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Jul 22, 2014

The first world war has been whitewashed

Eurocentric views of the conflict ignore the millions of people from across the globe who fought on the same side Last Thursday, the newly refurbished first world war galleries at the Imperial War Museum finally reopened. One of the most poignant mom... #India #Kolkata

Jul 09, 2014

Murali Vijay's century frustrates England on day one at Trent Bridge

PAUL NEWMAN: Instead of bowling first on a pitch with pace, bounce and carry England have again been confronted with a surfaces more akin to Colombo and Kolkata with India feeling very much at home on day one... #India #Kolkata #Murali Vijay

Jul 04, 2014

'It was love at first sight': Lonely Indian conjoined twins, 45, finally find love with the same man while working at a travelling circus

Conjoined twins Ganga and Jamuna Mondal, from Kolkata, West Bengal, say they are happier than ever after a chance encounter with kind-hearted school teacher, Jasimuddin Ahmad... #Kolkata #West Bengal

Jul 29, 2014

Critics claim fading stars unlikely to shine on in India

By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Robert Pires and Joan Capdevila will add a modicum of star quality to India's new franchise-based soccer league but critics believe the presence of such European veterans is unlikely to help develop the spor... #India #New Delhi #David James #Joan Capdevila #Atletico Madrid #Kolkata #England national football team #Luis Garcia

Jul 22, 2014

Brain disease kills scores in India's east

An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation "alarming". Hundreds of mainly children die across India each year from the mosquito-borne... #India #Kolkata #Uttar Pradesh #West Bengal #Harsh Vardhan

Jul 30, 2014

Kallis quits international cricket

South Africa's Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited-overs career six months before the World Cup. The 38-year-old, one of the greatest all-rounders in the game's history, retired from Test cricket last yea... #Australia #Sri Lanka #Sydney #Jacques Kallis #Kolkata Knight Riders #Cricket South Africa

Jul 16, 2014

From Greece...to Kolkata

Collaborative spaces and corridors the world over need to heed ground realitie... #Australia #Sri Lanka #Sydney #Jacques Kallis #Kolkata Knight Riders #Cricket South Africa

Jul 16, 2014

Ardent fan in Assam digs out 20- year old whisky bottle on Germany's win in FIFA World Cup

A delighted northeastern Indian soccer fan dug out his twenty- year- old 'Passport Scotch' whisky bottle to celebrate the victory of Germany in the FIFA World Cup. Putul Bora, 53, had bought this Passport Scotch bottle in 1994 worth rupees 630 from K... #Kolkata #Assam

Jul 27, 2014

Plagued by Asian heat and feelings of isolation in Australia

A typical day on the bike while cycling around the world varies so much. Over the last few months through India and South East Asia the weather has played a huge role in planning out my days. Each leg of the journey has an ultimate finish point, whic... #Europe #India #Australia #Thailand #Singapore #Istanbul #Kolkata

Jul 14, 2014

Kolkata celebrates Germany's World Cup triumph

Kolkata, July 14: While a majority of them rooted for Argentina, Kolkatans Monday celebrated Germany becoming the football World champions by lighting fireworks and taking out processions.Watching the Germany versus Argentina final on giant screens t... #Europe #India #Australia #Thailand #Singapore #Istanbul #Kolkata