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  • Russia pokes fun at itself by deliberately doing a repeat of the Olympic ring fail in closing ceremony 24-02-2014 12:05 PM

    Russia proved to the world it had a sense of humour by deliberately doing a repeat of the Olympic ring fail in the closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics this year. In the closing ceremony, dancers mimicked the expanding rings of the Olympic logo. However, similar to what the...
  • The Veer campaign: Herself blind, Bertha creates braille code for Khasi language 03-02-2014 10:58 AM

    52-year-old Bertha from Meghalaya was born with a failing eyesight which she lost completely while pursuing her masters in Bangalore. Bertha G Dkhar has created a braille code for the Khasi language - making her a visionary in the true sense. According to the World Health Organization almost 10 per...
  • Shweta Punj's 'Why I Failed' is more about success 19-08-2013 06:06 PM

    In her debut book "Why I Failed," business journalist Shweta Punj interviews leaders from all walks of life - filmmakers, entrepreneurs, a fashion designer, an athlete - about how they handled a significant moment of failure in their lives. In this, Punj at first comes off as a latter-day and...
  • Delhi and KKR bowler Pradeep Sangwan fails dope test 18-07-2013 04:38 PM

    Sangwan, 22, plays for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy and has represented Kolkata Knight Riders during the last two editions of the IPL. ...
  • KKR bowler Pradeep Sangwan fails dope test 18-07-2013 04:03 PM

    New Delhi The sixth edition of IPL, which was rocked by the spot-fixing scandal, has now been hit by a doping fiasco with Delhi and Kolkata Knight Rider's promising left-arm seamer Pradeep Sangwan failing a random dope test during the cash-rich league. Sangwan is only the second cricketer in the...
  • British woman fails driving test for 105th time! 06-11-2012 01:27 PM

    London: Third time's the charm? Not for this British woman, who managed to fail her driving theory test for the 105th time. The hapless motorist is believed to be UK's most incompetent candidate to date, according to data supplied by the Driving Standards Agency. The woman's latest unfortunate tilt at...
  • Narcissists aren't good leaders say study 11-08-2011 01:18 PM

    Washington: Narcissists--people with excessive self-love are supposed to make good leaders, seemingly because of traits like self-confidence, authority and self-esteem. But that doesn't seem to be true, says a new study. "Our research shows that the opposite seems to be true," says study co-author Barbora Nevicka, a doctoral scholar in...
  • Left, Right or Centre, the old order should fade away

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    If electoral deliverance and degree of popular support are taken to be the litmus test of performance in the context of democratic politics, there are...

  • Chandrayaan develops snag 17-07-2009 07:56 AM

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  • Kerala's tsunami-hit hamlets complain of failed promises 26-12-2007 03:14 PM

    Chennai: With a crucial World Cup group match against South Africa just a day away, England captain Andrew Strauss says his bowlers need to start adapting to the subcontinent's pitches quickly. Captain Andrew Strauss says his team's batting is fine but that we haven't reacted as quickly as we'd like...
  • 73-yr-old fails, vows not to marry 16-06-2007 12:53 PM

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