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Farewell, Astad

'Gone too soon, Astad, but I know whenever we meet in that world beyond, I will watch you dance.'Swarupa Dutt remembers a remarkable human being and a magnificent performer who left the world......

When my mother danced for Chou Enlai and the Dalai Lama

No one on that glittery occasion could possibly have imagined that the Chinese were conspiring to invade India, nor could anyone have predicted that the seemingly benign Dalai Lama was plotting to......

Should yoga therapy go the Western way?

The West uses asanas as a therapy for physical wellness, but Indians look at yoga as one of the nine Darsanas or schools of philosophy.Why must Indians adjust their time-tested system because of......

Is Priyanka more than a show-stopper?

Can compassion, common courtesy or an 'emotional connect' win seats in the harsh realpolitik of UP, a state riddled with divisions of caste and religion, and confronted with a seemingly impregnable......

Sheena Bora Trial: The Shrink Testifies

As he was giving evidence, Dr Matcheswalla peremptorily summoned the CBI representative over to the witness box and whispered something.Indrani Mukerjea's advocate Sudeep Pasbola immediately cut......

Suzuki's mega dream: To sell 5 mn cars annually by 2030

It expects the Indian market to grow to 10 million units annually by 2030 and it intends to control half the market then, like it does now. Japanese carmaker Suzuki is drawing aggressive plans to......

Govt rejigs excise duty on petrol, diesel; keeps tax unchanged

Petrol prices on Thursday crossed Rs 73 a litre mark, the highest level since the BJP government came to power in 2014, while diesel touched a record high of Rs 64.11 a litre. Finance Minister......

Unwelcome in India. Modi's message to foreign investors!

One of the biggest ways in which recent government actions have been seen as investor-unfriendly is New Delhi’s decision to unilaterally revisit almost every Bilateral Investment Treaty it......

India wants private sector to explore for diamonds, gold

Government will start to auction the rights to up to 70 diamond and gold exploration zones to mining companies this year India is seeking the participation of Rio Tinto and Anglo American's De......

Flying to be cheaper, norms eased for Indian airlines to fly abroad

Airlines will also get tax incentives for operating on unserved routes under the regional connectivity scheme.   In a major reform of the aviation sector, government on Wednesday scrapped the......

When Caste surfaced in Bollywood movies

Two Dalit girls are raped and hung from a tree, prompting a police procedural and soul searching in the hard-hitting promo of Anubhav Sinha's Article 15. The Ayushmann Khurrana starrer, which......

Which is YOUR favourite Anurag Kashyap film? VOTE!

Does Manmarziyaan feature in your list? Stalled and shelved, loved and loathed, mesmerised and misunderstood, an Anurag Kashyap film is quite an event. Despite the difficulties, delays,......

Review: The real tragedy of Mirzya is...

The film sacrifices sense for style, feels Sukanya Verma. Some stories are a product of its time. Against a contemporary perspective, they are straightaway obsolete. But delve deep and......

WC Preview: France seek thumping win over Australia

IMAGE: France's Steven Nzonzi, Presnel Kimpembe and Benjamin Mendy during training. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters France head into their World Cup opener against Australia in Kazan on......

This NBA star has nothing nice to say about India

‘It’s a country that’s 20 years behind in terms of knowledge and experience’ ‘You see cows in the street, monkeys running around everywhere, hundreds of people on the......

PIX: Party time in Rio after rollercoaster run-up to the Games

Samba, Carnival and the famously fun Brazilian spirit are expected to play heavily IMAGE: An athlete from Cyprus dances. Photograph: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters. With a little bit of chaos and a......

Why Tendulkar will be missed this World Cup!

Starting off with a half-century in Sydney during the 1992 World Cup, to the awe-inspiring 98 at Centurion, Sachin Tendulkar has given Indian fans plenty of memories during an India-Pakistan clash......

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