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'Dharmashastras are the most vocal defenders of caste'

'Hindus are proud of what the Dharmashastras symbolise, but they don't want to do any work to preserve it!,' Sanskrit scholar Donald Davis tells Kanika Dutta.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com......

In I-Day speech, PM Modi says bullets or abuses won't help resolve Kashmir

In his speech, the prime minister also strongly pitched for creating a "New India" and said there will be no place for corruption, casteism, communalism and terrorism. Highlights from PM......

Acute water crisis forces bahus to leave for sasural in Bihar

More than a dozen bahus (daughter-in-laws) have left their in-laws for their parents’ village in Bihar’s Gaya district after an acute water shortage. One such village, Mushantand ,......

Nepal quake: Terrified patients refuse treatment inside hospitals

People injured in the deadly earthquake in Nepal are now so traumatised with fear that they prefer receiving treatment in tents rather than inside hospitals after several buildings collapsed......

Indian Army reports 101st UFO sighting in Ladakh!

Indian Army troops have sighted mysterious unidentified flying objects (UFOs) in the Ladakh sector along the Line of Actual Control with China.  On August 4, the UFO was sighted by Army troops......

Currency ban 'biggest swachh abhiyan': PM Modi in Japan

The PM addressing the Indian diaspora in Japan also hinted that there is no “guarantee” that no further steps would be taken after December 30 till when people can deposit the......

My budget is pro-people, says Mamata

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday refuted charges that her budget was 'populist or West Bengal-oriented'. She insisted that she had kept the interest of the nation in mind and given......

MNP effect: Service providers alter gameplans

With over 600 million mobile subscribers set to get a choice to change their operators while retaining their numbers from Thursday by availing mobile mumber portability, service providers are......

Indian economy grew by 8.9% in Q2

Driven by good performance of agriculture and manufacturing, the Indian economy grew by 8.9 per cent in the second quarter of the current fiscal, up from 8.7 per cent in the corresponding period a......

Sensex may hit 18,000 in April 2010

The benchmark index Sensex will continue on its growth path and may even scale 18,000 level by 2010, experts say, notwithstanding the six per cent fall it saw on the day of the Union......

'I was destined to be Nakusha'

Nakusha unveiled her unattractive face, and revealed quite a beautiful one under the layers of make-up in Lagi Tujhse Lagan. The suspense behind the ugly face is now over, as we learn that......

Paresh Rawal to tell Nakusha's story

Now that Bigg Boss 3 has wrapped up, two new shows will take its place on Colors -- Lagi Tujhse Lagan and Yeh Pyaar Na Hoga Kam.Lagi Tujhse Lagan revolves around Nakusha, a housemaid, who has to......

'I feel bad when people make fun of my marriage on Bigg Boss'

'For any girl, marriage is a big thing. I can never think of faking it for the show. It hurts when people say things like the wedding was scripted or done for TRPs.'  'I am happy to have got......

Colors TV to Tannishtha: It was never our intention to offend

Tannishtha Chatterjee slammed television show Comedy Nights Bachao Taaza for making fun of her skin colour in the name of Roast. The Parched heroine shared her traumatic experience in a......

Honey Singh returns with Wedding Pullav

The music of Wedding Pullav isn't exceptional but it seems to go well with the story, says Aelina Kapoor.  Wedding Pullav is about, well, a wedding, and composers Salim-Sulaiman come......

Geet Sethi in final

Three-time IBSF World billiards championGeet Sethi and Lee Lagan of England will clash in the final of the World Billiards championship in Hyderabad on Sunday.In Saturday'ssemi-finals,Sethibrushed......

Ponting urges his team to seize the moment

Australia captain Ricky Ponting has urged his players to seize their opportunities in the remaining four Ashes Tests against England after the first Test in Brisbane ended in a draw. "Winning Test......

The best sports images from the last 24 hours

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Evo Morales have long been on the same side politically. Now the presidents of Iran and Bolivia -- both harsh critics of the United States -- have literally......

When not playing cricket, they played music

Bikash Mohapatra uncovers cricketers who are/were as good with their music, if not better This article pertains to cricketers-turned-musicians. It's certainly not a switch of career for these......

World Cup hair flair: Cuts above the rest

The game of football has seen an array of characters over the years, all shaped on the field in big matches and tournaments. But it's not just footballing mindset that defines the temparament of......
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THE IRANI CAFES OF MUMBAI

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Salman wishes luck to brother-in-law Aayush for film debut

Superstar Salman Khan on Monday wished luck to his brother-in-law Aayush Sharma, who is set to step into the Hindi film industry through his... ...

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Shilpa Shinde aka Angoori Bhabhi joins Salman Khan on stage

The stage is set for one of the most popular reality shows on Indian Television - Bigg Boss 11. As we gear up to witness Salman Khan hosting the... ...

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'Dharmashastras are the most vocal defenders of caste'

'Hindus are proud of what the Dharmashastras symbolise, but they don't want to do any work to preserve it!,' Sanskrit scholar Donald Davis tells... ...

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