30 Jul 2015
Kuala Lumpur: FIFA's problems will not end with the election of a new president as football's scandal-tainted world body needs drastic reform, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said today.
27 Jul 2015
Kuala Lumpur: Beijing and Almaty today embarked on a frantic final lobbying campaign for the 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of a decision this week on the winner.
22 Jun 2013
Malayalam actress Swarna Thomas, who was seriously injured after she allegedly fell from the balcony of her fourth-floor apartment, is critical and is on ventilator support, sources at the private hospital where she is undergoing treatment said.
07 Jul 2015
Paris: Germany and France called on Greece to make detailed proposals to revive bailout talks, a day after Greek voters defiantly rejected creditors' demands for further austerity, plunging Europe into crisis.
15 Jun 2015
Nairobi: A British jihadist fighting for Somalia's Al-Qaeda affiliate, the Shebab, is believed to have been killed in a thwarted attack on a Kenyan army base, a Kenyan defence spokesman said.
04 Jul 2015
London: India's Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea battled past Thomas Bellucci and Guillermo Duran in straight sets to enter the men's doubles pre-quarterfinals butit was curtains for the mixed doubles duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Alla Kudryavtseva at the Wimbledon.
09 Jun 2015
Lausanne: Olympic chief Thomas Bach said that scandal-plagued FIFA needs "painful" but necessary reform. The IOC president said the crisis at football's world governing body was bigger than the bribes-for-votes furore over the awarding of the 2002 Winter Games to Salt Lake City.
05 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Amid developed and developing countries at loggerheads over 'climate change', few island nations are facing fatal threats over their existence. Many summits failed to arrive at consensus over reducing of emission of carbon dioxide that is responsible for climate change.
25 Jun 2015
Madurai: Low-cost carrier Air Pegasus today said it would launch its Madurai-Bengaluru flight from tomorrow. Ashwin Thomas, Director of Air Pegasus, announced that an ATR 72-500 plane with a 66-seat capacity would be operated between this temple city and the IT city.
23 May 2015
New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on blackmoney said a "serious operation" of strictly enacting and enforcing anti-tax evasion laws is the only solution for combating and winning over the "cancerous" menace of illegal funds stashed abroad and within the country.