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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......

10 movie gems from Berlin

Here are Aseem Chhabra's picks -- 'films that mattered to me, entertained me and will stay with me through the year.' With nearly 400 films in several different sections, this year's Berlinale was......

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......

FIFA 2018 WC qualifiers: Scrappy England, Germany book ticket to Russia

Images from the European World Cup qualifiers played on Thursday IMAGE: England's Harry Kane (on ground) scores the winner past Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak during their FIFA 2018 World Cup Group......

US Open: 5 things to watch out for on Day 3

Five things to watch out for on day three of the US Open on Wednesday. IMAGE: The Arthur Ashe Stadium on Day 2 of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the......

Missing: Indian cricketers on matchbox labels

Can anyone out there solve the mystery of the missing cricketers on matchbox labels, asks Gulu Ezekiel. Stamp collecting, or philately, has for long been the most popular hobby in the world. That......

Bopanna enters French Open mixed doubles final

India's Rohan Bopanna earned himself an opportunity to become only the fourth Indian to win a Grand Slam trophy by reaching the French Open mixed doubles final with partner Gabriela Dabrowski, in......

Top women's contenders at the 2017 French Open

Penpix of the top women's contenders at the 2017 French Open: 1. Angelique Kerber (Germany) IMAGE: Angelique Kerber of Germany reacts. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images Born: Jan. 18, 1988 (Age......
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Scrappy England, Germany book ticket to Russia

Images from the European World Cup qualifiers played on Thursday IMAGE: England's Harry Kane (on ground) scores the winner past Slovenia... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/europe-2018-wc-qualifiers-scrappy-england-germany-book-ticket-to-russia/20171006.htm
5 things to watch out for on Day 3

Five things to watch out for on day three of the US Open on Wednesday. IMAGE: The Arthur Ashe Stadium on Day 2 of the 2017 US Open at the USTA... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/us-open-5-things-to-watch-out-for-on-day-3-tennis-new-york-bouchard-sharapova/20170830.htm
Indian cricketers on matchbox labels

Can anyone out there solve the mystery of the missing cricketers on matchbox labels, asks Gulu Ezekiel. Stamp collecting, or philately, has for... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/missing-indian-cricketers-on-matchbox-labels/20170802.htm

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