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English Premier League standings

April 16, 2014 at 8:16 AM

London, April 16 (IANS) Following are the English Premier League standings after Tuesday's matches (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.

Stacey Solomon, Aaron Barham part ways

April 16, 2014 at 5:52 AM

Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) British singer Stacey Solomon has split from her fiance Aaron Barham.

English Premier League standings

April 14, 2014 at 9:53 AM

London, April 14 (IANS) Following are the English Premier League standings after Sunday's matches (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.

Pope Francis calls for reflection on Palm Sunday

April 14, 2014 at 2:52 AM

Vatican City, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Pope Francis used his Palm Sunday Mass homily to call on Catholics to reflect, asking the faithful at the start of Holy Week if they were traitors like Judas or loved God like Joseph.

33 killed in Mexico bus crash

April 14, 2014 at 1:00 AM

Mexico City, April 14 (IANS/EFE) At least 33 people were killed early Sunday when a tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on the Cosamalopan-Acayucan highway in the southern part of the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, officials said.

37 killed, 86 injured in Iraq violence

April 11, 2014 at 3:48 AM

Baghdad, April 11 (IANS) As many as 37 people were killed and 86 injured in a wave of attacks in different parts of Iraq Thursday.

3 killed, 34 wounded as car bombs explode in Baghdad

April 9, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Baghdad, April 9 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 34 others injured in four car bomb explosions across Iraq's capital Baghdad Wednesday, the country's interior ministry said.

Police capture Mexican cartel boss in Guatemala

April 8, 2014 at 3:56 AM

Guatemala City, April 8 (IANS/EFE) A Guatemalan man suspected of being a boss of Mexico's Zetas drug cartel was captured by police Monday in northern Guatemala, Government Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla said.

England striker Jay Rodriguez to miss World Cup

April 8, 2014 at 1:56 AM

London, April 8 (IANS) Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez will miss England's World Cup campaign due to an injury that will rule him out for al least six months.

Josh-Jessica lovey-dovey even after split

April 7, 2014 at 3:17 AM

New York, April 7 (IANS) Actor Josh Lucas split from his wife in January, but he didn't look like he had been through a divorce with Jessica Ciencin Henriquez,

English Premier League standings

April 6, 2014 at 10:21 AM

London, April 6 (IANS) Following are the English Premier League standings after Saturday's match (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points) according to Xinhua:

Mexico to disarm militias

April 5, 2014 at 1:42 AM

Mexico City, April 5 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican government is preparing to disarm the self-defence groups who have been battling the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel in the western state of Michoacan since February 2013, officials said.

Can Liverpool win EPL for Gerrard? (Column: On The Ball)

April 3, 2014 at 11:41 AM

The English Premier League is approaching its business end. A fortnight ago only four points separated the leaders Manchester City and fourth-placed Arsenal with Chelsea and Liverpool in the sandwich, giving all the four a possible shot at the title.

English Premier League standings

April 1, 2014 at 6:53 AM

London, April 1 (IANS) The English Premier League standings after Monday's match were as follows, according to Xinhua.

Pellegrini plays 'mind games' over Mourinho's claims Chelsea are out of PL title chase

March 31, 2014 at 2:45 PM

London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has reportedly rubbished his rival Jose Mourinho's claims that Chelsea are out of the Premier League title chase.

Carretero first Panamanian to participate in Tour of Italy

March 31, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Panama City, March 31 (IANS) Cyclist Ramon Carretero, 23, will be the first Panamanian to participate in the Tour of Italy (Giro d'Italia).

Twitter and American Airlines help reunite woman with 'future hubby'

March 31, 2014 at 11:58 AM

London, March 31 (ANI): A woman from New York City was reunited with the 'man of her dreams', who she met while travelling on a flight, through Twitter and American Airlines.

Liverpool crush Spurs to top Premier League table

March 31, 2014 at 9:17 AM

London, Mar.31 (ANI): Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table for the first time since Christmas with an emphatic four nil victory at home over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

Suarez tops Premier League goal scorers

March 30, 2014 at 1:01 PM

London, March 30 (IANS) Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez currently leads the English Premier League scorers with 28 goals.

