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  • PSG decimate Chelsea at home in Champions League 03-04-2014 08:27 PM

    Paris Saint-Germain took advantage of sloppy defending to beat Chelsea 3-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final. ...
  • Yasin Bhatkal in judicial custody for German Bakery blast case 29-03-2014 12:24 AM

    Yasin Bhatkal, a founder of terrorist organisation Indian Mujahideen, who is also a prime accused in the German Bakery blast case here, was remanded in a 14-day judicial custody by a special court here for a test identification parade. Bhatkal was produced before Judge SD Dharane as his custody with...
  • Bayern Munich clinch Bundesliga title in record time 26-03-2014 02:42 AM

    Berlin: Bayern Munich defeated Hertha Berlin 3-1 to become the earliest Bundesliga champion in 51 years of the league on Tuesday, when the defending champion claimed their 24th German title. Toni Kroos scored in the sixth minute and Mario Goetze added a rare header in the 14th. Adrian Ramos pulled...
  • Champions League: Bayern get Man United, Real Madrid face Dortmund in quarters 21-03-2014 04:46 PM

    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...
  • Autorickshaw drivers molest, rob German student in Delhi 15-03-2014 11:56 AM

    A 23-year-old management student from Germany was molested and robbed by two autorickshaw drivers in New Delhi last week, police said on Friday. The incident occurred when the student was returning to her home in south Delhi from Barakhamba Road area of central Delhi on March 8. According to her...
  • German Bakery blast: Yasin Bhatkal sent to jail till March 28 14-03-2014 04:04 PM

    Pune: A Pune court on Friday sent Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal to police custody till March 28 in the German Bakery blast case. Bhatkal was arrested by the Maharashtra ATS on Thursday after a special MCOCA court granted the permission. The ATS also arrested Bhatkal's aide Asadullah Akhtar in...
  • German Open win will instill new life in Arvind's career: Gopichand 03-03-2014 11:03 PM

    New Delhi: Indian chief national coach Pullela Gopichand on Monday described shuttler Arvind Bhat's performance in German Open as "phenomenal" and said the title victory has handed a new lease of life to his international badminton career. Two-time former national champion, Arvind Bhat, 34, became the second Indian male shuttler...
  • Shuttler Arvind Bhat clinches German Open title 02-03-2014 11:38 PM

    Mulheim an der Ruhr: Seasoned campaigner Arvind Bhat reached a new high in his badminton career when he defeated Danish Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to clinch the men's singles title of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here on Sunday. The Indian veteran struck the form of his life at the...
  • Arvind reaches semi-finals of German Open Grand Prix Gold 01-03-2014 02:43 PM

    Mulheim an der Ruhr: Senior Indian shuttler Arvind Bhat advanced to the semi-finals of the USD 120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold after registering a straight-game victory over Danish 14th seed Viktor Axelsen here. The two-time former national champion, Arvind thrashed the 14th seeded Danish 21-17 21-14 in a 35-minute...
  • Polish politician drank two bottles of wine on a flight and drunkenly shouted 'Heil Hitler!' at a German customs officer 01-03-2014 01:15 PM

    A senior politician with Poland's ruling party accused of drunkenly shouting 'Heil Hitler!' at a German customs officer apologized on Friday and stepped down as head of his party's group in the European parliament. Jacek Protasiewicz, by his own account, drank two bottles of wine on a flight from Warsaw...
  • HS Prannoy stuns Parupalli Kashyap in German Open badminton 26-02-2014 09:05 PM

    Germany: Young HS Prannoy on Wednesday pulled off one of the biggest upsets of his career as he overwhelmed his much higher-ranked Indian compatriot Parupalli Kashyap at the USD 120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold. Before that, other Indian shuttlers in the fray, Anand Pawar and Arvind Bhat, entered the...
  • Planted bombs in Pune, Delhi, Bangalore: Yasin Bhatkal 25-02-2014 07:50 PM

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal had planted IEDs at German Bakery in Pune and Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium and provided explosives for 2008 Delhi serial blasts, he confessed before a magistrate. In his confessional statement recorded under section 164 of the CrPC in October last year, Bhatkal said that the May...
  • Serie A: Napoli fall to surprise 3-0 defeat at Atalanta 02-02-2014 09:48 PM

    Milan: Napoli fell to a surprise 3-0 loss at Atalanta in the Italian league on Sunday as German Denis struck twice against his former club. Napoli remained third, 12 points behind leader Juventus, who host Inter Milan in the derby d'Italia later. Rafa Benitez's team is six points behind second-placed...
  • Pune German Bakery blast: Bombay HC dismisses witnesses' plea against ATS 30-01-2014 05:59 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed an application filed by two witnesses in the February 2010 Pune German Bakery bomb blast case seeking protection from officers of state Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS). A division bench of Justices V K Tahilramani and P N Deshmukh dismissed the application. The witnesses...
  • Obama tells Merkel, Germans he will not wiretap 19-01-2014 09:44 AM

