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The past was another country

PM Modi invoked memories of Partition in his speech to Parliament this week. 'Where children are told soothing bedtime tales, our daily fare were stories of the bloodshed my family had witnessed,......

What remains of the October Revolution in St Petersburg

It's been 100 years since Lenin and the Bolsheviks overthrew the government, and its legacy remains visible even today in the buildings and monuments scattered throughout St Petersburg.T N Ninan......

Sony World Photography Awards presents the most wonderful and weird moments

In the pitch dark of the African night, a herd of cape buffaloes gather at the watering hole for a drink, taking care to stay by the edge to avoid the crocodiles lurking in the depths.......

Nationalism? What's that got to do with Trump and Brexit?

Nothing, according to Deepak Lal. He argues that the contemporary attempts to control immigration in the US and UK are not nativist. IMAGE: On a derelict building in Bristol, England, is a mural......

The moments that shaped 2016

'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news......

The elephant and the dragon

'In the Asean market, the train left at the same time for India and China, but while India's ride has been symbolic of India's rickety railways, it seems that China's has been on a bullet train,'......

Why Iran's infra push is good news for India

Two projects in Iran, which India is to execute involving major financial commitments on its part, are of particular significance for Indian steel. To the advantage of Indian steel and mineral......

Brexit woes: Indian IT firms must innovate to survive

The challenge for Indian software is clear. A good part of its bread and butter business – writing code and maintaining software systems – is being automated, reducing revenue streams......

He helps Indian banks raise money in London

In India post the success of masala and green bonds on the LSE, Nikhil Rathi tells Rajesh Bhayani that there are many international investors interested in buying into the India story. IMAGE: The......

In US, Gadkari outlines plans to halt road accidents

'Road safety is the highest priority for our government because every year there are 500,000 accidents and about 150,000 deaths.''s Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC. He is keen......

Figo hopes World Cup expansion plan can gain Asia support

FIFA presidential candidate Luis Figo will hope to convince delegates at this week's Asian Football Confederation Congress that a vote for him would boost the region's chances of more places in......

Sports Shorts: Zidane coaching ban overturned

Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images Zinedine Zidane has had a three-month ban for coaching Real Madrid's B team without the correct licence overturned on appeal,......

Prince Ali criticises FIFA over Middle East treatment

FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein has criticised soccer's world governing body FIFA for banning Iraq from hosting home internationals and called upon the organisation to do more for......

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......

Al-Fayed may sell Fulham

Mohamed al-Fayed, owner of Harrods, is planning to sell Fulham F.C., the football club he owns in the capital, sources familiar with the situation said. In 1997, Egyptian-born Al-Fayed, whose son......
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Attacks in Burkina capital near French embassy, military HQ

The capital of Burkina Faso came under assault today, with attacks unfolding near the French embassy, the French cultural centre and the countrys... ...
The past was another country

PM Modi invoked memories of Partition in his speech to Parliament this week. 'Where children are told soothing bedtime tales, our daily fare were... ...
National Portrait

THE RAISINA MODEL by Meghnad Desai is a meditation on democracy in India. It is written for the intelligent layperson as an evaluation of it. The... ...
Here is the full text of Finance Minister Arun Jailtey's speech

On Thursday, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the last full budget of the Modi government. Arun Jaitley, who arrived in the Lok Sabha... ...
Bulgaria's smoggy capital cleans up to host EU presidency

Bulgaria's capital Sofia was all done-up to host incoming European Union officials for the opening of its EU Council presidency tomorrow but it... ...

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