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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......

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......

Pak girl burnt alive by mother over 'dishonourable' love marriage

A teenaged Pakistani girl was on Wednesday doused in petrol and then burnt alive in Lahore allegedly by her mother and brother for marrying a man of her choice, in the latest case of so-called......

What exactly happened in Murthal, Haryana?

‘Some men and women did seek shelter in our dhaba but not one of them disclosed that they had been raped. They were in our dhaba for over two hours till such time as the cops arrived. If......

Rafting down the Ganga, for a cause

IMAGE: Team leader Surinder Khatri on one of the rafts during the expedition. 'Kanpur and Hoogly district are the most polluted on the Ganga.' 'Records say there are alligators in the Ganga. It is......

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......

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......

Vancouver 2010 Games torch lit in Olympia

The torch relay for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics got underway on Thursday, with the sun's rays igniting the silver torch during a brief break in the clouds at the ancient Olympic stadium. It......
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EU peace project is crumbling; Brexit will fuel far right parties and further unrest

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Inside A Prison Where ISIS Tortured And Killed

FALLUJAH, Iraq: From the outside, there's not a lot that stands out about the three neighboring houses on this residential street in the Iraqi city... ...

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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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/column/to-appreciate-raman-raghav-20-you-need-to-surrender-to-it/20160627.htm
Haunting narrative of destruction

The devastating Kedarnath tragedy three years ago, in which thousands of people perished and hundreds of thousands lost their livelihoods, may have... ...

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