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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,......

Activist Trupti Desai fails to enter Haji Ali dargah

After her successful campaigns to break bar on entry of women in some Hindu temples, Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai on Thursday took her movement for gender equality to the famous Haji Ali......

Obamas get a crash course on Indian culture

The Obamas got a glimpse of Indian culture and ethos at Rajpath on Monday through colourful tableaux from 16 states and some government departments that rolled down Rajpath during the Republic Day......

Obama watches in awe as India puts up impressive R-day show

Multi-hued images of India's rich cultural diversity and military might as well as achievements in diverse fields unfolded on Monday at the 66th Republic Day parade which had a US president as the......

Judge of Mumbai attacks trial in Pak changed for 7th time

The judge of the anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven Pakistani suspects charged with involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks was changed for the seventh time on Wednesday, with the......

Of biryani, history and entrepreneurship

Did you know that there are over 26 varieties of biryani made in India?Or that biryani comes from the Persian word 'birian' which means 'fried before cooking'?Or that, though it is considered a......

When Amjad Khan, Attenborough, Sanjeev Kumar got together...

One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 today, May 2. We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week, starting with this beautiful excerpt......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

'My father didn't get his due. That still rankles'

'People don't talk about any role that my father did -- it is always Gabbar Singh. He regretted this. He would tell me, 'I started at 25 floors and couldn't go any higher because I had started too......

40 years of Sholay: Jai, Veeru, Basanti THEN and NOW!

Rediff.com celebrates 40 years of the beloved movie classic. 'Indian film history can be divided into Sholay BC and Sholay AD,' believes filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.The maker of Mr India isn't......

Review: Jaanisaar music is strictly for lovers of classical music

The Jaanisaar soundtrack is worth a listen but it may not be everyone's cup of tea, writes Aelina Kapoor. The Jaanisaar soundtrack includes as many as 10 songs, all belonging to the period......

SAF Games cancelled

The thrice-postponed ninthSouth Asian FederationGames were cancelled on Thursday after Pakistan expressed its inability to host the regional multi-event competition.The executive council meeting of......
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Film to bring Queen of Oudh to life

Begum Hazrat Mahal Begum Hazrat Mahal, the last Queen of Oudh and also an unsung hero of the first war of Independence, will come alive on screen... ...

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Braving Delhi summers down the ages

Summer is a harrowing time in Delhi but even it has certain natural safeguards, which offset the effects of the blistering loo wind in the day and... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/braving-delhi-summers-down-the-ages/144638.html
Bollywood gives 'welcome shout-out' to Johny Lever on Twitter

Johny Lever, one of the most noted comedians in Hindi cinema has joined the micro-blogging site Twitter and welcome wishes are pouring in from the... ...

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Death in Saudi Arabia (Siasat News): Mir Asif Ali alias Abdul Sami, 28 and resident of Saeedabad in Hyderabad working at Al-Jabeel Company in... ...

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Inteqal (14.5.2016)

Death in Makkah Al-Haj Mohd. Samiuddin s/o late Janab Ghayasuddin, resident of Paramount Colony, Toli Chowki died in Makkah Mukarrama on May 12.... ...

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