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  • Watch: A 102-year-old man takes the Ice Bucket Challenge, one of the oldest to take the dare 5 days ago

    The Ice Bucket Challenge, a campaign that raises awareness for the deadly Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a motor neuron disease, has so far seen thousands of people taking the dare. Some have had helicopters pour ice water on them while some have taken it to the next level by adding hilarious...
  • What is love? 6-year-old's wise note on love is an eye-opener for all of us 1 week ago

    A six-year-old's note on love is the most philosophical thing on the Internet today. This will remind you of how much we complicate our lives. The child wrote: "Love is when you are missing some of your teeth but you're not afraid to smile because you know your friends will...
  • Chennai@375: A Madras you will fall in love with all over again. Don't miss these 20 gorgeous, black and white photos of the city over 100 years August 25, 2014

    Indian women volunteers carrying flags parading through the streets of Madras, demonstrating for home rule for India, quaint streets dotted with colonial architecture, a Kalashetra dance teacher correcting the position of the body of one of his pupils at a dance institute in the 1950s - this is a Chennai...
  • I have gone from 'king of Manchester' to 'devil', says Louis van Gaal August 22, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has poured scorn on critics who he says have made a "devil" of him after one defeat in his new job. United's 2-1 home defeat by Swansea City was the shock result on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. They face a...
  • Scolded for not going to school, 11-year-old boy hangs self August 21, 2014

    An 11-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide after being scolded by his father for not going to school, police said in Ballia on Thursday. Satyam Singh hanged himself from the roof of his house in Dehri village on Wednesday. Superintendent of Police K C Goswami said that Satyam was scolded by his father...
  • 4-year-old minor girl raped by father's acquaintance August 20, 2014

    A 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father's acquaintance in Nawabganj area in Kanpur, police said on Wednesday. 24-year-old Sanjay, a vendor by profession, was asked by the minor girl's father to drop his daughter home on Tuesday evening, following which he took her to an isolated lane and raped...
  • German soldiers crying after seeing concentration camp videos and the red-smeared iceberg hours after the Titanic sank: 21 black-and-white photos from history you need to see August 18, 2014

    The iceberg that sank the Titanic and German soldiers reacting to videos of concentration camps - 21 photos from history that you need to see today. ...
  • Dozens of birds injured due to kite strings on Independence Day August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It is a tradition on Independence Day to fly kites, but it has proved dangerous for the birds. Dozens of birds were injured this Independece day in the national capital after getting caught and even cut by kite strings. The bird hospital in Old Delhi admitted at least...
  • Fearing being raped by 2 men, teenager commits suicide August 17, 2014

    A 15-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide out of fear of being raped by two men who barged into her house at Thana Kankerkheda area in Meerut, police said on Sunday. According to the girl's family, the incident took place on August 13 when two men barged into the girl's house at...
  • Celebrating 'azadi' with 'rahgiri' in Old Delhi August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: On this Independence Day evening, the historic Chandni Chowk street in Delhi's Walled City, otherwise chock-a-block with chaotic traffic and a teeming mass of people, was wide open for a stroll. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) for the first time ever organised 'rahgiri' in the city in collaboration...
  • Manchester United need to learn to cope with pressure: Louis van Gaal August 16, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said his team need to learn to cope with pressure after they slumped to a 2-1 home defeat to Swansea City on the opening day of the Premier League season. United enjoyed an unbeaten pre-season tour of the United States beating rivals Liverpool and European...
  • India's defeat in three days against England helps feed homeless August 13, 2014

    London: England's defeat of India inside three days in the fourth Test at Manchester's Old Trafford may not have been good news for ground authorities, who lost out on two days' worth of takings and it certainly wasn't good for the tourists. But England's win, which put the hosts 2-1...
  • Injured Stuart Broad may play fifth Test with face mask August 11, 2014

    England pacer Stuart Broad, who was hit on the nose by a bouncer from the Indian fast bowler Varun Aaron in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, hinted that he may play the fifth and final Test against India with a face mask. Broad, in the first over after lunch...
  • Wretched form in England exposes India's batting woes August 11, 2014

    Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli's wretched form in England has again exposed India's failure to fill the huge void left in the batting line-up when Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar retired. Dravid, India's formidable number three batsman, ended his career in January 2012 after scoring 13,288 runs in 164 Tests, with...
  • Farokh Engineer slams India's embarrassing defeat at Old Trafford August 10, 2014

    Former India wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer lamented the team's "embarrassing" innings and 54-run defeat by England in the third Test at Old Trafford on Saturday, criticising both the players and coach Duncan Fletcher. "This was embarrassing," the 76-year-old Engineer, who played 46 Tests from 1961-1975, told BBC Radio Five on Sunday. "India shot...
  • 140-year-old museum to step up security after 2 Queen Victoria statues destroyed August 11, 2014

