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Everything you need to know about Naraina Village: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Everything you need to know about Naraina Village: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

21 Tibetan teams to compete in football tournament

May 31, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Dharamsala, May 31 (IANS) Twenty-one teams will compete in the 20th Gyalyum Chemo Memorial Gold Cup Football Tournament, organised by the Tibetan National Sports Association in this Himachal Pradesh town, from June 4 to 15, the organisers said Saturday.

China to host 2016 Thomas, Uber Cups

May 28, 2014 at 9:15 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The 2016 Thomas and Uber Cups will be held in Kunshan, China, at the Kunshan Sports Centre.

More teenage girls kidnapped in Nigeria

May 7, 2014 at 1:54 AM

Abuja, May 7 (IANS) More girls have been kidnapped in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, a security source and residents said Tuesday, some 24 hours after Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the mid-April abduction of 234 teenage schoolgirls in the same region.

Leonardo DiCaprio buys $10 million apartment

May 7, 2014 at 1:22 AM

New York, May 7 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly splurged $10 million on an apartment at the Green Delos building in Greenwich Village here.

Startup Village CEO invited to US leadership programme

May 2, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Kochi, May 2 (IANS) Sijo Kuruvilla George, chief executive officer of the Kochi Startup Village, has been invited to take part in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), conducted by the US Department of State to foster professional ties and mutual understanding with other countries.

Kerala government to sponsor 10 students to Silicon Valley

April 26, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Kochi, April 26 (IANS) The Kerala government will sponsor the visit of 10 student entrepreneurs to the Silicon Valley this year as part of the SV Square programme of Startup Village, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday.

Dwayne Johnson's new movie 'San Andreas'

April 22, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Former wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson's will be seen in new action thriller "San Andreas".

ACME to construct National Games village

April 9, 2014 at 5:56 PM

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) ACME, green technology development solutions firm, Wednesday announced that it has bagged the order for constructing the Games Village of the 35th National Games in Kerala. ACME won the bid at Rs.36.57 crore.

Youth queue up in Kerala for IT startup funding

April 8, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Kochi, April 8 (IANS) Kerala's dream of becoming a hub for business startups is inching closer to reality with 527 applications received by incubator Startup Village in March from young entrepreneurs for technologies-based enterprises.

Seven killed in China landslide

April 6, 2014 at 9:25 PM

Beijing, April 6 (IANS) Seven people were killed while one person was rescued when a landslide hit China's Shanxi province early Sunday, Xinhua reported.

When Winslet received sketch of Rose from fan

March 22, 2014 at 4:43 AM

Los Angeles, March 22 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet was presented with an intricate nude drawing by an enthusiastic "Titanic" fan at "Divergent" premiere.

Chinese kindergarten food poisoning leaves two dead

March 20, 2014 at 1:48 AM

Beijing, March 20 (IANS) Suspected food poisoning in a rural kindergarten in China's Yunnan province killed two pupils and left 30 hospitalised Wednesday, authorities said.

New York Indian Film Festival to spotlight Gurinder Chadha

March 18, 2014 at 2:43 PM

New York, March 18 (IANS) The 14th Annual New York Indian Film Festival will put the spotlight on British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of her acclaimed film "Bhaji On The Beach".

Hockey legend De Nooijer role model for Youth Olympics

March 18, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Lausanne, March 18 (IANS) Double Olympic gold medallist and hockey legend Teun de Nooijer has been selected along with 36 others as Athlete Role Model (ARM) for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that will be held in Nanjing, China, Aug 16-28.

Girl raped by tailor in Delhi

March 9, 2014 at 11:09 PM

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl was raped by her neighbour, a tailor by profession, police said Sunday. The accused has been arrested.

Startup Village witnesses record sign-ups

March 6, 2014 at 10:25 PM

Kochi, March 6 (IANS) Startup Village, India's first telecom technology business incubator based here, has clocked a new milestone with a record 286 young applicants signing up in the month of February.

Historians dig out 15 skeletons of 1857 Mutiny fighters

March 1, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Amritsar, Mar.1 (ANI): After 157 years of obscurity, historians have retrieved fifteen skeletons from a well here, belonging to people who took part in the 1857 Mutiny against the British.

