Pyramid

  • I'm portrayed like a demon, Michael Ferreira on Qnet scam December 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Former World Billiards Champion and Padma Bhushan awardee Michael Ferreira on Monday denied the reports on Qnet scam and said he was shocked to find a simple thing blown out of proportion. He said, "I am shocked to find that this simple thing has been blown out of proportion...
  • Ferreira fails to appear before Mumbai EOW in Rs 450 cr Qnet scam December 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Former World Billiards Champion and Padma Bhushan awardee Michael Ferreira has landed himself in trouble after he failed to appear after the Mumbai Economic Offences wing summoned him over the Rs 450 crore Qnet scam. The documents accessed by to CNN-IBN, show that Ferreira owns eighty thousand shares in Qnet...
  • Google Earth discovers 'lost pyramids' August 13, 2012

    Washington: An archaeologist claimed to have discovered two new possible pyramid complexes in Egypt with a large mound almost three times the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Archaeology researcher Angela Micol from Maiden, North Carolina has been conducting satellite archaeology research for over ten years, searching for ancient...
  • Watch: Dahi handi event on Krishna Janmashtami August 10, 2012

    India celebrates Krishna Janmashtami or the birth of Krishna on Friday. ...
  • Footloose in Egypt August 9, 2011

    Alright in Alexandria The receptionist has throat cancer and must keep a finger on the tiny hole at the top of his chest when he speaks, "Welcome to..." and as his fingertip slips there's a deflated wheeze instead of "Alexandria". My room is one of those typical budget accommodations with a...
  • 'Great Pyramid may hold secret rooms' January 31, 2011

    Washington: The Great Pyramid of Giza may house two secret rooms at its heart, claims a French architect known for his theories on how the 4,500-year-old structure was built. Jean-Pierre Houdin, who has been asking for a probe into how the great structure was built, said 3-D simulation and data from...
  • Taj Mahal for the rich and famous only? December 13, 2010

    London: Access to the Taj Mahal, the epitome of Mughal art and one of the world's most recognisable structures, may be limited to the rich and famous only, a new report has suggested. The report by the influential Future Laboratory in Britain claims that the Taj Mahal in India, the...
  • Devotees gear up for 'dahi handi' in Mumbai September 2, 2010

    The enthusiastic 'govindas' will form tall human pyramids and the lucky one who breaks the 'handi' will walk away with huge cash prizes. ...
  • Malaria outbreak hits dahi handi celebrations August 21, 2010

    With more and more govindas going down with malaria every day, dahi handi celebrations in Mumbai face a crisis with most mandals struggling to get participants for human pyramids. ...
  • Forbes India: We must see India and Bharat as one September 19, 2009

    Name: C K Prahalad Age: 68 Designation: Paul and Ruth McCracken Distinguished University Professor, Ross School of Business, The University of Michigan Work History: Member of faculty at the University of Michigan from 1977. Before that he taught at IIM-Ahmedabad. His first job was at the Union Carbide battery plant Achievements: A Padma Bhushan...
  • Journalist, PR person in scam to destabilise markets April 25, 2009

    Mumbai: A company director, a PR executive and a journalist - ingredients of another scam that has shaken but not surprised the stock market. This one involves an entertainment company called Pyramid Saimira Theatre Limited. Market regulator Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has taken swift action. In an interim order,...
  • Mumbai mandal to miss Janmashtami, dedicates to pal September 3, 2007

    Mumbai: Gokulashtami in Mumbai is a big affair with tall human pyramids trying to reach that pot of curds. But this year, Janmashtami in Chunabhatti will be different. The matka in this part of northeast Mumbai is dedicated to Dinesh Patil the 32-year old who lost his life after injuring his...
  • Architect claims to solve pyramid secret April 3, 2007

    Paris: A French architect claimed to have uncovered the mystery about how Egypt's Great Pyramid of Khufu was built with use of a spiral ramp to hoist huge stone blocks into place on Friday. The construction of the Great Pyramid 4,500 years ago by Khufu, a ruler also known as...
  • A pyramid that was built 'inside out' June 19, 2007

    London: A French architect said on Friday he had cracked a 4,500-year-old mystery surrounding Egypt's Great Pyramid, saying it was built from the inside out. Previous theories have suggested Pharaoh Khufu's tomb, the last surviving example of the seven great wonders of antiquity, was built using either a vast frontal...
  • 7 wonders list is insulting: Egypt June 16, 2007

    Giza: The pyramids of Giza are among the finalists for a new list of Seven Wonders of the World. In an online contest people vote for the new seven wonders but it seems Egyptians have a problem with it. Egypt's director of supreme antiquities, Zahi Hawass, finds it insulting to be...
  • Govindas pack their bags for Spain October 26, 2006

    Mumbai: After the dabbawallahs of Mumbai who will be going to Italy for a food conference, it’s the turn of the govindas of the city to go global. Every Janmashtami, the govindas scale dizzying heights and thousands watch with bated breath as the human pyramids rise up and collapse with practiced...