Legendary India grandmaster Viswanathan Anand has claimed that the Indian team travelling to Georgia for the upcoming Olympiad is well-equipped to clinch the country’s first ever gold medal. Anand, who will be playing for Team India after a gap of 12 years, said that many teams can win the top prize at the Olympiad and India is one of them. (HT Correspondent)read more
According to the police, the accused principal was on his way to Ahmedabad when he was arrested from Mumbai on Wednesday, for allegedly sexually abusing a Class 9 student and showing the student a pornographic video. read more
The rupee had fallen more than 12 percent against the dollar this year and it is the worst performing Asian currency year-to-date, stung by an emerging markets sell-off and higher crude oil prices that have widened the country’s current account defi... read more
An ornamental silver snuff box at Munshi Aziz Bhat museum in Kargil. Originally from central Asia, it was used to sniff opium by traders on arduous journeys along the Silk Route in late 19th and early 20th century. While government-run museums are naturally in another league altogether, family or community-run museums like this one are important because they preserve a range of micro historical, cultural and political identities.