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How star-power plays out on the streets of Tamil Nadu

In Tamil Nadu, the alternative to one Dravidian party has been another, and for one actor-politician CM, there is another. Their initial popularity may owe to their filmi charisma, but their......

Rahul has come back with a new style of politics: Sushmita Dev

Congress Member of Parliament and party spokesperson Sushmita Dev tells Kavita Chowdhury that party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's "new kind of politics" has revitalised the party,......

The potential of opening up Iran

The possibility of a deal between Iran and the world on its nuclear programme has some perils but much promise for India, says Uday Abhyankar Crowds in Teheran broke into euphoric celebrations......

Lalgarh: Once a Naxal hotbed, today riding towards development

About 170 km from Kolkata, it is mid-afternoon in Lalgarh and the Kansabati riverbed is bustling with activity. It is a mega construction site, with cranes and trucks roaring and workers carrying......

How India should handle the Ghani visit

The India-Afghanistan relationship does not have to be a template of each country’s relations with Pakistan, and Delhi will do well to leave it to Ghani to redefine the parameters of......

50 years later, will Moore's Law last?

A 2005 photograph of Gordon E Moore While chips have become ubiquitous, Moore’s Law has remained a self-fulfilling prophecy even half a century later. Not bad for an industry where the time......

HDFC cuts home loan rates for women to match rivals' offerings

Mortgage major HDFC on Thursday offered home loans to women borrowers at 9.85 per cent, to make its loan pricing at par with that of rivals State Bank of India and ICICI Bank. The product,......

Why is Snapdeal going public? Here's what the founder has to say

Snapdeal has many requirements in place for an Initial Public Offering of equity but hasn't decided on whether and when. If it does, it will be able to hit the market faster than anybody else,......

Why investors are in a hurry to dump FMCG stocks

Softening rural consumption and the likelihood of weak corporate earnings in the March quarter saw investors dump stocks from the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. On the BSE exchange, the......

Swamy preparing to move court against SpiceJet deal

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has said all was not well with low-cost carrier SpiceJet’s takeover by one of its founders Ajay Singh, and hinted he might file a public......

'I saw a lot of saas-bahu serials to work on my Hindi'

'I will make sure that Gabbar Is Back has a longer shelf life and a great soul, besides a great run.' 'Akshay Kumar has no insecurities. He did not even colour his beard.''This one has nothing to......

Bollywood's hilarious retro moments!

These Bollywood gems truly deserve two thumbs up! Not all wonderment concerning Bollywood is to do with glory. Sometimes it's the absurd or audacious nature of celluloid events that leave us......

Iron Khan, Black Widow Chopra and other Bollywood Avengers

What if we made The Avengers here in India? I know, the honest answer is it'd pay a lot more attention to backstory -- about parents dying and destroyed worlds and exiles from home -- and when not......

Review: Mr X doesn't have the lines, the sharps, the presence!

Glaring bloopers, cheesy writing and not even a smidgen of sense contribute to the hopeless mess that is Mr X, says Sukanya Verma. You know a movie has unlocked a new level of stupidity when a......

We are prudes. Our movies need not be

Movies, like all forms of great art, are not meant to tell us how we ought to be, but honestly document how we are, says Sreehari Nair. There is something very interesting happening in Hindi movies......

Nishikori powers to victory over Murray at Tour Finals

Kei Nishikori of Japan plays a forehand against Andy Murray during their round robin match during the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images......

EPL PHOTOS: Everton blank jittery Man Utd; Chelsea hold Arsenal

Goalkeeper David De Gea of Manchester United reacts as John Stones of Everton (not pictured) scores. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Manchester United's top-four aspirations suffered a......

CL PHOTOS: Brilliant Bayern, Barcelona reach semis

Neymar double helps brilliant Barcelona down PSG Neymar of Barcelona celebrates with Daniel Alves (front) as he scores their second goal against Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou. Photograph: David......

RCB's fit-again pacer Starc ready to fire against Chennai

Australia and Royal Challengers Bangalore fast bowler Mitchell Starc. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images. Keen to take the field after missing the first few Indian Premier League matches this......

Curtly Ambrose: 'You couldn't ruffle Tendulkar'

- 'Tendulkar and Lara were both destroyers but in different ways. Their personalities are also very different.' - 'Tendulkar was just a cut above because of his supreme will to bat and bat.'......
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Exploring poignant themes

, DHNS: Powerful narratives Two plays Jategiruvanu Chandira written by Jayanth Kaikini and Mara Nayaka written by HS Shivaprakash will be staged... ...

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World's Smallest BCI Pre-Orders Begin

/PRNewswire/ -- Mind Solutions, Inc. (OTC: VOIS), will begin taking pre-orders for the world's smallest BCI (Brain-Computer-Interface) tomorrow.... ...

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Capgemini to buy iGate for $4 billion

French IT services major Capgemini on Monday said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire iGate for about $4 billion. Capgemini will... ...

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Boult from the blue for Kings XI Punjab

Sunrisers Hyderabad bowler Trent Boult in action against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali on Monday. (Photo: BCCI) Mohali: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat... ...

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In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position

Beijing: Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both... ...

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