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Wide tentacles ensure SIMI's plans go on

National Security Adviser M K Narayanan recently told The Strait Times in Singapore that at least 800 terror cells had been uncovered and disrupted in the country. While this is no doubt good news,......

Journalist held for spying in China

The Chinese government said Tuesday that a detained reporter for Singapore's The Straits Times newspaper has admitted to spying for a foreign intelligence agency. Ching Cheong was detained April 22......

Migrants turn millionaires

An Indian and a Bangladeshi have won $2 million each in a Singapore lottery, reports the Straits Times. The 29-year-old Indian construction worker who won the Singapore Sweep in April, has since......

Can Modi unshackle Indian genius?

Rajeev Srinivasan on how India has continued to disappoint, but could outdo Singapore one day. In 2007, I wrote about how I had become disappointed by India: We had formal independence, but not......

The amazing success story of Kudumbashree

Kudumbashree, the largest network of women in India, is a revolution worth copying wherever there are women in need of help. Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com travelled to Thrissur, Kerala, to encounter......

Only the RICH can live comfortably in India

If my old paper, the Straits Times, is to be believed, Gautam Adani is the ultimate proof of the rise of India's parallel state. I don't mean the underground economy. I mean a do-it-yourself......

Markets trading strong; IT shares rebound

Markets are trading firm during the late noon trades with Financials, Auto and IT shares contributing the most to the rise on the Sensex and Nifty. At 2.45 PM, the 30-share Sensex is up 126 points......

Markets end flat amid volatility; Nifty reclaims 7,900

Markets nded flat, amid a volatile trading session, even as select metal stocks rebounded while power stocks extended losses after the apex court's verdict on coal block allocations. The 30-share......

Rise of Naxalism: Blame India's skewed mining policy

It is the low cost of iron ore extracted from their adivasi homeland mines that enables steelmakers like Tata Steel and Essar, and miners like NMDC, not only to be among the most......

Markets scale new highs; Nifty ends shy of 7,900

Benchmark share indices gained for the sixth straight session, amid firm global cues, to end at fresh record closing highs on the back of agrressive buying by instiutional investors. The 30-share......

Agassi says Nadal ahead of Federer as all-time best. Is he?

Eight-time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi has picked Spaniard Rafael Nadal over Swiss maestro Roger Federer as the greatest tennis player ever, according to a newspaper report on Thursday.The......
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Jayanti Jaiswal:  A. Post- och Inrikes Tidningar (Sweden) 1645 Haarlems Dagblad (Netherlands) 1656 La Gazzetta di Mantova (Italy) 1664 The London Gazette (UK)...... more

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Q. Hindu temples found in Java, Indonesia. Does ths incident prove tht Hinduism had spread far & wide and those people were later converted by force?
Krishna Chavhan:  A. Hinduism has historically been a major religious and cultural influence in Java. In recent years, it has also been enjoying something of a...... more

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Nifty facing stiff resistance around 7,970; DLF down 2%

Markets were trading firm in noon trades on Thursday led by select index heavyweights. Meanwhile, markets are likely to witness volatility in the... ...

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Markets firm; Capital Goods surge; BHEL up 1%

The 30-share Sensex is up 74 points at 26, 634 and the 50-share Nifty has gained 21 points to trade at 7,957. SI Reporter | Mumbai August 28, 2014... ...

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Markets open higher; Sensex hits record high

Markets have opened firm with Sensex touching life time high of 26,643 with Index heavyweights L&T and ICICI Bank leading the rally. At 9:18AM, the... ...

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Asian markets mixed; Straits Times, Hang Seng gain

Asian markets were trading mixed on Thursday. Seoul Composite and Straits Times were up 0.5 percent, while Nikkei was down 0.5 percent. ...

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Volatility seen ahead of Aug F&O expiry

Rail-related stocks will be in focus on FDI in railways while volatility will be seen ahead of Aug F&O expiry SI Reporter | Mumbai August 28, 2014... ...

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