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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......

'Why does the govt gives awards to cigarette makers using taxpayers' money?'

Shifting the focus from the individual to the society, the World Heart Day celebrations this year highlight the theme of creating `heart-healthy environments’. A deep dive into the......

I-Day: Modi calls for dignity of women, respect for poor

Stressing on "dignity of women", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged parliamentarians and the corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by......

26 crucial points PM Modi made at Red Fort speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the nation on the 68th Independence Day from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort for the first time. Here are highlights of his speech: *......

Is BRICS a folly for India to embrace?

'To consider BRICS anything more than a temporary club with some common interests would be folly. The goal should be to induce others (Japan, ASEAN, South Africa) to align with us -- a......

India's GDP forecast is rosy but roadblocks ahead

The IMF had revised global growth for this year down to 3.3 per cent, a deceleration of 0.4 per cent from its forecast made as recently as April, notes Rahul Jacob Image: Photograph: Jayanta......

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.......

The new govt will have to make right appointments

If India's economic growth is to accelerate and generate employment opportunities faster both sustainably and equitably, one of the urgent tasks ahead for the new government has to be to improve......

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......

Did the CAG overstep the mark?

It is unfair to judge the CAG only by his reports on 2G, KG, Coalgate and the Commonwealth Games, notes Sukumar MukhopadhyayDoes the Comptroller and Auditor General serve the government or the......

IOC president to visit India seeking more support for athletes

Image: Thomas Bach. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach is baffled by India's lack of sporting success and will meet the country's Prime......

I don't see any Indian athlete winning an Olympic medal at Rio: Milkha

- Before I die, I want to see an Indian winning an Olympic gold - Arjuna award should be given on basis of performance not nepotism   Legendary athlete Milkha Singh with children during the......

From easy-going to intense, pieces are falling in place for Srikanth

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Lin Dan suffered a shock defeat at the hands of unheralded Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth in the final of the China Open Super Series From a laidback boy with poor......

Boxing queen Mary Kom eyes swan song at Rio Olympics

M C Mary Kom. Photograph: Uttam Ghosh 'After Rio it might be difficult. Maybe it could be my last tournament' 'Whenever I compete people expect me to win and I try to do better every time' London......

Asiad discus throw champ Punia laments lack of recognition, eyes Olympic gold

Seema Punia of India. Photograph: PTI Putting behind a controversial past and bringing home an Asian Games gold medal is no mean feat. Discus thrower Seema Punia says, despite lack of government......
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Indian obsession with the game of cricket

2nd T-20 Veteran Cricket tournament 2014 at Langthabal in Feb 2014 :: Pix - Ashok Ningthoujam In the recently concluded cricket world cup,... ...

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Group of Respected Medical Experts to Advise VA on Health Care for 9 Million Veterans

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Green Park Mohiuddin and a bittersweet saga

Provided by Wisden International matches have been far and few in the recent past at the storied Green Park Stadium. Green Park Stadium in... ...

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Asian stocks mostly higher on US lead; Greece eyed

A Uncertainty over a "Grexit" is back on the radar as the debt-stricken nation prepares for a meeting with the Eurogroup later in the day, which... ...

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Puerto Rico Needs to Finish Tax Overhaul, Officials Say

By Aaron Kuriloff Puerto Rico's government may run out of money and have to shut down in the next three months, with a "devastating impact" for... ...

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