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Amartya Sen skeptical over PM Modi's idea of secularism

Nobel Laureate economist Amartya Sen on Tuesday expressed scepticism about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's idea of secularism, asserting he would like to see "more action" in reaching out to the......

Senate delays Syria vote as Obama faces resistance

United States President Barack Obama faced stiff resistance from the opposition Republican senators and skepticism from his own Democrats, forcing the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to postpone......

Mamata's red rage for change and progress faces skepticism

City of Joy singing blues as Didi celebrates one year in office at Writers' Building. Ishita Ayan Dutt reports When United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised Mamata Banerjee......

Indo-US dialogue: After the euphoria, skepticism

The first unofficial US-India Strategic Dialogue organised by The Brookings Institution and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce in Washington, DC threw up some hard questions.In the first......

'Politics will puncture Swami Ramdev'

A holy man in Haridwar has expressed deep skepticism about yoga guru Ramdev's proposed plan to launch a political party to cleanse the system."Ramdev is a successful yogi, but politics will......

Bill Gates skeptical of Facebook-WhatsApp deal

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has reportedly expressed skepticism about the recent acquisition deal between Facebook and WhatsApp for an eye-popping $19 billion.Gates said that fifty years ago, no......

India will restore investor confidence, regain growth: Krishna

Seeking to abate skepticism over the current business environment in India, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna claimed India will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum.......

360 & counting! Party's just begun for e-commerce firms

The recent news about deals site having shut shop evoked a sense of deja vu among skeptics, who started fearing another information technology bubble burst. But market watchers, players......

BMW skeptical of launching Mini in India

Luxury car maker BMW is skeptical of the viability of launching another brand 'Mini' in the country, a company official said. BMW India Private Limited President, Peter Kronschnabi said, "We doubt......

Billionaires eye Beijing gold

China's Communist Party hasn't done much in the months ahead of the Olympics to quiet skeptics saying the country should have never been awarded this year's summer games. Among other controversial......

WATCH: The Amazing Spider-Man looks like a Bat-beater

He's baack. And you've never seen him quite like this, except in the comic books. There's been a lot of skepticism about the Spider-Man reboot by Marc Webb, but the sensational new trailer......

The Top 75 Films of the Decade

I was skeptical as soon as I was asked to make this list. Fifty is a staggering number, and every year I spend watching Bollywood movies, I find less than an average of five movies to cherish. Much......

Mallika to give Johnny Depp sleepless nights!

When Mallika Sherawat let slip that she met Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp on Twitter, we were a little skeptical.But wonders of wonders, it turned out to be true as evident from this photograph......

'Stars are like children'

Even as skeptics forecast doom for the Hindi film industry, it continues to flourish.At least seven or eight films with budgets over Rs 150 million are being readied for release in 2003. This......

'Before Kick, it was a bit of a struggle. I was not getting work'

'I don't want to waste the opportunity that Salman gave me. It would be a shame if I don't make the most out of it. Kick gave me the platform and now, it's crucial to pick the right......

Bhupathi skeptical about AITA's 3-man panel

Mahesh Bhupathi, who led a revolt of 11 players against the All India Tennis Association, has slammed the AITA for the way it formed a three-member panel to look into the issues raised by the......

Aus players' families skeptical about safe WC

Terror threats notwithstanding, Hockey Australia on Thursday said it remains committed to sending its team for the World Cup in India even as jittery family members of the players demanded that the......

Athens Olympics proved a watershed for IOC

A spectacular Summer Olympics left the critics, skeptics and doomsayers speechless in 2004.The Olympic efforts of Athens crippled Greek finances but at the same time put the ancient city on the map......

Will he, won't he?

In-form Smith primed to seize Ashes moment Steven Smith of Australia leaves the field. Photograph: Chris Hyde/Getty Images Once derided as a bouncy court jester in his maiden Ashes series, Steven......

'I'm not sure how the crowd is going to see the pink ball'

Mitchell Starc of Australia looks on during a tour match at The Spitfire Ground in Canterbury. Photograph: Julian Herbert/Getty Images Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has expressed concerns about......
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Workers outside the gates of a Fiat Chrysler plant here greeted news early on Thursday of a new tentative agreement between the automaker and the... ...
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Image credit: Istock U.S. dietary guidelines have long recommended that people steer clear of whole milk, and for decades, Americans have obeyed.... ...
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Hillary Clinton opposes new Pacific trade pact in break with Obama

WASHINGTON: US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday she does not support the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership... ...
Germany and France try to turn tide of European skepticism

Hollande appeared before the European Parliament with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday in a highly unusual bid to heal divisions within... ...

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