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'The only two countries that could have given birth to Hollywood and Bollywood'

'We are two countries that, as Swami Vivekananda said in Chicago more than a century ago, have sheltered the persecuted and the refugees of all religions and all nations on Earth.' 'People are......

The lasting image of Nelson Mandela is his smiling visage

For the anti-apartheid icon, all life and struggle were occasions to be relished with joy, says Shreekant Sambrani In her Nobel lecture last year (delayed two decades because of her incarceration)......

Rights abuse charges haunt Rajapaksa; Cameron gives ultimatum

Human rights abuses allegedly perpetrated in the war against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam haunted Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the CHOGM summit with UK Prime......

Savita only maternal death recorded in Ireland in 2012

Ireland, a predominantly Catholic country, has recorded the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar as the only maternal casualty in 2012, which a new report has found was not true. The latest......

Savita's death leads to abortion law review in Ireland

The Irish cabinet has reached an agreement on a controversial bill on abortion, which for the first time will allow limited legal termination, as part of legislative changes promised after Indian......

Vodafone judgement has set a precedent

The Vodafone judgement delivered by the Supreme Court in January, 2012, has set the cat amongst the pigeons.At a macro level it has the calculated effect of implicitly legitimising tax havens,......

India-born investor joins BlackBerry board

As Research in Motion goes through a major shake-up, Fairfax Financial founder Prem Watsa has taken a seat on its board, expanding it to 11 members.The BlackBerry smart phone maker has lost 90 per......

Murthy on why India faces major problems

Software icon N R Narayana Murthy has blamed poor public governance for major ills faced by the country such as illiteracy, malnourishment, lack of sanitation facilities and dismal food and power......

Maharatnas, Navratnas: India's best PSUs!

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister, called public sector units 'the temples of modern India'. Since India's independence, PSUs have contributed significantly towards the growth......

New Bill to define independent directors' role

The role of independent directors on the board of Indian companies will be clarified in the new Companies Bill and their responsibilities will be made finite in terms of what they are answerable......

Publishers in a frenzy to release Liz Taylor memoirs

Get your lowdown on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! It has not even been a week since Elizabeth Taylor passed away but book projects on her have already been brought......

Kudos to Prakash for Madharaspattinam

Period films are something of a rarity in Tamil cinema. Director Vijay, who made a name for himself with Kireedam and Poi Solla Porom has taken up an ambitious project: bringing to life the Madras......

Elesh: Don't mind being called Mr Rakhi Sawant

Elesh Parujanwala -- the NRI businessman from Canada -- has managed to win over Rakhi Sawant's affections, as the two got engaged in a grand ceremony, aired on national television, last......

Turning surviving into an art

Jimi Mistry, who wears a turban gracefully, gives a dynamic performance in the part of a wronged and misunderstood man in the just completed independent film Partition directed by distinguished......

Some enchanted story!

Surely we could have seen more of Parminder K Nagra even in a film dominated by the glorious Anne Hathaway? But Ella Enchanted has consigned Nagra and a number of others, including Jimi Mistry and......

It takes more than gold to make a hero

When fencer Ruben Limardo set off for the London Olympics, he little imagined that he would be cheered through the streets of the Venezuelan capital Caracas on top of a truck on his return, and......

Irish athlete questioned over betting claims

Ireland's Olympic Council is investigating an allegation that one of its competitors at the London Games previously bet on an opponent to win an event in which they were both competing, a spokesman......

Euro 2012 qualifying: Spain, Germany cruise

The cream began to rise to the top of the Euro 2012 qualifying groups with World and European champions Spain, Germany, Netherlands and Portugal all winning their matches in style on Friday. Spain......

England, Serbia close to World Cup berth

England and Serbia will clinch their places in next year's World Cup if they win their qualifying matches on Wednesday while three other European countries can also qualify if results go their......

India beat Israel in second ODI

Superb half-centuries by M Vijay (77), Cheteshwar Pujara (73) and Rajat Bhatia (55 not out) helped India Abeat hosts Israel by 90 runs in their second one-day international match in Ashdod on......
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Greek PM Tsipras says there will be no third bailout

Greece has already received two bailouts totalling €240 billion, and Tsipras's radical Syriza party won elections a month ago on promises to walk... ...

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Britain's Sean Bean, Brazil's Fernanda Montenegro win Emmys

Bean, best known for his roles in The Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones, won the best actor award for his role in an episode of the crime... ...

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The Dominican Republic expressed its concerns at the WTO about plain packaging proposals in the United Kingdom and Ireland, urging these countries to consider alternative tobacco control measures

ACN Newswire 2015-02-26 Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The Dominican Republic today voiced its concerns at the World... ...

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Workday Named #4 Best Workplace in Ireland

Comments February 26, 2015 - Dublin, Ireland Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human... ...

http://andhranews.net/Business/2015/Workday-Named-4-Best-Workplace-Ireland-7585.htm
Downfalls are constant but not persistent One Direction

Last year, a leading magazine featured the members of this band as the second-highest earning celebrities under the age of 30. Still in their early... ...

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