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'The only two countries that could have given birth to Hollywood and Bollywood'

'We are two countries that, as Swami Vivekananda said in Chicago more than a century ago, have sheltered the persecuted and the refugees of all religions and all nations on Earth.' 'People are......

Modi is not Chacha Nehru, or Chacha Modi, but Modi

'His script, his body language is different, at the most he is a trained pracharak, a national politician building a base, an audience, a community of behaviours and followers from a younger......

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......

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......

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......

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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Europe to Set Clocks Back for Winter Time Sunday

The last Sunday in October marks the start of Winter Time in Europe. Next Sunday, residents will turn their clocks back one hour, which is similar... ...

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Secretary Kerry to Host Diwali Celebration

Secretary of State John Kerry will host the Obama Administration's Annual Diwali Celebration to honor the Hindu, Sikh, and Jain holiday celebrated... ...

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Obama wishes all Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak

"I want to wish a Happy Diwali to all those who are celebrating the festival of lights here in United States and around the world," Obama said in... ...

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Karva Chauth, anything but lunacy

Karva Chauth 2014 came and went but for me, 30 years young, whose marriage is only two years old, the third fast was remarkable in many ways. Not... ...

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Remarks on the U.S. Response to Ebola for Members of the Diplomatic Corps

African Press Organization 2014-10-17 WASHINGTON, October 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Remarks on the U.S. Response to Ebola for... ...

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