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Ashok Sharma

Ashok Sharma

    Five face murder charges in India gang-rape case
    Five face murder charges in India gang-rape case
    Police say they expect to formally charge five of six suspects with murder in the death of the woman who was raped on a moving bus in New Delhi.
    Games head sees improved conditions
    Games head sees improved conditions
    With teams on their way to New Delhi, the Games chief said Saturday that India's last-minute push to clean and finish facilities was paying dividends.
    Aids group nixes new funds for Zimbabwe
    Aids group nixes new funds for Zimbabwe
    An aid agency has decided against giving new healthcare funds to Zimbabwe to fight HIV/Aids until the country's central bank returns $7-million.
    Teenage sensation powers India to victory
    Teenage sensation powers India to victory
    Teenager Suresh Raina struck a valiant 81 not out on Friday as India overcame an early collapse to beat England by four wickets in the second limited-overs international. Raina and Mahendra Dhoni (38) combined for a 118-run, sixth-wicket partnership to help India recover from a 92-5 slump.
    Strauss gives England solid start against India
    Strauss gives England solid start against India
    A century from opener Andrew Strauss and an unbeaten 50 by Test rookie Owais Shah helped a depleted England reach a solid 272 for three on the first day of the third and final cricket Test against India. Strauss batted with authority as he drove, pulled and swept the Indian bowlers fluently after Indian skipper Rahul Dravid asked England to bat first after winning the toss.
    Bird flu: India continues mass fowl slaughter
    Bird flu: India continues mass fowl slaughter
    Indian health officials went door-to-door on Monday searching for people possibly sickened by the deadly H5N1 bird-flu virus, while hundreds of German troops disposed of dead chickens in a desperate attempt to contain the fast-moving disease. The European Union's agriculture ministers met to discuss ways to combat bird flu.