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  • DMRC observes World Green Building Week Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will be observing World Green Building Week till September 27 to promote construction of environment friendly buildings. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has partnered with Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to observe the week on the theme "Get up,...
  • Japan developing first fighter since World War II Yesterday

    Tokyo: The Japanese government has begun working on a jet fighter, the first such aircraft to be built in the country since World War II, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday. The prototype is a joint venture between the Japanese government and defence contractors Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and IHI. It is still...
  • Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Zwanziger Yesterday

    The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday. "I personally think that in the end the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar," the German told Sport Bild...
  • From the fastest marathon runner dressed as a vegetable to the longest golf club: 10 most unusual sports related Guinness World Records Yesterday

    Sachin Tendulkar holds the Guinness World Record for scoring the most runs in a Test match career in cricket. However you don't have to be a professional sportsperson or a player of Tendulkar's calibre to make it to the Guinness Book of World Records. The quirkiest events have made it...
  • Pakistan preparing for ICC World Cup 2015 sans suspended Saeed Ajmal Yesterday

    Karachi: Although the PCB is leaving no stone unturned to allow suspended offspinner, Saeed Ajmal a chance to make a comeback to international cricket, the national selectors and head coach, Waqar Younis are already planning for the World Cups sans Ajmal. "What happened is unfortunate and a big blow to the...
  • #TheModiInterview trends on Twitter, most talked about on social media 2 days ago

    As Fareed Zakaria sits with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to talk the CNN world exclusive interview went viral on Social Media. The hashtag #TheModiInterview kept on trending throughout Sunday on Twitter and Facebook. ...
  • Narendra Modi should practice what he preaches: Singhvi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India" remark has evoked reactions from political leaders across the party lines. Reacting to Modi's remark, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, "A lot of what Modi says is idealist, I wish he would say the same...
  • PM Modi to meet USbased Jewish groups in New York 2 days ago

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet USbased Jewish groups during his visit to the US this week followed by a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Israeli counterpart. According to sources, Prime Minister will be meeting Jewish groups on September 28, the day on which he...
  • Experts hail Modi interview, say PM not responsible for all statements by party members 2 days ago

    Reacting to Narendra Modi interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, experts says the PM has rigntly struck the chord. His words will boost confidence in country. ...
  • Modi's interview to boost confidence in the country: Experts 2 days ago

    Analysing the Modi's CNN world exclusive interview, experts say that the interview will boost confidence in the country....
  • We cannot question patriotism of Muslims, CPI supports PM's statement 2 days ago

    CPI leader Reddy says that the PM rightly said that patriotism of Muslims can not be questioned. ...
  • We need to be more realistic, says businessman on Modi's China remark 2 days ago

    Reacting to the 'We need not to copy China, but reclaim our lost glory' remark on PM Modi in CNN world exclusive interview, businessman Mohandas Pal says China is way ahead of us and we can not ignore their model of growth. ...
  • PM should practice what he preaches: Singhvi 2 days ago

    Reacting on 'Muslim of India will live and die for India.' remark Abhishek Manu Singhvi of Congress said that the Prime Minister Narendra modi should practice what he preaches. ...
  • Guinness World Record holder Karan Singh is the world's tallest 5yearold. He is 5 ft 7 in tall and still growing! 2 days ago

    Are you taller than this 5yearold? Karan Singh made it to the Guinness World Record the moment he was born. Born in 2008, Karan was a giant infant weighing 7 kg and measuring over 2 feet. The secret to this unusually tall and heavy baby's unnatural growth lies in his...
  • Afghan cricketers begin threeweek tour of Australia 2 days ago

    Afghanistan's fledging cricket team began a threeweek tour of Australia on Sunday to help it prepare for its first appearance at next year's 50over World Cup tournament. Ranked 11th in the oneday international form of the game, the results of matches against teams from Western Australia and Canberra in Australia and...
  • Watch: PM Modi's CNN World Exclusive interview at 4:30 PM 2 days ago

    This is the first interview by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he took the charge. Modi speaks to CNN's Fareed Zakaria just a few days before his visit to the US. Watch the full interview on CNNIBN at 4:30 PM on on Sunday. ...
  • Waqar Younis hopeful of Pakistan's chances in ICC World Cup 2015 3 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's head coach, Waqar Younis said he has moved on from the 2011 World Cup semifinal defeat to India and was hopeful that his team will go all the way in the upcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. "Obviously there is that regret over losing that semifinal. You...
  • Plea for nonviolence towards all living beings: UN 3 days ago

