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India@75: Beacon Of Light In Gloomy World

The world over, pluralism is in retreat.Luckily for us, Indian pluralism and its consequent tolerance of diversity is rooted in our basic values.As long as we remain faithful to these values and......

The Tiranga, From 1906 To 1947

How the Indian Flag has evolved over the years. Photograph: Prasar Bharati on Twitter Actor Satish Shah set off a Twitter storm (external link) on Tuesday after he posted a picture with the......

Goodbye old Parliament House, hello new Sansad Bhavan!

From its inauguration in 1927 to witnessing the foundation laying of a new Sansad Bhavan ahead of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence, the chequered history of the old Parliament building......

'Aggressive lions' lack basic essence of original emblem: Historians

Animated or aggressive? Debate over the emblem atop the new Parliament building rages with several historians dismayed that the essence of the original 'protective' Ashokan lions has been effaced......

How can you change history, asks Nitish on Shah remark

The Bharatiya Janata Party's insistence that history be rewritten with more emphasis on Hindu kings who resisted Muslim invasion than on the invaders themselves has received a thumbs down from......

Advertising titan, civic activist, actor, writer Gerson da Cunha is dead

Advertising industry veteran Gerson da Cunha, a multi-faceted personality passionate about civic activism in later years, died in Mumbai on Friday after a brief illness, a former colleague said.......

Michael Dell, SilverLake win shareholder nod for $25 bn buyout

Michael Dell clinched shareholder approval on Thursday for his $25 billion offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months of conflict with the company's largest investors and removing the......

Pathaan Review: Shah Rukh Wows And How!

Shah Rukh Khan's weathered intensity, grizzly charisma and trademark wit lends Pathaan's all-out, devil-may-care antics a sense of purpose that evades mindless acts of mayhem, cheers Sukanya Verma.......

What's Ananya Craving For?

#CoupleGoals with Arjun and Malika… Kareena's ready for something new… Aahana gets some 'vitamin sea'… Photograph: Kind courtesy Ananya Panday/Instagram Doesn't Ananya Panday......

Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 10 Review

Rubina Dilaik, Amruta Khanvilkar and Nia Sharma burn the dance floor and how, observes Namrata Thakker. Celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa returns after a hiatus of five years.......

Bollywood's Most Successful Kings

Akshay Kumar's Samrat Prithviraj may not be successful at the box office, but there's no denying that Bollywood loves its kings. Remember Prithviraj Kapoor's Akbar in the always adored......

Bollywood's Dream Dating Destinations

Romance in Bollywood movies is the stuff of dreams. Literally. All they have to do is close their eyes and land in some stunning part of the world, shake a leg around trees or tombs and declare......

Dharmasena, Kettleborough in Elite Umpires Panel

Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and Richard Kettleborough of England have been promoted to the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for the year 2011-2012 following an annual review. The two match officials,......

Cricketer who announced the arrival of a New India

M P Anil Kumar recalls a momentous Indian victory and recounts the trials and tribulations of a forgotten star of that triumph. The first cricket match that I watched live on television had......

Umpire Asoka de Silva axed from crucial WC games

Under-fire Sri Lankan umpire Asoka de Silva, who gave batsman Gary Wilson out lbw in Ireland's loss to the West Indies in Mohali, has been dropped from the panel officiating some key World Cup......

Davis, Dharmasena umpires for India-B'desh opener

The International Cricket Council has announced umpire and match referee appointments for the warm-up and group stage matches for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, which will be staged from February......

Saheba, Tarapore to officiate in 2011 World Cup

Indian umpires Amiesh Saheba and Shavir Tarapore were on Sunday named among the umpires who would officiate in the upcoming cricket World Cup scheduled to begin in Dhaka on February 19. Apart from......
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