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Monthly News October 2014

Proud dad Djokovic already feels ‘...

Proud dad Djokovic already feels ‘number one’

PARIS: Novak Djokovic already feels ‘number one’ after becoming a father last week and says his battle with Roger Federer for the year-end top global ranking is no more than a luxury problem. The 27-year-old Serb comes to the Paris Masters, which began on Monday, as defending champion... read more »

I hadn’t planned for India, says N...

I hadn’t planned for India, says Nicolas Anelka

PANAJI: There has been some criticism that the Indian Super League has attracted ageing superstars but you cannot say the same about Nicolas Anelka. If not for the ban, Mumbai City FC’s French striker could have so easily been playing in the English Premier League. As the Euro 2000 winner... read more »

Missiles of ISIS may pose peril for airc...

Missiles of ISIS may pose peril for aircrews

BAGHDAD: From the battlefield near Baiji, an Islamic State jihadist fired a heat-seeking missile and blew an Iraqi Army Mi-35M attack helicopter out of the sky this month, killing its two crew members. Days later, the Islamic State released a chilling series of images from a video purporting to... read more »

Heartbreaking last message of hanged Ira...

Heartbreaking last message of hanged Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari to her ...

NEW DELHI: Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman who was hanged by Iran on Saturday, had released her will in a voice message. She was executed in Iran’s Evin Prison, northwest of the capital Tehran for the 2009 murder of an intelligence officer with a penknife, who she claims tried to rape... read more »

Suspended boxer Sarita Devi now says sorry

NEW DELHI: Seeking to make herself eligible for participation in next month’s World Championships in Korea, Sarita Devi on Monday apologized to the International Boxing Association... read more »

Maharashtra: BJP MLAs meet today, Fadnavis likely to be named CM pick

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to name its pick for the Maharashtra chief minister’s post on Tuesday, even as there is still no clarity over whether it will join hands... read more »

Apple Pay already No. 1, boasts CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple’s new mobile payment system Apple Pay had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any... read more »

In a democracy, President’s rule can’t go on forever: SC on Delhi govt formati...

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the Centre and the Delhi lieutenant governor for delay in taking decisions regarding government formation. “Delhi’s lieutenant... read more »

David Cameron heckled at the Olympic Park

David Cameron has travelled to the Tamil-dominated north of Sri Lanka – the first international leader to do so since Sri Lankan independence in 1948 – before holding face-to-face talks... read more »