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The Phantoms of Chittagong

Bihar is a strange state. Some 2,500 years ago, Gautama Buddha wandered there for more than 80 years, propounding the gospel of love and Ahimsa. At that time, it was the most culturally and......

When Gods lose their immunity...

'There are several stories in the Mahabharata where kings drunk on their power are banished to hell.''The story of Krishna and Kamsa is a case in point and the Ramayana, at its very core, is a......

'Why are Hindus controlling the Mahabodhi temple?'

'The Mahabodhi temple is the only example in the world where a religion's most sacred place is controlled by people belonging to another religion.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the......

Holy cows, global and local

'Many scholars have suggested that the importance of the cow and her association with the pantheon grew with the growing influence of the cult of Krishna,' says Arundhuti Dasgupta.Illustration:......

BJP hopes to shake up Tamil politics this week

The party is looking at Amit Shah’s visit to Tamil Nadu and the PM’s to Sri Lanka to boost its expansions efforts in the state for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, reports Archis Mohan. The......

Kelkar's syllogistic error

Vijay Kelkar should know that Nyaya, the science of reasoning, expounded by Gautama, is unforgiving. If you do not follow its strict rules, it makes you create nonsense out of sense.That at least......

Rail Budget: New slogans, fancy acronyms mask disappointing facts

Suresh Prabhu is trapped in the 'rhetoric of his own government'.   The otherwise technocratic Suresh Prabhu had to seek refuge in words more than numbers while presenting his second Railway......

Chemical hub must come up near a port: Buddhadeb

The proposed chemical hub in West Bengal, which won't come up in Nandigram because of violence there, has to be set up near a port, state Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said on Wednesday."I......

BSNL to set up cable landing station in WB

The Centre has asked BSNL to studythe feasibility of setting up country's fourth submarine cable landing station on the eastern coast of Haldia in West Bengal.In a letterto West Bengal Chief......

Now, medical transcription for the blind

Transtek, a city-based healthcare business process outsourcing organisation, on Saturday launched medical transcription training for the blind for the first time in India.The company launched the......

Coming soon: A biopic on the Buddha

The story of Gautama Buddha will soon play itself out on a big screen near you.According to a report in The New York Times, the life of the prince turned spiritual leader from the sixth century BC......

'The film industry has forgotten Ashok Kumar'

'My father would have liked Piku and PINK.''I don't think he would have liked item songs though.' She's a legend's daughter. Acting is in her genes, but she only won her first award at the age of......

Review: Moodar Koodam is hilarious

Comedy and satire are beautifully interwoven in Moodar Koodam with excellent support from the cast, opines S Saraswathi. The enthusiastic response of audiences to films such as......

Review: Jo Dooba So Paar lacks imagination

Shaikh Ayaz writes Jo Dooba So Par: Its Love in Bihar is made with little imagination. Post YOUR reviews here!Written and directed by Praveen Kumar with little imagination, insight and spunk, this......

Who could be Gowariker's Buddha?

Now Ashutosh Gowariker has announced a worldwide hunt for a fresh face for his new Buddha movie, an epic tale of young prince Siddhartha who went on to be Gautama Buddha. And even if Ashu says he......

Mongia is OK Dinghy world champ

On a historic day for sailing in India, Nitin Mongia was crownedworld champion in a single-handed sailboat,in the OK Dinghy World Championships in Panaji, Goa, on Thursday.The Mumbai ace made sure......
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Criminal carrying reward of Rs 25,000 held

The Khoda Police has arrested a rewarded criminal who was also an active member of the notorious Anil Dujana gang.The police said they had declared... ...
Amit Shah arrives at Navashakti Samavesha two hours late

BJP national president Amit Shah arrived in Yadgir, Karnataka, to participate in the Navashakti Samavesha on Sunday, but two hours late. Shah paid... ...
Three held for robbing trader at gun-point in Ghaziabad

Police arrested three people for robbing a trader last year at gun-point and recovered part of the loot, officials said here today.Narendra Kumar... ...
Buddha statue stolen, Dalits stage protest

A statue of Gautama Buddha was stolen from a village in Muzaffarnagar district, triggering protest by Dalits, police said today. The statue was... ...
Lucidly informative Coromandel, A Personal History... exposes Charles Allen's love for the Raj

Title: Coromandel, A Personal History of South India Author: Charles Allen Publisher: Little Brown, 2017 As a devoted reader of Charles Allen,... ...

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