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Kalpana cared for her feathered friends

The Bombay Natural History Society will get funds willed by late India-born astronaut Kalpana Chawla for its bird protection projects."Kalpana had left $3 lakh with the American National Audubon......

How the Internet was born, 25 years ago

November 12 marked 25 years of the beginning of the World Wide Web. Shivanand Kanavi gives us the story of how it all began. 'Great Cloud. Please help me. I am away from my beloved and miss her......

'One-and-a-half million Indians served in World War I'

'Over one million people served in various battlefronts during World War I. And yet, even today, we know so very little about them.' 'It is absolutely essential to acknowledge this part of India's......

Why Shah Rukh, Aamir, Salman had no need for Hindu screen names

'Muslim actors like Dilip Kumar thought they had to give themselves Hindu names to be acceptable. Was their caution justified?' 'My view is that Indians, of all faiths, are tolerant. Secular is a......

Pravasi Special: Friends of India

‘India today has to fight many a battle, all of which cry out for innovation. This is where the experience of the Diaspora could be the most productive well-spring,’ says Shreekant......

'TiECon has once again become relevant to entrepreneurs'

The TiECon Disruptive Entrepreneurship Conference on May 15-16 saw a record turnout of 4800 people. Ritu Jha/ reports from California on the largest TieCon ever. ALSO READ: Tesla's......

'Ratan Tata, a happy brand ambassador for India Inc'

'What he has done has really been to give his time to go outside India, to reach out to governments, important countries, to meet world leaders.' 'And I am sure when he is meeting them, he is not......

Vultures get restaurant in Raigad

The Maharashtra government has launched a "restaurant" to save the vulture, nature's most efficient scavenger. The 20-acre restaurant is located in the Fansad sanctuary in the Raigad district which......

Oil spill shuts India's busiest port

Operations were suspended at India's busiest container terminal, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, as authorities attempted to contain damage from the collision of two cargo vessels off the coast of Mumbai on......

Managers can't be workmen, law must change: HC

Managers cannot be termed workmen, the Bombay high court has held, in a significant verdict that throws light on a vexed issue on who constitutes a workman in the post-liberalisation era. Observing......

Coming up, Indian films at the Toronto Film Festival

Here's a look at the line-up at the forthcoming Toronto International Film Festival, coming up in September. Two veteran filmmakers of Indian origin and one comparatively new name will have the......

'Circuit is in love with Munna'

Director Rajkumar Hirani is on top of the world.His Lage Raho Munna Bhai feels like the film of the year so far, the world going unanimously ga-ga over the Sanjay Dutt-Arshad Warsi starrer.Rediff......

We love Amitabh, but...

We asked our readers whether they thought megastar Amitabh Bachchan was over-exposed, thanks to his umpteen film releases and endorsements.And readers had a lot to say. Here are some of the......
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Iconic Rhythm House to shut shop in 2016

Rhythm House, the popular music store—one of the iconic landmarks of Mumbai—that has been visited by whos who of the world, is expected to... ...
Enthusiastic bird watchers make Salim Ali bird count a success

By A Correspondent | Posted 7 minutes ago Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has stated that the Salim Ali Bird Count, an initiative recently... ...
The Artist whom Madurai Forgot

With a commemorative exhibition in his birth centenary year, the Aravind Eye Care System in Madurai is helping people to rediscover a great but... ...
MP undertakes first ever count of vultures in state

BHOPAL: Amid reports of depleting number of vultures from Indian skies and proposed submergence of its habitat in Panna National Park, Madhya... ...
Indore's Sirpur Lake marked important bird area

The Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has recognised Indore's Sirpur Lake as an important bird area, with more than 20,000 birds of over 150... ...

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