28 Aug 2014
Abu Dhabi: Indian Grandmasters Vidit Gujrathi and G N Gopal emerged as joint leaders after winning their penultimate round games in the Abu Dhabi Masters chess tournament now drawing to a close here.
08 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Actress Sonam Kapoor has no plans of tying the knot anytime soon. The 30-year-old Bollywood fashionista, who walked the ramp last evening as a Varanasi bride for designers duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, said she is enjoying her singlehood.
20 Aug 2014
Abu Dhabi: Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the Abu Dhabi Masters that starts in the Gulf Emirate here.
20 Jun 2015
CAIRO: Al Qaeda's North Africa branch has denied reports that Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a major figure in insurgencies across North Africa and the Saharan border region, was killed in a US air strike in Libya.
02 Dec 2014
BEIRUT: The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago, security officials said on Tuesday, in a setback to the group as it comes under increased military pressure.
15 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Extradited gangster Abu Salem, who is lodged in a jail in Mumbai, was on Saturday directed by a Delhi court to appear before it on November 29 in an extortion case for allegedly demanding Rs five crore as protection money from a Delhi-based businessman in 2002.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Centre and the Wakf Board on Thursday submitted before the Delhi High Court that the ceremony by Jama Masjid Shahi Imam anointing his son as his deputy and successor has no legal sanctity. The submission was made before a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice R S Endlaw during arguments on three public interest litigations challenging the November 22 ceremony where Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid here Syed Ahmed Bukhari plans to anoint his son as Naib Imam who will be the next chief cleric.
20 Nov 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan's fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri on Thursday returned to the country with a "new strategy" against the government, nearly a month after he went abroad abruptly ending protest against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here.
19 Feb 2015
Washington: United States is maintaining a hit list of about two dozen top Islamic State operatives in Iraq and Syria with the terror group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi being the number one target, according to a media report.
19 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Auto giant Rolls-Royce has unveiled the new Ghost Mysore Collection- 'Bespoke Ghost Mysore Collection', inspired by former ruler Tipu Sultan, who was also known as the Tiger of Mysore.