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Francois Gautier: The spirit of Natchiketa

Have you ever heard the story of Natchiketa?Natchiketa, a young boy, sees his father, a Vedic rishi, give dhanas (offerings) to the gods. "What about me father?" asks Natchiketa."I will donate you......

15 jaw-dropping photos of the week that was

A round-up of our favourite photographs from the week gone by   A woman reads a magazine as she floats in the salt waters of Tus lake in Khakassia region, southwest of the Siberian city of......

'Modi is not entirely free of the RSS, but he is not dictated to'

  'Modi's victory is his own victory. Now what he has done thereafter, it seems to me, leads us to believe that he was a bit too prolific with his promises.' 'One achievement of Modi's I will......

Quake aftermath: Exodus of foreign tourists from Nepal

With more than 10,500 Indians having already returned from this route to go over to their homes in different parts of the country, it is now time for foreigners from various corners of the globe to......

How India can fight cyber terror

Like China, India needs to encourage 'hacker clubs' in view of the challenges of virtual terrorism, says Lieutenant General Prakash Katoch (retd). The use of the Internet has been a boon to crime......

Big question from the Greece crisis: Do history and geography trump economics?

How did Greece, the country of Archimedes and Socrates and Plato and Pythagoras, come to such dire straits, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Like any Indian schoolboy, or should I say any schoolboy......

When retirement beckons

Our real challenge as a country is perhaps to find retirement solutions for people who have not heard about provident funds or pension funds, writes Ajit Balakrishnan. My friend has been......

Greece: A financial slave state

The crushing of this tiny entity by demanding creditors should be a lesson for all countries, warns T N Ninan. Perhaps Angela Merkel knows the Greeks better than their prime minister, Alexis......

Greece offers new proposals to avert default, creditors see hope

Image: Protesters attend a rally in front of the parliament building in Athens. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters     Greece took a step back from the abyss on Monday with the......

How Mumbai Metro is building its brand

Image: Mumbai Metro I. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Mumbai Metro is branding its way into the commuters' daily routine; a novel idea for a city always on the move  Raju......

'Working in Dheepan evolved me as an artist'

Chennai-based theatre artist Kalieaswari Srinivasan was the female lead in the French film Dheepan, directed by the legendary Jacques Audiard (A Prophet). In the picture (left): Kalieaswari......

The Hindi film that charmed the pants off Cannes 2015

Masaan recently screened at the ongoing French film festival and was given a rare five-minute standing ovation.While we fussed about the hair and makeup of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor and......

Review: Tomorrowland plays it safe

Tomorrowland falls short of greatness it was capable of achieving, says Paloma Sharma. Coming The Incredibles and Ratatouille director Brad Bird, Disney's Tomorrowland is an over two-hour......

Cannes Diaries: Will Richa Chadha's Masaan win the top prize?

The Indo-French production received much applause at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. Masaan (Fly Away Solo) is director Neeraj Ghaywan’s first feature film being premiered at the ongoing......

Review: While We're Young is the first great film of 2015

It is a film worth watching and recommending and loving, like a novel you can’t wait to lend to friends you care about, says Raja Sen Ben Stiller will turn 50 this year. Stiller, the......

France hail showman Tsonga as new Noah

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga may bear a striking resemblance with the young Muhammad Ali but France like to seem him more as the new Yannick Noah.The energetic 22-year-old, who knocked out another puncher in......

Age behind them, Zidane and Co eye the Cup

Zinedine Zidane and company will start finding out whether they are still young enough to dream, when France face Switzerland in their World Cup opener tomorrow.The 34-year-old midfielder and a few......

Armstrong cruising as Valverde is forced out

Young Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde quit the Tour de France midway through an uneventful 13th stage between Miramas and Montpellier on Friday. The 24-year-old who beat race leader Lance......

Pennetta shocks Pierce

Young Flavia Pennetta of Italy scored a major upset when shedemolished fourth seed Mary Pierce of France in straight sets tostorm into the semi-finals of the $140,000 WTA tournament in Hyderabad on......

5 odds Froome fought-off to make history at Tour de France

Chris Froome of Great Britain and Team Sky celebrates his overall victory with a glass of champagne during the 21st stage of the 2015 Tour de France, a 109.5 km stage between Sevres and Paris......
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Swiss at heart

She sat on a park bench enveloped by an off-handedly beautiful landscape that Switzerland so routinely dishes out to visitors. Lake Geneva, the... ...

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Unearthing new gems

Ars Wenger, coming up on his 19th anniversary as manager of Arsenal, is now in his 52nd year in professional soccer. He has probably heard more... ...

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Adam Yates becomes first British winner of San Sebastian Classic

Adam Yates became the first British winner of the San Sebastian Classic on Saturday with the Orica rider also claiming his maiden title at the... ...

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A very ironic video was the first one ever played on MTV 34 years ago

Island Records At 12:01am on August 1, 1981, history was made when MTV, the first 24-hour video music channel, launched onto our television sets... ...

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As the new season is about to begin, here is a club-by-club preview of all teams

Club-by-club preview ahead of the start of the Premier League season on August 8: File Photo Club-by-club preview ahead of the start of... ...

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