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Remembering Anglo-Indian Courage For The Motherland

'Anglo-Indians have played a significant role at the forefront, meeting every challenge to the security of the motherland.'A fascinating excerpt from Barry O'Brien's The Anglo-Indians: A Portrait......

Over 1,200 gifts of Modi go under hammer, NCC card among most sought after

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's National Cadet Corps alumni card, multiple models of the upcoming Ram temple in Ayodhya and a statue of the mascot of the recently-held Chess Olympiad in Chennai......

Prez approves Gallantry awards; Army dog Axel to be honoured

Naik Devendra Pratap Singh from the Army's Rashtriya Rifles has been chosen for the Kirti Chakra award for displaying indomitable courage during an anti-terror operation in Pulwama district of......

The Course Mate Who Will Be Chief

'As a course mate who has followed closely this star on the Bombay Sappers firmament, my heart swells with pride to see his extraordinary brilliance and focus; his commitment and his dedication;......

'My father is a shaheed. He kept the country above self'

'I used to be scared because operating in Kashmir is always fraught with danger.''His absence will be felt lifelong.' IMAGE: Assistant Sub Inspector Babu Ram, who made the supreme sacrifice for......

RBI simplifies gold monetisation scheme

  Changes are meant to attract temple gold. RBI also allows banks to sell India gold coins The Reserve Bank of India has simplified the Gold Monetisation Scheme for bulk depositors, aimed to......

Gold schemes to aid economic growth, reduce CAD: Ficci

India imports a staggering 1,000 tonnes of gold every year, draining out foreign exchange and putting pressure on the fiscal deficit. The launch of gold schemes will deploy India's unutilised gold......

Modi launches gold schemes, coin with Ashok Chakra

India has surpassed China as world's largest gold consuming nation with 562 tonnes of buying so far this year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched three ambitious schemes to reduce......

Govt likely to launch 3 gold schemes on Nov 5

The central government is planning a big-bang launch of three schemes to satisfy the need for investing in gold. The schemes are likely to be launched on November 5, a week before Diwali. A final......

Deposit gold in banks for nation's economic prosperity, says Modi

The prime minister said that people should buy sovereign gold bonds instead of the actual metalPrime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday the government would launch the gold monetisation scheme......

'We wanted to capture Major Sandeep's spirit'

'People only knew about the hundreds of people he had saved and his Ashoka Chakra.''I came to know about this beautiful life that he had lived, that was so much more than the way he died.''I was......

Major Review

Major is in a perennial state of exaggeration.The sighs, the misty eyes, the mushy speeches, its details are invested in highlighting all things in-your-face, observes Sukanya Verma. There's no......

'We have stayed true to Major Sandeep's life'

'Every scene we have written in the film encapsulates the spirit of his life.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Saiee Manjrekar/Instagram Telugu actor Adivi Sesh says his upcoming film Major, a biopic on......

The Batla House Review

It is only in the second half that Batla House has gripping moments, feels Prasanna D Zore. Nikkhil Advani's Batla House -- named after the controversial encounter that took place in......

Making a 'mad comedy' called Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Filmmaker Kundan Shah succumbed to a heart attack on Saturday.  Satish Kaushik, who co-wrote Shah's cult classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro as well as acted in it, looks back at the experience of......

IPL: Delhi Daredevils is now Delhi Capitals; Iyer to continue as captain

IMAGE: Colin Munro and Shreyas Iyer of the Delhi Daredevils. Photograph: BCCI IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils was renamed Delhi Capitals on Tuesday with a hope that it would bring a change in......

Four blocks of Eden named after war veterans

IMAGE: CAB president Sourav Ganguly with Indian Army Personnel at the unveiling ceremony at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. Photograph: BCCI Four war heroes found a place of permanence in the......
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