    United Nations: The UN International Day of Peace celebrations heard an appeal from the International Mahavira Jain Mission for nonviolence towards all living beings as a way of promoting world peace. Neil Parikh, a 21yearold student from New Jersey, representing the organization, said, "When people think about world peace it is...
  • Humanism is BJP's ideology, Harsh Vardhan reacts to Modi's statement 4 days ago

    The patriotism of Indian Muslims cannot be questioned, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever international interview since assuming office. ...
  • Photos: 'World's Best Father' clicks hilariously madcap photos with his adorable daughter, becomes an Internet sensation 4 days ago

    Dave Engledow, a photo artist, is already well known on the Internet as the guy that shoots fantastic photos with his infant daughter and uploads them on his very popular page on Facebook. His photos are a riot of hilarity with his little girl and him posing in various situations...
  • Saeed Ajmal not essential to Pakistan's World Cup hopes: Miandad 4 days ago

    Karachi: Batting legend Javed Miandad said on Thursday Pakistan could still win next year's World Cup even if star spinner Saeed Ajmal remained suspended due to a chucking ban. Ajmal, the world's leading oneday bowler, was suspended last week after tests found his action vastly exceeded the permitted 15 degrees of...
  • Shahid Afridi urges teammates to rally for World Cup 2015 5 days ago

    Karachi: Veteran Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi urged his teammates to back one another if they were to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and end the country's 23year long wait for the coveted trophy for the second time. Afridi, who has been reappointed the Twenty20 captain, said...
  • Centre nod for use of satellite phones in Himalayas on September 27 6 days ago

    New Delhi: To boost adventure tourism, the government is going to give the muchawaited permission for use of satellite phones by adventurers in the Himalayas on September 27, World Tourism Day. "We have got inprinciple approval from the Home Ministry for allowing satellite phones in the Himalayas, where there is no...
  • Pakistan can once again rule the world, says MisbahulHaq 5 days ago

    Captain MisbahulHaq says Pakistan can "once again rule the world" by winning the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year. The return of the tournament Down Under was a good omen for Pakistan, as that was where they won their only World Cup in 1992, when Imran Khan's...
  • Pradeep wins bronze in shooting world championship 6 days ago

    Granada: The Indian contingent finally had something to cheer about as young shooter Pradeep bagged a bronze medal after the seniors' nonetooimpressive showing in the 51st Shooting World Championships. Pradeep won the honour in 25metre standard pistol event for junior men on Tuesday. Pradeep, who also helped the threemen Indian team to...
  • U17 World Cup: AIFF tying up with Brazilian club 6 days ago

    New Delhi: With the Under17 World Cup slated to take place in the country in 2017, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is tying up with a Brazilian club, Atletico Paranaense, for an exchange programme for the U17 team. Founded in 1924, Atletico Paranaense is a team from Curitiba in Parana,...
  • World Cupstarved Pakistan welcomes trophy visit 6 days ago

    LAHORE: Pakistan welcomed the World Cup trophy as it arrived in the country on a global tour on Tuesday, with skipper Misbahul Haq vowing to win it for the isolated nation and its terrorhit people. The International Cricket Council (ICC) sent the most coveted trophy in the game on tour to...
  • IMF, World Bank warn of renewed Gaza violence 6 days ago

    Jerusalem: The World Bank and International Monetary Fund warned that insufficient funding and political efforts to rebuild Gaza would make economic recovery almost impossible and lead to further violence. The warnings came three weeks after Israel and Hamas signed a ceasefire to end 50 days of conflict, and as the...
  • Ebola epidemic spiraling out of control: Barack Obama 6 days ago

    Washington: The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is "spiraling out of control" and posing a potential threat to global security, US President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday. "If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could be looking at hundreds of thousands of people infected, with profound political and economic and...
  • The total number of websites crosses the 1 billion mark 6 days ago

    San Francisco: The number of websites has burst above one billion and is growing apace, according to figures updated in real time on Tuesday by online tracker Internet Live Stats. Tim BernersLee, considered the father of the World Wide Web, touted the milestone on Twitter one of the most prominent...