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Exclusive! Manohar Parrikar on his plans for India's defence

'The armed forces have been given clear indication that they have to give priority to Make in India and indigenisation and dependence on foreign source should be reduced.' 'Almost Rs 90,000 crores......

Down Malgudi lane: A house of memories

After years of disrepair and disregard, acclaimed author R K Narayan's house is slowly inching towards becoming a memorial.  A cloud of dust blankets the two-storied bungalow that stands......

Living with leopards in Incredible India

A National Geographic feature on leopards in Mumbai has just gone viral on social media. But two years ago, Sumit Bhattacharya/ met pioneering wildlife scientist Vidya Athreya, whose......

As Paris climate talks begin, 196 countries hope to resolve impasse

The new agreement, will be negotiated and once it is sealed it will also be judged Starting Monday, 196 countries shall attempt to achieve what they failed to do in 2009 — sign a new global......

'Failing to keep growth above 7.5% can hit India badly'

'What I consider a risk to India is the failure of the economy to recover.' Image: India is one of the best in emerging markets. Photograph, courtesy: BSE     There are only a few......

Global brokerages remain overweight on India

Foreign investors continue to bet on India in the Year of the Monkey At the start of the calendar year, India seemed invincible and there seemed no end to the ‘hope rally’ which pushed......

Why major currencies including the INR have slumped against dollar

The real causes underlying the dollar's appreciation are two speculative strategies: momentum trading against the euro and the yen, and reversal of carry trades, notes AV Rajwade. As indications......

Market verdict: Rajan to hold interest rate

Market players see no change in cash reserve ratio either, expect RBI to wait for Fed moveBankers, economists and market participants expect the Reserve Bank of India to maintain status quo in its......

Tamasha: Some genuine frights but too much orchestrated silliness

There are no real people in Tamasha -- there are only character-types written in little pink balloon-letters, all floating in cloudland, feels Sreehari Nair. The experience of watching......

'I was never too ambitious'

'I did not face the camera for two-three years. I was busy and happy even when I was not acting.' Gracy Singh tells us what she's been doing. Gracy Singh, who has been a part of some of Bollywood's......

What is Deepika Padukone's biggest fear?

'(When you are in a relationship) It does cause unnecessary stress, especially if negative or untrue things are reported. Then, there's conflict and unnecessary unrest. 'The biggest downfall would......

'Chemistry is not something that Deepika and I bring to the table'

'From Shah Rukh Khan to Salman Khan to Aamir Khan, if they have to constantly prove themselves, then who am I? I have just started my career.' 'Pressure is good. Pressure is something that drives......

Would Pahlaj Nihalani approve of these scenes today?

People change. But filmmaker-turned-Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification Pahlaj Nihalani is an altogether different man. Nowadays, he’s up in arms about all things sex and......

Australia paceman Starc ruled out of entire summer

IMAGE: Australia's Mitchell Starc walks out onto the field with crutchers. Here was when the DRS was brought into play. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Australia pace spearhead Mitchell......

DRS controversy rages on...

New Zealand await clarification on DRS controversy ‘I think that the technology's got a bit of a bad rap’ IMAGE: Nathan Lyon of Australia attempts a sweep during day two of the Third......

F1: Rosberg ends season on a hat-trick high with Abu Dhabi win

IMAGE: Mercedes Formula One Driver Nico Rosberg of Germany celebrates after winning the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Photograph: Hoch Zwei......

Pink ball passes test with big crowds

  IMAGE: A New Zealand supporter, with an inflatable Kiwi on his shoulders, watches during the third day of the third cricket test match against Australia at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday.......

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Six of the best for pole sitter Rosberg

IMAGE: Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany smiles after scoring pole position at the qualifying session of Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix. Photograph: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters Nico......
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