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London, May 22 (ANI): Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has described departing club coach Jose Mourinho as a failure, and added that Real Madrid will be glad to see him go.
Paris, May 22 (IANS) Model Cara Delevingne reportedly ignored actor Leonardo DiCaprio's advances at the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
London, May 21 (ANI): Real Madrid has waved off the 17 million pounds compensation and cleared Jose Mourinho to join Chelsea for free.
London, May 21 (ANI): The keyboard player and co-founder of rock band 'The Doors', Ray Manzarek, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 74.
Ankara, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four Turkish nationals were sentenced Monday to 90 years in prison after they were found guilty of lethal poisoning a group of Russian tourists in 2011, a lawyer said.
Amman, May 20 (IANS/AKI) Three Syrian refugees, including a 10-year-old boy, have died in Jordan, the country's official Petra news agency said Monday.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner was reportedly enraged by a picture linking him to spot-fixing suspect S.Sreesanth in an article by journalist Robert Craddock into corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL), which led him to insult Craddock and his co-scribe Malcolm Conn on Twitter.
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Australian director Baz Luhrmann regrets leaving the opportunity to direct the first edition of "Harry Potter" franchise because he was busy with something else.
London, May 20 (IANS) Celebrity footballer David Beckham reportedly loves to style daughter Harper and has taken over the duty of styling her.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor says he would love to face the camera for films for the next 15 to 20 years, and that he also desires to direct movies in the future.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor seems to be as busy as his son Ranbir. He is excited about the total of seven releases he has this year, and that he plays different characters in each one of them.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) When it comes to fashion and style, Deepika Padukone puts the best foot forward. The model-turned-actress feels it is good to keep up with the times, but suggests fashion trends should not be followed blindly.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The US Government gave witness protection to known and suspected terrorists and the country's Marshals Service even lost track of two of those people, according to a report.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) What scares Ranbir Kapoor most? Spiders and cockroaches, reveals his ex-flame and co-star Deepika Padukone asserting that she is saying it from experience.
Vienna, May 15 (IANS) The IAEA will continue trying to finalize nuclear inspection documents regarding Iran's disputed nuclear programme in spite of differences between the two sides, an official said Wednesday.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Brad Pitt has opened up about fiancee Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy surgery, revealing that he, along with his six kids, have set up a haven for her recovery after the operation.
London, May 15 (ANI): Mourners got the fright of their lives and ran in horror, after a man who was pronounced dead woke up at his funeral.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Penelope Cruz's model sister Monica gave birth to a baby girl - from an anonymous sperm donor- on Tuesday
Aizawl, May 14 (IANS) With the recovery of three more bodies Tuesday, the death toll in the May 11 landslide that swept away 11 houses in the capital of the northeastern Mizoram state has risen to 15, officials said.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Walmart has called on the Bangladesh Government to stop production at the Stitch Tone Apparels factory and to order a probe on structural conditions of a neighbouring factory.
London, May 14 (ANI): Brothers of Cleveland man accused of abducting and raping three women for over a decade in his house have said that they hope Ariel Castro 'rots in jail' if convicted for his crimes.
Geneva, May 13 (IANS) Italian actress, artist and philanthropist Gina Lollobrigida's 23 outstanding jewels will be on sale Tuesday at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels Sale here.
Cairo, May 13 (ANI): Former president Hosni Mubarak, who fell from power in Egypt after the uprising in 2011, said that future generations would judge him 'fairly'.
Paris, May 13 (IANS) The 52nd edition of the world's premier table tennis event will be held in Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy May 13-20 with a record 463 men and 360 women participating.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): In today's day and age, an additional role that every mother should play is that of being a cyber-mother.
Tehran, May 10 (IANS) The head coach of Iran's Persepolis soccer team Yahya Golmohammadi stepped down after poor results in the professional football league.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Known for his well-toned body, Hrithik Roshan feels being healthy is more important than having six-pack abs or starving oneself.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Though Avika Gor's character of Roli is dead in "Sasural Simar Ka", the actress will return to the show in a new avatar.
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has turned nasty over a result reversal of last month's Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-II tie against New Zealand.
Havana, May 8 (IANS) Cuba's tourism industry plans to expand its lodging capacity to upwards of 85,000 rooms by 2020, Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero said.
Berlin, May 6 (IANS) France winger Franck Ribery Monday said he is eager to extend his Bayern Munich contract past 2015 having already spent nearly six years at the Champions League finalists.
Dhanushkodi (Tamil Nadu), May 6 (ANI): At least 15 Indian fishermen were reportedly attacked by Sri Lankan Navy personnel on Monday, while they were fishing near Dhanuskodi.
