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The world's most influential women
If you had a choice, would you rather be like former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher or superstar Angelina Jolie? It seems that women would rather follow in the footsteps of Thatcher than......
West Bengal civic polls pass off peacefully
Barring stray incidents of violence, West Bengal's civic polls went off smoothly, with 65 per cent turn-out. The 141-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation was the bone of contention between......
Illicit financial flows: Top 10 nations
India is one of the world's largest exporters of illicit capital with an estimated outflow of a whopping $104 billion between 2000 and 2008, according to a US-based think tank Global Financial......
The case of the FinMin's missing table, and more
If budget policy started changing around the mid-1980s, it is for a reason. The original oak wood table used by successive finance ministers, right from the time of the interim government before......
Inflation rises to -0.14 per cent
India's annual rate of inflation rose 0.6 per cent for the week ended June 13, even as prices of food items like pulses, cereals, fruit and vegetables increased compared to last year.......
'Kool has no logic but it has magic'
After delivering three consecutive hits (Mungaru Male, Cheluvina Chittara, Gaalipata), it has been a downhill journey for actor Ganesh barring films like Krishna, Aramane and Maleyali......
Would you watch these Big B remakes?
This is Blasphemy 101, really. Like Shah Rukh Khan showed with his unintelligent Don and Ram Gopal Varma with his iconically bad Aag, nobody should try and remake an Amitabh Bachchan movie --......
When Aamir Khan threw a bash
Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Mr Perfectionist, Aamir Khan, who is known to give Bollywood parties a miss, seemed to be in different mood recently. The......
Shooting these Tamil cowboys!
Alagappan (inset), the Kerala State Award winning cinematographer for Shyamaprasad's Agnisaakshi has shot more than forty films in his thirty year-career. He has also won a National Award for his......
Tamil cinema's singing actors
The sight of a haloed M K Thyagaraja Bhagavathar or P U Chinnappa at their vocal best was what set Tamil cinema going. Today, actors with top billing do one-off songs or an entire album, if......
Marathoner Raut contradicts Jaisha's claim of AFI apathy at Rio
IMAGE: Marathon runners Kavita Raut (left) and Nitendra Singh Rawat of India. Photograph: PTI Contradicting marathon runner OP Jaisha's claim of official apathy in the Rio Olympics, co-runner......
Jaisha, Kavita finish way behind in women's marathon
O P Jaisha and Kavita Raut, India’s best distance runners and medallists at the Asian Games in the past, found themselves out of depth in the women's marathon at the Rio Olympics and finished......
SA Games: Marathoner Raut qualifies for Olympics on another good day for India
30-year-old Kavita Raut wins gold, becomes fourth Indian to qualify for Rio Games’ women's marathon. Shooter Chain Singh wins second gold. India's medal tally swells to 248: 146 gold, 79......
Preeja, Kavita fail to qualify for Olympics
Asian Games medallists Preeja Sreedharan's and Kavita Raut's Olympic dreams came crashing down after they failed to make the cut for London in the 10,000m at the FIDAL Piedmont Track Meeting at......
Asiad: Sreedharan gets silver in 5000m
Preeja Sreedharan and Kavita Raut clocked their personal bests to clinch the silver and bronze respectively in the women's 5000m final of the Asian Games in Guangzhou on Friday.Sreedharan, who......
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