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Amartya Sen receives Humanities Award from Obama

Amartya Sen, economist and a Nobel Prize winner in economics, has been felicitated with the National Medals of Arts and Humanities Award by United States President Barack Obama at a glittering......

Obama to felicitate Amartya Sen

United States President Barack Obama would felicitate India-born Nobel laureate Amartya Sen with the 2011 National Humanities Medal, along with others, the White House announced on Saturday. The......

A gold medal for the Tibetan cause?

As the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China gears up to its grand finale, another show, in another Congress, is being enacted, onCapitol Hill in Washington DC.The Dalai Lama is......

For cleaner air, Bush honours Indian American

United States President George W Bush has conferred the Science & Technology National medalon Indian American Hiren S Gandhi for his pioneering work in automative technology to improve......

'We are in kalyug where rakshasas rule'

'The forces of good are on the run.''But dark times also challenge people to fight.''I believe Indians will rise against these dark times.' Even as he was fighting against the deportation of......

Azim Premji chosen for Carnegie philanthropy medal

Wipro chairman Azim Premji is among the honorees of this year's Carnegie Medal, considered the most prestigious prize in philanthropy, for his efforts to reform India's public school system.......

Swan Telecom's Shahid Balwa sent to Tihar jail

Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, arrested for his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum scam along with former telecom minister A Raja, was today sent to Tihar Jail after a Delhi court......

NREGS: 60% rise in funding possible

The government's biggest welfare programme could see an almost 60 per cent increase in funding. The forthcoming Budget is likely to make a provision of Rs 64,000 crore (Rs 640 billion) for the......

Need to produce world-class human resource: Prez

President Pratibha Patil asked educational institutions in India on Friday to rise to the challenge of producing world-class human resource to meet the requirements of a globalised world where......

World's most prosperous nations: India at 88

India has slipped 10 places to the 88th spot, way below China, in the World Prosperity Index due to poor healthcare and education systems coupled with a weak entrepreneurial infrastructure. China......

Nobel for Dylan carpers, go home

'Show me songs that become larger than songs better than Dylan's.' 'Show me words that are like the master key to every human emotion under the sun better than Dylan's.' 'And show me someone who......

'I wanted to understand Dhoni's mind'

Avantika Bhuyan meets the man behind MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. IMAGE: Sushant Singh Rajput in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story It has been two weeks since the trailer of MS Dhoni: The Untold Story......

A double-edged dagger from Marathi cinema

Marathi cinema is undergoing a dramatic metamorphosis. In recent years, it is not only the number of films produced that have seen a rise. Many of these films are being appreciated for their......

'My film's sequel will be bigger than Avatar'

Love Charger (or Charzerr) exploded on the scene last year, and has become somewhat of a cult now – the chubby arms raised high in the air, the falsetto that nearly knocks you out, the......

Did Bipasha and John really break up?

The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. The media was buzzing with the Bipasha Basu-John......

Bindra, Jwala slam Shobhaa De for mocking India's athletes in Rio

IMAGE: Beijing Olympics gold medalist Abhinav Bindra leads the Indian contingent at the Parade of Nations during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio Olympics at Maracana Stadium. Photograph: Clive......

Sports Shorts: 3 Indians to officiate hockey events at 2018 CWG

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday IMAGE: 'Borobi' the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games mascot (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph:......

Check out India's plans to win more medals at next 3 Olympics

- 'We are trying to learn from the Australian and UK models wherein the government spends for sports promotion.' IMAGE: P V Sindhu celebrates after winning the silver medal at the Rio Olympic......

Leander Paes on dealing with jealous competitors and personal life issues

'There are some competitors out there, who are highly jealous of what I have achieved. Instead of working hard, to achieve it themselves, they realise, they can't to that quantum, so hence, let's......

Sindhu: This is just the beginning; there is a lot more to come

'Before the start of the Olympics I did not think I would make it to the final and win a medal.''I just thought of going there and giving my best, taking one match at a time.'P V Sindhu tells......
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'We are in kalyug where rakshasas rule'

'The forces of good are on the run.''But dark times also challenge people to fight.''I believe Indians will rise against these dark times.' Even... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/we-are-in-kalyug-where-rakshasas-rule/20171018.htm
Govt withdraws gallantry medals given to three policemen

Gallantry medals given to three policemen have been withdrawn after they were found to be involved in corruption and other cases, a Union home... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/govt-withdraws-gallantry-medals-given-to-three-policemen-117101300898_1.html
3 Indians to officiate hockey events at 2018 CWG

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday IMAGE: 'Borobi' the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games mascot (Image... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/sports-shorts-nadal-survives-pouille-fright-to-progress-at-china-open-pix/20171004.htm
All you need to know

New Delhi: Third reshuffle of the Union Cabinet, being termed the last one before the General Elections of 2019, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on... ...

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Modi cabinet reshuffle today, 9 new ministers to be inducted

New Delhi: The ministers in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government will be introduced today at 10.30 am at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here, in... ...

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