Campaign against female infanticide in Bengal

February 28, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) To tackle gender imbalance in the state, the West Bengal government has launched a campaign against female infanticide, which includes organising awareness programmes and monitoring ultrasonography clinics, an official said Friday.

De Niro unsure about directing another film

February 27, 2014 at 7:21 AM

Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Actor Robert De Niro isn't sure if he wants to direct another movie.

Squash's Olympic bid gets boost

February 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) World Squash Federation (WSF) president N. Ramachandran is encouraged by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) vision of introducing new sports in the Summer Games "sooner rather than later".

Andhra Pradesh VRO/VRA Results 2014 declared: Check Results

February 24, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Andhra Pradesh Revenue Department has released written test results for recruitment of 1657 Village Revenue Officer (VRO) and 4305 Village Revenue Assistant (VRA) Posts.

Sam Worthington busted for punching photographer in NYC

February 24, 2014 at 1:04 PM

New York, February 24 (ANI): 'Avatar' star Sam Worthington was arrested in Greenwich Village for punching a photographer who kicked his girlfriend Lara Bingle.

Sam Worthington arrested for assaulting paparazzi

February 24, 2014 at 12:24 PM

New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Sam Worthington has been arrested in Manhattan for allegedly assaulting a photographer.

Police search tainted German Olympic biathlete's home

February 22, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Sochi, Feb 22 (IANS) Police have carried out a search in the home of German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle, following her positive doping test at the Winter Olympics, Germany's Sochi Games team chief said Saturday.

Bjorndalen, Wickenheiser elected to IOC Athletes' Commission

February 20, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Sochi, Feb 20 (IANS) Ole Einar Bjorndalen from Norway (biathlon) and Hayley Wickenheiser from Canada (ice hockey) have been elected to the Athletes' Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by their peers at the Sochi Winter Games for a term of eight years.

Chinese centenarian dead

February 19, 2014 at 7:02 PM

Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) He Er'xiu, one of the oldest people in China, has died at the age of 117 in east China's Jiangxi Province.

Kunal Kapoor's portal to work for animal welfare, environment

February 18, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kapoor's online crowd-fund raising portal "Ketto" will focus on gathering contributions for animal welfare and environmental organisations this year, its CEO said Tuesday.

Bihar's 'gram kachahris' in revival mode

February 17, 2014 at 9:50 PM

Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Village heads in Bihar have been given judicial power to punish and impose fine on those violating rules, said a minister Monday.

'Lego movie' still number one at box office with $48 million

February 17, 2014 at 2:46 PM

London, Feb. 17 (ANI): 'The Lego Movie' made under the production of Warner Bros. is still number one at the box office with 50-million-dollar earnings.

Chinese officials give thumbs up to Sochi

February 5, 2014 at 3:42 PM

Sochi, Feb 5 (IANS) Athletes will enjoy themselves in the "comfortable" Sochi Winter Olympics Village that "offers convenience in every aspect", a Chinese sports official said Wednesday.

Anonymous threats to kidnap Austrian athletes in Sochi

February 5, 2014 at 9:34 AM

Vienna, Feb 5 (IANS) An anonymous letter threatening to kidnap two Austrian athletes who are scheduled to attend the Sochi Games has been received by the Austrian Olympic Committee (AOC), authorities said.

50 bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's house

February 4, 2014 at 10:41 AM

Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Up to 50 envelopes of what is believed to be heroin were found in the apartment Philip Seymour Hoffman, who recently died from an apparent drug overdose in New York, according to reports.

Australian pens crisp food biography of Indian cuisines (Foodie Trail)

January 30, 2014 at 12:14 PM

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Indian food has more to offer than curries and tandoori chicken, said an Australian culinary writer who has broken Western myths and re-introduced culinary secrets from different states in a history-cum-food guide.

Michael Sheen looks forward to '...Madding Crowd'

January 25, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Actor Michael Sheen says his recently filmed costume drama "Far from the Madding Crowd" will be a "beautiful film".

Nurture conciliation at village level, says chief justice

January 24, 2014 at 10:54 PM

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Chief Justice of India Justice P. Sathasivam Friday urged the legal fraternity that would operate Village Legal Service Clinic to nurture the culture of conciliation instead of litigation so people could settle their disputes outside the court.

Village club offers to lose against `humiliated` England team for just 100 pounds!

