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Our National Capital of Rape gets worse by the day

Delhi has not only been unable to shake off its tag of being the 'rape capital' of India, the city has actually become much more unsafe for women this year. The number of abduction and rape......

What Obama said about Pakistan, UN and Afghanistan

Sending a strong message to Pakistan, United States President Barack Obama on Monday made it clear that terrorist "safe havens" within its borders are "unacceptable" and asked it to bring......

Ten pointers to a new India

From the humble cycle to reality television, Archana Masih points out the signs of a new Indian mindset.Sometimes in your face and sometimes subtle, India is changing in many ways.It is a change......

An India-Pakistan Peace Caravan to nowhere?

Common people in India and Pakistan will continue to strive for peace and friendship irrespective of what their political masters do. That was the mood at the India-Pakistan Peace Caravan that......

Vim Kochhar wins Canadian Helen Center Award

Conservative Senator Vim Kochhar has been honored with the 2010 Canadian Helen Keller Center Award 'for his outstanding community service and his appointment to the Senate.The award was presented......

Skoda plans sub-Rs 10 lakh SUV

Skoda Auto, a Volkswagen subsidiary, plans to launch a mini-sports utility vehicle priced below Rs 10 lakh (Rs 1 million). This is the first time a global company is looking to introduce an SUV......

'Pampered' IITians make a start in helping the poor

This is not the commonly-known 'creamy layer' hierarchy within India's Dalits, but the group long known as the face of India's 'brain-drain': the IITians. The Indian Institutes of Technology, 15......

This is Huaxi, China's richest village!

Huaxi village, set up in 1961, is China's richest village. It is also called the No.1 Village of China. Here everyone lives in a villa and owns cars -- imported cars. Image: New houses are seen......

How rural jobs have left Gods in the lurch

Down the narrow lanes of Kumartuli, the ancient potters' district in Kolkata, the government's flagship employment programme is leaving the gods bereft of their makers. The successful......

Experience the cool Nissan Micra!

Though the all-new fourth generation Nissan Micra was unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show and was launched in India recently, it was not available for a test drive in Mumbai initially. People......

SRK's cheeky words of wisdom on Teacher's Day

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.Shah Rukh Khan, who is busy shooting for Yash Chopra's new film in Kashmir, took some time off to tweet some cheeky words of wisdom on......

Why kids should watch this movie

Among the films to be screened at the third Jaipur International Film Festival 2011 (JIFF) is a unique story of a boy who decides to run away from home due to perceived shortcomings in his......

Two heroines for Prithviraj

Young hero Prithviraj's new Malayalam film Puthiya Mugham, directed by Deepan has two heroines -- National Award-winning actress Priyamani and Meera Nandan. "Here the storyline happens at various......

Court stays Sania's Khel Ratna award following paralympian Girisha's plea

IMAGE: Sania Mirza is only the second tennis player to be named for the country’s highest sports honour. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images The Karnataka high court found substance in the......

Paralympic champ 'Dancing With The Stars' pregnant!

Nothing, it seems, can stop courageous amputee Kelly Cartwright, who lost her right leg to cancer at just 15, from pursuing her dreams. Australia's Kelly Cartwright with her dance partner, Damian......

'Armless' archer eyes cheez-it!

Matt Stutzman of the United States competes in the men's Individual Compound Archery at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images In the Hindu epic Maharabata,......

"Blade Runner" Pistorius faces day in court

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius will stand in a Pretoria dock on Monday to face a charge of murdering his girlfriend, opening the decisive chapter in the story of the rise and......

Dravid follows Bindra, to mentor junior Olympic, Paralympic athletes

Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid announced his association with GoSports Foundation, on Monday, with an aim to contribute towards the development and mentorship of Indian junior Olympic......
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English tests prevent Irish Paralympian from getting Australian citizenship

A rower from Tipperary is being stopped from representing Australia at the 2016 Paralympic Games after repeatedly failing the... ...

(Photo : AFP) The Paralympian will have to wait longer to know if he will be granted parole Johannesburg : A South African parole board has delayed... ...
Oscar Pistorius hopes for parole as panel reviews case

A South Africa parole board was meeting Friday to determine if champion Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should leave jail, weeks after the justice... ...
Paralympian Girisha's fight is not just for Khel Ratna

Girisha's fight is not just about the award -- this is a battle on all fronts: against discrimination and the delays. The post Discrimination,... ...
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal defends selection ...

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said there was no need to review the selection policy for the National Sports Awards.... ...

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