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Sword used during 1857 rebellion goes on sale in UK

The sword was gifted to Field Marshal Sir Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde, who was commander in chief of the relief operation to free the city of Lucknow from the control of the......

Myanmar's top army brass to visit Delhi for anti-rebel strategy

The military delegation will be in Delhi “shortly” and confer with top Indian Army officials as well as those in the ministry of external affairs to evolve a road map for a......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

Weapons on ship were meant for anti-piracy ops: AdvanFort

A top official of the United States-based firm AdvanFort that owns the ship that has been detained off the coast of Tamil Nadu has claimed that all arms and ammunition on board are licensed and......

Globalisation of Golconda

Part I: The local and global in Hyderabad's developmentShri Narasimha Rao would have known that Hyderabad, and its predecessor kingdom of Golconda, had their own 'Look East Policy'. I discovered......

CEO pay: How about $6.5 mn a year for life?

Fat cat chief executives are almost always used as Exhibit A in the national debate about the rich getting richer.Bolstering that case is a growing body of evidence showing that a burgeoning cohort......

The 400 Richest Americans

For the third consecutive year the rich got richer. In this, the 24th annual edition of The Forbes 400, the collective net worth of America's wealthiest climbed $125 billion, to $1.13 trillion.All......

Why the world must watch out for India, China

It may not top the must-see list of many tourists. But to appreciate Shanghai's ambitious view of its future, there is no better place than the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, a glass-and-metal......

UK rail queries may be answered in India

Britain plans to shift the nation's rail enquiries service to India under a secret plan to save up to 10 million, says the Guardian. According to documents leaked to the Guardian, "train operators......

'I am not comfortable singing all kinds of songs'

William Shakespeare may have many followers who agree with his What's in a name but Tochi Raina is definitely not one of them. The singer from Punjab, who sang the foot-tapping Dev D......

Will Avatar change the way we see 3D cinema?

We might be excited about watching 3D films at our neighbourhood multiplexes pretty much every other week now, but the process has been around for quite a while. Way back in the 1890s, William......

The biggest comeback concert, ever

Michael Jackson has been written off for a while now.His recording collaboration with will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas was a bummer, he had such a bad case of stagefright at the 2006 World Music......

Superman can still fly!

How time flies, and yet -- like Alice on her Wonderland treadmill -- remains firmly anchored in place.Twenty-eight years ago, when Superman first flew across the collective consciousness of......

No red carpet welcome for Head of State

In an utterly mediocre week at the box-office, Head Of State received no red carpet welcome. Though it was the most popular film in North America, it harnessed just about $14 million in three days.......

Yuvraj guides India to victory over Ireland

ScorecardRESULT: India 210-5 (46 ovs)beat Ireland 207 all out (47.5)by FIVE WICKETS.Yuvraj Singh 50 not out(75b, 3x4), Yusuf Pathan 30 not out (24b, 2x4, 3x6)India beat Ireland by five wickets to......

Martin takes five to give NZ control

- ScorecardChris Martin claimed five wickets andKane Williamson and Jesse Ryder hit centuriesto help New Zealandpush forvictory against India, on Day 4 of the first Test at the Sardar Patel stadium......

Cronje had also made match-fixing offer in 1996: Gibbs

Herschelle Gibbs has claimed in his controversial autobiography, To the Point that former South Africa captain Hansie Cronje had made an offer to the team to fix a match in India in 1996. However,......

CWG updates: Poonia leads sweep of women's discus

- Images from the Games: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Medals TallyKrishna Poonia led an unprecedented sweep of all the women's discus throw medals at the Commonwealth......

CWG update, Day 1: Sukhen gives India 2nd silver

Hamizan Amirul Ibrahim won the men's 56-kg weightlifting event to claim Malaysia's first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Monday.Ibrahim set a new Games mark of 116 kg in the snatch to claim......
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Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than... ...

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Gregory the museum builder

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Sri Lanka, July 29 -- All over the colonial empire of the... ...

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Rockets on Pakistan Fired his Career

CHENNAI: In the corner of a museum in the headquarters of the Eastern Command of the Indian Army at Fort William in Kolkata is a a rocket-pod and... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Rockets-on-Pakistan-Fired-his-Career/2015/07/29/article2945917.ece
Northern Empire and Sonoro to Extend Phase 1 Hilltop Exploration Program

From the Wires Jul. 28, 2015 05:30 PM VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/28/15 -- Northern Empire Resources Corp. (TSX... ...

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Tharoor, the company was greatest evil, not the Empire

Shashi Tharoor's criticism of Britain in a debate at Oxford Union last summer is now a YouTube hit on the Internet. It drew appreciation from Prime... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150727/nation-current-affairs/article/tharoor-company-was-greatest-evil-not-empire

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