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PHOTOS: The odd, odd world we live in!

These photos prove we live in a bizarre world.  Image: Magician Lei Xin is seen suspended outside a double-deck bus, next to a woman in a wedding gown, as they participate in a performance on......

What do Goans THiNK of Tarun Tejpal?

The change of government in Goa changed THiNK’s character. Literary or intellectual luminaries were replaced by big-ticket celebrities, says Sunil Sethi In the furore over Tarun......

Aziz's Take: Aggressive Obama vs agreeing Romney

Obama was unforgiving, even though Romney agreed with him again and again, says Aziz Haniffa In their third and final showdown -- one devoted completely to foreign policy which at times veered......

Hu Jintao arrives in US for state visit

The Chinese President Hu Jintao was accorded a red carpet welcome by the United States after he arrived on a four-day state visit, even as lawmakers introduced a legislation against yuan......

Are you smarter than an Indian 10th grader?

Do you know the value of (1 + cot A - cosec A) (1 + tan A + sec A)? If you do know the answer to this trigonometric puzzler, you can remotely claim to know your tenth grade math well.Chances are......

The 'she'-change in employment

Bob Charles, the Hong Kong-based managing director of Watson Wyatt Asia Pacific, describes himself as an old India hand. He advises some of India's largest private sector employers on actuarial and......

Most influential people in the world of business

ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella have found a place in Time magazine’s ‘The 100 Most Influential People’ in the world. Image: Chanda Kochchar among......

Green card for aliens with high US degrees mooted

To attract the world's 'best and the brightest', a group of top Democratic Senators today proposed immediate Green Cards for foreigners with advanced degrees from US institutes and job offers, a......

L N Mittal tops UK's Richest Power list

Money and power being "natural bedfellows" is not necessarily true in the British business world, except for steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal who figures right on the top of a new 'Richest Power List',......

Tata, Mittal among world's 30 best CEOs

Two Indian steel tycoons -- Ratan Tata of Tata Group and NRI Lakshmi Mittal of global powerhouse Mittal Steel -- have made it to the world's best CEOs list compiled by US stock market weekly......

American Hustle wins big at Golden Globes, 2014

The 71th Annual Golden Globe awards have been announced. There have been quite a few surprises and some expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST MOTION PICTURE......

12 Years A Slave, American Hustle lead Golden Globe 2013 nominations

The 71st Annual Golden Globe nominations have been announced. Here's a quick glance at 2013 hopefuls. The Golden Globe ceremony are set to take place on January 12, 2014 and will be seen in more......

Review: Sherlock Holmes 2 is a worthy sequel

Raja Sen reviews says Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is ideal holiday entertainment. If Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were alive today, he'd sue.In the late great Leslie Nielsen's occasionally funny......

Review: Up is awe-inspiring

It is so difficult to define beauty it must be well nigh impossible to create a unique version of beauty. For everybody other than the wizards at Pixar, that is. They are the fine folk that gave us......

The Top 100 Greatest Singers of All Time

Aretha Franklin has toppedthe 100 Greatest Singers of All Time list by Rolling Stones magazine.Ray Charles was at number two, followed by Elvis Presley and Sam Cooke. John Lennon rounded off the......

Brilliant Ko relieved to get major monkey off her back

IMAGE:  Lydia Ko of New Zealand speaks to the media during her press conference after winning the Evian Championship in France. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images That a golfer could be......

Stakes high as India-Pakistan clash

Traditional rivals India and Pakistan, who have experienced similar failures and revivals in the recent past, face-off again in an off-shore cricket One-Day International in Glasgow on Tuesday.The......

Arjun Atwal creates history

India's Arjun Atwal will become the first Indian to compete in the US PGA Championships, traditionally the year's fourth and final golf Major, when he tees up at the Lower course at Balsturol Golf......

Lee's dubious distinction

Brett Lee, arguably the fastest bowler on the planet, was smashed all around the park on the opening day of Birmingham Test. His figures of 17-1-111-1 are the third most expensive by an Australian......

Campbell holds off Woods

New Zealand's Michael Campbell held off a charging Tiger Woods to clinch his maiden major title by two shots at the 105th US Open in Pinehurst, North Carolina on Sunday.The 36-year-old Campbell,......
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