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The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah,......

Desi appointed dean of top US college

Physicist Kanwal Singh appointed dean of Sarah lawrence College, the first Indian American to head a leading liberal arts college in the US. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com reports from Washington, DC. Dr......

The Leela Samson interview 'I live the life of a Hindu'

'Is the nation interested in the arts? Do political parties care about the arts? Is there a pride in budgeting for the arts? No.' 'That is the bottom line. No one really cares... Culture is always......

The WILDEST party of the year is here!

Glastonbury Festival, the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world, is underway. Held at the Worthy Farm in Somerset, the annual festival aims to encourage and stimulate......

Soon, Uttar Pradesh girls to fight crime with martial arts

Amidst rise in cases of crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday directed that martial arts training for girls should be introduced in schools and colleges so......

Here's why those looking for a job are in for better times

Online hiring activity in India recorded a 26 per cent growth in May against the same month a year ago, signaling positive business sentiment among corporates, said a survey. The Monster.Com's......

A 10-step approach toward making cities real smart

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of making 100 smart cities must be enabled with the latest technology and of course infrastructure. Image: Monsoon clouds loom over Mumbai's skyline.......

Nita & Devashish narrate a beautiful story of hope, love, laughter

Besides being busy with their professional lives, Nita and Devashish have a common cause for which they both struggle hard, real hard to support economically weak cancer patients from across......

Shalini Krishnan quit a high-paying job to teach tribal students

India is witnessing a radical transformation where highly qualified youngsters are giving up cushy jobs to make a difference in the lives of poor people in rural areas. Manu A......

Audi TT: A practical, luxurious car but price is a dampener

The new, third-generation TT doesn't have the curves of its predecessors; apparently Audi wants the car to look sharper and edgier.   It feels like yesterday that Audi launched the first......

Say hello to Dr Vidya Balan

Another feather in Ms Balan-Roy Kapur's cap!Vidya Balan received a Doctor of Arts Honoris Causa degree from Ahmedabad-based Rai University for her contribution to Hindi cinema. The......

'When the applause started, I blanked out. Then I started crying'

'I may sound snobbish but I am genuinely tired of responding and saying thank you on Facebook, on Twitter, on phone calls. People are calling from everywhere.' 'There is all this excitement and......

'The standing ovation Dheepan got in Cannes truly moved me'

'We may have played a small part, but being a part of the film that has won the prestigious award Palme d'Or is definitely a great honour.' Suresh Balaje and George Pius, who own......

PIX: A peek inside Tanishaa's LAVISH bungalow

An inside view of Tanishaa's beautiful bungalow.   Dressed in a black and white Bebe dress, Tanishaa Mukerji allows a little smile as she invites us into her home. The 34-year old actress,......

Shah Rukh tweets first look of Salman's Bajrangi Bhaijaan

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities. Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan's cold war ended a while ago when they appeared at public places, and hugged.........

Sri Lanka rope in Jonty Rhodes for short stint to improve fielding

Former South African international Jonty Rhodes. Photograph: BCCI Sri Lankan cricketers are to get fielding tips from the man who pretty much revolutionized the art after former South African......

Boxing pulls out of World Combat Games

Satoshi Shimizu of Japan (right) in action. Photograph: Scott Heavey / Getty Images Boxing will no longer be part of the World Combat Games and the international federation is also leaving the......
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US co Abraxis denied patent on cancer drug

MUMBAI: The Indian Patent Office has refused a patent on US firm Abraxis BioSciences' anti-cancer drug Abraxane, paving the way for generic... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/US-co-Abraxis-denied-patent-on-cancer-drug/articleshow/47521553.cms
Steam's new refund policy should make gamers very happy

Ever purchase a game and thought soon after, "Wow, this sucks and I'm out 50 bucks"? Mercifully, Valve is working to make this a thing of the past,... ...

http://www.in.techradar.com/news/gaming/Steams-new-refund-policy-should-make-gamers-very-happy/articleshow/47521560.cms
Asus takes on Mac Mini with Skylake-powered VivoPC

Asus unveiled an updated Chromebox and a refresh of its mini PC lineup to take on Apple's Mac Mini ($499, £399, AU$650). The Asus VivoPC, VivoMini... ...

http://www.in.techradar.com/news/computing/pc/Asus-takes-on-Mac-Mini-with-Skylake-powered-VivoPC/articleshow/47521511.cms
Marine Drive is set to become city's 1st hoarding-free road

BMC officials say the 4.3 km stretch has around 50 big and small hoardings. In a boost to Mumbai's battle against hoardings, at least one part of... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/cover-story/Marine-Drive-is-set-to-become-citys-1st-hoarding-free-road/articleshow/47521051.cms
The story of Tiger's Baaghi came from me

Sajid Nadiadwala opens up about his upcoming films, buddy Salman Khan, and why he won't direct a film any time soon. He admits that till last year... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/entertainment/bollywood/The-story-of-Tigers-Baaghi-came-from-me/articleshow/47517202.cms

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