Hardworking Minaj seeks her man's esteem (3 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Dec 23 (IANS) Singer Nicki Minaj wants to be with someone who appreciates the hard work she puts into her career.
Clashes in Libya's Benghazi kill 11 (02:10)
Benghazi, Dec 23 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 59 others injured Monday in clashes between the forces of Khalifa Haftar and Islamist militants in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and security sources said.
Maintaining marriage, raising kids hard work: Jolie (01:36)
Los Angeles, Dec 23 (IANS) Actress-director Angelina Jolie admits that maintaining a family and marriage requires a lot of hard work.
Boko Haram attacks Nigeria market, 15 killed (01:34)
Abuja, Dec 23 (IANS) An explosion at a market in Nigeria's northeastern state of Bauchi Monday, killed at least 15 people, witnesses said.
UAE's first nuclear reactor to be operational by 2017 (00:50)
Abu Dhabi, Dec 23 (IANS/WAM) The first of the four nuclear reactors being built by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be operational by 2017, CEO of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), Mohammed Al Hammadi, said Monday.
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Six killed in Scotland accident (23:22)
Edinburgh, Dec 22 (IANS) At least six people were killed in a road accident when a lorry crashed into pedestrians Monday at the city centre in Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, the media reported.
Tea garden unions reject Bengal's proposal on wages (23:12)
Siliguri, Dec 22 (IANS) A joint forum of tea garden trade unions in northern West Bengal Monday turned down the state government's proposal to accept the three-year agreement on wages.
There was no pressure, say converted Hindu families (22:58)
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 22 (IANS) As Kerala Police began a probe into reports of 35 people in two districts converting to Hinduism, two families Monday said they did it on their own and not under any pressure.
BSF seizes 11 kg silver, 12.48 gm gold in Bengal (22:58)
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Border Security Force troopers seized 12.48 gm gold and 11 Kg silver and apprehended one Bangladeshi national in two separate operations on the India-Bangladeshi border in West Bengal, a statement said Monday.
DHCBA asked to defer meeting over security threat (22:54)
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) With a security threat looming over the capital and "intelligence inputs" pointing to a possible terror attack at the Delhi High Court, Chief Justice G. Rohini and other senior judges have requested the bar council to defer its special GBM to after the Republic Day (Jan 26).
Mamata biggest beneficiary of Saradha's media units: Kunal Ghosh (22:54)
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Causing embarrassment to the Trinamool Congress yet again, suspended party MP Kunal Ghosh, now in jail for his alleged involvement in the Saradha chit fund scam, Monday claimed before a local court that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was the biggest beneficiary of the media units run by the now tainted group.
Congress leader Venkatswamy is dead (22:30)
Hyderabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Congress leader and former union minister G. Venkatswamy died Monday at a private hospital here following prolonged illness, party leaders said. He was 85.
'India to overtake US in smartphones by 2016' (22:30)
Bengaluru, Dec 22 (IANS) India will overtake the US as the second largest market for smartphones in the world by 2016 as smart mobile devices become affordable, global research firm eMarketer said Monday.
Defender Stranzel extends stay at Monchengladbach (22:00)
Monchengladbach, Dec 22 (IANS) Defender Martin Stranzl will stay with Borussia Monchengladbach until June 2016, the club announced Monday.
Inform about status of case before NHRC: Delhi HC to Bharti (22:00)
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti to file an affidavit on the status of a case pending before the NHRC on his controversial midnight campaign against an alleged drug and prostitution racket in the capital.
Bulgarian club Levski Sofia appoint Stoev as new coach (21:58)
Sofia, Dec 22 (IANS) Bulgarian first division football club Levski Sofia announced Monday that they had signed Stoycho Stoev as their new chief coach.
ATK to set up football academy soon: Goenka (21:50)
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) ISL champions Atletico de Kolkata will set up a football academy in West Bengal soon, its co-owner Sanjiv Goenka said here Monday.
ISL champs Atletico de Kolkata to be feted Wednesday: Mamata (21:48)
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government will felicitate Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata Wednesday, Chief M inister Mamata Banerjee said here.
Ensure better housing for Delhi Police, says BJP (21:46)
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The BJP's Delhi unit Thursday urged union Home Rajnath Singh to ensure better living conditions for the city's police force, a statement said.
RBI redefines non-cooperative borrowers (21:42)
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday redefined the term non-cooperative borrowers to include those who block legitimate efforts of the lenders in recovering their dues, in order to allow banks to classify additional loans to them as standard assets.
Manmohan Singh conferred another Japanese award (21:42)
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has been conferred another prestigious Japanese award - the Second Asia Cosmopolitan Award - for "transforming India's economy and its integration with the broader East Asian economy throughout his tenure".
Lok Sabha passes bill to amend rural banks act (21:38)
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday passed a bill to amend the Regional Rural Banks Act.
Blatter hints at contesting FIFA elections (21:32)
London, Dec 22 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter has hinted that he may contest the next FIFA elections slated to be held in May, next year.
Coal India seeks conciliation as unions call for strike (21:30)
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The country's largest coal producer Coal India (CIL) Monday said it is prepared for a conciliation process even as the employees' unions of the state miner threatened to go on a five-day strike from Jan 6.
Skipper Hummels blasts 'pathetic' Borussia Dortmund (21:26)
Dortmund, Dec 22 (IANS) Mats Hummels launched a remarkable attack on his own team after branding Borussia Dortmund's form so far this season as "pathetic".