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Cursed Indian diamond on display in UK

A rare black diamond, removed from an idol in India two centuries ago, has gone on public display for the first time in Britain. The so-called Black Orlov or 'Eye of Brahma' stone has taken its......

Nirbhaya to Jisha: Nothing really changes, does it?

I have outraged too much in the past like many others, which hasn’t gotten us anywhere. Rapes have merely become statistics in our country, best meant for research reports and discussions at......

Kohinoor diamond gifted to UK, not stolen: Centre tells SC

The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that Kohinoor diamond was neither ‘forcibly taken’ nor ‘stolen’ by British rulers but given to the East India Company by the......

A flight to Pakistan: Old world charm in a modernising State

'The Pakistan government, we were told, has a plan to renovate several Hindu temples and Buddhist sites, which over the years have fallen into disrepair.''The aim is to create a pilgrimage circuit......

Iconic ancient city in Islamic State clutches

The fate of the UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra seems to be tragically sealed as the Islamic State militia gained control of the Syrian city. Image: The Temple of Bel is pictured with the......

Drought dents India gold demand; prices still appealing

Anantha Padmanabhan is offering deep discounts and giving freebies to attract customers to his gold bangle festival in southern India, but he is still struggling to sell in a region where monsoon......

COLUMN: How India should reform its trade?

India has not kept pace with the changes in the global trade scene -- increasing emphases on linking with global and regional supply chains, and diversification into new areas of services trade,......

A 'divine' timepiece for Rs 27 lakh

It has an image of Lord Venkateshwara carved in enamel and its manufacturers say it would make time-tracking a divine experience. However, to own this luxury watch, you have to pay Rs 27 lakh (Rs......

COLUMN: Utterly butterly Indian ads

A recently published book, Ad Katha, is not just a trip through the golden age of Indian advertising, but also an enquiry into how many of the cultural symbols that we now see as "Indian" came......

'India needs a Swadeshi development model'

L K Advani, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerialcandidate and leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha, addressed the 81st annual general meeting of the Federation of the Indian Chambers of......

Birthday Special: The 25 Moods of Lata Mangeshkar

Happy birthday, Lataji! Every time she breathes, she makes music and the applause follows. For more than half a century, the beautiful, lilting, hearty quality of Lata Mangeshkar's singing has......

'I cannot make a film in Hollywood'

Once upon a time, not too far away, Zhang Yimou made movie gems like Raise The Red Lantern, Red Sorghum and Ju Dou.His last two films, House Of Flying Daggers and Hero, were made on a lavish......

Classic Revisited: Bimal Roy's satirical gem, Parakh

In Sukanya Verma's special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at 1960's Parakh, starring Sadhana, Motilal, Nazir Hussain and Durga Khote. In a year of opulent dramas like......

The Brilliance of Pran

Millions of kids and young adults were terrified of Pran and believed him to be a villain in real life, writes Arthur J Pais, in his tribute to the legendary actor who passed away on July 12. In......

The Top 25 Dialogues of Hindi Cinema

Film buff Sukanya Verma presents some of the most iconic Hindi film dialogues of all time.Mr Gable stands corrected. I do give a damn. A largely silent film may have swept top honors at the recent......

IPL 9: 5 memorable moments from Week 4

Featuring Yusuf Pathan, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis, Ashish Nehra. The Indian Premier League has entered an interesting phase. All the eight IPL teams are fighting it out to stay in......

7 batsmen you can't afford to miss in World T20

There are some batsmen reputed, respected and feared for what they are: Destructive!They are the game-changers. It is not bats, but bludgeons that they wield.Haresh Pandya picks the swashbucklers......

Rohit Sharma: Dynamite in disguise

'Is there any other batsman in the world who can hold a candle to Rohit Sharma in purely aesthetic terms?' asks Haresh Pandya. IMAGE: Rohit Sharma celebrates his century in the first ODI against......

PHOTOS: AB's baby, parents witness his landmark 100-Test in Bengaluru

‘We are overwhelmed with the love AB is getting from the people’ IMAGE: AB de Villiers’s wife and son at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, in Bengaluru, on Saturday. Photograph: Harish......

Mumbai Indians demolish CSK to win second IPL title

Mumbai Indians players celebrate winning the IPL. Photograph: BCCI Rohit Sharma and Lendl Simmons hit half-centuries as Mumbai Indians demolished Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs to win their second......
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The long and short of literary legends

The Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told is the latest addition to translations of modern and contemporary Bengali fiction and non-fiction by Arunava... ...

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TV show Devanshi to replace Sasural Simar Ka on Colors?

Sasural Simar Ka, which is aired on Colors TV, is going to have a new time slot as the channel plans to replace it with their upcoming show... ...

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From Shakespeare, via Gulzar

Similar story: Chakkar Chalaaye Ghanchakkar is yet another iteration of the oft-repeatedtale of comic confusion arising from two sets of identical... ...

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Kunal Vohra to debut with Zee TV's Brahmarakshas

Newcomer Kunal Vohra is ready to mark his debut in the world of television with Zee TV's upcoming show Brahmarakshas, which is produced by Balaji... ...

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The Sage Within

IN MARCH 2006, soon after the publication of Manliness , a controversial book that extolled manly virtues allegedly at the cost of women, author... ...

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