Everything you need to know about B.s.city R.s.: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about B.s.city R.s.: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Rome, May 24 (IANS/AKI) The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that hit rocks and sank off Tuscany last year, killing 32 people, will go on trial in July.
Damascus, May 23 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stressed Thursday his resolve to continue fighting "terrorism" in tandem with efforts for a political solution to the country's 26-month-old crisis, reported Xinhua citing state-run SANA news agency.
Pune, May 23 (IANS) Pune FC central defender Anas Edathodika Thursday signed a two-year extension at the football club.
Dubai, May 23 (IANS) A company in Saudi Arabia's eastern province has said it will hire 5,000 Indian workers affected by that country's new labour policy.
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor has cleared the air about his forthcoming release "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (YJHD), being preceived as "unethical", and said films are made to entertain people, not to spoil the society.
Singapore, May 23 (IANS) Singapore's external trade continued to fall in the first quarter of this year, with declines for total trade, non-oil domestic exports (NODX) and non-oil re-exports (NORX), the city-state's trade promotion agency, International Enterprise Singapore, said Thursday.
London, May 23 (ANI): The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which ran aground off the Italian coast last year, killing 32 people, will face trial for manslaughter, an Italian judge has ruled.
Dubai, May 23 (IANS/WAM) The Third UAE-Korea Economic Partnership Forum begins May 27 in the South Korean capital city of Seoul.
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga football club, Real Sociedad have confirmed that coach Philippe Montanier will leave the club at the end of the current season.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The decisions about where to live and how to get from home to work happen simultaneously, a research has suggested.
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) A new documentary is on its way to showcasing the status of the dwindling number of Jews in the city through the eyes of the youngest member of the community.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) There was no respite from the heat in the Indian capital Wednesday with the minimum temperature settling four notches above average at 30.3 degrees Celsius, the hottest morning of the season so far. Tuesday was the season's hottest day.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The third installment of "The Hangover" series will take the lead characters of the movie back to Las Vegas, where the plot of the first movie was sketched.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): New York City high school admissions policies are racially biased against black and Hispanic students.
Srinagar, May 21 (ANI): The All Hurriyat Conference called for a complete shutdown and a protest march in Kashmir on Tuesday to commemorate the death anniversary of prominent separatist leader Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq.
St. Petersburg, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The completion date for Zenit St. Petersburg's $1.1 billion stadium has been put back again and it may not open until 2017, a decade after construction work began, the head of the government agency auditing the project said.
Cannes, May 21 (IANS) Riding on its extensive cinema industry, which produces one of the largest number of films in India, the government of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is keen to use the latest technological innovations in the industry to create skill development and employment opportunities for its youth.
London, May 21 (ANI): Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who fled to the US last year, has said he thinks Washington should do more to protect the relatives he left behind in China.
London, May 21 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre is hunting for two houses - one for his work and the other for his children.
Beijing, May 21 (Xinhua-ANI): At least nine people were killed and 53 others wounded in bombing attacks against two Shiite mosques in Iraq's southern city of Hilla on Monday, a police source said.
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/EFE) French actor Gerard Depardieu, a Russian citizen since early this year, is soon to open a restaurant in the city where he now resides, authorities said Monday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) It was another scorching day in the capital Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling at 28 degrees Celsius, a notch above average for the season, and the maximum likely to hover around the 45 degrees Celsius mark.
Jerusalem, May 21 (IANS) Israel has cancelled a planned visit by a UNESCO delegation to Jerusalem due to the efforts of Palestinian factions to politicise it.
Damascus, May 21 (IANS) A total of 95 people, including 23 Hezbollah members, have been killed in an intense fighting in Syria's Al-Qussair city since Saturday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday.
Baghdad, May 20 (IANS) A series of car bombings and shootings, mainly targeting Shia Muslim areas across Iraq, Monday killed at least 61 people, including Iranian pilgrims, and wounded around 200 others, officials said.
Rome, May 20 (IANS/AKI) Police in the central Italian city of Perugia Monday arrested a 22-year-old Congolese migrant on suspicion of sexually assaulting his Italian girlfriend after she refused to have sex with him.
Riyadh, May 20 (IANS/AKI) A convicted Syrian drug trafficker has been beheaded in Saudi Arabia, the Saudi interior ministry said in a statement Monday.
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Srei Infrastructure Finance, one of India's leading infrastructure financial institutions, Monday announced a 424.45 percent jump in its consolidated net profit to Rs.69.28 crore during the quarter ended March 31, 2013, from Rs.13.21 crore in the same period previous year.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Veteran actor-producer Anupam Kher, whose play "Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai", is based upon the ups and downs in his life, says it will inspire people and change their viewpoint about failures in life.
Baghdad, May 20 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and more than 130 others injured in a string of nine car bombings Monday in the Iraqi capital and in the southern oil hub of Basra, police said.
Beijing, May 20 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 13 people were killed and 72 wounded in a series of car bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad and the southern city of Basra on Monday, the police said.
