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  • Frank Lampard joins New York City on two-year contract Yesterday

    Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has signed for new Major League Soccer (MLS) club New York City FC on a two-year contract, the team said on Thursday. Lampard became New York's second major signing following the arrival of ex-Barcelona and Spain forward David Villa to the club which will join MLS...
  • Title holders Manchester City still looking for reinforcements 2 days ago

    English champions Manchester City are still in the market for new signings to boost their title defence, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday. Pellegrini has already brought in Brazilian midfielder Fernando from Porto, French fullback Bacary Sagna from Arsenal and goalkeeper Willy Caballero from former club Malaga but isn't convinced his...
  • Stoke City sign Bojan Krkic from Barcelona 2 days ago

    Stoke City have signed one-time Spain international forward Bojan Krkic from Barcelona on a four-year deal, the Premier League side said on Tuesday. Bojan, 23, was part of Barcelona's youth system and scored 26 goals in 104 league appearances before leaving for AS Roma in 2011, having made his first team...
  • I'm staying for the fans, says City's Yaya Toure 1 week ago

    Yaya Toure has no intention of leaving Premier League champions Manchester City and is looking forward to the new season with them, he said on Friday. "The fans have always been good to me, they've always been good to my family," Toure told Sky Sports television. "I want to stay. I will...
  • Nissan signs as sponsor of Manchester City July 17, 2014

    Premier League champion Manchester City have signed Nissan Motor Co. as the first global sponsor of their portfolio of clubs. The five-year deal with Nissan was announced on Thursday, two months after City bought a stake in Japanese team Yokohama F Marinos from the car giant. Man City, who have been rapidly...
  • USGS: 7 small earthquakes shake central Oklahoma July 14, 2014

    Guthrie: The US Geological Survey has recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of just about 14 hours. They ranged from magnitude 2.6 to 2.9 and were centered in the Guthrie, Jones and Langston areas, 15 miles to 30 miles (24 to 48 kilometres) northeast of Oklahoma...
  • Delhi becomes world's second most populous city July 11, 2014

    United Nations: Delhi has become the world's second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report. The 2014 revision of the World Urbanisation Prospects launched on Thursday said that India is projected to add the highest...
  • Samir Nasri signs new 5-year deal at Man City July 10, 2014

    Manchester: France midfielder Samir Nasri has signed a new five-year contract with Manchester City, keeping him at the English Premier League champion until 2019. Nasri was one of City's key players in its run to the league and League Cup titles last season, scoring 11 goals in all competitions and becoming...
  • Budget 2014: New airports in smaller cities, towns July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: New airports will be developed in smaller cities and towns to encourage air travel in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on Thursday. The Airport Authority of India (AAI) will build the airports through public private partnership (PPP) process, the minister told the Lok Sabha while presenting the...
  • Goalkeeper Willy Caballero signs with Manchester City July 8, 2014

    Manchester City say they have signed goalkeeper Willy Caballero to a three-year contract on a free transfer from Spanish club Malaga. The 32-year-old Caballero, whose contract with Malaga expired at the end of the 2013-14 season, says on the club's website that "this is a new challenge and a new league...
  • Like a juror: Madonna does NYC jury duty, briefly July 8, 2014

    New York: Madonna has spent a little time living in the judicial world. The pop superstar turned up for jury duty Monday at a Manhattan state courthouse, quickly getting dismissed. She had gotten excused from a jury service date in May. This time, she was finished within two hours and wasn't questioned...
  • Premier League side Hull sign winger Tom Ince July 7, 2014

    Hull: English winger Tom Ince has ended his public search for a new team by staying in the Premier League and joining Hull City. The 22-year-old Ince embarked on a trip to Italy in a blaze of publicity but the player said he rejected the chance of following in his father...
  • Defying pope, Italian church parade stops by Mafioso's house in tribute July 7, 2014

    Rome: In apparent defiance of Pope Francis, a church procession detoured from its route through a southern Italian town to honor a convicted mobster under house arrest. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano on Sunday denounced the tribute in Oppido Mamertina, a Calabrian town and 'ndrangheta crime syndicate stronghold, as "deplorable and disgusting."...
  • Two more Gazans killed by Israel drone July 7, 2014

    Gaza: Two Palestinians were killed by an Israeli drone strike on southern Gaza early on Monday, medical sources said, just hours after two others were killed in a separate attack. Gaza Strip health services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said two Palestinians were killed and two others wounded in the attack east...
  • Mexico cargo train derails, one killed July 4, 2014

    Mexico City: At least one person was killed and several people were injured on Thursday when Mexico's notorious cargo train "La Bestia" (The Beast) derailed, an official source said. Mexico's National Migration Institute (INM) issued a press release saying the accident occurred along a stretch of rail in the southern state...
  • Bridge collapses in Brazil's World Cup city July 4, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: At least two people were killed and several others injured after a bridge collapsed on a busy highway in the World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte in Brazil, media reports said. A car, a truck and a mini-bus were under the bridge when it fell on Thursday,...
  • Karnataka: Congress MLA booked for attacking cops at an upscale pub July 2, 2014

