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Planned to perfection

Reward for hard work: German officials spent two years focusing on every detail before they headed off to Brazil for the World Cup. AP

The omens were not good. In late May, as the Germany football team gathered at their World Cup training camp in Italy, news...

The magic of monsoon

 Rain falling on a tin roof in the dark of the night. Sometimes only a light pitter-patter, scarcely disturbing the dreams of those asleep below, instead lulling sleepless souls into slumber.AP file photo

Monsoon bewitches us. It holds us captive with its irresistible, sensual display of drama. The sight of rain falling gently from a wet sky...

Lennon's lines

John Lennon (right) & his line drawings.

John Lennon, who began drawing at an early age, studied art intending to become a commercial artist. Giridhar Khasnis traces...

On top of the world

Memories :The beautiful locales encountered during the expedition; the author (in white) with a fellow climber. photos by author

On April 18 this year, 16 climbers died in an avalanche on Mount Everest - the largest in one mishap in history. The amazing..

Sri Lankan reality

This anthology of literary voices from Sri Lanka offers a unique

To know the pain and endurance of Sri Lankans, to understand the shaky grounds on which Sri Lanka stands now, 'Many Roads Through...

A hero like no other

New beginnings:  Actor Jackie Shroff has a lot on his plate.

He was Bollywood's answer to an unconventional hero. With his natural charisma, actor Jackie Shroff oozed sex appeal on screen....

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India's Sanjita Khumukcham completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event...

India's Sanjita Khumukcham completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event...

Sachin Tendulkar speaks at the launch of the campaign “Shuddh Paani, Swastha Bharat” to curb...

Sachin Tendulkar speaks at the launch of the campaign “Shuddh Paani, Swastha Bharat” to curb...

Kajol with her mother actress Tanuja at a seminar on breast cancer in Pune...

Kajol with her mother actress Tanuja at a seminar on breast cancer in Pune...

Hironori Kanayama, President & CEO 0f Honda Cars India Ltd. and Yoshiyuki Matsumoto...

Hironori Kanayama, President & CEO 0f Honda Cars India Ltd. and Yoshiyuki Matsumoto...

School students wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad...

School students wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at a promotional event in Glasgow on Wednesday...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at a promotional event in Glasgow on Wednesday...

Monsoon clouds over Taj Mahal in Agra...

Monsoon clouds over Taj Mahal in Agra...

A over view of fireworks that gallored the sky at Celtic Park during the opening ceremony...

A over view of fireworks that gallored the sky at Celtic Park during the opening ceremony...

A  man rows his boat on a river in Buthidaung...

A man rows his boat on a river in Buthidaung...

A worker sorts coffee berries at a factory in Kienjege, Nairobi...

A worker sorts coffee berries at a factory in Kienjege, Nairobi...

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