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  • Police: Justin Bieber claimed foot fracture in Florida 19-03-2014 10:40 AM

    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...
  • Korean war veteran and grandfather of four wrote his own hilarious obituary made public after his death 18-03-2014 09:31 AM

    An 80-year-old grandfather of four and a Korean war veteran wrote his own obituary that has his family and friends in splits after his death. The obit, shared on Imgur, had blank spaces for time and day of death but otherwise covered Walter Bruhl Jr's colourful life in crisp, witty...
  • Justin Bieber police video may be released, minus genitalia: Judge 05-03-2014 11:55 AM

    A judge on Tuesday ruled that video images of a partially-clad Justin Bieber while the pop singer was in police custody in Florida can be released, but only after blocking out his genitals. The video clips included Bieber providing a urine sample for a drug test following his arrest by...
  • Russell Henley wins Honda Classic in four-way playoff 03-03-2014 09:40 AM

    American Russell Henley emerged as the last man standing to win his second PGA Tour title in a four-way playoff for the Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida on Sunday. Henley, 24, birdied the first extra hole, the par-five 18th, from two feet in fading light to edge...
  • Tiger Woods rues eratic putting after carding a 71 at Honda Classic 28-02-2014 09:02 AM

    Tiger Woods lamented inconsistent putting after he battled to a one-over-par 71 that left him six strokes off the early lead in Thursday's first round at the $6 million Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. While South African Rory Sabbatini and American William McGirt had few problems on the...
  • Marin Cilic wins Delray Beach Open title 24-02-2014 09:05 AM

    Marin Cilic's run of red-hot form continued on Sunday as he beat Kevin Anderson 7-6, 6-7, 6-4 to win the Delray Beach Open title. Cilic was playing in his third consecutive final, having lost in Rotterdam last week after winning the title in Zagreb two weeks ago. The 25-year-old Croat...
  • Kevin Anderson defeats Steve Johnson to reach Delray Beach Open final 23-02-2014 09:28 AM

    Delray Beach: Kevin Anderson defeated American qualifier Steve Johnson 6-2, 6-4 Saturday to reach the final of the Delray Beach Open. Anderson, seeded No. 4 and ranked No. 21 in the world, will be playing in his second Delray Beach final on Sunday when he faces the winner of the...
  • Underdog Johnson through to Delray Beach Open semi-final 22-02-2014 01:21 PM

    American qualifier Steve Johnson is through to his first ATP Tour semi-final after an emphatic victory at the Delray Beach Open on Friday. The 24-year-old, who eliminated top seed Tommy Haas in the second round, dominated sixth seeded Spaniard Feliciano Lopez to win their quarter-final 6-3 6-2 in 73 minutes....
  • John Isner and Marin Cilic advance to Delray Beach semi-finals 22-02-2014 09:38 AM

    Delray Beach: John Isner and Marin Cilic notched quarter-final victories Friday night to set up a semi-final match at the ATP World Tour Delray Beach Open. No. 4 seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa and American qualifier Steve Johnson will meet in the other semi-final. Isner was stretched to three...
  • Isner holds off Sela to reach Delray quarters 21-02-2014 12:21 PM

    Delray Beach: John Isner held off an upset bid by Dudi Sela of Israel on Thursday night to advance to the quarter-finals of the Delray Beach Open after No. 3 seed Kei Nishikori of Japan exited the tournament because of a left hip injury. The second-seeded Isner squandered four match...
  • Top-seed Haas ousted in first round at Delray Beach 20-02-2014 09:12 AM

    Delray Beach: Former collegiate standout Steve Johnson upset No. 1 seed Tommy Haas 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (2) in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Wednesday night. It marked the earliest exit of a top seed in this tournament since Haas lost in the first round to Teymuraz...
  • Haas, Isner, Hewitt win in 1st round at Delray 19-02-2014 12:20 PM

    Delray Beach: Top-seeded Tommy Haas accounted for American Wayne Odesnik 6-2, 6-1 in the first round at the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday, losing only 20 points on serve. The 35-year-old Haas won the tournament in 2006. No. 2-seeded John Isner had 20 aces and held every service game in...
  • Americans Querrey, Sock lose at Delray Beach 18-02-2014 11:03 AM

    Delray Beach: Spaniard Feliciano Lopez rallied past American Sam Querrey in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Monday night. The sixth-seeded Lopez, who last played this event when he lost in the 2002 quarter-finals, ousted Querrey 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Lopez, ranked No. 27 in the world, next...
  • World's biggest sand Jesus at Puri beach 24-12-2013 07:08 PM

    Odisha's noted sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created yet another wonder erecting a 35 feet by 75 feet sand idol of Lord Jesus. Sudarsan used about 1000 tonnes of sand mixed with coloured sand in the statue which comprised the sculptor of Lord Jesus, Mother Mary and Santa Clause. Pattnaik,...
  • Mumbai: Friend allegedly forces an 18-year-old girl to drink acid 20-10-2013 08:26 AM

