Everything you need to know about World University Centre: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about World University Centre: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 11 (IANS) Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal failed to win her women's singles BWF Super Series Finals opener against Minatsu Mitani of Japan at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) A new TV show, "Chivas Studio - Gentlemen's Code", going on air Sunday attempts to delve into what it takes to be a modern man.
Edinburgh, Dec 11 (IANS) Akhil Rabindra, a 17-year-old from India, won a place on the FIA Institute Young Drivers Excellence Academy programme following an intensive three-day test and evaluation at the FIA Institute Asia-Pacific selection event hosted by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) here.
As the King of 64 squares and the five-time World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand, celebrated his 44th birthday playing classic chess in London, strategizing every move, one can only begin to guess the thoughts uppermost in his mind.
Doha, Dec 11 (IANS) Qatar will host a successful 2022 World Cup whenever it is held -- in winter or summer, said a top official at the Doha Goals Forum.
Wellington, Dec11 (ANI): World's fastest talker, Fran Capo, who can speak 11 words per second, is apparently a woman you would avoid sitting next to at a party.
Johannesburg, Dec. 11 (ANI): President Barack Obama's selfie at Nelson Mandela's memorial service has gone viral on social media sites, with many questioning whether the moment of delight was appropriate for the occasion.
Agadir (Morocco), Dec 11 (IANS) Goal-line technology (GLT) will make its debut in Africa in the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup here.
London, Dec11 (ANI): People who drink alcohol heavily have a lower mortality rate than those who do not drink at all, a new study has revealed.
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Popular musician Sting will star in a special guest role on sitcom "The Michael J. Fox Show".
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 10 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal has been clubbed with Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China in the same group after the BWF Super Series Finals draws were announced at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium here Tuesday.
New York, December 10 (ANI): The list of the biggest goof ups in films of 2013 has been revealed.
New York, December 10 (ANI): Being in a happy relationship is linked with a better body image, a study has revealed.
Sydney, Dec. 10 (ANI): The Australian Federal Police is reportedly set to introduce the controversial surveillance technology, capable of collecting and storing emails and other information sent via computers, by the next year.
Washington, Dec. 10 (ANI): The documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden have reportedly revealed that the US' spy agency extended its snooping programmes to even the online games like 'World of Warcraft'.
London, Dec 10 (ANI): FIFA moved quickly on Monday to play down the risk of violence at the World Cup after fighting at a Brazilian league match led to four fans ending up in hospital, according to reports.
Sydney, Dec 10 (ANI): The 2014 World Cup draw that grouped Iran with heavyweights Argentina has provoked thousands of Iranians to trash the Facebook page of Argentine superstar Lionel Messi, according to reports.
Ottawa, Dec 10 (ANI): Zach Johnson has jumped into the top 10 of this week's world golf rankings by defeating tournament host Tiger Woods in a playoff at the World Challenge on Sunday, according to reports.
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 10 (IANS) World football's governing body FIFA has vowed there will be no repeat of Sunday's fan violence in Brazil during next year's World Cup, Xinhua reported.
Dubai, Dec 10 (IANS) The British embassy in Abu Dhabi said Monday that citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) no longer need a visa for visits less than six months to Britain.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 9 (IANS) A cold wave swept many parts of Odisha Monday with the temperature dropping to 6.6 degrees celsius in one of its towns, an official said.
Moscow, Dec 9 (IANS) Russian freestyle skiing star Anna Orlovskaya will miss the Sochi Winter Olympics for abusing anti-doping rules, the national anti-doping agency said Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India will bid to host the 2015 and 2016 FIFA Club World Cup, AIFF president Praful Patel said here Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The new draft legislation for people with disability is in the last stage of finalisation, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja said here Monday.
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) China's high-resolution remote-sensing satellite Ziyuan I-03 failed to enter orbit after its launch Monday, military sources said.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan hockey great Tahir Zaman believes if India and his country could work out a uniform sub-continental coaching structure and manual, both could benefit immensely branding their own unique hockey style.
Dubai, Dec 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday announced that Waqar Younis and Adam Gilchrist will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame later this week.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Players, WAGs and officials will be protected by Brazil's feared Special Operations Batallion, the BOPE, even while resting at their hotel during the 2014 Soccer World Cup, according to reports.
Singapore, Dec 9 (IANS) Around 400 South Asian migrant workers staged violent protests in Singapore's Little India neighbourhood following the death of an Indian national in a bus accident Sunday.
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 9 (IANS) Brazilian prosecutors will this week investigate a riot that left four football fans injured and raised fresh doubts about the country's ability to host the 2014 World Cup.
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) In a major breakthrough researchers have reported how meditation impacts genes and their actions, which results in swift recovery from a stressful situation.
Melbourne, Dec. (ANI): In an attempt to reduce the number of stillbirth, scientists claimed to have developed the world's first blood test that will aid in monitoring a fetus and determining the chances of stillbirth.
Sydney, Dec 9 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has said that England are a good side and can be expected to bounce back in the Ashes but his side would want to make sure that they bury their opposition in Perth.
