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PIX: Thousand commemorate 50th anniv of March on Washington

Fifty years after King made the iconic "I Have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, US President Obama in his address to thousands who gathered on the Washington Mall paid tribute......

Modi backers stage 'funeral of free speech' near Wharton

A group of Indian Americans, appalled by Wharton India Economic Forum's withdrawal of invitation to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, staged a demonstration near the Wharton School where the......

Anupam Kher: People don't want to give Modi a chance

'He is not a news channel that whenever any event happens he must immediately talk about it.' Anupam Kher was booed at a debate organised by a literary festival in Mumbai on Thursday, October 29,......

'Age of bans on media is over,' says Arun Jaitley

Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the "age of bans" on the media is over, observing that it is "literally impossible" to implement them. Delivering the Sardar Patel......

6 painful memories from the Emergency

On June 25, 1975, 40 years ago, began a period of Indian history that defeated the very purpose of our identity as the world’s largest democracy. We have lost many men in wars and riots, but......

A new Reliance: Can Mukesh Ambani pull off a transformation?

At the heart of one of the biggest transformations in India's corporate history lies a plan to offer super-fast broadband services. Image: Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani. Photograph,......

Economic mantras Modi must learn to be successful

The basic wisdom of economics is that not compromising is costly. If Narendra Modi doesn't heed this lesson, he risks running an administration that is ineffective at best and disastrous at worst,......

India announces $5 billion credit line for Africa

India on Tuesday announced a $5-billion line of credit to Africa and unveiled a slew of measures to give a massive boost to infrastructure development and capacity building to further consolidate......

'No accident that India was Obama's first stop on Asia trip'

Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, who was by President Barack Obama's side throughout his visit to India in November, is a third-generation Chinese American. He was the first Asian-American chief......

Check out these navigation devices!

With mobile phones and laptops boasting of embedded maps and GPS features, one would think that personal navigation devices (PND) would make a graceful exit from the market. On the contrary, PND......

'If anybody asks me what I do, I'll say I'm a Grammy winner'

'What I see in Bollywood is that there’s this assembly line -- there’s a lyrics writer, there’s a composer, then there’s playback singer who is selected on mutual......

Review: The horrors of Rann

You just can't give up on Ramu, can you? He's made some masterpieces of his time. Not just engaging, box-office propositions but genuine works of art. He's influenced filmmakers, the art of......

Leave Amitabh Bachchan alone

Surfing for some decent entertainment on the idiot box can be quite a struggle. Like I keep discovering every time I have the remote control all to myself.The other day, after flipping through......

Die Hard 4 is better than 2 & 3

America is in chaos. Hackers are shutting down every computer system and network in the country, and cop John McClane is huddled up with a couple of geeky hackers in a basement that couldn't be any......

The man who made Saif evil

He doesn't look like Rajju. Walking in tomeet Deepak Dobriyal, the actor justifiably creating a sensation with his role as Roderigo in Vishal Bhardwaj's Othello adaptation Omkara, it takes a while......

'Indian cricket's colourful story is still being written'

'What is true khadoos? Stubborn? Dogged? Unyielding? Relentless? Or something in between that? Or all of it together?' 'Just like you can't translate it, you can't teach a kid to be khadoos either.......

Time to go, Mr Kalmadi

Suresh Kalmadi's speech on Thursday night had nothing to do with what happened or did not happen at the Commonwealth Games. It was probably crafted to rescue him from all the inquiries that will......

Woods to speak at Obama's inauguration

World number one Tiger Woods has accepted an invitation to speak during U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration event in Washington, D.C. on Sunday."We Are One: The Obama Inaugural......

'Why is Dalmiya in the panel?'

Readers' take on the newly-formed panel to select the new coach.*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*Ram LankaIn a Team India that is studded with stars, the coach is forced to play their "yes" man.......

Sunny v Vishy: Who was better?

When Sunil Gavaskar slammed sledgingin hisColin Cowdrey Memorial Lecture at the Marylebone Cricket Club on July 29, old adversaryDennis Lilleehit back with a vengeance.Gavaskar's speech had......
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