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From Spelling Bee to Super Bowl, Indian Americans championed it all

Aziz Haniffa walks through Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, an exhibition that explores the 'American Dream' as lived by the community stretching far behind the stereotypes such......

Will we treat Uttarakhand as just another disaster?

The horrific disaster that has struck Uttrakhand has been assessed as a mix of natural and man-made. In fact, the various media analyses indicate we were asking for it and there were enough......

Why Hindu families are trying to flee Pakistan

Over 100 Hindu families in Pakistan's Balochistan province are making efforts to migrate to India after becoming the target of a campaign of kidnappings and extortion, according to a media report......

Mumbai's top cop won't let another 26/11 happen

He blogs, he goes online many times a day and he chats about his buddies in the force he commands. Mumbai's Police Commissioner Dhanushkodi Sivanandan, an Indian Police Service officer of the......

Pak demands 26/11 survivor's account: Report

Pakistan has asked India to provide the eye-witness account of police constable Arun Jadhav, who was the lone survivor of the attack on the car carrying Anti-Terrorism Squad Chief Hemant Karkare,......

Your small donation can buy them dignity

In an ideal world, Vijay Merchant, 72, would have been playing with his grandchildren and basking in his family's affection. Instead, he worked days as a clerk at a chartered accountancy firm and......

Mobile wallet outshines credit cards

While users can digitally store cash for mobile and online transactions, they cannot withdraw money. Image: A woman checks her mobile handset. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters Mobile wallet might be......

Sebi seeks clarity on rival bids for Vijay Mallya's Group firm

Market regulator Sebi has sought clarifications from two rival bidders who have made offers for acquisition of additional stakes in Vijay Mallya-led UB Group's Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilisers......

Zuari group may make counter offer to take control of MCFL

Intensifying its fight to wrest control of Vijay Mallya's Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizer Ltd (MCFL), Zuari group is likely to offer a higher price to the firm's shareholders in a bid to defeat a......

Indians among 18 charged in $200 mn credit card fraud

At least five Indian-origin men are among 18 others charged for running a whopping $200 million global credit card fraud under which they used thousands of fake identities to dupe businesses and......

This trio is truly one of a kind

Vijaya Mulay recalls her encounters with the amazing trio: Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. I encountered a problem in writing about James Francis Ivory (b......

The Best Actors in Hindi cinema, 2014

Bravo, gentlemen! The year 2014 was great for our actors, and a lot of them did exceptionally well. Restricting this annual fixture to a list of 10 was harder than it is in most years, and the......

Sukanya Verma reviews Dhoom 3: Mazaa Le!

Dhoom 3 continues the tradition of extravagance in adventure and expenditure by roping in the fastidious Aamir Khan as its latest star antagonist, writes Sukanya Verma. The Dhoom brand has always......

Genelia: I will not give up South films

Genelia D'Souza has been a constant in Telugu and Tamil cinema for the last few years. Some of her films like Bommarillu, Dhee, Ready, Santosh Subramanian and Mr Medhavi, Katha have all been well......

Long live Rajni!

There was chaos in Mumbai, and no, it didn't have anything to do with politics. Only one man could elicit such frenzy and that man is Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, whose bilingual movie Endhiran in......

Merchant was inspired by Hendren's view on retirement

The late Vijay Merchant, who wore several distinguished hats on and off the field, followed the dictum of former England cricketer Patsy Hendren, when the great opener chose to retire from Tests......

'Opening batting a specialised job'

It was no co-incidence that on Vijay Merchant's 94th birth anniversary adaring young Indian smashed 116 runs off 93 balls.In Merchant's days, strike rates were not important; the number of balls......

'Steve Bucknor is useless'

Vijay Merchant called him 'The man responsible for the Renaissance of Indian cricket.' DilipSardesai is still fondly referred to as the 'Renaissance Man.'Sardesai gave the Indian team the required......

He scored India's first Test 100 overseas

'Syed Mushtaq Ali was like a lion, not a labourer, at the crease. Attack was his defence and he would show no mercy on the bowlers' Haresh Pandya salutes the swashbuckling batsman who would have......

Choose your Dream Indian Team

Image: Kapil Dev. Photograph: Allsport UK Haresh Pandya picks his all-time best Indian Test team which is packed with some exciting stroke-players, a couple of heavy-scorers known to play......
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Naveen, Kunal power Friends Union to win

Naveen and KunalS grabbed four wickets apiece while Sadiq slammed an unbeaten 44 as Friends Union Cricket Club romped to a 10-wicket win over... ...

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Solomon springs surprise in Sprinters Cup

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Due to unexpected rains since afternoon the jockeys refused to ride the last two races as the... ...

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Open race

MUMBAI RACES TODAY: CARD AND SELECTIONS There are 8 races today and the 1st race starts at 2 p.m. My choice for the Stayers Cup is Dr.... ...

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Aditya stars as Young Lions down Canara Union

Young Lions Club recorded a convincing 102-run over Canara Union Cricket Club in their KSCA T20 tournament here. Batting first, the Lions scored a... ...

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Dancing Prances, Tiger Tops run with a good chance

The first two attractions of the Invitational Cup week-end will be staged here on Saturday, February 28 at Mahalakshmi race course. Dancing... ...

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