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  • The jaguar

    Rio 2016: Amazon Jaguar used in Olympic torch event shot dead in Brazil

    World | June 22, 2016 12:02 IST

    Brasilia: An Amazon jaguar who participated as a 'mascot' for an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead on Monday by a soldier shortly afterward when it escaped its handlers, the Brazilian military said . The

  • Aida Gemanque

    'Extreme granny'! 106-year-old Aida Gemanque becomes oldest torchbearer in Olympic history

    Other Sports | June 19, 2016 9:56 IST

    Rio De Janeiro: 106 years old, Aida Gemanque became the oldest Olympic torch bearer on Saturday when she carried the flame in the Amazonian city of Macapa. Gemanque broke the record formerly held by Alexander

  • houses of manipur minister 5 mlas torched

    Houses of Manipur minister, 5 MLAs torched

    Politics | August 31, 2015 22:28 IST

    Imphal:  Six houses, those belonging to a minister in the Manipur government and five other MLAs, were set on fire this evening by agitators in Churachandpur district.The houses belonged to Phungzaphang Tonsimg, Minister-in charge of

  • asian games torch arrives in incheon countdown almost over

    Asian Games: Torch arrives in Incheon, countdown almost over

    Other Sports | September 17, 2014 10:21 IST

    Incheon, South Korea:  The Asian Games torch is arriving in host city Incheon on Wednesday, which means the countdown is almost complete.The torch will be stored overnight before being carried on the final legs of

  • upsc protestors torch buses police booth in delhi

    UPSC protestors torch buses, police booth in Delhi

    India | July 31, 2014 8:44 IST

    New Delhi: Civil service aspirants on Wednesday night clashed with police and burnt down two buses and a police booth during their continued protest here demanding scrapping of the aptitude test from the entrance examination,

  • 100 year old hindu temple vandalised torched in bangladesh

    100-year-old Hindu temple vandalised, torched in Bangladesh

    World | March 22, 2014 14:42 IST

    Dhaka: A hundred-year-old Hindu temple was vandalised and torched on Friday in the Bagerhat district of Bangladesh.Police said the incident occurred at the family temple of Nawapara Zamindar Bari on Friday morning, reported.Priest Pradip

  • five unique ways in which indians use cellphones

    Five unique ways in which Indians use cellphones

    India | March 22, 2014 6:42 IST

    New Delhi: The rapid growth of mobile telephony is India is a success story.  The mobile industry has boomed and almost every tenth person in India owns a cell phone. Cheap telephone connectivity has caused

  • olympic torch reaches north pole

    Olympic torch reaches North Pole

    Other Sports | October 25, 2013 17:04 IST

    Moscow: The Sochi Winter Games organizers say the Olympic flame has traveled to the North Pole aboard a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker.The Sochi organizing committee said in Friday's statement that the torch relay reached the North

  • winter olympic torch begins 123 day relay from moscow

    Winter Olympic torch begins 123-day relay from Moscow

    Other Sports | October 07, 2013 21:26 IST

    Moscow: The Olympic flame commenced its 123-day relay from Moscow on Monday, a day after a bumpy ceremonial journey around the Kremlin.At noon, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin lit the torch in the Red Square and

  • 14 trucks torched after woman s death under wheels

    14 trucks torched after woman's death under wheels

    India | August 25, 2013 16:04 IST

    Dumka (Jharkhand): A woman was crushed to death under the wheels of a truck near Patabari village in Dumka district today, triggering angry protests by villagers who set on fire 14 trucks.The villagers blocked the

  • buddhists in myanmar torch muslim homes and shops

    Buddhists in Myanmar torch Muslim homes and shops

    World | August 25, 2013 16:15 IST

    Myanmar: Fresh sectarian violence struck northwestern Myanmar early Sunday when a 1,000-strong Buddhist mob burned down dozens of Islamic homes and shops following rumors that a young woman had been sexually assaulted by a Muslim

  • mob torches cars tractor as gurgaon municipal staff start

    Mob torches cars, tractor, as Gurgaon municipal staff start demolition drive

    India | August 22, 2013 17:35 IST

    Gurgaon: An angry mob today stoned a team of Gurgaon municipal corporation officials who had gone to carry out demolition of illegal constructions in Basai locality.The mob set fire to a tractor, and two government

  • army flag march in assam karbi anglong supporters torch

    Army flag march in Assam, Karbi Anglong supporters torch offices, uproot rail tracks, CM rules out division

    India | August 04, 2013 6:48 IST

    New Delhi/Guwahati, Aug 4: As violence continues to rock parts of Assam in support of demands for separate states, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today ruled out further division of his state saying people there want

  • suspected maoists blow up house torch vehicles

    Suspected Maoists blow up house, torch vehicles

    India | June 26, 2013 12:11 IST

    Jamtara (Jharkhand), June 26: Suspected Maoists blew up a vacant make-shift house and torched vehicles at Ghatiari in Jamtara district, police said today.The rebels destroyed the make-shift house where construction workers used to stay by

  • maoists torch vehicles

    Maoists torch vehicles

    India | December 17, 2012 8:46 IST

    Chaibasa (Jharkhand), Dec 17: Maoists yesterday set ablaze about a dozen vehicles belonging to a construction company in Deruwan village in West Singhbhum district, police said.Around 50 armed ultras arrived at the railway track construction

  • bangladeshi muslims torch buddhist temples homes

    Bangladeshi Muslims torch Buddhist temples, homes

    World | October 01, 2012 22:44 IST

    Cox's Bazar (Bangladesh), Oct 1: Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims set fire to at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes in anger over a Facebook photo of a burned Quran before authorities restored order. The

  • global torchbearers of hindi honoured

    Global torchbearers of Hindi honoured

    World | September 24, 2012 17:16 IST

    Johannesburg, Sep 24:  One was from Italy, another from Thailand and yet another from Russia... Twenty scholars from across the world were honoured at the World Hindi Conference here Monday for being torchbearers of the

  • olympic torch bearer proposes during relay

    Olympic torch bearer proposes during relay

    Other Sports | June 18, 2012 21:35 IST

    London, Jun 18: An Olympic torch bearer has proposed to his girlfriend as he carried the Olympics torch through the streets of northern England.David State proposed to his girlfriend Christine Langham on bended knee in

  • sailor ainslie will kickoff uk olympic torch relay

    Sailor Ainslie will kickoff UK Olympic torch relay

    Other Sports | May 10, 2012 20:34 IST

    London, May 10: London's Olympic organizers have named three-time Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie to be the first person to carry the torch during its 70-day relay in Britain.The sailor will begin the trip on

  • 65 pc polling in assam

    65 PC Polling In Assam

    India | April 11, 2011 18:45 IST

    Guwahati, Apr 11: An estimated 65 per cent of voters in Assam today exercised their franchise in the second and last phase of assembly polls in 64 assembly constituencies today amid sporadic incidents of violence. 

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