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The Great Escape: India's unsung war heroes

Three Indian Air Force fighter pilots held as Prisoners of War in a jail in Rawalipindi made a heroic escape. They reached as far as the Pak-Afghan border in Pakistan’s Wild West -- within......

Anderson's escape haunts Cong's upper echelon

There appears to be a great deal of unease at the higher levelsof the Congress party overWarren Anderson's escape from India with even key allies working the phones to their friends in theparty......

Fiji escapes another coup

Fiji has been prevented from plunging into chaos again. The Great Council of Chiefs on March 8 re-elected Ratu Josefa Iloilo, as the President and Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi as the Vice President for......

'God brought my granddaughter back'

Lost in Mumbai, found in Srinagar. Mukhtar Ahmad/Rediff.com and A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com report the amazing story of six-and-a-half-year-old Megha Thakur. The floods which were the bane of much of......

BJP's great leap back on the nuclear deal

Ignoring all previous protests and opposition to the deal, the saffron party has changed its stance, without providing any explanation. What has changed? Accountability and explanations on this......

Why it is time to scrap NREGA

'How many people have been skilled up and thus able to escape from needing to be in NREGA?' 'The true success of NREGA would lie in its irrelevance -- that is, people no longer need it as a......

General Motors chief reveals her plan to make it big in India

On her maiden visit to India as chief executive officer of General Motors, Mary Barra visited the company’s facility in Talegaon, Pune, drove cars, and met suppliers, dealers and the business......

200 amazing years of rail transport

First electric locomotive. Photograph: Siemens Two hundred years after George Stephenson built the steam-powered Blucher, Open Knowledge pays tribute to 200 years of rail transport. ......

An inflation targeting policy regime for India?

Richard Clarida's recent paper could be key for policymakers in deciding whether India should move to an 'inflation targeting policy regime', says Vivek Dehejia. What have we learned - and not......

Remembering Amar Bose: The label 'Great Man' fits him to a T

Sree Sreenivasan recalls his encounters with the pioneer of sound who passed away on Friday and gives a sense of how many lives he touched -- in big and small ways. There are two......

Review: Dracula Untold is too dull

A film that could have been a genre breaking masterpiece, Dracula Untold in its present form would be a more honest work of art if it were titled Dracula Unfortunately, says Paloma......

And then one day, the actor wrote...

Naseeruddin Shah sets the gold standard as a master memoirist. In the West, there is a long and rich tradition of actors and movie stars telling their stories, most captivatingly, in their own......

Review: Amara Kaaviyam does not warm your heart

Director Jeeva Sankar’s Amara Kaaviyam is an unmemorable love story, feels S Saraswathi. Popular actor Arya's brother Sathya made a not-so-impressive debut with Puthagam last......

'Whatever I am today, it is because of Sir Richard Attenborough'

Many film personalities owe their careers to Sir Richard Attenborough, who recently passed away on August 24. Rohini Hattangady, who played Kasturba in Attenborough's iconic film Gandhi, is......

Oscar-winning director of Gandhi Sir Richard Attenborough no more

Oscar-winning British filmmaker Richard Attenborough, renowned for his critically-acclaimed biopic on Mahatma Gandhi, has died. He was 90. The actor’s son, Michael Attenborough told the BBC......

Errani and Vinci retain Australian Open women's doubles title

Top seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy produced a great escape on Friday as they beat Russia's Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 to retain the Australian Open women's......

PHOTOS: Barca, United pull off great escapes

Barcelona and fellow former Champions League winners Manchester United had to draw on all their class to come from behind and claim home wins against Celtic and Braga respectively. Barcelona's......

I didn't quite play like Yuvraj: Panesar

After enacting one of the great escapes in Test cricket in Cardiff, Monty Panesar said he had been working on his batting which paid off but did not bat like Indian swashbuckler Yuvraj Singh in......

Djokovic stages great escape

Novak Djokovic saved five match points to beat Frenchman Florent Serra 5-7, 7-5, 6-1 and reach the last eight in the Halle tournament on Thursday. The second seed's remarkable comeback means he......

West Brom win and dream of another great escape

West Bromwich Albion, who pulled off a famous escape from relegation in 2005, could be on their way to surviving in the Premier League again after beating Wigan Athletic 3-1 at The Hawthorns on......
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Tragedy King:  A. First let me say the election was very much about race. It was also about gender. This was about breaking away from the old business as usual...... more

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The Story of a Man with Anti-Midas Touch, and the Pied Piper PM Paradox

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have done it again. They have wrested control of Haryana and Maharashtra and appear all set to accomplish their... ...

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Modi's Popularity and Power Are Re-inforced. How Will He Use Them to Conquer the Challenges Facing Him?

Now that the festival of lights and fireworks is behind us (with a bonus ban on Chinese crackers), we can return to our customary festival of... ...

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Tiger tale with conservation at heart

A St. Stephen's and Harvard alumnus, an IAS officer — assistant secretary and financial adviser to the Union ministry of culture — a wildlife... ...

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Egypt's Morsi asks people to continue revolution

Cairo:In a new letter, former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has congratulated the people of his country for continuing the revolution against... ...

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Three Turkish Soldiers Shot Dead in 'Terrorist' Attack

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