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Padma Vibhushan for Bachchan, Advani; Padma Bhushan for Bill Gates

  L K Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, thespian Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal were on Sunday chosen for this year’s Padma Vibhushan, the second highest......

AGP to initiate legal action against Rahul

Strongly reacting to All India Congress Committee vice president Rahul Gandhi's purported remarks that Asom Gana Parishad was in power for a term allegedly with the backing of insurgents, the Asom......

Facebook photo triggers violence, B'desh on high alert

Officials of law enforcing agencies are still on high alert at different parts of Bangladesh, after a photo on Facebook depicting the defamation of the holy Quran triggered intense violence in the......

Rampage in Bangladesh over Facebook Quran image

Hundreds of Muslim mobs went on the rampage in a Buddhist-majority village in southeastern Bangladesh following an alleged desecration of Muslim holy book of Quran on social network Facebook."About......

Stop attacking Assamese youth, warns ULFA

The families came under attack at Salakati and Fakiragram in Kokrajhar district in the morning hours when they were going to railway station to board a train to Dhubri. The injured three women and......

Why many think RBI's surprise rate cut is not positive

The reason behind the cut in policy rate seems to be a slowing economy, not something to be excited about Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan surprised financial markets by lowering......

Yes, the rupee IS overvalued

Rupee volatility could be dampened if it is steadily manoeuvered to levels consistent with inflation differentials, say Jaimini Bhagwati and Abheek Barua In the recent past, commentaries in this......

After IOC, govt to sack directors of other oil cos

After sacking four independent directors of IOC, the Narendra Modi-government is now seeking to remove nine similar Congress-appointees from the board of ONGC, HPCL and MRPL. The National......

Why financial literacy among urban working youth is low

Despite high education levels, working young people in urban India don't fare well as far as financial literacy is concerned, says an Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad study. 'Financial......

RBI policy review on expected lines: Economists

Leading economists said on Tuesday the Reserve Bank of India decision to keep the key policy rates unchanged was on expected lines and expressed hope that with inflation now treading down it would......

'Suchitra Sen was the perfect Paro'

Eyebrows were raised when Bimal Roy cast the unknown Suchitra Sen opposite Dilip Kumar in Devdas (1955). But if Dilip Kumar was tailor-made for Devdas, the charismatic heroine was born to play......

'Being Assamese, I was asked for my passport'

Director Jahnu Barua -- who made the award-winning 2005 film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Maara -- gets candid during an award ceremony in Pune. Devidas Deshpande reports. Even as he received an award......

Bappi Lahiri: Almost every song seems inspired today

Music composer-singer Bappi Lahiri offers a sneak peek into what to expect in his US concerts this month.With 465 films in four decades, and his recent chart-busting duet Ooh La La with Shreya......

When Salman Khan greeted bigger heroes

The Taj Land's End in Bandra, Mumbai, saw an amazing display of grit and talent on March 20, when the television channel IBN 7 held its Super Idols of the Nation Awards 2012, recognising the......

Looking back at Bollywood in Posters

Original hand-painted movie posters have become collectors' items these days. One such collector is S M M Ausaja, who has been collecting rare handmade film posters for the past 20 years and owns......

Ganguly wins Parsvnath chess title

National champion Grandmaster Surya Sekhar Ganguly edged out Russian GM Mikhail Ulibin on better tie-break score to win the seventh Parsvnath International Open chess tournament in Delhi on......

Viva Kerala upset Air India

Viva Kerala, promoted to the top division of the National Football League, yet again provided testimony to their giant-killing credentials when they came from behind to beat Air India 2-1and storm......

Sasikiran, Laxman in joint lead

Top seed Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran registered his third consecutive win to join International Master R R Laxman at the top after the sixth round of the Parsvanath International Open Chess......

Satyapragyan, Laxman in joint lead

Overnight joint leader Grandmaster Abhijit Kunte surprisingly settled for a quick draw as lower ranked players took the honours in the fourth round of the third Parsvnath International Open Chess......

Karnataka, Railways score consolation wins

Karnataka and Railways ended their campaigns in the 59th Indian Oil National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy registering consolation victories in their final quarter-final league......
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Aditya Birla to move branded apparel businesses into one unit

Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Birla speaks during Forbes Global CEO Conference … MUMBAI (Reuters) - Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd. said it planned... ...

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Cloth merchant from state missing in Nepal

Guwahati: The whereabouts of Gobin Konwar, a cloth merchant from North Lakhimpur district and regarded as the sole person from the state missing in... ...

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Gauri Khan, Elodie Renaud, Frederic Bougeard, Raj Anand and Kaykasshan Patel host a champagne evening at her new workspace in Khar in Mumbai

Elodie Renaud, Frederic Bougeard and Raj Anand from Maison&Objet, Gauri Khan and Kaykasshan Patel hosted a champagne evening, partnered by Alexis... ...

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Arunachal to extend help

Tarun Gogoi attends a meeting on the Nepal quake. Picture by UB Photos Guwahati, April 30: Arunachal Pradesh will send 1,000 tents for... ...

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Scribes forum hails SC order

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, April 30 - Journalists Forum Assam (JFA) appreciated the initiatives taken by the apex court of the country for providing... ...

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