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A teacher like no one else

Anjuli Bhargava discovers Brand Abha Adams.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   Abha Adams, 66, has an abiding memory of her own school days. Standing with her two thin plaits among a......

1 dead in 'sickening terrorist attack' near London mosque

A man rammed a van into worshippers coming out of a mosque in north London after special Ramzan prayers on Monday, killing one person and injuring 10 others in what British Prime Minister Theresa......

Death toll in London inferno hits 30, and is likely to climb to over 100

Amid fears that bodies of those found in the Grenfell Tower won’t be recognised ever, the Queen and Prince William visit victims and families of those affected.  IMAGE: Fire......

London inferno: Death toll at 17, 'miracle' if anymore survivors

The death toll in a devastating fire that engulfed the 24-storey residential block in west London rose to 17 on Thursday, even as many people were still unaccounted for with police saying......

US launches missile strike against Syria

The Trump-led administration has launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town. IN PHOTOS: The......

TV owners might have to pay licensing fee

Television owners might have to again shell out a licence fee- this time to fund state-owned Prasar Bharati, which runs Doordarshan and All India Radio, if a government committee has its way. The......

Indian-born doctor takes over as BBC acting chief

In a rare distinction, Dr Chitra Bharucha, an Indian-born haematologist, on Monday took charge as the acting chairperson of the British Broadcasting Corporation, becoming the first woman and first......

India Economic Summit from Dec 5

Finance minister P Chidambaram will inaugurate the 20th India Economic Summit to be held from December 5-7, 2004.Being jointly organised by the World Economic Forum and the Confederation of Indian......

Call to forge global animation ventures

Animation professionals from the United Kingdom and India have called for forging collaborative ventures for developing creative and technical skills in the animation industry.The potential of......

Take a bow Om Puri, OBE

Ace actor Om Puri was presented with an honorary Order of the British Empire for his contribution to the British film industry at a ceremony at the British Council auditorium in Mumbai on......

Bride & Prejudice gets good UK opening

Overcoming lukewarm critical reception, Gurinder Chadha's Bride And Prejudice had a solid opening across the UK, grossing $2.7 million in three days. Yet the comic melodrama withmusical numbers by......

Buzz: ICC opens anti-corruption investigations into Qatar T10 League

All that's transpired on and off the cricket pitch on Wednesday. IMAGE: (Picture for representational purpose only) Virender Sehwag with Shahid Afridi. Photograph: T10League/Twitter The......

Sports Shorts: Advani-Mehta win World Team Snooker title

IMAGE: This takes Advani's world title tally to a phenomenal 23 while Aditya claimed his maiden. Photograph: IBSF/Twitter The Indian duo of Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta overcame a tough Thai......

The star and the star child of Wimbledon

The first week of Wimbledon has ended and the tournament has been full of surprises.The grudge match between Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal and the rise of the phenom that is Cori 'Coco' Gauff have......

Football Extras: 'I'm an Aussie': refugee footballer Araibi

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Araibi fled Bahrain in 2014 after being accused of vandalism. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters A refugee footballer who......

Football Briefs: Argentina's Lanzini ruled out of World Cup

IMAGE: Argentina's Manuel Lanzini. Photograph: Agustin Marcarian/Reuters Argentina midfielder Manuel Lanzini will miss the World Cup after injuring a knee in training. "Manuel Lanzini suffered, in......

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