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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......

L K Advani: 'Whoever forms the government doesn't hesitate in committing excesses, even some of our people'

Five years ago, Bharatiya Janata Party veteran L K Advani spoke to Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com on the Emergency.   On the 40th anniversary of Indian democracy’s darkest hour, we reproduce......

'One-and-a-half million Indians served in World War I'

'Over one million people served in various battlefronts during World War I. And yet, even today, we know so very little about them.' 'It is absolutely essential to acknowledge this part of India's......

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......

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,......

Women's World Cup PHOTOS: England top Norway, US beat Colombia

Norway forward Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland and England defender Laura Bassett fight for the ball during the FIFA 2015 women's World Cup match. Photograph: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters......

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......
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Rocky road ahead for Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh announced his decision to turn professional on Monday. In the boxing movie genre, apart from the happy ending, nothing is more... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/sport-others/rocky-road-ahead-for-vijender-singh/
Advice to travellers planning holidays in Greece and Tunisia

Alamy Skiathos, Greece. Greece Tour operators are not currently offering people the chance of a refund or to postpone pre-booked holidays to... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/travel/other/advice-to-travellers-planning-holidays-in-greece-and-tunisia/ar-AAcxp8L?srcref=rss
Trial in Lucknow for women's wrestlers from Monday

New Delhi, July 4 The selection committee of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will meet at Sports Authority of India (SAI) training Centre in... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a565009.html
Selection trials of Women's World Wrestling Championships on July 6 in Lucknow

New Delhi: Veteran Geeta Phogat and youngster Vinesh would be fighting it out for a place in the upcoming women's World Wrestling Championships,... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/sports/sports/wrestling/selection-trials-of-womens-world-wrestling-championships-on-july-6-in-lucknow_1624739.html
Crime but no Punishment

Netas, bureaucrats and other sundry rulers are notoriously hard to bring to book; their power, money, position and connections protect them. But... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/crime-but-no-punishment/16340159

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