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Pup’s club in spot for declaration at 17/0

 Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke’s Sydney cricket club is being probed for declaring at 17/0 during a local game on Sunday and claiming it was to boost the injured Australian captain’s chances of batting time before th

Coal India unions calls off strike


The labour unions of state-run Coal India have called off a strike planned for Monday in protest against a stake sale and opening up of the industry, setting the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Iraqi forces retake 2 towns from ISIS

ISIS has lured 550 Germans; MP claims 2,000 UK Muslims fighting in Ira

Vladimir Putin mulling President bid again in 2018?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is considering running for a fourth Kremlin term in 2018, which would see him stay in power until 2024, the TASS news agency reported on Sunday.

Barack Obama broadens Afghan mission

President Barack Obama speaks at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas on Friday. — AP

Troops to fight in Afghanistan for another year, but civilian aides against risking American lives

Chelsea coast to win, City stay third

Chelsea’s Diego Costa (right) celebrates scoring in their  EPL match against West Brom on Saturday.	— AP

Chelsea coasted to a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion, who were reduced to 10 men for more than an hour, to maintain their unbeaten start to the season at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

RBI cautious on response to gold import surge

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The Reserve Bank of India, grabbling with a surge in gold imports last month, could support some restrictions for trading houses but two senior policymakers involved in the bank’s decision-making said

Israel foils Hamas ‘assassination bid’

Israel’s Shin Bet domestic security service said Thursday that security forces had caught a Hamas group in the West

Bank planning to assassinate hawkish foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman.

Barack Obama vows to protect 5 million immigrants

Barack Obama

Mexico, Central America praise the fix; Republicans vow to fight ‘illegal’ plan; Arizona sheriff sues Obama

Gael-force Monfils blows France back into Davis Cup final

Gael Monfils defeated struggling Federer in straight sets. Photo: AP

Gael Monfils rose to the occasion as he upset Roger Federer 6-1 6-4 6-3 to help France level the Davis Cup final with Switzerland 1-1 on Friday.

The spiritual world has known so many wonderful mystics and most of them have been men.

When our public sector is much in news whether it involves privatisation or disinvestment, it is worth recalling whether they are good corporate citizens, especially when they are monopolies.