January 24, 2014 at 3:18 PM

London, Jan 24 (ANI): England's humiliated cricketers have reportedly been offered a chance to regain victory by a village club in Oxfordshire in exchange of 100 pounds in a bid to boost the team's shattered confidence following their 5-0 Ashes loss in Australia.

Indian cyclist in Africa spreads HIV/AIDS awareness (Feature)

January 24, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Addis Ababa, Jan 24 (IANS) He'd been captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan and escaped a bomb blast in Iraq. His bicycle's been stolen six times but Somen Debnath from the eastern Indian state of West Bengal is determined to complete his mission to pedal 200,000 km to 191 countries by 2020 and reach out to 20 million people to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS. Now on his fourth foray, this time to Africa, he intends covering 40 countries on the continent.

Sports Ministry clears financial assistance for Winter Olympians

January 15, 2014 at 7:05 PM

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Sports Ministry Wednesday decided to give financial assistance to three sportspersons and their coaches who have qualified for the Sochi Winter Olympics, starting Feb 7.

Meet Sahil Rizwan, who reviews movies through caricatures

January 14, 2014 at 2:17 PM

New Delhi, Jan. 14 (ANI): Sahil Rizwan has developed his own unique way of reviewing films with the help of caricatures.

Kejriwal's first 'Janta Darbar' leaves people disappointed

January 11, 2014 at 6:15 PM

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Balwinder Kaur, 85, who has arthritis and supports herself with a walking stick, braved the winter chill early Saturday morning to get a vantage point outside the Delhi Secretariat where the 'people's chief minister' Arvind Kejriwal held his much-publicised 'Janta Darbar', or people's court. However, she was left disappointed.

Residents donate land, jewellery for road construction in Kashmir

January 8, 2014 at 12:25 PM

Reasi (J-K), Jan.8 (ANI):Fed up with the apathy of officials, residents of Hander Village in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi District have donated 30 acres of land and jewellery for the construction of a 14-kilometer-long road in the Narloo area.

Garo community in Nagaland celebrates "Wangala" Festival with great enthusiasm

December 4, 2013 at 11:54 AM

Dimapur, Dec 4 (ANI): Celebration is a way of life for the people in the northeast. Recently, the Garo community in Nagaland celebrated the Wangala Festival in Dimapur with great enthusiasm.

Mukherjee to inaugurate 'Hornbill Festival' in Nagaland

November 30, 2013 at 2:50 PM

Kohima (Nagaland) Nov. 30 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 10-day-long Hornbill Festival and take part in the 50th anniversary celebrations of the statehood of Nagaland on Saturday.

'Nanum Village': A new initiative by Samsung to provide basic facilities

November 28, 2013 at 12:16 PM

Samsung announced the launch of its 'Nanum Village' project in India, with the adoption of Baidpura village near its Noida manufacturing facility. Company has claimed that with the launching of such a initiative, the Nanum Village project will see various improvements bringing in several improvements in the infrastructure, health and education facilities in the village

Muniyappa to lay foundation of Rs. 100 crore HP Govt. tool room

November 27, 2013 at 6:50 PM

New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday said that Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise K.H. Muniyappa will lay the foundation stone of the Rs.100 crore tool room in the Baddi industrial area next month.

IITF: Khadi's fashion show massy, classy

November 27, 2013 at 4:50 PM

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Audiences cheered and applauded when models dressed in saris, suits and gowns made of khadi cotton, silk, and woollen woven by over 700 master craftsmen from across the country, hit the ramp at the ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) here.

Australia restricts teams' drinking during Olympics

November 19, 2013 at 3:33 PM

Sydney, Nov 19 (IANS) The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Tuesday announced new restrictions on the consumption of alcohol for members of future Australian teams, including athletes and officials.

Village students observe celestial bodies

November 15, 2013 at 4:12 PM

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A group of 300 underprivileged school children from a Haryana village got an opportunity to observe celestial bodies through a telescope on the occasion of the Childrens' Day, an NGO said here Friday.

Hornbill Festival to host national dance competition

November 13, 2013 at 2:59 PM

Kohima, Nov 13 (IANS) For the first time, the Hornbill Festival in Nagaland will feature Footloose, a national dance competition. Participants from other states and local talent are expected to light up the dance floor.

