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How Obama avoided a 'misguided policy blunder'

Wisely skirting a prospective foreign policy pitfall, United States President Barack Obama on Thursday appointed a special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, shelving the controversial idea of......

A meeting with Che Guevara

1965 was a very eventful year in Algeria. Jammu and Kashmir leader Sheikh Abdullah, who had been released from prison in India, under the pretext of seeing Algerian Revolutionary leader and......

Doctor. Writer. Musician. Hero.

Eighteen years ago, there lived an Indian boy in New York City who revelled in a pretty ordinary life. The only child of a medically inclined couple -- father a surgeon, mother a nurse -- Dimple......

A successful entrepreneur who has invested in 20 start-ups

Known for his business acumen, gentle manners and an unflappable style of functioning, Reddi has so far made 10 investments in the US. Image: Serial entrepreneur Sashi Reddi. Photograph, courtesy:......

Obama win should be bullish for world equity markets

Since Obama took office in Jan 2009, US shares have given annualised returns of 19%, writesSunil Kewalramani. President Obama's dramatic re-election could be described as a victory for the aam......

Want to invest smart and be rich? Read this!

Are you always at a loss while planning your finances?Are you aware of the investment options available in the market?How best can you plan your finances?What are the crieria for evaluating an......

Golden tips on how to beat the inflation

Are you always at a loss while planning your finances? Are you aware of the investment options available in the market? How best can you plan your finances?What are the crieria for evaluating an......

Rebuilding America's job machine

As staff at the College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering wait patiently in a conference room, a loud rumble shatters the silence. "Must be him," someone says. Alain E. Kaloyeros has just pulled......

Review: Fantastic Four is substandard fare

Fantastic Four is a disappointing reboot of a disappointing superhero franchise, says Nishi Tiwari. Their massive box office collections notwithstanding, the Fantastic Four films have consistently......

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne, Jullianne Moore win

The 87th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. A quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST PICTURE American Sniper  Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Boyhood The......

Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper sweep Oscar 2015 nominations

The 87th Annual Academy awards nominations were announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón as well as Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, at the......

Lincoln leads BAFTA 2013 nominees

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln dominates the 2013 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). The American historical drama film earned 10 nominations including Best Film, Best Actor for......

Oscars 2011: Winners at a Glance!

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards have been announced. There were quite a few surprises and many more expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold:Best PictureBlack SwanMike......

British Open: Zach attack earns Johnson victory

‘It has been a week of patience, courage and trust’ ‘I feel blessed to be the champion and honoured to be part of the history of this game’ USA’s Zach Johnson kisses......

British Open to finish on Monday for first time since 1988

A flag displaying The Open is seen during the second round of the 144th Open Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images The British Open will end on a......

Jayawardene, Afridi will be most experienced players at 2015 World Cup

Australia and Ireland submit provisional squad for the tournament Down Under, but do not release names. The UAE's Khurram Khan, at 43, will be the oldest player (born 21 June 1971) while Yodhin......

Sports Shorts: Djokovic downs Murray to advance to China Open final

Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a forehand in his semi-final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain during day eight of the China Open in Beijing on Saturday. Photograph: Chris Hyde/Getty......

No Indian, English player in Sri Lanka Premier League

The inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League will feature 56 foreign cricketers, not one of them Indian, after the seven franchises made their choices in a closed-door players' draft system in Colombo.......
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Pope Francis Met 'Baby Pope,'' Reacted the Same Way You Will When You See This

18:55 IST Pope Francis spotted Quinn instantly and sent security to ferry her across the street to him. Image courtesy: AFP That's one way to... ...
Cardiac Science Provides AEDs to New Jersey EMS Task Force to Safeguard Crowds for Pope's Visit

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Papal Visit to Disrupt Traffic and iPhone Deliveries in New York, Philly, D.C.

Central Park in New York City When Pope Francis plane touches down in Washington, D.C. Tuesday afternoon, it will be the start of a chain... ...
Central Pacific Financial Corp. Appoints Wayne Kamitaki And Saedene Ota To Board Of Directors

HONOLULU , Sept. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE:CPF)("CPF," the "Company"), parent company of Central Pacific Bank... ...
Republican Candidates Holding Up Phones, Ranked

The phone is the political prop of the decade. Politicians hold them up during speeches to tell stories because it's the ubiquitous little gadget... ...

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