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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.
Beyonce, Jay-Z shelve house hunting plans in LA   Jan 25, 1:01 pm
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Beyonce and Jay-Z have reportedly shelved their plans to buy a expensive pad in L.A. after losing out to former Minecraft mastermind Markus Persson in bidding.
Infiltration bid foiled by BSF in J-K  Jan 23, 9:18 pm
Samba (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan. 23 (ANI): The Border Security Force has foiled an infiltration bid along the International Border in the Samba region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Yemen President resigns from post after rebels fail to abide by newly-struck peace deal  Jan 23, 10:12 am
London, Jan 23 (ANI): A day after Yemen's president struck a peace deal with Shia Houthi rebels, he has reportedly stepped down from the post along with his prime minister in order to protest against the takeover of the capital Sanaa by the rebels.
India bans WAGs, Pak calls for no social media use in bid to minimise distractions at WC  Jan 22, 11:55 am
Wellington, Jan 22 (ANI): In an attempt to minimise distractions at the Cricket World Cup that starts newt month, defending champions India have banned WAGs, while Pakistan has called for no social media for their players.
Pharrell Williams announces new Live Earth concerts with Al Gore  Jan 22, 10:21 am
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Pharrell Williams and Al Gore have announced new Live Earth concerts in a bid to raise awareness of climate change.
State of the Union address: Obama seeks laws to 'better meet' evolving cyber security threat  Jan 21, 12:06 pm
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): In a bid to beef up cyber security in the wake of a spate of high-profile breaches including, Sony Pictures hack attack that took place last year, United States President Barack Obama has urged the Congress to pass the legislation that would "better meet" the evolving threat posed by cyber warfare during his sixth State of the Union address.
Entrepreneur takes up revival of wooden ceiling artwork in Kashmir  Jan 19, 6:13 pm
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan. 19 (ANI): In a bid to keep the heritage of wooden ceiling art or 'Khatamband' alive in Jammu and Kashmir, a young entrepreneur has revived it by using polystyrene.
Millions in Manila bid 'heartwarming' farewell to Pope Francis as he ends his Asia tour  Jan 19, 2:51 pm
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Pope Francis has reportedly left the Philippines, concluding his six-day tour of Asia after drawing a record crowd in the capital city of Manila.
Under fire Uber's bid to woo critics may create 50,000 jobs in Europe  Jan 19, 10:40 am
London, Jan 19 (ANI): The chief executive of the under fire taxi-hailing service Uber has reportedly announced his plan to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe.
Multiple shots fired from vehicle speeding past Biden's Delaware home  Jan 19, 10:07 am
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Shots have been fired outside the residence of United States Vice-President Joe Biden in the state of Delaware but he was away at the time, a Secret Service official said.
Real confident of landing de Gea despite Man U's determination to safeguard Spaniard  Jan 18, 2:20 pm
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Despite Manchester United's determination to keep their star goalkeeper David de Gea with the club, Real Madrid are reportedly confident of landing the Spaniard in a world-record bid.
Injured Clarke returns to nets in bid to meet WC deadline  Jan 16, 3:16 pm
Wellington, Jan 16 (ANI): In an attempt to meet the World Cup deadline, injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke has returned to batting in Sydney after being ruled out of the just-concluded Test series against India.
European court turns down Stalin's grandson's bid to rid dictator of 'bloodthirsty cannibal' tag  Jan 16, 1:57 pm
London, Jan 16 (ANI): The European Court of Human Rights has reportedly turned down a complaint brought in by one of Joseph Stalin's grandsons over an article published in a newspaper that accused the Soviet dictator of being a "bloodthirsty cannibal."
Bhutan PM meets President Mukherjee to enhance bilateral relations  Jan 15, 11:15 am
New Delhi, Jan. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay met President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi in a bid to boost bilateral relations between the two nations.
Hart backs 'massive plus one' Aguero to help Man City retain PL title   Jan 12, 3:42 pm
London, Jan 12 (ANI): England goalkeeper Joe Hart has backed Argentine striker Sergio Aguero as a massive plus one for Manchester City in their bid for the second consecutive Premier League title.
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