British town appoints first jester in 700 years

A small British town has appointed its first resident jester in more than 700 years, naming him in an elaborate medieval ceremony.

Aug 03, 2015, 22:31 PM IST
Mandawa: Rajasthan town turns hotspot for Bollywood filmmakers

Mandawa: Rajasthan town turns hotspot for Bollywood filmmakers

 Away from fancy foreign locales, this small but culturally rich town in Rajasthan is attracting Bollywood filmmakers with its rustic essence, quaint surroundings, havelis exuding old-world charm and intriguing maze-like bylanes. For Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", parts of Mandawa were used to give a 'look' of Pakistan.

Jul 18, 2015, 13:27 PM IST
Brazilian town full of attractive women looking out for men, interested?

Brazilian town full of attractive women looking out for men, interested?

Zee Media Bureau/Ajith Vijay Kumar

Aug 28, 2014, 16:40 PM IST

`Qaeda` gunman kills Yemen soldier in southern town

A suspected Al-Qaeda gunman today killed a soldier in a Yemeni provincial capital, bringing the death toll in the southern town of Huta to three in as many days.

Jun 10, 2014, 22:56 PM IST

Canada runaway train blast toll rises to 13

Canadian authorities probing a deadly weekend train derailment in Quebec have said that the death toll has risen to 13.

Jul 09, 2013, 13:39 PM IST

Pro-government force takes 2nd town: Somali official

The offensive is part of a move aimed at ending Islamist militants` grip.

Mar 07, 2011, 16:09 PM IST

Tension in MP town following communal clash

Tension gripped the town of
Khilchipur, about 20 km from here, following a dispute
between two communities on Tuesday.

Jan 25, 2011, 20:19 PM IST

`Amazing` Australian floodwaters enter new towns

Surging floodwaters broke levees in disaster-hit Australia.

Jan 24, 2011, 23:47 PM IST

Fresh violence in Burdwan town, police stage flag march

Violence on Wednesday gripped Burdwan
town again after yesterday`s clashes between activists of the
Trinamool Congress and CPI-M, even as Rapid Action Force
personnel staged flag marches at sensitive places.

Oct 27, 2010, 17:45 PM IST

Trinamool-CPI(M) clashes rock Burdwan town

Burdwan town in West Bengal
was on Tuesday rocked by violent clashes between Trinamool Congress
and CPI-M supporters over alleged illegal recruitment in the
Burdwan University.

Oct 26, 2010, 18:32 PM IST

Floods inundate large Pakistan town

Floodwaters inundated a large town
in southern Pakistan today as authorities struggled to build
new levees with clay and stone to prevent one of the area`s
biggest cities from suffering the same fate.

Aug 30, 2010, 00:37 AM IST

Protests rock J&K town after two girls go missing

Protests broke out in Paddar town of Kishtwar district on Tuesday after two teenaged girls, arrested by the police in connection with a sex racket case, allegedly went missing from a police station, officials said here on Tuesday.

Jul 13, 2010, 13:57 PM IST

Iraq car bombs kill six, wound 82

Two car bombs targeting a
provincial councillor and a police officer north of Baghdad
on Friday killed six people and wounded 82, many of them women or
children, police said.

Jun 18, 2010, 23:54 PM IST

MP town normal after communal clash

Curfew in Obaidullaganj, about
35 km away from Bhopal, was relaxed for sometime on Tuesday after
law and order situation improved in the town, which had witnessed a communal clash early this week.

Jun 08, 2010, 22:21 PM IST

Kerala town tense after a controversial question paper

Mobs clashed with shopkeepers who refused to down their shutters in this Kerala town during a shutdown called by Muslim groups to protest alleged inflammatory questions in an exam of a private college here, police said Friday.

Mar 26, 2010, 18:00 PM IST

Oldest submerged town

World’s oldest submerged town dates back to 5,000 yrs, archaeologists said.

Oct 23, 2009, 09:00 AM IST