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June 17, 2018 10:16 PM Sri Lanka captain Chandimal charged with changing ball

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The International Cricket Council has charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal with changing the condition of the ball during the second test against West Indies. The ICC announced the decision via Twitter on Sunday, and later said that Chandimal had pleaded not guilty. Match referee Javagal Srinath of India "will 31

May 28, 2018 8:36 AM Binky Felstead’s home ‘ruined’ in ‘nightmare’ Bank Holiday flash floods

Binky Felstead has revealed she returned home from a holiday to the Isle of Wight to a ‘ruined’ nursery – after flash floods hit her London home. Britain was battered by thunder storms over the weekend, leaving many homes – including reality TV star Binky Felstead’s – devastated by flooding. Binky, 27, showed the extent of the damage on Instagram, telling 102

May 28, 2018 2:42 AM Pakistan 'FORCED' to conduct NUCLEAR TEST in response to 'AGGRESSIVE' Indian posturing

PAKISTAN was “forced” to test a nuclear weapon two decades ago because of India’s “hostile posturing”, Pakistan’s foreign office claimed as World War 3 fears grow between the two bitter rivals. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal made the statement on the 20th anniversary of the May 28, 1998 nuclear tests. He insisted the testing of atomic bombs 45

May 7, 2018 2:25 PM Second teenage girl raped and set alight in India

Continuing incidents of brutal violence and sexual assaults against girls have drawn widespread protests across India. The attack follows another against a 16-year-old who was killed in a similar manner in the same area. A man has been arrested in connection with the second attack, on a 17-year-old who was doused in kerosene and set alight. It is the latest 42

May 3, 2018 5:03 PM Bus catches fire in eastern India, 5 feared dead

PATNA, India (AP) - A bus caught fire after falling into a ditch along a highway in eastern India on Thursday and five people are feared dead, a state government official said. Pratay Amrit, a disaster management official, said eight people were rescued from the bus before it was gutted by the fire. Passengers were taken to hospital for treatment of burn wounds 33

April 29, 2018 9:45 PM ‘I want to have my choice of opportunities’: Priyanka Chopra says she’s a ‘proud woman of color’ but she doesn’t want it to be ‘the only thing that defines’ her

Priyanka Chopra is swiftly becoming one of the most famous faces the globe over. But despite being one of the best known South Asian celebrities, the former Miss World is hoping that her ethnicity doesn't become the way she is defined to the rest of the world. She continued: I take tremendous pride in being a woman of color. I just don't want to be limited 15

April 25, 2018 2:13 PM Care home celebrates national care home open day and invites community inside

Gifford House Care Home, London Road, Pitsea invited the public to go into the home to see how it works to mark National Care Home Open Day. The care home held a range of entertainment, including a challenge where they had to create food from around the Commonwealth. The home chose to create dishes including the UK and India for the guests to enjoy during 43

April 24, 2018 11:43 PM Top Foreign Office official apologises after causing offence by mistaking a major Sikh temple for a mosque

A top Foreign Office official has apologised after causing offence by mistaking a major Sikh temple for a mosque. Sir Simon McDonald, permanent under-secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, made the embarrassing gaffe in a tweet on Monday. He referred to a picture of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, as the ‘Golden Mosque’. Bhai Amrik Singh 31

April 21, 2018 10:47 AM India introduces death penalty for rape of young children

NEW DELHI (AP) - India's government on Saturday prescribed the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12 to help combat an increase in violent crime against women. An ordinance was approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet and was being sent to the president for approval, the Press Trust of India news agency reported 35

April 20, 2018 9:18 PM Interactive map reveals millions of people around the world may be at risk of broken bones because of of their low calcium intakes (so how does YOUR country fare?)

Millions of people around the world may be at risk of osteoporosis, an interactive map about global calcium intake intake has revealed. The mineral, found in milk, cheese and yoghurt, is essential for bone health and a deficiency can lead to the agonising condition. However, global data shows just 21 countries - mostly in Europe - are getting the recommended 116