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Memories of Bhopal 1984: 'Sadness. Dismay. Guilt. Shame'

'Children were most vulnerable to the gas exposure'  'Either the child's family does not want to be identified. Or they are dead'  'They don’t know what to do with all the chemicals......

Kyrgyz violence may have dangerous consequences

The ethnic strife in Kyrgyzstan, which has so far claimed over 120 lives, could have unpredictable consequences for regional peace and security, writes security expert B Raman. Concerned over......

'Al Qaeda is not interested in Afghanistan'

Afghan politician Ali A Jalali is a visiting fellow for Institute of National Strategic Studies in Washington, DC. He was better known as an interior minister in President's Hamid Karzai government......

Rajasthan needs to act fast to save the tiger

Two years ago there was a furore when the Rajasthan government suspended eight forest officials for failing to protect tigers in Sariska National Park. These officials were found to be......

The demons of 1971

Thirty-five years ago, on December 16, 1971, the Pakistan army unconditionally surrendered to the Indian Army at the Dhaka Racecourse in Bangladesh. With the stroke of a pen, Bangladesh was born.......

Media firms hiring, but not like pre-boom days

If the early signs are right, then Network 18's letting go of 200 people may just be an aberration. Across the Rs 80,000-crore (Rs 800-billion) Indian media and entertainment industry, hiring is......

Nimbus spots buyer for TV rights for England serie

Five days after it bagged the $612 million global media rights for Indian cricket for four years, Nimbus Communications today identified a buyer for satellite rights for the upcoming England's test......

Emma Watson, Beyonce, J-Law: UK's TOP 10 feminist icons

Has your favourite star made the cut?A nationwide poll conducted by British fashion house Rose & Willard drew up a list of the country's top 10 feminist icons. Founder Heidy Rehman said......

Why Bond is better than breakfast

Men who make lists scarcely take other ones seriously, and so it is with me and this latest poll coming our way via the BBC's Radio Times. The publication asked over 2000 men and women about their......

'Circumstances made me learn Sufi singing'

Kailash Kher is one of the most successful singers in the Hindi film industry today, a far cry from his struggling days earlier. The singer talks about his struggles which started at the young age......

Cat purrs to the top

The kid friendly Dr Seuss' The Cat In The Hatopened with a roaring $40 million in three days despite a barrage of negative criticism. Few big budget films received such scornful reviews this year......

We face long road to redemption, says IAAF chief Coe

IMAGE: President of International Association of Athletics Federations Sebastian Coe. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters World athletics president Sebastian Coe said he reacted with "shock, anger and......

So, is Mourinho getting sacked in the morning?

'It's not just the defeat but the manner of it. They were absolutely outplayed' IMAGE: Jose Mourinho, manager of Chelsea, reacts during the Premier League match against Liverpool at Stamford......

Goal difference sees Bournemouth all but promoted to EPL

AFC Bournemouth players are ecstatic after their Sky Bet Football League Championship match against Bolton Wanderers at the Goldsands Stadium, Dean Court on Monday. Photograph: Andrew......

We will never see the likes of him again

'If Richie Benaud was born to play cricket and born to lead, he was also born to commentate on the game he graced with his inspirational presence.' Haresh Pandya pays tribute to the legendary......

Imposter posing as ex-Pakistan cricketer appears on BBC

Imposter Nadeem Alam. Photograph: BBC An imposter posing as a former Pakistani cricketer has duped the BBC into paying him to appear as an expert on cricket shows and even took part in a......
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