New Zealand to impose lengthy jail terms for match-fixing

New Zealand is to slap a seven-year jail term on anyone caught match-fixing under a new law due to take effect before it hosts the Cricket World Cup and Under-20 FIFA World Cup next year.

Mining mafia has political support: Hegde

Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde said mafia involved in illegal mining cannot function without the support of political parties.

No chanting to drum up political support in Myanmar

Political parties seeking
new members ahead of Myanmar`s historic elections were warned
on Wednesday they cannot chant, march or say anything during rallies
that tarnish the image of the tightly ruled country.