Prince Harry's pal slams 'terrible' pressure on Cressida Bonas

March 30, 2014 at 12:13 PM

London, March 30 (ANI): A friend of Prince Harry has hit out at the public pressure on the royal's girlfriend Cressida Bonas, saying that the latter is a "young girl in love" who is desperate for time alone with her beau.

City fails to regain PL top spot following 1-1 draw with Arsenal

March 30, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Johannesburg, Mar 30 (ANI): Manchester City has failed to replace Chelsea on top of the Premier League following a 1-1 draw with an improved Arsenal side on Saturday at the Emirates Stadium.

China reports three more bird flu cases in humans

March 30, 2014 at 2:22 AM

Beijing, March 30 (IANS) Three more people were confirmed to be infected with H7N9 bird flu in three provinces, Chinese health authorities said Saturday.

Pellegrini backs Man City midfielder Yaya Toure to beat Suarez for 'player of the year'

March 29, 2014 at 5:09 PM

London, Mar. 29 (ANI): Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has reportedly backed his midfielder Yaya Toure to beat Liverpool forward Luis Suarez to player of the year.

Gary Neville offers Salford City 'kit man' post to 'sacked' Piers Morgan!

March 29, 2014 at 12:29 PM

London, Mar 29 (ANI): Former Manchester United player Gary Neville has reportedly offered the post of 'kit man' to British TV host Piers Morgan, who has been sacked by CNN after low viewers ratings for his prime-time show.

Rodgers says City still 'favourites' despite Liverpool uprooting them in PL table

March 28, 2014 at 11:49 AM

London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has said that Manchester City are still favourites for the Premier League, despite overtaking them in the league table with a 2-1 Sunderland win.

United supporters plan 'Wrong One - Moyes Out' flypast during Aston Villa clash

March 28, 2014 at 11:17 AM

London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Troubles for Manchester United boss David Moyes are reportedly intensifying as the club's supporters are planning to display the message 'Wrong One - Moyes Out' during United's clas against Aston Villa this weekend.

Angelina Jolie lets 10-year-old son buy 'Swearing Finger' toy in Vegas

March 27, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Washington, March 27 (ANI): Angelina Jolie apparently let her 10-year-old son Pax buy a "swearing finger" toy in Las Vegas.

Rooney admits Man U has lost Old Trafford's 'fear factor' following City loss

March 27, 2014 at 4:13 PM

London, Mar. 27 (ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has reportedly admitted that the club has lost its Old Trafford 'fear factor' after United's 3-0 loss to neighbours Manchester City.

English Premier League leading scorers

March 27, 2014 at 9:33 AM

London, March 27 (IANS) Following are the leading scorers in English Premier League after Wednesday's matches, according to Xinhua.

NBA: Dirk scores 32 as Mavericks beat Thunder in overtime

March 26, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Washington, March 26 (IANS) Veteran Dirk Nowitzki scored 32 points, including seven in overtime, to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-108 in the NBA Tuesday.

Man City snuffs out Man U's PL progress with 3-0 victory

March 26, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Johannesburg, Mar 26 (ANI): Manchester City has put the brakes on the recent Premier League revival of their archrivals Manchester United by defeating them 3-0 at the Old Trafford on Tuesday.

City beat United in English Premier League

March 26, 2014 at 6:53 AM

London, March 26 (IANS) A clinical double from Edin Dzeko helped Manchester City move second in the English Premier League with a 3-0 win at Manchester United Tuesday while Arsenal's title hopes all but evaporated in a 2-2 draw with Swansea City, Bangkok Post reported Wednesday.

Rodgers says Premier League title rivals 'scared of Liverpool's firepower'

March 24, 2014 at 3:15 PM

London, Mar. 24 (ANI): Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has said that the club's Premier League title rivals are 'scared of their firepower'.

Justin Bieber 'inked mid- air'

March 24, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Washington, Mar.24 (ANI): Justin Bieber apparently got himself a new tattoo during a flight on a private jet to Canada.

Stoke City overtakes Aston Villa at 10th place in PL table with 4-1 victory

March 24, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Johannesburg, Mar. 24 (ANI): Stoke City has bagged a 4-1 victory against Aston Villa, to overtake their opponents into the 10th place in the Premier League table.

