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'The Indian soldiers adapted quickly and performed remarkably well'

'Many sepoys fought with distinction, winning some of the first Victoria Crosses to be awarded to Indians; and indeed, as in any army fighting under such inhumane conditions -- standing in the......

My father, the Param Vir Chakra Hero

In spite of being wounded in battle, Lieutenant Colonel A B Tarapore fought for six days before meeting a hero's death on the battlefield in the 1965 war. A legend in the Indian Army, he is the......

Saving a legacy: Gaothans and Koliwadas

Categorising the original settlements of gaothans and koliwadas as slums, the authorities in Mumbai are keen to develop them into commercial complexes. The residents are unwilling to cede their......

Don't divide the army, Mr Defence Minister

Internal simmering in the army has come to a boil after the government tries to retain a discriminatory promotions policy, reveals Ajai Shukla.   Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has badly......

WTF NEWS: It's Weird, True and Funny!

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest and funniest stories from around the world. One hell of a mugshotNathaniel Follette was not a happy man when policemen arrested him from a grocery......

Tracking 140 years' journey of the Bombay Stock Exchange

Image: Ashish Chauhan, CEO of the Bombay Stock Exchange with Kajal Agarwal during the Muhurat Trading session. Photograph: Kind courtesy: BSE. BSE, the country's first and indigenously propelled......

Delhi, Mumbai among world's 7 worst cities for business travel

If you are on a business trip to any of these cities, travelling can be a nightmare and here’s why.   Image: An aerial view of Gateway of India, Mumbai. Photograph: Reuters Each one of......

China wealth fund, Commerce Min to get new heads

China will likely appoint savvy international dealmakers to run its giant sovereign wealth fund and Commerce Ministry in a soft power push to soothe fears over a planned spending spree to boost......

Work on PCs? Here're new glasses to save your eyes

Are you a computer addict, spend long hours working before the screen and are worried about your eyesight? Well, now you can protect your eyes easily. Gunnar Optiks, one of the leading......

Check out the world's highest hotel!

The world's highest hotel, Ritz Carlton  is open in Hong Kong. With spectacular views of the Victoria Harbour, the 118-storyed architectural marvel is a sight to behold. Click NEXT to read on ...

The MOST MEMORABLE roles of Pran

Art and reality cross paths to produce some incredible paradoxes. One of the greatest villains of Indian cinema is also one of the finest human beings the industry of entertainment has known. The......

Review: Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns in grand style

Tigmanshu Dhulia's Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns is better, sharper and more assured than the prequel, writes Raja Sen.The title means nothing, you know. Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster was fine,......

Review: Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns in grand style

Tigmanshu Dhulia's Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns is better, sharper and more assured than the prequel, writes Raja Sen.The title means nothing, you know. Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster was fine,......

Looking at Shahid's many link-ups

Shahid Kapoor's career seems to be going great guns, with him doing great movies like Jab We Met and Kaminey. And off the camera, he's been doing quite well too, having become quite the ladies'......

'I would not choose a boy according to his Raashee'

Priyanka Chopra has had three back-to-back hits -- Fashion, Dostana and Kaminey -- and she is obviously enjoying her time in the sun. Her next film, What's Your Raashee, sees her don 12......

NSW hold edge over Victoria in first semi-final

Batting might tilts the balance in New South Wales' favour when Simon Katich and his men cross swords with Victoria Bushrangers in an all-Australian semi-final in the Champions League Twenty20 in......

Cincinnati Open round-up: Federer eases through; Bencic rolls on

Switzerland's Roger Federer returns a forehand to Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut during the Western & Southern Open at the Lidler Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati on Tuesday. Photograph: Maddie......

Wozniacki feels 'cursed' at Melbourne Park

‘I think it's a curse I've gotten here. I've made semis, then quarters (2012), then fourth round (2013), then third round (2014), this year second round’ ‘A loss is a loss. All......

Aus Open PHOTOS: Djokovic, Serena cruise; Azarenka, Wawrinka continue dominance

Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a backhand against Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia in his first round match of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Tuesday. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images......

Sports Shorts: Al-Hilal cry foul over Champions League 'blunders'

Nikolai Topor-Stanley of the Wanderers competes with Yasir Al Shahrani of Al Hilal during the Asian Champions League final match. Photograph: Salah Malkawi/ Getty Images Saudi club Al-Hilal have......
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My father, the Param Vir Chakra Hero

In spite of being wounded in battle, Lieutenant Colonel A B Tarapore fought for six days before meeting a hero's death on the battlefield in the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/my-father-the-param-vir-chakra-hero/20150904.htm
Fixture, Venue, Timings and Date

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson reacts after picking up the wicket of England batsman James Taylor in the first one-dayer Reuters Australia... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/england-vs-australia-2nd-odi-schedule-fixture-venue-timings-date-645371
On her Majesty's Longest Service

Next Wednesday, on 9 September 2015, HRH Queen Elizabeth II will take the title of the country's longest ever reigning monarch from her great... ...

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New York, Sep 1 (IBNS): Securing rights over their land and natural resources is fundamental to the Sami peopleā‚¬s self-determination and a... ...

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British soldiers tie rakhis to symbolise bond with Indian diaspora

Several members of Britain's armed forces attended raksha bandhan events in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Bradford this week, where the... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/british-soldiers-ties-rakhis-to-symbolise-bond-with-indian-diaspora/article1-1385326.aspx

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