Police to question Fasih Mahmood for 10 days

New Delhi – Fasih Mahmood, a suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist involved in blasts in Bangalore and Delhi in 2010, was remanded to 10 days police custody by a Delhi court, a lawyer said Tuesday. Mahmood’s counsel Syed Irfan Alam told IANS that a duty magistrate Monday evening gave his custody to police for questioning. The […]

Apple set to unwrap mini-iPad to take on Amazon, Google

SAN FRANCISCO  – Apple Inc is expected to make its biggest product move on Tuesday since debuting the iPad two years ago, launching a smaller, cheaper tablet into a market staked out byAmazon.com Inc and Google Inc. Apple hopes to beat back their charge onto its home turf of consumer electronics hardware, while safeguarding its […]

Smaller iPad, but at what price?

NEW YORK— The price tag remains a big question mark asApple prepares Tuesday to unveil what is expected to be a smaller iPad. Apple hasn’t said anything about the device, but the veil of secrecy that the company throws over unreleased products has been a see-through affair this year. Most of the details of the […]

Court charges ex-Pakistan Test cricketer Ijaz Ahmed

Islamabad: A local court in Lahore has charged former Pakistan test cricketer Ijaz Ahmed for issuing forged checks worth 10 million rupees ($105,000) in 2009. Judicial magistrate Imtiaz Ahmed charged the former middle-order batsman and ordered the prosecution witnesses to appear in court on Nov. 10. Ijaz Ahmed spent more than six weeks remanded in […]

South Africa reject Pakistan’s request for schedule change

  Cricket South Africa (CSA) has turned down the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) request to alter the dates of Pakistan’s tour to South Africa starting February 2013 citing busy international schedule as the reason. The PCB had requested the change to expand the current 12-day window for its proposed Twenty20 league that follows the South […]

Serena Williams set to crown vintage year in Istanbul

Despite her health issues, Williams won the last two grand slams of the season, either side of claiming singles and doubles gold at the Olympics Victoria Azarenka looks favourite to end the year as world number one but few of the eight women who qualified for this week’s season-ending WTA Championships would argue that Serena […]

Handling KP key to England fortunes in India

Kevin Pietersen will be travelling to India, and not merely to sit and as occasion demands dance in a television studio. That he will actually be out in the middle carrying England’s batting on his shoulders once again is good news for Indian fans, Indian administrators, television audiences everywhere, and perhaps even Indian bowlers. Indian […]

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