Miss India Earth 2013 promotes safe drinking water

November 11, 2013 at 5:55 PM

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Shobhita Dhulipalia, Miss India Earth 2013, is set to spread awareness about the importance of safe drinking water.

Leonardo DiCaprio buys luxury Greenwich Village pad

November 10, 2013 at 3:47 PM

New York, November 10 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio has bought a multimillion-dollar apartment in the luxurious and green Delos building in Greenwich Village.

Husband kills wife, her parents in China

October 31, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) A man was arrested in China's Ningxia Hui region Wednesday for allegedly murdering seven people, including his wife and her parents, following an argument in the family earlier this month.

28,000 pounds-a-week 'holiday homes' to be rented to golf fans during 2014 Ryder Cup

October 27, 2013 at 3:01 PM

Edinburgh, Oct 27 (ANI): Well-heeled golf fans will reportedly have to shell out 28,000 pounds a week to rent 'holiday homes' near the PGA centenary course where the 2014 Ryder Cup tournament will be held.

LiLo 'involved in verbal fight with staff of NYC Karaoke bar'

October 24, 2013 at 3:31 PM

Washington, Oct, 24 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan reportedly behaved like an 'insane belligerent' when she got into a verbal fight with a worker at NYC's Sing Sing Karaoke bar while hanging out with her pals in a private room.

Oz Olympic athletes facing booze ban at Rio Games after 'flopping' at London 2012

October 24, 2013 at 10:27 AM

Sydney, Oct 24 (ANI): The Australian Olympics Committee has announced that a zero tolerance ban will be in place in the Olympic Village and on the flight home for Australian athletes competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Two militants thrashed by villagers for misbehaving with girl in Manipur

October 23, 2013 at 4:11 PM

Imphal, Oct.22 (ANI): Villagers of Laikhong trashed two militants, and handed them over to the police on charges of extortion and misbehaviour.

Two militants trashed by villagers for misbehaving with girl in Manipur

October 22, 2013 at 6:19 PM

Imphal, Oct.22 (ANI): Villagers of Laikhong trashed two militants, and handed them over to the police on charges of extortion and misbehaviour.

Two killed in Kabul suicide attack

October 19, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) At least two people, including the attacker, were killed and four suffered injuries when a suicide car bomb went off near a complex housing foreign nationals in Kabul Friday evening, police said.

Kate Middleton is fuss-free sales shopper and loves to bargain

October 18, 2013 at 9:24 AM

London, October 18 (ANI): Kate Middleton regularly visits shops at Bicester Village and loves to bargain, it has been revealed.

Coe praises Rio's Olympic progress

October 16, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 16 (IANS) London's 2012 Olympic chief Sebastian Coe has praised the progress of construction work at Rio's 2016 athletes' village.

An app to access cell phones remotely

October 16, 2013 at 12:36 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) Kerala start-up company Livares Technologies has come out with a new application PhoneAway that enables users to access their mobile phones remotely.

UAE prepares for Eid al-Adha celebrations

October 14, 2013 at 12:36 PM

Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) Eid al-Adha, a Islamic festival of over 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide, will be celebrated across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Oct 15.

Kate Upton cuddles up to beau during NYC outing

October 13, 2013 at 11:16 AM

New York, Oct 13 (ANI): Kate Upton was spotted cuddling with her boyfriend, Maksim Chmer-kovskiy, all around the town in New York.

Sarah Jessica Parker spotted smoking again

October 11, 2013 at 4:36 PM

New York, August 11 (ANI): Sarah Jessica Parker has been spotted taking a smoke break in Greenwich Village, like a teenager in a rebellious outfit with sunglasses, black leather jacket and jeans.

Russia favours boosting ties with Rwanda

October 11, 2013 at 12:52 AM

Kigali (Rwanda), Oct 11 (IANS) The Russian government is looking forward to strengthening bilateral relations with Rwanda, the country's deputy minister for foreign affairs said Thursday.

Nigerian troops raid bomb factory, terror suspect killed

October 10, 2013 at 3:48 AM

Kano (Nigeria) Oct 10 (IANS) A terror suspect was killed Wednesday in Nigeria when security operatives found and raided a bomb factory, serving as a hideout for members of a militant group in Kano state, the military said.

Indian woman, child fall to death in Dubai

October 9, 2013 at 7:56 PM

Dubai, Oct 9 (IANS) An Indian woman in her late 20s and her child fell to their death from a high-rise building in Dubai.

