Wellington, May 21 (IASNS) A woman has given evidence in a court in New Zealand implicating four men of Indian origin of raping her in turns in April 2011.
Wellington, May 20 (IANS) One of the two men accused of burning alive an Indian-origin man in New Zealand Jan 30 this year owed the victim money, the police report on the case has revealed. Bryan Pelmar, 20, and Shivneel Shahil Kumar, 18, have been charged with the murder of Shalvin Prasad, 21, whose burnt body was recovered from the side of a rural road in south Auckland, Fairfax NZ News reported Monday.
Bridgetown, May 20 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will kick off preparations for next month's Champions Trophy in England when they embark on a five-day camp at the High Performance Centre (HPC) at the 3Ws Oval starting here Monday. The sessions will be overseen by West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson with assistant coach Tony Radford and the HPC's Andre Coley, also involved in the squad's preparation. The players are expected to begin arriving Sunday night, with the remainder coming Monday
Whangarei (New Zealand), May 19 (IANS) Team MRF achieved a 1-2 finish here Sunday with Esapekka Lappi and Gaurav Gill finishing in that order in the International Rally of Whangarei that also doubled up as the first round of the 2013 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship.
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Two time IPL title-holder Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would not be taking their last league tie Saturday against hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) easy and would go all out to win for consistency, coach Stephen Fleming said Friday.
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Raging controversy over spot-fixing charges against three Rajasthan Royals players has sullied the beauty of the game and affected a lot of players, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming said Friday.
Pune, May 17 (IANS) A team of mountaineers from Pune conquered the world's tallest peak Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse, the world's fourth highest, early Friday, an official said here.
Wellington, May 17 (IANS) Increase in New Zealand's defence budget and cost savings are helping to improve military capability across all three services, Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman said Friday. "In the year to July 2013, the NZDF (New Zealand Defence Force) will deliver 190 million NZ dollars ($153.87 million) in savings after achieving 140 million NZ dollars in the year prior," Coleman said in a statement the day after the government delivered its annual budget. "These savings free up resources to improve the defence force's military capability.
Kampala, May 15 (IANS) Uganda's national cricket team has been invited for a tour to Sri Lanka after the east African nation put up an impressive show at the just concluded World Cricket League Division III in Bermuda. Justine Ligyalingi, the chief executive of the Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) told Xinhua here Wednesday that the invite also follows a visit to Uganda by the Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa. Ligyalingi said the Sri Lankan government has accepted to host Uganda's cricket team and also send coaches to help impart cricket knowledge
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Britain's Home Office Tuesday announced launch of a same-day, "super priority" visa service for Indian travellers, an official announcement said here. The first of its kind service launched anywhere in the world, it will be available to Indians from Wednesday. The service is the fulfilment of a commitment by British Prime Minister David Cameron during his recent visit to India, a spokesperson for the British Deputy High Commision here said