India has won the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the third time, beating Australia by six wickets behind captain Unumkt Chand’s 111 not out on Sunday. Australia made 225-8 after being sent in to bat, with captain William Bosisto scoring 87 not out. India started strongly, then collapsed to 97-4 before Chand guided the winners to 227-4 in the 48th over. It was one of the best centuries one could have witnessed at the junior level as Unmukt hit seven fours and as many as six sixes during his 130-ball knock.
U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong, who took a giant leap for mankind when he became the first person to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 82. As commander of the Apollo 11 mission, Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969. As he stepped on the dusty surface, Armstrong said: “?That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930, Armstrong had an early fascination with aircraft and worked at a nearby airport when he was a teenager.
Ivian Sarcos Colmenares from Venezuela was crowned Miss World 2011 on London on 6th November 2011. 1st runner up was Gwendoline Ruais from Philippines. 2nd runner up was Amanda Vilanova from Puerto Rico.
Prince William and Catherine Middleton sealed their wedding vows with a traditional kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace Friday as millions in London and around the world roared their approval.
22-year-old Kanishtha Dhankhar from Mumbai won the Pantaloons Miss India World 2011 title at a glittering function in Mumbai. She had earlier won the Pantaloons Femina Miss Body Beautiful.
Celebrities and famous personalities, Nita Ambani, Aamir Khan, Preity Zinta, Mukesh Ambani, Rajnikanth, Rahul Gandhi, Arjun Tendulkar, Shahid Kapoor, Vivek Oberoi, Amisha Patel, etc watch from the stands during the 2011 ICC World Cup Final between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Mumbai, India.
Twenty-eight years on from the match that transformed the history of world cricket, India recaptured the crown that Kapil Dev and his men first lifted at Lord’s in 1983, and this time they did in their very own back yard.
Audi has launched the open-top version of its sportscar Audi R8 in India. The car is priced at Rs 1.47 crore. Audi R8 Spyder is powered by a 525 HP 5.2 litre V10 petrol engine.
14 year old Sindhuja Rajaraman has become the world’s youngest Chief Executive Officer. Born into a family of overachievers Sindhuja holds a Guinness World Record for becoming the youngest CEO of a Chennai-based animation company called Seppan. From making short films on issues like global warming and tuberculosis to designing a greeting card for US president Barack Obama, Sindhuja Rajamaran sure has achieved a lot. She has worked on all kinds of software – Flash, Photoshop, Corel Painter, After Effects and Maya.
A five-year-old Indian boy has become a millionaire overnight after winning a lottery at a national bond draw. Ebrahim Fahimuddin Shaikh became the second millionaire in the year when the February draw of National Bonds Corporation picked his name.