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'Swapan Dasgupta is not untouchable for me'

'I have no problem with people from the right wing who speak with a certain integrity of position,' journalist Hartosh Singh Bal tells Syed Firdaus Ashraf/Rediff.com After the Narendra Modi......

Madan Mohan Malviya conferred Bharat Ratna

Noted educationist and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya was on Monday posthumously conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee.......

Padma Vibhushan for Bachchan, Advani; Padma Bhushan for Bill Gates

  L K Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, thespian Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal were on Sunday chosen for this year’s Padma Vibhushan, the second highest......

Padma awards for Advani, Amitabh, Ramdev?

Who will make it to this year’s Padma awards list? Speculation is rife that the Narendra Modi government is considering to confer the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in the......

Modi rejigs panel on Nehru's anniversary, keeps Gandhi family off the list

In a politically-significant move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reconstituted a government committee on commemoration of the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru which will be headed by......

Markets in bear hug? This is what you can do

The Indian economy is in doldrums; rupee had touched an all-time low this week, and the stock markets have turned extremely volatile. What should the investors do under the circumstances? In an......

Foolish ant and intelligent grasshopper - 2012 version

Call it by whatever name, the economic system of modern times favors indiscipline of individuals, societies and governments. Remember Aesop's parable of ant and grasshopper? The ant works hard all......

Indian genetic database offers R&D advances

Imagine a diabetic patient from Kerala being put on a drug regimen distinct from a patient in Punjab. If Indian researchers have their way, such customised medication based on genetic differences......

ONGC boss: Govt may invite pvt execs

Executives from private companies such as Shell and Blackstone are likely to be invited for interviews for the post of chairman and managing director of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation,......

New IITs: A report card

The author is a chemical engineering graduate from IT-BHU and an MS from Rutgers University, New Jersey. He has interacted with the HRD ministry, the IIT board, and the IIT Selection Committee at......

'The boys are responding to Shastri's mentorship'

- 'The current coaching set-up has done a fantastic job and if they are given a one-year run then they could really make a difference' - 'On the captaincy front, I believe the transition from Dhoni......

Team India gearing up for three back-to-back Test series WITHOUT a coach

India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images India have been without a head coach since Duncan Fletcher left in March, and with two low-profile tours in the......

Ranji round-up: Karthik's unbeaten ton to TN's rescue

Tamil Nadu batsman Dinesh Karthik celebrates after completing a hundred during the Ranji Trophy match against Bengal at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday. Photograph: Swapan Mahapatra/PTI......

Bhutia to lead Mohun Bagan

Mohun Bagan have named Baichung Bhutia captain and Brazilian Carlos Roberto Silva as chief coach for the 2007-08 season.Announcing the players' list at a crowded media conference in Kolkata on......

Sikkim edge out Orissa

Inspired by the presence of Indian captain Baichung Bhutia on the team bench, Sikkim scored a superb 4-3 win over Orissa in a preliminaryleague match in the Santosh Trophy even as Punjab went on a......
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Shashi Tharoor on politics, Macaulayputras and the Sunanda investigation

Away from the media scrum that often follows him, Congress leader, author and Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor opened up on... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/india/full-transcript-shashi-tharoor-on-cricket-politics-and-of-course-sunanda-2349818.html
Tradition's young custodians

Haunting Nazrul During his lifetime, Kazi Nazrul Islam did not get proper recognition. Amongst the myriad trends of Bangla music, undoubtedly... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/tradition-s-young-custodians/77738.html
Gangs of Punjab stalking the state with brazenness

They are reckless, armed and trigger-happy. With innocence lost young, they are now hardcore criminals with little likelihood of reform. Death at... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/chandigarh/gangs-of-punjab/article1-1370827.aspx
Bagan's fund crunch worsens

Calcutta: The morning was gloomy and stuffy on Thursday. But the mood at the Mohun Bagan camp was feisty during the first day practice session.... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150717/jsp/sports/story_32104.jsp
Keep diplomacy within closed doors

12:04 am The oft-repeated charge that Prime Minister Narendra Modi likes nothing better than a foreign jaunt, which, alas, he does not like sharing... ...

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