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  • Mumbai: Hoax call could have led to fireman's death, says official 3 days ago

    Mumbai: A hoax distress call might have led to the death of a fireman in Friday's fire that broke out in a 22-storeyed building in Mumbai, a top fire official said on Saturday. The fireman, Nitin Ivalekar, had gone to check out a distress call of a woman that she was...
  • Massive fire in commercial building in Mumbai, one fireman dead, 6 seriously injured 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in a 22-storey commercial building in a western suburb of Mumbai on Friday morning. Over 40 fire tenders were pressed into service who, after toiling for hours, managed to douse off the flames. One fireman lost his life and six others were left seriously...
  • Former England defender Rio Ferdinand joins QPR 4 days ago

    Former England defender Rio Ferdinand has joined Premier League Queens Park Rangers on a free transfer after he was released by Manchester United, the London club said on Thursday. Ferdinand, 35, has signed a one-year contract with QPR who were promoted back to the top flight through the second tier playoffs...
  • Delhi government mulling making use of multi-level parking mandatory 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to discourage the parking of vehicles at roadsides, Delhi government wants to make the use of multi-level parking facilities mandatory for Delhiites and is also looking to introduce a five-fold hike in surface parking rates. These recommendations have been drawn up by the committee on air...
  • 'Rare' Great Indian Bustard egg hatched successfully July 11, 2014

    The wildlife authorities are delighted with the successful hatching of an egg of "critically endangered" bird Great Indian Bustard in the Desert National Park near Jaisalmer. The egg was spotted in the park's satellite area by a wildlife patrolling team in mid-June and it had been kept under close watch since...
  • 1st T20: New Zealand beat West Indies in a rain-hit contest July 6, 2014

    Roseau: Captain Brendon McCullum hit 40 off 35 balls as New Zealand wrapped up a 12-run Duckworth/Lewis victory over the West Indies in a rainy opening Twenty20 at Windsor Park on Saturday. In a match reduced to 18 overs per side by light rain, New Zealand were well placed at 117...
  • US bans drone operations at national parks July 5, 2014

    New York: The United States has banned launching, landing or operating drones from all national parks, monuments and other historical sites. "We have serious concerns about the negative impact that flying unmanned aircraft is having in parks. We are prohibiting their use until we can determine the most appropriate policy that...
  • Rio Ferdinand set to sign for QPR, says Harry Redknapp July 4, 2014

    London: Former England centre back Rio Ferdinand has agreed to sign for promoted Queens Park Rangers, manager Harry Redknapp has said. Ferdinand, a free agent after leaving Manchester United at the end of last season, is working as an analyst for the BBC at the World Cup finals in Brazil. "Rio has...
  • Man found hanging from tree in Deer Park in south Delhi July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of a 25-year-old man was found hanging from a tree in a park in Safdarjung Enclave area of South Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. The deceased identified as Shivashish, who worked at a restaurant in Yusuf Sarai area, was apparantly upset over his financial condition,...
  • Delhi: Mehrauli Park to be restored June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government has decided to restore the 'Mehrauli Archaeological Park' (MAP) at Mehrauli village in order to attract the tourists coming to Qutab Minar. Spread over an area of 199 acres, the park is abutting the World Heritage site of Qutab Minar, with Quli Khan Tomb and its...
  • Cameras in Bangalore park to ward off lovers July 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Watch out if you are taking a stroll at the Bugle Park in Bangalore, for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike or the BBMP has installed surveillance cameras. This is, to control couples indulging in public display of affection, what the Mayor of Bangalore calls an anti-social activity. ...
  • Union Cabinet gives nod to MoU with China for industrial parks June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to Beijing, the government on Wednesday gave an in-principle approval for a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and China for setting up industrial parks in the country. The details of the agreement will be available only after the signing of...
  • Watch: This video is for those who want to see their pet star in Jurassic Park. This dog just did June 23, 2014

    Dying to see your pet dog star in a Jurassic Park film? It may not be the best idea. This dog is a newest furry monster to have won the Internet. ...
  • As it happened: South Korea vs Algeria, World Cup 2014 June 23, 2014

    Catch all the Live action from the Group H encounter between South Korea and Algeria at Estadio Biera-Rio in Porto Alegre. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) South Korea and Algeria have to put disappointing opening results behind them when they meet, each knowing a victory would leave them well-placed to...
  • Orlando Harry Potter attraction enchants despite glitches June 20, 2014

    Orlando: The signature ride of the new "Harry Potter" attraction at Universal Studios in Orlando, a roller coaster with passenger cars that pitch, heave and spin 360 degrees through a 3-D film adventure, was shut during a media preview on Thursday after minor glitches the previous night. "Escape from Gringotts" is...
  • Jharkhand khadi board to set up parks to promote products June 18, 2014

