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  • Vasundhara Raje asks officials to prepare time-bound development roadmap for Bikaner June 23, 2014

    Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has asked officials to prepare a roadmap for a well-planned and time-bound development of Bikaner district. Raje said this during a 'Sarkar Aapke Dwar' programme on Sunday, a CMO release said on Monday. The chief minister is camping at Gajner Palace here as part of the programme. Raje in...
  • EPL: Liverpool draw 3-3 with Crystal Palace to leave title hopes hanging May 6, 2014

    London: Luis Suarez and his Liverpool team-mates shed tears of despair after they blew a 3-0 lead with 11 minutes remaining to draw 3-3 with Crystal Palace in an astonishing Premier League match at Selhurst Park on Monday that almost certainly ended their hopes of a first title for 24...
  • Manchester City cruise past Crystal Palace to boost title hopes April 27, 2014

    London: Manchester City took charge of the Premier League title race after Edin Dzeko and Yaya Toure scored first-half goals to secure a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on Sunday. A couple of hours after leader Liverpool lost 2-0 against Chelsea at home, City cut its deficit to the Reds to...
  • Everton can still finish fourth, says coach Martinez April 17, 2014

    Liverpool: Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident his side can finish fourth in the Premier League despite suffering a "hurtful" 3-2 defeat by Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on Wednesday. After winning their last seven league matches, Everton's confidence should have been high, but they failed to get going against Tony...
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sharmila Tagore to restore Pataudi Palace April 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan along with her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore is busy restoring the Pataudi Palace. Despite having a choc-a-bloc schedule due to ad shoots and shooting for Rohit Shetty's 'Singham 2', Kareena, who is married to actor and Nawab of Pataudi Saif Ali Khan, has been juggling her schedule...
  • Palace boss Pulis hopes Cardiff can avoid relegation April 3, 2014

    Crystal Palace's Welsh manager Tony Pulis would like Cardiff City to avoid relegation from the Premier League even though his side meet them in a crucial battle to avoid the drop in South Wales on Saturday. Both clubs were promoted from the Championship last season and while Palace sit five points...
  • John Terry scores own goal, Chelsea lose 1-0 at Crystal Palace March 29, 2014

    London: Chelsea captain John Terry scored an own goal to gift Crystal Palace a 1-0 victory on Saturday, weakening the west London team's grip on the Premier League lead. The veteran center back headed Joel Ward's cross past his own goalkeeper, Petr Cech, seven minutes into the second half at Selhurst...
  • Crystal Palace winger Jason Puncheon fined for Twitter outburst March 4, 2014

    London: Crystal Palace winger Jason Puncheon has been fined 15,000 pounds for comments made on Twitter about his former manager Neil Warnock, the FA said on Tuesday. Puncheon was also warned about his future conduct after "failing to act in the best interests of the game", the FA added on its...
  • Palace boss to fine two of his own players for diving March 3, 2014

    London: Crystal Palace players Jerome Thomas and Marouane Chamakh are to be fined by manager Tony Pulis for diving during Sunday's 1-1 draw in their Premier League match against Swansea City. Pulis was furious with both players and said afterwards: "They'll pay money for that. They will both be fined. It's...
  • Oxlade-Chamberlain gives Arsenal 2-0 win over Palace February 2, 2014

    London: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sent Arsenal back to the top of the Premier League on Sunday as his first goals in more than a year clinched a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace. Making his first league start since August in an injury-curtailed season, Oxlade-Chamberlain broke through the resilient visitors two minutes into...
  • French President Hollande announces separation from Trierweiler January 26, 2014

    Paris: French President Francois Hollande announced his separation from first lady Valerie Trierweiler on Saturday following a media storm over allegations he is having an affair with an actress. "I wish to make it known that I have ended my partnership with Valerie Trierweiler," he said. Hollande sought to put an end...
  • Travelogue: Jodhpur's Ranbanka Palace is a perfect heritage classic weekend getaway January 25, 2014

    Is a relaxing, solitary, but entertaining classic getaway on your wish list? Kaalbelia dances, delightful puppet shows, mouth watering 'laal maas' and the traditional paintings at the Ranbanka Palace Hotel in this historic Rajasthan town could provide the answer. A weekend trip to the "classic heritage property", a title awarded by...
  • PM speaks to Shashi Tharoor, condoles Sunanda Pushkar's death January 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday night spoke to Union Minister Shashi Tharoor and condoled the death of the latter's wife Sunanda Pushkar. "I am deeply saddened at your loss. May God give you strength in this hour of grief", Singh told Tharoor. Sunanda Pushkar, who was upset over an alleged extra-marital...
  • French president Hollande-Gayet affair going on for over two years: Report January 17, 2014

    French President François Hollande has been having an affair with actress Julie Gayet "for over two years", Closer magazine said on Friday. The magazine said the 41-year-old actress had first been introduced to 59-year-old Hollande in 2011 by his former partner Ségolène Royal, when he was a front-running presidential candidate, The...
  • AAP victory has set good example of democracy's strength: Amartya Sen January 17, 2014

    Debutant Aam Aadmi Party's victory in the recent Delhi Assembly elections has set a good example of the strength of democracy in India, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur on Friday. Addressing the keynote session of a jam-packed session at the opening day of the...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival begins today, to host over 240 authors January 17, 2014

