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200 authors to UK PM: Talk on intolerance in India with Modi

Over 200 noted authors, including Salman Rushdie and Neel Mukherjee, have asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of "rising climate of fear" and "growing intolerance" in......

10 stunning shots by British Army's best lensmen

Every year, the British Army organises a photo competition which highlights the work of professional and amateur Army photographers. The results of the 2015 edition of the Army Photographic......

Why peace with Pakistan is difficult, if not impossible

  'For a long time Pakistan dreamt that India would break up and that it would be the predominant power in the region,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). The Indian and Pakistani prime......

Gallery of the strange: Weird, wild and strange photos

These 12 photographs show what  a mad, mad world we live in!   A man carries his wife over an obstacle while competing in the Wife Carrying Championship to mark Russia Day and City Day......

Teen who fled London to join IS tweets picture of 'takeaway feast'

One of the schoolgirls who had disappeared from her home in Britain to travel to Syria has tweeted a picture that appears to confirm she has joined terror group Islamic State. Amira Abase, 15,......

Once again! Coca-Cola spins the wheel

  Creating compelling stories defines the company's current advertising and marketing strategy; a master at the art of plugging brands, albeit subtlyTwenty years ago, Coca-Cola, the......

Angus Deaton wins Nobel Prize for economics

  Deaton looks at economic development from the starting point of consumption rather than income, wrote Tyler Cowen, economics professor at George Mason University and blogger. Economist......

Dettol makes a clean sweep

The brand has gained some 13 million shoppers in the last one year, mostly in Asian markets such as IndiaBritish consumer goods maker RB (earlier Reckitt Benckiser) is in a sweet spot. India, one......

Lack of good economists impacting policy making: Rajan

Flagging the issue of lack of enough economists in the country, Reserve Bank India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has said the inability to get quality talent may be hurting policy making.  "In......

'For many years, it upset me that I was a businessman'

'I wondered what mistakes I made in my life to be a businessman. Deep down, I still have doubts about it.' Shobha Warrier meets the amazing Dilip Kapur who built a Rs 160 crore business with just......

The Lunchbox gets nominated at BAFTA 2015

The Lunchbox's glory days are not over yet. The film has been nominated to the prestigious BAFTA (British Academy Film Awards), 2015, in the Film Not In The English Language category. Directed by......

BAFTA 2014: Cate Blanchett, 12 Years A Slave, Gravity win big!

All the highlights from the recently concluded BAFTA awards, right here!The 67th British Academy Film and Television awards, held at the Royal Opera House on February 16, in London, England......

BAFTA honours the Queen for 'Olympics performance'

Queen Elizabeth II has received an honorary British Academy award in recognition of her support of British film and television. John Willis, chairman of the British Academy Film and Television......

PIX: Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain Shine At BAFTA

Widely known as the British Oscars, the 2013 British Academy of Film and Television Awards honoured the finest works of the year in a glitzy and somewhat rain-soaked ceremony at The Royal Opera......

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......

Olympian Steve Redgrave inaugurates rowing academy in Lavasa

The former British rower and five times gold medalist Sir Steve Redgrave said on Tuesday that India has the potential to nurture Olympic rowers, who can also be medals contenders. Speaking at the......

Daruvala first Indian to clinch British Karting Championship

Sahara Force India Academy’s Jehan Daruvala became the first and only Indian driver to ever win a British Karting Championship after driving a composed race to claim the British KF3......

Boxer Amir Khan rolls with the punches

Besides fighting Manny Pacquiao, British boxer Amir Khan wants to channel boxing talent in India and Pakistan IMAGE: Boxer Amir Khan poses for photographers during a media day. Photograph: Dave......

5 key points that star boxer Amir Khan made during his India visit

‘Sport could be the answer that the world is looking for to end strife’ IMAGE: Boxer Amir Khan poses for photographers during a media day. Photograph: Dave Thompson/Getty Images The......

EPL: Will result of Sunday's Manchester derby hint at this season's winners?

'If you take a point or even lose, it's not ideal but there are still almost 30 games to go so this result won't be the deciding factor in who wins the title' IMAGE: Manchester City's Vincent......
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Kerala to host workshops on violence against women

Kochi, Nov 30 The British Deputy High Commission in Chennai will host a series of workshops in Kerala, beginning December 6, for police, legal... ...
'Sandhurst of the Sahel' Helps Mali's Army Take Fight to Jihadists

Legend has it that the Malian town of Koulikoro on the Niger is home to an ancient spirit that is the soul of a long-dead warrior. Buried in a... ...
Job-starved Kashmiri youth turn a new leaf, dare to don olive green

From a militant's son to a soldier in the Indian Army, 21-year-old Tahir Ahmad Mir has come a long way. Dressed in combat fatigues with... ...
Adele smashes records with 3.38 mln first-week U.S sales of '25'

British singer Adele arrives at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013. Reuters/Lucas Jackson/Files NEW YORK... ...
IMF Expected to Name China's Yuan a Reserve Currency

By Lingling Wei BEIJING--The International Monetary Fund is on the verge of labeling China's yuan a reserve currency. Now Chinese officials will... ...

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