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UK: Indian woman kills son for failing to memorise Quran

An Indian-origin mother who beat her son "like a dog" for not being able to memorise passages of the Quran, has been found guilty by a British court of murdering him and setting his body on fire to......

How India must deal with an ascendant China

Former Indian foreign secretary Shyam Saran, while delivering the Second Annual K Subrahmanyam Memorial Lecture, speaks on what India needs to know about China's world view. The first of a two part......

Chavan should memorise the word 'Mumbai': Raj

Objecting to the word 'Bambai' for Mumbai used by designate Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan, Maharashtra Navnirman Senha chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday asked him to take oath in......

Does memory matter anymore?

My son's friend Vikram, all of 18, was visiting us from the US. He is a bright student, has just finished school and is on a 'gap year', a fancy term these days when youngsters take a year to......

Hindu girl set to become Hafiz

A nine-year-old Hindu girl at Khagaul near Patna is memorising the Quran in a madrassa in a bid to become a Hafiz, officials of the Bihar State Madrassas Examination Board have said.Her younger......

This CEO used to wash dishes as a young boy!

In Asian societies, young employees don't talk back to senior managers. In Silicon Valley, it is the young people who are driving the show since they have strong views. This is my second meeting......

Remove CVV code, prevent misuse

Recently, when Kapil Raj returned from a business trip abroad, he was shocked to know his credit card had been misused. "Your card has been compromised," informed his bank. They asked Raj to......

A software to make typing Indian languages easier

Typing of Indian languages on computer keyboards with English alphabet will no longer be complicated with the coming of a phonetic transliteration software called 'Quillpad'. Developed by......

Now, a computer that can read your mind!

British scientists have developed a computer that can read human minds, a key breakthrough which they claim takes telepathy a step closer to reality. According to them, the computer is able to......

Hollywood's FINEST: Jack Nicholson's 10 most memorable dialogues

We’ll miss you, Jack. Not because we won’t see you with your roguish sunglasses sitting in the front row of an awards show -- because you’ve assured us you’ll never stop......

Shamitabh sounds good but has nothing to say

Shamitabh spends all its time explaining its own jokes, notes Raja Sen.This just in: Amitabh Bachchan, an actor some of you might have heard of, has a pretty good voice. What? Not exactly breaking......

Review: The Hobbit 3 is the most unspectacular film of the series

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will perhaps be best enjoyed by those who have not yet read JRR Tolkien's prequel to the Lord of the Rings series, says Paloma......

'PK is probably one of my most difficult roles'

'My biggest challenge was getting into the head of the character.' Aamir Khan talks about his big release, PK. On December 19, UTV will release director Rajkumar Hirani’s latest production PK......

Raqesh Vashisth: I express myself better with my brush

The television actor lets us in on his stint as a painter and a sculptor.Raqesh Vashisth has been a part of many successful television shows like Saat Phere, Qubool Hai and Hongey Judaa Na Hum. But......

11 batsmen, 8 bowlers, one pipe-dream

'Judging by the formbook, both sides are an equal chance to win. Pakistan has the better-balanced attack, offset by a batting line-up that oscillates between the brilliant and the bwahahaha,......

WIll legalising betting in cricket boost match-fixing?

Should betting in cricket be legalised? Vicky Nanjappa talks to police officials to find out what is the downside to this.   In the fall-out of all the controversies surrounding the Indian......

Phelps quote hanger

Following is a selection of quotes about and by American swimmer Michael Phelps whose eight gold medals in Beijing set the record for the most golds at a single Olympics:- Phelps's great haul of......

Five facts about Michael Phelps

Five facts about American swimmer Michael Phelps who won his eighth gold medal in Beijing, an Olympic record for a single Games, on Sunday: * Phelps comes from a broken home in Baltimore. His......
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