04 Sep 2015
Canberra: A sheep in Australia has set a new world record with as much as 40.45 kg of wool shorn from it near capital Canberra, a media report said on Thursday.
18 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday the plea on which it had stayed the operation of recent changes in Haryana election laws that have made certain educational qualifications compulsory for contesting Panchayat polls.
08 Sep 2015
Washington: Japanese camera company Canon has announced that it has developed a new sensor. According to the Verge, the new sensor has 250-megapixel 19,580 x 12,600 APS-H CMOS sensor which according to a Canon release sets a world record for resolution in its size.
24 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Laso Schaller, a 27-year old Brazilian-born canyoneer did something which is unbelievable and very difficult to accomplish. The canyoning expert set an all new world record by jumping off from a height of 192 feet into a pool of water in Maggia, Switzerland.
17 Sep 2015
New Delhi: In a setback for the Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana, the Supreme Court today stayed the state law providing that a candidate aspiring to contest the panchayat elections should have cleared the class 10 examination.
21 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The International Yoga Day event at Rajpath here today made it to the Guinness World Records Book, with 35,985 participants performing asanas at one venue and 84 nationalities being part of it.
14 Sep 2015
New York: If you are trying to shed some extra kilos, switching to sugar-free drinks may not really help, said a study. Diet-beverage consumers tend to compensate for the absence of calories in their drinks by noshing on extra food that is loaded with sugar, sodium, fat and cholesterol, the study said.
04 Sep 2015
New York: As Australian-born Briton Johanna Konta battled through the longest women's match in US Open history Thursday, she thought, 'It would be really embarrassing if I just toppled over here.'
12 Sep 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has ventured into Marathi film industry with a special appearance in a biopic on the late actor-director Bhagwan Dada.
26 Aug 2015
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today announced that a memorial will be built here honouring legendary actor late Sivaji Ganesan. Making a suo moto statement in the assembly, she said on September 26, 2002, she had ordered conveyance of 65 cents of land owned by Public Works Department in Adyar to South Indian Film Artists Association for constructing a memorial for Sivaji Ganesan following requests.