Damascus, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): A UN investigator has expressed her strong suspicions that the Syrian rebels had used nerve agent sarin in Syria's two-year deadly conflict, local media reported Monday, quoting a foreign media outlet.
Islamabad, May 6 (ANI): New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond has said that players need to be consistent in their performances rather than striving to show their fast bowling talents.
Sydney, May 6 (ANI): Syrian Government has warned that Israeli raids that have hit three military sites outside Damascus was now 'more dangerous'.
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) International R&B singer Akon has flown here to record global version of Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu's hit love single "Love Anthem", which was originally released in 2011 for world peace.
London, May 5 (IANS) Actor Simon Pegg says he confessed to actress Carrie Fisher that he used to kiss one of her posters every night.
Istanbul, May 4 (IANS) Turkey's Olympic gold medallist Asli Cakir Alptekin was charged with doping by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Sydney, May 4 (ANI): New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has reportedly made a significant return to fitness and recovery after a gym stint, following an alleged grievous assault on him that had left him in a coma for a few days.
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Actress Isla Fisher says she easily put on weight to maker her character convincing in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby".
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Demi Lovato has revealed that rehab has helped her understand who her real friends were.
Madrid, May 3 (IANS) Real Madrid captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he has no intention of abandoning the club.
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) A total of 904 people have been arrested in China during a three-month campaign for crimes such as producing fake beef and mutton made from rat and fox, the ministry of public security said.
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore smashed 187 for three against Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League here Thursday.
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Sri Lankan Angelo Matthews has decided to step down from Pune Warriors captaincy for the rest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS/EFE) A five-year-old boy shot and killed his two-year-old sister in Cumberland County, Kentucky, while he was playing at home with a rifle specifically designed for children that he had received as a present last year, a television station reported.
London, May 2 (ANI): New Zealand has warned England not to treat them like warm-up 'hors d'oeuvre' ahead of the back-to-back Ashes, following their arrival in England for the upcoming Tests.
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) It was not our day, said Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma after his team suffered a seven-wicket loss at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL match here Wednesday night.
Gangtok (Sikkim), May 1 (ANI): Woodcarving gaining popularity in Sikkim as it is creating job opportunities and helping to preserve and promote an ethnic art of of the region.
London, May. 1 (ANI): For the first time, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has confirmed that the powerful Lebanese Shia organisation is helping President Bashar al-Assad fight the uprising against his rule - and will stand by him.
Kabul, May 1 (IANS) Three NATO soldiers were killed Tuesday in a blast in restive southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said in a statement.
Ankara, April 30 (IANS) Tokyo's governor Naoki Inose, who heads the city's bid for the 2020 Olympics, apologised Tuesday for "inappropriate" comments he made about rival candidate Istanbul.
Varadero (Cuba), April 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fidel Castro's son Antonio triumphed at the fifth annual Montecristo Cup golf tournament held in his native country.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Riya Vij, who is debuting with "Gippi", says acting is like "an extra curriculum". Studying to become a dentist, she would take up movie assignments as long as it doesn't affect her academics.
Baghdad, April 28 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has said the recent violence in the country's Sunni province is a sign that sectarian strife is returning to the country assisted by foreign plots.
Sydney, Apr. 26 (ANI): A former top diplomat has said Australia should let India invest in Australian uranium.
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Television and movie actor Amit Sadh, recently seen as Omi in "Kai Po Che!", launched his Facebook and Twitter pages Thursday to stay connected to his fans.
Kabul, April 25 (ANI): The Government of Afghanistan should take immediate action to ensure that the country's female police officers have access to separate, safe, and lockable restroom facilities in police stations, Human Rights Watch said today.
London, April 25 (IANS) Asif Kapadia, Britain-based director of Indian origin, is developing a yet-to-be-titled documentary on late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. He will introduce the project to buyers at the upcoming Cannes International Film Festival.
Tehran, April 24 (Xinhua-ANI): Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will hold a new round of talks over Tehran's nuclear program in May, Press TV reported Wednesday, quoting Iran' s ambassador to the UN nuclear watchdog.
London, April 24 (ANI): Stevie Nicks has advised actress Lindsay Lohan to go to hospital and sort out her various issues.
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Google lost its latest attempt to convince US trade authorities that Apple has infringed its intellectual property.
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Chinese vice premier Liu Yandong met with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge here.
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) International fashion houses are snapping up crocodile farms in Australia to meet demand for accessories made from crocodile skins, media reported Tuesday.
Melbourne, Apr. 23 (ANI): Australian Government have made some changes to compulsory bicycle helmet laws to exempt people who wear turbans for their religion.
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) Taliban militants captured nine people from a downed helicopter in Afghanistan's Logar province overnight, official Hamidullah Hamid said Monday.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) TV actress Riddhi Dogra, who essays the title role in "Savitri", hopes the fantasy adventure stories in the TV show, make their way to become bedtime stories for children someday.
