Cricket is tackling sexism in India's schools

Cricket is tackling sexism in India's schools

Image caption The project has got girls playing cricket and boys learning how to dance Hundreds of thousands of pupils in schools across India are getting lessons in the art of cricket. But for a country which counts the sport as a national passion, these classes are not about finding another cricket superstar such as […]

Watch: Bolt trains with A-League club

Watch: Bolt trains with A-League club

Watch eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt train for the first time with A-League club Central Coast as he bids to become a professional footballer. Source link

Asian Games 2018: Couple names newborn after event

Asian Games 2018: Couple names newborn after event

Abidah Asian Games has been named after the huge multi-sport event in Indonesia Gone are the days of naming your newborn after a sporting hero. One Indonesian couple went one step further and chose the moniker Abidah Asian Games for their baby girl – in honour of the sporting event taking place in their country. […]

Quit-smoking helpline number on India packs

Quit-smoking helpline number on India packs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Smoking kills nearly a million people every year in India India says tobacco firms must print a helpline number to combat smoking on all cigarette packs from 1 September. The health ministry has also released new pictorial warnings, showing images of diseased organs and rotting teeth. The government has […]

Rockets hit Kabul's diplomatic area during Eid speech

Rockets hit Kabul's diplomatic area during Eid speech

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Afghan security forces patrolled the area after the rocket attack Militants have fired rockets at the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital Kabul during a speech by the president to mark a Muslim holiday. President Ashraf Ghani was speaking live on television to celebrate Eid al-Adha when explosions were heard, […]

Radioactive device goes missing in Malaysia

Radioactive device goes missing in Malaysia

Image copyright Getty Images Malaysia is hunting for a radioactive device which went missing from a pickup truck earlier this month. Authorities say the radioactive substance inside the radiography device could spread dangerous contamination if dismantled improperly. There are also fears it could be used as part of a weapon – a so-called dirty bomb […]

Trump accuses China of 'manipulating' its currency

Trump accuses China of 'manipulating' its currency

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump sits for an interview with Reuters US President Donald Trump has accused China of manipulating its currency to combat US tariffs. The accusation, made in an interview with Reuters news agency, resembles claims Mr Trump made during his 2016 campaign but had avoided more recently. It comes as […]

My green idea: Recycling India's floral waste

My green idea: Recycling India's floral waste

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sacred flowers are taken for worship on the hand at the river Ganges India is a place of flowers. Lots of them. Piles of marigolds, roses, carnations and other flowers are left at temples, mosques and sikh gurudwaras for use in religious ceremonies. Afterwards, the flowers can prove difficult […]

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