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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......

REWIND: The best images from the week gone by

From the spread of coronavirus to International Women's Day, these 10 images sum up all the big stories from the previous week.  South Korean soldiers in protective gears sanitise shacks as a......

The odd, odd world we live in!

Here's this week of photos that prove we live in a mad world. A passenger not wearing pants stands as he reads a book inside a subway train during the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Mexico City,......

UNMASKED: Jihadi John's 'Beatles' terror gang

British accomplices of slain Islamic State terrorist executioner "Jihadi John" were unmasked on Monday as Londoners who formed part of a so-called "Beatles" terror gang. Mohammed Emwazi became......

Beatles to make Kolkata roads safe for pedestrians!

Beatles, the evergreen all time favourite rock band from Britain's Liverpool, has come to the help of Kolkata Traffic Police in its efforts to instill road safety awareness among the youth. The......

How earthquake, tsunami have hit Japan's economy

Japan's worst nightmare has become a reality. As it faces the biggest crisis since World War II, initial estimates peg the country's economic loss at a whopping $170 billion. Experts say the actual......

This Janmashtami, hi-tech flute for Lord Krishna

The lyrical sound of the flute, often associated with Vrindavan, Lord Krishna and his numerous gopis, can also fill up auditoriums and big music halls without distorting its charming musical......

Cambridge honours Ratan Tata for Nano

Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, has been conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Law for his role in producing the world's cheapest car Nano. The degree was conferred by Prince Philip,......

Inflation falls to 0.48% despite rise in food prices

 Inflation declined to 0.48 per cent for the week ended May 23 from 0.61 per cent in the previous week, even though essential food items like fruit, tea, cereals and pulses......

Sensex may hit 19,500 this year: Experts

Driven by the election outcome, the benchmark index Sensex could catapult to 19,500 level this year, provided the government pushes through the reform agenda, analysts said. Market experts believe......

Golden Globes: Black Lives Matter!

'Stories can change people.''But there's a story we have been afraid to see and hear about ourselves in this industry.''A story about which voices we respect and elevate, and which we tune......

Sean Connery's 10 Landmark Roles

Diamonds are Forever. So is Sean Connery. Bond. James Bond. To have the world's best-known introduction to your credit. To play a character so indelibly that half a dozen actors try and cannot......

Oscars 2020: What you need to know

Every year Hollywood's biggest names gather under one roof to raise a toast to cinema's creme de la creme. Fashion, food, films -- it's a glamourous combination of all these things leading up to......

The HIGHLIGHTS of Golden Globes 2020

It’s the 77th edition of the Golden Globes -- Hollywood’s annual party night when the who’s who of showbiz turn up in shiny couture, make politically correct speeches, win some,......

Looking at Aishwarya, UP CLOSE!

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has one of the most beautiful faces in the world. The actress, who is celebrating her birthday in Rome, still looks ageless. Even up close! We celebrate Aishwarya by looking......

Stokes to lead new England team to face Pakistan after COVID-19 cases

IMAGE: All-rounder Ben Stokes has been out of international cricket since injuring his finger at the IPL this year. Photograph: Surjeet Yadav/Getty Images England selected an entirely new squad......

PIX: City lose at home to Chelsea; Leeds down Spurs

Images from the English Premier League matches played on Saturday. IMAGE: Chelsea's Timo Werner celebrates winning the Premier League match against Manchester City, at Etihad Stadium, in......

Man City move clear at the top as United held at Arsenal

Man City extend lead as Jesus goal sinks Sheffield United IMAGE: Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus scores their first goal. Photograph: Michael Regan/Reuters Manchester City beat bottom club......

ECB to hire expert to monitor players' mental health

IMAGE: England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan had spoken about the need to take care of mental health of players as they tour abroad amid the pandemic. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty......

John Edrich, Robin Jackman pass into the ages

IMAGE: Robin Jackman, right, speaks to Umpire Daryl Harper in the fog during a delayed start on Day 3 of the first Test between India and South Africa at Green Park in Kanpur, November 22, 2004.......

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