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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......

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......

'India is full of mysteries'

'We are dealing with a size of the world that equaled England and France combined. We are talking about 250 years of history.' Sultans of Deccan India, 1500-1700: Opulence and Fantasy -- a first of......

Bodh Gaya attack: An affront to Indic civilisational spirit

Bodh Gaya emerged as a centre that encouraged a continuous dialogue of civilisation, it has enabled India to re-forge her age old linkages with countries, who derived inspiration from......

Swami Yogananda, as a close disciple remembers him

Swami Kriyananda, then a young American who had become Yogananda's disciple at age 22 and who became one of his trusted lieutenants, has come out with an intimate and powerful story of Yogananda,......

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......

Gold special: Yellow fever grips India

In India, all that glisters is gold. That is the 21st century message the one-billion strong India, witnessing a surge in consumer spending, is sending out to the world. If you have any doubt about......

'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......

Spoofs, kid movies rule world box office

September is not the best month for the movies; kids and college students are back in their class rooms and parents, having spent loads of money on summer vacations, think many times before going......

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......

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj hits third consecutive ton

A round-up of the Ranji Trophy matches played on Monday Yuvraj Singh Photograph: Pal Pillai/Getty Images Out-of-favour India batsman Yuvraj Singh completed a hat-trick of centuries in the ongoing......

Choose your Dream Indian Team

Image: Kapil Dev. Photograph: Allsport UK Haresh Pandya picks his all-time best Indian Test team which is packed with some exciting stroke-players, a couple of heavy-scorers known to play......

Modern cricket is poorer with Anandji Dossa passing into the ages

Anandji Dossa. Photograph: Haresh Pandya Blessed with a computer-like brain and an elephantine memory, Anandji Dossa was a pioneer in compiling cricket statistics and scores. Haresh Pandya pays......

Rahane the cornerstone of India's batting in all formats

India batsman Ajinkya Rahane. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Exemplary application, concentration and determination has made unheralded Ajinkya Rahane an integral part of Team India in......
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U.S. Entrepreneurship Hits Record High Levels

From the Wires Researchers at Babson and Baruch Colleges count 24 million American Entrepreneurs - among the highest level in the developed world;... ...

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Kohli's men script history in Lanka

Virat Kohli kick-started his first full reign as Indian cricket team captain on a rousing note, marshalling his troops to a historic 2-1 series win... ...

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Indians end series drought

The Indians were made to toil under the baking Colombo sun but they eventually earned their fruits of hard labour, clinching a rare and precious... ...

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Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

The land of Ganga, temples, Yoga, pilgrims and hippies, Rishikesh, is an interesting blend of spirituality, adventure and nature Outlook... ...

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Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor's Dheere Dheere or the original Aashiqui gem which version you loved the most?

Yo Yo Honey Singh's recreated version is trending huge on every musical chart, but has it done justice to the original? You let us know… For... ...

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