Parks

  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler, 18 months after their separation was announced 17-04-2014 09:00 AM

    Los Angeles: Court records show Will Arnett has filed for divorce from Amy Poehler more than 18 months after the comedians announced their separation. Arnett filed a divorce petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 8 citing irreconcilable differences. His filing seeks joint custody of the pair's two sons,...
  • Everton running hot in race for Champions League 08-04-2014 04:55 PM

    It is a sign of the feel-good factor surrounding Everton's push for a top-four finish that instead of bunkering down as the season reaches its tense finale, Roberto Martinez's side are holding an open training session in front of thousands of fans. Having won six successive league matches, the latest...
  • Leicester City clinch Premier League promotion 06-04-2014 03:18 PM

    London: Leicester City ended a 10-year absence from the Premier League and clinched their promotion after their two main rivals lost their respective matches. Leicester are currently sitting top of the championship league table, nine points clear of second-placed Burnley. With third-placed Queens Park Rangers and fourth-ranked Derby both suffering...
  • Cancer biology department to be set up at Kumaon University 01-04-2014 09:43 PM

    A Cancer Biology department, with the help of US' Rosewell Park Cancer Institute, will be set up at Uttarakhand's Kumaon University to promote research in cancer therapy using medicinal herb. Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar endorsed the idea of establishing a cancer biology department at the varsity to promote research in...
  • Three deer found dead in forests of Nandadevi National Park near Joshimath 31-03-2014 07:30 PM

    Three deer were found dead on Monday in the forests of Nandadevi National Park near Joshimath during a search in the wake of reports that they were dying one after another of some infectious disease in the area. "Three deer have been found dead so far in the park area...
  • 35-year-old elephant found dead at Rajaji national park 21-03-2014 06:48 PM

    An elephant was found dead on Friday in Kunau forests of Rajaji National Park's Gauhri range. Injury marks on the carcass of the 35-year-old male elephant suggest that it died in a fight with another pachyderm, Assistant Director of the park HK Singh said. However, a post mortem is being...
  • Red Bull appeal against Daniel Ricciardo disqualification 20-03-2014 08:28 PM

    Formula One champions Red Bull have formally appealed against the disqualification of Australian Daniel Ricciardo from his home grand prix in Melbourne last weekend, the team said on Thursday. A spokeswoman confirmed the necessary documentation had been submitted. Ricciardo finished second in the race, his debut for Red Bull after...
  • Fire on 12th floor of a Thane building leaves 2 dead, 2 injured 16-03-2014 09:19 AM

    Thane: Two people have died and two others injured in a fire that broke out on the twelfth floor of the Sundarban park building in Thane district of Maharashthra. The fire reportedly started at 6 am on Sunday. Short circuit is believed to be the reason for the fire though...
  • Kevin Magnussen shines light in McLaren gloom 15-03-2014 06:33 PM

    Cheery smiles and high-fives were a rare sight in the McLaren garage last year, but new boy Kevin Magnussen inspired a bout of happy back-slapping when he put the British team on the second row for Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix. The 21-year-old Dane, son of former Formula one racer...
  • Building collapse in Manhattan, 1dead 12-03-2014 09:10 PM

    An explosion has leveled two New York City apartment buildings, killing one person and injuring many others. A utility company says a resident in a nearby building reported smelling gas shortly before the explosion. ...
  • 2 New York buildings collapse in explosion, 2 people dead 12-03-2014 07:37 PM

    New York: A thunderous explosion flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday as utility workers were on their way to investigate a report of a gas leak, killing at least two people, injuring more than 20 and leaving over a dozen others unaccounted for. The fiery blast rocked the neighborhood...
  • Man shoots two brothers dead over parking space 28-02-2014 01:48 PM

    New Delhi: Two people were killed in an incident of road rage in Delhi's Bawana on Friday. The deceased are two brothers who got into an altercation with the accused over parking space. Following which, the accused shot at the two from a close range. Although they were rushed to...
  • Third Front a 'parking slot', says Venkaiah Naidu 26-02-2014 03:39 PM

    Stating that the Third Front has no policy or commitment, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday termed the 'alternative' combination of parties as a "parking slot." "The Third Front is only a parking slot. It has no policy and commitment. All the leaders from Third Front have an...
  • Giant pandas get a celebrity welcome in Belgium 24-02-2014 01:11 PM

    Two giant pandas arrived in Belgium on a 15-year loan on Sunday, and they got the kind of welcome usually reserved for visiting dignitaries or celebrities. The male and female pair, Xing Hui and Hao Hao, showed no signs of stress from a journey of more than 12 hours as...
  • We've got work to do in second innings, says Michael Clarke 23-02-2014 10:09 AM

