Articles by Sanskrity Sinha
- Illumination of Swiss Alps Marks Centenary Year of Mountain Railway
January 03 2012 7:59 AM
Light artist Gerry Hofstetter projected the Swiss cross, along with other images, on to the north face of the Jungfrau (a mountain in the Bernese Alps) on Jan. 1, launching the start of the celebrations of Jungfrau Railways' centenary year.
- Holidaying Rupert Murdoch on Twitter: 'Broke' Britons Take Too Many Holidays
January 03 2012 5:16 AM
Within 48 hours of joining Twitter, Rupert Murdoch drew some ire because of his rude comment on Britons.
- 20 Tons of Dead Fish Wash up on Norwegian Shore
January 03 2012 2:53 AM
Hundreds of herring fish, about 20 tons, washed up dead on a beach at Kvennes in Nordreisa, northern Norway.
- Jerusalemites Gave Smoking Pipes as Gifts to Lovers during Ottoman Period
January 02 2012 10:02 AM
A love inscription found on a ceramic mouthpiece of a smoking pipe discovered during an ongoing archaeological excavation in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem suggests that the pipe was probably given as a gift to a lover.
- 2,000-Year-Old Clay Seal Depicting Temple Mount Ritual Discovered in Jerusalem
January 02 2012 5:10 AM
The 2,000-year-old clay seal was found at a site known as the City of David and has written accounts of ritual practices in Temple Mount, a religious site in the Old City of Jerusalem.
- New Year 2012: Top 10 Party Destinations in Asia [PHOTOS]
December 30 2011 5:19 AM
Agoda.com, an Asia-focused online hotel reservation service, has released the names of the top 10 party destinations in Asia, based on hotel reservations made for the holiday season.
- Emma Watson’s Hair Styles through the Years (PHOTOS)
December 30 2011 2:36 AM
The actress, who played Hermione Granger to Daniel Radcliffe’s Harry Potter, has earned herself the status of a style icon.
- Mysterious Mass Grave Discovered near Peruvian Pyramid
December 30 2011 2:03 AM
Archaeologists have revealed the discovery of a mass burial pit, comprising of over 100 bodies, near the ancient Huaca Las Ventanas pyramid in northern Peru.
- Pippa Middleton Outdoes Kate in BBC 'Faces of the Year' Roundup (PHOTOS)
December 30 2011 12:51 AM
Kate Middleton was undoubtedly the fashion and beauty icon of 2011 but her younger sister, Pippa Middleton, seems to have outdone her sibling on BBC's Faces of the year 2011 - the Women list.
- From Kate Middleton to Victoria Beckham: Top 10 Beauty Icons of 2011 (PHOTOS)
December 29 2011 7:55 AM
A recent poll has named Britain’s Kate Middleton as the top beauty icon of 2011.
- Romania's Hotel of Ice Woos Winter Guests [PHOTOS]
December 29 2011 7:46 AM
The Balea Lac Hotel of Ice in the Fagaras Mountains, 300km (184 miles) northwest of Bucharest, Romania, is ready and opened to tourists for the current winter season.
- Elephants Play Soccer in Nepal (PHOTOS)
December 29 2011 6:34 AM
Elephants, guarded by their Mahouts, took part in a soccer match on the final day of the Elephant Race event at Sauraha in Chitwan in Nepal on Wednesday.
- Top 10 North American Ski Resorts in 2011
December 28 2011 8:57 AM
A popular information website on ski resorts, SkiReports.com, has released its final ranking of the most popular ski resorts for the 2011 calendar year, on the basis of fan following on social media.
- Siberian Tigers Grab at Live Chickens Tossed at Them to Tourists’ Delight in China (PHOTOS)
December 28 2011 2:08 AM
A herd of Siberian tigers chased and snatched away live chicken fed to them from a tourist safari bus at the Siberian Tiger Forest Park in Harbin, China on Tuesday.
- China Gears up for Harbin Ice and Snow World Festival 2012 (PHOTOS)
December 26 2011 7:52 AM
The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival will be officially launched on Jan. 5. However, tourists have already begun flocking to visit the sculptures.
- Top 10 Red Carpet Arrivals of 2011 (PHOTOS)
December 26 2011 6:04 AM
Check out the slideshow of ten most flattering red carpet arrivals of the year...
- Amitabh Bachchan Does Photo Shoot with Pet Dog for Magazine Cover (PHOTOS)
December 25 2011 12:58 AM
Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan posed for a photoshoot along with his pet dog, Shanouk, for the cover of as yet unnamed magazine.
- ‘Don 2’ Review: Watch for the Villain Who Has Heroic Traits
December 24 2011 4:45 AM
Don, the protagonist, is the villain and hero, to be precise. Don’s characterization portrays a juxtaposition of both good and the evil. He kills his enemies but is portrayed to have a kind heart for women.
- Top 10 Most Popular Song Performances of 2011 [PHOTOS]
December 23 2011 10:25 AM
2011 has been a rocking year for Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry and many other singing sensations.
- From ‘Kate’ to ‘Global Warming’: Top 10 Words and Phrases of 2012
December 23 2011 7:55 AM
Kate Middleton, global warming and the Olympics will be among the top usage of words in English language in 2012, according to current word trends in global English being tracked by the Global Language Monitor.