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Exclusive! How India reached out to the Afghan Mujahideen

IMAGE: Ahmad Shah Massoud's Northern Alliance fighters near Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, in 2001. Photograph: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images 'It was a mission undertaken in darkness in every sense --......

The American who rescues Indian treasures!

'Cultural property crimes have been linked by the United Nations and others to terrorism.''These links show the perpetrators to be associated with major criminal and terrorist networks like ISIS.'......

The Celebrity as a Padrone

Ever wondered why a celebrity can charm you?Sreehari Nair has the answer. IMAGE: When M S Dhoni was slyly psycho-analysing Australian journalist Samuel Ferris, Ferris' world stopped but Dhoni's......

Can you call Ishrat's a fake encounter?

'The Ishrat encounter was neither genuine, nor fake. I believe it was a 'controlled killing,' says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Ishrat Jahan, the Mumbra, Maharashtra, teenager killed in an encounter by......

Pathankot: Angry residents seek enhanced border security

As the anti-terror operation continued at the Air Force base in Pathankot for the third day on Monday, residents expressed anger over frequent cross-border strikes and sought enhanced border......

Bumper insurance for Ganpati mandals in Maharashtra

Most popular mandal in Mumbai, Lalbaugcha Raja, takes Rs 51 crore cover. The 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival set to begin from Friday has seen a bumper season for the insurance sector. Insurance......

Buying a household insurance cover? Read this!

The Nepal earthquake has driven home the importance of home insurance. What are the factors one needs to keep in mind before insuring one's property? Here is a checklist.   The recent......

Nepal earthquake a lesson: Insure your property NOW!

Although the premium will rise by 20-30%, it is safer to cover both content and structure The earthquake in Nepal should come as a warning signal for people who don’t get adequate insurance......

Uttarakhand: Insurers on high alert

Public general insurance companies to collaborate for speedy settlement of claims Flashfloods in Uttarakhand, which have claimed the lives of over 500 people in the past few days, have also got......

Get insured against natural calamities

Insurance against natural calamity has not got its due in India because of lack of awareness.However, as we observe incidents around the world and in our country, we understand the necessity of......

Review: While We're Young is the first great film of 2015

It is a film worth watching and recommending and loving, like a novel you can’t wait to lend to friends you care about, says Raja Sen Ben Stiller will turn 50 this year. Stiller, the......

Review: BA Pass is an impressively dark and sexy film

BA Pass is a riveting film, writes Raja Sen.I love the word Taut. One of the finest words to describe films about crime, it’s a delicious word, evoking images of a tightrope yanked to within......

'I play the antagonist in Damarukam'

In the last four years in tinsel town, Ganesh Venkatraman has acted with superstars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Hassan, Mohanlal and Venkatesh. He will now be seen in Damarukam starring......

Bhavana returns to commercial films with Edegaarike

Bhavana, who was last seen in the offbeat Vimukthi, is returning to commercial Kannada films with Edegaarike. She will be paired opposite Kishore. Edegaarike is based on a book of the same name......

Review: Nagarjuna's Payanam works!

Slick, taut thrillers are something of a rarity in Tamil cinema. But even rarer are films that rely completely on certain characters, a logical screenplay sans the formulaic song, dance and fight......

The pride, the perfume and the perils of Virat Kohli

'He may be a scientist, a poet and a brat. And in addition to all this, Virat Kohli is also cricket's No 1 Rollerblade-Artist,' says Sreehari Nair. IMAGE: Virat Kohli: Sheer majesty! Photograph:......

Focus on Iyer as Mumbai face Rest of India in Irani Cup

IMAGE: Mumbai’s Shreyas Iyer topped the run charts in 2015-16 Ranji Trophy with 1321 runs at an average of 78. The domestic season-ending five-day Irani Cup game between newly crowned......

Day-night Test, PHOTOS: Australia edge out New Zealand in thriller

IMAGE: Australia's Peter Siddle celebrates after hitting the winning runs as New Zealand's Tim Southee looks on on Day 3 of the Third Test at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide on Sunday. Photograph: Morne......

Three cheers for cricket?

There is a controversial change in the way world cricket revenues will be shared among member countries. India, Australia and England will corner a big chunk and in exchange is expected to provide......

Images: 'Sixy' Johnson bowls Aus back into game

The second Ashes Test is headed for an interesting end after Australia ended Day 2 on 119 for 3 at the WACA in Perth on Friday. -Scorecard At close of play Australia took a 200-run lead after......
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A fragrance that could have been

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Part I | A Tit-for-Tat Diplomacy

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France extends emergency law as terrorist threat remains high

French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said that terror threats persist and may intensify in the run-up to next year's presidential election... ...

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Reasons why white collar crimes are rising in India, and ways to tackle the menace

In view of the mounting cases of white-collar crimes in India, its impact on businesses and an increase in anti-fraud fighting professionals, a... ...

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Ravichandran Ashwin magic, Vijay 50 leave IND on top

Ravichandran Ashwin's 23rd five-wicket haul, combined with Ravindra Jadeja's 4/109, helped India bowl England out for 400. In response, Murali... ...

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