Protesting Brazilian fishermen block cruise ship

A cruise ship carrying 1,800 passengers was blocked from leaving a Brazilian port on Tuesday by fishermen protesting a government ban on catches of protected species, a spokesman for their union said.

Jan 07, 2015, 02:20 AM IST

Visit by Emperor and Empress not aimed countering China: Japan

Japan on Saturday described as "non political" the visit of its Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko here and said the six-day India trip, the first to any South Asian country by the royal couple, was not aimed at "countering" China.

Dec 01, 2013, 01:06 AM IST

Sridevi truly Empress of Indian cinema: Boney Kapoor

Boney Kapoor said Saturday his wife-cum-actor Sridevi truly deserves to be honored with the title "Empress of Indian cinema", adding nobody else in the industry deserves the award more than her.

Apr 21, 2013, 08:46 AM IST

Japan`s Empress, 76, says she`s slowing down

Japan`s Empress Michiko, marking
her 76th birthday, said she is starting to feel the effects of her age.

Oct 20, 2010, 22:14 PM IST