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Message prompted Mamata to act against Rushdie: Cleric

A Muslim cleric claimed on Friday that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had ordered Kolkata police to block the visit of controversial author Salman Rushdie to the metropolis on Wednesday......

Special: Enforced disappearances on the rise in B'desh

Human rights organisations believe that enforced disappearances are replacing extra-judicial killings in Bangladesh. In most cases the victims were 'arrested' by men claiming to be law enforcement......

Furious Rushdie fights Facebook over ID chop

What's in a name? A lot. At least writer Salman Rushdie believes so. The renowned novelist took to Twitter on Monday night to slam social networking website Facebook for deactivating his account......

The most wanted Al Qaeda leaders hiding in Pakistan

An Egyptian surgeon, who joined a jihadi cell when he was just 15. He even became the leader of a small group of student militants, who were dedicated to overthrow Gamel Abdel Nasser's regime. He......

Rushdie divides British cabinet

As anger mounts across the Muslim world over the naming of author Salman Rushdie in the Queen's latest birthday honors list, the British cabinet finds itself divided on the issue. The Daily......

'India is a good news story with so much hope'

US Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer,  while throwing open the 35th anniversary celebrations of the US-India Business Council at the gala reception in the cavernous National Building......

The Audi Q5, now in India

 Following the success of the Audi Q7, Germany's luxury car manufacturer has now launched its new SUV, the Audi Q5, in India. It combines a sports sedan with a Quattro permanent......

Review: Midnight's Children is magical, a must watch

Midnight's Children is a must watch for people who've yearned to experience Salman Rushdie's iconic storytelling in a more accessible format, writes Nishi Tiwari.I've come to know two kinds of book......

Midnight's Children may not be screened in India

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Deepa Mehta's upcoming film Midnight's Children -- which is based on Salman Rushdie's controversial novel of the same name......

Coming up, Indian films at the Toronto Film Festival

Here's a look at the line-up at the forthcoming Toronto International Film Festival, coming up in September. Two veteran filmmakers of Indian origin and one comparatively new name will have the......

Mehdi Hassan: An unmatched legacy of soulful melodies

Ab ke hum bichhade to shaayad kabhii khwabon mein milen' (If we part now, we may meet in dreams). The world of ghazal will no longer be same without legendary singer Mehdi Hassan who leaves behind......

Bihar to Bollywood, this Friday

Neha Sharma made the journey from Bihar to Bollywood to try her luck at stardom. Her first Hindi film will be this week's release Crook: It's Good To Be Bad, starring Emraan Hashmi. The Mahesh......

Images: India end Asia Cup drought

Openers Gautam Gambhir and Karthik hit boundaries early in their innings. Karthik started off with a boundary as his edge off Nuwan Kulasekara flew past the lone slip fielder in the first over of......

Day of reckoning for giant European clubs

Juventus and Bayern Munich square off in a Champions League match on Tuesday which will end with one of the illustrious pair suffering the same fate as Liverpool and making an early exit from the......
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