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Is this the end of the road for FTII?

Gajendra Chauhan is just one the many troubles that ail the national film institute. But all may not be lost yet, Ranjita Ganesan. Image: A man walks past a graffiti-painted wall of a toilet at......

Inside Vietnam's extraordinary underground military base

Kanika Datta visits the Cu Chi military tunnels -- a testimony to a plucky little country's 30-year war of resistance against, first, French colonisers and, then, the US. 12 lessons I learnt in......

Must read: A Hindu's battle to preserve Urdu!

In four years, Rekhta has become the largest online repository for Urdu poetry and literature in the world, says Veenu Sandhu.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/   The lawns of the Indira......

Must read: A Hindu's battle to preserve Urdu!

In four years, Rekhta has become the largest online repository for Urdu poetry and literature in the world, says Veenu Sandhu.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/   The lawns of the Indira......

The American who rescues Indian treasures!

'Cultural property crimes have been linked by the United Nations and others to terrorism.''These links show the perpetrators to be associated with major criminal and terrorist networks like ISIS.'......

Goldstone to restore film archives

The media division of Goldstone Technologies, a Hyderabad-based software solutions and Internet protocol television provider, is eyeing business potential outside the film industry.The division,......

'What kind of growth is it when 90% of population is out of it?'

‘When the masses are deprived of the benefits of growth, how can it be growth itself?’ ‘You cannot sustain growth without equality and employment’ ‘After all, when......

Mallya became the banker's most valued trophy

'Lending to Mr Mallya was the bankers' season ticket to corridors of power and glamour.''Borrowing from them was like a favour Mallya did to them,' says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: The King of Good......

Shivkar Talpade: First man to fly an aircraft?

The facts remain cloaked in mystery, but the legend goes that Talpade had created a flying machine powered by mercury and solar energy, and based on ideas outlined in Vedic texts. Image: Wright......

Hollywood studios to use Indian patented tech

Hollywood is all set to use Indian technology for the first time. An erstwhile incubatee at the Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship, at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad,......

The man who wanted to save cinema

P K Nair, the legendary founder-director of the National Film Archive of India, passed away into the ages on March 4. He was 86. Nairsaab had dedicated his life to restoring and archiving films,......

Bose: Dead/Alive: Pop-mythology series

'When Rajkummar Rao plays Bose with his tummy jutting out, Buddha Ears, his mouth puffed, and his talk straight, it feels more like an echo piece than a real person,' feels Sreehari Nair. Bose:......

The Taj Mahal's love story returns!

Shiraz: A Romance of India, a 1928 Indo-British-German silent classic, will tell the epic tale once again. And you're invited. IMAGE: A still from Shiraz: A Romance Of India At a time when the Taj......

Roger Moore's life in pictures

What a life he led! Roger Moore, who memorably played James Bond, lost a short battle to cancer and passed away on Tuesday, May 23, at his home in Switzerland. Looking back at a glorious life:......

Meet Bollywood's real life Kapoor and Sons!

Before you watch Kapoor & Sons in theatres, here's introducing you to the real-life Kapoors. In Shakun Batra’s Kapoor and Sons, Rishi Kapoor plays an ailing grandfather to Sidharth Malhotra......

The Muhammad Ali tribute you MUST read!

'Every Ali obituary I read made the point that he 'transcended his sport' -- a reference to the many battles he fought with America even as he fought in America.''What the obituaries leave out is......

Suresh Saraiya, one of the best-loved radio commentators

Haresh Pandya pays tribute to noted radio commentator Suresh Saraiya, who passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday following a heart attack. July 18, 2012, turned out to be a sad day for Hindi cinema and......

It's going to end by me getting a clean chit: Modi

FormerIndian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modiin his first full interview since his suspension as commissioner of the Twenty20 league in April believes he is innocent and is confident of......

Wellington: The score... and more

The second Twenty20 international between India and New Zealand will be played at the Westpacstadium in Wellington on February 27.The venue hashosted just a solitary Twenty20 international, between......
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RK Studio’s film negatives unharmed by fire, safe with NFAI

Raj Kapoor’s legendary RK Studios caught fire in September last year and many of the production house’s legendary costumes, film posters were... ...
Ed Sheeran is 'eternally' jealous of Elton John

Singer Ed Sheeran has said he will be "eternally jealous" of Elton John for penning the songs of "The Lion King".Disney's "The Lion King" featured... ...
"Come down your Prime Minister is Dead"- A first hand account of the night PM Shastri Died

New Delhi [India] At a time when India has very nearly forgotten that most humble Prime Minister that India has had since independence, a man who... ...

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