DNA: Why former PM wasn't examined on coal scam; special court asks CBI

The CBI was asked by a special court as to whether it has examined former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was then holding coal portfolio, during its probe in the coal blocks allocation scam case.
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Michael Clarke has no plans to ease up despite injuries
Michael Clarke has no plans to ease up despite injuries

Australian skipper Michael Clarke insisted Tuesday he has no plans to retire from either Test or one-day cricket despite injuries increasingly hampering his availability.

Stuart Lancaster backs George Ford to shine against Australia
Stuart Lancaster backs George Ford to shine against Australia

England head coach Stuart Lancaster on Monday confirmed George Ford will stay at fly-half for Saturday`s clash against Australia.

Injury setback for Steve Smith ahead of Test series against India
Injury setback for Steve Smith ahead of Test series against India

 Steve Smith was ruled out of Tuesday's Sheffield Shield match but is still likely to play for Australia in the first Test against India, starting Dec 4, after picking up a quad strain, Cricket Australia announced Monday.

Indians make a splash in Victoria state elections

In a bid to make their presence felt in the Australian political landscape, Victorian-Indians are actively taking part in the upcoming state elections by contesting, campaigning and participating in the polls.

Australian mother charged after baby survives five days in drain

An Australian mother was Monday charged with attempted murder after her newborn baby was found crying at the bottom of a roadside drain in Sydney, where police believe he survived for five days.

Real Madrid to play at Australia`s 100,000-seat MCG
Real Madrid to play at Australia`s 100,000-seat MCG

European champions Real Madrid will headline a pre-season international tournament at Australia`s 100,000-capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground next year, organisers said on Monday.

Michael Clarke, Josh Hazlewood in Australia Test squad for India
Michael Clarke, Josh Hazlewood in Australia Test squad for India

Selectors included injured skipper Michael Clarke and uncapped paceman Josh Hazlewood in a 12-man Australia squad on Monday for next month`s opening Test against India in Brisbane.

Michael Clarke on fitness deadline for 1st India Test
Michael Clarke on fitness deadline for 1st India Test

Injured skipper Michael Clarke faces a fitness deadline this week to have any chance of playing for Australia in next month`s first Test against India, chief selector Rod Marsh said Monday.

Michael Vaughan feels Australia are the team to beat in 2015 ICC Cricket WC
Michael Vaughan feels Australia are the team to beat in 2015 ICC Cricket WC

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Sunday said that Australia are the team to beat in the upcoming World Cup at home after clinching the ODI series against South Africa.

We are equipped enough to tackle Mitchell Johnson, says Virat Kohli
We are equipped enough to tackle Mitchell Johnson, says Virat Kohli

Talking tough ahead of the of the Test series against Australia, stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli said that the team is in the right frame of mind and totally equipped to handle the dangerous Mitchell Johnson.

Jaitley slams Congress for hurting economy, "in power and as opposition"

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for enhancing India's stature globally with his successful three-nation visit even as he accused the Congress of damaging the economy both while in government and as an opposition party.

Australia pip India to clinch top ODI rankings
Australia pip India to clinch top ODI rankings

Australia have clinched the No. 1 spot in the ICC Rankings for One-Day International (ODI) teams. They achieved the top spot after beating South Africa in the fifth and final ODI in Sydney by a close margin. They clinched the series 4-1 and that allowed them to overhaul India, who were on the top spot.

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Chinese President Xi Jinping injected a further 70 million yuan (USD 11.4 million) of aid money into Fiji as he wrapped up a round of talks in the Pacific nation today aimed at strengthening ties in the region.

Mother questioned after new-born found in Australia drain

Australian police were questioning a mother Sunday after passing cyclists who had heard crying found her new-born son abandoned in a 2.5-metre-deep (8.2-feet) drain in Sydney.

Ex-Oz rugby star Tom Carter says 'determined' Brad Haddin almost quit international cricket
Ex-Oz rugby star Tom Carter says 'determined' Brad Haddin almost quit international cricket

Former NSW Waratahs rugby star Tom Carter has revealed that Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin was on the cusp of quitting international cricket earlier this year as he had doubts regarding his physical abilities to continue playing at the top level.

India get off to stuttering start on Oz tour
India get off to stuttering start on Oz tour

Even before India's tour of Australia has gotten under way, the superstar cricket team seems to have taken a stuttering start as they kept the police, fans, media and a Cricket Australia official waiting in Adelaide.

Cheteshwar Pujara turns to Rahul Dravid for advice ahead of Australia tour
Cheteshwar Pujara turns to Rahul Dravid for advice ahead of Australia tour

Ahead of India's tough tour Down Under, middle order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara turned to Rahul Dravid for advice regarding his batting technique.

Jonathan Sexton inspires Irish to superb win over Australia
Jonathan Sexton inspires Irish to superb win over Australia

Irish fly-half Jonathan Sexton scored 16 points as Ireland edged Australia 26-23 in a thrilling and pulsating test match at Lansdowne Road on Saturday to give the Six Nations champions a seventh successive victory.

Narendra Modi wants FTA to be done fast: Australian High Commissioner

The Free Trade Agreement between India and Australia should be concluded as fast as possible, Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling said here today, quoting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.