New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Thursday said there will be a contest if the Congress goes ahead with its proposed names for the presidential candidate, including Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. "Today, I can visualise a contest if Congress go ahead with those names, either Pranab Babu or Hamid Ansari.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian Under-22 squad is set to leave for Dubai for an eight-day training camp ahead of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Championship's qualifier in Muscat. The 28-member team coached by Australian Arthur Papas leaves for the Dubai camp Thursday and will shift to base to Muscat June 21.
Rio de Janeiro, June 14 (IANS) Striker Emerson scored a wonder goal but was sent off as Corinthians earned a 1-0 victory over defending champions Santos in their Copa Libertadores semi-final first-leg. Emerson gave the visitors the lead after 27 minutes at the Vila Belmiro stadium by unleashing a curling 25-metre strike into the corner, leaving Santos goalkeeper Rafael with no chance Wednesday.
London, June 14 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is dating Emily Hartridge, a TV presenter who is said to look like his ex-wife Katy Perry.
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Controversial godman Nityananda was Thursday granted bail by a Karnataka court in a case of causing hurt and criminal intimidation last month. District Judge Komala (who uses only one name) heard Nityananda's application at Ramanagara, about 30 km from Bangalore, and granted him bail.
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis thinks it is her sense of humour that makes men interested in her and not her looks.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a home ministry proposal to extend the duration of implementing the crime and criminal tracking network and system (CCTNS) project by three more years till March 31, 2015. The earlier time limit expired on March 31 this year, according to an official release here
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) Thursday said it has not rejected any name for the post of president and consultations were on. "We have not rejected any name.
Colombo, June 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka's former army chief Sarath Fonseka said Thursday that he aimed to topple the government and create a new political culture, ruling out any possibility of working with President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Speaking at the first press conference since his conditional release from jail May 12, Fonseka was upbeat about his role and insisted that he would work with a common opposition to defeat the government, Xinhua reported
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Public sector lender Allahabad Bank Thursday said it has targeted a business growth of 21.39 percent, and a business level of around Rs.3,300 billion by end of the current fiscal.