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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......

'Why and how did science in India stagnate?'

'Indian ganita predictions were as good as or better than the best elsewhere.' 'The debate between mythology and "rational" science in India is at least as old as Aryabhata and Brahmagupta and, to......

These people have the most ABSURD collections ever

If you can name it, someone collects it. Here’s a gallery of collectors and their (unusual) obsessions. 1) Seeing spots Karen Ferrier, a 44-year-old secretary, is a Dalmatian-obsessive woman......

ZEN OUT: Yoga moves in the most unthought-of locales

India is all set for a mega event on June 21, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead around 40,000 people at Delhi's Rajpath performing asanas to mark the first International Yoga Day. June 21......

14 odd PHOTOS from a mad, mad world

Odd photos that prove we live in a mad, mad world.    A child touches the biggest watermelon on display during an annual watermelon festival in Daxing district in Beijing,......

How Mumbai's oldest Ittar market is keeping its business alive

The traditional art of making herbal ittar(fragrance) is gradually getting replaced with chemical-based, not so labour-intensive perfume industry, finds out Shaheen Mansuri/ Image:......

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......

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......

British Open to finish on Monday for first time since 1988

A flag displaying The Open is seen during the second round of the 144th Open Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images The British Open will end on a......

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......
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