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  • Photos: This person's creative drawings of a man and a dog around a clump of marijuana have given the Internet quite a high September 6, 2014

    A bunch of hand drawings uploaded by Imgur user 'pantrypervert' has the site buzzing, no pun intended. The nine images have a clump of marijuana as the central theme with images of a man and a dog placed creatively to portray every day situations and activities. Take a look. ...
  • President to host 'private dinner' for SAARC leaders May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will host a 'private dinner' for the SAARC leaders and their representatives, who have been especially invited for the swearing-in of Narendra Modi as country's 15th Prime Minister. The visiting VVIPs include Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai,...
  • Champions League semi-final: Real Madrid face Bayern, Atletico Madrid get Chelsea April 12, 2014

    London: Holders Bayern Munich and nine-times winners Real Madrid will face each other in the Champions League semi-finals this month, following Friday's draw in Nyon. In the other semi-final surprise Spanish league leaders Atletico Madrid, the only one of the last four not to have won the title, will be up...
  • Champions League: Bayern get Man United, Real Madrid face Dortmund in quarters March 21, 2014

    Defending champion Bayern Munich will play Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-finals, and Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund in a rematch of last season's semi-finals. Spanish clubs Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will also meet in the quarter-finals, while Paris Saint-German and Chelsea were drawn together. The matches will be played...
  • 2014 football World Cup draw: Defending champions Spain get repeat of 2010 final December 7, 2013

    Costa Do Sauipe, Brazil: Defending champions Spain will play their opening 2014 World Cup game against the Netherlands, a repeat of the ill-tempered 2010 final, while host Brazil face a relatively easy path to the knockout stage after Friday's draw. Argentina, champion in 1978 and 1986, first play Bosnia-Herzegovina, the only...
  • 2014 football World Cup draw: as it happened December 6, 2013

    Follow the live updates of the 2014 football World Cup draw that will divide the 32 teams, qualified for the next year's mega event, into eight groups of four each. 10:45 pm: This is how the teams were placed after the draw was completed: 2014 football WC draw: Spain placed in Group...
  • How the 2014 football World Cup draw today will work December 6, 2013

    Costa do Sauipe, Brazil: The draw to divide the 32 World Cup teams into eight groups of four is expected to take about 35 minutes. Here's a quick look at how it will work on Friday: STEP 1: From the pot containing 9 European qualifiers, known as Pot 4, one team...
  • Somdev Devvarman through to the main draw of US Open August 24, 2013

    New Delhi: India's tennis ace Somdev Devvarman has qualified for the main draw of the US Open that begins on Monday. The sixth seeded Indian defeated his opponent 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the qualifying third round, which lasted after two hours and 15 minutes. "Happy to be through to the main...
  • Arsenal draw Fenerbahce in Champions League playoffs August 9, 2013

    Nyon, Switzerland: Arsenal were drawn to play Fenerbahce in the Champions League playoffs as they seek a 16th straight season in the lucrative group stage. However, a pending match-fixing case involving Fenerbahce at sport's highest court means the Turkish club could be expelled even if it wins. Seven-time winners AC Milan...
  • Milan, Arsenal join complex Champions League draw August 8, 2013

    Geneva: AC Milan and Arsenal enter the Champions League on Friday in the draw for a playoff round that could be decided in courtrooms as well as stadiums. Milan and Arsenal are seeded in the 10-team non-champions section where potential opponents include Fenerbahce and Metalist Kharkiv - both threatened with expulsion...
  • SAFF football draw to take place on Tuesday July 29, 2013

    Kathmandu: They may not have played enough international matches in recent times but that should not be a major cause of concern for six-time defending champions India as the draw for the SAFF football championship takes place in Kathmandu on Tuesday. India are the most fancied team in Group A, while...
  • Nine-man Atletico Madrid clinch a draw at Getafe April 8, 2013

    Madrid: Nine-man Atletico Madrid sputtered to a 0-0 draw at Getafe Sunday in the Spanish league, as Diego Simeone's team fell further adrift of Real Madrid in their fight for a second-place finish. Atletico have only one win in their last five games and failed to match Madrid's victory from Saturday...
  • McCullum heartbroken having failed to upset England March 26, 2013

    Auckland: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum shrugged his shoulders and tutted slightly as he sat down to face the media after the final day of the Test series against England on Tuesday. McCullum's under-rated side had come within one wicket of upsetting the world's second-ranked Test team to claim the series...
  • 3rd Test, Day 5: Thrilling draw at Auckland; NZ-Eng series ends 0-0 March 26, 2013

    Auckland: Matt Prior, Stuart Broad and the unlikely figure of Monty Panesar stood doggedly between New Zealand and history on Tuesday, earning England a gripping draw in the third cricket Test that left the three-match series stalemated at 0-0. Prior scored an unbeaten century and, together with perennial No. 11...
  • 2014 football World Cup draw to be known December 6 March 20, 2013

    Zurich: World football governing body FIFA has announced that the draw for the 2014 World Cup finals will be made on December 6 in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil. "It was confirmed at the meeting that the draw for the 2014 World Cup finals would take place at Costa do Sauipe, in...
  • Top 10 Facebook games of 2012 December 30, 2012

