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REWIND: India in the last 48 hours

Here's a recap of the events from the past 48 hours. Look who's back in town: People carry Ganesh idol to install in a pandal for the upcoming Ganesh festival in Mumbai on Sunday. Photograph:......

'I think we would be better off with a presidential form of govt'

Hindol Sengupta, journalist and author of 100 Things To Know And Debate Before You Vote, believes that if a democracy has to work, the agenda needs to be set by voters as much as by political......

Cartoon row: Rights panel tells Mamata to pay fine

Finding fault with the way a professor and his neighbour were arrested for posting online a cartoon allegedly derogatory to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Human Rights Commission on......

List of military honourees

List of honours conferred upon individuals from the armed forces on Republic DayAshoka ChakraSr NoNamePosition1Major Dinesh Raghu Raman 34 Rashtriya Rifles (posthumous)Kirti ChakraSr......

Kalpana Chawla can never die

Name:Ketan RajputKalpana will live on forever in the hearts of all Indians.She has brought glory to the nation in life and in death.Name:Rakeshbabu_be@yahoo.comI offer my condolences to the family......

Google turns 18, unveils products designed for India

Google announced a new Wi-Fi platform called Google Station, a video app called 'YouTube Go' and an offline feature for Chrome web browser and faster loading in Google Play on 2G network Google......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

Antibiotics to be sold only against prescription

Amid rising concerns, particularly from the international medical fraternity, against irrational use of antibiotics, the government is now planning to introduce a new provision, Schedule H1 under......

New drug policy will hurt investment in pharma sector

Prices of various leading drug brands will come down by up to 80 per cent thanks to the newly-approved National Pharmaceutical Pricing Policy but at the same time it will hurt investment sentiments......

GoM wants market-based pricing for 348 drugs

The Group of Ministers set up to propose a new drug-pricing policy on Thursday recommended a market-based mechanism to regulate prices of 348 essential medicines.The GoM has proposed to cap prices......

PIX: Nia Sharma, Tina Dutta, Surbhi Jyoti get calendar-friendly

A host of television celebrities made their presence felt at the launch of Telly Calendar's fifth edition, which was shot at Taiwan this year. The starry event was held on December 22 at Villa 69......

Dismal show at the box office continues

Last week's releases Tum Milo Toh Sahi and Sadiyaan fared poorly at the box office.Pankh and The Great Indian Butterfly too could not draw enough patrons mandatory to hold a show at most......

Bollywood's dismal show at the box office

All the five releases this week -- Hum Tum Aur Ghost, Well Done Abba, Mittal v/s Mittal, Prem Ka Game and My Friend Ganesha 3 -- have shown poor results at the box office with many shows cancelled......

How well do you know Amisha?

Amisha Patel shot to fame overnight with the blockbuster Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai, in 2000. Since then, she has had 20 releases, and two hits.Do you adore Amisha Patel? Wanna join the Amisha Patel......

Vishal-Shekhar on Jhankar Beats

At a time when composers, arrangers and anyone with a passing reference to music is doing their take on R D Burman's music by way of remixes and tributes along comes a duo that actually celebrates......

Rajiv Kumar ton gives Bihar lead

A fighting century bymiddle order batsman Rajiv Kumar (124, 11 fours) and his 117-run seventh-wicket partnership with M Dhoni (68) gave Bihar a vital 93-run first innings lead over Vidarbha on the......

Barua wins Tata International Chess

Commonwealth champion Grandmaster Dibyendu Barua won the Tata International Open Chess tournament in Jamshedpur on Monday after a quick draw with GM Saidali Iuldashev of Uzbekistan in the 11th and......

Barua in joint lead

Uzbekistan Grandmasters Saidali Iuldashev and Dzhumaev Marat joined overnight leader GM Dibyendu Barua in lead after the conclusion of the 9th round in the Tata International Open Chess tournament......

Long live the Little Master

Name:Sanjay JainMessage:WIsh a full circle in this 55 year. The GREAT player plays again for another 20 splendid years for India. Long live......

The Ranji Trophy 2003 - Statistics

The just concluded Ranji Trophy competition has seen the emergence of several young talented players, chief among them are Gautam Gambhir, who heads the runs tally scoring 833 runs in 8 matches,......

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