A ‘first’ by ICC: 4 female match officials for World T20 qualifier

For the first time ever, four female match officials have been selected for the forthcoming ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015 tournament, to take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 28 November to 5 December, the International Cricket Council announced on Wednesday. Experienced New Zealander Kathleen Cross will be joined by Australia’s Claire Polosak, England’s Sue Redfern and … Read more

Four people killed in Thailand bomb blast

At least four people were killed and four others injured in a bomb blast in southern Thailand, a police official said in Bangkok on Friday. The homemade device loaded with three kg of explosive material exploded on Thursday night near a checkpoint in Pattani city, the official told EFE news. The authorities, who immediately began … Read more

Fadnavis gave Rs 8 lakh from CM relief fund to send dance party to Bangkok while 660 farmers died of hunger in Maharashtra

An RTI filed by activist Anil Galgali has revealed that Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis approved Rs 8 lakh for a government employee dance troupe to participate in a competition in Bangkok at a time farmers ended their lives for want of food and money. More than 660 farmers have committed suicide in the first … Read more