RUNS

  • Run the Rann: Running through the great Kutch desert Yesterday

    Set against the silver-white landscape of India's biggest salt desert, the Great Rann of Kutch, Run the Rann II is a race for the strongest. For the past two years, hundreds of tourists from across the world flock to this hamlet for an adventure sporting experience like no other. Organised...
  • Hit-and-run case: Court says it can't ask Salman Khan to produce driving licence Yesterday

    Mumbai: A sessions court today rejected an application filed by the prosecution in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan as it ruled that an accused cannot be forced to produce any document at the fag end of the trial. "The application is not maintainable under the provisions of Indian...
  • Court to announce verdict on Salman Khan black buck poaching case today Yesterday

    New Delhi: It is a crucial day for actor Salman Khan. A Jodhpur court will today pronounce verdict in the 1998 black buck poaching case. Salman and a few other Bollywood stars were accused of poaching blackbucks on the midnight of Oct 1-2, 1998 during the shooting of Hindi movie...
  • Mo Farah sets new world indoor record for two miles February 22, 2015

    Mo Farah set the first world record of his glittering distance running career on Saturday when he established a new indoor two-mile mark in Birmingham. Britain's double Olympic champion at 5,000m and 10,000m produced a splendid individual tour de force at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix in the National Indoor Arena,...
  • McConaughey to star in 'Born to Run...' movie adaptation January 29, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Matthew McConaughey is set to star in the adaptation of Christopher McDougall's book "Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen". Matthew Michael Carnahan is writing the script, with Mickey Liddell, Deb Newmyer and Lorenzo di Bonaventura producing, reports...
  • An extract from Sumedha Mahajan's 'Miles to Run Before I Sleep' January 21, 2015

    Chapter 6 Reading the Signs FOR A MOMENT, I thought I had lost my limbs. With the help of people around me, I managed to get up on my feet and take a few tentative steps. The wounds on my knees did not bother me, but as long as my limbs were not...
  • Salman Khan 2002 hit and run case: Prosecutor demands re-examination of RTO officer January 8, 2015

    In the recent development to Salman Khan's hit and run case, the prosecutor has asked for a re-examination of the RTO officer. The prosecutor said that certain replies during cross examination were vague. In its response, the Supreme Court stated that the clarification of such can be done during re-examination....
  • India agrees to cut stakes in state banks; could raise $1.6 trillion December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet approved plans to raise about Rs 1.6 trillion ($25.76 billion) by selling some of its stakes in state-run banks by 2019, a government statement said on Wednesday. The government holds stakes ranging from 56 per cent to 84 per cent in 27 state-run banks. They account for...
  • 2002 hit-and-run case: Experts tell court alcohol content found in Salman Khan's blood was higher than normal December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Salman Khan's blood had alcohol content after he was made to undergo a test in the 2002 hit-and-run case, according to a chemical analysis expert who testified in a Mumbai Sessions Court on Wednesday. The expert claimed in the court that the alcohol content found in Salman...
  • Salman Khan's 2002 hit-and-run case: Hearing deferred till November 24 November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The latest in the Salman Khan hit and run trial case is that it has now been adjourned till November 24. Two witnesses had deposed in a Mumbai Court. The witness, a JW Mariott parking assistant had earlier said that Salman got behind the wheel of the landcruiser...
  • Big day for Salman Khan: Hearing in Black Buck and 2002 hit-and-run cases today November 5, 2014

    It is a day which carries huge importance in Salman Khan's life. For the Supreme Court will produce the final hearing on Black Buck poaching case, and a Mumbai court will continue the hearing on the 14-year long hit-and-run case which allegedly involved the actor today. Khan has been sentenced...
  • Ramvilas Paswan, Upendra Kushwaha lead Run for Unity October 31, 2014

    Bihar: Union ministers Ramvilas Paswan and Upendra Kushwaha on Friday promoted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative on Sardar Patel and led the run for unity in honour of the "iron man" in the state. Paswan's son and LJP MP Chirag Paswan and district level BJP leaders joined people from different walks...
  • Rajnath Singh inaugurates 'Run for Unity' in Hyderabad October 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Observing that the English rulers did not intend to see India remain "Akhand" post-Independence, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said it was Sardar Patel who united the country. "It was not the intention of Englishmen that India remains intact (Akhand Bharat). But, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel united more than...
  • BJP leaders remember Patel October 31, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party leaders Rajnath Singh and Devendra Fadnavis remembered Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 139th birth anniversary. ...
  • Modi launches 'Run for Unity', remembers Sardar Patel's contribution towards nation's unity October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the 139th birth anniversary of former deputy prime minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. In remembrance of the 'Iron Man', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the 'Run for Unity' marathon in which over 10,000 people participated. The central government declared October 31 as the National Unity...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi flags off 'Run for Unity' October 31, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off 'Run for Unity' in Delhi to commemorate Sardar Patel's birth anniversary. ...
  • Watch: Venkaiah Naidu puts on his jogging shoes for 'Run for Untiy' October 31, 2014

