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'Why do human beings have to clean shit?'

'I realised we are not doing scavenging because we are illiterate or poor. We are doing it because of the way society is organised,' says Bezwada Wilson, who has been awarded the Magsaysay Prize.......

Donald Trump: A dangerous mind

'India and Indian Americans cannot rely on wishful thinking about the checks and balances in the US system to magically take care of the many dangerous things that Trump could do,' says......

What Democrat vice president pick thinks of India and Modi

On Friday, US Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton named Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her White House running mate for the November general elections. Kaine was one of the first senior......

Are India's tiger numbers inflated?

Counting discrepancies could make a huge difference in classifying the Project Tiger a success or a failure, notes Pallava Bagla. IMAGE: According to recent figures, India has an estimate 2,226......

South Korean missile defence: US, China on collision course

Deployment of THAAD in South Korea could unfold a new cataclysm in the Korean Peninsula with unwelcome prospects, notes Dr Rajaram Panda. In response to North Korea's nuclear and missile threat,......

What makes Rajinikanth the most valued brand of his time

The superstar refuses to endorse any label except for one regional cola brand at the start of his career almost four decades ago, reports T E Narasimhan. Rajinikanth's reputation is the stuff of......

Why Indian airlines are reluctant to fly foreign routes

Govt wants to auction foreign flying rights as much of bilateral capacity is being unused The much-awaited National Civil Aviation Policy got delayed multiple times as incumbent carriers furiously......

Boeing to deliver 2 Dreamliners to Air India this year

The airline will induct four more Dreamliners next year to complete order of 27 of these aircraft US aircraft maker Boeing will deliver two Dreamliners to Air India this year and four more next......

Solar lighting could create as many as 2 million jobs!

  In Mali, Niger, Sierra Leone, India, Indonesia, and Kenya, fuel-based lighting is not particularly 'job-intensive.' Switching from fuel-based lighting -- such as firewood and kerosene......

'India is in a sweet spot, in a Goldilocks scenario'

'India offers a good set of large liquid frontline companies, with good corporate governance and corporate disclosure standards, which investors find relatively easier to invest in.' ......

40 years and the Rajini mania still continues

S Saraswathi traces the movie Supernova's journey in show business. Rajinikanth began his acting career in 1975. As Kabali releases, a look at how an ordinary bus conductor in Bangalore grew to be......

Rajinikanth: Chennai Express

Away from his larger-than-life screen persona, Rajinikanth is grounded in reality.T E Narasimhan and Gireesh Babu decode the superstar. The clamour is reaching a crescendo. Brands are rushing in......

Chennai theatres get ready for Kabali frenzy

'The last few years have seen Ajith and Vijay grow very popular, but Rajinikanth continues to remain unbeatable.' Huge cutouts, banners, posters and colourful buntings adorning theatre complexes......

Delhi Belly, Nirbhaya, The Night Of: Poorna's awesome journey

'There are a lot of things to make the series The Night Of relevant.''The decision to make it -- not only South Asian, but Pakistani Muslim -- is intensively relevant with what's going on today.'......

First time at the Olympics... they offer hope at Rio

India has participated in the Olympics since 1900, but never has it been represented at the Games in numbers as massive as this year. With 121 athletes, including 54 women, heading to Rio de......

Kohli tells team: Time for learning over, start dominating Tests

- 'If you think we are going to keep learning every series, learning every game, we will never get that hunger and that mindset to win games from difficult situations.' IMAGE: India captain Virat......

All Kohli has to say about India's BIG victory...

“Wow, I didn't know that," Kohli said when told that this was India's biggest win outside Asia IMAGE. India’s coach Anil Kumble congratulates captain Virat Kohli after beating West......

Why change of hockey captain is in bad taste...

‘I don't understand this logic. You just can't put a new captain every match’ IMAGE: From left Hockey India CEO Elena Norman, captain PR Sreejesh, SV Sunil, coach Roelant Oltmans......

Why Indian boxing is taking a beating

'From 2013 till date there is no proper structure, no domestic competitions; we face problems internationally.' 'We became Asia's top team, the Commonwealth's top team and had eight boxers......
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European stocks rise, Asia lifted by Japan stimulus

Stocks rose in Europe and Asia on Wednesday while the yen sank against the dollar, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government would... ...

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New suitor offers $1.3b for Sahara's overseas hotels

Scurrying for funds, embattled Sahara group has got a $1.3 billion offer from a new suitor for its three prized overseas hotels including the... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/companies/new-suitor-offers-13b-saharas-overseas-hotels-083
This company offers a $2 million dining experience because why not

What a time to be alive. From discussing the idiosyncrasies of millennials with poor fund management - who have nicknamed themselves the urban poor... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/lite/this-company-offers-a-2-million-dollar-dining-experience-because-why-not-world-of-diamonds-dining-retreat-singapore-1468396325.html
What do Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth have in common?

It is not news that Rajinikanth commands a fan following unlike no other. Viewers flock by the thousands to catch the first day, first shows of all... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/bollywood-news/like-amitabh-bachchan-does-rajinikanth-owe-his-success-to-salim-khan-and-javed-akhtar-catch-flash-back-bollywood-news-1469260347.html
'Why do human beings have to clean shit?'

'I realised we are not doing scavenging because we are illiterate or poor. We are doing it because of the way society is organised,' says Bezwada... ...

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