Bureaucrats in India’s most corrupt state are facing the heat from their own chief minister.
Northern France is set to host a number of athletes as they make their final preparations for the 2012 London Olympics.
Police are investigating "Mean Girls" star Lindsay Lohan in connection with the theft of a USD 2,500 necklace from a boutique, but the piece of jewelry has been returned, police said on Wednesday.
In her exclusive salon in an off-street courtyard in Paris' upmarket St Germain district, hairdresser Lucia Iraci spends her days coiffing the city's glitterati, including actors, models and musicians.
Fernando Torres gets the chance to break Liverpool fans' hearts twice in a week with the Spain striker poised to make his Chelsea debut against his former club in the Premier League on Sunday.
British singer Elton John has handed out some tough advice to his longtime friend and tour companion Billy Joel who has spent much of his career battling alcoholism: seek better treatment.
Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters plans to play on for a maximum two years following her remarkable run of success since returning to the tour in 2009 after taking time out to have a baby.
The Rolling Stones on Wednesday said they have "no firm plans to tour," and sought to distance themselves from a legal battle between concert promoter Live Nation and its former chairman Michael Cohl.
A judge on Wednesday ruled the wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's mother can proceed against concert promoter AEG Live, setting up a legal showdown between Katherine Jackson and the company she blames for the "Thriller" singer's demise.
Manchester United right back and former England international Gary Neville announced his immediate retirement on Wednesday.
Head of the centre for public interest litigation, and Senior Supreme Court lawyer, Prashant Bhushan said that A Raja's arrest has been long overdue and that they might just be to create a favourable impression in front of the Supreme Court.
Pop singer PJ Proby appeared in court on Wednesday, charged with cheating the British state benefits system out of more than 47,000 pounds (USD 76,200).
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested former telecom minister A Raja in the 2G Spectrum case along with former telecom secretary Siddharth Behuria and Raja's personal secretary RK Chandolia. CBI will produce A Raja and his aides in the court on Thursday.
A 19th Century intruder sat on Queen Victoria's throne, slept in one of her servant's beds, hid under her sofa, read her private letters and even stole a pair of her voluminous silk knickers.
Abusive counter-terrorism tactics, such as torture, are routinely used by Indian police and may actually be boosting militancy in the country, a report by the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday.
What would Elvis be like if he had survived the trials of middle age and was still alive today, chastened and reflective at 76? And what if he went on a road trip back to his past?
China's itch to travel abroad is spreading to second-tier cities, feeding a boom that is benefiting the tourism and retail industries across the globe and putting the country on the cusp of overtaking the United States as the largest outbound tourism market.
The CBI on Wednesday arrested former telecom minister A Raja in the 2G Spectrum case along with former telecom secretary Siddharth Behuria and Raja's personal secretary RK Chandolia.
Pairing Western technology with traditional wood carving has proven successful for one workshop on Bali, with global musicians seeking out its unlikely product -- guitars.
Japan is expecting a surge in Chinese visitors during the lunar New Year holiday period, with tourists eager to snap up electronics and other goods in a welcome boost for retailers
Sandeep J Shah, the CEO of Sampriti Capital said that he sees a market correction around 20% in 2011.
Older people have more trouble detecting social gaffes committed by others, the result of a decline in how they perceive emotions, according to a New Zealand study.
Former Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe ended months of rampant speculation and announced his return to the pool on Wednesday, with an eye on making the Australian team to swim at next year's London Olympics.
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