Organisers for Metallica gig arrested

Four organisers of a planned Indian gig by US rock group Metallica have been arrested after the show was called off, leading fans to smash up the stage. The band had been due to play in Delhi. They said the concert was postponed after a security barrier in front of the stage collapsed. Dozens of … [Read the full story]

It’s the Cobra-wealth Games

As if the threat of terrorism, shoddy construction or dengue fever wasn’t enough, athletes and visitors to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi now have another potentially-dangerous hazard to consider – snakes. Continuing a dramatic build up to the event, which begins in six days, it emerged on Monday a full-grown cobra had to be removed … [Read the full story]