World | Associated Press | Wednesday December 31, 2014
One Australian and two German climbers were missing Wednesday on New Zealand's tallest mountain after failing to return from a summit attempt two days earlier.
India | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Thursday December 25, 2014
The government announced today that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of the tallest leaders of the BJP, will be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.
World | Indo- Asian News Service | Wednesday December 3, 2014
A construction group owned by the family of Osama bin Laden is to build a 514-metre high tower in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco that will be the tallest on the African continent.
World | Indo- Asian News Service | Monday December 1, 2014
The world's tallest floating Christmas tree has been put on display in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
Monday November 24, 2014
For the inauguration of the Ford business unit in the Middle East and Africa, the 2015 Mustang Convertible will be scaling heights it has never, in its widest imagination, thought of climbing. The droptop made its way to the 112th floor of the Burj K...
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 23, 2014
Taking the selfie phenomenon to a new level, a 47-year-old British photographer captured an image of himself on top of Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest man-made structure in the world.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
The holy town of Vrindavan should strive to become the world center for spiritual enlightenment, President Pranab Mukherjee said today after performing a special "puja" for the construction of the world tallest Shri Krishna temple here.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 15, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Vrindavan tomorrow to lay the foundation stone for building Lord Krishna's 'Chandrodaya' temple, which is planned to be thrice the height of 72.5 metre-high Qutub Minar.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
The world's tallest and shortest men came face to face -- well, face to shin -- on Thursday to celebrate the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 13, 2014
New York City firefighters rescued two window washers on Wednesday who had been trapped for two hours on broken scaffolding dangling outside the 69th floor of New York's tallest skyscraper, local officials said.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
BJP patriarch LK Advani on Saturday turned 87 and received birthday greetings from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who described him as "one of the tallest personalities in public life" with "unparalleled intellect and insight".
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 4, 2014
It's a $95-million view from the tallest residential tower in the Americas. But the newest addition to Manhattan's iconic skyline has attracted a cloud of controversy.
Tuesday October 28, 2014
Larsen and Toubro won the contract for Rs 2,979 crore through a bidding process for the project referred to as the Statue of Unity, the company said. Turner Construction, which built the world's tallest skyscraper Burj Khalifa in Dubai, will act as c...
Tuesday October 28, 2014
The work order for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Statue of Unity' - planned as the world's tallest statue of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was issued by the Gujarat government to engineering company Larsen and To...
Offbeat | Associated Press | Thursday October 16, 2014
A 6-foot-4-inch (1.93 meter) cow owned by a U.S. woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Visitors to the world's tallest building in Dubai can now get an even more elevated view of the Middle Eastern city.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Dalhousie Public School, among India's top boarding schools, is set to inaugurate the tallest national flag in Himachal Pradesh during its founder's day celebrations Oct 19 at its sprawling campus.
Assembly | Written by Tejas Mehta | Monday October 6, 2014
At their home in Parli in the Beed district of Maharashtra, it's a busy morning for Pankaja Munde. Poor farmers, local leaders and a host of supporters wait for her. A short man dressed as an aspiring politician is getting himself clicked in front of...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Makhaya Ntini and Ashley Giles are part of an expedition of 30 players scaling Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest mountain, to play the world's highest game of cricket.
World | Associated Press | Saturday September 13, 2014
A Great Dane from Michigan that held the title of world's tallest dog has died at age 5.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Israeli air strikes launched before dawn on Tuesday killed two Palestinians and destroyed much of one of Gaza's tallest apartment and office buildings, setting off huge explosions and wounding 20 people, Palestinian health officials said.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Belgian goalkeeper Kristof Van Hout - standing 6 feet 10 inches tall - played for Racing Genk last season.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday August 18, 2014
The construction of a 70-storey temple 'Chandrodaya Mandir', billed to be the tallest shrine in the world when completed, started today in the precincts of Akshay Dham Vrindavan here amid chanting of vedic hymns.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 31, 2014
A teenage daredevil who sneaked to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower in New York pleaded guilty on Wednesday in an escapade that increased concerns about security at the nation's tallest building.