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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......

Tempers rise as Amethi palace feud takes new turn

The royal feud in Amethi took a new turn on Monday with Sanjay Singh pointedly accusing his first wife Garima Singh and son Anant Vikram Singh of “staging a melodrama” to......

Judge Sri Srinivasan, best of America and India

The first Indian-origin federal judge in the United States is India Abroad Person of the Year 2013 President Barack Obama calls him one of his “favourite people.” Justice Sandra Day......

Three bomb blasts shatter Mumbai's peace

Three blasts rocked Mumbai's crowded Zaveri Bazar, Opera House and Dadar Kabootarkhana areas on Wednesday evening, killing 10 and injuring at least 100 people. Mumbai Police sources say the......

Navy rescues Indian crew, kills 2 pirates

An Indian Navy ship has thwarted a pirate attack on a merchant vessel with ten Indian crew members in the Gulf of Aden, in which two of the eight Somali pirates were feared killed and the......

Will Vishal Kampani become India Inc's best friend?

Vishal Kampani has big shoes to fill as his father is close to the Ambanis, the Wadias and the Ruias, says Dev Chatterjee.   When Nimesh Kampani, 70, founder-chairman of JM Financial......

The men behind India's first Bitcoin exchange

Unocoin founders, Vikram Nikkam, 38, and Sathvik Vishwanath, 31. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Business Standard In August this year, Bengaluru-based startup Unocoin made news internationally when......

Rio Tinto to launch diamond jewellery brand in India

Australia-based Rio Tinto is eyeing the Indian marriage gifting market with its 'Nazrana' brand of diamond jewellery, marketed through various retailers across the country, says a company......

VCs, PE investors go slower in 2008

Global economic slowdown hit them too in 2008, but private equity and venture capital investors -- who usually help shape new business ideas -- are looking to bounce back in 2009 by capitalising on......

Civil aviation ministry gets 3 airport proposals

The civil aviation ministry is considering three proposals to set up privately-owned, or merchant, airports in Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Durgapur (West Bengal) and Jhhajjar (Haryana).The proposal......

Raja Sen reviews Aamir Khan's Talaash

Raja Sen feels Talaash is well made and strongly acted but is not as enjoyable to watch as it deserved to be.Make no mistake, Talaash is a Vikram Bhatt film. Which isn't to say Bhatt actually made......

Lost in translation

In a few weeks when Manil Suri, a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland, will begin promoting his new book The Age of Shiva, some of his fans may want to revisit his first book The......

Vagina is not a dirty word

Jane Fonda and Marisa Tomei had never met Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal. But tonight they will perform with her in Eve Ensler's widely acclaimed play The Vagina Monologues in Mumbai.Fonda and Tomei arrived......

Ismail Merchant honoured

Ismail Merchant,producer of Oscar-winning films A Room With A View, Howards End and The Remains Of The Day, was honoured by Chor Bizarre, one of London's most popularIndian restaurants Thursday. He......

Ritwik for Otters Open squash

Ritwik Bhattacharya and India No. 2 Harinderpal Singh Sandhu will be the star attractions in the prestigious Otters Devotie Squash Open 2010 that will be organized and hosted by Otters Club in......

Asiad: India's medal winners

Indian medal winners at the 15th Asian Games in Doha.GOLDAthletics: Women's 4x400 Relay (Sati Geetha, Manjeet Kaur, K. Chitra and Pinki Paramanik)Chess:Women's Rapid (Koneru Humpy)Mixed Team's......

Nandrajog romps into third round

Gaurav Nandrajog and Cyril Kuhn of Chennai faced the same opponent and eased into the men's and the boys' under-19 third rounds respectively, in the 31st HSBC-Bombay Gymkhana Maharashtra State Open......

Ritwik, Joshna reign

Top seed Ritwik Bhattacharya of Delhi dethroned defending champion Saurav Ghosal of Tamil Nadu to regain the men's crown, while Joshna Chinappa of Tamil Nadu retained the women's title, in the 53rd......

Ritwik, Saurav to clash in final

Top seed Ritwik Bhattacharya of Delhi and defending champion Saurav Ghosal of Tamil Nadu posted fluent semi-finals victories to set up a title clash in the 53rd Senior National and 30th Bombay......
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Kejriwal woos Gujaratis

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