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Ladakh Standoff: The Generals In Charge

The Indian Army's XIV Corps -- better known as the Fire and Fury Corps -- has a unique responsibilty since it guards India's borders with China and Pakistan as well as the Siachen Glacier. Since......

Farewell, Victor of the Battle of Basantar

Lieutenant General Walter Anthony Gustavo Pinto was known for his dynamic, bold and aggressive leadership in the Battle of Basantar during the 1971 War.Lieutenant General B T Pandit -- who was......

When women join the farmers protest

From carrying portraits of their sons and husbands who have committed suicide due to agrarian distress to picketing to doing sewa 24x7 at langars, women have shown a rare determination not to......

Why deprive same sex couples of their legal rights?

When the highest court gave a decision on the Navtej Singh Johar case, it held that LGBT citizens have a right to not be discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation.It was......

Love Jihad must be declared ultra vires in 2021

The most strident criticism of UP's anti-conversion ordinance has come from the judiciary with several retired Supreme Court and high court judges having described it as being violative of Article......

The day K P Singh wanted to sell DLF for 26 lakh

Persuaded not to sell that day in January 1975, DLF today has assets of over Rs 52,237 crore and a net worth of around Rs 40,000 crore.Ramesh Menon, K P Singh's biographer, reveals more. IMAGE:......

Home prices on the rise despite note ban

As many as 26 of 50 urban hubs across the country have shown a moderate upturn in housing prices between December 2016 and March 2017 Demonetisation did not choke the real estate sector, according......

RBI's policy action a 'wise decision'

Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan on Tuesday called RBI's policy action a "wise decision". The liquidity easing measures will have an impact on interest rates, he......

Now, Indian scientists produce petrol from plastic!

A team of scientists at the Indian Institute of Petroleum in Dehra Dun has developed a new technology to convert environmentally-hazardous plastic into petroleum products. After nearly a......

Rural youth look for better prospects through BPO

Namaskar! Mera naam Arti Uniyal hai. Main aapki kya madad kar sakti hoon? Coming from the rural background of Rudra-prayag district in Uttarakhand, Uniyal has mastered the art of advising on the......

'I don't want to be Anand Bakshi'

'Anu Malik has great respect for lyrics and lyrics writers. He has worked with big important people through the '80s and the '90s -- everyone from Gulzar and Majrooh Sultanpuri. He treated me with......

'In India, street kids are sometimes the happiest people'

This year's Berlin International Film Festival featured only two Indian films. The first was Don 2, because Shah Rukh Khan has a huge following in Germany. The other film, Gattu, was shown in the......

Actor Sammir Dattani weds girlfriend

Actor Sammir Dattani got married to girlfriend Ritika Jolly on March 16 in Dehra Dun. The wedding was reportedly low on celebrity turn-out but the reception party -- held at Mumbai's CCI grounds --......

Meet Big B's son in Kandahar

Ganesh Venkataraman who made his debut in Tamil with Radhamohan's Abhiyum Naanum and made his presence felt as a commando in Unnaipol Oruvan along with Kamal Haasan and Mohanlal, has bagged a dream......

From Chak De! India to Luck

After the success of Chak De! India, Chitrashi Rawat settled down in her new career in showbiz. She shifted base from the mountains of Dehra Dun to the neon lights of Mumbai. She bagged a......

Afghanistan to play West Indies Test in India

IMAGE: Afghanistan's Rashid Khan celebrates the fall of an Ireland wicket with teammates in the one-off Test in Dehradun in March. Photograph: Afghanistan Cricket Board/Twitter Afghanistan will......

Tiger Pataudi, a truly heroic cricketer!

Only a fool or cricketing ignoramus, says Haresh Pandya, would judge Tiger on the basis of his figures of 2,793 runs at 34.91 in 83 innings of 46 Tests. The truism 'like father, like son'......

Nat coach will be Indian: Hockey India

Hockey India ruled out the prospect of a foreigner being appointed full-time coach of the national team, insisting an "Indian national" will be at the helm of affairs. Harendra Singh will accompany......

Dhoni-Sakshi to tie knot at Vasundhara's farmhouse

The wedding ceremony of India's star cricketer and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be solemnized Sunday night, with Sakshi Rawat at a private farmhouse belonging to former Rajasthan Chief......

MS Dhoni to wed tonight

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will tie the knot with childhood friend Sakshi Singh Rawat in a hush-hush ceremony at a farmhouse about 40km fromDehra Dun on Sunday night. The......
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