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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 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......

Will Gen Rawat be a better chief than Gens Bakshi and Hariz?

Over the past two decades, six of the eight army chiefs have been from the infantry and the other two from the artillery division.The appointment of either General Bakshi or General Hariz would......

New Army chief: Why the govt ignored seniority

Defence ministry says the focus was on suitability and merit for the selection of the new Army chief. The government on Saturday appointed vice chief of army staff Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as the new......

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat to be the new army chief

The government also named Air Marshal B S Dhanoa as the new chief of the Indian Air Force.   The government on Saturday appointed vice chief of army staff Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as the new army......

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......

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,......

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......

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......

Brand Beckham in eye of storm after a series of email leaks

Beckham, 41, came under attack from newspapers after emails he allegedly sent were disclosed by the website "Football Leaks". Among them was his foul-mouthed reaction when he found out he was not......

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......
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The result of equating apples with oranges

You can call it the Darjeeling Tango. The hills of Darjeeling are on fire once again. The serenity of the green trees and the tea gardens are being... ...

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Victoria Cross widow, 97, waits for hours in the rain to give Prince Harry a kiss in Sydney

Prince Harry hugs 97-year-old Daphne Dunne, who he had met on an earlier visit to Sydney Credit: Getty P rince Harry ended up drenched to the skin... ...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/07/prince-harry-gives-97-year-old-admirer-peck-cheek-sydney/
Global airlines raise profit outlook, focus on emissions

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Global airlines raised their 2017 profit forecast for the industry on Monday and heard pleas to stand by a pledge to... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/global-airlines-raise-profit-outlook-focus-on-emissions-news-international-rgfvFrfeahaii.html
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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/injured-halep-50-50-for-french-open/20170524.htm
Rs 3,700-cr loan likely for Nagawara-Gottigere line

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd has received in-principle approval from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for Rs 3,700 crore loan for the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/610576/rs-3700-cr-loan-likely.html

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