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Everything you need to know about Model Town Ambala City: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Indian community paper in US wins ethnic media award

June 12, 2014 at 10:47 AM

New York, June 12 (IANS) The South Asian Times, a leading newspaper for the Indian community in the US, has bagged an Ippies award given to the ethnic and community press for "Best Investigative/In Depth Story".

Leonardo DiCaprio in Brazil to party during World Cup

June 12, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has travelled to Brazil to party with friends on yacht during the World Cup.

Mexican football team feted in Brazil

June 11, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Mexico City, June 11 (IANS) The Mexican Football Federation has said the city of Santos in Sao Paulo state welcomed their national team for the FIFA World Cup with celebration.

Gas leakage kills 10 in China mine

June 11, 2014 at 7:51 AM

Beijing, June 11 (IANS) At least 10 people were confirmed dead after a gas outburst occurred in a coal mine in China's Guizhou province early Wednesday.

Pregnant Erin O'Connor poses nude

June 11, 2014 at 4:55 AM

Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) English Model Erin O'Connor proudly showed off her baby bump for a photoshoot by Nick Knight.

Cara Delevingne designs for DKNY

June 11, 2014 at 1:27 AM

Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne is collaborating with New York-based fashion house DKNY to create a capsule collection.

Delevingne was 'terrified' working with Sylvia Syms

June 10, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Los Angeles, June 10 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne was "horrifically terrified" before shooting her upcoming film, "Playhouse Presents: Timeless" because of 80-year-old Sylvia Syms' presence in it.

Nathalia Kaur set for live singing debut in India

June 10, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Nathalia Kaur, who is all set for her live singing debut in the country here Wednesday, is excited about the opportunity as she will get to display her singing ability as well as rub shoulders with some talented musicians.

David Villa to retire from international football after World Cup

June 9, 2014 at 7:35 PM

Washington, June 9 (IANS/EFE) David Villa, former Valencia, Barcelona, and Atletico Madrid player, announced Monday that he will retire from international football after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

13 bodies found in Mexico clandestine graves

June 9, 2014 at 10:18 AM

Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) Investigators found the bodies of at least 13 people in five clandestine graves outside Zumpango, a community in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, officials said.

Trinamool virtually admits feuding factions behind Kolkata clash

June 8, 2014 at 9:30 PM

Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Virtually admitting to the involvement of party factions in a clash which left many injured in the posh New Town area in Kolkata's outskirts, the ruling Trinamool Congress's general secretary Partha Chatterjee Sunday said "we know how to control our party colleagues".

Yaya Dacosta to act in Whitney Houston biopic

June 8, 2014 at 1:54 PM

Los Angeles, June 8 (IANS) Actress-model Yaya Dacosta will play late singer Whitney Houston in a biopic of her life.

Xavi to decide future after World Cup

June 7, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Barcelona, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez will wait until after 2014 World Cup to decide whether to move to Qatar, where he received an attractive offer, or stay at the Catalan club.

Fabregas is leaving for 33mn euros, Pique tells Del Bosque

June 6, 2014 at 6:02 PM

Madrid, June 6 (IANS/EFE) Barcelona's Spanish defender Gerard Pique was overheard telling Vicente del Bosque, coach of the Spanish national team, that his side's midfielder Cesc Fabregas's deal is already sealed for 33 million euros.

Mexico slips in FIFA ranking

June 6, 2014 at 7:34 AM

Mexico City, June 6 (IANS) Mexico's national football team slipped from No. 19 to No. 20 in the world ranking with a total of 882 points in the latest FIFA rankings released Thursday.

Mexican press chides national team after friendly loss

June 5, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Mexico City, June 5 (IANS) Mexican newspapers took the national team to task for losing to Bosnia in a friendly warm-up just days before the FIFA World Cup.

Kendall Jenner was a liar

June 5, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Los Angeles, June 5 (IANS) Model Kendall Jenner says when she a child she used to be the "biggest liar".

MLS, a future option for Lampard

June 4, 2014 at 4:58 PM

Washington, June 4 (IANS) England midfielder Frank Lampard suggested Major League Soccer (MLS) would be one of the options for his post-Chelsea career after the World Cup.

Croatia name FIFA World Cup squad

June 1, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Osijek (Croatia), June 1 (IANS) Croatian coach Niko Kovac named a 23-player squad for the World Cup in Brazil, leaving out injured Hamburg SV midfielder Milan Badelj.

Kendall Jenner to quit family show?

