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The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after fighting through the night while recapturing Peak......

Vikram Batra's family unhappy with Modi exploiting his name

The family of Kargil martyr Captain Vikram Batra has taken exception to the repeated reference of his name and the slogan "Yeh Dil Maange More" (this heart yearns more), by BJP's prime ministerial......

Remember those whose sons paid the price of war

War, and proxy war, demand and always extract a price -- from both sides.But how do you make a neighbour, who will simply not stop provoking, and the jingoists see this, asks Veenu Sandhu. IMAGE:......

Army chief pays tribute to Kargil martyrs on Vijay Diwas

IMAGE: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh pays homage to martyrs of Operation Vijay at Kargil War Memorial in Drass on Monday. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on......

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......

ABP Group sells Businessworld magazine

The ABP Group on Thursday sold Businessworld magazine to Anurag Batra and Vikram Jhunjhunwala for an undisclosed amount. Batra and Jhunjhunwala have bought Businessworld from ABP on behalf of some......

Global Technovator awards for 10 NRIs

Ten young under-40 innovators and entrepreneurs of South Asian origin will be given the Global Indus Technovators Awards at a ceremony at MIT on Monday.The ten have been recognised by the Indian......

9 Indians in MIT top innovators' list

It's been a good year for Indians abroad, with Bobby Jindal getting elected to the US Congress and steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal topping the UK rich list and many achievements by Indian scientists on......

Do YOU want to see Fawad Khan on the big screen?

The forced ban on Pakistani actors sends out a disturbing message, says Saibal Chatterjee. IMAGE: Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan and Siddharth Malhotra in Kapoor & Sons. Fawad Khan wasn't producer Karan......

Box Office: Baaghi does excellent business

The hits and misses of the week. Tiger Shroff's Baaghi: A Rebel For Love did excellent business during its opening weekend. The response to his second film is like that of a star, and......

Box Ofiice: Nil Battey Sannata, Laal Rang flop

The hits and misses of the week. All three releases of last week, Laal Rang, Nil Battey Sannata and Santa Banta Pvt Ltd have failed to strike a chord with movie goers. Trade analyst Vinod Mirani......

Box Office: Fan gets average opening

The hits and misses of the week. Fan had average business on its opening weekend, with Monday recording a further drop in collections. Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office......

Box Office: Jungle Book gets a great opening!

The hits and misses of the week. Hollywood defeated Bollywood at the box office last weekend. Love Games expectedly tanked, and Disney's The Jungle Book saw an excellent opening. Trade analyst......

Himachal doesn't want to host India v Pak WT20 tie, BCCI in a fix

- 'I think if the match takes place in Dharamsala, it would be against the will of the people of Himachal Pradesh.' IMAGE: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, is congratulated by Pakistan skipper......

Haryana wrestlers win 18 gold; Ghosal, Chinappa squash champs

Saurauv Ghosal of India. Photograph: Stanley Chou/Getty Images The seasoned duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa expectedly walked away with the individual gold medals in squash even as......

Azlan Shah: Halappa captain, Sandeep, Sardara axed

Veteran forward Arjun Halappa has been appointed captain of the Indian team for next month's Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Malaysia even as drag-flicker Sandeep Singh and Sardara Singh......

Tirkey rues absence of Prabhjot in CWG team

Former hockey captain Dilip Tirkey said India would miss the services of experienced forward Prabhjot Singh in next month's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.The three-time Olympian, who was part of......

Centre drags Verma into IHF controversy

A day after taking shelter under former Sports Minister Uma Bharati's fiat on the Indian Hockey Federation controversy, the Centre on Wednesday did a near volte-face, saying that the minister's......
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Closely-Watched Battle in Himachal Pradesh After ‘Yeh Dil Maange More’ Row

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh has only four Lok Sabha seats, but the battle for these will be followed keenly, not least after the controversy over... ...

http://www.currentnewsindia.com/2016/11/12/closely-watched-battle-in-himachal-pradesh-after-yeh-dil-maange-more-row-2/
CM Parkash Singh Badal praises military, PM Modi

At the ceremony, the CM and other politicians heaped praise on the country's armed forces. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal inaugurated... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/punjab-state-war-heroes-memorial-museum-inauguration-cm-parkash-singh-badal-praises-military-pm-modi-3099487/
CM Announces To Set Up 24x7 Dedicated Helpline For Serving Armed Personnel And Veterans

In recognition with the gallantry services rendered by state based Armed Services personnel, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today... ...

http://www.5dariyanews.com/news/169820-CM-Announces-To-Set-Up-24x7-Dedicated-Helpline-For-Serving-Armed-Personnel-And-Veterans
Exotic folk performances mark Udbhav intl dance festival

ries and 18 teams of schools and academies performed dance nonstop for 180 minutes. The programme started with the Kathak dance which was later... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhopal/exotic-folk-performances-mark--udbhav-intl-dance-festival.html
Golfing with the nawabs

Over 70 golfers teed off on Friday, October 7 at the Palms Golf Course, Lucknow for the LLOYD Business Today Pro-Am of Champions 2017. The 18 hole... ...

http://www.businesstoday.in/current/corporate/golfing-with-the-nawabs/story/238682.html

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