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FULL TEXT of President's R-Day address to the nation

Fellow citizens: On the eve of the sixty-eighth Republic Day of our nation, I extend warm greetings to all of you in India and abroad. I convey my special greetings to members of our Armed Forces,......

How Jallikattu protests left the State on the backfoot

The governments at the Centre and in the state were unprepared to handle the massive response to the large numbers of people, as they were not aware of the groundswell of public admonition that was......

Donald Trump: A dangerous mind

'India and Indian Americans cannot rely on wishful thinking about the checks and balances in the US system to magically take care of the many dangerous things that Trump could do,' says......

What China will do next in the South China Sea

'After a strategic pause, Beijing will revive its policy of slowly creeping towards acquiring sovereignty over the South China Sea,' says former RA&W officer Jayadev Ranade. The decision announced......

'Naik evokes a closed reading of the Quran to establish Islamic supremacy'

'Naik is an outcome of an image-centric Islam, which is linked to the technological changes introduced by new media.''English educated upper middle class Muslims embraced Naik's image-centric Islam......

India needs more PhDs. Here's why!

The Indian media is full of news these days about the country becoming a knowledge superpower in the 21st century. This rhetoric starts from politicians down to the common man. But every once in a......

6 states hold key to India's demographic dividend

Perhaps half-way through India’s demographic transition, what is the outlook for the future? Robert Malthus wrote his famous An Essay on the Principle of Population in 1798. In that book his......

How Modi can ensure that Bharat indeed become Swachh

Swachh Bharat Mission could focus on using technological innovation to eradicate the problem of open defecation, says R Gopalakrishnan. To illustrate that innovation is possible even with a......

President seeks bigger Chinese market for Indian products

India's exports to China stood at $7.56 billion during the period whereas the imports have jumped to $52.26 billion in April-January Seeking a "more equitable" bilateral trade, India on Wednesday......

Start-ups must learn corporate ayurveda

  Older companies can teach them five lessons that do not assure success but do not backfire either On a recent visit to China, I noticed that Premier Li Keqiang wanted 'mass......

'It took a decade to make The Man Who Knew Infinity'

Director Matt Brown tells Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com what it was about The Man Who Knew Infinity that made him persevere for a decade to turn the book into a film. Filmmaking can be an extremely......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

We want to bat well tomorrow and press for a win: Pujara

'It's the communication, both of us have been playing Test cricket for a long time. Especially me and him -- we are playing (only) this format particularly and we have spent a lot time not just on......

England's Hick appointed Australia's batting coach

IMAGE: Graeme Hick of England misses a drive. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images. Former England batsman Graeme Hick has been appointed as Australia's new fulltime batting coach after......

Formula One faces BIG shake-up after Liberty deal

IMAGE: A race queen stands next to a Ferrari Formula One car at the pit. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters. Formula One faces its biggest shake-up in decades with the announcement on Wednesday......

Thomson to train Mumbai pacers ahead of domestic season

Jeff Thompson arrives in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI Having missed touring India during his cricket career, former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson arrived in Mumbai early this morning to impart......

ICC appoints Sachin Tendulkar as ambassador for 2015 World Cup

Sachin Tendulkar poses with the 2011 World Cup trophy. Photograph: Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who is the all-time leading run-getter in World Cup history,......
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Read full text of ICJ order to Pakistan

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the primary judicial organ of the United Nations today has stayed the death sentence awarded to former... ...

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just because she wrote about her life doesn't mean it's public property

Sylvia Plath’s marriage to Ted Hughes is the stuff of legend. Most literature students come into university with at least a passing knowledge... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/sylvia-plath-just-because-she-wrote-about-her-life-doesn-t-mean-it-s-public-property-58322.html
Stash of liquor bottles from World War I discovered in Israel

Archaeologists have discovered a stash of hundreds of liquor bottles, along with other items dating back to World War I at buried British barracks... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/stash-of-liquor-bottles-from-world-war-i-discovered-in-israel-55743.html
Sisters in Arms

THE HISTORICAL RANI of Jhansi, 19th-century Maratha queen and Indian nationalist, is frequently portrayed on a rearing horse, brandishing a sword... ...

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Jailed Samsung chief can get plenty of visitors, may still play a corporate role

By Se Young Lee and Jane Chung SEOUL (Reuters) - The head of South Korea's Samsung Group [SAGR.UL], Jay Y. Lee, may be languishing in a jail cell... ...

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