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'For 1,400 years India led the world in science'

'Indian science was perhaps more rational than the European science of the time.' 'Nobody tried or convicted Aryabhata just because he said Rahu-Ketu is nonsense.' 'Some Indians take the extreme......

I have never really felt 100 per cent American: Jhumpa Lahiri

Unlike her earlier books, which dealt with immigrant angst, Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest novel grew out of stories she heard about the Maoist movement in India, during her childhood. Arthur J Pais......

End of an era in Bengali literature`

Death of Sunil Gangopadhyay marks the end of an era in Bengali literature. He, along with poet late Sakti Chattopadhyay, initiated uninhibited bohemianism in literature. A prolific novelist and......

Why the Dalai Lama Matters

Professor Robert Thurman is a well-known figure in the United States. Not only because a few years ago, he was nominated as one of the 25 most influential Americans by Time magazine, but also for......

Indian writers are quite adventurous

Who will win the 2008 Man Booker Prize? The trade offices of literary fiction have not shaken off the miasma of Midnight's Children winning the Booker of Bookers in July. Reviewers will not let us......

Saradha gone but website remains

The website has the address and contact numbers and email IDs of 69 branch offices of Saradha Group spread across West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, Assam and New Delhi. The Saradha Group went bust over......

Is print media losing its charm?

India is a culture of oral communication. It, perhaps, explains the quick adoption of the audio-visual medium. We learn by hearing, and these mediums enable that easily, says Madan......

Ad gurus upstaged by new names in Asian rankings

It would be natural to expect creative ad honchos like Prasoon Joshi, Piyush Pandey or R Balakrishnan (Balki) to enter any elite list of top creative people in Asia. But, according to the latest......

Infosys, world's 32nd most innovative firm

It was a fitting way to wrap up the first day of IBM's innovation-themed leadership forum, held in Rome in early April.Guests were treated to small group tours of the Vatican Museum, including......

Piyush Pandey to head jury at the Cannes Ad Fest

Piyush Pandey, group president and national creative director of Ogilvy & Mather India, will be the president of the Film and Press & Outdoor juries at the Cannes Lions International Advertising......

Inside IIFA 2015: Anushka, Ranveer-Deepika are a smash hit

Bringing you all the action from Malaysia. Bollywood stars dazzled at the 16th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, held over the weekend in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Vishal......

Rituparno Ghosh: The man behind the revival of Bengali cinema

After Satyajit Ray died and Mrinal Sen retired, Bengali cinema was no longer what it used to be -- until Rituparno Ghosh triggered its revival. Rituparno Ghosh, the auteur who brought the Bengali......

Reese Witherspoon announces pregnancy

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here! Hollywood star Reese Witherspoon has finally confirmed news of her third pregnancy. The 36-year-old actress has been......

Vidhubala: Acting is a closed chapter for me now

Vidhubala, daughter of the famous magician, late Prof Bhagyanath and sister of National Award-winning cinematographer Madhu Ambat, was star in Malayalam years ago. Now after a long break -- 30......

Shooting a Hollywood film in Munnar

Santosh Sivan has become truly an international filmmaker. His eighth directorial venture, Before the Rains, a Hollywood film made in Kerala has made it to a number of international film festivals......

Weather set to test Vettel more than rivals

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will go into Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix as a heavy favourite, buoyed by a comprehensive season-opening victory in Melbourne a fortnight ago to kick off his world......

Hyderabad overcome Royal Challenge for title

- Scorecard| ImagesDeccan Chargers staged a remarkable fightback to upstage Royal Challengers Bangalore by six runs in a nail-biting final and win the second edition of the Indian Premier League at......

Battle for legitimacy: Proteas nab top spot

Gone are the days when a match against Australia used to be a foregone conclusion for other teams, in any format of the game. Thanks to South Africa and India for their performances against the......

Mahindra United, Sporting Clube in goalless draw

With every passing match, Mahindra United's title chances seem to be ebbing away. And when the Mumbai outfit runs on flat tyres, nothing can rescue them, not even a change in engine or chasis.For......

Deco to sign four-year deal with Barca

Portugal midfielder Deco will sign a four-year contract with Barcelona, the Primera Liga club said on Monday. Barcelona said on their website that the Porto playmaker would arrive in the city on......
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The myths, the distortions and the biases

By Saswati Sarkar, Shanmukh and Dikgaj Editor's note: In its weekend edition that appeared on 30 January, Firstpost carried a lengthy... ...

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If you take away music from me, Ill die

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the centrality of song and dance in Indian films With our increasing exposure to world cinema, Indian film... ...

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Fifth Arizona SciTech Festival Launches with Ranking of Third Largest Science Festival in the Nation

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Emmy Award Winner Kyan Douglas Launches an Online Series Documenting One of the World's Oldest Professions

From the Wires Kyan Douglas, from "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," hosts "The American Barber," which documents his travels across America to meet... ...

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