Crack

  • Pakistan: Former premier Sharif escapes plane accident April 20, 2013

    Lahore: Former premier Nawaz Sharif had a narrow escape when his chartered aircraft made an emergency landing in this eastern Pakistani city on Friday after one of its windows developed a crack. The PMLN chief was flying from Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, to Hasilpur district in Punjab, 400...
  • Chennai: LIC cracks tied to Metro drilling? July 19, 2012

    Chennai: The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) would engage giant cranes for lifting hitech equipment to dizzy heights along the 14storeyed Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) building on Anna Salai late on Wednesday night to examine the walls that have developed some minor cracks between the 11th and 12th floors in...
  • 'Indonesia earthquake caused Mumbai flyover crack' April 14, 2012

    Mumbai: In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is used to describe how a small change at one place can result in large differences to a later state. The name of the effect is derived from the example of a hurricanes formation being contingent on whether or not a distant butterfly...
  • Volkswagen agrees to kick the 'Crackberry' habit December 24, 2011

    Frankfurt: The backlash against twentyfourhour connectivity has started. Carmaker Volkswagen has agreed to deactivate emails on German staff Blackberry devices out of office hours to give them a break. Under an agreement with labour representatives, staff at Europe's biggest automaker will receive emails via Blackberry from half an hour before they...
  • Crumbling heritage: Konark temple develops cracks October 15, 2009

    Bhubaneshwar: Konark temple, a world heritage site visited by lakhs of tourists every year is a magnificent example of Ganga dynasty architecture. However, this world famous structure is crumbling to dust. At least five big cracks have developed in the 13th century monument and stones from it keep falling off....
  • Watch: 18 new cracks in metro, DMRC says don't panic July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Eighteen new cracks have been noticed across three underconstruction Delhi Metro lines after a pillar collapsed on a track killing six people, two weeks ago. However, Delhi Metro officials say there is no need to panic. ...
  • On the verge? Cracks seen on Noida metro line pillar July 28, 2009

    Noida: The Delhi Metro is in trouble again. Cracks have been seen on two more pillars at an underconstruction line in Noida even as the report of the fatal Zamrudpur Metro collapse is due this week. The cracks in Noida were noticed by consultants appointed by DMRC after the Zamrudpur...
  • B'lore Police cracks blast case, focus on Kerala February 8, 2009

    Bangalore: On July 25, 2008, nine serial blasts rocked Bangalore killing one, seven months later police say that not just the main conspirator Riaz Bhatkal but also Abdul Sattar Malapuram in Kerala along with 8 others from the same state were involved. With a lot of effort and cooperation from...
  • Pak not sincere, banned group rebands and operates January 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Islamabad may want the world to believe that it has cracked down on the JamaatudDawa. But that it has lied on the issue and has no powers to actually do so is evident. There is concrete evidence now that the LashkareToiba's front organization has reemerged in the form...
  • It's DDay for 10th class students March 2, 2007

    New Delhi: After all the preparation, it's time to take the test. The CBSE Class 10 board exams begin on Friday with more than 7 lakh students are all set to test their mettle. The first paper is Social Science. This time, the CBSE has taken various steps to make...
  • Exam Spl: Guide to success? | Write June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Sixteenyearold Radhika Sud is a basketball champ. Not only is she the sports captain of her school, she's also a member of the Under16 national basketball team. But it's not just the sport that Radhika excels at. She scored 83 per cent in her Class X Board exams last...
  • Exam Spl: Answers lie in keywords June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: With Board exams less than two weeks away, some students have a good revision plan but what about those who don't? Pankhuri gave her boards last year. She is awful at mugging up answers and she was told her writing is not legible enough but she still...
  • Exam Spl:Net your board exams June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: If you thought that the Net was all about networking with your friends and downloading ringtones and movie clips, here's an eye opener! You can now down load sample papers along with contact numbers of counselors. Surabhi Chadha, a student of Modern School scored an 87 per cent in...
  • Exam Special: Helplines to bust stress June 29, 2007

    New Delhi: The phone rings. The caller is a distraught mother of a 16yearold who is due to appear for his Class X board exams. She is as paranoid as her son and hoping that the helpline will give him some quick fix mantras for Math. But maybe her son's...
  • Exam Spl: Dealing with Math phobia June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Wrong answer, another wrong answer and a big fat zero! "How could I have done so badly in Math?" That's what Rahul Madan, a class XII is thinking, staring at his 46 out of 100 in Math in his preboard exams. Rahul is also discovering that the only...
  • Exam Spl: KV success story| Write June 20, 2007

    As Board exams come calling, CNNIBN addresses issues that matter for all students gearing up for the exams in a special series Cracking the Code. New Delhi: Ninehundredandtwentynine schools, nine lakh, fifty three thousand, four hundred and sixty eight students and the highest board exam scorers five years in a...
  • Exam Spl: Myth about marks: | Write June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The board exams are drawing closer, and there's a lot more going on than just preparation. Many students construct false theories on how board exam answer sheets are checked. Many people think the marks given by an examiner depend upon his mood! On CNNIBN special series Crack the...
  • Exam Spl: Beat the stress | Write June 20, 2007

    As Board exams come calling, CNNIBN addresses issues that matter for all students gearing up for the exams in a special series Cracking the Code. New Delhi: Board exams are less than a month away. And experts recommend that parents must ease up the pressure on their children, if they...
  • Exam Spl: Magic memory | Write June 20, 2007

    As Board exams come calling, CNNIBN addresses issues that matter for all students gearing up for the exams in a special series Cracking the Code. New Delhi: Exam time is nobody's idea of fun, and somehow it's only during exams that one gets all kinds of bright ideas like...