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  • Narendra Modi supports crony capitalism, says Chidambaram 13-04-2014 08:40 AM

    The Congress continues to target BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Finance Minister P Chidambaram has now said that the former supports crony capitalism. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Chidambaram also hit out at India Inc for calling business leaders fickle. ...
  • World's 'longest-serving' death row inmate to have a retrial in Japan 27-03-2014 01:50 PM

    Tokyo: A Japanese court on Thursday ordered the release and a retrial of an ageing prisoner accused of murder who served on death row for over 30 years, amid doubts about the evidence used to convict him. Japan and the United States are the only two Group of Seven rich...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow 09-03-2014 06:24 PM

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely...
  • Rana Dasgupta's 'Capital' a brilliant take on 21st Century Delhi 07-03-2014 12:20 PM

    Rana Dasgupta's Capital was making waves at the Jaipur Literary Festival this year. I couldn't attend any of his sessions there but the book caught my fantasy. It looked beautiful in a black & golden jacket, shining all the way. Then it was at a famous bookstore in Delhi, where...
  • Pellegrini lands first trophy in Europe, now wants more 03-03-2014 09:58 AM

    London: It has been a long time arriving but Manuel Pellegrini can finally celebrate some meaningful European silverware - 10 years after arriving in Spain as a relative unknown. The Chilean coach, who earned plaudits for his work at unfashionable Villarreal and Malaga, either side of a brief stint at...
  • California couple finds $10 million in buried treasure while walking dog 26-02-2014 09:11 PM

    A trove of rare Gold Rush-era coins unearthed in California last year by a couple as they walked their dog may be the greatest buried treasure ever found in the United States, worth more than $10 million, a currency firm representing the pair said on Tuesday. The 1,400 gold pieces,...
  • Nasri warns City against Cup defeat ramifications 24-02-2014 03:49 PM

    Samir Nasri has warned his Manchester City team-mates that failure to beat Sunderland in Sunday's Capital One Cup final could derail a season that currently has them in contention for four trophies. City beat Stoke 1-0 on Saturday to keep them third in the Premier League, three points off leaders...
  • Gurgaon, Noida land prices may fall with fresh supply in Delhi 06-02-2014 11:21 PM

    Land prices in Gurgaon and Noida could fall as over 70,000 acre is likely to come in the Delhi market because of DDA's new land pooling policy, property consultant CBRE said on Thursday. "The land pooling policy will prove to be positive for the National Capital Region (NCR) in the...
  • Sunderland beat Manchester United on penalties in League Cup 23-01-2014 08:29 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United's troubled season took another turn for the worse when they lost 2-1 to Sunderland in an error-strewn penalty shootout in their League Cup semi-final on Wednesday. United looked to be heading for the final against Manchester City when they led 1-0 two minutes from the end of...
  • 4 business turnarounds in the making 17-01-2014 03:22 PM

    1. Mining Moguls The unexpected winding up of the Shah Commission, which was investigating illegal mining, may have raised environmentalists' eyebrows, but the Indian mining sector is looking forward to a better year. Mining had stalled for about two years, hurting mining and steel companies like Sesa Goa and JSW...
  • Manchester City crush woeful West Ham in League Cup semi-final 09-01-2014 08:21 AM

    Manchester: Alvaro Negredo grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City crushed West Ham United 6-0 in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday in another body blow for the beleaguered London club. City effectively sealed their place in the final at Wembley with another one-sided demonstration of their attacking potency,...
  • Manchester United are playing against the officials, says Moyes 08-01-2014 08:31 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United have to play the officials as well as the opposition, manager David Moyes complained after his side were beaten 2-1 by Sunderland in the League Cup semi-final first leg on Tuesday. Moyes, under pressure after losing his third consecutive game in all competitions, pointed the finger at...
  • League Cup: Advantage Sunderland as Manchester United lose again 08-01-2014 08:18 AM

    Manchester: Sunderland gained the upper hand on Manchester United by deservedly winning their League Cup semi-final, first leg 2-1 on Tuesday to intensify the pressure on visiting manager David Moyes after a testing week. Italian Fabio Borini scored a second-half penalty to give the Premier League's bottom club a one-goal...
  • FA Cup flops United and West Ham target quick recovery 06-01-2014 05:18 PM

    London: Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher says the team owe their supporters a huge response following their FA Cup defeat to Swansea City on Sunday and have the perfect opportunity to make amends against Sunderland in the Capital One Cup. West Ham United, who themselves crashed out of the tournament...
  • Manchester clubs kept apart in Cup semi-final draw 19-12-2013 08:31 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United and Manchester City were kept apart in the League Cup semi-final draw made on Wednesday. Champions United will take on the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland in a two-legged last-four clash in January and City face West Ham United who knocked out Tottenham Hotspur in the quarter-finals....
  • Manchester United, West Ham enter semis of League Cup 19-12-2013 08:21 AM

