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Pranksters change iconic Hollywood sign to 'Hollyweed'

Published On: January 2, 2017 08:10 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

WASHINGTON, Jan 2: The famed Hollywood sign high in the hills over Los Angeles got a little higher on Sunday, when someone altered two of its letters to make it read "Hollyweed."

Trump to meet US spy chiefs to get Russian hacking ‘facts’

Published On: December 30, 2016 02:01 PM NPT By: AFP/RSS

US President-elect Donald Trump has responded to a slew of US election related sanctions against Russia with a call for the country to “move on” and a conciliatory pledge to meet US spy chiefs he has harshly criticized.

In 'world first', man born without hand gets one

Published On: December 23, 2016 08:45 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

Warsaw, Dec 23: Surgeons in Poland said Thursday they had successfully attached a hand from a deceased donor to a man born without one, in what they claimed was a world first.

Gladbach breaks winless streak, Leverkusen beats Schalke

Published On: December 13, 2016 08:36 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

BERLIN, Dec 12: Borussia Moenchengladbach claimed their first Bundesliga win for 11 weeks on Sunday to relieve the pressure on coach Andre Schubert with a controversial 1-0 victory over 10-man Mainz.

Three-star Iborra sends Sevilla to third spot

Published On: December 13, 2016 08:32 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

MADRID, Dec 13: Sevilla strengthened their grip on third in La Liga thanks to captain Vicente Iborra’s hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Celta Vigo on Sunday.

India demolishes England to clinch Test series

Published On: December 13, 2016 08:25 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

MUMBAI, Dec 12: Ravichandran Ashwin tore through England’s lower order in just half-an-hour on Monday as India won the fourth Test by an innings and 36 runs, clinching the series 3-0 with a game to spare.

Higuain breaks Torino hearts

Published On: December 13, 2016 08:20 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

TURIN, Dec 12: Gonzalo Higuain hit his 19th Serie A brace as Juventus beat Torino 3-1on Sunday.

Ronaldo eyes 10 more years after 'dream' season

Published On: November 8, 2016 10:33 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

MADRID, Nov 7: Cristiano Ronaldo signalled his intention to keep playing for 10 more years after rounding off a "dream year" by signing a bumper new five-year contract with Real Madrid on Monday.

India police arrest woman topper for cheating in exams

Published On: June 28, 2016 06:40 PM NPT By: AFP/RSS

NEW DELHI, June 28: Police have arrested a schoolgirl in northeast India for allegedly cheating during pressure-packed exams that saw her come top in the state in a growing scandal, a senior officer said Sunday.

1.5 million sign UK petition for second EU vote

Published On: June 26, 2016 08:28 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

LONDON, June 25, 2016: More than 1.5 million people have signed a petition calling for a second referendum, after a shock vote to pull Britain out of the EU, an official website showed Saturday.