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Miss America Nina Davuluri meets Obama at White House

Recently crowned Miss America Nina Davuluri, the first Indian-American to have won the coveted beauty pageant, met United States President Barack Obama on Wednesday when she visited the White......

That's how close we are, says Obama

United States President Barack Obama on Friday made a reference to the new Miss America's Indian heritage as he acknowledged the role of the community in pushing for stronger relationship between......

'Why I was electrified by Nina Davuluri's victory'

Amid the racist tweets and essays on how Miss America Nina Davuluri might ironically never have won a beauty pageant in India because of her colour, Sepia Mutiny blog co-founder Anna John points......

Breaking barriers: Miss America Nina Davuluri speaks up!

A victim of racial slurs and messages after being crowned Miss America over the weekend, Nina Davuluri has announced that she will use her position to celebrate diversity through cultural......

Unlike in USA, our beauty pageants don't reflect India's diversity

Nina Davuluri's choice as Miss America shows how hollow Indians' concept of beauty is and how our beauty pageants don't reflect the country's diversity, says Amberish K Diwanji.   Nina......

APEC's Manila summit: Why India should care

India’s inclusion in APEC will give a boost to its ‘Act East Policy’ and will further integrate the Indian economy into the Asia-Pacific economic milieu. India’s accession......

Eight banks submit bids to manage $3.2 billion Coal India divestment

Eight investment banks including HSBC and India's ICICI Securities and SBI Capital have submitted bids to manage a 10-per cent stake divestment in state-owned Coal India, IFR reported, citing a......

Markets end lower amid weak earnings from ITC, L&T

ITC and L&T ended over 4% lower contributing the most to the market decline. Markets ended lower for the fifth straight session with index heavyweights L&T and ITC leading the decline amid weak......

Indian middle class is 24 million, not 264 million: Credit Suisse

The Credit Suisse report has estimated the middle class on the basis of their wealth rather than their income, says Prachi Salve ' IndiaSpend. India accounts for 3 per cent of the global middle......

There has been an expectation mismatch, says TCS chief

Based on the records we have built for five years, analysts expect us to perform in a particular way. I disagree with the differentiation between Indian and global IT players. We all have......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

'I didn't want to miss out feeling like a bride'

'I was told I was born out of wedlock. I didn’t understand the term back then.'  'Now when I do, I wonder what the big deal was. Because my parents are celebrities, my parentage was......

Quantico works only because of Priyanka

Quantico isn’t a show Chopra happens to be on, but rather a show that belongs to Chopra, Raja Sen says. It begins with an Om bracelet. Priyanka Chopra lies facedown in rubble as the......

'I was trying to do something new but it went wrong'

'I told Ibrahim that people are interested in him today because of his family.''If Sara wants to act, I will support it. But sometimes, it’s nice to have a stable job with normal......

WC qualifier: Uruguay's Suarez banned for Venezuela game

Striker Luis Suarez will miss South American champions Uruguay's crucial World Cup qualifier in Venezuela, the upstarts threatening to deny them a place in next year's finals in Brazil. Suarez, who......

Valencia injures ankle, misses next Copa match

Ecuador's Antonio Valencia has injured the ankle which he had surgery on last year and will miss their second Copa America Group B match against Venezuela on Saturday, a team doctor said on......

PHOTOS, World Cup qualifiers: Brazil crush Peru; Romania hold Italy

IMAGE: Brazil's Douglas Costa (left) celebrates a goal against Peru during their 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Salvador on Tuesday. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters An inspired......

Road to Russia: CONCACAF big guns start with wins

IMAGE Costa Rica's Cristian Gamboa, left, celebrates his goal as Haiti's goalkeeper Johny Placide looks on during their 2018 World Cup qualifying match. Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters......

Vishy Anand draws again, stays joint second in Bilbao

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand registered an easy draw with black against tournament leader Wesley So of America to stay joint second at the halfway stage of the Bilbao Masters Final......
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HSBC India WMS shop shut in India, Tata Group India's No. 1, Gold falls to lowest since 2010, Paul Walker's father sues Porsche, more

HSBC to wind up private banking business in India Mumbai, Nov 27 (PTI) Global banking major HSBC today announced shutting down of its private... ...
Spread Joy With Spiritual Knowledge

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