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  • Well water in Goa beach villages has worms: Public Works Department Minister September 13, 2014

    Panaji: Well water in tourismoriented coastal Goan villages is so bad that it is infested with worms, Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said on Friday. "In Calangute, if you put your hand in the water, germs cling on to your hands," said Dhavalikar, whose ministry is responsible for collection, treatment...
  • Tamil Nadu: Government says it will notify rules on regulation of bore wells September 2, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Tuesday disposed off a PIL filed by a law student for a direction to the Central and State Governments to formulate guidelines to regulate the erection and management of bore wells especially abandoned ones. The First Bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and...
  • 4yearold boy falls in bore well and dies in Jamnagar June 21, 2014

    Jamnagar: A fouryearold boy died on Saturday after falling in a 350feet deep bore well near here, a district official said. "The boy, identified as Vijay Vasava, fell into a 350feet deep bore well at a farm in GokulpurPara village of the district on Saturday morning, is declared dead," SubDivisional...
  • India to be No 1 for growth in wellness tourism by 2019: Study June 13, 2014

    Dubai: India could be number one for growth globally in the wellness tourism sector in the next five years, clocking over 20 per cent gains annually through 2017, according to a recent study. Wellness tourism is a $439 billion industry worldwide within the $3.2 trillion global tourism industry, representing 14 per...
  • I need to stay fit for long struggle ahead: Shatrughan Sinha May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, who underwent a bypass surgery in 2012, was recently admitted to a hospital here. He says it was a routine checkup and that he needs to stay in the pink of health. "It was a routine check up. Nothing wrong with me at all. I had...
  • Rory McIlroy roars into contention with hot putter at Wells Fargo May 4, 2014

    Rory McIlroy found his putting touch to surge into contention with a sizzling third round 65 at the $6.9 million Wells Fargo Championship on Saturday. The Northern Irishman barely made the halfway cut, but he took advantage of his reprieve with a sevenunderpar showing in delightful morning conditions at Quail Hollow....
  • John Lennon's artworks to be auctioned in NYC March 24, 2014

    New York: A collection of John Lennon's drawings and manuscripts is going up for auction. The "You Might Well Arsk" sale of the late Beatles singer's material is scheduled to take place June 4 in New York, Sotheby's said. The items are being put up for sale by Tom Maschler, who had...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black lose BNP Paribas final March 16, 2014

    Indian Wells: India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black went down to top seeds Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan and Peng Shuai of China in the women's doubles final of the BNP Paribas Open tennis here. Hseih and Peng maintained their perfect record in the finals, improving to an 11-0...
  • Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer to meet for Indian Wells title March 16, 2014

    Indian Wells: Novak Djokovic beat John Isner 7-5, 6-7 (2), 6-1 on Saturday to reach the final of the BNP Paribas Open, where he'll resume his longtime rivalry with Roger Federer. "It's always tense. It's always emotional. It's always close," Djokovic said of the looming match up. "I look forward...
  • Pennetta to face Radwanska in Indian Wells final March 15, 2014

    Italian veteran Flavia Pennetta upset China's Australian Open champion Li Na on Friday to join Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska in the women's final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. The 32-year-old Pennetta qualified for the biggest singles final of her career after a 7-6(5) 6-3 drubbing of an out-of-sorts...
  • Novak Djokovic, Isner ease into Indian Wells semis March 15, 2014

    Paris: Serbia's Novak Djokovic and American John Isner cruised into the last four of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Friday with straight-sets wins in the quarter-finals. Djokovic hardly raised a sweat in the Californian desert as he eased to a 6-1 6-3 victory over Frenchman Julien Benneteau, before...
  • Facebook can create an epidemic of wellbeing March 13, 2014

    You may be worried about airborne virus that can bring cold or flu but what about emotional contagion spreading fast via online social networks? According to a new research, Facebook feelings are contagious. Positive posts beget positive posts and negative posts beget negative ones - with the positive posts being more...
  • Novak Djokovic eases into fourth round at Indian Wells March 12, 2014

    Normal service resumed at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Tuesday when Novak Djokovic safely booked his place in the fourth round. The Serbian had a little hiccup when he dropped the second set of his match with Colombia's Alejandro Gonzalez but was otherwise untroubled in winning 6-1, 3-6,...
  • Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova beaten at Indian Wells March 11, 2014

    Rafa Nadal and Maria Sharapova were both knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Monday after stunning upsets at one of the world's biggest tournaments outside the four grand slams. Nadal was sent packing by Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3 3-6 7-6 (7-5) after Sharapova fell to Italian...
  • Murray, Federer advance in Indian Wells after tough tests March 11, 2014

