3 May 2017

India summons Pakistan envoy over killing of 2 soldiers

Indians burn an effigy of Pakistan and shout anti-Pakistan slogans during a protest in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Two Indian soldiers were killed and their bodies mutilated Monday in an ambush by Pakistani soldiers along the highly militarized de facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between the nuclear-armed rivals, the Indian army said. But Pakistan denied any such attack, calling the Indian claims false.
A top Indian diplomat Wednesday summoned Pakistan's ambassador to demand that Islamabad take action against soldiers and officers responsible for the killing and mutilation of two Indian soldiers.

The Indian army has said the soldiers were killed and mutilated Monday in an ambush by Pakistani soldiers along the highly militarized de-facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between the nuclear-armed rivals.

Daredevils beat Sunrisers by 6 wickets in IPL

Sunrisers Hyderabad's cricketer Yuvraj Singh ties the shoelaces of Delhi Daredevils' batsman Rishabh Pant during their Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
Delhi Daredevils broke their five-match losing streak in style on Tuesday with a six-wicket win against defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.

Daredevils' third victory in the tournament lifted them from the bottom of the eight-team table to the No. 6 spot with six points after nine matches.

Sunrisers, with 13 points from 11 matches, still occupy third spot behind leader Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders.