27 Nov 2014
Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata have included diminutive Bangladeshi midfielder Mohamed Mamunul Islam who is likely to replace suspended Ofentse Nato for their crucial away ISL fixture in Pune on November 29.
02 Oct 2014
New Delhi: A documentary on Mahatma Gandhi containing 'rarest of the rare' video footages, including Bapu's first interview to a foreign journalist, has been digitised and will be available for public viewing soon.
18 Sep 2012
An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian school teacher to six years in jail for posting cartoons on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam and for insulting President Mohamed Morsi and his family.
28 Jul 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, among others, on Monday greeted people on the occasion of Ramzan, being celebrated on Tuesday.
30 Aug 2014
Mogadishu: A military court in Somalia has sentenced two Islamist Shebab gunmen to death for killing a journalist, the Information Minister said on Friday.
01 Jan 2014
Cairo: The Egyptian authorities have arrested ousted president Mohamed Morsi's former spokesperson Yasser Ali, Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said on Tuesday.
20 Jul 2014
Cairo: In a brazen attack, at least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed when militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a military checkpoint in southern Egypt, bordering Libya and Sudan.
15 Nov 2013
Male: Maldives President Mohamed Waheed on Friday stepped down as the second round of the presidential elections will be held on Saturday.
17 Jun 2014
Cairo: Egypt has ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical grounds, ending almost a year of jail time a third of that on hunger strike without any charges against him.
10 Jun 2014
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa won a crucial political victory on Monday when an extraordinary congress held in Sao Paulo voted to merge the region's presidency with the FIFA vice-presidency.