Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer.
She has offered unconditional apology for an emotionally-charged protest at the Asian Games but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi on Friday hoped that her outburst would ensure better judging at next month's World Championship in Korea -- the country where she felt "wronged".
Leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday attracted the wrath of Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao over an "unparliamentary" remark made by him, even as the ruling Telugu Desam Party members demanded that Jagan apologise to the House or be suspended.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye formally apologized on Monday for a ferry disaster last month that killed about 300 passengers, and said she would break up the coast guard because it had failed in its rescue mission.
British television series Top Gear`s producer has apologised for broadcasting a "light-hearted" joke by its host Jeremy Clarkson that sparked a complaint of racism by an India-origin actress, media reported Wednesday.