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'The enemy started firing at us'

Twenty one years ago, the Indian Army and Indian Air Force fought a bloody and bitter war to evict Pakistani intruders from the icy heights in Kargil.Air Commodore Nitin Sathe (retd) salutes the......

'We had to throw the Pakistanis out'

'Never did we think that we will not win.''Success comes to those who dare and act, it seldom goes to the timid.' Brigadier M P S Bajwa (retd), commander of the troops that captured Tiger Hill,......

The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after fighting through the night while recapturing Peak......

Never forget the Heroes of Rezang La

'Why isn't the story of the valiant 13th Kumaon a part of every child's textbooks?' 'Why have we let these brave men die unwept, unmourned, and unsung?' asks Rajeev Srinivasan. IMAGE: The Rezang......

India, from the eyes of one who saw her birth

'Our biggest problem has been keeping this country together.''Nation building is never easy. It is a very difficult task.''Even 70 years is not too long a time.' An old time civility distinguishes......

Asean: Wise to take the culture route

Manmohan Singh faced stiff competition in Singapore. No, not at the East Asia Summit or in meetings with the Asean. But the rival attractions of two imaginative exhibitions on India's past and an......

The new screen teams

It's Bollywood's new script for survival. So, what do recent hits like Shah Rukh Khan-Rani Mukherjee starrer Chalte Chalte and Ramgopal Verma's multistarrer Bhoot, have in common? And what about......

Malaika, Katrina, Alia: September's STYLISH celebs!

From going desi and redefining sexy, our B-town ladies had fun with their sartorial choices in September. But scored high on our style-o-meter? Namrata Thakker points them out.  ......

Aditi, Deepika, Alia: IIFA's Fashion moments

Bollywood stars have always caught our attention because of their sartorial choices, and their recent IIFA outing was no exception. While the glamour was on full display, Namrata Thakker looks at......

PIX: Alia, Katrina, Deepika look WOW at IIFA

After enthralling fans with their performances at the IIFA Rocks event, Bollywood pulled out all stops for the grand IIFA awards night. They dazzled -- and how! -- on the green carpet.   Alia......

Priyanka's BEST bridal look? VOTE!

Sukanya Verma gives you a lot of inspiration from Priyanka and Nick for your big day! Priyanka Chopra married singer Nick Jonas on December 1 and 2, but the festivities leading to her big day......

Navratri Special: Malaika, Sonakshi, Kangana in BLUE!

The festive season of Navratri is still on, and we're celebrating blue today! Take a look at our gorgeous B-town ladies and you'll know how to look your glamorous best in the beautiful colour!......

The best footballer ever: Pele or Maradona?

It seems Diego Maradona can never stop entertaining. If it was his sublime skills on the soccer field that amazed millions worldwide during his playing days, he stills attracts a lot of attention......

Federer clinches sixth Wimbledon title

Switzerland's Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick in one of the most extraordinary finals ever seen at Wimbledon on Sunday, holding off an incredible challenge from the American to win 5-7, 7-6, 7-6,......

Readers wishes to John Wright

Name:satya Message:Dear John, Thank You for doing a terrific job with the Indian Team. I hope you continue the good work and see the team achieve even greater laurels. You are without doubt the......

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