CHAIRS

  • Photos: 20 unbelievably creative chairs you definitely need for your home. Except the one that looks like cacti maybe! 5 days ago

    A chair is not just a piece of furniture; it is a piece of art. If you doubt the statement, you have to take a look at these incredibly creative chairs designed these days. For those who have only been looking at comfort, these chairs are both, comfortable and terrific...
  • Can I interest you in a chair made of cocoa? Italian scientists find a way to turn waste from food into biodegradable plastic August 22, 2014

    Want to buy an ecofriendly chair, a synthetic rug or a plastic bag that is made out of cocoa, rice and vegetable waste? These will soon be in a store near you. Italian scientists have found a novel way to turn waste from rice, parsley and other foods into biodegradable plastic. Athanassia...
  • Widow remarries in hospital a day after recovering from jaundice May 2, 2014

    Fulfilling the vow of being together in sickness and in health, a 25yearold man tied the knot with his wheelchairbound bride at a hospital in Raipur on Friday. The female medical ward at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Medical Hospital reverberated with the chant of hymns when Rupali, who is suffering from complications...
  • Agra: Bidding war for Modi's chair by BJP leaders continues November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: It really is a case of 'kissa kursi ka' in Agra as the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders are engaged in a bidding war for a chair on which party prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi sat on during a rally last week. The leaders are...
  • Agra: Contractor refuses to sell the chair that Narendra Modi sat on November 27, 2013

    Agra: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is in the spotlight again with a chair he sat on last week while addressing a rally in Agra. Reports suggest that local BJP leaders from Agra are now engaged in a bidding war in order to...
  • BJP leaders ready to pay lakhs to buy the chair Modi sat on November 26, 2013

    Agra: It is literally a fight for the chair among the BJP leaders in Agra as they bid as high as Rs 1.25 lakh for the piece of furniture on which BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi sat during a recent public meeting here. According to the party sources, BJP MLA...
  • JaipurJodhpur superfast train to start operations from Wednesday August 21, 2013

    A new superfast special train between Jaipur and Jodhpur via Phulera would commence its first journey from railway station in Jaipur on Wednesday morning. The train with 15 coaches, including AC and nonac chair cars, will leave at 6 am and reach Jodhpur at 10:30 am, a NWR spokesman said. In...
  • US: Gurdwara vandalised in California August 1, 2013

    Washington: A top American lawmaker has condemned the vandalism of a Gurdwara in California with the word "terrorist" scrawled on its walls, days ahead of the first anniversary of the Oak Creek Gurdwara shooting in Wisconsin. Congressman Joe Crowley, Vice Chair of House Democratic Caucus, and CoChair of the Congressional...
  • Living It Up: Health hazards due to prolonged sitting December 1, 2012

    On this episode we take a look on the health diseases due to prolonged sitting. ...
  • Ogilvy India wins Yahoo! Big Idea Chair 2012 November 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Yahoo! India, announced the winners of the Yahoo! Big Idea Chair Awards, 2012. The flagship Big Idea Chair was awarded to Ogilvy India for producing the most innovative and creative digital campaign "The Date Fillum" for the 5Star brand from Kraft Foods India. 19 winners were chosen from...
  • Cabinet reshuffle live: Wanted Rahul in govt, says PM October 28, 2012

    New Delhi: 12.30 pm: The Bharatiya Janata Party slams the reshuffle, saying that it will not make any change. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, "Nothing new has come from the scrapyard." 12.23 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says the new Cabinet is a mix of youth and experience. Upon being...
  • Yahoo! Big Idea Chair Awards India is back October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Yahoo! India has announced the third edition of Yahoo! Big Idea Chair Awards India 2012. Entries are now invited from advertising and media agencies in India to showcase their very best work, across eight categories. Registration is free and is now open on the awards' official site: https://bigideachair.in...
  • Yahoo! Big Idea Chair Awards India is back October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Yahoo! India has announced the third edition of Yahoo! Big Idea Chair Awards India 2012. Entries are now invited from advertising and media agencies in India to showcase their very best work, across eight categories. Registration is free and is now open on the awards' official site: https://bigideachair.in...
  • Clint Eastwood's 'chair' act gets media attention September 2, 2012

    Los Angeles: Months of careful planning for the Republican National Convention were hijacked by actor Clint Eastwood as traditional and social media erupted in a frenzy of scratched heads and parodies that experts said largely overshadowed presidential contender Mitt Romney's moment in the spotlight. Eastwood's rambling, unscripted address at Thursday's convention...
  • Unruly crowd causes damage at new Pune stadium April 14, 2012

    Pune: The Maharashtra Cricket Associations Subrata Roy Sahara cricket stadium near the MumbaiPune Expressway is already the most expensive cricket stadium in the country, at Rs 300 crore. And within a week since it held its first big game Pune Warriors India vs Kings XI Punjab on April 8...
  • US university to establish India Chair April 5, 2012

    Washington: To foster greater understanding about the Indian democratic framework, a US university has decided to establish India Chair, which is said to be the first endowed Chair in North America devoted to study this aspect of the country. The India Chair in Democracy and Civil Society at the L...
  • When Dravid got angry and threw a chair March 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Rahul Dravid throwing a chair? It may seem hard to believe but that is what the Indian batting great, known for his calm and composed demeanour, once did after a heavy defeat. Dravid's rare act of indiscretion has been disclosed by his wife Vijeeta in an insightful article about...
  • Congress MLAs hurl chair in Odisha Assembly December 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The Odisha State Assembly on Monday witnessed shocking behaviour of MLAs where Congress members tried to throw chairs to the Speaker, demanding discussion in question hour on opening of new police station in the state. The Opposition Congress was demanding answer from the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on...
  • Snapshot: Serena Williams rants against umpire September 14, 2011

    For the second time in two years American threetimes champion Serena Williams blew a fuse at the US Open, launching a tirade at chair umpire Eva Asderaki after being docked a point for yelling "Come on!" during a rally in the final against Australia's Samantha Stosur. ...
  • Health tips: Get rid of backaches! December 17, 2008

    Your job has you bent over your keyboard for about ten hours a day. Then you come home and just can't resist chatting with your sister in America till the wee hours of the morning. Yes, more than half your day is probably spent at the computer. And very often...
  • Wheelchairbound, but proud Olympians February 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Faster, higher and stronger is the motto of the over 400 athletes assembled in Bangalore for the national wheelchair Olympics, organised on the lines of the Paralympic Games. Inspired. That's what one feels after watching them score that basket. After all, it's not an easy task. But they...