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WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

This week’s digest of stories that are weird, true and funny. 1) Underwear models brighten up London Underground A group of underwear models transformed a London......

Japan's N-crisis assuming Chernobyl proportions?

Japan's nuclear crisis assumed dangerous dimensions on Tuesday as two more blasts rocked the quake-crippled Fukushima plant spewing large amounts of radioactive material that may float towards......

Mamata's decision not to contest reflects her weakness: CPM

The decision of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee not to contest the West Bengal assembly polls reflects her "weakness", Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury said on......

Can the Davis case trigger Egypt-like uprising in Pakistan?

What unfolded on the streets of Cairo over the last few weeks could happen in Pakistan as well if the United States does not handle the Raymond Davis case more sensitively, warns senior analyst B......

Is Pakistan army preparing for another takeover?

Salman Taseer, the governor of Pakistan Punjab is dead, killed by his own guard who, it is being said, could not tolerate his liberal views, especially in relation to the draconian blasphemy law.......

Amit Mitra's recipe to revive Bengal's economy

Trinamool Congress candidate Amit Mitra, who is an economist by training and is pitted against West Bengal Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta in the Assembly polls, has said the state's financial......

20 facts on the fall of America

The world's largest economy, United States is no longer a dream destination. Post-recession, the economy is in doldrums, with huge public and private debt as well as fundamental weaknesses in the......

India's chief statistician speaks on wrong GDP data

With the official statistical system drawing criticism from various quarters, it has been an eventful four months for T C A Anant, the chief statistician of India. In a conversation with......

US jobs will not go to India, China: Obama

US President Barack Obama has said that America had returned to robust competitiveness and the danger of jobs and industries fleeing to countries like China, India or Germany was over. "When I......

6 things you MUST know about HRA

The seasonal frenzy has begun once more. Most often towards the end of every financial year doubts and queries about the various tax components play havoc on our minds. To put some of those......

Pixar's desi star who may win an Oscar next year

'John Lasseter gave me such good advice. He said the reason why he wanted me to tell the story was because it was about my dad and me. He said if it is a father and son story, it will relate......

Shilpa Shetty is all heart

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Shilpa Shetty holds a heart-shaped card at an event in Mumbai, on Monday. The actress and Kiran Bawa, her business partner of Iosis......

Did Bipasha and John really break up?

The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. The media was buzzing with the Bipasha Basu-John......

The real reason why Guru Dutt's marriage collapsed

In the first part of our three-part special, Raju Bharatan revealed an impish side to the great Lata Mangeshkar among other little-known stories about Bollywood's music industry. Bharatan, an......

Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones say 'I Do' again

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Cancer-stricken Michael Douglas and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones are planning to renew their wedding vows in November.......

Gebrselassie storms back in Birmingham

Haile Gebrselassie returned to form with an easy victory at the Great Birmingham Run on Sunday after dropping out of last month's Berlin Marathon with breathing problems. The Ethiopian great broke......

England's 2005 side better than 2015 version: Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen. Photograph: Getty Images England's 2005 Ashes-winning side were better than the team that sealed a series victory over Australia with a game to spare in Nottingham on Saturday,......

Farah makes winning return; allegedly tells team-mate to 'f*** off

'This victory is a way to answer some of the critics' Britain's Mo Farah celebrates. Photograph: Pierre Albouy/Reuters Double Olympic champion Mo Farah won the 5,000 metres at the Diamond League......

Farah sets new world indoor record for two miles

Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates after breaking the record enroute to winning the mens 2 miles final during the Sainsbury's Indoor Grand Prix at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on......

'I still need to win the I-League to call myself a top level coach'

Mumbai FC coach Khalid Jamil looks back on his playing days and the challenge of coaching a professional football club in a one-on-one with Laxmi Negi/ Khalid Jamil during a press meet......
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