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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......

When Jaya asked me to meet her

'She leaned forward and asked what I'd want -- and I said, "your blessings".''She smiled and replied, "You already have that, but tell me how I can help you".'Commonwealth gold medalist and Arjuna......

AAP alleges CWG-like scam in DDCA under Jaitley

Keeping up the attack on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday alleged huge financial bungling in the Delhi District Cricket Association during his 13-year tenure as......

World leaders in Paris for crucial UN climate summit

A key UN climate change summit that will be attended by nearly 150 world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicks off on Monday under the shadow of the deadly Paris terror attack to try......

PM Modi leaves for Paris to attend global climate change meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for Paris to attend the world conference on climate change amid his emphasis that it is the responsibility of all to work against global warming.......

Don't the babus need a phoren summer break?

Codgers on holiday in rising India! Growing foreign travel is one sign of the radical change in rising India’s vacation dynamic. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. As scorching......

The truth about India's highways

When Nitin Gadkari took charge as Road Transport and Highways Minister in 2014, he had set a target of constructing 40 km a day in two years. But construction at this point is a mere 16 km a day.......

Public servant tag worries NGO sector workers

Many claim they fear witch hunts for disagreeing with those in power.  Nawshir Mirza, an independent director on the Tata Power board, is planning to sever his association with not-for-profit......

Brexit jolt: Asian markets sink

  With Britain leaving the European Union has markets across the asset classes on edge. Asian currency, bond and equity traders kicked off an early day of choppy trading as the growing......

How Brexit will affect India, global economy

A referendum will be held on Thursday, June 23, to decide whether Britain should exit (Britain’s exit, hence the term Brexit) or remain in the European Union. IMAGE: The process of leaving......

Substantial hike for India's sports budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated a total of Rs 1943 crore, compared to Rs 1592 crore earmarked last year. IMAGE: Sakshi Malik celebrates after winning the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio......

Bindra backs IOA suspension in 'age of good governance, ethics'

Former shooter Abhinav Bindra, India's first individual Olympic gold medallist, welcomed the suspension of the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA), which is perceived in cricket-mad India as a......

Kalmadi, Chautala appointments gets political tone

'The biggest question is why members of parliament and senior party functionaries of the BJP still supporting Suresh Kalamadi when they were opposing him for opposing the Congress Party' Training......

Kalmadi backs off, Chautala defiant; Ministry furious with IOA

'I am confident that my name will be cleared and I will defer acceptance of the honour till such time.' Suresh Kalmadi chose to back off but Abhay Singh Chautala remained defiant even as the......

Calls grow for Kalmadi, Chautala's ouster from IOA

Former Sports Minister Ajay Maken termed IOA's decision 'sad and painful', and urged the ministry to take act against the move. CWG scam-accused Suresh Kalmadi appointed Life President of IOA A......
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Govt spent Rs 32.81 cr on Target Olympic Podium scheme, yet to set goals for Tokyo 2020

Sports Ministry on Thursday said it has spent a total of Rs 32.81 crore so far under Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme, which was rolled out in... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sports/report-govt-spent-rs-3281-cr-on-target-olympic-podium-scheme-yet-to-set-goals-for-tokyo-2020-2515701
Fed holds rates steady, expects portfolio cuts "relatively soon"

By Jason Lange and Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and said it expected to... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/fed-holds-rates-steady-expects-portfolio-cuts-relatively-soon-news-policy-rh0xGFjeibiac.html
Signature Bridge project gets Rs 100 crore

There is new hope that work on the Signature Bridge in the national capital will pick up pace now, after the Delhi government on Monday released Rs... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-signature-bridge-project-gets-rs-100-crore-2505614
Dollar hits four-month high vs yen; stocks end flat

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar hit a four-month high against the yen and global equity markets edged up on Tuesday as... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/dollar-hits-four-month-high-vs-yen-stocks-end-flat-news-commodities-rhlsdJgjiaefc.html
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

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