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Meet Rashad Hussain, Obama's point man for anti-terror outreach

The 36-year-old desi speaks impeccable Arabic and quotes freely from the Quran during his speeches. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com reports from Washington, DC. Indian American Rashad Hussain.......

Past laurels won't help India's S&T aims

The growth story of India depends on its achievements in the S&T sector. There is a need to revolutionise the landscape of Indian science and technology and this is only possible if the scientific......

Globalisation, English and 'other' languages

U R Ananthamurthy on the importance of keeping alive our regional languages. As a writer in one of the regional languages of our country I have always been aware of the ambience of many languages......

Judge Sri Srinivasan, best of America and India

The first Indian-origin federal judge in the United States is India Abroad Person of the Year 2013 President Barack Obama calls him one of his “favourite people.” Justice Sandra Day......

'We need to stop thinking about how older people are a burden to society'

Distinguished Indian American professor of psychiatry and neurosciences Dr Dilip V Jeste has been appointed the first associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care at the University of......

Community sanitation: Indian wins prestigious global citizen award

A young Indian has won a prestigious global citizen award and $100,000 cash prize for his work to build community sanitation facilities, an area that aligns with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's......

When will you speak on GM crops, Mr Modi?

Scientists are hoping that the prime minister, who often talks about the importance of science and technology, will respond positively to their prudent pleas on genetically-modified crops, notes......

India's most astute deal maker is now a bankrupt entrepreneur

A look at the life and times of maverick businessman Chinnakannan Sivasankaran Chinnakannan Sivasankaran On August 26, the Supreme Court of Seychelles declared Chinnakannan Sivasankaran, better......

All about job creation and destruction

In India, where the vast majority of workers are employed in the informal manufacturing sector with no job protection, expansion, contraction and re-allocation of jobs must be going on an immense......

Uday Kotak is EY's world entrepreneur of the year

Ernst & Young has named Kotak Mahindra Bank Executive Vice-Chairman and Managing Director Uday Kotak its ‘world entrepreneur of the year’ for 2014. For the award, announced in Monaco......

How Mohammed Rafi regained his confidence

Mohammed Rafi, one of the finest playback singers to have worked in Bollywood, would have turned 90 today, December 24.To mark the occasion, we reproduce veteran film journalist Raju......

Review: Go watch Neer Paravai!

Neer Paravai is a beautiful record of the lives of a community, their hopes and dreams, and the harsh reality of their lives, writesPavithra SrinivasanAfter his National Award-winning Thenmerku......

Review: Gramam tries to be perfect but fails

Watching Malayalam film Gramam is like reading something that is grammatically correct but not emotionally stirring, notes Paresh C PalichaGramam, directed by Mohan Sharma, is set in Palakkad......

When Gul Panag turned 30

Acting in Turning 30 brought Gul Panag face to face with her fears. "I confronted my fears when I was playing the role of Naina Singh," the actress said at a press conference in......

Anupam Kher's new role

Anupam Kher tells us about his new role. And no, it's not a filmi one.Anupam Kher, whose career spans nearly 400 films and over 100 plays, has been appointed the goodwill ambassador of the Pratham......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......

Pakistan keen to start with a bang against Kenya

Keen to re-establish their reputation dented by the spot-fixing scandal, unpredictable Pakistan will look to launch their cricket World Cup campaign on a rousing note when they take on minnows in......

London Olympics to have airport-style security

Sports fans attending the London 2012 Olympics can expect airport-style security screening at venues, the policeman in charge of safety at the Games said on Thursday.Met Assistant Commissioner......

Images: Kohli inspires India to victory

Virat Kohli's sparkling century helped India script a 40-run win against an injury-hit New Zealand in the first One-day International to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series in Guwahati on......

Ball rules bat as Pakistan take control at Lord's

Pakistan exploited heavy cloud cover and humidity to the full on Tuesday to seize the advantage over Australia in an old-fashioned English Test match in which ball dominated the bat throughout.......
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Mary Kom And 9 Other Epic Comebacks In Sports

There are sports personalities, and then there are these guys. With hearts and souls made of steel, these individuals are icons who defied all the... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/sports/10-of-the-most-epic-comebacks-in-sports-ever-228879.html
Uganda's chess prodigy

18-year-old Phiona Mutesi plays a game of chess with her colleagues at the chess academy in Kibuye, Kampala, on January 26, 2015. (Photo: AFP)... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150301/world-africa/article/slum-girl-silver-screen-ugandas-chess-prodigy
Cancer Research Foundation Honors Award Recipients

PRWeb 2015-02-28 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will honor its awards recipients during its annual Awards Dinner, on Monday, March... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=371929
Telecom Newsletter- February 23 to 28, 2015

Top News TRAI slashes 30% amount for inter-network calls The telecom regulator TRAI reduced the amount that mobile operators pay to each other... ...

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Madam Speaker, I rise to present the Budget of the Union for the year 2015-16. 2. I present this Budget in an economic environment which is far... ...

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