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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......

The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us

'Men of the calibre of Shri Ramana Maharishi, Satya Sai Baba, Shri Aurobindo -- you don't get that level of excellence in the West.''The quality of Indian saints is unmatched.'Bill Aitken came to......

Can't order UK to return Kohinoor, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday said it cannot pass an order for reclaiming the Kohinoor from the United Kingdom or to stop it from being auctioned. Disposing of a plea seeking directions to bring......

How the British stole the Kohinoor from a child

'I can tell you the case that hurts me the most is the one in which the little boy is forced to sign the Kohinoor over.''You take a mother away from a child, you surround him with grown ups......

'The Kohinoor has wreaked havoc in its trail'

‘After Nader Shah’s death, in the chaos that followed, a court eunuch called Agha Mohammed tortured Nader’s grandson Shah Rukh to find out where the diamond was. ‘Shah Rukh......

Demographic dividend or impending catastrophe?

No country has grown without educating its people. India's shameful lag in primary and secondary education has persisted for several decades, and the crisis in higher education is now threatening a......

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......

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......

Ranji round-up: Tamil Nadu, Gujarat qualify for quarter-finals

A round-up of the Ranji Trophy matches played on Saturday Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, on Saturday, qualified for the quarter-finals after gaining three and one point respectively from their drawn Ranji......

1st ODI: Kohli stars in India's six-wicket win vs NZ

Virat Kohli's 37th ODI half-century helps India chase New Zealand's below-par target of 191 runs. IMAGE: Virat Kohli of India celebrates his half-century against New Zealand in the first ODI......

Celebrating 500th Test: India's most memorable wins at home

As India gets set to play its 500th Test, Rajneesh Gupta presents India's memorable Test victories at home. IMAGE: V V S Laxman, left, congratulated by Adam Gilchrist after scoring a double......

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......
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The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us

'Men of the calibre of Shri Ramana Maharishi, Satya Sai Baba, Shri Aurobindo -- you don't get that level of excellence in the West.''The quality of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-scotsman-who-knows-india-better-than-many-of-us/20170913.htm
On Independence Day, PM Modi tells people to take 'sankalp' of creating new India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the country's Independence Day from the ramparts of the historical Red Fort in New Delhi.... ...

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Harmanpreet Kaur and the greatest innings of all time

Did Harmanpreet Kaur just play the greatest ever ODI innings played by an Indian in women's cricket? It certainly does appear that way! In a key... ...

http://www.sify.com/sports/harmanpreet-kaur-and-the-greatest-innings-of-all-time--news-cricket-rhvalncgabgij.html
Jane Austen's curious banking story makes her an apt face for the £10 note

Jane Austen’s appearance on the new 10 banknote is strangely appropriate – and not just because 2017 is the bicentenary of her death.... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/jane-austen-s-curious-banking-story-makes-her-an-apt-face-for-the-10-note-72783.html
AI’s vast realty, artefact assets

As the government pursues the Air India privatisation plan in earnest, the airline is in possession of a number of properties at various... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/revealed-1st-time-ai%E2%80%99s-vast-realty-artefact-assets-996

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