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Sony World Photography Awards presents the most wonderful and weird moments

In the pitch dark of the African night, a herd of cape buffaloes gather at the watering hole for a drink, taking care to stay by the edge to avoid the crocodiles lurking in the depths.......

Post-Partition India's most remarkable railway project

Bibek Debroy highlights the importance of the Assam Rail Link Project. IMAGE: On the Bengal and Assam railway in Bogopani in 1945. After a rapid reconnaissance in 1947, it was decided to link up......

Exclusive! How India reached out to the Afghan Mujahideen

IMAGE: Ahmad Shah Massoud's Northern Alliance fighters near Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, in 2001. Photograph: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images 'It was a mission undertaken in darkness in every sense --......

'If Burhan Wani had lived in India he wouldn't have become a militant'

‘I was born in Hindustan. Why do we have to prove our Indianness every time? Would you ask this of a Bihari?’ Six Kashmiri Muslim students belonging to Sarhad, an organisation which......

Portugal: A backdoor for Bangladeshis into EU

Bangladeshis say it is easier in Portugal to get Residency papers, which give them access to all EU countries, notes Sunanda K Datta-Ray. They call Portugal one of Europe's PIGS -- Portugal,......

'Leverites learning fast to climb mountains'

Just a month earlier, he referred to Hindustan Unilever as an underperformer while announcing parent Unilever's results for 2009. However, the Anglo-Dutch company's global CEO, Paul Polman, was......

How to build a business in the Himalayas

The Alams saw the magical spot while on a drive to the hills.A few years later they set up home and a small hand woven shawl business, hiring local weavers, using local wool and natural colours......

Kashmir hotels feel unrest chill

Only 10,059 tourists have visited the state this month compared to around 90,000 in July The recent unrest in Kashmir, where over 60 people have died, and the resultant curfew, now in the seventh......

Who should the next RBI Governor be? Vote now!

Raghuram Rajan will leave the RBI on September 3.But India still does not know who will succeed him as the RBI governor.Will Arundhati Bhattacharya be the RBI's first woman governor?Or will Urjit......

Solar-powered plane's remarkable flight around the world

Over its entire mission, Solar Impulse 2 cruised at altitudes of up to 9,000 metres and at an average speed of between 45 and 90 km per hour. A solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the......

Make way for Indi toons

Cartoon characters created and developed in local animation studios are enchanting Indian kids like never before, says Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. It is fun time, says blue boy Kris (above) every time......

10 movies you must see at MAMI

Satyajit Ray. Films from Italy, Iceland and Albania feature on Aseem Chhabra's list. Mumbai's own international film festival is back -- in a new incarnation, with a new team, infused by new......

Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is brilliant

According to Sukanya Verma, The Hobbit series continues to exhilarate and astound with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.With over a decade spent immersed in Middle Earth......

Mumbai-raised director's Obama's America enters US Top 10

Mumbai-raised director Dinesh D'Souza's new film 2016 Obama's America has stepped into the top 10 charts in North America.A fiercely anti-Obama docudrama directed by Mumbai-raised conservative and......

Is Rio on your mind? Plan ahead is the mantra!

IMAGE: The fun loving Brazil's synchronised swimming team poses for a photograph after a training session at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters.......

No worries for Webber in putting pedal to the metal

Australian Mark Webber has peace of mind when he puts his foot down now that he has had a 38cm long titanium rod removed from his leg. The Red Bull Formula One driver made light of the surgery,......

Sale of 2012 Olympics tickets go live

As Sebastian Coe walked briskly into a glass-fronted office at the headquarters of London's 2012 Olympic Committee on Monday he passed a grainy black and white picture of the standing high jump at......
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I am a 'son of India', says Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today described himself as a "son of India" and the country a guru for his people who are its chelas... ...

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Android surpasses 2 billion monthly active devices

Google CEO Sundar Pichai at Google I/O in Mountain View announced that the company has passed 2 billion active devices on its Android platform. The... ...

http://www.fonearena.com/blog/220216/android-surpasses-2-billion-monthly-active-devices.html
Pak Court bars Indian woman forced to marry at gunpoint from leaving the country

The Islamabad High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of a petition by a Pakistani man seeking an order barring his Indian wife from leaving the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-pak-court-bars-indian-woman-forced-to-marry-at-gunpoint-from-leaving-the-country-2439084
Amazon trounces rivals in battle of the shopping 'bots'

SAN FRANCISCO: Earlier this year, engineers at Wal-Mart Stores Inc who track rivals' prices online got a rude surprise: the technology they were... ...

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Your ultimate holiday calendar for May

This is your chance to squeeze in a quick trip before the monsoon sets in. Hoping to take a short vacation in May, but don't know where to start?... ...

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