Not only did he successfully undergo an angioplasty but, at 104 years of age, also became the oldest person in the world to do so.
A passenger was booted off an American Airlines flight en route from Los Angeles to New York Monday when she would not stop singing Whitney Houston's hit "I Will Always Love You".
Some women go further — waiting until they travel to India to take care of their soiled saris. Assuming that saris are made there, they reason, Indian dry cleaners should know what they are doing.
A 14-year-old boy from Indiana, who was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism at the age of 2, has an IQ of 170, which is higher than Einstein’s, and he is now on the road to winning a Nobel Prize.
Robbers disguised as policemen had got away with $50 million worth of gemstones
Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik was recently awarded Moscow choice prize for creating a sand sculpture of Lord Ganesh at World sand art championship 2013, Russia.
A Guinness World Record holder who attempted to cross a river in India suspended by his ponytail has died during the stunt.
If you thought that there’s no flip side to being impossibly handsome, think again! Apparently that chiseled face, the dreamy eyes fringed with lashes and the manly chest can lead to deportation. If you’re in Saudi Arabia, that is.
The International Museum Of Toilets that is housed in Delhi’s Palam area, has made it to the list of the Top 10 ‘Weird and Unusual’ museums in the world.
A global survey by an online accommodation booking service has revealed that 35% of the global travellers have no qualms about taking home hotel amenities.
In a princely offering, an NRI devotee from US today donated Rs. 16 crore to the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala.
An Indian man has bought one of the world's most expensive shirts, made with more than 3kg of gold and worth $250,000. His is an extreme case of an Indian obsession with the precious metal.
AN Indian restaurant owner travelled thousands of miles to deliver a curry takeaway to the African jungle – only to be told it had not been ordered.
A new dating site is helping beard-lovers find love by putting them in touch with furry fellas.
Jhulasan village has perhaps the only Hindu temple that worships a Muslim deity - Dola Mata.
Police in the Indian city of Bangalore are using life-like cardboard figures of officers to try and stop traffic violations.
The cross-dressing is part of traditional ritual festivities.
The Election Commission's voters' list has howlers galore.
Each woman devotee who donates hair measuring 31 inches will be gifted five laddus.
Archaeologists claim to have found remains of a 2,500-year-old city, buried at Tarighat in Durg district of Chhattisgarh where excavation work is to begin shortly.
A society in Andheri has taken this discrimination to a whole new level. Not only has it banned flat owners from renting to bachelors, it has been fining those who do so.
‘Made in India’ soda bottles are highly priced in Pakistan.
A 12-year-girl has scored 162 in a Mensa IQ test — the highest possible score for someone under 18 — making her more intelligent than 99 per cent of the population.
The tourism board is inviting fans to submit a clip of themselves screaming to help build the longest video shriek and to win their chance for a free trip to Norway.
For generations they have signified femininity and glamour - but a pair of high heels was once an essential accessory for men.
The most auspicious and romantic day in 10,000 years for weddings in China turned out to be a big flop as many couples who vowed "until death do us part" filed for divorce barely days later.
The pilot wanted to fly via Jodhpur as she wanted to pick up an order for famous onion kachoris that she has placed.
The next time you spend a holiday at a hotel, do not order food in bed. A new study says a bathroom is actually the most hygienic place to eat in most hotel rooms.
The official kilogram - a cylinder-shaped hunk of metal - that defines the fundamental unit of mass, has itself gained weight, scientists say
As early as the Greeks and Romans people have been dieting. But while it was largely about health and fitness back then, it's the Victorians who really kick started the fad diet.
In Hindu law a deity is considered to be a living person which can hold property, therefore the property or the treasure belong only to the deity and there is no substitution of the deity with the state.
It's not unusual to see a queue outside an ATM counter, waiting till noon for the machine to be eased up by the rays of an unsure sun.
"It is true that I have said that 90% Indians (not all) are fools. My intention in saying so was not to hurt anyone but to awaken people to the realities.... The figure 90% is not a mathematical figure, it simply means that in my opinion a large proportion of Indians (and again I repeat, not all) are fools.
Patna's favourite KBC coach teaches aspirants how to make theirs the fastest finger and stay cool on the hot seat.
The world's oldest father has been recruited by activists in India who maintain lifelong vegetarians retain their "vigour" better than others.
A new study has revealed Magellanic penguins as among the most faithful lovers in the animal kingdom.
Chocolate giant Cadbury has filed a patent for a treat that will not melt, even at 40 degrees Celsius, and hopes to sell it in hot countries like Brazil and India.
A postcard mailed nearly 70 years ago has finally arrived at the former upstate New York home of the couple who sent it. The postcard was sent July 4, 1943, from Rockford, Illinois, to sisters Pauline and Theresa Leisenring in Elmira.
Volunteers in India armed with drums and whistles are to lead a crackdown on going to the toilet in public under a new scheme in the western state of Rajasthan.
Karam Chand and his wife Katari, who have eight children and 28 grandchildren, have been married for 87 years, making them the world's longest married couple.