By Mirna Sleiman DUBAI (Reuters) - Honeymooners and other tourists from the Gulf are heading to the throbbing heart of Dubai to beat the summer heat by cooling off at the first "ice lounge" in the Middle East. The interior decor of Dubai's Chillout cafe is made entirely of carved ice, with frozen picture frames, ice curtains and frosty seats covered in fur. The interior of the cafe, owned by UAE's Sharaf Group, is lit with multi-coloured fluorescent lights. ...
BMW i8 Concept Spyder
What's most stunning about the BMW i8 Concept Spyder isn't the 350-hp plug-in hybrid technology, the laser-powered headlights or the auto-show touches such as folding electric kickboards. It's that BMW plans to build something with most of these features, in a car looking much like this, within a few years. This is not a dream. Displayed at the Paris Motor Show, the concept wears an exterior that while still futuristic, represents a viable look at what BMW will build in two years. When BMW chief designer Adrian von Hooydonk told the production i8s would strongly resemble the concepts, this -- the layered bodywork, the laser headlights and the tri-tone accents -- was what he meant. Even the i8 Concept Spyder's scissor doors look less showy than purposeful here.
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- Ankeet Chavan breaks down, accepts spot-fixing charge
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals cricketer Ankeet Chavan was the first to break down under interrogation by Delhi Police and has accepted his role in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the Indian Premier League (IPL) Thursday.
- Trio cracks and confesses, BCCI suspends another cricketer
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) swung into action Friday calling an emergency meeting and suspending a cricketer, but more and more sordid details of the spot fixing scandal came tumbling as the three arrested players, including S. Sreesanth, reportedly confessed to their crime.
- South African woman caught at Mumbai airport with 26 kg drugs
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizure of drugs, customs officials at Mumbai Airport Friday nabbed a South African woman carrying 26 kg of drugs worth over Rs.13 crore, an official said here.
- Post scandal, RR banking on skipper Dravid
Hyderabad, May 17 -- By the time Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals headed for practice on Thursday evening, dark clouds had gathered over the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Uppal. Apart from posing a rain threat to the game, the clouds were symbolic of the tatters that the Royals had been reduced to in a matter of less than 24 hours.The arrests of S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila on Wednesday night for spot fixing marred what was appearing like an impressive season for the 2008
- Age mismatch in PM's affidavit for Rajya Sabha seat
Controversies seem to make people age but a goof-up could have made Prime Minister Manmohan Singh older than he actually is. Senior advocate Nekibur Zaman said the age mismatch was against the spirit of the People’s Representation Act.