For dating, Shailene Woodley relies on zodiac signs

March 24, 2014 at 2:03 AM

Los Angeles, March 24 (IANS) "Divergent" actress Shailene Woodley, who is single, strongly believes in horoscope compatibility and when it comes to dating, she relies on zodiac signs.

Pellegrini insists any one of top-four can bag Premier League title

March 23, 2014 at 3:07 PM

London, Mar. 23 (ANI): Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has reportedly insisted that the Premier League title chase remains a four-horse race as the club prepares for their crucial upcoming matches against Manchester United and Arsenal next week.

New technology uses sunlight to purify water

March 23, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Washington, March 23 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new technology that uses sunlight with several high-tech components to purify water.

Toure's hat-trick boosts Man City's PL challenge with 5-0 win over Fulham

March 23, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Johannesburg, Mar 23 (ANI): Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has scored a hat-trick to help his side maintain their Premier League title challenge with a 5-0 win at home in the Etihad to bottom-ranked Fulham on Saturday.

Cambodia still searching for missing Malaysian jet

March 21, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Phnom Penh, March 21 (IANS) Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen Friday said that the country is still conducting search operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet within its territory although Australian satellites had sighted suspicious debris in the southern Indian Ocean.

Cops rule out Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott's death as suicide

March 20, 2014 at 11:07 AM

London, March 20 (ANI): Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott's death has been ruled as suicide by New York City authorities.

Katie Holmes flaunts bangs for spring

March 20, 2014 at 5:23 AM

Los Angeles, March 20 (IANS) It's spring, and actress Katie Holmes has got herself a new look courtesy some bangs.

Rodgers warns 'PL favourites' Chelsea, Man City that 'moneyed approach can't buy success'

March 19, 2014 at 3:31 PM

London, Mar 19 (ANI): Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has warned Premier League title rivals Manchester City and Chelsea that they cannot guarantee a win despite spending millions of pounds on new transfers and wages.

Van Persie, Phil Neville ditch Man U to send kids to Man City's training academy

March 18, 2014 at 12:19 PM

London, Mar. 18 (ANI): Manchester United striker Robin van Persie and Old Trafford legend Phil Neville have reportedly sent their young sons to join the training academy of their club's archrivals Manchester City.

Van Persie, Phil Neville ditch Man U to send kids to Man City's training academy

March 18, 2014 at 12:19 PM

London, Mar. 18 (ANI): Manchester United striker Robin van Persie and Old Trafford legend Phil Neville have reportedly sent their young sons to join the training academy of their club's archrivals Manchester City. United's poor season turned boss David Moyes' week from bad to worse with Shaqueel van Persie and Harvey Neville, both aged 11, allegedly signing up with Manchester City's academy to train. According to Metro.co.uk, despite United's proud history of promoting youngsters, it looks as though both Van Persie and Neville have questioned Moyes' ability to develop young players if speculations of their sons joining City's youth set-up prove to be correct

Shooting victim Cabanas in Brazilian comeback bid

March 17, 2014 at 3:15 PM

Sao Paulo, March 17 (IANS) Former Paraguay international striker Salvador Cabanas has reportedly joined Brazilian club Tanabi in his latest comeback from a near-fatal shooting incident.

World's most exclusive restaurant in New York has 10-year waiting list

March 16, 2014 at 2:35 PM

New York, March 16 (ANI): A 16-seat basement bistro in New York City has been dubbed the world's most exclusive restaurant thanks to its 10-year waiting list.

Man City moves up in Premier League following 2-0 win over Hull City

March 16, 2014 at 9:07 AM

London, Mar 16 (ANI): Manchester City has moved up to the second position in the Premier League table following a 2-0 win over Hull City away at the KC Stadium on Saturday, despite seeing captain Vincent Kompany dismissed by a red card.

Hamilton shares picture of himself with Scherzinger

March 14, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Los Angeles, March 14 (IANS) Formula one racer Lewis Hamilton tweeted his picture with singer Nicole Scherzinger. The couple is on a romantic vacation in Rome.

Arsenal's Ozil out for four weeks

March 14, 2014 at 12:51 PM

London, March 14 (IANS) Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will be forced out of competition for at least four weeks due to a hamstring strain, the club said.

Devotees freeze body of dead Indian guru

March 14, 2014 at 12:35 PM

London, March 14 (ANI): The body of a dead Indian spiritual guru has been reportedly preserved in a freezer by his devotees, who believe that the saint is merely in a state of meditation and would return to life soon.

