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The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after fighting through the night while recapturing Peak......

How artillery helped India win the Kargil war

Accurate and sustained firepower against Pakistan during the Kargil War helped Indian soldiers to reduce the enemy to rubble, notes SD Goswami, defence spokesperson, ministry of defence. The role......

Is this the end of the road for FTII?

Gajendra Chauhan is just one the many troubles that ail the national film institute. But all may not be lost yet, Ranjita Ganesan. Image: A man walks past a graffiti-painted wall of a toilet at......

'In 11 months, India has been pushed back by several decades'

'Tell me, what is more important to Modi -- his position as prime minister or as an RSS pracharak?' 'We feel he gives priority to his position as an RSS pracharak. Otherwise, why did he not agree......

'Mera Naam Tera Naam, Vietnam-Vietnam!'

'Vietnam had shown that the world could indeed be changed and the power of the people was more than the power of the State.' 'America's withdrawal from Vietnam was an inspiring moment for all of......

The man who cost Greece billions

Once again Alexis Tsipras (see left) was struggling to make a decision. For hours on July 13, the Greek prime minister and Europe's leaders had been trying to thrash out a new deal to bail out......

Economic growth: Adding some water to the milk!

In the year since UPA went out, the GDP has grown a mere 0.5 per cent, but this government claims a healthy GDP growth of 7.4 per cent, allowing it to ecstatically claim outpacing China, says Mohan......

'Rajat Gupta's conviction does not mean the end of the Indian story in America'

‘When the news of Gupta tipping Rajaratnam broke, the Establishment, which he had so carefully cultivated during his 40 years in America, quickly moved to distance itself from him. This is......

Old Monk takes a new route

Facebook has innumerable number of pages and groups devoted to it, one of them being COMRADE, an abbreviation for the Council of Old Monk Rum Addicted Drinkers and Eccentrics.While some of the......

How to tackle rising interest rates?

When banks increase interest rates on home loans, they allow borrowers to maintain the same equated monthly instalments (EMIs), while extending the home loan tenure. However, Priya Mazmudar's......

Review: Detective Byomkesh Bakshy is a mystery movie that doesn't mystify

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! stumbles considerably because of its simplistic plotting, says Raja Sen.Byomkesh Bakshi -- or, if we go with the spelling picked out by director Dibakar Banerjee, Bakshy......

Raja Sen: Why Ben Affleck will make a GOOD Batman

The SuperBat movie could be a massive letdown, but it won't be because of Ben Affleck, believes Raja Sen. My, you'd think he'd married Batman. The conjoined-celebrity nickname is reserved usually......

Review: Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is absurdly great

Raja Sen feels Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola has enough substance to warrant repeated viewings.Without warning, there is an accident. Then, a flashback: to ten minutes earlier. A flashback which......

This is not an Agneepath review

Suparn Verma salutes the memory of Mukul Anand, who first made AgneepathWhen I came out watching the new Agneepath the one man who stayed with me for hours after the viewing was Rishi Kapoor.Rishi......

Mani is too loud in The Film Star

Paresh C Palicha feels that The Film Star is loud and coarse. Post YOUR reviews here!When the tag-line of a film says 'the story of a real star' you expect a bit of reality in the story or at least......

Why Running is a way of life for Roshni Rai

Roshni Rai, who gathered runners from her native Darjeeling to run the 2012 Mumbai Marathon, discusses her motivations with Laxmi Negi. Roshni Rai won't take anything lying down. Certainly, not......

Selectors asked me to retire after WC: Chanderpaul

Senior West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has alleged that the national selectors had asked him to retire after the World Cup and was dropped from the squad for the ongoing home series......

Cup Camera: Aus extend WC winning streak

Australia skipper Ricky Ponting described his team's 91-run win over Zimbabwe in their World Cup opener as a 'solid' performance. - Scorecard Images "It was not a spectacular performance,......

Subcontinent, ICC pin hope on new-look World Cup

The Cricket World Cup hits the subcontinent on Saturday with an unabashedly biased format favouring marquee teams like India, which seeks to salvage the country's reputation as a capable host of......
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A 'war-bride' looks back, 50 years on

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Soldiers actively participate in war, while others who are closely connected with them by bonds... ...

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The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after... ...

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The new crop of militants in Kashmir

The new militants have begun releasing pictures and videos of themselves on social media, and this picture of 11 militants had gone viral. They... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/big-picture-guns-n-poses/
How comrades of good cinema sowed seeds of film communes

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Filmmaker Satyajit Ray presenting a memento to film critic Vijayakrishnan, as filmmaker Adoor... ...

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How artillery changed the tide of the Kargil war

By: SD Goswami, Defence Spokesperson (MOD) UDHAMPUR: Major highlights of all the operations in "Operation Vijay" was comprehensive destruction of... ...

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