Memorial

  • Ajit Singh flays Centre for not converting his bungalow into his father's memorial Yesterday

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh on Friday attacked the government for rejecting his demand for converting the bungalow occupied by him into a memorial of his father, former Prime Minister Charan Singh, and blamed it for protests over the issue. "There is a memorial in the name of...
  • SanDisk launches the world's highest capacity 512GB SD card at Rs 51,990 in India 2 days ago

    New Delhi: SanDisk has launched its 512GB Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I memory card used in cameras. It has the ability to write data at 90 MB per second making it useful for those shooting the high resolution 4k videos. According to SanDisk, the card is designed to meet the demands...
  • Full Text: Rahul Dravid delivers the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture 6 days ago

    Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. It is an honour to be delivering the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture this evening in front of an audience with a deep love and great knowledge of cricket. Much like the late Dilip Sardesai. It was because of this deep love and knowledge of the...
  • Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture to be held on October 19 September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The third edition of the annual Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture will be held on October 19, on the eve of the India-West Indies fifth ODI. "Both the teams are expected to land here on October 18 and the next day would be ideal to host the lecture," CAB...
  • Don Bradman memorabilia to be exhibited at Kolkata's Victoria Memorial August 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The first bat and other playing gear and memorabilia of Donald Bradman - arguably the greatest batsman ever - will be showcased at an exhibition at the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall here in 2015. The event, organised in collaboration with the Don Bradman Foundation, will exhibit items linked to the...
  • Venue for War Memorial, museum for Kargil heroes to be finalised soon July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The central government would soon finalise the venue for construction of a War Memorial and a museum in the honour of the soldiers who laid down their lives fighting the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan, said Defence Minister Arun Jaitley after he paid homage to the martyrs at...
  • Debris from flight MH-17 did not just fall in Hrabove, Ukraine July 21, 2014

    While recovery operations are underway to uncover those deceased in the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17, close to Ukrainian village Donestsk, another village not far away from ground zero claims that a major part of the aeroplane has fallen in this village. Even as the villagers collected all the...
  • Government allocates Rs 100 crore for war memorial in Delhi July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday allocated Rs 100 crore for construction of a war memorial and a war museum at Princess Park near India Gate. Presenting his first budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country is deeply indebted to officers and jawans of the armed forces for having made...
  • Fishes can remember things up to 12 days, study finds July 2, 2014

    Contrary to the popular belief that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds, scientists have found that a popular aquarium species can remember the location of tasty treats up to 12 days later. Researchers at MacEwan University in Canada studied African Cichlids (Labidochromis caeruleus). These fish demonstrate many complex...
  • Nearly 190 dead due to suspected encephalitis June 30, 2014

    Nearly 190, mostly children from poor families, have died due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar in the last month with three more deaths on Monday, an official said. The maximum number of deaths took place in the state's Muzaffarpur district. Most of these children died at the government-run Sri Krishna Memorial...
  • Stress hormone tied to short-term memory loss as we age June 18, 2014

    Washington: Having high levels of cortisol - a natural hormone in our body whose levels surge when we are stressed - can lead to memory lapses as we age, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Iowa (UI) said there is a potential link between stress hormones and...
  • Experts collect litchi samples in Bihar to identify deadly virus June 11, 2014

    Experts on Wednesday collected samples of litchi to identify the virus strain that has claimed the lives of over 50 children in Bihar. "We have collected samples of litchi from orchards in affected areas for toxicology study. It will help us to identify the virus strain of the disease that remains...
  • Japan's Matsuyama wins Memorial in playoff over Na June 2, 2014

    Hideki Matsuyama became the fourth Japanese player ever to win on the PGA Tour when he captured the Memorial tournament in a playoff over American Kevin Na in Dublin, Ohio on Sunday. Matsuyama, 22, emerged victorious in a wild finish to become the youngest champion of the prestigious $6.2 million event...
  • Bubba Watson powers to third-round Memorial lead June 1, 2014

    American Bubba Watson surged to the lead as Englishman Paul Casey plunged four strokes behind after the third round of the Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio on Saturday. Masters champion Watson used his astonishing power to compile five early birdies on his way to a three-under-par 69 in ideal conditions at...
  • Casey surges, McIlroy tumbles at the Memorial May 31, 2014

    Dublin: Paul Casey expected to be chasing someone Friday in the Memorial, figuring it would be Rory McIlroy. After two holes, Casey had the lead to himself at Muirfield Village, and that was only the start of another big day. He took advantage of the par 5s for another 6-under 66,...
  • Rory McIlroy leads after the opening round of Memorial May 30, 2014

