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Everything you need to know about South City-ii: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Everything you need to know about South City-ii: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Mancini tells Tevez he is 'welcome' to stay at Man City

May 3, 2012 at 1:26 PM

London, May 3(ANI): In an amazing turn back in his stance Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has now told striker Carlos Tevez that he is welcome to stay at the club after the end of the season.

Spanish midfielder Silva says he wants to stay with Man City

May 3, 2012 at 12:47 PM

London, May 3(ANI): Manchester City midfielder David Silva has hinted he is happy to stay at the club, and is focused in helping them win their first Premier League trophy since 1968.

15 million babies born prematurely every year

May 3, 2012 at 12:30 PM

Washington, May 3 (IANS) Fifteen million babies are born too soon every year and 1.1 million die shortly after birth, making premature birth the second leading cause of death in children under age 5, according to the first ever national, regional and global estimates of preterm birth.

Remittances to Mexico rise

May 3, 2012 at 10:54 AM

Mexico City, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Remittances from Mexicans living abroad climbed 5.3 percent in the first quarter compared with the same period in 2011, Mexico's central bank said Wednesday.

South Koreans rally against US beef import

May 3, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Seoul, May 3 (IANS) Hundreds of South Koreans held a candlelight rally in the capital Wednesday evening to protest the government's decision to continue beef imports from the US even after the detection of mad cow disease.

UAE launches major tourism project

May 2, 2012 at 10:30 PM

Dubai, May 2 (IANS/WAM) The UAE government has launched a major eco-tourism project in the emirate of Sharjah.

Bid winner of Cher's Adelaide City key refuses to pay

May 2, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): The man who successfully bid for singer Cher's Key to the City of Adelaide on eBay, is refusing to pay for the item.

Teachers banned from 'friending' students in New York

May 2, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Los Angeles, May 2 (ANI): New York City teachers have been forbidden from hitting the "Add Friend" button on their students' Facebook pages.

Passenger jet deliberately crashed in desert to help save lives

May 2, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Washington, May 2 (ANI): Discovery TV orchestrated an intentional test crash of a Boeing 727 into the Mexican desert to give researchers an inside look at what happens when an airplane goes down.

Balotelli's ex flame to reveal wannabe WAGs' targets and demands

May 2, 2012 at 3:30 PM

London, May 2 (ANI): A model who enjoyed kinky phone sex with Man City striker Mario Balotelli, is set to reveal how she and other girls who aim at becoming WAGs target the rich.

Man City players third highest paid in world soccer: Survey

May 2, 2012 at 2:42 PM

London, May 2 (ANI): Manchester City players are third highest paid in the world of sports, raking in just over 86,000 pounds per week or 4.5 million pounds per year on an average, a latest survey has revealed.

Man City custodian Hart hopeful of winning Premier League title

May 2, 2012 at 1:30 PM

London, May 2(ANI): Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has claimed his team deserves to be at the top of the league table, and is positive about their chances to become the English champions for the first time since 1968.

Midfielder Silva says Man City doesn't fear Man U anymore

May 2, 2012 at 1:14 PM

London, May 2(ANI): Manchester City midfielder David Silva has claimed his team doesn't fear local rivals Manchester United anymore after achieving a Premier League double over the latter.

Mario Balotelli and girlfriend come to blows over cheating claims

May 2, 2012 at 1:14 PM

London, May 2 (ANI): Mario Balotelli had a huge bust-up with his girlfriend, Raffaella Fico, following revelations that he cheated on her with a beautiful blonde.

London beats New York, Paris and Rome as best holiday destination

May 2, 2012 at 12:42 PM

London, May 2 (ANI): Travellers have named 2012 Olympics host London as the world's best holiday destination.

Mexico seeks to protect journalists, rights activists

May 2, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Mexico City, May 2 (IANS/EFE) The lower house of the Mexican Congress approved a bill that includes urgent measures to protect journalists and human rights defenders.

Charlie Sheen threatens to sue strip club

May 2, 2012 at 4:18 AM

New York, May 2 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has threatened to sue bosses of a New York City strip club after they used his name to promote the venue without permission.