June 1, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Model Kendall Jenner has hinted she plans to quit her family's reality TV series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" in the near future as she wants to focus on her modelling career.

Spurs beat Thunder to book NBA Finals rematch with Heat

June 1, 2014 at 1:39 PM

Washington, June 1 (IANS) The San Antonio Spurs edged the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 after overtime, winning the series 4-2 to book an NBA finals rematch with the Miami Heat.

Atletico Mineiro confirm China itinerary

May 31, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Rio de Janeiro, May 31 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro have confirmed plans to play three friendlies in China within seven days during the Brazilian championship's World Cup recess.

Big night for Spanish players to impress Del Bosque

May 30, 2014 at 4:03 PM

Madrid, May 30 (IANS) It will be a big night for the Spanish players as chief coach Vicente del Bosque will prune down his squad to 23 members for the FIFA World Cup after the international friendly against Bolivia in Seville on Friday.

Eva Green's raunchy movie poster banned

May 30, 2014 at 1:23 AM

Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) A raunchy film poster featuring actress Eva Green has been banned by America's movie classification board.

Swansea sign Arsenal goalkeeper Fabianski

May 30, 2014 at 12:27 AM

London, May 30 (IANS) Swansea Thursday signed Poland goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski from Arsenal on a free transfer after his contract expired with the north London club.

New York City to sign David Villa: Reports

May 29, 2014 at 6:43 PM

Madrid, May 29 (IANS/EFE) Atletico Madrid forward David Villa is about to sign a three-year contract with New York City FC, according to news reports Thursday.

Twitterati remember Maya Angelou's poignant work

May 29, 2014 at 4:27 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Celebrities, activists and fans from across the world Thursday took to Twitter to remember legendary American author and poet Maya Angelou, who died Tuesday at age 86.

Chrissy can't keep up with Legend-ary hubby

May 28, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Model Christine Teigen, known as Chrissy Teigen, is exhausted of listening how talented her husband and singer John Legend is.

Kendall Jenner pays $1.39m for condominium

May 28, 2014 at 6:05 AM

Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Model Kendall Jenner has paid $1.39 million for a two-bedroom condominium, here.

Kieran Hayler felt 'suicidal' after lying to Katie

May 27, 2014 at 3:24 AM

Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Model Katie Price's husband Kieran Hayler, who underwent a lie detector test, says he felt "suicidal" after not answering the questions honestly.

Model-turned-photographer Bunny Yeager dies

May 26, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Model-turned-photographer Bunny Yeager has died at the age of 85.

B-Town stars excited to witness Modi's swearing-in

May 26, 2014 at 12:52 PM

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Anupam Kher, Hema Malini, Madhur Bhandarkar and Vivek Oberoi will be among those who will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi and his cabinet at Rashtrapati Bhavan Monday. They are thrilled about getting to watch the historic moment.

Post 'Khatron...', Rajniesh eyes 'quality work'

May 26, 2014 at 1:32 AM

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Rajniesh Duggal, who won the fifth season of stunt-based reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi - Darr Ka Blockbuster", eyes "quality work" and says medium doesn't not matter.

Rajniesh Duggal wins 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' title

May 25, 2014 at 11:56 PM

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Model-actor Rajniesh Duggal won the fifth season of stunt-based reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi Season Five" at the finale Sunday. He took home prize money of Rs.25 lakh and a Mahindra Scorpio SUV.

Four killed as bus falls into China river

May 25, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Beijing, May 25 (IANS) At least four people were confirmed dead Sunday after a bus with 24 Taiwanese tourists on board plunged into a river in China's Fujian province, Xinhua reported.

I never slept my way through Hollywood: Jessica Alba

May 23, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba says she may have played sexy characters on-screen but she never slept her way through Hollywood.

Alexa Chung new face of Nails Inc.

May 22, 2014 at 7:11 PM

London, May 22 (IANS) Model Alexa Chung will now endorse nail bar chain Nails Inc.

Sushmita celebrates 20th anniversary of crowning

May 22, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Sushmita Sen, who won the Miss Universe crown in 1994, Thursday celebrated 20 years of the crowning with cancer patients. She said she wanted to spend the day with those who know how to live life.

Kate Moss is Britain's richest model

May 21, 2014 at 5:11 PM

London, May 21 (IANS) Kate Moss has topped the list of Britain's richest models, surpassing the likes of Claudia Schiffer and Naomi Campbell.

I'll bounce back once: Katie Price

May 21, 2014 at 6:02 AM

Los Angeles, May 21 (IANS) Model Katie Price admits she's been through a difficult time after it was revealed her husband has been cheating on her with her close friend, but says she has the strength to bounce back.

