Iran hanged two convicted spies on Sunday, one found guilty of working for Israel, the other for the United States, the Tehran prosecutor's office announced.
Sreesanth’s troubles seemed to get bigger with the Mumbai Police on Saturday seizing several of his personal belongings and indicating it might book him in a separate spot-fixing case and seek his custody. HT
reports. The investigation in Mumbai, Delhi
Investigation into the spot-fixing scandal has revealed that the three arrested players — S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan — had splurged the money given in advance to them by bookies on expensive apparel, mobile phones, wristwatches and other gadgets. Karn Pratap Singh
The India-China border dispute is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, but Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to India is likely to give impetus to bilateral and trade ties. Sutirtho Patranobis
& Jayanth Jacob
report. Engaging the dragon
| China’s ring of friction
Odisha’s Kalahandi district — once the cause of global embarrassment for India due to its high number of starvation deaths — today stands tall with a five-fold increase in its rice production since 1999, figures reveal. Chetan Chauhan
Rejecting the bail plea of Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen and one of his close aides, a local court in West Bengal Saturday remanded them to judicial custody.
A six-member team of Delhi Police's Special Cell today raided tainted cricketer Ajit Chandila's Prahladpur residence for further clues on spot-fixing issue that has lead to crickter's arrest.
Delhi Police today dispatched teams to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Hyderabad to track the money trail in the T20 spot-fixing case even as it conducted raids for the second time at the Faridabad residence of Ajit Chandila, one of the three arrested cricketers.
In fresh trouble for pacer Sreesanth, Mumbai Police's crime branch may book him in a spot-fixing case registered by it and seek his custodial interrogation, Joint Commissioner (Crime) Himanshu Roy said today.
Five hearing and speech impaired girls were allegedly raped and beaten up by staff of a residential school run by an NGO in the Kanota area of Jaipur. The victims are all orphans aged between 12 and 17 years. HT reports.
Two commuter trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in an accident that sent more than 60 people to the hospital, severely damaged the tracks and threatened to snarl travel in the congested Northeast Corridor in the United States.
BCCI president N Srinivasan today said he has not ruled out filing a criminal complaint against the arrested "dirty cricketers," insisting that no one is hurt more than he is because of the crisis.
Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Banaskantha and Bhavnagar are said to be the main betting centres and the bookies have a well-organised local and international level network. Mahesh Langa reports.
Blasphemy is a very sensitive issue in Pakistan, where 97% of the 180 million population are Muslims, and even unproven allegations can spark a violent public backlash.
Three Rajasthan Royal players arrested for alleged spot-fixing in the T20 League will be questioned for the second time by the Delhi Police today.