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IN PIX: Animals that wore a SPACESUIT

Iran's state news agency has announced that it wants a Persian cat to be its next astronaut. The feline creature could be a front-runner for a space mission as early as in March 2014. The......

How the British stole the Kohinoor from a child

'I can tell you the case that hurts me the most is the one in which the little boy is forced to sign the Kohinoor over.''You take a mother away from a child, you surround him with grown ups......

Kamal Haasan and the unkind biryani cut

In the midst of the Jallikattu agitation the 62-year-old southern superstar trained in karate dealt a strike straight in the stomach. There is anger in Tamil Nadu and at the centre of it is......

The conqueror-king Kareena's son is named after

When Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor-Khan decided to name their first-born Taimur, Syed Firdaus Ashraf delved into history to bring into focus the fierce warrior king who bore that name many......

A united Europe is the world's oldest project

'The project of a united Europe has constantly been made and remade.''The national borders have changed many, many times and so have the languages.''Britain's exit is only the latest episode in......

Sony goes desi to appeal to first-time gamers

You've been a Duke destroying evil forces descending on mankind. You've been the Prince of Persia saving your sweetheart from the crooked Wazir. You have been Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and......

Console gaming storms Indian homes

Not too long ago, the pinnacle of gaming in India were Prince of Persia and Doom. Now, those computer games can finally be sent back to the Jurassic era where both serious and casual gamers agree......

India's rich textile legacy

That's a 17th century Indian border print that was popular in Persia," says Dr Ruth Barnes, looking at the leaf-like motif print on my skirt. "Border prints tend to last longest - like the......

Of biryani, history and entrepreneurship

Did you know that there are over 26 varieties of biryani made in India?Or that biryani comes from the Persian word 'birian' which means 'fried before cooking'?Or that, though it is considered a......

Success recipe of Tata, Wipro and Cipla

  Economic liberalisation and exposure to greater global competition are creating a relatively equal opportunities business environment in India.  The major promoter of India’s......

Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Timepass

My favourite thing about the new Prince Of Persia movie, much like the games, is the way the titular hero makes makeshift footholds and scurries across a skyline, planting feet and hands on arrows......

Will Kung Fu Yoga be a hit?

We look back at international movies shot in India. The box office success of Hollywood movies with Indian themes being shot in India has created a trend among overseas producers. Bend It Like......

'I wanted to understand what happened to Amy and why'

'It was impossible to please everyone with Amy Winehouse's story because it is complicated and dark. Everyone has his or her own version of what was going on and I found myself caught in the middle......

'I wanted to understand what happened to Amy and why'

'It was impossible to please everyone with Amy Winehouse's story because it is complicated and dark. Everyone has his or her own version of what was going on and I found myself caught in the middle......

Bollywood prays for Japan

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.Japan's earthquake-tsunami tragedy hasn't gone unnoticed in tinsel town; the......

CL T20 Images: South Australia demolish Mumbai

Openers Michael Klinger and Daniel Harris scripted a dramatic run-chase as South Australia beat fancied Mumbai Indians by five wickets in a thrilling Champions League Twenty20 match in Durban on......

Youth Olympics: Wrestler Pooja Dhanda wins silver

Woman wrestler Pooja Dhanda won India's first medal at the Youth Olympic Games while shuttlers Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy kept themselves in contention after the second day in the inaugural event......

Woods a picture of relief after media grilling in Scotland

The joyless look in Tiger Woods' eyes said it all. It is one thing for the fallen hero to say he is trying to "become a better person" but convincing the media and public is another matter......

Ultimate race provides maximum drama

The ultimate Olympic race, celebrating an event of doubtful authenticity over a distance chosen to accommodate the British royal family, captured the popular imagination from the outset.Won by......

Ultimate race provides maximum drama

The ultimate Olympic race, celebrating an event of doubtful authenticity over a distance chosen to accommodate the British royal family, captured the popular imagination from the outset.Won by......
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal to work together?

You may see 'Prince of Persia' and 'Sherlock Holmes' acting together really soon.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jake... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/benedict-cumberbatch-jake-gyllenhaal-to-work-together-117051400328_1.html
A tale of the most infamous diamond

Acclaimed historian and author William Dalrymple's book on arguably the world's most coveted gem -- the Kohinoor -- unearths fascinating new... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/a-tale-of-the-most-infamous-diamond-117050900959_1.html
Singapore celebrates contributions of Parsis

The spirit of entrepreneurship, philanthropy and cultural contributions of the Parsis in the early days of Singapore has been celebrated with the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/singapore-celebrates-contributions-of-parsis-117042000395_1.html
Over 400 Pakistani pilgrims arrives to visit Ajmer Sharif Dargah

[India], Apr. 2 (ANI): A group of 402 Pakistani pilgrims reached here on Saturday to offer prayers at Ajmer Sharif Dargah, the shrine of famous... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/over-400-pakistani-pilgrims-arrives-to-visit-ajmer-sharif-dargah-news-national-recfKqedfabei.html
Artist Julian Stanczak dies at 88

Julian Stanczak, an artist known worldwide for his brightly colored, geometric Op art, has died. He was 88. Stanczak died March 25 at his home in... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/artist-julian-stanczak-dies-at-88-117040100256_1.html

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