Ex-Liverpool, Chelsea striker Hateley dies

Former Liverpool striker Tony Hateley has died at the age of 72 following a period of illness, the Premier League club have announced.

Slew of measures for girl child mark Jharkhand day

The day marked with girls enthralling a capacity crowd at the Birsa Munda stadium with their traditional dances to
film and folk numbers.

DMK defeat marks end of autocratic rule: Jaya

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
Jayalalithaa on Friday said the DMK regime`s fall marked the end
of an "autocratic rule" as the people felt "liberated" on the
occasion.

National Defence College to mark Golden Jubilee

The National Defence College (NDC) here is all set to celebrate its Golden Jubilee Oct 21-23.

Afghanistan marks Independence Day

Afghanistan marked Independence
Day on Thursday as the Taliban-led insurgency drags on, with foreign
troop deaths at record highs and the government under pressure
to honour pledges on corruption and security.

Israel marks 43-year rule of Arab east Jerusalem

Israel on Tuesday starts celebrating
the anniversary of what it calls Jerusalem`s unification, its
1967 conquest of the city`s Arab sector which has since become
a major hurdle in peace efforts.

Son of US spy marks 50 years since Soviet capture

Fifty years after his father was
shot down by the Soviets in an incident that marked a turning
point in the Cold War, Francis Gary Powers Jr on Friday visited
the wreckage of his dad`s U-2 spy plane.

China`s millionaires to cross 450,000 mark

The personal wealth of the rich in China has continued to expand despite the global economic downturn, and a new study says their number could cross 450,000 by the year-end.

Karzai passes key 50% mark in Afghan vote, recount ordered

President Hamid Karzai has extended his lead in Afghanistan`s fraud-tainted elections, for the first time passing the key 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a run-off with nearly all the votes counted.