Apologise for Spain civil war role, Germany told

Spanish campaigners said on Thursday they have written to German Chancellor Angela Merkel demanding she apologise for her country helping the ex-dictator Franco in Spain`s civil war.

Zimbabwe vs South Africa: Dane Piedt makes ideal Proteas debut

South Africa`s Dale Steyn and Dane Piedt made history, but Zimbabwe avoided the massacre that most had anticipated as they reached lunch on 64 for two on the first day of a one-off Test.

Commonwealth Games is past, now hope to win gold in Asiad: Arpinder Singh

The triple jump bronze at the Glasgow is "history" and athlete Arpinder Singh is now looking forward to prove himself at the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, which will provide him with a stage bigger than the one at Hampden Park.

2014 World Cup most polluted in history

FIFA statistics have showed that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil was the most polluted in history with the emission of 2.72 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Joachim Loew believes Germany can create history

Although no European team has ever managed to claim the FIFA World Cup title in America, Germany boss Joachim Loew believes his side can create history in Sunday`s final.

Tourism projects in Agra, Mathura reviewed

Uttar Pradesh Tourism`s director general Amrit Abhijat Friday reviewed tourism projects in the pipeline for Agra and Mathura and instructed officials to ensure their early completion

Supercomputer passes Turing test for the first time

A supercomputer programme has passed the Turing Test for the first time in history after it managed to fool 33 per cent of the human judges into thinking that it was a 13-year-old boy.

Saints end English title jinx in dramatic style

Northampton Saints became English rugby union champions for the first time in their history on Saturday beating Saracens 24-20 with a last minute try by Alex Waller in extra-time in the Premiership final at Twickenham.

Manassero aiming for history

Italy`s Matteo Manassero is aiming to make history when the European PGA Championship gets underway at Wentworth on Thursday.

Agraites show no pride in Taj city`s rich heritage

I found myself sleep walking, my mind drowned in an oasis of serenity, my eyes blinded by phantasmagorical images, my ears deafened by the sound of silence, my sense of smell beclouded by the break of spring and my touch gently caressed by leaves as time began to draw out like a blade and my circadian clock frozen while I dawdled through the evergreen.

Susie Wolff waiting to become first woman in 22 years to make F1 line-up

Williams development driver Susie Wolff is reportedly waiting to make history by becoming the first woman driver in 22 years to make it into the line-up for a Formula 1 weekend.

Archie will be killed off in upcoming comic book

Beloved comic book character Archie Andrews will die in an upcoming issue.

Tourism in medieval South India a highly-developed activity: Historian

Tourism was a highly-developed economic and cultural activity in South India during the medieval period with even people from Kashmir in the far north ventured deep into the region to support temples and cultural activities, an expert in the field says.

World`s oldest masks go on display in Israel

A rare collection of 9,000-year-old masks -- considered among the most ancient human portraits from Stone Age -- is set to be on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

Aamir wants to read film history

Superstar Aamir Khan says he is keen on reading about the history of cinema.

Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi for ‘first lesson in economics’

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday took potshots at Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over his remarks allegedly made at an election rally in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district.

Narendra Modi has no proper knowledge of country`s history: Digvijay Singh

Dubbing Narendra Modi as a "number one liar", Congress leader Digvijay Singh has said the BJP wants to make that man a Prime Minister who has no proper knowledge of the country`s history and culture.

Tharoor takes on Modi, says claims to Sardar Patel `most unfortunate`

Minister of State for Human Resource and Development Shashi Tharoor took a jibe at BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s claims to Sardar Patel`s legacy.

New technique can write your life history using twitter!

Twitter users, beware! Your tweets can reveal your life history!

Museums are valuable source of history, heritage: Vice president

Good museums are an invaluable source of history and heritage, Vice President Hamid Ansari said here Wednesday after inaugurating northeast India`s biggest museum at the 112-year-old Ujjayanta Palace.

Biopics bridge past and present, says Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar, who features as former athlete Milkha Singh in ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, believes biopics have the potential of bringing the present generation closer to history and to stories of those who have made the country proud in the past.

DU executive council approves syllabi changes for three subjects

A special meeting of the Executive Council of Delhi University has approved changes in the syllabi and scheme of examinations for subjects like history, home science and sociology.

Australia set for longest election campaign in history

Labor Party MPs were left ‘gobsmacked’ after Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s announced September 14 as the election date in the country.

Queen Elizabeth II creates history with 3D Christmas message

London: Queen Elizabeth II has scripted history by becoming the first UK royal to broadcast in 3D the traditional Christmas message.

Record 86 for Messi as Barca beat Betis

Lionel Messi made history as he set a new record for the number of goals scored in a calendar year - 86 - netting twice in his side`s 2-1 away win to Betis.

`Forward`: Barack Obama again rewrites history

Chanting "Yes We Can", Barack Hussein Obama made history four years ago as he became America`s first African-American president. On Tuesday, he did it again.

Patel yet to get his due place in history: Advani

LK Advani paid homage to Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel at his ancestral house and
said that the Iron Man of India is yet to get his due place in history.

Conrad Hunte, a riotous mob, and an Indian police constable – A story diversely remembered

The Indian and West Indian flags were flying over the NCC pavilion, the roof of which caught fire. People noticed but nobody seemed willing to hazard their lives to save the national flag with its associated prestige. Conrad Hunte made an entry.

Conrad Hunte, a riotous mob, and an Indian police constable – A story diversely remembered

The Indian and West Indian flags were flying over the NCC pavilion, the roof of which caught fire. People noticed but nobody seemed willing to hazard their lives to save the national flag with its associated prestige. Conrad Hunte made an entry.

England Vs India: Over the years

The cricketing ties between England and India can now be passed on as being a legacy. 79 years of playing cricket, England dominated the first half and now India seems to be at the ascendency.