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Why the government may be forced to sack Gen Singh

Is the leak of Army Chief General V K Singh's letter the last straw that faces the government to take action? Sheela Bhatt explains the factors at play. After the leak of the letter written by......

'Does Pak want to be a friend or has it been an enemy?'

Pakistan harbouring Osama bin Laden was the straw that broke the camel's back and led to the irrevocable trust deficit between the United States and Pakistan, says Louie Gohmert. Aziz Haniffa......

Straws in the wind from China

An article in the official organ of the Chinese Communist Party reveals China's thinking onthe security environment in its neighbourhood. It may indicate a shift in thinking towards strategic......

Sonia's comments cost Patil his job

Congress president Sonia Gandhi's adverse comments on the internal security situation was the proverbial last straw that saw the exit of Shivraj Patil as Union home minister. Gandhi had in fact set......

Knighthood row: Straw 'no fan of Rushdie'

Jack Straw, the leader of Britain's House of Commons has joined the Salman Rushdie knighthood row saying he understood the concerns and sensitivity of the Muslim community, but added there was no......

Tech firms brace for bad days ahead

Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy filing may well prove to be the last straw for Indian IT firms, which were expecting the second half of FY09 to be better. As a result of the United States' financial......

Global economy, national problems, petty politics

"Power will go to the hands of rascals, rogues and freebooters. All Indian leaders will be of low calibre and men of straw." -- Winston Churchill on the eve of Indian Independence The recent......

Anything multiplied by zero is zero indeed!

"Power will go to the hands of rascals, rogues and freebooters. All Indian leaders will be of low calibre and men of straw." Winston Churchill on the eve of Indian Independence.Sometimes facts......

Budget: Government must not give up on difficult reforms

There is now a sense of impatience about the pace of reforms As the Budget session of Parliament begins, there is a palpable sense of occasion. There is every reason to believe that this will be......

Factors that can help India improve its image globally

India was highly favoured by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in 2014 and optimistic calls on market direction in 2015 start with an assumption of India seeing strong net inflows. Image: The......

Kalki Koechlin takes Margarita to Toronto

Kalki Koechlin, who is seen in a paraplegic avatar in Shonali Bose’s Margarita With A Straw, is shown to share a lesbian relationship with a woman friend, played by......

10 Most Disappointing Sequels of Hit Films

These sequels have failed to match up to their first installments. Ab Tak Chappan was a brilliant film when it released in 2004, and its sequel -- releasing this Friday -- has very high......

'I haven't fallen madly in love with anyone but I'm quite happy'

'Single life is pretty good. I like the attention. If I feel lonely, I just call my mom and she sleeps in my bed,' Kalki Koechlin tells Rediff.com contributor Paloma Sharma. "I’m only......

The Indian film that made waves at Sundance

Filmmaker Prashant Nair's Umrika won the audience award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section of the recently-concluded Sundance Film Festival 2015. We re-publish an interview with the......

Review: Mylanchi Monjulla Veedu is an old wine in a new bottle

Mylanchi Monjulla Veedu is a typical old world story with inter-religious relationship, elopement, mayhem and murder. Paresh C Palicha The Malayalam film industry is in a churn right now.......

Champions League: English clubs face ignominy of early ouster

Manchester United will be clutching at the final straw of a sobering season when they attempt to overturn a 2-0 deficit against Greek side Olympiakos and reach the quarter-finals of the Champions......

This is the straw that broke the camel's back: Clarke

Australian skipper Michael Clarke says the disrespectful attitude of the four players was "the straw that broke the camel's back" but believes that Shane Watson can still comeback to the side as......

Tearful Watson wins Augusta Masters in playoff

Bubba Watson conjured a miraculous par from pine straw to become only the third left-hander to win the Masters with an emotional playoff victory over Louis Oosthuizen at Augusta National on Sunday.......

Thaw's on, then why call off U-19 tour?

It is confusing as hell.Every straw in the political wind speaks of a thaw in relations between India and Pakistan; every day brings news of fresh moves aimed at rapprochement between the two......

Malinga gamble starting to pay dividends for Sri Lanka

Lasith Malinga. Photograph: Brandon Malone/Reuters The toe-crusher is hitting the target, the bouncer is coming out well and, most importantly, the wicket column is swelling again. Three games......
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Rand Paul wins US conservative conference straw poll

Washington: US conservatives gathering at their annual conference Saturday chose Republican Senator Rand Paul as their top pick for president, for... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/rand-paul-wins-us-conservative-conference-straw-poll_1554433.html
Bring The Spring In Your Stride

The biting cold winds have ceased, the bright and beautiful sun is out. It's time to bring on the pop tints, the soft fabrics, the straw hats and... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/fashion/Bring-The-Spring-In-Your-Stride/2015/02/28/article2688726.ece
Two Miami Tax Preparers and Client Sentenced in Fraudulent Refund Scheme

Three Miami residents were sentenced for their roles in a tax refund scheme, announced U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer of the Southern District of... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/two-miami-tax-preparers-and-client-sentenced-fraudulent-refund-scheme
Drishyam to join Sundance Screenwriters lab in Goa

NEW DELHI: TheSundance Instituteis to join Indian filmproduction company Drishyamfor the Sundance Institute Screenwriters lab that will be held in... ...

http://www.indiantelevision.com/movies/hindi/drishyam-to-join-sundance-screenwriters-lab-in-goa-150228
These Bollywood films are breaking the 'beauty' code

Actresses who depend on their beauty are china dolls who will never succeed in the film business, former screen legend Sophia Loren had remarked at... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/these-bollywood-films-are-breaking-the-beauty-code/16024177

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