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Terror tops agenda of US Congress

Meeting in the midst of an economic crisis, which is said to be the worst-ever after the great depression of the last century, and during the crucial hase of the war against terrorism, US lawmakers......

N-Deal vote: Do we understand our interests?

President Franklin Roosevelt, as soon as he took over as president at the darkest hour of US history -- the Great Depression -- spoke to his countrymen in his inaugural address and told them 'the......

The lady behind one of Time's 100 influential people

Sheela Bhatt meets Bharti Patel, whose son Dr Vikram Patel was recently ranked one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people, to find out her recipe for a remarkable upbringing. IMAGE: 'Once......

These 10 stunning images will make you go WILD

The Natural History Museum has unveiled the first entries for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Wrestling komodo dragons, ethereal egrets and thirsty......

'They were determined to strangle Pakistan at birth'

'Patel was more in tune with the popular mood than Jawaharlal Nehru. While the principle that Hindus and Muslims should be able to live together remained central to Nehru's vision for India, the......

IMF counters Rajan's Great Depression comment

With Reserve Bank of India’s Raghuram Rajan ringing alarm bells about the world economy facing the Great Depression-like problems, an International monetary Fund research paper has countered......

Why is a free market for gold risky and volatile?

The global financial crisis added to gold’s allure, owing initially to fear of a second Great Depression, notes Kenneth Rogoff In principle, holding gold is a form of insurance against war,......

Sam Walton's words of wisdom

Poverty-stricken, Sam Walton learnt the value of money very early in life. Growing up during the Great Depression Walton has to take up numerous chores to make ends meet. He had to take up odd jobs......

Why the world may prefer India to China

The jury is out on when the global economy will fully recover from the deepest recession since the Great Depression. However, prosperity in the long run will be strongly determined by the nature......

The Man who brought the US down

The US treasury bond has been perhaps the most resilient feature of the American economy, surviving the great depression and three subsequent wars without losing its AAA credit rating. The man......

Review: Drishyam is a depressingly ordinary film

Several parts of Drishyam work but the film is more tackiness than craft, says Raja Sen. Some movies appear on our viewing doorstep carrying far too much baggage. Drishyam, for instance,......

'I have gone through a midlife crisis'

'A friend of mine was going through a midlife crisis with me, so we sat down and talked it out.' 'He said, you know, we are going through a midlife crisis. I asked him for how long it would last.......

'Filmmakers have not flooded me with the kind of roles I want to do'

'During the Queen shoot, I was pretty depressed. I thought I had done a crap job and no one would notice me.' Lisa Haydon opens up.   Model-turned-actress Lisa Haydon was the surprise......

Dark, Quirky, Sexy: Happy Birthday, Angelina Jolie!

The stunner turns 40 on June 4.Angelina Jolie has somehow managed to remain a mythical being in the age of oversharing and paparazzi.To the world, she is the model new-age woman -- mother to six......

Shah Rukh Khan: Prayers with all in Nepal

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:A 7.9 magnitude earthquake and its aftershocks hit Nepal and India over the weekend. Several Bollywood stars turned to Twitter to......

Aus swim star Thorpe admitted to rehab for depression

Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe has been admitted to rehab after suffering from depression, local media said on Monday. Police were called after Thorpe was found disoriented and behaving oddly......

Thorpe talks sexuality, beating depression in new book

Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe has hit out at the innuendo surrounding his sexuality that has followed him for much of his career, and said the most frustrating thing was the implication that......

I have washed my hands off cricket in India: Kundra

Former Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra. Photograph: BCCI Suspended for life from taking part in any form of cricketing activity by the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha committee, former......

Ashes: Where are the players of the 2005 series now?

England won the Ashes for the first time since 1987 in 2005. It was the greatest series in the history of the game, but what has become of those Australian and English players a decade on? Read on......

'Trevor's appointment a reminder that this Ashes will be a tough contest'

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann reacts while talking with captain Michael Clarke. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images There was general consensus in Australia on Wednesday that retaining......
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Rising mental illness issues among Delhi's student population

A newly released survey points to an alarming rise of mental health problems among Delhi's college going youth. Released on Thursday, by Dr. Sunil... ...
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