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'Laskhar's dedication to liberation of Kashmir made me join them'

David Coleman Headley, Pakistani-American who confessed to helping plan the deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai, pens down his life as a terrorist and his turn towards extremism in his new memoir. ......

3 Indian Americans helped create artificial life

Three Indian scientists were part of the 24-member team that developed the first synthetic bacterial genome.The three researchers of Indian-origin were Sanjay Vashee, Radha Krishnakumar and......

Saturn moon Enceladus 'may contain life'

Scientists at the American space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration have claimed that Saturn's moon Enceladus 'may contain life,' after they discovered new evidence suggesting......

Student casts Kalpana Chawla in bronze

A fine-arts student in Chennai has sculpted a life-size bronze sculpture of India-born American astronaut, Kalpana Chawla.The sculpture will be exhibited for public viewing on February 1, the day......

World's oldest aircraft carrier INS Viraat could soon be a museum

After 57 years of service life -- first commissioned in 1959 into the Royal Navy as HMS Hermes (R-12) and then transferred to India in 1987 -- the last of the Centaur-class......

Get ready for globally connected classrooms

Harnessing the potential of internet, an Indian American family has embarked on an ambitious project of connecting classrooms across the world to bring in virtual real time interaction among......

Euro zone investment horizon cloudier, even with Greek deal

Europe's discordant leaders snatched a deal on Monday that might just avert Greece's euro exit, but global investors' faith in the durability of the single currency has been tested yet again. ......

Buy a retirement home five years in advance

These homes offer services that help lead a smooth retired life. They can be bought, leased or taken on a pure rental basis.   Dr Sharad Apte, in his early 80s and a Mumbai resident, decided......

India among fastest growing FDI sources for USA

India is one of the fastest growing FDI sources for the United States with investors from the country more interested in US' aerospace and textile sectors, among others, a top official at US......

RBI now has to walk a real tightrope

The International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook says India will be the fastest-growing emerging economy this year, while warning that the Indian banking system remains vulnerable to......

After Water, Deepa Mehta goes to Hollywood

In looking at the turbulent life of an American who married the last crown prince of Korea in 1959, only to be shunned by his family because she could not produce an heir, Deepa Mehta finds more......

Prithviraj: Acting is an unforgiving job

'We are the last generation of actors who have been part of a film shooting without a monitor. We used to share rooms with co-actors.' 'Now the scenario has changed and Malayalam cinema has become......

How Bombay Velvet got made!

'I kept telling Anurag, "I don't care about anything, I don't want any money. Just get the film made".' 'One day I called Anurag and someone else picked up the phone. He said, "Hello, Sir." I......

Enter the world of Aamir Khan

Here's how India’s most successful film star goes about his work.Aamir Khan’s sixth-floor residence-cum-office on Carter Road in Mumbai has none of the trappings you would associate......

'I won't make a typical Bollywood film'

'I was broke and jobless. There was a lot of pressure to earn money. I was 23.' 'Then I met my friend Vivek Gomber, who loved my story and decided to produce the film.' National award winner......

He says he is 100 per cent clean!

‘The picture that has been painted of me is not right’ ‘I want people to know I am 100 per cent clean and I am not on any drugs’ Great Britain's Mo Farah reacts.......

Champion sprinter Mo Farah missed drug tests before London Olympics?

Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates after breaking the record enroute to winning the mens 2 miles final during the Sainsbury's Indoor Grand Prix at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham in......

Figure out why Blatter will remain FIFA boss...

‘He is powerful, he is untouchable, he is, I would say, the Pope of Football’ ‘He is an incredibly intelligent man, he knows everything, and everybody and knows how everything......

Warrior spirit leads Japan's Nishikori to new heights

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their US Open men's singles semi-final. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images There comes a moment in all great......

How Nishikori took Japan from tragedy to tennis elite

Employees of Nissin Foods Holdings Co show their disappointment after Kei Nishikori of Japan loses a point in the men's singles final match of the 2014 US Open at the headquarters building on......
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Touched by technology

Wi-Fi access has opened up a whole new world of wonders for dwellers of Mahatma Phule Nagar slum On the face of it, technology is the antithesis... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/pune/cover-story/Touched-by-technology/articleshow/48312037.cms
Aiding the outcasts

In the wake of Dr Suniti Solomon's (a pioneer HIV/AIDS researcher in India) passing away, we take a look at other warriors who took to fighting the... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/sunday-read/outcastsm-HIv-aids-research-india-dr-suniti-solomon/articleshow/48311098.cms
Pain in colours

On August sixth every year, the seven rivers of Hiroshima are filled with lanterns. Painted with the names of fathers, mothers, and sisters, they... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/492769/pain-colours.html
When Jana Natya Manch joined Palestine's Freedom Theatre

How does theatre survive, and thrive, in a war-torn region? How do the concepts of freedom and dissent translate into a play? What role do the arts... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/When-Jana-Natya-Manch-joined-Palestines-Freedom-Theatre/articleshow/48312989.cms
Guess who's coming to dinner...

Sujan Sengupta, an associate professor at Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, is a much harassed man nowadays - harassed by unsolicited... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/deep-focus/Guess-whos-coming-to-dinner-/articleshow/48311669.cms

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