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Indian jails: Burgeoning and bursting with no reforms in sight

By Sat, Jan 28, 2012 3:24AM UTC 0 Comment

New Delhi’s Tihar Jail – that houses twice the number of inmates than its capacity – set a record of sorts on January 27 when almost 150 inmates were selected by various companies in a campus placement drive.  Three of them were also offered an annual package of Rs 3,60,000. It was part of the...

Korea VS Japan Asian Cup semi-final, Korea lose, old feud lingers

By Wed, Jan 26, 2011 12:28AM UTC 19 Comments

Korea and Japan met again in the 2011 Asian Cup semi-finals in Qatar. Korea lost by 0-3 on penalties after a hard fought 2-2 draw after extra-time. After each scoring one goal in normal time, they went to extra-time only to tie 2-2. Even to non-football fans, this match was extremely hard to ignore. A...