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Nikki Haley confirmed as new US envoy to UN

Nikki Haley becomes the first Indian-American to serve on a Cabinet rank position in any presidential administration in the United States. The United States Senate has confirmed Nikki Haley as the......

My story is an American story, says Nikki Haley at confirmation hearing

If confirmed by the US Senate, Haley, 44, would be the first Indian-American to serve in a Cabinet-level position in any presidential administration.   "My story is an American story", Indian......

PHOTOS: PM serves langar at Golden Temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi served langar (community meal) in the hall of Golden Temple, stated to be the first premier of the country to do the service in Amritsar. On Saturday night, Modi along......

'Issues' force EPS and OPS to press pause on AIADMK merger

Amid talk of an imminent merger, marathon deliberations that began on Friday in the two factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam seem to have made no headway with ticklish issues......

Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit over Charlottesville remarks

Donald Trump was on Thursday forced to disband two key business advisory councils after some members the panels rebuked the United States President for his incendiary remarks on the Virginia......

Should Infosys go back to Nandan Nilekani?

Nilekani has kept pace with technology advances, has been instrumental in digitalising the country, and is well-networked with the bureaucracy and global leaders. With Infosys' first non-founder......

Why I steer clear of Nobel Laureates

'The worthy Amartya Sen is a mutterer, and unless you're really concentrating, or know your stuff, you're going to make a fool of yourself, as I did,' remembers Kishore Singh.Illustration: Uttam......

'By 2025, we will be corruption free'

'I feel now we have a leader who is non-corruptible.''But he needs time as corruption is deep-rooted in our society, and people have no shame about being corrupt.''It will take at least 7 years to......

Innoviti, the Google Maps of digital payments

A platform that helps retailers reduce failed transactions while keeping the cost down, Innoviti is all set for India's digital payments revolution. Alnoor Peermohamed reports. Photograph: Reuters......

Lessons from Snapdeal's failures

India's first true e-commerce marketplace is struggling for its survival and in it lies valuable lessons for pure play aggregators, experts tell Alnoor Peermohamed. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters......

Behind the scenes of Golmaal Again

'Shooting the Golmaal songs are the happiest phase of the shoot because everyone is together and there is lot of fun.'Rediff.com's Patcy N gives us a close look at all that fun in Hyderabad.......

Classic Revisited: Guide is as glamorous as it is soulful

As Shah Rukh Khan turned guide in Jab Harry Met Sejal, Sukanya Verma looks back at Bollywood's original Guide. IMAGE: Waheeda Rehman and Dev Anand in Guide. Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman's 1965......

Review: Gurgaon is supremely entertaining

Director Shanker Raman, with an appetite for noir and a natural temperament for fast-cutting, takes you so swiftly and so deeply inside Gurgaon's anomie that you may mistake his vision of the city......

Kareena-Amrita, Alia-Katrina: A toast to Bollywood's BFFs

Happy Friendship Day, folks! For all their larger-than-life existence around high-end glamour and dizzying adoration of millions, even the biggest of stars are lost without a friend. In the fickle......

Review: Mubarakan is comedy served in Patiala peg

Mubarakan proves convincingly that comedies need not always be about slapstick, that there is more to comedy films than vulgar gestures and crass jokes, says Prasanna D Zore. Director Anees......

Nadal brushes aside France's Paire in opener

IMAGE: Rafael Nadal serves during his first round match. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Rafael Nadal smoothly negotiated the potential stumbling block presented by Frenchman Benoit Paire......

Tennis round-up: Dimitrov, Bopanna-Dodig in Cincinnati quarters

IMAGE: Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov returns a shot against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro during the Cincinnati Western and Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio on......

Tennis round-up: Nadal cruises; Sania in Cincinnati quarters

IMAGE: Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a return to France's Richard Gasquet during the Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, on Wednesday. Photograph: Matthew......

Pakistan's brat Umar Akmal in verbal bust-up with coach Arthur

Pakistan's Test batsman, Umar Akmal has claimed that chief coach Mickey Arthur abused him during an argument at the national cricket academy in Lahore. "I stand by what I told the media earlier......

Tennis round-up: Bacsinszky out of US Open with hand injury

IMAGE: World No 24 Timea Bacsinszky has been troubled by her hand since last year. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky has withdrawn from the US Open due to a......
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Egyptian MP steps back from call to extend president's term

The Egyptian lawmaker behind a call to amend the constitution to extend the president's term by two years says the change won't apply to President... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/egyptian-mp-steps-back-from-call-to-extend-president-s-term-117082000640_1.html
10 HuJI sentenced to death for attempting to assassinate B'desh PM

Ten Harkatul Jihad-e-Islami Bangladesh terrorists were sentenced to death while nine terrorists of the banned outfit jailed for 20 years each by a... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/aug/20/10-huji-sentenced-to-death-for-attempting-to-assassinate-bdesh-pm/94c0350ae439d779fe69aff14b23f716
Admission to FYJC in Mumbai to be allotted on first-come, first-served basis

Students seeking admission in FYJC in Mumbai will be allotted seats on first-come, first-served basis from Monday. Representational image (File... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/maharashtra/mumbai-colleges-to-allot-fyjc-seats-on-first-come-first-served-basis-2034496.html
Locals come together to give aid to traumatised victims

[India], Aug 20 (ANI): Locals of Muzaffarnagar showed their humanity for the traumatised victims of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express, by... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/utkal-express-derailment-locals-come-together-to-give-aid-to-traumatised-victims-news-national-riukMGfjedhdc.html
Nick Kyrgios outlasts David Ferrer, to meet Grigor Dimitrov in final

Australian Nick Kyrgios overcame Spanish veteran David Ferrer on Saturday to set up a clash against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in the final of the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sports/report-cincinnati-open-nick-kyrgios-outlasts-david-ferrer-to-meet-grigor-dimitrov-in-final-2535752

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