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FEARLESS: 90-year-old UK woman skydives from 15,000ft

A fearless woman in the United Kingdom has proved that age is no bar after she skydived from a height of 15,000 feet at the age of 90. Stella Gillard from Exeter, Devon confessed that she was not......

Taking the plunge: Man makes 135,000 foot jump in 15 seconds

More than two years after Felix Baumgartner broke the world record for the highest skydive, Alan Eustace has trumped it by jumping a height of 135,890 feet from the Earth’s surface.......

IN PIX: Reaching new heights of daredevilry

Take a look at the incredible jumps 'Fearless Felix' has made. Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner broke the sound barrier in a record-breaking jump from a balloon floating nearly 37 kilometres......

IN PICS: Daredevil skydiver who BROKE the sound barrier

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner on Sunday broke the sound barrier during his in a word-record-breaking jump from a balloon floating nearly 37 kilometres above the earth. Click NEXT to read...

Walking, skydiving, flying. All in a weekend's work

A Ganesh Nadar recollects the unsual last weekend he spent in Mumbai before returning to his native village in Tamil Nadu. Friday evenings are normally the best evening of the week as we have the......

An ace deal maker who won the Posco, Arcelor Mittal deals

In corporate India where family disputes have become far too common, the Miglanis work as a team. Image: Ankit Miglani, A steel tycoon in the making.     Uttam Galva Steels promoter......

India Inc jitters on rupee, economy

The rupee’s sustained fall against the dollar, lack of reforms and a crippling liquidity crunch is making India Inc jittery about the economy. On Wednesday, Anand Mahindra, chairman of the......

Why did Maharashtra's UIDAI project fail to meet the hype

Ashok Bhil, a 25-year-old graduate from Navalpur, 7 Km from Tembhli, is disappointed with the way the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is rolling out Aadhaar in Maharashtra. Last......

Hyundai i20 Automatic: How good is it?

"Which automatic car should I buy for my dad?" our marketing head asked a day before we were to test the Hyundai i20 automatic. "Hang in there," I said. The timing of the i20 was quite right.......

Climate 2020: India to be hardest hit

The Earth will be 2.4 degree Celsius warmer by 2020 if the world continues with the business-as-usual approach to climate change and India would be one of the hardest hit countries witnessing up to......

Skydiving with Sonam, Imran!

We so envy Sonam Kapoor and Imran Khan.   The stars of the upcoming movie, I Hate Luv Storys, which releases this Friday, had a rollicking time shooting for their movie in New Zealand.......

John Abraham works his muscles for Rocky Handsome, Dishoom

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: John Abraham is training hard for his upcoming films. He turned to Twitter to share his latest picture (left) and tweeted:......

'So what happens to Bombay Velvet now?'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities. The Central Board of Film Certification ordered 'Bombay' to be edited from a song by Mumbai-based musician Mihir Joshi before......

TRAILER REVIEW: The Amazing Spiderman 2 looks exciting

Raja Sen feels The Amazing Spiderman 2 trailer is solid and shows us a very ambitious film. Spidey’s back. And, fittingly enough, the trailer starts with a shot of the......

Review: Disco is torturous film

Radhika Rajamani says a bad script, inept direction, and poor technical values will keep audiences away from Disco.Some movies make you wonder why they were made. Why do producers shell out huge......

Extreme sports star dies in skydiving accident

  Extreme sports performer Erik Roner died in a skydiving accident near Lake Tahoe, California, on Monday after he struck a tree, authorities said. The 39-year-old Roner was performing with a......

Sakshi Dhoni and friends go skydiving in New Zealand

Nzone Skydive, an adventure sport program from Queenstown, New Zealand, played host to some of the WAGS of India's cricketers who are touring the country. A haven for adventure sport buffs and......

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;......

Sports Shorts: 'Schumacher showing moments of consciousness'

The manager of comatose Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has said that there are ''encouraging signs'' in the process of bringing the former German racer out of a medically-induced coma.......

Images: Serena holds firm as Clijsters, Venus shown exit

Serena Williams was left all alone trying to crush an unlikely uprising on Wimbledon's hallowed lawns on Tuesday as sister Venus and Kim Clijsters suffered shock defeats in the women's......
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd's New Sustainability Report Shows How Innovation Drives Environmental Gains

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s 2014 Sustainability Report, released today, documents the Company's commitment to environmental stewardship and... ...
Late surgeon inspires Mother and Daughter team to tackle London to Paris cycle ride

Pressat 2015-11-25 Wednesday 25 November, 2015 Cecile and her daughter, Rosalie, from the West Midlands have heroically taken up the challenge... ...
30 things not to be missed during your next trip to Europe

Here's a list of 30 things you need to do during your next vacation in Europe! 1. Ride a bike around Amsterdam 2. Sip coffee with a view of the... ...
Videotelling crowdfunding campaign gets off to a flying start

Jamie Keddie`s crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo has hit 60% of his crowdfunding goal in less than a week. Videotelling: Storytelling for... ...
1 dead in skydiving mishap in Arizona

A skydiving student died and an instructor was injured in a tandem jump in Arizona, authorities said.Pinal county sheriff’s spokesman Mark Clark... ...

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