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Top journalism prize for Mumbai-based blogger

Mumbai-based journalist and commentator Amit Varma has won the Bastiat Prize for Journalism, 2007.Varma, a one-time correspondent for Cricinfo, quit to set up his own website, indiauncut.com and......

Modi, The Great Disruptor

'Modi, focused on youth and their aspirations, has articulated a truly disruptive change: One of hope, of duties rather than rights, of standing up to the world instead of being bullied by it,'......

'Non-NDA parties may have to form alliance for opposition status'

Fresh from BJP's massive electoral victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Narendra Modi today had a dig at the Opposition saying parties outside the ruling coalition may have to stitch an alliance to......

63rd Republic Day: The gallantry award winners

President Pratibha Patilon Thursday conferredawards of 368 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others as part ofthe 63rd Republic Day Celebrations.This includes......

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......

Banks may defer walking in RBI's footsteps

Mint Road hints at a pause in the tightening cycle, with the monetary situation drawing close to normal.The Reserve Bank of Indiaraised key rates on Thursday, but at the same time signalled that......

Broadcasters can now track cable operators

Cable operators beware. For the first time in the 17 years since the launch of cable television in the country, broadcasters will be able to track whether their channels (free or paid) are being......

Around 3.3 mn Indians watched Oscars on TV

About 3.3 million cable television viewers in India watched music composer AR Rahman receive his two Oscar awards (during both live and repeat telecasts) at the 81st Annual Academy Awards on Star......

'Funding key to improve TV audience measurement'

The business of TV audience measurement may become tough for private playerslike TAM Media and aMap with the government putting them under the scanner. Chief executive of TAM Media LV Krishnan and......

TAM domination threatened as govt eyes aMap tie-u

In a move that will challenge the domination of television viewership rating company TAM (Television Audience Measurement), Prasar Bharati is planning to tie up with rival online rating agency aMap......

Salman Khan dares the media

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. The photographers’ union in Mumbai have decided to boycott Salman Khan after certain members from the......

Salman Khan: Happy that Suraj Pancholi got bail

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Salman Khan took time off from the shooting of his film Mental to connect with fans on Twitter. He said he would be skipping the......

Review: Shabri fails to draw enough drama or dread

Sukanya Verma feels Shabri falls in the same genre as Satya and Company but not in the same league. Post YOUR reviews here!Somewhere in a suburban coffee shop, a bunch of college kids engage in a......

Bollywood's young hot-shot producers

The very word Producer brings to mind an image of an overweight man counting bagfuls of money. But things are changing in Bollywood. Not just are all the top actors and actresses turning......

The man who dared to watch Phoonk 2 alone!

Meet Ritesh Sharma, one of the five hopefuls who took up the challenge to watch the horror movie produced by Ram Gopal Varma, alone in a Mumbai theatre. Of course there is the matter of Rs......

Pakistan players top MVP rankings in Asia Cup

Sri Lanka won the just-concluded Asia Cup, but none of their players figure in Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji's most valuable player index. Check out why. Although Pakistan lost the final......

Pujara hits 352, Jackson 117 in Saurashtra's semis march

Saurashtra entered the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy by virtue of the first innings lead over Karnataka in the quarter-final match which ended in a draw in Rajkot on Thursday. They will meet......

Shane Bond scalps 3; Kukreja, Rayudu hit tons

Star attraction Shane Bond claimed three wickets but the day belonged to Mumbaikar Sahil Kukreja (157 not out) and Hyderabad's Ambati Rayudu (133) who hit scintillating centuries on the opening day......

Seeking parochialism

Not so long ago, there was random moaning about increasing parochialism in Indian cricket. Players were being booed in the home stadiums of their perceived rivals; it was no longer about wanting......

Snooker: Shabaz trounces Shravan

Shabaz, representing Petroleum Sports Promotion Board, trounced Shravan of Maharashtra 82-38 54-67 54-20 65-26 while Andhra Pradesh's K Someswara Rao thrashed Druv Sitwala of PSPB 58-1 49-27 61-73......
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Sequels Change is the name of the game

Theoretically, it is the most lucrative script concept: a sequel or a franchise on a successful movie. But how many sequels repeat the crucial... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/movies/features/type/view/id/7990
Skilled Hands and a Thinking Mind

CHENNAI: The third edition of the ThinkEdu Conclave orga­nised by The New Indian Express on February 20 and 21 at ITC Grand Chola in the city... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/Need-of-the-Hour-Skilled-Hands-and-a-Thinking-Mind/2015/03/02/article2688661.ece
Knowledge Beats Skills

CHENNAI: Drawing examples of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Kamaraj, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, the student debate on Skill building is the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/The-Verdict-Knowledge-Beats-Skills/2015/03/02/article2689046.ece
KPMG India, HelpingDoc.com

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's first full budget has allocated approx Rs 33,000 crore for the healthcare sector but going by early reactions, he... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/healthcare/happening-now/reactions-to-superbudget-kpmg-india-helpingdoc-com/48853/
Lessons to learn from poker

By Amit Varma A few days ago, I was shooting the breeze with a friend of mine when he told me about a couple of business ventures he was... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/lessons-to-learn-from-poker/articleshow/46379998.cms

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