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  • EPL: Manchester City, Leicester win as Liverpool draw Yesterday

    Leicester City continued to do their best Houdini impression on Saturday as they escaped the Premier League drop zone for the first time since November while Manchester City went up to second spot with a thrilling win. A battling 1-0 triumph at bottom club Burnley gave Leicester their fourth consecutive league...
  • Manchester City beat Aston Vila 3-2 to move to second place in EPL Yesterday

    Manchester: Fernandinho volleyed in an 89th-minute winner as Manchester City beat Aston Villa 3-2 to cement a place in the English Premier League's top four for the soon-to-be-deposed champions. Sergio Aguero pounced on an early mistake by goalkeeper Brad Guzan to give City a third-minute lead, and Aleksandar Kolarov made it...
  • No fracture for Manchester City's David Silva 6 days ago

    London: Manchester City playmaker David Silva has been given the all-clear by doctors after it was feared he may have fractured his cheekbone. The Spain midfielder went to hospital after suffering a facial injury during the 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday. Silva received treatment for nearly 10...
  • Manchester City's David Silva taken to hospital with cheek injury 1 week ago

    Manchester City playmaker David Silva was taken to hospital after sustaining an injury to his cheek bone during the 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday. Spaniard Silva received treatment for nearly 10 minutes and was carried off on a stretcher after being hit on the head by...
  • Manchester City beat West Ham United 2-0 to close on United 1 week ago

    London: Manchester City climbed to within one point of third-placed neighbours United with a comfortable 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United on Sunday to end a difficult week on a high. James Collins's freak own goal and Sergio Aguero's 20th league strike of the season secured a routine win...
  • Watch: The XI Metropolls conference in Hyderabad 1 week ago

    The XI Metropolls conference in Hyderabad witnessed participation of more than 136 members from different cities of the world. The theme of the 4 day conference was 'Cities for All'. ...
  • Man City's Vincent Kompany could miss rest of season: Manuel Pellegrini April 17, 2015

    London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany may not be fit before the end of the season because of a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. The 29-year-old central defender limped off at halftime during last weekend's 4-2 derby defeat by Manchester United and could miss City's remaining six games...
  • AAP to work with Delhi government to tackle graft April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: In line with its poll promise of making the national capital country's first "corruption-free city", Aam Aadmi Party has decided to work in tandem with the Delhi government to strengthen its efforts to weed out graft. Days after the AAP government launched the anti-corruption helpline, the party said it...
  • India builds first 'smart' city as urban population swells April 15, 2015

    Gandhinagar: India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. So far, it boasts modern underground infrastructure, two office blocks and not much else. The...
  • Delhi an unplanned city: Manish Sisodia April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the national capital was a "very unplanned city" and that the AAP government has received the mandate to change things. Speaking at the inauguration of a conference on 'Innovation to make cities financially sustainable', organised by the Associated Chambers of...
  • Is the governmnent doing enough to combat air pollution? April 13, 2015

    The government is only concerned about making policies in relation to the pollution, only for the metropolitan cities which is a lacunae for the small cities, however NGT is playing the major role in the reformation. ...
  • Manuel Pellegrini feeling the heat after painful derby loss April 13, 2015

    Manchester: When fans sing "you're getting sacked in the morning" it is galling enough for the opposing manager, but when he is the coach of the champions and they have just been thumped by their derby rivals you know there is a big problem. Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini saw his...
  • Louis van Gaal rings in changing of the guard April 13, 2015

    It was the moment manager Louis van Gaal had been dreaming of: Manchester United stopping a run of four straight derby league defeats against Manchester City and shifting the power in the city from blue to red. Not since November 2013, when United were sixth and City were ninth, has the...
  • Manchester United end recent derby pain with 4-2 win over Manchester City April 12, 2015

    Manchester: Manchester United ended a four-match losing run against Manchester City in style on Sunday, beating their fierce rival 4-2 in the Premier League to signal a power shift back to the red half of the city. United's sixth straight league win came despite the soon-to-be-deposed champions going ahead through Sergio...
  • Anupam Kher backs Centre's proposal of Smart City for Kashmiri Pandits, asks to repeal Article 370 from J&K April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Sunday said Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, which guarantees special status to Jammu and Kashmir, should be repealed and a Smart City should be built in the Kashmir Valley for the displaced Pandit community. In an interaction with the media organised by Roots...
  • Manchester derby: United and City to battle it out for the 3rd place in EPL April 12, 2015

