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Meet India's first couple at the United Nations

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon recently announced the appointment of Lakshmi Puri as the Assistant Secretary-General for Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships at the......

Meet the frugal innovators of Kutch

The salty wind blowing over Bhimasar in the arid Kutch along India's western coast is whispering stories of hope, dreams and aspirations. Located nearly 300 km from Gujarat capital Gandhinagar,......

Rains, floods unleash fury on Andhra, Odisha; 48 killed

Incessant rains and floods have claimed as many as 45 lives in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, with hundreds of villages submerged in nearly 30 districts and road and rail links disrupted in the......

Carving communal constituencies: Countdown to 2014

Saeed Naqvi writes about the deteriorating communal situation in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh.While we have been tenderly performing the final rites in Mumbai of our full blown fascist and riveted on......

Preet Bharara is India Abroad Person of the Year 2011

The India Abroad Person of the Year 2011 Awards in New York celebrates incredible Indian- American achievements. Preet Bharara made history when he became the first Indian-American US Attorney of......

No immediate cut in lending rates: Bankers

Bankers on Tuesday ruled out any immediate reduction in lending rates, saying any step in that direction will be determined by the cost of funds. They, however, indicated that interest rates could......

80% land in India prone to catastrophes

This year has already seen three major global catastrophes - in Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Yogesh Lohiya, Chairman and Managing Director, General Insurance Corporation, the only domestic......

No storage! Govt admits to rotting foodgrains

Amidst a warning that the country is sitting on a "grain bomb" due to prospects of record wheat output, the government on Thursday admitted to cases of foodgrains rotting and said enough storage......

The 6 most preferred Indian cities for engineering jobs

Bengaluru most preferred job city for engineering students Seven out of every 10 engineering students in India prefer Bengaluru as their 'first job' city, ahead of the capital Delhi, reveals a......

Budget 2011: What is cheaper, what is costlier

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Union Budget 2011-12 in Parliament on Monday. While the finance minister made the tax payers slightly happy by raising the exemption limit to Rs......

IMAGE: On the sets of Pooja Bhatt's Cabaret

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Pooja Bhatt, who is shooting for her next production Cabaret in Jaipur, shared a picture from the sets, left, and tweeted:......

PIX: Charmme celebrates her birthday

Fun birthday weekend for Charmme! Bbuddah... Hoga Tera Baap actress Charmme Kaur celebrated her birthday on May 17 with her family, as well as the team of her under-production film, Jyothy Lakshmi.......

PIX: Venkatesh, Nagarjuna, Chiranjeevi say goodbye to D Ramanaidu

Movie mogul D Ramanaidu succumbed to cancer on February 18, leaving behind a rich cinematic legacy. His body was kept at the Ramanaidu studio in Hyderabad for fans and members of the film industry......

'Wish you all a very Happy Dhanteras!'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Diwali is just around the corner and Bollywood stars are busy getting ready for the festival. Some of them tweeted their wishes......

Anil Kapoor: I owe some of my career to Bapu

'Bapusaab was so passionate about cinema that he influenced anyone who came in contact with him.' Anil Kapoor pays tribute to the legend. Noted Telugu filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana......

'Gayle storm' strikes as RCB pip Mumbai to reach final

Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on champions Chennai Super Kings in Saturday's Indian Premier League final after in-form Chris Gayle blasted 89 to lift them to a 43-run victory over Mumbai......

Focus should be on World Cup and not Sachin: Kirmani

While appreciating the sentiments expressed by a few Indian cricketers, including skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, of the team wanting to win the World Cup for Sachin Tendulkar, former players are of......

Magic Messi gives Argentina 1-0 win over Brazil

Lionel Messi left it very late to once again show his matchwinning qualities with a superb goal two minutes into added time to give Argentina a 1-0 win over arch-rivals Brazil in friendly on......

Indian money in Aus Big Bash

Cricket bosses in Australia welcomed the splashing of huge dollars by private investors, including Indian billionaires, in the IPL-style Big Bash League, starting in 2012, even as Cricket Australia......

Despite injuries, India ready for tri(al) series

India will be without many key players in the tri-series due to injuries but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says it's a blessing in disguise as it presents them with an opportunity to test bench......
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Revathy Roped in for Loafer

After a lukewarm response to his recent women-centric drama Jyothi Lakshmi, director Puri Jagannadh is looking to bounce back and set the cash... ...
Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh

It's been an eventful six months for director Puri Jagannadh, who has gone through an emotional roller-coaster ride that has taken him from being... ...
Top ten wealth creating ideas for next 12 months

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India skips women, youth meets at G20

ANKARA: India has gone unrepresented in the key engagement groups of G20 on women and youth, with the country failing to provide names of delegates... ...
G20 launches W20 group with 20 women leaders for gender inclusive economic growth

The W20 group -- having 20 women leaders from G20 nations -- would host its first summit next month in Istanbul after all member countries appoint... ...

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