Camps

  • Don't mess with nuclear Russia, Vladimir Putin says Yesterday

    Washington: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth camp that foreign states should understand: "It's best not to mess with us." Putin told the assembly, on the banks of a lake near Moscow,...
  • Relief camp in Uriamghat for those affected in Assam-Nagaland clashes August 23, 2014

    The relief camp in Uriamghat is sheltering more than 400 families. Earlier this month, 9 villagers from Uriamghat were allegedly killed by Nagas. Blame game has erupted between Assam government and Centre over the clashes. ...
  • 'Camp X-Ray' trailer: Kristen Stewart is the new guard at Guantanamo Bay who strikes up an unusual friendship with a detainee August 11, 2014

    'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart has clearly put the damsel-in-distress roles behind her. In a tough new look in the upcoming film 'Camp X-Ray', Stewart looks grim as the new guard at Guantanamo Bay. Directed by Peter Sattler, the film also stars Payman Maadi, Lane Garrison, J.J. Soria and John Carroll...
  • Most victims return to villages from relief camps after Kosi flood alert withdrawal August 6, 2014

    Most of the people who had taken shelter in the relief camps in Supaul, Madhepura and Saharsa district of Bihar on Wednesday returned to their villages following the withdrawal of flash flood alert in the Kosi river by the state government on Tuesday. "The 1.14 lakh people stationed in relief camps...
  • Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath July 30, 2014

    Jammu: Amid tight security, the 34th batch of pilgrims on Wednesday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas. As many as 409 pilgrims, including 255 men, 55 women and two children left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 12 vehicles at...
  • Assam killings: Little to celebrate for those at relief camps this Eid July 29, 2014

    Baksa: In the midst of the Lok Sabha Elections earlier this year, 38 villagers were killed by suspected Bodo militants in Assam's Baksa district. Camped in a cramped relief camp in Khagrabari village, the displaced community of Muslims has little to celebrate this Eid. The mighty Beki river has been...
  • Watch: This is what happens when you allow a toddler to lead 500 teenagers at a game of Simon Says in a camp July 28, 2014

    A 15-month-old led a crowd of teenagers at Camp Rockmont in North Carolina in a game of Simon Says. Predictably, the crowd reacted in a very serious and mature manner to toddler Luke Radbill - cheering, wildly waving their arms in the air and copying his every move. This pint-sized...
  • Army Jawan detained for unruly behaviour in train June 22, 2014

    An army jawan was detained by the government railway police for allegedly behaving in unruly manner in a drunken state in Ranchi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express at Daltongunj station in Palamau district. "A jawan of the Namkum Military Camp, Ranchi, who was travelling in the train, was detained for his disruptive conduct...
  • Overdrive: Mercedes ML63 AMG vs Porsche Cayenne Turbo June 21, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, we bring to you the comparison between the Mercedes ML63 AMG and Porsche Cayenne Turbo. Also on the show, we visit Volkswagen Polo R Cup Fitness Camp. Get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Camp Grounded: What it is like inside a 'digital detox' camp June 21, 2014

    San Francisco: Tired of the social media treadmill and hoping to unplug for a couple days? Consider this fast-growing summer camp three hours outside of San Francisco, where the first ritual involves handing over your personal electronics to volunteers in white lab coats. Camp Grounded, now in its second year, offers...
  • Riot-displaced given 3-day ultimatum to leave camps June 14, 2014

    Displaced villagers who have been living in camps on government land in neighbouring Shamli district since the Muzaffarnagar communal riots in September last year have been asked to vacate them within three days by authorities. Subdivisional Magistrate Suresh Kumar Mishra on Friday said that a team of government officials visited the...
  • 21-year-old Muzaffarnagar riot victim attempts suicide near DM's office May 28, 2014

    Upset with the alleged delay in sanctioning of relief fund, a 21-year-old Muzaffarnagar riot victim on Wednesday allegedly tried to immolate himself in front of the District Magistrate's office here, police said. Riot victim Adil belongs to Mohammadpur Rai Singh village where his house was allegedly set on fire during the...
  • Russia evokes Nazi horrors, says Ukraine running concentration camp May 1, 2014

    Zhdanivka (Ukraine): Moscow calls the detention center under construction near the Russian border a "fascist concentration camp." Inside the barbed-wire fences, the reality is less ominous: It's an EU-funded project to hold asylum seekers and illegal immigrants, similar to other such detention centers across Europe. The accusation is part of a...
  • Barcelona players gather in memory of Tito Vilanova April 26, 2014

    Spain: Barcelona's players and executives have gathered to pay their respects to Tito Vilanova at Camp Nou, a day after their former coach died following a battle with cancer. Barcelona's players signed a book of condolence and held a moment of silence for Vilanova, who died Friday at the age of...
  • Lionel Messi set to bag new Barcelona contract April 22, 2014

    Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has confirmed that club's top Argentine star Lionel Messi will be offered a new contract very soon, while terming the criticism of the club's long-serving star as "harsh". "Messi is under contract until 2018," Bartomeu told TV3. "But we want to improve it to adapt to football's...
  • Barcelona facing first trophyless season in six years April 17, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona's painful reverse to arch rivals Real Madrid in Wednesday's King's Cup final brings to an end a hellish week and leaves them facing their first season without major silverware in six years. Coach Gerardo Martino, in his first term in charge at the Nou Camp, was defiant after the...
  • Atletico eye Champions League semi-finals at Barca expense April 9, 2014

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid is on the cusp of reaching the semi-finals of Europe's top-tier competition for the first time in 40 years as they welcome Barcelona to Vicente Calderon Stadium on Wednesday for the return leg of their Champions League quarterfinal. Atletico hold a narrow advantage after scoring an away goal...
  • Barcelona members back Nou Camp stadium remodelling plans April 6, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona's members have backed plans to remodel the club's iconic Nou Camp stadium to increase the capacity of Europe's biggest soccer venue from 98,000 to 105,000 and help boost sponsorship and matchday revenue. Just over 72 percent of Barca's members who took part in a referendum on Saturday voted in...
  • CRPF jawan shoots himself dead due to personal problems in Bada Asthi camp March 30, 2014

    A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Bada Asthi camp in Jharkhand, a senior official said. Pawan Kumar, a resident of Nagaland, shot himself dead due to personal problems on Saturday night, CRPF Commandant Dharmendra Singh Bisen said. He said Kumar was not on duty when the incident happened. Kumar...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down all three terrorists who attacked Khatua March 28, 2014

    Srinagar: Three terrorists were gunned down in a fierce gun battle with the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua on Friday. The terrorists had executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Early in the morning, the heavily...
  • Over 33,000 Muzaffarnagar riot refugees apply to register in voters list March 11, 2014

    Over 33 thousand displaced riots victims of the Muzaffarnagar communal violence have applied to enroll in electoral list from new places in Muzaffarnagar district, a senior official said on Tuesday. "At least 33,022 people displaced due to riots have applied for the enrollment in voter list and it is being considered...
  • AMU student gets USD 1.2 lakh Presidential scholarship March 8, 2014

    A research scholar of Aligarh Muslim University, a former resident of a riot relief camp in Gujarat, has been granted the prestigious Presidential scholarship by Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Sheth Zulfikar Yousuf, who hails from a modest background in Himmatnagar of Gujarat and got the USD 1.2 lakh scholarship is...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 3-year-old baby dies in relief camp March 5, 2014

    A three-day old baby girl died due to illness at a relief camp for riot victims at Malakpur village in Shamli district. The baby was born with complications and died on Tuesday, according to camp organiser Maulana Aslem. The parents of the baby were displaced from Phugana during the riots in...
  • J&K: Indian soldier shoots 5 colleagues dead at an Army camp, kills self February 27, 2014

    Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier shot five colleagues to death in an Army camp in Manasbal camp in North Kashmir on Wednesday. After shooting his fellow soldiers, he shot himself too. All the soldiers belonged to 13 Rashtriya Rifles. Top officials are present at the spot. A court of inquiry...
  • LS polls: Complaint redressal camps to address errors in electoral rolls February 24, 2014

    Error-free electoral rolls will be prepared this time in Madhya Pradesh via complaint redressal camps for voters, ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, as per directives of the Election Commission of India. According to an official release in Bhopal on Monday, these camps will be held across the state to...
  • Alice Herz-Sommer, oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies at 110 February 24, 2014

    London:c, believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor, died at age 110 on Sunday, a family member said. The accomplished pianist's death came just a week before her extraordinary story of surviving two years in a Nazi prison camp through devotion to music and her son is up for an...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Rs 2 lakh relief for kin of 12 deceased children at relief camps February 22, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government has decided to provide relief of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of 12 children who died in the bitter cold this winter at riot camps in Muzaffarnagar. "Upon a direction from the state government, the families of the 12 children, who died in the cold at...
  • Poll camps to set up after announcement of LS elections February 16, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Election Commission of India (ECI) would set a date after the announcement of Lok Sabha elections for camps at all polling stations across the country where eligible persons could get enrolled as voters. Besides, those enrolled could get any error in the voters' list rectified in these camps, Dr...
  • Hungarian Jews threaten boycott of official Holocaust events February 10, 2014

    Hungary's main Jewish group voted on Sunday to boycott official Holocaust commemorations this year unless they more clearly show the role of local citizens in the Nazi deportation and killing of Hungarian Jews. The Hungarian Jewish Congregations' Association (Mazsihisz) decided to stay away from events marking the 70th anniversary of June...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 7-year-old girl dies of pneumonia at Shamli relief camp February 8, 2014

    A seven-year-old girl has died due to pneumonia at a relief camp at Malakpur village in neighbouring Shamli district, officials said on Saturday. The victim, Samrin Zahid, contracted Pneumonia due to cold conditions and was being treated at a primary health care facility. She died on Friday, Sub Divisional Magistrate Shalender...