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Yoga day is a good beginning, but only a beginning

India needs to build its Grand Narrative, and its cultural power needs to be forcefully projected while simultaneously hard economic and military power are also emphasised, says Rajeev Srinivasan.......

'The Indian soldiers adapted quickly and performed remarkably well'

'Many sepoys fought with distinction, winning some of the first Victoria Crosses to be awarded to Indians; and indeed, as in any army fighting under such inhumane conditions -- standing in the......

'One-and-a-half million Indians served in World War I'

'Over one million people served in various battlefronts during World War I. And yet, even today, we know so very little about them.' 'It is absolutely essential to acknowledge this part of India's......

An Indian Prisoner of War escape story

Three Indian Air Force officers captured as Prisoners of War by Pakistan during the 1971 War made a daring escape from a Rawalpindi jail. M P Anil Kumar -- our incredible contributor who passed......

TEXT: President Patil's last address to Parliament

President Pratibha Patil on Monday addressed Parliament for the last time as President when she flagged off the Budget session. Here's the text of her speechHonourable Members I welcome you to this......

Drones boom: The next big opportunity after e-commerce

Image: Drone built by ideaforge called Netra. Photograph, courtesy: ideaForge     In 2003, three Indian Institute of Technology Bombay students got together to build a hovercraft by......

Philips turns off TV in turnaround

The Philips name has been synonymous with trusty TV sets and reliable video players; but in the overhaul of this lumbering Dutch behemoth over the past two years, both have been ditched.Nothing, it......

Merkel rejects calls for orderly insolvency of Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected calls for the 'orderly insolvency' of debt-stricken Greece she tried to calm financial markets and defuse a crisis that threatens to tear apart her......

Kill Switch is soon becoming a reality

Blocking internet access with a simple flip of the switch, called 'kill switch', is becoming a reality in many countries.If you have been taught that the internet is free and cannot be controlled,......

The secret behind Perfetti's success in India

Globally, Perfetti Van Melle ranks third in the confectionery sweepstakes after Mars and Cadbury. But in India, it leads the pack with a 25 per cent share of the Rs 3,000-crore (Rs 30 billion) per......

'If anybody asks me what I do, I'll say I'm a Grammy winner'

'What I see in Bollywood is that there’s this assembly line -- there’s a lyrics writer, there’s a composer, then there’s playback singer who is selected on mutual......

Snubbed by BCCI, Srinivasan is 2nd most influential man in Asian Sport

Indian administrators are ruling the roost in Asian sports. Although, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) barred Narayanaswami Srinivasan from attending any meeting but he is still at......

Barcelona begin title defence against apprehensive Roma

IMAGE: Gerard Pique (center) of Barcelona makes a point to team-mate Lionel Messi during a training session. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images AS Roma supporters may be looking ahead......

Sports Shorts: Sharapova shocked by Swiss qualifier in Wuhan

Russia's Maria Sharapova. Photograph: Hong Wu/Getty Images Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky continued to swipe past the seeds at the Wuhan Open on Wednesday by dumping World No 4 Maria Sharapova......

Barca wary of wounded Chelsea

Barcelona know that they cannot afford to drop their guard when they face a wounded Chelsea in the second leg of their heavyweight Champions League clash at the Nou Camp on Tuesday. The Catalans......

Maradona released after Rio ruckus

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona was briefly detained at Rio de Janeiro's international airport on Thursday after arguing with airline staff and breaking objects in the VIP room, police......
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