NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 

Franz  »  News  »   Franz

  News for Franz

  • News
  • Business
  • Movies
  • Sports

Photos: This 90 pc tattooed hunk could be Czech's new prez

Vladimir Franz nicknamed 'Avatar', whose 90 per cent of the body is covered in tattoo, is running at a surprising third place in polls ahead of this week's Czech Republic a presidential election.......

Raghuram Rajan's Kafkaesque trial in Modi's India

Raghuram Rajan's exit reminds Syed Firdaus Ashraf of Kafka's The Trial. Amidst the brouhaha over Udta Punjab, producer Anurag Kashyap's tweet left me intrigued: 'I always wondered what it felt......

'Nehru was as much to blame as Jinnah for Partition'

'Nehru had multiple chances to make compromises, that would have preserved a united India, and he chose not to...' 'There was a particular mutual dislike between Nehru and Jinnah. Probably their......

Hungarian author edges out India's Amitav Ghosh to bag Man Booker prize

Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won Britain’s prestigious Man Booker International prize for his achievement in fiction as he edged out India’s Amitav Ghosh and eight others......

Why 2014 looks eerily like 1914

'The parallels between 1914 and 2014 are striking. The crumbling of American and Russian hegemony, the rise of powerful terrorist groups, ferment in the Middle East and the rise of China... These......

How retailers are attracting more customers

Franz Giovanni, Mario Zignotti, Richmond and Ascot. Foreign brands for menswear? Not really. You could pick up these designer clothes from a Westside or a Shopper's Stop. At affordable prices too.......

Franz Harary launched which Indian product?

Brands Which Indian product was launched by ace magician Franz Harary at a magic show in Delhi?Take the Rediff Biz Quiz and find out how much you know about various Indian brands.1. Which Indian......

Swiss watch industry sees no threat from Apple Watch

Apple Inc's iPod upended the music industry, and its iPhone knocked Nokia off its smartphone perch, but Swiss watch makers breezily dismissed warnings that the technology giant's new wristwatch......

Anshu Jain to get top post

Speculation is growing that India-born Anshu Jain may take over as the co-head of Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest private bank, together with Bundesbank President Axel Weber, when the incumbent......

Dipak Jain named INSEAD dean

Noted Indian-American academician Dipak Jain has been named as Dean of leading international business school INSEAD and will take up his new role in March 2011.Jain, a Dean Emeritus at Northwestern......

Hitchcock's brilliance shines all over again!

Here's a look at the Blu-ray versions of Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca, Spellbound and Notorious. In the haunting movie classic Rebecca which has just been released in Blu-ray, the suspense is......

How did Mozart die?

Do you know how Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died? Was the great composer slowly poisoned by his jealous rival, the conductor and composer Antonio Salieri, that evil character played by F Murray Abraham......

Desi films all set to rock New York

With two directors -- Mira Nair and Deepa Mehta -- whose films have been nominated for Oscars, and with the veteran actress Shabana Azmi and the relatively younger Preity Zinta joining the......

Heaven on Earth to open New York fest

With the works of veteran film makers such as Shyam Benegal (Bose, the Forgotten Hero) and Deepa Mehta (Heaven on Earth), as well as first-timers such as Sooni Taraporevala (Little Zizou), the 2008......

German soccer icon Beckenbauer has bypass surgery

German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer underwent open heart bypass surgery on Saturday in an operation scheduled long before Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against him last week,......

Swiss launch criminal probe of German soccer great Beckenbauer

Swiss federal prosecutors are investigating soccer great Franz Beckenbauer and three other German soccer officials for fraud and money laundering in connection with the award of the 2006 World Cup......

2006 FIFA World Cup: Formal proceedings against Beckenbauer, others

FIFA's ethics watchdog has started formal proceedings against six individuals, including soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer, over the awarding of hosting rights to Germany for the 2006 World Cup,......

Beckenbauer unaware of money to Qatari firm

Former organising chief Franz Beckenbauer denied any wrongdoing on Saturday in an affair involving the 2006 World Cup in Germany and said he knew nothing of a multi-million payment to a disgraced......

Franz Beckenbauer fined, warned by FIFA ethics committee

IMAGE: Franz Beckenbauer. Photograph: Dominik Bindl/Getty Images FIFA's ethics watchdog on Wednesday imposed a warning and 7,000 Swiss franc ($7,055) fine on German football great Franz......
  Videos for Franz
franz video
franz video
  Web results for Franz
Pele, Maradona, Beckenbauer lead tributes to Carlos Alberto

Legendary footballers Pele, Diego Maradona and Franz Beckenbauer led the tributes for Brazil's 1970 World Cup-winning captain Carlos Alberto... ...
Iconic Brazil footballer Carlos Alberto passes away

Carlos Alberto holds up the golden Jules Rimet Trophy, after his team defeated Italy in the 1970 World Cup final at Azteca Stadium, in Mexico City.... ...
Jesus, Coetzee Is at It Again

READING JM COETZEE’S The Schooldays of Jesus (Penguin Random House; Rs699; 272 pages) can best be likened to visiting your favourite bistro after... ...

(Photo: AP) Earlier in October the UN's refugee agency UNHCR said the number of documented Afghan refugees returning from Pak had soared past... ...
When art meets the artful

This week’s art news focuses on vastly different themes and styles, ranging from the masters of the Renaissance period to recent modern... ...

Related Tags

  1. gujarat
  2. bjp
  3. india
  4. lok sabha
  5. supreme court
  6. upa
  7. bharatiya janata party
  8. congress
  9. new delhi
  10. united progressive alliance
  11. ahmedabad
  12. sonia gandhi
  13. nda
  14. rahul gandhi
  15. rajnath singh
  16. nitin gadkari
  17. delhi
  18. manmohan singh
  19. bihar
  20. national democratic alliance
  21. jd-u
  22. nitish kumar
  23. rashtriya swayamsevak sangh
  24. uttar pradesh
  25. photo
  26. advani
  27. central bureau of investigation
  28. rss
  29. janata dal-united
  30. ips

Related Pages


Given Name

Franz Kemper


Franz Strauss


Franz Six

Military Person

Franz Mehring


Top Coverage News

Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
Broswe by: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z