Everything you need to know about N R City: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about N R City: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mexico City, May 21 (IANS/EFE) Economic activity associated with tourism grew 4 percent in 2012 compared with the year before, Mexico's INEGI statistics service said.
Washington, May 21 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed as a powerful two-mile-wide tornado slammed Oklahoma City in South Central US ripping roofs off buildings, levelling homes, and cutting a wide path of destruction.
Vatican City, May 9 (IANS/AKI) Good Christians never complain but joyfully tolerate pain, like their saviour Jesus Christ did during his crucifixion, Pope Francis has said.
Vatican City, May 7 (IANS/AKI) Christians should reflect on each day of their lives to see how God had guided them, Pope Francis has said.
Durban, May 3 (IANS) A wedding in an influential Indian origin family in South Africa got further mired in controversy after allegations of racism at the event.
London, May 3 (ANI): A man, whose heart stopped beating for hours, has claimed that he saw angels and spoke to God before unbelievably waking up in hospital and making a full recovery.
Vatican City, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is expected to take up residence inside a renovated ex-monastery inside the Vatican, according to sources within the Holy See.
London, May 1 (ANI): Chelsea is set to offer a 100 million-pound transfer cash bundle to Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho to rebuild the club if the Portuguese makes the move back to the Blues this summer.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): A group of players from Premier League sides Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have been nominated for the 2012-13 Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year. ccording to the Independent, Gareth Bale (Tottenham), Michael Carrick and Robin van Persie (Manchester United), Juan Mata and Eden Hazard (Chelsea) and Luis Suarez (Liverpool) have been nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Manchester United's reported battle to sign in Atletico Madrid's 50 million-pound rated striker Radamel Falcao has placed in fresh doubt striker Wayne Rooney's future in the club and may even see Rooney offloaded at the end of the season.
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho could shock the European football world by joining rich French club Paris Saint Germain instead of Chelsea after quitting Madrid this summer.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will embark on a visit to the UAE April 10, his first overseas trip after assuming office in May 2011 and attend a diaspora meet, among others, officials said Thursday.
London, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Francis has opted to stay at a modest two-room residence instead of moving to a grand papal apartment on the top floor of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace, his spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi said.
New York, Mar 23 (ANI): New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that military-style drones will soon be patrolling the skies above the city, adding that face-recognition software will also monitor each and every move of the denizens in the style of the 2002 Tom Cruise starrer Minority Report.
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Cocaine addiction treatment could get easier, with the new discovery of a molecular process in the brain that's triggered by drug use.
Vatican City, March 13 (IANS/AKI) Indian cardinal Cleemis Thottunkal is the youngest cardinal taking part in the conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI.
London, Mar. 9 (ANI): The Catholic cardinals gathered in Rome have voted to begin the secret election, or conclave, to elect a new pope on 12th March, the Vatican said.
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): With 'Mary Poppins' in mind, professional extreme athlete Erik Roner decided to test out the flying capabilities of his own umbrella.
Miami, Mar 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexican singer Thalia will go on a short US tour this spring on which she will perform songs from her most recent album, "Habitame siempre", her record label, Sony Music, announced.
Mexico City, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's telecommunications industry grew 13.6 percent last year, compared to 2011, "the highest (level) in the past four years", due mainly to growth in wireless telephony and satellite television, said authorities.
Vatican City, Feb 27 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI will be called "pope emeritus" or "Roman pontiff emeritus" when he steps down as the head of the Catholic Church Thursday, a Vatican spokesperson has said.
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Officials will begin working on the legal framework for creating a unified police command in each of Mexico's states, an initiative that has the support of state governors, President Enrique Pena Nieto said.
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Brooklyn Decker showed off newly-dyed brunette locks as she attended a Valentine's Day event in New York City on Thursday.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has tipped Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson to keep managing till the age of 90 ahead of their blockbuster Champions League pre-quarterfinal clash at Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.