    SongPop (FreshPlanet) - The music trivia game SongPop was the crowd favourite this year.Dragon City (Social Point) -  The social mobile game Dragon City came in at second. It is a new game where you breed your own dragons and create a fantastic world of magical islands. You can also combat against your friends with you team of dragons. Join the fairytale fun and hatch a dragon egg.Bike Race (Top Free games) - Drive through amazing jumps and loops as fast as you can to beat your Facebook friends in this fast-paced physics-based racing game.
  • Aussie press hails South Africa after Adelaide draw November 27, 2012

    Sydney: Australian media Tuesday praised the rearguard action by South Africa to save the second Test and said their survival will feel like a win going into the third and deciding showdown this week. Debutant Faf du Plessis batted throughout the final day for a defiant unbeaten century to guide the...
  • Bangalore: Special squads to check illegal water drawing September 3, 2012

    Bangalore: Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has constituted special squads to check the illegal drawing of water. “It has come to the notice of board that some residents are drawing water illegally by removing the water meters. If such cases comes to the notice of special squads,...
  • Chelsea draw Juve in Champions League Group E August 30, 2012

    Monte Carlo: Defending champion Chelsea will take on Juventus, while Real Madrid will face Manchester City in this season's Champions League group stage. Thursday's draw pitched the holders against a Juventus side that stormed to the Serie A title and was unbeaten in all competitions last season apart from the Italian...
  • Prof falls prey to 'Nigerian fraud', loses Rs 11.5 Lakh August 28, 2012

    Mumbai: A 43-year-old woman professor at a city college has become the latest victim of the ‘Nigerian fraud’, losing around Rs 11.50 lakh to cheats who sent her an email stating she had won $8,50,000 under an “ICC World Cup Mobile Lucky Draw”. The city cyber cell said that they...
  • Dubai: Indian taxi driver wins Lamborghini August 23, 2012

    Dubai: An Indian cab driver scooped a USD 245,028 prized Lamborghini Gallardo in a lucky draw at a local shopping mall in Abu Dhabi. Soupi Abdulla's prized car was plucked out from nearly a quarter of a million entries in a local mall's shop-and-win draw in Al Ain in Abu Dhabi,...
  • India's forex reserves rise by $ 1.46 billion April 29, 2012

    Mumbai: India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by $1.46 billion to $294.60 billion for the week ended April 20, official data showed. Forex reserves had risen by $213.8 million to $293.14 billion in the previous week. Foreign currency assets, the biggest component of the forex reserves kitty, rose by $1.45 billion...
  • Brazil, Spain, Britain kept apart in Olympic draw April 24, 2012

    London: Brazil, Spain, Britain and Mexico have been chosen as seeded teams for the men's Olympic soccer tournament and will be kept apart at Tuesday's group-stages draw. The draw will separate European and Latin American teams. In the 12-team women's draw, Olympic champions United States, world champions Japan and Britain are...
  • Bilbao to play Schalke in Europa League quarters March 17, 2012

    Nyon: Athletic Bilbao were rewarded for eliminating Manchester United in the Europa League by being drawn on Friday to play Schalke in the quarter-finals. "It was a fiesta for us," Bilbao secretary Javier Aldazabal said of the Basque club's impressive 2-1 win on Thursday, following a 3-2 upset of the English...
  • Nadal, Federer to play in Indian Wells semis March 17, 2012

    Indian Wells, California: Rafael Nadal outlasted David Nalbandian 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open on Friday, setting up a semi-final against Roger Federer that will be a rematch of their Australian Open semi-final. Federer had an easier time in his quarter-final, beating Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 6-2 in...
  • Barcelona to face Milan in Champions League QFs March 17, 2012

    Nyon, Switzerland: Barcelona and Real Madrid were kept apart in the Champions League quarter-finals and semi-finals draw on Friday, though the defending champions must first beat AC Milan before the Spanish giants can hope to meet in a potentially stellar final. Barcelona will travel for the first leg against seven-time winners...
  • Paes, Sania enter Indian Wells doubles quarters March 14, 2012

    Indian Wells: Australian Open winners Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek saw off a stiff resistance from Juan Monaco and Kei Nishikori to advance to the quarter-finals of the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Tuesday. The seventh-seeded Indo-Czech pair scored a tough 7-6(5), 6-4 win in the second round over their unseeded...
  • Sania fails to make main draw of Dubai WTA event February 20, 2012

    Dubai: Sania Mirza squandered a one-set lead to crash out of the qualifying event of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, losing the first round match to Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak. Sania won the first set comfortably but lost steam as the match progressed to lose 6-2, 3-6, 2-6 in the opening...
  • Indian qualifiers lose in Korea Open January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers had a disappointing start to their campaign in the Korea Super Series, with all the three qualifiers suffering contrasting defeats in Seoul on Tuesday. Anand Pawar notched up a win against Singapore's Zi Liang Derek Wong but succumbed to a defeat in the second qualification round to...
  • India to face SL in their Asia Cup opener December 27, 2011

    Dhaka: Defending champions India will begin their campaign in the four-nation Asia Cup cricket tournament against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium on March 13. All the matches will be played in the capital Dhaka from March 12 to 22 next year, informed Asian Cricket Council chief executive Syed Ashraful...