    Bangalore: A Congress MLA has allegedly attacked police constables at an upscale pub in Bangalore on Tuesday night. Vijayananda Kashappanavar, MLA from Hunagund had gone to an elite pub at UB City for his birthday. MLA and his friends allegedly forced the pub staff to serve them liquor and play...
  • Brazil playmaker Kaka quits AC Milan for Orlando City July 2, 2014

    Former Brazil playmaker Kaka will sign for new Major League Soccer team Orlando City after terminating his contract with AC Milan by mutual consent. "I've always said I wanted to play in the USA and now I have reached an agreement to play there," he told Milan's TV channel on Monday. Kaka...
  • Kaka rescinds contract with AC Milan June 30, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan midfielder Kaka has rescinded his contract with the Serie A club, leaving the former Brazil international free to sign for Orlando City Soccer Club. On Monday Milan says Kaka's contract has been "resolved by mutual consent." Kaka will fly to the United States on Monday night to sign for...
  • Iraqi forces clash with militants in Northern city June 29, 2014

    Baghdad: Iraqi helicopter gunships struck suspected insurgent positions in Tikrit on Sunday as part of a government offensive to retake the northern city from Sunni militants led by the al-Qaida breakaway Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, residents and officials said. The Iraqi military opened its campaign to wrest back...
  • City school gets registered as NGO under UN programme June 28, 2014

    A city school has become one of the 15 non-governmental organisations in India to get registered as an NGO with the United Nations Department of Public Information. This brings the number of such groups associated with the Department in the area of communications and information outreach to 1,380. The City Montessari...
  • Tourism Ministry launches mobile app for exploring cities June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism has launched a mobile application to enable its users to independently travel and experience 16 cities in the country. The self-guided tour application 'Incredible India Walking Tours' was launched by the Ministry in collaboration with Genesys International Corporation and will cover 16 Indian cities including...
  • Lucknow school gets NGO status from UN June 28, 2014

    A city-based school chain with over 50,000 students in its various branches has been registered as an official NGO of the UN, the school said on Saturday. Jagdish Gandhi, founder of the City Montessori School, told reporters that the school was registered with the department of public information of the UN...
  • Well, a tour of this should be fun! New York City soon to get a Morbid Anatomy Museum that explores death and all things morbid June 28, 2014

    A new museum opening in New York City this weekend promises a fascinating journey into the dark side. The Morbid Anatomy Museum opens Saturday in Gowanus, Brooklyn. The ribbon-cutting will include a "spirit photo booth" and traditional mourning food from a cookbook titled "Death Warmed Over." But creative director Joanna Ebenstein tells The...
  • Manchester City complete signing of Fernando from Porto June 26, 2014

    Manchester City have completed the signing of FC Porto's Brazilian midfielder Fernando, the Premier League champions said on Thursday. The Portuguese club had said in a stock market statement on Wednesday that they have sold the 26-year-old for 15 million euros ($20.45 million) to City. "I am so happy to finally be...
  • Yaya Toure claims City denied him time to see dying brother June 24, 2014

    Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure hit out at Manchester City, claiming his club denied him compassionate leave at the end of the Premier League season to be with his brother, who was dying of cancer. Ibrahim Toure died of the disease aged just 28 in Manchester last Thursday, while his brothers...
  • Narendra Modi's pet project GIFT likely to create 10 lakh jobs June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) has the potential to generate over 10 lakh jobs by 2022, an official said. GIFT city, which is being developed by the Gujarat government, aspires to cater to India's large financial services potential by offering global firms a...
  • EPL 2014-15 schedule: Manchester City draw Liverpool at home in 2nd round June 18, 2014

    London: Champions Manchester City begin the defence of their English Premier League title away to Newcastle then face Liverpool at home. Manchester United, with new Dutch manager Louis van Gaal, have a favorable start, playing all three newly promoted sides in their opening five games. United play Chelsea on October 25, before...
  • NYC mayor sings 'I Love LA' on Kimmel's show June 17, 2014

    New York: The mayor of New York City sang "I Love L.A." on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Monday night to settle a Stanley Cup wager with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared via satellite from the ABC studios in Times Square as Garcetti joined the late-night host...
  • Patralekha dedicates 'Citylights' success to Mahesh Bhatt, Hansal Mehta June 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Patralekha dedicates the success of her debut film 'Citylights' to the film's director Hansal Mehta as well as filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. "For me it's something very new that I have not experienced before. But, yes this success was not overnight, we struggled for the film," Patralekha told IANS. "It was...