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PHOTOS: Dive into this UNDERWATER museum

Welcome to Museo Subacuático de Arte, the world’s first underwater museum. With installations by British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, this museum is situated off the coast of......

Scientist rapped for calling blacks stupid

The Science Museum in the British capital has cancelled a talk by Nobel Prize winning scientist Dr James Watson after he was accused of making racist comments implying Africans were not as......

Vikram Seth appointed trustee of British Museum

Well-known NRI writer Vikram Seth has been appointed as a trustee of the British Museum.The appointment, made by British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Tuesday night, will be for a period of four......

Bangladesh sets up university to commemorate Tagore's contribution

Each year Rabindra Jayanti is celebrated with fervour and festivity across Bangladesh. Rabindranath Tagore may not have been a Bangladeshi poet, but his song Amar Sonar Bangla is the national......

The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah,......

Tata Steel faces tough choices in Europe

Tata Steel last fortnight announced it has initiated talks with Geneva-based Klesch Group to sell its European long products business. The assets include Scunthorpe steelworks, an engineering......

Chennai among top 10 cities in the world to visit in 2015

Image: Kathipara Junction, Chennai. Photograph, courtesy: Pratik Gupte/Wikimedia Commons Chennai has been named among the top 10 cities to visit this year by a leading global travel guide with the......

An independent Scotland might lower the spirit of Scotch whisky lovers

The museum room is seen at the Diageo Cardhu distillery in Scotland. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters Scotch lovers have a reason to worry. There are fears that the pricing and availability of......

Remembering Amar Bose: The label 'Great Man' fits him to a T

Sree Sreenivasan recalls his encounters with the pioneer of sound who passed away on Friday and gives a sense of how many lives he touched -- in big and small ways. There are two......

Amazing images of Ferrari's museum in Italy

Legendary car manufacturer Ferrari has recently opened a new museum in Modena, Italy, to honour the founder of the company, Enzo Ferrari. Let's take a look at some amazing images of the museum,......

Exclusive! Saving the Apu Trilogy

The journey of the digitally restored version of The Apu Trilogy is packed with dark stories and years of near detective work by those determined to preserve some of Satyajit Ray's finest works.......

PIX: Katrina's wax statue unveiled at Madame Tussauds

Kat made sure to visit London for a closer look at her wax statue. Katrina Kaif has become the latest Indian star to join the Bollywood line-up at Madame Tussauds in London.   ......

Review: Night at the Museum 3: Been There, Seen That

Repetitive and a tad cheesy, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb would have warned moviegoers better of its overly Christmas-y intentions were it named 'Once Upon a Time in the Museum Dobaara!'......

PIX: Brad Pitt, Ben Stiller, Ben Kingsley attend premieres

It's pouring premieres in Hollywood.Angelina Jolie's directorial Unbroken, Ben Stiller's Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, and Seth Rogen and James Franco's The Interview premiered......

Review: KBC 6 has lost some of its fizz

When it comes to entertainment, few succeed like Amitabh Bachchan does. The 69-year-old's popularity has not just expanded over the decades but sustained itself even in this day and age of instant......

Mine to medal: The Olympic medal journey

From mines in the United States and Mongolia to the necks of the world's most elite athletes, a display at the British Museum investigates the journey of the 4,700 Olympic medals to be handed out......

Beckham plans to make Miami team a global soccer franchise

Former England football captain David Beckham announced on Wednesday that he is exercising his option to become the owner of a Major League Soccer team in Miami. "This is a dream," the......

Beckham to announce franchise decision in Miami

Former England soccer captain David Beckham and Major League Soccer will announce on Wednesday that he is exercising his option to become the owner of a team in Miami, sources close to the......

'I dedicate this title to my family, my people'

Third seed Novak Djokovic pulverised Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to win his second Australian Open on Sunday, dashing British hopes of a first men's grand slam champion in 75 years. Eye-balling......

Cricket and baseball come together at Lord's

They're the two most popular 'bat-and-ball' sports in the world, based on opposite sides of the Atlantic. But, oh, how different they are! Cricket, the ultimate gentleman's game, with its regal......
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To the warfront, an Army on canvas

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The march begins:Horsley's 1878 painting depicting Indian troops going to war in Afghanistan will be... ...

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The town that time forgot

The heritage town of Hoi An is all about old world charm repackaged to appeal to new-age travellers. Early morning, Hoi An resembles a vintage... ...

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History of melody

A research project sees the recording of 17th century Indian music that had British officers swaying at nautch parties. The year was 1790. William... ...

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Fly fishing on the Yuam

Sitting on a triangle of land where the Yuam and Mae Sariang rivers meet in remote Mae Hong Son province in Thailand, the sleepy town that takes... ...

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Becoming Steve Jobs, Amish Tripathi's Scion of Ikshvaku, Raghav Bahl's Super economies, more

Hot reads: Super economies: America, India, China and the Future of the World, Scion of Ikshvaku, more Super economies: America, India, China... ...

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