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India's embrace of mediocrity

IMAGE: One of India's famed IITs. Photograph for representation only. Indians thrive in ordinariness -- from academia and science to business and military power. Sports is just an apt metaphor,......

An Olympics without a smile

'As each week brings fresh tales of the woes of Rio on the eve of the Olympics, I wonder whether my friends had a foreboding that the Gods of the Olympics will bring only misfortunes to their......

The Man Who Lived for the Story

ARTHUR J PAISOctober 22, 1949 - January 8, 2016. IMAGE: Arthur J Pais, Editor, India Abroad and, on a trip to Russia. Photograph: Mabel E Pais   Even though I knew him for nearly......

A mysterious country that has baffled the world

'Ne Win kept good relations with the Nehru family even though he did nothing to do business with India.' 'When Indira Gandhi was assassinated, Ne Win took off to an undisclosed destination, leading......

'I get to see my wife only twice or thrice a year'

In a special series, looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Tapeshwar Ram, who has hand-pulled a rickshaw on the streets of Kolkata for 30 years. He works 7 days a week......

REVIEW! The Rs 36.50 lakh MINI Countryman

The not-so-mini MINI Countryman is the first 5-door model from the company under BMW ownership and also the only model which isn’t manufactured in the UK. Positioned as a crossover SUV, the......

Arjun, Shraddha wrap up NY schedule of Half Girlfriend

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor have finished shooting for Half Girlfriend in New York. The Ishqzaade actor shared an......

The Genius behind Gadar: Ek Prem Katha

'Dharmendra doesn't realise he is such a great man. According to him, he is just a schoolmaster's son.' 'Sunny speaks very little and has huge respect for his father. Whenever he is in the room,......

Malaika holidays in Maldives with son Arhaan

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Malaika Arora is holidaying in Maldives with her son Arhaan and the mother-son duo are having a gala time. The leggy......

'Everybody in class wants to sit next to me'

'The best thing after Dhanak released is that we are called Chotu and Pari in school, not by our real names.' Dhanak child stars Hetal Gada and Krrish Chhabria look back at their beautiful......

'No one was talking about drug abuse in our cinema'

'Initially, there was no Punjab in my film. I just wanted to do a film on drug abuse because it was a problem that bothered me.' 'Alia had to go through a lot in playing the character. We had to be......

This Indian Navyman ran the toughest marathon on earth

Not everyone completes the Badwater Marathon, Breeze Sharma did so, the fastest Indian's Laxmi Negi spoke to the Indian Navyman to find out how he did it. Not every man survives a......

ISL: Pune City play out draw with Kerala Blasters

IMAGE: FC Pune City’s Mohamed Sissoko, centre, scores against Kerala Blasters. Photograph: ISL. Cedric Hengbart scored the fastest goal of the third edition of Indian Super League but that......

Pique to quit Spain team after latest controversy

Influential Spain defender Gerard Pique has said he will retire from international soccer after the 2018 World Cup, because he is "tired" of the criticism levelled at him from supporters. The......

V V S Laxman on the Magic of Cricket

'If fame, money and comfort are the only factors that drive us, then we are playing cricket for entirely the wrong reasons.' IMAGE: V V S Laxman celebrates his double century in the memorable Eden......

Lessons from US Open champion Kerber's journey...

IMAGE: The 2016 US Open Women's Singles champion Angelique Kerber of Germany poses with her trophy. Photograph: Michael Reaves/Getty Images. Angelique Kerber climaxed a dream season at the US Open......
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