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Muslims begin their long journey of faith

Over 1.5 lakh Indians along with tens of thousands of Muslims from across the world began moving from the holy city of Mecca to nearby tent-city of Mina, marking the beginning of the annual Haj......

PHOTOS: Top moments of the week that was

Top 21 images of all the events of the week that was.   A devotee of the Chinese Jui Tui Shrine with two umbrellas pieced through his cheeks walks during a procession celebrating the annual......

2 mn Muslims, including 1.3 lakh Indians, begin Haj on Thursday

Over 2 million Muslims, including 136,000 Indians, will begin Haj when they assemble in the valley of Mina as Saudi authorities said preparations have been completed for the world's largest annual......

Arithmetic of caste politics will determine Tharoor's fate

'If the Nairs split between Shashi Tharoor and the BJP candidate, O Rajagopal and the Nadars combine with the Leftists and the Christians to vote for the CPI candidate, Bennet Abraham, what would......

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon passes away

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, a hardliner revered by his countrymen as ‘Mr Security’ and reviled across the Arab world as the ‘butcher of Sabra and Shatila’,......

Davos: From medical tourism, skiing to economic talk fest

Davos' biggest claim to fame for the past four decades has been World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting every January. Image: Davos all set for WEF. Photograph: Reuters     In a......

IL&FS, Maytas set for global play with Binladin

Sheikh Mohammed bin Ladin was on way to attend his 23rd wedding when his plane crashed. The sheikh, who was 59, died in the crash. But the father of Osama bin Laden, world's most wanted terrorist,......

Ganguly, Yuvraj rally India after Arafat strikes

- Scorecard| Day 1 imagesSourav Ganguly and Yuvraj Singh hit contrasting centuries to put India in command on Day 1 of the third and final Test against Pakistan in Bangalore on Saturday.Yuvraj......

Nasir Hossain destroys India 'A' with ton and five-for

Nasir Hossain of Bangladesh 'A' celebrates after completing his century against India 'A' during the second One-day International in Bengaluru. Photograph: PTI Nasir Hossain turned in a fine......

Focus on Raina as strong Bangladesh challenge awaits India 'A'

IMAGE: India A player Suresh Raina during a practice session in Bengaluru. Photograph: PTI Star batsman Suresh Raina will look to get some batting practice ahead of the upcoming South Africa......

Raina's all-round show helps India thrash Bangladesh

Suresh Raina celebrates with Dhawal Kulkarni after taking a wicket. Photograph: Twitter India salvaged some pride by beating Bangladesh by 77 runs in third and final One-Day International in......

Can Team India bounce back and save face in final ODI?

Under fire, Dhoni’s men will look to plug all loopholes as the in-form 'Bangla Tigers' aim for a clean sweep Team India's Ravindra Jadeja (left), Suresh Raina (centre) and Ajinkya Rahane at......
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Ghosts of actions past

A super spy's account allows us a window into the mistakes politicians make TV Rajeswar Politicians create monsters for short-term gains... ...
Chance for aspirants to impress

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu India 'A' skipper Shikhar Dhawan (foreground), coming back after an injury break, will be keen... ...
Last chance saloon for Bangladesh A but eyes on Dhawan fringe players

Provided by Wisden Dhawan is set to play his first competitive game since the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle last month. AFP It was... ...
Fitness test for Shikhar Dhawan against Bangladesh A

After winning the three-match One-Day series 2-1, India A will be gearing up to face Bangladesh in a three-day encounter starting on Sunday in... ...
A Haji's travails

By S. Hussain Zaidi In India and several parts of the world, when the Hajis (those who perform the Haj) return home from Mecca and Medina, those... ...

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