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'The PMO resembles a mini public meeting'

Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is not widely known in India. A Frenchmen of Jewish origin, his fame rests on his novel Remembrance of Things Past. It is considered, after Tolstoy's War and Peace, the......

US is losing global cyberwar

The US faces a cybersecurity threat of such magnitude that the next President should move quickly to create a Center for Cybersecurity Operations and appoint a special White House advisor to......

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To many techies, Microsoft (MS) is the 'Evil Empire,' because it possesses monopoly marketshare in several markets.The Redmond-based software major has a hammerlock on PC operating systems (OS)......

Australia woos Indian tourists

Tourism between Australia and India has been like froth and bubble for too long. Both countries have too often focused elsewhere and ignored each other, says Timothy Fischer, 58, chairman, Tourism......

Anand-Carlsen duel fires up chess fervour in India

As India's Vishwanathan Anand squared off against Norway's Magnus Carlsen to defend his title as world chess champion, 11-year-old Shyamsundar and his 9-year-old sister Padmapratibha unfolded their......

World Chess Championship: Host hopes to make a smart move

The fact that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa approved an expenditure of Rs 29 crore for the World Chess Championship between Viswanathan Anand and Norway’s Magnus Carlsen to be held......

Anand to open with black pieces in World Chess Championship

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand will start his campaign with black pieces against Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first game of the 12-round World Chess Championship in Chennai on Saturday.......

Carlsen arrives in Chennai for World Chess Championship

World No 1 and challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway arrived on Monday to a grand reception by FIDE and All India Chess Federation officials for the much-awaited November 9-28 World Chess......

Delhi chess player D K Chopra banned for life

The All India Chess Federation has banned Delhi chess player D K Chopra for life after he was found guilty of various misdeeds during the past four years.The AICF took the decision during its......
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Five-time former world champion says a player's success depends on trust and respect for his trainers Chess may be an individual sport but... ...
10 Weirdest Sports You've Probably Never Heard Of

Turns out, mainstream sports are so passť when it comes to the world of competitive wife carrying and toe wrestling. And those aren't even the... ...
FIDE quashes DCA complaint against Humpy

The Ethics Commission of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) has rejected a complaint against Koneru Humpy saying the complainant, the Delhi Chess... ...
A Game of Pawns During the Time of the Cold War

Film: Pawn Sacrifice Director: Edward Zwick Cast:Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard, Liev Schrieber, Michael Stuhlbarg Vishwanathan Anand,... ...
Clear shot in the dark

With two of his visually impaired students making a mark in the World Junior Chess Championship, Charudatta Jadhav is striving to help youngsters... ...

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