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How the Internet was born, 25 years ago

November 12 marked 25 years of the beginning of the World Wide Web. Shivanand Kanavi gives us the story of how it all began. 'Great Cloud. Please help me. I am away from my beloved and miss her......

India asks Africa to pitch for UNSC reforms; announces $10 billion loan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inaugural ceremony of the 3rd India Africa Forum Summit 2015, in New Delhi. Photograph: PIB photos India on Thursday offered a concessional credit of USD 10......

This hero stops the plunder of India's past

'Imagine how secure are our seaports and airports that 10,000 objects can leave every decade and our custodians are not even aware?' 'This kind of targeted looting when thieves pick and choose the......

The man who stole India's past

'It was only relatively recently that Subhash Kapoor was able to secure the sources in India, Afghanistan and Cambodia, that allowed him to get the really highest level objects, and that helped......

'Nobody can stop me writing on the Ramayana'

'There is nothing wrong in accepting Rama as a God.' 'You will not get to read a story as deep as Valmiki's Ramayana in which he talks about complex relations, strong emotions, pain, desertion and......

India needs more PhDs. Here's why!

The Indian media is full of news these days about the country becoming a knowledge superpower in the 21st century. This rhetoric starts from politicians down to the common man. But every once in a......

'Sikka is taking Infosys to the next level'

Image: Vishal Sikka and Infosys Founder N R Narayana Murthy at an Infosys event. Photograph: Indrani Roy/ 'I am looking at interesting kinds of start-ups.' 'If you look at Western......

Google has made teachers less awe-inspiring, grandparents more idle: Modi

‘If Facebook were a country, it would be the third most populous one and the most connected.’ 'The status that now matters is not whether you are awake or asleep, but whether you are......

India should emerge as global HR capital: Modi

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the exhibition on the National Skill Development Mission, in New Delhi. Photograph, courtesy: PIB     India should emerge as the 'human......

Not a single scandal, is this not Achche Din, asks Modi

'Our future focus will be on women, farmers, the urban poor and on employment.' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed confidence that reforms measures like the Goods and Services Tax......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Thomson to train Mumbai pacers ahead of domestic season

Jeff Thompson arrives in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI Having missed touring India during his cricket career, former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson arrived in Mumbai early this morning to impart......

ICC appoints Sachin Tendulkar as ambassador for 2015 World Cup

Sachin Tendulkar poses with the 2011 World Cup trophy. Photograph: Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who is the all-time leading run-getter in World Cup history,......

We've bowlers to take 20 Indian wickets, says confident McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum says he has the bowlers at his disposal to take 20 Indian wickets, after his double century gave the home side the upper hand in the ongoing first Test, in......

ICC mourn sad demise of Tony Greig

The ICC has offered its deep condolences on the sad demise of former England captain and celebrated commentator Tony Greig, who passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer in Sydney on......

Suresh Saraiya, one of the best-loved radio commentators

Haresh Pandya pays tribute to noted radio commentator Suresh Saraiya, who passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday following a heart attack. July 18, 2012, turned out to be a sad day for Hindi cinema and......
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Mastering the king of instruments

Jyoti Hegde, India's only woman rudraveena artist, talks to Sowjanya Peddi about conquering the unconventional rudraveena and storming a male... ...
Smart Cities - The Shape of Things to Come

Dr AN Sarkar, Ex-Senior Professor (International Business), Asia-Pacific Institute of Management A city represents and symbolizes the genesis,... ...
The new empire of terror

The Paris attacks have confirmed that the Islamic State is now the world's pre-eminent jihadi organization posing a clear and present danger.... ...
BTG Pactual CEO, Senate leader arrested for blocking bribery investigation

BTG Pactual CEO, Andre Esteves PME Naija The chief executive of Brazil's biggest independent investment bank and the leading... ...
the silent juggernaut

By Charudutta Panigrahi* As a state steeped in culture, soft skills and social binding, there is no reason to be defensive about the perceived... ...

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