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Live Score, WC 2015 Ind vs Aus: India in the dumps, lose 3 top batsmen

Sydney: Looks like it was a bad toss to lose for India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the team’s top 3 batsmen are now in the pavilion in reply to Australia’s imposing total of 328 a

World Cup 2015: Sydney Opera set for verbal bouncers

 Virat Kohli during a training session on the eve of the semifinal against Australia. —(Photo: AP)

Defending champions India will hope the law of averages does not catch up with them when they clash with hosts Australia in a widely-anticipated World Cup semi-final in Sydney on Thursday.

Madhya Pradesh governor’s scam-hit son is found dead

Police personnel inspect the residence of MP governor Ram Naresh Yadav after his son Shailesh Yadav committed suicide.

Shailesh Yadav, son of Madhya Pradesh governor Ram Naresh Yadav, was found dead in mysterious circumstances at his father’s official residence in Mall Avenue here on Wednesday.

RSS men, in a fresh row, claim Taj a Shiva temple

At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen on avoiding any controversy on religious issues, six advocates with RSS leanings moved the Agra city civil court on Wednesday seeking a declaration

Two missing in Navy aircraft crash; pilot found

An Indian Navy Dornier fixed wing aircraft, on a routine training sortie from Goa, crashed into the sea late on Tuesday evening, following which a full-scale search operation was initiated.

India votes against UN benefits for gay staffers

In a move that shocked many people, particularly at a time when there is a raging debate in India calling for decriminalising of gay sex, the government supported a Russian-drafted resolution that opp

Mars has nitrogen, key to life: Nasa

Nasa’s Curiosity rover has found nitrogen on the surface of Mars, a significant discovery that adds to evidence the Red Planet could once have sustained life, the space agency said on Tuesday.

Government raises Rs 1.1 lakh crore as spectrum auction ends

The government garnered a whopping Rs 1.10 lakh crores from the 2G and 3G spectrum auctions, which ended Wednesday. This is the largest amount raised in any spectrum auction.

Yemen President taken to ‘safe haven’ amid rebel gains

Yemen President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi. (Photo: AFP)

Yemen’s leader was rushed to a “secure location” Wednesday as rebel forces bore down on his southern stronghold and a warplane attacked his presidential complex, prompting pleas for urgent interventio

Atal Behari Vajpayee will get Bharat Ratna tomorrow

Atal Behari Vajpayee

President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, to former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, a veteran parliamentarian and founder member of the BJP, o

It has now become apparent to the Narendra Modi government that the manner in which it sought to amend the law relating to acquisition of land is not politically feasible.

If a law has not worked well on the ground, do you toss it out or try and improve its implementation?