    Britain's Andy Murray was forced to dig deep before beating rising Czech star Jiri Vesely in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Monday. The Wimbledon champion won 6-7 (2-7) 6-4 6-4 but only after clawing back from the brink of defeat against the 20-year-old...
  • Leander Paes, Radek Stepanek in Indian Wells pre-quarterfinals March 10, 2014

    Indian Wells: Fourth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek fought their way into the pre-quarterfinals of the ATP Indian Wells Masters tournament after a tough first round win over unseeded Jerzy Janowicz and Philipp Kohlschreiber. The Indo-Czech pair needed a Super Tie Breaker to beat the Polish-German team 7-6(6) 3-6 10-5...
  • Fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych falls in Indian Wells March 10, 2014

    Indian Wells: Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut knocked out Tomas Berdych on Sunday in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open, beating the fourth-seeded Czech player 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. Berdych had won 11 matches in a row in February and is 16-4 this year. "He really handled the tough situation today...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black in quarter-finals of WTA Indian Wells March 9, 2014

    Indian Wells: Fifth seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black reached the quarter-finals of the WTA Paribas Open following a straight sets victory over Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears. The Indo-Zimbabwean pair beat the unseeded American combo 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 12 minutes in the second round of the USD...
  • Federer, Murray advance, Nadal survives scare at Indian Wells March 9, 2014

    Indian Wells: Top seed Rafa Nadal survived a scare from Radek Stepanek before winning his BNP Paribas Open second round match in three tight sets at Indian Wells on Saturday. The Spaniard, in his first match as defending champion, was stretched to the limit before prevailing 2-6 6-4 7-5 in night...
  • 'August Osage County' review: It is a satisfying rich brew of drama March 8, 2014

    Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Sam Shepard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Margo Martindale, Chris Cooper, Dermot Mulroney and Julianne Nicholson Director: John Wells Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Shame and scandals within the family have always been excellent ingredients for a robust film, and there is...
  • Federer-Wawrinka beat Bopanna-Qureshi in first round at Indian Wells March 8, 2014

    Indian Wells: Now that the magnitude of his Australian Open triumph has sunk in, Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka is aiming to build on his first Grand Slam triumph. The unassuming Swiss, playing his first tournament since he beat Rafael Nadal in the final at Melbourne in January, is the third...
  • Protests outside AAP office with 'Get Well Soon' messages March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after AAP and BJP supporters clashed, a group of about 50 people staged a silent dharna outside AAP's office with placards of "Get Well Soon" and roses and were offered tea in return. The protesters, who also pasted "Get Well Soon" messages on their shirts, waved the...
  • Somdev Devvarman ousted from Indian Wells masters qualifiers March 5, 2014

    Indian Wells: Somdev Devvarman has crashed out of the Indian Wells ATP Masters as the top seeded Indian suffered a first round defeat at the hands of Spaniard Daniel Munoz-de La Nava. Ranked 78th, Somdev lost his first round contest 2-6, 7-5, 3-6 to a player, who is ranked as low...
  • 'The Avenger: This Time It's War is a well paced read' is well paced February 17, 2014

    The second book by Juggi Bhasin also deals with the concept of terrorism, and the writer's journalism history has helped him to meticulously carve out the details of a book in which he mingles facts which he has seen and covered as a journalist, with the touch of fiction which...
  • Serena Williams pulls out of Indian Wells and Qatar Open February 8, 2014

    Topranked Serena Williams withdrew Friday from the Qatar Open and the Indian Wells event because of a back injury sustained last month in the Australian Open. The Qatar Open begins Monday in Doha, and the BNP Paribas Open is March 316 in Indian Wells, Calif. In a statement released by the Indian...
  • Indian hockey has a lot of depth: Aussie coach December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Triple Olympic medallist Matthew Wells of Australia sees a lot of depth in Indian hockey and believes the eighttime Olympic champions will soon be competing against the best. Wells, who was part of the Australian hockey team that won the 2004 Athens Olympics gold medal, feels that Indian hockey...
  • New study explains feelgood movie syndrome September 23, 2013

    Ever wondered why a movie might leave you with a little spring in your step afterwards? Inspiring stories of people beating the odds could boost confidence in audiences, a new study has found. Despite the wealth of emotionally evocative content that the entertainment industry produces, relatively little scientific attention has been...
  • Chinese woman survives 15 days after falling down in a well September 17, 2013

    Beijing: A woman has been found 15 days after she fell into a well in central China's Henan province, local authorities said Tuesday. Su Qixiu, 38, was found at the bottom of an abandoned well at Zhongfeng village in Xiayi county aound 4 p.m. Monday, Xinhua reported, citing the county's firefighting...
  • Sneak peek: Zac Efron, Tom Welling in 'Parksland' August 23, 2013

    Directed by Peter Landesman, 'Parksland' stars Zac Efron, Tom Welling and James Badge Dale in the lead roles. ...