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My life in Rangoon

Monica Sindhwani, whose family has lived in Myanmar for generations, left Rangoon for India at 20.Married to a retired Indian Army officer, she relives her memories of the pagodas, the greenery and......

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......

'We should prepare for more surgical strikes'

'We should hit Pakistan, continue to prepare for surgical strikes, continue to punish Pakistani posts in the proximity of the LoC and we should start adopting counter terrorist measures.''That......

The Spell of Sylvia Dyer

Sylvia Dyer’s life began nearly 90 years ago in a forgotten, untamed land. She spent her childhood on a plantation along the Bihar-Nepal border in pre-Independence India, lived through the......

Asia in 2008: Its rise is a global good

As 2008 draws near, very few educated people can still be unaware of the rising economic and strategic power of Asia.Consider 2007. The year began with China firing a ballistic missile to destroy a......

How to treat coloured people

Exactly a month ago, my wife, son and I were not allowed to board a British Airways flight to Paris via London because we didn't have a transit visa, called a Direct Airside Transit Visa. This came......

Do economic boycotts work?

Boycotts are a funny business, and none funnier than the economic ones. Iran is going to be threatened by United Nations sanctions over its nuclear policy. Iran was exposed to economic boycotts by......

Postal stamp on Murugappa Chettiar

A postal stamp in the memory of A M M Murugappa Chettiar (1902-1965) was released by Union Minister for Communications Dayanidhi Maran on Sunday. A M M Murugappa Chettiar, known widely as AMM, is......

Uniting against a tsunami

But for the tsunami, the four Sumatrans whom an Indian coast guard vessel rescued near Great Nicobar's Campbell Bay would have been arrested and thrown into jail. The wrath of wind and wave had......

What inspired Rangoon?

Did the human drama provoked by the Japanese invasion of Burma and the Indian exodus from Rangoon inspire director Vishal Bhardwaj's forthcoming epic? IMAGE: Saif Ali Khan in Rangoon. The railway......

Rangoon: Bloody Hell! What a trailer

Watch the trailer and tell us what you think of it! Director Vishal Bharadwaj finds stories in the strangest of places. No one could equate the Shakespearean Hamlet with terrorism in Kashmir but......

Review: Jackson Durai is a decent watch

The film starts of well but lags in the second half and the screenplay begins to go downhill, feels S Saraswathi. The father-son duo, Sathyaraj and Sibiraj are back together after more than a......

FA Cup hero Goalkeeper Trautmann dies at 89

Bert Trautmann, a former German Prisoner of War who became a footballer in England and famously broke his neck playing in goal for Manchester City in the 1956 FA Cup final, died on Friday at the......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......
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Mohit Marwah takes cue from uncle Anil Kapoor

Actor Mohit Marwah took inspiration from his uncle and actor-producer Anil Kapoor for a role in Tigmanshu Dhulia's "Raag Desh - Birth of a Nation".... ...

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Nagaland Chief Minister met with Chairperson of the Burma Campaign Society

Nagaland Chief Minister Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu today hosted lunch for Chairperson of the Burma Campaign Society Ms Akiko McDonald and held an... ...

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Track Record

THE ADVENT OF the railways in India, like the advent of new technology everywhere, inspired opportunity while also provoking subversion. There were... ...

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Indo-Bangla army joint cycling expedition flagged in

[India], Apr. 3 (ANI): A joint cycling expedition by 30 personnel of Indian and Bangladesh armies to commemorate the 47th Independence Day of... ...

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