October 6, 2017 10:44 PM India gives 27,000 free tickets to avert tournament embarrassment'
2018 World Cup India gives 27,000 free tickets to avert tournament embarrassment' Thousands of children filled the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium to boost India's first major sporting event since the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which was marked by vast open spaces in stadiums. Sales for the youth World Cup have been disappointing despite the presence of Brazil 48
October 4, 2017 11:42 AM Spanish court opens sedition probe of Catalonia officials for indepdendence bid
BARCELONA — Spain’s High Court launched an investigation against top Catalan police and organizers on Wednesday on suspicion of inciting rebellion against the state, just hours after the Spanish king charged that the Barcelona separatists were acting “outside the law and outside democracy.” With each passing day, national authorities and the pro-independence 45
October 4, 2017 7:58 AM Putin warns officials over World Cup 2018 preparations
Russian president Vladimir Putin has warned 2018 World Cup officials that delays to preparations for the tournament are “unacceptable”, although they are not yet “critical”. Russia will host its first World Cup from 14 June to 15 July using 12 venues in 11 cities across the country. Putin, 64, said that while work was “entirely satisfactory” overall 33
October 4, 2017 12:34 AM Government to resolve housing deficit through private partnership
Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, the Minister of Works and Housing, has expressed Government’s determination to addressing the housing deficit in the country through partnerships with the private sector in the provision of affordable housing units. He said in view of the prevailing conditions whereby the majority of the population fell within the lower income bracket 15
October 3, 2017 4:38 PM Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC
After finishing high school a decade ago, Daniel Awaitey enrolled in computer courses, dropped out to work in a hotel, then settled into a well-paying job in the booming oil sector here. He has an apartment, a car, a smartphone and a long-distance girlfriend he met on a dating website. So he had reasons and the means to celebrate his 27th birthday in late July. His boss and co-workers 59
October 2, 2017 4:53 AM Article of questions: Mr. President, may we know why you ‘discriminate’ against SDG13?
In a position of leadership, all actions/inactions have a meaning – even a wink does! Mr. President, notwithstanding your position as a Co-Chair of Eminent Advocates on ALL Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), you ‘discriminate’ against SDG 13. That cannot be unintentional. I think why, is a fair question to ask. Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG13) focuses 41
October 1, 2017 12:50 PM Clashes during Catalan independence vote in Spain leave at least 300 people, 12 police hurt
SABADELL, Spain — Just minutes after the first boisterous voters entered the polling station at an elementary school here on Sunday, dozens of National Police in riot gear smashed through the front window and began searching for the ballot boxes. But the wily activists who organized this controversial vote on independence for the Catalan region were two steps 50
September 22, 2017 2:01 PM ‘Renaming airport captures national spirit, sentiment’
ST: In 2015, the Zanu-PF Harare province resolved that Harare International Airport should be named after President Mugabe. Where exactly did the push to rename the airport in honour of the President come from? JG: The request to rename Harare International Airport as RG Mugabe International Airport is the brainchild of Zanu-PF as a party. This was first 33
September 22, 2017 8:00 AM Thousands join fresh protests in Togo amid 'crackdown'
Lome - Thousands of protesters in Togo on Thursday joined demonstrations around the country for a second day against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, the scion of Africa's oldest political dynasty. The atmosphere was tense amid accusations of harsh repression by security forces on Wednesday, when at least 77 people were injured by rubber bullets 32
September 22, 2017 5:48 AM Apple Watch series 3 pre-orders start today in India
In India, only the variant with GPS support will be available starting September 29. Apple launched the third edition of the Apple Watch, Apple Watch Series 3 in two variants recently. We already know Apple Watch series 3 is going to launch in India on September 22. Now prior to that Flipkart has started the pre-orders for Apple Watch Series 3 starting 73