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ASI discovers secret cellar in Chennai fort

A cellar believed to have been used by the Madras Bank, established by the British for storing cash and gold, has been unearthed by the Archeological Survey of India at the famous Fort St.George in......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

End of the road for INS Vikrant: 14 things you should know

Decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant’s 52-year voyage came to an end on Friday as workers at the Darukhana ship-breaking yard in Mazgaon docks in Mumbai began scrapping down the......

Bangalore is officially Bengaluru from now

Shedding the colonial name, Bangalore on Saturday became Bengaluru synchronising with the state formation day -- Karnataka Rajyotsava. In tandem, 11 other cities across Karnataka were also......

India's richest man devours Matunga food, loves Harry Potter

How well do you know Dilip Shanghvi, who has emerged as India's richest man on the basis of market cap? Sun Pharma’s Dilip Shanghvi on Wednesday toppled Reliance Industries chief Mukesh......

'For many years, it upset me that I was a businessman'

'I wondered what mistakes I made in my life to be a businessman. Deep down, I still have doubts about it.' Shobha Warrier meets the amazing Dilip Kapur who built a Rs 160 crore business with just......

40 years ago and now: ITC struggles to kick tobacco

The conglomerate adopted an unremitting focus on diversifying from the mid-seventies but the exercise has not been without controversy and the results have been mixedTwo decades after joining......

How realtors have profited from rising India, China

In the days of the Raj, the British and the maharajas used to retreat from the hot and humid capitals of Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore, and Madras and head for the hills. They created a......

30 STUNNING heritage trains of the world

A heritage railway tells a lot about a particular nation and its history. It adds to a country's glamour quotient and draws tourists from across the world. Such a rail is, at times, run by......

Bombay, Black Friday, Parzania: Top 11 Real to Reel Stories

Looking at the most touching Hindi movies inspired by true-life events.Hard-hitting reality inspires filmmakers to make powerful movies. Be it biopics, natural calamities, historical events or......

Humaima, Nargis, Sara Loren: Pakistani hotties come to India!

A look at the current lot of Pakistani beauties on the Indian horizon! Pakistani entertainers are all over the place. If their television serials have caught the collective fancy of Indian living......

Did you know these international stars were born in India?

It has been announced that Engelbert Humperdinck, at the ripe old age of 76, will be the oldest singer to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest when he represents the UK this time. Not many know......

A R Rahman loses out on Golden Globe

Oscar winning musician A R Rahman lost out the Golden Globe in the Original Score category to Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, who won for their music in The Social Network.The 45-year-old musician......

Rahman wins Golden Globe nomination for 127 Hours

Oscar winning Indian musician AR Rahman is in the race to win his second Golden Globe after being nominated in the Best Original Score category for his music in the Danny Boyle directed film 127......

V Anand: From chess prodigy to World Champ

After playing exhaustive chess for over three decades, Viswanathan Anand has assured himself a place in the league of all time greats as he retained the World Championship crown with consummate......
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Out of the past

The Tears of the Rajas Ferdinand Mount Simon & Schuster R799 Pp 773 Bentinck Street, Minto Park, Wellesley Square, Victoria Memorial…... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/jobs/the-tears-of-the-rajas-book-review-out-of-the-past/64866/
India season in Britain

On a fine February day in 1993, during what passes for winter in Madras, as Chennai was then known, I was in our hotel lobby, talking to my former... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/7MOfTwsjw6b8d5nFkDJgAK/India-season-in-Britain.html#nav=latest_news
His world of words

Tamil orator and award-winning scholar So. Sathiyaseelan explains why Tamilians should do more to nurture their language It is scholar and orator... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/his-world-of-words/article7113761.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A Hole in the Earth

Vijay Nambisan began his writing career as a poet, winning the first ever All India Competition (organised by The Poetry Society of India in... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/books/a-hole-in-the-earth
Stuart Oliver wins Tata Motors T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship for second time in a row

at 2:59 pm | Stuart Oliver of Team Castrol Vecton won the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship for the second time in a row at Buddh... ...

http://www.motorindiaonline.in/commercial-vehicles/stuart-oliver-wins-tata-motors-t1-prima-truck-racing-championship-for-second-time-in-a-row/

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