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  • UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules 22 minutes ago

    Washington: The United Nations Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a US-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama administration officials call an "unprecedented" threat from...
  • Pakistani Kashmiris want India border opened for flood relief 3 hours 10 minutes ago

    Muzaffarabad: Pakistanoccupied Kashmir's parliament on Tuesday called upon India to open the de facto border separating the two sides of the disputed territory to allow rescue officials to reach residents hit by devastating floods. Monsooninduced flooding has wreaked havoc on both sides of the Himalayan region, which is divided between...
  • Watch: What Indians in US expect from PM Modi's New York visit 3 hours 27 minutes ago

    Indians in the US are both excited and hopeful ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to New York. "I think Modi has brought the whole world to acknowledging that he is a man with a strong feeling and that he will take India to a new level," said an...
  • West Ham's Cheikhou Kouyate out for six weeks 5 hours 23 minutes ago

    West Ham United could be without midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate for up to six weeks after he suffered an injury in the Premier League win against Liverpool at the weekend, the London club's coowner David Gold said on Monday. The powerful 24yearold Senegal international was injured towards the end of his side's...
  • NE United, Kerala Blasters to play friendly matches ahead of ISL 22 hours 7 minutes ago

    Panaji: John Abraham coowned NorthEast United FC and Sachin Tendulkar coowned Kerala Blasters will come to Goa to play friendly matches against senior club teams as preparation for the Indian Super League (ISL) which starts from October 12. NorthEast United FC, which will have its base in Goa, will be the...
  • Manchester United tweet by Mario Balotelli triggers racist abuse 22 hours 26 minutes ago

    Mario Balotelli found himself on the receiving end of yet more racist abuse on Sunday after a jokey reference to Manchester United FC's shock defeat by Leicester City sparked a flurry of invective on social media. Police later confirmed they were looking into the abuse that had come the Liverpool striker's...
  • EPL: Leicester City stun Manchester United 53 Yesterday

    Leicester: Manchester United twice surrendered a twogoal lead to lose 53 to Leicester in a wild Premier League game on Sunday, with the promoted side scoring four times in 20 minutes to cap their thrilling comeback. Angel Di Maria's exquisite chip put United 20 ahead in the 16th minute but...
  • Syrian refugee flight to Turkey one of the worst since war began: UN Yesterday

    Ankara: Turkey is facing one of the biggest influxes of refugees from neighbouring Syria since the war there began more than three years ago, the United Nations' refugee agency said on Sunday, as civilians continued to flee clashes between Islamic State (IS) militants and Kurdish forces. IS fighters seized dozens of...
  • Big rallies planned in front of UN, White House to welcome PM Modi Yesterday

    Washington: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's threeday visit to the US, hundreds of IndianAmericans from across the country have joined hands to give him a rousing welcome in front of the United Nations headquarters and the White House. 'America Welcomes Modi' rallies are being planned in front of the United...
  • Spain should not dump tikitaka, says Joan Capdevila Yesterday

    Former world champions Spain will have to wait to regain their past glory but they need not discard their attractive brand of football that earned them fans and laurels, World Cup winning defender Joan Capdevila told Reuters in an interview. Spain's golden spell during which they won the 2010 World Cup...
  • EPL: Diamond is Louis van Gaal's new best friend 3 days ago

    After switching to a newlook formation that sparkled against Queens Park Rangers last weekend, a diamond may just be Louis van Gaal's new best friend as the Manchester United boss looks set to continue with it against Leicester City on Sunday. United claimed their first three points of the season thanks...
  • India can learn from Scottish vote: Shashi Tharoor 3 days ago

    London: The result of the Scottish referendum gave a "good and healthy signal" to the world and offered a lesson in unity to India, Congress politician and author Shashi Tharoor said on Friday. As Scots voted decisively in favour of staying within the United Kingdom, the Thiruvananthapuram MP said, "There...
  • Arsenal enjoy revenue boost after ending trophyless run 3 days ago

    London: Arsenal generated revenue of more than 300 million pounds ($489 million) in 201314 when the English Premier League club ended a nineyear run without a major trophy. Arsenal returned to winning ways when they lifted the FA Cup in May, gaining a reward after investing in players including German midfielder...
  • UK PM Cameron lauds 'No' campaign, Scots for keeping the union intact 3 days ago

    United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron lauded the 'No' campaign and the people of Scotland for keeping the union intact. He said, "The people of Scotland have spoken, and it is a clear result. They have kept our country of four nations together. I am a passionate believer in our...
  • Scotland to stay with UK as 55% Scots say no to independence 3 days ago

