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  • FIFA delegation satisfied with Salt Lake Stadium 28-02-2014 05:26 PM

    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...
  • A mom was so offended by store's 'indecent' T-shirts with scantily dressed models, she bought the entire stock 19-02-2014 11:41 AM

    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...
  • CJ Madhevraj highlights the polluted condition of a lake in Bangalore 02-02-2014 12:43 PM

    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 02-02-2014 11:50 AM

    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 01-02-2014 01:45 PM

    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 03-01-2014 09:43 PM

    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...
  • Speaker assures probe into Ranchi Lake boat mishap 18-12-2013 12:31 AM

    Jharkhand Assembly SpeakerShashank Sekhar Bhokta on Tuesday said the government would ensurean inquiry into the boat mishap in Ranchi Lake which claimedfour lives and Tourism Secretary Sajal Chakraborty had anarrow escape. "It is very sad that the mishap occurred. Thegovernment will ensure a probe and also ensure such mishapsare not...
  • Four die as motor boat capsizes in Ranchi Lake 15-12-2013 10:29 PM

    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 14-12-2013 12:20 PM

    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...
  • Rangdajied United register first win, defeat Mohun Bagan 2-0 01-12-2013 09:45 PM

    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...
  • Henrik Stenson wins Tour Championship and FedEx Cup 23-09-2013 09:07 AM

    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...
  • Stenson takes 4-shot lead at East Lake 22-09-2013 08:58 AM

    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 21-09-2013 02:23 PM

    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...
  • Tiger Woods targets sixth win to lock up Player of Year 18-09-2013 11:28 PM

    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....
  • Hyderabad: 15,000 policemen to guard Ganesh immersion festivities 17-09-2013 03:14 PM

    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...
  • Fuming Woods docked two shots at BMW Championship 14-09-2013 08:27 AM

    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...
  • Michael Dell, Silver Lake win shareholder OK for $25 billion buyout 12-09-2013 07:59 PM

    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...
  • Hyderabad promotes eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations to save Hussain Sagar Lake 09-09-2013 10:58 AM

    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...
  • Controversial Kashmir concert by Zubin Mehta ends on sour note 08-09-2013 10:25 PM

    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...
  • J&K: Security tighten for Zubin mehta concert, strike prevails in Valley 07-09-2013 01:41 PM

    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'...
  • McIlroy hopes for a late start to his season 22-08-2013 04:18 PM

    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,...
  • Heavy rains cause landslides, road swept away 20-08-2013 07:19 PM

    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...
  • Army troops sight UFO in Ladakh again 18-08-2013 02:21 PM

    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...
  • Residents protest as local lake infested with dead fish, garbage 04-08-2013 03:34 PM

    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 26-07-2013 03:04 PM

    A hot air balloon crashed into the water during an emergency landing in Netherlands, injuring two people. ...
  • Karnataka: 7 dead as bus plunges into a lake near Belur 23-07-2013 12:02 PM

    Bangalore: A Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation bus plunged into the Vishnu Samudra lake near Belur killing at least seven people. Police officials involved in rescue efforts have recovered seven bodies while 35 people have been pulled out alive. There were an estimated 50 to 60 passengers in the bus...
  • Kerala gets its first seaplane 30-05-2013 08:58 PM

    Kochi: In a 'big boost' to Kerala Tourism, the first seaplane, which would commence service from Ashtamudi Lake in Kollam to Punnamada lake in Alapuzha on June 2, landed here to a warm welcome. The project, to be formally launched by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, aims at connecting various backwater...