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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......

At UN, Pope appeals to the moral conscience of man

Pope Francis on Friday called upon the world community to put aside their “partisan interests and sincerely strive to serve the common good”. Here are highlights of Pope......

MEA says it's working on evacuation of 70 sailors stranded in Yemen

India on Sunday said it is taking steps to ensure safe evacuation of its nationals from Yemen after a sailors group claimed that 70 seamen from Gujarat are stranded in the war-torn county. "Our......

RBI and the crisis of central banking

There are attempts to reconfigure the RBI's policy formulation processes. But it would need much more than monetary policy to revive animal spirits, notes Alok Sheel. The hyperinflationary 1970s......

It's the right time for Modi govt to reduce subsidy burden

Rather than direct action, the government chose moral persuasion to make people give up subsidies, notes Rahul Khullar. When the new government assumed office there were great expectations of bold......

Govt won't go soft on pursuit of black money: Jaitley

'The black money problem is a problem confined to few individuals'. Refusing to relent on the pursuit of black money, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government will not "go soft" on......

What we dearly miss as modern gadgets rule our lives

For people like me, all these fast-moving gadgets are not only costly and confusing but emotionally barren as well notes Barun Roy.  Image: 920s Underwood typewriter with Swedish layout.......

In an interconnected world, India cannot escape Greece crisis's fallout

If the impact of the Greece crisis spreads across Europe and parts of the world which are more interconnected than ever before, India cannot hope to be insulated, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Quantico works only because of Priyanka

Quantico isn’t a show Chopra happens to be on, but rather a show that belongs to Chopra, Raja Sen says. It begins with an Om bracelet. Priyanka Chopra lies facedown in rubble as the......

Akshay, Ajay, Sunny: VOTE for Bollywood's Super Sardar!

Here's looking at Bollywood's coolest turbanators! One of India’s most vibrant communities doesn’t find enough mainstream representation in Bollywood. Either we have characters......

40 things we LOVE about Sholay

Celebrating the epic on its 40th birthday. 'Is story mein emotion hai, romance hai, tragedy hai,' declares Dharmendra's Veeru in one of his drunken moments in Sholay. But there's more, much more,......

What makes Drishyam so smashingly effective

'The true conceit of Drishyam,' says Sreehari Nair, 'is that it makes its audience an honorary accomplice in the crimes that its lead characters commit.' Warning! Spoilers ahead. The final......

Jaws drove people away from beaches...and into theatres!

When Jaws released in June 1975, it changed the way Americans watch movies, says Aseem Chhabra. It was the summer of 1975 and Americans were out celebrating their greatest outdoor passion -- going......

PHOTOS: Murray's great escape in New York heat

IMAGE: Andy Murray reacts during his second round match. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Andy Murray made another of his trademark stirring fightbacks as the third-seeded Scot powered......

Djokovic pulls off the great escape against Anderson

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa at the Wimbledon. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters Top seed and reigning champion Novak......

Undeterred by arrests, FIFA boss Blatter plots another great escape

FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images FIFA president Sepp Blatter is a master of getting out from tight corners and his federation's initial reaction to......

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......
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Hopes in a warring land

Set during Sri Lanka’s civil war, little Prabhu tries to use his one skill to emerge from its bloody depths — cricket Just as the literary... ...
10 dos and don'ts to prevent home fires

Half of all home fire deaths happen between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. (Photo: Thinkstock/Chuck Moser) Each year more than 2,500 people die and 12,600... ...
How I used The Force to save my business

I needed $20 million or I was going to die. That's how I felt. I had a business, $20 million was invested in it, and then my investor went broke... ...
Bose unnecessarily maligned

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has done well to declassify the files on Subhas Chandra Bose. Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have... ...
The growing need for science education

We live in a society dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. Science is not... ...

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