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  • Chelsea fans to contest banning orders for Paris incident 3 days ago

    London: Five Chelsea fans will contest the implementation of football banning orders for their suspected involvement in an incident where a black man was blocked from boarding a subway train in Paris. The fans attended a magistrates' court in London on Wednesday for a preliminary hearing after being served with summons...
  • 15 dead, 78 injured in suicide attack on packed churches in Pakistan March 15, 2015

    Lahore: At least 15 persons were killed and 78 others injured when Taliban suicide attackers targeted two packed churches during mass in Pakistan's biggest Christian neighbourhood in Lahore, the capital of Punjab. The attackers targeted Roman Catholic Church and Christ Church in Youhanabad area during Sunday mass, causing stampede as panicked...
  • PSG knock Chelsea out of the Champions League on away goals, enter quarters March 12, 2015

    London: Thiago Silva sent 10-man Paris Saint-Germain into the Champions League quarter-finals on away goals after a 2-2 draw at Chelsea in extra time of a fiery and ill-disciplined game on Wednesday. Although PSG had striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off in the 31st minute for a challenge on Oscar, the visitors...
  • Five men to face court over Chelsea fans' incident in Paris March 11, 2015

    London: British police will ask a court to ban five men accused of being involved in a racist incident from traveling to football matches. Chelsea supporters were filmed singing a racist song and refusing to let a black man on a Paris subway train ahead of a Champions League match against...
  • Midfielder Cabaye included in PSG squad to face Chelsea March 9, 2015

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Yohan Cabaye has recovered from a groin injury and has been included in the squad to face Chelsea in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. Cabaye has been out since limping off the field in PSG's 2-2 home draw against Caen on Feb. 14...
  • Watch: Life and work of Mother Taresa February 24, 2015

    A glimpse of the rich legacy left behind by Mother Teresa at the Nirmal Hriday ashram in Kolkata where Mother Teresa spent 17 years of her life. ...
  • Saints and Crystal Palace meet head on in Cup clash of form sides January 24, 2015

    Southampton: The south coast Saints are in seemingly unstoppable form, having won three consecutive matches last week, including a morale-boosting victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. They would appear strong favourites for the visit of Palace: not least because they saw them off comfortably in the Premier League at Selhurst...
  • We present the awesome-est party anthem of the year. You can thank us later. Or 'Never ever' December 30, 2014

    Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan created a sensation on social media recently with the latest song from his movie 'MSG - The Messenger Of God'. Titled, 'Never ever', the song reportedly reaching almost one million views overnight with #NeverEver trending on Twitter. (Warning: Once you see this song,...
  • Upbeat Luis Enrique hails Barcelona resolve in PSG win December 11, 2014

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was delighted to have ended PSG's unbeaten run in all competitions this season despite being forced to adopt a new system in a landmark Champions League triumph for the Catalans. Former Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic put the French side ahead after 15 minutes on Wednesday before the...
  • J&K polls: Invisible native Christians, least talked about and most neglected December 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar has two churches - Holy Family Catholic Church on Maulana Azad road and the Protestant's All Saints Church near Sher-E-Kashmir cricket stadium. These churches look almost invisible most part of the year and come alive during the Christmas in December. But, this time there...
  • Christians elated as Pope confers sainthood on two Catholics from Kerala November 23, 2014

    Two Kerala born Catholics have been declared saints today. Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Saint Euphrasia were conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at the Vatican. ...
  • Pope Francis confers sainthood on Father Kuriakose Chavara and Sister Euphrasia November 23, 2014

    Vatican City: In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia have been conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Sunday. With their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn stage-by-stage process is known in Catholic parlance,...
  • The four steps to attain sainthood November 23, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: What are the 4 steps to attain sainthood? Before a person can be considered for sainthood, he/she must have been dead for at least 5 years. Step 1: 'Servant of god' A Bishop is placed in charge of the initial investigation of the person's life. Usually between 5 to 50 years after...
  • Pope to confer sainthood on two blessed from Kerala on Monday November 23, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia will be conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Monday. With their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn stage-by-stage process is known in Catholic parlance, the...
  • Two Kerala Catholics to be declared saints in Vatican November 22, 2014

    Vatican City: In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala, Fr Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia, will be conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Sunday. With their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn stage-by-stage process is known in Catholic parlance,...
  • Hisar: Rampal has skipped court hearings 42 times, after seeking repeated exemptions November 19, 2014

    Self-styled godman Rampal became a follower of Kabir Panthi Saint Ramdevanand in 1988. He set up the Satlok Ashram in Rohtak in 1999 with donated land. Rampal has skipped court hearings 42 times, after seeking repeated exemptions. ...
  • Russia to launch Europe's largest prison October 18, 2014

