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READ: Anna Hazare's letter to the PM

Warm Greetings, In 2003, the then Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi A Annan, during the "UN Convention Against Corruption" noted, "Corruption is an insidious plague that has a wide......

India to ratify UN Convention against Corruption

India on Monday said the ratification of United Nations Convention Against Corruption was currently underway and was likely to be "completed soon".The remarks by the external affairs ministry came......

India asks UNSC to finalise global convention on terrorism

India has said the multiple terror attacks in Paris and Beirut highlight the urgent need to finalise a global convention on terrorism, asserting that the financing being provided to terrorist......

Missile show of strength marks China's coming out party

'Extending the range of the DF-21D could challenge Indian aircraft carriers if the missiles are launched from southwest China. Also, if Pakistan acquires these systems, these missiles could......

Never used office to enrich myself, family or friends: Manmohan

The former PM was responding to former TRAI chairman’s allegations that Singh had warned him of harm if he did not cooperate on 2G telecom licences issue. Under attack over allegations in......

Japan aims at green leadership

World is gearing up for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference scheduled in Copenhagen from November 30 to December 11. A Copenhagen Protocol is expected to evolve as......

Corruption hurting economic growth: Kofi Annan

Battle against corruption is going beyond the local realms with the United Nations launching a frontal attack against the "insidious menace" terming it as a progenitor of poverty, terrorism and......

Bribery by foreign officials? Govt to move fresh bill soon

Bribery by foreign nationals is not covered under any domestic anti-corruption laws at present. A Bill that makes accepting or giving bribe by foreign public officials a criminal offence entailing......

Top 10 wind power countries

The price of wind power may soon compete with conventional fossil fuels, according to researchers in the United States Wind is a clean source of renewable energy that produces no pollution. And......

Why can't Modi make a case for reform?

For fear of being ‘anti-poor’, prime minister is unwilling to discuss National Democratic Alliance government's economic reforms Narendra Modi set out with characteristic energy to......

Making of Amelia: 'It was go, go, go all the time'

Mira Nair's Amelia was shot at many fabulous locations. She says it was important to the film that it had a sensuous look. She says she was most inspired by 'the things in life that inspired......

Match-fixing in cricket has negatively impacted football's popularity in India

'The frauds are mostly taking place out of money from China. The amount of money gambled in China on sport or by other Chinese in south-east Asia is probably around $800 billion a year' 'The......

Sports Shorts: Davis Cup to remain annual event

Switzerland's Roger Federer. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters The Davis Cup will remain an annual tournament despite persistent complaints from some players that it over-burdens an......

Sports Shorts: 'Run against Blatter or shut up'

FIFA chief, Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images Opponents of FIFA President Sepp Blatter should run against him instead of merely criticising his decision to go for another term at......

Images: Liverpool continue to slide, Chelsea held

Liverpool's new owners watched their team slump to a comprehensive 2-0 defeat at Merseyside rivals Everton which sent them second bottom of the Premier League on Sunday. Manchester City won 3-2 at......

Form book is against United in Spain: Ferguson

Manchester United will have to rip up the form book if they are to claim victory at Valencia in Champions League Group C on Wednesday, according to the English club's manager, Alex Ferguson.......
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