    Scotland has made it's choice and its going to stay with the United Kingdom. 55 per cent of the Scots have said no to independence. Scottish independence leader Alex Salmond has conceded defeat in the historic vote. ...
  • Scots spurn independence, vote to stay in the United Kingdom 4 days ago

    Edinburgh: Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom, spurning independence in a historic referendum that had worried allies and investors, results showed on Friday with more than two thirds of the vote declared. Scotland's final verdict on the union should be clear within two hours. Supporters of the United...
  • World population may hit 11 billion by 2100: study 4 days ago

    Washington: The world population may grow larger than previously estimated, reaching 11 billion people by century's end, according to a UNled analysis published on Thursday. That would mean two billion more people on Earth than expected by 2100, largely due to high birth rates in Africa, said the report in the...
  • Live: Scotland rejects independence from the UK, 45% say yes and 55% no after counting in 30 of 32 districts 4 days ago

    Scots agonized over the fate of their country on Friday after record numbers voted in a divisive independence referendum that could break apart the United Kingdom. Scotland's verdict on the union should be clear around breakfast time. Voters lined up at polling stations across Scotland to vote with 4.28 million...
  • Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence 4 days ago

    Edinburgh: Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls on Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307year union with England that brought prosperity but has increasingly felt stifling to many Scots. As the polls closed and the vote counting began, there was a quiet...
  • Scotland referendum: Where will the oil revenue go? 4 days ago

    Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307yearold union with England and become an independent nation in a finely balanced referendum with farreaching consequences. ...
  • Scotland referendum: What is at stake? 4 days ago

    Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307yearold union with England and become an independent nation in a finely balanced referendum with farreaching consequences. ...
  • Businessmen at ScottishEnglish border worry independence may complicate things for them 4 days ago

    Scotland is about to make a decision that could spell the end of the United Kingdom as we now know it. The impact of tomorrow's independence referendum is going to be huge. And the latest polls show a divided nation, where undecided voters could determine the future. Many business owners...
  • Scotland votes on independence, United Kingdom's fate on knifeedge 4 days ago

    Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307yearold union with England and become an independent nation in a finely balanced referendum with farreaching consequences. From remote highlands and islands to the tough city estates of Glasgow, people were almost equally divided over a...
  • Scotland votes on independence from United Kingdom 4 days ago

    Edinburgh: Scotland voted on Thursday in an independence referendum that could break up the centuriesold United Kingdom and create Europe's newest state since the collapse of Yugoslavia. Some 97 per cent of eligible Scots, nearly 4.3 million people have registered to vote, underscoring the passions that the historic decision has...
  • Germans draw first blood in rivalry with English foes 4 days ago

    Berlin: German teams scored a point or more accurately, seven in their rivalry with English clubs this week, coming out on top in two of their three Champions League duels, with the third resulting in a share of the spoils. Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich certainly had the better of...
  • If Scotland votes 'yes', it will be the 35th new nation born since 1990 4 days ago

    New Delhi: If Scotland votes for independence from the United Kingdom in Thursday's referendum, it will become the 35th nation to gain independence since the 1990. The end of cold war with the collapse of Soviet Union led to the creation of dozens of new countries in Europe and Asia. Lithuania...
  • India home to 100 billionaires; 6th largest population globally 5 days ago

    Singapore/New Delhi: India has retained its sixth position in terms of number of billionaires with 100 such people collectively having USD 175 billion in networth, while globally the number of uberrich has reached a record high of 2,325 persons. According to the WealthX and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, released on Wednesday,...
  • US building a new 6,200member cyber defence corps 5 days ago

    Washington: The US military is building a new cyber defence corps that can be used to protect the nation and possibly for offensive purposes, the commander of the unit said. National Security Agency director Michael Rogers, who also heads the US Cyber Command, said the 6,200member unit should be fully operational...
  • 69th session of UN General Assembly begins 6 days ago

    United Nations: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) started its 69th session at the UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, Uganda's foreign minister who was elected President of the 69th UNGA session June 11, said in his opening remarks that the coming year will be a momentous...
  • One million newborns die within 24 hours of birth: UN 6 days ago

    United Nations: One million babies each year died within 24 hours of birth from mostly preventable causes, a UN report said on Tuesday. The 2014 Committing to Child Survival, a Promise Renewed progress report showed that many of these deaths could be easily prevented with simple, costeffective interventions before, during and...