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The maharaja who gave his people museums

The collector king Sayajirao Gaekwad III, who lived a century ago, put together a fantastic world of Indian and European art for his subjects. IMAGE: Baroda's Sayajirao Gaekwad III ruled......

Choosing an army chief: The perils of choice

With ambitious generals knowing that political patronage might be rewarded, a worrying era of politicisation of the military looms ahead, observes retired Colonel Ajai Shukla who has known Generals......

The men who made history

'The 1971 War was a great moment in history,' says Lieutenant General Anand Sarup, who was decorated with the Mahavir Chakra for his valour in the 1971 India-Pakistan War.Nearly 90, he looks back......

The soldier who won India's first Param Vir Chakra

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday, November 3, joined senior army officers and other ranks in paying tribute to the country's first Param Vir Chakra recipient, Major Somnath Sharma, on......

Immigrants: Not welcome in Theresa May's Britain

After Brexit, ethnic minorities in Britain worry about their future, notes Sunil Sethi.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   Online video clips of post-Brexit racist abuse may be blurry, but......

A look at some of Mallya's little-known firms

Mallya's Rajya Sabha declaration lists investments in racing, finance and investment firms. Rajya Sabha member and UB Group chairman Vijay Mallya had declared six private companies in his last......

Once again! Coca-Cola spins the wheel

  Creating compelling stories defines the company's current advertising and marketing strategy; a master at the art of plugging brands, albeit subtlyTwenty years ago, Coca-Cola, the......

Angus Deaton wins Nobel Prize for economics

  Deaton looks at economic development from the starting point of consumption rather than income, wrote Tyler Cowen, economics professor at George Mason University and blogger. Economist......

Dettol makes a clean sweep

The brand has gained some 13 million shoppers in the last one year, mostly in Asian markets such as IndiaBritish consumer goods maker RB (earlier Reckitt Benckiser) is in a sweet spot. India, one......

Lack of good economists impacting policy making: Rajan

Flagging the issue of lack of enough economists in the country, Reserve Bank India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has said the inability to get quality talent may be hurting policy making.  "In......

BAFTA 2017: Emma Stone, Dev Patel win

The 70th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) were held at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday, February 12, in London. A number of celebrities made a spectacular appearance at the awards night.  ......

BAFTA 2016: Dakota Johnson, Cate Blanchett rock the red carpet

The 2016 British Academy Film and Arts (BAFTA) awards were held at The Royal Opera House in London, England on February 14. While Cate Blanchett missed out on winning the Best Actress award......

BAFTA 2016: The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road win big

The 2016 British Academy Film Awards were held at The Royal Opera House on February 14 in London, England. Here's taking a look at all the big winners of the night: The winner's names are in bold.......

Bridge Of Spies, Carol dominate BAFTA 2016 nominations

The nominations for the 69th British Academy Film Awards -- or the BAFTAs -- have been announced, and it seems to be a Tom Hanks and Cate Blanchett show all the way! Their films -- Bridge Of......

The Lunchbox gets nominated at BAFTA 2015

The Lunchbox's glory days are not over yet. The film has been nominated to the prestigious BAFTA (British Academy Film Awards), 2015, in the Film Not In The English Language category. Directed by......

Olympian Steve Redgrave inaugurates rowing academy in Lavasa

The former British rower and five times gold medalist Sir Steve Redgrave said on Tuesday that India has the potential to nurture Olympic rowers, who can also be medals contenders. Speaking at the......

Daruvala first Indian to clinch British Karting Championship

Sahara Force India Academy’s Jehan Daruvala became the first and only Indian driver to ever win a British Karting Championship after driving a composed race to claim the British KF3......

Murray joins Bolt, Ronaldo in running for Laureus award

The contest for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award promises to be one of the most competitive ever with the likes of Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andy Murray vying for top honours.......

Check out the TOP 5 football transfers for 2016-17 season

English Premier League clubs exceeded the one billion pounds barrier for the first time when the curtain fell on a transfer deadline day in England, on Wednesday.Chelsea re-signed David Luiz and......

Chelsea sign defender Alonso from Fiorentina

IMAGE: Fiorentina's Marcos Alonso celebrates after scoring against Napoli. Photograph: Tony Gentile/Files/Reuters. Chelsea have signed left back Marcos Alonso from Italian top-flight club......
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Anti-ISIS woman fighter's family 'under investigation'

The first British woman to join an all-female military unit to fight the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria has claimed that her parents and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/anti-isis-woman-fighter-s-family-under-investigation-117032600574_1.html
Tilda Swinton, Chameleon Of Our Time, Is Literally Unrecognizable In Her Latest Role

&& This is Tilda Swinton . She’s a wonderful actress and, frankly, a goddamn chameleon. She usually looks like this: Over the course of her... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2017/03/03/tilda-swinton-chameleon-unrecognizable-in-her-latest-role_n_15141112.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Indian Navy honours RIN soldiers' widows

[India], Mar. 04 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Thursday honoured twelve widows of the Royal Indian Navy (RIN) sailors who took part in the RIN mutiny... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/indian-navy-honours-rin-soldiers-widows-news-national-rdeca6cjaichh.html
Architectural convention calls for retaining cultural identity

Leading architects, academicians from different parts of the globe today called for understanding architecture with reference to history of a place... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/architectural-convention-calls-for-retaining-cultural-identity-117030300627_1.html
The maharaja who gave his people museums

The collector king Sayajirao Gaekwad III, who lived a century ago, put together a fantastic world of Indian and European art for his subjects.... ...

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