‘Media can improve rights of homosexuals in South Asia’

The media can play a positive role in improving the human rights and health of homosexual men in South Asia, a report said Wednesday.

The report titled “A Framework for Media Engagement on MSM and Transgender Persons in South Asia” has been developed by the Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

Indian-origin trio jailed for faking designer garments

An Indian-origin businessman in Britain, along with his brother and father, has been jailed for manufacturing fake designer garments worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, a media report said.

Principal offender Kuldip Singh, 26, director of Kully Screen Printing Ltd in Britain’s Leicester, was sentenced to 23 months in jail by the Leicester Crown Court, The Leicester Mercury reported Wednesday.

His father, Shinderpal Singh, 56, and brother, Sarbjit Singh 24, were each jailed for 11 months.

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by 15 runs

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by 15 runs in the last match of the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here Wednesday.

Set a target of 173, Mumbai Indian managed 157 for seven in 20 overs for their fifth consecutive loss in the season.

Defending champions Mumbai Indians ended the UAE-leg of their Indian Premier League (IPL)A without a win as they went down to Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs by for their fifth consecutive loss in the season here Wednesday.