World News | William J. Broad, The New York Times | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Habitats on land - rain forests, steppes, woodlands, deserts, alpine meadows, all well explored over the centuries - make up less than 1 percent of the planet's biosphere. Why so little? The band of life is narrow. Fertile soil goes down only a few f...
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 ...
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'.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 7, 2015
The devastating earthquake that has rocked Nepal not only killed thousands but may have also shrunk the height of the world's tallest peak - Mount Everest - by about 2.5 cm, according to analysis of satellite data.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday March 4, 2015
Mohammad Irfan, the tallest ever cricketer at 7 feet, one inch, managed to bowl just three overs and hurt his hip in the field against the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
India News | Wednesday March 4, 2015
The world's 'largest and tallest' Indian tricolour was unveiled by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Tuesday in Faridabad, Haryana. He was accompanied by Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 21, 2015
Hundreds of panicked residents fled one of the tallest towers in Dubai early today as a huge fire engulfed the skyscraper, causing extensive damage to its luxury flats.
World News | Reuters | Saturday February 21, 2015
Hundreds of people in Dubai were evacuated from one of the world's tallest residential buildings on Saturday when fire swept through The Torch, a 79-story skyscraper, residents said.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Luxury apartments in a Mumbai skyscraper that's billed as the world's tallest residential building have gone on sale in the British capital with a starting price tag of 1.4 million pounds.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.