Nagano

  • Indian luge pioneer Keshavan fears slide into oblivion February 19, 2013

    Mumbai: On more than one occasion, luger Shiva Keshavan has been on the brink of quitting due to India's frosty attitude towards winter sports, but the pioneer's passion and devotion are driving him towards a fifth Olympics. Keshavan was just 16 when he participated in the 1998 Winter Olympics at...
  • Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Japan, 7 injured June 30, 2011

    Tokyo: A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit central Japan and injured seven people on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of major damage. The epicentre of the earthquake, which struck around 8:16 am (2316 GMT on Wednesday) was in Nagano prefecture, about 120 km (75 miles) from Tokyo, the Japan...