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'Shantaram' returns to Leopold

Had the terrorists come five hours earlier, I wouldn't be here talking to you," says Gregory David Roberts, the Australian author of the novel Shantaram, oft-considered a foreigner's Ode to Mumbai.......

'Keep the faith with India and Bombay'

'Keep the faith with India and the city I love, Bombay,' author Gregory David Roberts pleads on his web site. The Melbourne, Australia-born Roberts who, since escaping from Pentridge Prison has......

'I found a lot of love in India'

Once upon a time, in his home country Australia, Gregory David Roberts was known as a gentleman bandit. Roberts, who had got into drugs after his marriage failed and his wife took away their......

Why the Sanjay Dutt case highlights need for jail reforms

Our jails are not reforming inmates but are turning into inhuman system of heaping punishment, says Mahesh Vijapurkar. It is common knowledge that jails are no picnic spots. The conditions there......

RLD supremo's kin sentenced in Iranian dealing

Vikramaditya Singh, son-in-law of Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Ajit Singh, has been sentenced to six months of home confinement by a United States court and now faces deportation after he was caught in......

The IPL's capitalist ideology

IPL is a metaphor for a new India - crass, brash and razzmatazz - but it is in big trouble, says Gurcharan Das. The recently concluded IPL has been a non-stop party that lasted for six weeks, to......

The 400 richest Americans

The nine-figure fortune won't get you much mention these days, at least not on these pages. This year, for the first time, everyone in The Forbes 400 has at least $1 billion. The collective net......

Cheap Revolution is here! It may kill tech giants

Free Software. Bargain chips. The always-on Internet. Today's tech giants are in danger. The Next Big Thing has already begun. William Coleman doesn't need to make another fortune in high-tech. He......

Why our education system needs a fix!

'He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.' ~ Friedrich NietzschePink Floyd's We don't need no education was not just a song of a genre or a generation. It became an anthem for a......

How India can produce big-bang innovations

Part I: Can India produce billion-dollar innovations? In the second of this 4-part series, Arindam Banerji discusses what will it take Indian scientists and technologists to start producing......

Madge in Mumbai

Thepop singeralong with director husband Guy Ritchie (left), and Shantaram author Gregory David Roberts at Ambedkarnagar, Colaba in South...

PIX: Jeetendra, Anil Kapoor celebrate Sridevi's Padma Shri

Sahara group chief Subroto Roy organised a bash for Sridevi to celebrate her Padma Shri award at the Sahara Hotel in Mumbai on April 23. The actress cut a medal cake while her friends --......

PIX: Bollywood runs the Mumbai Marathon

The 10th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon was a star-studded affair, as several actors joined in and ran for Mumbai on January 20. Brand ambassador John Abraham was seen waving at the crowds at......

SPOTTED! Oprah meets Shantaram author

Oprah Winfrey, who landed in Mumbai on Monday, has been shooting for her new travel show Next Chapter and partying with the city's swish set.We spotted the celebrity talk show host in Colaba, South......

The Coolest Cowboys of all time!

The cowboy is possibly one of Hollywood's greatest inventions. The hat-wearing, hard-drinking cowboys, mythified by the American Westerns, were not coy boys; they were men who didn't hanker for......

CL PHOTOS: Brilliant Bayern, Barcelona reach semis

Neymar double helps brilliant Barcelona down PSG Neymar of Barcelona celebrates with Daniel Alves (front) as he scores their second goal against Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou. Photograph: David......

Champions League PHOTOS: Messi treble sets goals record; Chelsea, City win

Photos from the Champions League matches played across Europe on Tuesday. Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates on scoring enroute to breaking the Champions Leaague record for most goals on Tuesday.......

ISL: Balwant, Elano help Chennaiyin edge past hosts Goa

Chennaiyin FC edged past hosts Goa FC 2-1 in a pulsating Hero Indian Super League encounter, as forward Balwant Singh, who scored for the visitors, became the first Indian......

Italian Open: Shiv Kapur shoots 69, tied 14th

Indian golfer Shiv Kapur played out yet a steady second round of three-under 69 that kept him in touch with the leaders at the BMW Italian Open in Torino. Kapur, whose five-under 67 on first day......

Milestones to Test match #2000

As India and England prepare to square off in the first Test of the four-match series at Lord's, Rajneesh Gupta presents the many landmarks on the road to the 2000th match of cricket's longest......
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Who has joined? Who has been retained? Who is the coach?

The deadline for Indian Super League (ISL) clubs to retain players has ended - and now the eight clubs will have the draft and auction to rebuild... ...

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First Harvest Financial Partners in Launch of Legal Medical Cannabis Documentary Initiative

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ISL clubs stumped as foreign players make outrageous demands

Panaji: More than half, if not more, of the players who grabbed attention in the opening edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) will not be... ...

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JLL Names International Directors for 2015

Comments June 30, 2015 - Chicago, IL JLL (NYSE: JLL) announced today that 37 colleagues across the world at JLL and LaSalle Investment Management... ...

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What's love got to do with it?

when a posse of media interns, running harder than they ever had in their lives, relayed the news from inside the US Supreme Court to media... ...

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