    Saint Petersburg: Russia will launch Europe's biggest prison in 2015 to replace one of its most notorious jails that once held revolutionary Leon Trotsky and Soviet-era dissidents, prison authorities said on Friday. The mammoth new facility in a suburb of Russian's second city Saint Petersburg will have a capacity to house...
  • Paris Saint Germain open academy in India October 8, 2014

    Former Portuguese footballer Pauleta, who was in New Delhi for the launch of PSG's academy, feels tournaments like the ISL will benefit the current crop of Indian footballers. ...
  • Champions League: David Luiz scores as PSG shock Barcelona 3-2 October 1, 2014

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain set this season's Champions League alight on Tuesday with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Lionel Messi's Barcelona in Group F. David Luiz and midfielder Marco Verratti scored their first goals for PSG as the French club produced its best performance of the season to defeat a Barcelona side...
  • Champions League: Messi, Neymar pose big challenge for PSG September 30, 2014

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain have two problems ahead of Tuesday's Champions League match against Barcelona: figuring out how to find their own form again and how to unlock an opposing defense that has yet to concede a goal this season. Despite a glut of stars at their disposal, PSG have drawn six...
  • Champions League: Bayern edge City; big wins for Roma, Porto September 18, 2014

    Bayern Munich scored a 90thminute goal to beat Manchester City 10 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Barcelona had an easier time edging APOEL 10. Bayern defender Jerome Boateng's powerful shot appeared to deflect off teammate Mario Goetze, rising up and beyond the dive of his former City teammate Joe...
  • 'Very future techno, as opposed to feminine sexy': Fashion world and film fraternity divided on first look at Apple Watch September 10, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple Inc's newly unveiled smartwatch on Tuesday split fashion arbiters who may prove pivotal to its broad acceptance. Many praised the "Apple Watch", priced from $349 when it debuts next year, for its clean aesthetic, but some bloggers and editors said the watch had a masculine aura, which would limit...
  • Watch: PSG's Thiago Motta attacked with a headbutt August 17, 2014

    Paris: Paris SaintGermain President Nasser AlKhelaifi wants Brandao to be banned for life after the Bastia striker headbutted Thiago Motta at the end of a French league match on Saturday. After Bastia's 20 loss to PSG, Brandao waited for Thiago Motta in the tunnel and headbutted the midfielder, leaving him with...
  • I'm not heading to PSG, says exJuventus boss Antonio Conte July 24, 2014

    Rome: Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte has dismissed reports that he is set to replace Laurent Blanc as coach of Paris SaintGermain, saying on Wednesday that the stories are "devoid of any truth". "I learned in a newspaper, while I was on holiday, that there was apparently contact between what was...
  • Chelsea's David Luiz signs 5year deal with PSG June 13, 2014

    Paris: Paris SaintGermain has completed the transfer of David Luiz from Chelsea, with the Brazil international signing a fiveyear deal with the French champions. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but it will reportedly make Luiz the world's most expensive defender. Chelsea and PSG both announced the deal last month...
  • Yaya Toure expresses interest for PSG move May 27, 2014

    Paris: Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says it would be an "honour" to play for Paris SaintGermain, adding to speculation that he could leave the England champions. Toure, who was the driving force behind City's Premier League title success this season, complained last week about the way the club celebrated his...
  • Revenge comedy 'Relatos Salvajes' a hit in Cannes; fashion biopic about Yves Saint Laurent coldshouldered May 18, 2014

    An Argentine revenge fantasy impressed critics at the Cannes film festival on Saturday, winning more hearts than a biopic about the private life of French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. On the fourth day of the 12day festival, Argentine director Damian Szifron's "Relatos Salvajes" (Wild Tales) drew excited hoots and applause...
  • PSG extend Blanc's contract to 2016 May 8, 2014

    Paris: Paris SaintGermain has extended coach Laurent Blanc's contract to June 2016, a day after he guided the club to a fourth French league title. Blanc was not even the club's first choice to succeed Carlo Ancelotti last summer, but he has outdone his predecessor by leading PSG to a league...
  • Time to erase bad memories of 1998 Football World Cup final: Thiago Silva April 14, 2014

    Paris: He was not a part of the Brazilian World Cup team that was headed into submission by a Zinedine Zadane-inspired France 16 summers ago but Thiago Silva, who is expected to lead the yellow brigade this year, says he wants to erase the "bad memories" at the Stade de...
  • Demba Ba's late goal sends Chelsea through to Champions League semi-finals April 9, 2014

    London: Chelsea overturned a two-goal deficit against Paris Saint-Germain to reach the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday, with Paris-born striker Demba Ba clinching a 2-0 win that sent the London club through on away goals with a 3-3 draw. After losing 3-1 in the French capital, Andre Schuerrle began Chelsea's comeback...