    Union minister for urban development and Parliamentary affairs Venkaiah Naidu on Friday took part in the Run for Unity organised To commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's legacy. Naidu said, "I am feeling very glad. I always felt history was unkind to Sardar Patel. We decided to mark this as Rashtriya Ekta...
  • Sardar Patel's anniversary being celebrated as National Unity Day October 31, 2014

    To commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's legacy the Narendra Modi Government has declared National Unity Day, which is being launched with a run for unity to spread awareness about Patel's contribution to Indian history. ...
  • 'Run for Unity': As it happened October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: 8:49 am: 'Run for Unity' marathon concludes. 8:39 am: President Pranab Mukherjee also participates in the 'Run For Unity' as he flags off the event from Rashtrapati Bhawan. 8:27 am: According to the Delhi Police, over 10,000 people are participating in the marathon. 8:20 am: Sports icons Bijender Singh, Yogeshwar Dutt,...
  • I appeal to everyone to be present at Vijay Chowk on Friday: Rajnath Singh October 30, 2014

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh appealed to one and all to be present at Vijay Chowk on Friday early morning for "Run and Unity' programme and make it a huge success. ...
  • Government offices in New Delhi area to close at 2 PM today for 'Run for Unity' October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Government offices located in New Delhi's central area, including North Block and South Block, will be closed from 2 PM on Thursday till 9:30 AM on Friday in connection with the 'Run for Unity' to be flagged off by Prime Minster Narendra Modi. The buildings to be closed in...
  • Noida: 1 dead, 2 injured in hit and run incident; locals allege drunk women driving the car are culprits October 13, 2014

    Noida: One person died and two were critically injured in a hit and run incident in Noida on Sunday. An unregistered car hit three people who were on a motorcycle on Sunday evening. Locals allege that there were two young women in the car, who escaped soon after the accident....
  • 2002 hit and run case: Witness identifies Salman Khan, says he took the driver's seat October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: In a set back to actor Salman in the 2002 hit and run case, a key witness has told a Mumbai Court that the actor was driving the car which mowed down several people in 2002. The witness, a JW Mariott parking assistant said that Salman got behind the wheel...
  • 4Minute Mile: A jetpack that allows wearers to run faster September 19, 2014

    Houston: American researchers have developed a jetpack that can allow people reach the fourminute mile mark by enhancing speed and agility. Researchers at Arizona State University (ASU) have developed this jetpack with the help of the Defence Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA). The jetpack was designed for soldiers in the field who...
  • Salman Khan's 'hit and run' case trial to restart from September 24 September 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Following the production of the "missing" case papers in the Salman Khan hitandrun case, the trial against the actor will resume before the sessions court here from Sep 24. The prosecution Friday informed the court that all the original documents barring one pertaining to witness statements and case...
  • Salman Khan hitandrun case: Missing documents found August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai police have heaved a sigh of relief with the missing documents pertaining to the 2002 hitandrun case against actor Salman Khan being found at Bandra police station. The documents were found on Tuesday at Bandra police station, Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said. "We have initiated an inquiry as...
  • Hitandrun case: Car rams into rickshaw pullers asleep on footpath August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a hitandrun case in the national capital, a car hit 6 cycle rickshaw riders who were asleep on the footpath at Inderlok in North Delhi in the wee hours of Saturday. While the car driver abandoned the car after the accident, all the 56 injured were admitted...
  • Salman Khan hit and run case: Case diary goes missing August 21, 2014

    Mumbai: In a new twist in the Salman Khan hit and run case, the Mumbai Police has told the court that the case diary has gone missing. This is in addition to 55 of the 63 case related documents which are missing. The police informed the court of this issue...
  • Ahmedabad: Two dead, four injured in a hit and run case July 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Two people were killed when a car ran over some people sleeping on a footpath in Ahmedabad. Four others were also injured in the accident. The incident took place in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. More details of the accident are awaited. ...