Saudi spitter slapped with eight-match cup ban: Report
Saudi spitter slapped with eight-match cup ban: Report

AFC player of the year nominee Nasser Al Shamrani has been banned for eight matches for spitting and head butting an opponent after the final of the AFC Champions League earlier this month, Arabic media reported on Sunday.

US lawmakers press Obama to drop ambassador pick

House Democrats and Republicans are pressing US President Barack Obama to withdraw his nominee for US ambassador to Norway.

Park`s nominee for S Korea PM withdraws

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye`s nominee for prime minister withdrew his name today, following controversy over income which he amassed while practising law last year as a former Supreme Court justice.

First Oscar Award Nominee leaked!

A test page at Oscars.com has revealed that ‘Django Unchained’ costume designer Sharen Davis seems to have gotten a nomination for an Academy Award.

SP hints at backing Cong Prez nominee, others cold to Sangma

Congress on Tuesday got a big boost in the Presidential election race with Samajwadi Party hinting at backing its candidate.

BJP nominee arrested

Saba Zafar, a BJP nominee was on Monday arrested soon after he filed his nomination for Amaur assembly constituency in Bihar`s Purnia district.

PRP to field nominee in RS poll from Andhra

The Praja Rajyam Party has
decided to jump into the Rajya Sabha election fray from Andhra
Pradesh despite being awfully short of numbers.

Antony named as UDF`s RS nominee, CPI-M announces 2 candidates

Congress leader and
Defence Minister A K Antony and ruling CPI-M`s K N Balagopal
and T N Seema are expected to be elected to the Rajya Sabha
unopposed from Kerala.

U`khand Cong rebel expelled for contesting against nominee

The Congress on Thursday expelled a
rebel leader from the party for contesting the September 10
by-election against its official nominee, who lost the poll to
his BJP rival by a slender margin of 596 votes.