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Land Ordinance 2.0: Better but not good enough

On the face of it, some clauses in the new land ordinance looks pro-farmer but in reality it is not so. The problem is two-fold. The first is the vagueness of the law itself. The other problem with......

Modi's visit to Canada is the first by an Indian PM in 42 years!

'Notwithstanding the physical distance, the two countries historically had a convergence of approach and outlook to many international issues.' 'The relationship between the two countries cannot......

Poor Giriraj Singh, condemned for speaking the ugly truth

The Bharatiya Janata Party minister was merely voicing what we already know -- that most Indians are an inherently racist people, says Indulekha Aravind When Congress spokespersons castigate Union......

Iran, world powers agree on framework for nuclear deal

  US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the press following Iranian nuclear talks at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne).......

Modi only the 2nd world leader to visit Lanka's war-ravaged Jaffna

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Saturday afternoon in Jaffna, the first Indian premier to set foot in this war ravaged town in Sri Lanka's Tamil-dominated Northern Province, a day after he......

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......

Why Ratan Tata remains the king of India's corporate world

Even after his retirement, Tata leads a super-active life as head of the Tata trusts and with his investments in many start-ups, apart from pursuing his other passions such as flying, says Shyamal......

The two pitfalls that led to SpiceJet's financial debacle

The airline dropped fares to gain customer load, but failed to cover the cost of its flights Two mistakes in SpiceJet’s strategy brought the airline to its present financial crisis. One......

Private stations? Railways must reform first!

The key task before Mr Modi is to have a railway minister who can bring about a culture change in the organisation, so that it can successfully venture out into new forms of management. The idea of......

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 journey with words

This week's Indian Author showcase will focus on Poile Sengupta, a playwright, poet and author Poile Sengupta is a playwright, poet, and author... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/a-journey-with-words/article7123517.ece
Saina leads Indian challenge at ABC

A rejuvenated Saina Nehwal and ace men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap will spearhead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Badminton Asia... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sports/saina-leads-indian-challenge-at-abc.html
Medical Student is Setting Pools Ablaze

QUEEN'S ROAD: Sneha T, a second year MBBS student of Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College, is making big waves in the swimming pools around the country... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Medical-Student-is-Setting-Pools-Ablaze/2015/04/21/article2774246.ece
Government denies info on land ordinance under RTI Act | Why the 'class war'?

NEW DELHI: The debate over land acquisition may have acquired a tinge of class-war like rhetoric that has the government miffed, but transparency... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/government-denies-info-on-land-ordinance-under-rti-act/articleshow/46994349.cms
YCMOU's mobile vans gathering dust for months in Nashik

NASHIK: The educational mobile vans purchased by the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) are gathering dust for some time. The... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nashik/YCMOUs-mobile-vans-gathering-dust-for-months-in-Nashik/articleshow/46994341.cms

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