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Viraat dismantling to take 9 more months; 30% work over

Around 30 per cent dismantling work of India's decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' has been completed and the entire vessel would be dismantled in nine months, a Gujarat-based ship......

Viraat sets sail for the last time, to be dismantled, sold as scrap

Indian Navy's decommissioned aircraft carrier Viraat on Saturday set sail for the last time, on way to Alang in Gujarat, where it will be broken down and sold as scrap. All......

Obama's basketball jersey nets $120,000 at auction

What would you give for a basketball jersey worn by a president? For one Dallas-based person, Barack Obama’s high school basketball jersey was worth six digits -- $120,000 (Rs 85 lakh).......

Why the British Museum won't return the Harihara

'It is vital that objects such as the Harihara -- and collections from South Asia generally -- remain here,' the British Museum tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel. PART I: Give us our gods back! PART......

Give us our gods back!

Shashi Tharoor says the British Museum should change its name to Chor Bazaar because whatever it has within its portals is the result of 200 years of theft.The museum is once again in the eye of a......

Coastal zoning nods hold up Tatas' plans for Sea Rock hotel

'Following all the approvals, three years are needed to build such a complex, especially with the challenges that such a great location brings with it,' a Taj spokesperson said. IMAGE: Mumbai's......

Hyundai will drive into new 'pollution-free' office in 2020

The two-acre office complex under construction on the outskirts of Delhi will be home to about eight hundred company executives. Special care is being given to air purification and the......

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

Indian IT industry should create 'Cloud Godowns' and 'Cloud Lockers': Modi

Indian IT professionals can do a lot for cyber-safety of digital assets across the world, the prime minister said With cyber security worrying the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday......

Confused about the Budget proposals? Please read this

Extends fiscal deficit reduction roadmap by one year to 2017-18 Raises services tax, to implement GST by April 2016 and cut corporation tax from 2016-17 to 25% by 2020 The Government has presented......

What is Dia Mirza doing in Bangkok?

Make way for Bollywood's jet-setters! Bollywood is getting ready for the IIFA weekend!   IIFA will be held in Bangkok this year, and Dia Mirza is among the first to arrive. She wears a floral......

What did Rekha tell Kriti?

When a legendary Bollywood beauty pays you a compliment, you blush. The IFFA Foundation will celebrate Cinematic Heritage: Conversation, Exhibition & Auction at the IIFA Awards in Bangkok from June......

Elizabeth Taylor's Cleopatra wig sold for 16k dollars

Elizabeth Taylor's iconic wig, which she sported in classic film Cleopatra has fetched $16000 -- much above the expected range -- at an auction. The item was one of the three versions created for......

James Ivory to auction away Merchant's riches

When Indian born British movie producer Ismail Merchant died in May 2005, he left behind a treasure trove of objects stored in various cities like Mumbai, New York, London and Paris. The producer......

Pix: Television's Sexiest Stars

A while back we asked you to vote for television's sexiest stars. Here are the results. Sweta Tiwari Claim to fame: Kasauti Zindagii Kay, Jaane Kya Baat Hui and the host of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3.......

IPL 2022: Gujarat Titans unveil team logo in Metaverse

New franchise Gujarat Titans on Sunday unveiled their team logo in the Metaverse ahead of their maiden IPL season this year.The logo was launched by captain Hardik Pandya, head coach Ashish Nehra......

Ahmedabad IPL franchise to be called Gujarat Titans

IMAGE: Hardik Pandya’s newest IPL team addition Ahmedabad has been named Gujarat Titans. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images The Ahmedabad team of the Indian Premier League will be......

Maradona's death triggers complex inheritance

IMAGE: Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona, his daughter Giannina and his ex-wife Claudia Villafane. Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters Diego Maradona's death has triggered an outpouring of......

Team India felicitated in London for WC win

It may have been a nightmarish tour on field but off the field, Indian cricketers had an evening to remember when they were felicitated by the Indo-British Parliamentarians Group for their historic......

Legality of IPL auction questioned

While the recent auction of international players for the fourth season of the Indian Premier League left many players licking their lips, it has also raised a few questions. Notably, is one from......

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