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  • Mumbai Metro

    With over 540 million commuters, Mumbai Metro completes five years of accident-free service

    India | Jun 08, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

    Since its inauguration on June 8, 2014, the Mumbai Metro has clocked 99.9 per cent on-time performance and train availability to complete a staggering 6.17 lakh trips.

  • cuba celebrates first christmas eve after reconciliation

    Cuba celebrates first Christmas Eve after reconciliation with US

    World | Dec 25, 2014, 09:02 AM IST

    Havana: People in Cuba celebrated the first Christmas Eve after their government agreed to reconciliation with the US.Without lavish Christmas decorations on the streets and with the initial euphoria accompanying the announcement now quite subdued.Just

  • new mom chelsea clinton celebrates baby daughter

    New mom Chelsea Clinton celebrates baby daughter

    World | Sep 28, 2014, 07:54 AM IST

    Washington: Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton say they are “blessed, grateful, and so happy” to become grandparents.Their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth Friday night to her first child, Charlotte.Chelsea

  • iim k celebrates onam with message of organ donation

    IIM-K celebrates Onam with message of organ donation

    India | Sep 06, 2014, 01:11 PM IST

    Kochi: In a unique way of celebrating ‘Onam', the harvest festival of Kerala, the Kochi campus of IIM-Kozhikode decided to spread the message of Organ donation.  Onam celebrations at the Kochi campus in Infopark at

  • amritsar celebrates 410th praksh utsav at golden temple

    Amritsar celebrates 410th Praksh Utsav at Golden Temple

    India | Sep 02, 2014, 12:41 PM IST

    New Delhi: Thousands of the devotees on Monday throng to the golden Temple to mark the 410th Prakash Utsav, the birth anniversary of  the completion of the Guru Granth Sahib.The Guru Granth Sahib is the

  • tamil nadu celebrates vinayaka chaturthi

    Tamil Nadu celebrates Vinayaka Chaturthi

    India | Aug 29, 2014, 12:11 PM IST

    Chennai: The festival of Vinayaka Chaturthi or Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated across Tamil Nadu Friday with people thronging temples and making 'kozhakattai', a sweet said to be a favourite of the elephant-headed Hindu god.Devotees offered

  • bengal celebrates independence day

    Bengal celebrates Independence Day

    India | Aug 15, 2014, 12:06 PM IST

    Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee unfurled the tricolour at the Indira Gandhi Sarani and observed a colourful parade marked by tableaus depicting rich cultural heritage as West Bengal on Friday celebrated India's 68th Independence Day.On

  • south african high commission celebrates nelson mandela day

    South African High Commission celebrates Nelson Mandela Day

    India | Jul 19, 2014, 06:44 AM IST

    New Delhi: The South African High Commission yesterday commemorated ‘Nelson Mandela International Day' on the first birth anniversary of its iconic leader Nelson Mandela.  The South African embassy celebrated the day by carrying out a

  • google celebrates the inauguration of fifa world cup in

    Google celebrates the inauguration of FIFA world cup in Brazil

    Football | Jun 12, 2014, 10:35 AM IST

    New Delhi: The search engine in its unique way  tried to celebrate the biggest sporting event of the year. The FIFA football world cup which begins from today in Brazil  has been described in an

  • kolkata bursts crackers celebrates knight victory

    Kolkata bursts crackers, celebrates Knight victory

    India | Jun 02, 2014, 07:00 AM IST

    Kolkata: Kolkatans burst firecrackers and broke into celebrations as Kolkata Knight Riders emerged champions in the Indian Premier league Sunday, the team's second success in the last three years.As Piyush Chawla sent Parvinder Awana into

  • penguin india celebrates the 80th birth anniversary of

    Penguin India Celebrates the 80th Birth Anniversary of Author Ruskin Bond

    India | May 21, 2014, 02:44 PM IST

    New Delhi: Prolific author Ruskin Bond, whose books are well loved by children and adults alike recently marked his 80th birthday and celebrations still continue with several promotional events.Publisher Penguin India is marking a week-long

  • sevilla celebrates europa final win with a kiss

    Sevilla celebrates Europa final win with a kiss

    Football | May 16, 2014, 07:18 AM IST

    SEVILLE, Spain : As Sevilla celebrates its Europa League triumph, an intimate kiss between teammates has grabbed the spotlight.   Sevilla captain Ivan Rakitic and Portuguese teammate Daniel Carrico shared a mouth-on-mouth smooch at Juventus Stadium

  • bayern munich celebrates 24th german title league win

    Bayern Munich celebrates 24th German title league win

    Football | May 11, 2014, 08:08 AM IST

    MUNICH: Bayern Munich finally celebrated winning its 24th German championship on Saturday after the last Bundesliga game of the season.   Club captain Philipp Lahm lifted the championship shield to kick off the party in a

  • serie a juventus celebrates title by beating atalanta 1 0

    Serie A: Juventus celebrates title by beating Atalanta 1-0

    Football | May 06, 2014, 07:25 AM IST

    MILAN :  Juventus gave its fans celebrating a third successive Serie A title another reason to revel in Turin by beating Atalanta 1-0 on Monday.   Juventus clinched its 30th league title the day before when

  • madrid celebrates champions league final success

    Madrid celebrates Champions League final success

    Football | May 02, 2014, 01:35 PM IST

    MADRID : Madrid is celebrating the success of its two major football clubs after Atletico Madrid ensured a historic Champions League final derby against crosstown rival Real Madrid.   Atletico's 3-1 victory at Chelsea saw it

  • pm celebrates holi greets people

    PM celebrates Holi, greets people

    India | Mar 16, 2014, 09:10 PM IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today celebrated Holi and greeted people on the occasion.The Prime Minister celebrated Holi with his staff for the first time during his tenure in UPA-II.In a message, he said

  • brazil celebrates 100 day mark to world cup

    Brazil celebrates 100-day mark to World Cup

    Football | Mar 05, 2014, 12:14 PM IST

    Sao Paulo: Brazil is commemorating the 100-day mark to the World Cup by lighting up tourist attractions with the green and yellow colors of the national flag.   Some monuments, bridges, theaters and World Cup stadiums

  • jharkhand celebrates republic day

    Jharkhand celebrates Republic Day

    India | Jan 26, 2014, 02:48 PM IST

    Ranchi: The Republic Day celebrations were launched with fervour and amid tight security arrangements across Jharkhand.ALSO VIEW: View 65th Republic Day parade on Rajpath, DelhiChief Minister Hemant Soren hoisted the tricolour at the Morabadi Ground

  • manipur celebrates patriots day

    Manipur celebrates 'Patriots Day'

    India | Aug 13, 2013, 01:50 PM IST

    Imphal: Manipur today celebrated ‘Patriots Day' to commemorate the 1891 Anglo-Manipuri war during which scores of people sacrificed their lives to safeguard the independence of the state.Several functions were held in the state capital where

  • kolkata celebrates earth day with stress on green

    Kolkata celebrates Earth Day with stress on green initiatives

    India | Apr 23, 2013, 07:43 AM IST

    Kolkata, April 23: Honouring planet earth that is battling the impact of climate change, the city celebrated Earth Day with stress on novel ideas and strategies that can could be adopted by its residents for