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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......

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......

Long live the Queen: 63 years of the longest-reigning monarch

Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday, September 9, becomes the longest reigning monarch in British history in more than a thousand years. The 89-year-old royal overtakes her great-great grandmother,......

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......

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,......

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......
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Blood Wars' to release in 2017

Kate Beckinsale starrer "Underworld: Blood Wars" is set to release on January 6 next year . The film, which also stars Theo James, was earlier set... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/english/hollywood/news/Kate-Beckinsales-Underworld-Blood-Wars-to-release-in-2017/articleshow/53005823.cms
6 Indian WWI Victoria Cross heroes honoured

Britain has launched a new digital archive telling the inspiring stories of war heroes, including six Indians, as part of the UK government’s... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/6-indian-wwi-victoria-cross-heroes-honoured-218
Why owning a cat is good for you, as per science

Owning a cat is better for the environment If you’re worried about your carbon footprint, it’s better to own a cat than a dog. A 2009 study... ...

http://www.asianage.com/life-and-style/why-owning-cat-good-you-science-708
Pooja Banerjee goes 'gaga' while shooting outdoors

Actress Pooja Banerjee, who is currently seen as Noorie in fantasy drama television series "Naagarjuna - Ek Yoddha", says she likes outdoor... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tv/news/hindi/Pooja-Banerjee-goes-gaga-while-shooting-outdoors/articleshow/52757451.cms
Another Indian Hero.

LAHORE, THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 1916 THE great distinction of the Victoria Cross has this time fallen to a Dogra, Lance Naik Lala of the 41st Dogra.... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/this-day-that-year/another-indian-hero/251745.html

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