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Indian-origin Nobel laureate to head prestigious UK science society

India-born Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has been confirmed as president elect of Britain’s prestigious Royal Society. The result of a ballot held by the fellowship was......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

This week’s collection of stories that prove we live in a truly mad, mad world. Harry Potter-themed sex education class Two students at Boston University decided to put the spark back into......

Jihadi John: A monster or victim of circumstance?

  Mohammed Emwazi, known as ‘Jihadi John’ first appeared in a video in August 2014, when he apparently killed the American journalist James Foley. The 26-year-old ruthless killer......

Islamic State killer identified as Mohammed Emwazi from London

The burly masked Islamic State terrorist known as ‘Jihadi John’ seen in gruesome videos of beheadings of Western hostages was on Thursday named as a Kuwait-born Londoner.  Mohammed......

Man behind NRI voting rights on his long struggle

'Gandhiji, Dr Ambedkar were both non-resident Indians during their lives and would’ve potentially missed the opportunity to vote in times such as ours.' Nagender Chindam, founder and......

HSBC's India headcount up by 1,000; US staff size down

India has been ranked second among its ‘main centres of employment’ after the UK, where it employed 48,000 people At the centre of a probe into black money allegedly stashed by Indians......

Why didn't HSBC feel the need to apologise in India?

A cross-country journalists’ initiative to identify the account-holders in the discredited institution resulted in the naming of over 1,00,000 of them worldwide, with about 1,000 in India.......

'Global CEOs unsure of an economic revival in 2015'

India’s CEOs buck the global sentiment with their enthusiasm for expected improvement in business climate, says PwC survey Global chief executive officers are less optimistic about......

Women's share of board seats only 9.5% for BSE 200 firms

Indian companies fare poorly among Asia-Pacific peers in women’s representation on boards According to the amended Companies Act, listed companies in India should have at least one woman on......

Cyrus Mistry bats for Modi's Make in India

Cyrus Mistry, chairman, $103 billion turnover Tata Group bats for Narendra Modi government’s Make in India programme in his new year letter to over six lakh employees besides highlighting the......

Arpita-Ayush, Rani-Aditya: Grand Bollywood weddings of 2014

Showbiz shaadis that made headlines in 2014. Even as Bollywood’s best-known bachelor Salman Khan held on to his singledom and Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif remain shy of walking the altar, there......

When Hrithik, Dharmendra ROBBED Diamonds!

Bollywood's grand diamond heists! Everyone knows they enjoy a great following among the ladies but diamonds are a thief’s best friends too. At least, our Hindi films can vouch for that. Quite......

Review: Mad About Dance is not a pathbreaking film

The film leaves much to be desired, writes Nishi Tiwari. The Wikipedia entry of Sahil Prem’s dance movie Mad About Dance describes the film as ‘Essentially a dance film, it focuses on......

Review: Ramanujan is a must watch

Director Gnana Rajasekaran’s Ramanujan is a well researched, well-written and brilliantly directed film dedicated to India’s mathematical prodigy, Ramanujan, whose genius hung like......

'America didn't know what to make of Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey'

Sakina Jaffrey looks back at her parents, Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey’s acting journey, to map the changing Hollywood landscape for desi artists. Arthur J Pais listens in. Sixty years after......

Cristiano Ronaldo set to miss rest of the World Cup?

Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup campaign is likely to come to a premature halt. According to reports, the Portuguese captain has been laid low with a knee injury and his further participation......

Dhoni honoured at Asian awards in the UK

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s luck seems to be shining again. While the India captain has led his team successfully to the final of the ongoing ICC World T20 Championships in Bangladesh, off the......

Indian ultramarathoner stamps his mark in Brazil

Competing alongside some of the world’s best ultramarathoners, the only Indian in the fray timed 59 hours, 21 minutes and 55 seconds, well within the 60 hour cut-off required to successfully......

Ozil not 'good enough' to lead Arsenal to title

Michael Owen has stuck the boot into Arsenal’s Premier League title credentials and claims record signing Mesut Ozil is too inconsistent to lead the Gunners to glory, according to reports.......
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Natural gas price to be cut by 9% to $4.56 from Apr 1

In the first ever reduction in domestic natural gas prices, the rates will be slashed by 9 per cent to $4.56 per unit from April 1 to reflect the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/natural-gas-price-to-be-cut-by-9-per-cent-to-usd-4-point-56-from-apr-1/20150327.htm
Waterways can heat a million homes, says UK government

The country’s energy department is banking on a Scandinavian-style technology to heat homes ’ Taking a step towards clean energy, a... ...

http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/waterways-can-heat-million-homes-says-uk-government
Green Bank to invest in projects in India, South Africa

"GIB will initially target three regions East Africa, South Africa and India... (and) will focus on investments in renewable energy and energy... ...

http://post.jagran.com/green-bank-to-invest-in-projects-in-india-south-africa-1427343243
Nadal to make Queen's Club return

LONDON : Rafael Nadal will start his bid to win a third Wimbledon title by returning to the grass-court tournament at Queen’s Club later this... ...

http://thehimalayantimes.com/rssReference.php?id=NDQ5MjYz
David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has stirred up the United Kingdom election campaign by announcing that he would serve a full second term if he... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/wont-serve-third-term-as-british-pm-david-cameron/20150324.htm

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