History can provide lessons, but maybe MS Dhoni believes in the present. Still it made little sense for him to choose to bowl after winning the toss in the Sunday's final at Kolkata's Eden Gardens.
A searing heat wave had large parts of India in its grip on Sunday, with authorities in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh reporting dozens of deaths in the past few days.
Authorities in Bihar rescued 16 children from a Mumbai-bound express train at Raxaul railway station on Saturday, confirming fears about human traffickers taking advantage of the situation in quake-ravaged, poverty-ridden villages in Nepal and India.
Mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner who inspired the movie "A Beautiful Mind," was killed in an auto accident along with his wife in New Jersey, ABC News reported.
Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra.
Starting her fifth stint as Tamil Nadu chief minister, Jayalalithaa on Sunday announced development and welfare measures worth over Rs 1800 crore, including for improving roads and drinking water facilities and extending assistance to needy families headed by women.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked Pakistan to extend all help in tackling terrorism as it was also a victim of the menance.
Malaysia said on Sunday it had found mass graves feared to contain the bodies of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants at the centre of a regional human-trafficking crisis.
With a burst of confetti, dancers clap and twirl around a garland-bedecked groom as Afghanistan's wedding season kicks into high gear, but lawmakers pushing for austerity are bent on taming out-of-control guest lists.
A combative Omar Abdullah lashed out at Narendra Modi on Sunday, saying it was wrong for the Prime Minister to attack the opposition during his foreign tours.The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also backed Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in his turf war with the lieutenant governor over administrative powers.
The government's stand against criminalising marital rape, fear of misuse notwithstanding, denies a woman her basic right over her body by making it difficult for her to refuse to have forced sex within a marriage.
Authorities in Kolkata said on Sunday that samples of Maggi instant noodles will be sent for testing in a central government laboratory, just days after Uttar Pradesh sought the recall of the popular brand on the ground that it contains a dangerously high level of lead.
An aspiring actress died last week, after reportedly slitting her own throat. In the city of dreams, only the most obstinate can survive the years of penury and rejection faced by the Bollywood struggler
Pakistan has reacted strongly to defence minister Manohar Parrikar’s remarks hinting at covert operations to counter terrorism emanating from the neighbouring country, saying the comments confirmed its fears about India’s alleged involvement in terror.
The recent arrest of a driver in Bengaluru for circulating videos of rapes and gang-rapes uncovered the dark world in which acts of brutal violence against women are turned into someone else’s entertainment. Some experts and reports also say the existence of the “deep web” – the portion of the internet that cannot be indexed by common search engines –helps in consuming gore and violent content online.