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  • Prandelli warns Italy against complacency in Euro 2016 qualifiers 24-02-2014 12:53 PM

    Rome: Italian head coach warned that his side's opponents in the Euro 2016 qualifiers are not as easy to handle as many consider. The Azzurri have been drawn in group H which also includes Croatia, Bulgaria, Norway, Azerbaijan and Malta, reports Xinhua. Prandelli insisted that while Italy were fortunate to...
  • Champions Spain have comfortable draw for Euro 2016 23-02-2014 06:45 PM

    Nice, France: Two-time defending European champion Spain face a seemingly comfortable road to defend their title at Euro 2016 after being drawn in Group C along with Luxembourg, Macedonia, Belarus, Slovakia and Ukraine on Sunday. The Netherlands were drawn in a tougher-looking Group A and faces the Czech Republic, Turkey,...
  • Sensex ends up 89 points; IT, pharma strong 19-02-2014 09:28 AM

    The market finally ended on high note with support by IT stocks. The Nifty closed at 6152.75, 25.65 points while the Sensex was up 88.76 points at 20722.97. About 1447 shares have advanced, 1202 shares declined, and 153 shares are unchanged. IT, Healthcare and Capital Goods indices ended with strong...
  • Former Spain's Euro 2008 winning coach Aragones dies at 75 01-02-2014 03:36 PM

    Madrid: Luis Aragones, who managed Spain to glory at Euro 2008 and sparked the country's recent golden era in international soccer, died on Saturday, the country's football association said. The 75-year-old passed away at 6.15am in the Centro de Madrid clinic in the Spanish capital, said the RFEF, who expressed...
  • Police arrest two for robbing businessman of Rs 36 lakh 30-01-2014 11:50 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police's Special Cell on Thursday claimed to have cracked a case in which a businessman was robbed of around Rs 36 lakh on Azad Pur flyover on January 13. Two residents of Delhi, identified as Nitin Kumar (28) and Upender Gupta alias Bittoo (23), were arrested on...
  • Rupee closes at 61.85, down 31 paise 27-12-2013 09:45 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday closed at 61.85 down 31 paise. The rupee had lost 37 paise to end at a more than three-week low of 62.16 against the dollar on Thursday on month-end demand for the US currency from importers and banks. Meanwhile, the BSE benchmark Sensex moved up...
  • Rupee closes 31 paise up at 62.44 vs dollar 25-09-2013 10:12 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee advanced for the first time in four sessions on Wednesday, ending 31 paise higher at 62.44 against the dollar as exporters and some banks sold the US currency, which weakened in the overseas market. The rupee opened on a flat note on Wednesday at 62.76 per dollar...
  • Thirty-two countries bid for Euro 2020 20-09-2013 03:00 PM

    Thirty-two countries have shown interest in hosting matches at Euro 2020, UEFA said on Friday. The tournament will be staged at 13 cities around the continent. The candidate nations must submit their full bid dossier by April when they must also choose their host city. UEFA said the countries were:...
  • Russia bids to co-host Euro 2020 12-09-2013 05:50 PM

    Moscow: St. Petersburg formally placed a bid to host four matches of the Euro 2020, the Russian Football Union said on Thursday. If the bid is approved, Russian's second-largest city will become one of 13 venues among which the tournament will be shared, reports Xinhua. For the first time, Euro...
  • Rupee opens lower at 61.37 vs dollar 13-08-2013 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee opened lower at 61.37 per dollar versus 61.27 on Tuesday. Arvind Narayanan, DBS Bank said, "The rupee is likely to strengthen marginally on the announcements made by the Finance Minister. While these measures will help the rupee in the short-term, long-term issues will exert pressure on the...
  • Germany commits Euro 200 million loan for hydropower project 13-08-2013 04:28 AM

    Germany has committed a soft loan of Euro 201.50 million (Rs.1,630 crore) loan to state-run Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) for its upcoming hydropower project in the state, an official said in Shimla on Monday. "Germany has committed a financial assistance for the 191 MW Thana Plaun hydro electric...
  • Germany beat Norway 1-0 in women's Euro final 29-07-2013 12:32 AM

    Solna: Germany won their eighth women's European championship by beating Norway 1-0 on Sunday in front of a record 41,000 spectators in Sweden. Celia Okoyino da Mbabi raced down the left wing and passed to substitute Anja Mittag, who scored in the 49th minute at Friends Arena in Solna, located...
  • Rupee opens flat at 59.71 against dollar 19-07-2013 10:10 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday opened flat at 59.71 per dollar versus 59.67 on Thursday. Pramit Brahmbhatt, Alpari India said, "The rupee will continue to trade weak due to a stronger dollar and high dollar demand from internal importers. The rupee has started discounting the RBI measures and is now...
  • Spanish football team needs fresh talent: Novy Kapadia 02-07-2013 03:37 PM

    After a dream run that started from Euro 2008 and lasted till Euro 2012, is the Spanish armada falling apart? Does it have the next batch of players to pick up the mantle of Xavi, Iniesta and company? Football analyst Novy Kapadia joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the...
  • Rupee up 29 paise vs dollar in early trade 02-07-2013 10:04 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday rose by 29 paise to 59.23 in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on dollar selling by exporters, after the government assured it is "committed to containing the fiscal deficit" within target and is addressing how to finance CAD. Strengthening of the euro...
  • Spain beat Italy to lift Euro Under-21 title 19-06-2013 08:15 AM

    Jerusalem: Thiago Alcantara scored a first-half hat trick as Spain turned on the style to beat Italy 4-2 on Tuesday and win the European Under-21 championship for a second consecutive time. Italy started as the brighter side at Jerusalem's Teddy Stadium but the Spanish players, captained by Thiago, soon gained...