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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......

'One-and-a-half million Indians served in World War I'

'Over one million people served in various battlefronts during World War I. And yet, even today, we know so very little about them.' 'It is absolutely essential to acknowledge this part of India's......

#BestPhotos: 15 top shots you will EVER see

The 2015 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the world's biggest photography competition, has announced the shortlists for its Professional, Open and Youth competitions. Recognising and......

'Nalanda an international varsity, not another central university'

Noble laureate economist Amartya Sen, the chancellor of Nalanda University in Bihar's Nalanda district, has questioned the interpretation of the upcoming university as another central university......

Remembering the Mighty Shivaji, truly a world leader

Shivaji revolutionised the art of warfare in India. His approach to the use of violence was radically different from that followed in the preceding 1,000 years.He was one of the great personalities......

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......

'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......

Elizabeth Hurley is Wonder Woman villain

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here!Elizabeth Hurley has landed a villainous role on the new Wonder Woman TV pilot. The 45-year-old, who has been in the......

Dance the year away with Mallika & Malaika!

The year is coming to an end and giving it a big send off are none other than two of the most hottest Bollywood divas, Mallika Sherawat and Malaika Arora Khan. The two hotties have been roped by......

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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ISIS destroys 2,000-year-old arch in Palmyra

Syrian activists say Islamic State militants have destroyed a nearly 2,000-year-old arch in the ancient city of Palmyra, the latest victim in the... ...
Fitting end to The Metal Gear saga

Snake, a.k.a Big Boss, wakes up from a coma after nine years, minus a forearm, his body riddled with shrapnel and an especially large one sticking... ...
Will this Ganges find its way to the sea?

Last month, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat under the Bodhi Tree where the Buddha attained enlightenment 2,600 years ago, deep in... ...
The key to the Silk Road

I take in the view. On one side, the soaring peaks of the Qilian shan , white with snow. On the other, Hei shan , a range of rugged black... ...
Five movies based on video games and apps

New Delhi: From novels to comics to television franchises, film makers around the world have recycled it all. But when they occasionally venture... ...

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