Alcohol not allowed on Spears' dining table

October 9, 2013 at 4:44 AM

Los Angeles, Oct 9 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears, who has battled alcohol addiction in the past, don't allow her friends to drink when she is around.

Dubai to develop culture village

October 8, 2013 at 5:32 PM

Dubai, Oct 8 (IANS/WAM) Dubai has announced the development of culture village, a creek side destination which aims to capture the culture and heritage of Dubai.

Tiger Woods leads US to eighth President Cup win

October 7, 2013 at 9:40 AM

Wellington, Oct 7 (ANI): The United States has won the Presidents Cup for the eighth time, beating the Internationals 18-1/2 to 15-1/2 at Muirfield Village Golf Club after South African Richard Sterne was beaten by Tiger Woods.

US takes slim lead in Presidents Cup with Woods-Kuchar partnership win

October 6, 2013 at 10:36 AM

Johannesburg, Oct 6 (ANI): The United States have taken a slim 6 1/2-5 1/2 lead in the Presidents Cup on Saturday due to American players Tiger Woods and Matt Kuchar defeating South Africans Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel 4 and 2 respectively.

Keegan Bradley's wayward tee shot smashes spectator's head during Presidents Cup

October 4, 2013 at 12:52 PM

Brisbane, Oct 4 (ANI): An unfortunate spectator was hit by a wayward tee shot by Keegan Bradley at the Presidents Cup, leaving him with a sore head.

Kate Upton, Maksim Chmerkovskiy dating?

September 30, 2013 at 1:56 PM

New York, Sep 30 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Upton is reportedly dating choreographer Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Six killed in Philippine violence

September 22, 2013 at 3:40 PM

Manila, Sep 22 (IANS) The Philippines authorities have launched a manhunt for the suspects who massacred six people in a resthouse in Pampanga province Friday night, police said Saturday.

Villagers in Nagaland reap benefits of MGNREGA

September 20, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Dimapur, Sep 20 (ANI): With the gradual decline of insurgency, the northeastern states are moving forward on the path of development. In Nagaland, the villagers are now reaping the benefits of several welfare schemes introduced by the government like the MGNREGA.

Villagers in Nagaland reap benefits of MGNREGA

September 20, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Dimapur, Sep 20 (ANI): With the gradual decline of insurgency, the northeastern states are moving forward on the path of development. In Nagaland, the villagers are now reaping the benefits of several welfare schemes introduced by the government like the MGNREGA.

IS Russell, Jemina dating?

September 17, 2013 at 2:08 AM

New York, Sep 17 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand fuelled rumours of romance with socialite Jemina Khan after they were spotted taking a stroll hand in hand.

Jaden Smith believes dropping out of school can lead to intelligent society

September 16, 2013 at 5:52 PM

Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Will Smith's son Jaden Smith is reportedly so thrilled with home schooling that he wants everyone to drop out of school.

Four-year-old raped in Delhi

September 16, 2013 at 4:25 PM

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A four-year-old girl was found in a semi conscious state near her home here after being sexually assaulted, police said Monday.

Chandy to interact with two million students

September 11, 2013 at 4:25 PM

Thiruvanathapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) On Entrepreneurship Day Thursday, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will connect with more than two million school and college students through Google Plus Hangout at 1 p.m., a statement from the government said.

Japan begins preparations for 2020 Olympics

September 9, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Tokyo, Sep 9 (IANS) Preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics are already underway with Japan sizing up plans to ready its sporting facilities and urban infrastructure, Japanese officials said Monday.

Mogadishu twin blasts: death toll touches 18

September 7, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Mogadishu, Sep 7 (IANS) The death toll from the twin explosions in Somalia's capital Mogadishu has risen to 18, police said Saturday.

Twin blasts in Mogadishu, 10 killed

September 7, 2013 at 4:40 PM

Mogadishu, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and several others were injured Saturday after two explosions ripped through a restaurant in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, police and witnesses said.

West Delhi to get new hospital in 18 months

September 5, 2013 at 9:04 PM

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A 50-bed hospital would soon be set up in west Delhi's Naraina area within 18 months, Delhi's Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami said Thursday.

