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We lost our way: News of the World's last editorial

Passionate readers trooped into corner shops at the crack of dawn on Sunday to pick up the last and special edition of the 168-year-old News of the World tabloid, which was abruptly closed down......

Mullah Akhtar Taliban's new leader after Mullah Omar's demise

Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, a top Afghan Taliban leader who backed the peace process and a former aviation minister in the pre-2001 Taliban regime, has been appointed as the new chief of the insurgent......

When SC opened its doors at 3 am for Yakub

Yakub Memon's mercy petition was rejected by a three-member bench amid high drama that saw the Supreme Court throwing its doors open in the middle of the night in an unprecedented move. The......

Yakub Memon hanged in Nagpur Jail

Yakub Memon, who was convicted for helping finance the serial blasts in Mumbai in 1993 in which 257 people were killed, was hanged at the Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning at 7am. Memon was......

Bangladesh SC upholds BNP leader's death penalty for war crimes

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death penalty given by a special tribunal to an influential opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader and an aide of former prime......

Greece faces recession warning as bailout talks set to open

Formal negotiations with officials from the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund are due to start in Athens on Friday Greece's most influential think tank......

The man who cost Greece billions

Once again Alexis Tsipras (see left) was struggling to make a decision. For hours on July 13, the Greek prime minister and Europe's leaders had been trying to thrash out a new deal to bail out......

Modi senses defeat, shifts tactics on major land reform

In the first direct blow to his ambitious economic reform agenda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has had to row back on a business-friendly land bill amid fierce parliamentary......

Start-up diaries: Waging battle in a brave new world

India is witnessing its own tech tsunami, and is poised to become the second largest global startup hub by the end of the decade, says Badal Malick. Having recently returned to India from Silicon......

China's Tianhe-2 tops world supercomputers' list for fifth time

China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer was named the world's fastest for the fifth time on Monday, outperforming those from the US. Tianhe-2 has topped the world's fastest supercomputer at the......

Abida Parveen survives motorway accident

Pakistani sufi singer Abida Parveen recently survived a motorway accident. She was travelling from Lahore to Islamabad with University of Health Sciences' former vice-chancellor Professor Dr Husain......

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner split after 10 years of marriage

After a lot of speculations, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have made it official that they are indeed getting divorced. In a joint statement, the A-list Hollywood couple said: "After much thought......

Why we must start a culture of spoiler-shaming

A headline or a tweet or a status update should not, in a civil world, be allowed to contain a spoiler, rants Raja Sen. Like in Game Of Thrones, nobody's innocent. We've all casually -- or......

'Hafeez's suspension is BCCI's conspiracy'

Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez got one-year ban for chucking. Photograph Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has alleged that the Board of Control for......

Former PCB chief accuses BCCI of 'abetting' Hafeez's suspension

Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf has alleged that BCCI has been hatching a conspiracy by getting Pakistan’s key bowlers suspended. He also adding that the 'pleasing BCCI'......

Bolt answers critics with season's best

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates winning the mens 100m final. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images Usain Bolt answered questions over his fitness ahead of the world championships with a......

Blatter finally leaves home for... Russia

Blatter in Russia on first foreign visit since crisis Sepp Blatter was showered with paper money in Zurich. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived in St......

Four of six confederations ready to back Platini for FIFA president

Four out of six continental soccer confederations would back Michel Platini, head of European soccer's governing body UEFA, to lead the sport's world governing body FIFA should he stand, a source......
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In a first, Supreme Court hearing is held post-midnight

An ambulance carrying the body of Yakub Memon at Marine Lines on Thursday. (Photo: Debasish Dey) The hanging of 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/india/yakub-memon-case-first-sc-hearing-held-post-midnight-189
At stroke of dawn, SC confirmed Yakub hanging

The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a historic early morning hearing to 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon and rejected his last-ditch attempt... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/492508/at-stroke-dawn-sc-confirmed.html
Yakub Memon hanging etched in judicial history

The hanging of 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Yakub Memon was etched into Indian judicial history as the Supreme Court decided to open its doors... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/yakub-memon-hanging-etched-judicial-history-115
Disaster-prone Philippines braces for potential monster quake

Slum region of Manila, Philippines. (Photo: Shutterstock) (Bloomberg) — Esmeralda Ronquillo sleeps lightly at night, fearing she won't be... ...

http://www.automnews.com/?p=259198
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

In an exclusive interview with Karan Thapar on India Today TV show To The Point, Rohatgi said the Supreme Court must be saluted the way it has... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/complete-access-to-justice-was-given-to-yakub-memon-for-last-22-years-attorney-general-mukul-rohatgi/1/455231.html

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