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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......

Prostrate before the Arnab experience

'While Television generally tends to Clarity,' says Sreehari Nair, 'Arnab Goswami's The Newshour Debate portrays our confusions. Each episode offers both the potency of an intensely-fought boxing......

'President Kalam was a very courageous person'

'President Kalam would always say -- this was one of his pet sentences -- that "If you don't do anything, there will be no difficulties but if you do things, there will be difficulties. You have to......

Unprepared govt played into Pakistani hands on NSA talks issue: Congress

The Congress on Sunday charged the National Democratic Alliance government with having played into the hands of Pakistan on the National Security Advisor-level talks issue and giving the......

'Modi wants Pakistan to be a distraction, not a crisis'

'Modi wants to be pragmatic -- acknowledge the problem of Pakistan and that full reconciliation is essentially a non-starter, but at the same time grab the low-hanging fruits (such as trade) to put......

5 stocks that can give amazing returns even in a dull market

Here’s a shortlist of the top stocks, among the most preferred picks of well-known brokerages. Image: Stock brokers react during the auspicious Muhurat trade on the first day of Diwali at......

Autonomy for govt banks remains on paper

  FinMin sets target for MUDRA loan, Jeevan Suraksha gift chequesIn January this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told public sector bankers at the two-day Gyan Sangam in Pune that his......

At Rs 9,999, Asus Zenfone 2 Laser is one of the best smartphones

Asus Zenfone 2 Laser might not offer anything outrageously awesome, but small things like a good user interface, big battery life, sleek looks and a decent camera easily make it one of the best......

India Inc may face tight-rope walk in Q2

A tightrope walker performs on a rope while holding a balancing pole during a performance at Puri, about 65 km (40 miles) from the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar. Photograph: Reuters With the......

'I am driving simplification across Wipro'

  'As you become big, velocity suffers'. 'Customers and employees have huge respect for the organisation'. 'We have a strong hunting and sales force'. Among the Indian IT services firms,......

Madhur Bhandarkar's FINEST heroine? VOTE!

TELL US!Lauded early on in his career for constantly pushing the narrative envelope with his films, Madhur Bhandarkar is launching as many as five new faces with his new film Calendar Girls.His......

Rakhi Special: Bollywood's SUPER FILMI Bhai-Bahens!

We bring you glimpses of the Raksha Bandhan moments in Bollywood. The bond between a brother and sister is precious. And Bollywood has explored both its emotional depth and fun factor in numerous......

Review: Thani Oruvan is brilliant

Tamil film Thani Oruvan is perfectly executed, says S Saraswathi. Director M Raja, who is known for remakes with his younger brother Jayam Ravi, has finally come up with an original script. And it......

Shahid Kapoor: No one can replace Karan Johar

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Filmmaker Karan Johar recently shot for his last episode of celebrity dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8.Shahid Kapoor, who is......

First look: Pawan Kalyan's Sardaar Gabbar Singh

'Power Star' Pawan Kalyan has begun shooting for Sardaar Gabbar Singh. Even though it is titled so, the film is not a prequel or sequel to his 2012 blockbuster movie, Gabbar Singh. Sardaar......

US Open PHOTOS: Williams scripts ruthless win; Djokovic, Nadal advance

Photos from the US Open matches played on Monday   USA's Serena Williams hits a return to Russia's Vitalia Diatchenko during their first round match at the US Open tennis championships at the......

US Open: In-form Federer, Murray acknowledge opening round challenges

'It's really tough to be playing Leonardo Mayer' 'To be honest, I believe he likes playing on big stages. I would expect him to be ready for the match. He gets fired up for big matches' Roger......

As Aus work out their chemistry in ODIs, Warner has T20 WC on his mind

'All the players have played there before (and) played IPL (Indian Premier League) there. Whatever team is selected, that will be the right team for those conditions and I really do think this......

US Open to miss star power as Sharapova pulls out

Russian Daria Kasatkina will replace Sharapova in the main draw Russia's Maria Sharapova has not played an event since her Wimbledon semi-final loss against USA's Serena Williams. Photograph: Rob......

Mueller scores brace in is 200th Bundeliga match

Munich's Thomas Mueller celebrates his goal against Bayer Leverkusen during their German first division Bundesliga match in Munich on Saturday. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters Thomas Mueller......
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Williams scripts ruthless win; Djokovic, Nadal advance

Photos from the US Open matches played on Monday   USA's Serena Williams hits a return to Russia's Vitalia Diatchenko during their first round... ...

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5 stocks that can give amazing returns even in a dull market

Here’s a shortlist of the top stocks, among the most preferred picks of well-known brokerages. Image: Stock brokers react during the... ...

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After Barclays and Bank of America, Citigroup has blockchain in sight

BENGALURU: Citigroup is looking to tap into the potential of blockchain, the underlying technology that powers virtual currencies such as bitcoin,... ...

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Serena credits Graf influence for mental focus

Three-time defending champion Serena Williams, chasing tennis milestones set by Steffi Graf, credited the retired German star with inspiring her... ...

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Indifferent to facts, but Hardik knows how to play reservation-victim role like no other

AHMEDABAD: After he brought Ahmedabad to a standstill last week, Hardik Patel was surprised to face a tougher audience in Delhi on August 30. "This... ...

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