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When A P J Abdul Kalam met Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual guru and head of the Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sansthan of Swaminarayan sect, passed into the ages on August 13.Among the many millions of people Pramukh......

Why bhakts are thrilled about this book

Tavleen Singh' book is less of a Hindutva-loving diatribe against the Dynasty than its detractors suggest, but it is still hard to agree with much of what she writes, says Vir Sanghvi. Before we go......

Why the battle for Sanskrit needs to be joined

'It is a great misfortune that the Nehruvian Stalinists of India have colluded with the grand project of demeaning and destroying Sanskrit.' 'Today, the number of Sanskritists in India is low, and......

Chhota Rajan's revenge

Gangster Chhota Rajan, arrested in Bali on Monday and who is likely to be extradited to India, was not one to forgive or forget easily. Mumbai’s foremost crime writer S Hussain Zaidi recalls......

When Kalam got a hotline call just before Agni launch!

Just hours before the Agni missile was to be tested in 1989, its pioneer A P J Abdul Kalam received a hotline phone call from a top government official indicating tremendous pressure by the United......

Indian tutors to teach UK students online

A Bangalore-based online tuition firm had tied up with publisher HarperCollins to provide off-shored tuition facilities to British students.TutorVista, the online teaching outfit, is aiming to......

Kalam's word of caution on 'Make in India'

His views are expressed in the soon-to-be published "Advantage India: From Challenge to Opportunity", one of the last books written by Kalam Late President A P J Abdul Kalam was a tad cautious......

Rupert Murdoch preparing to step down as Fox CEO

Some key investors have been warming to the idea that Murdoch (Jr) has the ability to run Fox Rupert Murdoch, the 84-year-old chief executive of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, is preparing to step......

News Corp acquires 25% stake in PropTiger.com

Rupert Murdoch-led News Corp has acquired 25 per cent stake in real estate portal PropTiger.com, a leading digital real estate marketing platform in India for $30 million.  The acquisition,......

Riding the wave: Seven leaders of change

Many of the industrialists profiled in the book are no longer riding the wave of success, says Surajeet Das Gupta.There is one problem with journalist Mini Menon's book ‘Riding the......

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,......

Smita Patil: The Woman Behind the Image

'Smita had it all planned out. She was pregnant then and planning to leave Raj Babbar after the baby was born.' In an enthralling new book Smita Patil, A Brief Incandescence (HarperCollins),......

'17 hits in 3 years is a record no one else has achieved'

'It is ironic that the guy who set the standard of stardom was forgotten. It was his death that made us remember him again.' Rajesh Khanna would have been 72 on December 29, 2014. Gautam Chintamani......

S D Burman's proudest moment

'His son had become a composer after all, and one now chased by producers.' 'But while finding peace in one quarter, he had lost it in another. Jet was not a home any more. The room across his was......

When SD Burman thought of leaving Bollywood

During his initial days in Mumbai, composer S D Burman's experiments with music were hit-and-miss affairs so he decided to give up his ambition of composing for Hindi films and......

Sania has done more than anyone else to make India proud: Shah Rukh

IMAGE: The cover of Sania Mirza's book Ace Against Odds. Photograph: Twitter (@MirzaSania). Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan launched the autobiography of tennis star Sania Mirza......

'Life has changed, but I'm still the same person'

Boxing ace Mary Kom expresses hope that her story will inspire Indian women. "Outside a ring there’s a large audience cheering for you, but inside it you are all alone, fighting for yourself.......

Special: The untold story of Indian boxing

At a time when Indian boxing is on an unprecedented high, a book captures the history and essence of the sport in the country, finds Sumit Bhattacharya. M C Mary Kom, the five times world champion......
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When A P J Abdul Kalam met Pramukh Swami Maharaj

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