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27 August, 2018 7:22 PM Thousands Evacuated After Fire Scare At US' Statue Of Liberty Island

Thousands of visitors to the Statue of Liberty were evacuated from the national monument's New York Harbor island on Monday after a small fire broke out at a construction site, authorities said. Officials ordered the evacuation "out of an abundance of caution" after the fire erupted among three propane gas cylinders shortly before noon local time (1600 GMT) on Liberty 64

9 August, 2018 11:17 AM Priyanka's emotional night in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Actress Priyanka Chopra says she spent an "emotional night" at her mother Madhu Chopra's home. "Emotional night today at my moms house. Full of memories... reminders of every victory and heartbreak. She has kept everything," Priyanka tweeted on Wednesday night. "It is like a museum of our family's life. Love you ma. Thank you for preserving us," she said. On the work front 54

8 August, 2018 12:55 PM Largest US Museum To Return Two Ancient Sculptures To India

An eighth-century stone sculpture of Goddess Durga and a limestone sculpture from the third century will be returned to India by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the largest museum in the US. The Met, one of New York's most popular destinations, said the stone sculpture of Durga Mahishasuramardini was donated to the museum in 2015. In the course of research 46

11 July, 2018 9:48 AM Indian Man Will Finally Cut His Fingernails

He holds a Guinness World Record for the longest nails in the world Shridhar Chillal, an octogenarian from India, will finally perform an ordinary chore that he has not done in the last 66 years - cut his fingernails - the longest in the world. Chillal, also a Guinness World Record holder, has not cut the fingernails on his left hand since 1952 and has the longest 49

5 July, 2018 5:32 AM Trial Of Diesel-Run Coach On Shimla's Heritage Track A Success: Officials

The trial for diesel-run coach was conducted between Heritage Museum and Shimla railway station. Railway officials have conducted a successful trial of diesel-run coach between Heritage Museum and Shimla railway station. The decision to run a joy ride or any other train on the track is yet to be taken. A railways official said, "The trial has been successful 41

26 June, 2018 7:03 PM Indian envoys to study State programmes

MEA sponsored scheme to promote Indian States abroad The next three days will see ambassadors and high commissioners of four countries and a delegation of United Arab Emirates led by its Foreign Affairs Minister visiting Hyderabad for an insight into development here. The visit of the diplomats on Wednesday and Thursday was sponsored by the Ministry 47

25 June, 2018 10:18 AM Baba Ramdev To Have Wax Statue At London's Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds London has wax figures of Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar, Shah Rukh Khan, among others. New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said today that he will soon have a wax statue at the Madame Tussauds in London. The yoga guru said his statue at the famous museum will "motivate" people across the globe to adopt a Yogic lifestyle. SK Tijarawala 46

22 June, 2018 5:29 PM Tune into ancient Greek sounds

Instruments are made from materials such as shells, bones, hide and horns Hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago resonated from ancient musical instruments in Athens on Thursday, transporting a transfixed audience to antiquity. The phorminx, the kitharis, the krotala and the aulos — string and wind instruments reconstructed by musical group 41

21 June, 2018 7:45 PM Qatar fraud: police probe Kerala man’s foreign links

He hacked email ID of Amir’s sister The police are investigating the foreign links of Sunil Menon (47), who hacked the email ID of a Qatar royal family member to dupe the Qatar Museum of a sum of ₹5.2 crore. Mr. Menon from Kodungallur who had been working in various countries, including Qatar, for more than a decade, offered to provide gold and copper 47

9 June, 2018 5:30 PM Complaint filed over missing tusks from SP office

A complaint has been lodged with the Doddapet police in the city over a pair of ivory tusks going missing from the chamber of office of the Superintendent of Police here. A few stone sculptures found by archaeologists during excavation work that were placed on the premises of the SP office were handed over to Kuvempu University in September 2017. Prior 39