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Sydney cafe manager grabbed captor's gun to protect hostages

Tori Johnson, the 34-year-old manager of Lindt Chocolate Cafe who was one of two persons killed during the Sydney siege, is being remembered as a hero with some reports claiming that he tried to......

'I am an ordinary activist, never wanted the limelight'

‘It is for the first time the voices of the most deferred, the most neglected, the most ignored, the most abused, the most vulnerable -- the children-- has been heard. It is a great......

EXCLUSIVE! PRESIDENT KALAM'S ADVICE TO YOUNG INDIA: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Once, during his Presidency, President A P J Abdul Kalam received a letter from a student shocked with his class 12th mark-sheet. He had secured 10 per cent in Maths and Physics, whereas......

The Jawaharlal Nehru I knew

'Nehru is often portrayed as a visionary with his head in the clouds. But he had his feet firmly planted on the ground when it came to building and nurturing institutions and setting them on the......

An Indian Prisoner of War escape story

Three Indian Air Force officers captured as Prisoners of War by Pakistan during the 1971 War made a daring escape from a Rawalpindi jail. M P Anil Kumar -- our incredible contributor who passed......

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,......

Nagpur to PK, Rajkumar Hirani's amazing journey

As Rajkumar Hirani's PK gets ready for release, we re-publish our special on the director, published in December 2009.   Barring a Shah Rukh Khan, an Akshay Kumar or a Preity Zinta, it is......

Review: The final Hobbit is a thumping, thrilling success!

Sukanya Verma treasures every bit of this eventful journey called Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.There’s a bit of Gandalf in Peter Jackson.  Not just because he makes......

'A film one has to live through, not just watch'

'Vishal Bhardwaj, Haider will ensure you a permanent place in the galaxy of filmmakers like Guru Dutt and Satyajit Ray.' Sudarshana Dwivedi salutes the director.I have studied and taught......

Review: Don't watch this Samrat & Co

Samrat & Co might be about an extraordinarily observational man's fight against crime but as far as cinema goes, this film is a crime against the genre, writes Paloma Sharma. Every 1990's......

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......

Olympics: London puts rings on the river to mark 150 days to go

Mayor Boris Johnson promised Londoners a "summer like no other" after sending a giant set of Olympic rings down the River Thames on Tuesday and announcing a programme of free cultural events......

Videos: Kirsten says goodbye to Team India

It was time to bid farewell. And Gary Kirsten arrived very much on time, for his final interaction with the fourth estate before he boards a flight back home. The South African had announced......
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Q. do weather predictions in India come true ?? why weather forecasts in foreign countries are more reliable ??
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Q. Galaxies Some Times Collapse Alone Some Times Take Many With Them, But Those Many Do Not Pull Down Any?
Sunil Kumar:  A. While most scientists are revered for making sense of our complex universe (Einstein is practically a hero), meteorologists often face ridicule....... more

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Q. Why do you make your life that much difficult ?;-P
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Q. Farook Sheikh ....! Tum Ko Dekha To Ye Khayaal Aaya....Zindagi Dhoop Tum Ghana Chaaya....Tum Chale Jaaoge To Sochenge......Humne Kya Khoya Humne Kya Paaya.... ! Hi, It is true, nice people leaving the earth one after another..with lovely memories of their good work.... Jagjitji left now Farook Sheikh .... What are the nice movies you remember of Farook sheikh , the humble simple person who was never an action hero but had won hearts of people ?
Rachana:  A. Life is difficult. Life is bound to struggle for survival and for unfolding. You are living in a most often dangerous sun-kissed or sun-scorched or...... more

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Q. What is Mahalaya Amavasya and what is its significance?
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'Queen', 'Mary Kom' and Other Women-Centric Bollywood Movies of 2014

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Stop buying peace

No words are strong enough to condemn the violence in Assam's Kokrajhar and Sonitpur districts. While the rest of the world was preparing for the... ...

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A HIGHLIGHT OF WORLD LITERATURE

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Good Morning, 2015

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Were the Kauravas cloned?

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