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Vijay Singh

Singh is a journalist, writer and filmmaker living in Paris

Hope this award brings peace in Siachen: Kapadia
Tue, May 27, 2003

Exactly 50 years after Mount Everest was first scaled comes a rare honour for an Indian climber who has never set his sights on Everest, but...

On last mission, they took return tickets
Fri, Apr 11, 2003

They were the daredevil half-dozen who had volunteered to go to Iraq as human shields to help and protect the civilians at the cost of their...

Ex-Jet official recalls spat with Rane man
Wed, Apr 02, 2003

Lt Col Vasant Kumar knows what it’s like to be sacked for getting into a tangle with politicians. In August 2002, he was fired because ...

Click and Rule
Sun, Mar 30, 2003

The sugarcane state of Maharashtra has finally caught up with Bangalore and Hyderabad in the cyber race. Recently it won three of the five a...

After-office detention for Jet crew
Sat, Mar 29, 2003

Sahib Singh Verma’s power tantrum on a Jet Airways flight lasted only a few minutes. But at least 15 Jet Airways employees had to suffe...

Sahib Singh’s rage in Mumbai leads to inquiry at jet speed
Fri, Mar 28, 2003

It couldn’t have happened for any ordinary passenger; he or she would have probably landed in jail. But when a minister blows his top a...

Dotcoms get a lifeline — fund collections and food distribution for quake relief
Thu, Feb 01, 2001

Mumbai, January 31: `Agar Kutch nahin, to kuch nahin (Without Kutch there's nothing)' mumbles Kishor Shah as he stares at the computer scr...

‘Let us help each other, email me at this address’
Sun, Jan 28, 2001

Mumbai, January 27: As the horror unfolds peel by peel in Gujarat, it's not just the phones that are jangling off the hook. Thousands of N...

Bhaji on the beach, residents see red
Tue, Jan 16, 2001

January 15: Methi farmers at Versova beach are one group of diehard people. In spite of a Bombay High Court order banning cultivation of m...

No takers yet for Rs 50 crore infotech park
Sun, Jan 07, 2001

JANUARY 6: The state-of-the-art Information Technology park, Seepz++, will be complete by March 2002, adjacent to India's leading electron...

Indian wins US patent for memory chips
Fri, Jan 05, 2001

January 4: A young IIT graduate, along with his former colleagues, recently won a US patent for designing a computer chip which enhances t...

Dotcoms die but Mahatma’s website grows with one million dollars from VCs
Thu, Nov 30, 2000

November 27: If my faith burns bright, as I hope it will even if I stand alone, I shall be alive in the grave, and what is more, speaking ...

From dotcom to deep tech; NRI billionnaires burst the Net bubble
Mon, Oct 30, 2000

October 29: The writing on the wall is as clear and as real as the free-falling share prices of virtual companies on the NASDAQ. The initi...

`Yeenternet’ revolution makes a slow double-click @
Sat, Sep 30, 2000

September 29: Welcome to the cybersuburbia of Goregaon, where everything from Vada Pav and Cake to Cobbler and Maid has been put up on the...

Who will pay Rs 3.5 crore for parking Purulia plane at city airport?
Fri, Sep 15, 2000

Mumbai, September 14: The Purulia armsdrop case may be fast petering out with the release of the five Latvian suspects in July. But releas...

Axe will fall on 100-yr-old rain trees
Sat, Aug 19, 2000

August 18: The axe, it seems, will finally fell the two towering rain trees opposite the Dadar Catering College on Cadell Road, bringing t...

Youth wants to be architect of Vikrant’s future
Tue, Jul 18, 2000

Mumbai, July 17: Ever since budding architect Vikas Sharma decided to do a thesis on `INS Vikrant -- A Museum on Bay,' his professors and ...

Horizon too far, memorial too costly
Mon, Jun 26, 2000

June 25: Just yesterday, hope was floating; and so was the Vikrant. Today, all the tall promises of converting the great warship into a Rs...

India’s greatest war ship INS Vikrant set to be scrapped
Sun, Jun 25, 2000

MUMBAI, JUNE 24: It is curtains for India's greatest aircraft carrier INS Vikrant. After a year of suspense over its fate and countrywide ...

Ex-naval officers protest new clause of DG Shipping
Fri, Jun 23, 2000

June 22: The Directorate General of Shipping and nearly 2,000 retired naval officers are on a collision course over a recent notice issued...

Debris builds sea-saw at Versova beach
Tue, May 23, 2000

May 22: The sea at Versova appears to be the most vociferous opponent left to the wanton and illegal land-filling along the coast in this ...

Ex-IAS officer can’t digest stale peanuts, takes IA to the cleaners
Fri, Apr 21, 2000

April 20: It may seem like peanuts after a three-year legal bettle but the Rs 1,500 compensation awarded to a passenger of Indian Airlines...

Antique weapons found at Sachkhand
Sat, Apr 15, 2000

Nanded, April 14: Spring-cleaning at one of the holiest shrines of Sikhs in Nanded, Gurudwara Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib, has ...

Jet Airways loaders arrested for stealing from passenger baggage
Tue, Mar 21, 2000

MUMBAI, MARCH 20: At the Mumbai domestic airport, the perils of air travel descend not from the skies; here the enemy lurks within. While ...

What’s dad got to do with IT? Follow your own dreams
Mon, Dec 06, 1999

MUMBAI, December 5: Dad's not always right. That's what the 54-year-old super-achiever from Silicon Valley, Kanwal Rekhi, wanted his young...