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  • Kolkata: Fire in Chatterjee International building near Park Street, no casualties 9 hours 53 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Fire broke out on the 15th and 16th floor of the landmark Chatterjee International building near Park Street in Kolkata on Tuesday morning. Ten to fifteen fire tenders had been rushed to the spot to rescue the trapped people. The fire reportedly took place due to a short circuit. Since...
  • Chelsea sign France forward Loic Remy from Queens Park Rangers 2 days ago

    Chelsea have bolstered their attacking options by signing France forward Loic Remy from Premier League rivals Queens Park Rangers on a four-year deal, the 2012 European champions announced on Sunday. The pacy Remy, 27, arrives at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea activated a 10.5 million pound buyout clause ($17.42 million) in the...
  • QPR sign midfielder Lassana Diarra 2 days ago

    London: Queens Park Rangers have signed former Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra from Lokomotiv Moscow, said manager Harry Redknapp after his side beat visitors Sunderland 1-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. "He's signed. I think everything is agreed. He was down with the chairman (Tony Fernandes) last night and I'm...
  • Heavy rain ruins West Indies vs Bangladesh one-off T20 5 days ago

    Basseterre: The one-off Twenty20 cricket international between the West Indies and Bangladesh was abandoned with no result on Wednesday after a lengthy, heavy shower rendered conditions unfit for play at Warner Park. Bangladesh, after winning the toss, reached 31 for 0 off 4.4 overs when rain and strong winds caused ground...
  • Aston Villa, QPR humbled by lowly sides in League Cup 5 days ago

    Premier League Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa suffered humiliating 1-0 defeats against fourth-tier Burton Albion and third-tier Leyton Orient respectively in the second round of the League Cup on Wednesday. QPR sit bottom of the Premier League with two defeats from as many games but were expected to make light...
  • Remembering Attenborough, the man behind 'Gandhi' August 25, 2014

    Actor, filmmaker Richard Attenborough passed away on Sunday at the age of 90. He will be fondly remembered for his roles in films like 'The Great Escape' and the 'Jurassic Park' series. But here in India, his name will always be synonymous with the film 'Gandhi'. ...
  • Harry Redknapp expects good reception on return to Tottenham August 22, 2014

    Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp is expecting a good reception on Sunday when his new club play away to Tottenham Hotspur, who sacked him two years ago despite finishing fourth in the Premier League. But he told the QPR website (www.qpr.co.uk) that he was only concerned about his newly promoted...
  • Chhattisgarh to set up marine fossil park in Koriya August 20, 2014

    Chhattisgarh will set up a 'Marine Fossil Park' in Koriya district where fossils of Permian geological period were found. The state government has provisioned Rs 17.15 lakh to set up the fossil park and the forest department has been tasked to develop it, a public relations officer said. The marine fossils of...
  • Manchester City start EPL title defense with 2-0 win over Newcastle August 17, 2014

    England: Manchester City began their Premier League title defense with a 2-0 victory over Newcastle on Sunday, with goals by David Silva and Sergio Aguero putting the champions on top of the fledgling standings. With a professional, assured start to the season, City showed at St. James' Park why they will...
  • 50 per cent water logging in lower areas of Kaziranga National park August 17, 2014

    Kaziranga: Incessant rains have caused a flood like situation in many parts of Assam. There is 50 per cent water logging in lower areas of the Kaziranga National park. The forest minister has issued time cards and speed limit is set at 40 km per hour to prevent animals from...
  • Assam floods: Lakhs affected, one dead August 16, 2014

    Tezpur/Kaziranga: The flood situation in Assam turned grim on Saturday after a child died as the Brahmaputra and its tributaries inundated vast tracts of land in Upper Assam and the Kaziranga National Park following incessant rainfall in the catchment areas. The flood situation turned critical in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji and Sonitpur districts...
  • Vasundhara Raje announces scheme for women in the state August 15, 2014

    Promising a new transformation in the lives of women, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday announced launch of a scheme under which bank accounts in the name of women of 1.5 crore families will be opened and aid and benefits directly transferred to their accounts. Addressing the state level Independence...
  • Glenn Hoddle returns to coaching at Queens Park Rangers August 12, 2014

    Former England coach Glenn Hoddle will return to football after an eight-year absence by joining the backroom staff of promoted Premier League team Queens Park Rangers. As first-team coach, Hoddle will reportedly help with QPR manager Harry Redknapp's formation change to a 3-5-2 - a style of play Hoddle adopted when...
  • Adding political connotation to rally with Mulayam wrong: Amar Singh August 5, 2014

