US withdraws from United Nations Human Rights Council

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, announced the decision.

Governor's rule imposed in Jammu and Kashmir​

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and former state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. (File | PTI)

In a surprise move, the BJP yesterday announced withdrawal of support to the PDP, saying it has become impossible to continue in the government in view of the growing radicalism and terrorism.


Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal banned for one Test for ball tampering

Umpires had laid the charge after television footage from during the second Test against West Indies appeared to show the Sri Lankan captain taking something out from his left pocket and putting it in his mouth, before applying the residue of the artificial substance to the ball which was viewed as an attempt to change its condition.

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal (File | AP)