Boateng, Muntari suspended from Ghana team

Kevin-Prince Boateng BRASILIA: Ghana midfielders Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari have been suspended from their World Cup squad with immediate effect after they clashed with coach Kwesi Appiah and a Ghana Football Association (GFA) official. The GFA, which said on Wednesday it had ..

Colombia beat Ivory Coast 2-1 in a gripping World Cup match

Brasilia: A terrible defensive lapse cost Ivory Coast dear as Colombia defeated them 2-1 in a gripping World Cup group match, which saw three goals being scored in the space of just nine minutes here on Thursday. Ivory Coast defender Serey Die cut back the ball on the path of Colombian ..

Bengal government extends school summer vacation

Kolkata: To give a respite to students from the searing heat, the West Bengal government Friday decided to extend the summer vacation in schools till June 25. The decision was taken at a meeting of the state council of ministers, presided over by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. 'The Meteorological ..

Modi to sail on aircraft carrier Vikramaditya on Saturday

Panaji: In his first visit to a military asset after assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will sail on the country's largest warship and aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya off the coast of Goa in the Arabian Sea on Saturday. 'The Prime Minister would be embarking on the 'carrier at sea' by ..

Neymar, Oscar star in Brazil's opening day win

Sao Paulo: A Neymar double and a brilliant performance from Oscar helped Brazil beat Croatia 3-1 in Group A and get their FIFA World Cup campaign off to a winning start at the Arena de Sao Paulo here Thursday. Brazil's poster boy might have sent the shutterbugs into a tizzy after his two goals ..

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