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40-km long roads in 57 years: Meet Maharashtra's Mountain Man

Rajaram Bhapkar, an 84-year-old, at Gundegaon village has cut through 7 hills in 57 years to make 40-km roads. From Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra comes the story of another ‘Mountain......

Indonesian plane carrying 54 people crashes in Papua

A man walks into the entrance of Trigana Air's office in Jakarta, Indonesia. Villagers in Indonesia's remote and mountainous eastern Papua region reported that an aircraft had crashed, a Trigana......

Man who climbed Mt Everest 19 times goes missing

Chhewang Nima, a Nepalese Sherpa famous in mountaineering circles for climbing the Mount Everest 19 times, has gone missing after being struck by an avalanche while nearing the peak of Mount......

J&K: Multi-force hunt for killer leopard

A multi-force hunt for a man-eater leopard was launched in the foothills of the southern Pir Panjal Himalayan mountain range following lethal attacks on villagers, claiming three lives in less than......

Why is the Pakistan army scared of this man?

In mountainous North Waziristan -- part of Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas -- where fierce battles are raging between Pakistani security forces and suspected Taliban and Al Qaeda......

Pichai on how to bring the web to more people

There is a hunger in India to have more information and being able to connect, Google Chief Executive Officer Sunder Pichai has said as he promised to deliver high-speed Internet at 500 railway......

How brands are wagging the digital tail

Traditional brands are taking the digital route to engage with their customers; hoping to win friends and loyalists in the process Be it unknown tales of heroism, cross-border love stories, or just......

Pratibha Krishnaiah gave up a high-paying job to work in a Uttarakhand village

India is witnessing a radical transformation where highly qualified youngsters are giving up cushy jobs to make a difference in the lives of poor people in rural areas. Manu A......

'TiECon has once again become relevant to entrepreneurs'

The TiECon Disruptive Entrepreneurship Conference on May 15-16 saw a record turnout of 4800 people. Ritu Jha/ reports from California on the largest TieCon ever. ALSO READ: Tesla's......

A young man's crusade to light up a remote Odisha village

Against all odds, the young and determined Varun Sharma has taken up the responsibility to bring electricity, education and empowerment to a remote tribal village in Odisha, says Manu A B.......

Review: Manjhi The Mountain Man is watchable for Nawaz. And Nawaz alone.

Manjhi The Mountain Man carries much promise but it is flimsily executed, feels Sukanya Verma. There’s a wondrous quality to grand gestures, hyperboles holding true and against-all-odds......

PIX: Urvashi Rautela, Nawazuddin Siddiqui watch Manjhi The Mountain Man

Check out the star arrivals. Bollywood actors turned up at the second special screening of Ketan Mehta's Manjhi The Mountain Man at Lightbox preview theatre in Santa Cruz, a western......

'Malala is the real deal'

'She is a genuine, real, person who wants to be with girls who are suffering the way she suffered.' The producers and director of He Named Me Malala speak to Aseem Chhabra/ in New York.......

Box Office: Katti Batti, Meeruthiya Gangsters flop

A look at this week's hits and misses. Imran Khan's dry spell at the box office continues, as his latest film Katti Batti opened to poor collections. The other two releases -- MSG 2: The Messenger......

Box Office: Hero gets average opening

A look at this week's hits and misses. Hero, which launched new faces Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty, was much promoted leading up to its release, and rides on a wave of expectation.  Did......

Federer wins Wimbledon

Roger Federer mesmerised man mountain Mark Philippoussis on Sunday to win his maiden Grand Slam crown and become the first Swiss men's singles champion in Wimbledon's 126-year history.The magical......

Tour de France: Get set for battle royale on treacherous course

Spain and Tinkoff-Saxo's Alberto Contador (left) puts in a late attack to gain seconds on Italy and the Astana Pro Team's Vincenzo Nibali on stage eight of the 2014 Tour de France. Photograph:......

The most dangerous stunt ever!

Extreme sports legend Dean Potter died attempting parachute jump in Yosemite Dean Potter attempts parachute jump with friends. Photograph: Courtesy: Rock climber Dean Potter and......

Expect fireworks from Maxwell in county cricket

Glenn Maxwell. Photograph: Hamish Blair/Reuters Explosive Australia batsman Glenn Maxwell is eyeing a stint in English county cricket to further his Test ambitions after missing out on a place in......

'Dhoni is a very good One-day leader, an average-to-poor Test captain...'

It's a lump-in-the-throat moment for Indians to see their team knocked out in the semis by Australia, but clearly the better team on the day made it to the final.For India, it was a long and......
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Rooms with a view

The Sattal-Bhimtal-Naukuchiyatal troika in Uttarakhand's Kumaon hills was still scrubbing the hard winters off its rusty shutters when we arrived.... ...
How I Made $1,000 a Week Delivering Weed and Why I Quit the Business

In late 2014, I was working as a hotel manager at a popular Manhattan property. It was a job highly regarded by many. Even I admit I had it good... ...
Gunman singled out Christians, reveal survivors

Survivors of Thursday's shooting in Oregon (US), revealed the gunman singled out Christians. Police search students outside Umpqua Community... ...
Radhika Apte

Actress Radhika Apte, whose film Ahalya took the digital platform by storm, considers short films a great platform for experimentation and talent.... ...
Eight ways in which Gandhi is part of our lives even now

Today the Father of our Nation, the Mahatma, celebrates his146th birthday. Or we, the people of this nation, do. 146 years is a long time. Long to... ...

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