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Chennai: Teen shot dead for trespassing Army area

A 13-year-old boy was shot at allegedly by army personnel when he trespassed into their area at the Island Grounds locality on Sunday, triggering protests from locals. Police said Dilshan was......

Migrant crisis: 'The beginning of a real exodus'

European leaders are searching for solutions as conflicts in Syria and Iraq are sending thousands of refugees on dangerous voyages through the Balkans and across the Mediterranean to the 28-nation......

At massive parade, Xi says China will cut troop levels by 3,00,000

Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that the 2.3 million strong People's Liberation Army, the world's largest, will be trimmed by three lakh. Xi made the announced while speaking at the......

These 10 stunning images will make you go WILD

The Natural History Museum has unveiled the first entries for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Wrestling komodo dragons, ethereal egrets and thirsty......

Ride the wave with aircraft carriers

With the United States delivering an increasing share of India's arms imports, New Delhi must work with it to retain control of our regional waters, says Ajai Shukla. Last week, a navy delegation......

The truth behind Foxconn's big promises

Analysts say it is a case of over-promise and under-delivery.  It was Vietnam in 2007, Brazil in 2009, Indonesia in 2012, and now, India. Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer of......

Is the era of commodity mega-projects over? Hmm...looks like

Projects in other developed countries, such as Canada, and even in developing nations like Mozambique and Indonesia are also in limbo Threat to the Great Barrier Reef sealed the fate of Adani's......

M&As can negatively impact workforce, is there a way out?

Mergers are not just about balance sheets or marketing synergies; they are also about those who make the synergies real, says Shyamal Majumdar. A new chief executive officer (CEO) takes charge and......

Why the Rs 322-crore/km Mumbai highway may be a 'disaster'

Govt says coastal road is meant to decongest Mumbai, experts believe it would be counter-productive At a public meeting convened by the Mumbai Waterfronts Centre (MWC) on June 24, the Dutch Consul......

Smart cities okay but where are the smart citizens?

  Electronic fund transfers or payment systems alone do not make a city smart; proper civic behaviour is also required to complement the effort, notes Barun Roy Prime Minister Narendra......

Birthday special: Top 10 Bruce Willis movies

Happy 60th Birthday, Bruce Willis. It’s hard to believe Bruce Willis is 60. Sure, he occasionally looks older, but there is that twinkle in his eye -- that twinkle we remember from......

Review: Mosayile Kuthirameenukal is worth a watch

Mosayile Kuthirameenukal is visually enchanting, so watch it in spite of some flaws, says Paresh C Palicha. Mosayile Kuthirameenukal by first-time director Ajith Pillai settles into cohesive......

Dravid equals Gooch's record

- Warner Park in Basseterre, St. Kitts became the ninth ground to host a Test match in the Caribbean islands after Kensington Oval (Bridgetown, Barbados), Queen's Park Oval (Port-of-Spain,......

Is it a wrestling bout? No, it's a cricket match!

Bermuda cricketer banned for life after ugly on-field brawl A television grab of the cricket match in Bermuda. It was a cricket match that turned into a wrestling bout! Bermuda's first Champion of......

New York police chief apologises to arrested ex-tennis star Blake

IMAGE: James Blake of the United States during the 2013 US Open. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton apologised on Thursday to former US......

India's Report Card: 10 for Ashwin; 9 for Ishant!

Virat Kohli's young team showed heart by bouncing back after losing the first Test. Harish Kotian/ assesses the Indian side after the 2-1 series triumph. IMAGE: The Indian team after its......

India on threshold of historic Test series win in Sri Lanka

IMAGE: Virat Kohli (centre) celebrates with Lokesh Rahul (on ground) after taking the catch to dismiss Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal (not pictured) during Day 4 in the third and final Test in......
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Will this Ganges find its way to the sea?

Last month, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat under the Bodhi Tree where the Buddha attained enlightenment 2,600 years ago, deep in... ...
Journey to the last ocean

It's December 2011. I board the motor yacht Steve Irwin , the flagship vessel of Sea Shepherd Global's fleet of three ships. Sea Shepherd is a... ...
Desert rain; bewitched river

The bus is crowded with colour: pink-and-tangerine ghagras (skirt) and maroon-and-sunshine safas (turbans), wide-eyed children with silver amulets... ...

11:27 IST Grounded aircraft due to thick haze in Palembang located in Indonesia's Sumatra island (AFP) Jakarta: Forest fires blanketing... ...
Argentina top FIFA world rankings

Argentina still held on to lead but the gap has been narrowed to just 18 points when Germany overtook Belgium to land at the second place with... ...

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