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The Republic frequently stumbles, but moves on

The grounds of Victoria Memorial Hall have seen a remarkable makeover in the last few years. In winter, things get even better with flower beds in bloom dotting the greens. A key attraction of......

The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah,......

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......

This US Congressman is proud of his Indian roots

In his first interview with a South Asian newspaper after being sworn in, Hansen Hashim Clarke, the newly-minted member of the United States House of Representatives representing Michigan's 13th......

Sarkozy honours 26/11 heroes

French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday paid tribute to victims of the 26/11 terror attacks and called upon Pakistani authorities to show that they are resolute in combating terrorism.Speaking......

Lumoid: A unique start-up's success story

Starting in January, Lumoid’s revenue has been growing on average at 35 to 40 percent month over month. Founder Aarthi Ramamurthy, speaks to Chaya Babu about what makes it tick.......

CWG: Bribes may drop due to traffic discipline

Both newspapers and radio channels have been educating the public about traffic movements during the upcoming Commonwealth Games. We are being told that roads leading into and out of Game venues,......

Now, walk the talk on cities!

Citizens must start a campaign to convert prominent shopping complexes in cities into no-car zones, says Sunir Roy.There is now one more way, on top of all the old ones, to judge a city: is it a......

The City of Joy gets hi-tech

For decades, the very mention of Kolkata conjured up images of unwhitewashed buildings or of colonial-era creations like the majestic Howrah Bridge or the stately Victoria Memorial.Anyone who'd......

Review: Tom Cruise saves mankind YET AGAIN in Oblivion

Oblivion, outside its spectacular, smooth surface, is only a middling effort that borrows liberally in tone and technique from just about every science-fiction movie there is, writes Sukanya......

Review: Tom Cruise saves mankind YET AGAIN in Oblivion

Oblivion, outside its spectacular, smooth surface, is only a middling effort that borrows liberally in tone and technique from just about every science-fiction movie there is, writes Sukanya......

My aunt, Smita Patil

Smita Patil continues to engage audiences around the world, 24 years after she died suddenly in a Mumbai hospital. The Film Society of the Lincoln Centre, the distinguished New York cultural......

Weekend Watch

Staying home this weekend? Here are five ways to spice your weekend!Film: Corpse BrideCast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman, Paul Whitehouse, Albert Finney,......

Football rallies round grieving Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand with his wife Rebecca. Photograph: Twitter Football rallied round on Saturday to offer support to former England captain Rio Ferdinand following the death of his wife, Rebecca......

India ready to defend World Cup, declares Tendulkar

Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott (second left) and former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist and Brett Lee with the Cricket World Cup trophy during an event organised by the......

Aus Open: Serena, Federer lead top seeds into Round 2

Serena Williams was in no mood to allow a painful tumble to divert her from her path to a sixth Australian Open title on Tuesday and duly delivered a resounding 6-0, 6-0 win to open her campaign at......

Smooth sailing for Serena in Sydney

Serena Williams continued her smooth lead up to next week's Australian Open with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Vera Dushevina at the Sydney International on Wednesday.Playing her second match in 24 hours......

Brett Lee says he lives for special moments

The architect of New South Wales' Champions League Twenty20 triumph, Brett Lee says he always strives to rise to the big occasions and it was immensely satisfying to shine in Friday night's final......
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Trapped neck-deep in tide

It took Kalighat Road a little over an hour to go from dry to under knee-deep water (below) on Sunday as the Tolly's Nullah overflowed, clogging... ...

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BENEZEER, FEW DOLLARS MORE SCORE IMPRESSIVELY

Mr Champaklal Zaveri & Trainer Nirad Karanjawala leading Benezeer (C S Jodha Up), winner of The Hawke Bay Trophy Div-2 After some upsets of... ...

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After UK visit, Mamata rolls out red carpet for PM Cameron

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee invited British Prime Minister David Cameron to revisit Kolkata soon, describing the city as a true getaway to the... ...

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England trying to interfere in India again and weaken its ruling party!

England ruled over India for almost 200 humiliating and punishing years, a period that must remain etched forever in the annals of our country's... ...

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When the lights go down

Where else can there be a massive rally in the heart of the city that brings life to a grinding halt? There are individual stories of people trying... ...

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