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Why do we honour Ashoka and not Tipu?

'Ashoka the Great did not slaughter foreigners or Muslims when he conquered Kalinga. It was Oriya-speaking Hindus whom he butchered by the tens of thousands. But Ashoka is called Great, and his......

The Great Indian Milieu on WhatsApp

'The whats app messages came as a tsunami on to dry, sparse, corroded, forgotten parts of the brain. Thoughts, memories, faces and long erased episodes were irrigated once again and with that came......

Why the BJP lost: 5 reasons from 'expat' Biharis

'The greatness of Indian democracy is that it never lets any political pundit master the pulse of the electorate. Sometimes people vote for change and sometimes they vote for the status quo.'......

Gandhi, Modi among most admired leaders worldwide

Great leaders inspire by setting examples that others want to follow. Many of the top leaders, past and present, are in business or politics, and are making their mark on generations. But which......

Gandhi's great-granddaughter faces fraud charges in South Africa

A 45-year-old great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi has been accused of defrauding two businessmen of more than Rs 5.38 crore in South Africa. Ashish Lata Ramgobin appeared in the Durban......

How effective communication can take companies to great heights

Social media usage is now ubiquitous outside and inside companies. These platforms offer a new channel to communicate and interact with stakeholders, say experts Company A had a problem. Some......

Tata Motors nets Lionel Messi as brand ambassador

Associating with a celebrity is a first in the company’s decades-long historySoccer great Lionel Messi will become the face of Tata Motors’ passenger vehicles portfolio. The Argentinian......

Power-packed TrailBlazer to compete with Fortrunner, Endeavour

The Chevrolet TrailBlazer is the most powerful SUV in its class and offers great road presence posing a threat to the Toyota Fortuner and new Ford Endeavour in the premium SUV space, says Faisal......

Gujjubhai the great!

Gujarat was among the earliest civilisations in the sub-continent, dating back four millennia, notes Shreekant Sambrani. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, in a traditional Gujarati......

Stylish & safe, the new Ford Figo is a great hatchback

The second generation Ford Figo offers the best of safety, performance, technology and styling, emerging as a complete hatchback, finds Faisal Ali Khan of The first generation......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

Why is Salman worried about Aamir?

What happened with Aamir? He isn't serious na?" Even as rumours swirl about the great Salman Khan-Aamir Khan fallout, came this anxious query from the former. Aamir was recently injured on the sets......

Review: Guddu Ki Gun is hilarious

Guddu Ki Gun is a sex comedy with funny one-liners and great performances from Kunal Khemmu and Sumit Vyas, writes Prasanna Zore. As the film begins, one wonders what an A-grade actor like......

The Top 10 Time Travel Movies

On Back To The Future Day, Raja Sen lists his favourite movies on time travel. Which is the greatest movie about time travel? That may be one of the most rhetorical questions as the brain floods......

'It feels great to be part of something never tried before'

'We shot the action sequences for 25 days at a stretch, 14 hours everyday.'  'I had to wear the full uniform -- including the belt, the helmet and boots -- and carry real guns. It was quite......

FIFA seeking life ban for UEFA president Platini

IMAGE: President of UEFA Michel Platini. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Former French football great Michel Platini, until recently seen as the man to lead soccer's governing body FIFA......

Davis Cup final will go ahead: ITF

IMAGE: Captain of Great Britain Leon Smith (right) and Andy Murray discuss tactics. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images The Davis Cup final between Belgium and Britain will go ahead......

Tour Finals PHOTOS: Wawrinka knocks out Murray; Nadal survives Ferrer

IMAGE: Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka celebrates during his match against Great Britain's Andy Murray in their round-robin match at the 02 Arena in London on Friday. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett......

10 sportsmen called to the Elysian fields early

New Zealand rugby union great Jonah Lomu died, aged 40, in Wellington on Wednesday. Lomu, who scored 37 tries in 63 matches for New Zealand between 1994 and 2002, had been diagnosed with a rare......

All Blacks rugby legend Jonah Lomu dead at 40

IMAGE: All Blacks rugby great Jonah Lomu. Photograph: Sandra Mu/Getty Images Rugby great Jonah Lomu, the game's first global superstar whose speed and power terrorised opponents, died unexpectedly......
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