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Parliament panel pitches for 100 per cent hike in salary, perks of MPs

A parliamentary panel has pitched for 100 percent hike in salary and daily allowances of MPs and 75 percent raise in pension of ex-MPs apart from facilities for their "companions" in place of......

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......

Irani headed to the Bahamas for education ministers' meet

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani is headed to the Bahamas to attend a Commonwealth Education Ministers' meet where she is to address the main plenary session. During the meet,......

It's official: Prince Harry ends army career after a decade

Britain's Prince Harry officially left the army on Friday after more than a decade of full-time military service, including two stints in war-torn Afghanistan. The fifth in line to Britain's......

Sushma-Lalit Modi row: BJP says Congress "political bankrupt"

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday hit back at the Congress party for releasing pictures of Narendra Modi with Lalit Modi and alleged that it showed “political bankruptcy” and......

Centre grounds Akhilesh's Agra airport dream

Instead government has given a go ahead for an international airport at Jewar in Greater Noida to decongest New Delhi airport The union civil aviation ministry's nod for an international airport at......

Monsoon woes: Antiquated drainage can't handle new pressures

Reasons for recurring rain-related problems are many apart from the apathy and inefficiency of the civic bodiesCome rain and normal life in most cities, including Delhi and Mumbai, is thrown out of......

Poor monsoon likely to push food prices further

The El Nino risks for this year is rising in India and it could result in sub-par rains, hurting rural demand and food inflation in the country, says a report. According to the Japanese brokerage......

'Oil to reach $100 a barrel by end of 2016'

Oil prices could hit $100 a barrel by the end of next year, U.S. oil magnate T. Boone Pickens said on Tuesday, revising his previous forecast which said they would reach that level as early as this......

CWG: Two Indian officials arrested for assault in Glasgow

In a massive embarrassment for India, two senior officials of the India commonwealth Games contingent were arrested by the police in Glasgow on Saturday. IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and an......

'Teenager Malaika has potential to win more medals'

Olympic Gold Quest's chief executive officer Viren Rasquinha hailed 16-year-old Malaika Goel on her silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and believes the youngster has the potential to......

Race row: 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games were on brink of cancellation

Secret papers have revealed that senior officials in the Thatcher government were not worried about a boycott by African and Caribbean nations that made the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh......

Lusofonia Games: OC quits after Kalmadi aide named advisor

Tainted Commonwealth Games official, Rajkumar Sacheti has been appointed as “advisor” for this year's Lusofonia Games by the Goa government, leading to the resignation of the Organising......

India faces Olympic ban with Bhanot set for IOA role

Tainted former Commonwealth Games official Lalit Bhanot was left as the only candidate in a controversial election for the post of secretary-general of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) which is......
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A freedom trail

By Sonia Nazareth You don't need to have a special interest in history to be captivated by the neatly designed trails that lead you to the Magna... ...

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What ails India's PPP model and why it doesn't bode well for Modi government's infrastructure push

About two years ago, the first train of Jaipur Metro was prepped for its first test drive. Sachin Doharey remembers the occasion vividly. He was a... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/infrastructure/what-ails-indias-ppp-model-and-why-it-doesnt-bode-well-for-modi-governments-infrastructure-push/articleshow/47940200.cms
Frmr Foreign Secy

NEW DELHI: Former foreign secretary Lalit Mansingh on Saturday said India needs to be "more assertive" about its concerns regarding developments in... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/india-needs-to-be-raise-tibet-issue-with-chinese-says-former-foreign-secretary-lalit-mansingh/articleshow/47941792.cms
After Years of Olympic Disappointment, Women Nearly in Rio

CHENNAI:The road to Beijing was via Kazan. The road to London began in New Delhi. For India's women hockey team, those were paths that never... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/sport/After-Years-of-Olympic-Disappointment-Women-Nearly-in-Rio/2015/07/05/article2903115.ece
Hiring Yuri Under Scanner

CHENNAI:No coach's clearance caused so much controversy as Yuri Ogorodnik's. Even after months of deliberation and lengthy clearance procedures,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/sport/Hiring-Yuri-Under-Scanner/2015/07/05/article2903138.ece

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