Swords

  • Boy discovers 3000-year-old bronze sword in China September 6, 2014

    Beijing: A 3000-year-old bronze sword has been discovered in a local river by an 11-year-old child in east China's Jiangsu Province. Yang Junxi discovered the rusty sword on July 2 when he was playing near the Laozhoulin River in Gaoyou County. While washing hands in the river, Yang touched the...
  • Indian-origin teacher in UK gives birth in classroom September 17, 2013

    London: An Indian-origin teacher in the UK has dramatically given birth to a baby boy in a classroom after she went into labour while in school. Diane Krish-Veeramany, 30, went into labour, a week before her due date, and three of her colleagues at Manford Primary School helped deliver the baby,...
  • Haryana: Elderly couple axed to death in Kurukshetra April 14, 2013

    Kurukshetra: Parents of an employee of Kurukshetra University were axed to death while four other members of the family injured when armed robbers struck at his residence in Kurukshetra, police said on Saturday. Robbers decamped with cash and valuables after assaulting Kurukshetra university employee Vivek Ratan and his family on...
  • London 2012 fencing: The 4th doodle this Olympics July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: To mark the third day of the London Olympics 2012, Google has replaced its usual logo with a new doodle - London 2012 fencing. The new doodle shows two fencers fighting against each other using bladed weapons. The letter 'L' in "Google" is shown as one of the bladed...
  • Dehra Dun: IMA passing out ceremony today June 9, 2012

    Dehra Dun: A total of 678 Gentleman Cadets (GCs), including 21 from friendly nations, will pass out from the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehra Dun on Saturday. Bhanu Pratap Singh Mankotia has been selected for the prestigious 'Sword of Honour' award for best all-round performance, IMA Commandant Lt Gen...
  • Karachi violence politically orchestrated: Fatima Bhutto October 10, 2011

    Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto talks about her new book 'Songs of Blood and Sword' and how her childhood influenced her writing. ...
  • Divya first woman to get Army's Sword Of Honour September 18, 2010

    Chennai: History would be created at the Officer's Training Academy in Chennai on Saturday, when a woman cadet would be conferred the 'Sword of Honour' at the passing out parade. Year after year, a gentleman cadet receives the 'Sword of Honour', the best all-round cadet award, at the passing-out parade of...
  • 'Killing' Samurai swords join UK's list of Offensive Weapons December 14, 2007

    The UK government said Wednesday it would ban the sale of samurai swords because the weapons had been used in a number of serious, high-profile attacks. The Home Office said the swords would be added to the Offensive Weapons Order from April next year, meaning they could not be imported, sold...
  • The hottest video games of 2007 June 12, 2007

    It's time to say a final farewell to board games. 2007 has seen gaming evolve into a whole new experience. Here are some of the most awaited games of the year. Car Damage: Need for speed screeches up pro street. Taking automobile sculpting to a whole new level, Car Damage...
  • Bihar 'doc' uses sword for surgery May 24, 2007

    Patna (Bihar): A patient suffering from appendicitis chooses to go to a 'surgeon' who is actually a baba. And believe it or not, this surgeon swords to operate upon people, patches them up with adhesive bandages and then gives them blood as medicine and his temporary operation theatre - a temple...
  • Digest this, man swallows 11 swords September 16, 2006

    Indore: Fifty-year-old Ramesh Chandra Kasera can put many youngsters to shame with his hair-raising feats. To the amazement of many, Kasera has no qualms about pushing swords down his throat. This life-threatening passion has become an integral part of Kasera's existence for over three decades, as it provides him with...