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World's oldest aircraft carrier INS Viraat could soon be a museum

After 57 years of service life -- first commissioned in 1959 into the Royal Navy as HMS Hermes (R-12) and then transferred to India in 1987 -- the last of the Centaur-class......

PHOTOS: It's an odd, odd world out there!

These 10 images prove that we live in a crazy, bizarre world. Image: Women drink wine as they sit in a hot bath with coloured water representing wine at the Hakone Kowaki-en Yunessun spa resort......

Seventh Pay Commission's biggest losers: The armed forces

The 7th CPC places the Indian Police Service (and, almost in passing, the Indian Forest Service) on a level with the Indian Administrative Service, leaving the military out in the cold, observes......

Modi in Singapore: Bolstering a pivotal relationship

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit is an attempt to move the Indo-Singapore relationship to the ‘next level’. Singapore has been one of the top investors in India.......

Prabha's Walk: Memorial of Indian woman murdered in Australia unveiled

A plaque in memory of Prabha Arun Kumar has been placed at the spot where she was killed in Parramatta Park, Sydney. Photographs: @KateCreedon9/Twitter A memorial plaque honouring Prabha Arun......

Meet China's richest man who toppled Jack Ma!

From being a guard in the China’s military services to becoming the richest Chinese in the world, it has been an incredible journey for Wang Jianlin, chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group. ......

Mumbai remains the most expensive city in India, says a survey

Mumbai has emerged as one of the costliest cities in the world due to increase in foods prices, home services and rentals, says a Mercer's Cost of Living Survey 2015.   Image: Mumbai has......

RBI to hold rates steady, growth seen rising to 7.3% in Sept quarter

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to hold its policy interest rate at 6.75 per cent next week to stifle inflation, while data is seen showing economic growth accelerated to 7.3 per cent......

How Uber plans to beat competition

'We are the best in technology and we think we are no. 1 today based on our service.'     US-based cab aggregator, Uber, valued at $53 billion, is looking at more than 50 per cent market......

Is the government serious about FDI in retail?

Recent easing of restrictions does not address the pain in the sector. Retail is hardly a threat to India's security, so why is a policy around the sector so cautious? Many in the industry have......

Aamir Khan's 'intolerant' remark gets more reactions

A look at the top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Reactions continue to pour in on Aamir Khan's remark on the rising intolerance in the country. Shatrughan Sinha:......

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,......

The Best Films of Saeed Jaffrey

Saeed Jaffrey lives on through his versatile body of work. Joie de vivre distinguishes the refined, infectious charisma of international actor Saeed Jaffrey. Whether playing an aristocrat or a......

World Athletics boss puts his money where his mouth is

‘We must work hard to restore trust and to show the real values and potential of athletics’ IMAGE: Sebastian Coe, president of the International Association of Athletics Federation,......

'It will be hard to play football again but we have to do it'

IMAGE: French supporters hold a banner to appreciate the support following the terror attack in Paris. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc admitted it......

Bulgaria weightlifters handed Rio Olympics ban for widespread doping

IMAGE: Bulgaria’s Ivan Markov lifts in the clean & jerk men's 85 kg Group A competition during the IWF World Championships 2013, in Wroclaw on October 25, 2013. Photograph: Adam......

Russian anti-doping agency suspended for non-compliance

Israel, Andorra, Argentina, Bolivia and Ukraine were also found non-compliant of the WADA Code and can no longer conduct anti-doping programs IMAGE: A man walks outside an office of the Russian......

10 sportsmen called to the Elysian fields early

New Zealand rugby union great Jonah Lomu died, aged 40, in Wellington on Wednesday. Lomu, who scored 37 tries in 63 matches for New Zealand between 1994 and 2002, had been diagnosed with a rare......
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