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Cheers, Terry Pratchett, who christened me a dragon

'Pratchett's work mocked the very idea of literary limitations, going from police procedural in one book to Christmas adventure in the next, from vampires to football, from the birth of motion......

Are Sonia and Rahul insecure about Pranab Mukherjee?

Does Pranab Mukherjee want to be 'PM' by office, not just by initials? The very prospect, with memories of the Narasimha Rao years scarred into their memories, scares the Nehru-Gandhis, says T V R......

123 doesn't violate Hyde Act: Experts

Refuting criticism that fuel assurances and reprocessing right to India are inconsistent with the US's non-proliferation obligations and the Hyde Act, two reputed scholars have said the 123......

History classes shift focus in UK

Mahatma Gandhi, Britain's wartime prime minister Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King and Adolf Hitler have been cut from a list of key historical figures recommended for teaching under a radical......

Calculate your income in 10 minutes

'I'm spending a year dead for tax reasons.' This is what the tax noose made English writer Douglas Adams say. Many, like Adams, would do anything to escape the pain of taxes. While knowing the tax......

How do you control CEO rage?

Tom Adams, the chief executive officer of Rosetta Stone, the language software business, says he never blows up about big stuff, like aligning the objectives of an entire board of directors.......

The 400 richest Americans

The nine-figure fortune won't get you much mention these days, at least not on these pages. This year, for the first time, everyone in The Forbes 400 has at least $1 billion. The collective net......

Hitchhikers is worth the ride

Not everyone who hasn't devoured Douglas Adams' science fiction adventures and enjoyed their eccentric humour and crazy situations will easily embrace the movie adaptation ofThe Hitchhiker's Guide......

The 10 Most Unforgettable Moments from the 2016 Oscars

Raja Sen lists his favourite moments. I once had the remarkable good fortune to be sitting unexpectedly in the Comedy Cellar in New York when a surprise guest was thrust upon us. The audience......

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......

PIX: Antman star Paul Rudd on Hollywood Walk of Fame

A look at the ceremony. Hollywood actor Paul Rudd has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.This adds to the good things that have been happening for Paul lately,......

The Top 11 English Films of 2014

From Boyhood to The Grand Budapest Hotel, we've seen some brilliant cinema this year. The year 2014 saw many exceptional films, some of which have already dominated the critics’ awards cycle.......

10 BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

Be it the jam-packed stadiums at the UEFA Champions League, NBA or cricket series, there are certain events that enthralls fans. The tennis calendar took an exiting turn with the advent of the......

Is it a wrestling bout? No, it's a cricket match!

Bermuda cricketer banned for life after ugly on-field brawl A television grab of the cricket match in Bermuda. It was a cricket match that turned into a wrestling bout! Bermuda's first Champion of......

Mayweather has never been an undisputed champion: Holyfield

IMAGE: Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images Should Floyd Mayweather Jr end his boxing career on Saturday as planned, his legacy will be underpinned by the extraordinary numbers......

Messi-Enrique conflict pushes Barcelona into crisis

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona looks on. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images A bust up between Lionel Messi and coach Luis Enrique and the firing of sports director Andoni Zubizarreta in the......

Katich to lead Australia 'A' on India visit

The Australia 'A' team, led by left-hand batsman Simon Katich, will arrive in Bangalore on Friday. It will play two three-day games against its Indian counterparts, before participating in a......
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