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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......

China's plans: Time for India to wake up

Nearly two decades ago, then defence minister George Fernandes said: 'China has built roads up to the border, while there has been negligence on India's part.'Since Fernandes uttered these brave......

How the 'outsider' factor led US to the Trump conundrum

The politics of the world’s oldest democracy has seen outsiders making it big, a move that is not necessarily a positive omen. Shreekant Sambrani laments the state of play that has besieged......

How the RSS plans to win Assam for the BJP

IMAGE: Women line up to cast their vote during the second phase of the assembly elections in Guwahati on Monday, April 11, 2016. The real brilliance of this RSS campaign lies in building a......

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......

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......

Start-ups get a big boost from Infosys' co-founders

Their investments in start-ups exceed Rs 1,000 crore. IMAGE: Infosys founders (from left) Nandan Nilekani, N S Raghavan, Kris Gopalakrishnan, N R Narayanmurthy, S D Shibulal and K Dinesh at......

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......

PIX: Sanjay Dutt shoots with Dabboo Ratnani

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:   Actor Sanjay Dutt recently shot with celebrity photographer Dabboo Ratnani.Sanjay wrote: ‘Great photo......

Why Sairat is such an important film

'Which movie has been about love between castes?''In Ek Duje Ke Liye, the divide was between a non-vegetarian north Indian family and a vegetarian south Indian one; in Amitabh Bachchan's films,......

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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The tabla of dissent falls silent. RIP Lacchu Maharaj

Varanasis Dal Mandi locality. A noisy market teeming with people. Incessant calls from hawkers and urchins. And amid all this chaos, the masterful... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/the-tabla-of-dissent-falls-silent-rip-lacchu-maharaj-1469806260.html
'Dragon Hole,' World's Deepest Blue Hole, Discovered In South China Sea

&& It’s called the “Dragon Hole,” and Chinese scientists believe it may be the deepest “blue hole” on the planet.... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2016/07/29/dragon-hole-deepest-blue-hole_n_11255280.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Wani folklore could inspire fresh militancy

Rather as the commander of a terror outfit, Burhan Wani has become a hero to thousands of Kashmiri youths involved in fresh wave of militancy. Born... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/560207/wani-folklore-could-inspire-fresh.html
Time for India to wake up

Nearly two decades ago, then defence minister George Fernandes said: 'China has built roads up to the border, while there has been negligence on... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/chinas-plans-time-for-india-to-wake-up/20160725.htm
SC gives BCCI six months to clean up

One key element of any fight between the districts best prize fighter and the village idiot is this - the latter can run, but he cant hide. He can... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/sports-news/the-time-for-mucking-about-is-over-sc-gives-bcci-six-months-to-clean-up-1468861314.html

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