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BlackBerry gets 90 days more to give access

RESEARCH In Motion, the maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, has been given a new deadline of January 31 by the Indian government for a...

India set for UN non-permanent seat

GERMANY led furious last-minute lobbying to get one of five seats on the UN Security Council to be decided in a vote today. ...

New Zealand broadcaster says sorry for Indian slur

A SECOND New Zealand broadcaster apologised for racially charged comments today after calling the governor general “a fat Indian” in a verbal attack condemned...

Games organisers launch investigation into empty stands

THE COMMONWEALTH Games Federation has told Delhi organisers to investigate the ticket system as thousands of seats remain empty at Games events. “We...

Glitches persist as Games reach halfway point

EMBATTLED Commonwealth Games officials conceded a “major communication blunder” was to blame for yesterday’s athletics farce as they continue to grapple with snags at...

Tendulkar Player of the Year, India dominates ICC awards list

INDIAN batsman Sachin Tendulkar won the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Cricketer of the Year award while team mate Virender Sehwag was adjudged the Test...

Mumbai art show draws on 2008 attacks

LIKE MANY people who found themselves in south Mumbai nearly a year ago, Jasmine Shah Varma took refuge wherever she could as Islamist militants...

India court says voters have right to abstain

PLANS by the authorities in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state to make voting in local elections compulsory have been put on hold,...