AMMAN : Long constrained by cultural and religious onservatism, women’s soccer could make rapid advances in the Muslim world with the holding of the first female World Cup in the Middle East. Such is the expectation of Samar Nassar, the inspirational ... Himalayan times, 2 months ago
A blue moon or the second full moon of the month, is seen over the Dormition Abbey on Mount Zion, next to Jerusalem's Old City. Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters Come Friday, and you will have an opportunity to gaze upon a blue moon -- this would be a somewhat rare occurrence that has nothing to with the moon’s colour. The reason it is called a ‘blue’ moon is because it is one of those rare occasions when a full moon appears twice in a calendar month. Hence the term, once ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago
Osinbajo To Nigerians: Prepare For Change Daily Independent (Today) - Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday, June 22, 2015, called on Nigerians to be patient and keep faith with the Federal Government to enable it bring about the desired ...DangoteNews.com, 1 month ago
Ashafa Urges APC Lawmakers to Set Aside Dispute and Unite for One Nigeria The Herald (Today) - Senator representing Lagos East senatorial district, Gbenga Ashafa, has urged other senators elected on the platform of his party, the All Progressives ...DangoteNews.com, 1 month ago
A decision by the trustee board of the famous Somnath temple in Gujarat has put it out-of-bounds for non-Hindus. The authorities have decided against entry to people following other faiths without prior permission citing security concerns and protection of 'sanctity' of the religious place. VOTE: Do you agree? There are several other famous temples across India that disallow non-Hindus to enter their place of worship, Rediff.com lists some of them. Guruvayur Temple, Kerala ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Members of the Jordanian women's national soccer team welcome Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, left, upon his arrival at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters The Jordanian FA has begun legal inquiries into whether defeated FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein could replace Sepp Blatter without the need for a second election, it said on Tuesday. Blatter unexpectedly announced on Tuesday that he was quitting as FIFA chief, just four ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
In a scathing attack on FIFA president, Blatter, Maradona says, "As the football world knows, inside FIFA there is total anarchy, where there is only one man who decides everything." Argentina's World Cup winning captain Diego Maradona launched a blistering attack on FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Monday saying that world soccer's governing body has descended into anarchy with the 79-year-old Swiss in charge.With the FIFA presidential election less than a month away, Maradona, one of the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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