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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......

Hawkers' eviction uncovers a piece of Mumbai history

Unaware of the historical marker outside Bandra railway station, hawkers used it to display their wares, reports Anil Singh. Just like a British-era milestone was discovered earlier this year when......

Yogi visits Taj Mahal, calls it a gem, sweeps road outside

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday swept the road outside the Taj Mahal, went inside the Mughal-era monument and described it as a gem and an integral part of......

Som's right: Foreigners built the Taj

How much do you know about Shah Jahan, Mumtaz Mahal and the Taj Mahal? Setting off a controversy comes naturally to Sangeet Som, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Sardhana, Uttar Pradesh.......

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......

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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Hawkers' eviction uncovers a piece of Mumbai history

Unaware of the historical marker outside Bandra railway station, hawkers used it to display their wares, reports Anil Singh. Just like a... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/hawkers-eviction-uncovers-a-piece-of-mumbai-history/20171108.htm
Yogi visits Taj Mahal, calls it a gem, sweeps road outside

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday swept the road outside the Taj Mahal, went inside the Mughal-era monument and described... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/photos-yogi-visits-taj-mahal-calls-it-a-gem-sweeps-road-outside/20171026.htm
Foreigners built the Taj

How much do you know about Shah Jahan, Mumtaz Mahal and the Taj Mahal? Setting off a controversy comes naturally to Sangeet Som, the Bharatiya... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/sangeet-som-is-right-foreigners-built-the-taj-mahal/20171017.htm
Listen to 14 Essential Tom Petty Songs

Tom Petty, who died Monday, was one of the quintessential American rock stars of the late 20th century. The remarkable streak of hit singles he... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/636037/listen-14-essential-tom-petty.html
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,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/birthday-special-the-25-moods-of-lata-mangeshkar/20150928.htm

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