Biennial Maharashtra, Karnataka council polls June 20

May 20, 2014 at 8:50 PM

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Biennial elections for nine seats in the state legislative councils of Maharashtra and Karnataka from the graduates' and teachers' constituencies will be held June 20, the Election Commission said Tuesday.

Model code ceases to be operational

May 19, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Chennai, May 19 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Monday said the Model Code of Conduct has ceased to be in operation following the completion of the Lok Sabha election process.

Kate Moss playing strict sister off-screen

May 18, 2014 at 2:50 PM

London, May 18 (IANS) Model Kate Moss has reportedly prepared rules so that her sister can focus on her exams.

What made Courteney Cox direct 'Just Before I Go'?

May 18, 2014 at 5:22 AM

Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actress Courteney Cox, who worked as a director for "Just Before I Go", says she was drawn to the comic entertainer because she found a connect between the film and her personality.

Ibaka suffers season-ending injury

May 17, 2014 at 1:14 PM

Washington, May 17 (IANS) Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka would miss the rest of the NBA season because of left calf injury.

Delevingne's rabbit has Instagram account!

May 16, 2014 at 2:58 AM

London, May 16 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne's bunny rabbit Cecil has its own social media account on Instagram, and the celebrity pet has been welcomed warmly by her over 5.2 million followers.

Karlie Kloss finds Taylor Swift's after party the best

May 15, 2014 at 1:38 AM

New York, May 15 (IANS) Model Karlie Kloss says singer Taylor Swift's house was the place to be following the recent Met Gala.

Julien Macdonald thinks men's fashion is having a 'moment'

May 14, 2014 at 8:02 PM

London, May 14 (IANS) Fashion designer Julien Macdonald says men's fashion is coming to the forefront.

Katie Price scared to sever ties with confidante Jane Pountney

May 14, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) Model Katie Price is hesitant about ending her friendship with Jane Pountney because she fears her confidante would spill the beans.

Van der Wiel omitted from Dutch World Cup squad

May 14, 2014 at 12:50 PM

The Hague, May 14 (IANS) Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal excluded some big names in the provisional squad of 30 players for the FIFA World Cup, with the omission of Paris Saint-Germain right-back Gregory van der Wiel as the biggest surprise.

I'm not a Buddhist: Miranda Kerr

May 14, 2014 at 4:18 AM

Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) Model Miranda Kerr has denied long-running rumours that she is practices Buddhism.

Hodgson names youthful England squad for Brazil

May 13, 2014 at 2:50 PM

London, May 13 (IANS) England manager Roy Hodgson has announced a youthful squad, including the likes of Ross Barkley, Raheem Sterling and Luke Shaw, for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Seven killed in Iraq car bomb explosions

May 13, 2014 at 1:46 PM

Baghdad, May 13 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 49 injured Tuesday when a series of car bombs exploded in Iraq's capital Baghdad, an official source said.

Katie Price seeks psychiatrist?s help on split

May 13, 2014 at 6:10 AM

Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Model Katie Price has sought advice from a psyschiatrist to decide whether she should forgive her cheating husband Kieran Hayler or not.

AAP protests against Modi television appeal

May 12, 2014 at 2:58 PM

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The AAP Monday urged the Election Commission to take strict action against TV channels for telecasting a message from BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in violation of electoral laws.

Courteney Cox returns to 'Cougar Town' finale season

May 12, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Actress Courteney Cox will return to "Cougar Town" for one final series.

Vote in large numbers and change India's future: Modi

May 12, 2014 at 2:34 PM

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is contesting from Varanasi, Monday urged the electorate to vote in large numbers and contribute towards changing the country's future.

BJP asks EC to take action against Ajay Rai

May 12, 2014 at 12:42 PM

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday said the Congress candidate from Varanasi, Ajay Rai, flaunting the party symbol at a polling booth committed an "offence of the Model Code of Conduct" and asked the Election Commission to take cognizance of the matter.

Man City steal Premier League title, Liverpool falter again

May 12, 2014 at 11:54 AM

London, May 12 (IANS) For the second time in their history Manchester City lifted the Premier League title, in one of the tightest finishes of the English football season. But for Liverpool it was a case of being so near, yet so far.

English Premier League leading scorers

May 12, 2014 at 9:14 AM

London, May 12 (IANS) Following are the leading scorers in English Premier League after the last round's competition Sunday, according to Xinhua.