Google plans to open first retail store in NY City

March 13, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Washington, Mar. 13 (ANI): Google has reportedly planned to open up its first retail store situated near an Apple store in New York City's SoHo neighborhood.

Ozil still 'central' to Wenger's plans for Arsenal future despite 'mental struggles'

March 13, 2014 at 2:27 PM

London, Mar. 13 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has reportedly reassured injured midfielder Mesut Ozil that he is still central to his plans for the club's future in 'heart-to-heart' talks.

Malaysia Airlines scraps flight codes of missing plane

March 13, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Kuala Lumpur, March 13 (IANS) Malaysia Airlines announced Thursday morning that the flight codes of its missing plane, MH370 and MH371, will be dropped and replaced by new ones.

Barca sweeps into CL quarterfinals following 2-1 win over Man City

March 13, 2014 at 9:08 AM

Johannesburg, Mar 13 (ANI): Spanish champions Barcelona has swept into the quarter-finals of the Champions League following a comfortable 2-1 victory over Premier League rivals Manchester City on Wednesday at Camp Nou.

Polls 2014: Video camera shortage hits Ghaziabad officials

March 12, 2014 at 6:27 PM

Ghaziabad, March 12 (IANS) The Ghaziabad district administration is facing a shortage of video cameras, said an officer Wednesday.

Manila's Makati City and Pasig crowned as world's selfie capitals

March 12, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Manila's Makati City, the financial district, and suburban Pasig, have topped as world's selfie capitals, based on data gathered from Instagram.

Newcastle boss Pardew slammed with `record` seven-game ban over `head-butting` charges

March 12, 2014 at 9:31 AM

London, Mar 12 (ANI): Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew has reportedly been slammed with a record ban of seven games for head-butting Hull City player David Meyler in a Premier League match.

Hamas millitants seize crashed Israeli drone in Gaza

March 11, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Gaza, March 11 (IANS) The armed wing of the Hamas movement that is in power in Gaza said Tuesday it has seized an Israeli drone that crashed near the Gaza-Israel border fence.

Detroit Lions and Ford Motor Co. chairman passes away at 88

March 10, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Washington, Mar. 12 (ANI): Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford, who was also the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford has passed away at the age of 88.

Wigan Athletic stuns City 2-1 at Etihad to reach FA Cup semi-final

March 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM

London, Mar. 10 (ANI): Manchester City is reportedly stunned following a shocking lose to second-tier Wigan Athletic, who won 2-1 in the quarter-final match of the FA Cup at a disbelieving Etihad Stadium.

Barcelona coach Martino worried after away losses

March 9, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Barcelona, March 9 (IANS) Barcelona football coach Tata Martino said "lack of mobility" was behind his side's stunning loss to Valladolid in the Spanish La Liga Saturday.

Jaime King credits motherhood for her understanding of love

March 9, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Washington, March 9 (ANI): Jaime King, who welcomed son James with hubby Kyle Newman five months ago, has revealed that motherhood has taught her the real meaning of love.

Mexican marines confiscate six planes in drug bust

March 9, 2014 at 8:09 AM

Mexico City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexican marines detained three armed individuals and confiscated six small planes, weapons and vehicles in a drug bust at a ranch in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, authorities said.

Malaysia Airlines plane crashes

March 8, 2014 at 12:17 PM

Ho Chi Minh City, March 8 (IANS) A Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing Saturday with 239 people on board has crashed into the waters off Vietnam, Xinhua reported quoting a Vietnamese newspaper.

Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung sentenced to six years in jail for 'money laundering'

March 8, 2014 at 10:01 AM

London, Mar 8 (ANI): Carson Yeung, the Asian owner of football club Birmingham City, has reportedly been sentenced to six years in prison by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.

Bendtner confident of Arsenal winning season despite fall to 3rd PL rankings

March 7, 2014 at 5:13 PM

London, Mar. 07 (ANI): Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has reportedly insisted that the club still has a 'great chance' of 'winning something' despite Arsenal slipping down to third rank following a 1-0 defeat to Stoke City last week.

