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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 PHOTOS: Ruthless Chelsea rally to sink Man City; Spurs thrash Swansea

IMAGE: Chelsea players including David Luiz (top) celebrate their team's third goal during their Premier League match against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday.......

PHOTOS: Mourinho sent off on bad day for United; Arsenal win again

'I think there was frustration from Jose after the yellow card for Pogba.' IMAGE: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is sent to the stands by referee Jonathan Moss. Photograph: Carl......

'Kohli never hesitates to play his shots against any bowler and in any situation'

'It shows his confidence in his own ability,' Geoff Boycott tells Haresh Pandya. IMAGE: "Kohli is a fine, attractive batsman, looks sound technically and temperamentally," says Geoff Boycott.......

EPL: Liverpool, Man United earn big wins; Spurs draw vs Arsenal

IMAGE: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2nd l) of Manchester United celebrates scoring his sides second goal with Phil Jones (l) during the Premier League match vs Swansea City. Photograph: Stu Foster/Getty......

'Ruthless' Klopp can lead Liverpool to league title: Lewandowski

IMAGE: Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool, celebrates a 3-1 aggregate victory after the UEFA Europa League round of 16 second leg match against Manchester United at Old Trafford on March 17,......
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann waiting to unleash 80s West Indies-style pace attack

Meet Australia's impending four-pronged pace attack When one thinks of West Indies cricket , the first thing that springs to mind will be their... ...

http://www.sportskeeda.com/cricket/australias-head-coach-waiting-to-unleash-80s-west-indies-style-pace-attack/
The Clive necklace…

Shame on you for not remembering that Robert Clive fought a battle at Conjeevaram, Sriram V. chides me. Indeed Robert Clive did in 1751 after... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/The-Clive-necklace%E2%80%A6/article16773205.ece
The ins and outs of the eight squads

Melbourne Renegades released Chris Gayle following his pitch-side interview controversy last season Getty All eight squad lists for the upcoming... ...

http://www.cricbuzz.com/cricket-news/84582/big-bash-league-2016-squad-news-the-ins-and-outs-of-the-eight-squads
Seers stresses need for preserving indigenous breeds of cattle

Raghaveshwara Swami of Ramchandrapura Mutt has lamented that the government is destroying native breeds of cattle. Addressing the gathering at an... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/585189/seers-stresses-need-preserving-indigenous.html
Ruthless Chelsea rally to sink Man City; Spurs thrash Swansea

IMAGE: Chelsea players including David Luiz (top) celebrate their team's third goal during their Premier League match against Manchester City at... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/epl-photos-ruthless-chelsea-rally-to-sink-man-city-pix/20161203.htm

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