Commuters walk through Grand Central Station. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images In major cities of the world, train stations constructed over a century ago still remain their lifeline. Emporis, a leading database of information about building and construction projects, came up with a list of 10 most spectacular train stations in the world. Except for three, all these stations have complete 100 years. These architectural masterpieces have retained the flair of the era gone by and ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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India’s comeback-man Akhil Kumar (60kg) pummelled his Nepalese rival Purna Bahadur Lama before notching up a Technical Knockout win to give Indian boxers a good start on Wednesday. Earlier in the afternoon, Shiva Thapa (56kg) advanced to the next round having won a walkover after his opponent, Leonel Helo Prada of Timor Leste, failed to turn up for the match. The 33-year-old Akhil, a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, who returned to international competition after a three-year, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Dr Craig Spencer returned to the US six days ago after treating Ebola patients in Guinea. Photograph: Facebook A doctor who treated Ebola patients in Guinea and returned to the United States last week has tested positive for the Ebola virus, becoming New York city’s first diagnosed case. Craig Spencer, 33, is currently "hospitalised in isolation" at the Bellevue Hospital, one of eight New York State hospitals that Governor Andrew Cuomo has designated to treat Ebola patients. A specially ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola Jagran Post, 2 days ago
Reliance Retail follows Future Group in online forayReliance Fresh, the small-format grocery chain of Reliance Industries, is the latest to join the bandwagon after Foodhall, the Future Group’s premium food chain, forayed into e-grocery.From being dismissive about the online sales, these brick-and-mortar grocery companies are testing the waters. “These are pilots. We have to discover the model and then fine-tune it,” said a Reliance Retail executive without divulging ...Rediff.com, 18 hours ago
Elena Isinbaeva of Russia during the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships Moscow 2013. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will not compete next year but is fixing her sights on the Rio Olympics in 2016, the Russian said on Thursday. "I am now fully busy with my daughter and family and doing only light exercises. I will start full training no earlier than June 2015," she wrote on her Instagram page. ‘Main goal for me is Olympics in ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Microsoft has acquired Mojang, the makers of the long-running hit game Minecraft for USD $2.5 billion. Minecraft, which lets users build in and explore a Lego-like virtual multiplayer world, has been downloaded 100 million times on PC alone since its launch ...DNA, 1 month ago
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