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Caught between worship and blame

200 years on, the legacy of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan -- the man behind the Aligarh Muslim University -- hangs between two extremes.Mohammad Sajjad brings much needed perspective to the debate. Sir Syed......

Som's right: Foreigners built the Taj

How much do you know about Shah Jahan, Mumtaz Mahal and the Taj Mahal? Setting off a controversy comes naturally to Sangeet Som, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Sardhana, Uttar Pradesh.......

My govt implements schemes on time: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his government ensures the schemes launched by it are implemented within a time limit, unlike in the past when projects were announced "during......

Terror in UK: From '05 tube attack to now

Friday’s explosion on the London tube is the latest in a string of terror attacks in the United Kingdom in recent years. Here is a timeline of the terror that has unfolded in the UK. ......

Authorities hint negligence caused UP train tragedy

Negligence at the local level appeared to have caused the derailment of Utkal Express in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, one of the deadliest train accidents in the recent times in which 22 people......

Confirmed: UK rail enquiries India-bound

A leaked document from British private rail companies has confirmed that the National Rail Inquiries Service is shifting to India as part of the call centres relocation process.By next summer all......

New rail regulator to decide on tariff, ease investment process

The development comes after the National Democratic Alliance government this year broke a 92-year-old tradition of presenting a separate Railway Budget, according to suggestions made by the Debroy......

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

'The government would want to privatise the railways'

'For the first time railway passenger figures have fallen by 150 million.'Who is taking over the railways? It is the airlines and Volvo buses.''I think governments -- whether this one or the ones......

Indian Railways goes down new track to power growth

It is willing to let go of its budgetary independence and restructure its companies in order to make itself more viable commercially and less important politically, says Jyoti Mukul. If the......

Lunchbox director: From Irrfan to Broadbent to Redford

'One of the director's primary jobs is to make sure that all the actors perform as if they are in the same movie, playing in the same band -- one is not acting in a different band than the......

Review: Godzilla is back with a bang!

Director Gareth Edwards delivers a satisfactory reboot of the iconic monster movie, says Sukanya Verma. Few feelings compare to the raw thrill of witnessing a man versus beast spectacle on......

Abhijeet Sawant assaulted after road mishap

Indian Idol star Abhijeet Sawant was beaten up by an irate crowd in Mumbai after his friend and reality show participant Prajakta Shukre rammed her car into a scooter injuring two teenagers,......

The highlight of Endhiran/Robot

After Mani Ratnam's bilingual film Raavan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen in another bilingual called Endhiran in Tamil, and Robot in Hindi. The film is one of the most-awaited films of the......

Making Music, Raja-style

What is really left to say of a man who practically redefined Tamil cinema music?Starting from the seventies, he has composed more than 4500 songs (and still counting), worked on more than 900......

PHOTOS: Del Potro knocks out Wawrinka, Serena and Venus survive

IMAGE: Juan Martin Del Potro celebrates a point during his match against Stan Wawrinka. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Juan Martin Del Potro proved that multiple wrist surgeries had not......

How father's mantra guided Hamilton to become World Champion

'Who would ever have thought it of us Hamiltons turning up at the track in the first year in karting, the only black family there' Hamiton's granddad moved to London to find work on London......

Pietersen accuses scribe of reporting 'complete and utter lies'

England batsman Kevin Pietersen has reportedly slammed reports that team director and head coach Andy Flower was so fed up with the enigmatic batsman's attitude that he had issued a 'KP or him'......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......

Strike threats loom over London Games

Strikes by train drivers and passport officials threaten major disruptions to the London Olympics, prompting the government to warn unions on Thursday that they risked public anger if the......
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David Cameron to head new UK-China investment body

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron, who had resigned as an MP and stepped back from the political life last year following the Brexit... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/david-cameron-to-head-new-uk-china-investment-body-117121600454_1.html
Big British local authority pensions step up hedge fund bets

By Maiya Keidan, Carolyn Cohn and Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) - From Essex binmen to Liverpool councillors, government pension schemes in England... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/analysis-big-british-local-authority-pensions-step-up-hedge-fund-bets-news-economy-rmosHpdibgfgg.html
police

Some 50 people were injured in a collision between a passenger train and a freight train near the German city of Duesseldorf, police said.The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/50-injured-in-german-train-collision-police-117120600047_1.html
Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

(Adds Mellanox Technologies, WPP, Credito Valtellinese, PGNiG ) Nov 21 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitionsand disposals were... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-news-economy-rlwcDHiffjdfa.html
UK Sikh MP abused online for not speaking on Sikh issue

A Sikh MP in the UK has been abused and targeted with threats of violence from furious trolls who think he was not speaking enough on issues... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/uk-sikh-mp-abused-online-for-not-speaking-on-sikh-issue-117111900328_1.html

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