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  • Package found on Australian beach may be linked to missing Malaysian Ailrines flight MH370 March 10, 2015

    Canberra: An unwrapped towelette, bearing the Malaysia Airlines logo that washed up on an Australia beach, is being examined to determine whether it could have come from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The package was found by a couple Kingsley and Vicki Miller as they walked along the beach at the...
  • Swatch announces new Touch Zero One smartwatch for beach volleyball lovers March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Rumours about a Swatch smartwatch had been long doing the rounds and the company finally announced a successor to its Swatch Touch, the Swatch Touch Zero One, which includes new Beach Volley functions for players and fans. The smartwatch, announced at the ongoing MWC 2015 event, includes features...
  • Leander Paes, Raven Klaasen end runners-up at Delray Beach February 23, 2015

    Delray Beach: Leander Paes and his partner Raven Klaasen ended runners-up at the ATP 250 Delray Beach event, losing the summit clash 3-6 6-3 6-10 to legendary American twins Mike and Bob Bryan. It was third final appearance in five tournaments so far this season for Paes and his South African...
  • Ivo Karlovic becomes oldest ATP winner since 1989 February 23, 2015

    Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest ATP winner since Jimmy Connors in 1989 when he captured the Delray Beach Open final on Sunday. The 35-year-old used his prodigious serve to break American opponent Donald Young three times for a 6-3 6-3 victory on the Florida hardcourt. Karlovic, who turns 36 on Feb....
  • Donald Young advances to Delray Beach Open final February 22, 2015

    Delray Beach: Donald Young was once a prodigy. Ten years ago, just months passed his 16th birthday, Young became the youngest year-end world No. 1 junior. He had already won the Australian Open junior title, turned pro at 14 and played in the US Open main draw. But Young has struggled...
  • Donald Young upsets Alexandr Dolgopolov in Delray Beach quarter-final February 21, 2015

    Delray Beach: Donald Young upset third-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Delray Beach Open on Friday to reach back-to-back ATP Tour semi-finals for the first time in his career. On his sixth match point, the 25-year-old American finally put away Dolgopolov with a winner on a...
  • Young reaches another quarterfinal; Nishioka joins him in Delray Beach Open February 20, 2015

    Delray Beach: Yoshihito Nishioka, a 19-year-old from Japan, became the first teenage qualifier to reach the quarter-finals of the Delray Beach Open since his countryman, Kei Nishikori, won the title as an 18-year-old in 2008. Nishioka advanced on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Australian Marinko Matosevic to set up...
  • Lu Yen-hsun upsets top-seeded Kevin Anderson in Delray Beach February 19, 2015

    Delray Beach: Taiwan's Lu Yen-hsun upset top-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Wednesday night in chilly conditions in the second round of the Delray Beach Open. The 31-year-old Lu set up a quarterfinal match against fifth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France, a 6-2, 6-2 winner over Denis Kudla...
  • John Isner upset in first round of Delray Beach Open February 18, 2015

    Delray Beach: Marinko Matosevic ousted No. 2 seed John Isner 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday. Marinko Matosevic had never beaten Isner in three previous meetings, all in 2014. The 29-year-old Isner, a semifinalist in Delray the past three years, struggled throughout the 75-minute...
  • Alexandr Dolgopolov beats Teymuraz Gabashvili in Delray Beach 1st round February 17, 2015

    Delray Beach: Third-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine won just his second match of the ATP season with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 victory over Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Monday. He was joined in the second round by wild card Denis Kudla, a...
  • Emotional Brandt Snedeker wins Pebble Beach by three shots February 16, 2015

    An emotional Brandt Snedeker ended a 17-month title drought when he carded a closing five-under-par 67 to win the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am by three strokes on Sunday. Snedeker recorded just one bogey in 72 holes to finish at 22-under 265 and win for the second time in three years the...
  • Anjallee and Arjun Kapoor showcase destination wedding outfits at IBFW 2015 February 8, 2015

    If you are planning a destination wedding, than Anjallee and Arjun Kapoor's creations will surely add more glamour and fun to your trousseau. The designer duo showcased a range of collections for the various wedding functions at day three of Gionee India Beach Fashion Week 2015. Presenting an assortment of looks...
  • India Beach Fashion Week: Anupamaa Dayal's collection offers a blend of bright colours and exotic prints February 6, 2015

    Candolim: She loves to spread happiness and joy with her clothes and keeping continuing the trend, designer Anupamaa Dayal showcased a collection titled "Masti" at the opening day of the debut edition of Gionee Smartphones India Beach Fashion Week (IBFW). The three-day event, that is taking place at Hotel Grand Mercure...
  • Goa deputy CM Francis D'Souza inaugurates India Beach Fashion Week February 6, 2015

