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An Indian Prisoner of War escape story

Three Indian Air Force officers captured as Prisoners of War by Pakistan during the 1971 War made a daring escape from a Rawalpindi jail. M P Anil Kumar recounts that heroic story. During the 1971......

Will we treat Uttarakhand as just another disaster?

The horrific disaster that has struck Uttrakhand has been assessed as a mix of natural and man-made. In fact, the various media analyses indicate we were asking for it and there were enough......

The Flight Cadet who never gave up

Adapting to disability is perhaps one of the greatest triumphs of human evolution. Flight Cadet Herojit Rajkumar Singh is a living example of it, notes M P Anil Kumar.Not long ago, donning the......

Ties between India, Asean crucial for region: Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari, whose last engagement in his 4-day visit to Vietnam was an Indian community reception hosted by Ambassador Ranjit Rae on Thursday afternoon, described the community as......

Don't forget the IAF's role in the '62 war!

China declared a ceasefire on November 21 and kept Aksai Chin as its trophy. The sinews of the IAF were not muscular enough to retake Aksai Chin. What matters is what we have done since 1962.......

Bengal farmers lap up Jindal Steel shares

Sukhdev Mahato has 2 acres in the 450-acre private land, which will be acquired for JSW Bengal Steel's 10 million tonne project. And Mahato feels blessed."I will lose land, but will get company......

Did the CAG overstep the mark?

It is unfair to judge the CAG only by his reports on 2G, KG, Coalgate and the Commonwealth Games, notes Sukumar MukhopadhyayDoes the Comptroller and Auditor General serve the government or the......

Smart house that can change shape to face the Sun

British architects have proposed the concept of 'smart' houses that can metamorphosise into eight different configurations to adapt to seasonal, meteorological and even astronomical conditions.For......

States seek more investments by overseas Indians

Chief Ministers of several states, including Gujarat, on Monday wooed more investments from overseas Indians by flaunting developmental initiatives launched by their respective governments and......

How to tackle rising interest rates?

When banks increase interest rates on home loans, they allow borrowers to maintain the same equated monthly instalments (EMIs), while extending the home loan tenure. However, Priya Mazmudar's......

Sukanya Verma's Chennai Express review: Rollicking trip to nowhere

Sukanya Verma says Chennai Express evokes a few laughs but otherwise it decides to shift tracks from droll comedy to dreadful drama.   Post YOUR reviews here!   The trouble with......

'I didn't dream of a career in films'

It is an anxious week for Parvathy Omanakuttan, the first runner- up in the 2008 Miss World finals. Her first Tamil film and the most anticipated film of 2012, Billa 2, is releasing this Friday.......

Why we love to HATE Shah Rukh Khan

Let's kick the superstar when he is down, for god knows he makes good copy and helps us grab eyeballs, says Sanchari Bhattacharya. When Neha Dhupia had famously said 'Only sex and Shah Rukh Khan......

Nagarjuna escapes flight mishap

Nagarjuna Akkineni who boarded a British Airways Flight to London narrowly escaped a flight mishap as the pilot made an emergency landing at the Hyderabad airport. The pilot noticed the tyre......

Meet your hosts for Oscar 2011

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! James Franco and Anne Hathaway will be co-hosting the 83rd Academy Awards, according to the organisers.   As per......

Ranji round-up: Jharkhand score first innings lead over Mumbai

Minnows Jharkhand grabbed a handy 86 runs-first innings lead of over defending champions Mumbai and then increased it substantially by reaching 176 for 5 in their second innings on day three of......

Four-times F1 champion Vettel joins greats with Indian GP win

Germany's Sebastian Vettel roared into the record books as Formula One's youngest four-times world champion after winning the Indian Grand Prix for the third year in a row in Noida, on Sunday.The......

Uganda's Kiprotich wins men's marathon

Stephen Kiprotich rounded a corner late in the race and simply took off. A surprise surge from a surprise winner. So swift and unexpected was his move that the runner from Uganda turned the last......

Prayag stun Bagan; Dempo, E Bengal win big

Prayag Unitedshocked high-flying Mohun Bagan 3-2 to extend their unbeaten run to seven matches in the I-League, at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan, in Kolkata, on Wednesday. Fresh from their derby win......

Selectors asked me to retire after WC: Chanderpaul

Senior West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has alleged that the national selectors had asked him to retire after the World Cup and was dropped from the squad for the ongoing home series......

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Q. why is it so that motorcycles make a lot of noise while cars are very much silent
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Q. name the animal that draws the vehicle used by eskimos through ice capped lands
ILAPAKURTI SATYANARAYANA:  A. I apologize in advance because this is going to be long, but well worth the read:', At a Thanksgiving family get together, after nine/eleven, we...... more

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Q. Why ban the use of mobile phones during take-off and landing ?
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Q. i having the habit of swimming, i came from my state (ap) 3rd. Even i dont know, as to how much time one can give for swimming for maintaining good health?
Mohd Yousuf:  A. IT IS JUST BEING OVER CAUTIOUS. MOBILE PHONES DO NOT INTERFERE WITH COMMUNICATION OF AIR TRAFFIC ONTROL , BUT AIRLINES ARE EXTRA CAUTIOUS THAT THE...... more

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Kubra Sait hosts a new travel show on TLC

After anchoring over 1000 live shows all over the world, the glamorous Kubra is now hosting television shows. The latest being Notes on Rajasthan'... ...

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Grow and eat Broccoli for health and happiness

Sudha, my wife of four decades plus, was keen that we plant something outlandish this season in our kitchen garden. A kitchen garden at the back of... ...

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Poll around, Farooq Says sorry to Hassan Mir

Baramulla: National Conference Party President Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday tendered unconditional apologies to Ghulam Hassan Mir, minister for... ...

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On a romantic trail

The historic magnetism of Rome, Paris and its sought-after l'amour à la tour Eiffel, the plush polish of London and the effervescent bustle of New... ...

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Campaign ends for single-phase Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka

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