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'Vijay Tendulkar was playwright of the millennium'

Dinesh Thakur is a veteran actor and directorwho heads theatre group Ank Production. He has done many of Vijay Tendulkar's plays. He speaks of the playwright who passed away on Monday.I first met......

'What rubbish': Rajnath on reports of being in UP CM race

Suspense continued on Wednesday over who will be the new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, four days after the Bharatiya Janata Party’s resounding triumph in the key Hindi heartland state,......

When IT Act's Sec 66A was used to muzzle free speech

The Supreme Court of India struck down Section 66A of the IT Act on Tuesday, deeming it 'unconstitutional'. Section 66A prescribed the punishment for sending 'offensive' messages through......

Manmohan Singh named member of Parliamentary panel on Finance

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is hailed as the architect of economic reforms in the country, is a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, it was announced on Tuesday.......

Centre keeps away from row over Delhi Unversity's 4-year-course

As uncertainty mounted for students following the row over the four-year undergraduate programme of the Delhi University, the government on Monday made it clear that it will not intervene and......

Pharma crusader takes India's drug regulators to court

* Dinesh Thakur famous for exposing Ranbaxy safety problems* Bringing public interest suit against health ministry, regulator* The suit claims lax regulation, inadequate pursuit of breaches* Suit......

India's reaction myopic, irrational, says Ranbaxy whistle-blower

In the second of a three-part series, Ranbaxy whistleblower Dinesh Thakur tells Aziz Haniffa that a formal Congress hearing on spurious drugs from India is being sought. Part I: War on......

He BLEW the whistle on Ranbaxy and got Rs 268 crore

Dinesh Thakur, the whistle-blower who put Ranbaxy in the dock, was heading the company's information technology division for research and development (R&D) until eight years ago.Thakur, a Bachelor......

Why pharma companies sell sub-standard stuff in India

There are two pharmaceutical industries  in India -The first sells its produce in large volumes in quality-conscious United States, the gold standard, while the second sells chalta hai......

Ban on combination drugs: Knee-jerk reaction won't help

The government had formed a panel under Chandrakant Kokate to study over 6,000 combinations, of which it listed 963 as irrational. The government’s decision to ban 344 fixed-dose combinations......

Actor-director Dinesh Thakur passes away

Veteran theatre actor-director Dinesh Thakur, known for his character roles in Hindi films of the 1970s, passed away in Mumbai after prolonged illness.Thakur was suffering from kidney ailments and......

Birthday Special: The Best of Amol Palekar

We celebrate the brilliant actor by looking back at his classic works. In the 1970s, Bollywood was identified with towering superheroes single-handedly taking on mighty villains, rescuing the......

Kareena Kapoor turns 32!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.Kareena Kapoor, whose new film Heroine is out in theatres now, celebrates her 32nd birthday today. The actress will spend the day with......

Ram Gopal Varma's 10 Best Films

Recently, Time magazine announced its list of the 100 greatest films of all time, and the eclectic selection includes five Indian films. While none would question the brilliance of the selected......

Aashirwad tugs at the heartstrings

Dinesh RahejaAll doting fathers of daughters: be forewarned. Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Aashirwad is bound to push you into bidaai mode and bring a lump to your throat.Hrishikesh Mukherjee must be......

Champions Trophy squad: Fit Rohit, Shami return, Pant, Raina on standby

IMAGE: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma during the practice session. Photograph: Getty Images India recalled fit-again opener Rohit Sharma and spin trump card Ravichandran Ashwin as the holders......

Kings XI will look to go all out against Gujarat Lions

IMAGE: Preity Zinta owner of Kings XI Punjab hugs Glenn Maxwell. Photograph: BCCI On a roll with back-to-back wins, a resurgent Kings XI Punjab will look to go all guns blazing against down......

What Delhi must do to keep their play-off hopes alive

Mathematically, Daredevils are in the fray but they will have to win all their remaining matches and hope for favourable results from other games IMAGE: Zaheer Khan, Amit Mishra and Karun Nair......

PHOTOS: Brilliant Ben strokes Pune past Gujarat

IMAGE: Ben Stokes of Rising Pune Supergiant celebrates as they beat Gujarat Lions by 5 wickets. Photograph: BCCI. Ben Stokes hammered an unbeaten 103 under pressure to lead Rising Pune Supergiant......

PIX: Gujarat Lions beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 7 wkts

IMAGE: Andrew Tye of the Gujarat Lions celebrates the wicket of Ben Stokes of Rising Pune Supergiant. Photograph: BCCI Debutant Andrew Tye registered the second hat-trick of the day as a......
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7 govt doctors suspended for pvt practice, more under lens

Seven government doctors have been suspended for their alleged involvement private practice and wilful absence while some other doctors are under... ...

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Citizen Chained

FOR 13 LONG days in March 1983, M Chandrakumar woke up and slept in a ten-feet-by-ten room. A ‘crude hole’ in the door allowed in food and... ...

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Fit-again Rohit Sharma, Mohammad Shami returns in India's Champions Trophy squad

Indian opener Rohit Sharma , who has been sidelined for more than five months due to injury, has been recalled in the 15-member ODI squad for the... ...

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Dhoni still world's best wicket-keeper, insists MSK Prasad

MSK Prasad, chairman of Board of Control for Cricket in India's ( BCCI) senior selection panel, has defended Mahendra Singh Dhoni's selection in... ...

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Raina, Pant among stand-bys for Champions Trophy

BCCI selection committee chairman MSK Prasad on Monday said Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik are the... ...

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