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Capital Buzz: Poor Pramod

Question: What cost Pramod Mahajan his job?Answer:loyalty to Dhirubhai Ambani. The post and telegraph department, which fellunder Mahajan's purview,issued a stamp last month to honour the late......

70 call centre workers in Mumbai held for duping US citizens

The staffers posed as US Internal Revenue Service department officials, making a daily turnover of Rs 1.5 crore, reports Sanjay Jog.   In a swift operation, Thane Crime......

WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. Daredevils try the longest swing ever The Red Bull Skydive Team pushed themselves to new limits last week as they attempted......

America won't stop India from more such strikes

'The interests of the United States and India are sharply aligned on the issue of Pakistan-based terrorism.''In fact, assuming US-India security relations continue to deepen, Washington could in......

Netas indulge in blamegame as Delhi fights Dengue and Chikungunya

As the issue becomes increasingly politicised and accusations are traded on national television, the average Delhi resident suffers debilitating blows from viral fevers, writes Manavi Kapur. For a......

70 call centre staff held for duping US nationals

They would call US citizens and demand their financial and bank details, failing which they would allegedly threaten them with dire consequences, including legal action and jail term In a swift......

Telcos may face licence suspension on privacy issues: Govt

Says extreme secrecy is maintained and utmost care and precaution is taken in matter of interception as it affects privacy of citizens The government on Wednesday said telecom operators may face......

DoT diverted Rs 33,682.86 cr rural telephone money, says CAG

Government auditor CAG has flagged diversion of Rs 33,682.86 crore (Rs 336.83 billion) from the USO fund, which was set up to provide basic telephone services in rural areas, for other purposes......

Wily tricks companies play with newspapers

Most publishing houses in India know from experience that the country's largest business houses don't think twice about blacklisting a newspaper and denying it advertising if offence has been......

Spectrum scam: What is the actual loss?

Though Indians were no strangers to scams, spectrum loss was beyond their wildest imagination, says Bhupesh Bhandari. A news item tucked away in the inside pages of a newspaper announced that......

Remembering Ravi: 'Why do you want to spoil old songs?'

The legendary composer Ravi passed into the ages on Wednesday, March 7, aged 86. We salute Ravi's brilliant musical scores, with this interview he granted's Patcy N in 2006. Whether......

Cleaning up an oil spill, James Cameron-style

The world's biggest filmmaker, James Cameron, has offered his fleet of private submarines to BP (formerly British Petroleum), to assist the company in stopping the massive oil flow threatening the......

What's wrong with Bollywood this year?

I spent a good part of the last seven days either travelling, or preoccupied with a few domestic issues-- hence, not much time to spare for watching movies, following links, responding to your......

'Instead of a remix, create new music'

Whether they know it or not, most married folk in India have heard the music of Ravi Sharma. It's unavoidable, really, considering he is the man behind the classic Aaj meri yaar ki shaadi hai from......

First Look: Boy George to pick up the trash

Karma certainly can change colors, declared a London tabloid headline. The story is about how the singer Boy George, 45, who had declared a few years ago that he had kicked off his drug habits......

I don't do anything but delegate...and earn a lot of money: Van Gaal

IMAGE: Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal (left) looks on with Assistant Ryan Giggs prior to a Premier League match. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images Louis van Gaal does "nothing"......

Renowned sports journalist Dicky Rutnagur passes away

Renowned Indian sports journalist and commentator Dicky Rutnagur passed away in London on Friday, aged 82, after a prolonged illness. He is survived by his son Richard Sohrab Rutnagur......

English media apologetic over debasing 'great' Ponting

The English media has hailed Ricky Ponting and also apologised for disparaging him throughout his playing career. Former English off-spinner Vic Marks lauded Ponting in London's The Guardian,......

Aus swimmer unsure over Delhi CWG participation

Australia's world record champion swimmer Christian Sprenger is having second thoughts about travelling to New Delhi for the Commonwealth Games in the wake of an adverse risk assessment......

Aus players' families skeptical about safe WC

Terror threats notwithstanding, Hockey Australia on Thursday said it remains committed to sending its team for the World Cup in India even as jittery family members of the players demanded that the......
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