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Olympic torch plays hide and seek in US

Fearing violent anti-China protests from Tibetans and human rights activists and possible skirmishes between anti- and pro-Beijing demonstrators, authoritiesin San Francisco, California,changed and......

Rafting down the Ganga, for a cause

IMAGE: Team leader Surinder Khatri on one of the rafts during the expedition. 'Kanpur and Hoogly district are the most polluted on the Ganga.' 'Records say there are alligators in the Ganga. It is......

What President told India's young military technocrats

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called for constant defence technology upgrades for India to maintain an edge in military capability over its adversaries. Mukherjee made the call to young......

11 Indian lensmen in top photo award race

Eleven Indian photographers have been named on the shortlist of the world’s biggest photography competition, the Sony World Photography Awards 2015.The award, which recognises the world's......

The truth behind the assassination of Gandhiji

'Godse is no more, but the mindset which gave birth to such distorted philosophy is unfortunately still with us,' notes Gandhian Chunibhai Vaidya. The killer of Gandhiji and his apologists sought......

How companies sell in Naxal areas

Potanara is a village 40 km on the road from Bastar to Jagdalpur. It is small and dusty; the villagers, men and women, old and young, all look impoverished. There are not more than five shops......

Olympics: A showcase of China's prosperity

China's monumental showcase, the Olympics, begins on the auspicious Chinese "eighth of the eighth" - August 8, 2008, at 8 pm. Since it won the Olympic bid in 2001, it has pulled out all the stops......

In India, death to global business

On the night of Apr 24, a group of 300 men and women, armed with bows and arrows and sickles and led by gun-wielding commanders, emerged swiftly and silently from the dense forest in India's......

Knowledge economy put on the MAT

Given its potential as a growth driver for the economy, the knowledge sector had its share of long-term bets and short-term hedges in Budget 2007-08. Though the finance minister did not reveal any......

Drucker for dummies

The perils of developing a social science are perhaps best captured in the fault lines between theory and practice. Grand theories, broad in sweep and scope, often come a cropper when applied to......

The Yawntastic Four

If this film had been made a couple of decades ago, we might have sat transfixed, our bright smiles (and the Human Torch's, well, heat) lighting up the dark, applause-smattered theatre.As it......

Review: Fantastic Four is substandard fare

Fantastic Four is a disappointing reboot of a disappointing superhero franchise, says Nishi Tiwari. Their massive box office collections notwithstanding, the Fantastic Four films have consistently......

If Fantastic Four was made in Bollywood

Just the thought of having desi stars as Fantastic, Sue Storm and the rest of their mates is making our head spin with anticipation! Four science explorers, when hit by cosmic rays, develop......

The Top 10 Moments from the Oscars 2015

The rather drab 87th Academy awards wasn't without its share of high points.It wasn’t the finest, funniest event, but the Oscars gave out more well-deserved awards this year than they......

Fantastic Four 2 is predictable

It's what every film dreams of; getting under the skin of its protagonist to the extent that it is an extension of the character.Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer accomplishes this......

London moves into final month of Olympics preparations

London moved into the final month of preparations for its Olympic Games on Wednesday with a new landmark to greet visitors, and a warning that some others would not be welcome. London Mayor Boris......

Rogge says he trusts Brazil on Games security

Brazil will find ways to ensure the safety of Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President said on Thursday, after an outbreak of violence raised questions over......

Vancouver 2010 Games torch lit in Olympia

The torch relay for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics got underway on Thursday, with the sun's rays igniting the silver torch during a brief break in the clouds at the ancient Olympic stadium. It......

Beijing torch climbs the Great Wall

Doves flew and confetti rained down as the Olympic torch was carried along the ancient Great Wall on a misty Thursday morning, the eve of Games that China hopes will demonstrate its modern-day......

Torch cheered through Tiananmen Square

Euphoric crowds chanting "Go Olympics, Go Beijing" cheered the Olympic flame through Tiananmen Square on Wednesday at the end of its troubled global relay.- The Olympic torch: Peace and......
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Kiphire-Shamator bear scars of violence

Both Kiphire and Shamator towns, where violence spiralled beyond the control, during the past 48 hours, continue to simmer with fear and anger as... ...

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Going solo

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A Noose Around The BJP's Neck

The BJP wants dalits to accomplish its hindutva agenda but not radical dalits that could spoil its broth. Memorializing Ambedkar or going gaga over... ...

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The malaise of religiosity

The demolition of the Babri Masjid was an act of absolute perfidy, which should make all Indians hang their heads in shame, writes Indian President... ...

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Rio Carnival conquers Zika fears with repellant and samba

With crazy costumes, pulsating music -- and a dab of mosquito repellent -- the Rio Carnival's top performers swatted aside Zika worries Sunday to... ...

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