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Rich Indians stash illegal $500bn abroad

Rich Indians have stashed away almost $500-billion of illicit money abroad, parking the funds in countries considered the "least corrupt".

Indian hunger striker goes on fast to end corruption

Indian activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike in August attracted public support, held a one-day fast demanding government to tackle corruption.

Ten months in chains: Sailors tell of piracy ordeal

Sailors have recounted the horrors they faced during their captivity by Somali pirates who kept them in chains and treated them "like animals".

Chennai smash Bangalore to win IPL title

A clinical Chennai Super Kings had clinched their second Indian Premier League title in a row with a 58-run thrashing of Royal Challengers Bangalore.

IPL struggles to maintain explosive growth

The Indian Premier League has been as noisy and flamboyant as ever, but some experts believe it has suffered a poor year.

Warne bows out of cricket on a low

Shane Warne bows out of professional cricket on Friday after a frustrating final IPL season replete with rows, fines and other off-field distractions.

Valthaty puts IPL stars in the shade

Paul Valthaty may not inspire much confidence when he trudges in to bat -- no funky haircut and no flashy bling on show in the Indian Premier League.

India revel in magical semifinal win

Thousands of delirious home fans brought the house down at the Mohali Stadium on Wednesday after India ended Pakistan's World Cup dream.

India and Pakistan in World Cup showdown

India and Pakistan head into an epic World Cup showdown on Wednesday that will showcase the bitter rivalry and common bonds between the neighbours.

Eight teams left standing

After four gruelling weeks and 42 matches, the World Cup quarterfinals will still feature the world's eight top-ranked teams.

Hansra, Bagai take Canada to rare win

Jimmy Hansra struck a half-century under pressure as Canada defeated Kenya by five wickets on Monday to get their second victory ever in a World Cup.

No turning back as Smith eyes SA triumph

Graeme Smith is determined to end his reign as SA's one-day captain in a blaze of glory by leading the Proteas to a first World Cup triumph.

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