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Russian border guards rescue Dutch kayaker


September 7th, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Border guards in Russia's far eastern region of Chukotka have rescued a Dutch adventurer who went missing while trying to cross the Bering Strait by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blind daredevil to take on English Channel swim


May 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) A 43-year-old blind Scottish adventurer is determined to complete his 101st extreme challenge this year by swimming the English Channel.Dean Dunbar is training to swim the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian director, British actor’s mutual admiration society


November 4th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) British actor Henry Cavill, who plays the lead in "Immortals", an epic tale of treachery, vengeance and destiny, says he was so impressed by Hollywood-based ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Our ‘Rashtriya English’ legitimate: Jug Suraiya


September 30th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The English language in India is becoming 'glocal' - a cross between global and local, says noted writer-columnist Jug Suraiya who has written about his ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chandigarh boy wins Kingfisher’s Himalayan expedition


July 15th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) After eleven adventure-packed days in the dangerous terrains of Himalayas, Arunesh Moudgil from Chandigarh has been declared the winner of Kingfisher Blue Mile - Himalayan ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistani mountaineer climbs Mt. Everest


May 12th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Hassan Sadpara, a Pakistani mountaineer and adventurer, reached the summit of the world's tallest peak Mount Everest Wednesday, it was reported here.The Pakistani expedition was launched ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Swiss circus tightrope walker creates world record for highest cable walk


January 31st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Daredevil Freddy Nocks has set a new world record for the highest ever cable wire walk.The Swiss adventurer walked from 10,836ft to 8,865ft, which is nearly two miles ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Celebrations to mark arrival of first German hippies in Goa


December 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) A German tourist adventurer and traditionally-dressed fraus and frauleins are all set to whip up Germanic fervour here Dec 8 as part of celebrations to mark 60 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pak nuclear arsenal under “foolproof control and command system”: Hasan


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2(ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to the UK, Wajid Shamsul Hasan, has dismissed fears raised in some classified US diplomatic cables released by whistleblower website Wikileaks that its nuclear material may ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First pictures of the secret kingdom of Tibet taken in 1903 up for grabs


October 4th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A number of pictures of the secret kingdom of Tibet that were taken in 1903 during a British Mission to the country has come to light for the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Has TV adventurer discovered Franklin’s lost Arctic expedition?


September 19th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): TV adventurer Bear Grylls may have solved a long standing puzzle - Admiral Sir John Franklin's legendary but failed 1845 expedition to find the North-west Passage - when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arm-cutting scene in Danny Boyle’s new film makes viewers faint at screening


September 15th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): At least three viewers who went at the preview screening of Danny Boyle's new film fainted after watching the gruesome scenes in the movie about an adventurer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

84-yr-old adventurer set to cross Atlantic on raft made of plastic gas pipes


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): An 84-year-old adventurer, who walks with a stick, is preparing to cross the Atlantic on a raft made of plastic gas pipes with a crew of three.Anthony Smith, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Argentine makes parachute jump at 90


August 19th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) Carlos Roque Beltran, an original member of the Argentine army's oldest paratrooper unit, decided to celebrate his 90th birthday by parachuting from a plane at an altitude ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swedish climber Fredrik Ericsson dies after a drastic fall on the K2 peak


August 7th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are media reports that the renowned Swedish adventurer Fredrik Ericsson has been killed while he was trying to climb the K2 mountain.Media reports said that Fredrik, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

When Angelina Jolie discovered the world of women spies


July 19th, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, who fulfilled her dream of playing a secret agent like James Bond with "Salt", says there is a whole world out there ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emirati adventurer spreads global tolerance message


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, June 23 (IANS/WAM) An Emirati adventurer has arrived here on his way to cross over to 35 countries in three continents to convey the message of tolerance and peace the United ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Solar plane set for test flight in night sky


June 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): A plane, called Solar Impulse, which is powered by the sun's rays, is all set to go on a test flight at night later this month.The Swiss researchers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secret behind Easter Island’s fallen idols uncovered


May 24th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): British archaeologists claim to have uncovered the secret behind Easter Island's fallen idols.Polynesian legend has it that the stone monoliths of Easter Island were installed by a king ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sam Worthington turns producer for sci-fi epic


May 19th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): 'Avatar' Star Sam Worthington has decided to produce an upcoming sci-fi film 'Quatermain'.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Aussie actor is all set to act and produce a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Novice climber becomes youngest Brit woman to conquer Mt Everest


May 18th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Bonita Norris, a 22-year-old woman, has become the youngest British female to reach the summit of Mount Everest.The adventurer said it was a "crazy" dream to climb the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Salma Hayek gives up space travel dream for baby


May 15th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Salma Hayek has abandoned her dreams of space travel with Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic team - because she's too concerned for her safety as a mother.The actress ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Edmund Hillary house to be relocated to school


May 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, May 11 (IANS) A house built by Edmund Hillary, the first conqueror of the world's tallest peak Mount Everest, will be moved to a school named after the adventurer. The house and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

London gears up for parade to highlight Asian elephants’ plight


May 1st, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Come Monday morning and a herd of 258 fibreglass elephants - painted by artists from across the globe - would descend on the parks, streets and roads ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Darwin’s genetic history suggests he came from a long line of adventurers


February 5th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): The genetic history of Charles Darwin, the father of evolutionary theory, has been analyzed to reveal that the scientist comes from a long line of adventurers, his ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chip fat powered scrap bus on around-the-world mission reaches Asia!


October 18th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Environmental campaigner Andy Pag who is trying to travel around the world in a recycled scrap yard bus powered only by chip fat has reached Asia.The 34-year-old adventurer, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

16-year-old Queensland teen sets sail for record attempt


October 18th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct.18 (ANI): Teenage Queensland adventurer Jessica Watson has finally set sail on her quest to becoming the youngest person to sail solo around the world.The 16-year-old's spokesman, Andrew Fraser, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Top Gear presenter Clarkson has ‘best job in the world’


October 16th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): One in three British people feels that Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has the best job in the world, according to a new poll.In the survey conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Swiss man survives 300 days on remote Pacific island with knives, pig


July 15th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): A Swiss man has successfully survived 300 days with just two knives for cutting, and a baby pig for company on an uninhabited Pacific island.Adventurer Xavier Rosset decided ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Solar plane to soon fly around the world


June 26th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Bertrand Picard, a Swiss adventurer is all set to unveil a prototype of a solar-powered plane he hopes eventually to fly around the world.According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Johnny Strange Is The Youngest To Scale Seven Summits


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
Johnny Strange, a native of Malibu, California, has achieved a big feat in a very young age. The 17 year old kid has scaled the perilous terrains of the Mount Everest ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sir Ranulph Fiennes can’t read maps, says wife


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Britain's greatest living explorer and holder of several endurance records, does not know how to read maps, his wife has revealed.Louise made the astonishing revelation ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Christoph Rehage releases first video of thelongestway.com journey


May 14th, 2009 - 3:34 am ICT by John Le Fevre
When most people take a walk home they usually take the shortest route. However when a 26-year German man decided to walk home he took the longest way in a journey ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UK explorer aims to set new Arctic endurance record


May 8th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): UK explorer Adrian Hayes aims to set a new Arctic endurance record. This time the Dubai-based adventurer is hoping to make the longest unassisted Arctic Polar journey in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

James Bond named Hollywood’s Top Hero


March 28th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): James Bond has been crowned the title of Hollywood's top hero in a new magazine poll.The superspy pipped Indiana Jones, Superman and Harry Potter to land the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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