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  • Rajasthan government to begin with the repair of Indira Gandhi canal soon 19 hours 9 minutes ago

    Recruitment of 314 junior engineers, repairing of Indira Gandhi canal, efforts to increase water inflow to Pushkar lake in Ajmer are among the slew of promises made on Saturday by the Rajasthan government in the state Assembly. Water Resources Minister Sanwarlal Jat also assured the House that the government would make...
  • Watch: They'll be talking about this for years! Entire wedding party falls into lake after dock collapses during photoshoot June 4, 2014

    They'll be talking about this for years. An entire wedding party fell into the Gun Lake in Shelbyville, Michigan, after the dock that they were standing on broke while posing for photos. Whoever thought this would make a memorable wedding photo was a genius. ...
  • 'Million Dollar Arm' review: The film is solidly staged, inhabited with richly-drawn characters May 10, 2014

    Cast: Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, Bill Paxton, Suraj Sharma, Lake Bell and Alan Arkin Director: Craig Gillespie It's hard to the resist the charms of a film as decidedly feel-good as 'Million Dollar Arm', even if does hit every note and plot turn with brazen predictability. Based on the real-life efforts of...
  • AR Rahman: Movies with good music and song-and-dance routines have more longevity May 5, 2014

    Chennai: Many filmmakers have started experimenting with "no song" movies, but double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman says there are more "longevity" elements in a film with song and dance vis-a-vis one with just the story. The music genius, therefore, incorporates the same formula in his foreign projects, including upcoming movie...
  • East Bengal aim to finish runners-up with a win over United SC April 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Having missed the crown narrowly, East Bengal will look to finish runners-up for a third time in four seasons when they conclude their I-League campaign against United SC at the Salt Lake Stadium on Sunday. The red-and-gold brigade have now gone a decade without the league title as they will...
  • FIFA delegation satisfied with Salt Lake Stadium February 28, 2014

    Kolkata: A FIFA delegation on a visit to inspect venues in connection with the 2017 Under-17 Football World Cup, which India would host, expressed satisfaction with the Salt Lake Stadium. "We are very much satisfied with such a massive stadium .... now we have to sit together to discuss how best...
  • A mom was so offended by store's 'indecent' T-shirts with scantily dressed models, she bought the entire stock February 19, 2014

    Salt Lake City: A mother upset about "indecent" T-shirts on display at a Utah mall found a quick if not especially convenient way to remove them: She bought every last one. Judy Cox and her 18-year-old son were shopping Saturday at the University Mall in Orem, about 40 miles south of...
  • CJ Madhevraj highlights the polluted condition of a lake in Bangalore February 4, 2014

    CJ Madhevraj reports on the polluted state of a fresh water lake in Bangalore. The condition of Varthur Lake is deteriorating all thanks to the unfiltered sewage that flows into it. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show February 2, 2014

    On this show, a victim of racial violence shares his ordeal, how a Mumbai professor found his way back into the campus after being sacked, a CJ's report on polluted lake in Bangalore, our CJ report that made impact this week, the much awaited results of CJ's photo contest and...
  • The CJ Show Teaser February 1, 2014

    Coming up on the Citizen Journalist show: A victim of racial abuse turns CJ to narrate his ordeal, Mumbai University professor who took classes on street following his termination shares his experiences and a CJ impact story. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Maldivian President Abdullah Yameen visits Lake City January 3, 2014

    Maldivian President Abdullah Yameen on Friday reached Udaipur on a two-day visit. Accompanied by his wife and other delegates, Yameen was received by Udaipur Mayor Rajni Dangi, District Collector Ashutosh AT, IGP Amrit  Kalash, SP Mahesh Goyal and other officers at the Maharana Pratap airport. The Maldivian President visited places including Saheliyon...
  • Speaker assures probe into Ranchi Lake boat mishap December 18, 2013

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Tuesday said the government would ensure an inquiry into the boat mishap in Ranchi Lake which claimed four lives and Tourism Secretary Sajal Chakraborty had a narrow escape. "It is very sad that the mishap occurred. The government will ensure a probe and also ensure such mishaps are not repeated,"...
  • Four die as motor boat capsizes in Ranchi Lake December 15, 2013

    Four persons drowned in the Ranchi Lake when a motor boat capsized on Sunday. The mishap occurred around 1.30 pm, an official release said here. Chief Minister Hemant Soren announced compensation of two lakh rupees to the next of kin of the deceased, the release added. ...
  • J&K: Srinagar records season's lowest night temperature December 14, 2013

    Intense cold wave conditions continued to grip the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Saturday as Leh and Srinagar towns recorded lowest night temperatures of the season. Sonam Lotus, director of the local weather office, told that minus 3.7 degrees Celsius and minus 14.2 degrees on Saturday, Srinagar and Leh...
  • Rangdajied United register first win, defeat Mohun Bagan 2-0 December 1, 2013