Beijing, May 20 (Xinhua-ANI): The Syrian army on Sunday launched a wide-scale operation to recapture the border city of al-Qussair near Lebanon, and has regained large swathes of the strategic city, local media reported.
New York, May 20 (ANI): A black Labrador retriever has taken a liking to Adele's cover of Bob Dylan's 'Make You Feel Me Love' and howls along whenever the song is played.
Srinagar, May 20 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairperson of the moderate faction of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat Conference, was placed under house arrest Monday, a day before the group has called for a march to the Eidgah here.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): An individual should always personalize their CV according to the particular job they are applying for.
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday banned political rallies for one month, a step the opposition described as an attempt to mute dissenting voices.
London, May 19 (ANI): Denmark has been crowned the winner of Eurovision song contest 2013 that were held in the Swedish city of Malmo.
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) 4G services, which provide mobile users with internet access up to 50 times faster than the current 3G network, will be launched in Shanghai next month when the China Mobile company begins large-scale trials.
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian tourist died in Vietnam after a fight with a compatriot and fellow-traveller in the coastal city of Nha Trang.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Prostitutes in Cannes or the thousands of them who descend on the city each year during the Cannes Film Festival, can apparently make up to 40,000 dollars in a single night.
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) Re-polling in a parliamentary seat started in Pakistan's port city Karachi Sunday following allegations of vote rigging, officials said.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The hot, sunny weather continued in the national capital Saturday as the maximum temperature settled four notches above average at 43.2 degrees Celsius. Similar weather is in store Sunday, the Met office said.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta says certain scenes in "Ishkq in Paris" are inspired by her life. The film also has bits from director Prem Raj's life.
Madrid, May 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid ended a 14-year wait by defeating neighbours Real Madrid in the final of the Spanish Copa del Rey football knockout competition.
Bangalore, May 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday inducted 28 members into his five-day-old ministry, the first Congress ministry in the state after nine years.
Lima, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Genrent do Brasil has been awarded a concession to build a 70 MW thermoelectric plant and temporarily supply electricity to the Peruvian Amazon city of Iquitos, authorities said.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 15 people were killed and 57 others wounded in three roadside bomb attacks on Friday in Iraq 's capital city of Baghdad, a police source said.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): At least nine people were killed and more than 55 others wounded Friday evening when two back-to-back explosions rocked Kandahar city, capital of the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, a provincial government spokesman said.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow is counting on the UN to develop proposals regarding the international presence in Afghanistan after 2014, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.
Baghdad, May 18 (IANS) A wave of bombing attacks struck war-torn Iraq Friday, leaving as many as 73 people dead and 148 injured, police and officials said.
Baghdad, May 18 (IANS) As many as 43 people were killed and 70 injured in bomb blasts that occurred in different parts of Iraq Friday.
Kabul, May 18 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and over 55 injured Friday evening when two blasts rocked Afghanistan's Kandahar city, a government official said.
Kaduna (Nigeria), May 17 (IANS) Dozens of people have been killed in a military strike launched by Nigerian army since Thursday night in the northern part of the West African country, reported Xinhua citing security sources.
Baghdad, May 17 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed and 45 others injured in two blasts, which hit almost simultaneously on Friday in Baquba, capital of eastern Iraq's Diyala province, after the Friday prayer, an official said.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former adult video star Sasha Grey has begun her car rally across Russia, driving the same model of car as Russian President Vladimir Putin did on a similar journey.
London, May 17 (ANI): Boston marathon bombings suspect wrote a message in a boat where he hid after the blasts, describing victims of the attack as 'collateral damage'.
San Juan, May 17 (IANS/EFE) The $265 million Puerto Rico's heavily indebted state-owned water and sewer authority is trying to collect from customers includes $30,000 due from La Fortaleza, the official residence of the island's governor.
Cairo, May 17 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists found the 1,400-year-old remains of a soldier in Aswan, a city in southern Egypt, Minister of State for Antiquities Ahmed Eisa said.
Baghdad, May 17 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 25 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a Shia mosque in northern Iraq, police said.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man who shot and wounded a drunken man in the central Russian city of Yelets turned out to be a priest, who said he was defending his daughter, the interior ministry said.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The city experienced a hot, sunny Thursday with clear skies with the maximum temperature settling a notch above average at 40.8 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar weather Friday.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow, who recently released her second cook book, 'It's All Good', launched an offer on Groupon.com, inviting 60 fans to spend 2,000 dollars to attend her exclusive cooking class in New York, on Tuesday.
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Moscow mayor's office has refused to authorise a gay pride parade planned for May 25, and will thwart any unsanctioned action, an official said.
Tehran, May 15 (IANS) Iranian police seized 7.5 tons of narcotics in Saravan city in the past two months, Fars news agency reported Wednesday.
Kabul, May 15 (IANS) At least six suspected pro-Taliban rebels were killed and five others detained in military operations by NATO-led forces in eastern Afghanistan, military officials said Wednesday.
Milan, May 15 (IANS) Three people were killed in the northern Italian city of Milan when a pickaxe-wielding illegal immigrant from Ghana went on a rampage, officials said.
