Adventure

  • Uttarakhand government identifies over a dozen places to be developed as adventure tourism destinations 28-06-2014 03:31 PM

    In a bid to revive the tourism sector badly hit by last year's calamity in Uttarakhand, the state government has identified over a dozen places spread over eight districts to develop them as adventure tourism destinations. Chairing a meeting of the working committee of Uttarakhand Tourism's ADB aided infrastructure development...
  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Amitabh Bachchan lends his voice for the opening episode of the show 22-03-2014 06:01 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan has lent his voice for the opening episode of the action-adventure show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'. The show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi - Darr Ka Blockbuster' starts tonight. Big B will be introducing director Rohit Shetty, who is the host of this season, sources said. Bachchan had done...
  • Photo: Tintin wearing a dhoti and roaming the roads of Kolkata 22-02-2014 12:07 PM

    Yes, we know what Tintin means to Bengalis. This adorable viral photo of the Belgian reporter has him clad in a dhoti roaming the streets of Kolkata. Man, that would be something! ...
  • Watch: Parachutist base jumps out of a moving ski lift after forcing its doors open mid-air 14-02-2014 11:49 AM

    A man forced open the doors of a ski lift mid-air and illegally base jumped out causing 10,000 pounds worth of damage. Police are hunting the daredevil who jumped from the amazingly high Peak 2 Peak Gondola in Whistler Blackcomb ski resort, Canada. Apparently, the man took the leap of...
  • Renault launches Duster’s adventure edition at Auto Expo 05-02-2014 04:02 PM

    Renault India on Wednesday unveiled the adventure edition of its popular car Duster on Day 1 of the Auto Expo in Greater Noida. ...
  • Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally concludes; Jagmeet Gill, Chandas Das emerge as winners 25-12-2013 02:02 PM

    Jagmeet Gill and Chandas Das, winners of this year's Raid De Himalaya TSD Category, have lifted the overall winner's trophy at the Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally which concluded in Dehradun. Gill, who was leading on Day One, slipped to the fifth position overall on day two of the rally. On...
  • Jagmeet Gill, Chandan Das lead Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally 22-12-2013 07:47 PM

    The country's top TSD rally crews were engaged in a bitter battle for the winner's trophy in the first Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally which was flagged off in Dehradun onSunday morning with 31 teams participating and all reaching Auli Ski resort for the night halt after surviving a snowfall en...
  • I've physical stamina to play a warrior: Rajbir on Hatim's role 22-12-2013 01:53 PM

    Mumbai: Rajbir Singh is back on telly with 'The Adventures of Hatim' and says he has the physical stamina required to play the title role in the adventurous fantasy show. 'The Adventures of Hatim' will go on air Dec 28 on Life OK. Earlier seen in the reality show 'Perfect...
  • Top motorists to participate in Adventure Car Rally 15-12-2013 07:51 PM

    The husband-wife team of Satish Gopalkrishnan and Savera DSouza from Bangalore head a strong field of 35 entries participating in the three-day, 1,000-km Uttarkhand Adventure Car Rally commencing in Dehradun on Dec 21. Uttarakhand Tourism is organising the rally that has been designed to touch some of the major tourism...
  • 3 Australians on 3,500 km tour for Bangalore's underprivileged kids 01-10-2013 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Three friends from Australia are hoping to bring education to Bangalore's underprivileged children. For that they have embarked on a ride of a lifetime. Matt, Janis and Greg from Australia have embarked on an adventure of a lifetime going 3,500 km across India in an autorickshaw. The two-week...
  • LoC killings: Is dialogue still the only way forward with Pakistan? 08-08-2013 11:24 PM

    The killing of five Indian soldiers by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir has put bilateral talks under cloud. ...
  • The Last Word: Options the Army can consider to check Pakistan's adventurism on the LoC? 08-08-2013 11:00 PM

    Five Indian soldiers were killed by Pakistani troops along the LoC in the Poonch sector on Tuesday, sparking outrage in India. If given a free hand what are the tactical options the army could consider to check Pakistan's adventurism on the LoC? That's the question Karan Thapar discussed with a...
  • How accidental was the PLA's Raki Nulla adventure?

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    The Raki Nulla face off in April between Indian and Chinese troops was "accidental, not deliberately staged", is the word from the men in green...

