within 48 hour

Livid England coah asks seniors to raise their game

Peter Moores urged England to up their games by several notches to make a comeback in the series. Photo: AP/ File

Livid with England's performance so far in the ongoing Test series against India, coach Peter Moores feels the senior players need to raise their game by several notches for the side to make a comebac

UK’s Sun newspaper suspends ‘fake sheikh’ reporter

Suspension comes weeks after journalists from the now-defunct NoTW were jailed for phone-hacking

Math can make Internet up to 10 times faster

Mathematical equations can make Internet communication via computer, mobile phone or satellite up to 10 times faster and more secure than today, according to a new study.

New software gives accurate traffic data in real-time

Researchers have developed a new software that provides real time data on traffic and can help drivers choose the fastest route to their destinations.

Morning people are unethical during the night

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Researchers found that the level of dishonesty was found to be heightened when people were outside of their preferred time of day. In the morning, evening people are more unethical than morning people, the study found

Much as I am tempted to see the fuss over Ved Pratap Vaidik’s posturing as a warning against busybodies and meddlers, wholesale condemnation of what is known as Track Two diplomacy might be unfair.

There is considerable speculation about when the Planning Commission will be reconstituted and who will occupy the largest room in Yojana Bhavan.