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Jana Gana Mana was NOT sung in praise of the English king!

'Tagore wrote a song, not for George V, but a song devoted to the "dispenser of human destiny -- Bharat bhagya vidhata" -- God.' 'Tagore relinquished his knighthood after the Jallianwalla Bagh......

PHOTOS: Grand farewell for Tonga's King George Tupou V

Thousands gathered to bid farewell to Tonga's King George Tupou V, who died on of an undisclosed illness on March 18. It is, however, known that the king had undergone a kidney transplant last......

The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after fighting through the night while recapturing Peak......

Why the RSS is an obstacle for Modi

'The innate fascism of the RSS is overshadowing Modi's development programme,' argues Amulya Ganguli. Just as the Communists believed in 1947-1948 that India had not attained 'real' Independence......

When the Royals came marching in

'He is London ka raja. I offered her a dosa, but she said no thanks.' 'She was elegant not just in beauty, but in heart and nature too.' 'I was awestruck to see them both. Such a handsome charming......

US Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare tax subsidies

Shares of hospital operators, health services providers and insurers rallied broadly The US Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory on Thursday by upholding tax subsidies......

Historical and amazing photos of Delhi

Delhi was once a provincial town and small commercial centre, but one decision changed its destiny forever. At a Delhi Durbar in 1911, King George V announced the shifting of India's capital from......

India-specific beauties that wowed Auto Expo

India-specific hatchbacks took centrestage at the 10th Auto Expo, in New Delhi. MERCEDES-BENZ SLS AMG What is it? A thoroughly modern and magnificent interpretation of the classic Mercedes-Benz......

Interview with Prof. Nirvikar Singh

It will take many decades for India to become a giant economy, primarily because of its population size, but we can grow very rapidly and become a developed nation once we change our economic......

Cars of the kings

It is good to be the president. It's better to be the king. But it's best to be the Pope. And that's not just because figureheads live in the power and the light, juggling fame and glory. No, the......

Emmy 2016: Aziz Ansari wins his first, Games of Thrones wins big

 The 68th annual Emmy Awards were held at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on September 18. A look at the big winners of the night. IMAGE: Writer-producer Alan Yang and......

Why we should be glad Mad Max didn't win the Oscar for Best Picture

For starters, Mad Max: Fury Road is gloriously nuts, says Raja Sen. IMAGE: A still from Mad Max: Fury Road What is better than winning Best Picture? It sounds bonkers, I grant you, yet hear......

The A to Z of Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood's Badshah turns 50 on November 2, and it's time to celebrate his life and movies. 'Tu toh bilkul hero nahi lagta (you don't look like a hero at all).' In candid interviews over the years,......

Jayasurya is on a roll

With the huge success of Janapriyan, Jayasurya has become unstoppable. The Malayalam film, scripted by Krishna Poojappura and directed by Boban Samuel, is about a likeable young village youth who......

Rahman's biography launched

The story of music maestro A R Rahman's life the official version was out this week, released at one of those functions where celebrities cluster like moths about a particularly bright lamp.It was......

KKR v Kings: They win some; they lose some and look for consistency

Kolkata Knight Riders players during training session. Photograph: BCCI Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders would look to return to winning ways when they take on a dangerous Kings XI Punjab......

Anand wins Grenke Classic in a thriller

World champion Viswanathan Anand notched up his first title of the year when he scored an emphatic victory over German Arkadij Naiditsch to lift the Grenke Chess Classic trophy in Baden Baden,......

Baden-Baden Chess: Anand held by Adams; stays joint second

World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with English Grandmaster Michael Adams to be joint second after the sixth round of Grenke Chess Classic now underway in Baden Baden (Germany).......

Grenke chess: Anand beats Naiditsch; jumps to 2nd spot

World Champion Viswanathan Anand came up with a sterling effort to beat German Grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch in the fifth round of Grenke chess Classic in Baden-Baden, Germany. After misplaying......

Images: Chennai down RCB to enter IPL final

Chennai Super Kings registered a thrilling six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the play-off to enter the final of the Indian Premier League in Mumbai, on Tuesday. Chasing a tough......
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5 English football ground names and their history

Have you ever wondered why Everton's stadium, home of the Toffees, is called Goodison Park? Do you know why Manchester United had to move out of... ...
Du Toit named South African Player of the Year

Pieter-Steph du Toit on Monday became the second Springbok lock in two seasons to be named as SA Rugby's Player of the Year at a glittering awards... ...
24 e-urban health centres sanctioned in GVMC limits

222 dispensaries to be developed to provide affordable treatment to poor Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas on Monday said 24 e-Urban Primary... ...
Nagpur wakes up to selfie stamps and triangular postage

At the time when virtual communication remains the most popular choice of many individuals, the district level philatelic exhibition organised to... ...
Challenges before CPM in Kerala

The crisis arising from the resignation on nepotism charges, of Industries Minister E P Jayarajan, has blown over thanks to the deft handling of... ...

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