Apollo Health City bags award for medical tourism

March 6, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, has bagged the prestigious international medical tourism award for excellence in customer service by Britain's International Medical Travel Journal.

Seven killed in Baghdad bomb attacks

March 5, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Baghdad, March 5 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 64 others wounded in a series of bomb explosions in the Iraq's capital Baghdad Wednesday.

Court orders fresh FIR against Haryana sports minister

March 5, 2014 at 5:29 PM

Gurgaon, March 5 (IANS) A district court here ordered a fresh first information report (FIR) against Haryana youth and sports minister Sukhbir Kataria in a bogus votes case.

Wear this tiny device as earrings to download software!

March 5, 2014 at 4:25 PM

London, March 5 (IANS) As people wait anxiously for the wearable computer device Google Glass to be launched later this year, a tiny computer worn on the ear that can be controlled by eye or tongue movements is in the offing.

World's most exclusive restaurant in NYC has five year waiting list

March 4, 2014 at 3:05 PM

London, March 5 (ANI): Booking a table at a restaurant a day or two in advance is always the best move. But if you are planning to eat at the world's most exclusive restaurant in New York City, then you might want to book a little earlier - five years earlier to be exact.

Birmingham City owner found guilty of 'money laundering' by Hong Kong court

March 4, 2014 at 11:29 AM

London, Mar 4 (ANI): The Asian owner of Football League club Birmingham City has reportedly been found guilty of five counts of money laundering by Hong Kong court.

Jack Wilshere insists Arsenal still has a chance in PL despite falling to third place

March 3, 2014 at 6:01 PM

London, Mar. 03 (ANI): Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has reportedly insisted that they can still fight back in the Premier League after falling to third place, four points behind leaders Chelsea, after they lost to Stoke City.

City boss Pellegrini says 'loves' to manage club like Man U!

March 3, 2014 at 3:37 PM

London, Mar. 03 (ANI): Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, in post match euphoria, forgot for a moment which club he managed and said that he 'loves pressure' to handle 'a team like Manchester United'.

Man City boss Pellegrini targets 'quadruple' following Capital One Cup glory

March 3, 2014 at 12:25 PM

London, Mar. 03 (ANI): Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has reportedly targeted a clean sweep of four trophies in his debut season after his club made a come-from behind win over Sunderland at Wembley.

SATC star Kristin Davis feels guilty for encouraging women to wear heels

March 3, 2014 at 11:48 AM

London, March 3 (ANI): Kristin Davis, who played socialite Charlotte York in 'Sex and the City' for almost a decade, has revealed that she feels guilty for encouraging women to wear high heels.

Arsenal slips down in Premier League following shock 1-0 defeat by Stoke City

March 2, 2014 at 9:37 AM

London, Mar 2 (ANI): Arsenal has slipped further behind leaders Chelsea in the Premier League following a shocking 1-0 defeat by Stoke City, which continued their superb run of home results against the league's leading teams, on Saturday at the Britannia Stadium.

Chelsea extend PL lead with Schurrle's hat-trick in 3-1 win over Fulham

March 2, 2014 at 9:13 AM

Johannesburg, Mar 2 (ANI): Chelsea has extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to four points following a 3-1 victory over bottom-placed Fulham on Saturday away at the Craven Cottage.

Cardiff owner Tan calls British media 'racist'

March 1, 2014 at 4:09 PM

London, Mar. 01 (ANI): Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has threatened to walk away while insisting that he deserves an apology from Cardiff fans and the British media, whom he accused of racism.

Man City, PSG may be among 76 European clubs facing sanctions for breaching UEFA rules

March 1, 2014 at 1:53 PM

London, Mar 1 (ANI): Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain may reportedly be two of the 76 European clubs being investigated for possible breaches of UEFA's financial fair play (FFP) rules.

Mary-Kate Olsen engaged to Nicolas Sarkozy's half-brother

March 1, 2014 at 10:01 AM

Washington, March 1 (ANI): Mary-Kate Olsen is all set to walk down the aisle with her much older beau Olivier Sarkozy, who happens to be former French president Nicolas Sarkozy's half-brother.

Woman in 'Sex And...' were nice to each other: Jessica Parker

February 27, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker says unlike the woman shown in reality TV today, the woman in her movie "Sex And The City" were friendly towards each other.

