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Independence Day Special: The Hero of Tiger Hill

Yogendra Singh Yadav survived 15 bullets while capturing Tiger Hill in the Kargil War and was awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest award for gallantry. On the eve of Independence Day,......

The soldier has done more to unite India than netas

'Often reviled, mostly ignored, sometimes venerated, he has taken it all in his stride.''He has stood by the nation through thick and thin,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). Over one million......

These animals would have drowned if it was not for the CWRC

Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation staff rescued rhinos, elephants, hog deer and even a tiger from the floods in the Kaziranga National Park.Geetanjali Krishna reports. IMAGE:......

The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after fighting through the night while recapturing Peak......

The life and times of a modern princess

'As Indians we have pride, as Rajasthanis we have pride and as Rajputs we have pride.''I am not a fan of the static tradition. As long as it is dynamic, you don't have to go from tradition to......

Biggest PE deals in 2014

2014 saw some of the biggest PE deals. It also witnessed some big-ticket exits. $1-bn investment in Flipkart India's largest e-commerce company, Flipkart, raised $1 billion in July, valuing the......

A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

The 39-year-old, the fifth child of an illiterate labourer couple and only the second of their eight to be educated, now helms various ventures that bring in a turnover of between Rs 75 crore and......

A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

Jubilee Hills is Hyderabad's most coveted address, and a drive past the mansions here reveals why. Some houses look elegant while many are hideous, but all are quite large. JubileeHeights, the......

Why India must clear the sky for airlines flying abroad

India must do away a pointless policy that mandates that a domestic airline must have been in operation for five years and have 20 aircraft before flying.For well over a year, talk about scrapping......

Niyamgiri poised for voting on bauxite mining for Vedanta plant

The Supreme Court on April 18 ordered the villagers be provided with basic forest rights in form of the land titles A recent show on a local Doordarshan channel about Dongria Kondhs, indigenous......

What inspired Rangoon?

Did the human drama provoked by the Japanese invasion of Burma and the Indian exodus from Rangoon inspire director Vishal Bhardwaj's forthcoming epic? IMAGE: Saif Ali Khan in Rangoon. The railway......

Box Office: Baar Baar Dekho, Freaky Ali flop

The hits and misses of the week. Baar Baar Dekho, a film about time travel, flops badly as the Sunday collections declined instead of showing at least a symbolic improvement over the first two......

Box Office: Sonakshi's Akira flops

The hits and misses of the week. Heroine-oriented action films have few takers, and the promos of Sonakshi Sinha's Akira had more action than the film itself. Island City has been getting......

Box Office: A Flying Jatt gets an average opening

The hits and misses of the week. Superhero film A Flying Jatt saw an average opening at the box office. Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly box office verdict. A Flying......

Chiranjeevi's niece makes her debut

The latest updates from the Telugu film industry. Niharika Konidela, daughter of Nagababu and niece of Chiranjeevi, who became popular as an anchor and web series actor, is now making her big......

Woods reclaims World No 1 spot following Bay Hill win

Not even a ferocious storm that pushed the Arnold Palmer Invitational to a Monday finish could stop Tiger Woods from winning an eighth Bay Hill title and reclaiming the World No 1 ranking. Looking......

Woods, Casey, Taylor share lead at Bay Hill

Tiger Woods birdied two of his last three holes for a six-under-par 64 and a share of the lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational first round on Thursday.The world number one, seeking his fifth......

New torture on Henman Hill

Up on Henman Hill, the faithful could not believe their eyes -- "Tiger Tim" was roaring to victory.Then, true to form, Tim Henman had his fanatical fans holding their breath through five match......

Woods bids to end major drought

Tiger Woods, recently reunited with his old driver, goes into next week's U.S. PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club hunting his first Grand Slam title for 14 months.The world number one has......

Indian colts play out 1-1 draw against Canberra Lakers

India's junior men's hockey team drew 1-1 against Canberra Lakers in their Pool B game of the AHL in Perth on Sunday. In a fairly slow start, the two teams interchanged possession in midfield......
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Tiger Woods to miss Arnold Palmer Invitational, says 'there's no timetable for return'

Former number one Tiger Woods will miss the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the fourth straight year and has said that he "has no timetable for his... ...

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Seeking Boris Pasternak in Putin Country

IT WAS A sunny morning in the month of May in Peredelkino, a sleepy Stalin era writer’s colony in the suburbs of Moscow. The year was 1956. Boris... ...

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What is a nation?

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Ace strike pilot during Kargil ops, Air Marshal Nambiar is Dy Chief of Air Staff

Bengaluru: Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar, Senior Air Staff Officer (SASO), Easter Air Command (Shillong), will take over as the Deputy Chief of Air... ...

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Families of panther attack victims given Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia

The families of the four persons killed in recent panther attacks near the Sariska forest area in Rajasthan have been given a compensation of Rs 4... ...

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