Updated 03:12 PM Jul 14, 2014

World Cup 2014: The A to Z of the 'beautiful' carnival in Brazil

The Maracana became the moment of reckoning for Germany as they ended their 24-year long wait by lifting the World Cup for the first time as a unified nation.

Germany ride on Mario Goetze goal to beat Argentina, win FIFA World Cup

Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra-time to give Germany their fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina.

World Cup 2014: IBNLive's Dream XI

As the month-long football carnival drew to a close on Sunday, IBNLive.com picks up the Best XI of the tournament.

No dhoti, pyjama, slippers; elite clubs keep British legacy alive, people express outrage

The recent incident of not allowing a Madras High Court judge into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club in Chennai has triggered a controversy.

Gundecha Brothers use Skype to teach Dhrupad music worldwide

Well known as Dagarvani Dhrupad singers, they are imparting classical music training to students worldwide via Skype.

Eyeing World Masters Athletic, a 72-year-old runs 20km a day

Jayaprakash Kerketta runs 20 km even today in the hope of making it big on the international stage one day.

To please rain god ‘Indra’, 80 artists paint cars depicting environment

Two artists-Vidyasagar Upadhaya and Vinay Sharma- from Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi joined other artists to draw environment friendly art on 10 cars.

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  • Apple may not launch the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 this year: Report

    Apple may not launch the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 this year: Report

    Apple is expected to unveil only a 4.7-screen version of the iPhone 6 this fall, probably in September.

  • Indian engineer prepares a solar-electric autorickshaw; plans to drive it all the way to London

    Indian engineer prepares a solar-electric autorickshaw; plans to drive it all the way to London

    Indian engineer Naveen Rabelli will leave India next year on a 9,600-km odyssey through 10 countries to promote the idea of environmentally friendly travel.

  • Wickedleak Wammy Neo Youth with octa-core processor, 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 8,450

    Wickedleak Wammy Neo Youth with octa-core processor, 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 8,450

    The Wammy Neo Youth has a 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera, and an internal storage space of 8GB.

  • All that happens in a minute on Facebook

    All that happens in a minute on Facebook

    Millions of users log in to Facebook everyday, but where do they actually spend most of their time? Here is a look at what happens every minute on Facebook.

  • Google celebrates Germany's World Cup win with an animated Paul the Octopus doodle

    Google celebrates Germany's World Cup win with an animated Paul the Octopus doodle

    Like the other World Cup 2014 doodles, the Germany victory doodle is also animated and features Paul the Octopus.

  • Football World Cup 2014: How the world tweeted #GER versus #ARG

    Football World Cup 2014: How the world tweeted #GER versus #ARG

    According to Twitter, there were a total of 6,18,725 tweets per minute discussing the match - the highest Tweets-Per-Minute (TPM) during an event.

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