The Asian Football Confederation extended the one-year ban on Bangladeshi official Mohidur Rahman Mirax for match-fixing continent wide on Friday as corruption in the region showed no signs of slowing.
Japanese nationalists have created an online petition to ban Angelina Jolie's directorial film “Unbroken” from the country's cinemas, insisting showing their soldiers abusing prisoners of war is unfair.
Violinist Vanessa Mae has appealed a four-year ban from ski competitions to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being found guilty of manipulating results in order to qualify for the Olympics.
As part of an austerity measure, the Delhi government has imposed a ban on purchase of new vehicles for all officials, including those of civic bodies in the city, until the old ones complete their required life cycles.
Odisha government has clamped a seven-month ban on fishing activity along the 20 km stretch of Dhamra-Hukitola river mouth in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary from on Saturday in view of the commencement of mass nesting of Olive Ridley sea turtles.
To ensure a safe and pollution- free Diwali in the national capital, the environment department of Delhi government has launched an extensive anti- firecracker campaign here and has sought the cooperation of all the agencies concerned for enforcing the same.
Title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were in rare harmony on Thursday when asked to voice their opinions on Formula One`s controversial decision to ban radio assistance ahead of this weekend`s Singapore Grand Prix.