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This Christmas, St Thomas Cathedral, a church that grew up with Mumbai, marks its 300th anniversary
India

This Christmas, St Thomas Cathedral, a church that grew up with Mumbai, marks its 300th anniversary

The first place of public worship for the followers of the Anglican Church came up on Christmas day, 300 years ago, in the form of St Thomas’ Church.

The British in India: Author David Gilmour on writing a social history of the Raj, overcoming stereotypes, debating the past
Life

The British in India: Author David Gilmour on writing a social history of the Raj, overcoming stereotypes, debating the past

In his latest book historian David Gilmour presents a social history of the British Empire in India, climbing down from the most glittering of personalities and the commonest names.

British national Matthew Hedges, convicted in UAE for 'spying', says he was psychologically tortured in detention
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British national Matthew Hedges, convicted in UAE for 'spying', says he was psychologically tortured in detention

Matthew Hedges described being put in ankle cuffs whenever he left his cell to go to the bathroom and said he was "blindfolded and handcuffed" when being moved to different premises

The Allure of India: Historian Seema Bhalla resurrects the Company style miniatures that once flourished under the European patrons
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The Allure of India: Historian Seema Bhalla resurrects the Company style miniatures that once flourished under the European patrons

Historian Seema Bhalla commissioned 25 miniature paintings in the Company style that was started and spread by European patrons.

Simit Bhagat's In Search of Bidesia is a poignant narrative of longing, pain and separation
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Simit Bhagat's In Search of Bidesia is a poignant narrative of longing, pain and separation

'In Search of Bidesia', a film by Simit Bhagat, is a poignant narrative of longing, pain and separation, that dates back to an era which has been resigned to history books and selective accounts by fourth generation migrants.

Savarkar's grandson files complaint against Rahul Gandhi for claiming activist wrote to British to be freed
India

Savarkar's grandson files complaint against Rahul Gandhi for claiming activist wrote to British to be freed

At an event on 20 October, Rahul Gandhi had claimed that Veer Savarkar had apologised to the British and written to them to be released from jail while Congress leaders were in jail.

Uber defends in court its business model of treating drivers as self-employed
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Uber defends in court its business model of treating drivers as self-employed

Uber defends its model of treating drivers as self-employed, entitling them few rights in law.

Apple set to win EU antitrust approval for acquiring music discovery app Shazam
News & Analysis

Apple set to win EU antitrust approval for acquiring music discovery app Shazam

The European Commission opened a full-scale investigation into this deal in April.

VS Naipaul dies at 85: Nobel-winning novelist's flawed character kept him from greatness
World

VS Naipaul dies at 85: Nobel-winning novelist's flawed character kept him from greatness

VS Naipaul was a stupendous writer who perhaps missed being great because he was not morally up to a visionary.

India's water crisis: Tracing the country's history of water management and crucial, destructive shifts in policy
India

India's water crisis: Tracing the country's history of water management and crucial, destructive shifts in policy

A report by the Niti Aayog states, ‘India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history and millions of lives and livelihoods are under threat.’

Narendra Modi govt should revamp education system to instil discipline and nationalism in youth, not focus on military training
India

Narendra Modi govt should revamp education system to instil discipline and nationalism in youth, not focus on military training

According to media reports, the Narendra Modi government is planning to train 10 lakh youth under the National Youth Empowerment Scheme (N-YES) to instil a sense of "discipline and nationalism" and making that an essential qualification for jobs in defence, paramilitary forces and police

Tales of Akbar, Shah Jahan to be retold in Taj - A Monument of Blood, series on rise and fall of Mughal empire
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Tales of Akbar, Shah Jahan to be retold in Taj - A Monument of Blood, series on rise and fall of Mughal empire

Using the birth and death of Shah Jahan as bookends, Taj — A Monument of Blood will capture the dark side of the story of the Mughal empire

The 100 kg spacecraft deployed by ISS is set to clean up space junk orbiting the Earth
science

The 100 kg spacecraft deployed by ISS is set to clean up space junk orbiting the Earth

The experiment is important as there are thousands of pieces of space debris circulating the planet, many travelling faster than a speeding bullet.

British police arrests man for sending out Islamophobic pamphlets to mark 'Punish a Muslim Day'
World

British police arrests man for sending out Islamophobic pamphlets to mark 'Punish a Muslim Day'

British counter-terrorism police have arrested a man on suspicion of sending letters entitled “Punish a Muslim Day” to urge people to commit violent acts.

Premier League: Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich receives Israeli citizenship, confirms country's ambassador
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Premier League: Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich receives Israeli citizenship, confirms country's ambassador

The Israeli diplomat stressed that Abramovich will receive a warm welcome, adding that he hopes the Russian will "invest at least part of his riches in our economy."

Bhagat Singh's 87th death anniversary: Despite political appropriations, freedom fighter remains youth icon
India

Bhagat Singh's 87th death anniversary: Despite political appropriations, freedom fighter remains youth icon

Bhagat Singh remains one of India's youth icons even eighty-seven years after being hanged. He is also, arguably, one of the most contested revolutionaries.

American woman goes to bed with headache, wakes up with British accent
World

American woman goes to bed with headache, wakes up with British accent

Michelle Myers's said that she has gone to bed with extreme headaches in the past and woke up speaking with what sounds like a foreign accent.

Britain: Theresa May appoints first-ever minister to tackle 'loneliness' and combating social isolation
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Britain: Theresa May appoints first-ever minister to tackle 'loneliness' and combating social isolation

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appointed the country's first-ever minister in charge of tackling loneliness and combating social isolation.

British House of Commons approves landmark Brexit bill after 80 hours of debate; House of Lords to consider legislation now
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British House of Commons approves landmark Brexit bill after 80 hours of debate; House of Lords to consider legislation now

British MPs gave the green light to a landmark Brexit bill after weeks of debate and a government defeat, but the legislation now faces a battle in the upper chamber.

Bhima-Koregaon clashes: Complaint lodged in Pune against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid for giving 'provocative' speeches
India

Bhima-Koregaon clashes: Complaint lodged in Pune against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid for giving 'provocative' speeches

The police said they had received a complaint against Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid for their "provocative" speeches at an event in Pune on 31 December.