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Subhash Kapoor ruled the roost as an idol thief, now he cools his heels...

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Universe propped up without help from God, says Hawking’s final work

By Saket Suman  Book: Brief Answers to the Big Questions; Author: Stephen Hawking; Publisher: John Murray/Hachette India; Pages: 232; Price: Rs 650 This book began when...

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