POLAND

  • Polish opposition questions election results 5 days ago

    Warsaw, Poland: Poland's main opposition leader suggested on Sunday that local election results were falsified and said he will ask his supporters to protest them at a rally December 13. "We consider (the results) not true and unreliable, simply not to use the word 'falsified," Jaroslaw Kaczynski said. He spoke a day...
  • Shahid Kapoor flies to Poland for 'Shaandar' shoot November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor is flying to Poland to complete the last shooting schedule of Vikas Bahl-directed film 'Shaandar'. The 33-year-old actor stars alongside Alia Bhatt in the romantic comedy, which is being touted as India's first destination wedding film. "En route Poland for the last four days of this 'Shaandar'...
  • Pronounced dead, 91-year-old Polish woman awakens November 15, 2014

    Warsaw: A Polish doctor says she has been in "deep shock" since learning that a 91-year-old woman she pronounced dead woke up in a morgue several hours later. The doctor identified in the media as Wieslawa C said on TVN24 television today that she was sure the patient was dead after...
  • Man paralaysed from waist down, walks again after 4 years October 22, 2014

    In a medical miracle in Poland, a man who was paralysed from waist down after being stabbed repeatedly four years ago is able to walk again. This after doctors transplanted cells from his nasal cavity to rebuild his spinal chord. Doctors said that the man would be able to resume...
  • Germany's coach Loew blames sloppy finishing for Poland loss October 12, 2014

    World Cup winners Germany will need to improve their finishing after they dominated Poland but failed to find the back of the net despite a dozen clear chances in a shock 2-0 loss in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Saturday. The Germans, who take on Ireland in Gelsenkirchen on Tuesday, had...
  • Poland stun world champions Germany in Euro qualifier October 12, 2014

    Warsaw: Poland struck twice on the break to stun wasteful World Cup winners Germany 2-0 on Saturday, earning their first ever victory over their illustrious neighbours and taking control of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D. Arkadiusz Milik put them ahead with a well-timed header in the 51st minute and Sebastian Mila...
  • Poland to honour Wikipedia with a monument October 10, 2014

    Warsaw: A university professor says that a western Polish town is taking up his suggestion and will put up a monument to honour the authors of Wikipedia, the Internet encyclopaedia which allows anyone to contribute. Krzysztof Wojciechowski, director of the Collegium Polonicum in Slubice, said Thursday that he is in awe...
  • Poland to honour Wikipedia with monument October 9, 2014

    Warsaw: A university professor says that an eastern Polish town is taking up his suggestion and will put up a monument to honor the authors of Wikipedia, the Internet encyclopedia which allows anyone to contribute. Krzysztof Wojciechowski, director of the Collegium Polonicum in Slubice, on Thursday said that he is in...
  • Polish president commemorates WWII in Germany September 10, 2014

    Berlin: Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has commemorated the outbreak of World War II in a speech to the Germany parliament. Komorowski spoke at a ceremony Wednesday marking 75 years since Germany's attack on Poland on September 1, 1939. He recalled the incredible sufferings World War II brought to millions of people in...
  • Mixed views in East Europe on higher NATO defense September 6, 2014

    Warsaw, Poland: Leaders in most Eastern European nations are just short of jubilant after NATO created a rapidreaction "spearhead" force to protect the region from Russian bullying. They have long sought a commitment to allay their fears, especially following Russia's recent aggression in Ukraine. But not all share in the joy....
  • Ranchi girl Deepika Kumari helps women archers win gold at World Cup August 10, 2014

    There was mixed news for the Indian archery contingent at the World Cup stage 4 with the women's recurve team clinching gold while the men's recurve team settled for silver in Wroclaw (Poland) on Sunday. India beat Mexico 60 without surrendering a single set point to bag the recurve women's gold...
  • Salman Khan's 'Kick' earns over Rs 50 crore in two days July 27, 2014

    'Kick' which marks the directorial debut of Sajid Nadiadwala, and stars Jaqueline Fernandez as Salman Khan 's love interest, has raked in a figure of over 50 crores in the first two days of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Kick crosses 50 cr nett mark in...
  • Salman Khan's 'Kick' earns over Rs 26 crore on the first day, the highest opening day figure for 2014 July 26, 2014

    If the film stars Salman Khan, it ought to break box office records, right? While it is too early to state if Salman Khan's recent release 'Kick' will emerge year's biggest grosser, it is true that the film has kicked off in a triumphant mode. 'Kick' which marks the directorial...
  • Poland cancels cultural project with Russia July 25, 2014

    Warsaw: The Poland government on Thursday announced that it had cancelled plans for celebrating Poland year in Russia and Russia year in Poland, a cultural project planned for 2015. "The decision was taken by the government but both Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski and Culture Minister Malgorzata Omilanowska agreed that in the...
  • 11 die in plane crash at Poland parachute club July 6, 2014