    Mumbai: An 18-year-old girl was allegedly forced to drink acid by her male friend on Saturday evening in Mumbai. The police claimed that her male friend also tried to push her into the sea. The incident took place at Gorai Beach in the western suburbs of Mumbai. The girl has...
  • Goa to give a facelift to tourist facilities at south beaches 17-10-2013 11:56 AM

    Panaji: Goa tourism department has decided to give a facelift to four shorelines, including Colva, in the South district in a bid to divert tourists from the crowded beaches of North Goa. The upgradation of infrastructure in tourist places of Colva, Gonsua, Betalbatim and Benaulim beaches in South Goa has...
  • TN govt suspends beach mineral mining, orders probe 17-09-2013 04:07 PM

    Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday ordered a probe to ascertain if irregularities have occurred in 71 large mineral quarries engaged in extraction of beach minerals in the state and suspended operations till its completion. Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, following up on her action against allegations of illegal mining of beach minerals...
  • Penelope Cruz goes topless on a beach 13-09-2013 04:01 PM

    Los Angeles: Just less than two months after giving birth to daughter Luna, actress Penelope Cruz went topless while vacationing in Corsica with husband Javier Bardem and their two children. The 39-year-old actress was pictured showing off her post-baby figure in a tiny floral string bikini with neon yellow ties...
  • Goa govt tells Sunburn organisers to shift venue from Candolim beach 12-09-2013 09:55 AM

    Panaji: The annual dance and music festival 'Sunburn' will no longer be held at the regular Candolim beach from this year. The event is known to attract a lot of tourists to Goa every year, but the tourism department wants to change the venue because of the inconvenience caused around...
  • Goa govt approves 'Beach Shack Policy', debars foreigners from working at restaurants 28-08-2013 08:09 PM

    Goa Government on Wednesday approved the Beach Shack Policy debarring foreigners from managing or working at these restaurants on beaches, and also extending the renewal period of licences from one to three years. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced the details of the Policy, after the state Cabinet gave its approval....
  • ATM heist accused arrested in Goa with cash worth Rs 1.16 crore 30-07-2013 02:27 AM

    Maharashtra Police arrested three men at a Miramar beach hotel near Panaji in connection with an alleged ATM money heist in Ahmadnagar on July 20. The operation was conducted jointly by the Pune-based Lonikand police station and the Panaji police, which nabbed them in a hotel with stolen cash amounting...
  • 28 lakh tourists visited Goa last fiscal, a record high 15-05-2013 09:40 PM

    Panaji: A record 27.8 lakh tourists visited the coastal hot-spot of Goa in 2012-13, marking a 4 per cent increase over the previous year, official figures say. "Goa registered a record arrival of 27.8 lakh tourists for the year 2012-13, of which, 4.5 lakh were foreigners. The previous year saw...
  • Goa tourist taxis to be equipped with wireless radio sets 24-04-2013 10:38 PM

    Panaji: The Goa government has decided to convert tourist taxis into radio-equipped taxis by equipping them with gadgets like wireless. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the state Assembly on Wednesday that a group of around 25 taxis could be clubbed together and provided with facilities like wireless sets, introducing...
  • Goa govt bans drinking liquor on beaches 24-04-2013 03:54 PM

    Panaji: Goa government has banned drinking liquor on beaches in a bid to curb littering and nuisance caused to women tourists. However, one can continue to enjoy drinks at designated places like beach shacks, Goa Tourism Director Nikhil Desai told reporters. "The ban has been imposed under Goa Tourist Places...
  • American Sloane Stephens opens Fed Cup vs Sweden 19-04-2013 11:36 PM

    Delray Beach: American Sloane Stephens, ranked 16th, will open the Fed Cup World Group Playoff tie against 54th-ranked Sophia Arvidsson of Sweden at the Delray Beach Tennis Center on Saturday. The second match on Saturday features world No. 1 Serena Williams of the US against 66th-ranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden....
  • Goa says no to India's first Playboy club on its beach 15-04-2013 07:26 PM

    Panaji: Goa will not be home to the country's first Playboy club with the state government deciding to reject a proposal for opening this facility at Candolim beach amid a controversy that it would promote vulgarism. Bowing to pressure from within ruling BJP against the US-based Playboy club's move to...
  • Why the Goa BJP, Cong are against Playboy's sari-clad bunnies 10-04-2013 03:38 PM

    Panaji: The BJP Goa unit has decided to stand by its legislator who has opposed Playboy Club's plan to open a branch at Candolim beach which has been under consideration of the state tourism ministry. Even the state Congress unit has also expressed its reservations over opening of such a...
  • World record not on Usain Bolt's mind 24-03-2013 02:06 PM

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