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Wide tentacles ensure SIMI's plans go on

National Security Adviser M K Narayanan recently told The Strait Times in Singapore that at least 800 terror cells had been uncovered and disrupted in the country. While this is no doubt good news,......

Journalist held for spying in China

The Chinese government said Tuesday that a detained reporter for Singapore's The Straits Times newspaper has admitted to spying for a foreign intelligence agency. Ching Cheong was detained April 22......

Migrants turn millionaires

An Indian and a Bangladeshi have won $2 million each in a Singapore lottery, reports the Straits Times. The 29-year-old Indian construction worker who won the Singapore Sweep in April, has since......

Singapore teen charged for anti-Lee video

A 16-year-old Singaporean school dropout was on Tuesday charged with obscenity and hurting religious sentiments over an expletive-laden video attacking the country’s founding father Lee......

Sri Lanka arrests 54 Indian fishermen

Fifty-four Indian fishermen have been arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly poaching in the country’s waters, days before the visit of a Lankan delegation to India to discuss the......

Only the RICH can live comfortably in India

If my old paper, the Straits Times, is to be believed, Gautam Adani is the ultimate proof of the rise of India's parallel state. I don't mean the underground economy. I mean a do-it-yourself......

Sensex ends 224 points down, Nifty at 2-week low; IT, banks slip

The 30-share Sensex ended down 224 points at 28,442 and the 50-share Nifty ended down 101 points at 8,606. Markets ended lower for the third straight session weighed down by information technology......

RBI policy fails to cheer markets; Sensex ends flat

The 30-share Sensex ended up 12 points at 28,517 while the 50-share Nifty ended nearly unchanged at 8,660. Marginal recovery in rate sensitive shares in late trades helped markets recoup intra-day......

What China learned from Lee Kuan Yew... and India didn't

Lee deserved to lead a bigger country than Singapore, the city of 5 million he ruled for three decades, says Rahul Jacob. One of the asymmetries of history is the lack of correspondence between the......

Inflation targeting can be a game changer

Is the recent agreement between the Government of India and the Reserve Bank of India to make inflation targeting the central bank's prime focus the way to go?  Rediff.com will publish a......

Former Malaysian international jailed for match-fixing

A former Malaysian international was jailed for two years on Thursday for attempting to bribe a referee to rig a soccer match involving a Singapore team in 2012. Thana Segar S Sinnaiah pleaded......

Ranji Trophy: Tiwary's all-round show puts Bengal on top

An all-round show by Manoj Tiwary put Bengal in the driver's seat against Jammu & Kashmir on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group A fixture at the Eden Gardens. The part-time......

Ranji round-up: Saha's unbeaten ton lifts Bengal from trouble

A round-up of the opening day's actions of the Ranji Trophy matches being played in different parts of the country.  Not less than 48 hours after returning from the grueling tour to......

Ranji Trophy: Abhimanyu puts Bengal in command against TN

Youngster Abhimanyu Easwaran showed the way with a majestic 150 against Tamil Nadu to take bottom-placed Bengal in sight of their first outright win this season in the Ranji Trophy group A fixture......

Switzerland triumph ends the GOAT debate... Roger Federer it is!

In the twilight of his career, Roger Federer had a stellar season in 2014. He won 73 of his 85 matches, five titles from 11 finals, led Switzerland to the Davis Cup triumph and ended the......
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The German Energiewende turns around Industry's Business Models (Part IIIa)

Continued from Volume XI, Issue 34 The ongoing Energiewende in Germany ("energy turnaround") is not only turning around the basic structure of... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/enm-analysis/ENM-ANALYSISDetail.html?cmaid=81608&mmacmaid=81609
Has Gandhi scion shot himself in the foot?

Unlike the Biblical tale of a prodigal son, the return of a foot-loose family member may not be a cause of great joy to his relatives. In Rahul... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/feature/has-rahul-gandhi-shot-himself-in-the-foot-1720206.html
Bazzed and Smithened, Yellow rules Fort Wankhede

Brendon McCullum and Dwayne Smith's rampage sealed the fixture for Chennai Super Kings, against Mumbai Indians (MI), in 16.4 overs, by six wickets.... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150417/sports-cricket/article/ipl-8-csk-vs-mi-can-mumbai-indians-break-losing-streak
Introspection and retrospection for Earth Day

Even as we are getting ready to mark Earth Day on April 22, there is a growing pressure on world leaders to show the pace of global climate change,... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Edit/Opinions/Introspection-and-retrospection-for-Earth-Day/87426.html
Dominant Chennai keep Mumbai winless

Mumbai, April 17:Two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) produced a dominant performance to ease to a 6-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/sports/cricket/ipl-2015-match-12-report-mumbai-indians-vs-chennai-super-kings-1719656.html

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