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Of ruthless social climbers and Indrani Mukerjea

There are many who don’t mind leaving more than claw marks on people around them in their march to the top, notes Shyamal  Majumdar Pori Bora might have lacked the wealth and lineage to......

'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......

'What is dangerous for the world is the Pakistan army's behaviour'

'The obsession of the Pakistan army with India leads to several destabilising things. Support for the Taliban in Afghanistan. Support for groups like the Lashkar-e-Tayiba that have attacked India.......

The midnight swoop and all that's wrong at FTII

  'There is a storm of unrest brewing as a younger, more educated and independent India grows up. The government needs to realise that force may give them temporary respite, but force never......

Looking towards Delhi to lead with 'model' schools

The hurdle that remains with every government announcement is implementation. We don't lack ideas; we lack either the will or the competence to implement them, says Anjuli Bhargava A recent......

How girls are duped into 'bonded labour' in India's textile mills

Brands such as Gap, Primark and C&A which source some of their garments from Tamil Nadu say they do regular audits to ensure their suppliers comply with their codes of conduct.   From her......

RBI keeps interest rate unchanged at 7.75%, CRR at 4%

Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday kept its policy rates unchanged, with Governor Raghuram Rajan saying that the headline inflation is at elevated levels and banks are yet to pass on the full......

SC slams Sahara chief; junks his plea for release

The bench said it is evident that there was a difficulty for the group to sell its properties to arrange Rs 36,000 crore Jailed Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy's plea for his release on humanitarian......

Dont' be surprised: With passage of time, smart devices will rule us

Internet of Things will inevitably drive our lives. Let's hope the benefits outweigh the dangers, says Devangshu Datta. Image: Visitors watch a "Phantom 2" drone by dji company at the CeBIT......

The man who cost Greece billions

Once again Alexis Tsipras (see left) was struggling to make a decision. For hours on July 13, the Greek prime minister and Europe's leaders had been trying to thrash out a new deal to bail out......

PIX: Peeking inside Twinkle, Sonam, Alia's gorgeous homes

Take a sneak peek! "It's like a big hug," is how Jennifer Aniston described her Beverly Hills mansion once. Celebrity spaces are a subject of great intrigue to fans interested in knowing EVERYTHING......

Shyam Benegal on FTII crisis: 'Credentials are not important, capabilities are'

'They say this man (Gajendra Chauhan) might have a political agenda. Don’t we all have political agendas and ideologies? If you are an adult, you cannot be brainwashed so easily, right?'......

'I am the original serial kisser'

'When I was staying in Teen Batti (in south Mumbai), I had one washroom and we were 10 people. Today I have three washrooms and I am the only one using all of them. Can you see the quantum......

'I wanted to understand what happened to Amy and why'

'It was impossible to please everyone with Amy Winehouse's story because it is complicated and dark. Everyone has his or her own version of what was going on and I found myself caught in the middle......

'If Maine Pyar Kiya was my first film, perhaps I would have failed'

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan will bring back the innocence that I had in Maine Pyar Kiya. It's the biggest character I have played.' Salman Khan, in Bhaijaan mode. It's always fun to......

PHOTOS: Rare tears for Sangakkara in emotional farewell ceremony

IMAGE: Kumar Sangakkara (left) kisses his wife, Yehali, after his retirement from international cricket. Photograph: Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte None other than Sunil Gavaskar was there to welcome......

Kohli gets first win as captain as India hit back to level series

India's Ishant Sharma (second right) and captain Virat Kohli (centre) celebrate with teammates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Jehan Mubarak during the fifth day of the second Test in......

Full text of the Justice Lodha IPL verdict

Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha. Photograph: PTI Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were suspended from the Indian Premier League for two years for betting activities of their key officials,......

Does Casillas need to prove his greatness to Real Madrid?

Xavi slams Real Madrid over Casillas exit Spanish players Iker Casillas (left) and Xavi Hernandez. Photograph: Eloy Alonso/Reuters Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi has hit out at Real......

Real to give Casillas official send-off after all!

Departing Real Madrid captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas cries as he tries to read a statement at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on Sunday. Photograph: Andrea Comas/Reuters Real Madrid have......
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The princess diaries

When Princess Francoise Sturdza walks into the room in a Mumbai hotel, she is dressed in a red dress, teamed with exquisite golden jhumkas. Her... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150828/lifestyle-offbeat/article/princess-diaries
Everything that has happened so far

It has been three days since Indrani Mukerjea was arrested by the Mumbai Police on 25 August and since then the murder case of Sheena Bora has... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/india/the-sheena-bora-murder-saga-everything-that-has-happened-so-far-2412366.html
The UAW benefits failure that wasn't

NEWS ANALYSIS VEBA for retired autoworkers is a surprising success CONTRACT NEGOTIATION Jeff Green and David Welch August 28, 2015... ...

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2015 Audi RS 5 vs 2015 Lexus RC F

Our world is full of rivalries: dogs vs. cats, Coke and Pepsi, Donald Trump bickering with Rosie ODonnell. These famous faceoffs are often highly... ...

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13 Brilliant Weight Loss Tricks To Help You Wake Up Slimmer

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