    London: Manchester United, buoyed by five successive Premier League victories, head into Sunday's derby against Manchester City a place and a point above their rivals and believing they are poised to restore red ascendancy in the city. Champions City have won the last four league meetings against United, including a 1-0...
  • Barack Obama meets Raul Castro in highest level US-Cuba talks in decades April 12, 2015

    Panama City: President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro sat down together on Saturday in the first formal meeting of the two country's leaders in a half-century, pledging to reach for the kind of peaceful relationship that has eluded their nations for generations. In a small conference room in a Panama...
  • EPL: Aston Villa stun Spurs, Crystal Palace hammer Sunderland April 11, 2015

    London: Christian Benteke scored in the first half to give Aston Villa a 1-0 win over Tottenham, lifting his team further away from the relegation zone and giving manager Tim Sherwood a victory at his former club. The win lifts 15th-place Villa to 32 points from 33 games, six points clear...
  • I feared Aston Villa more than Manchester City, says Louis van Gaal April 11, 2015

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was more worried about playing Aston Villa than he feels about facing local rivals and champions Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday. Third-placed United have won five successive Premier League games and eight of their last 10 to move above City in the table...
  • Manchester derby loses luster with title out of reach April 11, 2015

    Manchester: It's been more than a decade since a Manchester derby in the Premier League had so little relevance to the title race. In February 2005, United won 2-0 at Etihad Stadium to reduce their gap to Chelsea to nine points. The London club ended up cantering to the championship by...
  • Manchester United primed to resume Manchester top-dog role April 11, 2015

    London: Manchester United, buoyed by five successive Premier League victories, head into Sunday's derby against Manchester City a place and a point above their rivals and believing they are poised to restore red ascendancy in the city. Champions City have won the last four league meetings against United, including a 1-0...
  • Vincent Kompany fighting to be fit for Manchester derby April 10, 2015

    Captain Vincent Kompany is a doubt for Manchester City as they prepare for Sunday's derby at Manchester United seeking to halt an alarming dip in form. Kompany, who turned 29 on Friday, sustained a hamstring injury in the Premier League defeat to Crystal Palace on Monday. "Vincent will be assessed for a...
  • Upbeat Louis van Gaal looks to buck the trend against Manchester City April 10, 2015

    Football is a strange sport. And its fans are even stranger. This time last season, Manchester United fans were in meltdown. Before every big game the worry lines became deeper. Frowns more evident. Not so long ago, the mood around Old Trafford was not much different. But all that has changed...
  • Bafetimbi Gomis to stay at Swansea City next season April 8, 2015

    Former France international Bafetimbi Gomis said he will stay at Swansea City next season after hinting earlier he could leave the Premier League club. The 29-year-old striker, who won 12 caps with Les Bleus from 2008-13, said in January that it was "possible" he could leave the club. "I see myself here...
  • Bengaluru: Flash strike by Railway employees, all trains from Bangalore City Railway Station halted April 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Train services are on halt for nearly two hours at the Bangalore City railway station causing inconvenience to hundreds of passengers on Tuesday evening as railway staff staged a protest, demanding release of one of their colleagues arrested on the charge of illegally auctioning abandoned vehicles at the parking...
  • Manchester City's Manuel Pellegrini relaxed despite Crystal Palace loss April 7, 2015

    Manuel Pellegrini said he was not concerned about his stuttering team or the security of his job after Manchester City suffered a huge blow in the Premier League title race after a 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace on Monday. Phlegmatic Pellegrini struggled to explain how his dominant City side were beaten...
  • Crystal Palace rock Manchester City's title hopes April 7, 2015

    Goals from Glenn Murray and Jason Puncheon all but ended Manchester City's title defence as Manuel Pellegrini's side fell to a 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace. Despite dominating large swathes of the game, City were stunned by Murray's first-half opener before Puncheon doubled the lead just after half time with a...
  • English Premier League serves up six of the best goals in one weekend April 6, 2015

    London: Normally the candidates for goal of the season are spread throughout the 10 months of the campaign, but this weekend's Premier League matches produced six memorable strikes in little over 24 hours. Whether Charlie Adam's 66 yard (60 metres) goal for Stoke City against Chelsea was the pick of the...
  • Premier League bottom three show they're up for the fight April 6, 2015

    London: Burnley's 0-0 draw at home to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday completed a profitable weekend for the three clubs bidding to avoid a swift return to the second tier of English football. Burnley, like Leicester City and Queen Park Rangers, still occupy the Premier League relegation zone...
  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St Peter's Square April 5, 2015

    Vatican City: In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Cautious hope ran through Francis' "Urbi et Orbi"...