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SL claims victory ahead of crucial UN rights vote

Sri Lanka has described the adoption of its periodic review of human rights at Geneva's United Nations Human Rights Commission sessions without a division as a victory and an acknowledgment of its......

NHRC report to UN blasts govt on AFSPA, NREGA

The National Human Rights Commission report prepared for the second universal periodic review, a mechanism created by the United Nations General Assembly in 2006 for examining the universal......

'Red Austin knew more about the Constitution than most Indians'

'His death leaves a void in the hearts of all those who care about India and its great experiment with rule by the people.' 'He was one of the last of the generation of American scholars on India......

'It will be business as usual when Modi visits US'

'India and China must get to know each other more. The spirit and interaction can be much friendlier than it is today and we must not allow border disputes and all to stand in the way because if......

Legal aid in terror cases is shortcut populism: Rights group

Repealing the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and passing an anti-torture bill consonant with the Convention against Torture would have a more durable impact on malicious prosecutions than......

RBI sets stiff terms for niche bank licences

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday paved the way for niche banking by issuing draft guidelines for setting up payment banks and small banks.  While payment banks will offer remittance......

Public sector banks can get a big leap forward

A Bank Investment Company to act as a holding company for state-owned banks would go a long way in minimising government interference and improving governance, says Pratip Kar. A definitive......

Gas price: New govt may have fresh look at Rangarajan formula

The Rangarajan formula that doubles natural gas prices may not be implemented in totality as the new government is likely to fix infirmities in the formulation before accepting it. The Oil Ministry......

Premji to commit more of his wealth to

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji said on Tuesday he will commit more of his wealth to philanthropy, as his Foundation scales up work to improve equity and quality of the primary education system in the......

European chief of IMF resigns

Amid deepening European economic crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund in Europe has resigned citing personal reasons, the Washington-headquartered world body said."Antonio Borges,......

Review: Karle Pyaar Karle is a waste of time

‘Logic gets suspended here as easily as gravity in space and there is no motivation whatsoever behind any action in Karle Pyar Karle,’ feels Paloma Sharma.  Game on! Phew! Just......

Review: Not a FALTU idea after all

Ankur Pathakreviews FALTU. Post YOUR reviews here!When charting out a film that takes you to the college hallways, introduces an ideal group of 'buddies', and shows all things vibrant and......

Lindsay Lohan's sexy white dress is a hit!

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Lindsay Lohan's sexy, all-white, form-fitting, mid-thigh dress, which she wore to court, has been selling like hot......

Can these serious directors make you LOL?

As a director, it's easy to get complacent and get used to certain genre. Nothing succeeds like success, which is why directors become known for a certain kind of cinema. However, the best......

Review: Plus Two is entertaining

Paresh C Palicha reviews the Malayalam film, Plus Two.The dust seems to be settling down in the Malayalam film industry after the war between various sections.Noweveryone is gearing up forOnam......

WI spinner Shillingford suspended from bowling in international cricket

The International Cricket Council on Monday announced that an independent biomechanical analysis has found the bowling action of West Indies' off-spinner Shane Shillingford to be illegal and he has......

Can't force India into accepting DRS: ICC

Left red-faced after the powerful Board of Control for Cricket in Indiaopposed the Decision Review System at the Executive Board Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, the ICC on Thursday said it will not force......

ED's notice to BCCI regarding IPL II fund transfer

The Enforcement Directorate has issued notice to the BCCI to explain transfer and routing of funds to the tune of Rs 1,600 crore in the conduct of the second season of Indian Premier League cricket......

ICC keeps minnows in loop for 2015 World Cup

Associate nations, like Ireland and the Netherlands, may not be dumped out of the 2015 cricket World Cup, as the ICC Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) on Monday recommended that there should be a......

New Zealand board rules out sacking Vettori

The Test and One-day thrashing at the hands of India has prompted New Zealand Cricket to start a review of the team's performance but the body has ruled out sacking captain Daniel Vettori. NZC......

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