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'Spiderman' scales world's tallest tower

Alain Robert, who is popularly known as the 'French Spiderman', has scaled the 2,716 feet-tall Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower in Dubai, in a record-clinching feat.The climb was held as......

'Spiderman' climbs 57 storeys for a cause

French "Spiderman", Alain Robert, was arrested on Monday after he scaled a 57-storey Sydney building, without ropes or a harness, to raise awareness about climate change.Robert, 48, popularly known......

These 10 stunts are for those who DARE!

Daredevil aerialist Nik Wallenda created history few nights ago when he successfully walked between skyscrapers on high wires suspended over 600 feet above Chicago without a harness or a safety net......

In PHOTOS: Adventures of the French 'Spiderman'

A French daredevil has scaled Cuba's famous 27-stoeried Habana Libre Hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net. Alain Robert succeeded in climbing to the top of the hotel in about half an......

Why Girish Karnad is wrong

Karnad's invective is not a fact based logical rebuttal of Naipaul's ideological variance. It lacks the grace or elements of an intellectual discourse, says Vivek Gumaste. Girish Karnad's vitriolic......

Economic mantras Modi must learn to be successful

The basic wisdom of economics is that not compromising is costly. If Narendra Modi doesn't heed this lesson, he risks running an administration that is ineffective at best and disastrous at worst,......

Rebuilding America's job machine

As staff at the College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering wait patiently in a conference room, a loud rumble shatters the silence. "Must be him," someone says. Alain E. Kaloyeros has just pulled......

Top wines for the holiday table

If you think navigating Aureole's famous glass and steel wine tower by mechanical hoists is tough, you should see the feat that Allison Cook -- one of five sommeliers at the showy Las Vegas......

Mumbai to host global mart meet

Hedge funds, which are proving to be a headache for stock market regulators across the world, will be the main topic of discussion at the four-day annual conference of the International......

Argo, Life of Pi win at Oscars 2013

The 85th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: Best Picture Amour Argo Beasts of the Southern Wild Django Unchained Les......

Life Of Pi, Django Unchained bag Oscar nominations

The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards are out, and it has its fair share of surprises and expected nods. The nominations were announced by Emma Stone and Seth MacFarlene in Los Angeles. The......

Lincoln leads BAFTA 2013 nominees

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln dominates the 2013 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). The American historical drama film earned 10 nominations including Best Film, Best Actor for......

Fabulous films coming up at a Mumbai theatre near you!

The Mumbai Film Festival-- held from October 18 to 25 -- aims to be less of a niche event and more a genuine melting-pot.First things first: whoever curated the line-up of the Mumbai Film Festival......

Oscars Winners at a Glance: The Artist wins 5 awards

The 84th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold:Best Picture The ArtistThe DescendantsExtremely Loud & Incredibly CloseThe HelpHugoMidnight......

Contador finds Armstrong in his way, again

Once again, Alberto Contador is the Tour de France favourite and, once again, Lance Armstrong stands in his way. Although Luxembourg's Andy Schleck seems to be his main challenger, Armstrong will......

From boys to men: The 2008 F1 season

For half a magical Sau Paulo minute, Felipe Massa was the 2008 Formula One World champion. He drove a flawless race to finish first, and the Brazilian was just getting used to the deafening,......

Massa wins Brazilian GP; Hamilton world champ

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton roared into the record books as Formula One's youngest champion on Sunday when he snatched the title in last lap drama at the Brazilian Grand Prix.The 23-year-old, needing......

Formula One statistics for Monaco Grand Prix

Some Formula One statistics ahead of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix: WINSFelipe Massa's win in Turkey was Ferrari's fourth in a row this season and the Brazilian's third in succession at the Istanbul......

'Why is Alonso such a bad loser?'

The Formula 1 Championship battle has never been more alive, with Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso tied on points, and Michael barely ahead by the merit of winning seven races to Alonso's......
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Q. For tourism development why has the Chinese govt. invited the French Spider man?
T A RAMESH:  A. Alain Robert, dubbed the French Spiderman for his ascents up some of the world's tallest buildings without climbing gear, will scale one of China's...... more

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Minister for Tourism and Culture of Seychelles joins the island's Tourism Board Chairperson Wendy Pierre to congratulate Robert Desvaux on his appointment to head the MTPA of Mauritius

Alain St.Ange has said to the press that he welcomes the appointment of Robert Desvaux as the new head of the Mauritius Tourism Promotional... ...

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CS Santosh completes the Dakar 36th overall

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