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Battle of Malegaon: The Maratha army's Muslim Heroes

At the Battle of Malegaon, Muslim soldiers in the Maratha army defied the British army for a full month when they had no hope of victory as the Chhatrapati and Peshwa had already surrendered.These......

Lt Fayaz's killers among 12 terrorists killed in Kashmir; 3 jawans also dead

Four civilians were also killed and dozens of others injured in clashes that broke out between protestors and security forces following three separate encounters. IMAGE: Clashes erupt in Srinagar......

They can't say anything to me, so they are targeting EC: PM on Opposition

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the foundation laying ceremony of multiple development projects in Vadodara on Sunday. Photograph: Press Information Bureau of India. Prime Minister......

The forgotten brutality of the 1857 Mutiny

'The summer of 1857 saw violence, perpetrated by the Indians and the Britons, on an unprecedented scale.''Never before and never after in the history of British rule in India was there violence at......

'100 terrorists active in south Kashmir'

More than 100 terrorists are active in south Kashmir which has witnessed a spurt in terror activities recently and operations are underway to neutralise them, a top army officer said. Major......

Why Jet Airways has hit an air pocket

Old-timers say Jet boss Naresh Goyal, although still razor sharp, doesn't have the same energy he once did and this reflects in his 'baby', says Anjuli Bhargava. IMAGE: Naresh Goyal, Jet Airways's......

Victor Menezes on IITs & education

Victor Menezes, an IIT-trained engineer-turned banker who retired in 2005 as senior vice-chairman of Citigroup, last month donated $3 million to IIT Bombay Heritage Fund for building a world class......

Why our education system needs a fix!

'He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.' ~ Friedrich NietzschePink Floyd's We don't need no education was not just a song of a genre or a generation. It became an anthem for a......

Of film festivals and dealing with mortality

Reporting from the recently concluded International Film Festival of Kerala, Rajeev Srinivasan writes about two particularly striking films that were screened at the fest.The 17th International......

PIX: When goal celebrations made for fun memories at the FIFA World Cup

There are celebrations on the football pitch  and then there are celebrations at the FIFA World Cup where a victory or a goal is celebrated animatedly. Joy becomes ecstasy and......

Handicap no bar for Loper

"How does it feelHow does it feelTo be without a homeLike a complete unknownLike a rolling stone..."Bob Dylan's immortal words in the song 'Like a Rolling Stone'.Shooter Whitly Loper is surely not......

Ancient Games marked by violence

Spectacle, violence and myth mingled every fourth summer for more than 1,000 years in the ancient Olympic Games to celebrate the Greek passion for competitive sport.Controversies and dramas......

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