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How the ISI tried to erase the traces of 26/11

'An operation such as the Mumbai attacks, which needed expert technical assessment, money and time to prepare, could not have been carried out without the knowledge of the ISI's leadership.' Dr......

Were the Mumbai terror attacks a warning to Islamabad?

Experts trace the reasons for the 26/11 attacks to the Pakistan's military interest in three key areas: Kashmir, Afghanistan and nuclear armaments. Part 1: How the ISI tried to erase the traces of......

Did the Last Queen of Kashmir have a message for the present?

The solution to the Kashmir problem does not lie in India speaking to Pakistan; it does not lie in the Indian government speaking to the separatists; it lies in the Kashmiris talking to their inner......

When A P J Abdul Kalam met Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual guru and head of the Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sansthan of Swaminarayan sect, passed into the ages on August 13.Among the many millions of people Pramukh......

Why bhakts are thrilled about this book

Tavleen Singh' book is less of a Hindutva-loving diatribe against the Dynasty than its detractors suggest, but it is still hard to agree with much of what she writes, says Vir Sanghvi. Before we go......

Microsoft CEO Nadella's debut book to come out in 2017

In the book, Nadella explores how people, organisations, and societies can and must transform -- hit refresh -- in their persistent quest for new energy, new ideas, relevance and renewal. Microsoft......

How Jack Ma grew from 'shrimp' to whale

Often described as the Rockefeller of his age, the 51-year-old Jack Ma, who started life as an English teacher, is courted by business tycoons, political leaders and Hollywood stars. This is not......

Kalam's word of caution on 'Make in India'

His views are expressed in the soon-to-be published "Advantage India: From Challenge to Opportunity", one of the last books written by Kalam Late President A P J Abdul Kalam was a tad cautious......

Rupert Murdoch preparing to step down as Fox CEO

Some key investors have been warming to the idea that Murdoch (Jr) has the ability to run Fox Rupert Murdoch, the 84-year-old chief executive of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, is preparing to step......

News Corp acquires 25% stake in PropTiger.com

Rupert Murdoch-led News Corp has acquired 25 per cent stake in real estate portal PropTiger.com, a leading digital real estate marketing platform in India for $30 million.  The acquisition,......

PIX: Aamir, daughter Ira launch a book on Nasir Hussain

Aamir Khan chose MAMI to launch a book on his legendary uncle Nasir Hussain and his cinema. Titled Music, Masti, Modernity, the book has been written by Akshay Manwani. The launch saw many members......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

Smita Patil: The Woman Behind the Image

'Smita had it all planned out. She was pregnant then and planning to leave Raj Babbar after the baby was born.' In an enthralling new book Smita Patil, A Brief Incandescence (HarperCollins),......

'17 hits in 3 years is a record no one else has achieved'

'It is ironic that the guy who set the standard of stardom was forgotten. It was his death that made us remember him again.' Rajesh Khanna would have been 72 on December 29, 2014. Gautam Chintamani......

S D Burman's proudest moment

'His son had become a composer after all, and one now chased by producers.' 'But while finding peace in one quarter, he had lost it in another. Jet was not a home any more. The room across his was......

Will former Pakistan captain Afridi tell all in his autobiography?

IMAGE: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi. Photograph: Facebook. Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi will come out next year with his autobiography in which he opens up about his "rivalries......

Mary Kom and Sarita Devi: The untold story

'Mary just stopped talking to me. Maybe she did not like the fact that she was the gold medallist, but it was me (Sarita), not her, who was getting all the attention.' They came from similar......

Sania has done more than anyone else to make India proud: Shah Rukh

IMAGE: The cover of Sania Mirza's book Ace Against Odds. Photograph: Twitter (@MirzaSania). Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan launched the autobiography of tennis star Sania Mirza......

Sania Mirza's autobiography to be unveiled by Shah Rukh Khan

IMAGE: Sania Mirza had tweeted an image of the book. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is all set to formally launch the autobiography of star tennis player Sania Mirza titled Ace Against Odds in......

Gatlin storms to 9.74 seconds 100m lifetime best

Race winner Justin Gatlin of the United States embraces Femi Ogunode of Qatar after the Men's 100m during the Doha IAAF Diamond League. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images Justin Gatlin blasted......
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Penguin India has acquired noted environmentalist Sunita Narain's Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India's Green Movement .... ...

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The Story of a Brief Marriage

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