    Jaipur: The annual Jaipur Literature festival begins on Friday amidst expectations of nearly 2 lakh visitors at the historic Diggi palace in the city. The gathering this time will see the likes of several Nobel prize winners, Booker prize winners. The big faces who will grace the occasion will be...
  • Books, Bollywood and more in store as Jaipur Literature Fest kicks off tomorrow January 16, 2014

    Nobel laureates to local writers, award-winning authors to debut novelists, Bollywood bigwigs to music artistes, the historic Diggi palace in Jaipur is all set to overflow with authors, publishers and book lovers from across South Asia as the annual literary jamboree, the Jaipur Literature Festival, kicks off on Friday. The five-day...
  • Defoe begins farewell in style as Spurs beat Crystal Palace 2-0 January 12, 2014

    London: Toronto-bound Jermain Defoe started his Tottenham farewell by scoring as Spurs moved within one point of the Champions League spots and Crystal Palace dropped to last place in the Premier League on Saturday. Tottenham confirmed on Friday that Defoe would leave for Toronto FC at the end of February, and...
  • Slice of history at 5-day Jaipur Literature festival beginning Jan 17 January 10, 2014

    Stories about the Second World War or the ruins in Pompeii or even about the old life of Delhi- the upcoming 2014 Jaipur Literature Festival is set to throw a spotlight on history. The seventh edition of the five-day festival scheduled from January 17 at Diggi Palace in Jaipur is expected...
  • Veteran Phillips leaves Palace as Pulis seeks reinforcements January 9, 2014

    London: Veteran Kevin Phillips, who scored the penalty that secured Crystal Palace's promotion to the Premier League last season, has left the club, manager Tony Pulis said on Thursday. Phillips, 40, is one of the oldest players to appear in the Premier League. He made five substitute appearances for Palace this season...
  • Thinker's treat to unfold at Jaipur Literature Festival January 4, 2014

    The five-day Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF) which begins from Jan 17 will see discussions on a range of topics, including the Second World War, the November 2008 attacks in Mumbai, history, religion and the art of short stories. Among the more prominent authors in attendance this year are Nobel laureate Amartya...
  • Dzeko rescues Man City in 1-0 win over Palace; Hull rout Fulham 6-0 December 28, 2013

    Manchester: Edin Dzeko rescued Manchester City with a second-half winner in a shaky 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday, lifting his team provisionally top of the English Premier League. The division's most free-scoring attack struggled to break down an obdurate Palace defence until Jesus Navas cut the ball back for...
  • King of Travancore, Uthradam Thirunal Marthanda Verma dies at 91 December 16, 2013

    Thiruvanantapuram: Uthradam Thirunal Marthanda Verma, the scion of the Travancore royal dynasty died on Monday at the age of 91. According to royal family sources he breathed his last at 2 am on Monday morning. He was admitted to a hospital on December 6. It is being said that his...
  • Mourinho relieved as Chelsea see off spirited Palace December 15, 2013

    London: Jose Mourinho breathed a sigh of relief after his Chelsea side beat plucky Crystal Palace 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday to move within two points of Premier League leaders Arsenal. Chelsea took the lead through Fernando Torres in the 16th minute but allowed resurgent Moroccan Marouane Chamakh to equalise...
  • Unconvincing Chelsea beat Palace 2-1 to go 2nd in Premier League December 14, 2013

    London: An unconvincing Chelsea beat relegation-threatened Crystal Palace 2-1 on Saturday to provisionally move second in the Premier League, only two points behind leader Arsenal. Fernando Torres scored in the 16th minute at Stamford Bridge before Joel Ward set up Marouane Chamakh to equalise for the visitors in the 29th. Six minutes...
  • Crystal Palace edge West Ham 1-0 in EPL December 4, 2013

    London: Marouane Chamakh scored the only goal to give struggling Crystal Palace a much-needed 1-0 win over West Ham in the Premier League on Tuesday. The much-maligned Moroccan striker headed in the winner in the 42nd minute to give Tony Pulis a win in his first home match in charge and...
  • Newcastle beat Norwich 2-1 as Swansea down Fulham November 23, 2013

    Newcastle: French strikers Loic Remy and Yoan Gouffran scored first-half goals as Newcastle defeated Norwich 2-1 on Saturday to claim a third consecutive Premier League win. The Magpies, who have lost only one of their last five league games, built on their successive wins over Chelsea and Tottenham to hand Norwich...
  • Tony Pulis appointed as Crystal Palace manager November 23, 2013

    London: Crystal Palace have hired former Stoke manager Tony Pulis, hoping he can revive the struggling club and lift it out of last place in the Premier League. The 55-year-old Pulis had been out of work since leaving Stoke last season and will take charge after Saturday's Premier League match against...
  • Swarna Shatabdi, Palace on Wheels to get designed toilets soon November 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Wary of using stinking train toilets? Now, get ready to use newly designed washrooms fitted with vacuum toilet system, like the one seen in planes, as Railways is planning to introduce it on the Delhi-Amritsar Swarna Shatabdi and luxury tourist train Palace on Wheels. "Swarna Shatabdi is going to...
  • Gurgaon: Police arrest five on charges of theft November 15, 2013

    Gurgaon: Five men, all members of a high-profile gang involved in over 100 cases of thefts in posh areas of the National Capital Region (NCR), were arrested in Gurgaon, police said on Friday. The Haryana Police Crime Branch of Sector 45, headed by Yashwant Singh, arrested the five high-tech thieves and...