BRIDGE

  • Unexploded World War II bomb triggers evacuation in London March 24, 2015

    London: An unexploded World War II bomb weighing 454 kg found on a building site near London's famous Tower Bridge on Monday led to hundreds of people being evacuated from their homes in the area. Roads were closed from the Victorian landmark and residents were escorted out after builders unearthed...
  • Oregon woman sets herself on fire, crashes car, jumps off bridge - and lives March 16, 2015

    An Oregon woman who set herself on fire while driving, crashed her car on an interstate and then jumped off a highway bridge to a park below, survived the ordeal and was being treated at Portland area hospital, police said on 13th March. Another driver reported in an emergency call to...
  • PSG knock Chelsea out of the Champions League on away goals, enter quarters March 12, 2015

    London: Thiago Silva sent 10-man Paris Saint-Germain into the Champions League quarter-finals on away goals after a 2-2 draw at Chelsea in extra time of a fiery and ill-disciplined game on Wednesday. Although PSG had striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off in the 31st minute for a challenge on Oscar, the visitors...
  • Bloody Sunday 50th Anniversary: Thousands crowd Selma bridge March 9, 2015

    Selma: Thousands of people crowded an Alabama bridge on Sunday, many jammed shoulder to shoulder, many unable to move, to commemorate a bloody confrontation 50 years ago between police and peaceful protesters that helped bring about the 1965 Voting Rights Act. A day after President Barack Obama had walked atop the...
  • Manchester City facing the blues? January 29, 2015

    Defending Champions, best team in the league last season, yet they have failed considerably this year. Now facing a daunting task to recover their season, is it all over this year for the blue half of Manchester? Such are the expectations from this City team full of stars, anything other than...
  • London lights up in French tricolour to mark terror deaths January 12, 2015

    London: London's famous landmarks were lit up in the colours of the French national flag in tribute to the 17 people killed in the Paris terror attacks on Sunday night. The Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and National Gallery in central London were streamed with the blue, white and red of the...
  • Bigger stadiums for Liverpool, Chelsea a step closer January 7, 2015

    London: Liverpool's famous Anfield Stadium has formally started a massive expansion project while architects of Beijing's Bird's Nest have been reported to be remodelling the Chelsea ground in London. The face of English top-flight football is changing, with work starting on the expansion of the Anfield Stadium. Meanwhile Chelsea is reported...
  • New Chelsea contract for John Terry a 'formality': Jose Mourinho December 28, 2014

    London: Skipper John Terry will sign a one-year extension to his Chelsea contract after Jose Mourinho revealed that it is now "a formality". The 34-year-old will be a leading contender for the PFA Player of the Year award after some outstanding displays at the heart of defence, reports dailymail.co.uk. Mourinho kept him...
  • Terry, Costa score as Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0, stay top in EPL December 26, 2014

    London: John Terry scored for the second straight game and Diego Costa grabbed his 13th goal of the season as Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0 to stay top of the Premier League on Friday. West Ham arrived at Stamford Bridge in fourth place and one of the surprises of the season,...
  • EPL: Chelsea aim to make it another Bridge of sighs for Spurs December 3, 2014

    Chelsea will look to stretch one of the longest unbeaten sequences in the top flight when the runaway leaders entertain arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday. There has been little love lost between the fans of both sides since Spurs beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley in the first all-London FA Cup...
  • Interview: My best years have been with Chelsea, says Ivanovic October 26, 2014

    If Chelsea dominate the defence on the field, then the credit must go to their versatile defender Branislav Ivanovic. Ivanovic is close to completing seven years at Stamford Bridge, and the 30-year-old, who has 276 Chelsea appearances and 27 goals to his name, finds it hard to believe how time...
  • The Ponte de Linhares Bridge in Goa was the longest in the world when it was built! 11 famous road bridges in India that have brought us closer September 27, 2014

    India has a road network of over 4,689,842 kilometres, making it the second largest road network in the world. A mix of highways, narrow, and unpaved roads, India has 0.66 km of roads per square kilometre of land. With criss-cross flyovers now finding their way into most of the metropolitan...
  • Pakistan: 12 killed in rescue boat tragedy September 14, 2014

    Islamabad: At least 12 people of a marriage party, including the bridegroom and two children, were killed when a rescue boat capsized near the Pakistani city of Multan, even as ravaging floods continue to wreak havoc in the country affecting over two million people, officials said on Sunday. The boat was...
  • J&K floods: Rahat bridge rebuilt by Army to restore connectivity in just 2 days September 10, 2014

    The Rahat bridge that had been snapped due to flooding has been rebuilt by the Army in just 2 days. The bridge across the Tawi river in Jammu had got washed away due to the massive surge of water that took place. The army engineers have built a temporary bridge...
  • 2 deer tie up traffic on Golden Gate bridge September 6, 2014

