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'The Kohinoor was not gifted to the British'

'Duleep Singh was not in a position to give it away because he was only a minor of about 3, 4 years old.' 'The Indian claim of the British having taken the Kohinoor from the Sikhs does not stand......

2015 in PHOTOS: Floods, fights and family

There was no lack of news in 2015; from the floods in Chennai to the migrant exodus that stands at the gates of Europe to the pre-primaries before the US presidential elections this was a pretty......

20 STUNNING photos of the month: July

We bring you a presentation of some of the best photos from around the world in the month gone by   A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in......

15 jaw-dropping photos of the week that was

A round-up of our favourite photographs from the week gone by   A woman reads a magazine as she floats in the salt waters of Tus lake in Khakassia region, southwest of the Siberian city of......

AWESOME photographs of the month: June

Here are some of the best photos from around the world in the month gone by... Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi participates in a yoga session to mark International Day of Yoga, in New Delhi,......

Which city first started diamond trading?

Diamonds From Kohinoor to modern day fancy stones, diamonds have caught the imagination of old and young. Diamonds are indeed forever. But how much do you know about diamonds? Take the rediff......

Planning a trip? Mumbai is the 6th best city to travel

Image: Women pose for a street photographer (not pictured) in front of Taj Mahal Hotel. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters The list of best moustache destinations is topped by Rajasthan Mumbai......

Mumbai world's 11th best bed-n-breakfast value destination

For most Indian travellers, especially those travelling for leisure, free breakfast is very important when deciding where to book and results from a study show that they may do better to forego a......

A passage through India

It is 1am and Ashok Alange prays for a safe trip, lighting incense sticks before the miniature statue of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh that he keeps fixed to his truck's dashboard.His second......

In which country was diamond first mined?

DiamondsIn which country was diamond first mined?De Beers, the diamond cartel continues to maintain its dominant position in the industry by using its numerous worldwide companies to buy up new......

Pehle aap, tehzeeb and Bollywood

From Pakeezah to Ishaqzaade, from Shatranj ki Khilari to Umrao Jaan, the great city of Lucknow has made its way to the wonderful world of Hindi films. The tinkle of the ghungroo, bright......

Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a powerful film

The Reluctant Fundamentalist has its cinematic moments but celebrates just black and white aspects of life instead of exploring grey areas, Vaihayasi Pande Daniel writes.Janissary: a member of an......

What's hot in New York?

How does one decide what to see at a film festival? At the recently concluded Toronto International Film Festival, it was possible for journalists to see films from 8.30am till 10pm. Even then many......

Champions League PHOTOS: Real, City march into last 16; record for Rooney

Photos from the Champions League matches played across Europe on Tuesday IMAGE: Real Madrid's Nacho Fernandez celebrates with teammates on scoreing their first goal against Paris Saint-Germain......

Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari bags silver

IMAGE: India’s Deepika Kumari in action. Photograph: Archery World Cup Deepika Kumari bagged her fourth silver medal in five years at the Archery World Cup final after going down to......

Gerrard farewell: How Liverpool legend will avoid the tears?

‘I'm going to miss it so much, playing in front of the fans at Anfield’ ‘It will be emotional but the plan is to keep it together and avoid the tears’ Steven Gerrard and......

Iron-willed Gerrard among Liverpool's greatest

From a gangly midfielder who could breeze past the players, to the awe-inspiring performance against AC Milan, to the famous slip against Chelsea, which cost Liverpool the title, Gerrard has......

Williams gets kind draw for WTA Finals defence

(L-R) Caroline Wozniacki, Agnieszka Radwanska, Petra Kvitova, Serena Williams, Stacey Allaster Chairman and CEO of the WTA, Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep at the......
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On World Press Freedom Day Heres A Look At A Day In The Life Of Journalists In The Line Of Fire

These are dangerous times; but how do you come to know of it? Who brings you the status reports from around the world? Who keeps you in touch with... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/world/on-world-press-freedom-day-here-s-a-look-at-a-day-in-the-life-of-journalists-in-the-line-of-fire-254440.html
Tale of three cities

Ulla Lenze's novel covers Mumbai, Istanbul and Berlin. Ulla Lenze's book has been inspired from her days in Mumbai Ulla Lenze is climbing up... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/entertainment/tale-of-three-cities/article8549856.ece?ref=tpnews
At a glance

Archery India clinches one silver, two bronze in archery World Cup Indian women's recurve team settled for the silver medal in the final, while... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/sports-at-a-glance/article8548421.ece
Dimitrov suffers epic meltdown, Almagro ends title drought

Bulgarian star Grigor Dimitrov lost the Istanbul claycourt final on Sunday after a series of violent racquet-smashing tantrums resulted in a... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/sports/the-week-in-tennis-dimitrov-suffers-epic-meltdown-almagro-ends-title-drought-2759732.html
Turkish police fire tear gas in Istanbul on May Day protesters | Reuters

ISTANBUL Turkish police fired tear gas and sprayed water at protesters and detained several people when scuffles broke out in May Day celebrations... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/world/turkish-police-fire-tear-gas-in-istanbul-on-may-day-protesters-reuters-2759062.html

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