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  • Simone Ruffini
    Aug 02, 2015 00:39 IST

    Swimmer proposes girlfriend for marriage after win, she says yes

    Despite throwing up twice during the opening lap on the Kazanka River, Italian Simone Ruffini eventually stood atop the podium under a light drizzle after the nearly five-hour 25-kilometer race, and held up a marriage proposal for girlfriend and teammate Aurora Ponsele.

  • Ajay Devgn
    Jul 31, 2015 08:36 IST

    Drishyam review: It's a high-voltage thriller

    Directed by Nishikant Kamat and starring Tabu and Ajay Devgn in lead roles, Drishyam works because it doesn't talk about a hero but a common man. Drishyam works because it keeps you glued to your seat till the last moment. Drishyam works because it's a finely crafted suspense thriller after a really long time.

  • Vijay Sethupathi
    Jul 31, 2015 18:08 IST

    Orange Mittai review: This old-age loneliness tale is a must-see

    Tamil film Orange Mittai is a pleasant short film of just about an hour and half, detailing the pathos and pain of old-age loneliness. First-class performances by Sethupathi and Thilak have the movie racing, though Vijay's makeup is a tad disappointing.

  • Manbir Kaur
    Aug 01, 2015 12:39 IST

    Sikh girl Manbir Kaur tops Class 10 exam in Pakistan

    Manbir Kaur, 15, has become the first girl from the minority Sikh community to top the matriculation exam in Pakistan.

  • Saath Nibhana Sathiya
    Jul 31, 2015 22:02 IST

    The saas-bahu saga: 8 ways TV soaps insult Indian women

    Here's a look at 8 serials that are an affront to the intelligence of any right-thinking woman in India.

  • Sanjoy Narayan
    Aug 01, 2015 17:37 IST

    Download Central: The diary of heady notes

    From Wilco’s good ol’ guitar rock to the soft lilt of Yo La Tengo and the jaunty rap of Marshall Bruce Mathers III, it’s been a nicely eclectic week.

  • Roddy Piper
    Aug 01, 2015 10:00 IST

    Wrestler-actor ‘Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61

    Iconic wrestler and actor Roddy Piper, popularly known by his ring name "Rowdy", has died of cardiac arrest at the age of 61. Actor Dwayne Johnson, WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and fans and friends of Piper took to Twitter to pay their tributes.

  • India-Bangladesh enclaves exchange LBA Candle light
    Jul 31, 2015 22:00 IST

    In pics | Mapping out the lines: Indo-B'desh enclave exchange

    At midnight, India and Bangladesh began the process of exchanging 162 adversely-held enclaves to implement the historic Land Boundary Agreement, spurring the enclave residents to celebrate the end of a 68-year deadlock.

  • Big B
    Jul 31, 2015 16:08 IST

    In pics: Big B meets onscreen mother Sulochana on her 86th birthday

    There's a reason Amitabh Bachchan is among the most loved Bollywood actors. He recently visited his onscreen mother of several films, Sulochana, on her 86th birthday.

  • Happy Birthday Harry Potter
    Jul 30, 2015 18:11 IST

    As Harry Potter turns 35, 15 throwback moments

    On Harry Potter's birthday on July 31, we celebrate 15 magical moments that will stay with us forever. All the friendship, the adventures, the humour and most of all: The magic. Should we say it again? Thank you JK Rowling.

  • China elevator
    Jul 31, 2015 13:32 IST

    How Chinese are riding escalators after tragic accident

    People in China are spooked about using escalators after a young mother was crushed to death last week as she fell through a panel of flooring at the top of one installed a mall in Hubei province.

  • APJ Abdul Kalam
    Aug 01, 2015 18:23 IST

    Top 5 videos this week: From Kalam's final journey to Gurdaspur terror attack

    From former president APJ Abdul Kalam’s final journey to the CCTV footage that may help nail the terrorists who attacked Gurdaspur, here is the round up of this week's most watched videos.

  • Chanda from Pakistan
    Jul 31, 2015 12:44 IST

    Pak woman held without papers in Jalandhar, wanted to meet Salman

    A woman passenger from Pakistan, who was arrested in Jalandhar after she was found travelling on board the Samjhauta Express without a passport, visa and ticket on Thursday night, was escorted back to the Attari border checkpost on Friday by a police team.

  • Passengers pushing railbus that plies between Mathura and Vrindavan
    Jul 31, 2015 12:10 IST

    When passengers pushed a railbus for half-a-kilometre

    On several occasions, the railbus is cancelled without any prior information and the only running railbus has become unreliable now, stopping frequently without apparent cause. Many times, travellers appealed to authorities to renovate the railbus but the condition remains the same.

  • Nepal Border
    Jul 31, 2015 09:14 IST

    Driving down to Nepal in your own car may be a reality soon

    The road transport ministry is finalising the protocol that would allow movement of personal vehicles between India and Nepal. At present, only passenger buses are allowed between the two countries under the bilateral motor vehicle pact that India and Nepal had signed in 2014.