Edinburgh

  • Malala meets Queen Elizabeth, regrets missing school 18-10-2013 08:08 PM

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, on Friday, met British Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and spoke about the importance of education. The 16-year-old schoolgirl presented the monarch with a copy of her recently released book, "I Am Malala". "It is a...
  • Shaun Marsh says Scotland thrashing 'worthwhile' 04-09-2013 08:48 AM

    Ediburgh: Australia's Shaun Marsh insisted a 200-run win over an outclassed Scotland side in Edinburgh on Tuesday had been a "worthwhile" exercise ahead of the five-match ODI series with England. While England were tested by Ireland on Tuesday before completing a six-wicket win in Malahide ahead of Friday's series opener...
  • Scotland suffer huge defeat against Australia 03-09-2013 03:30 PM

    CLICK HERE for the liive score from the one-off ODI between Australia and Scotland being played at Edinburgh. TOSS: Scotland won the toss and elected to field. TEAM NEWS: Australia left Glenn Maxwell, Coulter-Nile, Josh Hazlewood and Philip Hughes out of their side. Playing XIs: Australia: Michael Clarke (capt), George...
  • Shiv Kapur ready for his second appearance at The Open 15-07-2013 02:00 PM

    Edinburgh: Richer in experience, Indian golfer Shiv Kapur will not feel like a 'kid in a candy store' when he makes his second appearance at The Open Championship, starting here on Thursday. Kapur, who is a winner on the Asian Tour, qualified for the year's third Major championship at the...
  • Scientists want Higgs boson to be renamed 21-04-2013 06:55 PM

    London: What's in a name? A lot - at least as far as the Higgs boson is concerned. Some leading scientists want the elusive God particle, called Higgs boson after its discoverer Peter Higgs, to be renamed in order to also credit the other researchers involved in its discovery. Scientists...
  • Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at Edinburgh festival 24-03-2011 02:38 PM

    Edinburgh: Indian musician Ravi Shankar and Asian versions of Shakespeare are among highlights of this year's Edinburgh International Festival, as EIF director Jonathan Mills completes a five-year artistic tour of the world. The EIF, running from Aug. 12 to Sept. 4, combines with the Fringe and the city's International Book...
  • Oriental Shakespeare, Ravi Shankar at Edinburgh 24-03-2011 11:40 AM

    Edinburgh: The EIF, running from Aug. 12 to Sept. 4, combines with the Fringe and the city's International Book Festival and military tattoo to offer the world's biggest annual extravaganza of the arts. Mills unveiled the EIF programme on Wednesday in what he called "an attempt to make very mainstream...
  • Now, a contraceptive jab for men! 07-02-2011 10:12 AM

    London: Women have been awaiting it for years -- a contraceptive option for men to help them share the family planning burden. And, now scientists at Edinburgh University have confirmed that such a contraceptive jab has proved successful in preventing unplanned pregnancies after tests in Scotland, 'The Scotsman' reported. The...
  • Assange signs book deal with a Scottish publisher 08-01-2011 06:09 PM

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has signed a book deal with a British publisher to give a "highly personal" account of his life story, it was announced on Friday. Assange, who is currently on bail in Britain pending court proceedings over an extradition request from Sweden on assault charges, said...
  • 106 years old and still a virgin! 04-09-2010 12:05 PM

    London: A 106-year-old woman in Britain is not only a virgin, she has never ever been kissed. Isa Blyth, who turned 106 on Saturday, puts her longevity to being a virgin, The Sun reported. She is of the opinion that being single has made her stay strong. "I'm not sure...
  • Sikh boy admits he faked racial attack 24-12-2006 08:03 PM

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  • Brit boys to keep off Sai Baba's reach 22-12-2006 08:23 AM

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  • Sikh boy's hair cut in UK race attack 16-11-2006 09:53 AM

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