World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 16, 2015
To show solidarity with France and victims of Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris, the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa in the United Arab Emirates, was illuminated on Sunday in red, white and blue, colors of France's national flag.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 15, 2015
A 118-metre-high office building was demolished today in China's central Shaanxi Province by using 1.4 tonnes of explosives, the tallest structure to have been brought down with detonations in the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 14, 2015
New York lit One World Trade Center, the tallest building in America, red, white and blue in solidarity with France after attackers killed at least 120 people in Paris.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Saturday October 31, 2015
Touted to be the tallest so far in the state, a 30 feet statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was unveiled by Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel in capital Gandhinagar on Saturday to mark the 140th birth anniversary of the Indian freedom movement icon.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday October 30, 2015
Now that Durga Puja is over, what does one do with the world's tallest idol of Goddess Durga, the one that caused a near stampede at Deshapriya Park in south Kolkata and had to be shut to public? Well, the government has been persuaded to come to the rescue, it seems.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 25, 2015
An Indian-origin structural engineer who helped build Europe's tallest building, the Shard in London, has been invited to Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II.
Bhopal News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday October 20, 2015
In the BHEL Grounds of East Bhopal, 65-year-old Om Prakash Sahu and his team busy are busy putting the finishing touches on an over 80-feet tall Ravan effigy - the tallest in the city - ahead of Dusshera on Thursday.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Congress MP Pradip Bhattacharya today demanded an inquiry into the issue of Deshapriya Park Puja, where Kolkata Police has "permanently" stopped the entry of people due to massive rush.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday October 20, 2015
The world's tallest Goddess Durga has cast a shadow over Kolkata. She has been closed for public viewing. That is the latest decision of the Kolkata Police after a near stampede on Sunday evening at Deshapriya Park where the idol is installed.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
In view of the massive rush almost leading to a stampede-like situation yesterday, Kolkata Police today "permanently" stopped the entry of people inside Deshapriya Park in south Kolkata to view the tallest Durga idol, citing security and safety reasons.
Kolkata News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday October 19, 2015
11 people were injured in a stampede on Sunday at a pandal in Kolkata that has the tallest Durga idol.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 3, 2015
The tallest peak in North America not only just lost the name it carried for a century, it also lost 10 feet in stature due to modern-day measurements, scientists said Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 1, 2015
The televised flight map on Air Force One still called it Mount McKinley, but President Barack Obama was all about capturing the historic moment that Denali - now the name of North America's tallest peak - came into view.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 31, 2015
Mount McKinley, the tallest of North America's mountains, is officially being renamed Denali, the White House said Sunday, on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.
PTI | Thursday July 30, 2015
A Norwegian ice-cream company has scooped a Guinness World Records title after creating the world's tallest ice-cream cone ever with a whopping 3 metre high confectionary construction.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 15, 2015
China has begun building a 314-metre (1,030-ft) high dam which will be among the world's tallest, officials said, as the country massively expands hydropower.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday July 3, 2015
Mohammad Irfan, the tallest international cricketer ever at seven feet one inch (2.16 metres), injured his hip at the World Cup in March, forcing him to miss Pakistan's crucial quarter-final against eventual champions and co-hosts Australia.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
The world's tallest cow ever which stood at over 6 feet 2 inches has died in the US after sustaining an irreparable leg injury, Guinness World Records has said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 21, 2015
The world's second tallest building, Shanghai Tower, will soon open in the Chinese financial capital with a twist a 120 degree twist, to be exact.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 16, 2015
The world's tallest peak, Mount Everest, moved three centimeters (1.2 inches) to the southwest because of the Nepal earthquake that devastated the country in April, Chinese state media reported on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 12, 2015
Four Western tourists who posed naked on top of Malaysia's tallest peak and were blamed by some for a deadly earthquake six days later were sentenced to three days in jail and fined on Friday after they admitted obscene behaviour.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 3, 2015
A new study to determine the age of iconic old-growth redwoods in California's Muir Woods has revealed that one of the tallest and most famous trees in the forest is much younger than many assumed given its massive size, scientists said on Tuesday.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Mumbai's fire brigade is set to get its tallest ladder, which can reach as high as 30 floors, by the end of this month, thanks to the efforts of late Chief Fire Officer Sunil Nesarikar, who had visited Finland days before the Kalbadevi blaze to test the equipment
Offbeat | Adrija Bose | Wednesday May 27, 2015
As a child, he was often bullied by his peers and called names like 'giraffe' and 'camel'. And some would say that his height has made him 'hopeless'.