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RARE PHOTOS: A 100-year-old glimpse of British India

A century-old collection of photographs of India has been discovered in the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland archive. The rare and fragile glass plate......

Massive earthquake robs Nepal of its UNESCO World Heritage

The landmark Dharhara Tower. Photograph: ‏@girl_iowagirl20/Twitter Beyond colossal loss of human lives, if there is anything perhaps equally overwhelming in Nepal's earthquake tragedy, it is......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

'Every single child matters, every single childhood matters'

  Kailash Satyarthi, co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, in front of packed crowd made a rousing speech asking every person to come together and set our children free. He honoured those who......

Shivkar Talpade: First man to fly an aircraft?

The facts remain cloaked in mystery, but the legend goes that Talpade had created a flying machine powered by mercury and solar energy, and based on ideas outlined in Vedic texts. Image: Wright......

The secret behind AirAsia's success

Serving under-served routes in India is paying rich dividends for Tony Fernandes' AirAsia. Can the largest low-cost carrier in South-East Asia stay ahead of rivals? Tiruchirappalli or Trichy lies......

Gold: Some glittering facts

Do you know which is the first known piece of gold jewellery? Or have you heard of the most famous piece of gold? If not, read below some amazing facts on gold.Which is the most expensive gold coin......

How much gold is there in the world?

Gold is considered one of the most precious metals in the world; and it has been used as a symbol for purity, value and royalty.But do you know much gold is there in the world? And who owns most......

Pepsi: Repairing a poisoned reputation in India

Indra K. Nooyi says she still feels guilty filling a bathtub with water. It sounds far-fetched coming from the chief executive of a major multinational corporation, until you consider her early......

Reese Witherspoon, Amal Clooney: A day out in Hollywood

Here's what your favourite Hollywood stars have been up to. Photograph: Luke Macgregor/Reuters Actress Reese Witherspoon arrives for a gala screening of the film Wild during the 58th BFI......

Review: Now You See Me is a poor trick

Now You See Me starts on a promising note but soon descends into a plot rife with predictable cliches, writes Raja Sen.Imagine a magician. Tall, charming, wreathed in mystery, and wearing a top hat......

Jodhpur Fort readies for Liz-Arun wedding

Jodhpur's majestic 548-year-old Meherangarh Fort decks up to host the Indian wedding of celebrity couple Hollywood actor Liz Hurley and her tycoon fiancee Arun Nayar on March 9. But first, they......

Orlando fails to bloom in Kingdom

Ridley Scott's Kingdom Of Heaven isa physicallybreathtaking epic. Unfortunately, it also makes for hollow, earthly cinema, made worse by a bland turn by Orlando Bloom.He is weakest in someof the......

The Great Hollywood quiz

Was Colin Farrell the original choice for Oliver Stone's Alexander? Which actress was first offered Catwoman, before Halle Berry landed the role? Take this three-part quiz and brush up your......

Meet the first female members of Royal & Ancient Golf Club

Laura Davies of England plays her second shot. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images Britain's Princess Anne, Laura Davies, the most successful British woman golfer, and 10-times major champion......

In another voting it's an overwhelming 'yes'

Belen Mozo of Spain hits her tee shot. Photograph: Chris Trotman/Getty Images After 260 years of exclusion, women will be allowed to join the Royal and Ancient golf club after an overwhelming......

World bodies back Augusta ruling not to disqualify Woods

Golf's governing bodies ruled on Wednesday that Augusta National officials made the correct call not to disqualify world number one Tiger Woods for an improper ball drop at the Masters. The Royal &......

No reason to ban long putters, says Scott

Adam Scott shot down a putter rule change suggestion by Tiger Woods on Tuesday and told golf's governing bodies to focus on more pressing issues as the Australian leapt to the defence of......

London Mayor steals show at opera house Olympic ceremony

It's not often that Placido Domingo is upstaged at the Royal Opera House. Yet flamboyant London Mayor Boris Johnson managed to pull it off at a star-studded Olympic gala on Monday night. Opera......
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Nepal earthquake destroys UNESCO heritage sites

Beyond colossal loss of human lives, if there is anything perhaps equally overwhelming in Nepal's earthquake tragedy, it is the monumental damage... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/travel/latest-updates-travel/nepal-earthquake-destroys-unesco-heritage-sites/67326/
Teotihuacan Find Boosts Hope of Royal Tomb

A 600-foot tunnel inside a pyramid in the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan has given up 50,000 artifacts —but its latest reveal could indicate... ...

http://newsr.in/n/Science/754zwtli2/Teotihuacan-Find-Boosts-Hope-of-Royal-Tomb.htm
Rediscovering The Emirates

The seven Emirates that make up the UAE have reinvented themselves to offer a mix of traditional and contemporary tourism products from art... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/travel/cover-story-travel/rediscovering-the-emirates/67277/
Plundering The Past

BHOPAL : On April 15, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper presented an early medieval period sandstone sculpture Parrot Lady to Prime Minister... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/plundering-the-past/
Ancient tomb hunt takes mercurial twist

The photograph released by the National Institute of Anthropology and History shows a stone sculpture from the Temple of the Feathered Serpent in... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/ancient-tomb-hunt-takes-mercurial-twist-564

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