Pakistan wins first jet order at Paris Air Show: Spokesman

Pakistan has won the first order for its JF-17 Thunder jet fighters, an air force spokesman said Monday, a long-held goal for the nation which wants to boost its military exports.

NMCG, NYKS sign deal to raise Ganga volunteer corps

With an aim to raise Ganga Volunteer Corps, which would be involved in various activities associated with cleaning river Ganga, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) Monday signed an MoU for a period of five years.

Woody Allen worried about Amazon deal
Woody Allen worried about Amazon deal

 Director Woody Allen who made his foray into the world of television by boarding a six-episode mini-series for Amazon's digital streaming service is anxious about the deal.

Ice Cube's large comedy deal

 Ice Cube will be teaming up with New Line and MGM to make a comedy pitch, that Kenya Barris and 'The Golbergs' executive producer Alex Barnow created and are currently writing together.

Jordan Henderson close to sign new deal with Liverpool
Jordan Henderson close to sign new deal with Liverpool

Reports have come out that Liverpool have agreed on a new £100,000-a-week deal with midfielder Jordan Henderson.

China President Xi Jinping in Pakistan, agrees USD 46bn superhighway

China's President Xi Jinping has signed agreements with Pakistan promising investment of $46bn (£30.7bn).

Shiv Sena ups the ante against Jaitapur nuclear project

Notwithstanding with PM Narendra Modi's nuke push, Shiv Sena is strongly opposing to Jaitapur nuclear power project which may be highly dangerous for the environment and human being.

Putin offers to extend gas deal with Ukraine for 3 months

Russian President Vladimir Putin on today said Russia would extend the current gas deal with Ukraine by another three months, hours before it was due to expire.

Iran nuclear talks close in on deal as Israel lashes out

Iran and world powers have reached tentative agreement on parts of a deal sharply curtailing Tehran`s nuclear programme, Western diplomats said Sunday while cautioning a deal is by no means done.

Iran deal `can be done`, must put `bomb beyond reach`: British FM

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said late Sunday he believed a nuclear deal with Iran could be reached, but insisted it must put a nuclear bomb "beyond reach."

Greece seeks `happy ending` as creditors mull loan deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in remarks published Sunday he hoped key talks with international creditors would yield a "happy ending" in the standoff over the country`s crippling debt crisis. 

NASA, Russia's Roscosmos to sign deal to transport astronauts

Russia’s Federal Space Agency Roscosmos and NASA plan to sign in autumn another contract for the use of Russia’s Soyuz spaceships to take American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), Tass reported citing a Roscosmos statement on Monday.

English Premier League TV deal sparks fan fears
English Premier League TV deal sparks fan fears

English Premier League clubs risk losing a generation of supporters if their record-breaking new television rights deal does not translate into cheaper ticket prices, fan groups warned on Wednesday.

Jake Peavy signs new deal with World Series champions San Francisco Giants
Jake Peavy signs new deal with World Series champions San Francisco Giants

Veteran pitcher Jake Peavy, who helped San Francisco win the World Series for the third time in five seasons, has signed a two-year deal to remain with the Giants.

No reunion for 'Led Zeppelin'?
No reunion for 'Led Zeppelin'?

Singer Robert Plant has reportedly turned down an offer worth 500 million pounds to reform his legendary band Led Zeppelin.

Yemen Shiite rebels agree to end Sanaa clashes: Negotiators

Yemeni Shiite rebels agreed Friday to halt fighting with Islamists and troops just north of the capital that has killed dozens of people this week, negotiators linked to UN mediation said.

Yemen government, Shia rebels reach deal to resolve crisis

 Yemeni President Abdo Rabu Mansur Hadi reached an agreement Thursday with the Shia Houthi rebel movement to form a new government and to end the insurgents` mass mobilisations which have led to violence, a presidential source said.

S Africa: Possible deal reached to end mine strike

A deal to end South Africa`s longest mining strike has been reached in "principle" between three platinum-producing companies and leaders of a union representing tens of thousands of miners, the companies said today.

Mel B signs 1mln-pound deal to become `X Factor` judge

Melanie Brown has signed a 1-million-pound contract to become the final judge on this year`s ` The X Factor`.

Italy hopes to strike deal with new Indian govt over marines

Italy today rejected India`s claim to jurisdiction in the case of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen and warned that it would seek international arbitration if could not reach an agreement with the new Indian government over the issue.