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Australian paper publishes Kate Middleton's controversial picture

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton. Photo: AFP

One of Rupert Murdoch's Australian newspapers on Wednesday published a picture showing the bare bottom of Prince William's wife Kate, refusing to follow a "ridiculous" ban imposed by the British media

Australia set sights on number one ranking

Mumbai: After receiving a 4-0 drubbing in the Test series earlier this year, Australia are back in India for the one-off Twenty20 and seven match ODI series with a lot at stake. Plenty has happened o

England pacer Harmison quits all-forms of cricket

London: Stephen Harmison, the former England paceman who has failed to make a single fist-class appearance in Durham's title-winning year, announced his retirement on Sunday .
The 34-year-old, who to

Challenges that await Team India ahead of ODI series against Australia

Bengaluru: India, the current champions in the 50-over format, faces Australia in a seven-match ODI series. India is favourite to win the series as it has done exceedingly well in recent times in thi

Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary celebrated in China, Australia

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'Gandhi Jayanti' celebrated in China
Beijing: Mahatma Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary was celebrated at Beijing's picturesque Chao Yang Park, where Chinese children reciting famous Gandhian sayings

Yuvraj named in India squad for Oz series


Chennai: The five wise men of Indian cricket took a little over an hour on Monday to hand Yuvraj Singh a chance to resurrect his ODI career. The left-hander has been included in the 15-man squad that

Yuvraj returns for ODI series against Aus

Chennai: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh makes a comeback to the Indian squad for the ODI series against Australia, according to reports. Yuvraj, whose career had hit a roadblock following a life-threatening

Iyer's ton help India colts enter final of quadrangular series


Visakhapatnam: Shreyas Iyer smashed a quick-fire century to help Indian colts beat Australia by 18 runs in a rain-curtailed encounter and enter the finals of the Under-19 Quadrangular tournament here

Ashes: Australia suffers despite Siddle treble

London: Graeme Swann bowled England into a commanding position on the second day of the second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord's on Friday.
The off-spinner took five wickets for 44 runs in 21.3

Australia crashes to 128 all out, England on 31-3

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LONDON: England off-spinner Graeme Swann dominated a bizarre second day of the second Ashes test with 5-44 as Australia was bundled out for just 128 at Lord's on Friday.
Ashes upates: England vs Aust

The conscience of Justice Markandey Katju, dormant for over 10 years, erupted recently, throwing out allegations against everyone around him — mostly in the nature of ipse dixit. His targets — three former Chief Justices of India in the collegium (Justices R.C. Lahoti, Y.K. Sabharwal and K.G. Balakrishnan) that could have but did not select Justice Katju to the Supreme Court in 2004 or earlier.

If you care about India’s children, prepare to shed a tear now. If you care about Gujarat’s children, prepare to cry buckets now. Because Dinanath Batra, ace scholar, perfervid activist, slayer of Donigers, is a revered figure in the schools of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motherland.