Cricket associations respect SC's decision on BCCI President

Mumbai / Visakhapatnam, Mar 26 (ANI): Cricket associations of different states have said that they respect the Supreme Court's direction on BCCI chief N. Srinivasan and hope that he will take an appropriate step. The top court asked him to step down to ensure a fair probe in a betting case during last year's Indian Premier League (IPL), in which his son-in-law has been indicted. Commenting on the issue, the president of Andhra Pradesh Cricket Association, D. V. Subba Rao, said Srinivasan will take court's decision in right spirit and act accordingly. Meanwhile, former chairman of IPL, Rajiv Shukla, refused to comment on the issue. Mar 26, 2014

Modi visits Vaishno Devi ahead of rally in Jammu and Kashmir

Katra , March 26 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi reached the famed Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra and to seek blessings of the Goddess ahead of his rally in Jammu and Kashmir. Modi will be addressing a rally in Hiranagar town of the Kathua district, a few kilometres from Indo-Pak border. Mar 26, 2014

Obama hosts landmark Japan, S.Korea summit

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged his "unwavering commitment" in the face of nuclear-armed North Korea as he hosted a landmark Japan-South Korea summit. Duration: 00:36 Mar 26, 2014

Kenya insists fight against poachers not lost

Kenya insisted Tuesday that it has not lost the battle against poaching, resisting calls from wildlife activists for the ongoing slaughter of elephants and rhinos to be declared a national disaster. Duration: 01:13 Mar 26, 2014

Obama says Russia threats 'out of weakness'

Russia's attitude to its neighbours is a sign of weakness, US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday after the Kremlin took control of the Crimea region from Ukraine. Duration: 01:04 Mar 26, 2014

Zimbabwe opposition leader says MDC party united again

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Tuesday said there was renewed unity within the Movement for Democratic Change following talks aimed at bringing an end to months of infighting within the party. Duration: 00:30 Mar 26, 2014

Malaysia Airlines: care, support given to families

Malaysia Airlines insists it is doing its best to handle relatives of the passengers aboard missing flight MH370 with care and dignity as new information led to confirmation the plane crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. Duration: 01:21 Mar 26, 2014

OSCE observers begin their mission in Ukraine

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has begun its observer mission to Ukraine, although they will not have access to Crimea. Duration: 00:42 Mar 26, 2014

Pistorius' mobile phone records revealed at murder trial

The police phone call expert in the Oscar Pistorius trial has been questioned by defence lawyer Barry Roux, as prosecutors start wrapping up their case on the 15th day of athlete Oscar Pistorius's murder trial. Duration: 01:05 Mar 25, 2014

Gas find gives new energy to Cyprus politics

The discovery of gas reserves off the coast of Cyprus is giving renewed impetus to peace talks between the divided island’s north and south and some optimism that natural gas will provide relief for the island's crippled economy. Duration: 02:16 Mar 25, 2014

Japanese shoppers splash yen before tax rise

Tokyo residents are splashing their yen in a last-minute buying spree as millions of Japanese shoppers brace for the country's first sales tax hike since the late 1990s. Duration: 00:54 Mar 25, 2014