The 20-year-old woman was in a critical condition after the attack
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Sunday 10 March 2013
The accusation alone of blasphemy has led to violence that has claimed countless lives. And the cases themselves are usually about something else
Sunday 24 February 2013
It's been a marathon effort but the world's oldest long-distance runner finally retires today at 101
Wednesday 20 February 2013
David Cameron, Britain’s prime minister, has ended his rather over-done public relations blitz in India with a sombre and respectful visit to the Jallianwala Bagh site of the 1919 Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of British rule, which he described as a “deeply shameful event in British history”.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Many Indians feel that Britain's outrages during the colonial era have never been fully admitted, never mind taken responsibility for
Sunday 03 February 2013
For the second year running, England internationals Matt Prior and Ravi Bopara failed to attract any bids at the player auction for the Indian Premier League.
Friday 25 January 2013
Jos Buttler admits that replacing his friend and county colleague Craig Kieswetter in the England side has been awkward, but he intends to make the most of the opportunity.
Friday 25 January 2013
Fears that the fifth and final one-day international between England and India would not go ahead on Sunday were put to bed as the teams awoke in Dharamsala in perfect cricketing weather.
Thursday 24 January 2013
Reports of the death of Dharamsala's one-day dream are greatly exaggerated. The final game of the series between India and England, taking place this Sunday, has been variously frozen off, snowed off, postponed, cancelled and relocated.
Monday 21 January 2013
Ashley Giles admits referee was right to warn batsman for petulance in Ranchi defeat
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Armstrong says sorry to his charity
Sunday 25 November 2012
There was a time when India playing three spinners in a home Test was as routine as a three-seamer attack in English conditions. For much of the Sixties and Seventies, India's bowling component consisted of any three from Bishan Singh Bedi, Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, Erapalli Prasanna and Srinivas Venkataraghavan, with the likes of Abid Ali, Eknath Solkar and even Sunil Gavaskar sharing the new ball.
Monday 23 July 2012
Dara Singh succeeded in two careers at a time when India was in search of heroes. First, he made his name as a traditional wrestler, taking on all challengers and delighting crowds across India with his strongman antics. Subsequently, he took his rippling muscles and clean, masculine charms to the silver screen, similarly thrilling audiences as perhaps the nation's first all-action star. For a number of years he excelled in both roles simultaneously.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
The Indian Premier League's council has suspended five players named by a sting operation alleging corruption, until an inquiry is conducted.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Friday 04 May 2012
'Flying to New York on Concorde whetted my appetite for space travel'
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