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'Netaji was the reason why the British left India'

Image: A visitor looks at a picture of Subhas Chandra Bose at a museum in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters 'The non-violent movement would not have brought freedom to the country,......

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......

Da Vinci painting sells for record $450 million

Salvator Mundi, a portrait of Jesus Christ, was once bought for $59. Leonardo da Vinci's painting, Salvator Mundi has become the most expensive artwork to ever sell at an auction, going for $450.3......

Bajaj Auto to launch bike from metal used in INS Vikrant

The Pune-based two- and three-wheeler maker will roll out the 150-cc bike, christened 'V', on February 1 Indian naval ship (INS) Vikrant, the first aircraft carrier, which played a pivotal role in......

Why these Aranmula mirrors sell for Rs 1 lakh!

With fake products making its way into the market, Aranmula's metal mirror makers are finding new ways to keep the glory of the traditional craft intact, finds Manu A B/Rediff.com Image: Aranmula......

Remembering Charles Correa and his 'breathing' buildings

India's foremost architect and town planner was renowned as much for his 'breathing' spaces as for his irascible personality Obituaries can be hagiographic, at least in the immediate aftermath of......

Fine films, fabulous discoveries at MAMI

The movies that impressed, puzzled and stunned Sukanya Verma at MAMI this year. You know it's time for the annual Mumbai Film Festival when the city's cinephile population flocks to theatres in......

Jackie Chan gets a wax statue in Jaipur!

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Sonu Sood, who completed shooting with Jackie Chan for Kung Fu Yoga in Jodhpur, recently unveiled the Hong Kong martial......

'Where's your turban?'

Just when everything seemed picture perfect for brown faces on American television, Showtime reverts to form with its new series Billions. Aseem Chhabra points out how popular media still hasn't......

Why Bajirao Mastani has upset two families

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani has ruffled quite a few feathers among the descendants of the Peshwa and his Muslim wife. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's passion project has faced many a hurdle.......

'Indian filmmakers make art even when they aren't thinking they are making art'

'I personally consider Indian cinema as one of the most creative and powerful forms of cinematic expression in the world.' 'An average Indian film is 10 times better than a costly American......

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......

You can call him Sir Andy Murray from now on...

Olympic athletes, Posh Spice and Andy Murray honoured in Queen's New Year List IMAGE: Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters. Olympic athlete Mo Farah, tennis......

10 Reasons why Michel Platini is sidelined

Tables turned as Platini pushed onto the defensive Favourite to win February's FIFA presidential election until the end of last week, Michel Platini is suddenly facing the same doubts and criticism......
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Himachal HC

After the facelift of Town Hall, an iconic British-era structure in Shimla, it can be used either as a museum or a library rather than leaving it... ...

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UK, Japan to discuss security issues, N Korea nuclear threat

British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson and Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson are likely to meet their... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/uk-japan-to-discuss-security-issues-n-korea-nuclear-threat-117121400230_1.html
From Nagasaki to a Nobel Prize

'Important turning points in a writer's career... Often, they are small, scruffy moments.''They are quiet, private sparks of revelation. They don't... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/achievers-books-from-nagasaki-to-a-nobel-prize-for-literature-kazuo-ishiguro/20171211.htm
In India, London Mayor Sadiq Khan says UK govt's visa norms a 'big mistake'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan today said he was "lobbying" with the British government to change its stringent visa norms, which he termed as a "big... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-in-india-london-mayor-sadiq-khan-says-uk-govt-s-visa-norms-a-big-mistake-2564602
Old 1 rupee note hits a century

The genesis of the 1 Rupee note lies in the World War I where the inability to mint coins forced the then colonial authorities to shift to printing... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/old-1-rupee-note-hits-a-century-91025.html

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