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Noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh dies at 99

Noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh, one of the finest Indian writers in English in contemporary times, died in Delhi on Thursday at the age of 99. The veteran writer, who was ill, passed......

'Sanskrit must be janbhasha; it's not a language of Brahmins alone'

Many feel that Indian languages are in a mess and what one witnesses is a mixture of English, Persian and Arabic in our regional languages. The question is, how do we purify Indian languages and......

China honours Indian journalist with highest award for foreigners

Ravi Shankar, a senior Indian journalist working with a leading state-run English newspaper, was presented with 'Friendship Award', China's highest honour for foreign experts for their contribution......

Gambhir to play for English county side Essex Eagles

In his bid to make a comeback into the Indian team, senior opener Gautam Gambhir will be plying his trade for the English county side Essex for the remainder of the English domestic......

How the Bose family discovered Netaji had a child

'Our daughter's name is ANITA-BRIGITTE. She should actually bear the name of AMITA, but the German authorities would have certainly objected to such an unusual name so we chose the name Anita which......

New Apple iOS update: Siri now understands Indian English

The latest update for Apple's iOS operating system from iPhones and iPads now provides Indian English support to its digital personal assistant Siri marking the country's growing importance as......

Soon, Google content in local Indian languages

To expand the reach of the Internet to the 60 per cent non-English speaking people in the country, Google India has initiated an Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), a group of stakeholders in......

Want to live abroad? Best ways to get a citizenship

A number of countries allow you to become citizens by investing in government-approved projects or real estate or by buying bonds. Image: Many countries are offering long-term visas for......

Why I am fida about Baba Ramdev's products

Baba Ramdev may be controversy's child, yet he has a fan following not just in India, but almost all over the world.Sanjeev Nayyar recounts why he is fida about Patanjali products. IMAGE: Ramdev......

The pain of innovation

The power to cause societal pain, at least to some segments of society, is intrinsic to the nature of technological innovation, says Ajit Balakrishnan. Whenever the talk about innovation bubbles up......

Vote: Predict The Stage winner!

India's first English language talent hunt in the music genre, The Stage, is ready with its five finalists. Judges Vishal Dadlani, Ehsaan Noorani, Monica Dogra and Devraj Sanyal have given......

Like the first poster of Kapoor & Sons?

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: While the trailer of Kapoor & Sons will be released on February 10, the first official poster has been unveiled. Director......

PIX: Amy Jackson's glamorous life!

Happy birthday, Amy! Only seven movies old, Amy Jackson has already dabbled in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu cinema. All the more commendable considering the British beauty started out as a teenager......

Supertstar Rajinikanth awarded Padma Vibhushan

The latest updates from the film industry. The Thalaiva of Indian cinema Rajinikanth will be honoured with the second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, for his contribution to the......

The 330 films I saw in 2015

'In 2015 I watched films in so many places. I attended several film festivals around the world -- Berlin, Tribeca (New York), Telluride, Toronto, Zurich, Mumbai, Dharamsala and Goa,' says Aseem......

Dhoni takes a dig: 'It was more English wicket than Indian'

 'It was more like an English wicket. There was spongy bounce, and variable pace.'  IMAGE: India's Suresh Raina is bowled by Sri Lanka's Dasun Shanaka in the first T20 International......

When the EPL stars wished Indian fans on Diwali...

  Keeping pace with the changing times, star players of English Premier League giants Manchester United, Arsenal FC and Manchester City wished their vast Indian fan base on the occasion of......

British Council to brush up Indian umpires' English skills

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli (left) speaks to the umpire during IPL 8. Photograph: BCCI In an effort to enhance communication skills of the umpires, the Board of Control for......

Warner defends 'speak English' comment; fined over row with Rohit

Shane Watson of Australia and Rohit Sharma of India exchange words after an overthrow during the One Day International match between Australia and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.......

English experience will help Indians in Australia tour: Laxman

VVS Laxman with Sourav Ganguly. Photograph: PTI VVS Laxman said that the English experience would help the cricketers do well in the gruelling Australia tour that precedes the World Cup. "I'm sure......
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Call for unity of secular minds

Writer and former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi has exhorted all secular-minded people to unite against religious fundamentalism. Inaugurating... ...

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Rolling stone gathers Joss

A tete-a-tete with the soul songstress, where she shares tales from her childhood and Botswana. My computer rarely works, it never charges," says... ...

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High on confidence, India to go for the kill

Calcutta/Visakhapatnam: India's T20 puzzle is falling into place. With barely a month to go for the World T20, India's playing XI in the shortest... ...

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The paradise lost

Whenever there is conflict anywhere in the world, there are tragedies that when recalled and remembered bring tears back into the eyes of the... ...

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How good are the new bunch of Indian English fiction writers?

Likewise, publishing giant Penguin Random House too is focussed on fiction in India in a big way. "In the fiction segment we continue to look for... ...

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