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The men who made history

'The 1971 War was a great moment in history,' says Lieutenant General Anand Sarup, who was decorated with the Mahavir Chakra for his valour in the 1971 India-Pakistan War.Nearly 90, he looks back......

The Englishman who was more Indian than Indians

Buried in a Kolkata cemetery is an Englishman who served India well during her struggle for freedom.A close friend of both Gandhi and Tagore, Charles Freer Andrews was more Indian than many Indians......

The American who fought for India's freedom

IMAGE: Samuel Stokes in a photograph taken in Pennsylvania with his Indian wife and his first born. Photograph, kind courtesy Asha Sharma Samuel Stokes made India his home and participated in......

Four judges sworn in as Supreme Court judges

Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and L Nageshwar Rao were on Friday sworn in as Supreme Court judges, taking the apex court's strength to 29, including Chief Justice T S......

After F-16s, Pak to get nine attack copters from US

The United States is poised to sell nine AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters worth $170 million (Rs 1,130 crore) to Pakistan, weeks after Obama administration decided to provide eight F-16 fighter jets......

No more exchange of old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes

Facing severe attack in the wake of difficulties thrown up by demonetisation, the government on Thursday night extended till December 15 the facility of using old Rs 500 notes in public......

10 points about Google Pixel that should worry Apple

On Tuesday Google made its boldest foray yet into the world of smartphones with the Pixel and Pixel XL. What sets apart these phones? Should the other biggies, notably Apple, be worried? 1.......

Brokerages face Sebi fire in NSEL scam

  Market regulator asks third-party auditors to conduct forensic audit as brokers’ order books don’t tally with those of the exchange The Securities and Exchange Board of India......

SC directs Mallya to furnish details of all assets

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Vijay Mallya and family members to furnish details of all assets in India and abroad to the banks in a sealed cover. The Supreme Court on Tuesday......

'Great danger India will waste its demographic dividend'

'... for two reasons: the poor quality of education, and the low rate of female participation in the labour force.' 'Unless something is done quickly to remedy these problems, India will just have......

The Critic Versus The Fanboy: Debating Batman vs Superman

Raja Sen hated Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice and debates his reasons with Satyajit Chetri, who totally loved it. IMAGE: Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck in Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice.......

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,......

Birthday Special: The A to Z of Amitabh Bachchan

Happy birthday, Amitabh Bachchan! We re-publish a special first carried on Rediff.com in November 2009. There are actors, and there are stars, and there are those who end up dwarfing the industry......

Satyajit Ray's Feluda turns 50

While Calcutta has transitioned to Kolkata, Satyajit Ray's detective, Feluda, has remained unchanged in the Bengali consciousness Here’s a mystery for Prodosh C Mitter to solve. How can a......

Birthday Special: The A to Z of Aamir Khan

Sukanya Verma gives us 26 reasons why we love Aamir Khan! In actor Benedict Cumberbatch's words, 'The further you get away from yourself, the more challenging it is. Not to be in your comfort zone......

MCA forces BCCI to change Ranji schedule; match in TN rescheduled

A Group B Ranji Trophy match between Odisha and Jharkhand, which was scheduled to be played in Dindigul, in Tamil Nadu, from December 7, will be rescheduled. "It is going to be shifted to alternate......

Ranji: Karnataka, TN secure big wins; Mumbai in command

IMAGE: Karnataka’s R Vinay Kumar celebrates a wicket. Photograph: PTI. Fancied Karnataka notched up a comprehensive 189-run win over Vidarbha in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match......

SC defers hearing on BCCI's review plea against Lodha reforms

'The judgment is unconstitutional and contrary to many binding precedents of this Court and adversely affects and nullifies the fundamental rights granted to citizens under Article 19(1)(c) of the......

WC Qualifiers: England, Germany cruise to victories

Southgate starts England reign with win IMAGE: England players celebrate after Daniel Sturridge scored the opening goal against Malta. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Gareth Southgate's......

Champions League PIX: Aguero hat-trick leads City; Monaco stun Tottenham

Aguero hat-trick helps Man City trounce Moenchengladbach IMAGE: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League match against VfL Borussia Moenchengladbach at......
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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj`s intervention helps Egyptian woman weighing 500 kg get visa

New Delhi: She has come to people's aid many times before and she did it again. A bed-ridden Egyptian woman weighing 500 kg was on Tuesday... ...

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Gearing up space robots with metallic glass

-By David Szondy In a quest to give robots human-like grace even in the frozen wastes of space, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is looking... ...

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Amma laid to rest in Chennai's Marina Beach

The mass leader, popularly known as Amma, was undergoing treatment in Chennai's Apollo Hospital for the past 72 days. (ANI) Former Tamil Nadu... ...

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Not only 'Izzat', Jayalalithaa acted in this Bollywood film too

Prev Jayalalithaa in 'Izzat' and'Man Mauji'. Pic/YouTube The late Jayalalithaa, who carved a niche for herself in Kollywood and politics,... ...

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MCA forces BCCI to change Ranji schedule; match in TN rescheduled

A Group B Ranji Trophy match between Odisha and Jharkhand, which was scheduled to be played in Dindigul, in Tamil Nadu, from December 7, will be... ...

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