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A Dirge for New Orleans?

Mark Twain said long ago that there were only three interesting cities in the US: Boston, New Orleans and San Francisco. I have had the pleasure of living in or near Boston and San Francisco for......

AK, NaMo, RG and the 3rd Person Syndrome

'This is a new phenomenon,' says Shekhar Gupta. 'Does it point to the rise of egomania, and could it also be a reason our politics is broken and Parliament non-functional? Where our biggest......

Hamid Ansari sets to conquer India's last diplomatic frontier

Vice-President Hamid Ansari embarks on an important Latin American visit, heralding that resource-rich continent's importance to India. Nikhil Lakshman reports. Most readers may be too young to......

Revealed: The real story behind CBI's Tatra probe

'A K Antony's office receives something like ten letters a week, all alleging corruption. That works out to better than an allegation a day on average, holidays included.' T V R Shenoy on......

Quota dogs Indian girl... in the US

A 11-year old Indian-American girl was denied admission to an elite public school in New York because of a race-based quota system that was established in 1974 following a federal court......

14 facts about India that will blow your mind

India has fascinated many. Mark Twain called it ‘the cradle of the human race’ and Albert Einstein said that without India contribution to maths ‘no worthwhile scientific......

Buying land overseas makes sense

"Buy land," advised Mark Twain a long time ago. "They're not making it any more."Fortunes have been made by people who followed his advice within their own country. Doing that in other countries......

How Jack Ma grew from 'shrimp' to whale

Often described as the Rockefeller of his age, the 51-year-old Jack Ma, who started life as an English teacher, is courted by business tycoons, political leaders and Hollywood stars. This is not......

Lessons for bosses who silence their colleagues

Bosses have played a stellar role in stifling the voice of their junior colleagues, notes Shyamal Majumdar.  A popular Dilbert cartoon shows why many people feel it is pointless to speak out......

Column: Is India LOSING its way?

Is India losing its way? That was the question that The Economist magazine posed to Shashi Tharoor and me to debate. After two rounds of sparring, this is how I concluded. For every cheery......

Amy Jackson collaborates with Manj Musik

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: British model-turned-actress Amy Jackson has teamed up with Punjabi rapper Manj Musik for a new venture. The actress shared......

How Bajrangi Bhaijaan subverts ideology

'The most important aspect of Bajrangi Bhaijaan is the use of humour to touch some sensitive and potentially explosive political-religious and cultural subjects,' says Mohammad Asim Siddiqui. If......

Review: Mud is a heartwarming story

Jeff Nichols' Mud, with its lyrical storytelling, makes for a moving watch, writes Ankur Pathak.After its debut at the Cannes Film Festival last year, Jeff Nichols' earnest film Mud has finally......

Pyaar Impossible's music is spunky but inspired

After flexing those unnaturally large muscles (and pout) in Neal 'n' Nikki, wrecking his best friend's wedding in Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi and posing as a tapori sidekick to Abhishek Bachchan in Dhoom......

Making it as a nerd

Kunal Nayyar, who plays a nerdy scientist so afraid of women that he can't even speak around them in the popular television show The Big Bang Theory, owes his role to an intriguing play about sex......

Athens has to live up to romantic past

Sigmund Freud was astonished that it just existed.Henry Miller, Mark Twain, John Milton and Lord Byron were equally awe-struck.The Olympic spotlight falling on Athens in August will be the latest......

Virender Sehwag- a man who set his own rules

Sehwag's unpredictability and carefree attitude made him a unique batsman ‘See ball, hit ball’ was his mantra and he lived by it IMAGE: India's Virender Sehwag during a nets session.......

'I have always done what I felt was right'

India's batting great Virender Sehwag on Tuesday announced his retirement from international cricket and the Indian Premier League. Sehwag ends a splendid career, having scored 8586 runs in 104......

Our basics are weak: Rasquinha

In the last two years, Viren Rasquinha has progressed from a talented youngster to the country's best mid-fielder, and even went on to lead India in some matches in the bilateral series against......
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24 Hours in India's Sacred Heart

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Why the pen is still mightier than the mouse

While it is true that I do most of my writing by hand, this does not mean that I will use any pencil or pen that comes to hand. Kind people often... ...
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"I still believe in India of ages, but I can't grasp why Indians themselves refuses to acknowledge the greatness of their culture....." said by... ...

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