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Is it a crime to be widowed in India?

In rural Bengal, people still believed that widows were simply biding their time on earth after their lord and master had departed from it, says Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh The......

The women who sparkle in 'greatest show on Earth'

It is dubbed the ‘greatest show on Earth’ with thousands of sparkling Brazilian dancers ignoring sweltering heat to put on a spectacular samba parade. Welcome to the Brazilian carnival!......

Will chase away tourists who don't take care of Goan culture: Minister

Two days after Goa minister Vijai Sardesai called a section of domestic tourists “scum of the earth”, his cabinet colleague Manohar Ajgaonkar has threatened to “chase......

Xi wants to become the most powerful leader on earth

'At the previous 18th party congress, Xi vowed to protect China's 'core' interests.''As a result, India faced a barrage of serious incidents on the borders with China -- at Depsang, Chumar, Pangong......

Mexico's 8.2 earthquake, strongest in a century, kills 32

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.2-magnitude hit the southern Mexico on Friday morning, killing at least 32 people, causing a tsunami and warning for countries across the Central America.......

Will Manoj Sinha manage to entangle India's telecom mess?

Manoj Sinha, who’s often described as a down to earth man carrying his own files to office, will have to strike a balance between the regulator and the industry. IMAGE: Manoj Sinha will......

PIX: Anil Kapoor's Swachh Bharat campaign

People who know Anil Kapoor are impressed by how down-to-earth he is. The actor, who now lives in the posh suburb of Juhu, still considers himself the boy from Chembur in eastern Mumbai, where his......

'Many bad films become hits'

'A lot of fraud films are being made in the name of realistic cinema.' Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a rare down-to-earth actor. Unchanged despite all the national and international acclaim. Warm.......

'Om was just... the salt of the earth'

'Though his death was sudden, I can't say it was totally unexpected.''In a way death has relieved him of all the stress, and that includes the bad films he took on, I presume for financial......

Was anybody sexier than George Michael?

The man who made us realise the kitchen table wasn't an exotic enough location has left us.He was too hot for Earth anyway, mourns Raja Sen. I knew George Michael was sexy before I knew what the......

Have you met the Federer of the slopes?

Svindal has the winning smile 'He is very down to earth, absolutely approachable, an absolute champion' IMAGE: Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway celebrates winning the gold medal following the men's......

This Indian Navyman ran the toughest marathon on earth

Not everyone completes the Badwater Marathon, Breeze Sharma did so, the fastest Indian's Laxmi Negi spoke to the Indian Navyman to find out how he did it. Not every man survives a......

Why Wales boss feels Bale is 'most down-to-earth boy'

IMAGE: Chris Coleman, right, manager of Wales, gives instructions to Gareth Bale, left and James Chester. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images. Wales boss Chris Coleman has come out......

Dhoni's 'down to earth' team dinner with his young guns

IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni takes a selfie with his young teammates during their 'down to earth' dinner. Photograph: Facebook. A young Indian cricket team, comprising many debutants, is being led......
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Water in 1000 clay pots to quench thirst of birds

Ernakulam: Writer-turned-nature lover Sreeman Narayanan, a native of Muppathadam, is on the mission to quench thirst of birds in the summer. He has... ...
Two buried alive as van collides with sand-laden lorry

Two persons were buried alive and one injured when the van in which they were travelling collided with a sand-laden lorry near here today, police... ...
Google maps launches Plus Codes, location-based digital addressing system

In India, we know how challenging it can be to reach a given residential address. They are unique in format, and vary across regions, localities,... ...
All galaxies rotate once every billion years, discover astronomers

All galaxies, no matter how big they are, rotate once every billion years, astronomers have discovered. The Earth spinning around on its axis once... ...
Here are 5 interesting facts about India's first woman astronaut

Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian women astronaut is the hero and a role model for all young women across the nation. The daughter of the nation... ...

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