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Letters to BS: Bose weakened British empire in India, not Congress
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Letters to BS: Bose weakened British empire in India, not Cong...

Let not Rahul Gandhi harbour any illusions about his party's role in ending the British rule Business Standard Last Updated at January 11, 2018 00:17 IST With reference to your article, “Help fight forces of hatred: Rahul Gandhi’s appeal to NRIs ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

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How a Maratha general defeated the British

Till recently there was no monument to the Maratha victory or the great Maratha General Mahadji Shinde.It was a defeat, such as never suffered by the British in India, says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: The Marathas under General Mahadji Shinde defeated the British in the Battle of Wadgaon. Photograph: Kind courtesy Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) The English in their conquest of India faced resistance from the Marathas, Tipu Sultan, the Sikhs, the Jats and the Gorkhas in the 19th century.
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Steven Spielberg to start filming 'Indiana Jones 5' next year

Veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg is planning to start shooting the untitled fifth "Indiana Jones" movie some time around next year.He made the revelation at the Rakuten TV Empire Awards, where he was on stage to receive a Legend of Our Lifetime award and ...
 Business Standard10 hours ago

Travelogue: A mystic journey

Legends, tales and history can leave an unforgettable vivid imprint on your mind as you walk through the small clearings amid the forests of Rajgir or Rajagriha – the house of the royals. It’s an ancient capital of the most powerful empire Magadha until ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 days ago

How the multiplex killed Bollywood

'We need more universal films like Dangal, Sultan or Padmavat that work across single screens and multiplexes.'Vanita Kohli-Khandekar reports. IMAGE: Katrina Kaif shoots for Zero, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan. Photograph: Kind courtesy Katrina Kaif/ Instagram Yash Raj Films' Thugs of Hindostan, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan, is the story of a gang of thugs who posed a challenge to the British Empire in India between 1790 and 1805; Vidhu Vinod Chopra Productions' Sanju, starring Ranbir ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

This multibillion-dollar corporation is controlled by a penniless yoga Superstar

Bloomberg Baba Ramdev renounced the material world. So why is he selling toothpaste, instant noodles, and toilet cleaner? Twenty-three years ago, when he was a poor young yoga instructor living at the foot of the Himalayas, Baba Ramdev pledged to spend the ...
 The Financial Chronicle4 days ago

Why Hawking never won the Nobel Prize

For legendary astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who redefined cosmology by proposing that black holes are mortal, the Nobel Prize for Physics remained elusive as his theory cannot be observed or verified. Even though his theory is now firmly accepted in theoretical physics, there was no way to verify if black holes are mortal, according to Timothy Ferris, author of The Science of Liberty. "Black holes are too long-lived to be observed today in their death throes," Ferris wrote in The National ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

MUST READ: 10 things you didn't know about Stephen Hawking

Image: File image of Stephen Hawking addressing a public meeting in Cape Town. Photograph: Reuters. On Wednesday, world-famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76. Known as a brilliant mind in a paralysed body, he prided himself on making complex physical concepts accessible to the public, which he outlined in his bestseller, A Brief History of Time. Even though Hawking, who was known for his contributions to the fields of cosmology and ...
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Maya Jasanoff: The World Is What It Was

MOST OF US first encountered Joseph Conrad as high school students. His novella Heart of Darkness , published in 1899, exposed us to ideas of civilisation and modernity, empire and colonialism. Written over a mere seven weeks, Heart of Darkness maps ...
 Open Magazine1 week ago

David Beckham’s Latest Pitch: Men’s Cosmetics

Bloomberg The soccer star is launching a grooming brand with L’Oréal Macy’s Men of the world, David Beckham has a message for you: Moisturize. “It’s the biggest thing,” he says in a London warehouse-turned-nightclub where he’s launching a ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
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