Skeletal remains of Indian Mutiny victims found in Punjab
At a time when programmes related to centenary commemorations of Commonwealth contribution to First World War are set to kick-start in the memory of the role played and sacrifices made by soldiers from Africa, Australia, the West Indies and India, skeletal remains of soldiers of Indian Mutiny found from a well in Punjab has created ripples in the Indian subcontinent.
Sahara chief Subrata Roy sent to Tihar jail
Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy and two other directors were sent to Tihar jail by the Supreme Court in a case pertaining to a multi-billion-dollar investment scheme ruled to be illegal.
Dewani loses appeal against extradition to South Africa
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani, pictured, has lost his latest appeal against extradition to South Africa. Dewani is facing charges of organising the murder of his wife Anni during the couple's honeymoon in South Africa in November 2010.
A Spirit Not To Be Reckoned With
In honour of International Women's Day, there is no better person to represent the strength and power of women in Politics than Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, pictured, the first Muslim woman to serve as a minister in the United Kingdom.
President signs Telangana bill
New Delhi: The bill to carve out Telangana received the assent of President Pranab Mukherjee who also signed the proclamation to impose central rule in Andhra Pradesh.
The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2014, which got Parliament’s approval on February 20, 2014 despite strong opposition from Seemandhra leaders, got the Presidential assent, paving the way for creation of India’s 29th State.
TRS rules out merger with Congress
Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has ruled out its merger with Congress ahead of the upcoming general elections. However, the TRS has decided to form a committee of senior leaders headed by Keshav Rao to look into the issue of alliances.
Executive kills wife by stabbing her 18 times
Gurgaon: A senior executive with a consultancy firm murdered his wife, stabbing her 18 times in their Gurgaon home, after an argument over her alleged infidelity spiralled out of control. He then called up the police and surrendered.
Anna terms Kejriwal as ‘Power Hungry’
Pune: Social activist Anna Hazare termed Aam Adami Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal as power hungry. The reaction came after Kejriwal didn’t respond on Anna’s 17-point agenda.
Congress contemplates to replace Gujarat chief
Ahmedabad: The Congress high command is learnt to have seriously planning for change of guard in its Gujarat unit. If sources in the Gujarat Congress Pradesh Committee (GPCC) have to be believed, the union minister of state for sanitation and drinking water, Bharatsinh Solanki seems to be the front runner for the post of new GPCC president.
Navy chief Joshi resigns
New Delhi: Indian Navy chief Admiral D.K. Joshi resigned taking moral responsibility for a series of accidents that have hit naval vessels over the past few months. The government accepted his resignation with immediate effect, a defence ministry release said.
Justice is served for Drummer Lee Rigby
The brutal killers of British Army Drummer Lee Rigby erupted into a fit of violence at the Old Bailey on Thursday 27 February, whilst they were being sentenced for murder.
Woman kills two toddlers in an accident
A court in Leicester heard that a BMW driver killed two toddlers when she accidentally drove into their pushchairs after another car collided with hers as she allegedly made a call on her hands free mobile phone device.
Business influencers in Midlands honoured One of Britain’s top Asian business leaders, Ali Kurji, Chief Executive of the Heart of England Co-operative Society, has been crowned Business Person of the Year.
Brum MP Khalid Mahmood feeling 'fantastic' after kidney transplant
Birmingham MP Khalid Mahmood said he felt “amazing” – after having a kidney transplanted from a secret donor.
Speaking publicly for the first time since undergoing the op five weeks ago, the Perry Barr Labour politician said he was delighted to be free of his old dialysis regime.
British Sikhs express disappointment in Lib Dems over 1984 massacre
The British Sikh community has expressed their great disappointment in the Liberal Democrat party, who as a part of the Coalition have refrained from making any comments on the role of the Tory party in the 1984 Amritsar massacre (Operation Blue Star), unlike the other main British parties.
Roger Federer claims sixth Dubai title
Roger Federer came from one set down against Tomas Berdych to claim a sixth Dubai Duty Free Championships title on Saturday. The Swiss who rallied after losing the first set to Novak Djokovic in the semi final repeated the trick against his Czech opponent in the final winning 3-6 6-4 6-3 to claim the 78th tour title of an illustrious career.
SA captain Graeme Smith announces retirement
Graeme Smith, one of the most dogged batsmen of his generation, stunned South Africa on Monday by announcing he will retire from international cricket at the end of the ongoing third test against Australia at Newlands. The 33-year-old captain made the announcement after the third day's play, catching all unaware, including Cricket South Africa (CSA) chiefs.
ITPL: Mumbai bag Nadal, Sania and Bopanna
World No.1 Rafael Nadal and India's doubles specialists Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna will be seen in action for the Mumbai franchise in the inaugural edition of the International Tennis Premier League (IPL).
India knocked out of Asia Cup
After defeating Bangladesh in a thriller, Pakistan sailed into finals of the Asia Cup against Sri Lanka. With this result India were automatically knocked out of the title race.
With this victory, Pakistan grabbed four points to aggregate 13 with the help of three victories in four matches.
England level ODI series with Windies
Ravi Bopara and captain Stuart Broad put on 58 unbroken runs to guide England to a nerve-jangling, three-wicket victory over West Indies in the second one-day international in North Sound, Antigua on Sunday.
Darren Stevens cleared of corruption charges
A tribunal set up Bangladesh Cricket Board has cleared the Kent all-rounder Darren Stevens of involvement in corruption in the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League. Following the clearance he could continue with his career with Kent this summer.
Publication of British Asians in football again delayed
The Football Association in Britain once again delayed the publication of the list of British Asians in the game. It was scheduled to be published at the end of 2013, but postponed to late March which too is set to be missed.
India finish 5th in under-19 World Cup cricket
India finished fifth in the Under-19 World Cup after a strong batting effort saw them overcome the West Indies by 46 runs in a high-scoring classification match at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. India overcame Tagenarine Chanderpaul's century to emerge victorious.
Ukraine mobilizes army after Putin's 'declaration of war'
Kiev/Balaclava (Ukrine): Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbour in Moscow's biggest confrontation with the West since the Cold War.
Corruption widespread in India: US report
Washington: There is widespread corruption in India in all levels of the government including judiciary, said a US Congress-mandated report. "Corruption was widespread," said the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013 released by US secretary of state John Kerry.
Lord Owen supports Miliband’s moves
London: Lord Owen who parted ways with Labour Party to set up SDP, has come out as a supporter of Ed Miliband and made a donation of more than £7,500.
Warning against dyslexia test
London: Experts in Durham and Yale Universities said that millions of children are wrongly diagnosed with dyslexic while the condition probably does not exist.
Knife - wielding men kill 28 in China
Beijing: At least 28 people were killed and 162 injured when a gang of knife-wielding men attacked people at random at a railway station in southwest China in what police described as a terror act.
Keep calm to avoid heart attack
London: Researchers have found that angry outbursts can increase the chances of a heart attack. Psychological treatments to calm people down could be an effective way to prevent attacks alongside drugs, scientists at Harvard University said.