    Berlin: US President Barack Obama told Germans and their leader on Saturday he would not let intelligence work damage relations, and differences of opinion between the two countries was no reason to wiretap. In a rare interview on German TV, Obama set out to mend ties frayed last year by...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Delhi Police arrests 2 suspects 15-01-2014 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday evening arrested two suspects in connection with the gangrape of a Danish national on Tuesday night in Paharganj area of the national capital. The police had earlier said that they have identified all the eight men who allegedly gangraped the foreign national. The...
  • German woman alleges molestation in Chennai-bound Mangalore Express 14-01-2014 09:37 AM

    Chennai: In yet another case of crime against foreign nationals, a German woman has alleged that she was molested in the Chennai-bound Mangalore Express. The Railway Police has filed an FIR in the case and sent the woman for medical examination. The accused has been identified and traced down to...
  • Angela Merkel suffers injury on ski holiday in Switzerland 06-01-2014 04:53 PM

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suffered a pelvis injury during a skiing holiday in Switzerland, putting her on the sidelines for the next three weeks. Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert said Monday that the chancellor suffered what she first thought was just a bruise to her left rear pelvic area while...
  • Future of F1 boss Ecclestone could be settled in court 03-01-2014 02:48 PM

    London: Bernie Ecclestone risks losing his decades-old grip on Formula One motor racing this year, when legal action stemming from the sale of a stake in the sport eight years ago reaches a climax. Ecclestone, 83, is awaiting the outcome of a $100 million damages claim brought by German company...
  • Shots fired at residence of German ambassador in Athens 30-12-2013 09:17 PM

    Unidentified assailants opened fire on the German ambassador's residence in Athens with a Kalashnikov assault rifle early on Monday in an attack seen as an attempt to sour relations between debt-laden Greece and its biggest creditor nation. At least 60 shots were fired in the air and four hit the...
  • MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal 18-11-2013 06:07 PM

    The bail plea of alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal was on Monday rejected by MCOCA court in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case. Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Designated Judge Sayed Kadri rejected Jundal's bail petition saying he could not be given liberty at...
  • Court grants bail to rape convict Bitti Mohanty 07-11-2013 08:23 AM

    Payyannur: Bitti Mohanty, a rape case convict charged with jumping parole in Rajasthan and arrested in Kannur district of Kerala on charges of impersonation, forgery and cheating, was granted bail by a local court on Wednesday. While granting bail, Judicial Magistrate AK Vidhyadharan directed Bitti to execute a bond of...
  • Banker payment was 'insurance policy', says F1's Ecclestone 06-11-2013 07:37 PM

    London: A multi-million dollar payment to a jailed German banker was an "insurance policy", Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone said on Wednesday, denying it was linked to the sale of a stake in the business to private equity firm CVC. Billionaire Ecclestone is defending a $100 million damages claim...
  • German groom forgets bride at gas station after honeymoon 11-10-2013 07:58 PM

    A German couple's marriage got off to a rocky start when the groom forgot his bride at a highway gas station on the way home from their honeymoon, only noticing she was missing after hours had passed. Police said on Friday the couple was heading home to Berlin from France...
  • FIFA to use German goalline technology at 2014 World Cup 11-10-2013 04:21 PM

    Munich: Referees at next year's World Cup will use goalline technology for the first time to settle some of the disputes that have marred past tournaments. Germany company GoalControl will supply the camera-based technology, FIFA said, following a successful trial during the Confederations Cup in Brazil earlier this year. GoalControl...
  • Samajwadi Party wants German Bakery blast re-probed 01-10-2013 06:06 PM

    Mumbai:The Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit on Tuesday demanded a re-investigation of Pune's German Bakery terror attack by National Investigation Agency in view of recent claims by blast convict Mirza Himayat Baig. Baig, awarded the death penalty, has approached the Bombay High Court pleading that he has been falsely implicated in...
  • ATS officials tutored witnesses in 2010 Pune blast case: Journalist 25-09-2013 09:00 AM

    Mumbai: Days after Indian Mujahideen kingpin Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal claimed that the Pune German Bakery blast accused Himayat Baig was not involved in the terror strike, more questions are being raised about the investigations into the case. Revelations by an independent journalist now claims that five...
  • German Bakery case: Journalist seeks fresh probe saying ATS tutored witnesses 23-09-2013 07:50 PM

    A journalist, on Monday, moved to the Bombay High Court seeking reinvestigation of the 2010 Pune German Bakery bomb blast case by an independent agency and also sought to intervene in the death confirmation petition of the lone convict Himayat Baig. The high court has posted hearing on the application...
  • May not have Yasin Bhatkal's mugshot, says Goa Police 23-09-2013 05:44 PM

    A senior Goa Police officer admitted on Monday that his force may not be in possession of a mugshot of Yasin Bhatkal, wanted for the German Bakery blast in Pune. Bhatkal had reconnoitered Goa for over a year to conduct terrorist activities there. Goa Deputy Inspector General of Police O.P....