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Former Indian envoy to US Abid Hussain dies

Veteran bureaucrat and former Indian ambassador to the United States, Dr Abid Hussain, died in a hotel in London on Thursday morning following a heart attack. Hussain, a former Ambassador to the US......

Why was I so under informed about Dr Ambedkar?

'Growing up in Karnataka, in a middle class and forward caste background, Ambedkar did not enter our consciousness at all, I realised.''The 'exclusion' of sections of our society was not only......

Siddaramaiah hands over controversial watch to assembly speaker

Mired in a controversy over a luxury watch gifted to him, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday handed it over to the speaker amid uproar in the state assembly, declaring it a state asset. As......

'An impending quake caused whale beaching in TN'

IMAGE: The beached whales in Tuticorin. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/ 'The whale stranding-earthquake link is almost a certainty. I have seen it happen too often and frequently in the last......

'Modi can learn much from Narasimha Rao'

Jairam Ramesh, a familiar figure in Indian politics, is known for his felicity with both the spoken and written word. After the Manmohan Singh government was voted out in May 2014, Jairam Ramesh,......

'You can't stand on a podium and preach to India'

'India is no longer the India of the '70s and the '80s.''It's a large country with the fastest growing economy.''In working with India, you just can't go and humiliate the nation publicly.' USIBC......

US moves to facilitate high tech trade with India

On the eve of US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke's trip to India next week as the head of a high-tech trade mission of 23 American companies, including Fortune 500 heavyweights and also several small......

CWG: Bribes may drop due to traffic discipline

Both newspapers and radio channels have been educating the public about traffic movements during the upcoming Commonwealth Games. We are being told that roads leading into and out of Game venues,......

Defence Budget: Alarm bells ringing

Stagnant defence expenditure in India and set back to modernisation would be music to the ears of India's neighbours, writes Colonel (Dr.) Anil Athale (Retd.).An economist daughter of mine (Gold......

Review: Village lo Vinayakudu is refreshing

If Vinayakudu was the love story between a fat guy and a hot babe, its sequel Village lo Vinayakudu (VLV) retains the basic underlying thread of the fat guy but here he has to tackle the father of......

MCA to decide on Ankeet Chavan's future on Aug 2

MCA has received a formal request from banned cricketer Ankeet Chavan to be allowed to resume his cricket career and the state association said it will decide on the matter at its managing......

Top 10 Indian bowlers on debut

India staged a stunning comeback to win the first Test against the West Indies by five wickets after conceding a 95-run first innings lead, at Delhi, on Wednesday. - Ashwin savours dream debut......
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