Everything you need to know about Karaikal South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Karaikal South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 22 (ANI): A woman from Newport, South Wales, has developed a peculiar condition in which she cleans and tidies the house while she is still sleeping.
Rome, May 15 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic and second seed Roger Federer shook off their shock defeats in Madrid to ease past their opponents into the third round of Rome Masters.
Sydney, May 11 (ANI): Young Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has said that he has made changes to his swinging action to make him less prone to injury as he gets ready to join the Australia A squad in Britain this winter as a part of his rehabilitation process.
Karachi, May 8 (ANI): Pakistan's opening batsman Imran Farhat has expressed his strong intent to cement a permanent place in the national team.
London, May 5 (ANI): Players and supporters of a top Brazilian football club have been asked to abandon an internet campaign encouraging them to pose as Taliban fighters and post the photos online.
Johannesburg, May 3 (ANI): South African cricketer Jacques Kallis has further aspirations for playing at both Test and one-day international level despite his revelation that he did not wish to be considered for the Proteas' squad for the looming ICC Champions Trophy in England.
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Justin Langer has said that he believes that reformed party-boy Mitchell Marsh has the potential to become a key figure for his country with bat and ball, following his inclusion in the ICC Champions Trophy squad.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Brazil has launched a musical instrument known as caxirola to be the aural stimulant of choice at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, to be held in the country.
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS) Uruguayan Eugenio Figueredo has been appointed president of South American football's governing body Conmebol, a day after Nicolas Leoz quit the post.
London, Apr 24 (ANI): South Korean teach giant Samsung is reportedly working on a mind-controlled tablet that would changed the way we interact with our electronics.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): ICC Champions Trophy director Steve Elworthy has insisted that one-day cricket faces no danger from the Twenty20 format, adding that it will stay for a long time as it is still a great favourite with fans, which can be seen from the bumper crowds in such matches.
New York, April 19 (ANI): One of South Korea's national TV networks has decided not to air the latest music video from Psy, due to a scene that involves vandalism.
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Ronaldinho apologised to Atletico Mineiro fans after describing a Copa Libertadores match against Sao Paulo as a "training session".
Capetown, Apr.18 (ANI): South African Airways (SAA) has claimed victory over Gulf Air after being awarded for being 'the most on-time airline in the world' and 'best business class product' in the aviation industry.
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): Brazil officials are reportedly planning tougher security strategies ahead of 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Rio Olympics following the Boston Marathon blasts.
Cape Town, April 17 (IANS) South Africa's tourism growth outstripped the world average last year, demonstrating the country as one of the most successful tourism destinations in the world, the government said.
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has predicted that everybody in the world will be on the Internet within seven years.
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who has been accused of murder in his girlfriend's February shooting death, is not back on any official training programme, according to his uncle.
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) Ronaldinho says his recall to Brazil's national team has given him renewed motivation to be a part of the country's 2014 World Cup squad.
Rio de Janeiro, April 2 (IANS) Injury-ravaged midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso has said he was driven by a desire to earn an international recall for Brazil's 2014 World Cup campaign on home soil.
Johannesburg, April 1 (IANS) Five people were killed when a South African Air Force (SAAF) helicopter crashed Saturday night, Xinhua reported Sunday.
Johannesburg, Mar 29 (ANI): South Africa captain Graeme Smith has said he is feeling proud after receiving the prestigious ICC Test Championship mace and prize money of four million rands on behalf of the entire team and the nation.
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) The Puducherry government, in partnership with two pharmaceutical firms, will kick-start a mass screening programme of its seven lakh citizens over 30 years of age for non-communicable diseases, an official said.
Johannesburg, Mar 26 (ANI): South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis is likely to return to the one-day team for the ICC Champions Trophy event, which is to be held in England in June, according to coach Gary Kirsten.
Islamabad, Mar 26 (ANI): India has retained the No.1 spot in the ICC ODI Rankings while England finished second on the table at the April 1 cut-off date.
London, March 26 (ANI): Venus' South Polar Vortex has a much more chaotic and unpredictable nature than previously thought, a new study has found.
Johannesburg, Mar 25 (ANI): South Africa captain AB de Villiers has praised his bowlers for their brilliant performance during their six-wicket win over Pakistan in Benoni on Sunday, which also handed them the series 3-2.
