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‘Despite issues, confrontation with China to be avoided’

NEW DELHI: Recent reports of Chinese incursions and Beijing’s claims over chunks of Indian territory notwithstanding, Defence Minister A K Antony on Tuesday said India will follow a non-confrontationist approach towards its neighbours. “We (India) are not ignoring (these incidents). To a maximum extent, we will try to avoid confrontation,” [...]

Fujimori back in detention after tongue surgery

LIMA: Peru’s former president Alberto Fujimori will head back to detention after spending five days in hospital where a cancerous sore was removed from his tongue, the doctor who treated him said Tuesday. “Fujimori’s post-operation evolution has been satisfactory, allowing all the doctors who have treated him to jointly decide [...]

Pranab to visit quake hit Sichuan province in China

BEIJING: Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukerjee has given a new dimension to his China visit by deciding to stop over at the earthquake hit Sichuan province before returning to India on Friday. Mukherjee will receive a planeload of relief supplies being sent from India for the disaster affected people at [...]

Warne asked him, Trivedi found a way

Karachi/Dubai: Detained Pakistani pacer Mohammad Asif appeared before public prosecutor in Dubai on Thursday but will have to wait until Sunday to know his fate, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer Shafqat Naghmi said. He also denied that the board was using government and diplomatic channels to get Asif [...]

Mohammad Asif detained in Dubai with drugs

New Delhi: New Delhi: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif has been taken into custody in Dubai for alleged possession of contraband drugs. The bowler who had been playing here in India at the Indian Premier League for the Delhi Daredevils was returning to Pakistan from Mumbai via Dubai when the arrest [...]

20 moments that defined slap-dash IPL

After a month and a half of thrills and spills, the Indian Premier League was concluded on Sunday. Curtains were drawn on a concept that probably has changed the face of cricket forever and the much-anticipated competition was full of moments that has left us spellbound. CNN-IBN picked the 20 [...]