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Headley's 26/11 confession vindicates Indian stand

Although LeT operative David Coleman Headley says nothing new in his recent confession in a US court that Pakistani ISI helped Lashkar-e-Tayiba execute the 26/11 terror strikes in Mumbai, it still......

Why Dr Singh needs to visit Pakistan

Visits at the top level help in imparting the required momentum to bilateral relations, says B Raman Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's decision to invite Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and......

'Nandan Nilekani is subverting the Constitution'

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi launched the Unique Identity Number in Maharashtra's Tembhali village in Nandurbar district with much fanfare.Not even 100 days......

'The Congress can't digest a BJP govt in South'

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Venkaiah Naidu tells Gyan Varma that the recent crisis in Karnataka is politically motivated This is the fifth time, ever since B S Yeddyurappa came to power in......

Rosaiah's visit to flood-hit areas goes awry

Mohammed Siddique reports on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K Rosaiah's experiences when he went surveying the areas affected in the recent floods. Rosaiah's three-day visit from......

Is RBI fighting the wrong war?

No one should cavil at the new repo rate of 7.25 per cent (up from 6.75 per cent earlier), since inflation is at 9 per cent. Still, in a week when the Reserve Bank of India has said that......

Now, get a 'Pure Room' at a luxury hotel

With luxury hospitality chains competing to offer intangibles like the best sleep in town and the purest air to breathe, a 'pure room' is one of the latest innovations to be marketed - as one......

Egypt crisis takes toll on markets; Sensex plunges!

The Bombay Stock Exchange's benchmark index -- Sensex -- plummeted by over 300 points in opening trade on Monday as panicky fund managers and retail investors gave into selling pressure for the......

Don't confuse life insurance with wealth-building

All of us need life insurance; it's one of the priority investments to make. Life insurance protects the income generator, and only when income generation is secured can one build wealth. But......

Lufthansa to fly Airbus A380 on India route

Germany's full service carrier Lufthansa Airlines plans to operate an Airbus 380 on India route from winter this year, a senior airlines official said. Lufthansa received its first Airbus 380 (out......

And so Batman wins an Oscar!

Possibly best known as the new and most iconic on-screen Batman, Christian Bale has won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his fine, fine work in David O Russell's The Fighter. Hours before......

What this cheerleader has to offer

Chances are you may have seen Dianna Agron on TV. The pretty 24-year-old plays a cheerleader Quinn Fabray on the hit TV series Glee aired sometime back in India. Now, she's all set for......

From Naviladavaru to Advaitha

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Kannada cinema, right here! Ajay Rao is playing a writer in his next film Advaita. Directing him will be Giriraj of Naviladavaru fame.......

Hectic wedding preparations in Bigg Boss!

There's much activity going on in the Bigg Boss house these days, as Sara Khan and Ali Merchant get ready to tie the knot on telly on November 10. It will be telecast the following day.Ali's......

Madhumita on directing her second Tamil film

Madhumita made her debut as a film maker with the Tamil film Vallamay Tharayo. The film ran for 100 days. She also won a Tamil Nadu state award for it. While the movie was a......

Aus to field best 11 against Kenya

Australia haven't quite played their best cricket in the World Cup, said captain Ricky Ponting on Saturday, promising to turn up the intensity as his team approaches the "business end" of the......

Not a spectacular performance, but a solid one: Ponting

Australia skipper Ricky Ponting described his team's 91-run win over Zimbabwe in their World Cup opener as a 'solid' performance. - Scorecard Images "It was not a spectacular performance, but a......

Police working to curb match-fixing during World Cup

Cricket, betting and match-fixing go hand in hand. With the World Cup round the corner, the menace could only grow bigger. While there are rungs of security guarding the venues and players against......

First Look: Indian umpires at US Open 2009

It is not only the Indian players who are creating a flutter at the US Open, but also umpires from the country, who seem to be everywhere at Flushing Meadows. There are five umpires of Indian......
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Leonard Nimoy embodied his pointy eared Star ...

Very few actors are known and defined by a single role they have played for the rest of their lives. A few come to mind: Harrison Ford as Indiana... ...

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'Adventure Time' to get film adaptation

The popular animated TV series "Adventure Time" is heading for the big screen. Chris McKay and Roy Lee are producing the Cartoon Network show's... ...

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1931 - 2015

The Shuttle Enterprise rolls out of the Palmdale manufacturing facilities with Star Trek television cast members in Palmdale, California September... ...

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American actor Leonard Nimoy dies at 83

American actor Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of half-human science officer Spock in "Star Trek", died here Friday. He was 83.The... ...

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Sci-fi TV shows that influenced popular culture

In what could be described as a first for television, a section from the 1921 Czech science-fiction play 'R.U.R.' written by Karel Capek, was aired... ...

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