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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......

WTF NEWS: It's Weird, True and Funny!

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest and funniest stories from around the world. One hell of a mugshotNathaniel Follette was not a happy man when policemen arrested him from a grocery......

Pravasi Special: 'India has stayed in my blood'

‘My own Indianness has kept me evolving and changing -- and that’s something that nobody and nothing can take from me,’ says Roopa Unnikrishnan, who left the Indian shores a......

Australian PM Tony Abbott lays flowers at Sydney siege site

Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday led a shocked nation in mourning the death of 2 Australians who lost their lives at the cafe siege in Sydney that ended with the killing of lone Iranian-born......

All you need to know about Modi's new ministers

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Cabinet and inducted 21 new ministers. Of these, 4 – Manohar Parrikar, JP Nadda, Suresh Prabhu and Birender Singh were appointed as......

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......

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......

UK keen to invest in Bengal, Cameron invites Mamata to London

Prime Minister David Cameron assured British investment in West Bengal at a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was invited by him to visit the UK."The meeting was very constructive......

Indian tourists cancel Turkey plans

Nearly 30 per cent travellers from India to Turkey, a fast-growing tourism market, have cancelled their bookings for the summer season, according to tour operators, following civil unrest there.......

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,......

The doosra: Score at the Sydney Cricket Ground - Australia 13, India 1

Seven wins in a row made Team India firm favourites in the World Cup semi-final against Australia. However, despite all the favorable factors, records indicated Team India has a woeful record at......

Sports Shorts: Ghosal wins World Squash Championship opener

India's Saurav Ghosal (left). Photograph: PTI India's top men's player Saurav Ghosal had a comfortable opener against Australian Steven Finitsis in the PSA World Squash Championship in Doha on......

Photos: Most bizarre... wild sports celebrations!

Sports events produce a multitude of highly amusing and crazy celebrations. Individual and team players have various way of celebrating victory, a goal or point. Some do it with a high-five, blow a......

Sports Shorts: Sania-Cara make it through to WTA Finals semis

  Cara Black of Zimbabwe and Sania Mirza of India celebrate defeating Raquel USA's Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears in the doubles quarter-finals at the WTA Finals on Thursday. Photograph: Julian......
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For a zero-tolerance approach to extortion and custodial rape

The Crime Branch's starting question of the probe into the alleged rape and extortion by three personnel attached to the Sakinaka Police Station... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/for-a-zerotolerance-approach-to-extortion-and-custodial-rape/16180192
Coming to terms with quirks of history

12:04 am Indians often complain that their part in the First World War is not adequately recognised in Western accounts. At the same time, no... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/coming-to-terms-with-quirks-of-history/
Ferozeshah Kotla queers pitch for disabled fans

NEW DELHI: During the Delhi Daredevils vs Kings XI Punjab match on Friday evening, you might have spotted a wheelchair-bound fan amid the... ...

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Getting haute in here

Talk of the town The page that is awaiting mobilegeddon Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan walk the ramp during a promotional event on Tuesday in... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/columns/talk-of-the-town/Getting-haute-in-here/articleshow/47099698.cms
Srinagar-born author wins Commonwealth Asia region prize

NEW DELHI: Srinagar-born novelist Siddhartha Gigoo has won the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia region for 'The Umbrella Man', a tale... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Srinagar-born-author-wins-Commonwealth-Asia-region-prize/articleshow/47089472.cms

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