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A morning with the first Indian in space

The remarkable story of Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian in space, will be seen in a film featuring Aamir Khan.The retired cosmonaut and test pilot tells Archana Masih why he doesn't......

When Rakesh Sharma found himself in a different kind of space

Though this time India's first astronaut remained earth bound. P Rajendran/ finds out more about his journey off the beaten track along America's East Coast. There were 40 teams in all;......

Shivani case: SC dismisses Sharma's plea

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed suspended IPS officer R K Sharma's plea for a copy of of Rakesh Bhatnagar's statement to the investigating officer.Rakesh is the husband of deceased Shivani......

India's first man in space ready to go to again

As India mulls a maiden manned space mission in 2014, its first cosmonaut Wing Commander (retired) Rakesh Sharma has said he would be ready to join the endeavour if given a chance."If I am......

Desi director takes on New York city

When Rakesh Sharma left his New York hotel to capture some street shots on his palmcorder, he had no idea what he was getting himself into. For over two hours on May 13, 2005, the documentary......

Soaring real estate prices set to drop

When Rakesh Sharma went to buy a flat in Bandra, an upmarket suburb in Mumbai, he found the price out of reach at Rs 6,000 per square feet. That was in mid-2004. A year later, the flat is still......

Hedge funds key to further bull run

In the first part of a series on how foreign portfolio investment is driving the Sensex, Janaki Krishnan and Rakesh P Sharma examine what it is that is drawing these funds to the Indian equity......

Teaching tiny tots: a million-dollar biz

Rakesh Sharma isn't taking any chances. He's watching every move made by his employees on closed-circuit televisions installed in his office.He's constantly keeping an eye on the screens and the......

PNB scam: What role did the auditors play?

While the scam highlights the need for an overhaul of the oversight mechanism of banks and of their internal controls, questions are being raised on why multiple audits failed to raise an alarm......

Homebuyers caught between banks and builders

N Sundaresha Subramanian, Karan Choudhury and Shreya Jai report on the sorry condition of homebuyers who invested in Jaypee Infratech and the Amrapali Group's Noida-based projects.Illustration:......

Kapil Sharma on his father astronaut Rakesh Sharma, John Abraham, I Me Aur Main

I Me Aur Main director Kapil Sharma speaks to's Patcy N about his father astronaut Rakesh Sharma, John Abraham and how he turned out the way he did.Following his father's footsteps......

Bollywood's BIGGEST Hits of 2017

Varun Dhawan is Bollywood's most successful actor today, but his Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Judwaa 2 don't top this list. The year ended well for Bollywood, thanks to Tiger Zinda Hai's roaring......

PIX: Aishwarya, Hrithik attend a wedding

Bollywood's stars attended Dr Sharad Pai's son Vivek's wedding reception over the weekend. It was held at the Sun-n-Sand hotel in Juhu, a western suburb in Mumbai. A look at pictures from......

Why Secret Superstar is BIGGER than Dangal

'Both films are about the empowerment of the girl child. Both try to put a spotlight on the issue of gender equality.' 'The difference is, in Dangal, the lead character is still a man. It is......

Super Filmi Week: Kudos to Kangana

Kangana Ranaut's guts, Amitabh Bachchan's venomous threat and dark TV serials occupied Sukanya Verma's Super-Filmi Week. Monday It's a wrap for the penultimate season of HBO's medieval fantasy......

Spotted: Ishant Sharma at Delhi airport

Reader Rakesh Mishra sent us this picture.'This picture is of my son Satwick anddaughter Dakshita with Ishant Sharma,at theDelhi international airport,' writes Rakesh.'The snap was taken while we......

Sports Shorts: Amit strikes gold; Mary Kom, Seema get silver at Strandja Memorial

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Sunday IMAGE: Despite her aggressive approach Mary Kom surprisingly finished with a silver medal. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo......

Shastri, Moody or Sehwag: Who will be Team India's next coach?

IMAGE: Former India Team Director Ravi Shastri is top contender for the Head Coach's job as he is believed to share a good rapport with India captain Virat Kohli. Photograph: PTI Former Team......

How kabaddi challenges cricket's might

Kabaddi may now be behind only cricket in the popularity stakes, notes Aabhas Sharma. IMAGE: Puneri Paltan in action against the Telugu Titans. Photograph: Kind courtesy Pro Kabaddi League It's......

India's GM Gupta creates history at Hoogeveen International

Grandmaster and Commonwealth champion Abhijeet Gupta created history at the Hoogeveen International chess tournament by becoming the first player ever to win the title twice in a row in the FIDE......
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Rajasthan is playing it well in the power game. The state cadre IAS officers have consistently succeeded in getting hold of plum posts in Modi... ...
Experts' panel holds Gurugram hospital guilty

A five-member panel of medical experts has held the Fortis Hospital in Gurugram responsible for the death of a child during treatment last year.The... ...
HP firm accused of stealing Rs 2175 crores sales tax

[India], Mar. 13 (ANI): The Excise and Taxation Department of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday filed a cheating and fraud case against Indian Techno MAC... ...
Find out about Shah Rukh Khan’s prep for Rakesh Sharma biopic, Salute

Just last year, we had announced that Shah Rukh Khan has replaced Aamir Khan in the forthcoming Rakesh Sharma biopic titled Salute . Now, it is... ...
Venkatesh Prasad's replacement to be named soon

Twitter image A few days after former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad resigned from the post of chairman of the Indian cricket team's junior selection... ...

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