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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.