Balotelli's secret lover exercises in public to promote new TV show

May 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

London, May 1 (ANI): Holly Henderson, who recently revealed that she has bedded footballer Mario Balotelli, was seen playing up to the cameras while working out in public on Monday.

Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal welcome second baby girl

May 1, 2012 at 5:22 PM

New York, May 1 (ANI): Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal have welcomed their second child, daughter Gloria Ray.

City go top after beating United

May 1, 2012 at 5:14 PM

London, May 1 (IANS) Manchester City went top of the English Premier League table with a crucial 1-0 victory over Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium.

Mancini says Man U lost because 'we wanted to win, they wanted draw'

May 1, 2012 at 1:46 PM

London, May 1(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said that Manchester United had paid for their lack of ambition with defeat, in the game which may shift the balance of power in British football following United's 1-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium.

Ferguson says City 'in driving seat' to clinch Premier League title

May 1, 2012 at 12:50 PM

London, May 1(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has reckoned rivals Manchester City are in the driving seat to clinch the Premier League title following United's 1-0 defeat at Etihad Stadium.

Kompany wants City to clinch Premier League crown after 44 years

May 1, 2012 at 11:54 AM

London, May 1(ANI): Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany wants his team to clinch the Premier League crown after a gap of 44 years.

170 Mexican kids sick after having food at school

May 1, 2012 at 9:22 AM

Mexico City, May 1 (IANS/EFE) About 170 children and six adults fell sick after having food at a party at an elementary school in the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, authorities said.

Soccer star Jermaine Pennant held after car crash

April 30, 2012 at 4:50 PM

London, Apr 30 (ANI): Jermaine Pennant, who was arrested following a car crash near his home, was being quizzed by cops on Sunday night.

De Gea rules out swapping Rooney with any Man City star strikers

April 30, 2012 at 3:14 PM

London, Apr 30 (ANI): Manchester United keeper David De Gea has ruled out any opportunity to swap team mate Wayne Rooney with any of Machster City's big name strikers for the Premier League title match.

Macini says beating United would 'eclipse' anything he has ever achieved

April 30, 2012 at 12:42 PM

London, Apr 30 (ANI): Manchester City manager Robert Macini has said that beating Manchester United in Monday's Premier League match and claiming the Premier League title would be the finest moments of his career.

Giggs says Man U players are ready to 'kill off City's title hopes' in Manchester Derby

April 30, 2012 at 12:42 PM

London, Apr 30 (ANI): Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has said his team is ready to ruin Manchester City's title hopes at tonight's derby.

Tevez to cash in on massive bonus if City wins Premier League title

April 29, 2012 at 8:10 PM

London, Apr 29(ANI): Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez would earn a gigantic 150,000 pounds if he helps his team clinch their first league title since 1968.

Chanderpaul back as No.1 Test batsman

April 29, 2012 at 7:22 PM

Dubai, April 29 (IANS) West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has regained the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings after hitting two half-centuries in the Dominica Test which Australia won by 75 runs to claim the series 2-0.

Mario Balotelli likes wearing makeup, says ex lover

April 29, 2012 at 4:10 PM

London, Apr 29 (ANI): Another girl that Mario Balotelli bedded, has claimed that the footballer liked her to dress him up as a girl.

Mancini signals 'in-form' Tevez could stay at Etihad next season

April 29, 2012 at 1:06 PM

London, Apr 29(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has indicated striker Carlos Tevez could stay at the club next season, saying he can find his best form next season.

Chelsea, City may face Cup ban for failing to comply with 'Financial Fair Play' rules

April 29, 2012 at 1:06 PM

London, Apr 29(ANI): English clubs Chelsea and Manchester City are in danger of being kicked out of the Champions League if they fail to comply with UEFA's hard-hitting Financial Fair Play rules, which would be applied from this season.

Ferguson says winner of Manchester derby would go on to become English champions

April 29, 2012 at 1:06 PM

London, Apr 29(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said if title rivals Manchester City wins the derby on Monday night at the Etihad Stadium, they will win the Premier League title, and if his team won or drew the game, then they would be strong favourites to retain the title.

