Heidi Klum spares weekends for kids (17 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) German supermodel Heidi Klum always keeps her weekends free for her children.
Afghan police officer killed in Taliban attack (19 minutes ago)
Kabul, May 19 (IANS) A senior police official was killed in Afghanistan's Farah province when two Taliban militants opened fire on him, an official said Saturday.
Anti-terror officer killed with family in Baghdad (03:22)
Baghdad, May 19 (IANS) Five people, including an anti-terrorism police officer along with his wife and children, were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Iraqi capital Saturday, a government source said.
Fans excited by RCB's win over Chennai (02:22)
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Thousands of fans were excited early Sunday by Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) emphatic 24-run win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a rain-marred last league tie of the Pepsi IPL-6 tournament at the Chinnaswamy stadium here.
Rihanna sues Topshop (02:00)
London, May 19 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna has reportedly sued British retail brand Topshop for $5 million for using her image on their products without her permission.
IPL scoreboard: Royal Challengers v Chennai Super Kings (01:00)
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here Saturday night.
Kohli keeps RCB's hopes alive (00:56)
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) An aggressive half-century by skipper Virat Kohli (56 not out, 29b, 6x4, 4x6) carried Royal Challengers Bangalore to a 24-run win over league leaders Chennai Super Kings here Saturday and kept their play-off hopes alive in the Pepsi IPL tournament.
Gayle storm hits Bangalore after rains mar tie (00:24)
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Gayle storm hit Bangalore late Saturday after rains stopped, as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) opener Chris Gayle lofted Chennai Super Kings bowlers over the ropes four times at the Chinnaswamy stadium in the last league tie of the Pepsi IPL-6 tournament.
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Rain-hit league tie reduced to 8 overs in Bangalore (23:18)
Bangalore, May 18 (IANS) The last league tie of the Pepsi IPL-6 between hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Super Kings Chennai (CSK) was reduced to eight overs after heavy rains delayed its start by three hours at the Chinnaswamy stadium late Saturday.
Willing for special session if there is unanimity: Congress (22:30)
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Holding the opposition's "disruptionary tactics" responsible for not allowing passage of the food security and land acquisition bills in parliament's budget session, the Congress Saturday expressed its willingness for a special session if the other parties were agreed.
Couple arrested in Kolkata for duping banks (22:24)
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A Delhi-based couple were arrested from Kolkata for duping several banks by forging documents, police said Saturday.
NCPCR seeks report on Bengal student's death (22:20)
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Taking cognisance on its own of the death of a class 3 student in West Bengal after being mercilessly beaten by his school teacher, India's apex child rights panel Saturday said it has sought a detailed report from the state's Mamata Banerjee government.
Kerala, Himachal to cooperate in rural development (22:18)
Kozhikode, May 18 (IANS) Kerala and Himachal Pradesh Saturday announced they will strengthen implementation of their rural development projects by sharing information about feasible models and best practices.
Court rejects bail plea of Saradha group boss (Roundup) (22:14)
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Rejecting the bail plea of Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen and one of his close aides, a West Bengal court Saturday sent them to judicial custody till May 31. Before entering the court, Sen said he was happy over the government probe.
Terror accused dies on way to prison in UP, probe ordered (22:14)
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Khalid Mujahid, an accused in the serial blasts at Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad in 2007, died of 'heat stroke' Saturday when he was being taken back to the Lucknow prison after a hearing at a Faizabad court, police said. A probe has been ordered.
Rain gods play spoilsport with IPL fans in Bangalore (Lead) (21:58)
Bangalore, May 18 (IANS) Rain gods played spoilsport for thousands of fans late Saturday with a heavy shower delaying the Pepsi IPL-6 T20 tournament's last league tie between hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Chinnaswamy stadium here.
Transmitter found near China border no threat: Police (21:40)
Shimla, May 18 (IANS) Ending over five months of speculation after the recovery of a wireless transmitter close to India-China border in Himachal Pradesh, the state police Saturday said it was used by trekkers for communication and posed no security threat.
Bengal election panel seeks changes in poll schedule (21:38)
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) The West Bengal State Election Commission Saturday wrote to the state government seeking a change in the schedule for the panchayat polls and the bunching of districts in each phase.
Mamata regime's two years a directionless sojourn: Congress (21:38)
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Bringing out an assessment report of West Bengal's Trinamool Congress government, two days before it completes two years in office, the Congress Saturday alleged that the regime was moving in a negative direction and was clueless about the course it wanted the state's economy to take.
Three cricketers grilled together, TV footage sought (Second Lead) (21:34)
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Three Rajasthan Royal players, S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankit Chavan, arrested for alleged spot fixing in IPL cricket matches, were Saturday questioned in each others' presence by Delhi Police, an official said.
Five-year-old's rapist arrested in Coimbatore (21:28)
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) A drunk truck-driver who lured away and raped a five-year-old girl in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore town has been arrested, police said Saturday.
IPL scam: Sreesanth's phones, laptops seized; arrested quizzed jointly (Intro Roundup) (21:12)
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Intensifying the probe into the IPL spot fixing scam, Mumbai police Saturday seized mobiles, iPhones and laptops of cricketer S. Sreesanth and his bookie relative, while Delhi Police quizzed the three arrested players jointly and a BCCI investigator joined the proceedings.
Tihar registers record turnover (21:04)
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Tihar Jail here registered a record turnover of Rs.32.17 crore in 2012-13 against a turnover of Rs.12.20 crore during the previous year.
Selling less gold coins may not reduce consumption: SBI chief (21:02)
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Pratip Chaudhuri Saturday said the central bank's request to banks not to aggressively sell gold products may not lead to a reduction in consumption and greater steps are required to check the demand for the precious metal.
Teachers turn students at a workshop (21:02)
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) For three days, about 45 teachers and principals from different schools turned students and learnt how to enhance the quality of teaching methods at a workshop here.
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