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Jaipur gets UNESCO World Heritage tag

The walled city of Jaipur, known for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture, made its entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list on Saturday, becoming the second city of the......

PHOTOS: Treasures of India

When you think of Indian Maharajas of yore what is the one thing that comes to mind? Jewels! And that is exactly what the world will witness at Christie’s, New York during its upcoming......

PHOTOS: Treasures of India

When you think of Indian Maharajas of yore what is the one thing that comes to mind? Jewels! And that is exactly what the world will witness at Christie’s, New York during its upcoming......

WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. She's selling her wedding dress on eBay to fund divorce from husband In a bizarre incident, a 28-year-old woman in the UK......

The life and times of a modern princess

'As Indians we have pride, as Rajasthanis we have pride and as Rajputs we have pride.''I am not a fan of the static tradition. As long as it is dynamic, you don't have to go from tradition to......

A peek into Cuba's housing facilities

Cuba has an eclectic mix of colonial and Art Deco homes, apartment complexes and impoverished buildings.   In November 2011, the government decreed that Cubans could buy and sell homes......

Chatwal Hotels to team with Wyndham Group

Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal has entered into a global agreement with Wyndham Hotel Groups under which the latter will have exclusive rights to franchise and manage the Chatwal......

Dubai has Chicago to thank for the Burj

The city of Chicago too will be partaking in Dubai's moment of architectural feat when the world's tallest building - the Burj Dubai - is unveiled on Monday. Sixty-five-year-old Adrian Smith, a......

Brave new world of derivatives

Part I:The Ayn Rand twist to the Greenspan plot Some say that derivatives rank right up there with antibiotics and the microprocessor chip as one of the great innovations of the modern era.......

A house that redefines luxury

A front door that rises 13 feet, a basement in the swimming pool with heating and a dumb waiter so you can catch a bite while you swim... Archana Jahagirdar checks out an extraordinary home For......

When movie theatres no longer exist...

Aseem Chhabra imagines a time, 20 years from now, when movie-watching in theatres will be long gone, thanks to the coronavirus, and pens a letter to his grandchild, explaining the magic of the......

Can Mumbai's landmark theatres survive?

'If we keep losing such institutions, we will soon become a city and culture of short-term memory.''Nothing to remind us of the years gone by and eventually with nothing to remember.'Ranjita......

The Last Tango with Bernardo Bertolucci

Aseem Chhabra salutes the Italian Master and his cinema. IMAGE: Maria Schneider and Marlon Brando in Last Tango in Paris. It was the summer of 1974. I had just finished high school and my father......

Goodbye Regal. Thank you for the memories

'I know all good things have to end someday. But memories, especially film memories are special,' says Aseem Chhabra. In 1971, director Samir Ganguly's Sharmeelee opened in theatres across India.......

Review: Bombay Velvet is marred by weak storytelling

Bombay Velvet spends too much time on period details and loses focus, notes Aseem Chhabra. Towards the middle of Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet, Anushka Sharma’s Rosie Noronha stands on......

Chelsea to miss out on Battersea stadium

Champions League winner Chelsea Football Club will almost certainly fail in its bid to move its stadium to London landmark Battersea Power Station, a source close to the sale process said. About......

Napier: The score and more

After losing boththeTwenty20 matches, the Indian cricket team moves to Napier for the first One-Day International of the five-match series hoping for a turn in fortunes. Tuesday's match at McLean......

Brilliant Messi leads Barca to 5-2 Cup win

Lionel Messi scored a goal reminiscent of Diego Maradona's famous strike for Argentina against England in the 1986 World Cup as Barcelona romped to a 5-2 win over Getafe in their King's Cup......

Arsenal pay respects to Highbury

Stand at the top of Highbury hill in north London and, at a glance, you can see how big money has transformed English football.Down Avenell Road lies Highbury stadium, home of Arsenal for 93 years......

Football weekend: All eyes on El Classico

Can we call it the most exciting league encounter in the world? The rest of the world thinks so. Can we expect the most raucous, unfriendly atmosphere at the pressure cooker that is the Nou Camp?......

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