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October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Indian minister says sexual assault allegations against him baseless

MUMBAI: Indian minister M. J. Akbar called the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him “wild and baseless” on Sunday, and said he plans to take legal action against the women who have made the accusations. At least 10 women have gone public in the past week with accounts of having faced inappropriate behaviour and sexual harassment from Akbar

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Swaraj levels baseless allegations against Pakistan at UNGA

UNITED NATIONS: Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj once again levelled baseless allegations against Pakistan during her address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Saturday. The Indian minister entirely ignored worst human rights violations by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. She declared Pakistan responsible for failure 1

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Boxing: ’Slumdog’ Tyson laments lack of personalities in the game

MUMBAI: The current generation of boxers do not have the wild streak that Mike Tyson wore like a badge of honour during his career and the former world heavyweight champion says the lack of personalities in the sport has contributed to its decline. Tyson, who was in Mumbai to promote the launch of the Kumite 1 League mixed martial arts competition, told reporters

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Bug in cake gives Ikea India fresh embarrassment

MUMBAI: Ikea´s first store in India faced a fresh sticky problem on Friday after a customer said he found an insect emerging from chocolate cake served to his daughter at the outlet´s 1,000-seater cafeteria. It is the second such embarrassment for the home retailer since the Hyderabad store opened in August, after another customer said he found a caterpillar 2

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM Ashwin eyes India white-ball return

MUMBAI: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is plotting a return to white-ball cricket in a bid to play at the ICC World Cup in England and Wales next year. He has been out of India’s limited-overs outfits for over a year, with his last ODI and T20I coming in July and June 2017 respectively.Ashwin has not given up on a recall in time to represent India 2

September 14, 2018 12:00 AM Bayliss confirms nervous wait for Jennings ahead of SL tour

LONDON: England opener Keaton Jennings faces a nervous wait to know if he is part of their plans for next month’s tour of Sri Lanka but his ability on spinning wickets could work in his favour, coach Trevor Bayliss has said. Jennings averaged just over 18 in their recent 4-1 series victory over India and has not scored a Test century since his debut

September 13, 2018 2:02 AM Men stole Hyderabad Nizam’s golden tiffin box and ate food out of it too

HYDERABAD (India): After hitting the jackpot, the Rajendra Nagar duo couldn’t resist themselves from having a potluck. What Mubeen Mohammad and his associate Mohammad Ghouse Pasha, the two masterminds behind the high-profile Nizam Museum theft case, did next was eat like a monarch. With a golden food box encrusted with diamonds and rubies in their kitty

August 29, 2018 1:54 AM Intellectuals, rights activists arrested in Indian swoop

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra police raided homes of leading intellectuals and rights activists in a nationwide swoop on Tuesday, arresting several and quizzing some more in a move that their colleagues described as “undeclared emergency”. They said the early morning swoop by police from the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled state was a way of diverting attention 2

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Awana retires aged 31

NEW DELHI: Parvinder Awana, 31, has retired from First Class and international cricket with immediate effect, the cricketer announced through his twitter handle on Tuesday. Awana made his international debut in a T20I against England in Pune. His next game came at Mumbai, which was the second game of the two-match T20I series against England, and turned 3

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Kohli defends Dhoni’s Lord’s grind

LONDON: India captain Virat Kohli said it was wrong for pundits to “pounce” on MS Dhoni and “jump to conclusions” following the former skipper’s bizarre innings in the second One-day International against England at Lord’s on Saturday. The tourists were 140 for four, needing a further 183 runs in 23 overs to reach their target of 323, when Dhoni walked 5