Indian homeopath Batra gets Asian award

September 4, 2013 at 3:12 PM

Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Noted Indian homeopath Mukesh Batra has been honoured with Asia's "most promising leader" award at a recent function in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for pioneering work in healthcare, using natural medicine.

Dubai's first orphanage gets Landmark group's support

September 3, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Dubai, Sep 3 (IANS/WAM) Dubai's first orphanage -- Family Village -- will soon receive $2,72,257 from Landmark group to support the establishment of an endowment or investment fund for its operations, the retail and hospitality giant announced Monday.

Dubai Customs seizes drugs concealed in parcel

September 3, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Dubai, Sep 3 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs officers at the Cargo Village here have seized 2.7 kg of marijuana in a parcel crossing through Dubai in transit between two Asian countries, an official said Monday.

Murray's locally raised chicken sandwich becomes US Open 'dish of the day'

August 31, 2013 at 1:28 PM

New York, Aug 31 (ANI): A new dish called Murray's locally raised chicken sandwich is ruling the roost at US Open's Food Village, where locally sourced ingredients are woven together in a roster of sports-fan appropriate fare.

UAE seeks knowledge-based economy, says daily

August 20, 2013 at 7:46 AM

Abu Dhabi, Aug 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) vision of prospering through a powerful knowledge-based economy is a vital part of how the country plans to break free from its dependency on the oil sector, a daily has said.

WADA warns Asian Youth Games athletes against doping

August 17, 2013 at 5:30 PM

Nanjing, Aug 17 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency is warning all athletes at the Asian Youth Games to 'Say No To Doping' in a themed activity that began Friday, the opening day of competition.

Children can't assert rights, so fight for them: NCPCR chairperson

August 9, 2013 at 1:38 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Children cannot fight for their own rights, so having laws protecting such rights is not enough, people need to be aware of them and fight for them, Kushal Singh, chairperson, NCPCR, said Friday.

Steve Waugh's firm links up with sports savvy residential project in Lucknow

August 8, 2013 at 2:18 PM

New Delhi, Aug.8 (ANI-Business Wire India): Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh has agreed to associate his firm Sporting Edge with realty major Shri Infratech for a unique sports savvy residential township project in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Brit gymnast Beth Tweddle announces retirement on London Games anniversary

August 7, 2013 at 12:34 PM

London, Aug 7 (ANI): British gymnast Beth Tweddle has reportedly announced her retirement on the anniversary of her spectacular performance on the uneven bars at 2012 London Olympics, for which she won the bronze medal.

Downpour cools Delhi

August 5, 2013 at 7:48 PM

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Rain in the capital Monday afternoon brought relief to the people from the muggy weather but traffic snarls due to water-logging on major roads hit commuters.

Downpour cools Delhi, floods roads

August 5, 2013 at 5:32 PM

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Rains in the capital Monday afternoon brought relief to the people from the muggy weather but hit commuters due to traffic snarls in various parts of the city due to water-logging on major roads.

Man charged for stalking CNN's Anderson Cooper

July 29, 2013 at 4:12 PM

New York, July 29 (ANI): A psychiatric patient, who has allegedly stalked CNN anchor Anderson Cooper for five years, has been arrested and charged with misdemeanor harassment and stalking.

Kerala targets 3,000 new IT companies by 2020: Chandy

July 28, 2013 at 8:52 PM

Kochi, July 28 (IANS) Kerala aims to have at least 3,000 IT companies by 2020 under the state's new Seed Support System for early-stage investment to assist new entrepreneurs under the new IT policy of nurturing "one product startup a day", Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Sunday.

Man City skipper calls for helping poor children

July 26, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Hong Kong, July 26 (IANS) Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany called for more attention to help poor children by providing them a proper livelihood and education environment.

'Startup Village to help entrepreneurs grow'

July 23, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) The 'Startup Village' in Kochi can provide cash-strapped entrepreneurs an ecosystem to flourish if they have the intelligence and courage to pursue their goals, said its chairman Tuesday.

SDMC: Councilor Parmila Tokas inspected Munirka village

July 22, 2013 at 1:37 PM

Councilor from ward No-166 (Munirka) and Chairperson, Mahila Kalyan and Bal Vikas Committee, SDMC Smt Parmila Dheeraj Tokas inspected of Munirka Village. During this tour members of Munirka Village RWA and all the concerned SDMC officials of all the departments of her ward were present.