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Bengali musical icon Sandhya Mukherjee passes away

Legendary Bengali semi-classical singer Sandhya Mukherjee, who had worked with leading music directors such as S D Burman, Naushad and Salil Chaudhury died on Tuesday evening following a massive......

Remembering Diana: The life of a princess

On July 1, 2021, Britain's Princess Diana would have turned 60 and two decades after her tragic death in a car accident near the end of summer 1997, she still holds an exalted place on the altar of......

Saluting General Raina's Vision and Courage

General T N Raina was an iconic Indian military leader whose contributions to the nation should be more widely known, notes Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd). IMAGE: General Tapeshwar......

'BJP may have a lot of money, but their organisational resources are weak'

'Mamata is campaigning hard and not giving the BJP a walkover.' IMAGE: Amit Anilchandra Shah, one of the Bharatiya Janata Party's leading election campaigners, flanked by the BJP's West Bengal......

What George Harrison learnt from Ravi Shankar

Pandit Ravi Shankar was George Harrison's link into the Vedic world.A fascinating excerpt from Kavita Das's Poignant Song: The Life And Music Of Lakshmi Shankar to mark Pandit Ravi Shankar's birth......

Andaman & Nicobar can attract Hong Kong investments

'Leaders of the Indian community in Hong Kong had broached the idea of developing the Andaman and Nicobar islands for investment and setting up manufacturing units,' points out Rup Narayan Das.......

Beetle mania comes to a close

Curtains to come down for the last time on the Love Bug! With German carmaker Volkswagen calling time on the Beetle, perhaps the most popular car brand ever, an 80-year-old slice of history comes......

Cops use the Game of Thrones way into millennial hearts!

City police, metros, airports, even power utilities are using pop culture and social media to reach the young and encourage public ownership of public services. Amritha Pillay reports. IMAGE: The......

Raghuram Rajan, Sundar Pichai in Time's most influential list

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and founders of Flipkart Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal are among the Time magazine's '100 Most Influential People in the World'. Image:......

Films, books that inspire corporate head honchos

What do A-listers like to read, watch or listen to? And who are the people they admire? Here is a list -- IMAGE: The poster of the film Taare Zameen Par. The film is one of the favourites of Amit......

25 Years Of Bollywood-Style PYAAR-FYAAR!

1997: A fast and furious year for Bollywood. Superstar Sridevi married producer Boney Kapoor and gave birth to her firstborn Janhvi. Shah Rukh Khan turned daddy when wife Gauri delivered Aryan.......

Oscars Salute The Godfather

IMAGE: Francis Ford Coppola, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. Photograph: Matt Sayles/ Getty Images Director Francis Ford Coppola joined Al Pacino and Robert De Niro to celebrate 50 years of their......

Bollywood's WOMEN IN WHITE

Who can forget Marilyn Monroe's flying white dress in The Seven Year Itch, Audrey Hepburn's Ascot dress in My Fair Lady, Bond Girl Ursula Andress in a white bikini or Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia......

'I was wondering if this was The End'

'At the end of 2020, I was insecure, going through heartbreak, filled with negativity and self-doubt.''I had worked so hard over the past few years and suddenly, my career was stagnant.'......

MISSION IIT. MURDERS. MIRACLES.

Murders, miracles, mission IIT, Sukanya Verma suggests everything you can catch on OTT this week.   Only Murders in the BuildingWhere to watch? Disney HotstarLanguage? English Steven Martin,......

Soccer: Mumbai City FC go down in AFC Champions League

IMAGE: Mumbai City FC's Apuia Ralte in action against Al Shabab during their Asian Champions League in Riyadh on Friday. Photograph: Mumbai City FC/Twitter Mumbai City FC began their journey in......

Ukraine solidarity, anti-war messages across stadiums

IMAGE: Fans hold a banner in support of Ukraine before the Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City, at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Photograph: Peter Powell/Reuters Manchester City......

When Dhoni Triggered an IPL Bidding War

IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings to its fourth IPL title last season, when CSK defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in the final. Photograph: BCCI   Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an......

PICS: Tokyo Olympics kicks off with glittering ceremony

IMAGE: Fireworks during Friday's Olympics opening ceremony are seen above the Olympic stadium in Tokyo from the Shibuya Sky observation deck. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters Thy sky over the......

Milkha Singh on the Race of his Life

'Somehow the Flying Sikh has endured in people's memory.' IMAGE: The Legendary Milkha Singh, who passed into the ages on June 18, 2021. Photograph: PTI Photo This feature was first published on......

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