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Thousands mourn Basu's passing

Jyoti Basu's punctuality was a part of the Leftist folklore. However, the time schedule went awry in his last moments as thousands of people thronged the streets of central Kolkata to pay their......

Mysore palace to be developed as folklore museum

The Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion, an architectural marvel in this city of palaces, will get a new lease of life when the Mysore University develops it into a unique complex showcasing a folklore......

Has India lost Kashmir?

India isn't Israel, nor can it, or should be, says Shekhar Gupta. Have we lost Kashmir? The answer is no. But qualifications and caveats must follow. We have 'lost' Kashmir many times since 1947.......

'Even the RSS is following Modi's dictates'

'The only narrative before India is what Modi and the BJP is presenting.' 'Nationalism has been taken as a serious plank by the BJP and RSS.' 'They want to keep the nationalism thing alive to make......

The hero who prevented the Chinese from invading Assam

Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat, 21, received the Mahavir Chakra in the 1962 War with China.Such was his valour that a temple and museum stands on the land he died defending in the icy valley of......

Radio to Internet, jockeys have their hands full

Radio jockeys are already a part of folklore with even Bollywood movies being made on the theme. But it is the Internet jockeyswho are spinning music right in the web space. With the Internet......

Branding in a bull run

Did you think that Jhumritalaya was part of filmi folklore? Forget it. It's actually a small town in Jharkhand, where broking outfit Motilal Oswal Securities opened a branch last month to reach out......

The silent giant of the stock market

The stocks Radhakishan Damani enters or exits are closely watched by fund managers, says Joydeep Ghosh. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Peddar Road versus Dharavi. This, in short,......

Bengaluru's infrastructure mess taints Karnataka's future

Bengaluru dominates Karnataka's economy and its infrastructure mess compounds the problems, with policies lagging need and expectations, says Raghu Krishnan. The ninth of a 11-part series......

Economic crisis chokes world's biggest economies

In the first week of the 16th year of the new millennium, the world seems to have caught severe pneumonia, or worse, as China had the flu, notes Shreekant Sambrani. "Sensex crosses 25,000." Indian......

Why Hazel Keech became Gurbasant Kaur

'She was not forced into the decision,” a close friend of Yuvraj Singh tells Subhash K Jha. Bollywood folklore has it that filmmaker Guru Dutt was keenly interested in marrying the beauteous......

Quiz: Which folklore is Mirzya based on?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! As Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra celebrates his birthday on July 7, we test your knowledge on him with this quiz.  In the picture:......

Heroines go from flab to fabulous

Bollywood actresses and their weight issues have become the stuff of filmi folklore now. But they always seem to turn around in the face of criticism, and look all lean and svelte a couple of......

Stars back unique Tamil musical

It has become part of folklore in Chennai how two young college girls rescued a mentally unstable woman from a bus stop while all those who stood around looked on. That announced the beginning of a......

10 movie gems from Berlin

Here are Aseem Chhabra's picks -- 'films that mattered to me, entertained me and will stay with me through the year.' With nearly 400 films in several different sections, this year's Berlinale was......

Biography traces Dhoni's life from TC to World Cup-winning captain

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's image of holding the World Cup trophy at Wankhede has been immortalised in cricketing folklore but not many know that Indian cricket's poster boy was once a ticket collector......

Take a look at how Bale wrote his name into Real Madrid folklore

Gareth Bale completed a dream first season at Real Madrid as he paid off another large slice of his world record price tag with the decisive goal in a 4-1 Champions League final triumph over......

'I was lucky today; the medal was waiting for me'

Saina Nehwal is only 22, but she's already etched her name in Indian sports folklore. She gave the country its first medal in badminton at the Olympics by winning the women's singles bronze at......

Makarova snaps Serena's 17-match winning streak at Melbourne

Russia's Ekaterina Makarova etched her name into Australian Open folklore on Monday by stunning Serena Williams 6-2, 6-3 in their fourth-round match to end the American's aura of invincibility at......

EPL: Drogba's 150th goal in vain for Chelsea

Didier Drogba cemented his name in Chelsea folklore with his 150th goal for the club on Saturday but it was not enough to prevent a 3-1 home defeat by Aston Villa in the Premier League. The......
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Manipur CM announces Rs 202 crore development package for Senapati district

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has announced an economic and development package of Rs.202 crores for Manipur's Senapati district. Addressing the... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/manipur-cm-announces-rs-202-crore-development-package-for-senapati-district-62186.html
Mount Everest's famous Hillary Step destroyed

A famous feature of Mount Everest called 'The Hillary Step' has collapsed, potentially making the climb to the world's highest peak even more... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/mount-everest-s-famous-hillary-step-destroyed-117052200454_1.html
Trump Administration's 'Alternative Facts' Inspires Baseball Team’s Pig Mascot Name

Kellyanne Conway’s comment on “alternative facts” has already gone down in political folklore . It’s now being further... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2017/05/18/baseball-team-pig-name-donald-trump_n_16683508.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Every tree has a story to tell...

During our childhood, trees were one of the few things that always held a special place in our hearts. They came alive as characters in many... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/611713/every-tree-has-story-tell.html
Ao Naga tribe revels in Moatsu celebrations

Nagaland's Ao Naga community celebrated its Moatsu festival with grandeur.The three day Moatsu festival was celebrated post seed sowing and marks a... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/nagaland-ao-naga-tribe-revels-in-moatsu-celebrations-117051200911_1.html

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