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Vaishnodevi-like temple to come up on Swiss Alps

With a view to spread India's devotional culture in Switzerland, Sudhir Sharma, a London-based businessman, has decided to set up a temple in green hill tops."I thought of setting up Mata ka mandir......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. 1) McDonald's goddess' becomes viral hit You've heard of Ronald McDonald and the Hamburglar, but what about the glorious......

'Himalayan glaciers are melting, but will still exist by 2099'

'Himalayan glaciers are expected to become smaller, and small glaciers will have disappeared, but by no means will all glaciers have melted by the end of the 21st century,' glaciologist Professor......

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......

Is 'tsar' Putin the richest man in Europe?

If emerging reports are to be believed, Russia's outgoing President Vladimir Putin is the richest man in Europe. And that, too, by alleged embezzlement. A report in Guardian says the Time......

World's longest railway tunnel

The excavation work to build the world's longest railway tunnel beneath the Swiss Alps is complete. The high-speed rail link in Switzerland, where passenger trains can travel at a maximum......

Onboard the stunning Glacier Express

The Glacier Express takes tourists on an exhilarating trip through the spectacular Swiss Alps. For Rediff Realtime News, click here!Click NEXT to read...

Building the world's longest train tunnel

The world's longest train tunnel Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) is being constructed beneath the Swiss Alps. It is expected to be completed in 2016. This gigantic project stretches across a distance of......

World's top tax havens

\nWhen people think of tax havens, they usually picture the Swiss Alps or Caribbean islands.\n\nBut traditional venues like Switzerland, the duchies of Lichtenstein and Luxembourg and Caribbean......

Travel now, pay later

Soaking in the sun in Seychelles or skiing in the Swiss Alps need not just remain in the realms of fantasy for the Indian middle class - travel loans are making their dreams come true.The array of......

Looking at Bollywood's exotic locales

From Swiss Alps to Eiffel Towers and Big Bens to South African splendour and busy streets of Bangkok to stunning landscapes down under and more, there's abundant beauty all around. Only we've......

Machine Review: Is this what they call a film nowadays?

Unless you want to become a machine like this film probably wants, stay away from it, advises Prasanna D Zore. Disclaimer: The writer of this review was brainwashed by an evil voice soon after he......

The starry-eyed romance of Sridevi's Chandni

In our special series revisiting great Hindi film classics, Sukanya Verma looks back at Rishi Kapoor-Sridevi-Vinod Khanna starrer Chandni (1989). Some dreams are so scenic and snug, we want to......

Salman's 50 whistle-worthy moments!

Bollywood's blockbuster machine Salman Khan's presence is greeted with whistles and euphoria every time he appears on the silver screen. When he swaggers into the frame.  *Wolf whistle* When......

10 movies you must see at MAMI

Satyajit Ray. Films from Italy, Iceland and Albania feature on Aseem Chhabra's list. Mumbai's own international film festival is back -- in a new incarnation, with a new team, infused by new......

Kapil, Jadeja to play cricket atop Swiss Alps

Cricket is set to touch a new high. Europe's longest glacier in the Swiss Alps will soon host an exhibition match between two all-star teams from India and England, at an altitude of 11,330 feet,......

Tour de France: Kittel snatches fourth stage win, Froome stays in yellow

IMAGE:  Marcel Kittel of Germany riding for Quick-Step Floors celebrates on the podium in the green points jersey after stage 10 of the 2017 Le Tour de France. Photograph: Chris......

Men's tennis seems so middle-aged...

'Not only are four of the top five fathers, but Federer famously injured a knee, weakened by years of twisting and turning on tennis courts, early this year while giving his elder pair of twins a......

'Michael Schumacher cannot walk'

In what may come as heartbreaking news to his fans world over, Michael Schumacher’s lawyer Felix Damm said in a court hearing in Hamburg on Monday, that the former F1 champion ‘cannot......

Tour de France: Sagan pips Kristoff for third stage win

IMAGE: Tinkoff team rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia reacts on the podium after winning the stage. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters. World champion Peter Sagan claimed his third 2016 Tour de France......
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Swiss couple found on glacier after 75 years buried at last

The remains of a couple, found on a receding glacier in the Swiss Alps 75 years after they had disappeared, were at long last buried today near... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/swiss-couple-found-on-glacier-after-75-years-buried-at-last-117072200812_1.html
Kittel snatches fourth stage win, Froome stays in yellow

IMAGE:  Marcel Kittel of Germany riding for Quick-Step Floors celebrates on the podium in the green points jersey after stage 10 of the 2017 Le... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/tour-de-france-kittel-snatches-fourth-stage-win-froome-stays-in-yellow/20170712.htm
Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres 'very sorry'

Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of a process... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-cyprus-reunification-talks-collapse-un-chief-antonio-guterres-very-sorry-2494717
'Last chance' Cyprus peace talks open in Swiss Alps

The talks involve the guarantors -- Greece, Turkey and Britain -- but British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Foreign Minister Alan Duncan left... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-last-chance-cyprus-peace-talks-open-in-swiss-alps-2486361
U.N. to make new bid to resolve Cyprus conflict, but odds stack up

Rival Cypriot leaders meet in the Swiss Alps this week in a make or break summit to find a peace deal ending decades of division for the... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/x1-mcRzi9ps/cyprus-conflict-un-idINKBN19H1EE

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