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India's controversial 'messengers of God'

Controversial godwoman Radhe Maa has often been slammed for her ostentatious lifestyle. Yet her ardent devotees have often chosen to ignore critics and immerse themselves in her ‘aura’.......

'The Indian soldiers adapted quickly and performed remarkably well'

'Many sepoys fought with distinction, winning some of the first Victoria Crosses to be awarded to Indians; and indeed, as in any army fighting under such inhumane conditions -- standing in the......

REWIND: Best moments from the month that was

Some of the best photographs, clicked across the globe in the month of January.   A girl kisses her father, a conscript, after a ceremony marking enrolment for new conscripts in the......

India's controversial godmen

The controversy over Sant Rampal and his army of followers taking the law into their hands has once again thrown the spotlight on the clout that India's godmen possess. Though health, well-being......

India's 10 most controversial gurus

The controversy over Sant Rampal and his army of followers taking the law into their hands has once again thrown the spotlight on the clout that India's godmen possess. Though health, well-being......

A day in the lives of a biz tycoon, a startup CEO and a jewellery magnate

A busy businessman Sanjiv Goenka understands the importance of unwinding. Hindi serials like Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Swaragini or Savdhan are his antidote.   Image: Sanjiv......

US multinationals to face more pain from strong dollar

The surging value of the US dollar may be posing the biggest threat to US corporate earnings since the 2008 financial crisis, hurting results at most US-based multinationals.  Some on Wall......

Fix age and wage issues before raising H-1B cap, argues visa's critic

Norman Matloff, professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, believes that the US has enough highly skilled engineers and raising the cap on H-1B would hamper the wages of......

Record $600mn settlement in US insider trading case

Two Indian Americans are at the centre of a case, which resulted in a deal that brought $600 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the largest amount it got ever to settle an......

2G scam: What Anil Ambani told the PAC

Anil Ambani, chairman of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group and a former Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament, was made to wait for over an hour by the Murli Manohar Joshi-led Public Accounts Committee......

Review: Main Aur Charles is a cool, compelling, winner

'A film that tells its tale with calculated intent -- coolly, cleverly, taking its time -- mirroring the dry panache of its self-assured protagonist,' says Raja Sen. The first word used to describe......

Review: The Imitation Game is well-performed but spineless

The Imitation Game is an unsubtle film that delivers exactly what you expect in the most predictable way, laments Raja Sen.Remember the first time you heard the last Pink Floyd album? No, not that......

Have you watched these great DVDs?

\\nThe biggest DVD and Blu-ray attraction this week is True Grit, the remake of the John Wayne classic that became a big hit for brothers Joel and Ethan Coen. The gritty, sparse but emotionally......

When stars misbehave!

Aphotographer rushed to the toileton the third floor of the Four Seasons Hotel on Sunday soon after a press conference at theToronto International Film Festivalended.A beefy looking manoutside the......

The X-Men are back

Three years after X-Men became a surprise international hit, grossing about $300 million -- and an additional $500 million in video and DVD rentals and sales -- producer 20th Century Fox feelsthe......

Will boxers pack a punch? Tough draw for Shiva, Manoj

IMAGE: India’s Shiva Thapa ((blue) in action. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images. A tough draw will put their grit to test when the three-member Indian boxing team begins its Olympic......

How Iceland's historic journey came to an end...

We did not use our brains, says Iceland coach IMAGE: Dejected Iceland players applaud their supporters after the URO 2016 quarter final match against France. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images.......

PHOTOS: Euro 2016 decorated with flying tackles, bloodied noses, coaches kisses and much more...

As the first round of matches in the Euro 2016 wrap up, we can’t but agree that we've witnessed some great football action so far. 25 more days of the beautiful game are yet to be played, but......

How 'Champions' West Indies created history at Eden

IMAGE: The West Indies players celebrate with the trophy after winning the World T20 title, in Kolkata on Sunday. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters West Indies created history by becoming the first......

Modern cricket is poorer with Anandji Dossa passing into the ages

Anandji Dossa. Photograph: Haresh Pandya Blessed with a computer-like brain and an elephantine memory, Anandji Dossa was a pioneer in compiling cricket statistics and scores. Haresh Pandya pays......
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Theresa May tries to reassure EU as UK seeks trade pacts alone

In an effort to restore some sorely-missing goodwill, May said she wants "a mature, cooperative relationship with our European partners.'' Prime... ...
Joshna enters quarters of Carol Weymuller Open

NEW YORK: India's top ranked squash player Joshna Chinappa entered the quarter-finals of the Carol Weymuller Open, a PSA world tour event, after... ...
China Weekly Report | Volume VI; Issue 35 | One-child policy to haunt families caring for elderly

China's one-child policy to haunt families caring for elderly for decades, finds study The Chinese mainland's traditional reliance on family... ...
Wall St dips as Verizon drags; AmEx curbs losses

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