    Warsaw: Eleven people were killed and one person is seriously injured after a plane crashed at a parachute club close to Czestochowa, in the south of Poland, a spokeswoman for the emergency services said. "Twelve people were on board the plane and the only survivor was taken to hospital and...
  • Leaked video of Barack Obama working out in a hotel gym goes viral June 5, 2014

    Warsaw: Like millions of gym goers, US President Barack Obama grimaces while lifting weights. Like millions, he does lunges and step ups and tests his cardio on an elliptical machine. Unlike millions, he is surreptitiously captured on a video that goes viral on the Internet. A oneminute, 25second clip of Obama...
  • Salman Khan: More Bollywood producers should opt for Poland to shoot films April 24, 2014

    Warsaw: It was mere destiny that superstar Salman Khan flew here to shoot his upcoming film "Kick". Impressed with the scenic locales, he said he would like to come here to unwind and also hoped that Indian filmmakers will explore the facilities that the country offers. "Had the British authorities not...
  • Salman Khan fans mob the actor, 'Kick' crew in Warsaw April 22, 2014

    Warsaw: From being followed by fans everywhere to getting wide media coverage - the filming of Bollywood film 'Kick', which stars Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead roles, has generated frenzy in the Polish capital. Director Sajid Nadiadwala, who is shooting the film's climax here, had no inkling people...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska gives Poland 1-0 lead over Spain in Fed Cup April 19, 2014

    Spain: Agnieszka Radwanska eased to a 6-2, 6-2 win over Silvia Soler-Espinosa to give Poland a 1-0 lead over Spain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff on Saturday. The third-ranked Radwanska hit 33 winners to Soler-Espinosa's 17 to claim the match on the outdoor red clay court at the Estadio...
  • Radwanska hopes to be fit for Miami March 19, 2014

    Miami: Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska hopes a few days rest and a first round bye will give her injured knee enough time to heal and keep her from withdrawing from the Sony Open, the world number three said on Tuesday. Radwanska's participation in Miami is in doubt after she limped to a...
  • Polish politician drank two bottles of wine on a flight and drunkenly shouted 'Heil Hitler!' at a German customs officer March 1, 2014

    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 to...
  • Ukraine peace deal halts violence but crowds still angry February 22, 2014

    Kiev: A breakthrough peace deal for Ukraine halted two days of violence that had turned the center of the capital into a war zone and killed 77 people, bringing sweeping political change that met many demands of the proEuropean opposition. Russianbacked President Viktor Yanukovich agreed to give up powers, hold early...
  • Drunk father forces 8yearold son to drive home from pub February 17, 2014

    A 38yearold heavily drunk father in Poland forced his eightyearold son to drive him home from a pub, causing an accident in which both were injured. Mikolaj Tomaszewski faces five years jail after his son, Juliusz, crashed into another vehicle in Gielniow, Poland, when they were on their way home. The...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Delhi Police arrests 2 suspects January 15, 2014

    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 police...
  • Polish woman alleges sexual harassment, FIR lodged January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of crime against women, a Poland national has registered a case of sexual assault in the Paharganj police station. The case has been referred to Mathura in Uttar Pradesh where she was allegedly assaulted. In the police complaint, the Polish woman has mentioned that...
  • Poland fire coach Waldemar Fornalik after loss to England October 16, 2013

    Warsaw: Poland coach Waldemar Fornalik was fired on Wednesday following his team's 20 loss to England in a World Cup qualifying match. Poland lost to England at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday, giving the English a spot in next year's tournament in Brazil. Poland lost their chance to qualify after losing to...
  • Proud Roy Hodgson's experience pays off for England October 16, 2013

    London: A month after being criticised for being too conservative and blinkered following a dour goalless draw with Ukraine, England coach Roy Hodgson was being heaped with praise for guiding the side to the World Cup finals on Wednesday. England's rollercoaster ride through a tough group which alternated wins and draws...
  • Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard send England to World Cup October 16, 2013

    London: Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard scored to send England to the World Cup finals with a 20 victory over Poland on Tuesday that gave them top spot in qualifying Group H on a thrilling and nervy night at Wembley. Rooney's 41stminute breakthrough was brilliantly created and executed after a patient...
  • World Cup Qualifiers: Ghost of 1973 chases England October 14, 2013

    The road to next year's World Cup in Brazil is nearing its end for European teams and there's plenty to play for in the final round of qualifiers on Tuesday. The Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland have already qualified after winning their groups but four more automatic places for firstplace...
  • Ashley Cole to miss England's World Cup qualifier against Poland October 13, 2013

    London: England will be without Ashley Cole for the decisive World Cup qualifier against Poland on Tuesday because the experienced left back has failed to recover from a rib injury. Leighton Baines is again set to deputize for Cole, who missed the 41 victory over Montenegro on Friday because of the...