    San Francisco: Authorities say a pair of deer on the Golden Gate bridge snarled traffic in and out of San Francisco during the evening commute. The California Highway Patrol tells the San Francisco Chronicle that the deer were in the busier northbound lanes leading out of the city toward Marin County...
  • Dhoni equals Azharuddin's record of most ODI wins as captain August 31, 2014

    Records and MS Dhoni go together as the Indian captain in between a poor England tour has achieved yet another feat. Dhoni has equaled Mohammad Azharuddin's record of 90 ODI wins, the most by an Indian captain after India won at Trent Bridge by six wickets to lead the fivematch...
  • 3rd ODI: Clinical India hammer England by six wickets August 30, 2014

    India put in another allround show at Nottingham on Saturday to hammer England for the second game in a row as they beat the hosts by seven wickets in the third ODI to take an unbeatable 20 lead in the fivematch series. The world champions were clinical in every department of...
  • James Anderson booed by Indian fans during third ODI at Trent Bridge August 30, 2014

    Nottingham: England pace spearhead James Anderson, who had an ugly spat with Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja in the first Test, was on Saturday booed by the Indian fans at Trent Bridge during the third ODI. Anderson was received with huge boos from the Indian supporters the moment he stepped out at...
  • Centre brings ministries together to speed up infrastructure projects August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In an attempt to make the process for construction of railways over bridges simpler and to fasttrack highway projects, the Narendra Modi government has taken a new step by bringing together Railways and Surface Transport Ministries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed that key infrastructure ministries must meet once...
  • Police recover 2 dead bodies lying beneath a railway overbridge August 8, 2014

    Two bodies and a seriously injured person were found lying beneath a railway overbridge in Nawada district of Bihar on Friday. Both the deceased were yet to be identified. While the head of one of them them was badly crushed, the body of another did not bear marks of external injuries,...
  • ICC rejects BCCI's plea August 6, 2014

    The ICC has decided not to appeal against the not guilty verdict handed to James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja in the pushing case from first Test at Trent Bridge in the ongoing fivematch series. ...
  • Official warning for poor Trent Bridge Test pitch August 4, 2014

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced that Trent Bridge has been given an official warning under the ICC Pitch Monitoring Process following the first drawn Test between England and India last month. The sanction takes into account the Nottingham venue's history of producing good quality international pitches, that...
  • ICC finds James Anderson, Ravindra Jadeja not guilty August 1, 2014

    Southampton: The International Cricket Council has found England pacer James Anderson and Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja not guilty of breaching its Code of Conduct in the disciplinary hearing on Friday. The Judicial Commissioner, probing the James AndersonRavindra Jadeja altercation, found both the players not guilty after a marathon sixhour hearing, clearing...
  • James Anderson could be banned for 24 Tests? August 1, 2014

    James Anderson's hearing in the spat row involving Ravindra Jadeja will be decided by ICC on Friday. ...
  • James Anderson could face ban in spat row with Jadeja? August 1, 2014

    London: James Anderson put up a matchwinning performance to help England win the third Test in Southampton, but could face ban of 24 Tests if found guilty during the hearing in the Ravindra Jadeja spat row that took place at Trent Bridge. The hearing is taking place on Friday to...
  • Construction of world's tallest railway bridge begins in Manipur July 29, 2014

    Guwahati: Construction of the world's tallest railway bridge from the point of pillar height has begun in Manipur by the Northeast Frontier Railway Construction Organisation. The proposed bridge near Noney with pillar height up to 141 metres is slated to become the tallest in the world from the point of pillar...
  • Didier Drogba rejoins Chelsea on a oneyear contract July 25, 2014

    London: Didier Drogba rejoined Chelsea on Friday, reuniting one of football's most theatrical characters with flamboyant manager Jose Mourinho. The 36yearold Ivory Coast international, who was a free agent after spells with Shanghai Shenhua and Galatasaray, signed a seasonlong deal with the Premier League club. "It was an easy decision. I couldn't...
  • AndersonJadeja incident not good for the game: Gavaskar July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaksar feels some "action is due" in the controversy regarding James Anderson allegedly pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge, terming the incident as "not good for the game". "I feel some action is due as prevention is better than cure. I think that the...
  • If curators produce poor pitches, then sack them: Ian Chappell July 15, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell is absolutely livid about the 22yard strip at Trent Bridge which was on offer and has urged the authorities to "sack curators" who produce poor quality pitches. "That (Trent Bridge) wasn't a good surface for players to showcase their talent. I hope we are not...
  • England coach insists Cook will 'stay strong' July 15, 2014

    London: England captain Alastair Cook will "stay strong" in the remainder of the home series with India, according to coach Peter Moores after the opening batsman's struggles continued in the drawn first Test at Trent Bridge. The latest in a run of a low scores came at Nottingham where the lefthander...