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Google's Alan Eustace beats Baumgartner's skydiving record with ...
London, Oct 25 : Google vice-president, Alan Eustace has reportedly broken the world record for high altitude parachute jump set in 2012 by Austrian Felix Baumgartner, by jumping from near the top of the stratosphere at an altitude of 135,890 feet.
Women in Nagaland turn self-employed to earn a living
Dimapur, Oct. 25 : Akitoli Swu is a young Naga entrepreneur from Dimapur who set up her own herbal soap company with the brand name "Angry Mother".
Manipur artisans work towards preserving traditional handicrafts
Imphal, Oct. 25 : Longjam Hemolata Devi, 47, a weaver from Kwakeithel Mayaikoibi Chabungbam Leikai, is one of the few artisans involved in making Shaphee Lanphee- a rare traditional handicraft of Manipur embroidered with meaningful motifs.
Gwyneth Paltrow 'openly dating' Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk
Melbourne, Oct 25 : Gwyneth Paltrow is reportedly dating co-creator of comedy-drama TV series 'Glee' Brad Falchuk just four months after her split from estranged husband Chris Martin.
Ferdinand plans on retiring at end of current PL season
Johannesburg, Oct 25 : Former England football team captain Rio Ferdinand has said that he is planning to retire from the sport at the end of the current domestic season.
Russell Brand misses Jemima Khan's dog post split
London, Oct 25 : Russell Brand, who recently split from high society journalist Jemima Khan, said that he misses her dog.
J.K. Rowling to release short story from 'Harry Potter' universe
Washington, Oct 25 : J.K. Rowling gives fans yet another medium to stay in the Harry Potter universe as she is now planning to release short story based on the magical world.
Young leaders from northeast gather in Delhi to discuss prospects for ...
By Ipsita Panda, New Delhi, Oct. 25 : In order to highlight the rich prospects of development in the northeast and to discuss various issues concerning growth in the region, young leaders and achievers from the northeast recently came together in New Delhi.
NCC Cadets save lady from River Yamuna
New Delhi, Oct.25 : Brave Heart National Cadet Corps (NCC) of 2 Delhi Naval Unit of Delhi Directorate on Friday saved a middle aged woman who had jumped into the Yamuna River at about 11.30 a.m.
British 'Islamic fighter' killed in Syria
London, Oct 25 : A young man from the British port city of Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has been reportedly killed on the frontline in Syria.
Story of memories, nostalgia, metaphors
New Delhi, Oct 25 : In her debut novel, Ira Singh has deliberately picked up metaphors as motifs to narrate a coming-of-age story, set against the backdrop of partition and independence, and refrained from getting into details that led to these developments to narrate a story of a family.
Guard jumps to death in Gurgaon
Gurgaon, Oct 25 : A private security guard committed suicide Saturday by jumping from the 11th floor of a building here, police said. This is the third such incident in the building.
How to create the perfect sleep environment
London, Oct 25 : A good night's sleep is vital for your health and well being. From keeping away distractions from your bedroom to maintaining the right temperature, an expert gives some advice on how one can get a sound sleep.
Cologne worsens Bremen's situation in Bundesliga
Berlin, Oct 25 : Bremen remain at the bottom of the table as they lost 0-1 to Cologne in the opener of the Bundesliga's ninth round.
Saina Nehwal ousted from French Open quarters
Paris, Oct 25 : The Indian challenge came to an end at the $275,000 French Open Super Series when the country's top shuttler Saina Nehwal lost her women's singles quarterfinal to Shixian Wang of China here.
Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Sukhvinder to perform at Lucknow Mahotsava
Lucknow, Oct 25 : From Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia's flute recitals, the Sabri Brothers' souldful Sufi music and qawwali's to performances by Bollywood singers like Sukhvinder Singh, Rekha Bharadwaj and Ankit Tiwari, an eclectic mix of tradition and modernity will be witnessed at the forthcoming ...
Indian wins Green Oscar for film on parrot
Kolkata, Oct 25 : Ashwika Kapur, a 26-year-old science and natural history filmmaker from West Bengal, has won the Wildscreen Panda Awards also known as the Green Oscar for her film on a Kakapo parrot named Sirocco.
Obesity a leading cause of liver damage (World Obesity Day is Oct 26)
By Shweta Sharma, New Delhi, Oct 25 : Little did 52-year-old Sheila Joshi (name changed), suffering from obesity-related uncontrolled diabetes know that her condition was leading to a damaged liver.
Google senior VP breaks skydiving record
Washington, Oct 25 : Google senior vice president Alan Eustace parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere and broke the world skydiving record set two years ago, The New York Times reported.
10 Cambodian workers arrested in wage protest
Phnom Penh, Oct 25 : Ten workers were arrested in Cambodia Saturday after more than 200 protesters, demanding higher wages and better working conditions, burnt a factory gate and hurled stones at the police.
Villa Maya, where dining is more than a pleasure (Foodie ...
By Sanu George : Fancy dining in a three-storyed restored 300-year-old Dutch manor? Head for Villa Maya, a stone's throw from the international airport in Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram, which has hit the headlines after it was ranked fourth among India's top 10 restaurants by travel portal Trip ...
Ebola infected child from Mali dead
London, Oct 25 : The authorities in Mali have confirmed the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, a media report said Saturday.
NY, NJ to quarantine travellers from Ebola-affected countries
New York, Oct 25 : Medical personnel arriving at New York City airports from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa will be placed in mandatory quarantine for 21 days, the governors of New York and New Jersey announced.
Obama hugs nurse who survived Ebola
Washington, Oct 25 : US President Barack Obama greeted nurse Nina Pham in the Oval Office with a big hug to celebrate her recovery from the Ebola virus, which she was the first person in the country to contract.
Lance Armstrong barred from non-competitive race
Los Angeles, Oct 25 : American cyclist Lance Armstrong has been barred from participating in a non-competition event sanctioned by USA Cycling.
Kenya to remove ghost workers from payroll
Nairobi, Oct 25 : The Kenyan government Friday said it will remove all ghost workers from its payroll in November.
Justin Bieber hits on model with Disney pick-up line
Los Angeles, Oct 25 : Singer Justin Bieber was caught hitting on a model, whom he saw on a side walk, with cheesy line inspired from Disney's cartoons.
Both US nurses recover from Ebola: hospitals
Washington, Oct 25 : Both US nurses who contracted Ebola while caring for a patient from Liberia have recovered from the potentially deadly disease, the hospitals that treated them said Friday.
Zambian president pardons 975 prisoners
Lusaka, Oct 25 : Zambian President Michael Sata has pardoned 975 prisoners as part of 50 years of celebration of the country's independence from Britain, a senior official said in a statement Friday.
For new line, Kim took inspiration from bloggers
Los Angeles, Oct 25 : Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says she took inspiration from the internet while designing her latest collection.