Washington, February 9 (ANI): Candice Swanepoel wanted to make sure her fans knew how much she appreciated them by showing up at the Victoria's Secret store in New York City's Herald Square.
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) City-based FMCG major Emami Friday reported a 21.64 percent rise in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2012, to Rs.114.95 crore from Rs.94.50 crore for the corresponding period a year ago.
New York, Feb 7 (IANS) The oldest and most prestigious film festival for Indian cinema in North America, the 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival, will kick off its week-long festivities with a star-studded opening April 30.
Washington, Feb. 5 (ANI): New York Police Department (NYPD) counter-terrorism officers are breaking court orders and spying on mosques and Muslim student organizations in New York City, civil rights lawyers have charged in new court papers.
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) Actress Eva Green has landed the lead role in "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For".
Mexico City, Jan 24 (IANS/EFE) Mexico is striving to diversify its tourism sector and overcome an image of insecurity created by thousands of gangland killings.
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Looking for love in America? Perhaps what you need is a little faith. Call it a 21st century take on an age old biblical teaching -- Surf, and ye shall find.
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Soda giant Coca-Cola has launched a big ad campaign to state that it is doing a lot to combat obesity.
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) The United States is in the grip of a flu epidemic.
Wellington, Jan 5(ANI): Manchester City manager Mario Balotelli has tried to play down his latest clash with eccentric forward Mario Balotelli at the club's training ground.
Ahmedabad, Dec 26 (IANS) City-based Flourish Purefoods, a new-age company driven by scientific approach and knowledge, has launched its Flourish Rich Milk in Tetra Pak packages.
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) China is home to 3,589 museums, including 535 private museums, a minister said Tuesday.
London, Dec. 26 (ANI): Two Christmas elves were arrested on suspicion of assaulting 2 men in separate incidents in Wolverhampton City Centre in the West Midlands on Friday.
London, December 25 (ANI): Its Christmas time and most people may assume that children will ask Santa for an extensive list of toys, games and treats.
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Local youngsters were in for a treat during a tour of the Etihad Stadium, as Mario Balotelli surprised them by turning up as Father Christmas.
Panama City, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) A cocaine-laden semi-submersible vessel that sank early this month in Panama's Caribbean waters will not be refloated due to the cost and possible risks of the operation, an official said.
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez was reportedly spotted carrying a huge white tree as he left Bents Garden Centre near Salford this week.
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): Mario Balotelli, who has scored only once in the Premier League this season, is planning to visit a holy shrine where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared 31 years ago.
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra, who is known for her non-conventional films like "7 Khoon Maaf" and "Barfi", says that her upcoming film on boxing champion Mary Kom will be the different film next year.
Mexico City, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican government announced Thursday a set of new regulations designed to protect makers of tequila - a key export - from unfair competition.
Wellington, Dec. 5 (ANI): Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee, who is wanted by authorities in Belize in connection with the murder of his neighbour, has said that he is planning to seek for asylum in Guatemala because he fears persecution in Belize.
Mexico City, Dec 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least eight people were injured and 65 detained when police clashed with protesters in Mexico on the new president's inauguration day, an official said.
London, Nov. 23 (ANI): Manchester City have reportedly made their 15 million pound move for Crystal Palace sensation Wilfried Zaha.
Gaza, Nov 19 (IANS) Newly launched Israeli air strikes killed three more Palestinians in the Gaza Strip Monday, taking the toll to 91 on the sixth day of the ongoing conflict, Xinhua reported.
Mexico City, Nov 17 (IANS/EFE) For Mexico's big retail chains, this is the beginning of "The Good End", four days of offers and discounts on products and services that aim to boost domestic consumption.
London, Nov 16(ANI): Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini, who is a devout catholic, has claimed a divine intervention from Virgin Mary was the secret behind club's dramatic Premier League success last season.
