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4 priceless monuments lost to Islamic State

On Thursday, Islamic State terrorists blew up Mosul’s iconic 800-year-old leaning minaret and the adjacent mosque where their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 declared himself a......

Remembering the Missile Man of India

Former president A P J Abdul Kalam speaks during a function at the research and diagnostic centre for children in Kolkata in this photograph taken on May 17, 2007. Photograph: Jayanta Shaw/Reuters......

Taj Mahal joins Wonders of the World list

The Taj Mahal, regarded as one of the most beautiful monuments, was on Saturday voted in a global poll as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.The declaration of the new list of the Seven......

From pilot to Santa, all in a day's work for Kalam

From pilot to Santa, President A P J Abdul Kalam did it all within no time. The 75-year-old Kalam, who is in Greece on a three-day state visit, began his morning on Friday with a visit to the......

Taj set to enter new Seven Wonders' list

The Taj Mahal appears set to figure among the new Seven Wonders of the World, with votes polled across the world so far placing it among the top seven candidates for the title.People from around......

Essar sells business park in biggest office space deal

This is the latest in a series of large office space buyouts by RMZ Corp which has created a portfolio of rent-yielding commercial assets in India. Essar group on Wednesday announced the sale of......

Cloudy future for Kolkata's great roadside tea

Just as unregulated unauthorised hawkers and their shops can kill a city, some space needs to be carved out for distinctive affordable street food, says Shubir Roy. At Rs 5 per small glass of tea......

This is how Euro zone plans to counter the Greek crisis

  Athens reported a steep 24.6 per cent fall in its revenues in May, including a 50 per cent fall in tax returns Euro zone leaders will hold an emergency summit on Monday to try to avert a......

Sahara, US firm in construction JV

Sahara Prime City, realty development arm of the Sahara India group, has joined hands with the US-based Turner Construction Company. The joint venture, named Sahara Turner Construction Ltd, is to......

PVR earmarks Rs 500 cr for 500 screens

PVR Ltd., the retail entertainment company, is planning to open 500 screens across the country in three years. For this financial year, the company plans to open 60 screens in cities including......

Actor Mohnish Behl's father dies in fire

Actor Mohnish Behl's father Colonel Rajneesh Behl died on Tuesday after his flat in the 32-storeyed apartment complex in upscale Colaba in South Mumbai caught fire. He suffered third degree burns.......

Acropolis ceremony sets Olympics stage

The Olympic flame reached the Acropolis on Thursday after an unprecedented journey across five continents and will rest among its ancient temples before launching the Athens Games on Friday.......

Full moon beams down on Athens one-year countdown

Bathed by the good-omen glow of a full moon over the famed Acropolis, Athens on Wednesday started the one-year countdown to the return of the Olympic Games to their birthplace.Athens organisers go......

Host nation Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Games

The flame will be flown in special safety lanterns to Switzerland for a ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva on Thursday   IMAGE: Greek actress Katerina Lehou (right), playing the role of......

This refugee amputee will be a torch-bearer for Rio Games

‘I am carrying the flame for myself but also for Syrians, for refugees everywhere’ IMAGE: Ibrahim al-Hussein, refugee amputee swimmer a torch-bearer. Photograph: UNHCR A Syrian......

Russia receives 2014 Sochi Games flame

The flame that will burn at next year's Sochi Winter Olympics was handed over to Russia on Saturday in the marble stadium that hosted the first modern Games in 1896. After a six-day trek across 33......
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Zandu Realty reappoints Sandeep Jhunjhunwala as CFO

This is to inform you that the Board of Directors of the Company, at its meeting held today, 9th November, 2017, at Acropolis, 8th Floor, 1858/1,... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/announcements/zandu-realty-reappoints-sandeep-jhunjhunwala-as-cfo_10024241.html
Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 flame handed over to South Korean organizers ahead of 100-day relay

After a week-long journey across Greece and an overnight stay on the Acropolis hill, the flame that was lit in Ancient Olympia, birthplace of the... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/sports/pyeongchang-winter-olympics-2018-flame-handed-over-to-south-korean-organizers-ahead-of-100-day-relay-4186737.html
A toast to Athens and democracy

Geetanjali Krishna approached her trip to Greece -- the cradle of democracy where the notions of equality, free speech and civic liberty first took... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/a-toast-to-athens-and-democracy/20171013.htm
35th ultra-marathon race Spartathlon gets underway

The 35th edition of the annual ultra-marathon race Spartathlon from Athens to Sparta, one of the most gruelling long distance courses worldwide,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/35th-ultra-marathon-race-spartathlon-gets-underway-117092900568_1.html
New Guinness World Record set in Germany for tallest sandcastle

A new Guinness World Record has been set in Germany for the tallest sandcastle, which measures a spectacular 16.68 metres and has broken the record... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=International&id=IN18948

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