Washington, December 9 (ANI): Disney's animated film 'Frozen' has topped the weekend box office by raking in 31.6 million dollars in its second week.
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a quick-cook recipe for copious volumes of hydrogen (H2).
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Roy Hodgson and his England players will need vaccinations against Rabies and Yellow Fever before they head for their Brazil World Cup rumble in the jungle, according to reports.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Six people remain in police custody after an ex-Portsmouth player told an undercover reporter he had been involved in fixing football matches, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 9 (ANI): While the eyes of the football world were focused on Brazil for the World Cup draw, Cristiano Ronaldo caught up on his beauty sleep, according to reports.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Tiger Woods' girlfriend Lindsey Vonn finished fifth in Sunday's World Cup super-G to complete a successful return to competition after a serious knee injury, according to reports.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Zach Johnson beat world number one Tiger Woods in a play-off to win the World Challenge in California, according to reports.
Washington, December 8 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the first ever evidence about nerves in the stomach that act like a circadian clock telling about the limit of food that one should eat.
Belo Horizonte, Dec 9 (IANS) Ronaldinho scored a brace on his return from injury as Atletico Mineiro rallied from behind to end the Campeonato Brasileiro season with a 2-2 draw against Vitoria.
London, Dec 8 (IANS) British scientists have discovered that spider webs actively spring towards prey, thanks to electrically conductive glue spread across their surface.
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 8 (IANS) World football's governing body FIFA has changed the kickoff timings for seven 2014 World Cup matches, including three in the Amazonian city of Manaus.
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 8 (IANS) Record-breaking former Brazil international goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni will next year extend his professional career to a 23rd season with Sao Paulo.
London, Dec. 8 (ANI): Researchers have found a new technique to starve and kill cancer tumours.
Washington, December 8 (ANI): Most unsafe topics of conversation while on a holiday or at parties is weight, it has been revealed.
Daugavpils (Latvia), Dec 8 (IANS) Indian challenge in the IBSF World snooker championships here ended Saturday night when Chitra Magimairajan went down 1-4 to Belgian Wendy Jans in the women's semi-final.
London, Dec 08 (ANI): Spider webs reach out and grab airborne prey and particles thanks to an electrostatic glue that coats their surface, a new study has revealed.
Wellington, Dec 08 (ANI): A new study has revealed that shopaholics who like a bit of daily retail therapy are likelier to live longer than people who open their wallets only once a week.
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Tiger Woods' girlfriend Lindsey Vonn's comeback from injury continued with an improved 11th position in a downhill at Lake Louise Saturday as Maria Hoefl-Riesch completed a double at the Canadian resort, according to reports.
London, Dec 8 (ANI): World number one Tiger Woods birdied two of the last three holes to hang on to his two-shot lead after the third round at the World Challenge, according to reports.
Beijing, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) China Saturday issued an orange alert, the most serious warning after a red alert, citing the dangerous pollution levels registered in various parts of the country that have forced expressways to close and flights to be either delayed or cancelled.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Obesity is a pressing health problem plaguing Indians and can be tackled properly by reverting to a traditional diet comprising pulses, coarse grains and vegetables, experts said Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India football captain Sunil Chettri said Saturday that the 2017 U-17 World Cup will boost the sport in the country.
Jangipur (West Bengal), Dec.7 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the B. Ed. Course of Aligarh Muslim University at the Murshidabad Centre today in Jangipur.
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) Heavy haze still shrouded China Saturday, with highways closed, and flights delayed or cancelled following an alert for haze.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Selected architectural drawings, paper impressions of the inscriptions of 1000-year-old Barahadisvara Temple at Tanjore of the Chola kingdom, along with a few paintings have been put together in an exhibition here to document the making of the temple.
New Delhi, Dec. 7, (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday criticised the Congress over the Anti-Communal Violence Bill, which is likely to be introduced during the Winter Session of Parliament.
Almost four years ago, transformational leadership Mandela-style hit close home. While conducting a leadership alignment workshop for the senior management of two fierce rivals, who were now under one umbrella as a result of an acquisition, the challenge was uniting them and aligning them to a common goal.
Costa do Sauipe (Brazil), Dec 7 (IANS) The eye catching 2014 FIFA World Cup draw ended here with the make up of three tough and three easy groups for traditional powerhouses. The other two without favourites look even.
The landmark trade reform deal reached Saturday at Nusa Dua on the Indonesian resort island of Bali leaves a distinct Indian imprint in ensuring that the rights of an emerging economy in addressing its food security concerns cannot be sidestepped just to show some movement forward for a rule-based global commerce.
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A new research suggests that an anti-tuberculosis vaccine could prevent multiple sclerosis.
Madrid, Dec 7 (IANS) Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque reacted diplomatically after the draw for the FIFA 2014 World Cup finals.
The Hague, Dec 7 (IANS) Dutch football head coach Louis van Gaal was not very satisfied with the draw for the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil, with Spain, Chile and Australia their opponents in Group B.
Costa do Sauipe (Brazil), Dec 7 (IANS) Hosts Brazil will play Croatia in the opening match of the 2014 World Cup June 12 in Sao Paulo as the draw was completed here.
