`Retired` Russian mafia boss arrested in Thailand

A Russian mafia gang leader wanted back home for his alleged involvement in scores of killings and other criminal activities since 1995 was arrested in Thailand while living on a retirement visa, police said today.

Bridge bows out due to injury

Former England defender Wayne Bridge has retired from football after an injury-hit season, it was announced on Tuesday.

No way back for Terry says England manager

Former England captain John Terry will not be brought of international retirement to play at this year`s World Cup finals in Brazil, manager Roy Hodgson said on Wednesday.

Oz proud to have forced three England players to return home: Bailey

Batsman George Bailey has rubbed salt to England`s wounds by saying that the Australian side was proud of forcing three of England`s players to return home.

No calls for `retired` Ponting, Katich to Ashes squad, says Inverarity

Australian national selector John Inverarity has said that retired Test captain Ricky Ponting and batsman Simon Katich will not be called to the Ashes squad as emergency back-up if captain Michael Clarke`s back problems continue.

Govt allows re-employment of retd Brigadiers

The government on Wednesday said to meet
shortage of officers in the armed forces, a limited
re-employment of retired Brigadiers has been allowed in staff
and other positions.

Retd HC judge to probe Pulmedu stampede tragedy

Retired judge of
Kerala High Court, Justice MR Hariharan Nair, will probe the
Pulmedu stampede tragedy that claimed the lives of 102
Sabarimala pilgrims on January 14.

AI calls in retired pilots; strike enters day 8

With no immediate resolution of pilots’ strike in sight, Air India on Wednesday decided to call in retired pilots to operate domestic flights, reports suggested.

Beyonce thought she would be ‘retired by 30’

Beyonce Knowles never expected to be as successful as she is.

Never retired, never stopped dancing: Birju Maharaj

Legendary kathak dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj is dancing away even at 74.

Police raid offices, home of retired archbishop

Police raided the home and office of the recently retired archbishop of Belgium on Thursday, carrying off documents and a personal computer as part of an investigation into the sexual abuse of children by Roman Catholic priests.

J&K govt to set up ex-servicemen cell

Jammu and Kashmir government today
said an ex-servicemen cell would be set up in the state to
address the problems and issues related to former men of armed

Retd Colonel commits suicide in J&K

Perturbed over business loss, a retired Colonel from Bhopal allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison here, a police spokesman said here Thursday.

Protesting Dhaka judges forcibly retired, reinstated

Two judges who led a hundred others in a demonstration against a government decision were forced into retirement, but have been reinstated after they apologised.