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The diminishing idea of India

If we value India, we must not only ‘Make in India’, but defend the idea of India, too, says Shyam Saran. What is left now of the idea of India? The expansive cultural sensibility, the......

'Nobody can stop me writing on the Ramayana'

'There is nothing wrong in accepting Rama as a God.' 'You will not get to read a story as deep as Valmiki's Ramayana in which he talks about complex relations, strong emotions, pain, desertion and......

The Courageous Professor M M Kalburgi: A Tribute

'In today's India very few would, of course, stand Basavanna's test. This led Professor Kalburgi to not only take on casteist and conservative forces in general, but also some powerful......

Malala secures top marks in British school exams

Teenage Pakistani female education rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination bid in 2012 and became the youngest recipient of a Nobel peace prize, has secured high......

'Kejriwal has been exposed as a run-of-the-mill politician'

'The Aam Aadmi Party’s moral foundation has hit an all time low.' 'Arvind Kejriwal has been exposed as a run-of-the-mill politician who indulges in double-speak.' 'There is a division of......

What's in a name? Bajaj Auto's mega change

In just three months from now, 'Hamara Bajaj' could become 'Hamara Pulsar' or 'Hamara Discover'. And the man presiding over this mega transition will be none other than a Bajaj himself Bajaj Auto......

Here's how retail store trials rooms are changing

Once they were just a hole in the background shabby, small, and unimpressive. It was more as of some leftover space had been converted into trial rooms. But, as the Indian retail industry......

Why it makes sense to invest more in your PF

Avenues to make your savings work harder may not be easy to find. However, for salaried employees, there could be a bonanza very soon. The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has......

Cambridge honours Ratan Tata for Nano

Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, has been conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Law for his role in producing the world's cheapest car Nano. The degree was conferred by Prince Philip,......

Guess which actor has returned to painting?

'I have become more comfortable with silences,' Amol Palekar tells Patcy N/ Long before Amol Palekar became famous as an actor, he was an artist. He studied Fine Arts at Mumbai's......

Review: Dracula Untold is too dull

A film that could have been a genre breaking masterpiece, Dracula Untold in its present form would be a more honest work of art if it were titled Dracula Unfortunately, says Paloma......

Was Bombay Jayashri's Life of Pi song inspired?

There are remarkable similarities between Bombay Jayashri's Oscar-nominated song in Life of Pi and Irayimman Thampi's age-old composition. We make a case for the 200-year-old melody.Almost every......

Dev Anand, The Star who became the Sun

Dev Anand kept the flame of hope alive. Tarun Vijay salutes the Hero for All Times and a great Indian who united people across faith and boundaries.Please post Your Tributes to Devsaab here. In a......

'People are curious about you because you are a star kid'

Naseeruddin Shah's son Imaad has proven himself as an actor of caliber. Now, he will add another feather to his cap -- that of a music director. The young actor has scored the music of his......

Momentum is still with South Africa: Kallis

India's Gautam Gambhir and Sachin Tendulkar might have restored the balance in the match with their spirited batting but injured South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis feels the momentum is still......
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Nobel Chemistry prize to trio for DNA repair studies

Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich of the US and Aziz Sancar, a Turkish-American, won the 2015 Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for work on how... ...
The diminishing idea of India

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1946 and its contemporary significance

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Hopes in a warring land

Set during Sri Lanka’s civil war, little Prabhu tries to use his one skill to emerge from its bloody depths — cricket Just as the literary... ...
Not knowing City well did her in

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