PARKING

  • Delhi: NDMC to give image makeover to CP's Central Park soon 8 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Central Park in Connaught Place, which boasts of the highest monumental flagpole in the national capital, is set to get an image makeover soon with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) planning to turn it into a popular tourist spot. The park is set to get a musical fountain,...
  • Just when you thought a T-Rex was deadly enough, here comes 'Jurassic World' 5 days ago

    Los Angeles:'Jurassic Park' fans have had a glimpse of the long-awaited fourth instalment in the dinosaur disaster franchise, with the release of the film's trailer heralding a terrifying new predator. Twenty-two years after the events of 'Jurassic Park', the film is set at the 'Jurassic World' dinosaur theme park on Nuba...
  • Hawke's Bay Cup: India women lose 1-4 to New Zealand April 16, 2015

    Hastings: The New Zealand women's hockey team thrashed India 4-1 in the Hawke's Bay Cup quarter-final at the Hastings Sports Park on Thursday. It was India who drew first blood as they successfully converted a penalty corner but the 'Black Sticks' struck back as they went on to score four goals. Six...
  • BMW launches Google Glass-like wearable that flashes messages, navigation and parking tips to drivers April 15, 2015

    New York: Those who love the BMW MINI, here is another reason to go for it -- the German carmaker has unveiled an eye-wearable device like Google Glass that helps MINI drivers receive messages, get navigation tips and get to park their vehicle with ease. The eyewear features a built-in camera...
  • QPR to probe missile-throwing incident in Chelsea game April 13, 2015

    London: Queens Park Rangers have launched an investigation after Chelsea players were pelted by objects thrown from the crowd in Sunday's West London Derby. Branislav Ivanovic was hurt when he was struck by a lighter as Chelsea celebrated an 88th-minute goal by Cesc Fabregas that gave them a 1-0 win and...
  • EPL: Cesc Fabregas strikes late as Chelsea beat QPR 1-0 April 12, 2015

    London: Cesc Fabregas scored an 88th-minute winner with Chelsea's first shot on target as the Premier League leaders beat local rival Queens Park Rangers 1-0 to edge closer to the title on Sunday. A mis-hit clearance by QPR goalkeeper Robert Green was picked up by Eden Hazard and the Belgium winger...
  • UPCA gets Green Park on lease, still not ready to host IPL April 9, 2015

    Kanpur: UPCA on Thursday got its wish granted after the Uttar Pradesh government gave Green Park on lease to the state cricket body at 1 crore per annum for 30 years but the stadium is still not ready to host an IPL match or a day/night game due to inadequate...
  • Photos: Inside Facebook's glamourous new Menlo Park headquarters April 3, 2015

    Facebook moved into its new Frank Gehry-designed headquarters in Silicon Valley, with a rooftop park and "the largest open floor plan in the world." Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg insisted, however, that the building is "pretty simple and isn't fancy." Facebook's new Menlo Park headquarters is one of several major projects...
  • QPR boss Chris Ramsey says race could affect future job prospects April 3, 2015

    London: Queens Park Rangers manager Chris Ramsey says being black could affect his chances of getting another job if he leaves the London club. Ramsey, who is the only black manager in the Premier League, has a contract until the end of the season having joined QPR as a coach in...
  • IPL reaches out to fans through Fan Park initiative April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: As a part of the ongoing initiatives to bring in newer audience through IPL, especially families, BCCI will be investing in Fan parks across the country this season. In addition to the 12 venues hosting the matches this season, Pepsi IPL 2015 will be taken to 15 cities across India...
  • Watch: Rhino holds small town to hostage in Nepal March 31, 2015

    A huge rhinoceros strayed into a small town of Hetauda in southern Nepal on Monday morning injuring people. In a video posted by locals, the rhino is seen running through their neighborhood chasing people and motorcycles. Hetuada is close to Nepal's famous Chitwan National Park, a world heritage site known...
  • Swimming: Tearful Park Tae-hwan apologises for failed doping test March 27, 2015

    South Korea's Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan choked back the tears on Friday as he apologised for a failed doping test that led to an 18-month ban from the sport and said he wished he could turn back time and do things differently. Swimming's governing body FINA handed out the ban...
  • World Cup: South Africa's comedy of errors is no laughing matter March 25, 2015

    Sydney: Another Cricket World Cup semi-final but another failure to get to the final has left many South Africa fans questioning what their side must do to reach one-day international cricket's showpiece match. Tuesday's dramatic four-wicket defeat by New Zealand in a rain-affected clash at Auckland's Eden Park was the fourth...
  • Jubilant New Zealand daring to dream of World Cup glory March 25, 2015

    Wellington: New Zealanders hailed the Black Caps' cliffhanger World Cup semi-final win over South Africa as one of the country's top sporting moments on Wednesday and finally began dreaming of even greater glory in the tournament decider on Sunday. "One to go," trumpeted the front page of the New Zealand Herald,...
  • This is the best ever New Zealand team in a World Cup: Chris Harris March 24, 2015

