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UN announces human rights awards

Former top United Nations envoy in Iraq, Sergio Vieira de Mello, who was killed in a terrorist attack on the world body's headquarters in Baghdad, is among six individuals and groups who have won......

India contributes $260,000 for memorial at UN

India has contributed USD 260,000 for a permanent memorial unveiled at the UN headquarters to honour the victims of slavery and transatlantic slave trade. The 'Ark of Return' was unveiled on......

Vote for your favourite Gandhi statue

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi is pictured in Parliament Square in London, England. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images In a rare honour bestowed by the government in......

10 intense hostage situations from the past

An armed gunman on Monday took several people hostage at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Sydney and forced 2 people to hold what appeared to be a black flag bearing Islamic slogans written in Arabic in......

Could Nawaz Sharif deliver Dawood Ibrahim?

Just for a moment, says Kamaraj Gopalan, consider the possibility: Dawood Ibrahim captured a few days before the next general election. It would be Dr Singh and the Congress's Osama moment. What......

Land acquisition continues despite ongoing debate on new Bill

The Union government acquired land for widening of an under-construction highway, overruling farmers objections in Rohtak, Haryana. On April 19, farmers working in their fields hurriedly returned......

E-tolling on Delhi-Mumbai highway starts on Friday

From this Friday, one can travel on the Delhi-Mumbai highway without stopping at any toll plaza, with the government launching electronic toll collection.When vehicles pass through any of the 18......

Nitin Gadkari has many plans for India!

Nitin Gadkari has seven portfolios, but does not seem weighed down at all by the many things on his plate. The minister is brimming with ideas, discovers Rediff.com contributor Rashme Sehgal. As......

How to make toll roads user-friendly

The uncaring attitude is primarily based on the fact that road concessionaires still do not see themselves as 'service deliverers', says Vinayak Chatterjee.  The Rajasthan High Court,......

Minister promises to look into NRIs' visa concerns

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, who arrived in New York on Monday, assured members of the Indian National Overseas Congress that concerns of the Indian Americans regarding issues......

Old theatres make way to grand multiplexes

It's probably a little late to be talking about the death of single-screen theatres. Multiplexes have become so ubiquitous these days that we forget that it was only a decade ago that standalone......

Randhawa leads Indian challenge

Jyoti Randhawa, currently second on the Asian Order of Merit and 18th on the European Order of Merit, will lead the Indian challenge at the million-dollar TCL Classic, a joint sanctioned event......

Bryans put U.S. in final

The United States swept past Belarus on Saturday to clinch their first Davis Cup final appearance since 1997.Twins Bob and Mike Bryan defeated Belarus's Max Mirnyi and Vladimir Voltchkov to give......
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Is fast fashion worth the cost to workers, environment, asks film

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Mumbai eateries are serving food, fun and board games

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'Nachom-ia Kumpasar' film to be screened on June 5

Media Release Doha, May 27: Nachom-ia Kumpasar (Let's Dance to the Rhythm), the award winning Konkani film once again is all set to enthrall... ...

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