Hyderabad , Nov 15 (IANS) Britain's Deputy High Commissioner Mike Nithavrianakis Thursday flagged off the first shipment of coated ceramic products manufactured by RN Photo Coatings at Sri City Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh to his country.
Mexico City, Nov 15 (IANS/EFE) At least six people were killed and two were wounded by gunfire during and after a wedding party in the western Mexican town of Salvador Escalante, officials said.
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Scotland striker Garry O'Connor's move to Russia has seen him chasing unpaid wages, his agent said.
London, Nov. 2 (ANI): Amanda Bynes, who caused a scene at a Hollywood gym last month when she stripped down to her bra in the middle of a spin class, is reportedly up to her antics again.
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Delhi leg of the third edition of the Mahindra Youth Football Challenge (MYFC) will kick off Friday with 32 school vying to bag the honour of 'Champion School' of Delhi.
Washington/New York, Oct 30 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and over six million people faced power outages amid gale-force winds as superstorm Sandy slammed into the US' East Coast, triggering a long night of misery and causing damage worth billions of dollars.
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) As a ferocious superstorm threatening 50 million people along the US East Coast gathered strength Monday, President Barack Obama warned affected residents that failure to obey evacuation orders could prove deadly.
Washington, October 24 (ANI): NASA's newest set of X-ray eyes in the sky, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), has caught its first look at the giant black hole parked at the centre of our galaxy.
London, Oct 19 (ANI): US gymnast Gabby Douglas won the Sportswoman of the Year award beating out Lindsey Vonn, Serena Williams and Missy Franklin at a star studded ceremony in New York City.
Milan, Oct 17 (IANS) Inspiring Mario Balotteli scored one and set up another goal as a 10-man Italy beat Denmark 3-1 at home here.
New York, October 15 (ANI): Teddy Roosevelt, who was shot with a .38-caliber revolver by John Flammang Schrank, was saved by something that has proven deadly for many a candidate during a campaign - a lengthy speech.
London, October 13 (ANI): A Scottish couple, who has been madly in love since 1977 and got engaged 31-years-ago in 1980, believe that the secret to their long and happy relationship is never getting married.
Mexico City, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) A biodegradable, non-stick gum that won't sully sidewalks and trash cans made of "natural plastic" were some of the products on display at the just-concluded 2012 Green Solutions Forum, held in the Mexican capital to seek ways of combating climate change.
Odense (Denmark), Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) Chilean author Isabel Allende Sunday received the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize from the hands of Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik at a ceremony held in this Danish city.
Delhi Minister, Ramakant Goswami has stated that the city government has taken a number of welfare measures for such workers with an aim to make their lives and working conditions comfortable.
Mexico City, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ecuador may ask Britain to allow the transfer of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from its embassy in London to Sweden where he could respond to sex charges against him, Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said.
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Mighty Walmart, the world's largest retailer, has been thwarted once again in its efforts to open a big-box store in the Big Apple in the face of opposition from local unions much like protestors in India.
London, Sep 17(ANI): Stoke City striker Michael Owen prevented an intruder from entering his mansion after spotting the man on his own CCTV.
London, Sep 17(ANI): Real Madrid manager has slammed his players for not being committed enough after another shoddy performance during their 1-0 shock defeat against Sevilla, and maintained his team's poor form has nothing to do with Cristiano Ronaldo's comment that he is unhappy at the club.
Mexico City, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) Mexico will not face a food crisis in the short term, but there are risks in the world environment of price rises, droughts and economic weakness that could affect nations with fewer resources, said an official.
Washington, September 6 (ANI): Canadian actor William Shatner is facing a lawsuit from two of his former employees for allegedly discriminating and harassing them after one of them refused to sign a waiver after getting injured on the job.
Wellington, September 4 (ANI): Katie Holmes set the rumour mill spinning, after being spotted in New York City with her 'The Romantics' castmate Jeremy Strong, last weekend.
