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A House of Horrors in the City of Joy

When the Kolkata police began investigating an apparent case of suicide of a 77-year-old man in a posh central Kolkata home on June 10, they were not prepared for what they found. They......

The central lesson from the 1965 War

  The 1965 war teaches us that war by escalation is a real possibility. Despite clear threats, Pakistan never believed that India would ever cross the international border.' 'In the age of......

More Mukerjea please, we're starving

'You know, there's not much else happening other than the juicy murder story starring the TV mogul's trophy turned huntress wife,' says Mango Indian. MEDIA CIRCUS: As one talking head put it, the......

The Courageous Professor M M Kalburgi: A Tribute

'In today's India very few would, of course, stand Basavanna's test. This led Professor Kalburgi to not only take on casteist and conservative forces in general, but also some powerful......

Progressive Kannada scholar shot dead

Noted Kannada scholar and researcher, M M Kalburgi, who often courted controversies with his outspoken stand on various issues including idol worship, was shot dead at point-blank range by two......

'Smart city' project fails to address real urban problems

The 'Smart city' programme is in danger of becoming cosmetic – creating showpieces instead of addressing endemic urban problems. The selection of 98 cities (two more are to follow) by the......

'Change my name if I don't add 2 percentage points to India's growth'

As construction minister of Maharashtra state between 1995 and 1999, Gadkari built India's first high-speed concrete highway, from Mumbai to Pune, earning another nickname: 'flyover minister'. The......

Closure 'rumour' sees patrons rush to Parsi Dairy Farm

Of late, the Mumbai-based Parsi Dairy Farm appears to be unwittingly milking the benefits of what it dismisses as a rumour-based report. Visits to the 99-year-old establishment tripled after a......

Old meets new: Kolkata's yellow cabs say Ola!

About 1,000 such cabs have been registered on the company’s platform so far The traditional and the modern have come together. Kolkata’s ubiquitous yellow cabs can now be booked......

Meet China's richest man who toppled Jack Ma!

From being a guard in the China’s military services to becoming the richest Chinese in the world, it has been an incredible journey for Wang Jianlin, chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group. ......

Rishi Kapoor: Indrani Mukerjea was a real weirdo

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:While the Mumbai Police continues its investigation in the Sheena Bora murder case, celebrities took to Twitter share their......

Meet Baahubali's voice!

'I am happy with the kind of roles I am getting. I started off with characters roles in television. I believe in Lambha khelo Rahul Dravid bano!' Sharad Kelkar chats with Rediff.com......

60 years later, the house where Pather Panchali was shot

As Satyajit Ray's masterpiece Pather Panchali turns 60 on August 26, we re-visit the location where the film was shot. This article was first published in June 2013. Indians can broadly be......

60 years later, the house where Pather Panchali was shot

As Satyajit Ray's masterpiece Pather Panchali turns 60 on August 26, we re-visit the location where the film was shot. This article was first published in June 2013. Indians can broadly be......

Man City flex muscles as English clubs break spending record

English Premier League clubs racked up a record spend of more than 860 million pounds in the European transfer window. That comfortably surpassed last season's record by more than 25 million pounds......

Transfer Talk: Rooney as clueless as Man United fans about Anthony Martial

Monaco's Anthony Martial (R) challenges Paris St Germain's Thiago Silva during their Ligue 1 soccer match. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney did not have......

Transfer news: Manchester United's Januzaj joins Dortmund on loan

Adnan Januzaj. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters Borussia Dortmund have signed Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj on loan for a season, the German club said on Monday. The 20-year-old Belgium......

US Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

United States' Serena Williams hits a ball during a practice session prior to the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City on Sunday. Photograph: Chris......

US Open: In-form Federer, Murray acknowledge opening round challenges

'It's really tough to be playing Leonardo Mayer' 'To be honest, I believe he likes playing on big stages. I would expect him to be ready for the match. He gets fired up for big matches' Roger......
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Syrian temple destroyed by ISIS

ISIS has declared a caliphate in territory it holds across Syria and Iraq and has destroyed other monuments it says are pagan and sacrilegious... ...

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The "Taxi Of Tomorrow" is finally the official cab for New York City

As of today, the vast majority of cab drivers must buy the so-called Taxi of Tomorrow when they retire their old yellow cabs. By Adam Clark Estes,... ...

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Homeless Couple Clean Up Brooklyn Park, Keep It Safe for Everyone

They might be homeless, but that’s not stopping this Brooklyn couple from doing their bit for the city. They spend their nights at a tiny park... ...

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Tom-Gisele spotted 'together' first time post divorce rumours

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen were recently photographed for the first time since their divorce rumours came out in June.The 38-year-old footballer... ...

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'Smart city' project fails to address real urban problems

The 'Smart city' programme is in danger of becoming cosmetic – creating showpieces instead of addressing endemic urban problems. The... ...

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