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Qatar's Emir hits back at corruption allegations surrounding Gulf state's 2022 WC bid  Feb 28, 2:34 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 28 (ANI): The eighth and current Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, has hit back at corruption allegations that have been directed at the Gulf state's successful bid for the 2022 World Cup.
Paul McCartney's childhood home fetches 150K pounds in just 6 mins at auction  Feb 27, 11:16 am
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Paul McCartney's childhood home which was up for auction, fetched 150,000 pounds in just 6 minutes of the bidding.
MI5 agents dressed in disguise testify in trial of Abid Naseer  Feb 25, 4:19 pm
London, Feb 25 (ANI): A group of MI5 agents, dressed in disguise, testified against Pakistani al-Qaeda suspect Abid Naseer on trial in New York, revealing how they had conducted surveillance of suspected terrorists during Operation Pathway.
Convicted Pistorius' lawyers step up to fight appeal ruling   Feb 25, 10:47 am
London, Feb 25 (ANI): In a bid to challenge prosecutors' arguments that Oscar Pistorius should be convicted of murder, the Paralympic runner's lawyers have reportedly launched a legal appeal against them.
'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' to bid farewell to Bruce Jenner  Feb 23, 3:14 pm
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' will soon be bidding virtual farewell to Bruce Jenner.
Microsoft developing People Sense app for finding friends on Windows phone  Feb 22, 3:43 pm
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): In a bid to go head-to-head against Apple's Find My Friends, Microsoft is reportedly building an app called People Sense, which would integrate Bing Maps with messaging and calling features.
PM Modi's pinstriped suit fetches Rs. 4.31 crores at auction  Feb 20, 6:59 pm
Surat, Feb. 20 (ANI): The auction for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monogrammed pinstriped suit ended on Friday, with the winning bid fetching Rs. 4.31 crores.
PM Modi suit auction: Bids cross Rs two crore  Feb 20, 3:57 pm
Surat, Feb. 20 (ANI): Bids for the ongoing auction for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monogrammed pinstriped suit on Friday crossed Rs. two crore, with a Surat-based businessman leading the race for possession of the outfit.
Proteas taking tips from Mr.Cricket ahead of high voltage clash against India  Feb 19, 3:30 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 19 (ANI): In a bid to impart his cricketing expertise, former Australian batsman Michael Hussey joined South Africa's training session on Wednesday along with consultant Gary Kirsten ahead of key World Cup clash against India on Sunday in Melbourne.
'World's most powerful close talker' Joe Biden now cozies up to new Defense Secretary's wife  Feb 18, 1:42 pm
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): The Vice President of the United States Joe Biden has got a bit handsy with the new Defense Secretary's wife.
Facebook announces smart 'Products Ads' to let companies target buyers more effectively  Feb 18, 12:30 pm
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): In a bid to make Facebook ads smarter, the social networking site has announced Product Ads, that lets companies target Facebook users more effectively with new automated processes by convincing famous personalities to like something so the users will follow their lead.
Sharif tells Obama Pak will never accept India as 'permanent UNSC member'  Feb 13, 10:37 am
Karachi, Feb 13 (ANI): Voicing its disapproval over India's bid to become a member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Pakistan has reportedly told the United States that it will not accept India as a permanent UNSC member.
Obama says it will take 'some time' but IS will lose  Feb 12, 12:03 pm
London, Feb 12 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has said that the Islamic State (IS) will lose as he asked Congress to authorize use of military force to take on the terror outfit.
'Heartbroken' Michael Gambon retires from stage   Feb 9, 4:56 pm
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Professor Dumbledore is taking his leave. Actor Michael Gambon is bidding farewell to his stage career after 53-years, as memory loss has left him unable to learn his lines.
Twitter to introduce logged-out timeline, instant timeline, video tool to woo 'logged-out' users  Feb 6, 3:53 pm
Washington, Feb 06 (ANI): In a bid to woo internet surfers to join its shrinking user-base, Twitter is planning to introduce a host of new features including, a logged-out timeline, promoted tweets, an instant timeline for new users and a new video tool for sharing 30-second clips.
Sepp Blatter confirms human-rights criteria will be used to assess future WC bids  Feb 1, 4:44 pm
London, Feb 01 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who is bidding for a fifth term of presidency, has confirmed that in assessing bids to host future World Cups, human-rights criteria would be used.
Jay Z to acquire media tech company Aspiro for 56 million dollars to take on Spotify  Jan 31, 2:26 pm
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z is acquiring Swedish tech company Aspiro for 464 million Swedish crowns (56 million dollars)
Court rejects bid for new trial in MJ case  Jan 31, 1:24 pm
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): The California's Court of Appeals has denied Michael Jackson's mother Katherine Jackson's appeal for new trail by stating that the concert promoter AEG was in no way responsible for singer's death.
IOC 'bluntly' turns down Saudi Arabia's bid to host 2020 Olympics for 'men only'  Jan 30, 11:35 am
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has bluntly turned down Saudi Arabia's bid to jointly host the 2020 Olympic Games after it suggested that the competition would be for men only, with the women's competition being held in Bahrain.
Portuguese great Figo becomes latest shock candidate to stand up for FIFA presidency  Jan 29, 11:12 am
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Portuguese great Luis Figo has made a bid for the role of FIFA president to become the latest shock candidate for the same.
IS militants 'indoctrinating kids' by reading bedtime stories of jihad to them  Jan 28, 4:57 pm
London, Jan 28 (ANI): In a bid to radicalize children and "desensitize" them towards acts of violence, the Islamic State (IS) militants have been reading bedtime stories of jihad to their kids and showing them snaps of killings, a report said.
Lotus expect new car will take team back to 'pinnacle' of F1 racing   Jan 27, 3:09 pm
London, Jan 27 (ANI): In a bid to take them back to the pinnacle of Formula One racing, Lotus have released an image of the new car that they expect would do so following a disappointing season last year.
Facebook launches 252 Kb 'Lite app' for users in developing countries  Jan 27, 2:20 pm
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): In a bid to cater to people with poor internet connections in developing countries, Facebook has unveiled a dedicated 252 kilobyte app, Facebook Lite, which has been specially designed to work on 2G networks and in areas with poor connectivity.
Now, Mumbai mastermind Hafiz Saeed opens free ambulance service in futile bid to win legitimacy  Jan 27, 1:20 pm
Karachi, Jan 27 (ANI): While launching a free ambulance service in Karachi, Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, who has been accused of masterminding the Mumbai terror attacks, has reportedly gone on record to say that the organization is only involved in charitable work and it is the "key area" for which it is known across Pakistan.
Urdu teachers to be appointed in all schools in Bihar  Jan 26, 8:23 am
Patna, Jan. 26 (ANI): The Bihar government on Monday announced that it will appoint Urdu teachers in all state-run school in a bid to promote the language.