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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......

'Modi represents the T20 generation'

'Mr Modi has never been the typical RSS pracharak. In many ways he is very different. In the sense that he has taken to politics far, far better than most pracharaks. He drew the line between what......

Why Congress should be worried by their lack of buzz on Twitter

Click here for larger view With the Delhi assembly elections weeks away, we decided to dip a barometer into the social media world to gauge the political chatter. This is what we found! From......

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......

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......

East Bengal name team for AFC Cup match

National Football League champions East Bengal announced a 20-member team for the February 10 AFC Cup away opener against Singapore's Geylang United FC, with coach Subhas Bhowmick banking heavily......

IFA sees red on onfield violence

In an unprecedented development, the Indian Football Association has prima facie identified 15 players of three fancied Kolkata outfits for their involvement in on-field violence and assault on a......
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18 new faces on LF list

CPM leader Asok Bhattacharya in Siliguri on Wednesday.Picture by Kundan Yolmo Siliguri, March 18: The Left Front today announced the candidates... ...

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24-yr-old youth kills self in Ghaziabad

By PTI | Posted 4 hours Ghaziabad: A 24-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in the Ghukna area here, police said.... ...

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Manju, Nitu bag boxing crowns

Sports reporter GUWAHATI, March 14 Manju Munda of Golaghat and Nitu Kumari of SAI won gold medals in the 41st All Assam Invitation Sub Junior... ...

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Ajay Maken's Tweet Sparks Row

Smriti Irani takes the oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony for new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet ministers at the... ...

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Fazilka youth who saved old man from miscreants succumbs to bullet injury

FAZILKA: Injured by a bullet shot while trying to save an old man from being robbed by miscreants in Gandhi Chowk area of Fazilka on February 16,... ...

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