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Quota will not harm general category: PM

With moves on to bring yet another quota bill, this time to reserve seats in unaided educational institutions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday sought to allay apprehensions of......

New UN chief has an Indian connection

'Antonio Guterres takes over as the UN secretary-general with tremendous goodwill as the process of his election was without the usual horse trading and compromises.''We have every reason to......

Situation still 'live' after surgical strikes: Air Force chief Arup Raha

The situation is “live” in the wake of the surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control and the armed forces are ready to deal with any challenge, Indian Air Force......

MHA lodges FIR in Ishrat missing files case

The home ministry has lodged an FIR in connection with the missing documents related to the controversial Ishrat Jahan 'fake encounter' case, a move that might escalate political slugfest between......

What Dana Majhi's ordeal tells you about India

Dana Majhi's walk home is a shrivelling indictment of our humanity and of our priorities, says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/   A tribal man in Odisha started walking from a......

US 'L' visa will be issued only in Chennai

Starting December 1, the US Consulate General in Chennai will be the US Mission to India's sole blanket L category visa acceptance and processing centre ("blanket" L visas are issued to managers,......

Govt may give right to food to BPL, APL families

The government is likely to givelegal right to food to both priority and general categories of the population under the proposed National Food Security Act, as suggested by the Sonia Gandhi-led......

Hike in excise duty and MAT

New income tax slabs will bring relief to the middle class. The exemption limit for the general category of individual taxpayers increased from Rs. 1.6 lakh to Rs. 1.8 lakh this year. This measure......

Good behaviour may get you cheaper loans, insurance

Banks and insurers are beginning to reward customers who show exemplary conduct with lower prices and penalise those who behave poorly by imposing higher costs. So far, pricing of financial......

200 nations reach 'monumental' deal to cut greenhouse gases

In a landmark step to combat climate change, about 200 nations, including India, on Saturday struck a legally-binding deal after intense negotiations to phase down climate-damaging......

Umrika comes to India!

Umrika, which won the audience award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015, finally releases in India. Aseem Chhabra spoke to its director Prashant......

Tamil film Visaranai enters the Oscar race

National Award-winning Tamil film Visaranai is India's official entry in the Foreign Language Film category at the Oscars 2017. "Visaranai was selected out of the 29 films that were......

A new Sanskrit wave

A cow that speaks, a question on patriarchy and the story of a 17th-century poet -- Sanskrit filmmakers are finding new ways to revive the 'dying' language. IMAGE: Rajesh Hebbar and Pratheeksha......

On Planet Nihalani, reality is defamation

'The most unusual howls of protest from Bollywood have shown that even people known for party drugs draw the line somewhere,' says Mitali Saran. When I was sixteen, Aldous Huxley's The Doors of......

Women's boxing to make debut at Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games Federation's general assembly in St. Kitts and Nevis has agreed to include three weight categories of women's boxing for the future editions of the Commonwealth Games. The......

Mary Kom and Sarita Devi: The untold story

'Mary just stopped talking to me. Maybe she did not like the fact that she was the gold medallist, but it was me (Sarita), not her, who was getting all the attention.' They came from similar......

'Narsingh would have won the silver if he had competed in Rio'

- 'There is no fault on part of the federation. NADA is the final authority on doping in India, they gave Narsingh clearance.' - 'UWW gave its nod for Narsingh's participation, IOC gave its......

Population size has nothing to do with sporting excellence

IMAGE: Olympic silver medalist P V Sindhu with her incredible Coach P Gopichand. Photograph: PTI 'No country can go from zero to hero at the Olympics.''A hundred Indians now feature in the world's......

'Narsingh has been defeated by compatriots rather than opponents'

‘It's not a just loss for Narsingh but he was beaten by his compatriots who did not want to let him compete at the Olympics’ Dejected by the four-year ban imposed on Narsingh Yadav by......
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Govt looks to upgrade seafarers' skills, numbers

With seafarers from Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia thronging the global shipping lines, India is planning a slew of measures to improve the... ...
Marriott on expansion mode

Nasdaq-listed Marriott International Inc, the world’s largest hotel chain headquartered in Maryland, US, is gearing up to have 85 hotels under 15... ...
Could robots replace pets soon?

There is positive evidence Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) is a relatively new area of research spanning multiple disciplines, from biology and... ...
J&K surpasses Kerala's life expectancy, except at birth

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has surpassed Kerala as the state with the highest life expectancy in India for all ages, barring life expectancy at birth,... ...
BMW cars now available on Ola app

India’s largest cab aggregator Ola (formerly Ola Cabs), joined hands with German luxury carmaker BMW to strengthen its luxury mobility segment to... ...

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