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Beautiful no more

In September 2010, a month before the Commonwealth Games, the Bhishma Pitamah Marg was done up with ornamental plants. Mostly half-grown trees, the plants were especially transported from neighbou... The Hindu, 15 hours ago
Business Line

Rope trick

Rajesh Khosla, managing director of Indias largest bullion refinery MMTC-Pamp, and hailed as the Bhishma Pitamah of the bullion industry at the recent India International Gold Convention in Goa, warned industry and banks against jumping the gun to fix too ...
 Business Line1 month ago

‘Shikhandi’ does it again, council over in 10 minutes

If Arjuna used Shikhandi as a cover to neutralize Bhishma in Mahabharatha, the councillors used the word to ruin a council meeting that was convened to discuss the people’s plan document for 2015-16 here on Thursday.
 Times of India2 months ago
International Business Times India

Bihar polls 2015 Grand Alliance seat sharing: Complete list of Congress, JDU, RJD candidates

(Clockwise from top left) RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Yadav and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Reuters/IANS The month-long Bihar state assembly election is set to commence from 12 October and will last ...
 International Business Times India6 hours ago
Times of India

Book Review: A deeply satisfying, provocative work

Book : Author : Karthika Nair Publisher : Harper Collins India Pages: 288 Price: Rs 399 The Greek philosopher Heraclitus famously observed that you never step into the same river twice. It would probably be just as accurate to say that you never ...
 Times of India4 days ago
Qatar Chronicle

Vodafone names grand winners of World of Prizes

Vodafone QatarWorld of Prize Related Doha,21 April 2014:Vodafone Qatar has named the grand winners of its World of Prizes SMS-based competition. Many walked away with fabulous prizes including brand new Mercedes-Benz GLK and C180 vehicles. The ...
 Qatar Chronicle1 week ago

An existential, modernist text

Here is a fascinating exploration of what the Mahabharata (MBH) attempted, how, and its success. James Hegarty argues that it had a specific socio-religious and exegetical agenda. Placing itself above the Vedas and Vedanta as the sine qua non of ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago

Teacher as playwright scripts success

Maharathi Shikhondi, the eldest Panchala prince in the epic Mahabharat, was born a eunuch to realise his dream of slaying the invincible warrior Bhishma. Shikhondi achieved her purpose by standing as a shield in front of Arjun in the battle of Kurukshetra as ...
 The Telegraph3 weeks ago
Times of India

Mahabharata Act two

It was the horror of Vietnam War that first led Peter Brook to The Mahabharata. Now, it is the endless bloodshed in West Asia. The veteran theatre director is revisiting the epic for a second theatrical rendition, Battlefield. The play, which ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

'Our enemy is not Pakistan or China; it is our babus'

'There were tears in my eyes when I parted with my medals. I thought was it for this moment did I become a soldier?'   In 2008, Captain H Balakrishnan (retired) of the Indian Navy returned all his medals to the President of India to protest the government's failure to implement the One Rank One Pension scheme. Captain Balakrishnan joined the National Defence Academy in 1964 and was commissioned as an officer in Indian Navy in 1969. After 23 years of service, he retired in 1991. Now that ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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