United Nations, Dec 7 (IANS) A UN General Assembly committee adopted a resolution on human settlement Friday, designating Oct 31 as the World Cities Day.
Islamabad, Dec 7 (ANI): Afghanistan will get another boost as a fledgling cricketing nation when they play former world champions Pakistan for the first time in a Twenty20 international in Sharjah on Sunday, according to reports.
London, Dec 7 (ANI): World number one Tiger Woods struck a brilliant 10-under-par 62 in the second round of the World Challenge to eke a two-stroke lead at the halfway stage, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 7 (ANI): Champions Spain were drawn against the team they beat in the 2010 World Cup final, the Netherlands at the official 2014 Brazil World Cup draw ceremony in Costa do Sauipe on Friday, according to reports.
Costa do Saupie (Brazil), Dec 7 (IANS) Comments from the coaches after Friday's World Cup draw, according to Xinhua.
Costa Do Suipe (Brazile), Dec 7 (IANS) Brazilian soccer legend Pele put his faith in Brazil of winning next year's World Cup on home soil here Friday during the draw ceremony.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday described Nelson Mandela as "a true champion of the people of Third World countries" and said the world had "lost one of its finest sons" in his death.
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae, has promised that India is ready to assist in the development of cricket in Nepal.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The capital will host an Israeli Film Festival starting Saturday. Six critically acclaimed films will be screened as part of the event.
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) China's Chang'e-3 lunar probe entered a circular lunar orbit Friday, after about 112 hours on a Earth-Moon transfer orbit, the Beijing Aerospace Control Centre said.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The youngsters were fast asleep when FIFA voted far away in Brazil that India will host the under-17 World Cup in 2017. For the awestruck Delhi schoolboys it was as good as the country hosting the main World Cup itself and they burst into a loud cheer on hearing the news when they assembled for their customary morning football work-out Friday.
Male, Dec 6 (IANS) The Maldives has been awarded the title of "World's Leading Island Destination" at the 2013 World Travel Awards in Qatar, media reported Friday.
Hong Kong, Dec 6 (IANS) India's Joshana Chinappa pulled off a sensational second successive upset in the second round of the Women's Hong Kong Open to claim her first ever quarter-final berth in a WSA World Series squash event.
Milton Keynes (England), Dec 6 (IANS) Red Bull Racing Friday announced that Sebastien Buemi and Antonio Felix da Costa will make up the team's test and reserve driver line-up for the 2014 Formula 1 season.
Salvador (Brazil), Dec 6 (IANS) The 2014 World Cup champions will receive $35 million in prize money, world football's governing body FIFA announced here Thursday.
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber was detained at the Brisbane airport during a drug search conducted by customs agents. A member of his entourage was reportedly carrying weed, reports tmz.com.
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): FIFA will take a decision over whether to switch the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in December 2014.
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): Athlete Christine Ohuruogu has been named Sunday Times and Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year.
London, Dec 6 (IANS) England football manager Roy Hodgson has said his side would fear no one in the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals.
Melbourne, Dec. 06 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) World Cup boss has called for making match-fixing a criminal offence before the 2015 tournament.
Washington, Dec. 6 (ANI): A new research into the discovery of partial skeleton, suggests that the human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones was a muscular creature with a gorilla-like upper body, and more adaptive to its environment than previously believed.
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): A new study has found that mice lacking a protein called Tmprss2 are resistant to certain flu viruses.
Johannesburg, Dec. 6 (ANI): Northern Irish golfer, Rory McIlroy has reportedly said that he didn't need a win in the in the World Challenge hosted by Tiger Woods but he felt good about it and wants to start off sharp in 2014.
Washington, Dec. 6 (ANI): A team of astronomers were left mystified after they discovered a giant planet orbiting its star at 650 times the average Earth-Sun distance.
Costa do Saupie (Brazil), Dec 6 (IANS) Brazil's Itaquerao World Cup stadium will be ready in April, just two months before football's showpiece event, the game's governing body FIFA has said.
Madrid, Dec 6 (IANS) Euro 2008-winning coach Luis Aragones has announced the end of his 35-year coaching career.
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): By using a powerful gene-hunting technique for the first time in mammalian brain cells, researchers have identified a gene involved in building the circuitry that relays signals through the brain.
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): Researchers have found that certain mosquito nerve cells, known as cpA neurons, cause mosquitoes to be attracted to humans by detecting exhaled carbon dioxide (CO2) and odors emitted from human skin.
Seoul, Dec 6 (IANS) South Korea was picked to host the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in 2017, the country's sports ministry said Friday.
New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a three-day visit to West Bengal from today.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Winning the hosting rights for the FIFA U-17 World Cup could not have come at a better time for India, but the real challenge begins now, All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel said Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India were Thursday awarded the rights to host the 2017 U-17 football World Cup. The decision was taken at the FIFA executive committee meeting held Dec 4-5 in Brasil.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Diesel demand in India has declined in this fiscal for the first time in more than a decade on the back of increased power generation and monthly price hikes, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) chairman R.S. Butola said Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Football's governing body FIFA Thursday announced it had awarded India the rights to host the 2017 Under-17 World Cup.