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6 Indians in Commonwealth literary prize shortlists

Six Indian writers, including Jahnavi Barua and Rahul Bhattacharya, figure in the shortlists of the 2012 Commonwealth Book and Short Story Prizes. Barua, for her novel 'Rebirth', Bhattacharya for......

He strode officialdom like a Colossus

Naresh Chandra -- distinguished civil servant and diplomat -- passed into the ages on Sunday, July 9.Ambassador T P Sreenivasan salutes a patriot like none other. IMAGE: Naresh Chandra, presents......

Why I would not support a ban on meat

Banning meat is cruel demonetisation. It is stealing from the poor, nothing less, writes Sunita Narain. Recently at the release of our book First Food: Culture of Taste, which discusses the link......

'There can be positive things on the Internet'

Sreenath Sreenivasan will take over as the Chief Digital Officer, New York City this week.'It has reaffirmed my faith in humanity, especially when I have come to India and the general feeling is......

'Ordinary people live in mortal fear in India'

'How can middlemen disappear as long as our political parties are sucking in massive amounts of black money?''There is an old political art well practised in New Delhi -- people create artificial......

It's time to audit the Commonwealth Games

Allegations of corruption in construction and procurement need to be investigated and all those responsible brought to book, says B G Verghese. With the Commonwealth Games behind us,the time has......

The game corporate India plays

How bridge keeps corporate India sharp and quick-witted.Ranjita Ganesan and Manavi Kapur report. As the India managing director of a German steelmaker that describes itself as the 'global leader......

Tihar to Talkatora, Subrata Roy's emotional yatra

  Subrata Roy turned up at a New Delhi stadium, best known for hosting the Commonwealth Games, last week as part of his country wide Abhaar Yatra.N Sundaresha Subramanian reports. Last......

L&T to consolidate foreign business

Policy changes and a provision for guaranteed returns must be put in place to boost infrastructure development, which requires large-scale funding, said Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Chairman A M Naik.......

Fliers concerned about safety on flights after Malaysian Airlines disaster

Travel companies are fielding questions about safety of airlines and flight routes, especially towards Europe, a day after the Malaysia Airlines disaster. There were no immediate cancellations on......

First look: Anushka wrestles for Sultan

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: After Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma’s look from Sultan has been released. The 27-year-old actress plays a wrestler in......

Review: O Teri is a sham about scams

From snatches of dialogue (about adulterated cement) to plot-points (about disappearing corpses), even lifting bits of the background score to try and underscore its salutation, O Teri borrows......

Indian men paddlers in final

India upset formidable Nigeria to book a berth in the men's team table tennis final at the 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, on Sunday.Silver medallist at the last Games in Manchester, Nigeria,......

Sports Shorts: Manpreet suspended for doping; Kashyap knocks out top seed

AFI provisionally suspends Manpreet for second dope offence IMAGE: Manpreet Kaur poses with her gold medal at the Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar. Photograph: PTI Top Indian......

Sindhu's historic medal; Saina's heartbreak in 2016

IMAGE: Silver medallist P V Sindhu of India celebrates her silver medal at Rio Olympics. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images. P V Sindhu cemented her position as a dominant force on the......

'Dangal will add to the momentum of women's wrestling'

'Sakshi's medal will do to women's wrestling what Sushil's 2008 Olympic medal did to wrestling in general.''It will make more and more families put their daughters into wrestling.''More and more......

Mary Kom and Sarita Devi: The untold story

'Mary just stopped talking to me. Maybe she did not like the fact that she was the gold medallist, but it was me (Sarita), not her, who was getting all the attention.' They came from similar......
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Manpreet suspended for doping; Kashyap knocks out top seed

AFI provisionally suspends Manpreet for second dope offence IMAGE: Manpreet Kaur poses with her gold medal at the Asian Athletics Championships in... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/sports-shorts-manpreet-suspended-for-doping-kashyap-knocks-out-top-seed/20170720.htm
He strode officialdom like a Colossus

Naresh Chandra -- distinguished civil servant and diplomat -- passed into the ages on Sunday, July 9.Ambassador T P Sreenivasan salutes a patriot... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/he-strode-officialdom-like-a-colossus/20170710.htm
Burhan Wani Day cancelled in Birmingham after India lodges protest with UK

[UK], July 5 (ANI): The Birmingham City Council has been forced to withdraw permission granted to the organizers of a rally titled "Burhan Wani... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/burhan-wani-day-cancelled-in-birmingham-after-india-lodges-protest-with-uk-news-international-rhjxJdcjeeeei.html
from Ecuador to New Zealand, nature gets its day in court

In the early 2000s, the idea of giving legal rights to nature was on the fringes of environmental legal theory and public consciousness. Today, New... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/environment-news/when-a-river-is-a-person-from-ecuador-to-new-zealand-nature-gets-its-day-in-court-66293.html
Ditch that refrigerator, here's a guide to going native

Justin Bieber is coming. While I’m not a Belieber, I most certainly would have been if I was in my early teens. I was thirteen in 1988 when... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/entertainment-news/bieber-in-bombay-ditch-that-refrigerator-here-s-a-guide-to-going-native-60534.html

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