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The American who fought for India's freedom

IMAGE: Samuel Stokes in a photograph taken in Pennsylvania with his Indian wife and his first born. Photograph, kind courtesy Asha Sharma Samuel Stokes made India his home and participated in......

The tragedy of being Irom Sharmila

Irom Sharmila, the iconic activist who had not eaten a morsel for 16 years in protest against alleged army atrocities in Manipur, ended her epic fast on Tuesday. After 16 long years, she is ready......

To Gandhiji, wherever he is

At Sabarmati Ashram that very hot summer evening, some had come to see and feel the place where Bapu lived. Some had come to be alone on the lawns after a disappointing Class 12 result. As their......

Be very afraid of the biometric regime

There are unprecedented political implications of identification based on 'biological attributes of an individual,' such as employed by Aadhaar, warns Gopal Krishna. On April 20, an order was......

Japan to declassify 2 crucial files related to Netaji

Two crucial files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be declassified by Japan this year-end, but the country has given no assurance regarding three more such files in its custody,......

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',......

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......

Shivkar Talpade: First man to fly an aircraft?

The facts remain cloaked in mystery, but the legend goes that Talpade had created a flying machine powered by mercury and solar energy, and based on ideas outlined in Vedic texts. Image: Wright......

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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Thermo Fisher to Sponsor New Webinar on The Genetics of Aquaculture

PRWeb 2016-10-27 LabRoots will host the Thermo Fisher webinar November 8, which will discuss genetic and genome analyses usingAxiom Trout... ...
In the write direction

Ashvin Kumar says 'Lore and Legends of North Malabar', his translation of 'Vadakkan Aithihyamala', is an attempt to reach out to a new generation... ...
I will try to fix you

Coldplay the watchword, as Mumbaikars set out to make a difference to earn their tickets to the Global Citizen’s concert, featuring... ...
A brief history of advertising in colonial Assam

The advertisement of a Fiat car. Telegraph picture Jorhat, Oct. 26: The payscale of a lecturer in English at Cotton College was just Rs 425... ...
The epic makers

| Ankita Jain Author Sumedha Verma Ojha talks about her love for ancient India, Ramayana and the need to aware the young generation about... ...

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