Mancini tells players to seize their 'one chance' to make history ahead of 'biggest' derby

April 29, 2012 at 1:06 PM

London, Apr 29(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said he will urge his players to grab their 'one chance' to win their first Premier League trophy since 1968 by beating title rivals Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium on Monday.

Mario Balotelli likes wearing makeup, says ex lover

April 29, 2012 at 12:10 PM

London, Apr 29 (ANI): Another girl that Mario Balotelli bedded, has claimed that the footballer liked her to dress him up as a girl.

India Open: Kashyap goes down fighting in semis

April 28, 2012 at 9:38 PM

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap, who had booked an Olympic berth Fiday, put up a valiant fight in his semi-final tie against South Korea's Wan Ho Shon but went down in three sets at the India Open Super Series badminton here Saturday.

Wayne Rooney designs bike for charity

April 28, 2012 at 2:34 PM

London, Apr 28 (ANI): Wayne Rooney has designed a one-off new motorbike with a Danish motorcycle manufacturer, inspired by one of his famous goal celebrations last season.

Abramovich livid over Chelsea's 'big underdogs' tag in absence of Barca 'swagger'

April 28, 2012 at 2:34 PM

London, Apr 28(ANI): Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is not happy with Chelsea's big underdogs tag despite the Blues stunning Barcelona in the Champions League semi final to reach the final in Munich.

Chelsea favorites to sign highly rated Porto striker Hulk

April 28, 2012 at 2:02 PM

London, Apr 28(ANI): Chelsea are close to signing Porto striker Hulk in a reported 35 million pound deal following his agent's revelation that he was in talks with four Premier League clubs.

'One-man title machine' Rooney still very much on Man City's radar

April 28, 2012 at 12:50 PM

London, Apr 28(ANI): Manchester City still have their eyes set on Manchester United's star striker Wayne Rooney, as he remains the most accomplished player in the city, overtaking the tally of Old Trafford legend George Best last weekend.

Ferguson insists title losers will be left 'sick with regret' ahead of their derby against City

April 28, 2012 at 12:50 PM

London, Apr 28(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said either of the two Manchester club's supporters would be left sick with regret after losing the Premier League title, since it involves their most bitter rivals.

Man City captain Kompany tips Tevez to pile misery on ex-club Man U during derby

April 28, 2012 at 12:50 PM

London, Apr 28(ANI): Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes Carlos Tevez is ready to return and haunt his former club Manchester United during the highly anticipated Manchester derby on Monday.

Ferguson claims winning is all that matters in 'derby game of all derby games'

April 28, 2012 at 12:50 PM

London, Apr 28(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has insisted winning is all that matters during their all important Manchester Derby against bitter local rivals Manchester City on Monday.

Three mn child labourers in Mexico: Rights panel

April 28, 2012 at 11:06 AM

Mexico City, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Three million minors between the ages of five and 17 work nationwide, nearly half of whom either receive no compensation or are paid in kind, said Mexico's National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH.

'Pregnant' Snooki feels more mature

April 27, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi known for her carefree, club-hopping ways has revealed that pregnancy has changed her.

Mancini says Man City will win PL title next year if they fail this season

April 27, 2012 at 5:14 PM

London, Apr 27(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said his team would certainly win the Premier League title next season even if they fail to catch old foes Manchester United this season.

Leave Mario alone, says sis

April 27, 2012 at 5:14 PM

London, Apr 27 (ANI): Mario Balotelli's secret sister Abigail Barwuah is apparently bemused by Man City star's bad-boy reputation.

Kate Upton tosses football in sky-high heels

April 27, 2012 at 3:54 PM

London, Apr 27 (ANI): Kate Upton was seen playing with a football while sporting a pair of black sky-high Christian Louboutin stilettos.

Neymar vows to avenge Santos' shock defeat

April 27, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Rio De Janeiro, April 27 (IANS) Santos striker Neymar has vowed to seek revenge after Bolivar's shock 2-1 victory over the defending Copa Libertadores champions in La Paz.

