Cinemas home in on comfort, offer beds

Many years ago, a multiplex started offering 'super VIP' seats for movie buffs in Chandigarh in Inida. These were recliners which were kept at the end with good view and good facilities. But now some theatres abroad have brought comfort of home to the movie-goers by putting beds in the

Happy Leap Day! Interesting nuggets about Feb 29

This year, February appeared to be long. Why? The answer is that 2016 is a leap year and had 29 days. A leap year happens every four years and has 366 days. To put it simply: the Earth orbits the Sun in 365.2422 days. However, the Gregorian calendar has 365 days.

Watch: Chicago’s Gaurav proposes to his girlfriend with help from musical band

Chicago's Gaurav Gadodia took his girlfriend, Madhuri Patel, to the city’s famous structure — The Bean — where he proposed to her in a most special way! Taking help of an Illinois-based Indo-American a Capella band, ‘Chai Town,’ Gadodia asked his girlfriend Madhuri Patel to marry him. The video of this

WATCH: Elephant runs amuck, tosses around van, motorcycle

An elephant ran amuck during a festival at the Bhagavathi Temple, Nalussery, at Pulappatta in Kerala. Elephants, which usually are an essential part of many religious festivals in South India, are quite taken for granted. But when they go berserk, they can be deadly. This tusker, named Devidasan, turned restive during

Messi’s fan, who wore plastic bag shirt, finally gets real signed one

A toddler Afghan fan of Lionel Messi has been given a shirt signed by the Barcelona star. The boy took social media by storm when he was pictured wearing a 'plastic bag' shirt of Messi. The photograph of five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi began trending on social media last month. Messi has sent autographed

Leaping Feb: 2016 is a leap year

This year, February will appear to be long. Why? The answer is that 2016 is a leap year and will have 29 days. A leap year happens every four years and has 366 days. To put it simply: the Earth orbits the Sun in 365.2422 days. However, the Gregorian calendar has

Oil spill causes many kilometres long jam

An oil tanker toppled over on Mumbai-Pune expressway causing many kilometres long jam on Saturday morning. Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde tweeted a photo of the expressway advising people to avoid the route. "Plz avoid Pune Mumbai travel on Expressway. Huge traffic jam," Munde tweeted. Highway police have blocked the traffic

Captured leopard escapes from zoo

A search operation was launched to trace the leopard that escaped on Monday from the zoo where it was caged after its capture on February 7 in a private school in Bengaluru city in India, a wildlife official said. About 50 officials carried out search for the leopard in and around

Indian court summons Lord Hanuman

How cogs of Indian legal system move is quite a wonder. Take this for example, a lower court in Indian state of Bihar has issued summons to Hindu God Hanuman to make an appearance before it in an encroachment case. A report said that the summons were issued after the Public

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