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This newspaperman's death made no news

For 40 years, he was an efficient cog in Mumbai's newspaper business.But in death he was forgotten by those very newspapers, discovers Syed Firdaus Ashraf.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com For......

'Ordinary people live in mortal fear in India'

'How can middlemen disappear as long as our political parties are sucking in massive amounts of black money?''There is an old political art well practised in New Delhi -- people create artificial......

Indian-American teen's poem floors US First Lady

An Indian-American girl attracted a sizeable audience at the White House when she narrated a poem that shared her experience as an immigrant and how it was painful to replace her mother tongue......

Obama, Philippine President exchange pleasantries after 'son of a b***h' slur

United States President Barack Obama exchanged ‘pleasantries’ with his Philippines counterpart following an ugly outburst earlier this week that led to a cancellation of formal talks......

Netaji died in crash, says 60-yr-old report declassified by Japan

A classified 60-year-old Japanese government document on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s death made public on Thursday clearly concludes that the legendary freedom fighter died in a plane crash......

The game corporate India plays

How bridge keeps corporate India sharp and quick-witted.Ranjita Ganesan and Manavi Kapur report. As the India managing director of a German steelmaker that describes itself as the 'global leader......

Why Amazon's victory may be short-lived

While it has overtaken Flipkart to rise to the top of the heap in the e-tail market in July, its  growth has been driven by a one-off discount rather than new customers While Amazon might......

Rajan may opt for status quo on rate

RBI is expected to discuss about the impact of GST in its monetary policy. The Reserve Bank of India is likely to maintain status quo in its third bi-monthly monetary policy on Tuesday, considering......

Services growth at 3-month high; There's room for rate cut

Experts believe subdued inflationary pressures may prompt the Reserve Bank to cut key policy rates in the upcoming monetary policy review meeting on August 9. Services sector grew at its fastest......

Recapitalisation of PSU banks: How govt flouts SEBI rules

In eight cases, the banks would violate the minimum public shareholding norms if their promoter, the Government of India, infused capital as announced. Last month, the central government announced......

The irrepressible cuteness of Pooja Bhatt!

Pooja Bhatt’s irrepressible cuteness, Rekha’s amusing cartoon, Asha Bhosle’s super songstress power, Akshay Kumar’s sparkling white sneakers and shaved chest find a mention......

'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is not a film about infidelity at all'

'I told Ranbir that on some level, in some way, you are playing me.' 'I have an obsessive need to be relevant.' 'In my head, I feel that I’m the brand ambassador of heartbreak.' Karan Johar......

Revealed! Kareena was supposed to be a male sardar in Udta Punjab

'Our story was really made after we saw what was happening in Punjab.'Earlier it was 'drug film, cool thriller, hipster movie.''Then we went to Punjab and we said, "Boss!"'Udta Punjab director......

How Alia Bhatt nailed Udta Punjab

'The starting point of the Udta Punjab casting was that we didn't think stars would do a film like this, so we'd take non-stars.''As the names kept rolling in and we had Kareena Kapoor and Shahid......

Review: Mohenjo Daro is old wine in an ancient bottle

Stay away from these cinematic ruins, warns Raja Sen. Early in Ashutosh Gowariker’s Mohenjo Daro, a dumbstruck Hrithik Roshan walks around marvelling at the large titular city. 'Yeh sab kaise......

Duleep Trophy: Jadeja's five-for puts Blues in winning position

Spinner Ravindra Jadeja reaped rich dividends for reading the pitch well and grabbed 5 for 95 as India Blue looked all set to win the first-ever day/night Duleep Trophy, having secured a huge......

NBA D-League tryouts: Will Punjab's Palpreet leave a lasting impression?

'I believe if a player is not mentally tough he cannot achieve the pinnacle of success.' Palpreet Singh faces his biggest test at the NBA D-League try-outs in Houston on Friday, August 5. Norma......

On the field I think like a batsman: Kohli

IMAGE: India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates. Photographs: Adnan Abidi/Reuters. India's Test captain Virat Kohli says he thinks like a batsman even when he is leading the side in the field and......

PHOTOS: Rio Olympics open doors at Athletes Village

IMAGE: General view of athletes' accommodation can be seen during a guided tour for journalists to the 2016 Rio Olympics Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters . The......

Why Rio risks empty Olympic legacy...

- 'They overbuilt and they misbuilt. They built high luxury condos at a time when the market was about to go bust.' The largest athlete's village in the history of the Games is a visceral monument......
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With India six wickets away, New Zealand on the brink

Ashwin, Jadeja continue to torment; Rohit Sharma makes up with a neat knock Not really a dust bowl but the pitch at the Green Park rekindled... ...

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U.S., Russia trade blows over Syria as warplanes pound Aleppo

By Michelle Nichols and Suleiman Al-Khalidi UNITED NATIONS/AMMAN (Reuters) - The United States accused Russia of "barbarism" in Syria on Sunday... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/battle-rages-near-aleppo-air-onslaught-continues-114137986.html
All about timing

The Max group founder is known as much for his ability to spot an opportunity early on as he is for the unerring precision with which he exits a... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/FApXWEvVoIkMXO4iqwoOZJ/Analjit-Singh-All-about-timing.html
unconventional monetary policies

Leaders of the major advanced economy central banks—the Fed, the ECB and the BoJ—must feel like the characters in Sartre's existentialist drama... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/Okcvbrf03qjRcvNiONZ9BL/No-exit-unconventional-monetary-policies.html

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