India scraps tampon tax after campaign

India scraps tampon tax after campaign

Image copyright AFP Image caption The introduction of the 12% „blood tax” sparked protests across India India has scrapped its 12% tax on all sanitary products following months of campaigning by activists. The announcement comes a year after the government introduced the tax, known as GST, on all goods – including the 12% duty on…

England v India – third ODI

England v India – third ODI

England v India – third ODI, Headingley – Live – BBC Sport ]]> Summary Rashid bowls Kohli with terrific leg-break for 71 First time Kohli has been bowled by a leg-spinner in ODI career Stokes runs out Dhawan with direct hit England won toss & chose to field Vince replaces injured Roy; India leave out…

England v India – toss & team news

England v India – toss & team news

England v India – second ODI, Lord’s – Live – BBC Sport ]]> Summary India recover from 60-3 – wickets for Wood, Willey & Plunkett Root hit century off 109 balls to anchor England innings Yorkshireman equalled Trescothick’s record for England ODI hundreds Late Willey cameo (50 off 30 balls) pushed England beyond 300 Kuldeep…

England v India – first ODI

England v India – first ODI

England v India – first ODI, Trent Bridge – Live – BBC Sport ]]> Summary Left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep takes 6-25 in 10 overs Buttler (53) top-scorer for England; Stokes makes 50 off 103 balls India won toss; first of three ODIs Get involved #bbccricket India Innings Batsman How Out Bowler Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s…

England v India: Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten century ensures T20 series win for visitors

England v India: Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten century ensures T20 series win for visitors

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli’s 89-run partnership put India in control of the run chase Third Twenty20 international, Bristol: England 198-8 (20 overs): Roy 67, Pandya 4-38 India 201-3 (18.4 overs): Rohit 100*, Kohli 43 India won by seven wickets; won series 2-1 Scorecard Rohit Sharma made a stunning 100 not out to help India…

Two more dead in India WhatsApp lynchings

Two more dead in India WhatsApp lynchings

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Abijeet Nath (L) and Nilotpal Das (R) stopped to ask for directions when a mob attacked them Indian police have arrested 16 people after two men became the latest victims of hysteria over WhatsApp rumours of child kidnappers. The men had stopped to ask directions in north-eastern Assam state when…