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When Rakesh Sharma found himself in a different kind of space

Though this time India's first astronaut remained earth bound. P Rajendran/ finds out more about his journey off the beaten track along America's East Coast. There were 40 teams in all;......

10 facts you should know about Canada's new PM

Canadian voters have elected Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau as their new prime minister, significantly ending the nine-year government of Stephen Harper. The election was said to be the......

Why did India give back the Haji Pir Pass to Pakistan?

'We don't know what the reasons were that we gave back the Haji Pir Pass which was strategically very important. Today the entire infiltration into Kashmir takes place from that area. If we had......

When the nation stood as one: Pages from a Indo-Pak war journal

Artillery guns in action in Uri, Poonch sector. All photographs: Sainik Samachar Fifty years ago, India and Pakistan fought a short but bloody war. The author finds out how Sainik Samachar, the......

'Why and how did science in India stagnate?'

'Indian ganita predictions were as good as or better than the best elsewhere.' 'The debate between mythology and "rational" science in India is at least as old as Aryabhata and Brahmagupta and, to......

Markets gain led by rate sensitives

Benchmark share indices ended over 1% higher on Tuesday led by rate sensitive shares on hopes that interest rates would ease after the new finance minister P Chidambaram hinted at some monetary......

Markets end higher led by SBI

Markets reversed sharp intra-day losses to end tad higher on Friday led by banks after better-than-expected earnings from the country's largest lender, State Bank of India, eased worries over......

Photos: Who among these will head the IMF now?

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, who has been charged with a criminal sex act and is under arrest in the United States, has resigned from his position, leaving......

The new Maruti Swift and its six rivals

The Maruti Swift 2011 was recently voted the safest supermini in the UK and it flaunts a 4-star NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) rating. The Maruti Swift 2011 is built with......

Seagram finds innovative way to promote whisky

With the government imposing a ban on direct, indirect and surrogate advertising of tobacco and alcohol products in India, such brands have found innovative ways to build visibility. The latest......

Meet The Avengers: A Brief Guide

They're called Earth's Mightiest Heroes. The Avengers are Marvel Comics' all-star superhero team, and after a series of individual blockbusters introducing us to the squad over the last few years,......

'Had Hrithik not been in films, I would have kept making films with Shah Rukh'

'Shah Rukh had only one bad habit -- he would wake up late. It became my duty to wake him up during the shooting of King Uncle, Karan Arjun and Koyla, since all three films were......

The A to Z of Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood's Badshah turns 50 on November 2, and it's time to celebrate his life and movies. 'Tu toh bilkul hero nahi lagta (you don't look like a hero at all).' In candid interviews over the years,......

The Top 10 Time Travel Movies

On Back To The Future Day, Raja Sen lists his favourite movies on time travel. Which is the greatest movie about time travel? That may be one of the most rhetorical questions as the brain floods......

'Malala is the real deal'

'She is a genuine, real, person who wants to be with girls who are suffering the way she suffered.' The producers and director of He Named Me Malala speak to Aseem Chhabra/ in New York.......

Madrid Masters: Nadal inching towards second title this season

As Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo watched, the World No 4 Nadal went past Italian Bolelli to set up a quarter-final clash against 10th seed Grigor Dimitrov. Spain's Rafael Nadal in......

Prem Panicker: Fortune's Fools Fail Again

'This was not the cleanest game of cricket you've ever seen -- there were too many flubs and fumbles for that. But it was certainly the semi-final this mostly blah tournament has needed -- two......

Thunder 'Bolt' hits Bangalore... with cricket bat and ball

Fury of Speed coming at you, says Usain Bolt. Photograph: Courtesy: Instagram Usain Bolt showcased his cricketing talent in front of an enthusiastic 6000-odd crowd in Bangalore on Tuesday.......

Usain Bolt wows Bangalore with the bat

Harbhajan Singh, Usain Bolt and Yuvraj Singh Photograph: PTI Usain Bolt wowed his Indian fans in his trademark style in a brief exhibition cricket contest against Yuvraj Singh in his maiden trip......

Sprint King Bolt, Yuvraj Singh get ready for face-off!

Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt of Jamaica gestures prior to the 'Mano a Mano' Men's 100m challenge at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Buda Mendes/Getty Images Jamaican sprint......
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