Jedinak believes Australia ready for Asian Cup final (1 minute ago)
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Australia football captain Mile Jedinak believes the pressure will be on his side to prove they are worthy of lifting their first piece of major international silverware when they take on South Korea in the final of the AFC Asian Cup here Saturday.
India-US n-deal: Pakistan warns of arms race (1 minute ago)
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan has warned of a renewed arms race in South Asia after India and US reached a brreakthrough on nuclear trade.
Young Bermudians join Canada team for Sri Lanka tour (3 minutes ago)
Hamilton (Bermuda), Jan 30 (IANS) Four young Bermudian cricketers have been chosen for a Canada team that will tour Sri Lanka for 12 days in March.
Miller replaces Narine in Windies World Cup squad (5 minutes ago)
St. John's (Antigua), Jan 30 (IANS) Seasoned left-arm spinner Nikita Miller has replaced Sunil Narine in the West Indies ICC Cricket World Cup squad.
'Singh Is Bling' perfect mix of comedy, action, romance: Akshay (5 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Bollywood's action titan Akshay Kumar is excited to begin shooting for "Singh Is Bling" and says it will be a wholesome entertainer.
SC upholds conviction of Kerala leader for pejorative (9 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday upheld the conviction of Kerala CPM leader M.V. Jayarajan for calling state high court judges "idiots", but reduced the sentence from six months to four months.
Films don't need controversies to get mileage: Kay Kay Menon (11 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Versatile actor Kay Kay Menon, whose next movie "Rahasya" is in the eye of storm for reportedly being based on the infamous Aarushi Talwar murder case, says movies do not need the push of a controversy to get an audience.
Jayanthi's letter to Sonia surprises Tamil Nadu Congress (13 minutes ago)
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress has been taken by surprise by the outpourings of former union environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan to party president Sonia Gandhi.
Heavy drinking ups stroke risk more than BP, diabetes (17 minutes ago)
London, Jan 30 (IANS) More than two drinks a day in middle-age may raise your stroke risk more than traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, warns a study.
Barred from organising conversion, party threatens action (21 minutes ago)
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) Accusing the Tamil Nadu government of preventing voluntary conversions to Hinduism, a political outfit - Hindu Makkal Katchi (HMK) - said Friday it would seek legal recourse.
Ye Shiwen spearheads China in four-nation swim meet (21 minutes ago)
Canberra, Jan 30 (IANS) Olympic swimming champion Ye Shiwen spearheads China's hunt for top medals as the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series opened in the western Australian city of Perth Friday.
South Korean sports officials meet over Park's doping hearing (23 minutes ago)
Seoul, Jan 30 (IANS) A team of South Korean sports officials met Friday to discuss preparations for an upcoming doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan, a beleaguered swimmer who recently tested positive for testosterone.
Kerala gears up for 35th National Games (23 minutes ago)
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 (IANS) All is in place as Kerala waits with bated breath for the start of 35th National Games 2015 Saturday. Over the next two weeks, new records would be created and new champions crowned.
Frequent sex no bar for the elderly in Britain (11:08)
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Contrary to popular misconceptions, a significant study has found that older people are continuing to enjoy active sex lives well into their seventies and eighties.
Athletic Club, Villarreal, Espanyol join Barca in Cup semis (11:02)
Madrid, Jan 30 (IANS) Villarreal will face FC Barcelona in the semifinal of the King's Cup knockout competition after beating Getafe 2-0 on aggregate in the quarterfinals while Athletic Club Bilbao and Espanyol will square off in the other tie.
Saradha scam: CBI questions Mukul Roy (11:02)
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Trinamool Congress general secretary and former railway minister Mukul Roy Friday appeared before the CBI for questioning in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam.
Must give importance to mobile governance: Modi (10:56)
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) To successfully implement e-governance, the country must think about 'mobiles first' and give importance to mobile governance, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday.
Microsoft launches new Outlook app for iOS, Android users (10:52)
New York, Jan 30 (IANS) Taking Gmail and other email apps head on, Microsoft has launched a new Outlook app for iOS and Android devices.
Bayern's Ribery, Rafinha to miss Bundesliga restart (10:50)
Berlin, Jan 30 (IANS) Front-runners Bayern Munich suffered a double injury blow as Franck Ribery and Rafinha were sidelined for the upcoming matches, the German football giants announced in a statement.
Hannover sign Valencia defender Joao Pereira (10:48)
Berlin, Jan 30 (IANS) Hannover have reinforced their squad with the signing of defender Joao Pereira, the German football club confirmed.
Delhi Uber rape victim files lawsuit in US court (10:36)
By Arun Kumar
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) A Delhi woman allegedly raped by an Uber driver last December has filed a lawsuit in a US court accusing the web-based US taxi firm of focusing on profits over the safety of its passengers.
Nippy morning in Delhi, sunny day ahead (10:32)
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) It was a nippy, pleasant morning in the national capital Friday.
Rio 2016 Olympic torch relay to visit every state in Brazil (10:30)
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 30 (IANS) The Rio 2016 Olympic torch relay will visit each one of Brazil's 26 states, carried 20,000 km by 10,000 torchbearers, reaching 90 percent of the Brazilian population, organisers said of the first Olympic Games in South America here.
Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi (10:28)
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 67th death anniversary.
US stresses important and growing relationship with India (10:18)
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) As India replaced its top diplomat with the nation's ambassador in the US, a day after President Barack Obama's visit to India, Washington stressed its "important and growing relationship with India."