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  • Christians elated as Pope confers sainthood on two Catholics from Kerala 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Champions League QF, 2nd Leg: Chelsea host PSG in a must-win clash April 8, 2014

    Following the 3-1 loss at the Parc des Princes in the first leg, Chelsea will host Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge in the second leg. ...
  • PSG decimate Chelsea at home in Champions League April 3, 2014

    Paris Saint-Germain took advantage of sloppy defending to beat Chelsea 3-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final. ...
  • Powerful quarter-finals line-up in Champions League March 31, 2014

    Manchester: Six past winners, three domestic league leaders and many of the world's best players take their places this week in one of the strongest quarter-final lineups in the 22-year history of the Champions League. There appears to be no weak link in the last eight, with Manchester United unlikely to...
  • 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...
  • Real Madrid, Manchester United, PSG advance in Champions League November 28, 2013

    London: Ninetime winner Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris SaintGermain qualified on Wednesday for the round of 16 in the Champions League. Juventus kept alive their chances of reaching the knockout stage. Madrid needed only a draw at home with Galatasaray to clinch the top spot in Group B. The Spanish...
  • Nigeria: 24 dead in church stampede over politics November 4, 2013

    Lagos: A stampede at an allnight church vigil disrupted by politicking over a contentious gubernatorial election has killed 24 people and injured 17 in Nigeria's southeast Anambra state, the Red Cross and government officials said Sunday. The stampede occurred before dawn Saturday at an All Saints' Day openair vigil organized by...
  • Ayodhya: 75 arrested as VHP's 84-Kosi Parikrama yatra march concludes today September 13, 2013

    At least 75 people were arrested and four dozens detained on Friday in Uttar Pradesh as the VHP's Ayodhya march concluded, officials said. Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists said despite the state government's ban, the "84 kosi parikrama yatra" of the Hindu saints, launched on Aug 25, continued over the last...
  • Ramdev advises sages to maintain distance from women September 3, 2013

    Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday said that sages and holymen should avoid being alone with women, including their mothers, daughters and mothers-in-law, as that was the prescription laid down in Hindu scriptures. "One of the principles of ideal behaviour for saints prescribed by the scriptures is to maintain a distance from women, including...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Friday July 26, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Friday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. No intention of selling Luis Suarez: Liverpool Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre says the club has no intention of selling striker Suarez despite persistent interest from Arsenal and...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Friday July 19, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Friday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. We have money to buy Lionel Messi: PSG warn Barcelona Paris SaintGermain president Sheikh Nasser AlKhelaifi has sensationally stated that he might try to sign Barcelona's Lionel Messi...