India

First Test Day Two (close): England 474-8 dec (Kevin Pietersen 202*, Matt Prior 71, Jonathan Trott 70, Praveen Kumar 5-106
If politicians, whoever they might be, want to take some time off to go to the cricket we shouldn't point fingers at them, we should applaud them and be thankful that the smug killjoys haven't killed off every last pleasure afforded to those who give up private lives for public service.
What goes around comes around. Back in 1884, when the English took on the aussies on what was to become the home of cricket, little would have the suited gentleman sitting on the Pavilion end balcony imagined that the same hallowed turf will host test no. 2000 almost 127 years later.
We are just one day away from the start of the Test series in England. The speed with which a new series arrives at us can leave even the diehard Cricket fans fatigued. Too much happening, too much to catch up, and too much to remember all the time.
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Indian officials have called an emergency security meeting to investigate three co-ordinated bombings
Three near-simultaneous explosions have shaken India's commercial capital Mumbai (Bombay), police say.
Twitter users are used to seeing reports quickly spread of injuries and misery in the aftermath of a terrorist attack or
India is now apparently one of the most dangerous places in the world for women.