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British royal baby due in April 2015
London, Oct 20 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, are expecting their second child in April next year, Kensington Palace said Monday.
China's Lu Shanglei crowned World junior chess champ
Pune, Oct 19 : Lu Shanglei of China defeated Serbia's Aleksander Indjic to win the World Junior Chess title here Sunday.
Chess: Goryachkina retains crown
Pune, Oct 18 : The Russians rose to the occasion in the 12th and penultimate round of the LIC World junior Chess championship here Saturday as Alexandra Goryachkina scored a thumping grand double by successfully defending her title which she had won in Turkey last year with a round to spare in the ...
51 countries participate in World Junior Chess Championship in Pune
Pune, Oct. 18 : Over 200 players from 51 countries have converged in Pune to take part in World Junior Chess Championship.
Chess: Wei Yi takes sole lead
Pune, Oct 17 : Wei Yi of China continued his march towards the title with a comprehensive victory over Karen Grigoryan of Armenia in the 11th round of the LIC World Junior Chess Championship here Friday.
Chess: Chinese pair share lead
Pune, Oct 16 : The Chinese duo of Lu Shanglei and Wei Yi scored emphatic wins over Russians Vladimir Fedoseev, the top seed, and Mikhail Antipov in the 10th round of the LIC World Junior Chess Championship here Thursday to remain joint leaders with eight points apiece.
Chess: Narayanan earns GM norm
Pune, Oct 15 : S.L. Narayanan, the pick of the Indian players in LIC World Junior Chess Championship in progress here held compatriot and fourth seed Vidit Santosh Gujrathi to a draw and earned his first GM norm Wednesday.
Chess: Indians suffer losses
Pune, Oct 14 : Indian hopes took a beating as Ivana Maria Furtado, Rucha Pujari, Shweta Gole, Sakshi Chitalange and P.V. Nandhidhaa along with hitherto unbeaten Padmini Raut suffering defeats in the LIC World Junior Chess championship here Tuesday.
World junior chess: Race for titles wide open
Pune, Oct 13 : With six more rounds remaining in this tough 13-Round LIC World Junior Chess Championship, several players, bunched together at the top of the leaderboard, are in the race for the title, but from India's perspective, Padmini Rout will be the player to watch when the tournament ...
Chess: Mhamal shocks van Kampen
Pune, Oct 12 : Goa-based Anurag Mhamal defeated second seed Robin Van Kampen of Netherland in the dying stages of the game in the LIC World Junior Chess championship here Sunday.
Grace Kelly beats Kate Middleton at 'most stylish bride' title
London, Oct 12 : Princess Grace Kelly claimed the title of most stylish bride of all time, beating the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton.
Impressive win for Padmini Rout in junior chess
Pune, Oct 11 : Padmini Rout scored an impressive victory over Ioana Gelip of Romania with plenty of fireworks in the sixth round of the LIC World Junior Girls Chess championship here Saturday.
Indians script upset wins in World junior chess
Pune, Oct 10 : Less fancied Indians once again stole the thunder in the fifth round of the World Junior Chess Championship here Friday.
Narayanan shocks Dragun in World junior chess
Pune, Oct 9 : S.L. Narayanan, the teenager from Kerala, upset higher rated Polish GM Kamil Dragun to bring cheer to the Indian camp in the fourth round of the World Junior Chess Championship here Thursday.
Chess: Top seeds drop points
Pune, Oct 7 : After a spate of upsets in the first round, it was no different in the second played Tuesday as the seeded players found it difficult to score the expected victories in the World Junior Chess Championship here.
Chess: Nihal Sarin shocks Westerberg
Pune, Oct 6 : Ten-year old Nihal Sarin, the freshly crowned World-Under 10 champion, stole the limelight with a 94-move victory over higher ranked IM Jonathan Westerberg of Sweden as the LIC-sponsored World Junior Chess championship got underway here Monday.
Easy win for Gujarathi in World Jr Chess
Pune, Oct 6 : India's Vidit Santosh Gujrathi got off to a flying start by quickly winning the first round of the World Junior Chess Championship which commenced at Hotel Hyatt here Monday, defeating compatriot Ritviz Parab.
World Junior Chess inaugurated
Pune, Oct 5 : The World Junior Chess Championship was declared open here Sunday at a glittering ceremony at Hotel Hyatt with Life Insurance Corporation of India chairman S.K. Royand official FIDE representative Robert Zsifkovits presiding.
200 players in fray for world junior chess
Pune, Oct 5 : More than 200 chess player from 45 countries are in the fray at the World Junior Chess Championships starting here Monday.
Indians hoping for a double in world junior chess
Pune, Oct 4 : Grandmasters Vidit Santosh Gujarathi and Padmini Rout are among the hot favourites for the title in the World Junior Chess Championships commencing here Monday.
Wills-Kat warn photographer for harassing Prince George
London, Oct 3 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have given warning to a photographer, Niraj Tanna, who was taking pictures of the royal baby Prince George and his nanny in Central London Park.
Under-10 World Chess Champion receives rousing welcome in Kerala
Kochi, Oct. 2 : Under-10 World Chess Champion Nihal Sarin received a grand welcome in Kerala after he won the title.
Betting on Duchess Kate having twins suspended following tumbling odds
London, Oct 1 : The betting frenzy on the royal pregnancy has been suspended after punters betting on Kate Middleton having twins sent odds tumbling.
Argentine crowned world youth chess champion
Buenos Aires, Sep 30 : Argentine Alan Pichot was crowned the under-16 world champion after beating Russian Maxim Litvinov during the World Youth Chess Championship in Durban, South Africa.
Pregnant Duchess Kate set to resume royal duties post morning ...
Washington, Sep 29 : Pregnant Kate Middleton plans to return to her royal duties after suffering from three weeks of severe morning sickness, it has been reported.
Feminist Germaine Greer slams Kate Middleton's personality
Washington, Sept 28 : Feminist Germaine Greer has slammed Kate Middleton's personality saying that the Duchess of Cambridge is "too thin" and should have no more children.
Top five tips to get Kate Middleton's flawless looking blow-dried hair
Melbourne, Sept 27 : Kate Middleton's hairdresser Richard Ward has given out his top five tips behind the 32-year-old Duchess of Cambridge's flawless looking blow-dried hair.
I would love to see Kate Middleton in my lingerie designs, says ...
London, Sept 24 : Britney Spears has expressed her desire that she wants the Duchess of Cambridge to model her new lingerie designs.
Spears plans to send lingerie collection to Middleton
London, Sep 24 : Singer Britney Spears plans to send her lingerie collection to the Duchess of Cambridge.
'Pregnant' Duchess Kate pulls out of Malta trip due to morning ...
London, Sept 19 : Duchess Kate has pulled out of a planned trip to Malta this weekend because she is still suffering from acute morning sickness.