    Whether it's his health or his personal life, Rory McIlroy is not easily distracted when he's on top of his game. McIlroy made two eagles and three birdies on the back nine at Muirfield Village - along with a double bogey - on his way to a 9-under 63 and a...
  • Masters champion Bubba Watson in early tie for Memorial lead May 30, 2014

    Masters champion Bubba Watson, making the most of ideal scoring conditions, birdied four of his last five holes to surge into an early share of the lead in Thursday's opening round of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The American world number five, one of seven players in the top 10...
  • PWD engineer in trouble for helping daughter clear PMT exam through unfair means May 19, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) is on the lookout for a senior engineer of the PWD in connection with the PMT scam as he allegedly got his daughter admitted to a government medical college through unfair means in exchange of a hefty amount of money. The STF is searching Executive...
  • Undertrial attempts suicide in Bharatpur Jail May 4, 2014

    A 35-year-old undertrial allegedly attempted suicide in a toilet of Bharatpur jail on Sunday, a jail official said. Hansraj Singh was rushed to the Rajbahadur Memorial Hospital where his condition was stated to be critical, the official said. Singh, who was facing trial in the murder case of his wife, was transferred...
  • Five kin of ex-MP minister Dashrath Singh Lodhi killed in road accident May 2, 2014

    Five relatives of former MP minister Dashrath Singh Lodhi were killed when their jeep collided with a stationary truck on Jabera-Sagar road in Sagar, police said today. The deceased persons were going to take part in a pre-marriage function when the mishap occurred last night, they said. The jeep rammed into...
  • Indian seeks memorial in US for cows killed in accident April 30, 2014

    Washington: In an unusual demand, an Indian American has asked for permission from local authorities in upstate New York to erect a temporary roadside memorial in honour of 11 cows killed in an accident last week. "Following last week's truck crash in Albany, which resulted in the deaths of at least...
  • India is facing huge cancer crisis: Experts April 13, 2014

    London: India is facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment causing large-scale problems, experts said. Every year in India, around one million new cancer cases are diagnosed and around 600,000 to 700,000 people die from cancer in India, with this death toll projected to...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested April 7, 2014

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said.  Meanwhile, his son Kundan Verma, was also...
  • Three students arrested in connection with PMT scam April 2, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Tuesday arrested three students and their fathers in connection with the multi-crore pre-medical test (PMT) scam, police said. Amit Kanse and his father Satyam, Ravindra Kharte and his father Madan and Rinki Jhauvri and her father Ramprakash, all residents of adjoining Dewas district, are...
  • Toshiba, SanDisk sue Hynix over suspected flash memory technology leak March 14, 2014

    Tokyo: Partners Toshiba Corp of Japan and SanDisk Corp of the United States separately filed civil lawsuits against South Korea's SK Hynix Inc, seeking damages over the suspected theft of data related to their flagship flash memory chip technology used in smartphones and tablet computers. SK Hynix said on Friday it...
  • Delhi woman suffers burn injuries after acid attack March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old woman suffered burn injuries after two bike-borne men threw acid on her in Nangloi area of west Delhi on Sunday. The victim, who is married, was on her way to the market in Nangloi where the two men followed her on bike and the pillion rider...
  • CJ highlights inadequate medical facilities at a Mumbai hospital February 24, 2014

    CJ Abhay Kumar Jha reports on the lack of facilities in Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital. He says that due to lack of medical staff and adequate beds for patients, many are forced to live on the streets waiting for their appointment. Through his CJ report, he wants the authorities to...
  • Police destroy Naxal memorials, seize explosives February 23, 2014

    Police have destroyed 'memorials' built by the Naxals and seized explosives during an operation in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. Bijapur district police on Saturday said that the anti-Naxal campaign was undertaken by police and the CRPF jointly between February 15 to 20. Police teams started from Awapalli village, and reached Basaguda...
  • Two brothers recreate childhood photos as a gift to their mum February 11, 2014

    Wondering what to get your mother for her birthday? These guys might be of some help. Two brothers recreate their childhood photos as a gift to their mother. Their adorable then-and-now photos are a testimony that they'd always be their mamma's boys and growing up definitely hasn't changed anything. Their...
  • Mamata Banerjee a best-selling author at Kolkata Book Fair January 31, 2014

    Guess who is the hottest-selling author at the ongoing Kolkata Book Fair? Not Chetan Bhagat or Vikram Seth, but West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Sales figures at the annual book fair, deemed one of the largest in the world, demonstrate that Mamata has emerged quite a literary sensation. "The response has...