Taipei, April 18 (IANS) Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu upset former World No.1 Shixian Wang of China to proceed to the women's singles quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Championships at the Taipei Arena here Thursday.
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Fame and achievement in performance-related careers may be earned at the cost of a shorter life, according to a new study.
Tokyo, April 17 (IANS) A 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted northeast Japan around 9:03 p.m. local time Wednesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): A senior Chinese auditor has warned that local government debt is 'out of control', a report has said.
Tehran, April 17 (IANS/AKI) Three convicted rapists and four armed robbers have been hanged in Iran's southern Fars province, the Mehr news agency reported.
Sydney, Apr.16 (ANI): Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has admitted that his incredible 42-match, 10-year unbeaten run at Monte Carlo will end one day, but adds that he is in no hurry to see that day.
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rising Russian women's tennis star Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Monday announced that five-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis will be coaching her.
Panaji, April 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Monday his government will not permit Playboy club to open in Goa as a beach shack.
Baghdad, April 15 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and over 150 wounded in a spate of car bomb explosions in Iraqi cities Monday, police said.
London, Apr. 14 (ANI): Millions of people might face starvation by 2050 as a result of extreme temperature globally.
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The plot of TV show "Anamika" bears strong resemblance to the 1988 film "Bees Saal Baad", but lead actor Mudit Nayar says the story of the show is developed on a regular basis, and it is not copied from anywhere.
Rome, April 13 (IANS/AKI) Around 100 dehydrated migrants have been rescued by coastguard personnel off southern Italy after an aerial patrol spotted their overladen boat near the island of Lampedusa.
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) Reeling under flat revenue growth and bleak outlook, Indian IT giant Infosys will go slow on hiring this fiscal (2013-14) to cut down operational cost and minimise bench strength, an official said Friday.
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): Uruguay's President Jose Mujica has apologised for apparently referring to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as an 'old hag'.
London, April 12 (IANS) Dutchess Catherine is reportedly hooked on to TV show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" and watches it regularly.
Pune, April 11 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals scored 145 for five against Pune Warriors in their Indian Premier League cricket match here Thursday.
Moscow, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian cycling team RusVelo has torn up its contract with rider Valery Kaykov after the 2012 European silver medallist tested positive for a banned substance, it said Thursday.
The Hague, April 11 (IANS) Around 50,000 tonnes of beef sold across Europe was recalled by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) on fears it might contain horse meat.
Bogota (Colombia), April 10 (IANS) Independiente Santa Fe secured their passage to the Copa Liberatdores knockout phase with a 2-1 away victory over Deportes Tolima in an all-Colombian clash.
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actress Sushmita Sen, a former Miss Universe, feels proud to be a part of an industry which binds people of different cultures together.
Moscow, April 9 (IANS) Afghan civilian deaths from airstrikes of NATO-led forces should be thoroughly investigated, a Russian foreign ministry official said Tuesday.
Dubai, April 9 (IANS) Highlights from this year's Women's World Cup are available for viewing and licensing requests at www.iccarchive.com, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Tuesday.
Beijing, April 9 (Xinhua-ANI): A Foreign Ministry spokesman on Tuesday conveyed the Chinese Government's condolences over the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
London, April 7 (ANI): One Direction's band member Harry Styles has insisted that he doesn't regard himself as a sexual hottie.
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi says she doesn't care about any rumours surrounding her camaraderie with "Gangs Of Wasseypur" producer Anurag Kashyap.
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has contributed $1 million to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to finance its humanitarian operation in Syria, Russia's foreign ministry said.
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Al Velshi, noted Canadian TV journalist of Indian descent, is leaving CNN after 12 years to join Al Jazeera America to host an as-yet-unnamed primetime business show.
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Although economic growth and job creation are top priorities for global policymakers, their outlooks remain a major concern, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said.
London, Apr. 5 (ANI): Girls are lagging behind boys in happiness index because of pressure from an early age to look a certain way, an official Government study has found.
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Indian-owned club Blackburn Rovers may have to pay a staggering two million pounds to sacked manager Henning Berg, who was in charge for only ten games and had delivered just a single victory to the club.
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Foreigners coming to Russia may be denied entry for 10 years if they repeatedly violate immigration rules, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.
Singapore, April 4 (IANS) Singapore is aiming to enhance economic ties with Myanmar by opening an overseas centre in Yangon to facilitate trade and investment, it was announced Thursday.
London, Apr 4 (ANI): The president of the French football league has warned that there may be a drain of talent from Ligue 1 clubs after the refusal of the French government to exempt footballers from their new 75 per cent tax on annual earnings above one million euros.