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The Sheena Bora case and the ugly face of Indian news

The voyeurism and poor taste on display in the reportage of the murder case involving Mukerjea’s wife reflect the mindset of the society we live in and the media we are exposed to, notes......

The central lesson from the 1965 War

  The 1965 war teaches us that war by escalation is a real possibility. Despite clear threats, Pakistan never believed that India would ever cross the international border.' 'In the age of......

The war that helped India regain its military confidence

'India was in no position to wage another war in 1965, having suffered a morale-shattering defeat in 1962. The three services were in the middle of a modernisation and expansion phase and therefore......

Crying over onions? There's chicken soup for Mumbai's souls

Mumbaikars are weeping and it’s all thanks to the skyrocketing prices of onions.  The prices of onions at Lasangaon, Asia’s largest onion market, witnessed a record price of Rs 55......

Indo-Pak situation worse today than before Ufa

‘The entire Ufa fiasco was predictable and predicted. The Ufa venue had created international interest in the initiative and its failure may have implications for both Pakistan and India.......

Terrible Tuesday! Sensex crashes to 1-year low; banks slide most

Benchmark Indices crashed on Tuesday as selling pressure intensified among the global markets as weak manufacturing data of China sent jitters across the world financial markets. Along with China,......

Asian shares slip amid worst slump in China's manufacturing sector

China's official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 49.7 in August from the previous month's reading of 50.0, the weakest showing in three years. Asian shares fell on Tuesday and the dollar......

How India can profit from China's stumble

  Yes, India can indeed grow exports today -- but reforming red tape, not building infrastructure, is what is needed now, notes Mihir S SharmaAs contradictions in China’s growth model......

Closure 'rumour' sees patrons rush to Parsi Dairy Farm

Of late, the Mumbai-based Parsi Dairy Farm appears to be unwittingly milking the benefits of what it dismisses as a rumour-based report. Visits to the 99-year-old establishment tripled after a......

Construction slowdown hits Modi's jobs promise

* In Noida, half of building jobs lost in last 18 months * In decade-long boom, one job in three created in construction * Housing starts down 40 percent in first half of 2015 * Construction to......

Like the new poster of Nikhil Advani's Hero?

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Salman Khan tweeted the poster of his upcoming production Hero and posted: '#HeroPoster2 for you… 11th Sept. ke......

The real Kishore Kumar no one knew

When Pritish Nandy interviewed Kishore Kumar for The Illustrated Weekly of India, Asia's oldest and most venerable magazine, it was a stunner. Posing with a skull on the Weekly's cover, the great......

No 9 batsmen score a 50 in both innings for India

Guess how many ducks the Sri Lankan and Indian batsmen have scored this series? Rajneesh Gupta has some interesting figures from Day 4. IMAGE: Leg-spinner Amit Mishra followed up his 59 in the......

There is no corruption in football, reckons FIFA chief Blatter

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes his critics will realise they have been wrong and will recognise his achievements once he......

Why top batsmen are taking early retirement

Shakya Mitra ponders why top batsmen like Michael Clarke are bowing out early. Is it because bowling is of a much higher standard? Find out… Australia's Michael Clarke leaves the field......

PGA Championship: Indian golfer Lahiri in record books on Independence Day

In prime form, India’s Lahiri in sight of spot at the Presidents Cup after an opening two-under 70 at Whistling Straits followed by a six-birdie 67 to conclude the storm-delayed second round......

Paes returns to Davis Cup team; Rohan, Somdev, Yuki also named

Leander Paes celebrates a win. Photograph: Getty Images Leander Paes makes a return to the country's Davis Cup team as India named a four-member squad for the World Group play-off tie at......
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A Preview of New Gear China's Military Showing Off at Parade

BEIJING: When China rolls out its latest armaments Thursday for a lavish parade commemorating the defeat of Japan in World War II, defense experts... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/A-Preview-of-New-Gear-Chinas-Military-Showing-Off-at-Parade/2015/09/02/article3006834.ece
PATA comes to Bengaluru

Karnataka's Department of Tourism is hosting the prestigious PATA Travel Mart in BenĀ­galuru this year. The ultimate travel trade show for the Asia... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/pata-comes-to-bengaluru-1008034
Settle Kashmir dispute, Pakistan says

The Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan needs to be settled "for peace and development in South Asia", a senior Pakistani official has... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a581542.html
Green TV celebrates its first Anniversary in India

Previous story: Dr. R. Seetharaman Conferred with Ph.D. Degree in Green Banking and Sustainability at Sri Sri University. Next story:... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2015/09/02/green-tv-celebrates-its-first-anniversary-in-india/
IndiGo adjudged best low-cost airline in central Asia

S The World's best airlines ranking, which was topped by the Qatar airways featured IndiGo at the 44th position. In addition to IndiGo, two other... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/indigo-adjudged-best-low-cost-airlinecentral-asia_2872341.html

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