VARIETY/ TRAVEL

Child mortality rate drops

NEW YORK: The latest United Nations under-five mortality estimates were released today by UNICEF and they show continued progress in reducing the number of children who don’t live to see their fifth birthdays. According to these estimates, the total number of under-five deaths decreased globally..

The coolness of kakolat

In the scorching summer of Bihar, there is a cool place called kakolat hill. The panoramic waterfall here not only chills out the visitors but also convey them the great historical and mythological significance of the place.

Situated near Govindpur some 33 km..

Children in flooded Pakistan go to school

RAHIM YAR KHAN (PUNJAB): Millions of children have been devastated by the disastrous floods in Pakistan. They have lost homes and possessions and have been forced to relocate to temporary accommodations. But the crisis has also brought opportunity.

Nehru Boat Race: Prez praises Kerala beauty

ALAPPUZHA (Kerala): (AMN) President Pratibha patil on Saturday said that boat race was a reflection of the enthusiasm for sporting activities of the people of Kerala. Inaugurating 58th Nehru Trophy Boat Race here president said that the Nehru Boat Race..

Devotees celebrate Nagpanchami

NEW DELHI ( From our monitoring desk) The festival of Nagpanchami is being celebrated in different part of the country today. A large number of people are taking dip in Ganga and other holy rivers and offering prayers to lord Shiva. A large number of devotees took ..

Kerala Tourism wins award for best website

THRIVUANANTHPURAM: (AMN) Kerala Tourism’s travel site – www.keralatourism.org has been awarded with the prestigious ‘PATA Gold Award 2010” for the best website.

The 2010 PATA awards attracted 200 entries from 80 organisations and individuals worldwide. The PATA Gold Awards 2010 will ..

Taj is most popular Asian destination

NEW DELHI (TIA /AGENCIES)- India’s most beautiful architectural monument, Taj Mahal has been chosen as most popular Asian destination. Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1653 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, is the grand winner of the voters’ choice for the most popular Asian destination.

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SPORTS

England oust New Zealand 2-0 to book quarter final berth in Hockey World Cup

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Scoring once in each half, England ousted New Zealand 2-0 in the ...

Hockey World Cup: Lowest ranked France pip China 1-0 for quarter final

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Riding on Timothee Clement’s opportunistic goal lowest ranked F ...

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide test

  Adelaide India beat Australia by 31 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match s ...

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MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa) Indian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India ( ...

Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

WEB DESK Well known Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passed away in Mumbai today. He was 64. The singe ...

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