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IAF jets touch down for opening of Agra-Lucknow Expressway

Bangarmau (UP): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s dream Agra-Lucknow Expressway project, equipped with landing and take-off facilities for IAF fighter jets, was inaugurated today on the eve of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav’s birthday at an event here. Adding to the festivities at inauguration of the project — touted as an example of the

Radhika Apte graces the opening of Swatch store in mumbai

Opening day of IRFW ended with some glamour on runway

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The opening day of seventh edition of India Runway Week ended with showstopper Mandana Karimi walking for designers Studio AV by Gaurav and Nitesh. She oomphed the runway with her confident walk and beautiful smile. Studio AV by Gaurav and Nitesh presented their collection titled ‘Dhaage’ at the fashion gala.

Rupee zooms 31 paise against dollar in opening trade

Mumbai: The rupee surged by 31 paise to 66.51 against the US dollar in early trade today on selling of the American currency by exporters and banks amid sustained foreign fund inflows. Forex dealers said a higher opening in domestic equity market and a weak dollar against other currencies overseas after last week’s below-par US

Slovakia go down to England in opening World Cup qualifier

Bratislava: Slovakia’s national football team suffered a 1-0 defeat in the opening match of the World Cup 2018 qualifiers with England in Trnava. Adam Lallana scored in the fifth minute of extra time to ensure England’s close victory on Sunday, reports Xinhua. The Slovak team was reduced to 10 men after the dismissal of captain

Rio Games open with ‘Samba’, global warming taking centerstage

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil showcased its rich history and cultural heritage, combined with Rio’s famous ‘Samba’ dance, as the 31st Olympic Games was officially launched with a subtle yet powerful message of global warming plaguing the world in a glittering opening ceremony here. Brazil organisers put their passion for football aside and made climate change

Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games: Rio Olympics 2016

The 2016 Olympic Games were formally opened in a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Rio’s Maracana stadium. Broadcast to an estimated audience of three billion, the ceremony celebrated Brazil’s history and natural beauty, before former marathon runner Vanderlei de Lima lit the Olympic cauldron. Wimbledon champion Andy Murray led the British team into the arena.

Indian men’s hockey team to skip Olympic opening ceremony

Rio de Janeiro: The Indian men’s hockey teamwill skip tonight’s opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in order to keep fresh for its Group B lung-opener against Ireland scheduled tomorrow. However, the women’s team will participate in the ceremony. “We have a match tomorrow, so we don’t want to drain the players since the ceremony