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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 44

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 38

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 41

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 39

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 33

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 39

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 35

4 June, 2018 2:33 AM Ariyalur fossil museum to be ready by July-end

3,000 sq. ft. facility to be built at a cost of ₹2 cr., will also house a mini theatre The State Archaeological Department is setting up a museum in Ariyalur that is said to have a large repository of fossils in the region. Work is likely to be completed in about two months and the museum would be inaugurated around the end of July, officials said. “The construction 35

17 May, 2018 7:52 PM Govt. reduces VAT burden of some flights from Coimbatore

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said here on Thursday that the State government has decided to reduce VAT on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) used in late night and early morning flights operating via the Coimbatore International Airport. “The reduction will increase flight operations, both late night and early morning, via the Coimbatore airport 39

11 May, 2018 6:55 PM Unveiling a bureaucrat's diary!

‘Janamali’ throws light on IAS officer’s brighter side What does it take to remember an IAS officer as a sincere bureaucrat synonymous with sincerity, integrity, honesty and dedication, even after his retirement? The book Janamaali throws light on the hidden, but brighter side of Nandivelugu Muktheswara Rao, who has carried out diverse duties such as the Estates 73