    Kolkata: Rangdajied United FC finally shrugged off their winless run after defeating Kolkata Giants Mohun Bagan 2-0 in the 12th Round of the I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium on Sunday. Manandeep Singh gave 'The Blues' a lead against the run-of-play in the 22nd minute before Eugeneson Lyngdoh scored the second...
  • Henrik Stenson wins Tour Championship and FedEx Cup September 23, 2013

    Atlanta: Henrik Stenson knows better than most players how it feels to go from the depths of a slump to the elite in golf. He's done it twice now. And the second time was sweeter - and richer - than ever. Not even among the top 200 players in the world...
  • Stenson takes 4-shot lead at East Lake September 22, 2013

    Atlanta: Henrik Stenson was so flawless that he built a nine-shot lead at the turn in the Tour Championship on Saturday. Four bogeys in the rain on the back nine at East Lake put him right back where he started the day and injected some hope for the rest of...
  • India to set up world's largest solar project near Sambhar lake in Rajasthan September 21, 2013

    The government on Friday said it has initiated the process of setting up 4,000 MW ultra mega green solar power project near Sambhar lake in Rajasthan. "The Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) initiated the process of setting up the Sambhar Ultra Mega Green Solar Power Project in the 23,000 acre area...
  • Tiger Woods targets sixth win to lock up Player of Year September 18, 2013

    Tiger Woods heads into this week's Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club with his sights set on a sixth victory of the season which, in all likelihood, would secure him PGA Tour Player of the year honours. Though he has not claimed a major title since the 2008 U.S. Open,...
  • Hyderabad: 15,000 policemen to guard Ganesh immersion festivities September 17, 2013

    Over 15,000 security personnel have been deployed for the smooth conduct of Ganesh idol immersion processions in Hyderabad on Wednesday, a top police official said. "All arrangements have been completed for tomorrow's annual procession of Ganesh idol immersion in the city. Over 15,000 security personnel from state police, including 13 companies...
  • Fuming Woods docked two shots at BMW Championship September 14, 2013

    Lake Forest: A livid Tiger Woods refused to speak to reporters following his second round at the BMW Championship on Friday after he was penalised two shots for a rules violation on his opening hole. The infraction occurred on the par-four first at Conway Farms Golf Club where Woods struck his...
  • Michael Dell, Silver Lake win shareholder OK for $25 billion buyout September 12, 2013

    Austin, Texas: Michael Dell clinched shareholder approval on Thursday for his $25 billion offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months of conflict with the company's largest investors and removing the uncertainty surrounding the world's No. 3 PC maker. Shareholders cast their votes at a special meeting on Thursday...
  • Hyderabad promotes eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations to save Hussain Sagar Lake September 9, 2013

    With the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival beginning Monday, authorities are trying to promote more eco-friendly celebrations, including popularising clay idols and minimising immersion in water bodies, including in the famous Hussain Sagar Lake. Considered one of the city's landmarks, the lake is struggling for revival in the face of rampant...
  • Controversial Kashmir concert by Zubin Mehta ends on sour note September 8, 2013

    Srinagar: A concert by renowned conductor Zubin Mehta in Kashmir, where separatist groups are fighting New Delhi's rule, was mired in controversy on Sunday, posing potential diplomatic embarrassment for Germany, whose ambassador organised the event. The concert, on the banks of picturesque Dal Lake, went off peacefully on Saturday night amid heavy...
  • J&K: Security tighten for Zubin mehta concert, strike prevails in Valley September 7, 2013

    Stringent security arrangements were in place on Saturday across the valley to ensure smooth conduct of the music concert featuring world renowned orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta. All the vehicles entering the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and surrounding areas are being frisked in view of the the musical event 'Ehsaas-e-Kashmir' in...
  • McIlroy hopes for a late start to his season August 22, 2013

    New Jersey: Rory McIlroy knew the rules going into last year's FedEx Cup playoffs, which didn't make it any easier to digest. He won the Deutsche Bank Championship after a duel with Louis Oosthuizen. The next week at Crooked Stick, he blew away a powerful leaderboard that featured Tiger Woods, Phil...
  • Heavy rains cause landslides, road swept away August 20, 2013

    Heavy overnight rains lashed a number of places in Uttarakhand, triggering fresh landslides in Uttarkashi district where stretch of a road connecting a remote area was swept away by swollen Tehri lake. Five trucks, parked along the road in Nalupani area of the district, were buried under huge piles of debris...
  • Army troops sight UFO in Ladakh again August 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Army troops have sighted mysterious unidentified flying objects (UFOs) in the Ladakh sector along the Line of Actual Control with China. On August 4, the UFO was sighted by Army troops in Lagan Khel area in Demchok in Ladakh area in the evening and a report was sent...
  • Residents protest as local lake infested with dead fish, garbage August 4, 2013

    Richa Chaudhary turns CJ to talk about a scenic lake in her neighborhood that's become infested with dead fish following a spate of illegal fishing. Authorities promise to look into the issue. ...
  • Netherlands: Hot air balloon crashes into a lake July 26, 2013

    A hot air balloon crashed into the water during an emergency landing in Netherlands, injuring two people. ...