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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......

5 reasons why Jan Gana Mana is NOT pro-British

Nalini Narayani explains why the National Anthem may have been written in protest against the British. Indian supporters sing their national anthem before the start of the Cricket World Cup match......

US-educated Yaduveer is Mysuru's new 'Maharaja'

In a traditional ceremony, US-educated Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, the adopted son of Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, was on Thursday crowned as the titular head of the erstwhile Mysuru royal......

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......

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......

Bollywood celebrates India's cricket victory

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day The second World Cup quarterfinal between India and Australia was eagerly......

Hollywood's Best Royalty Movies

The current Oscar race is dominated by The King's Speech, with four major wins and ever-increasing buzz. Yet, this is by no means the first British film about the Royal Family to win favour on both......

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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Pakistan's statement on hanging of war criminals

We are outraged by Pakistan foreign ministry's statement expressing 'deep concern and anguish' over the execution of two war criminals who... ...
200 university students linked with ISIS and Taliban in Nangarhar

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Nepal-bound medicines fly from India detour through SE Asia

With the continuation of economic blockade imposed by India on Nepal for over two months resulting in acute crisis of essential goods including... ...
Intelligence wins Golconda 1000 Guineas

The V.Gaikwad-trained Intelligence (Suraj Narredu up) won the Golconda 1000 Guineas, the main event of the races held here on Monday. The winner is... ...

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