India men's team jump to eighth spot in world hockey rankings
Jul 24, 2015 at 10:54 | Source:
Lausanne:Riding on their fourth-place finish in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-final, India leapfrogged South Korea to take the eighth spot in the latest International Hockey Federation (FIH) rankings released on Thursday.Asian Games 2014 champio...
FSSAI proposes ban on sale of 'health supplements' as 'medicines'
Jul 24, 2015 at 08:29 | Source:
New Delhi: Clamping down on mis-labelling of 'health supplements', food safety regulator FSSAI on Thursday proposed banning sale of these products as 'medicines' andannounced new norms for products based on ayurveda, sidhha, unani and other tradition...
Gold slides 1 percent to five-year low as investors pull back| Reuters
Jul 23, 2015 at 00:45 | Source:
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold fell more than 1 percent to a five-year low on Wednesday as a bounce in the dollar fuelled downside momentum, with investors continuing to pull away from the metal after its dramatic slide earlier this week.A looming increase in ...
Gold slides to eight-month low as U.S. rate rise looms| Reuters
Jul 18, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold fell to an eight-month low on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve's reiteration that interest rates were likely to rise this year pushed the dollar index to a seven-week high.Stocks worldwide rose on strong corporate earnings...
Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help| Reuters
Jul 09, 2015 at 01:31 | Source:
BAGHDAD Iraq celebrated on Wednesday the return of hundreds of historical artefacts, from an ancient Assyrian statue to a 20th century presidential tea set, which were looted, lost or loaned abroad over recent decades.The recovery of the 800 items fr...
Greek crisis hurts poorest in its Balkan neighbours| Reuters
Jul 09, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
KAPSHTICA, Albania Sun-beaten and sullen, the four Albanian fruit-pickers returning home from a three-week stint working in Greece waved taxi drivers away at the border crossing because, they said, they could not afford the fare."This time we we...
In Ecuador, Pope Francis appeals for more inclusive Church| Reuters
Jul 07, 2015 at 03:30 | Source:
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador Pope Francis used his first Mass in Ecuador on Monday to ask for support in his efforts to reach out to Catholics who feel shunned by the Church when the world's bishops gather at the Vatican in October.Speaking to 800,000 people o...
Pope draws half million to outdoor Mass in Ecuador| Reuters
Jul 07, 2015 at 01:16 | Source:
GUAYAQUIL Pope Francis said Mass for more than half a million Ecuadoreans on Monday and hinted he wanted a major Vatican gathering this year to find ways to reach out to Catholics who feel excluded by the Church.On the first full day of a three-natio...