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Clive's treasure fetches £ 4.7 m

Mughal treasures taken to Britain by Robert Clive fetched 4.7 million yesterday at an auction at Christie's in London, reports The Telegraph, London. The collection, sold by Clive's descendants,......

Christie's to auction Raj artefacts

A jade flask that once belonged to Robert Clive is expected to fetch 1 million when it is auctioned at Christie's in London in April.It was victory at the 1757 Battle of Plassey that established......

India's embrace of mediocrity

IMAGE: One of India's famed IITs. Photograph for representation only. Indians thrive in ordinariness -- from academia and science to business and military power. Sports is just an apt metaphor,......

Here all in silence, let them sleep their sleep

Right in the midst of bustling Kolkata lies what might be the most prominent population of Britons in India.Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com walks through the South Park Street Cemetery. IMAGE:......

8 lessons from Tharoor's electrifying Oxford speech

‘While British politicians continue to wonder whether countries like India should even get basic compensation, let’s remind them 200 years of injustice can’t be compensated for......

Swamy terms Rs 550-cr loan to GST arm as 'loot'

The government of India holds 24.5 per cent stake in GSTN while states together hold another 24.5 per cent Continuing to attack the firm set up by the United Progressive Alliance government to......

Textile exports: Even Bangladesh is better than India!

The primary problem is that India's garment factories are too small and they typically have 150 people and about 80 machines, says Rahul Jacob. Image: World would scarcely notice if India stopped......

Economics Nobel winners through history

The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for 2005 will be declared on Monday, October 10. Here we present a list of all the recipients of the Economics Nobel that was first given in 1969. 2005......

Drug firms setting up crack R&D teams

Pharmaceutical companies are furiously trying to set up 'research advisory boards' and are scouring the globe for former research heads of pharmaceutical MNCs, faculty heads of research institutes......

Kydland, Prescott win Economics Nobel

The 2004 Nobel Prize for Economics was jointly won by Finn E Kydland (right) of Norway and Edward C Prescott (left) of the United States on Monday.The duo won the coveted prize 'for their......

Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper sweep Oscar 2015 nominations

The 87th Annual Academy awards nominations were announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón as well as Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, at the......

Golden Globes 2015: Julianne Moore, Michael Keaton win

The 72th Annual Golden Globe awards have been announced. There have been quite a few surprises and some expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST MOTION......

Julia Roberts to shoot film in India?

Julia Roberts could be back in India in a few months but it won't be for a vacation. The 41-year-old actresswill be shooting for a film produced by Brad Pitt's company. Based on the international......

Desi spotting in The Accidental Husband

So who is looking forward to the September 5 release of the Uma Thurman and Colin Firth-starrer The Accidental Husband?A recent e-mail alerted us that one Rajat Kumar of New Jersey works on the......

Weekend Watch: Closer

Before talking about this extremely thought-provoking Mike Nichols film, it is important to warn you that this is not a date movie. In fact, it is the absolute antithesis of date movies -- a......

EPL PIX: Scintillating Spurs sink Stoke; Arsenal win; West Ham stunned

IMAGE: Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur, left, is held by Joe Allen of Stoke City during the Premier League. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images. Son Heung-min scored twice and Dele......

PHOTOS: The gold medallists on Day 11 at Rio Olympics

Check out the gold medallists on Day 11 of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday: China's Cao wins gold in 3 metre springboard IMAGE: Yuan Cao of China competes in the men's Diving......

PHOTOS: The gold medallists on Day 8 at the Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps captured his 23rd and final Olympic gold medal on Saturday as the United States sealed a week of dominance in the pool by winning the men's and women's medley relays.Denmark's......

Rio Olympics: Murray eases into third round, Djokovic's campaign ends

IMAGE: Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates his victory over Argentina's Juan Monaco during the men's second round singles match on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis......

Euro 2016: How the last 8 teams measure up

The stage is set for the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. Here's a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the last 8 teams in the fray.BELGIUM IMAGE: Belgium's Eden Hazard celebrates scoring a goal......
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A case for real India

Unfortunately, quarter of a century after liberalization, businessmen in the Hindi belt are still not given the respect they actually deserve We... ...

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Age just a number for 142-yr-old Alipore zoo

KOLKATA: It was 6pm in the evening. Suddenly, there was panic on the streets of Kolkata. Shops started shutting down.The markets wore a deserted... ...

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The Cooked Book Raj

The growing clamour recently in favour of corporate ethics and against blatant corporate greed and malfeasance, both from outside and within the... ...

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10 best Test matches

India will touch the 500 Test Match mark when it takes the field against New Zealand at Kanpur. It was on June 25, 1932 that an Indian team first... ...

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You're Still Hooked and Netflix Knows Why

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