    Port Elizabeth: Australian captain Michael Clarke admitted his side had "some work to do" after South Africa moved into a strong position on the third day of the second Test at St George's Park on Saturday. Australia were bowled out for 246 in their first innings, giving South Africa a...
  • No action against police officer who killed deer, Karnataka CM blamed 22-02-2014 12:41 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is under fire not ordering the suspension of a police officer who allegedly killed a deer at the Bandipura National Park, three weeks ago. The accused police officer TK Dharmesh is Deputy SP of the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID). The state forest department has...
  • 2nd T20: West Indies dash Irish hopes of history with 11-run win 22-02-2014 09:34 AM

    Kingston: Ireland's flirtation with cricketing history came to a disappointing end in Kingston's Sabina Park on Friday when they lost their second Twenty20 international with the West Indies. Victory, following a famous six-wicket win on the same ground earlier in the week, would have given the Irish a first series...
  • Delhi: 3 members of family shot dead over parking lot dispute 17-02-2014 08:25 AM

    Delhi: Three members of a family were shot dead in the national capital over a long-running parking lot dispute. The incident took place on Saturday night in the Badarpur area of South Delhi. Amit Mishra, 24-year-old, was the first to be shot. After hearing the gunshots, his parents Om Prakash...
  • Delhi: 22 interchange metro stations to drastically cut short travel time 16-02-2014 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: With the completion of third phase of Delhi Metro, the number of interchange stations will increase to 22 from the current nine, leading to a drastic reduction of travel time and saving of commuters' money. The crisscrossing of lines in Phase III with the existing lines at many...
  • Elephant crushes woman to death at Rajaji National Park 12-02-2014 05:00 PM

    A 55-year-old woman was crushed to death by an elephant in Gauhri range of Rajaji National Park on Wednesday, forest officials said. The victim, Rekha Devi was attacked by the elephant at Ganga Bhogpur Talla village near Rishikesh, killing her on the spot, Ranger Rajendra Nautiyal said. A similar incident...
  • MS Dhoni rues unlucky dismissals in second innings 09-02-2014 11:24 AM

    Auckland: India skipper MS Dhoni had high praise for his bowling attack for bringing them into the game but rued few unlucky dismissals in the second innings as the visitors went down by 40 runs against New Zealand in the first cricket Test on Sunday. "The bowlers bowled fantastically well...
  • Dhawan, Pujara steady as India need 320 runs more to win first Test 08-02-2014 11:20 AM

    A remarkable fightback from Team India saw them end day three at 87 for 1, needing 320 more runs to win the first Test against New Zealand, who suffered a dramatic batting collapse in the second innings to be skittled out for 105 at Auckland on Saturday. India will have...
  • Murali Vijay blames new ball for batting failure - don't openers specialise in that? 07-02-2014 12:26 PM

    Auckland: At a loss to explain India's poor batting in the ongoing first cricket Test against New Zealand, opener Murali Vijay on Friday said more than the pitch, it is the new ball which is hurting willow-wielders on both sides. The Kiwis piled on 503 runs in their first innings...
  • 1st Test: India 130/4 on Day 2 in reply to NZ's 503 07-02-2014 10:51 AM

    Auckland: India managed to recover from early blows and were 130 for 4 in reply to New Zealand 503 when bad light forced the umpire's to call off the play early on day two of the second Test at Eden Park on Friday. Rohit Sharma (67*) and Ajinkya Rahane (23*),...
  • 1st Test: McCullum, Williamson tons take New Zealand to 329/4 on Day 1 06-02-2014 11:13 AM

    Auckland: Centuries by Kane Williamson and Brendon McCullum helped New Zealand take control on day one of the first Test against India at Auckland on Thursday. The Kiwis were 329 for 4 at stumps with McCullum unbeaten on 143 and Corey Anderson on 43. Williamson and McCullum engineered a crucial...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 1st Test, Day 1 06-02-2014 02:43 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After being thrashed 4-0 against all odds in the ODI series by hosts New Zealand, Team India will hope to make amends in the first Test of the two-Test series starting today at the Eden Park in Auckland. India...
  • Trippiest parking ever or just plain lucky? Russian woman narrowly misses hitting cars by swerving 180 degrees 04-02-2014 04:04 PM

    A woman in Russia barely escapes hitting other cars in the middle of the road by swerving 180 degrees in this awesome video. Either that, or she's a really dramatic car parker. ...
  • Arsenal loan South Korean striker Park to Watford 01-02-2014 12:02 PM

    Arsenal have loaned South Korean striker Park Chu-young to Championship [second tier] side Watford until the end of the season, the Premier League club said. The 28-year-old has made seven first team appearances since arriving from Monaco in August 2011 and was loaned to Celta Vigo in La Liga last...
  • Sylvain Distin signs contract extension at Everton 30-01-2014 08:58 AM

    London: Everton's French defender Sylvain Distin has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at Goodison Park until the end of the 2014-15 season, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. The 36-year-old centre back's current deal was due to expire in June this year, Everton said on...