World Music Day a big hit with Delhiites

A flash mob, band performances and Bollywood songs -- this is how the national capital grooved to the tunes of global music on World Music Day.

Efforts to find new capital for residuary Andhra gain momentum

Efforts to find a capital city for (new) Andhra Pradesh have gained momentum with a committee of experts appointed by the Centre for holding consultations with top leaders like Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu during the last week.

Bolivia launches world`s highest cable railway

Bolivian President Evo Morales inaugurated Friday the first segment of the world`s highest cable railway line, carrying passengers from city to city at up to 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) above sea level.

UN troops deploy in Somali capital to defend staff

A special UN military force to protect aid workers deployed for the first time in the war-ravaged Somali capital Sunday, amid a wave of attacks blamed on Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents.

Strong quake shakes Mexico

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico and the nation`s capital today, prompting people to flee into the streets in the dead of night two days after a similar temblor.

Floods kill 26 in Indonesia`s capital

Police say floods in Indonesia`s capital have killed at least 26 people and sent more than 100,000 fleeing their homes.

Lukewarm start to Team Anna`s protest in capital

Team Anna`s protest on Tuesday against
a "weak" Lokpal Bill elicited a lukewarm response, with
supporters blaming the winter chill for the low turnout.

Ethnic folk music finding echoes in capital

The songs are accompanied by ancient Naga instruments; some of which are extinct now.

Yemen hit by street clashes, `39 killed` in capital

Gunbattles raged on capital`s streets as a truce between security forces and tribesmen collapsed.

No shortage of power in capital: Delhi govt

Long outages may have been
affecting people across the city but the Delhi government
on Wednesday insisted that availability of power was more than the
requirement and there was no load shedding.

NATO air strikes rock Tripoli again

The NATO mission in Libya is making progress and likely to achieve its objectives within months.

Deadly NATO airstrikes hit Libyan capital, 2 dead

NATO warplanes bombarded targets in Tripoli with more than 20 airstrikes early Tuesday.

Kerala capital gets high-tech museum

Park View building in Kerala`s capital is converted into a high-tech museum.

Consensus in Lokpal drafting panel on independence

The Lokpal Bill drafting committee Saturday identified areas of agreement between the government and the civil society representatives on the proposed stringent anti-graft legislation.

Cop using seized bike in Jharkhand capital: MLAs

Jharkhand government on Friday
announced a probe into a police officer allegedly using a
seized bike in Ranchi as the Arjun Munda government came in
for sharp criticism on alleged corruption by some police
officers.

Gaddafi forces retake towns near Libyan capital

Moammar Gaddafi`s forces battled poorly armed rebels for control of towns near the capital.

Several areas in the capital face water shortage

Several areas across the city
faced water shortage after two major water treatment plants in the city were closed down after finding high quantity of ammonia in the Yamuna.

Birmingham is capital of ‘child prostitution’

Birmingham has been highlighted as the sex capital for child prostitution.

Graffiti art brightens war-torn Afghan capital

A new Afghan art collective has brought graffiti to the Muslim nation.

Fear grows as cholera reaches Haiti`s capital

Cholera reached the Haitian capital with 73 recorded cases and a first death raising fears the epidemic could spread through the city`s sprawling slums and spiral out of control.