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Olympic torch plays hide and seek in US

Fearing violent anti-China protests from Tibetans and human rights activists and possible skirmishes between anti- and pro-Beijing demonstrators, authoritiesin San Francisco, California,changed and......

The Kanhaiya Kumar Interview: 'We live so we can defeat fear'

'It used to sound very strange.''That the same child who used to sing Jana Gana Mana the loudest in class, who celebrated August 15 and 26th January with such fervour and who has always nurtured......

The tragedy of being Irom Sharmila

Irom Sharmila, the iconic activist who had not eaten a morsel for 16 years in protest against alleged army atrocities in Manipur, ended her epic fast on Tuesday. After 16 long years, she is ready......

'Iron lady' Sharmila to end fast, fight Manipur polls

She will contest as an Independent candidate. Sixteen years after starting her path-setting hunger strike demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Manipur’s ‘Iron......

Full text of Modi's address to US Congress

Here’s the full text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the United States Congress. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the House......

Pollution: Millions die young every year!

  The ranking of the world’s most polluted cities issued by the World Health Organisation in 2014 showed that 13 of the 20 most polluted towns were in India. Latest international......

How companies sell in Naxal areas

Potanara is a village 40 km on the road from Bastar to Jagdalpur. It is small and dusty; the villagers, men and women, old and young, all look impoverished. There are not more than five shops......

Olympics: A showcase of China's prosperity

China's monumental showcase, the Olympics, begins on the auspicious Chinese "eighth of the eighth" - August 8, 2008, at 8 pm. Since it won the Olympic bid in 2001, it has pulled out all the stops......

In India, death to global business

On the night of Apr 24, a group of 300 men and women, armed with bows and arrows and sickles and led by gun-wielding commanders, emerged swiftly and silently from the dense forest in India's......

Knowledge economy put on the MAT

Given its potential as a growth driver for the economy, the knowledge sector had its share of long-term bets and short-term hedges in Budget 2007-08. Though the finance minister did not reveal any......

The Yawntastic Four

If this film had been made a couple of decades ago, we might have sat transfixed, our bright smiles (and the Human Torch's, well, heat) lighting up the dark, applause-smattered theatre.As it......

To appreciate Raman Raghav 2.0, you will have to surrender to it

'There is no way you can view the movie from a distance, from a moral high ground, and get to its core.''To truly appreciate what Anurag Kashyap is trying to do here, you may have to lose a part of......

Review: Fantastic Four is substandard fare

Fantastic Four is a disappointing reboot of a disappointing superhero franchise, says Nishi Tiwari. Their massive box office collections notwithstanding, the Fantastic Four films have consistently......

If Fantastic Four was made in Bollywood

Just the thought of having desi stars as Fantastic, Sue Storm and the rest of their mates is making our head spin with anticipation! Four science explorers, when hit by cosmic rays, develop......

The Top 10 Moments from the Oscars 2015

The rather drab 87th Academy awards wasn't without its share of high points.It wasn’t the finest, funniest event, but the Oscars gave out more well-deserved awards this year than they......

'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

IMAGE: A protester stands holding a sign calling for improved public services as Military Police guard the Olympic torch route ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty......

Muhammad Ali: The greatest of all time

Bikash Mohapatra salutes boxing legend Muhammad Ali IMAGE: File photo of American heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali), February 1964. Photograph: Getty Images.   'Age is......

Countdown to Rio Games begins with Olympia torch lighting

Thursday's ceremony marks the 80-year anniversary since the relay, which did not exist in the ancient Greek Olympics, was introduced by the Nazi organisers of the 1936 Berlin Games IMAGE: The......

London moves into final month of Olympics preparations

London moved into the final month of preparations for its Olympic Games on Wednesday with a new landmark to greet visitors, and a warning that some others would not be welcome. London Mayor Boris......

Rogge says he trusts Brazil on Games security

Brazil will find ways to ensure the safety of Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President said on Thursday, after an outbreak of violence raised questions over......
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A man with a healthy mission!

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Nine innovative technologies that made a mark

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Ideologies, Religions, Sufism and Sindh-Balochistan - V

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Bishop urges Filipinos to honor victims of martial law

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Death toll from Tennessee wildfires increases to 10

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