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After 3 years Sheikh Hasina to visit India on Sep 5 for talks

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to travel to India on September 5 on a three-day official visit during which defence cooperation and regional stability are likely to be the......

When I Received My OBE From Prince Charles

'After greeting Prince Charles with a traditional bow, moving away from protocol, I also did a namaste, which HRH reciprocated twice -- once before the award presentation and the second time just......

The protector of women from breast cancer

'Having dedicated my life towards improving breast healthcare in my motherland.' 'I shall continue to work with rock-solid determination following this "chosen" path.' IMAGE: Dr Raghu Ram......

Santoor maestro Bhajan Sopori dies at 73 after battle against cancer

Santoor maestro Bhajan Sopori, often referred to as the 'saint of santoor' and 'king of strings' for his mastery over the instrument, died on Thursday at a Gurugram hospital following a battle with......

President Kovind presents 2nd lot of Padma awards

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister late Kalyan Singh, often termed as a Hindutva icon, and actor Victor Banerjee were among the 65 distinguished personalities who were conferred with Padma awards......

Meet The Man behind Skoda VW India

'Approach people with respect, mindful that they know their job better than you do, and that you're not superior to them just because you may be better educated or their boss.'Skoda Auto VW India......

How to build a world-class ventilator in 90 days, at one-third the cost

The start-up mentors debated if they could drive the price further down, but feared an even lower price would raise doubts about its quality, as was the case with the Tata Nano, reports Amrita......

How F C Kohli and TCS conquered the world

Shivanand Kanavi salutes the visionary IT leader F C Kohli who passed into the ages recently. IMAGE: Faqir Chand Kohli. All photographs: Kind courtesy Shivanand Kanavi   Part 1: The......

Good to see Bikhchandani, Banga on the rich list

'To all the MBAs that burn the candle at both ends, travel half-a-million miles every year, and spend little or no quality time with their families, the rise to riches of Mr Bikhchandani and Mr......

How NIIT became a big success in China

The job placement rate for students trained by NIIT in China is over 90 per cent.A revealing excerpt from Saibal Dasgupta's Running With The Dragon: How India Should Do Business With China.  ......

Does Huma Look Like Tarla Dalal? VOTE!

Huma Qureshi is all set to play food writer and chef Tarla Dalal in a biopic called Tarla. The actress introduced the project on social media, saying they were 'filming now'.   IMAGE: The......

After Sonu Received The Padma Shri...

Earlier this week, on March 28, the President presented Sonu Nigam with the Padma Shri and the singer celebrated the event by inviting Bollywood colleagues to a party. Please click on the images to......

Lata loved to sport jeans

Where Shamshad Begum was charging Rs 900 for a song, Lata was prepared to settle for Rs 50 as she came on the scene.Raju Bharatan recalls yet another memorable incident from Lata Mangeshkar's......

Just How Many Songs Did Lataji Sing?

Photograph: PTI Photo Lata Mangeshkar will always remain one of the towering figures of Indian music and it is often claimed that she recorded songs that run into tens of thousands. However, the......

'Uncle Neil brought North East closer to India'

'There was a certain difference that separated him from the rest. That's why his life is so celebrated, his loss is felt globally.' IMAGE: William Richmond Basaiawmoit with Neil Nongkynrih.......

Vijayan to be nominated for Padma Shri, Jeje for Arjuna

  IMAGE: Former India striker IM Vijayan. Photograph: Kind courtesy, All India Radio/Twitter The Executive Committee of the AIFF confirmed on Monday that they will be nominating former players......

The Golden Thrower

Someone who confessed he would have been beating buffaloes with sticks had it not been for the javelin went on to win India's first Olympic gold medal in athletics. IMAGE: India's gold medallist......

SEE: Neeraj Chopra receives Padma Shri

Photographs: Kind courtesy President of India/Twitter Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra on Monday received the Padma Shri, the country's fourth highest civilian award.   The 24-year-old javelin......

International Women's Day: Meet these champions!

As we celebrate International Women's day on March 8, meet the Indian sportswomen who have made the nation proud with their superlative performances in the sporting arena: Mithali Raj Photograph:......

Dipika Pallikal, now a mother, back on squash court

Photograph: Kind courtesy Dipika Pallikal/Instagram One of India's finest squash players, Dipika Pallikal is back on the court after four years, a break she needed to start a family and to do......

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