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The parachute who came to cover the biggest election in history

Two whole weeks after he landed on his feet in unfamiliar territory, Patrick Ward records what it is to be a parachute journalist in the chaos called India. Illustration: Uttam......

Death-defying daredevilry from around the world

Stunning photographs for daredevils in actions. Austrian parachuter Felix Baumgartner, who goes by the code name 'Base 502', prepares to jump from the arm of the Christ the Redeemer statue atop......

India's paratroopers meet their match in fog, traffic

India's elite Parachute Brigade, based in Agra, has of late practised two quick manoeuvres designed to test its readiness for quick armed intervention in India's immediate neighbourhood.......

The Top Editor who's also a Fine Novelist

'In the newsroom, the thought process is about understanding the story, it's about complicating the story, constantly guarding against the black and white, trying to look beyond the obvious.' 'As......

5 Reasons Why the BJP Got It Wrong In Delhi

'The boy has remained so simple. Still wearing that sweater and light pants. He doesn't even have a decent pair of shoes! So much like one of us! How can we not give him another chance?' 'And what......

First flying car to go on sale in 2017

A two-seater flying car which can take flight from any clear road could go on sale as early as 2017, potentially changing personal transport on a global scale, its manufacturers say. The......

They acquire, they own but don't bring these home

Indian consumer product companies have shopped for brands across the world but have preferred not to bring the labels to IndiaUK-based Tetley Group, acquired in 2000 by the then Calcutta-based Tata......

Marginal increase in excise duty unlikely to push prices

A marginal 0.14 per cent increase in excise duty is unlikely to affect prices of consumer goods. The rise, if any, will be minimal, suggests Saugata Gupta, managing director of Marico, the maker of......

It's raining billionaires in these countries, India ranks third!

Image: A worker displays a miniature 22 carat gold replica of the historic Taj Mahal. Photograph: Babu/Reuters     The world is home to a record number of 2,089 billionaires. The past......

We may be hit if rural consumption slows down: Marico MD

Since taking over as managing director of Marico last month, Saugata Gupta (below left), previously the chief executive officer, has been hard at work driving the company's vision forward. In his......

'Rahman has been an inspiration but these days I like Amit Trivedi'

Music composer Abhishek Arora on composing music for the television series Love By Chance. Abhishek Arora, of the Akshay-Abhishek duo who put the Rum-Whisky in Vicky Donor, has composed the......

Review: 24 is Fast, Fierce, Fabulous

It may not have the finish of the original but when you look at the bigger picture, Anil Kapoor’s new television show 24 is a step in a desperately needed direction, writes Sukanya Verma. The......

PIX: Bollywood gals with the MOST GORGEOUS hair

Deepika Padukone, one of the most sought after actresses for endorsement deals, has been making appearances in the newest Parachute hair oil ads. Needless to say, the hottie has the perfect body......

BAFTA honours the Queen for 'Olympics performance'

Queen Elizabeth II has received an honorary British Academy award in recognition of her support of British film and television. John Willis, chairman of the British Academy Film and Television......

'It's flattering to be compared to Katrina Kaif'

Evelyn Sharma's first film From Sidney With Love has not released yet. Still, she has already been signed up for some much-awaited forthcoming movies.  There's Issaq with Prateik......

A Test of patience

Skydivers have parachutes to ensure they don't fall flat on their butts. Administrators have 'in retrospect'.'In retrospect', the ICC Test Championship, introduced in mid-2001, is a non-starter;......

Leicester secure promotion to Premier League

Leicester City have returned to the Premier League for the first time since 2004 despite not kicking a ball on Saturday after Queens Park Rangers and Derby County both lost. Leicester, who beat......

Soriano's 50-metre goal brightens up Europa League

Jonathan Soriano scored an incredible goal from near the halfway line to complete a stunning 3-0 win for Salzburg away to once-mighty Ajax Amsterdam in the Europa League round of 32 on Thursday.......

International space crew returns Olympic torch to earth

A Soyuz capsule carried an International Space Station crew of three back to Earth on Monday along with an Olympic torch that was displayed in open space as part of Russia's preparations for the......

Dhoni says he wanted to join the Indian Army

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said he always aspired to be a soldier but destiny intervened to make him a cricketer."Since childhood I wanted to join the Army. Seeing the soldiers, I thought......
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SpaceX successfully tests astronaut escape system

Few Sec ago Washington: The California-based Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has successfully tested an astronaut escape... ...

http://news.Indiaonline.in/SpaceX-successfully-tests-astronaut-escape-system-405595
Sounding rocket unveils makeup of a supernova remnant

he OGRESS payload was successfully launched on a NASA Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket 4:30:01:05 a.m. EDT (2:30:01:05 a.m. MDT), May 2,... ...

http://newsr.in/n/Science/7551kjxvp/Sounding-rocket-unveils-makeup-of-supernova-remnant.htm
SpaceX's first test of its astronaut bailout system a success

wing parachutes marked a successful demonstration Wednesday by SpaceX of its Crew Dragon spacecraft abort system, an important step in NASA's... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/spacex-s-first-test-of-its-astronaut-bailout-system-a-success-115050700165_1.html
NASA details super pressure balloon recovery plans in the Australian outback

Comments WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA tracking and communications payload suspended beneath a super pressure... ...

http://www.andhranews.net/Intl/Web/1-135.asp
TransDigm Group Prices Offering of $450 Million Senior Subordinated Notes

Transdigm (NYSE:TDG) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Thursday 7 May 2015 CLEVELAND , May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --TransDigm Group Incorporated... ...

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