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The tragedy of Rajasthan BCCI shows it cares more about power than players

Sep 02, 2014

The tragedy of Rajasthan BCCI shows it cares more about power than players

The BCCI exists to safeguard the sport in India. More and more it appears to care about money and power first, and cricket after. #Sports #Rajasthan #BCCI #Cricket #Lalit Modi #InMyOpinion #N Srinivasan #Ranji Trophy #Pankaj Singh #Robin Bist #Rajasthan Cricket Association
The petty tyranny of 'Guru Utsav' Modi-ji, leave 'em kids alone

Sep 02, 2014

The petty tyranny of 'Guru Utsav' Modi-ji, leave 'em kids alone

If a school does not have the television sets, cable connections and projectors needed for something like this, they had better get cracking on organizing everything before 5 September. #BJP #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan #Teacher's Day #Vinod Tawde #Guru Utsav
Guantanamo detainee transfer to Uruguay unlikely before vote-official

Sep 02, 2014

Guantanamo detainee transfer to Uruguay unlikely before vote-official

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - The transfer of six prisoners from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay to Uruguay is unlikely to take place before presidential elections are held in October, a senior Uruguayan official said on Monday. President Jos Mujica earlier this year accepted a request to take half a dozen inmates from the center used to imprison people detained after the Sept. #United States #Business #Japan #Technology #Arabic #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Ukraine separatists seek "special status" at Minsk talks

Sep 02, 2014

Ukraine separatists seek "special status" at Minsk talks

MINSK (Reuters) - Pro-Russia separatists sat down for preliminary peace talks with Ukraine in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Monday saying they would be prepared to stay part of Ukraine if they were granted "special status", according to Russian news agencies. #United States #India #Japan #Technology #Russia #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #Ukraine #opinion
Libyan parliament reappoints PM as government loses grip on ministries

Sep 02, 2014

Libyan parliament reappoints PM as government loses grip on ministries

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's House of Representatives reappointed Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday as the government lost control of ministries in the capital where armed groups have taken over and a separate parliament has claimed legitimacy. The parliament that was elected in June moved to the remote eastern city of Tobruk last month as rival armed groups battled for Tripoli. #United States #China #Japan #Arabic #Government #markets #Argentina #opinion
"We told you so" - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

Sep 02, 2014

"We told you so" - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

RIGA/VILNIUS (Reuters) - Nervously eyeing Russian naval manoeuvres and military flights near their borders, the three ex-Soviet Baltic states fear they may emerge as the next geopolitical flashpoint after Ukraine in a confrontation that could test their cherished Western ties. With President Barack Obama heading to Estonia on Wednesday on a visit designed to underline U.S. solidarity with the Balts ahead of a NATO summit in Wales, the three tiny republics are renewing calls for troops on the ground and military help #facebook #Politics #India #Japan #Brazil #France #markets #Argentina #Mexico #Ukraine #european #opinion
"We told you so" - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

Sep 02, 2014

"We told you so" - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

RIGA/VILNIUS (Reuters) - Nervously eyeing Russian naval manoeuvres and military flights near their borders, the three ex-Soviet Baltic states fear they may emerge as the next geopolitical flashpoint after Ukraine in a confrontation that could test their cherished Western ties. With President Barack Obama heading to Estonia on Wednesday on a visit designed to underline U.S #facebook #United States #Business #Brazil #France #markets #United Kingdom #President #Mexico #european #russian #opinion
Bad weather for 2050 as TV forecasters imagine climate change

Sep 02, 2014

Bad weather for 2050 as TV forecasters imagine climate change

OSLO (Reuters) - Imaginary television weather forecasts predicted floods, storms and searing heat from Arizona to Zambia within four decades, as part of a United Nations campaign on Monday to draw attention to a U.N. summit this month on fighting global warming. "Miami South Beach is under water," one forecaster says in a first edition of "weather reports from the future", a series set in 2050 and produced by companies including Japan's NHK, the U.S. #United States #India #China #Japan #Arabic #Middle East #Italy #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
Detained Americans in North Korea seek U.S. help, in interviews with CNN

Sep 02, 2014

Detained Americans in North Korea seek U.S. help, in interviews with CNN

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed on Monday to the U.S government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews that were set up by the North Korean government and may signal an attempt by Pyongyang to reopen a long-stalled dialogue. The three men, one serving a 15-year sentence and two awaiting trial in the isolated country, spoke to a visiting CNN reporting crew in tightly controlled circumstances. #facebook #United States #China #Technology #Interview #markets #North Korea #Argentina #United Kingdom #opinion
U.N. to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in Iraq

Sep 02, 2014

U.N. to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in Iraq

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations agreed on Monday to send investigators to Iraq to examine crimes being committed by Islamic State militants on "an unimaginable scale", with a view to holding perpetrators to account. "We are facing a terrorist monster," Iraq's human rights minister, Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani, told the U.N #facebook #Politics #India #China #Business #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion