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New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) For three days, about 45 teachers and principals from different schools turned students and learnt how to enhance the quality of teaching methods at a workshop here.
New York, May 18 (IANS/CMC) Three-time Olympic gold medallist and four-time World champion Veronica Campbell-Brown will lead about three dozen Caribbean athletes in the Adidas Grand Prix here next week.
Shanghai, May 18 (IANS) American hurdler Aries Merritt, who won his first Olympic gold in London and set a world record in the men's 110m hurdles last year, has geared up for the 2013 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League Shanghai leg.
London, May 16 (ANI): Will.i.am has praised Prince Harry, relating him to the movie superhero "Iron Man."
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Singer Will.i.am cannot stop showering praises on Prince Harry, after meeting him at a charitable function recently.
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Smithsonian, the world's largest museum and research complex here, is launching a major crowdfunding campaign May 29 to support what it calls the world's first exhibition on the visual history of
Kingston (Jamaica), May 14 (IANS/CMC) Sprint legend Usain Bolt has announced that he will compete at the Diamond League meeting in Zurich in August.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) To prevent the rapid decline in numbers of hilsa in Indian waters, West Bengal scientists have proposed creating sanctuaries to thwart indiscriminate fishing and promote breeding of the fish - considered a delicacy in Bengali cuisine.
Doha, May 11 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's two-time Olympic 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sped to victory in the women's 200m at the season's first Diamond League meet in Doha.
Nairobi, May 9 (IANS) A fortnight before the London Olympics men's 1500m final, Kenya's Asbel Kiprop was literally on top of the world and was the man to beat at the quadrennial global showpiece in his speciality.
Mumbai, May 9 (ANI): Mumbai Police seized hookahs and tobacco and detained 44 youth during a bar raid.
Nairobi, May 7 (IANS) Over ten Olympic champions will look to making a splash in the IAAF Diamond League race in Doha, Friday.
Kingston (Jamaica), May 2 (IANS/CMC) Sprint icon Usain Bolt has pulled out of this weekend's Jamaica Invitational with a hamstring strain.
London, May 1 (IANS) Though members of British band JLS announced a split last week, they are said to be reuniting for a charity gig July 6.
Nairobi, April 30 (IANS) Olympics 800m champion David Rudisha and the World Indoor winner Pamela Jelimo have put their opponents on notice as they prepare to launch their season campaign here Friday.
Kingston, Jamaica, April 26 (IANS/CMC) Training partners Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt will face off on the tracks at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme in the IAAF Diamond League later this year in Brussels.
Tokyo/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will visit India, probably around autumn, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries, media reports said.
Montego Bay (Jamaica), April 24 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic 400m hurdles champion Melaine Walker has been confirmed for the 100m hurdles at the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) Meet May 4.
New York, April 24 (ANI): Rihanna stunned her followers on Instagram by uploading a sultry topless image of herself, while getting her hair done for the Atlanta concert.
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has sparked rumours that she is pregnant, after she cancelled some of her Diamond World Tour dates.
London, April 19 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth's cameo role alongside 007 star Daniel Craig in the London 2012 opening ceremony has been voted as Britain's favourite moment from the monarch's 61-year reign.
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Olympic sprint king Usain Bolt is set to compete in the Anniversary Games to be held at London's Olympic Park to be held this summer in July.
Kingston (Jamaica), April 18 (IANS/CMC) World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake has been sidelined for six weeks after medical reports raised concern about an injury sustained at an event in Jamaica last weekend.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A cushion-cut sparkler of a 34.65 carat pink diamond that originated from the ancient mines of Golconda in south India has been sold for$39,323,750, one of the highest prices for a privately owned diamond.
London, April 17 (IANS) One year after winning three gold medals at the 2012 Olympics, sprint king Usain Bolt will return to the Olympic stadium for the July 26-28 London Anniversary Games.
London, Apr 17 (ANI): One of the largest pink diamonds in the world has fetched more than 39.3 million dollars at an auction in New York.
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone has posed naked for Playboy magazine with just diamonds covering her modesty.
Moscow, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's largest diamond miner Alrosa has signed a letter of intent with the Shanghai Diamond Exchange to sell rough and polished diamonds at auctions held by the Chinese bourse.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) An un-exploded 10-kg shell, believed to be from the World War II era, was found stuck in a dredging vessel at the Mumbai Harbour, an official said here Friday. The navy took it in their possession for disposal.
London, April 10 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl from Canada killed herself after four boys raped her and spread a photograph of the assault, causing classmates to cyber-bully her, her mother has said.
Kochi, April 10 (IANS) The Southern Naval Command has said that a marital discord between a serving lieutenant and his wife led to the officer's wife registering a police complaint gainst some navy officials by .
Nairobi, April 10 (IANS) Kenya's David Rudisha, the Olympic and World 800m champion, will not be attempting to run under the 1:41-minute mark when he competes at the World Championships in Moscow in August.
New York, April 1 (IANS) Nepal should allow lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups to operate freely and end arbitrary arrests of LGBT people, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
Johannesburg, Mar 30 (ANI): The sporting world is set to snub Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of killing his girlfriend, from major events around the world after a court in South Africa allowed the Olympic and Paralympic star to return to international competition.
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Producing vaccines against viral threats is a potentially hazardous business, which is why manufacturers choose to operate under strict controls to ensure that no pathogens escape to the outside world.
London, March 26 (ANI): Rihanna has apparently been advised by doctors to stop partying and make some serious changes to her lifestyle if she wishes to fulfill her touring commitments.
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Rihanna has reportedly been advised to take rest and stop partying if she wants to fulfil her touring commitments.
Rome, March 19 (IANS) Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt will run the 100 metres at Rome's Golden Gala in June, organisers announced Tuesday.
London, Mar. 16 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are so competitive that they rarely finish a game of Scrabble, as one of them gets upset and shuts the board in anger, it has been revealed.
Melbourne, March 10 (ANI): Reality TV star Lara Bingle recently performed wing walking atop a 1920s British biplane as it soared above Sydney Harbour.
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Mumbaikars Saturday thronged to Sewri Jetty to catch a glimpse of nearly 15,000 migratory flamingos foraging for food on THE mudflats.
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): New technologies that exploit quantum behavior for computing and other applications are closer than ever to being a reality due to recent advances.
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Gemma Arterton has admitted that she has had a crush on Leonardo DiCaprio since she was a little girl and saw him in 'Titanic'.
Madrid, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Usain Bolt, holder of six Olympic gold medals, will take part in the 200-meter race at the July 6 Diamond League meet as part of his preparation for August's world championships in Moscow.
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Tamil actor-singer Silambarasan Rajendar a.k.a. Simbu has crooned a Telugu number in upcoming action-drama "Baadshah".
London, Feb. 22 (ANI): Women in the UK spent a whopping 3.5 billion pounds on footwears last year, according to a survey.
Robbers who stole $50 million worth of diamonds from a Brink's armoured truck at Brussels International Airport in Belgium were disguised as cops, Belgian prosecutors said Tuesday.
Brussels, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The machine-gun-toting men who stole $50 million worth of diamonds from a Brink's armoured truck at Brussels international airport were wearing police uniforms, Belgian prosecutors said Tuesday.
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) While West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declared that her government will not allow enforcement of the two-day shutdown called by trade unions, the CPI-M Monday said the strike would be "more spontaneous" than earlier.
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday declared that her government will not allow forcible enforcement of the two-day shutdown called by central trade unions.
London, Feb 18 (IANS) A cutting-edge technology called synchrotron light is enabling scientists to analyse lethal viruses behind AIDS, Hepatitis and flu at the atomic and molecular level, potentially opening the way to better therapies.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Three juveniles were detained for their alleged involvement in stealing from vehicles after puncturing their tyres, police said Friday.
India's higher and professional education system is passing through a phase that is turbulent, non-directional and unsustainable.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has accepted and unveiled a task group report to make India an international trading hub for rough diamonds.
London, Feb. 11 (ANI): Ashley Cole has been going out with a bisexual former topless model - whose sex drive is so high that friends call her a nymphomaniac - for the past two weeks, after meeting her through Twitter.
London, Feb 10 (ANI): More than 18,000 pounds worth of wine was guzzled in a single night by 170 wealthy guests and top politicians at a glitzy white-tie state banquet at Buckingham Palace for the US president.
Kiev, Feb 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in western Ukraine detained a man suspected of stealing jewellery and hiding it in bandages on his arm, in a style reminiscent of the cult Soviet comedy, "The Diamond Arm", the Ukrainian interior ministry reported on its website.
London, Feb 9 (IANS/CMC) Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt and other overseas athletes will be able to compete tax-free in this year's London Diamond League after the British government agreed to tax exemptions.
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) postponed its franchise-based Twenty20 tournament for an indefinite period to solve management issues.
London, Feb 8(ANI): Sprint king Usain Bolt's road to appear again at the Olympic stadium this year has been cleared after the government finally agreed to a tax exemption for overseas superstars.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): Diamond merchants in Gujrat have laid out their own expectations and demands ahead of Budget 2013.
London, Jan. 25 (ANI): Jamaican sprint champion Usain Bolt will not be competing in the upcoming Diamond League series to protest against Britain's tax laws.
Sydney, Jan 24(ANI): New Zealand captain Brendan McCullum has claimed his ninth-placed one-day team's series win over a top South African team at their home is among their finest limited-overs series win.
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) American singer Prince will be honoured with an Icon Award at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.
Kingston (Jamaica), Jan 16 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's sportsman of the year 2012, Usain Bolt, says he is not tired of receiving awards since they are a reflection of the hard work he put into preparing for competition.
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Two bots (the word is derived from 'robots') equipped with listening devices helped detect nine endangered North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of Maine last month.
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Babies carried upright by their parents grow into more self-assured and poised kids compared to those who are just made to sit in prams, says a Pulitzer Prize-winning scientist.