100 cameras to spy on Berlin for 100 years!

May 11, 2014 at 12:44 PM

London, May 11 (IANS) What if you are told that your grandchildren would retrieve a hidden camera 100 years from now - May 16, 2114 to be precise - to witness municipal changes in your city!

Will Antony do the unthinkable on army chief? His masterly inactivity cost the nation (Comment:Spe

May 11, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Speculation about the government appointing the new army chief has been current for some time, the latest hinting that Defence Minister A.K. Antony may do the unthinkable, stretch his neck out and formally anoint Lt.Gen. Dalbir Suhag early next week as polls close.

ANC only true hope for most South Africans: Zuma

May 11, 2014 at 7:16 AM

Cape Town, May 11 (IANS) The ruling African National Congress (ANC) "remains the only true hope for majority of our people, particularly the poor and the working class", President Jacob Zuma said Saturday.

Japan lift Asian futsal title

May 11, 2014 at 7:16 AM

Ho Chi Minh City, May 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Yushi Sekiguchi saved three penalties in the shootout as Japan retained the AFC Futsal Championship title Saturday, Xinhua reported.

Seven killed in Mexico clashes

May 10, 2014 at 8:36 AM

Mexico City, May 10 (IANS) At least seven people were killed Friday in two separate shooting incidents in Mexico's Tamaulipas state, said the state attorney general's office.

Two killed in China mine blast

May 10, 2014 at 5:16 AM

Beijing, May 10 (IANS) At least two people were killed and four injured in an explosion in a coal mine in China's Heilongjiang province Friday, authorities said.

Strong quake hits Mexico

May 9, 2014 at 6:59 AM

Mexico City, May 9 (IANS) A strong earthquake, measuring between magnitude 6.4 and 6.6, jolted Mexico Thursday noon and shook the capital of Mexico City, rattling buildings and prompting offices to be evacuated.

Magnitude-6.8 quake hits Mexico

May 9, 2014 at 12:27 AM

Mexico City, May 9 (IANS) A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit Mexico Thursday. There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property, Xinhua reported.

Polluted Delhi air: Does anyone care?

May 8, 2014 at 6:59 PM

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Delhi air is the most polluted in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), but this "shocking reminder" does not seem to worry the country's political leadership as public health remains a low priority for both the government and lawmakers, say health and environmental experts.

Millions vote in South Africa, IEC's results centre ready for count (Roundup)

May 7, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Pretoria, May 7 (IANS) The South African Independent Electoral Commission's (IEC) national Results Operations Centre (ROC) is ready to count the millions of votes that are being cast in the country's fifth democratic election, a media report said.

I'm getting divorced: Katie Price

May 7, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Model Katie Price Wednesday announced that she is divorcing her husband after accusing him of having a seven-month affair with her best friend.

Jessica Alba won't strip for grandparents' sake

May 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba won't bare all on-screen because she doesn't want her grandparents to see her in the buff.

Katie Price experienced no signs of pregnancy

May 7, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Model Katie Price was stunned to learn she is six months pregnant with her fifth child because she had no symptoms.

English Premier League leading scorers

May 7, 2014 at 9:15 AM

London, May 7 (IANS) LONDON, May 6 (Xinhua) Following are the leading scorers in English Premier League after Tuesday's match, according to Xinhua.

Victoria-David step out in colour coordinated outfits

May 7, 2014 at 7:22 AM

New York, May 7 (IANS) Model turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham wore an outfit matching to her husband and former footballer David Beckham at Met Gala here.

Chinese lawmaker in 'honey trap' sex scandal probed

May 5, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Beijing, May 5 (IANS) A Chinese legislator at the centre of a honey trap sex scandal in the country' Chongqing City is being investigated by China's top party disciplinary watchdog.

Thunder overwhelm Grizzlies in NBA

May 4, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Washington, May 4 (IANS) Oklahoma City Thunder overwhelmed Memphis Grizzlies 120-109, recording 4-3 to book a semi-final berth in the NBA Western Conference.

Toll in China bridge collapse rises to 11

May 4, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Beijing, May 4 (IANS) The toll in a bridge collapse in China's Guangdong province Sunday rose to 11, authorities said.

Pietersen expresses love for Chelsea

May 4, 2014 at 4:46 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Kevin Pietersen expressed his love for Premier League club Chelsea FC here Sunday, and said he is friends with Chelsea stalwarts Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and John Terry.

