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US moves forward on $855 mn gun deal with India

The United States Department of Defence has notified the Congress the sale of 145 state-of-the-art 155mm towed Howitzers to India worth about $885 million. The Indian government has requested a......

US official line: How Osama was shot and buried

Following is the transcript of the US Department of Defence background briefing with senior defence officials from the Pentagon and senior Intelligence officials by telephone on US operations......

Pentagon may allow Sikhs to join US army

Following an outcry from the Sikh community, the United States Defence Department has decided to review its policy, which prevents Sikhs from joining the country's armed forces. On behalf of......

Raj De US Homeland Security advisor

Attorney Raj De has been appointed to the board of advisors of the United States Department of Homeland Security and Defense Business Council to which he is expected to `bring an impressive range......

US Navy sails near reefs claimed by China

A US naval destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of a Chinese island in the disputed South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, a move that could irk China. The decision to go ahead with......

What makes these 10 companies the best to work for in India

Image: RMSI is India’s best company to work for. Photograph, courtesy: RMSI     Companies come in all kinds. There are some who keep a hawkish eye over its employees, banning......

Indian Railways, Army among world's biggest employers: Study

Railways and the Indians Army are among the world's biggest employers, together employing a whopping 2.7 million people, said a report. Though it is often said that Indian Railways is the largest......

RBI disappoints D-Street: What next?

The met department’s move stoked fear of a drought, which could fan inflation Despite the Reserve Bank of India cutting the repo rate by 25 basis points in its second bi-monthly monetary......

Is Vijay Mallya on the comeback trail?

After being forced to resign as chairman of MCF, Mallya is now keen on increasing his stake in the company Vijay Mallya never fails to amaze you. After losing Kingfisher Airlines, Mallya is......

Insurance frauds and how to deal with it

It's not just the faceless callers who sell you wrong policies, advisors and agents known to you personally can also be the culprits When something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. As......

'People don't know me and they don't care'

'I don't say no to Salman Khan. He is a very important part of my life. He is my in-case-of-emergency-please-contact person,' Nikhil Advani tells Patcy N/ Director Nikhil Advani may be......

Marion Cotillard, Clooney, Gaga: Humanitarians of Hollywood

Ever wondered what happens when Hollywood A-listers turn protestors? Take a look.There exists a rare breed of showbiz celebrities who are just as passionate about social causes close to their heart......

PHOTOS: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day One

IMAGE: Ravichandran Ashwin of India celebrates the wicket of Stiaan van Zyl of South Africa during Day One of the third Test in Nagpur. Photograph: BCCI Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra......

Blake says New York cop should be fired for abusing power

'If you have someone out there that's having this kind of rogue justice, they're tarnishing that image, and they don't deserve to be in the same sentence with the heroes of the NYPD, and they don't......

Six GREAT comebacks in Test cricket

Teams emerging from the brink of defeat to win an improbable victory. Rajneesh Gupta highlights six memorable Tests. Sri Lanka were down and out on the first three days of the first Test at Galle......

Mumbai's play-off hopes alive after narrow win over KKR

Kieron Pollard (right) celebrates winning the match with his Mumbai Indians team mates. Photograph: BCCI Young Hardik Pandya blasted an unbeaten half-century to help Mumbai Indians edge past......

PHOTOS: England restrict timid West Indies

Chris Jordan of England makes an unsuccessful appeal for the lbw wicket of Kraigg Braithwaite of West Indies during day two of the first Test match. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images......
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