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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......

What got the world talking in 2014

The year 2014 is coming to an end. It was the year of conflict, the year of strife. Year 2014 will be remembered for several reasons -- the rise and threat of the Islamic State, the downing of two......

For the love of Ruskin Bond

Archana Masih/Rediff.com talks to India’s most loved writer. Ruskin Bond shows the first pages of the autobiography he is working on. Photo: Seema Pant. Ruskin Bond laughs a lot and talks as......

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......

Pehle aap, tehzeeb and Bollywood

From Pakeezah to Ishaqzaade, from Shatranj ki Khilari to Umrao Jaan, the great city of Lucknow has made its way to the wonderful world of Hindi films. The tinkle of the ghungroo, bright......

Review: Beauty and the Beast is better off left unwatched

A classic case of bad editing and worse dialouge, Beauty and the Beast certainly is not a children's film, says Paloma Sharma.Based on the original story by Gabrielle -- Suzanne Barbot de......

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......

Manchester City complete great escape in Rome

Samir Nasri (centre) celebrates after scoring the first goal for Manchester City. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images Manchester City concluded one of the great UEFA Champions League Houdini......

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......
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Q. He just disconnected my call.. the president. Has he gone insane?
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Asia remembers 2004 tsunami with prayers

2:47am IST BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Survivors of Asia's 2004 tsunami and relatives of its 226,000 victims gather along shorelines of... ...

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A delayed discovery of Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru was a great leader, but he also had human frailties. It is high time that India, which deifies its first Prime Minister,... ...

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My father had told one of my sisters that he wanted to die in my lap and he did

L Subramaniam, 66, learnt to play the violin from his father and guru Prof V Lakshminarayana Iyer who died in 1990. For a year after his father's... ...

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Heist gives KP residents the jitters

Pune: A day after the heist in a jewellery store in their locality, residents of Koregaon Park are aghast that four persons could walk in, brandish... ...

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Book Review | When Books Went to War

Heartwarming war stories aren't easy to come by, especially if they insist on being entirely realistic about the hellishness of military life. But... ...

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