    Candolim: It was a day of fun and glamour in Goa Thursday as the first edition of Gionee Smartphones India Beach Fashion Week (IBFW) was inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza. The show host, VJ Anushka Dandekar asked D'Souza to officially announce the launch of the fashion gala's first...
  • Goa to host India Beach Fashion Week 2015 January 15, 2015

    Candolim: Goa is all set to witness the first edition of Gionee Smartphones India Beach Fashion Week (IBFW) 2015, a three-day event dedicated to resort, swim, beach and cruise clothing along with a day dedicated to destination bridal wear. It will begin Feb 5. "Our core team has pooled their vast...
  • Sunburn organiser says he wanted to cancel one of the greatest December 31 parties when Balasaheb Thackeray died December 20, 2014

    Panaji: Shailendra Singh, the brain behind Asia's one of the biggest Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festival, Sunburn, says he almost gave up his business after his company went through a rough phase following the death of Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray in November 2012. "The gates opened at 2 pm...
  • Goa faces prospect of falling tourist arrivals December 11, 2014

    Panaji: The Crimean crisis, Russia's falling rouble and stopping of tourist charter flights from international destinations might prove to be a dampener for the much-hyped New Year party scene in Goa this time, fear tourism industry experts. While the ongoing St Francis Xavier exposition might to a certain extent off-set...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Fishermen rush to protect their boats before they evacuate the Gopalpur beach October 11, 2014

    Fishermen rush to protect their boats before they evacuate the Gopalpur beach in fear of the Hudhud cyclone. "I am scared that my boat will be destroyed. It is the only means of my livelihood," said a fisherman. Cyclone Phailin had also struck Gopalpur beach hard last year. ...
  • Watch: BBC's 'God Only Knows' cover by Elton John, One Direction, Pharrell Williams and other artistes is the most beautiful thing you'll see all day October 9, 2014

    Seventeen years after the BBC released world-wide hit cover of 'Perfect day', the network now presents a lovely cover of Beach Boys' hit number 'God only knows'. "The Beach Boys' masterpiece 'God Only Knows' remade with the help of a few friends to celebrate the launch of BBC Music," says...
  • Indian-American billionaire Vinod Khosla loses battle to keep beach private September 26, 2014

    Washington: Vinod Khosla, Indian-American co-founder of Sun Microsystems, has lost a court battle against a coastal protection group to keep the public out from a popular beach in northern California with the victorious attorney saying that "great wealth cannot be used to circumvent and ignore the law". San Mateo County Superior...
  • Goa MLA proposes concept of bikini beach with an entry fee, faces flak August 16, 2014

    Panaji: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party MLA Lavoo Mamledar has come under fire for proposing the concept of bikini beach in Goa which will charge an entry fee. The Congress party and women's right activists have hit out at the leader for his proposal. The remarks came a month after another MLA...
  • Clean up India: Puri beach turned into a garbage dump, Jagannath Temple surrounded by trash August 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. CNN-IBN begins with focusing on the famous beach in Puri and the iconic...
  • Plane crashlands on US beach, kills man July 28, 2014

    Miami: A small plane crashlanded on a beach in the US state of Florida on Sunday, killing a father and critically injuring his young daughter, authorities said on Sunday. The midafternoon incident in Venice involved a 1972 Piper Cherokee aircraft and neither the pilot nor his passenger was hurt, Wendy Rose...
  • While ministers indulge in moral policing, locals want them to accept both sides of Goa July 12, 2014

    Panaji: Goa may be one India's popular tourist haven, but of late, the state has been more in the news for attempts at moral policing by its ministers who have spoken out against the pub culture in the state. CNNIBN spoke to some locals to get a sense of what...
  • Six people drown in Mumbai's Murud beach July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Six people who were enjoying a picnic on Mumbai's Murud beach drowned in the sea on Sunday evening. A group of 15 people from Chembur were on a picnic on the beach when 12 of them went to the sea for a swim. Out of these 12, six people drowned in...
  • Minister's moral policing: Should alcohol & bikinis be banned in Goa? July 2, 2014

    Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across the country and takes their views on Goa...
  • Goa Minister who objected to girls visiting pubs now wants bikinis banned on beaches July 1, 2014

    Panaji: Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. Dhavalikar met Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and said that he stood by his comments. He...
  • Police: Justin Bieber claimed foot fracture in Florida March 19, 2014

    Miami: Justin Bieber claimed after a shaky sobriety test in Florida that he was suffering from a hairline fracture in his right foot and made condescending comments to officers, according to a Miami Beach police document released Tuesday. The police summary of Bieber's performance on various sobriety tests following his Jan....