Buenos Aires, March 23 (IANS) Lionel Messi set up two goals and scored another as Argentina defeated Venezuela 3-0 to extend their lead at the top of the South American World Cup qualifying standings.
Melbourne, Mar 19 (ANI): A new government research has suggested that young Australians have accepted bullies and trolls as an inevitable part of using social media websites.
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) South Africa will host a three-day film festival here from March 21.
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Asserting that South Asian Americans contribute to American society in numerous capacities, socially, culturally, and economically, a coalition of community organisation has sought holistic and comprehensive immigration reforms.
Johannesburg, Mar 13 (ANI): South Africa captain AB de Villiers has admitted that he fears being punished for his side maintaining a slow over-rate in one-day cricket.
Chennai, Mar. 9 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy, who visited the injured fishermen at a hospital here on Saturday, condemned the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly attacking them in Indian waters.
Johannesburg, Mar 9 (ANI): South African all rounder Ryan McLaren has admitted they need to improve in every game one-day ahead of their five-match series against Pakistan up to the Champions Trophy.
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) The country's first corporate port, Ennore Port in Tamil Nadu, is discussing with the Puducherry government to develop the port there, a top port official said Wednesday.
Karachi, Mar 3 (ANI): Former Pakistani coach Geoff Lawson has said that fast bowler Umar Gul needed some time away from the game to get back in form following his poor performance in Pakistan's 3-0 whitewash by South Africa in the recently concluded Test series.
Johannesburg, Mar 2 (ANI): South Africa's Twenty20 (T20) international captain Faf Du Plessis has said that he is ready to infuse fresh ideas in his team and has asked Proteas fans to expect an unconventional approach from his team during the upcoming T20 series against Pakistan starting at Kingsmead.
Johannesburg, Mar 1 (ANI): AB de Villiers has claimed constant squad rotation in South Africa's limited-over squads is affecting their performance in the one-day and Twenty20 formats.
Johannesburg, Feb 27 (ANI): South Africa should expect a tougher test in their upcoming Twenty20 and one-day series against Pakistan after drubbing the visitors 3-0 in the Test series, according to senior cricket writer, Rob Houwing.
Karachi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Despite Pakistan's disappointing performance in the three-match Test series against host South Africa, former Pakistani batsman Zaheer Abbas has said he feels that the visitors could still bounce back in the limited overs' series.
Islamabad, Feb 26 (ANI): Former captains have stressed the need for a total revamp of the failing system of Pakistani cricket and urged for more focus on Tests after the team's humiliating 3-0 defeat by South Africa.
Johannesburg, Feb 26 (ANI): Pakistani captain Misbah-ul-Huq has blamed the lack of Test cricket played by his team and their inexperience in settling in different conditions responsible for the 3-0 Test series whitewash by South Africa.
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Former captain Rashid Latif has questioned the capability of Australian Dav Whatmore's credentials as a coach for the Pakistani team after their humiliating 3-0 defeat by South Africa in the recent Test series.
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) and Bollywood have changed South Africans' perception about India, says Azad Essa, journalist, author and award-winning blogger from Durban.
Johannesburg, Feb 25 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated the victorious South African team on their triumph over the Test series against Pakistan and also lauded captain Graeme Smith for becoming the first captain to lead his country to 50 Test match victories.
London, Feb 25 (ANI): In a further blow to the family of Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, his brother Carl is also facing trial over the death of a woman.
Johannesburg, Feb 24 (IANS) As part of preparations to host the BRICS summit next month, South African has launched a road show to educate its citizens about the importance of the meet.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 22 (IANS) Porto midfielder Fernando says he hopes to attract the attention of new Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari ahead of next year's FIFA World Cup.
London, Feb. 22 (ANI): Prince Harry, who was seen canoodling with his alleged girlfriend Cressida Bonas on a Swiss ski slope this week, will jet to South Africa to see her half-sister Isabella Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe wed Sir Richard Branson's businessman son Sam.
London, Feb 21 (ANI): While girls in North Britain may be famed for the skimpy outfits on their night out, it seems it is their Southern counterparts who are more relaxed when it comes to bedroom attire.
