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From Spelling Bee to Super Bowl, Indian Americans championed it all

Aziz Haniffa walks through Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, an exhibition that explores the 'American Dream' as lived by the community stretching far behind the stereotypes such......

Will we treat Uttarakhand as just another disaster?

The horrific disaster that has struck Uttrakhand has been assessed as a mix of natural and man-made. In fact, the various media analyses indicate we were asking for it and there were enough......

Why Hindu families are trying to flee Pakistan

Over 100 Hindu families in Pakistan's Balochistan province are making efforts to migrate to India after becoming the target of a campaign of kidnappings and extortion, according to a media report......

Mumbai's top cop won't let another 26/11 happen

He blogs, he goes online many times a day and he chats about his buddies in the force he commands. Mumbai's Police Commissioner Dhanushkodi Sivanandan, an Indian Police Service officer of the......

Pak demands 26/11 survivor's account: Report

Pakistan has asked India to provide the eye-witness account of police constable Arun Jadhav, who was the lone survivor of the attack on the car carrying Anti-Terrorism Squad Chief Hemant Karkare,......

Paytm aims to bring a million small merchants online

Paytm will handhold them through support services Digital payments company Paytm, founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma, is handholding small and medium enterprises to come online. It hopes to expand the......

Your small donation can buy them dignity

In an ideal world, Vijay Merchant, 72, would have been playing with his grandchildren and basking in his family's affection. Instead, he worked days as a clerk at a chartered accountancy firm and......

How payments banks will make your life easier

Unbanked customers can expect easier access to banking, while those who have bank accounts can look forward to further innovations in payment space. To make a payment using a debit card, you have......

Paytm's gameplan to replicate China's biggest ecom in India

Late last week, digital payments company Paytm held a press conference in New Delhi. Its chairman and managing director, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, chose the occasion to announce several new......

Ratan Tata invests in m-commerce platform Paytm

Mobile commerce firm Paytm on Friday said Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in the company. His investment in Paytm is in his personal capacity, the......

This trio is truly one of a kind

Vijaya Mulay recalls her encounters with the amazing trio: Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. I encountered a problem in writing about James Francis Ivory (b......

The Best Actors in Hindi cinema, 2014

Bravo, gentlemen! The year 2014 was great for our actors, and a lot of them did exceptionally well. Restricting this annual fixture to a list of 10 was harder than it is in most years, and the......

Sukanya Verma reviews Dhoom 3: Mazaa Le!

Dhoom 3 continues the tradition of extravagance in adventure and expenditure by roping in the fastidious Aamir Khan as its latest star antagonist, writes Sukanya Verma. The Dhoom brand has always......

Genelia: I will not give up South films

Genelia D'Souza has been a constant in Telugu and Tamil cinema for the last few years. Some of her films like Bommarillu, Dhee, Ready, Santosh Subramanian and Mr Medhavi, Katha have all been well......

Long live Rajni!

There was chaos in Mumbai, and no, it didn't have anything to do with politics. Only one man could elicit such frenzy and that man is Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, whose bilingual movie Endhiran in......

Merchant was inspired by Hendren's view on retirement

The late Vijay Merchant, who wore several distinguished hats on and off the field, followed the dictum of former England cricketer Patsy Hendren, when the great opener chose to retire from Tests......

'Opening batting a specialised job'

It was no co-incidence that on Vijay Merchant's 94th birth anniversary adaring young Indian smashed 116 runs off 93 balls.In Merchant's days, strike rates were not important; the number of balls......

'Steve Bucknor is useless'

Vijay Merchant called him 'The man responsible for the Renaissance of Indian cricket.' DilipSardesai is still fondly referred to as the 'Renaissance Man.'Sardesai gave the Indian team the required......

'Virat Kohli appears to be a natural leader of men'

'Indian cricket is in the safe hands of excitingly talented cricketers. No team can afford to underestimate India. If they do, it is to their peril.' IMAGE: Madhav Apte, left, whose Test career......

Coach's mantra for Aaron and Yadav: 'Bowl fast and also be accurate'

IMAGE: India fast bowlers Varun Aaron (left) and Umesh Yadav. Photograph: Getty Images India's bowling coach Bharat Arun is confident that the team's speed merchants Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav......
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India appeared to have a player just when he was needed

Cheteshwar Pujara made most of the opportunity he got in the third and final Test. (Source: Reuters) An away win has been a long time coming. Like... ...

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With a click of the mouse

Online marketing has become the new mantra in India with more than a billion-strong Indian population already experiencing its profusion and... ...

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Vying for its Lost Sheen

The 85-year-old Moin-ud-Dowlah Gold Cup has a rich cricketing history and not for nothing the city's most capped Test player VVS Laxman has... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/hyderabad/Vying-for-its-Lost-Sheen/2015/09/01/article3003380.ece
Scream & shout

Bollywood rocks! Well, Akshay Kumar was rocking and rolling at the grand finale of India Luxury Style Week (ILSW) at Movenpick Hotel & Spa,... ...

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Payments bank license to promote massive digital transactions: Mukesh Ambani Mumbai: Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday... ...

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