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'Indira Gandhi considered military strike on Pakistan nuke sites'

Returning to power in 1980, the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had considered a military strike on Pakistan’s nuclear installations to prevent it from acquiring weapons capabilities, a......

India seeks shifting of Commonwealth meet from Islamabad

Maintaining its strong stance, India has asked the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association to shift the venue of the CPA’s annual conference from Islamabad, saying Pakistan has......

Why Modi's progress card on I-Day speech 2014 reads 'fail'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden speech from Red Fort last Independence Day outlined some grand programmes. Shehzad Poonawalla does a quick check on the progress made. Exactly a year......

My friend Dr Kalam by President Pranab

‘No President was ever loved so much… it seemed as if he was Nehru in another form’ 'Dr Kalam used to often write poetry. Sometimes, while paying respects to departed soldiers at......

Kashmiri youth detained ahead of Modi's Bihar visit

A Kashmiri youth was detained in Bihar capital Patna on Saturday morning ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s day long visit to the state, police said. The intelligence agencies had on......

Bandhan is reborn as a bank

For India’s leading MFI-turned bank, the challenge is to stay competitive while pricing its loans While launching Kolkata-based Bandhan Financial Services' full-fledged commercial banking......

Arundhati Bhattacharya's 'Super Six' strategy worked wonders for SBI

SBI’s gross NPA figures have shown a decline for three consecutive quarters. Image: Arundhati Bhattacharya tackled crisis at SBI. Photograph, courtesy: SBI     When Arundhati......

Despite Nestl's woes, food companies continue to bet on India

Nestlé’s tussle with India’s food regulator does not seem to have dented the confidence of multi-national firms in India’s lucrative packaged food market. American food......

Coming soon: A revamped Maruti Ciaz with better mileage

This is Maruti’s first experiment with hybrid technology.     Maruti Suzuki is set to relaunch the diesel variant of its Ciaz sedan in the second half of this month. The......

Cipla heir apparent Kamil steps down

Kamil is the son of M K Hamied, who is the brother of Cipla’s non-executive chairman, Yusuf Hamied In a surprise move, Kamil Hamied (photographed below), successor of the Hamied family in......

Trailer: Aishwarya overacts her eyes out in Jazbaa

Aishwarya looks as good as she always did, but those eyes look so brimming with hysteria that it seems like melodrama’s just been building inside her, says Raja Sen. It's been five years......

Akshay, Ajay, Sunny: VOTE for Bollywood's Super Sardar!

Here's looking at Bollywood's coolest turbanators! One of India’s most vibrant communities doesn’t find enough mainstream representation in Bollywood. Either we have characters......

Trailer: It's Disney-meets-Anees Bazmee for Alia and Shahid's Shaandaar

The trailer for Shandaar doesn’t disappoint as much as it perplexes, writes Raja Sen. It starts with some good ol’ horsing around. There have been huge expectations from Vikas......

Happy Birthday, Genelia D'Souza!

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Actress Genelia D’Souza, who was last seen in a cameo appearance in husband Riteish Deshmukh's Marathi debut Lai Bhaari,......

First Look: Priyanka Chopra in Quantico

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: After wrapping up Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani, actress Priyanka Chopra is back on the sets of her......

F1: Vettel, Rosberg and a lucky escape

‘Things like that are not allowed to happen. Full stop’ ‘If it happened 200 metres earlier, I am not standing here now’ Ferrari's Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of......

Russian Grand Prix could become night race

Japan and Caterham’s Kamui Kobayashi and Sweden’s Marcus Ericsson walk out for the drivers' parade before the Russian Formula One Grand Prix in 2014. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty......

Lahiri makes Indian golf history with top-5 finish at PGA Championship

28-year-old has best-ever outing in a Major, surpasses countryman Jeev Milkha Singh’s tied ninth finish at the 2008 PGA Championship. ‘I won't really say I was in contention here......

PGA Championship: Indian golfer Lahiri in record books on Independence Day

In prime form, India’s Lahiri in sight of spot at the Presidents Cup after an opening two-under 70 at Whistling Straits followed by a six-birdie 67 to conclude the storm-delayed second round......

Is Smith ready to fill Clarke's shoes?

Australia's Michael Clarke, right, and Steven Smith look on. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Australia’s Steven Smith is all but certain to take the reins from Michael Clarke for the......
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Satish Kumar joins three other Indians in semis of Asian boxing

Satish Kumar (+91kg) entered the semi-finals of the Asian Boxing Championships and booked a berth in the World Championships, even as two other... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/satish-kumar-joins-three-other-indians-in-semis-of-asian-boxing/20150902.htm
In first sentencing in 2010 CWG scam, 5 sent to jail

A Delhi court on Wednesday sentenced five persons, including four Municipal Corporation of Delhi officials to four years in jail and the managing... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/in-first-sentencing-in-2010-cwg-scam-5-sent-to-jail/20150902.htm
Three finance secretaries in 15 months!

The way the present government has dealt with appointments of civil servants remains to be a cause for concern, notes A K Bhattacharya. Facts... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/column-three-finance-secretaries-in-15-months/20150902.htm
'I don't want to play the hero's friend any more'

'I have been offered the main lead many times now, including romantic and action hero roles. But they're not interesting.' 'I want to do films... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/i-dont-want-to-play-the-heros-friend-any-more/20150901.htm
Report

Contradicting perceived proximity to the Soviet Union in the Cold War era, India under the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had toyed with the idea... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/rajiv-regarded-pakistan-as-strategic-buffer-against-ussr-report/20150901.htm

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