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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......

'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away with the British'

'Both empires had profound influences on modern India.''But neither can India's history be reduced to the actions of imperial rulers.''We need to think about India's history beyond India's current......

Could Partition have been less bloody?

The British administration ignored the mounting evidence of violence between Hindus and Muslims...Military historian Barney White-Spunner traces the countdown to the tragedy in his book, Partition.......

Xi warns Hong Kong protesters of crossing 'red line'

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday warned against “impermissible” challenges to China’s authority over Hong Kong and said any attempt to question Beijing’s sovereignty......

The moments that shaped 2016

'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news......

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

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......

'Judi Dench is obsessed with India'

'He cooked chicken curry and so because of him, curries entered the British royal kitchens.''Eventually, he became a political advisor to the queen.''This guy was disrupting the royal household. It......

The MOST MEMORABLE roles of Pran

On Pran's birth anniversary on February 12, we look back at some of his splendid work. This article was first published in July 2013. Art and reality cross paths to produce some incredible......

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,......

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......

'Super Max' Verstappen caps birthday weekend with Malaysia win

'Super, super job Max. Welcome to being a 20-year-old. Great start to a new decade for you' IMAGE: Redbull's Max Verstappen celebrates winning the race. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters Red Bull's......

Wimbledon PIX: Ostapenko keeps double dream alive; Halep, Konta advance

PHOTOS from day seven of the Wimbledon championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Monday. Ostapenko makes quarters to keep double dream alive IMAGE: Jelena......

Wimbledon Pix: Azarenka dashes Watson's dreams, Nishikori beaten

PHOTOS from day four of the Wimbledon championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Friday Mother knows best as Azarenka dashes Watson's dreams IMAGE:  Victoria......

Injured Halep '50-50' for French Open

Kvitova to decide on participation on Friday   IMAGE: Simona Halep. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters World number four Simona Halep says she has only a "50-50" chance of being fit for the French......
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'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away with the British'

'Both empires had profound influences on modern India.''But neither can India's history be reduced to the actions of imperial rulers.''We need to... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/we-cant-do-away-with-the-mughals/20171018.htm
'Super Max' Verstappen caps birthday weekend with Malaysia win

'Super, super job Max. Welcome to being a 20-year-old. Great start to a new decade for you' IMAGE: Redbull's Max Verstappen celebrates winning the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/f1-super-max-verstappen-wins-in-malaysia-hamilton-second/20171001.htm
visual ambushes, black humour and naughty pleasures

Gareth Sansom is a rare and an intimidating phenomenon in Australian art – an artist who thinks deeply, is fiercely independent, is visually... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/gareth-sansom-transformer-visual-ambushes-black-humour-and-naughty-pleasures-82003.html
'Judi Dench is obsessed with India'

'He cooked chicken curry and so because of him, curries entered the British royal kitchens.''Eventually, he became a political advisor to the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/judi-dench-is-obsessed-with-india/20170918.htm
3 of family killed, one washed away in drain

Three persons were killed on the spot and one was washed away in heavy rain that uprooted hundreds of trees and several electric poles in the city... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/632167/3-family-killed-one-washed.html

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