    To promote its handloom products, the Jharkhand State Khadi and Village Industries Board has initiated steps to set up khadi parks where all manufacturing activities will take place under one roof. The board has a plan to establish six khadi parks in Jharkhand alone to promote khadi products as well as...
  • Amangarh Tiger Reserve reserve makes special arrangements to combat heat wave June 12, 2014

    It's not just people but the animals in the wild who are reeling under the intense heatwave that has swept UP and other northern states. Considering the plight of the animals, the Amangarh Tiger Reserve authorities have taken special measures for providing water to them. Nine new tanks have been constructed...
  • 1st Test: New Zealand in command in Kingston against West Indies June 11, 2014

    Kingston: Experienced seamer Tim Southee and debutant offspinner Mark Craig shared the bowling honours as New Zealand dismissed the West Indies for 262 to take a potentially match-winning 246-run first innings lead late on the third day of the first Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Tuesday. By the...
  • World Environment Day: Meet the man who's been assaulted, threatened, but continues to protect the environment June 5, 2014

    On World Environment Day, CNN-IBN brings you the stories of Green Heroes who have dedicated their life to preserve the environment. Deviram Gurjar has put in 20 years of blood and sweat to save the wild animals and forests near his village in Rajasthan. He has been socially ostracized and...
  • 5-year-old elephant dies in Rajaji National Park June 4, 2014

    A 5-year-old elephant died near the Ramgarh range of Rajaji National Park in Dehradun during a fight between the elephants, officials said. The pachyderm's body was found by the forest officials during daily patrolling. They then informed the senior officials, they said. The deep marks on elephant's body suggests that it was...
  • Yosemite: 20 breathtaking photos of the national park the latest Apple Mac OS X version is named after June 3, 2014

    The next Mac operating system will be called Yosemite, after the national park, now that Apple is naming it after California locales rather than cats. The Yosemite National Park covers an area of 3,026.87 square kilometres in the central eastern portion of the US state of California. These images are...
  • 21 year old tigress 'Sita' dies of old age in Van Vihar National Park June 1, 2014

    An ailing tigress has died of old age in Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal, a forest official said on Sunday. "The big cat, named 'Sita', was 21 years old. She was suffering from an injury in her hind leg over a month, which had restricted her movements. She died last...
  • South Korea forced into late defensive change May 29, 2014

    German-based defender Park Joo-ho was called into the South Korea World Cup squad on Thursday after first choice left back Kim Jin-su was forced to drop out of the 23 because of an ongoing ankle problem. Kim, 21, had not made enough progress in his recovery, the Korean Football Association said...
  • QPR back in Premier League after beating Derby May 24, 2014

    London: Queens Park Rangers secured an immediate return to the Premier League - and a promotion windfall of at least 80 million pounds ($135 million) - by beating Derby 1-0 in the League Championship playoff final thanks to a last-minute goal by Bobby Zamora. QPR played the final 31 minutes with...
  • 31 killed, 90 injured in multiple blasts in China's Xinjiang May 22, 2014

    Beijing: Thirty one people have been killed, and 90 have been injured in over a dozen explosions in an open-air market in Urumqi, capital of China's restive Xinjiang province which is home to mostly Muslim Uighurs on Thursday. Witnesses said two cross-country vehicles driving from north to south ploughed into...
  • South Korea's Park Ji-sung retires May 14, 2014

    South Korean Park Ji-sung announced his retirement from soccer on Wednesday, bringing the curtain down on a career that took him to the 2002 World Cup semi-finals and saw him become the first Asian to play in a UEFA Champions League final. Park's industry, energy and work ethic made him a...
  • Park, Ki included in South Korea's football World Cup squad May 20, 2014

    Arsenal striker Park Chu-young is going to his third World Cup for South Korea despite concerns about his lack of game time in the Premier League. Hong Myung-bo picked Park among nine Europe-based players in the 23-man South Korea squad he announced on Thursday. The South Korea coach unveiled a youthful and...
  • Maharashtra pitches for Chinese Industrial Park April 25, 2014

    Beijing: Maharashtra on Friday made a strong pitch, competing with half a dozen states, for the proposed Chinese Industrial Park in India. A delegation from Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) led by Sunil Porwal, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Textiles invited top Chinese business houses to invest in the state offering a...
  • EC lodges complaint against IT firms for working on polling day April 25, 2014

    Chennai: Some of the top IT companies and IT enabled services companies in Tamil Nadu are facing charges under the Representation of People's Act and the archaic Tamil Nadu Shops and Establishments Act for not declaring a paid holiday on the voting day. According to state labour department officials IT...