Bengaluru, March 29: Australia became the first team to clinch five cricket World Cup titles, crushing traditional rivals New Zealand by seven wickets in the final of the 11th quadrennial tournament at the majestic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.
Follow more news from India and other countries on Sunday, March 29:
7.00 pm: Blast in Vishakhapatnam firecrackers godown leaves 6 reportedly dead and 10 injured in Gokulpadu village.
6.30 pm: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu denounces as "dangerous" a nuclear accord that world powers are negotiating with Iran.
6.15 pm: An under construction staff quarters of the Central University collapsed in Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu; 5 persons killed and 18 injured.
6.00 pm: Wealth case verdict; AIADMK supporters perform elephant puja for AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa.
5.45 pm: Farmers will not have to pay interest on one year of loan, MP Govt. will take care of it, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
5.30 pm: It seems to be an unending farce that is being played: P Bhushan on rift in AAP.
5.15 pm: Rajasthan is facing great loss due to hailstorm and unseasonal rains: FM Arun Jailtey on crop damage.
5.00 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar takes view of damaged crops.
4:50 pm: RPI(A) chief Ramdas Athawale invites Yadav, Bhushan to join his party
4:45 pm: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulate Team Australia for World Cup win
4:15 pm: Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan and other AAP supporters meet in Noida to discuss future plans
3:35 pm: Australia win 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup beating New Zealand by 7 wickets
3:20 pm: AAP forms 6-member committee for the movement against NDA govt's land bill.
2:30 pm: Prashant Bhushan has been dropped from AAP's disciplinary committee; Admiral Ramdass removed from post of internal Lokpal.
2:16 pm: AAP senior leaders outside Arvind Kejriwal's residence after National Executive meet in Delhi.
Delhi: AAP senior leaders outside Arvind Kejriwal's residence after National Executive meet pic.twitter.com/mZ3K8Y0C6L— ANI (@ANI_news) March 29, 2015
1:44 pm: Heavy rainfall in Srinagar; several areas witness water logging.
Srinagar (J&K): Heavy rainfall in Srinagar; several areas witness water logging. pic.twitter.com/TleGMpXDR6— ANI (@ANI_news) March 29, 2015
1:21 pm: Martyred Lt. Kiran Shekhawat accorded with the Guard of Honour in Haryana.
Village Kurthala (Haryana): Martyred Lt. Kiran Shekhawat accorded with the Guard of Honour. pic.twitter.com/4xgWg4IRPR— ANI (@ANI_news) March 29, 2015
1:04 pm: PM Narendra Modi at the state funeral of Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.
Singapore: PM Narendra Modi at the state funeral of Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. pic.twitter.com/Bk8VyeJarV— ANI (@ANI_news) March 29, 2015
12:29 pm: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel wins Malaysian Grand Prix.
12:00 pm: PM Narendra Modi writes a note in the condolence book for Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew.
11:42 am: Water pipeline burst in Thane, Maharashtra, rescue operation was launched immediately; no casualty reported so far.
(28/03/15):Water pipeline burst in Thane (Maharashtra);rescue operation launched immediately;no loss of life reported pic.twitter.com/mnSEFsoVvQ— ANI (@ANI_news) March 29, 2015
11:33 am: AAP releases video of Arvind
Kejriwal's speech at Saturday's party meet where Yogendra Yadav,
Prashant Bhushan were voted out of key panel.
11:10 am: Saina Nehwal a true role model for aspiring sportspersons, said Sachin Tendulkar.
10:40 am: Uproar in Jammu and Kashmir,BJP MLAs are protesting, demanding arrest of former MoS Home Sajjad Ahmad Kitchloo.
10:31 am: State funeral of Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore.
Singapore: State funeral of Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.(Pic source: Reuters) pic.twitter.com/PSjrFshdrJ— ANI (@ANI_news) March 29, 2015
Singapore: State funeral of Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.(Pic source: Reuters) pic.twitter.com/Regut9TnFj— ANI (@ANI_news) March 29, 2015
10:12 am: I bring here today the condolences and prayers of the people of India, said PM Modi in Singapore.
I bring here today the condolences & prayers of the people of India: PM Modi in Singapore (Pic source: MEA) pic.twitter.com/yECOx7txmU— ANI (@ANI_news) March 29, 2015
10:04 am: Yogendra ji and Prashant Bhushan ji are still members of the party's National Council, said AAP leader Kumar Vishwas.
9:30 am: AAI employees union turns Anna Hazare for help in their efforts to stop govt from going ahead with privatistion of 4 more national airports.
9:15 am: Mitchell Starc strikes McCullum out.
9:05 am: AAP cycle rally against VIP culture in Ludhiana, Punjab.
8:55 am: AAP's internal rift won't have any effect in Punjab. Entire Punjab is with AAP, with Arvind Kejriwal, said HS Phoolka.
8:40 am: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Singapore to attend the State Funeral Services of Singapore's founder and first premier Lee Kuan Yew.
8:32 am: Late Lt Kiran Shekhawat's (who died in Dornier crash) funeral will take place today at village her Kurthala in Haryana.