01 Jul 2015
Antwerp: A day after being thrashed 0-7 by top-ranked The Netherlands, India are still nurturing the Olympic qualification dream as they brace for a play-off fixture against lowly Italy in the women's Hockey World League Semifinals, here tomorrow.
26 Jun 2015
Brussels: A decapitated body daubed with Arabic writing was found at a U.S. gas company in southeast France on Friday after an assailant rammed a car into the premises, triggering an explosion, in a suspected Islamist militant attack.
23 Jun 2015
Washington: A study using data from the joint NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) Cassini mission suggests the Saturn moon Titan's surface indentation that is similar to creation of sinkholes on the Earth.
26 Jun 2015
Alibaug: A 42-feet-long blue whale, the largest extant animal and among the heaviest existing species on the earth, was washed ashore here and later succumbed to injuries.The marine mammal, weighing about 20 tonnes, was washed ashore following high tide at the Revdanda sea shore, about 20 kms from Alibaug in Maharashtra's Raigad district, on Wednesday.
17 Sep 2012
My first tryst with mermaids was in kindergarten in a fancy dress competition. My aunt had created a fin out of yellow chart paper. When the 2 feet something mermaid in me lost, I remember my aunt saying, “Mermaids are shy of humans, so they don’t accept prizes.”Last week, I watched Mermaid, The Body Found, a programme that will air on Animal Planet on September 22 at 8 pm. In April 2004, two boys are the first to find whales, in large numbers, washed up on the shore of Washington state. Later, this was discovered to be the largest whale beaching ever witnessed.
16 Jun 2015
Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut, who has emerged as the 'Queen' of female-oriented movies, is now set to impress the audience with her modern-day free-spirited bohemian avatar in 'Katti Batti'. Having unveiled the film's trailer, the actress managed to keep the mystery alive about its narrative and her character.
13 Jun 2015
New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a lizard was found in the lunch tray of a passenger onboard Air India’s Delhi-London flight on Thursday. The lunch that was wrapped in a cling film had a lizard stepping out of its burger.
08 Jun 2015
Geneva: Russia and Qatar could lose the right to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups if evidence is found of corruption in the bidding process, a FIFA official was quoted as saying on Sunday.
01 Jun 2015
Tokyo: Police in Japan are trying to identify a woman whose body was left inside a suitcase at Tokyo's main train station for more than a month. The suitcase was originally left in a station locker, but after no-one returned to claim it, it was taken to left luggage and opened by staff.
26 May 2015
Washington: A man in the Milwaukee city of US, who was pronounced dead after collapsing, began to move his limbs and breathe just before he was about to be transported to the morgue.Police found that the 46-year-old man from Wisconsin state had collapsed last week at his apartment and called for paramedics.