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Is India still the 'slumdog' for the West?

SlumDog Millionaire has won over the Western audiences with its 'fairy tale in a Mumbai slum' storyline but back home the film has opened up a heated debate about the stereotyped representation of......

How Bihar changed under Nitish Kumar

What is Change really like in Bihar? Once denounced as a failed state, what turnaround has Bihar made in recent years? As Nitish Kumar wins a third term in office, we republish Archana......

Former hostage: 'Islamic State is bullshit'

'Islamic State is the monstrous child of both the American invasion of Iraq and the failure of the world to support the Syrian revolution.' 'IS has made Al Qaeda out of fashion.' IMAGE: Waving the......

The man who stole India's past

'It was only relatively recently that Subhash Kapoor was able to secure the sources in India, Afghanistan and Cambodia, that allowed him to get the really highest level objects, and that helped......

'When we fight a war we forget the danger'

'The Indian Air Force wanted to fight. My squadron leaders and flight lieutenants, all of us were eager to fight. Unless they are keen I can't have confidence.' Marshal of the Air Force, the......

Modi hard sells India as an investment destination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India and the United Kingdom are economically made for each other and this relationship has to be driven by private sector CEOs. Top CEOs from India and the......

The real story of Bihar's economic growth

The really disturbing numbers relate to inequality. Bihar's per capita income is a third of India's, and a fourth of Gujarat's, notes T N Ninan. Image: A flood-affected man with his bicycle moves......

The changing face of Kolkata's Kabuliwala

Driven out of business by microfinance companies, the Kabuliwalas of Kolkata, traditional moneylenders, have seen their numbers shrink. I felt like I was in hell. I could not speak properly and......

Salboni land issue bears striking resemblance to Singur

JSW Steel to will return the land it bought from farmers for its stuck project at the former site, in stark contrast to what has happened with Tata Motors at the latter Comparisons between Salboni......

How the people's car was born and how it stayed that way

In 1981, Maruti was the tiniest outpost of the Suzuki empire; 33 years later, it is big enough to steer its parent's investment in emerging markets.   Image: in 1983, Maruti 800 was rolled......

Sound Of Music director dead

Robert Wise, director of Hollywood musicals like West Side Story (1961) and The Sound Of Music (1965), died at his Los Angeles home, an official of the San Sebastian Film Festival said on......

Vote for Shah Rukh Khan's BEST film!

Bollywood's Badshah turns 50 on November 2, and it's time to celebrate his life and movies. Beginning today, we present a special series on SRK, The Superstar. 'I don't know why other people act,......

40 things we LOVE about Sholay

Celebrating the epic on its 40th birthday. 'Is story mein emotion hai, romance hai, tragedy hai,' declares Dharmendra's Veeru in one of his drunken moments in Sholay. But there's more, much more,......

Why our grandmas and mothers fell in love with Omar Sharif

'He was a magnificent looking man -- perhaps the best looking international actor of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, even in the current century. And quite definitely the first actor from Asia to make it......

The Indian and Pakistani behind one of 2015's most important films

Hemal Trivedi, a Hindu filmmaker originally from India, and Mohammed Ali Naqvi, a Muslim from Pakistan, made one of this year's most talked about films. One of the most talked about films at this......

India have a great opportunity to upstage South Africa's record: Shastri

'I believe, at home you should play to your strength, there is no need to hide behind that issue' 'I can't remember a series since then as big as this. So the opportunity is there for the team to......

What it's like to have the second-most important job in India?

'Of the 32 captains who have led India in Test cricket, only four have been pure bowlers -- Ghulam Ahmed, Venkatraghavan, Bishan Bedi and myself.' 'The captain must lead with only one idea in mind......

India should continue being aggressive, play five bowlers: Vaas

They are rebuilding under Virat Kohli and I like their aggressive brand of cricket. Sri Lanka will have to play very good cricket to try to beat them again: Chaminda Vaas IMAGES: Ishant Sharma......

No easy pass for IPL players into Windies Test squad: Ambrose

West Indies bowling great Curtly Ambrose at the launch of his autobiography at the Lord's cricket ground on Thursday. Photograph: Lord's Ground @HomeOfCricket/Twitter West Indies must find a way......

Soccer eases life in Jordan refugee camp, until goal dispute!

‘Playing helps me forget the war, the bombs, the rockets and the children who were killed’ Syrian refugee children play in the Zaatari refugee camp. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty......
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Spreading cash like manure

By the end of September, Ritesh Agarwal, founder and CEO of OYO Rooms, has zipped through six different cities in less than a week's time. All of... ...
Afghanistan, Pakistan Leaders to Hold Icebreaking Talks in Paris

Leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan are expected to hold an icebreaking meeting on the margins of the U.N. climate change summit that starts Monday... ...
8 atmospheric tea bungalows of West Bengal

These heritage tea bungalows are the best places to enjoy the flavours of authentic Darjeeling tea. Cochrane Place One of the best places to... ...
Delhiites warned to wear protective face-masks as pollution hits 'hazardous' levels

New Delhi: As the air pollution in the national capital rose to hazardous levels, experts suggested that residents take taking precautionary... ...
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