  • We cannot be held responsible for arbitration impasse: BCCI 22-05-2013 07:10 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Wednesday rejected Sahara Group's claim that it had failed to expedite the arbitration process to reduce franchisee fee, saying that it has acted as per the rules and was not responsible for the situation. A day after Sahara Group pulled out of the IPL, citing...
  • Not enough travel, wrong partner biggest lifetime regrets 23-11-2012 04:21 PM

    London: People spend more than two hours a week dwelling on regrets, with not having travelled enough as the most common cause of remorse, a new UK study has found. More than half of those surveyed admitted wishing they had made a different life choice at some point, such as...
  • Excerpt: The Adventures of an Intrepid Film Critic 22-11-2012 05:05 PM

    The Adventures of an Intrepid Film Critic is journalist Anna MM Vetticad's account of a year in which she resolved to blog reviews of every single Hindi film released in the NCR (National Capital Region)...not just the high-profile, well-promoted films, or big-banner productions with major stars, but literally every single...
  • Sonam Kapoor: I don't take myself seriously 21-11-2012 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Sonam Kapoor says she never takes herself seriously and that is why her comments are often misinterpreted. "I don't take myself seriously. Critics often criticise me personally and my films. Media sometimes misinterpret my statement but I have always taken them positively," she said. "Rather, I find...
  • Mountain biking picks speed in Himachal Pradesh 11-10-2012 12:01 PM

    Shimla: Cycling through the rugged mountain tracks of Himachal Pradesh is on a roll. And this time, the adventurous mountain bikers are not just foreigners. At a nine-day, 438-km long mountain biking (MTB) expedition here last week, 62 of the 75 cyclists were Indians - most of them with white...
  • History Channel's new show: Last Woman Standing 10-05-2012 06:11 PM

    Last Woman Standing is History Channel's latest adventure show that will see five athletes battle it out to win the title. ...
  • I'm fine now, says Sayali Bhagat after mall mishap 09-04-2012 11:36 AM

    Greater Noida: Bollywood actress Sayali Bhagat met with an accident on Saturday while performing a stunt during a mall inaugural event in Greater Noida. Police spokesperson said that the stunt being performed in a jeep driven by Sayali went wrong. The jeep turned turtle during the show due to which...
  • Greater Noida mall tragedy: 1 dead, actress hurt 07-04-2012 09:27 PM

    Greater Noida: Adventure sports on Saturday turned fatal at a Greater Noida mall as one man died after he fell from a height at a shopping mall in the national capital region. The man plunged to his death while rappelling down a glass wall during an adventure carnival held at...
  • 1 dead, actress hurt at Greater Noida mall opening 07-04-2012 05:09 PM

    Greater Noida: In a tragic incident in Greater Noida, one person died on Saturday after falling from a height while taking part in an adventure sport in a mall that was being inaugurated. The person fell from a height while climbing down a glass wall, which was a part of...
  • Hachette acquires worldwide rights in Enid Blyton 27-03-2012 12:54 PM

    New Delhi: Hachette UK announced today that it has acquired worldwide rights in the wholly-owned Enid Blyton estate, excluding Noddy, from Chorion for the Hodder Children's imprint of its Hachette Children's Books business. Enid Blyton has an extensive publishing portfolio with 800 titles translated into 40 languages. Till date over...
  • Indian conquers the Andes in Latin America 27-03-2012 11:03 AM

    Buenos Aires: Thirty-seven-year old Malli Mastan Babu is the only Indian to have scaled the tallest peaks of the Andes in South America. He also holds a Guinness record for having climbed the seven summits of the world in just 172 days. Babu, who comes from a farming family in...
  • Kochadaiyaan: India's first 3 D motion picture 21-02-2012 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: Steven Spielberg's 'The Adventures of Tintin' was a different film due to the latest 3 D techniques used in it. The use of this technique made the animated characters look more vivid and closer to reality. The Indian film industry doesn't lag far behind than Hollywood when it...
  • Tintin is like an older brother: Peter Jackson 16-12-2011 01:59 PM

    London: Filmmaker Peter Jackson says he grew up reading Tintin and the fictional hero was like an older brother to him. Jackson, 50, who produced the film directed by Steven Spielberg is in talks to direct the sequel, reported Femalefirst online. "You grow up looking at Tintin, in my case,...
  • Steven Spielberg busy with Tintin sequel 06-12-2011 06:24 PM

    London: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg says he is working on the script for a sequel to his 3-D film 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn'. The legendary filmmaker directed his last release starring Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig and Andy Serkis in the lead roles, Contactmusic reported. Producer Kathleen...
  • Belgians keen to share Hollywood's Tintin 06-12-2011 01:17 PM

    Brussels: His adventures have taken him around the world, captured hearts across Europe and courted controversy, but can a computer animated 3D Hollywood blockbuster about a boy journalist from Belgium win over American audiences? Belgians have flocked to see 'The Adventures of Tintin - The Secret of the Unicorn', a...