    Manchester: West Ham United piled more misery on managerless Tottenham Hotspur by coming from behind to book their place in the League Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 win at White Hart Lane and Manchester United also reached the last four on Wednesday. Tottenham, who sacked boss Andre Villas-Boas on Monday...
  • Chelsea lack killer instinct, says Mourinho 18-12-2013 08:48 AM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was forced to recount a familiar tale as he bemoaned his team's latest failure to turn chances into goals after their 2-1 extra-time defeat by Sunderland in the League Cup on Tuesday. "The quality of football we produced is amazing. We never lost a match...
  • Capital One Cup: Sunderland knock out Chelsea, Man City advance 18-12-2013 08:42 AM

    London: Substitute Ki sung-Yueng drove in an extra-time winner to take the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland into the League Cup semi-finals with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Tuesday. Ki smashed home in the 118th minute after being teed up by Fabio Borini, who had come off the...
  • Bangladesh executes Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader for war crimes 12-12-2013 11:15 PM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Thursday executed an opposition leader convicted of war crimes hours after the Supreme Court rejected his last-minute appeal, officials said. The death threatened to spark new violence ahead of national elections next month. Sheikh Yousuf Harun, chief government administrator in Dhaka, said Abdul Quader Mollah was hanged...
  • Expert panel to determine capital of residual Andhra Pradesh 07-12-2013 06:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday said an expert committee will be set up to determine the new capital of residual Andhra Pradesh. Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh the expert panel will be constituted and within 45 days of the Telangana Bill being enacted by the Parliament, it will recommend...
  • Delhi employees to get paid leave for polling on Wednesday 03-12-2013 09:32 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi voters working in the National Capital Region will get a paid leave on December 4 after the Election Commission directed the employers of public and private companies to allow them to exercise their franchise. December 4 has been declared as a public holiday in the national capital...
  • Capital market, financial sector reforms on unveil, says P Chidambaram 29-11-2013 05:48 PM

    Exuding confidence that growth rate will climb to 6 per cent next year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said government will in next 6 months liberalise capital markets and financial sector to help economy return to high growth trajectory. Unveiling UPA government's agenda for the remaining six months of...
  • Give single command, if not statehood, says Dikshit to Sonia 24-11-2013 11:21 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said her government would settle for single command for the national capital if full statehood is not granted by the centre. "If you cannot grant us full statehood, please give us single command so that we don't have to run from pillar to...
  • City can't become jungle of ads: Government clarifies to HC on AAP posters 21-11-2013 09:56 PM

    Delhi Government, on Thursday, justified before the High Court its decision to remove posters of Aam Admi Party from private houses and buildings saying no city can be allowed to become a jungle of advertisements which also threaten safety and convenience of drivers and pedestrians. The affidavit filed by the...
  • Gandhi's non-violence ideology more relevant today: Medha Patkar 10-11-2013 05:44 PM

    Panaji: Noted social activist Medha Patkar on Sunday said Mahatma Gandhi's ideology of non-violence is more relevant in the present times, and suggested that there should be no capital punishment. "Mahatma Gandhi's ideology of non-violence is very much relevant today. There is no difference between violence whoever does it," Patkar...
  • Ecclestone rejects German firm's allegation of corrupt F1 sale 31-10-2013 09:01 AM

    London: A firm's claim for more than $100 million in damages from Bernie Ecclestone is far-fetched and relies on confessions from a jailed banker who is a "fantasist", a lawyer for the Formula One boss argued on Wednesday. German media firm Constantin Medien (EV4G.DE) alleges that Ecclestone and three other...
  • League Cup: Man City edge Newcastle, Spurs win shootout with Hull 31-10-2013 08:32 AM

    London: Manchester City reached the quarter-finals of the League Cup after they finally broke down a resilient Newcastle United to win 2-0 after extra time on Wednesday, while Tottenham Hotspur needed penalties to get past Hull City. City, who made 10 changes from the team that played Chelsea in the...
  • Chelsea hail strength in depth after brushing Arsenal aside 30-10-2013 08:47 AM

    London: Two wins in three days against top English clubs are a sign Chelsea have enough squad depth to compete for honours across the board this season, assistant coach Steve Holland said on Tuesday. Chelsea beat Arsenal 2-0 to ease into the quarter-finals of the League Cup on Tuesday, barely...
  • League Cup: Chelsea knock out Arsenal, Man Utd advance 30-10-2013 08:39 AM

    London: Cesar Azpilicueta seized on a defensive blunder and Juan Mata scored a slick second as Chelsea dumped Premier League leader Arsenal out of the League Cup with a 2-0 victory at its London rival on Tuesday. The fourth round loss ends one route to a trophy for Arsenal manager...
  • Capital Express train gets derailed in Bihar; no casualties 16-10-2013 11:09 AM

    Eleven coaches of an express train heading to Assam derailed near Patna Sahib station under Danapur division of East Central Railway zone on Tuesday night, but no casualty was reported. The coaches of the Danapur-Khamakhya Capital Express train derailed at about 11:58 pm, ECR spokesman UK Jha said on Wednesday....