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Noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh dies at 99

Noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh, one of the finest Indian writers in English in contemporary times, died in Delhi on Thursday at the age of 99. The veteran writer, who was ill, passed......

Exclusive Amit Shah Interview: People are waiting to vote for Modi

To say that he is one of the most controversial figures in contemporary Indian politics is an understatement. Former Gujarat minister of state for home Amit Shah, who is out on bail on grave......

A 360-degree look at contemporary China

There are very few authoritative and knowledgeable Indian writers who have a deep insight into Chinese strategic thinking and the internal dynamics within China. That is why China Unveiled:......

'Cats and writers are both completely off their heads'

'The cruelty to animals only reflects the modern, urban Indian contempt for any creatures -- animal or human -- who are voiceless and powerless and unable to fight back,' novelist Nilanjana Roy......

India is changing, but our success is not inevitable: Rahul

The opening speech Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi gave while chairing the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Contemporary Studies' 20th anniversary lecture -- Globalisation, Justice and Rights,......

47% of Indian employees content with their leaders

Around 47 per cent of Indian employees are satisfied with their management's leadership style, according to the Kelly Global Workforce Index survey. According to the survey titled 'Leadership......

Ford EcoSport set to hit Indian roads soon

These days the talk of the globe is Ford EcoSport. Well, it should be, as it promises to swank contemporary American design language combined with smart technological advancement in a compact,......

Amazing office buildings in India

India prides itself on having some of the most contemporary designs for offices, especially in the IT sector.Some of these Indian IT campuses and parks rival the best in Europe or America. ECC......

Amazing office buildings in India

India prides itself on having some of the most contemporary designs for offices, especially in the IT sector. Some of these Indian IT campuses and parks rival the best in Europe or America. Which......

The Honda Brio: Here's a sneak preview

Although Honda is venturing into the Indian hatchback market much later than its contemporaries, it is compensating by bringing a class product to the shelves. Brio, Honda's new hatchback, was......

'I have fallen in love with India'

Lauren Gottlieb, the 25-year-old American contemporary dancer who shot to fame in India with the film ABCD, was declared runner-up of the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla......

Meet TV's dancing queen

Shakti Mohan, 24, winner of Dance India Dance is celebrating her victory with her fellow contestants outside Mumbai. She says of her win, "I had never imagined that the audience would give so much......

Arjun Kapoor: Tevar wasn't designed to display my strengths

'I could have debuted with my father but that would have been the most cliched way to enter films. I want to be his strength, not his problem.' Tevar star Arjun Kapoor was determined to prove......

'Exposing has become very challenging'

'I would love to do an item number every day,' Action Jackson heroine Manasvi Mamgai tells Sonil Dedhia/ Rediff.com Like many girls, Manasvi Mamgai also dreamed of becoming a successful......

Meet Ekta Kapoor's newest leading lady

'I’m really enjoying this whole comeback thing.'  Back on the small screen after quite a while, actress Pallavi Kulkarni relates the many unlikely adventures she experienced during her......

'Timeless' Tendulkar celebrates 38th birthday on Sunday

Considered timeless by fans, experts and contemporaries alike, iconic Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar turns 38 on Sunday completing another year punctuated by milestones and unprecedented highs......

'It's a dream to play in World Cup finals'

Arguably the most accomplished batsman of contemporary times, Indian icon Sachin Tendulkar still has unfulfilled dreams, one of them being to win the World Cup for his team when the event comes to......

Murali looks for a memorable end to his Indian adventure

Muttiah Muralitharan is the highest Test wicket taker of all time and it is highly unlikely that anyone in contemporary cricket or in the near future can even approach the world mark the champion......

Doping ban over, Sangwan ready for comeback

Pradeep Sangwan in action for Kolkata Knight Riders during the 2012 Champions League T20. Photograph: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images/Getty Images Delhi left-arm pacer Pradeep Sangwan is ready to return......

My records are not meant to be broken, declares Bolt in Bangalore

Usain Bolt. Photograph: Courtesy: Twitter Laughing off questions on potential challengers, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt turned on the charm offensive on his maiden trip to India, throwing......
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A ground report from Indias biggest art show

Ten feet above the ground, a man perched on a metal stand is trying to unfurl a large sheet of plastic over giant speakers. It is day one of the... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/lifestyle/art/kochi-biennale-a-ground-report-from-india-s-biggest-art-show/article1-1298782.aspx
The Kochi biennale could reframe indias relationship with past, present and future

From graffiti on public walls to installations on the beach, Kerala's commercial capital has seen an explosion of crowds and colour as the... ...

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A melange of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music from Barmer

Press Trust of India New Delhi, 21 December: Regalingdiverse audiences with a fusion of spirited Rajasthanimusic and soulful Sufi... ...

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Heritage is more than saving buildings, says Sebastian Cortes

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement Rue Francois Martin, an image taken from the book Pondicherry by Sebastian Cortes... ...

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INS Arihant and what it means

As INS Arihant finally starts her sea trials, India becomes the sixth country in the world which can both make and operate nuclear-powered... ...

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