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The Sheena Bora case and the ugly face of Indian news

The voyeurism and poor taste on display in the reportage of the murder case involving Mukerjea’s wife reflect the mindset of the society we live in and the media we are exposed to, notes......

Hardik Patel fallout: Home Secy Goyal gets the boot

The Narendra Modi government on Monday sprang a surprise when it appointed senior IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi as Union home secretary in place of incumbent L C Goyal, who sought voluntary retirement......

Of ruthless social climbers and Indrani Mukerjea

There are many who don’t mind leaving more than claw marks on people around them in their march to the top, notes Shyamal  Majumdar Pori Bora might have lacked the wealth and lineage to......

Sizzle in the sun: July was the HOTTEST month ever around the world

July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. A young woman cools off in a fountain during a hot summer day at Gorky park in Moscow. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters The average......

Modi announces special package of Rs 1.25 lakh crore for Bihar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a "special package" of Rs 1,25,000 crore (See break up of package here) for poll-bound Bihar during his address at Ara district, in the state.......

Terrible Tuesday! Sensex crashes to 1-year low; banks slide most

Benchmark Indices crashed on Tuesday as selling pressure intensified among the global markets as weak manufacturing data of China sent jitters across the world financial markets. Along with China,......

Markets end lower, post biggest monthly drop since Nov 2011

IBenchmark share indices ended lower, amid weak global cues, as investors booked profits in index heavyweights while the weak rupee also weighed on market sentiment. The 30-share Sensex ended down......

9 top-valued Sensex cos see Rs 93,000 crore m-cap erosion

TCS is biggest loser, with Rs 20,000 cr erosion; Coal India is the sole gainer Nine out of the top ten most valued Sensex companies saw their combined valuation erode by a staggering Rs 93,000......

Sensex rises at close; upbeat US data calms nerves

The BSE oil, IT and metal indices led the rally, with gains of around 1% each. Markets gained for the second straight session to kick-off the September F&O series on a robust note, buoyed by......

Is this a good opportunity to invest in stocks?

Fall in rupee, market turmoil put focus on safer stocks.  The turmoil on the Street and a continued fall of the rupee may affect growth stocks, pushing equity investors back to the relative......

Rakhi Special: Bollywood's SUPER FILMI Bhai-Bahens!

We bring you glimpses of the Raksha Bandhan moments in Bollywood. The bond between a brother and sister is precious. And Bollywood has explored both its emotional depth and fun factor in numerous......

PIX: Gul Panag, Tisca Chopra, Sudhir Mishra mingle

Mumbai Mantra Media, a film production house, recently organised a screenwriting event from August 9 to 14, where 10 screenwriters have been selected to be mentored by some of Bollywood's finest......

Review: Forever looks like everything you have seen before

Forever is tiring to watch, says Paloma Sharma. Writer/producer Matt Miller, who has worked on shows like Las Vegas and Chuck, brings to small screen audiences the tale of a man who just cannot......

'I am here because cinema is my passion'

The term destiny child fits perfectly for actor turned director Vineeth Kumar. It is as if he is born to be in films. He got the first opportunity to face the camera as a child (in a film titled......

'Dr Abdul Kalam was a true inspiration'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Bollywood folks turned to Twitter to express grief over former president APJ Abdul Kalam's sudden demise: National......

Grocery store chain must pay $8.9 million to basketball star Jordan

Michael Jordan. Photograph: Jordan Brand via Getty Images A jury awarded retired basketball player Michael Jordan $8.9 million in his lawsuit against a grocery store chain that used his name in a......

Ashes: England collapse puts Australia in sight of victory

England captain Alastair Cook is bowled by Nathan Lyon of Australia during Day 2 of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images England crumbled meekly to 107......

Latest from the world of tennis: Swiss teen Bencic claims Rogers Cup

'For me it has been an incredible week, I cannot believe it' 'I am really sorry for Simona, I hope she will be fine for the next tournament' Switzerland's Belinda Bencic kisses the championship......

Rain looms as Kohli's Team India eye series win in Sri Lanka after 22 years

India Test captain VIrat Kohli at a press briefing in Galle on Tuesday. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter Rain threatens to disrupt the first day’s play when Sri Lanka and India face-off in the......

Chinese Olympic champ Sun in middle of controversy once again!

‘Sun Yang tried to elbow and kick a female swimmer at the world championships’ ‘They were all swearing at each other but there wasn't any violence’ China's Sun Yang......
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Yazidi teen describes IS slave market

Kidnapped, beaten, sold and raped: the IS militant group is running an international market in Iraq where Christian and Yazidi women are sold as... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/sex-drugs-and-abuse-yazidi-teen-describes-is-slave-market/article1-1386628.aspx
Eddie Uncle Visits Dubai, By Anil D'Souza, Halealve

A steady downpour of rain, a cloud cover which had put the sun out of sight, the ceiling fan crackling now and then, while cooling the air around... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/chan/exclusive_arch.asp?article_id=2492&ex_title=Eddie+Uncle+Visits+Dubai
Global green energy firms eyeing India entry

New Delhi: In what is being viewed as a rush by global green energy firms to take bets on India's renewable energy story, companies including NRG... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/d5WENXQilU0ETCnwnWt6JK/Global-green-energy-firms-eyeing-India-entry.html
Sensex slips into red, down 19 pts

In a highly volatile trade, the market benchmark BSE pared its initial surge and slipped 19.16 points in late morning deals on emergence of selling... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/stock-market/sensex-slips-red-down-19-pts-181
The Sheena Bora case and the ugly face of Indian news

The voyeurism and poor taste on display in the reportage of the murder case involving Mukerjea’s wife reflect the mindset of the society we... ...

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