Afghan leader extends parliament's term, promises election date

 With elections delayed by political squabbling, Afghanistan`s president issued a decree on Friday extending parliament`s mandate until a vote could be held.

Michael Laudrup set to quit Qatari club Lekhwiya: Reports
Michael Laudrup set to quit Qatari club Lekhwiya: Reports

Michael Laudrup is to quit as coach of Qatari club Lekhwiya, having failed to agree an extension to his one-year contract which runs out at the end of June, according to media reports in his native Denmark.

Egypt to inaugurate Suez canal expansion August 6
Egypt to inaugurate Suez canal expansion August 6

Egypt will inaugurate on August 6 a "new Suez canal" shipping route aimed at speeding up traffic along the existing waterway, officials said on Saturday.

'Bigg Boss' extension has no links with 'Ashoka': Raj Nayak
'Bigg Boss' extension has no links with 'Ashoka': Raj Nayak

CEO of the channel airing the show, Raj Nayak today rubbished reports that the channel's popular reality show 'Bigg Boss' got extended as it's new series 'Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat' took time to complete.

Sanjay Dutt back in jail after furlough extension request rejected
Sanjay Dutt back in jail after furlough extension request rejected

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt will now have to pack his bags and get back to Pune's Yerwada Jail once again. Fresh reports suggest that the actor's application seeking an extension in his 14-day long furlough has apparently been rejected.

Lionel Messi considered move to Arsenal

A leading Spanish website has claimed that Lionel Messi was interested in a transfer to English Premier League club Arsenal before the Argentine star signed an extension with Barcelona in May.

Russia gives cautious welcome to reported ceasefire extension in Ukraine

Russia would welcome a three-day extension of a ceasefire in east Ukraine but it must not simply delay an "ultimatum" for separatists to lay down their arms, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Friday.

Secretary PMO Ramanujam gets three months` extension

R Ramanujam, Secretary in the Prime Minister`s Office, has got a three-month extension till September this year.

Evra signs one-year contract extension at Man United

Manchester United player Patrice Evra has reportedly extended his contract at the club by one year, with his previous deal due to expire in June this year.

Aamir Khan not in favour of Sanjay Dutt`s parole?

Sanjay Dutt`s parole extension has brought forward more criticism for the star from his own fraternity. On being asked about Sanjay Dutt`s parole extension, superstar Aamir Khan said that no special treatment should be given to anyone.

Opposition seeks extension of Uttarakhand Assembly session

Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Tuesday demanded extension state Assembly`s three-day session beginning tomorrow by at least four more days saying it was too brief considering the number of issues to be discussed.

Nanavati Commission`s term extended by six months

The Nanavati Commission probing the 2002 riots in Gujarat has been granted another extension of six months till December 31 this year by Gujarat government, officials said on Tuesday.

Vettel to stay on with Red Bull till 2015 end under `contract extension`

Current Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel has reportedly agreed to stay on with his team Red Bull until the end of 2015 under a new contract extension.

Neymar hints at new Santos deal

Brazilian football sensation Neymar says he could be persuaded to remain at Santos beyond the 2014 World Cup.

AFSPA extended for six months in Tripura

Tripura govt has extended AFSPA for another six months to take stringent actions against militancy in the state, official sources said.

Cops likely to seek extension of Abu Jundal`s custody

Mumbai police are likely to seek extension of LeT operative and 26/11 handler Sayed Ansari alias Abu Jundal`s custody.

No extension to be given to ISI chief: Report

The Pakistan government will not
grant any further extension to ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja
Pasha, media reports said.

Nepal CA term extended for fourth and final term

With the endorsement of the fourth round of CA extension, the political deadlock has ended for the time being.

Three months extension for Nepal Parliament

Averting a major constitutional
crisis, Nepalese MPs approved the extension of the Parliament.

Adarsh case: Ashok Chavan granted extension

Former Maha CM and an accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, Ashok
Chavan, was given an extension till June 20 to file his affidavit before the judicial panel probing the scam.