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Govt must treat Rashtrapati Bhavan with respect

I was flying back from Mumbai to Delhi on 30 January, and Ashok Desai, the former attorney general of India, was in the next seat. I cannot quite recall how the conversation veered around that way......

Salman hit-and-run trial: HC to hear case from July 30

The Bombay high court on Monday said it will hear the appeal filed by Bollywood actor Salman Khan against the five-year sentence awarded to him in the 2002 hit-and-run case from July 30 on a......

Hit-and-run case: HC declines to suspend hearing of Salman's appeal

The Bombay high court on Monday refused accept a plea to grant stay on an appeal filed by Bollywood actor Salman Khan against the five-year sentence awarded to him in the 2002 hit-and-run case. A......

Hit-and-run case: HC defers Salman's appeal to July 13

The Bombay high court on Wednesday deferred till July 13 an appeal filed by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan against the five-year sentence awarded to him in the hit-and-run case, after the actor's......

HC defers Salman Khan case to July 1 as case papers not ready

Ordering expeditious completion of case papers, the Bombay high court on Monday adjourned till July 1 a criminal appeal filed by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan against his conviction in the......

China stocks jump again as emergency measures bite

The plunge in China's previously booming stock markets has created a major headache for President Xi Jinping Chinese stocks rose strongly for a second day on Friday, buoyed by a barrage of......

Now we know why Fadnavis wanted Pardeshi

If it was true that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis held up the flight to Newark to ensure that Praveen Singh Pardeshi, the state principal secretary, was on board, he had at least one......

Economists tell PM to work for high growth, predictable taxes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday picked the brains of leading economists in the first meeting of the newly-constituted NITI Ayog, where they asked the government to work towards high growth,......

PM to seek budget inputs from experts at NITI meeting

In the first meeting of NITI Aayog on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with eminent economists and experts across sectors inviting suggestions on the upcoming budget. Finance......

Of PMs and their pet economists

Economists who get too close to prime ministers eventually come to grief after their boss is defeated, say T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan If you look at the list below, not one of the economists who......

This week's biggest release: Salman Khan

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: With Salman Khan's jail sentence suspended by the Bombay high court today, Bollywood celebrities were over the moon as their......

'People liked that Amol Palekar wasn't Superman'

'Everybody is concerned only with 100 crore films... If our starting point is going to be "How much money will it make? Will it go into the 100 crore club?" then I am not interested.' Amol Palekar......

Birthday Special: The Best of Amol Palekar

We celebrate the brilliant actor by looking back at his classic works. In the 1970s, Bollywood was identified with towering superheroes single-handedly taking on mighty villains, rescuing the......

10 Last Films of Bollywood's Noted Directors

Ten directors who couldn't see their films reach theatres in their lifetime. Filmmaker Ravi Chopra succumbed to lung cancer last week, leaving behind his yet-unreleased film Banda Yeh Bindaas Hai,......

Review: Mynaa is a beautiful love story

Srikanth Srinivasa says Kannada film Mynaa is worth a watch for those who are in love. Director Nagshekar has gone one step further from his earlier venture Sanju Weds Geetha to make his new film......

Full text of the Justice Lodha IPL verdict

Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha. Photograph: PTI Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were suspended from the Indian Premier League for two years for betting activities of their key officials,......

IPL 8 Auction: No takers for these players!

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene The Players' Auction for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League saw cash being splurged. - IPL 8 Auction: The players, their price - IPL......

Ranji Trophy: New skipper Tare puts Mumbai in strong position

Skipper Aditya Tare struck an unbeaten century before Mumbai shot out Baroda for 184 and took a big first innings lead on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match in Vadodara on Friday. Tare, who......

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj ton gives Punjab upperhand

On a day when he was dropped from the BCCI's graded retainership, Yuvraj Singh came to his own as he blasted Maharashtra attack into submission with an attractive 136 to guide Punjab to a......

SC orders deferral of BCCI elections till Jan end

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the Board of Control for Cricket in India elections till the end of January even as the cricket body opposed the constitution of an external high-powered......
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Fusion of Odia Culture in Washington

BHUBANESWAR: The 46th annual convention of Odisha Society of Americas (OSA) and the First Global Odisha Conference brought Odias, both the Diaspora... ...

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Four dead, five injured in Santacruz wall collapse

By Tanvi Deshpande | Posted 2 hours A tree-fall caused the compound wall of The Arch society along the Vakola pipeline road to fall; one... ...

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Stuart Binny biggest buy in KPL 2015 auction

(From L-R) Auctioneer Charu Sharma, Vinay Mruthyunjaya, Official Spokesperson KSCA, Sanjay Desai, VP KSCA, P R Ashok Anand, Hon. President KSCA,... ...

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Till his sacking, R K Pachauri was the face of TERI

R K Pachauri. (Source: PTI photo) For most of the world, he was the face of IPCC, till he had to resign ignominiously in February, but the... ...

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Iconic Malabar Hill bungalow, Jatia House, put on the block

Valuation at Rs 400-500 cr; Buyers to be selected through two-stage bid; Auction starts on Sep 7 Jatia House The magnificent property,... ...

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