Mancini confesses Tevez's going AWOL could cost them Premier League title

April 27, 2012 at 1:23 PM

London, Apr 27(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has admitted if key striker Carlos Tevez hadn't gone on a self-imposed six month exile from the team, the club would have been in better position in the Premier League table.

Mancini wary of Man U's 'inner force' ahead of Manchester Derby

April 27, 2012 at 1:23 PM

London, Apr 27(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said Manchester United's inner force and team spirit will play a crucial part during the potential title-deciding Derby match on Monday at the Etihad Stadium.

Ferguson says only a confirmed 'masochist' can enjoy the Manchester Derby

April 27, 2012 at 1:22 PM

London, Apr 27(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has once again tried to bill the Manchester Derby against title rivals Manchester City as the title decider, saying only a confirmed masochist can enjoy it.

Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney to be venues of Oz's three-Test series against Proteas

April 27, 2012 at 1:22 PM

Cape Town, Apr 27(ANI): South Africa's three-Tests against Australia are likely to be played at Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

Mancini could recall Balotelli for 'title-deciding' Manchester Derby

April 27, 2012 at 1:22 PM

London, Apr 27(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said he could recall eccentric Italian striker Mario Balotelli to the team for the all important Derby against old foes Manchester United.

Man City's Micah 'yawns' at Man U's perpetual victories

April 27, 2012 at 1:22 PM

London, Apr 27 (ANI): Manchester City defender Micah Richards has admitted that he is bored with their rival club Manchester United taking all the glory, and is now on a mission to make sure his club wins all of the subsequent matches.

South Africa to expand local businesses with n-power capacity

April 27, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Johannesburg, April 27 (IANS) South Africa wants to build up local businesses as it expands its nuclear power capacity, the country's Energy Minister Dipuo Peters said.

Man U tells Wayne Rooney to 'stay away' from 'ill' wife Coleen

April 26, 2012 at 4:02 PM

London, Apr 26 (ANI): Wayne Rooney has been asked not to get too close to his wife Coleen, who is suffering from cold.

New Zealand footie breaks referee's jaw

April 26, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Wellington, Apr 26 (ANI): A football referee had his jaw broken after being punched by a player who was sent off during a match in Auckland.

Mourinho commits future to Madrid after Champions League failure

April 26, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Madrid, April 26 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has confirmed that he intended to remain as coach at the club for next season.

Ferguson looks to protect Man U players before 'title deciding' Manchester derby

April 26, 2012 at 2:09 PM

London, Apr 26(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has plans to protect his players from the hype ahead of the highly anticipated Manchester derby against Manchester City on Monday, which could possibly decide the fate of this year's Premier League title.

Defending champion Santos lose in Copa Libertadores

April 26, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS) Defending Copa Libertadores champion Santos suffered a 1-2 defeat to Bolivar in the first leg of their round of 16 battle in La Paz.

Man City not to throw away their second Premier League title chance: Zabaleta

April 26, 2012 at 1:39 PM

London, Apr 26 (ANI): Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta has said that they will not throw away their second chance of Premier League glory.

Defending champion Santos lose in Copa Libertadores

April 26, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), April 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Defending Copa Libertadores champion Santos suffered a 2-1 defeat to Bolivar in the first leg of their round of 16 battle in La Paz on Wednesday.

South Asians seek rejection of tough US immigration law

April 26, 2012 at 9:53 AM

Washington, April 26 (IANS) As the US Supreme Court began a hearing on Arizona State's tough immigration law, a South Asian umbrella organisation asked the apex court to reject the law that it said permits racial profiling."

US, Philippines troops stage war games

April 25, 2012 at 8:37 PM

Manila, April 25 (IANS) Around 100 American and Filipino troops Wednesday staged a mock assault at Palawan beach in the Philippines as part of a joint military exercise.

Singapore aims to become Asia's intellectual property hub

April 25, 2012 at 5:26 PM

Singapore City, April 25 (Xinhua-ANI): Singapore's Minister for Law Mr. K Shanmugan said his country aims to expand potential growth in demand for intellectual property (IP) service and become an IP hub in the region.