London, Jan. 7 (ANI): Parents should carry their toddlers upright instead of carrying them around in prams, as it aids their development, a new book has claimed.
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian Navy has ordered an inquiry into the suicide of a young sailor aboard a ship allegedly due to harassment by his seniors, an official said here Sunday.
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) The body of a young woman, strangulated with a muffler, was found by a riverside in West Bengal Sunday, police said.
London, Dec 26(ANI): Around 80 per cent of Britons are of the opinion that the nine billion pounds spent on the Olympic Games was value for money, according to a new poll.
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Margaret Thatcher, Britain's only woman prime minister, spent Christmas day in hospital, a spokesperson said.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Sikkim has been declared India's "best small state" by the jury of the IBN7 Diamond State Award, 2012, an official statement from the Sikkim government said Sunday.
London, Dec. 21 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth has recorded her Christmas message in 3D for the first time, which will be broadcast at 3 pm on Christmas Day.
Washington, Dec. 14 (ANI): The 2012 Olympics and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations are one of the 'most-watched TV programmes of the year' in the UK, a new survey has said.
Abu Dhabi, Dec 13 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways has brought home top honours by winning the World's Leading Airline title for the fourth year in a row .
Sydney, Dec 12 (ANI): Australia's iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground is the country's favourite place to check-in on Facebook, a new report has said.
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Didier Drogba has given his old Chelsea team-mates rings worth more than 800,000 pounds.
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) The US faces the possibility of a "cyber-Pearl Harbour," becoming increasingly vulnerable to hackers who could cripple transportation and financial networks, US Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has warned.
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Frowning on the increasing incidences of members disrupting the functioning of parliament and the state legislatures, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the legislatures can increase the number of days they meet and transact business.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 30 (IANS) South Korean footballer Lee Keun Ho was named the AFC Player of the Year as his football club Ulsan Hyundai became one of the biggest winners at the AFC Annual Award gala, bagging the best player, best club and best coach awards.
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Justin Bieber, who sent tongues wagging when he wore overalls to accept the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal from Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper, has been forced to defend his choice of clothing.
Ottawa, Nov 26 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber has been awarded with the Diamond Jubilee medal by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper here.
Sydney, Nov 26(ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke's stunning batting form of late has been credited to his stable married life with model Kyly Boldy.
London, Nov 21 (ANI): The latest fake tan offering that comes packed with diamonds is bound to be on the top of every party prep list, despite its whopping price tag of 200 pounds.
Phnom Penh, Nov. 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his Japanese counterpart Yoshihiko Noda discussed bilateral issues during their meeting in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh today.
Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Nov.20 (ANI): Leaders of Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) and regional partners attended dinner at Cambodia's Diamond Island Convention Centre on Monday, and brought to an end to a tense day of talks on the South China Sea issue, which threatened to expose rifts between ASEAN members and also China over how the issue should be dealt with
Phnom Penh, Nov 20 (IANS) Japan Tuesday said it would be announcing loans of $2.26 billion for the second phase of the ambitious Delhi?Mumbai freight corridor and also a third infrastructural project in south India.
London, Nov. 20 (ANI): The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip are set to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary as Her Majesty notches up yet another landmark in her Diamond Jubilee year.
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Winston Churchill's former country home is hosting a new exhibition featuring never-before-seen objects from its stores and belonging to his descendants.
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Award?winning Bangladeshi film director Syed Ohiduzzaman Diamond Friday rued lack of viewers for his latest offering "Antardhan" (The Disappearance) and said the film might not be a commercial success.
London, Nov 9 (ANI): The Beatles and Sex Pistols dominate the new top-10 list of most expensive vinyl, taking up nine places in the top 10 countdown.
Geneva, Nov 8 (IANS) Archduke Joseph Diamond, one of the rarest and most famous diamonds in the world, was presented here Thursday by Christie's and was expected to fetch more than $15 million at an auction Nov 13. The diamond's origin is traced to Golconda mines in India.
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow has been honoured with the prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award.
London, Nov. 6 (ANI): Kate Upton is seen wearing diamonds on her wrist, ears, hands and neck, as she flaunted her toned body and ample cleavage for Vogue's new photoshoot.
London, November 5 (ANI): The Queen's personal dresser since 1994 has given a fascinating insight into the intricate planning that goes into clothing one of the most famous women in the world in a new book that has been recently published.
Melbourne, Nov 4 (ANI): Australian singer Delta Goodrem's waxwork has been the target of a sustained campaign of vandalism since it was installed at Madame Tussauds six months ago.
Kannur (Kerala), Nov 1 (IANS) Popular Malayalam actress Samvrutha Sunil Thursday got married to Akhil, a computer engineer working in the US.
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London, October 29 (ANI): From bottles of Heineken to speeding BMWs, thousand of people packing cinemas to watch the latest James Bond flick 'Skyfall' have to first sit through 30 minutes of adverts and previews before the film starts.