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Train mishap in Assam kills 3, injures 50

Three persons were killed and over 50 injured when a passenger train derailed after hitting an earth-cutting vehicle at an unmanned railway crossing in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district on Friday.......

Sunita chosen Person of the Week

Hours after she returned to Earth onboard shuttle Atlantis after a record 195-day stay in space, Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams was chosen Person of the Week by a leading US television......

World's oldest person dies at 114

Ramona Trinidad Iglesias Jordan, the world's oldest person and the last human being on earth born in the year 1889, has died after a bout of pneumonia.She was 114 years and 272 days old.She died......

Aadhaar may have a lethal impact on the existence of India

'Biometric Aadhaar-based surveillance is not only about violation of privacy, but also about the treasure hunt for unprecedented financial surveillance and economic intelligence in the economic......

Why the idea of Hindu Rashtra has not caught on in India

'Till today, the RSS only speaks of Hindu Rashtra but never explains what it means. It cannot, because it would be unacceptable to even a majority of Hindus, forget the Indian Muslims and......

India Inc fails to handle sexual harassment at workplace

The overall awareness among Indian companies about the need for a well-defined mechanism to tackle sexual harassment at the workplace is abysmally poor, notes Shyamal Majumdar. Some companies -......

How long will the Railways compromise on safety?

Until longer-term capacity constraints are eased and the number of trains rationalised, compromises on safety and mishaps such as the one in Madhya Pradesh recently are inevitable, notes Bibek......

Lessons Nestle must learn from its big mistakes

Every new episode seems to simply reinforce Nestle's inherent inclination to put up the walls and hunker down.  Image: Nestle needs no lectures or prescriptions on managing food crises.......

After FB & Twitter, Yuri Milner bets big on India's e-commerce

Yuri Milner is focussing on on consumer-driven Internet start-ups. Yuri wishes to invest in every snowflake that falls in San Francisco tonight,” says one tweet. “When Yuri play......

15 facts you didn't know about Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai has been appointed the new CEO of Google amid a structural overhaul by the tech giant.   Google has created a holding company called Alphabet. Under the new corporate......

Live Earth concert in Mumbai cancelled

The terrorist attacks in Mumbai have claimed another victim. And this time it's not a person, but a show. The upcoming India Live Earth concert, scheduled to rock Andheri, Mumbai on December 7 has......

'Malala is the real deal'

'She is a genuine, real, person who wants to be with girls who are suffering the way she suffered.' The producers and director of He Named Me Malala speak to Aseem Chhabra/ in New York.......

Kaley Cuoco files for divorce from Ryan Sweeting

A lowdown on what's going on in Hollywood. Photograph: Jason Merritt/Getty Images  The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco has filed for divorce from her husband, tennis player Ryan......

'My film's sequel will be bigger than Avatar'

Love Charger (or Charzerr) exploded on the scene last year, and has become somewhat of a cult now – the chubby arms raised high in the air, the falsetto that nearly knocks you out, the......

'I feel sorry for the actors in today's comedies'

'I have watched comedies but some have failed to make me laugh. The characters indulge in too much buffoonery. They move too much, falling, hitting each other, making faces...''Comedy is very......

'I am proud I was the only undefeated player'

It is always a pleasure to interview Vishwanathan Anand. Very rarely you come across such a warm and down-to-earth person, nay world champion!Only a few months ago he took over the world No 1......

'Getting an Olympic medal in athletics is my one-point agenda'

'We keep climbing one step and slipping three. In 2004, our relay team was 7th in the world. Then we slipped from there. Otherwise, today our 4x400 metres relay team would have been gearing for a......

'Kids are my legacy not my Open win'

‘I'm humbled but my legacy should be my kids, my family, that kind of thing’ ‘I'm just a guy from Iowa that has been blessed with a talent and this game provides great......

Why Ancelotti became Real Madrid's latest managerial victim

Carlo Ancelotti shows his frustration during an UEFA Champions League match. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Carlo Ancelotti has become Real Madrid president Florentino Perez's......

The most dangerous stunt ever!

Extreme sports legend Dean Potter died attempting parachute jump in Yosemite Dean Potter attempts parachute jump with friends. Photograph: Courtesy: Rock climber Dean Potter and......
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Tunisian group wins Nobel Peace Prize

The prize was awarded "for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of... ...
Lifting all ships

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Curtains for Munger's glorious traditions

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PM Modi hits out at Lalu Prasad Yadav over ‘Hindus eat beef’ remark

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