Sunday Times

  • Lance Armstrong reaches settlement with Sunday Times August 25, 2013

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached an agreement with the Sunday Times after it had sued the drugs-tainted American for around one million pounds, the British paper announced on Sunday. "It is the final episode in a long legal battle between this newspaper and the fallen icon..." the paper said. The newspaper...
  • Lakshmi Mittal puts palatial London home up for sale May 26, 2013

    London: The credit crunch seems to be taking its toll on one of the world's richest Indians Lakshmi N Mittal, who has put up one of his mansions in central London up for sale. The steel tycoon had bought the property on Palace Green in Kensington for 117 million pounds...
  • ICC official quizzes Nupur over match-fixing June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: An ICC anti-corruption investigator Monday questioned Bollywood starlet Nupur Mehta in connection with the match and spot-fixing allegations made by a British newspaper a few months ago. Mehta, whose name first surfaced when London's Sunday Times carried out a sting operation on a Delhi bookie in March, said...
  • Nupur Mehta to send legal notice to UK daily March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Little-known Bollywood actress Nupur Mehta has decided to send a legal notice to 'The Sunday Times' for accusing her of being involved in match-fixing and has also kept open the possibility of filing for civil and criminal defamation against the British daily. "We will be sending a legal notice...
  • PCB not worried over latest fixing reports March 13, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has said it would give credibility to the report about match-fixing in a British newspaper only if the ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit took up the issue and contacted it. The Sunday Times, in its report, quoted a bookmaker making big claims about how he had...
  • James Murdoch quits the boards of Sun, Times November 23, 2011

    London: James Murdoch has resigned from the boards of the companies that publish its British newspapers including the now-defunct News of the World tabloid at the center of the phone hacking sandal, regulatory filings show. The London Evening Standard newspaper said Murdoch would remain as chairman of the News International division,...
  • Phone-hacking: Zardari's private data targeted July 21, 2011

    London: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was among individuals whose personal data was clandestinely obtained by private investigators at the behest of a newspaper owned by media baron Rupert Murdoch. Nick Davies, a journalist writing for The Guardian who has doggedly exposed the dubious news-gathering practices...
  • Sunday Times apologises for 'false IPCC story' June 29, 2010

    The Sunday Times carried a rather large "correction" Monday that, once read alongside the original offending article, amounted to a complete retraction. In fact, it was a giant climbdown. In 'The Sunday Times and the IPCC: Correction', the paper refers to a news page story on 31 January headlined "UN...
  • Watch: Pak under pressure after nuke letter surfaces September 22, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan is under pressure after a six-year-old letter from tainted nuclear scientist AQ Khan revealed shocking details on how Khan sold nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea and China for his government. ...
  • India mum on AQ Khan letter, Pak writes it off September 22, 2009

    A letter written by Pakistani atomic scientist A Q Khan has allegedly revealed the country's nexus with the controversial nuclear programmes of Iran, North Korea and Libya. Several embarrassing questions are now being raised for the Pakistani establishment. Joining CNN-IBN on Talking Point to try and answer some of these...
  • AQ Khan letter reveals Pak's dirty nuclear secrets September 21, 2009

    London: A letter written by Pakistani atomic scientist A Q Khan has allegedly revealed the country’s nexus with the controversial nuclear programmes of Iran, North Korea and Libya. The letter written by Khan, who was Pakistan's national hero but now lives in disgrace after being exposed as a nuclear technology smuggler,...
  • Mittal poorer by £16.9 bn, still richest man in UK April 26, 2009

    London: Non-Resident Indian steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal continues to be the richest man in the UK in 2009, despite his wealth dwindling by £ 16.9 billion in a year owing to the global recession, The Sunday Times Rich List claimed on Sunday. India's Mukesh and Anil Ambani have been jointly ranked...
  • Lakshmi Mittal is South Africa's richest too December 4, 2007

    London: India-born steel tycoon Lakshmi Niwas Mittal, recently named the richest Indian in the world with a fortune of $51 billion, has also been rated as the wealthiest person in South Africa. Mittal has been named at the top for third consecutive year with a net worth of 27.3 billion rand...
  • Mittal named 'Businessman of 2006' June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: It's Lakshmi Mittal again. London's The Sunday Times has named the NRI steel tycoon the Business Person of 2006 on the basis of voting done by the readers of the newspaper. Mittal, who brought about the merger of Mittal Steel with Arcelor to form the world's largest steel-producing...
  • It's reining pounds for Laxmi Mittal June 21, 2007

    London: NRI steel tycoon Laxmi Mittal's wealth has gone up to £14.8 billion as he continued to rein as the richest person in Britain, according to a list published in a leading newspaper on Wednesday. The Sunday Times Rich List said seven of the ten wealthiest billionaires living in Britain come...
  • Will you help her lose her virginity? September 11, 2006

    New Delhi: A 29-year-old New Yorker has become an Internet rage after she launched an Internet search for a man who would help her lose her virginity before her 30th birthday on November 7 this year, The Sunday Times, London, reported. The woman, Sarah DiMuro, claims she is a virgin....