    Security will be stepped up at a 140-year-old museum in Mathura after three men vandalized two 200-year-old statues of Queen Victoria. The museum will raise the height of its boundary walls, deploy more security personnel and fix more CCTV cameras, according to its director A.K. Pandey. The broken statues would be given...
  • Stat Attack: India's Manchester defeat their 14th within three days August 10, 2014

    India's humiliating innings and 54-run defeat by England in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday was the latest away loss for Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men. This result, which saw England go 2-1 up in the five-match series with a victory completed inside three days, meant India had won...
  • Batsmen capitulate as India lose at Old Trafford August 10, 2014

    Indian batsmen failed to survive the session after tea and lost the fourth Test to England by an innings and 54 runs. ...
  • Michael Vaughan slams 'pathetic' India August 10, 2014

    Manchester: Former England captain Michael Vaughan blasted India for their "pathetic" display in losing the fourth Test at Old Trafford by an innings and 54 runs on Saturday. India lost nine wickets after tea on the third day as they were bowled out for 161 and were in fact beaten in...
  • Do India need sweeping changes for the fifth Test? August 10, 2014

    Manchester: After India's abysmal defeat in the fourth Test in less than two and a half days - by virtue of which they now trail 1-2 in the series - Indian cricket need sweeping changes. It is all the more ironical that this should be the case for the Board of...
  • Cook surprised at India's meek surrender in one session August 10, 2014

    Manchester: Jubilant with his teams' thumping win at Old Trafford on Saturday, England skipper Alastair Cook expressed surprise at India's abject surrender in the fourth Test, which allowed the hosts to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. Getting behind a 215-run lead, the visitors were shot out for just...
  • Captain MS Dhoni lashes out at top order after Manchester debacle August 10, 2014

    Manchester: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni took a dig at the top-order batsmen stating that it was the fifth bowler and the lower order who were scoring all the runs after another abject surrender against England in the fourth cricket Test on Saturday. Asked if the second innings effort was disappointing,...
  • 4th Test: India crumble to a humiliating innings defeat at Old Trafford August 9, 2014

    Team India produced yet another horrible batting performance as they were crushed to a humiliating loss in the fourth Test by the hands of England at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday. Moeen Ali picked four for 39 as India were humiliated by an innings and 54 runs in the...
  • Pankaj Singh picks his maiden Test wicket after 416 balls August 9, 2014

    Indian speedster Pankaj Singh finally took his first Test wicket when he dismissed England's Joe Root on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. The tall paceman had threatened to become the most expensive wicketless bowler in Test history. His return of none for 179 in England's...
  • Match poised nicely for both teams, says Bell August 9, 2014

    Manchester: England have extended their lead to 85 runs against India but Ian Bell says the fourth Test match was still hanging in balance. Bell scored 58 runs in England's unfinished first innings as the hosts reached 237 for 6 at the end of day two. "It certainly is poised very nicely....
  • Aaron vows to bowl quick after impressive return August 9, 2014

    Manchester: After making an impressive return to the Indian fold, fast bowler Varun Aaron says he won't cut down on his pace despite having a history of suffering stress fractures. Aaron has so far dismissed three batsmen in England's first innings, pegging them back with two blows on day one and...
  • Policeman who arrested a 9-year-old boy for breach of peace, suspended August 8, 2014

    A class third student was booked for 'breach of peace' under section 107/116 of CrPC by Nagla Singhi police on Friday, following which one policeman has been suspended for taking legal action against the minor. Nine-year-old Sanjay went to graze his cattle on July 18 Khurra village during which one of...
  • 35-year-old man arrested for attempting to rape a 3-year-old August 8, 2014

    A 35-year-old man allegedly tried to rape a three-year-old girl in the Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad, police said on Thursday. According to police, the accused, identified as one Manoj Kumar of Saheed Nagar colony, has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape the infant girl. The girl was playing outside her house...
  • Stuart Broad set for knee surgery after Test series August 8, 2014

    Manchester: Stuart Broad confirmed he would be undergoing surgery on a longstanding right knee injury after taking six wickets to leave England well-placed in the fourth Test against India at Old Trafford on Thursday. However, Broad insisted he would see out the remainder of a five-Test series currently in the balance...
  • 4th Test: India's surrender for 152 gives England control on day one August 8, 2014

    Stuart Broad's six-wicket haul led England's decimation of India, which saw the visitors bundled out for a paltry 152 and hand the hosts a big advantage on the opening day of the fourth Test at Manchester. MS Dhoni's decision to bat despite overcast conditions, which delayed start by 30 minutes due...