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UK daily 'The Independent' reverts to using Bombay instead of Mumbai

A leading British daily will revert back to using Bombay instead of Mumbai when referring to the financial hub of India, to take stand against a "nastier strain of Hindu nationalism," its......

This hero stops the plunder of India's past

'Imagine how secure are our seaports and airports that 10,000 objects can leave every decade and our custodians are not even aware?' 'This kind of targeted looting when thieves pick and choose the......

Amitabh, Prince Aga Khan receive Padma Vibhushan

Big B was awarded the country's second highest civilian honour. Photograph: PIB Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Prince Karim Aga Khan were among the eminent personalities awarded the......

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......

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......

Guide, Waqt, Jaanwar: Bollywood classics turning 50 this year!

How many of these have aged well? Fifty years ago, while India was engaged in war with Pakistan, Hindi cinema flourished in effervescent, excited Eastman colours. 1965 is significant in more ways......

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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Western Classical with a twist

The eclectic international trio of Syrinx:XXII talk about taking their music spanning five centuries forward to the next century It is not often... ...

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Hairs the long & short of it

Panaji: Boys and men may now prefer to wear their hair and beards short with various style twists, but if Portuguese viceroys and governors of yore... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Hairs-the-long-short-of-it/articleshow/55643538.cms
Dear Zindagi an unusual Bollywood movie that explores the inner life of a troubled woman

By Nisha Susan There are several lines of dialogue in Dear Zindagi that you are unlikely to have heard before in Hindi cinema. A woman telling a... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/bollywood/dear-zindagi-an-unusual-bollywood-movie-that-explores-the-inner-life-of-a-troubled-woman-3125932.html
A house by the sea

In Gopalpur, Odisha, a family vacation jostles with the search for a perfect beach property I had always known that Gopalpur wasn't the ideal spot... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/SrpTVTJjhjH7MvQfQivfDP/A-house-by-the-sea.html
Ever Tried The Sumptuous Chenna Sweets Of Bengal A Sign Of Quintessential Kolkata?

West Bengal is known for a lot of things. From the quintessential bhadrolok (gentleman) who can recite poetic or dramatic lines from Shakespeare to... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/culture/food/ever-tried-the-sumptuous-chenna-sweets-of-bengal-a-sign-of-quintessential-kolkata-264932.html

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