Chinese special envoy to visit Sudan, South Sudan

April 25, 2012 at 5:26 PM

Beijing, April 25 (Xinhua-ANI): Zhong Jianhua, special representative of the Chinese government on African affairs, will soon visit Sudan and South Sudan to promote dialogue and negotiations between the two countries.

Mancini says Manchester derby with Man U not 'title deciding'

April 25, 2012 at 3:45 PM

London, Apr 24(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto has tried to downplay the importance of next weekend's highly awaited Manchester derby that could possibly decide the fate of the Premier League.

'Desperate Housewives' movie won't happen: Longoria

April 25, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria has squashed rumours of a "Desperate Housewives" movie saying that the makers have run out of story ideas.

Love-cheat Balotelli's girlfriend 'performs raunchy dance with mystery hunks'

April 24, 2012 at 5:40 PM

London, Apr 24 (ANI): Raffaella Fico, who has stood by her beau Mario Balotelli even after a string of cheating allegations, put on a sexy performance with hunky male dancers on Italian TV.

Mario Balotelli and Raffaella Fico to tie knot 'soon'

April 24, 2012 at 4:36 PM

London, Apr 24 (ANI): Mario Balotelli's girlfriend, Raffaella Fico, has revealed that the couple are getting married.

Ferguson takes jibe at Man City for trying to buy success

April 24, 2012 at 1:41 PM

London, Apr 24(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has taunted title rivals Manchester City for trying to buy success, and believes their huge financial backing doesn't really affect anything.

Man City midfielder Toure says grabbing second opportunity in PL title race pivotal

April 24, 2012 at 1:40 PM

London, Apr 24(ANI): Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has said his team has been given a second chance in the Premier League title race by old foes and table toppers Manchester United, and it is important for them to grab this opportunity with open hands.

Ferguson takes jibe at Man City for trying to buy success

April 24, 2012 at 1:09 PM

London, Apr 24(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has taunted title rivals Manchester City for trying to buy success, and believes their huge financial backing doesn't really affect anything.

Man City midfielder Toure says grabbing second opportunity in PL title race pivotal

April 24, 2012 at 12:36 PM

London, Apr 24(ANI): Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has said his team has been given a second chance in the Premier League title race by old foes and table toppers Manchester United, and it is important for them to grab this opportunity with open hands.

New paper launched in Mexico

April 24, 2012 at 11:08 AM

Mexico City, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Reporte Indigo Cinco Dias, a new Monday-Friday newspaper, was launched Monday in Mexico, with the twist that the print publication builds off a successful online journalism venture.

City's title chances 'certainly lot better than they were at start of day': Hart

April 23, 2012 at 1:00 PM

London, Apr 23(ANI): Manchester City keeper Joe Hart has reckoned his team is in a better position to win the UK Premier League title now than at the beginning of the tournament.

Ferguson admits Man U has 'thrown it away' after Everton draw

April 23, 2012 at 1:00 PM

London, Apr 23(ANI): Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has confessed his team has "thrown it away" after United lost grip on the Champion League title.

South African government accelerates land reforms

April 23, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Johannesburg, April 23 (IANS) The South African government is speeding up its plan to redistribute land to rightful owners, the official Bua news agency reported Sunday.

Mancini still putting money on Man U to win Champion League title

April 23, 2012 at 12:20 PM

London, Apr 23(ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini still insists Manchester United can win the Champions League trophy despite Alex Ferguson claims that his team has blown his chances.

Men think ladies in red are more likely to sleep with them on first date

April 23, 2012 at 12:20 PM

London, April 23 (ANI): It's believed that men are more attracted to women wearing red than other colours.

Clarke urges Oz team to 'make one last effort' for big finish against Windies

April 23, 2012 at 11:16 AM

Sydney, Apr 23 (ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke has asked his team to make one last effort to win the last Test against the West Indies in Dominica this week.

Mexican poet wins human rights prize

April 23, 2012 at 10:44 AM

Mexico City, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Poet Javier Sicilia received the Sergio Mendez Arceo Human Rights Prize this weekend for his efforts to promote peace in Mexico.