Length of social-media messages proportional to public events: Study

February 27, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Washington, Feb. 27 (ANI): A new study published by researchers in MIIT's Senseable City Lab has revealed that the length of social-media messages grows shorter on social networking websites during major public events.

75 percent Arsenal fans think 'miracle man' Wenger best bet for club

February 26, 2014 at 9:10 PM

London, Feb 26 (ANI): Arsenal fans have reportedly given manager Arsene Wenger a overwhelming vote of confidence indicating that he is still the right man to be the club's manager.

Japanese retail giant Aeon to branch out to Myanmar

February 24, 2014 at 12:56 PM

Yangon, Feb 24 (IANS) Japan's biggest supermarket chain, Aeon, will branch out to Myanmar as the first major Japanese retailer in the country.

English Premier League results

February 24, 2014 at 8:32 AM

London, Feb 24 (IANS) Following are the English Premier League results Sunday, Xinhua reported.

70 percent of Football League clubs votes in favour of 'safe standing' areas

February 23, 2014 at 2:48 PM

London, Feb. 23 (ANI): Majority of the Football League clubs have reportedly voted in favour of 'safe standing' areas in place in football grounds.

Man City beats Stoke City 1-0 in Premier League

February 23, 2014 at 8:56 AM

Johannesburg, Feb 23 (ANI): Manchester City star Yaya Toure has boosted his side's chances in the Premier League title race with his sole contribution in their gritty 1-0 win over Stoke City on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium.

City eyeing Liverpool's Skrtel

February 22, 2014 at 2:09 PM

London, Feb 22 (IANS) Manchester City are eyeing a shock move for Premier League title-rivals Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel.

China reports four more bird flu cases

February 22, 2014 at 4:40 AM

Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) Four more people were confirmed to be infected with H7N9 bird flu in two Chinese provinces Friday, authorities said.

US lawmakers want Diwali holiday in New York schools

February 21, 2014 at 3:12 PM

Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Noting that Diwali has been gaining increasing recognition in the US, six US lawmakers have urged New York City's education department to include the Indian festival of lights among new public school holidays.

Sergio Busquets brands Man City as 'losers' following Barca loss excuse

February 21, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): Manchester City's justification after losing in the Champions League to the Spanish champions calling it an officiating error, earned them a 'losers' title from Barcelona's midfielder Sergio Busquets.

Friends like Salman made my birthday special: Sajid Nadiadwala

February 20, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala was overwhelmed when at the stroke of midnight, his friend and leading man of 'Kick' rolled in a cake shaped like a camera to celebrate his birthday.

Over 400 Chinese students infected with norovirus

February 20, 2014 at 1:02 AM

Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Over 400 students in Chinese province of Zhejiang have been infected with norovirus, a common cause of viral gastroenteritis, authorities said Wednesday.

Toure backs Man City to prove world dominance by beating Barca in Champions League

February 18, 2014 at 10:46 AM

Johannesburg, Feb 18 (ANI): Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has reportedly urged his side to prove that they have emerged as a major European force by beating his former team Barcelona in the knockout phases of the Champions League.

Pellegrini says Man City 'eclipsed' Man U this season as 'biggest team in city'

February 18, 2014 at 10:46 AM

Johannesburg, Feb 18 (ANI): Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has said that he believes City's dominant performances in this season may have lead to the usurping of their arch-rivals Manchester United as the biggest team in the city.

Ex-Arsenal star Ray Parlour backs former side to end trophy drought by claiming PL title

February 16, 2014 at 2:06 PM

London, Feb 16 (ANI): Former England and Arsenal footballer Ray Parlour is reportedly convinced that his former club will be more competitive than before and backed them to end their nine-year trophy drought by claiming the Premier League title.

Man City enters FA Cup quarterfinals following 2-0 win over Chelsea

February 16, 2014 at 9:26 AM

Johannesburg, Feb 16 (ANI): Manchester City has entered the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday after beating Chelsea 2-0 at home at the Etihad Stadium.

Mexican truckers commence arbitration action against US

February 16, 2014 at 4:46 AM

Mexico City, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's Canacar transport association has commenced an arbitration action against the US, seeking $30 billion in compensation for Washington's refusal to fully open the border to Mexican trucks, the Excelsior daily reported Saturday.