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Robert Vadra: Sonia Gandhi's Achilles' heel

Robert Vadra is an impetuous man. In February 2005, when his father, the late Rajendra Vadra (whom Vadra had very publicly disowned), destitute and alone, suffered a heart attack in a decrepit......

Sudhir Paul finds HIV's Achilles Heel

Sudhir Paul of the University of Texas-Houston Medical School and his team may have found a way to attack the weakest link in HIV.According to a paper in the journal Autoimmune Reviews, the team......

Urdu is Benazir's Achilles' heel now

Oxford-educated Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto's clumsy speeches in Urdu, sprinkled with English words, have become a good way to pep up party conversations in Pakistan.Jokes, and even videos, are......

Abu Abbas, hijacker of Achille Lauro, dead

Abu Abbas, mastermind of the 1985 hijacking of an Italian passenger ship in which an American tourist was killed, has died in US custody in Iraq, CNN reports quoting Palestinian officials.Abbas was......

How the Fauji Foundation has ruined Pakistan

'Its internal economic rot and corrupt political elite have made the resurgent supremacy of the military establishment more invincible,' says Sunil Sethi. 'He has turned war into a national......

Government addresses the Achilles heel of fiscal management

  This government has stayed the course on unglamorous reforms and tax proposals, feels Rathin Roy In the run-up to the Budget, there had been a debate on the desirability of sticking to......

The chips are down, but not out

The new semiconductor plants will be up against India's age-old Achilles' heel, inadequate infrastructure. This will slacken the country's drive to carve out a place for itself on the world map of......

In India, 15 of the top 20 business groups are family-owned!

Together, they controlled nearly Rs 26 lakh crore of assets at the end of FY16 Indian economy has gone through a roller-coaster ride since the country’s Independence. In 1947, India was an......

Airbnb romances the Indian traveller

The company brings its global campaign to India, looks for trust and a way to grow its business in the country For close to a month, Airbnb’s multimedia campaign ‘Don’t go there.......

Economic breakthrough? 15 questions and a plea

Today’s 2-trillion economy, set to double in size in seven years, requires rules based policy making, rather than discretion, rues Rathin Roy The NITI Aayog has been tasked with creating a......

Hollywood's 10 Best Movie Rivalries

The enmity between Brad Pitt’s Achilles and Eric Bana’s Hector in the blockbuster movie Troy has been named as the 10th best movie rivalry in a survey, reported.......

Krrish music is catchy

His mask draws inspiration from Catwoman and Ajooba. His muscles ripple out and about like Achilles (read Brad Pitt) of Troy.He poses against the dark, sinister moon in a black trenchcoat like Kate......

Brad Pitt: Looking forward to retirement?

Brad Pitt is in a generous mood.The actor who plays Achilles in Hollywood's eagerly awaited blockbuster Troy wants to step aside for younger aspirants.Pitt has been doing his calculations. Four......

Why Ethiopia ignored this Olympic gold medallist for Rio Games...

Bekele lashes out at federation after Rio omission ‘I'm deeply disappointed and sad. I have long overcome my Achilles tendon injury and I was ready for the challenge’ IMAGE: Kenenisa......

Arsenal midfielder Cazorla suffers injury setback

Injured Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has suffered an Achilles problem in training which will delay his return to first-team action, manager Arsene Wenger has said. The influential Spaniard was......

Saina advised two-week rest, will play at the Superseries Finals

IMAGE: India's Saina Nehwal. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters Saina Nehwal underwent a scan to diagnose her Achilles tendon problems and has been prescribed rest for a couple of......

'Achilles heel for India at the World Cup will be their death bowling'

'India are the favourites purely because, temperamentally, on the big nights it is the best team in the tournament; maybe on skills it is slightly limited in the bowling department,' says former......

World Cup: 'It's over' mourns the Dutch media

Traditional Dutch frailty in penalty shootouts again proved their Achilles heel when they lost 4-2 on spot-kicks to Argentina after a goalless World Cup semi-final on Wednesday. - PHOTOS:......
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Liverpool bagged all three points against West Bromwich Albion thanks to a 2-1 victory at home . Liverpool started the game strongly and were the... ...

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