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Tipu controversy: Girish Karnad apologises

Under severe attack for his remarks that Bengaluru International airport should have been named after 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan rather than the city founder Kempegowda, Jnanpith awardee......

'Tipu would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was Hindu,' says Karnad

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad on Tuesday said 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed the same status as of Maratha king Chhatrapathi Shivaji, if he was a Hindu and not a Muslim.......

'My izzat is more important than the Rs 1,700 I stand to gain'

'My appeal to ex-servicemen,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd), 'is please do not demean yourself and bring our izzat down to the levels of militant trade unionism of the banks or airline variety!......

When Hindus ate beef, India was NEVER conquered

'There is a remarkable link between the eating of beef (or at the very least, tolerating the eating of beef) and India being a superpower.' 'In India, whenever an empire was strong, religion took a......

Shivaji revived Indian naval power

'Shivaji was among a handful of Indian rulers to realise the importance of sea power... Not much attention is paid to his remarkable achievement: Building a modern navy and the revival of Indian......

The story of Kasimbazar's networks

If you do not know much about Kasimbazar, I would not hold it against you; after all it has a population of only 10,000 and lies in one of the most neglected corners of the state of West Bengal.......

3 NRIs among Vanity Fair's 'empire builders'

Three Indian-origin persons, including Foursquare's Naveen Selvadurai, have been named in Vanity Fair's 'Next Establishment 2010' list that features young 'empire builders' poised to become the......

The woman who makes wine

International Women's Day may mean different things to different people and you may even be toasting on Women's Day with a glass of rose. For Kavita Chougule, owner of India's first and only......

How rupee gained currency over the years

It was in late 1950s, India faced its first foreign exchange crisis. A string of stringent controls followed.A separate series of notes for exclusive circulation in the Persian Gulf region were......

Sunny Leone shoots in Thailand

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Sunny Leone is busy these days shooting an advertisement with photographer Dabboo Ratnani.She posted a picture, above, and......

Sania Mirza treats Shah Rukh to biryani!

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Image: Kajol, Shah Rukh Khan, Farah Khan, Sania Mirza, Varun Dhawan and Varun Sharma on the sets of Dilwale Tennis star Sania......

Old theatres make way to grand multiplexes

It's probably a little late to be talking about the death of single-screen theatres. Multiplexes have become so ubiquitous these days that we forget that it was only a decade ago that standalone......

Novel penalty shoot-out for PHL

A novel penalty shoot-out that gives equal chance to the striker and goalkeeper will be introduced in the third edition of the Premier Hockey League next year.Under the new concept, during a......
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Ponda Fort (Shivaji Fort) Goa Tour Destination

Ponda Fort or Shivaji fort is situated at Ponda taluka, north Goa district. Ponda Fort was built by Bijapur Sultanate Adil Shah in 16th century.... ...
Unless knowledge of epigraphy develops, no ancient or medieval history of this country can be studied'

In an interview, Japanese scholar Noboru Karashima speaks on his recent work, the state of historical research in universities and government... ...
Rewriting History and Mythology in Text and on TV

Stories you read when youre the right age never quite leave you. You may forget who wrote them or what the story was called. Sometimes youll... ...
Hindu Organisation takes objection to Bajirao Mastani

From Our Special Correspondent Daijiworld News Network Goa, Nov 24: A has taken objection to the portail of mastani in the upcoming flick Bajirao... ...
Bollywood's hair inspiration from ancient fashionistas

As you enter the Quarters Guard Room at Red Fort, featuring an exhibition on the hairstyles in Indian art - Kesh Vinyas - and look closely at the... ...

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