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Robber asks taxi to wait, then robs bank and escapes in it

Confident thief! A robber in the UK asked a taxi to wait for him as he went inside a bank and robbed it after which he made his getaway in the cab with thousands of pounds. The robbery took place......

'It is as if secular means not to speak about religion'

Dr B Ashok, IAS, is the vice-chancellor of the Kerala Veterinary and AnimalSciencesUniversity. After his graduation in veterinary science and further research in biotechnology, he did various......

Scientist who helped create first clone sheep Dolly dies

Professor Keith Campbell, one of the scientists who helped clone Dolly the sheep, has died at the age of 58.Campbell, who died last Friday had led the scientific research into the creation of......

A modern scientist, an ancient question

Vivek Sharma heads one of the teams searching for the Higgs boson. George Joseph reports. The 'Song of Creation' in the Rig Veda says the world was void and formless in the beginning and it was......

Indian assaulted in UK for trying to save woman

A 21-year-old Indian shop assistant was physically and racially attacked by a group of five men leaving him with a broken jaw after he tried to stop them from misbehaving with a young woman in......

A guide to the social media wars

By now it looks as if the spat between the Government of India and US-based social media companies is going to develop into one of our great media spectacles, big enough to push the "2G scam", the......

Cairn profits to halve if asked to share royalty

Cairn India said its net profit will halve to Rs 1,435 crore (Rs 14.35 billion) in the quarter ended June 30 if it is asked to share royalty on crude production from the all-important Rajasthan......

Cairn may have to be bulldozed to accept norms

UK's Cairn Energy or its successor Vedanta Resources may have to bulldoze Cairn India board if they were to accept conditions set by the government to clear their $9-billion deal.The board of Cairn......

Will the $9.6 bn Vedanta-Cairn deal ever get approved?

More than eight months ago, India's oil and gas sector saw the signing of its biggest acquisition deal.That was when on August 16, 2010, Anil Agarwal-controlled Vedanta Resources entered into an......

'Cairn-Vedanta deal: ONGC's consent needed'

In a blow to Cairn Energy, the government's law officers have held that Edinburgh-based firm needs state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's consent to sell its majority stake in Cairn India to......

Review: Mausam fails to impress

Raja Sen feels that Mausam has its moments but disappoints overall. Post YOUR reviews here!Our hero, a bizarrely uptight young air force officer, sits across from the beautiful woman he loves, yet......

When Lady Gaga met the Queen

Lady Gaga performed and met the Queen at the Royal Variety Performance in Blackpool.The Poker Face hitmaker, wearing a red PVC outfit, which featured a 20ft long cloak and Elizabethan-style collar,......

Slum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Every now and then life presents you with a movie to fall completely and unequivocally in Love with. It might not necessary be the finest film around -- not that there is any empirical measure --......

Shooting a Hollywood film in Munnar

Santosh Sivan has become truly an international filmmaker. His eighth directorial venture, Before the Rains, a Hollywood film made in Kerala has made it to a number of international film festivals......

Splitting from Harry Potter

For JK Rowling, splitting up with her husband was nothing compared to saying goodbye to boy wizard, Harry Potter.'It has been the worst break-up of my life -- far worse than splitting up with any......

Davis Cup, an exhibition of national pride

Scotland is a strange country.Actually, that is not entirely true, for I use the term "country" rather loosely.I have never quite understood the intricacies of modern-day politics that allow its......

Wallabies overpower Scots in second half

Australiascored three late tries to beat Scotland 35-15 in their first outing since last year's rugby World Cup final loss to England. Lote Tuqiri crossed twice just days after turning down a......

Mile record anniversary stirs up memories

Fifty years ago in May, 25-year-old British medical student Roger Bannister was acclaimed as the first man to run a sub-four-minute mile.Few sporting feats will ever capture the public imagination......

Vijaylakshmi beat veteran GM

Woman Grandmaster S Vijayalakshmi defeated veteran Grandmaster Neil McDonald of England to move to the joint third spot after the sixth round in of the Smith and Williamson British chess......
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The derring-do that created the magic of Flashman

I met George Macdonald Fraser when he was the features editor of the Glasgow Herald. He was a very good newspaperman on what was a fine daily... ...

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Earnings boost for European shares shortlived as markets wait sanctions

EDINBURGH: European shares were unchanged on Tuesday, as encouraging corporate results were offset by the threat of economic fallout from more... ...

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European Factors to Watch-Bank earnings to help shares bounce

(Adds further details, company news) EDINBURGH, July 29 (Reuters) - European shares were set to rise on Tuesday, recouping the previous session's... ...

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Scotland athletes set new Commonwealth Games gold medal record

Scotland set a new national record for gold medals in Commonwealth Games following lawn bowls success for Alex Marshall and Paul Foster, as their... ...

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Invictus, the sequel

It had started with Cecil Afrika, stylish braids and the swagger of a rugby player, carrying the flag into Celtic Park at the opening ceremony,... ...

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