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A remarkable Indian you never heard of

A C Narayanan Nambiar's name will not ring a bell because he operated in the shadows where statecraft and secrecy overlap.An anti-colonial warrior, he was imprisoned in concentration camps and......

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......

Sudha Murty: We are not an equal society

Her eyes crinkle as she speaks; a smile is never far away.Though she speaks in a rush -- words tumbling over each other in a race to save time or keep up with her thoughts -- she is unfailingly......

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......

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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Poll bugle awakens MCD

The iconic Town Hall, which had been the landmark of the Walled City, and the seat of power of the unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-town-hall-makeover-poll-bugle-awakens-mcd-2362868
Did Jane Austen die of arsenic poisoning?

Famed British writer Jane Austen may have died of cataracts developed due to arsenic poisoning, researchers at The British Library suggest. Austen,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/did-jane-austen-die-of-arsenic-poisoning-117031400546_1.html
A remarkable Indian you never heard of

A C Narayanan Nambiar's name will not ring a bell because he operated in the shadows where statecraft and secrecy overlap.An anti-colonial warrior,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/a-remarkable-indian-you-never-heard-of/20170308.htm
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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/must-see-indias-oldest-railway-bridges/20170306.htm
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.... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/the-maharaja-who-gave-his-people-museums/20170303.htm

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