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  • Rajasthani folk music group 'Barmer Boys' on a two-week US trip 18-04-2014 10:21 PM

    Keeping alive the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars, a hereditary caste of Muslim musicians in India's desert state of Rajasthan, the "Barmer Boys" are on a debut two week coast-to-coast US tour. Barely in their 30s and yet seasoned performers of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music, the group, during...
  • How sniffer dogs detect explosives decoded, claims Scientists 02-03-2014 06:40 PM

    Scientists have unravelled the science behind how dogs detect actual explosives and differentiate them from other closely resembling compounds. The study found the canines react best to the actual explosive and do not respond to odours 'similar' to explosives and would detect only the real explosive. "Appropriately, dogs that are...
  • 3 killed, 20 injured in multiple vehicle crash on icy Indiana highway 24-01-2014 01:35 PM

    At least three people were killed and more than 20 injured in multiple crashes involving nearly four dozen vehicles Thursday afternoon along an ice-slicked interstate highway in northwest Indiana, officials said. Forty-six vehicles, including 17 tractor-trailers and two other trucks, crashed in icy conditions, shutting down eastbound Interstate 94 near...
  • Disney secures rights for future 'Indiana Jones' films 07-12-2013 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has gained marketing and distribution rights for any future 'Indiana Jones' films under an agreement with Paramount Pictures, the studio that released the first four movies in the blockbuster franchise. Paramount, a unit of Viacom Inc (VIAB.O), will retain distribution rights to the original...
  • US: 2 Indian-American shop owners shot dead during robbery attempt in Indiana 07-09-2013 08:12 AM

    Two Indian-Americans running a grocery store in the US state of Indiana have been shot dead by masked men during a robbery attempt, sending shock waves among the Sikh community in the country. The victims have been identified as 55-year-old Jagtar Singh Bhatti from Preet Nagar in Jalandhar and 20-year-old...
  • 3 trains collide in US, no casualties reported 07-01-2012 10:39 AM

    In a freak accident in the US, three freight trains crashed in Northwest Indiana on Friday. One of them was ferrying highly flammable material. The accident occured when one of the trains rear-ended another that had stopped on the tracks for unknown reasons. The crash triggered an explosion. Firefighters struggled...
  • Answers and winners of The Really Tough Movie Quiz 07-06-2008 12:39 AM

    Lahore: With the under-19 cricket World Cup just over a month away, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked former Test skipper Javed Miandad to guide the country's younger lot during their conditioning camp here. "Javed is not appointed as batting consultant, but he has been asked to work with the...
  • Masand's Verdict: Indiana Jones, an enjoyable watch 31-05-2008 12:08 AM

    Dubai: India remained fourth even as England took an outright lead as the number one team in the latest ICC Test Championship table after claiming the three-match Test series against the West Indies 2-0. England (117) now lead second-placed South Africa (116) by one ratings point, while Australia are placed...
  • What's playing at the theatres this Friday 30-05-2008 12:01 PM

    Hello and welcome once again to DRS, my own personal space where I discuss matters cricket on Cricketnext.com. Let's talk today about an interesting comparison between the two geniuses of our time – Sachin Tendulkar, the first international batsman to score a hundred international centuries, and Vishwanathan Anand, now a...
  • Harrison Ford gets waxed to save forests 22-05-2008 06:50 PM

    Bangalore: Keeping his cards close to the chest, Mumbai Indians' coach Shaun Pollock on Sunday said his team certainly has a plan for RCB's batting line-up but hopes Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers do not fire against them in Monday's encounter. We will be in trouble if we made...
  • Oil well at the backyard of an Indiana family 20-05-2008 12:49 PM

    Some may say he has been hot and cold this IPL season. Some might call him a touch inconsistent. Some will stop just short of saying he is the best finishers in the limited-overs game. But the truth of the matter is that on his day, Abraham Benjamin de Villiers...
  • Cannes: New Indiana Jones film premieres | Read blog 19-05-2008 06:29 PM

    Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians go head to head in the Indian Premier League at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. After a not-so-convincing start to their campaigns, both the teams have improved a bit of late, but a lot more is needed for both to feel secure about their...
  • Obama sweeps N Carolina, Hillary manages to get Indiana 07-05-2008 08:12 AM

    Wellington: A broken bone in his left forearm forced New Zealand captain Ross Taylor out of action on the last day of the final Test against South Africa. Taylor was on 18 on Monday when he was struck by a rising ball from Morne Morkel and rushed to hospital. An...
  • Hillary, Obama battle it out in Indiana 07-05-2008 01:40 AM

    Islamabad: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board says he is in talks with couple of other countries if Bangladesh does not tour next month. Zaka Ashraf says he doesn't want to disclose which cricket boards they are and will wait until Bangladesh make a decision. Bangladesh's cricket board has...
  • Obama regains ground ahead of Indiana primary 06-05-2008 03:17 AM

    Mumbai: Suggestions varying from home-and-away ties and uncovered wicket to widening the gap between two games and a league format for Duleep Trophy were put forward at the annual Ranji Trophy captains' and coaches' conclave organised by the BCCI here on Thursday. The matter of uncovered wickets to make them...
  • Hollywood's brings action-comedy mix this summer 30-04-2008 02:14 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai on Friday included Rohit Sharma in their one-day squad for the Vijay Hazare Trophy All India knockout rounds, to be held in Delhi from March 5-12. The middle-order batsman's availability was confirmed after the elimination of India from the tri-series in Australia. Sharma will come into the squad,...
  • Official 'playlist' at the Cannes Film Festival out 24-04-2008 06:46 PM

    Sydney: Mahela Jayawardene smashed an unbeaten half-century to lead Sri Lanka to a commanding eight-wicket win over Australia and back into limited-overs tri-series finals contention on Friday. Australia were bowled out for just 158, their lowest ODI total at the Sydney Cricket Ground since 1997, after the match was reduced...
  • Sneak peek: Harrison Ford returns as Indiana Jones 19-02-2008 06:59 PM

    Birmingham: The third Test match between India and England will start as per schedule on Wednesday despite the riots in England that have spread to Birmingham, BBC reported on Tuesday. Officials have also confirmed that the planned practice sessions of the England and Indian teams on Tuesday will also not...