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The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after fighting through the night while recapturing Peak......

9 standing ovations and a sea of applause: How Modi was received at the Capitol

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his over four-hour visit to the US Capitol established a personal rapport with top lawmakers and seems to have won over his critics. IMAGE: Prime Minister......

Now, Jaitley accused of nepotism in Hockey India

Seeking to put further pressure on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, banned Indian Hockey Federation president K P S Gill on Wednesday dragged him into the affairs of Hockey India, urging the......

Only because his name is Hamid Ansari?

Just like with millions of Indian Muslims, even the vice president of India has been forced to undergo the covert loyalty test: 'you are presumed to be pro-Pakistan until you demonstrably......

Why a little learning is dangerous

As education minister Smriti Irani should be worried about the state of education nationwide rather than fuelling a German-versus-Sanskrit row, says Sunil Sethi  A little learning, it's said,......

4 MM University students invent tri-fuel car

In their endeavor to produce a cost effective and environment friendly vehicle, the students of MM University has made first of its kind tri-fuel car- TRIO. Four BTech students of MM University --......

Wealthy Indians desert planes for trains

India's affluent middle class is rekindling its affair with long-distance train travel, as sharp jumps in domestic airline ticket prices push many former frequent fliers back to the railways.India......

Meet Bollywood's real life Kapoor and Sons!

Before you watch Kapoor & Sons in theatres, here's introducing you to the real-life Kapoors. In Shakun Batra’s Kapoor and Sons, Rishi Kapoor plays an ailing grandfather to Sidharth Malhotra......

Review: Kapoor & Sons is an absorbing layered family drama

What’s eating the Kapoors? Sukanya Verma gives you some answers. If it’s not complicated, it’s probably not real.  For families fight, they get on each other’s nerves......

'Don't harbour dreams of buying a Jaguar with my money. I have other plans'

'The roles I’m getting are of seductive divas and everything in the opposite direction of a jaded housewife trapped in a loveless marriage!' The Lunchbox actress Nimrat Kaur looks ahead.......

Does Mallika Sherawat make the perfect Bachelorette?

Bachelorette India: Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika, as bad as it is, doesn’t stand to score even on the counts of being unintentionally funny because it reeks of desperation, feels Nishi Tiwari.......

Review: The Lunchbox is the best Indian film in years

Raja Sen feels The Lunchbox is this generation's Masoom.One of my favourite parts in The Lunchbox is when a character buys himself a painting. No, sorry, scratch that; it is when a character......

Hockey India doesn't need Walsh's services, says chief Batra

Terry Walsh (centre) speaks to the Indian hockey players. Photograph: Hockey India Terry Walsh may have expressed a desire to again take up the Indian coaching job, but Hockey India on Tuesday......

Hockey India slams IOA over Kalmadi-Chautala appointments

Hockey India on Thursday strongly opposed the Indian Olympic Association's controversial decision to make scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala its life presidents.In a letter......

Kalmadi backs off, Chautala defiant; Ministry furious with IOA

'I am confident that my name will be cleared and I will defer acceptance of the honour till such time.' Suresh Kalmadi chose to back off but Abhay Singh Chautala remained defiant even as the......

Hockey India chief slams IOA on 'unfurnished apartments' in Rio

'Have you all and the IOA staff who have gone to Rio, are on some kind of a paid holiday?' IMAGE: Indian hockey players in their apartment in the Games Village in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph:......

Did IOA chief N Ramachandran offer money to win elections?

N Ramacandran. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images The infighting within the Indian Olympic Association took a sensational turn with Narinder Batra alleging that N Ramachandran camp offered......

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