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The Dadri lynching and the dilemma within the Armed Forces

Senior officers admit the BJP’s revival, and the mainstreaming of the Hindutva narrative that has accompanied this political shift, have complicated communal relations within the army,......

5 things you need to know about India's first space observatory

This mission will study astronomical phenomena, puts India in select group of nations Astrosat is compared to NASA's Hubble telescope. Photograph: ISRO The Indian Space Research Organisation on......

India has still not learnt that single lesson of 1965

IMAGE: Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir. 'As India and Pakistan engage in a war of words in 2015,' says Colonel Anil A Athale, 'the thought uppermost in Indian minds ought to be what the next......

India's elected a Trump, will US now get a Modi?

In May 2014, India got its Donald Trump equivalent as prime minister in the form of Narendra Modi. Come 2016, we will know if America too gets its own version of Modi, says Shehzad Poonawalla. In......

10 things the UN needs to do NOW!

  On October 24, the United Nations turns 70. 'The credibility of the UN has been eroded by the fact that the Security Council does not represent the political realities of the world today,'......

Assocham seeks tax friendly environment for startups

In a pre-Budget submission to the Finance Ministry, Assocham on Tuesday sought a taxation friendly environment for the startups saying they should be freed from restrictions on shareholding pattern......

Rising number of complaints against cab aggregators

Predatory pricing petitions against Ola, Uber were filed from across cities. On-demand taxi aggregator companies are increasingly coming under the scanner of the Competition Commission of India......

Chemists call for nationwide strike on Oct 14

Introduction of e-pharmacy, to protect the interest of a handful of players, would hamper the interest of 800,000 chemists and 80 lakh workers and their families Apex body of chemists and druggists......

11 food, pharma organisations seek CBI inquiry against FSSAI

'Food safety authority has succumbed to pressure from multinational Companies and wants to promote sale of packed food in India.' As many as 11 industry bodies related to food and pharma sectors on......

Modi, RBI must take key steps to rescue the economy

It's crucial for Modi to make India an easier place to do business, but the RBI, too, has to perform a balancing act, notes Andy Mukherjee. Image: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan with Prime Minister......

'I want to make Salman Khan proud'

'I asked Salman Khan, 'What did you see in me?' He said, 'I just saw the confidence and the spark in you'.' 'I want to make Salman Khan proud. That's most important for me because he's shown so......

'I am here because cinema is my passion'

The term destiny child fits perfectly for actor turned director Vineeth Kumar. It is as if he is born to be in films. He got the first opportunity to face the camera as a child (in a film titled......

'I wanted to understand what happened to Amy and why'

'It was impossible to please everyone with Amy Winehouse's story because it is complicated and dark. Everyone has his or her own version of what was going on and I found myself caught in the middle......

New president Manohar's 3-point agenda to clean BCCI's image

- BCCI to frame regulations with regards to conflict of interest of administrators, players and their staff. - BCCI may appoint an investigation agency in consultation with government to tackle......

IAAF suppressed study of admitted dope cheats: Sunday Times

A general view of the signange at the China National Stadium, also known as Bird's Nest. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images World athletics' governing body has suppressed a 2011 survey......

'I have been blessed with versatility'

'I have always believed I belong to be playing at the highest level.' 'I have been the top scorer in the Ranji Trophy charts, top scorer in the IPL charts, top scorer in the domestic one-day charts......
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Over-confident students tend to have higher grades, researchers say

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Intellectual arrogance at work can take you places

IANS Get social When it comes to perform better at the workplace or on the academic front, showing some intellectual arrogance and... ...
HPTLC defining herbal Inc

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Soham, Abir and Rudranil

The three male protagonists of Raj Chakraborty's Katmundu are the best of friends on screen, and off it too. And when the three got together for an... ...

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