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Indian Air Force rescue 61 trapped civilians in Ladakh

Indian Air Force Friday rescued 61 persons who were trapped in a semi-frozen river in cold desert region of Ladakh. The head of disaster managementKashmir, Amir Ali said, "We sought the help of IAF......

No missing British girl found in Leh: Police

A senior police officer has denied that any missing British girl had been recovered by them in the Leh town of cold desert region of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir. Media reports had said that......

Joint Indo-British war games at 20,000 ft

British and Indian soldiers will jointly carry out high altitude warfare training exercises in Ladakh's cold Himalayan desert."A company of British Marines is scheduled to be jointly trained in......

Himachal tribes to grow wonder plant

After years of experiments, the successful plantation ofSeabuckthorn in cold deserts of Himachal Pradesh's tribal areas of Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti opened the doors for prosperity of tribal people......

Why India's reset of its Russian relationship is important

'One lesson to emerge out of the Modi-Putin summit is that India can be more self-confident that it possesses inherent strengths to leverage its interlocutors to influence Pakistani policies,' says......

California dreaming

Silicon Valley is at the heart of the transformation of the global economy -- which has both winners and losers, writes Ajit Balakrishnan. Image: While the rest of the world slides into......

Ishita Khanna is transforming lives in Spiti, the eco-friendly way

Ishita Khanna’s passion for mountains and the environment took her to scenic Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. At a time when climate change is threatening livelihoods across the world, Ishita is......

One year in jail: Is there hope for Subrata Roy?

The group needs to rustle up Rs 5,000 crore in cash and an equal amount in bank guarantees to secure the release of its chief, Subrata Roy Image: Sahara group chairman Subrata Roy (C) with his......

The soft power that India ignores

The spin-offs from providing some sort of formal training for the hospitality business are huge, writes Kanika Datta.In parrying overtures from the Tata group, the management of US-based Orient......

What's wrong with India's economic data?

Farm and factory data collection methods urgently need to be expanded and electronically integrated to provide accurate and meaningful numbers. Irony by definition is laced with dark humour,......

'If at all there is a God, for me it is Neerja'

'I was in the sixth row of the economy class and vividly remember how they shot her at point blank range in front of me.''I was shocked to see her dying.''Whenever I think of that moment, I wonder:......

Cate is awesome. Will she win an Oscar again?

'In Carol, Cate Blanchett reminds us what a real movie star is and why we are enamored by her acting and looks.' Aseem Chhabra's Top 10 picks from the Zurich Film Festival... In 11 years the......

The first foreign feature film on the 26/11 attacks

'The city was never the same after the attack. It was scarred,' says Nicolas Saada whose movie Taj Mahal offers a unique view of the Mumbai attacks. IMAGE: A scene from Taj Mahal.   Frenchman......

3 Ways To Be A Super Spy!

Bang Bang, at its core, is really an educational film, informs Paloma Sharma. While cinema enthusiasts are trying to decode the title and the fashion police are issuing an arrest warrant for the......

'Someone wanted to sabotage Khatron Ki Khiladi'

Aarti Chabria won the fourth season of the reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi after she defeated singer Mauli Dave. The actress not only walked away with the 'Khiladi' title but she was also chosen......

CL Roundup: Mueller's penalty gives Bayern win; Porto's Martinez steals show

CSKA Moscow's Aleksei Berezutski, right, fights for the ball with Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller during their Champions League match. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters Bayern Munich carved out a......

Rivals Federer, Nadal set to meet in last eight

Four-times champion Roger Federer was delighted to welcome back to the ATP Tour his long-time rival Rafa Nadal, a man he could face in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.......

Chowrasia fires best round but wife misses him in action

Shiv Chowrasia's wife will be ruing her decision to stay in bed on Saturday morning after missing out on seeing her journeyman husband shoot the best round of the week at the Abu Dhabi......

Indian Wells: Ivanovic, Sharapova cruise into semis

Former champions Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova advanced to the semi-finals of the Indian Wells WTA tournament in sharply contrasting fashion on Thursday. Serb Ivanovic completed a 6-3, 6-4 upset......

Hamilton triumph breathes new life into season

As the Formula One season moves into its second half Sebastian Vettel's armour suddenly appears to have some chinks after Lewis Hamilton's superb victory left the German in the shade for the second......
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