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House passes anti-Pak measure, ignores White House objection

Ignoring objections of the White House, the Republican majority House of Representatives has approved the National Defense Authorisation Act which blocks $450 million aid to Pakistan for failing to......

Oregon apologies to Sikh American denied licence

The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund, one of the oldest and largest Sikh American civil rights and advocacy organisation, received a formal apology from Lorna Youngs, Administrator,......

'Revenge is a dish best served cold'

'If you invest your entire capital in talks, you cannot abruptly change gear and decide on war.' IMAGE: Soldiers look out for terrorists near Uri. Photograph: Umar Ganie   The government and......

'Pakistani Army today is a patron of terrorism'

Bruce Riedel, a former CIA analyst who was one of the key architects of US President Barack Obama's Af-Pak policy during his first term, has called for an offensive strategy against terrorist......

Here's why US just won't go tough on Pakistan

Two legislative amendments seeking a cut in the United States aid to Pakistan have been defeated in the House of Representatives with most lawmakers arguing that it is essential to maintain ties......

Small investors continue to catch falling knives

In spite of the high number of exits, Reliance group firms of both brothers continue to be darlings of small investors The banking sector’s troubles don’t seem to have put off retail......

Why the Indian economy is like Rohit Sharma

Even a doomsayer like Nouriel Roubini says India is in a sweet spot. If only we'd live up to the promise, says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Rohit Sharma in full flow in an ODI against the Aussies. The......

Budget goodies for GIFT City, markets likely

Ministry considering tax sops for India's first global financial centre, steps to liberalise futures and options markets. Image: Conceived in 2007 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then Gujarat's......

It's the start-up season

  It is widely but wrongly believed that the more inactive the Indian state, the better the chances of a start-up culture flowering, notes Ajit BalakrishnanIt is the start-up season. It looks......

Climate deal needed if Bill Gates' billions are to help poor nations

During the Paris talks, experts said, negotiators must map out ways for rich countries to provide funds poor countries need to prepare to receive new technology. Heads of state and big-name......

How Iceland's Cinderella story is a model for others...

‘It's pleasant for football to have one or two Cinderella stories’ ‘If you always have the same eight teams qualifying it becomes a little boring’ IMAGE: Iceland players......

How Brazil is planning to guard the Olympics against terror attacks

- 'One person can cause a lot of damage and you need to operate at a micro level to get ahead of it' The attacks that killed 130 people in Paris last November and 32 in Brussels in March forced a......

Sportswomen treated as 'second-class citizens'

'Make gender-neutral travel policies for senior major championships' IMAGE: Katie Hoyle, and Kathryn Gill, in white, compete for the ball during the W-League match between Melbourne Victory and......

Asian chess: Easy for Negi, Sasikiran held

Second seed Krishnan Sasikiran was held to a draw by Oliver Barbosa of the Philippines in the first round of the ongoing Asian Individual Chess Championship in Mashhad, Iran.Fresh from his exploits......

Vikas ends boxing gold drought

Vikas Krishan ended Indian boxing's 12-year-old gold medal drought in the Asian Games by winning the lightweight (60kg) title but Dinesh Kumar (81kg) settled for the silver after losing in the......
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