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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......

When Om Puri deserved an Oscar

'I started learning to pull a rickshaw from two regular rickshaw-pullers.' 'Once I stopped at a roadside tea-stall to have a cup of tea.''It was early morning and two elderly customers were......

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......

What it takes to be a Dangal wrestler

'Some of the good wrestlers are making really good money.''If you look at their lifestyles, they are no less compared to our cricketers.'Dhruv Munjal reports. IMAGE: A wrestler rubs his hands with......

Euro 2016: Santos orchestrates Portugal's tactical renaissance

IMAGE: Portugal's coach Fernando Santos attends the news conference.. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters. Portugal head into Sunday's Euro 2016 final after another disciplined performance,......

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......
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Palekar

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar today said he rarely accepted honours but it was a privilege to be awarded the D.Litt (honoris causa) by... ...

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Begum Jaan is homecoming for Mahesh Bhatt

Dubbing Srijit Mukerji's 'Begum Jaan' a 'masterpiece', filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt who has been in the Indian film industry for 47 years, believes the... ...

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Temerity enters hall of fame

Temerity outfoxed overwhelming favourite Hall Of Famer with a calculated late assault to exact sweet revenge and claim the grandest of spoils in... ...

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