    Ahead of a rally where he will share the dais with SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Tuesday said it would be "extremely wrong" to add "political connotation" to his attending the programme. "I and Mulayam Singh Yadav are doing social work for a senior political...
  • Pune blast: CCTV footage obtained from parking lot where explosives were kept July 30, 2014

    Pune: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has obtained a CCTV footage from the parking lot from where the police bike carrying explosives had been stolen. The July 10 Pune blast case had left 5 injured. Though it was a low intensity blast in the heart of the city, the terror angle...
  • Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar returns to QPR July 26, 2014

    Toronto: Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has been recalled to newly promoted Queens Park Rangers after his loan to Toronto FC in Major League Soccer. The 34-year-old Cesar joined Toronto in February after playing sparingly under Harry Redknapp at QPR. His return to the Premier League was announced on Friday. Cesar conceded nine...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014 open tonight with glittering ceremony July 23, 2014

    The 20th edition of the Games will officially be opened by Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday with a ceremony at the iconic Celtic Park, the home of Scotland's famous football club Glasgow Celtic. The Opening Ceremony - to be produced by an international events company Jack Morton Worldwide involved in...
  • Mumbai: Hoax call could have led to fireman's death, says official July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: A hoax distress call might have led to the death of a fireman in Friday's fire that broke out in a 22-storeyed building in Mumbai, a top fire official said on Saturday. The fireman, Nitin Ivalekar, had gone to check out a distress call of a woman that she was...
  • Massive fire in commercial building in Mumbai, one fireman dead, 6 seriously injured July 18, 2014

    Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in a 22-storey commercial building in a western suburb of Mumbai on Friday morning. Over 40 fire tenders were pressed into service who, after toiling for hours, managed to douse off the flames. One fireman lost his life and six others were left seriously...
  • Former England defender Rio Ferdinand joins QPR July 18, 2014

    Former England defender Rio Ferdinand has joined Premier League Queens Park Rangers on a free transfer after he was released by Manchester United, the London club said on Thursday. Ferdinand, 35, has signed a one-year contract with QPR who were promoted back to the top flight through the second tier playoffs...
  • Delhi government mulling making use of multi-level parking mandatory July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to discourage the parking of vehicles at roadsides, Delhi government wants to make the use of multi-level parking facilities mandatory for Delhiites and is also looking to introduce a five-fold hike in surface parking rates. These recommendations have been drawn up by the committee on air...
  • 'Rare' Great Indian Bustard egg hatched successfully July 11, 2014

    The wildlife authorities are delighted with the successful hatching of an egg of "critically endangered" bird Great Indian Bustard in the Desert National Park near Jaisalmer. The egg was spotted in the park's satellite area by a wildlife patrolling team in mid-June and it had been kept under close watch since...
  • 1st T20: New Zealand beat West Indies in a rain-hit contest July 6, 2014

    Roseau: Captain Brendon McCullum hit 40 off 35 balls as New Zealand wrapped up a 12-run Duckworth/Lewis victory over the West Indies in a rainy opening Twenty20 at Windsor Park on Saturday. In a match reduced to 18 overs per side by light rain, New Zealand were well placed at 117...
  • US bans drone operations at national parks July 5, 2014

    New York: The United States has banned launching, landing or operating drones from all national parks, monuments and other historical sites. "We have serious concerns about the negative impact that flying unmanned aircraft is having in parks. We are prohibiting their use until we can determine the most appropriate policy that...
  • Rio Ferdinand set to sign for QPR, says Harry Redknapp July 4, 2014

    London: Former England centre back Rio Ferdinand has agreed to sign for promoted Queens Park Rangers, manager Harry Redknapp has said. Ferdinand, a free agent after leaving Manchester United at the end of last season, is working as an analyst for the BBC at the World Cup finals in Brazil. "Rio has...
  • Man found hanging from tree in Deer Park in south Delhi July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of a 25-year-old man was found hanging from a tree in a park in Safdarjung Enclave area of South Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. The deceased identified as Shivashish, who worked at a restaurant in Yusuf Sarai area, was apparantly upset over his financial condition,...
  • Delhi: Mehrauli Park to be restored June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government has decided to restore the 'Mehrauli Archaeological Park' (MAP) at Mehrauli village in order to attract the tourists coming to Qutab Minar. Spread over an area of 199 acres, the park is abutting the World Heritage site of Qutab Minar, with Quli Khan Tomb and its...
  • Cameras in Bangalore park to ward off lovers July 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Watch out if you are taking a stroll at the Bugle Park in Bangalore, for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike or the BBMP has installed surveillance cameras. This is, to control couples indulging in public display of affection, what the Mayor of Bangalore calls an anti-social activity. ...