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Chandigarh rape case: Prime accused attempts suicide in jail

Chandigarh, Nov 27, An auto-rickshaw driver, the prime accused in a rape case, allegedly attempted suicide inside a jail today by stabbing himself with a “piece of broken glass”, police said. Mohd Irfan (29) was arrested on Friday, almost a week after allegedly raping a 22-year-old woman along with two accomplices.”He was taken to the

Serve your drink in the right glass

Which Glass For Which Drink? Know Correct Types of Glassware

Which Glass For Which Drink? Know Correct Types of Glassware While hosting dinner, it is important to know whether you are using the right glass for your drinks. So whether used for serving Wine or Beer, Scotch or Champagne, a glass can actually speak volumes.Not all drinks can be served in all types of glasses

China opens longest glass bottom bridge in world

Zhangjiajie (China): Tourists who suffer from vertigo need not apply. The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge opened Saturday in China’s spectacular Zhangjiajie mountains — the inspiration for American blockbuster Avatar. Some 430 metres (1,400 feet) long and suspended 300 metres above the earth, the bridge spans the canyon between two mountain cliffs in Zhangjiajie

Wood windows cooler than those of glass

New York: Windows made of transparent wood could provide more even and consistent natural lighting and a cooler ambiance, a study says. The researchers showed that their transparent wood provides better thermal insulation and lets in nearly as much light as glass, while eliminating glare and providing uniform and consistent indoor lighting. The findings advance earlier

World’s longest, highest glass bridge to open in China

Beijing: The world’s longest and highest glass bridge will open to visitors on Saturday in Hunan province of China, the management committee said. The 430-metre long, six metre wide bridge, paved with 99 panes of three-layer transparent glasses, hangs between two steep cliffs 300 metres above the ground, Xinhua news agency reported. The bridge has