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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......

PHOTOS: Kate, Prince William hit the mark during Bhutan visit

Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, have arrived in Bhutan for the start of a two day visit to the remote mountain kingdom. The couple touched down at Paro......

A flight to Pakistan: Old world charm in a modernising State

'The Pakistan government, we were told, has a plan to renovate several Hindu temples and Buddhist sites, which over the years have fallen into disrepair.''The aim is to create a pilgrimage circuit......

'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......

'For 1,400 years India led the world in science'

'Indian science was perhaps more rational than the European science of the time.' 'Nobody tried or convicted Aryabhata just because he said Rahu-Ketu is nonsense.' 'Some Indians take the extreme......

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......

'Is Kiku Sharda a criminal?'

IMAGE: Kiku Sharda as Palak on Comedy Nights with Kapil. 'We have become the other version of the Taliban or Islamic State. There is no difference. Our levels are lower, but we are getting......

Review: Rudhramadevi is unremarkable

Director Gunasekhar deserves applause for his attempt to capture history on screen, but the melodramatic screenplay, never-ending battle scenes and exaggerated performances give an unreal quality......

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......

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......

10 BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

It was a week that saw Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar celebrate his 43rd birthday by making it a memorable day not just for himself but also underprivileged kids from the......

Olympic gold medal winners to get major exemptions

Golf's major championships threw their support behind the sport's return to the Olympics on Monday, offering exemptions for men's and women's gold medal winners this year to all grand slam events.......

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......
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