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Gambhir, Yuvraj dropped from India's CT squad

Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh have been dropped from the India one-day squad for the Champions Trophy. Dinesh Karthik earns a recall, and Umesh Yadav returns from injury. Shikhar Dhawan, who grabbed the headlines during the home Tests against Australia and has done well in the IPL since recovering from injury, has made the 15. Paceman Irfan Pathan and Vinay Kumar also forced their way into the team announced by BCCI

Grenade blast in Manipur

Five persons were injured when a powerful grenade exploded at a bakery shop in Imphal West district of Manipur, police said on Friday. Suspected militants hurled the grenade at the bakery shop at Chingmeirong area on the outskirts of the city last night. All the five injured were non-Manipuris, police said.

Lalu Prasad injured

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad was injured in a freak accident on Friday when the windshield of a car he was travelling in broke and glass pieces hit him on the head. The RJD chief was admitted a Patna hospital for treatment. As per reports, the incident took place at Kachchi Dargah near Patna when Lalu was going to meet the victims of a fire tragedy in Raghopur. The

Sarabjit Cremated

All roads led to Bhikhiwind on Friday as the Punjab border town bid farewell to Sarabjit Singh, its son who finally came home after 22 years in a Pakistani jail.They may have failed to secure his release but VIPs of all shades came together here Friday at the cremation of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was beaten to death in Pakistan. As sister Dalbir Kaur lit the pyre, thousands lined

Haritha V Kumar - tops UPSC exam 2012

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 3 May 2013 declared final result of Civil Service (Main) Examination 2013.For the third consecutive year,a woman has topped the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2012. In a remarkably strong performance, 12 of the top 25 successful candidates in the 2012 Union Public Service Commission exam, the results for which were declared on Friday, are women. The feat of topping the general, SC and ST categories is