Palermo reaping benefit of Maurizio Zamparini's faith
Palermo reaping benefit of Maurizio Zamparini's faith

Palermo`s notoriously trigger-happy president Maurizio Zamparini appears to be a changed man with his team enjoying a seven-match Serie A unbeaten run.

FIFA executive meets amid corruption report storm
FIFA executive meets amid corruption report storm

FIFA president Sepp Blatter opened a meeting of his 25-member executive committee on Thursday amid a storm of controversy over an inquiry into the bids by Russia and Qatar for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Michel Platini slams new FIFA `failure`
Michel Platini slams new FIFA `failure`

UEFA president Michel Platini said Wednesday that the resignation of FIFA`s top corruption investigator Michael Garcia was a "new failure" by football`s governing body.

Failure for presidential vote in Greece could lead to snap polls

Lawmakers from Wednesday will vote for a new Greek president in a ballot that will lead to snap general elections if they fail -- putting on the line years of efforts to turn around an economy in crisis.

India-Bhutan ties have stood test of time: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said bilateral relations between India and Bhutan have "stood the test of time" as he wished the country on the eve of its National Day tomorrow.

President Pranab Mukherjee recovering in hospital after angioplasty

President Pranab Mukherje, who is recovering after his coronary angioplasty, will remain in hospital on Monday on the advise of doctors.

Presidents and VPs should be political persons: Pranab Mukherjee

 The offices of President and Vice-President should not be held by people other than politicians, feels incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee.

President Pranab Mukherjee undergoes angioplasty at Army hospital

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday underwent a heart procedure as doctors at the Army's Research and Referral hospital installed a coronary stent in his artery to remove a blockage.

South Korean president meets ASEAN leaders

South Korean President Park Geun-hye Thursday launched a special summit with 10 leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Busan city.

President Pranab Mukherjee calls for serious thought on health care system

In the wake of rising heath cost, President Pranab Mukherjee today called for a serious thought on nature of healthcare system.

President Pranab Mukherjee hails ISRO on satellite launch

 President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of the communication satellite GSAT-16.

President extends greetings to naval personnel on Navy day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday extended greetings to naval personnel on the occasion of Navy Day and said current geostrategic environment has increased their role in protecting nation's maritime interests.

Improve delivery of schemes for disabled: President

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday called for reinforcing efforts to put better delivery mechanisms in place for entitlements to persons with disabilities, besides refining policy framework.

President's southern sojourn from Dec 24

 President Pranab Mukherjee will begin his southern sojourn at Rashtrapati Nilayam here from Dec 24 to 31.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe says deputy planned to unseat him: State media

Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe has accused "a woman" in his party of a plot to unseat him and work with the opposition in a coalition government, state media reported on Wednesday, in comments seen as directed at his embattled deputy, Joice Mujuru.

Taiwan`s Ma to step down as ruling party head

Taiwan`s President Ma Ying-jeou announced Tuesday that he will step down as chairman of the ruling party in the wake of an "unprecedented huge defeat" at the island`s biggest ever local elections.

South Korea President angered by `groundless` rumours

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday hit out at "groundless" rumours circling her administration, some of which have touched on her personal life and triggered defamation suits against domestic and foreign media outlets.

Togo opposition slams president over refusal to reform

Togo`s opposition on Wednesday slammed President Faure Gnassingbe`s rejection of political reform before next year`s general election, but vowed to keep up the pressure on him to act.

Science should benefit common man: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday called upon scientists to use the Commonwealth Science Conference as a platform to generate fresh ideas that would benefit the common man.

President Pranab Mukherjee condoles passing away of Murli Deora

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed profound sorrow over the demise of former Petroleum Minister Murli Deora.