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'If you excel, the very society that hated you will be in awe'

Manobi Bandyopadhyay, India's first transgender principal of a college, speaks of her struggles in a moving interview. There was a time when the owner of a car would wash the seats after she......

'If you excel, the very society that hated you will be in awe'

Manobi Bandyopadhyay, India's first transgender principal of a college, speaks of her struggles in a moving interview. There was a time when the owner of a car would wash the seats after she......

Lalgarh: Once a Naxal hotbed, today riding towards development

About 170 km from Kolkata, it is mid-afternoon in Lalgarh and the Kansabati riverbed is bustling with activity. It is a mega construction site, with cranes and trucks roaring and workers carrying......

PDP largest party in fractured J&K verdict; BJP to form govt in J'khand

Jammu and Kashmir on returned a highly-fractured verdict in which the People’s Democratic Party emerged the single largest party throwing up different possibilities in government......

Big winners and losers in J&K and Jharkhand

Where do the big guns stand as counting is underway for the Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand elections?     Former separatist leader Sajjad Gani Lone won the Handwara assembly seat......

Bauls to come under medical insurance

In the first-ever initiative for the 'bauls' of rural Bengal, the folk baladeers now come under medical insurance. To honour and support the cause of 'bauls', whose stringed 'ektara' is unique......

Indian IT firms look West for patents

At a time when the debate on intellectual property rights (IPR) has taken centre stage globally, current Indian patent laws have ensured an outflow of innovation and ownership registration in the......

Top IT bosses now working with UIDAI

Salarpuria Touchstone on the Marathalli-Sarajapur Outer Ring Road is no different from the thousands of commercial premises in Bengaluru, with many of them occupied by technology firms, both Indian......

Business hit in Lalgarh

Economy has taken a backseat in restive Lalgarh where security forces have launched a crackdown to reclaim territory from Maoist-backed tribals.Business establishments, shops, small factories,......

Five students make car for Rs 11,000

The creator of the common man's car Ratan Tata might be interested in reading this. Inspired by the cult reality show American Choppers, where a father and son team create custom-made motorbike......

'I got more praise than the hero'

Image: Chandrashekhar. Photographer: Pradeep Bandekar 'Shakti Samanta was a very honest man. I have done four films with him. He was very sick before he died; nobody was allowed to see him in......

How Aradhana, Kati Patang were made

Legendary director Shakti Samanta's son Ashim takes Shaikh Ayaz through his best-loved movies, and shares some interesting behind-the-scenes nuggets. In the 1960s and 1970s, Shakti Samanta was the......

Noted filmmaker Shakti Samanta dies

Noted Hindi filmmaker Shakti Samataon Thursdaypassed away after a brief illness. He was 83. "He passed away at around 5 pm at his suburban Santacruz residence. He was recovering from a stroke which......

Moushumi Chatterjee: I was always a superstar

'I have been dropped from many movies. I did not want to compromise my self-respect.' 'I was born in a house with all the facilities. I had a car and servants. I got married into a family that......

Sharmila Tagore: I was an accidental actress

'I kept telling myself I’d quit after every film. I saw myself in my first Hindi film Kashmir Ki Kali and I didn’t like myself. I said, one more film and I’m done.......

Champions League Images: Spurs, Schalke through

Tottenham Hotspur and Schalke 04 belied their reputations to knock seven-times winners AC Milan and twice finalists Valencia out of the Champions League on Wednesday with performances that went......

Images: India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI Mirpur

India made a shaky start against an inexperienced Sri Lankan bowling, with three top order batsmen back in the pavilion by the ninth over. Gautam Gambhir (8), who opened the innings along with......

Air Force enter main draw of Durand Cup

Indian Air Force made it to the main draw of the 120th Osian Durand Cup football tournament after a 2-1 victory over Amity United FC at the Ambedkar Stadium in Delhi on Saturday.Kalyan Pal put the......

Mohun Bagan told to hold elections by July 31

Paving the way for holding elections in Mohun Bagan club after a 14-year gap, the Calcutta high court set up a three-member special committee and directed it to hold elections by July 31.The......
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