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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......

The Army will always be there to keep the country together

'Whether Kashmir or anywhere else, whether in peace or in war, pay commissions or no pay commissions, hollowness and shortages notwithstanding, the Indian Army -- and Sekin Fif -- will always be......

7 States. 6 Days. 2,148 km and a journey of a lifetime

When Rediff.com's Archana Masih and Rajesh Karkera set course from the foothills of the Himalayas to the Arabian Sea, they could not think of a better place to begin their journey than the stately......

REWIND: Stunning PHOTOS of the week that was

Here's a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week, in 13 images. Image: Bolivian wrestlers Yenny Mamani (R), nicknamed Martha "La Altena” and Leonor Cordova, nicknamed Anglea......

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......

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 ...

Sushmita Sen joins Instagram!

Top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Former beauty queen and actress Sushmita Sen is the latest Bollywood celebrity to join Instagram. She posted a collage of......

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'......

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......

PHOTOS: The gold medallists on Day 6 at Rio Olympics

Check out the gold medal winners on Day 6 of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, on  Thursday: Oleksiak and Manuel tie for women's 100m freestyle gold IMAGE: Simone Manuel, left, and......

Dipika in final of Australian Open squash event

IMAGE: Dipika Pallikal of India. Photograph: Stanley Chou/Getty Images. Top seed Dipika Pallikal entered the finals of the Australian Open squash event, a PSA world tour event, after posting a......

I-League: Cornell Glen brace sinks Salgaocar

IMAGE: Mohun Bagan players celebrate. Photographer: AIFF Media Cornell Glen struck twice as defending champions Mohun Bagan continued their winning run by notching up a convincing 3-1 win over......

Aus Open PHOTOS: Nadal knocked out by Verdasco; Halep, Venus also bow out

Photos from the matches on Day 2 at the Australian Open IMAGE: Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts during his first round match against Spain's Fernando Verdasco at the Australian Open, at Melbourne Park,......
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Jason Kenny joins Britain's greatest Olympians with fifth gold medal

Jason Kenny became a five-time Olympic gold medallist when he beat team mate Callum Skinner to the title in the men's sprint in Rio. Kenny... ...

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Rajnath reviews security situation...

Union home minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security situation in the country, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir, on the eve of... ...

http://echoofindia.com/new-delhi/kolkata-rajnath-reviews-security-situation-ahead-i-day-113712
Leaves Of All Policemen Cancelled, Hawk Eye Security In, Around Kolkata

Security in and around Kolkata as well as in the districts of West Bengal has been tightened ahead of the 70th Independence Day tomorrow, a senior... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/kolkata-news/leaves-of-all-policemen-cancelled-hawk-eye-security-in-and-around-kolkata-1444153
UK Armed Forces Celebrate Raksha Bandhan

The event was celebrated at the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir in London. London: Armed Forces personnel from across the United Kingdom celebrated... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/indians-abroad/strengthening-bonds-uk-armed-forces-celebrate-raksha-bandhan-1444166
The girl who started painting at 81

By Rosalyn D'Mello| Posted 35 minutes ago Aboriginal artist Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori's work is arresting in a way that it... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/rosalyn-dmello-the-girl-who-started-painting-at81/17522154

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