New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Voicing concern and angst over the death of an Indian woman who was denied an abortion by doctors in Ireland, India Friday summoned Irish Ambassador Feilim McLaughlin and hoped that the inquiry into the incident would be independent.
Ahmedabad, Nov 16 (IANS) England ended the day's play at 41/3 on the second day of the first cricket Test against India at the Sardar Patel Stadium here Friday. Earlier, India declared their innings at 521/8 with Cheteshwar Pujara unbeaten at 206.
Ahmedabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Scoreboard at stumps on the second day of the first cricket Test between India and England at the Motera here Friday. India (1st innings): Gautam Gambhir b Swann 45 Virender Sehwag b Swann 117 Cheteshwar Pujara not out 208 Sachin Tendulkar c Patel b Swann 13 Virat Kohli b Swann 19 Yuvraj Singh c Swann b Patel 74 Mahendra Singh Dhoni b Swann 5 Ravichandran Ashwin c Prior b Pietersen 23 Zaheer Khan c Trott b Anderson 7 Pragyan Ojha not out 0 Extras: (b 1, lb 10, nb 1) 12 Total: (for eight wickets in 160 overs) 521/8 decl Fall of wickets: 1âˆ’134 (Gambhir, 29.5 overs), 2âˆ’224 (Sehwag, 50.1), 3âˆ’250 (Tendulkar, 56.5), 4âˆ’283 (Kohli, 76.4), 5âˆ’413 (Yuvraj Singh, 124.1), 6âˆ’444 (Dhoni, 134.5), 7âˆ’510 (Ashwin, 154.5), 8âˆ’519 (Khan, 157.1) Bowling: James Anderson 27âˆ’7âˆ’75âˆ’1 Stuart Broad 24âˆ’1âˆ’97âˆ’0 Tim Bresnan 19âˆ’2âˆ’73âˆ’0 Graeme Swann 51âˆ’8âˆ’144âˆ’5 Samit Patel 31âˆ’3âˆ’96âˆ’1 Kevin Pietersen 8âˆ’1âˆ’25âˆ’1 England (1st innings): Alastair Cook not out 22 Nick Compton b Ashwin 9 James Anderson c Gambhir b Ojha 2 Jonathan Trott c Pujara b Ashwin 0 Kevin Pietersen not out 6 Extras: (lb 2) 2 Total: (3 wickets; 18 overs) 41 Fall of wickets: 1âˆ’26 (Compton, 13.3 overs), 2âˆ’29 (Anderson, 14.4), 3âˆ’30 (Trott, 15.3) Bowling: Ravichandran Ashwin 8âˆ’1âˆ’21âˆ’2 Zaheer Khan 5âˆ’3âˆ’6âˆ’0 Pragyan Ojha 4âˆ’1âˆ’3âˆ’1 Yuvraj Singh 1âˆ’0âˆ’9âˆ’0 Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and Tony Hill (New Zealand) TV umpire: Sudhir Asnani Match referee: Roshan Mahanama Reserve umpire: Anil Chowdhury
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh capital has topped a list of cities facing the highest climate change risks in the coming years. Kolkata came seventh, Mumbai eighth while Delhi was in the 20th position
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is set to host a dinner Friday for the United Progressive Alliance partners to discuss the government's strategy, ahead of the winter session of parliament, set to begin Nov 22, sources said. The prime minister has already met Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati separately last week in order to keep them in good humour
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Friday blamed the Congressâˆ’led government for the poor show at the 2G spectrum auction, saying the government was trying to attack the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG). "They are trying to clip the CAG's wings, trying to blame the CAG for their own failure," BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said Friday. "The CAG did not quote 2012 loss figures; they gave 2007 loss figures.
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Violence broke out once again near Charminar in the old city of Hyderabad Friday over a temple row. At least seven people were injured in stone pelting by an unruly mob, and baton charge by police.
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Corruption and sustaining high economic growth were amongst the biggest challenges that faced Xi Jinping who has been chosen China's new leader, a large section of the Indian media said Friday. Xi's elevation Thursday to the top of China's political hierarchy got wide play in the front pages of most newspapers here
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Audio products from the House of Marley are making their foray in India.
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a sixâˆ’month training programme on Panchakarma therapy, a university statement said Friday. The vocational training programme on Panchakarma therapy âˆ’âˆ’ an ayurvedic treatment âˆ’âˆ’was launched by IGNOU's Centre for Traditional Knowledge Systems (CTKS). It is a residential, skill development programme which includes practical and theoretical training with hospital posting.
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