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Judges must avoid being super legislature

Excerpts from the fifth M C Setalvad memorial lecture in Delhi delivered by Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia.Judicial ethics: From just words to deedsConduct of the judgeChange happens through......

Surrender certificates: Indian-Americans speak up

The Indian consulates and embassy in the United States have embarked on a campaign to issue surrender certificates on a war footing, people wonder if there is a war going on -- a war against......

It's done: India signs N-deal

India and the US on Friday operationalised the "path-breaking" bilateral nuclear deal as they signed the 123 Agreement here, with New Delhi insisting that the accord is "legally-binding" on both......

US award for Indra Nooyi

The 2006 India Abroad Person of the Year, Indra Nooyi, president and CEO and soon to be chairman of PepsiCo, Inc., was among three South Asian Americans and one Egyptian-American, who were......

Au revoir freedom in America

October marked the one-year anniversary of India's Right to Information Act of 2005, which is being hailed as arguably the one piece of legislation that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's UPA......

2006? India may move into medical design

"It is easy to see, hard to foresee," observed Benjamin Franklin in Poor Richard's Almanac 270 years ago. He got that right. Prognosticating, even by the most knowledgeable experts, is a chancy......

How to deal with defaults?

There's nothing more certain than default, death and taxes. With due apologies to Benjamin Franklin, who spoke of the certainties of death and taxes, I want to add default to that famous quote as a......

An 'election' Budget that may not work for anyone

A lacklustre Budget from which we have to take what little comfort we can in feeling that it could have been a lot worse. But is the ‘worst over’ and will India would clock a growth of......

Together, we can reach for the stars, Pranab tells US

"We have been looking forward to this gathering and are very excited to continue the momentum from our first Strategic Dialogue session earlier this month, which also took place in the same room......

Ratan Tata among American Academy Fellows

One of India's leading industrialist and two Indian American researchers have been elected as members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata......

New Treasure, less fun

Benjamin Franklin Gates (Nicolas Cage) is back with one more treasure-seeking adventure before the original cinematic treasure-hunting legend Indiana Jones returns to the silver screen.Those who......

Raja Sen's Oscar predictions

Oscar Predictions 2009The 81st Annual Academy Awards, if trends are anything to go by, seem to be more or less on the same page with me this season, which is a peculiar feeling indeed since I'm......

National Treasure: Corny!

Some viewers may not even want to debate the potholes and the corny plot devices in National Treasure, wanting to bury the movie real fast. This film certainly wants to be an Indiana Jones type of......

Gujrathi, Sethuraman in line for medal at World Junior Chess Championship

Indian Grandmasters Vidit Gujrathi and S P Sethuraman placed themselves for a medal contention as they defeated Jorge Cori of Peru and Vladislav Kovalev of Belarus respectively in the 12th and......

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Utah Might Get Rid Of Daylight Saving Time

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah residents said Thursday that officials should reject daylight saving time and join Arizona and Hawaii as the only... ...

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White Men at the Diversity Table

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15 Independence Day Quotes, Patriotic Sayings Worth Sharing

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