Cape Town, Feb 20 (IANS) South Africa has announced that it will soon introduce zero emission electric vehicles (ZEEV) in a bid to become more environment friendly.
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Maria Toor Pakay, who is Pakistan's number one woman squash player and is ranked 49th in the world, believes she is the chosen one to fight against the Taliban.
Johannesburg, Feb 19 (ANI): South Africa is set to earn 450 000 dollars after they assured their number one position in the ICC Test Championship beyond the April 1 cut-off date for prize money to be awarded in 2013.
Islamabad, Feb 19 (ANI): Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq has reiterated that the boycott of his country by international sides is harming their team's growth, and he also blamed lack of Test action for their crushing series defeat against South Africa.
Johannesburg, Feb 18 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) has praised the South African team on their series victory over Pakistan after they won the second Test at Newlands by four wickets.
Guadalajara (Mexico), Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) The idol of Mexican ranchera music, Vicente Fernandez, returned to the stage to resume his farewell tour following an operation to remove a cancerous tumour of the liver.
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) nations Saturday urged developed countries to contribute their share to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) at the earliest and voiced their opposition to sectoral targets for emission reduction and mere trading in carbon certificates.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 16 (IANS) Former Portugal international midfielder Deco is poised to make his first appearance in 2013 for Fluminense in the Campeonato Carioca football clash against Volta Redonda Sunday.
Sydney, Feb 15 (ANI): Oscar Pistorius' ex-girlfriend Samantha Taylor's mother has sensationally blasted the Paralympic star for being dangerously reckless with guns, adding she is glad her daughter is safe but expressed condolences with the family of model Reeva Steenkamp over her death.
Cape Town, Feb. 15 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma has ordered law enforcement agencies to prioritize cases of rape and murder against women and children.
Johannesburg, Feb 14 (ANI): Retired wicketkeeper Mark Boucher is set to be given an honorific farewell by Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the South African team, who will dedicate the third day of the second Sunfoil Series Test match against Pakistan to Boucher.
Johannesburg, Feb 14 (ANI): South Africa captain Graeme Smith has claimed they have the best top-six batsmen in the world of Test cricket right now as they prepare to face Pakistan in the second Test at Newlands starting on Thursday.
Sydney, Feb 12 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke has said that he is still undecided on his new Test batting lineup for the first Test against India and on the position to be occupied by Shane Watson.
Islamabad, Feb. 12 (ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal believes the only way for Pakistan to make a comeback in three-Test series against South Africa is to play aggressively and positively against their fearsome pace attack.
Johannesburg, Feb 4(ANI): Dale Steyn picked up eleven wickets to help South Africa register a comprehensive 211 runs win over touring Pakistan on the day four of the first Test match at the Wanderers.
Johannesburg, Feb 3 (ANI): Former South African President F.W. de Klerk has said that South Africa was at the crossroads between moving in a racially disruptive direction or a practical, wide ranging path under the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 3 (IANS) Former Brazil coach Dunga has refused to rule out a return to the national football team's top job.
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Puducherry chief minister P. Shanmugam passed away in Karaikal Saturday after a fall at his house, party officials said. He was 85.
Rio de Janeioro, Feb 2 (IANS) Former Liverpool and Brazil goalkeeper Doni has revealed he almost died after suffering a heart attack last year.
Johannesburg, Feb 1(ANI): South Africa Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has praised Graeme Smith on the eve of his 100th Test as Proteas captain, saying he is an inspiration to every one in the country, including him.
Johannesburg, Feb 1(ANI): Graeme Smith has vowed to stay focused on their opening Test match against visiting Pakistan at the Wanderers amidst the hype created around his 100th match as South Africa captain.
London, Jan. 30 (ANI): The Pakistan Army, in a bid to persuade a skeptical public that it has got the better of the Taliban and that life in South Waziristan is improving, has invited car enthusiasts to hold a motor rally on a 130 km route in the region in the last week of March.
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 26 (IANS) The son of Brazilian World Cup winner Bebeto is reportedly on the radar of Italian giant Juventus.
Sydney, Jan 23(ANI): Ed Cowan has refused to be drawn into discussion about Australian vice-captain Shane Watson's desire to open the batting for the team, adding that he has proven time and again he can do the job against any attack.
