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The time to quit India had come

Historian Mridula Mukherjee narrates how the Quit India movement swept across the country even in the absence of its leaders, convincing the British that they could no longer continue to rule......

Coming soon: BBC News in Indian languages

The BBC is all set to produce daily newscasts in Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi and Marathi (in addition to the existing Hindi, Tamil and Urdu), Jim Egan, CEO, BBC Global News, tells Vanita......

Meet India's only world heritage city

How did the newly-anointed heritage city bag the title and is it ready for the expected rush of tourists? IMAGE: One of Ahmedabad's magnificent pols or old-fashioned housing clusters in the walled......

First Daughters of politics: Ivanka Trump is no first, but...

For all the controversy, the concept of prominent First Children is not novel in democracies.So why is Donald Trump's daughter different and discomfiting? Kanika Datta has the answers. Trump's......

Did Jinnah's marriage shape his politics?

'If Ruttie had been alive, Jinnah would never have turned communal.'Veenu Sandhu checks out Mr and Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage That Shook India. IMAGE: Mahatma Gandhi leaves Mohammad Ali Jinnah's......

British Council library gets leisure zone

As a part of UK India Education Research Initiative, the British Councilplans to tie-up with corporate and educational institutions in India for starting several 'Lifestyle and Diversity Zones',......

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

Once a bustling hub, Kolkata's central business district has few takers today

Dalhousie square has close to 55 historic landmarks Statue of Sir John Woodburn, which earlier stood at Dalhousie Square, Kolkata. Photograph: Courtesy of Special Collections, University of......

Muktangan empowers poor women to become teachers

As the teachers began gaining confidence, it also drew the attention of other women in the community, leading to greater demand for teaching jobs, finds Ranjita Ganesan.   Image: Muktangan......

Vodafone rings in the need for speed for IPL

The company backs ‘fastest network’ claim with speedtest data; to form the theme for its IPL campaign, made up of short and frequent advertisments Memorable campaigns never stop......

Former Bigg Boss contestant Sofia Hayat turns a nun

The latest Bollywood updates. IMAGE: Sophia Hayat/Instagram British model-turned-actress Sophia Hayat, who entered the Bigg Boss 7 house as a wild card contestant, has now left her glamorous life......

Father's Day Special: Getting to know Dev Anand

'He would never make you feel he was bigger or more important than you.''He always said 'I will die with my boots on,' and he died with his boots on. I salute him!' In the run-up to Father's Day,......

Saif Ali Khan: Islam is unpopular today

'If you go up to an average American or British citizen and tell them you are a Muslim, they look at you suspiciously. It's not a good feeling.' 'Narendra Modi is the first person to make sense......

Spoofs, kid movies rule world box office

September is not the best month for the movies; kids and college students are back in their class rooms and parents, having spent loads of money on summer vacations, think many times before going......
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A daughter remembers her freedom fighter father

Neyyattinkara: "My father was a very brave man. He used to intervene in social issues.” These are the words of Pushpamma, the daughter of... ...

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MaLA confers lifetime achievement award on ex-British Library

The Madras Library Association (MaLA) today felicitated and conferred the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' on Dr T K Subramoni, former chief librarian... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/education/report-mala-confers-lifetime-achievement-award-on-ex-british-library-2528017
The time to quit India had come

Historian Mridula Mukherjee narrates how the Quit India movement swept across the country even in the absence of its leaders, convincing the... ...

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Aundh had constitutional democracy before India

Aundh was reorganised from the ground up, with local administration put in the hands of village panchayats with five elected representatives, voted... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/freedom-files-aundh-had-constitutional-democracy-india
Karachi British Council Library celebrates as Harry Potter turns 20

On the eve of Harry Potter and its helmer J. K. Rowling?s birthday (on July 31), Karachi celebrated a birthday bash for the wizard at British... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-karachi-british-council-library-celebrates-as-harry-potter-turns-20-2518901

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