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India seeks transparency from B'desh over $1.2 bn loan

After the World Bank nearly cancelled a $1.2 billion loan for the construction of Padma Bridge in Bangladesh, over charges of corruption, India has sought transparency from Dhaka in the......

K K Venugopal to be new Attorney General

Senior advocate K K Venugopal’s name has been cleared for appointment as the Attorney General for India following the decision of Mukul Rohatgi to step down as the top law officer. The......

Saraswati river did exist, says government constituted panel

The Saraswati river, so far considered mythical, did exist, a government-constituted expert committee has found. Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said the government will take action......

Rain havoc in Telangana: Death toll rises to 8 in Medak

The death toll in rain-related incidents has gone up to eight in Telangana's Medak district with a factory worker allegedly getting drowned in flood water following heavy showers. Three deaths......

'Why did no one talk of pollution in the Yamuna earlier?'

IMAGE: Workers make final arrangements for the three-day World Cultural Festival organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation in New Delhi. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI 'Why did......

Fate of one of the largest bridges in Asia hangs in limbo

After the World Bank (WB) pulled out of a $ 1.2 billion loan to Bangladesh for the construction of the Padma Bridge project, one of the largest bridges of South Asia, while alleging corruption......

Rajan's 'resignation' letter to RBI staff

"I am an academic and I have always made it clear that my ultimate home is in the realm of ideas," Rajan said in a letter to staff. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, who has faced......

Entire text of finance minister's Budget Speech

Budget 2010-11 provided considerable relief to income tax payers by raising the slabs at two levels but hiked the central excise duty on non-petroleum products across the board from 8 to 10 per......

'Priyanka convinced me that she is in a very happy place'

'Priyanka is very, very kind-hearted... kind to a fault. She is too kind. That is something people do not know...'Fascinating insights about PeeCee from her mom, Dr Madhu Chopra. Part 1: The......

Vote for Bollywood's BEST cabaret dancer!

Seduction. Enigma. Tease. The Bollywood cabaret dancer exists to attract and allure. She uses her dance moves, feline charm and come-hither eyes to toy with male hearts. Remember the iconic Helen?......

The Sexiest Yesteryear Item Girl? VOTE!

Actress Chitrangada Singh is all set to dazzle with her first item number in Shirish Kunder's Joker that hits the marquee tomorrow. Mainstream actresses may be taking this new onscreen avatar more......

Umrao Jaan director to make film on Rumi

Famed 13th century Sufi poet and philosopher Jalaluddin Rumi --who has been called the Smiling Face of Islam in the past -- is set to receive recognition from the Qatar Foundation. Fine Pearl......

After Indian Idol, it's Fame Gurukul

After Indian Idol, Sony BMG is launching a new talent competition, Fame Gurukul.The new serial, which goes on air on June 27, will be a nation-wide talenthunt where contestants will display their......

Indian team's arrival in Nottingham

Defending champions India touched down in Nottingham on Wednesday to play their group matches for the ICC World Twenty20 against Bangladesh and Ireland. India had a roller......
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Here's a look at Arjan Singh's illustrious life serving India

Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh breathed his last today. Here is a timeline of his life. April 15, 1919 - Born in Lyallpur, present day... ...

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Mountain Echoes Literary Festival inaugurated

Thimphu, Aug 25 (IANS) The eighth edition of Mountain Echoes Literary Festival was formally inaugurated on Thursday evening here by the Royal Queen... ...

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