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 23 (IANS) Brazil plans to have one million volunteers participating at this year's FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2014 World Cup, the federal government said.
Karachi, Jan. 20 (ANI): Pakistan's newest pace sensation, Junaid Khan, who made a big impact on teammates, opponents and experts with his stunning performances in India, is now solely focused on the bigger challenge that awaits in South Africa.
Sydney, Jan. 20 (ANI): Australia's rotation policy has received another rebuke after South Africa announced that they would not contemplate it in Tests.
Melbourne, January 15 (ANI): The owner of a new Yeti resort in South Siberia claims that visitors will be able to communicate with the monster, the existence of which has not yet been confirmed.
Karachi, Jan. 15 (ANI): Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammed Hafeez has said he is confident that Pakistan's lack of Test cricket will not be a problem when the team meets world number one South Africa next month.
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced its 16-member national cricket team for the upcoming tour to South Africa starting later this month.
Moscow, Jan 12 (IANS) Russian football team Anzhi Makhachkala denied rumours of signing a contract with David Beckham.
Dubai, Jan 11 (IANS) New Zealand captain Suzie Bates believes her side's meticulous preparation will stand them in good stead during the upcoming ICC Women's World Cup in India.
Johannesburg, Jan 10(ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) summoned convener of selectors, Andrew Hudson, on Wednesday to explain his handling of wicket keeper Thami Tsolekile.
London, Jan 9(ANI): Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has admitted he wouldn't hesitate to swap one of his four Ballon d'Or trophies with a FIFA World Cup winner's medal with his country Argentina.
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) In a year when 13 Pakistani journalists were killed in the line of action, attempts to muzzle the media by the state and "powerful individuals" and politicians continue unabated, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday.
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Overfishing, pollution and unbridled coastal development have destroyed 80 percent of China's coral reefs, says the latest research from Australia.
Johannesburg, Jan 4(ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Castle Lager's farewell day for legendary South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher, which was scheduled to take place on day three of the Test match between the Proteas and New Zealand at Newlands has been postponed at the request of the former glove man.
London, Jan 3 (IANS) A total of 211 protected parrots taken from Paraguay's remote forests have been rescued and four people arrested, a media report said.
Johannesburg, Dec 31(ANI): South Africa star batsman AB de Villiers has said he is feeling more confident in his wicket keeper/batsman role for the Proteas after nearly six months since taking over the position from Mark Boucher, who was forced to retire from cricket with a freak eye-injury.
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, at home after a long hospital stay, is aware of social media rumours that he is close to death, his granddaughter Zaziwe Manaway told CNN Friday.
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma has sparked off a controversy by saying that the idea of having a pet is part of 'white culture'.
Sydney, Dec 27 (ANI): China's coral reefs have shrunk by at least 80 per cent over the past 30 years as a result of the country's economic boom, a study has found.
Johannesburg, Dec 25(ANI): South Africa Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis has said they had expected a strong backlash from the New Zealand team after the Kiwis lost the first T20 match but won the second match by eight wickets.
Khartoum, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Sudan's army has apologised for downing a UN helicopter, saying soldiers mistook it for an aircraft that was supplying arms to rebel forces.
Johannesburg, Dec 22 (ANI): South Africa fast bowler Vernon Philander suffered an injury scare after a flare up of his left hamstring during the Sunfoil Series match between Cobras and Titans, and he is in doubt to play the first Test match against touring New Zealand team, starting January 2.
United Nations, Dec 22 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has deplored the shooting down of its helicopter in South Sudan and urged the government to conduct a swift and through probe.
London, Dec 22 (IANS) A UN helicopter from its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan has been shot down by the army, killing all four crew members on board, BBC reported.
Johannesburg, Dec. 20 (ANI): Proteas coach Russell Domingo has said that while his players may well be entering their three-match T20 series against New Zealand as overwhelming favourites, there would be no underestimating the tourist's abilities.
Porto Alegre (Brazil), Dec 20 (IANS) Former Brazilian national goalkeeper Dida has signed with football club Gremio for the 2013 season.
Johannesburg, Dec 17(ANI): South Africa Test sensation Vernon Philander can become an important player for the Proteas limited overs team due to his ability to score some useful runs, according to senior cricket writer Rob Houwing.