    This is the best ever New Zealand team to have taken the field in a World Cup, given the kind of potential we have in our batting and bowling, feels Chris Harris. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Sachin Tendulkar congratulates New Zealand March 24, 2015

    Auckland: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar congratulated New Zealand for making it to the World Cup final after the Black Caps beat South Africa by four wickets (Duckworth/Lewis) in the semi-final at the Eden Park here on Tuesday. "Big Congratulations to New Zealand for making the ICC World Cup finals and playing...
  • Twitter hails New Zealand's historic entry into World Cup final March 24, 2015

    Grant Elliott struck a six off the penultimate to lift New Zealand to a four-wicket win over South Africa in a cliff-hanging match on Tuesday which carried them into a World Cup final for the first time, ending their run of defeats in their six previous semi-finals. New Zealand went into...
  • World Cup: It is the greatest time of our lives, says Brendon McCullum March 24, 2015

    Auckland: A sensational win over South Africa in the heart-stopping semi-final has given New Zealand their maiden entry into the cricket World Cup final, a moment which victorious captain Brendon McCullum described as the "greatest time" of their lives. New Zealand recorded a historic four-wicket win over a fighting South Africa...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final March 24, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) New Zealand will take on South Africa at the Eden Park, Auckland in the first semi-final as both the teams look to book a place in a World Cup final for the first time. New Zealand, who have lost all their six previous...
  • South Korea's Park Tae-hwan handed 18-month ban by FINA March 23, 2015

    South Korea's Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan was handed an 18-month ban after a failed drug test, swimming's governing body said on Monday. Park, a two-time world champion and first Korean to win an Olympic swimming medal, tested positive for testosterone in an out of competition test conducted by FINA last...
  • New Zealand, South Africa battle it out for their first World Cup final March 23, 2015

    The apartheid had given the Proteas enough pain that denied the world to watch some of the best cricketers in action starting with the likes of Barry Richards to Basil D'Oliveira, who later went on to play for England. Cricket, much like any other sport in the African nation, had...
  • New Zealand and South Africa on the cusp of history, eye first ever World Cup final March 23, 2015

    Auckland: New Zealand and South Africa meet in the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday, with both teams bidding to reach the final for the first time. Here are some things to watch for: Captains Fantastic New Zealand's Brendon McCullum and South Africa's AB de Villiers are not only the...
  • World Cup: NZ fans behind their team as the co-hosts aim to break the semis jinx March 23, 2015

    Auckland: Here come the Black Caps. It was a seven year old who set things off at Departure Gate 16 at the Wellington Airport. Fresh off their win against West Indies, charging towards a collision with South Africa in the semi-final of the World Cup, New Zealand's cricketers trickled towards the...
  • World Cup 2015: Rain looms as unwanted guest at NZ-SA semi-final March 23, 2015

    Auckland: While New Zealand and South Africa concentrate on aspects of their preparations they can control ahead of their Cricket World Cup semi-final on Tuesday, the main factor they can't control - the weather - has begun to enter more and more into match considerations. Auckland's weather is notoriously changeable and...
  • World Cup 2015: Brendon McCullum rules out sledging against South Africa March 23, 2015

    The ugly confrontation that marred New Zealand and South Africa's 2011 World Cup quarter-final is unlikely to be repeated in Tuesday's clash at Eden Park because the teams have 'grown up', New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum believes. The World Cup co-hosts play South Africa in the first semi-final in Auckland on...
  • World Cup 2015: Spin will give New Zealand edge over South Africa March 23, 2015

    I reckon the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa is almost too close to call. Both teams are playing with confidence and one look at the talent on show on either side means it has the potential to be a classic. Everywhere you look...
  • New Zealand's Cricket World Cup semi-final heartbreak March 22, 2015

    Auckland: New Zealand will hope it's a case of seventh time lucky when they face South Africa at Auckland's Eden Park on Tuesday, as all six of their previous World Cup semi-finals have ended in defeat. Below AFP Sport looks back at the Black Caps' litany of last-four woes: 1975, The Oval:...
  • World Cup 2015: Eden Park no run-scoring paradise, says Grant Elliott March 22, 2015

    Wellington: As the Cricket World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa at Eden Park approaches, talk inevitably turns to what seems a perfect storm of scoring possibilities - big hitters and short boundaries. South Africa and New Zealand jointly boast some of the biggest hitters in world cricket...
  • World Cup: New Zealand PM backs Sikhs on wearing kirpans at cricket matches March 16, 2015

    Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said on Monday that the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to bar Sikh fans from wearing kirpans at World Cup matches is wrong. Seven Sikh cricket fans were barred from entering Eden Park to watch India play Zimbabwe in a World Cup match on...
  • World Cup: Pakistan ensure a spot for West Indies in quarters March 15, 2015

    A win against UAE was not good enough for the Caribbean side to book their spot in the quarter-finals of the World Cup as they had to wait for the match between Pakistan and Ireland to finish. The first job was done as West Indies got the better of UAE and...