CTL: Delhi Dreams outclass Mumbai Tennis Masters for 2nd win in a row
Nov 19, 2014 at 09:17 | Source:
New Delhi: A dominant Delhi Dreams registered their second successive win in the Champions Tennis League (CTL), defeating a fighting Mumbai Tennis Masters 27-19 in a North Group match here tonight.Delhi ran away with a handsome eight-point lead after...
Palestinians kill five in Jerusalem synagogue attack
Nov 19, 2014 at 05:30 | Source:
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed five people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city.Three of the victims held du...
US confirms three Americans killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack
Nov 18, 2014 at 20:45 | Source:
London: Three of the four victims of the deadly Palestinian attack on a Jerusalem synagogue had US citizenship, a spokeswoman for the State Department said Tuesday, confirming an announcement made earlier by Israeli police."We can confirm that t...
The riveting Hamilton-Rosberg battle that lit up the season
Nov 18, 2014 at 14:45 | Source:
Click here to view the scenarios that will decide the champion in the final race in Abu Dhabi.The protracted and often tense battle between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton to be Formula One world champion will finally be decided this weekend at the s...
Smaller F1 teams send Bernie a gentle reminder: We want more money
Nov 18, 2014 at 14:14 | Source:
Formula One's smaller teams have written to Bernie Ecclestone to press demands for a bigger share of the sport's considerable revenues.Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley told Reuters a letter had been sent on Monday to commercial supremo Eccles...
CTL: Hingis, Philippoussis shine as Hyderabad Aces beat Bangalore Raptors
Nov 18, 2014 at 12:11 | Source:
Hyderabad: Riding on spirited wins from former women's world number one Martina Hingis and veteran Australian player Mark Philippoussis, Hyderabad Aces defeated Bangalore Raptors by 27-25 margin to start their Champions Tennis League (CTL) campaign o...
Actavis to buy Botox-maker Allergen $66bn
Nov 17, 2014 at 23:32 | Source:
Actavis is buying Botox-maker Allergan for $66bn (£42bn) to create one of the top ten biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Allergan had spent months fending off a hostile bid by activist investor William Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals....
Carney puts bankers' pay in spotlight after misconduct shockwaves
Nov 17, 2014 at 16:57 | Source:
In a speech in Singapore in the early hours of this morning, the Governor of the Bank of England has said it is time to look at clawing back the overall pay of bankers in the event of wrong-doing, not just the bonus element. In his first major interv...
In G20 heat, scrumptious lunch, croc leather gifts to cool off
Nov 17, 2014 at 01:45 | Source:
Brisbane, Nov 17 (IANS) As Brisbane residents got away from the searing heat and the G20 and cooled off at the beach on Brisbane's South Bank, the leaders of the 20 nations gathered were treated to some scrumptious lunch by host Australia and each le...
One Direction congratulate Kate Middleton
Nov 15, 2014 at 22:15 | Source:
London, Nov 15 (IANS) One Direction members met the Duchess of Cambridge here and gave her their best as a mother to be for the second time.Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Liam Payne met Middleton at the Royal Variety perfo...
Harinder, Kush and Aparajitha in Asian Beach Games squash semis
Nov 14, 2014 at 13:53 | Source:
Phuket: India were assured of at least three medals in the squash competition of the Asian Beach Games here as mens top seed Harinder Pal Sandhu along with Kush Kumar and, in the women's category, Aparajitha Balamurukan entered the semi-finals Thursd...
AC/DC members not in touch with drummer Rudd since charges
Nov 14, 2014 at 08:27 | Source:
New York: Angus Young of AC/DC says his band mates have not been in touch with Phil Rudd since he was charged with threatening to kill and possessing methamphetamine and marijuana last week.Young, 59, said in an interview on Thursday that Rudd's beha...
Israel, Palestinians agree to steps to calm Jerusalem tensions, Kerry says
Nov 14, 2014 at 04:30 | Source:
AMMAN (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians have pledged to take concrete steps to calm tensions around Jerusalem's holiest site, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday after talks in the Jordanian capital.Violence has flared in recent...
Jordanian, Israeli leaders to discuss Jerusalem unrest with Kerry
Nov 13, 2014 at 23:45 | Source:
AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan's King Abdullah and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet in Amman later on Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to try to ease strife among Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem.Earlier, Abdullah a...
Asda sees sales fall as 'shockwave' hits supermarkets
Nov 13, 2014 at 22:32 | Source:
Sales at Asda have fallen, hit by what the retailer called a shockwave in the supermarket sector. Asda, which is owned by US grocery giant Wal-Mart, said sales at stores open more than a year were 1.6% lower in the third quarter, compared with the pr...
In Hastings, 63 people cured of deadly Ebola
Nov 13, 2014 at 10:58 | Source:
Hastings (Sierra Leone): In a town called Hastings in western Sierra Leone a battle every bit as deadly as the Norman Conquest is being fought every day against the Ebola virus.The west African settlement has little in common with its southern Englis...
Kerry to see Abbas, Jordan's Abdullah on Jerusalem strife
Nov 13, 2014 at 06:45 | Source:
MUSCAT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Jordan on Wednesday for talks with Jordanian King Abdullah and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas about tensions in Jerusalem, the State Department said. Violence has flared in the...
Lacking breakthrough, sides weigh next moves in Iran nuclear drama
Nov 12, 2014 at 02:30 | Source:
MUSCAT/BEIJING (Reuters) - Senior officials from Western powers and Iran started a one-day round of talks in Muscat on Tuesday, with a deadline for reaching a nuclear deal less than two weeks away and no imminent breakthrough in sight.Tuesday's discu...