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30 J&K panches quit after militant threats

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At least 30 fearful officials including panches and sarpanches have resigned in Kashmir after rebels killed two of their colleagues and issued a warning against voting this week in the Lok Sabha elect

India’s children suffer bias in classroom: HRW

Some Indian teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates as part of “persistent” discrimination in classrooms, a rights gr

Moyes sacked, Giggs named interim Man Utd manager

Manchester United on Tuesday sacked manager David Moyes following a disastrous ten-month spell at the world-famous club, with veteran midfielder Ryan Giggs named as interim manager.

NZ grants special visa to Nigella Lawson

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New Zealand officials have granted a special visa to British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who has admitted cocaine use, in an apparent confirmation she has been blocked from entering the United Stat

Three cheers for ‘Hami’

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Lewis Hamilton sealed his first hat-trick of Formula One wins and led Mercedes to their third straight one-two finish at the Chinese Grand Prix as the team tightened their grip on the season Sunday.

Steward flag blunder cuts short f1 race

An embarrassing blunder forced the Chinese Grand Prix to be shortened by two laps on Sunday after a steward mistakenly showed the chequered flag early to race winner Lewis Hamilton.

Reds continue title quest

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Liverpool took another step towards a first league title since 1990 after winning 3-2 at Norwich City on Sunday to pull five points clear in the Premier League.

Germany to face Czech in final

Angelique Kerber put Germany into their first Fed Cup final in 22 years with a fighting victory over Australia’s Samantha Stosur in the semi-final in Brisbane on Sunday.

Wie, the new Hawaii queen

American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010 on Saturday, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship.

Wawrinka defeats close friend Fedex

Stanislas Wawrinka defeated Swiss compatriot Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Sunday to win the Monte Carlo Masters as the Australian Open champion laid down a marker as a French Open dangerman.

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.