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Remembering diplomat Venkat Rao

August 7 marks a month since the Indian embassy in Kabul was attacked. Aziz Haniffa mourns the death of Venkat Rao, a star of the Indian Foreign Service, in that attackMany of us in the Washington,......

The Great Escape: India's unsung war heroes

Three Indian Air Force fighter pilots held as Prisoners of War in a jail in Rawalipindi made a heroic escape. They reached as far as the Pak-Afghan border in Pakistan’s Wild West -- within......

Indian author Sushmita Banerjee shot dead in Afghanistan

Indian national Sushmita Banerjee, whose memoir about her dramatic escape from the Taliban was turned into a Bollywood film, was shot dead in Afghanistan by militants, police said on Thursday.......

Indian American doctor thanks US, Afghan rescuers

Indian-American doctor Dilip Joseph, who was rescued from Taliban's captivity in a daring operation in Afghanistan has thanked the US and Afghan forces for saving his life, after the physician......

Rescued from Taliban, Indian American doc to return home

After being rescued in a daring military operation from Taliban captivity, an Indian American doctor who was involved in training local medical professionals in Afghanistan, is set to return home.......

Petrol price may be hiked by Rs 3

A hike in diesel and domestic LPG prices has been deferred for now, but an increase in petrol prices later this week looks imminent. An Empowered Group of Minister (EGoM) headed by Finance Minister......

Wild goose chase at biggest tax evader's farm

After more than four years of probe, substantive evidence against Hassan Ali continues to elude investigating agencies. Even after a prolonged investigation by India's top agencies, any......

India's new age serial entrepreneurs

What is common between Romesh Wadhwani, Gururaj Deshpande, Sabeer Bhatia and Krishnan Ganesh? They are not only successful entrepreneurs, but are also successful serial entrepreneurs.A serial......

Tips for last minute filing of tax returns

It's almost the end of the financial year. But, there is always some amount of last minute planning to do before filing the tax returns. Here's a checklist, meant as a handy last-minute......

Is Internet Explorer wary of Chrome?

Even as Microsoft's browser rules the roost when it comes to the number of users, Google Chrome users displayed loyalty with only 35 per cent switch-outs. With no clear preference when it comes......

Aamir, Salman, Kareena: Bollywood's OLDEST college students

In the Bollywood scheme of things, age is as irrelevant as logic. Acting is all about pretending to be someone else. And in Bollywood, it’s not just limited to personality. No matter how old......

Salman, Kareena rough it out in Rajasthan

After Salman Khan handed over his Bigg Boss hosting duties to Farah Khan, he proceeded to the Shekhawati region in northern Rajasthan, famous for its lavish havelis, to shoot the film Bajrangi......

PK, Dhoom 3, Kick: Bollywood's 10 BIGGEST Blockbusters Ever

Actor and hitmaker extraordinaire, Aamir Khan leads the pack!Having crossed the unprecedented Rs 300 crore mark at the Indian box office, Aamir Khan-starrer PK has become the biggest blockbuster of......

Quiz of the day: Where was Khuda Gawah shot?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema! 1. In which country was Khuda Gawah shot? A. Tajikistan......

Exclusive: Knowing Sushmita Banerjee

Indian author Sushmita Banerjee, who was shot dead by militants at her home in Afghanistan, had made a dramatic escape from the Taliban in 1995. She was the subject of a 2003 film called......

World Cup Blog: Is the Indian media conspiring against the Pakistan team?

Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images Pakistan’s star all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez denied Indian media reports which quote him as saying that the team’s......

How Afghan women's cricket is crushed by bombs, threats, tradition

‘Afghanistan's cricket board does not support cricket for women, even though I have 3,700 girl cricketers’ Many Afghan cricketers learn the game as a refugee in Pakistan ‘(The......

Why Indo-Canadians dominate cricket

With new immigrants coming to Canada from India and other South Asian countries, cricket as a sport is fast catching up in this ice hockey-crazy country. "Cricket is the number one sport in India......

Ireland ready for Bangladesh challenge

Dismissing Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan's suggestion that Ireland will struggle on the spin-friendly conditions in Dhaka, Irish skipper William Porterfield insisted that his team is well......

'India no longer dependant on Tendulkar only'

The series-levelling victory over South Africa in the second Test in Duban proves that India is no longer a one-man team and can win matches without champion batsman Sachin Tendulkar's......
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'As an Actor, You can Lose Identity if You Live the Image People have Created of You'

Arshad Warsi is a real-life hero of a rags-to-riches story. Orphaned at 14, Arshad dropped out of school because he couldn't afford the fees.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/hindi/As-an-Actor-You-can-Lose-Identity-if-You-Live-the-Image-People-have-Created-of-You/2015/07/04/article2899145.ece
Rajinikanth rejected 'Drishyam' remake due to two scenes

Five guerrillas, one soldier killed near LoC | Darjeeling landslides: Toll hits 33, Mamata inspects area | Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii in... ...

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Pains of Peshawar

ByMohammad Ali Babakhel In the post-9/11 scenario, escalated terrorism and its psychological consequences have become the common... ...

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Salim Khan says Cut to Bajrangi song

Blown away by the poignant climax, Salman's dad feels playing Aaj ki party during end credits detracts from the film. Bajrangi Bhaijaan's... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/entertainment/bollywood/Salim-Khan-says-Cut-to-Bajrangi-song/articleshow/47916637.cms
Holidaying in Hindu Kush

The Bamiyan valley in Afghanistan seems an unlikely choice for a family holiday but once there, you will be bowled over by its stunning beauty... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/holidaying-in-hindu-kush-1007725

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