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Remembering the Mighty Shivaji, truly a world leader

Shivaji revolutionised the art of warfare in India. His approach to the use of violence was radically different from that followed in the preceding 1,000 years.He was one of the great personalities......

Remembering the Mighty Shivaji, truly a world leader

Shivaji revolutionised the art of warfare in India. His approach to the use of violence was radically different from that followed in the preceding 1,000 years. He was one of the great......

Shivaji should be remembered as a pan Indian leader

Shivaji did not strive for ‘Marathi raj’ but fought for ‘Hindavi Swarajya’ or self rule by Hindustanis. He was one of the great personalities of not just Indian but world......

The nation-state tests its limits

Last week, as I was driving to work past Gowalia Tank Maidan in Mumbai, I could not help but wonder what the gentlemen assembled there on August 8, 1942 would have made of some recent events. The......

Here's to the folks of Goa, Daman and Diu!

'The 67 sorties mounted from Jamnagar broke the Portuguese's will to fight, the army columns advanced unresisted, and the Portuguese threw in the towel. The formal surrender took place about......

Why Mumbai's Chor Bazar is buzzing

Mumbai's Chor Bazaar is at its busiest. . . everybody wants a piece of the action on its narrow grimy alleys. Blame it on the universal dismissal of minimalist decor or the laws of supply and......

Bollywood's 10 Great Movies Set in Goa

Okay, so we love our Goan filmi characters. Do you love these movies set in Goa? Have a look! Bollywood’s heartbeat is Mumbai but it loves to travel far and wide to tell a story. Some love to......

Classic Revisited: Arjun, Sunny Deol's BEST action film

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia starrer Arjun (1985). The angst and frustration of Arjun Malvankar resonated with an......

Weekend Watch

Here are five ways to spice up your weekend.Film: Tezaab (Hindi)Cast: Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Chunky Pandey, Johnny Lever, Kiran Kumar and Anupam KherDirector: N ChandraPlot: He (Kapoor) was an......

Nehru Cup: India aims high, Chhetri among probables

Star striker Sunil Chhetri has been named aomng the Indian probables for the forthcoming Nehru Cup which will kick off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium from August 22 in New Delhi. Among the 27......

Ronaldo: From Lisbon to Madrid, via Manchester

Few players in world football fit the Galactico description better than Cristiano Ronaldo, and the Portuguese box of tricks appears to be on the verge of re-locating to his natural habitat at Real......
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Death Inc

For many a Hindu, it is a final wish — to die in Varanasi or be cremated at one of its 100 ghats. Jata Shankar Dwivedi's family has been catering... ...

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Why censor board

:38AM IST To have a censor board, is the tiatr a medium for showing nude scenes on stage as shown in Hindi films? To have a censor for... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Edit/Letters/Why-censor-board/85379.html
The First Firangis

Jesuits in the court of the Mughal emperor Akbar. Photo: The Print Collector/ The mystery of the authentic Indian Much has been written about... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/7mxceX5JvNcGAkmXq7oUHL/Book-Review-The-First-Firangis.html
Keeping Goan tradition alive across the Ghats

During the Portuguese regime in Goa, large numbers of Roman Catholics deserted their native villages in Goa due to the infamous Inquisition (1560-... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Review/Keeping-Goan-tradition-alive-across-the-Ghats/84862.html
From Mumbai to Bengaluru, a Brit lawyer's 30-day walk for widows

Chris Parsons clocked 1,260 km risking life on highways to raise funds for widows and doing Lungi Dance for kids Brit Chris Parsons (54) is a... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/mumbai-britist-lawyer-lungi-dance-widows-herbert-smith-freehills/articleshow/46192269.cms

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