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UK concerned over forced marriages of Brit Asians

The British government on Thursday expressed serious concern over the growing incidence of forced marriages involving young people with origins in the Indian sub-continent.In the latest case, as......

Noted cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes away

Eminent cartoonist Sudhir Tailang, who chronicled contemporary Indian politics with wit and humour, died in New Delhi on Saturday after battling brain cancer for over two years. Tailang was under......

Why Hamid Ansari is visiting tiny Brunei

As India strives to make its Act East Policy a comprehensive politico-diplomatic and economic success, Brunei gains more salience, says Dr Rahul Mishra. Vice-President Hamid Ansari is on a two-day......

Risk of India-Pakistan nuclear conflict has increased: Report

Pakistan's nuclear warheads which are estimated to be between 110-130 are aimed at deterring India from taking military action against it, a latest Congressional report has said. The report also......

Why the battle for Sanskrit needs to be joined

'It is a great misfortune that the Nehruvian Stalinists of India have colluded with the grand project of demeaning and destroying Sanskrit.' 'Today, the number of Sanskritists in India is low, and......

South Asian rights group concerned over US Immigration Bill

A South Asian rights group has expressed serious concerns over certain provisions of the comprehensive immigration reform bill that will pave a pathway to citizenship to some 11 million......

AI Express increases services to W Asia

Air India Express has increased its services from Kerala and Mangalore airports to West Asian destinations from 92 a week to 119. The highlights of the winter schedule is, Kochi will connect the......

EIB keen on financing solar park project in India

European Investment Bank has expressed interest in financing solar park projects in India, the Asian Development Bank senior investment specialist Don Purka said on Thursday."From our talks with......

IOC keen on ADB stake in Petronet

After GAIL, Indian Oil Corp has expressed interest in buying out Asian Development Bank's 5.2 per cent stake in Petronet LNG Ltd, company chairman Sarthak Behuria said. However, if the state-run......

Global agencies keen on Bihar growth

Global financing agencies, including the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, have expressed keenness to invest in construction, power, health, tourism and rural development in Bihar. Head of the......

Ranveer finds Ranbir-Deepika's pairing 'extremely special'

The latest updates from Bollywood. Ranveer Singh is surely the most understanding beau ever as days after posing with his lady love Deepika Padukone and her former boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor, he said......

The Best Films of Saeed Jaffrey

Saeed Jaffrey lives on through his versatile body of work. Joie de vivre distinguishes the refined, infectious charisma of international actor Saeed Jaffrey. Whether playing an aristocrat or a......

'Women make very good peacekeepers'

'If you look at peacekeeping right now, it is fraught with accusations of sexual abuse or peacekeepers involved in deals that are outside their purview, human trafficking.' 'When a contingent of......

Apart from Olympics, I have lot more to look forward to, says Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza during the Asian Games. Photograph: PTI Photos Tennis ace Sania Mirza expressed happiness over India winning five medals at the recently-concluded Asian Games at Incheon, although she......

Pope hails Iraq's soccer triumph

Pope Benedict said Iraq's celebration of its Asian Cup soccer victory was a sign of a people yearning for peace, and expressed hope on Wednesday the event would help pave the way to an end of......

'Winning gold for the country a unique experience'

Expressing delight at winning two gold medals at the Doha Asian Games, Grandmaster Koneru Humpy on Friday described her feat as "a unique experience".Humpy won the gold in the individual event and......

Padma Bhushan for Sania, Saina; Deepika to get Padma Shri

- 'It is a great honour and I want to thank the Ministry for giving me the award. I am very happy with the way the last year has gone, I have been performing well. I reached World No. 1 last year......

Infantino gets massive UEFA backing for FIFA presidency

Gianni Infantino's bid for the FIFA presidency with the aim of leading the world football body out of the worst graft scandal in its history was boosted on Friday when the Swiss lawyer won......
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All the buzz from Berlinale

It feels great to be back at the Berlin Film Festival (this year, February 11-21). Although I have been attending the Berlinale, as it is called,... ...

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Is Berlin fest just for films?

By Meenakshi Shedde | Posted 2 hours Some film festivals see their aim as showcasing the best films worldwide; others flaunt figures by way of... ...

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US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies in West Texas

Barack Obama Houston, Feb 14 US Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead ON Saturday on a resort in the US state of Texas.... ...

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The paradise lost

Whenever there is conflict anywhere in the world, there are tragedies that when recalled and remembered bring tears back into the eyes of the... ...

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US lawmakers flag concerns over sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan

India expressed disappointment on Saturday over the Obama administration's proposal to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, saying it... ...

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