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie picks up PFA Player of the Year award

April 23, 2012 at 10:36 AM

London, Apr 23 (ANI): Arsenal striker Robin van Persie was awarded the Professional Footballer's Association (PFA) Player of the Year award, at a ceremony held at London's Grosvenor House.

O'Shea tips Man U's youngsters to dominate for a decade if they retain title

April 22, 2012 at 9:51 PM

London, Apr 22(ANI): Former Manchester United defender John O'Shea has said if the Red Devils win the Premier League title this season with its youngsters then heaven would help everyone else, as they are on their path to dominate the league for another decade.

Man City's Johnson admits not winning Premier League title would be a huge blow

April 22, 2012 at 9:51 PM

London, Apr 22(ANI): Manchester City winger Adam Johnson has admitted that failure to win the Premier League this season would be a huge blow for the team.

Man City board ready to offer new deal to Mancini but urges him to alter his ways

April 22, 2012 at 1:09 PM

London, Apr 22(ANI): Manchester City board has told manager Roberto Mancini to change his management style before they offer him a new deal

Mancini to stay as City manager even if club doesn't win Premier League this season

April 21, 2012 at 1:57 PM

London, Apr 21(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will not lose his job if his team fails to win Premier League title this season, as the club hierarchy believes the team has taken a step forward this year.

'Embittered' Mancini slams standard of refereeing in Premier League

April 21, 2012 at 12:05 PM

London, Apr 21(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said he is disappointed with the standard of refereeing in the Premier League, and believes rules aren't the same there for everyone.

Neymar helps Santos beat the Strongest 2-0

April 20, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Rio de Janeiro, April 20 (IANS) Neymar scored a goal and set up another, as Santos topped their group with a 2-0 victory over the Strongest in the Copa Libertadores here Friday.

Noted poet, Booker judge on DSC literature prize panel

April 20, 2012 at 7:33 PM

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Friday announced the induction of five new members to its advisory committee for the 2013 and 2014 editions of the $50,000 prize.

Need for a working group for BRICS development bank: India

April 20, 2012 at 7:06 PM

India has suggested to form a working group consists of finance ministry and central bank officials of the BRIC countries.

India proposes working group for BRICS development bank

April 20, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Washington, April 20 (IANS) India has suggested setting up a working group comprising officials from finance ministries and central banks of the five BRICS countries for the formation of a development bank to increase trade within the grouping.

Cambodia's Angkor Wat attracts 639,800 foreign visitors in Q1

April 20, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Phnom Penh, April 20 (Xinhua-ANI): The number of foreign tourists to Cambodia's Angkor Wat temples, one of the world heritage sites, had increased by 45 percent to 639,800 in the first quarter of this year, statistics of the Siem Reap provincial tourism department revealed on Friday.

Hart hails 'awesome' Tevez's timely comeback

April 20, 2012 at 2:45 PM

London, Apr 20 (ANI): Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has hailed Carlos Tevez goal scoring spree, saying it has come at the right time for the team.

Chinese captain gets 30-year jail in South Korea

April 19, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Seoul, April 19 (IANS) A South Korean court Thursday sentenced the captain of a Chinese fishing vessel to 30 years in prison for killing a South Korean coast guard officer last year.

Deco prefers Libertadores to Champions League medals

April 19, 2012 at 4:53 PM

Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Star midfielder Deco says he would swap his Champions League winners' medals for a Copa Libertadores triumph with Brazilian club Fluminense.

Madonna 'unhappy about daughter Lourdes smoking habit'

April 19, 2012 at 4:21 PM

New York, Apr 19 (ANI): Madonna has revealed that she was not happy when she saw pictures of her daughter Lourdes puffing on a cigarette in NYC.

Forbes magazine reveals Man U is world's richest club for eighth successive year

April 19, 2012 at 3:57 PM

London, Apr 19(ANI): Manchester United has topped the Forbes magazine's list as world's richest football club again for the eighth year in a row, following another successful year under Sir Alex Ferguson by his men.