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First Look: Mumbai's crumbling heritage

One person was killed and four people were injured as part of Mumbai's famous Esplanade Mansion, formerly known as Watson Hotel, an endangered world heritage building, collapsed on Friday.Firemen......

REVEALED: The mails Indrani sent to Peter posing as Sheena

  Almost a year after allegedly murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, Indrani Mukerjea wanted her husband Peter to believe that she was neither mother nor sister of Sheena and that the......

Peter Mukerjea charged with murder; CBI claims Sheena killed for property

A day after his arrest, former media baron Peter Mukerjea, husband of prime accused Indrani Mukerjea in the Sheena Bora murder case, was on Friday charged with murder and criminal conspiracy......

Indrani Mukerjea conscious, may return to jail in couple of days

Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, is conscious and maybe shifted back to jail in couple of days. Mukerjea regained consciousness on Sunday and was "out of......

'Why do we need to be in a mad rush all the time?'

In an Independence Day Special series, celebrates India through the lives of her people. Today: Ashok Kumar Mondol, who drives the tram, a timeless Kolkata classic. Kolkata is the only......

In Bengal's industrial wasteland, retail offers hope

The 100-year-old Metropolitan Building in Esplanade has an illustrious history. Till the 1950s, it used to house a huge foreign departmental store called Whiteway & Laidlaw that closed down......

How Kolkata trams are getting a new lease of life

Reopening of closed tram routes is on top of the mind of the authorities Colonial-era charm of trams is being revisited in the city with air-conditioned tram cars being lined up and closed routes......

Kingfisher House can be seized by banks: Court

The Karnataka High Court has rejected a petition by Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines Limited challenging the move by a consortium of banks to take possession of its "Kingfisher House" property......

Ashok Soota on starting from scratch at age 69

Ashok Soota's house overlooks one of the best maintained parks in Bangalore's upmarket Koramangala area. I go there to say hello to his three dogs - both of us are dog lovers - and then we walk......

Ashok Soot on starting from scratch at age 69

Ashok Soota's house overlooks one of the best maintained parks in Bangalore's upmarket Koramangala area. I go there to say hello to his three dogs - both of us are dog lovers - and then we walk......

When Rani faced the music!

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to.   Rani Mukerji is spotted in this rather kitschy ensemble at the Uninor Mirchi Music Awards 2010 in Mumbai, on...

Directing India's best children's film

Mumbai-based P N Ramachandra won this year's prestigious National Award for the best children's film Putaani Party. The director, who earlier won laurels for his Tulu film Suddha, talks......

Old theatres make way to grand multiplexes

It's probably a little late to be talking about the death of single-screen theatres. Multiplexes have become so ubiquitous these days that we forget that it was only a decade ago that standalone......

Top Telugu actresses of 2009

Heroine-centric Telugu films don't get made very often, and actresses usually have to make do with inconsequential, glam-doll roles. But this year, there were three heroine-centric films......

'It's justified if women want to dominate men'

Harman Baweja was all set to be the next Bollywood star. But a dismal debut, Love Story 2050, crashed his hopes of becoming an overnight sensation. His next release Victory sank his career even......

ICC to announce 2015 World Cup fixtures

The International Cricket Council will announce the fixtures of the 2015 World Cup, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand simultaneously in Melbourne and Wellington, on Tuesday. "The......

Bookie Shobhan Mehta sent to six-day police custody

A big-time bookie Shobhan Mehta, arrested in connection with the Indian Premier League betting scandal, was on Saturday remanded to Mumbai Police custody as investigators said they want to probe......

Ganguly reveals kidnap threat on daughter

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday confirmed media reports that his familyreceived letters threatening that his daughter Sana would be kidnapped.Beginning of the end for Fab Four?"This......

China leaps on world stage in style

Opening ceremony images Resurgent China opened the Olympics on Friday with a burst of fireworks at a spectacular ceremony that wove ancient Chinese history with modern wizardry and aimed to draw a......

Paris protesters force Olympic torch onto bus

Protests over China's crackdown on Tibet forced organisers in Paris to put the Olympic torch on a bus on Monday to protect it from demonstrators. A police source said the torch was placed aboard a......
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By Shantanu Guha Ray | Posted 18 minutes ago Sources said the statements of the FIIs will help conclusively prove how much money Peter and... ...
Tram routes spared E-W Metro axe

KOLKATA: The tram network, the city's oldest automotive transit system that has shrunk substantially over the last few years, may have contracted... ...
New Orleans' Affordable Housing Options Increase with The Deaconess Apartments

From the Wires Nov. 24, 2015 05:52 PM NEW ORLEANS , Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dignitaries, developers, and residents... ...
Modi visits INA Memorial in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modion Tuesdayvisited the Indian National Army (INA) Memorial Marker at Esplanade Park here and paid homage to the martyrs... ...
Modi invites Singapore firms to invest in Navratna PSUs

SINGAPORE : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited investors here to participate in the proposed divestment of Navratna PSUs and sought the... ...

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