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Top SA honour for V K Krishna Menon

The South African government has decided to confer 'Order of the Companions of O R Tambo', one of its highest civilian awards, on late diplomat and former Indian defence minister V K Krishna......

'One-and-a-half million Indians served in World War I'

'Over one million people served in various battlefronts during World War I. And yet, even today, we know so very little about them.' 'It is absolutely essential to acknowledge this part of India's......

Netaji's grandnephew: 'Hard to reconcile Nehru with spying against our family'

  'The evidence about a plane crash that killed Netaji is quite strong.' 'None of the files that I read bear any evidence that it was Nehru who ordered this kind of intrusive surveillance.'......

'We have to convert a good start into lasting progress'

United States President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a joint press conference after the delegation level talks at the Hyderabad House in Delhi.  Here's the text of what......

'Khushwant Singh was the best friend one could have'

'I had once gone to Kashmir with him and his wife. He would talk to the boatmen, the watchmen, at the dargahs he would ask so many questions. He always had a notebook and would write down......

India's food crisis was foretold, but. . .

The food crisis was obvious in July but the government had unrealistic hopes of a good rabi, says Shreekant Sambrani.Pity poor Mr Pawar. The agriculture minister is grilled so badly these days that......

Kaushik Basu tipped for CEA's post

Kaushik Basu, the C Marks Professor of International Studies, professor of economics, and director of the Center for Analytic Economics at Cornell, has been asked informally if he would consider......

Economist Milton Friedman dead

Milton Friedman, winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize for economics passed away on Thursday. The 94-year-old economist was a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University from......

'Don't be too smart, looking foolish is OK'

In November 1975, a 19-year-old young man was walking down Nariman Point in Mumbai (then Bombay). The grand facade of the Oberoi Hotel impressed him so much that he wanted to stay there at least......

An able companion for the aged

Your sojourn across the seven seas, like every other long journey, starts with a small one step: availing of an insurance cover. This one step ensures that you are in the pink of health, physically......

Cannes Diaries: Boos, and the perfect murder!

All the action at the 68th Cannes Film Festival, right here! It has happened before, of course, but not in a long time -- a past winner of the Palme d’Or, Cannes’ top laurels, earns......

Review: NH10 is a strikingly believable horror film

NH10 is a scary ride featuring an actress who surpasses herself, raves Raja Sen.Bad things happen in NH10. That statement is both warning and promise: because Navdeep Singh’s new film is a......

Review: The final Hobbit is a thumping, thrilling success!

Sukanya Verma treasures every bit of this eventful journey called Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.There’s a bit of Gandalf in Peter Jackson.  Not just because he makes......

The Best Oscar 2013 Speech? VOTE!

Most of them can act surprised. But that isn't enough to craft -- or to spontaneously come up with -- a genuinely touching, clever or beautiful acceptance speech. Whose acceptance speech......

Of film festivals and dealing with mortality

Reporting from the recently concluded International Film Festival of Kerala, Rajeev Srinivasan writes about two particularly striking films that were screened at the fest.The 17th International......

Sania's new partner gets clicking

India's tennis ace Sania Mirza had a new companion during her practice session at the Lal Bahadur Stadium in Hyderabad on Monday. It was her fiancee Mohammad Sohrab Mirza, who kept clicking the......

Popovych wins Tour's 12th stage

Ukrainian Yaroslav Popovych restored some pride for the Discovery Channel team when he led a 115-km breakaway to clinch the 12th stage of the Tour de France over 211.5 kms from Luchon to......

Steve Waugh on his decision to quit

Throughout my playing career I've heard many times that you'll know when it's time to call it a day. They said: "One morning you will just wake up and know instantaneously that you want to retire......
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