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How the British stole the Kohinoor from a child

'I can tell you the case that hurts me the most is the one in which the little boy is forced to sign the Kohinoor over.''You take a mother away from a child, you surround him with grown ups......

'Raza carried India in his heart'

'... and all of the symbolism, history, the colours of his motherland, the earth, the sky, all of that is there and it always remains with him.' IMAGE: S H Raza's interest in the form and subtext......

Why S H Raza is one of India's greatest painters

'Raza exemplified a sense of warmth and a connectedness to his roots and to Indian earth.' Hugo Weihe, CEO, Saffronart and former international director of Asian Art at Christie's, believes that S......

The American who fought for India's freedom

IMAGE: Samuel Stokes in a photograph taken in Pennsylvania with his Indian wife and his first born. Photograph, kind courtesy Asha Sharma Samuel Stokes made India his home and participated in......

'What we leave behind of ourselves through work is most important'

‘It saddens me that the youth are getting interested in money, not cultural values’ IMAGE: File Photo of Renowned artist S H Raza during the launch of new line of jewellery depicting......

How Virat Kohli cracked the Rs 100-crore league

There is more to the cricketer’s rise in brand valuation than his cracking form on the cricket field, notes Sandeep Goyal Virat Kohli is today, without doubt, India’s premier human......

'Make in India' needs ex-servicemen

'Ex-servicemen engineers and technicians are true professionals worthy of being 'Make in India' agents.''They can be trusted to bring long term dividends -- it is in their character to be long term......

Changing your brand logo? Few things that can make or kill business

Is your new logo doing more harm than good? Here's a look at the issues that could potentially derail a redesign exercise, and how to get around them. Image: A wrong strategy can derail a redesign......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

Sukanya Verma's BEST Hindi Films of 2016

Now that the worst is behind us, here's looking at the ones that subverted formula, explored new facets of romantic love, dug deeper into the anger and anxiety behind picture perfect portraits,......

'Akshay has been my biggest cheerleader'

'My grandmother taking me to the jamatkhana was like a different world.''Like I had a key to a door which no one else seemed to have.''She doesn't take me anymore because she says I'm an......

'I didn't know acting was my thing'

'The shoot started six days after my audition. I was not even given the script.'  'I had no workshop, no rehearsals before the shoot.'  'To my own surprise, I was very comfortable......

To appreciate Raman Raghav 2.0, you will have to surrender to it

'There is no way you can view the movie from a distance, from a moral high ground, and get to its core.''To truly appreciate what Anurag Kashyap is trying to do here, you may have to lose a part of......

'Rajinikanth has no insecurity'

'It's an experience of a lifetime. It's the first time I acted in a South Indian film where I was treated as an equal by an actor.' Radhika Apte gets candid. For an indie film actress, Radhika Apte......

'Cricket needs to wake up. But how?'

'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial......

Rahul Dravid's Pataudi Memorial Lecture: Full Text

Full text of Rahul Dravid's Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi. IMAGE: Former India captain Rahul Dravid delivering the Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi. Photograph: Twitter (@BCCI)......

Left-right handed batting pairs hold no advantage in contemporary cricket

India starts its innings with openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, a left-right batting combination. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images A cricket blogger has discovered that there is no......
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The BBVA Foundation distinguishes David Cox and Bradley Efron for revolutionizing statistics and making it into an indispensable tool for other sciences

MADRID, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Basic Sciences category goes, in this ninth edition,... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/The-BBVA-Foundation-distinguishes-David-Cox-and-Bradley-Efron-for-revolutionizing-statistics-and-making-it-into-an-indispensable-tool-for-other-sciences/472120
Cyber era wars

The editorial notes that in the 21st century, a military war is a rare possibility as we are constantly at war in the information age. The... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/cyber-era-cybermobilisation-hackingrss-india-policy-foundation-decolonisation-dialogue-on-defence-4490061/
All's well

Guests and Manish Malhotra He's always claimed to be a good middle class Punjabi boy (wed pick quarrel with at least two of those five words),... ...

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Americans are rejecting the 'homeschool myth' — and experts say the misunderstood education might be better than public or charter schools

(Jessica Epting, a homeschool mother of four, with her kids in their home in the Bronx, New York.Chris Weller/Business Insider) During Betsy DeVos'... ...

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A 200-yr-old climate calamity can help understand today's global warming

What could an Indonesian volcanic eruption, a 200-year-old climate disaster and a surge in the consumption of mackerel tell us about today's era of... ...

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