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Yet again, Amitav Ghosh sails on opium

Man and opium have a relationship that goes back to the infancy of mankind. Human civilization is inconceivable without it,' Amitav Ghosh said during an interview with an American radio station in......

Is that Mahatma Gandhi's face on Mars?

An Italian space buff has claimed to have spotted the face of Mahatma Gandhi etched into the rocks of Mars while scanning through latest pictures of the Red Planet. \\nMatteo Lanneo was surveying......

Britain's Afghan casualties as high as WWII

While the world's attention remains centered on the war in Iraq, concern is mounting in Britain over the loss of men in that other, lesser-noticed front in the 'war on terror', Afghanistan. Thomas......

The lion in winter

Rajeev Srinivasan's interview with O V Vijayan, the great Indian writer who passed into the ages on Wednesday, was published in in 1998. We reproduce that interview as a tribute to an......

Did you know Kalpana was called Monto?

Kalpana's parents originally came to Karnal from the Multan district of West Punjab (now Pakistan) afterPartition. When her father Banarsi Lal Chawla was leaving his hometown of Sheikhopura,......

'Why has India learnt nothing from China?'

All the teaching at Harvard Business School is done through examples, case studies, so we expose people to real business decisions," says Tarun Khanna, professor at Harvard Business School and......

Globalisation dates back centuries, says book

The journey of an iPod music player designed in California, assembled in China and delivered at the doorstep of an Indian living in New Haven via an American courier company probably exemplifies......

Kate Winslet recreates the Madonna look

Get your lowdown on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Kate Winslet looks like Madonna in a new French cosmetics ad. The Oscar winner is the face of Lancome, and stars in the......

Atwal slips to 7th in Viking Classic

Arjun Atwal let it slip in the back-nine as he carded an even-par 72 to slip to the tied seventh spot after the second round of the Viking Classic golf tournament in Madison, US.Atwal, who was......

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