Price 'completely shocked' to find she is pregnant again

May 4, 2014 at 1:42 PM

London, May 4 (IANS) Model Katie Price gave birth to her fourth child Jett last August, and the 35-year-old is reportedly shocked to discover she is already six months pregnant with her fifth baby.

English Premier League results

May 4, 2014 at 7:58 AM

London, May 4 (IANS) The results of the English Premier League as on Saturday were as follows, according to Xinhua.

Liquor vends' shifting: Haryana loss likely Rs.1,340 crore

May 2, 2014 at 7:50 PM

Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) Haryana is likely to face a loss of Rs.1,340 crore in revenue this year following the shifting of liquor vends along national highways in the state, a senior official said here Friday.

Hooda confidant quits as Haryana legislator

May 2, 2014 at 6:22 PM

Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) Considered the closest confidant of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for almost a decade, former union minister Venod Sharma Friday resigned from the assembly.

Thunder beat Grizzlies to draw series 3-3

May 2, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Washington, May 2 (IANS) Second-seeded western powerhouse Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 104-84 to level the NBA series score to 3-3.

When Cara Delevingne's acting skills impressed co-star

May 2, 2014 at 1:18 AM

London, May 2 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne had a tough time convincing her co-star that she was more than a model when she began filming her TV debut "Timeless".

Jourdan Dunn shares her style secrets

May 1, 2014 at 5:42 PM

London, May 1 (IANS) Model Jourdan Dunn may work with some of the most luxurious designers in the world, but in her own style, she likes to mix it up with high street fashion too.

Jaitley defends Modi, suggests EC may have acted in haste

May 1, 2014 at 4:46 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) BJP leader Arun Jaitley Thursday indirectly suggested that the Election Commission acted in haste when it asked for a police complaint to be be registered against Narendra Modi.

Peaches died of accidental heroin overdose: Report claims

May 1, 2014 at 2:22 PM

London, May 1 (IANS) Model-TV presenter Peaches Geldof died of an accidental heroin overdose in a tragic echo of her mother Paula Yates's death 14 years ago, a report claims.

UN chief condemns car bombing in Syria's Homs

April 30, 2014 at 9:50 PM

United Nations, April 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday condemned the car bombing in central Homs of western Syria in which 36 people were killed and many more injured.

Gujarat government didn't follow EC order on Modi: Congress

April 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said the Gujarat government had not obeyed the Electuion Commission directive to lodge a police complaint against Chief Minister Narendra Modi for poll code violation.

Lodge police complaint against Modi, orders EC

April 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday instructed Gujarat authorities to lodge a police complaint against BJP leader Narendra Modi for displaying a paper lotus near a polling booth and violating the Model Code of Conduct.

Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance logs growth

April 29, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Chennai, April 29 (IANS) City-based Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance ended last fiscal with 19 percent growth in net profit and 13 percent increase in home loan disbursement, the company said Tuesday.

Five die in Mexico shootout

April 29, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Mexico City, April 29 (IANS/EFE) At least five people were killed and two wounded in a shootout between vigilantes and gunmen in the western Mexican state of Michoacan over the weekend, media reports said.

Mexican army begins disarming vigilantes

April 29, 2014 at 7:34 AM

Mexico City, April 29 (IANS) The Mexican army has started registering the weapons carried by vigilantes in the western state of Michoacan, BBC reported Monday.

Liverpool's Suarez named PFA player of the year

April 28, 2014 at 6:06 PM

London, April 28 (IANS) Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was named the Professional Footballers Association's (PFA) 'player of the year' for 2013-14, becoming the first non-European to win the award.

Obama arrives in Philippines on two-day visit

April 28, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Manila, April 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived in the Philippines Monday on a two-day state visit.

John XXIII and John Paul II declared saints

April 27, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Vatican City, April 27 (IANS) Popes John XXIII and John Paul II were canonised by Pope Francis Sunday in Vatican City, the country's official news network News.VA said.

English Premier League results

April 27, 2014 at 7:50 AM

London, April 27 (IANS) The results of the English Premier League as on Saturday were as follows, according to Xinhua.

Why is Mamata government hiding facts: Singhvi

April 26, 2014 at 3:12 PM

Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi Saturday lashed out at the Trinamool Congress for "hiding" facts related to the Saradha chit fund scam and questioned its "vehement opposition" to a CBI probe.

When Victoria Beckham felt like a 'laughing stock'

April 26, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Model-turned-designer Victoria Beckham says that there was a time when she knew that she was a "bit of a laughing stock". But, she says that while people were busy laughing at her, she was building her successful career in fashion.