The Telegraph
Tuesday , August 26 , 2014

Dickie & his darlings

In the arts world inhabited by “luvvies”, Richard Attenborough was known as “Dickie”....   | Read..

‘Gardening’ director

Richard Attenborough, who died yesterday aged 90, did so much in a long career as an actor and director and was such an all-round good egg that is difficult to know where to ...   | Read..

Gandhi did not come to Calcutta...

Gandhi came to Calcutta to stop the riots in 1947, but Gandhi did not....   | Read..

...but Richard did

Attenborough spent about a week in Calcutta in the summer of 1977 to play General Outram in Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khilari....   | Read..

Mining bar on state-level PSUs

The Supreme Court judgment that has termed the allocation of 153 coal blocks “illegal” has said that “commercial mining cannot be carried on by state go...   | Read..
Dickie & his darlings
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Ten trampled near temple

An early-morning stampede near a Madhya Pradesh temple killed at least 10 pilgrims today, many ...   | Read..

Delhi mulls Vietnam oil hunt

When President Pranab Mukherjee visits Vietnam next month bearing the gift of a part of the sac...   | Read..

UK plays Gujarati card in wooing game

Britain’s deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg knows the Chinese, French and Russians have beaten him in visiting Indi...   | Read..

Hint of more changes amid Sheila buzz

The Narendra Modi government is set to name four new governors amid speculation that Kerala’s Sheila Dikshit may r...   | Read..

Amity message in truckload of rations

Mohammed Sattar may never return to riot-scarred Bahauri, but two Hindu ration dealers have laid a bridge for him all th...   | Read..

Ebola alert in Mumbai

Disembarkation checks and quarantine facilities have been lined up for over 100 passengers from Liberia, one of four ebo...   | Read..

Bill challenge out, for now

The Supreme Court today dismissed as “premature” a batch of petitions challenging the constitutionality of t...   | Read..

Congress breaks Bellary barrier

The Congress today breached the BJP bastion of Bellary in Karnataka for the first time in more than a decade, winning an...   | Read..

Mission 44+ takes off

BJP president Amit Shah today formally unveiled “Mission 44+”, the goal of winning power in Jammu and Kashmi...   | Read..