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WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. 1) The shorter your skirt, the more discount this Chinese eatery will offer you Love wearing short skirts? A Chinese......

US recovers stolen TN idol worth $1 million

A bronze religious statue from the 11-12th century, stolen from a temple in India and worth $1 million (Rs 6.35 crore), has been recovered by US customs officials as part of a three-year......

Indian among train accident victims in New York suburb

A 41-year-old India-born man is among the six victims of the horrific accident in a New York suburb in which a crowded commuter train rammed into a sport utility vehicle stalled on the tracks and......

In a mob fury, anything can happen: Indian shopkeepers in Ferguson

Indians in and around Ferguson, Missouri, tell Arthur J Pais and Suman Guha Mozumder what it’s like to be caught in the thick of America’s racial volcano eruption “They burned......

Does the Juvenile Justice Act need amendment?

Most juvenile remand homes are in appalling condition and need a massive overhaul. But whether redrafting the law will bring down juvenile crime is the moot question. What is required better remand......

Beginning of the end of India's mainstream media?

From politics to economics, from cinema to sports, to arts to culture, social media has a view on everything.They swarm the Internet like locusts. They hunt in packs like wolves. They strip you to......

India innovates: 'Deep Bahan' for rickshaw pullers

Rickshaw-puller Haripada Das is a happy man these days driving his own specially-designed rickshaw which is lighter and spacious and also covers his head enabling him to drive under scorching sun......

Art collection biz: Past, present & future

It's hardly news any more that in Birth Tina Ambani owned India's most expensive work of art at Rs 10.5 crore (Rs 105 million) till IT-czar Shiv Nadar's wife snapped up Saurashtra for a......

What is card cloning? How can you be safe?

How safe is your credit card? Plastic money that lets you buy almost everything by just swiping the card can also turn out to be your worst nightmare. A gang of credit card cloners with several......

Meet the young guns who will lead top Indian companies

In November 2008, Pallavi Gopinath joined Deccan 360, the cargo airline, as associate manager (ground operations). Her credentials were impressive: an MPhil in media and film studies from the......

'I am a better cook than actor'

'Smita Patil was the reason I got into films. She kept telling me to get into films but I said I was happy doing theatre, I don’t like films. Today, when I look back, I don’t......

Why we should celebrate this year's Oscars

Let the grandeur do the talking instead of the gags, says Raja Sen. The good guys won. Actually, it was bigger than that. I have annually whinged about and berated the Academy of Motion Picture......

Blake Lively tops Forbes' Under 30 power list

Check out this elite list!Forbes' annual list of 30 Under 30 is out and Gossip Girl star Blake Lively has topped the list.The rest of the celebrity names that figure on this list are just as......

Robert Downey Jr, Judi Dench to be honoured at 2014 BAFTA Awards

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here! Image: Robert Downey Jr. Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Actors Robert Downey Jr and......

Review: Mr Fraud does not entertain

Only the hardcore Mohanlal fans will like Mr Fraud which is otherwise an uninteresting film, says Paresh C Palicha. Once upon a time, Malayalam cinema prided itself on its content and actors became......

Serve and volley: Back to the future as moribund tactic is revived

Stefan Edberg of Sweden makes a backhand volley. Photograph: Simon Bruty/Getty Images The yellowing obituaries are looking premature as serve-and-volley tennis creeps, with a few tweaks, towards a......

Aussie media blast BCCI over DRS refusal

The Australian media on Tuesday blasted the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for refusing to use the Decision Review System (DRS)after two home side players were dismissed......

Those Sunny days

Cricketing ignoramuses, reared on a diet of watching batsmen plundering runs against poor teams and listless bowlers on batting paradises, tend to believe that opening the innings is damn easy.But......

Warne hopes to make happier headlines

Shane Warne is a man who belongs in the headlines. It does not seem to matter whether he is in form or not, whether he is on the pitch or off it. If it is not the back page, then it will be the......

The legend of the Gabba

Editor's Note: Dr. Cam Battersby AM retired in August 2002 as Director of the Australian Cricket Board (ACB); he was at the time amongst the senior-most directors of the ACB, having servedfor over......
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Hawa Bangla in Dhar in need of restoration

INDORE: Dhar, the city of Raja Bhoj, has always been an epicentre of arts and culture, and has made commendable efforts for the conservation of... ...

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JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa marks its grand opening in Europe

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the distinctive and sophisticated brand of Marriott International, hosted a spectacular two day event to mark the... ...

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11th century idol from Tamil Nadu recovered in US

CHENNAI: A stolen Chola bronze valued at $1 million may well be the next Indian artefact to come home after a Nataraja and Ardhanari were returned... ...

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