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 15-year-old boy in Russia's eastern city of Chita survived after attempting suicide by jumping from the 10th floor of a residential apartment building, police said.
Tbilisi (Georgia), May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Georgian prime minister is considering attending next year's Winter Olympics in the southern Russian city of Sochi, he announced Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Ranbir Kapoor, who is playing the role of a travel videographer in his upcoming film- 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani', revealed some of his travel secrets while promoting the film in Mumbai.
Baku, May 14 (IANS) Azerbaijan won the right to stage the 42nd edition of the 2016 Chess Olympiad in the capital city of Baku from May 17 to 30.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Godrej group company Godrej Security Solutions (GSS) Tuesday said it is aiming to clock 27 percent growth in business to more than Rs.25 crore during this financial year.
London, May 14 (ANI): Pictures of teenagers appearing to be eaten by giant humans are trending online.
New York, May 14 (ANI): A brewer from Bolivia has created a beer that is based on the same leaf, which is used to make cocaine.
Kingston (Jamaica), May 14 (IANS/CMC) Sprint legend Usain Bolt has announced that he will compete at the Diamond League meeting in Zurich in August.
Washington, May 14 (IANS) US police are looking for a 19-year-old man identified as a suspect in the Mother's Day parade shooting in New Orleans, the largest city in Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal's state of Louisiana, that injured 19 people.
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Police have released video surveillance of a suspect wanted in the Mother's Day parade shooting in New Orleans, the largest city in Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal's state of Louisiana, injuring at least 19 people.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Mother Dairy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), Monday said it is eyeing a 30 percent business growth in its dairy product division to over Rs.800 crore this fiscal.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) A 50-year-old Congress supporter died Monday following cardiac arrest soon after Karnataka's new Chief Minister Siddaramaiah took oath at a public venue in the city centre, police said.
Washington, May 13 (IANS) In another mass shooting incident in the US, gunmen opened fire on a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, the largest city in Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal's state of Louisiana, injuring 19 people.
Geneva, May 13 (IANS/EFE) An exclusive Audemars Piguet watch designed with the assistance of soccer star Leo Messi was auctioned for 65,500 euros ($85,000), all of which will go to the foundation created by the soccer star to aid underprivileged children in Argentina, Mexico and Spain.
Washington, May 13 (IANS) At least 19 people were injured in the US state of Louisiana Sunday when some gunmen opened fire at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans city, CNN reported.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 45 injured in a suicide attack on the convoy of Balochistan province's police chief in Pakistan late Sunday.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 40 injured when a blast occurred in the Quetta city of Pakistan's Balochistan province late Sunday, Geo news reported.
Paris, May 12 (IANS) Defending champion Zhang Jike of China said here he is confident of retaining the title at the World Table Tennis Championships to be held here May 13-20.
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) FC Barcelona were confirmed as the winners of the La Liga football late Saturday night without having to kick a ball as Real Madrid drew 1-1 away to Barca's city neighbours, Espanyol.
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) The toll in a colliery accident in southwest China's Sichuan province Saturday rose to 28 after an injured miner died, authorities said Sunday.
Houston, May 12 (IANS) The world's largest art car parade traveled through the city of Houston Saturday, giving art car-lovers a rare chance to view about 300 art cars of every shape and design imaginable.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) admitted Saturday that it failed to hold free and fair polls in the country's largest city of Karachi, and called an emergency meeting to discuss complaints of rigging.
Jaipur, May 11 (IANS) From long flowing silhouettes beautifully embellished with zardozi and Swarovski to elegant saris and multi-coloured anarkalis accompanied with stylish accessories, designer Charu Parashar's collection at the Rajasthan Fashion Week (RFW) 2013 was a tribute to the state's royal heritage and culture.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) admitted Saturday that it failed to hold free and fair polls in the country's largest city of Karachi.
Tehran, May 11 (IANS) One person was killed and 17 were injured while hundreds of homes were destroyed when a 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Iran Saturday, officials said.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) After a hot Saturday, there is respite in sight with light rains accompanied by thunder and dust storms expected in the capital late Saturday and Sunday, the Met office has said.
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (ANI): A drunken man snipped off his penis and testicles with a pair of scissors following a quarrel with his girlfriend.
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man suspected of making a false bomb threat call to police, because he was afraid to miss a train bound for south Russia from Moscow, has been arrested, the interior ministry said.
New York, May 11 (ANI): A group of costumed crusaders are working together to keep New York's streets and subways safe.
New York, May 11 (ANI): A small group of young women in New York are reading pulp crime novels and other works in city parks while topless.
Singapore, May 11 (IANS) An Indian-origin man was shot dead in Alor Setar, the capital of the Malaysian state of Kedah.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Eight people were injured in a bombing that targeted female voters at a polling station in Pakistan's Peshawar city, police said.
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Direct flights between Hyderabad and Iranian holy city of Mashhad are expected to start from June 30, said Iran's consul general here.
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua-ANI): At least ten people were killed and 30 others injured when a blast went off near a polling station in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Saturday morning, reported local Urdu TV channel Dawn.