London, September 4 (ANI): Michael Phelps celebrated the end of his record-shattering swimming career with a Las Vegas pool party, surrounded by a crowd of bikini clad women.
London, September 3 (ANI): Michael Phelps walked away with 100,000 dollars in winnings from a recent trip to the poker table after a successful weekend in Las Vegas.
Yangon, Aug 23 (IANS) The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is drafting a 40-year Yangon City upgrading plan aimed at helping imoprove Myamnar's backward former capital city, media reports said Thursday.
Wellington, Aug 22 (ANI): Katie Holmes' divorce from her estranged husband Tom Cruise is officially complete.
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian grandmaster-turned-opposition activist Garry Kasparov, who supported the jailed Pussy Riot members, can be jailed over a clash with police where he allegedly bit a policeman.
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) City-based architect and member of the World Economic Forum's Design Innovation Council Sheila Sri Prakash will be participating in the Global Business Summit on Infrastructure on the invitation of British Prime Minister David Cameron.
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Olympic gymnasts have brought back in vogue, the most debated hair accessory in history.
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress Kate del Castillo is joining forces with Latin American organizations to fight people trafficking in the region via a documentary that will be shown as a series of spots in theatres.
London, July 31(ANI): Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli had to hide himself in an airport toilet to avoid being spotted by fans on Monday, and was rescued by airport staff later on.
London, July 22 (IANS)Country singer Shania Twain has filmed a cameo in a new commercial for the Las Vegas hotel which will host her comeback shows later this year.
Mexico City, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Seventeen suspects have been arrested for a brutal attack on a Mexican summer camp in which two young women and three girls were raped.
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) City-based non-banking finance company (NBFC) Magma Fincorp Thursday reported a 92.76 percent jump in its consolidated net profit to Rs.33.02 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, from Rs.17.13 crore during the same period a year ago.
Mexico City, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Japanese automaker Nissan has laid the first stone at its new $2 billion plant in Mexico, where it expects to increase production to more than 1 million units annually.
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): Batman would probably die if he tried to land safely in real life, say scientists.
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Justin Bieber was ticketed for speeding "like a maniac" while trying to shake off paparazzi near Los Angeles on Friday.
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber had to pay a fine for speeding his Fisker Karma sports car.
London, July 4 (ANI): Peter Crouch is stretching out his talents outside the football pitch as a chat show host.
New York, July 1 (IANS) A new way of powering gadgets using simply a person's own body heat has been developed by an American company that specialises in green power sources.
London, June 29(ANI): Super rich French club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) is set to challenge English Premier League champions Manchester City for the signing of Arsenal captain Robin Van Persie.
London, June 29 (ANI): Rumour mills are swirling with the reports that Victoria Beckham and actress Sarah Jessica Parker are secretly working on a fashion line together.
London, June 29 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin is set to return to Broadway in a new production of 1983 play "Orphans". He will play a wealthy gentleman in the show.
London, June 28 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham has been left out of the Great Britain Olympic football squad by head coach Stuart Pearce.
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court Wednesday sentenced two university professors to long prison terms for selling military secrets, including sensitive data on Russia's Bulava missile system, to China.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): All four judges of The X Factor walked out of the Kansas City auditions on Saturday, as they couldn't stand listening to one "vocally challenged" contestant, who faced away from the panel while performing.
London, June 10 (ANI): Mario Balotelli and his Italian team-mates went to a lapdance bar a day before their game against Spain at the Euro 2012.
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon signed into law a measure authorizing benefits - including new identities - for people who find themselves at risk due to their participation in judicial proceedings, Mexico's attorney general said.
Vatican City, June 6 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message to Queen Elizabeth II, congratulating the British monarch on the Diamond Jubilee of her coronation, the Vatican said Wednesday.
Madrid, June 5 (IANS) On paper it looks that two countries among title holder Spain, Italy and Croatia should qualify from Group C in the European Championships -- however, anyone who writes off the influence of the Republic of Ireland is probably making a mistake.