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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......

Moved by Diesel's death, Putin gifts puppy to France

This is something very untypical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, famous for his strict and powerful personality worldwide. But the Russian leader, who topped the Forbes' 2015 list of the......

The nutty Right and the illiberal Left

'The new generation voter is hyper-nationalistic, but it isn't essentially illiberal.' 'They will find the rants of Adityanath as laughable as Irfan Habib's. They will also find the BJP's......

Silicon Valley, ready to enhance the link between Desi, Pravasi

'This has been an ongoing process,' says Ambassador B S Prakash, India's former consul general in San Francisco, 'but I believe a Modi visit to the West Coast can be a force-multiplier.' 'Go West,......

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......

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......

Tata Motors' Sanand plant to roll out first non-Nano model in December

Code-named Kite, the vehicle is said to be a 1,200-cc hatchback There is intense activity at Tata Motors’ Sanand manufacturing unit. But this time, it has nothing to do with the famous Nano......

'His eyes shone like bright jewels all the time'

Image: Sundar Pichai. Photograph: Reuters 'As one of his oldest teachers, my message to Sundar would be: Please try to connect at least 20 per cent of Indians to the Internet.' Dr Sanat Roy, who......

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......

Meet the man behind India's EPIC hit Baahubali

'My father thinks I'm not ambitious and too slow. He wants me to work in Hindi films with big superstars.' Meet Baahubali director, SS Rajamouli. Image: Prabhas in Baahubali Midway through......

First Look: Salman Khan in Selfie le le re

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:    Salman Khan shared a picture, above, from his upcoming film Bajrangi Bhaijaan and tweeted:......

'I quit my corporate career to pursue acting'

Kannada actor Dhananjay made a successful debut in Guruprasad’s Director’s Special. The film won critical acclaim and Dhananjay’s performance was much appreciated. His second film......

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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Ustad Zakir Hussain to grace IFFK opening ceremony

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